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  1. Mine is that I finally remembered where my...

    Mine is that I finally remembered where my shoulders are supposed to go. I had studied with someone who encouraged a more hunter style post and I'm finally getting my dressage position back :)
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    Beep in the Beep just made me laugh so hard that...

    Beep in the Beep just made me laugh so hard that diet coke came out my nose.

    Ouch...
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    This is exactly the response my mom gave me and...

    This is exactly the response my mom gave me and I'm so, so, so glad that I listened. I found a great career that I love, I get to board my dream horse at an absolutely beautiful facility, work in the...
  4. I just want to second (or maybe more like 50th)...

    I just want to second (or maybe more like 50th) the good brain. I FINALLY have a horse that is reasonable, brave, not spooky and not naughty and the real difference is that I get to RIDE. At the barn...
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    I'm working on this with my own 13.2 hand pony...

    I'm working on this with my own 13.2 hand pony and my trainer has me posting larger and s l o w e r. It was tough for me to figure out at first but is making a huge difference with my equine. My...
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    I've had one of these girths for almost 6 months...

    I've had one of these girths for almost 6 months now and really like it. I have the 20" in brown, so I can't speak to the black fading, and so far my pony is going really well in it. I had tried...
  7. Poll: I chose my horse based on personality and...

    I chose my horse based on personality and rideability and not specifically on talent for upper level dressage so I shopped on my own. I did purchase my current horse (ok pony) with an eye to whether...
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    Very adorable AmarachAcres! She looks really good...

    Very adorable AmarachAcres! She looks really good :)
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    I'm about 5'4" and my primary riding horse is a...

    I'm about 5'4" and my primary riding horse is a 13.2 hand pony. I've only ever had nice comments other than one lady that thinks people should only ride Warmbloods. I love my pony, she's like a...
  10. I did have an instructor who yelled and while I...

    I did have an instructor who yelled and while I work well that way in the moment, and I'm used to it from the serious music lessons I had for 23 years with a harsh German Pianist, I started to find...
  11. I'm so excited for you! What an amazing journey...

    I'm so excited for you! What an amazing journey :) I'm hoping that at some point in my life I can do the same sort of trip only to pick out a pony in Germany. Congratulations and I can't wait to see...
  12. I have this one for my pony. ...

    I have this one for my pony.

    http://nsbits.com/product/tranz-angled-lozenge-eggbutt/

    Single best tack purchase I've made! She loves it, I love it, she's nice and quiet with it and has a low...
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    I've also got a small oval face/head and have the...

    I've also got a small oval face/head and have the same issue. I've been wearing a Tipperary which is extremely comfortable and reasonably priced but not very flattering. I've been looking for another...
  14. I have the one with pink padding and actually...

    I have the one with pink padding and actually really like it. The leather is soft, all of the keepers are appropriately sized and the buckles seem to be of reasonable qulity. I thought it would be...
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    I ride a 13.2 hand Haflinger pony cross that I...

    I ride a 13.2 hand Haflinger pony cross that I believe is also part Shetland. She is an adorable and cute little lady that I adore and is equally athletic as some of the more purpose bred horses that...
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    Thank you all so much! This is some great...

    Thank you all so much! This is some great information and I will be looking into all of these options.

    the "under" 20,000 budget would be for the truck only although if I could get both for that...
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    That is all very helpful, thank you! Honestly I...

    That is all very helpful, thank you! Honestly I will make my budget fit what I need it to be for an appropriate and safe vehicle. If that means saving for another year I will do that so that's why I...
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    Freedom At Last - a truck question

    I've done a search and gathered a lot of good information but have a pretty specific situations and thought I would see if anyone has some specific advice.


    I've owned horses for the last 15+...
  19. Thread: Would You?

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    I think they'd be a little much with my pinto...

    I think they'd be a little much with my pinto pony but what would really bother me is that they'd clash with our theme of grey and pink :P
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    I own the Total Saddle Fit girth in an 18" and...

    I own the Total Saddle Fit girth in an 18" and LOVE it. I had more of a problem with my pony's elbows running into the girth, which of course meant that it was being pulled forward onto her shoulder,...
  21. I was so happy to see this on my Facebook wall...

    I was so happy to see this on my Facebook wall yesterday. I'm very hopeful that they will continue to gain popularity! I know I sure adore my little Dressage pony. I feel like it's more like driving...
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    I'm guessing it would but want to ask since the...

    I'm guessing it would but want to ask since the topic came up, Would a Grey saddle pad be ok for a rated show?
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    I would recommend Sunborn Stables. Great USDF...

    I would recommend Sunborn Stables. Great USDF instructor, excellent pastures with rotation and really excellent footing. Normally it's mostly pasture board but I believe there may be a stall open...
  24. I also love the Horze pads in pony size. So cute,...

    I also love the Horze pads in pony size. So cute, reasonably priced and if they fit the flaps on my Passier I'm sure they will fit most adult dressage saddles and yet still aren't too big.
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    I would absolutly get piping on my saddle when I...

    I would absolutly get piping on my saddle when I am able to afford to go custom. I love bright colors and being able to customize something, a saddle, with color that normally doesn't have it appeals...
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