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    As of this weekend, I'm going to have an extra...

    As of this weekend, I'm going to have an extra stall and have been toying with the idea of picking up a CANTER horse - there seem to be some REALLY nice ones recently for dirt cheap!

    Is anyone...
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    just realized the post was resurrected. ...

    just realized the post was resurrected. Including my inquiry here, the only positive thing I've heard about Dream Park was that it's a nice place to show.

    I was desperate to move in early...
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    Boarding at Dream Park (NJ)

    Would love to hear from anyone who boards there - the facility looks really nice and as I am in downtown Philadelphia - it is much closer than basically everything else. Do any trainers go in there...
  4. thanks so much for the responses....feel much...

    thanks so much for the responses....feel much better now that it sounds simpler than I was imagining.
  5. Ah-ha. What is the "professional horseman's...

    Ah-ha. What is the "professional horseman's liability" insurance? I know my trainer has some kind of insurance and since she rents her facility, I figured it wouldn't be property insurance, so maybe...
  6. insurance for traveling trainers - how does it work?

    I just moved into a private barn with an indoor for the winter. Before agreeing to move in, the barn owner confirmed that outside trainers are welcome provided they have their own insurance. ...
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    How about when the boarder that's in arrears has...

    How about when the boarder that's in arrears has a horse that for all intents & purposes, has no monetary value - the kind you'd be lucky to find a good home for?

    And what if you just can't get...
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    if only there were a "small hunters" division for...

    if only there were a "small hunters" division for all the very nice horses that grew too big (or never grew quite enough) to actually be competitive in!

    I can't imagine being as competitive as I...
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    Introduced bounces last weekend. Same effect -...

    Introduced bounces last weekend. Same effect - first time he put in an itty-bitty stride (which I figured would happen). Second time he did the bounce. Third time he about fell through the bounce...
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    resurrecting a long-gone post, but I am having...

    resurrecting a long-gone post, but I am having the SAME problem with my OTTB!

    he is plenty capable of jumping very nicely - but once he's got it "figured out" it's like he just doesn't see the...
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    I have the Ashland II (slightly deeper seat) in a...

    I have the Ashland II (slightly deeper seat) in a wide tree for my Holsteiner. And I ride my TB in a Beval Devon. Far and away I like the Ashland better than the Beval - while the Beval is *just...
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    Surprised no one has mentioned this one: ...

    Surprised no one has mentioned this one:

    http://equisearch.com/equiwire_news/gemtwistgregbest250.jpg

    (Can't find a bigger image but everyone's seen it before!)

    It may not be *perfect* but I...
  13. Pinto WBx in SE PA - pretty pasture puff/light riding

    Cirrus is a chestnut pinto WBx, 10 y.o, 15.3 hands looking for a home as a pasture puff for perhaps someone who likes an amusing personality and the looks of an unusally marked and attractive pinto. ...
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    There are good and bad of all kinds. The OTTB...

    There are good and bad of all kinds.

    The OTTB I'm riding now is quieter to ride than the hot QH (not an ounce of TB in her!) that was my children's horse...and she was less spooky than my junior...
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    Couldn't agree more. I have a 17 year old...

    Couldn't agree more. I have a 17 year old Holsteiner I bought as a 4 year old from one of the biggest names in the biz. Was quite successful with him on my always limited budget. But would I do it...
  16. How does Puerto Rico afford to euthanize them? ...

    How does Puerto Rico afford to euthanize them? Seems to me if they can find a way in PR....? Of course, it's on a much smaller scale there so perhaps that's why it's do-able.
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    couple things about Martin's: 1) if it doesn't...

    couple things about Martin's:

    1) if it doesn't seem like you're going to sell it on commission through the Lancaster guy, you could always take it up the day before the sale - it won't be in the...
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    Free TB Mare - Southeastern PA

    saw her on Craigslist....

    http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/grd/1316719354.html
  19. what color breeches for showing these days?

    Getting back to showing after a couple years out of it - tried on my greenish-beige TS breeches that were the only color to wear when I bought them years ago and they don't fit so I'm off to buy new...
  20. I got my horse an equine "inhaler" mask. I can't...

    I got my horse an equine "inhaler" mask. I can't remember what it's called now - I was able to get it through New Bolton. It's MUCH better than giving him albuterol pills, which I had been doing,...
  21. I ride in two saddles on a consistent basis - a...

    I ride in two saddles on a consistent basis - a wide tree Northrun Ashland II, which is considered to have a "deep" seat, and a regular tree Beval Devon, which has a pretty flat seat.

    Can't say...
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    I think he looks young and small too. Granted,...

    I think he looks young and small too. Granted, there is snow on the ground and he's not in Alaska, so the photo can't exactly be from last week...but the seller did tell me his 2nd b-day is next...
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    Well, I received this photo today - the only...

    Well, I received this photo today - the only others I'd seen were as a foal & yearling and a short video (trotting in the snow no less). The seller told me he "slightly toes out" on the front left...
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    agree on video as necessary - I would drive a...

    agree on video as necessary - I would drive a distance for a horse that had a good video (or maybe good photos - if they were REALLY good), but would be far less inclined to go on the seller's word...
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    It is just that "OH S*" moment seeing the horse...

    It is just that "OH S*" moment seeing the horse getting off the truck that I'm afraid of!

    Of course, I remember having that feeling to a certain degree when writing the check and pulling away...
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