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  1. I hear you on the bucking when the saddle moves...

    I hear you on the bucking when the saddle moves up the mare's neck at the canter. She used to put her shoulder back and the flab would be displaced and the saddle would ski jump forward up her neck....
  2. I have that mare, too. Once we found a saddle and...

    I have that mare, too. Once we found a saddle and got into regular work, she slowly developed a wither and outgrew a succession of saddles. To keep the saddle from going forward, you'll need lots of...
  3. Thread: Arab studs

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    Here is one. He's 16H. My mare has some of the...

    Here is one. He's 16H. My mare has some of the same lines. She is good brained and athletic.

    http://landgestuetcelle.de/en/breeding/stallions/dschehim-ox.html
  4. Thread: Arab studs

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    I have my eye on this one. Zaki Emir has wow...

    I have my eye on this one. Zaki Emir has wow sporthorse movement, super canter and trot. Alas, only 15.2 at 3, but likely to grow the needed inch.

    This is one of the best movement video's I have...
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    Bingo! I ride a hot arabian mare and this...

    Bingo! I ride a hot arabian mare and this approach works. Yesterday, the rain was pounding on the metal roof of the arena. Sometimes, I breathe with her using a loud exhale. I'm patient and focus...
  6. That sums it up. Training level champion at...

    That sums it up. Training level champion at nationals is not better than a series of higher scores at local and regional shows.
  7. The Vienna is a more open seat, but not flat. I,...

    The Vienna is a more open seat, but not flat. I, for example, roll around in a Passier GG 17 1/2. The Vienna had a nice comfortable to be spot, and it was easy to stay put. Having said that, I last...
  8. My horse and his rider go with his neck more...

    My horse and his rider go with his neck more forward and pay particular attention to riding every corner and maintaining tempo. They clean up - regional champions at 5 years old last year Sport...
  9. Width is about the same between the Danube and...

    Width is about the same between the Danube and the Vienna II, both were 34's. The tree is more curved in the Danube, the panels tie in higher, and with the back lifted, the flap goes straighter. ...
  10. I've ridden in both. I had a Vienna II, 18? wide...

    I've ridden in both. I had a Vienna II, 18? wide for my mutton withered, propane tank young arabian mare. As she muscled up, her hip would hit the back of the saddle and push it up her neck. The...
  11. This is a timely thread. My arabian mare is 14 3...

    This is a timely thread. My arabian mare is 14 3 and in dressage training. She has a wither, upright neck, straighter shoulder and big butt. She measures a 72" and is currently wearing a 69" Rambo....
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    Absolutely, for all that Fannie May lists....

    Absolutely, for all that Fannie May lists. Competing a stallion is expensive. If the progeny are out competing and doing well, then the next step is to compare your mare to those bred to determine...
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    Prestige runs large. I've heard it said that...

    Prestige runs large. I've heard it said that their 16 = 17. You won't need an 18.
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    Mine, too. She could hack out on a trail, with...

    Mine, too. She could hack out on a trail, with just her rider, as a young horse.
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    You'll have to look around. It depends on your...

    You'll have to look around. It depends on your horse and your feel for your horse's response. The USDF etracks website has some great starting points as does Dressage Today.

    If your horse is...
  16. I have this one in cob size plus matching rubber...

    I have this one in cob size plus matching rubber reins on my arab mare. It would fit a 15 2 horse.

    https://www.calevo.com/cgi-bin/calevo/process/locale/en_US/page/1050502.html
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    I think they order from the manufacturer based on...

    I think they order from the manufacturer based on your order. So the refund takes longer as they need to receive it from the manufacturer. They have always been fine for me. They communicate and I'm...
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    I did custom Konig's for my wide toes/ball of...

    I did custom Konig's for my wide toes/ball of foot. They turned out fine. Because the heel and ankle fit, my feet are very stable. The foot bed is custom, too. The sole is rubber, so it is cushioned...
  19. Thread: Unintended abuse

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    I agree. My Arabians forgive my lacks, and I try...

    I agree. My Arabians forgive my lacks, and I try to keep fit for them. Pilates mat classes at the Y are helping.

    My young horse, half Hano/Arab used to get irritated as 4-5 year old, but now is...
  20. My trainer measured my feet for Konigs. I ordered...

    My trainer measured my feet for Konigs. I ordered the Comtesse from Calevo which is the Lady model (medium) with softer inside. I did full custom as my heels are narrow, arch is high, and the balls...
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    My 14 2 mare with a forward and tiny girth groove...

    My 14 2 mare with a forward and tiny girth groove goes happily in a Professional Choice Ventech dressage girth. Sizing starts at 16" and it comes in brown as well as black. The whole girth is...
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    If you want non-slip, breathable and thin, try...

    If you want non-slip, breathable and thin, try Ecogold's. I used mine for 3 years (careful washing in cold water and hang dry). It worked great. At 10 she grew a wither and now we can use regular...
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    My young gelding has mini meltdowns, then is...

    My young gelding has mini meltdowns, then is upset by his upset. My trainer sits quietly, then she moves him forward. His meltdowns are decreasing. I think lungeing in this situation is too much of...
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    I have a Debbie and liked it. My mare grew out of...

    I have a Debbie and liked it. My mare grew out of it. The Debbie is a medium twist and close contact. It has a sizable flat spot which is probably what you mean by more open. I'd have to size up...
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    There's a lovely Albion Kontrol for sale on Ebay...

    There's a lovely Albion Kontrol for sale on Ebay at the moment. It is not mine. The owner says she used it for fox hunting. It has a very wither friendly design. The balance is excellent - so easy to...
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