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  1. It sounds to me like people trying to take...

    It sounds to me like people trying to take advantage of you and your situation. It's one thing to ask for the horse to be brought and stabled at a horse show that is near where you are for a week,...
  2. The potential buyer needs to come to the horse,...

    The potential buyer needs to come to the horse, not the other way around.

    Do not send the horse to someone you do not have experience with for a trial. The situation you seem to be in, is the one...
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    I have done one off facility trial. As a seller,...

    I have done one off facility trial. As a seller, I would NEVER allow a horse on trial to be trailered off the property I left the animal at to go to the show grounds unless it was done by me. If you...
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    I might be wrong that it is illegal, but it is...

    I might be wrong that it is illegal, but it is against the spirit of the rules. I think of it the same way as I would a strength and conditioning coach telling a player to is human growth hormone to...
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    I guess I see the issues now so more than before...

    I guess I see the issues now so more than before because I'm not really pursuing riding at a high level anymore. I like going to shows I mean I like winning ribbons and having good rides but I don't...
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    Here's my two cents to this. The thing that makes...

    Here's my two cents to this. The thing that makes equestrian sports so amazing and so great is the animal. Part of the process of becoming a better rider is to figure out your horse. Part of the...
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    I'm not in feeding frenzy mode I'm in matter of...

    I'm not in feeding frenzy mode I'm in matter of fact mode. A well known judge who is a fixture for young hunter jumper riders, who works as an online coach and judge suggested that a rider should use...
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    Noelle, Please read this thread and realize...

    Noelle,

    Please read this thread and realize while perfect prep is not illegal in that there is no drug test for it, the spirit in which Rob Gage suggested it's use is illegal. Rob Gage could be...
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    I'm not going to argue with you but how long are...

    I'm not going to argue with you but how long are they really lasting at the 3ft and 2'6 levels.

    There are plenty of jumpers still jumping the big sticks at 18 years old. There are plenty of...
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    The issue is there needs to be limits and an...

    The issue is there needs to be limits and an enough is enough for the horses. If it takes you 2-3 hours a day of activity for a horse and rider to get into the ring, then the rider is simply not...
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    I think you are very right with this statement....

    I think you are very right with this statement. When you become an outsider looking in, or you realize a pattern, and witness it with your eyes, and have no skin in the game it's a lot easier to say....
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    See I disagree with your point regarding horses...

    See I disagree with your point regarding horses working hard and finals. I don't see a problem letting a horse go long and low, go out to walk, do 30 minutes of flat work, take them out of the ring...
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    By not super bold do you mean not completely...

    By not super bold do you mean not completely honest. The greatest price influencing factor for a junior or amateur horse is honesty. Is he going to make the effort to get off the ground in 99% of...
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    Honestly I don't know and I don't care. I hope...

    Honestly I don't know and I don't care. I hope someone close to him and the situation AKA his child, or the Trainer or friend will tell him that this isn't really appropriate. Holy moley would I be...
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    For goodness sake, do you really need to take a...

    For goodness sake, do you really need to take a jab at her financial situation every time. How do you even know "the facts" unless you are a barn manager, the trainers in question or her parents you...
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    No I'm talking about piece meaning together...

    No I'm talking about piece meaning together flights. Frontier does really low cost flights to Omaha from Denver and vice versus. It's not unusual for them to be running really cheap specials if...
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    I'm pretty shocked on how people are acting over...

    I'm pretty shocked on how people are acting over this. The city of Omaha knows how to put together events. They hold the college World Series every year and they have the Berkshire shareholders...
  18. Comparing eventing horse prices to Grand Prix...

    Comparing eventing horse prices to Grand Prix show jumper prices And to an extent hunter prices will make you crazy. As far as I know of eventing the prize money is never there. A top 3ft hunter...
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    Can you tuck your dogs in their crate up in the...

    Can you tuck your dogs in their crate up in the room you are staying in and lock the door from the outside with a key. If needed you could probably crowdfund the new door knob on COTH.

    I'm also...
  20. Get a ppe, top to bottom, and get multiple...

    Get a ppe, top to bottom, and get multiple opinions on how well the injury that resulted in a loss of use healed up and what the future prognosis is. This needs to be done from the very best, (a well...
  21. Here's the thing, you need to do what makes you...

    Here's the thing, you need to do what makes you happy, not what makes others happy. If you want to swtich trainers and go do hunters, great. If you want to go back to saddle seat go back to saddle...
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    Can I just add to this you can say oh poor RW,...

    Can I just add to this you can say oh poor RW, poor broodmares, but no one is doing this with the only thing in mind being those horses well being. They are doing it for the money it puts in their...
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    Yep I won't have someone that had a hint of...

    Yep I won't have someone that had a hint of involvement after the conditions of her house and the removal of her horses came to light. She was not paying a house payment, wasnt paying bills,wasn't...
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    You've got to look at things from a long term...

    You've got to look at things from a long term perspective. They made a rash decision and what sounds like a gamble. They were expecting Jill to have her hand forced by the humane society to sell the...
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    In the US leasing a horse is done as lending an...

    In the US leasing a horse is done as lending an animal for one year at a set price. Aka the person leasing the horse pays the owner x amount of dollars to utilize the animal for one year. During this...
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