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  1. Thread: Price Inquiry?

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    A few things... 1) You can find something...

    A few things...

    1) You can find something similar for much less than that horse's asking price. I've seen thoroughbreds with comparable experience go for half that.

    2) I would not worry this...
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    Two trial stories from recently... First one...

    Two trial stories from recently...

    First one is an OTTB. Described as young and green but super lazy and just needs some encouragement to keep him going. Day of the trial I get a text from the...
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    I'm 5'1'' and have always preferred a bigger...

    I'm 5'1'' and have always preferred a bigger mount actually. I really think its just what you are used to. I accidentally always rode big horses - I just clicked really well with horses who happened...
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    Why not just try a plain flexible rubber snaffle?...

    Why not just try a plain flexible rubber snaffle? You can find them online for less than $20 (the black ones, not a nathe.) It isn't exactly the same but it might give you some idea of what would...
  5. Even if he is only bucking at the canter I think...

    Even if he is only bucking at the canter I think it could still just be freshness. I've ridden a few that can keep their excitement under wraps at the trot before letting out a few happy bucks at the...
  6. Poll: When I was younger, trainer found me lease horses...

    When I was younger, trainer found me lease horses and got a commission.

    As a 16 year old I found my own jumper online (through bigeq.com) and brought a friend and my mother to try her. Leased her...
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    Another plug for Val. I worked for her last year...

    Another plug for Val. I worked for her last year during WEF and she is awesome. Her students definitely get a lot of personal attention and all her riders really consistently progress.
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    Jeez. I am seriously starting to regret posting...

    Jeez. I am seriously starting to regret posting this.

    I did it as a favor for a friend who needed advice and I thought COTH would have some. That is it. No ulterior motive. The barn in question...
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    That is an awesome answer, thank you! I will pass...

    That is an awesome answer, thank you! I will pass that along.
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    No need to pretend, as I don't know any of the...

    No need to pretend, as I don't know any of the people involved except my friend. Original question was not how to transport water, but rather advice on how my friend can approach the situation...
  11. I've never seen a horse penalized for it in a...

    I've never seen a horse penalized for it in a hunter over fences trip but I have seen a horse penalized for it in a hunter under saddle class (obviously this is a guess, horse consistently performed...
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    Another boarder sent the water out to get tested....

    Another boarder sent the water out to get tested. Apparently within the past year the water quality changed, friend said they "flushed" something but didn't remember exactly. Right after that her...
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    Definitely, and no one disagrees with that. BO is...

    Definitely, and no one disagrees with that. BO is taking measures to fix the water problem but is still denying it is the cause or the problems.

    But again, friend went through a huge ordeal...
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    Advice needed - Tainted Water at Boarding Barn

    I'm posting this for a friend who is in a tough situation.

    Friend has an older horse boarded at a barn about 30 minutes outside of a major city. Another boarder's horse has been having strange...
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    I will also add that it depends on your market!...

    I will also add that it depends on your market! 15.3h will go for more money marketed towards someone concerned with getting them to measure as a small junior where as 16.1 is going to generally...
  16. Do you have a car? I ride in Geneseo, NY which...

    Do you have a car? I ride in Geneseo, NY which would be a little over an hour outside of Buffalo. Great barn but might be a little far. PM me if you want more information but maybe others can chime...
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    Hi OP. It sounds like I was in a similar...

    Hi OP. It sounds like I was in a similar situation to you when I was in college. I grew up riding a lot of made horses or quirky/naughty but not green ponies. I rode mostly warmbloods later in my...
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    Read this whole thread:...

    Read this whole thread: http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?460413-Come-one-Come-all-sixteen-year-old-H-J-needs-advice!!/page3
  19. Poll: Okay first off, I'm going to probably be the only...

    Okay first off, I'm going to probably be the only person on here to say good for you for knowing yourself well enough to know that you don't want to go to a vet call at 3 am. Because I've watched...
  20. Poll: This seems like a good idea to me - become a...

    This seems like a good idea to me - become a doctor and make enough money to support your riding. Honestly that is the easier path as surprising as it sounds. I just chatted with a woman who works as...
  21. Poll: I get that you might not want to hear this, but...

    I get that you might not want to hear this, but the first thing is you need to realize that there are A LOT of people who want this and most of them are not a "naive young girl who has been riding...
  22. Those are actually lyrics from the Rihanna song...

    Those are actually lyrics from the Rihanna song "S&M" (LOL)

    A quick google search and here is a mug: http://www.amazon.com/STICKS-STONES-CHAINS-EXCITE-Coffee/dp/B004L2NHOE

    As well as all the...
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    This. When you show in synthetic bridles,...

    This. When you show in synthetic bridles, saddles, boots, etc then you can throw stones.
  24. This is hilarious. I have to admit the close...

    This is hilarious. I have to admit the close resemblance all his equipment held to horsey stuff made it hilarious (I went with a horsey friend.) She joked that they clearly went in to Bevals or Dover...
  25. My first show I did the walk/trot division on a...

    My first show I did the walk/trot division on a pony that went in a Pelham with two reins and never had a problem. I was 7!

    But I agree that maybe not a pelham or an elevator for a pony that likes...
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