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  1. Sometimes it is the easier thing that are the hardest......why the heck do I feel gui

    Sorry can't figure out how to delete post. This was just something I needed to vent. Time for me to just adapt and keep going.
  2. Bugger founf this to late. Already put in for...

    Bugger founf this to late. Already put in for vacation time the AFTER this. Planning on doing my first linmited distance ride in Nov. This would have been perfect.
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    Denial is good to a point. It is dealing with the...

    Denial is good to a point. It is dealing with the depression when reality rears its ugly head.While I am not in the same boat exactly there are stuff that I just can't do. Never thought I would be...
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    You do what you can. Even if it is just...

    You do what you can. Even if it is just crossrails. I have degenerative eye issues. So I am always reevaluting what I feel comfortable doing. My mare loves cross country fences. With the right rider...
  5. I use color pens and draw the course out. I do...

    I use color pens and draw the course out. I do the same and name the fences usualy by color or element. Like blue rail to the coop to the two fence line.As long as it makes sense to you that is all...
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    Supracor. I ride in a treeless and between...

    Supracor. I ride in a treeless and between switching to treeless and this pad my mare has never felt better. Yes they are expensive. I was lucky and got a nice used one for $150.
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    Don't over practice the pattern. Sounds like the...

    Don't over practice the pattern. Sounds like the horse knows it. If you know it focus on practicing the turns. Basics for a good barrel horse and a dressage horse is the same. You want to be able to...
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    Sounds like she over schools the patterns. You...

    Sounds like she over schools the patterns. You can always ask her to do a quick rake around where she had the barrels/poles when she is done. It shouldn't take that long to do. Just make sure to keep...
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    Breastplates are out of style in the show ring....

    Breastplates are out of style in the show ring. So you could get a nice bridle for showing(look on ebay for a nice quality used) and then get a set of tack for trail riding. For trail riding I like...
  10. Be honest with yourself. What are your needs that...

    Be honest with yourself. What are your needs that are different from any other rider. Call around be up front and watch many lessons. Don't be afraid to do one lesson and say"thank you but I don't...
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    Congrats to all. Kudos to the rider. I am...

    Congrats to all. Kudos to the rider. I am visually impared and equitation rings scare the beejezus out of me, Then there id the warm up ring.Utter chaos..
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    See if you can track down Jane Cory. She was at...

    See if you can track down Jane Cory. She was at Travelda but I think she left there. She is a dressage judge so she tends to be busy this time of year.
    I would recomend my trainer but she is on...
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    Doesn't hurt to ask. I am on lunch break so I...

    Doesn't hurt to ask. I am on lunch break so I have to keep this short. Will add names later. I tried the theraputic route as well. Since I have my own horse I felt like I was kind of shrugged off. ...
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    I would be a grade IV rider. Just never went...

    I would be a grade IV rider. Just never went through the process of getting carded. My issue is with my eyesight. So it is a bit diffferent then yours. my horse will jump anything wup to BN. we...
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    Just keep in mind depending on the treeless you...

    Just keep in mind depending on the treeless you may have to buy a pad that allows for spinal clearance. A lot of the newer models havepanels but if you buy an older model be ready to spend $$$ on a...
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    I know someone who can use the hardware if it is...

    I know someone who can use the hardware if it is in good shape.
  17. Well if it isn't a mustang brand I am going to...

    Well if it isn't a mustang brand I am going to have to guess an arab cross. Since he is such a big guy I would guess the the cross would be with a draft.
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    Black leathers for short legs, black cob bridle,...

    Black leathers for short legs, black cob bridle, or 24in girth. Can you tell I just got a new/used dressage sadde?
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    Where is it? Probably is going to be to far for...

    Where is it? Probably is going to be to far for me. But if I can beg/plead a friend to go I would so love to check it out.
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    When I finally decided to start eventing I knew I...

    When I finally decided to start eventing I knew I would only get to the BN level.Possibly school some Novice.The horse can probably do Novice if she ever decided dressage was something fun to work...
  21. I would ask the instructor if the had a certain...

    I would ask the instructor if the had a certain rider in mind and what the riders disability is. Therapeutic programs cover a lot of disabilities. I would ask to see if your horse needs to get used...
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    I come from a barrel racing/gaming background....

    I come from a barrel racing/gaming background. When my horse started to burn out I switched to dressage thinking it would still improve our times. I have an eye condition that causes slow loss of the...
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    Not exactly what you are looking for but,,,,,...

    Not exactly what you are looking for but,,,,, Eventing people are laid back friendly people who like to have fun

    I get extremely nervous trying new things or at new venues. I had started out...
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    I gave my palomino a trace clip one year. It...

    I gave my palomino a trace clip one year. It looked tacky until she grew some hair back.Dark skin on a pale colored horse is not pretty.
  25. I love it. I wish there was a dressage show...

    I love it. I wish there was a dressage show around here that did that.
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