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  1. OH MY GOSH! *I'm In My 20's and Hope to Be a Good Rider Someday* Clique!

    So, about 3 years ago we had a thread and decided to create a "I'm In My 20's and Hope to Be a Good Rider Someday" Clique. I have happily been sporting my little Clique signature ever since.

    Well,...
  2. Your BO is in a service based business. I am sure...

    Your BO is in a service based business. I am sure she has been around the block a time or two and has had lesson students leave the program before.

    Your first problem is that she does not have an...
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    Who ever is instructing the lesson should be...

    Who ever is instructing the lesson should be checking the tack/grooming job, etc. before the students get on. As already mentioned, it takes a ton of repetition to learn how to do something. I am...
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    Last year my favorite lesson pony and I were...

    Last year my favorite lesson pony and I were Hannah Montana and Billy Ray. You can see I am holding my IPOD with the speaker...I was blasting "the best of both worlds" during the costume class while...
  5. I have my mare on Empower and she chunks right...

    I have my mare on Empower and she chunks right out on it. If I try to take her off of it she starts going right back to skin and bones again. I also have her on great quality 1st and 2nd cut hay and...
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    I feel like this board runs around in circles...

    I feel like this board runs around in circles about ammy status all the time.

    If you want to show in the ammys DON'T WORK IN THE HORSE INDUSTRY!!!!!!

    :)

    I have been teaching up down to...
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    a freight training halflinger?! never! haha :)

    a freight training halflinger?! never! haha :)
  8. have you gone up and physically lifted the horses...

    have you gone up and physically lifted the horses leg forward to show what it looks like? If I have a kid who is confused I will stretch the horses leg forward and back to show shoulder movement....
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    I can definitely see how she could spark some...

    I can definitely see how she could spark some interest! I feel like I say it all the time (and some COTHers are probably sick of hearing it) but she is, by far, the most amazing horse that I have had...
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    Hi Everyone! I haven't been on COTH in SO LONG...

    Hi Everyone!

    I haven't been on COTH in SO LONG but I figured I would stop by with a Small Potatoes update!

    Taters and I are fast approaching our one year anniversary (Sept 4th to be exact) and...
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    my schooling bridle is my old everything bridle...

    my schooling bridle is my old everything bridle that had a keeper fall off and wasn't expensive enough to warrant fixing...soo I went out, bought a "bling" browband for it and I now have a schooling...
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    make sure you are really sitting up (you can open...

    make sure you are really sitting up (you can open up your chest and stay tall while maintaining a light seat). use your body to keep him slow instead of pulling on the reins, then you will be able to...
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    Good response FG, it is important for...

    Good response FG, it is important for classicsporthorses to be educated in what Forrestel is all about. Amazing owner who really cares and a BM that knows her stuff.

    These horses are hardly dumped...
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    I used to teach a 4 year old boy. He had begged...

    I used to teach a 4 year old boy. He had begged his parents to ride a horse ever since he could move his lips. haha. I seriously think that he was the most excited student that I have ever had. His...
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    so wait...he has a *minor* stomach bug...you...

    so wait...he has a *minor* stomach bug...you coddle him by reading him a story in bed for an hour and then he has the audacity to treat you like crap after you come back from the barn?

    That...
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    I looked at her race record then went to the...

    I looked at her race record then went to the finger lakes site...i was able to get the videos to download....what I did was I stopped the video then took a screen shot of my computer! I "took a bunch...
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    Hello All! I just decided that I am going to do a...

    Hello All! I just decided that I am going to do a Taters blog so I figured that I would post a link to it on here...just incase anyone is ever bored and wants to look at some pictures of a pretty red...
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    Brag about my horse?! Surely! My facebook friends...

    Brag about my horse?! Surely! My facebook friends will be happy to have some relief from my brag posts (for a minute anyway).

    My forever horse came to me 6 months ago from the Finger Lakes track....
  19. I have taught at barns that teach different ways....

    I have taught at barns that teach different ways.

    The barn where I currently teach is an upscale "A" barn and lesson barn rolled into one. We have a VERY busy lesson schedule, which often...
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    I think it is great to keep their registered...

    I think it is great to keep their registered names as long as they aren't too crazy. His name is decent and it is a part of his identity.

    For example:

    Mable's Pride = not cute (who the hell...
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    Here is mine! I had it drawn out exactly how I...

    Here is mine! I had it drawn out exactly how I wanted it and checked it before the girl actually put it on me. At first I was upset because I thought the horses looked angry. haha. I still love it...
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    Hello All! I haven't been on COTH in sooo...

    Hello All!

    I haven't been on COTH in sooo long, but here I am with a Small Potatoes update!

    She jumped her first jump the other day! I have been riding her on and off since October (she had...
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    My dream is for my OTTB to never go that fast...

    My dream is for my OTTB to never go that fast again. ever. fortunately I think that she shares that dream. haha.
  24. Of course I have to agree that Chrissie is the...

    Of course I have to agree that Chrissie is the one to go to, and I do think that she is back from FL now. Even if she is not available Bri is also great. Our webpage is down right now, but the FB...
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    I know what the definition of free-lungeing is,...

    I know what the definition of free-lungeing is, and that is what she is doing. I stand in the middle with or without a wip and vocally/physically cue her through w/t/c/turn/halt. She does not buck,...
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