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  1. Thread: Guiness Stout

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    Ok thanks! Mare does not need to sweat more! LOL...

    Ok thanks! Mare does not need to sweat more! LOL She is very good about that in this Georgia heat. However she is a picky eater sometimes so will keep it in mind for that.
  2. Thread: Guiness Stout

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    Guiness Stout

    Somewhere in my sieve of a memory I remember people posting about giving thier horses guiness stout. Why? Was it for calories? To get them to eat?
    Thanks!
  3. Thread: Saddle pads...

    by GiGi
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    PRI (Pacific Rim International) makes a wonderful...

    PRI (Pacific Rim International) makes a wonderful attatched fleece half pad. The fleece is actually on the underside of the colored pad next to the horse. I use them for all three phases and with...
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    Love my Custom Saddlery dressage saddle. I have...

    Love my Custom Saddlery dressage saddle. I have a long leg and never thought I would like a short mono flap but I LOVE LOVE LOVE this saddle! They make many types of 'seats' and wow, I found one...
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    Lellie Ward of Paradise Farm is excellent! She...

    Lellie Ward of Paradise Farm is excellent! She never forces horses. I had a die hard no water no way no how horse and through calm gentle training he did water and conquered his total freak out...
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    Opps maybe its the Valley Inn? Haven't been to...

    Opps maybe its the Valley Inn? Haven't been to Poplar in years..
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    I love love love the Village Inn. They even...

    I love love love the Village Inn. They even serve food there! Very nice pool. Terrific family runs it.
  8. Thread: Aiken training

    by GiGi
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    I LOVE Lellie Ward and her farm. She is no...

    I LOVE Lellie Ward and her farm. She is no nonsense, all about being safe and doesn't blow flowers up your butt about your riding or horse. She is fun to be with. I also like she has an amazing xc...
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    Hooray another Appy to join eventing! Very cute....

    Hooray another Appy to join eventing! Very cute. My mare snorts at everything if you show her at a walk or hand walk her but point her at it to jump and she's all about YEEHAW!!! Good luck looking...
  10. Please make sure you follow up with an ortho for...

    Please make sure you follow up with an ortho for your hip! I took many falls and just 'worked it out' which ended up years later in a hip replacement at a young age because the soft tissue healed...
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    Mine have been that way for years. I just wrap...

    Mine have been that way for years. I just wrap some vet wrap around them in my evening colors of course!
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    I absolutely love love love my Barnsby Diablo. It...

    I absolutely love love love my Barnsby Diablo. It got a great forward flap with just the right amount of pading and the flap molded right into the space between the forward padding and the thigh...
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    Thoughts on XC schooling.

    I was talking with a friend the other day and it came up the difference in schoolng xc vs a competition run and schooling with friends vs going out with an instructor. As an aside, going with an...
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    I say for your circumstances described between...

    I say for your circumstances described between now and Poplar Sept. and the history you have, just go. You need to ride each and every jump taking nothing for granted. You should ride that way...
  15. I too agree with a good starter of young horses...

    I too agree with a good starter of young horses no matter the discipline. However if I had to do it again with my mare, after she left the gal who started her I would have put her immediately into...
  16. My mare injured herself as a yearling. We...

    My mare injured herself as a yearling. We heavily addressed her SI issues when she was 5. Lots of chiro, had a lady out with a tens unit for electro stimulation to muscle memory the adjustments...
  17. Thread: Way to go Denny!

    by GiGi
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    Mtnmomma I am with you! And Denny has a metal...

    Mtnmomma I am with you! And Denny has a metal part or two as well!
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    It was the best clinic/lessons I have ever had!

    It was the best clinic/lessons I have ever had!
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    And what about the 4 rider falls in the CCI**...

    And what about the 4 rider falls in the CCI** division~ Thanks for the water skinney info!
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    I hate them even at the BN level. I have a very...

    I hate them even at the BN level. I have a very LONG built mare with long legs and we eat up the 'long' side of the short arena in like 4 strides. Most of our work to get ready for competition...
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    Yes Wildlifer that is exactly what it means, YOU...

    Yes Wildlifer that is exactly what it means, YOU ARE NOT SAFE. I have a twisted pelvis which eventually caused me to have a hip replaced. When I finally found a dressage instructor, Chris Erbskorn...
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    Well this helped me; I was told to think of...

    Well this helped me; I was told to think of squatting to pee in a stall over a jump, seriously. Right at take off I think, PEE and voila! I bend at the hip instead of standing up; that and I sing...
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    I third Lellie and second Mary Bess. Lellie has...

    I third Lellie and second Mary Bess. Lellie has a clinic coming up at her farm over Memorial Day weekend. Four days of lessons; pick one or more days to attend. In addition to Lellie being...
  24. Thread: Lellie Ward

    by GiGi
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    Lellie Ward

    Can I just say what a frickin' awesome person she is?? Whenever I hit an impass or want to give up riding I haul my butt and the horse's butt to Paradise Farm(very appropriately named) and she makes...
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    Yes, Saje found the requirement etc for me but I...

    Yes, Saje found the requirement etc for me but I can't locate where I stored them on the computer. I know one was you had to have sucessfully finished 4 Novice HT to enter. As far as jump heights...
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