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    For FEI events (or maybe just Rolex specifically)...

    For FEI events (or maybe just Rolex specifically) are the riders assigned specific jumps to jump in the stadium warm up? I watched the first 10 horses or so warm up for stadium and once they were in...
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    What level are you looking to ride/compete? I...

    What level are you looking to ride/compete? I know of a lesson barn just outside Raleigh (7 miles east) that does eventing, but the trainer does not let you compete above beginner novice unless you...
  3. The only horse at my barn who gets bathed with...

    The only horse at my barn who gets bathed with shampoo (vs. just a through water-only hosing off) is the always stained white horse (and only just before shows do we use shampoo). Would the vinegar...
  4. I'm a custom framing manager at Michaels, so here...

    I'm a custom framing manager at Michaels, so here are some options for you:

    If they are posters or prints that are NOT originals (can be replaced) and are NOT signed or numbered, take them to...
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    This will be the 7th year in a row that I've gone...

    This will be the 7th year in a row that I've gone to Rolex, and for the past 4 years we have stayed at the Hyatt Place Lexington (just off Man O War). We will also be staying there again this year. ...
  6. I have very fine hair too, and I like the Organix...

    I have very fine hair too, and I like the Organix brand. I tend to use any combination of the following:
    Coconut Milk
    Moroccan Argan Oil
    Awapuhi Ginger
    Macadamia Oil
    Cherry Blossom
    Teatree...
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    Rusty Castleberry 919-847-4700

    Rusty Castleberry 919-847-4700
  8. Event this past weekend - issues with "official time" and prize list/entry form

    I attended a local schooling show this past Sunday with my barn and ran into several issues at the show. A little background info for you:

    1. My trainer had three rides (one horse was dressage...
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    Bestine (they sell it at Michaels in the glue...

    Bestine (they sell it at Michaels in the glue aisle - it's a rubber cement solvent)
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    I was just at this location earlier today. The...

    I was just at this location earlier today. The building address is 2945 I believe. It is at the very end of the rows of office suites in a mini shopping center (kind of like the location of the old...
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    Castle Farm, in Knightdale is a great lesson barn...

    Castle Farm, in Knightdale is a great lesson barn for beginner or more experienced riders, especially for kids. It's about 10-20 minutes east of Raleigh, depending on where in Raleigh they are...
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    Someone at my barn bought these and I tried them...

    Someone at my barn bought these and I tried them out on her mare (black and white paint). They were hard to get used to at first, but after I figured out how to add them into the braid and read the...
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    It is possible that he said "bush racing" instead...

    It is possible that he said "bush racing" instead of round track racing. Thanks for the replies and advice!

    I talked to my trainer today and she said that she talked to our farrier and also the...
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    I've talked to my trainer (she's also the owner...

    I've talked to my trainer (she's also the owner of this horse), and the guy gave her names/numbers of other (supposed) equine people in the area he knows or has done business with, and she's going to...
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    I didn't think there were any swedish warmblood...

    I didn't think there were any swedish warmblood races - but just wanted to double check my facts in case I missed something ;).

    Yeah, this whole situation makes me uncomfortable. When I left...
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    That's what we were afraid of...and also why we...

    That's what we were afraid of...and also why we tried researching him and why I'm interested to know if anyone else has heard of him before.

    He definitely sounded like he knew what he was talking...
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    Anyone heard of this guy before?

    I'm not sure if it's allowed on these boards to ask about specific individuals/barns by name, so just let me know if it's not and I'll remove all names.

    Has anyone heard of a guy named David...
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    Current shows I watch whenever they're on: -The...

    Current shows I watch whenever they're on:
    -The Big Bang Theory (LOVE this show!!!)
    -Criminal Minds
    -Law and Order: SVU
    -CSI: Miami
    -Pretty Little Liars
    -Make It or Break It
    -The Secret Life...
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    ok thanks - the horse is in training with my...

    ok thanks - the horse is in training with my trainer. The owner is in the process of scheduling a vet appointment to see what the problem is. We know the strips wont fix the problem, we were just...
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    Yes. She bends through the body very nicely, but...

    Yes. She bends through the body very nicely, but wont let go of the inside bit. We've been warming up with flexion from the neck only at the halt and walk to help her become more supple and to let...
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    Ok thanks! She's been progressing quickly with...

    Ok thanks! She's been progressing quickly with her suppleness (she's gone from muscle under the neck to muscle over the neck, head up to head down, on the forehand to off the forehand in 3 years -...
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    Thanks! I didn't know a single jointed bit could...

    Thanks! I didn't know a single jointed bit could have that kind of effect on some horses. Would you recommend a french link over a 'bean' or anything else? Would a single jointed bit with a curved...
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    Dressage - "holding" the bit

    My horse has developed a habit of leaning on the bit lately when I (and my trainer) have been riding her. The past four of five rides, she would not get off the left rein (she will bend and no matter...
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    Flair Equine Nasal strips

    Does anyone know if the Flair equine nasal strips are legal for dressage and stadium in eventing? We have a mare who has respiratory problems (mild, caused by allergies) and with the spike in...
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    If you work at a barn...

    I'm currently working for my trainer (whom I've been riding with for the past 6 years) and I'm considering asking for a raise because I think I'm being underpaid. Before I bring it up to my trainer,...
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