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  1. Thread: Amerigo

    by purplnurpl
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    My horse also hated the Amerigo. He likes the...

    My horse also hated the Amerigo.
    He likes the Vega. I ride in the double flap. It has a half block.

    Amerigo and Vega have different trees. Wood vs. Spring.

    The upswept panels fit horses...
  2. Just counter bend her. It really is that simple.

    Just counter bend her.
    It really is that simple.
  3. this seems to be an odd case. we really need...

    this seems to be an odd case. we really need video.
    there really should not be such an issue over the height, or lack there of, the OP is speaking about.
    the horse won't go over an X. this is not...
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    Also, feeding at random times sure cuts down on...

    Also, feeding at random times sure cuts down on annoying feeding habbits horses develop.
    My little filly started to be a nightmare to bring in from the field because she knew she was going to get...
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    I feed once a day. When ever I want. That means...

    I feed once a day. When ever I want. That means on any given day they eat anytime between the hours I wake up to when I go to bed.
    They all have free choice hay.

    Horses don't care.

    The only...
  6. Omg they are awesome awesome eventers. They will...

    Omg they are awesome awesome eventers. They will win the dressage and they jump great.

    I second everything netg said.
    I just watched the videos. She has an atrocious canter at this time. Lol....
  7. She has Pleasant Colony. Buy her and never let...

    She has Pleasant Colony. Buy her and never let her go. Please breed her as well.

    She is exactly what I like. I prefer over at the knee because it takes some pressure off of the suspensories.
    I...
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    Forget true stuff girths. I just moved to a...

    Forget true stuff girths. I just moved to a mohair girth. I feel stupid not changing over to one years ago. So much more comfy for the horses.

    I can't figure out how to copy the link with my...
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    The real issue here is his mechanism of injury....

    The real issue here is his mechanism of injury. He injured home self by kicking his stall at feeding time. A chronic habit, so you say.

    He will continue to kick and redamage the old injury or...
  10. Y'all make this so hard. Lol. I'm glad I don't...

    Y'all make this so hard. Lol.
    I'm glad I don't think that hard. I'd drive myself nuts.

    I think if you simplify the transition would be easier.
    It doesn't matter what you do. Your horse should...
  11. This is probably because you are nice and stable...

    This is probably because you are nice and stable at walk or vault but not so much at the trot.
    I'm going to guess your trot is the problem. You bounce about and it makes you tense your body, curl...
  12. I have the same issues with me and my horses. I'm...

    I have the same issues with me and my horses. I'm 6' and size 10. I ride very short backed horses.
    The Portos already has the upswept panels.

    I ride in a 17" prestige eventer with XL flap. I...
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    Sounds like nabicular syndrome pains to me. If...

    Sounds like nabicular syndrome pains to me.
    If he were mine I would give him a coffin joint injection and navicular bursa injection and stick with the shoeing he had before.
    He's 18. And huge....
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    Did nerve blocks not confirm pain in the forefoot?

    Did nerve blocks not confirm pain in the forefoot?
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    Nah. They are basically just straight material...

    Nah. They are basically just straight material and then you fold them over themselves.
    Check out bad habit stock ties on Fb. Good ideas there..
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    I have hook for dressage. cause they create a...

    I have hook for dressage. cause they create a cleaner look.
    I have buckle for my jump stuff. Cause it's safer... but that is on reins only.

    But I also want the bridle to match the rein...
    So...
  17. http://equestrianimports.com/shop/new-saddles/amer...

    http://equestrianimports.com/shop/new-saddles/amerigo-deep-dressage-saddle/280.html
  18. Its an Amerigo Deep. I found the saddle's gullet...

    Its an Amerigo Deep. I found the saddle's gullet to be waaaay too narrow. It was the only dressage saddle out of 15 I tried that my very well mannered TB tried to buck me off with.
    It has a wood...
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    I have a very good book called The Anatomy of...

    I have a very good book called The Anatomy of Dressage. It's a show read and can be confusing at times but I found it very educational.

    But as I mentioned, no matter how flexible you are, no...
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    So many responses only speaking about the...

    So many responses only speaking about the rider...I think it has more to do with the horse.
    A rider has to remember, also, that sit trot isn't going to work if the horse is not creating a spot for...
  21. Yup. Same here for an entire year I used a daily...

    Yup. Same here for an entire year I used a daily Succeed and 6 tubes of ulcergard every month. About $300 on stomach supplements only.
  22. Agree!!!! My horse took TWO full months of...

    Agree!!!! My horse took TWO full months of gastrogard. Make sure your horse is given the daily dose on an empty stomach. And not fed right after.
    And then make sure you scope again.
  23. Have you recently started blanketing your horse?

    Have you recently started blanketing your horse?
  24. I just picked up a mohair girth from Riding...

    I just picked up a mohair girth from Riding Warehouse. Took me a while to give in but I was finally persuaded when I realized my horse was allergic to neoprene.
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    Yup. White pass for dressage. Throw some nice...

    Yup. White pass for dressage. Throw some nice piping. Seamsright does some really nice custom stuff.

    I had a loud dapple grey. His pad was white with grey trim and black piping. You can see it on...
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