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  1. Looking for a fitted leather vest for this season

    I promised myself a leather vest for show season if I could manage a calm canter transition :lol: consistently. So I've been looking and have a few bookmarked on Amazon, but wondered if anyone had a...
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    I'm telling you guys; go play at some local...

    I'm telling you guys; go play at some local Western shows. Screeching babies, crowded warm up rings, not a big deal after that.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwLJeZ40YRo

    Paula
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    I find readers nerve wracking and distracting....

    I find readers nerve wracking and distracting. I'm in my zone and I know my test. If I try to use a reader (I've tried in practice) I either start anticipating them (tension), or worry they're...
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    Best way to get past all these pet-peeves: take...

    Best way to get past all these pet-peeves: take your horse out to some Western shows. They are loud and busy, the warm up rings are crowded, kids are everywhere riding everything and riding them...
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    Having to get up at the butt crack of dawn :lol: ...

    Having to get up at the butt crack of dawn :lol: Otherwise no issues or pet peeves at all.
  6. I use warm up to get muscles warm and mind calm...

    I use warm up to get muscles warm and mind calm so we just walk the grounds. I may go into the ring for a minute, but generally Fella knows the ring means work and I end up often having to talk him...
  7. Oooooh :yes: I really like the Eurolight! I...

    Oooooh :yes: I really like the Eurolight! I hadn't heard of these at all! Thank you so much, Pocket Pony!

    Paula
  8. Specialized saddles? And thanks for the heads up...

    Specialized saddles? And thanks for the heads up that it would be better for them to send you an actual tree form than those fit things.

    My Big Horn is fine of course, but I'd ideally love: a...
  9. They just peaked my interest because they send...

    They just peaked my interest because they send out tree forms to help you fit your horse.

    Paula
  10. Ugh. Never mind. I heard from a friend that it...

    Ugh. Never mind. I heard from a friend that it was this company that she found thoroughly unsatisfactory in their product and remedy.

    Paula
  11. Allegany Mountain Trail Saddles -any experience with them?

    I read on another forum about how they'll send out tree forms for you to fit to your horse and send them back photos and video for them to build a saddle for your horse. They have some lovely darned...
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    Sandy M, I was in the ring one afternoon with one...

    Sandy M, I was in the ring one afternoon with one other rider/trainer riding down a hot horse. It's a biggish ring so Milo (draft cross) and I endeavored to stay out of her way. YET she still managed...
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    Haha, yes that's me. I was saying in another...

    Haha, yes that's me. I was saying in another thread that I was suffering from PTDSD -Post Traumatic Dressage Stress Disorder -and completely misread the post as saying that non QHs were incapable of...
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    Haha! Indeed. And now I'm game to jump in! ...

    Haha! Indeed. And now I'm game to jump in!

    Paula
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    Four years ago Fella and I move from a dressage...

    Four years ago Fella and I move from a dressage barn to a mixed barn of mostly cowboys, one driver, and a few eventers. We went there for the trainer eventer/rodeo. Full disclosure, Fella was losing...
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    Ooh I think I may give this exercise a try!

    Ooh I think I may give this exercise a try!
  17. Actually on the back of my current "Horse and...

    Actually on the back of my current "Horse and Rider" is a teaser for Resistol Ridesafe helmets that look like cowboy hats....
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    There is alot to learn so I am always grateful...

    There is alot to learn so I am always grateful for those who will take the time. Sometimes people assume you know something and won't take the time (story of my life :) ). For example, I had no idea...
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    Yeah, that horn! Hung by my bra from that horn! ...

    Yeah, that horn! Hung by my bra from that horn! It took a bit of getting used to :D

    Paula
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    Thank you. I like it very much. This is why I...

    Thank you. I like it very much. This is why I think the Circle Y would work for the OP. They look very similar.

    Paula
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    I expect the Circle Y will be quite comfortable....

    I expect the Circle Y will be quite comfortable. I bought my Big Horn new for $1200

    This is my Big Horn http://ep.yimg.com/ay/thesaddleshop/16-17-big-horn-evolution-trail-saddle-1690-1691-10.jpg
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    I understand your process -we think the same way....

    I understand your process -we think the same way. Like you, I develop an eye by looking at many many many iterations of the thing and asking lots of questions.

    Paula
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    I would have thought the same about the Crates a...

    I would have thought the same about the Crates a year ago, but not now. Even my Big Horn fenders could be further back a bit IMO. I've learned to look at where my butt would be and then where my legs...
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    I am coming from an English/Dressage background...

    I am coming from an English/Dressage background so take that into consideration when I say the Hereford fenders are too far forward of the seat and will put you in chair and you'll be fighting the...
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    What do you think you did wrong? What's wrong...

    What do you think you did wrong? What's wrong with passing people on the trail? What am I missing?

    Paula
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