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    I have had a Tapit gelding. He was very...

    I have had a Tapit gelding. He was very one-dimensional--his way or not at all.
    Not sure that's typical, but there you have it. I won't go there again.

    Nancy
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    I would break all my SC rules for a Stormy...

    I would break all my SC rules for a Stormy Atlantic. Be fair and he'll be fair to you as well--bet he's a looker.

    Nancy
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    There are also rules as to which type of spur you...

    There are also rules as to which type of spur you can use in dressage and which in jumping. Once I had a dressage steward question a spur. Earlier I had shown them to the president of the ground...
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    There should be some consistency for the ruling. ...

    There should be some consistency for the ruling. It's a heartbreaking way to get eliminated...
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    Thank you...it's the USEF rules for Nat. HT then...

    Thank you...it's the USEF rules for Nat. HT then that requires. thx!!
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    FEI Level (4*) Spurs are Mandatory?

    Ingrid just did WEG without them...I thought they were mandatory. I get lost on the FEI site, does anyone know?
  7. Those molded boots you linked don't have a strike...

    Those molded boots you linked don't have a strike plate. They are the newer version of the old Millers boots, but something got lost in translation as they Velcro back to front, not front to back...
  8. Thread: Frustrated

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    I have a policy that I will not coach at shows...

    I have a policy that I will not coach at shows unless the student takes two lessons a month. It's too frustrating for me, and for the student. IMHO-- a show environment, with it's stress, nerves,...
  9. Thread: Interesting.

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    Love his story, but the pedigree scares me: ...

    Love his story, but the pedigree scares me:

    http://www.pedigreequery.com/california+chrome
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    Well, I would not ride her again until she can at...

    Well, I would not ride her again until she can at least trot so you have that option when she plants. Sounds like the little lady is feeding off your apprehension. From my own experience I know...
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    Last time they were in LV we stayed at the Alexis...

    Last time they were in LV we stayed at the Alexis Park Hotel and Suites. It's inexpensive, and just a short walk to the Thomas and Mack. We avoided parking and shuttles altogether. There are...
  12. What JLee said, times 10. I am going to call you...

    What JLee said, times 10. I am going to call you out on the lunging as well. Perhaps this horse or his size has intimidated you. Now, I get that, my 4 year old is 17.2. Big horses make big moves....
  13. Not a Kerrits or FITS fan. Spent the winter in...

    Not a Kerrits or FITS fan. Spent the winter in Ocala in 2012 and it was HOT. VERY HOT. Tropical Riders were diaper -esque. I found some Ariat Olympia breeches. They are da bomb--wash up nice...
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    I second the Regumate. Been there, done that. ...

    I second the Regumate. Been there, done that. There is a loading "gun" you can buy that fits with the bottle, so you can preload and dose without touching the stuff. I have a small bag with a...
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    HER is right, the xc is inviting. South Farm is...

    HER is right, the xc is inviting. South Farm is run by some of the nicest people in the sport too. Brant and Pete take a lot of photos there, go take a peek:
    ...
  16. I have re-started a lot of them. The current...

    I have re-started a lot of them. The current project is a four year old, 17. 2 mare that evidently has no clue about the lunge line, so we're starting in the tack this time. Forward, in almost all...
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    TB Stallions

    If there is a TB stallion you really like, it never hurts to inquire whether the owner will allow a sport horse breeding. I did just that, and was pleasantly surprised. You have nothing to lose by...
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    www.minitrialseries.org

    www.minitrialseries.org
  19. Bill of Sale

    In your Bill of Sale you can write not to race, enter to race, etc. This won't prevent a subsequent owner from possibly racing the horse but there is a precedent and it does keep the honest person...
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    White Line

    Run, fast. Here is my experience...horse has small WL crack (and I mean a small fraction of what your photos show). Owner spends $1000 to clean up issue with well-known clinic. Hoof needs one year...
  21. Thread: Clever Trick line

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    My favorites were All the More, and of course the...

    My favorites were All the More, and of course the lovely Sweet Revenge, whom I galloped every day, Nostalgia and Real Terror (yes he was). I was lucky enough to work a lot of DWCs horses. It was a...
  22. Thread: Clever Trick line

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    JBRP--I galloped Clever Trick a few times when...

    JBRP--I galloped Clever Trick a few times when DC's wife was pregnant in the late 70's. She was his usual rider. While he could be a little strong to ride, he was always a gentleman. He was a...
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    Anyone know/seen this TB Stallion in IL

    Elhayq

    www.pedigreequery.com/elhayq

    He is in Burnt Prairie, IL. Just wondering if anyone cares to comment on the pedigree, or if anyone has seen this horse. There are no photos other than...
  24. Thread: Canter Cutie-Ohio

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    Beulah Park

    I believe the first filly found a home-she was scheduled to be picked up the same day I brought El Sanrich home. In defense of the hard working volunteers that spend their time coming down from...
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    Meany, let me know privately and we'll try and...

    Meany, let me know privately and we'll try and help. This meet has ended--there is a short break until they start up again for the winter. NancyK@CANTERUSA.ORG

    Nancy
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