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  1. I also have a longer than average femur and ended...

    I also have a longer than average femur and ended up with a Stubben Edleweiss after trying a number of saddles. It's quite a few years old now, so I don't know that the flap has a size, but if might...
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    What I find odd is that I just clicked through 31...

    What I find odd is that I just clicked through 31 pages of the thread, 90% of which were just requests for the PM. At this point, there's no way the actual story can live up to the hype.
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    Recently, this interesting cart(?) And funny...

    Recently, this interesting cart(?) And funny enough came across a video of it the same week I happened upon it on the trail. At about 2:37 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFgLoR3CLno
  4. I picked up one of those at Costco.

    I picked up one of those at Costco.
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    I've generally refrained from referring to the...

    I've generally refrained from referring to the horses I lease "mine" because I don't own them, but funny enough a few weeks ago I was out with the local hunt on a leased horse and afterwards one of...
  6. I'm not sure how cold you're talking, so ymmv,...

    I'm not sure how cold you're talking, so ymmv, but I also like the smartwool socks. They make a knee high version that I just love for riding in cold weather. If necessary, long johns under breeches....
  7. That's great news! It would be interesting to...

    That's great news! It would be interesting to know which strategy worked best to help you find your half-leaser?
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    If you have some sample fabric of what you might...

    If you have some sample fabric of what you might like to sew, you could bring it in to the sewing machine shop and they may have recommendations for you and let you try it on the machines. When I was...
  9. love the pictures and captions. thanks for...

    love the pictures and captions. thanks for sharing!
  10. Coanteen pretty much covered it. I stayed at a...

    Coanteen pretty much covered it.

    I stayed at a resort in Jibacoa earlier this year. It was fine. I got my fill of relaxing at the beach and snorkeling (right off the beach as well which was nice)...
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    Feel strong about sharing your decision with your...

    Feel strong about sharing your decision with your trainer. This weird feeling of wanting to seek out trainer approval could be a whole other thread! I have felt that way before too. But at the end of...
  12. Not sure where in WA you are, but for some reason...

    Not sure where in WA you are, but for some reason I thought The Bony Pony in Mount Vernon, WA carried Tekna. Might be worth a call?
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    I can relate with a number of things you've...

    I can relate with a number of things you've written about, just last week I started a thread about confidence/decision making issues too.

    For me though, it was only a horse I was leasing so much...
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    Of course being fit will help with riding, but...

    Of course being fit will help with riding, but there's also nothing better than actual time in the saddle to get better.

    In another thread someone recommended Denny Emerson, so I ended up reading...
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    Wow so many great comments and insight. It's been...

    Wow so many great comments and insight. It's been very helpful reading through every one.

    Thanks for the suggestion to check out Denny Emerson, found this post that I found quite applicable.
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    Getting back on the horse

    As I get older I'm having a difficult time trying to find a balance between the way I was taught to ride (which was always get back on the horse, just ride on, etc etc. basically never to be afraid...
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    Gonna chime in with my opinion because it's a bit...

    Gonna chime in with my opinion because it's a bit different than some of the others.

    I tried to keep my horse through college and eventually had to sell. First tried finding part-leasers, but...
  18. Bring a pony (or two, one for hubby too?) with...

    Bring a pony (or two, one for hubby too?) with you? ;)

    There was that nice story a while back about the retired schoolteacher I believe who rode her trusty gelding around the US and Canada all...
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    It's a good idea in theory but recently research...

    It's a good idea in theory but recently research on human motivation has shown that trying to bribe or using financial rewards to encourage certain behaviors in children can actually backfire....
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    I found for me sitting on well trained horses...

    I found for me sitting on well trained horses really helped me with developing that feel. Sometimes if you are trying to train up your horse while also learning it is a case of the blind leading the...
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    Seriously, the best thing to do is just walk on...

    Seriously, the best thing to do is just walk on up there and knock on the door next time they are being really loud. I hate confronting people, but I've had to do that one more than one occasion in...
  22. He does look interesting but so does the mare! I...

    He does look interesting but so does the mare! I have been riding a gelding by Cahill Road who is an absolute sweetheart.
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    Like others have said, the fitness definitely...

    Like others have said, the fitness definitely helps! I've definitely noticed a difference in my rides when only riding on the week-ends depending on my fitness levels.

    Another idea, sometimes I am...
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    aw what a great find considering you were not...

    aw what a great find considering you were not even looking for yourself!
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    Thanks for sharing your story and pics! You look...

    Thanks for sharing your story and pics! You look so happy with him!

    When you were horse shopping what were you looking for? And what made you pick him?
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