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    Not only that, but I sometime wish I had a nice...

    Not only that, but I sometime wish I had a nice advanced schoolmaster!!! So not only would I be free of all the grooming work and all, I would only have to concentrate on training ME and not the...
  2. Are you sure the bits are high enough? Horses do...

    Are you sure the bits are high enough? Horses do open their mouths and grind their teeth when bits are too low in their mouth. Maybe the 5 1/2 curb would fit better if placed higher. Same for the 5...
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    Being nice haven't helped in your case isn't? ...

    Being nice haven't helped in your case isn't?



    I'm sorry but it is time for you to put your foot down and let them know how stupid they are. They clearly are abusing this horse.

    AND they...
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    Horses' hooves don't get really underrun in a...

    Horses' hooves don't get really underrun in a matter of a few weeks...How could the farrier be so surprised? Isn't he the regular farrier for this horse?

    A forum is not a free vet clinic.
  5. How is she when ridden in a snaffle?

    How is she when ridden in a snaffle?
  6. From J-Lu: Drugs ARE necessary!!! ...

    From J-Lu:

    Drugs ARE necessary!!!

    Associating "out of stall" and "woozy feeling"?!? I'm sorry but that's the most ridiculous thing I've heard in a long time...

    When a horse is on stall...
  7. Do you have problems while riding? Does your...

    Do you have problems while riding?

    Does your mare has rubs on the side of her mouth?
  8. Ahaha, I have long arms... so I guess it all...

    Ahaha, I have long arms... so I guess it all depends on the rider's arms and horse's neck conformation!
  9. Not too bad indeed! :) The first one was...

    Not too bad indeed! :)

    The first one was better but not long enough, the second one was a little flat in the canter. Both were not "collected" enough. You would have scored between 6/6.5 probably...
  10. Weird... The test says exactly this : "Clear...

    Weird... The test says exactly this : "Clear release of reins maintaining bend and collected balance; shape and size of circle"
  11. I just scribed this past week end at a national...

    I just scribed this past week end at a national show.

    What the judge is looking for is a *clear* demonstration of collection/self carriage held by your core. When the horse is well collected, the...
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    No. Why do you need your mare to be in full...

    No.

    Why do you need your mare to be in full training?

    After 1 bad ride and the trainer suggest depo...

    I have a mare too. Not everyone can manage her, all the trainers I had could.
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    Your friend is NOT following the advice of a GP...

    Your friend is NOT following the advice of a GP rider!

    Your friend never took a lesson with Charlotte D. CD's comment about stirrup lenght was not directed to your friend and does not apply to...
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    I'm not sure if I want to know how you know...

    I'm not sure if I want to know how you know that... ??
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    I must agree that this horse is round, engage...

    I must agree that this horse is round, engage well his hind legs and is in self-carriage. The changes are undoubtfully clean and smooth but I'm sorry that, even if he was doing dressage collected...
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    You think Charlotte Dujardin's seat is...

    You think Charlotte Dujardin's seat is ineffective?

    You got your answer from both Suzie and Halt.

    Your friend's understanding of what was said/done by Charlotte Dujardin is compromised by her...
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    Let's not forget Young horses/ Material classes...

    Let's not forget Young horses/ Material classes where the judge(s) is(are) expected to explain the scoring at the end of a test to each rider.

    I really enjoy talking to judges. I'm now friend with...
  18. Thread: Saddle advice

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    Since the saddle is too forward, over the...

    Since the saddle is too forward, over the shoulders and it is already too wide even there, just imagine how big it will be when the saddle it put back at the right place! Look at the picture and...
  19. Thread: Saddle advice

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    From these pictures, your saddle placement is...

    From these pictures, your saddle placement is just a tad wrong (find your horse's scapula first and then put it behind) but the saddle is clearly way, WAY too wide.

    What you need is a saddle with...
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    Looks like a pelvis fracture or neuro. But...

    Looks like a pelvis fracture or neuro.

    But something is wrong.

    I checked your other videos, and this horse always been a little funky but not that bad.
  21. When you are at home, practice it in really short...

    When you are at home, practice it in really short burst at first and then come back to a really really calm walk. Then when he's back to ''normal'', go right back to that expressive work you are...
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    WTF really. That is so...unreal. That is...

    WTF really.



    That is so...unreal. That is the reason why so many women get killed!!!!

    He was into YOUR house, THREATENING YOU for god's sake!!!

    I'm glad you are safe and ok.
  23. What is his routine exactly? What do you...

    What is his routine exactly?



    What do you mean by that (both starting fresh and new experiences)?

    What kind of routine do you have in mind for him? How many times week do you plan to go to...
  24. Thread: Saddle advice

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    I will wait for the pictures but I can bet you...

    I will wait for the pictures but I can bet you are not putting your saddle at the right place.



    To me, from this description, I say the saddle doesn't fit because it is too wide and you just...
  25. Regarding FB : Just create a page/post with your...

    Regarding FB : Just create a page/post with your flyer and share it on your state's horse Classified groups.

    Maryland HOrse Classified

    Southern Maryland Horse Network

    Southern Maryland...
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