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    Well, if your horse likes the "flair" panels,...

    Well, if your horse likes the "flair" panels, then you might want to look at a DK dressage saddle. I don't own one--but many people where I board do. I have ridden in them. They claim to be...
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    I have a 20 year old that had a light racing...

    I have a 20 year old that had a light racing career and I evented her into her teens. She has arthritis in her hocks and had a respiratory illness (at one point) that unfortunately, became somewhat...
  3. My mare was behaving this way due to an SI...

    My mare was behaving this way due to an SI injury. It was diagnosed and she went through stall rest and a very specfic rehab program. At one point in the rehab, she had not cantered for 4 months...
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    Thank you so much for posting the outcome of...

    Thank you so much for posting the outcome of this. I have been stalking the auction info on this for the last month. I have the money to purchase--but have enough horses (and the place where I...
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    Another fan of Burghley TV! So glad it was good...

    Another fan of Burghley TV! So glad it was good because last year I was at Burghley (in person) so I would've been disappointed if there was sketchy coverage.

    I just watched AN's xc ride. ...
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    ^ what poltroon said. As an additional point--I...

    ^ what poltroon said. As an additional point--I think a pony or small horse will do fine with a skilled and balanced rider even if they are a taller or heavier than ideal. I *do* think it is harder...
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    I don't really know the answer to this...

    I don't really know the answer to this question--but have two humorous stories about the difference between a Tb gallop vs. your garden variety gallop. My OTTB was never much of a racehorse but did...
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    My hubby wears a size 14 shoe (and is also 6'4") ...

    My hubby wears a size 14 shoe (and is also 6'4") and finding riding footwear of any kind was a challenge! We ended up finding "Justin" ropers in a size 14. They are just like paddock boots but we...
  9. An SI injury could definitely cause the behavior...

    An SI injury could definitely cause the behavior you are describing- okay on the lunge but in pain under saddle. Also the really stiff movement behind--if they are protecting their SI area--they...
  10. I believe that someone with a proper tree press...

    I believe that someone with a proper tree press can adjust the Hennig trees. Mine did not need adjusting (but I was told that it can be adjusted). A friend of mine has one and it was adjusted using...
  11. I have only owned 2 mares--so I am no expert on...

    I have only owned 2 mares--so I am no expert on this subject--but have some experiences to share on this!

    My first mare (who I still have and she is 20) is extremely sweet (all the time) with a...
  12. Thread: Susan Moessner

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    Wow, that is great to hear---go Sue! She is a...

    Wow, that is great to hear---go Sue! She is a one tough lady!
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    I second the recommendation for Ruth Hill Scorch....

    I second the recommendation for Ruth Hill Scorch. She is also the coach for the MSU dressage team. I believe she has some school horses at her barn too. Some of the other trainers mentioned on this...
  14. You can take this advice with a grain of...

    You can take this advice with a grain of salt--because I am not a professional rider/trainer/anything! Just an ammy rider with a full time job (outside of horses). However--I have observed a number...
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    Well, my hubby created our barns FB community...

    Well, my hubby created our barns FB community page so I know he knows ALL!!! (and we aren't the barn owners--just boarders that wanted to help with communication).

    Anyway--on the subject of...
  16. ED!!! :no: Sorry to hear about your ankle! What...

    ED!!! :no: Sorry to hear about your ankle! What a bummer that you are on "stall rest" during the summer. Thanks for the offer though---you have several very lovely choices that would probably give...
  17. I do love my monoflap dressage saddle; It does...

    I do love my monoflap dressage saddle; It does seem to allow me to put my legs around the sides of my horse (rather than feeling like I am sitting on an oil drum). It's not as "poofy" as some of...
  18. Why you need a "herd' of horses at your disposal . . .

    So I signed up for my first clinic in 2 years. My young horse is finally doing great having rehabbed from an SI injury that took 8 months to figure out and a year to heal. Really making progress in...
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    We now have a 1/2 Percheron (1/2 KWPN) in our...

    We now have a 1/2 Percheron (1/2 KWPN) in our "herd". He has 4 white socks and will grow feathers. Flashy yes-- but his former owner told us that he gets really bad scratches in the warm months. ...
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    The Atlanta Equine clinic website has some sample...

    The Atlanta Equine clinic website has some sample schedules that might be helpful for you--Here is the link to the 90-day plan: http://atlantaequine.com/pages/client_lib_90daybktowork.html
  21. Thread: Susan Moessner

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    I just saw there is now a "Go Fund me" account...

    I just saw there is now a "Go Fund me" account that has been set up for donations to help pay for her medical expenses. Here is the link: http://www.gofundme.com/9oqgck I made my donation as a way...
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    MerryFox--funny that you mention that. After...

    MerryFox--funny that you mention that. After years of me owning horses, my hubby DID end up starting to ride (learned on my older horse) and last winter, he got his own horse. Now, as he learns...
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    What everyone else has said already--if you want...

    What everyone else has said already--if you want to keep both in work, you won't have time for much else. Plus all the expenses are doubled! I am lucky that I am able to afford to board 2. One is...
  24. I know--so sad when I saw that. Poor little...

    I know--so sad when I saw that. Poor little filly. DW gave her every chance to make it.
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    I like the campaign and the video. All I know is...

    I like the campaign and the video. All I know is this--we have one western rider at the barn where I board. She has boarded there for several years, and also uses her horse as a mounted police...
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