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  1. FWIW ~

    A yearling filly bred by PP was shipped to me to train in July of '08.
    The filly arrived sparkly-clean and perfectly groomed. Her manners and attitude were above impeccable: It was and is my opinion...
  2. Here is all 3+ hours of it. Takes several minutes...

    Here is all 3+ hours of it. Takes several minutes to load.

    http://www.usefnetwork.com/WEG2010/
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    I, too, use retarded. I am not going to give up a...

    I, too, use retarded. I am not going to give up a very useful word because some(collective and nameless)one declares it's not "nice".
    Consider:


    re·tard

    1.–verb (used with...
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    GREAT topic, Tidy Rabbit!!

    I don't know if it was on CoTH or not - it was about 10 or so years ago - but I like the one who said her farrier suggested using WD-40 on arthritic hocks :lol:
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    Love this, too. :yes:

    Love this, too. :yes:
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    Ditto that!

    Ditto that!
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    The "Arrggh"one? Monmouth? Really?!? Then why...

    The "Arrggh"one?
    Monmouth? Really?!? Then why does it say Saratoga, Race #2, 7-28-01 on the video clip?
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    This was a good one, too. Tom Durkin obviously...

    This was a good one, too. Tom Durkin obviously had a blast with it.



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjqEn7AAq5E
  9. Click on the person's profile picture. Scroll...

    Click on the person's profile picture. Scroll down, and on the left see "Report/Block this person".
    Click on that, and go from there.
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    I feed flax. I also feed chia seeds. ;)

    I feed flax.
    I also feed chia seeds. ;)
  11. I always do long-reining. I want a young horse to...

    I always do long-reining. I want a young horse to be as confident and educated as possible before I back them.
  12. Thread: N/M

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    N/M

    Found answer elsewhere. :cool:
  13. ... I forgot to add that I modified the Jim...

    ... I forgot to add that I modified the Jim Warner hackamore: I removed the cable that that connects the rings, and attached a similar length of a leather bootlace to the shanks above the rings. This...
  14. I use a Jim Warner hackamore on one of my horses....

    I use a Jim Warner hackamore on one of my horses. I wrapped thick yarn around the nosepiece so it has less of a bite.
    http://brokenspur.com/shop/images/935jimwerner.jpg
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    Yes, sweetie; that would be her. Best animal I...

    Yes, sweetie; that would be her.
    Best animal I ever worked with. She was like working with a Boarder Collie - So smart & cooperative!
    I love her to death. I attribute much of her calm & willing...
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    I trained a very nice Nico baby from one year to...

    I trained a very nice Nico baby from one year to almost three years of age. I recommend them!!
  17. Thread: n/m

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    n/m

    ;)
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    Sorry. Wrong. Beet pulp is what is left after...

    Sorry. Wrong.
    Beet pulp is what is left after sugar is extracted from sugar-beets.
    It is NOT high in energy (as is corn & sweet-feed), but is highly-digestible fiber.

    But don't take my word for...
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    The way I get a horse to eat anything as a feed,...

    The way I get a horse to eat anything as a feed, is to first offer it by hand as a treat.

    Works every time. :yes:
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    Another possibility?

    I was taught that:

    1. A saddle shouldn't be cinched too tightly (hard to avoid with mutton-withered horses).

    2. After dismounting from a very long ride, do not immediately loosen girth; walk...
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    Since it's not so tragic to you. I recommend you...

    Since it's not so tragic to you. I recommend you return to your western pleasure world, and leave this thread to those of us who do care.
  22. These are my sentiments as well.

    These are my sentiments as well.
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    Exactly!!

    Exactly!!
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    I agree. Though I'm a big fan of Z's, She didn't:...

    I agree. Though I'm a big fan of Z's, She didn't:

    Race on dirt.
    Race outside of CA.
    Until the BC, she didn't race against males. RA ran against them more than once, on different tracks,...
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    Does anyone know what the commotion was during JJ...

    Does anyone know what the commotion was during JJ 1st acceptance speech?

    He was starting to talk about a "possible match between RA & Z", when a woman began talking loudly. He was distracted by...
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