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  1. I am also short waisted and wear a Skarrlet. I...

    I am also short waisted and wear a Skarrlet. I had it tailored. I love the way it does not bunch up on my thighs as I ride - the longer coats always did. You might look at the coats made by...
  2. The USEF rules also refer tot he FEI color...

    The USEF rules also refer tot he FEI color guidelines further down.....
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    Personally, I like to wear a vest when coats are...

    Personally, I like to wear a vest when coats are waived. Makes a much nicer presentation. I have the Arista vest - very slimming. Here in Florida, coats are often waived, so the vest was worth the...
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    USEF makes the rules. DR120. COlor of shirt is...

    USEF makes the rules. DR120. COlor of shirt is no longer mentioned: DR120 Dress1. The dress code for all Dressage tests and classes through Fourth Level (see .5 below) is a short riding coat of...
  5. I find that if I think about pointing my outside...

    I find that if I think about pointing my outside shoulder down the rail, it helps me turn my shoulders appropriately.

    Regarding more outside rein in SI leading to circles, well, that is not true...
  6. also, turning sometimes uses the outside thigh to...

    also, turning sometimes uses the outside thigh to help turn the shoulder, but in SI you have to give room for that outside leg to reach out; and, your weight is more centered in SI and more in the...
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    Contact some of his former owners. they probably...

    Contact some of his former owners. they probably have the photos somewhere. I know i have about 50 of my Dad's winner circle pics.
    (FW Lucas, Lucas Farm.... JIC your horse was once owned by...
  8. Thread: TOf and TOH

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    Start on the ground. Ask her to give the...

    Start on the ground. Ask her to give the haunches in response to a gentle push where your leg/heel would be. transition to doing it with her face in the corner or the arena so she has to move her...
  9. two ideas: The Bow Tie: Start on the long side....

    two ideas:
    The Bow Tie: Start on the long side. circle at B. COntinue to corner, turn down CL, diagonal line to B, circle, continue to corner, down CL, diagonal line to B, repeat. You can vary...
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    I have lived here for 20 years now. Yes it is...

    I have lived here for 20 years now.
    Yes it is hot in the summer.
    Yes it rains hard in the summer and sometimes all day in the winter. But it's NEVER 20 during the daytime, and there is Never...
  11. I have 5 ac, half in pasture. For the last few...

    I have 5 ac, half in pasture. For the last few years I have used a zero turn mower to mow the pastures and to pull a harrow drag in the fields and arena, and to pull a small garden trailer to bring...
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    I have a dumping garden cart from Lowes or HD. ...

    I have a dumping garden cart from Lowes or HD. Love it, use it for everything.
    I bring it to shows to haul my stuff to the barn too. ...
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    two ideas: what about one of those new bridles...

    two ideas:
    what about one of those new bridles with the bit holders that keep the bit up off the bars?
    Have you considered a dropped noseband?
  14. Thread: Jackets

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    I am very short waisted but have broad shoulders...

    I am very short waisted but have broad shoulders and long arms.... so...hard to fit!
    I have a Pikeur Skarrlet that i had fitted by the local amazing tailor. Because I am shortwaisted, there was an...
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    yes, and I thought I was helping her understand...

    yes, and I thought I was helping her understand that it was NOT a bad thing as long as there is hay. Sorry if I was misunderstood. I did think her concern was grain once a day as opposed to twice a...
  16. This is the new USDF Group Member Organization in...

    This is the new USDF Group Member Organization in South Florida. They started up last year. www.southfloridadressageassociation.org and ...
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    It's not the "grain once a day" that's the...

    It's not the "grain once a day" that's the problem. It's having an empty stomach that causes /encourages ulcers. Horses secrete acid 24/7, not "on demand" as we do. If they have hay in front of...
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    I have the Volants with the front zipper. LOVE...

    I have the Volants with the front zipper. LOVE them, so comfortable! Friends have the V-sport which are quite nice. I also have the Monacos for showing.. Like them.
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    I will say that my older mare LOST weight when I...

    I will say that my older mare LOST weight when I moved her to a senior feed. If you read the label, a daily ration is LOTS fo feed because it is full of fiber - it is a complete feed.
    I asked an...
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    Love my Ariat Volants. I have the ones with the...

    Love my Ariat Volants. I have the ones with the front zipper. Perhaps the back zipper ones are a bit more formal.
  21. I believe most commercial feed manufacturers...

    I believe most commercial feed manufacturers balance their feed Se levels regionally, to take into account the local soil conditions.
  22. Thread: Cowboy Drama

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    I am old and cranky. SInce I retired, I find my...

    I am old and cranky. SInce I retired, I find my attitude has ecome much loss forgiving of assholes.
    OP, put on your big girl panties.
    At some point when you are NOT on a horse (like, in the barn...
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    The proposed rule was withdrawn while the USDF...

    The proposed rule was withdrawn while the USDF convention was in progress in December.
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    Fence out or fence in is no excuse for his...

    Fence out or fence in is no excuse for his driving his ATV on HER hayfield. That is trespassing.
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    So, sort of like mini crunches?

    So, sort of like mini crunches?
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