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    That's a pretty crappy thing to say about a minor...

    That's a pretty crappy thing to say about a minor child who did not ask for critiques from the peanut gallery.
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    The intent as written above is nothing like what...

    The intent as written above is nothing like what Ms. Babick says was the problem statement: "There are riders that are potentially not qualifying because they are blocked by riders who are competing...
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    He won a couple out of 20 or so career starts,...

    He won a couple out of 20 or so career starts, and his videos show a nice gallop. He's also not a bad mover. Six weeks ago I would have said he was pretty high behind, but then I snapped a pic just...
  4. And adding to that dynamic is the fact that the...

    And adding to that dynamic is the fact that the 50+ yo average rider is the golden goose that keeps the whole circus afloat. Trainers can hardly be faulted for wanting to keep them safe, sound, and...
  5. Here's another take on the meeting from someone...

    Here's another take on the meeting from someone who was there: http://deloiseinamerica.com/2016/01/16/the-usef-wants-you-back/
  6. Interesting: "In the last part of the Town Hall...

    Interesting:
    "In the last part of the Town Hall meeting, members were encouraged to speak, and longtime hunter/jumper trainer Ernest Oare jumped up to voice a suggestion he’s heard ringside for...
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    Butt high 4yo??

    I recently got a 4yo OTTB gelding in the barn that is very butt high. He was just gelded about a month ago. Any thoughts on how much catching up he'll manage to do in the front end? My plan is...
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    Because they're waiting for the toxocology to see...

    Because they're waiting for the toxocology to see if drugs were also a factor. Trust me, the police would not have publicly mentioned alcohol if they didn't have very good reason to believe it is so.
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    I can assure you that if the police released the...

    I can assure you that if the police released the statement "alcohol may have been a factor", then they have very good reason to believe that it was. Police departments hate to have to retract and...
  10. Yes I got the impression of someone pacing back...

    Yes I got the impression of someone pacing back and forth and waving their hands wildly in the air with the voice volume turned way up. I tend to regard such speakers with suspicion.
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    Question about commissions

    When buying a horse, does your trainer charge you a commission based on the asking price of the horse or the final negotiated price?
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    Yes, I was agreeing with you and quoted your post...

    Yes, I was agreeing with you and quoted your post for emphasis.
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    It's quite possible that the friend's horse has a...

    It's quite possible that the friend's horse has a specific issue that the trainer is working on, and doesn't want a casual once a week rider undoing whatever training that has been installed so far. ...
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    This one is pretty old but an OTTB mare I had...

    This one is pretty old but an OTTB mare I had years ago.

    Right off the track:...
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    ok.......but they let McLain lead the victory...

    ok.......but they let McLain lead the victory gallop with a blue ribbon? then took it away?

    At the end of the class, everybody who was there thought that Aaron had won. I left before they...
  16. OP, that would burn me up, as I take great pride...

    OP, that would burn me up, as I take great pride in the care and training I provide my horses.

    I have bought and sold quite a few OTTBs recently and not one of them did I "rescue", even the one...
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    I'm glad I'm not the only one! I was there last...

    I'm glad I'm not the only one! I was there last night and watched Aaron give an interview post-class, then saw the result on FB that McLain had been awarded the blue. Just checked again, and the...
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    There is a (now former) employee of Hilton Farm...

    There is a (now former) employee of Hilton Farm who is publicly stating that she resigned from her position there because of the association of her employers and the Doyles with Ms. Shumate/Goland,...
  19. There's a reason I did not quote your post or...

    There's a reason I did not quote your post or anyone else's, because I was not deliberately targeting anyone. My post refers to anyone who rides with him, sends him horses, or in any way supports...
  20. "He's a good trainer!..." (except for that time...

    "He's a good trainer!..." (except for that time he arranged to have a horse in his care killed for insurance money)

    "He's a good trainer!..." (as if being good at teaching horses and riders how to...
  21. Use dwheeler@orangecountyva.gov While I agree...

    Use dwheeler@orangecountyva.gov

    While I agree that it is important to make our feelings known to the Commonwealth's Attorney, her tiny office and miniscule staff have been overwhelmed by the phone...
  22. There is a link in the original post to donate to...

    There is a link in the original post to donate to CVHR.
    I am not affiliated with them.

    I have a friend who knows this woman of Peaceable Farm and went to school with her many years ago. My...
  23. I think they used to be located at a farm in...

    I think they used to be located at a farm in Maryland.
  24. Over 100 horses found starving on farm in Orange County Virginia

    More than 100 horses were found dying or already dead yesterday on a farm in Somerset, in Orange County VA. Some of the dead animals were found locked in stalls with no food or water.

    Central...
  25. Talk with each of your clients and find out what...

    Talk with each of your clients and find out what their goals are and what it is that they want out of their lessons. Then you can perhaps tailor your program in a way that will both help your income...
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