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    Maybe LARRY will die in a car crash, freeing...

    Maybe LARRY will die in a car crash, freeing Isobel to marry Lord Merton.
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    With Mary's new "car guy",I am hoping that season...

    With Mary's new "car guy",I am hoping that season 6 will have some footage at Brooklands.
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    AFIK there is no restriction on the type of metal.

    AFIK there is no restriction on the type of metal.
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    Depends what size your STUDS are. Best bet is...

    Depends what size your STUDS are.

    Best bet is to have your studs there, and let the farrier measure them before he drills and taps the shoes
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    I have stories both ways. When my sister...

    I have stories both ways.

    When my sister bought Sport, she couldn't get aound a BN course without stopping, as well as spooking between the fences..

    After a while, Gillian figured out that...
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    Just found this. Yes I look for two things- -...

    Just found this.

    Yes I look for two things-
    - How the horse reacts to something new/scary.
    - How "trainable" the horse is. You can always find "something" to teach the horse. In Tiara's case...
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    Tiara is (or, at least, was, before the weather...

    Tiara is (or, at least, was, before the weather got so bad) doing walk, trot, canter under saddle, both in and out of the ring, simple "courses" of rails on the ground. She has been lunged over a 2...
  8. I agree. When someone can turn around and sell...

    I agree.

    When someone can turn around and sell the horse for $40k, it probbaly has as much to do with WHO the "someone" is, and how well they are respected, as it has to do with the horse itself.
  9. Thread: Kelly's Ford HT?

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    I just did a competition search on the USEF web...

    I just did a competition search on the USEF web site.

    I can not find a 2015 listing, but the 2014 listing has "James Moore" as the licensee.
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    One of the best exercises for improving form is...

    One of the best exercises for improving form is lots of low wide oxers. Either on their own, or as part of a gymnastic line.

    I am talking about building from 2' square to 2' high and 4'wide.
    ...
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    Wouldn't bother me. I have had several talented...

    Wouldn't bother me. I have had several talented and well loved horses with white sclera.

    But I d know some people who will not buy one.
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    Something similar happened at a dressage show...

    Something similar happened at a dressage show here last summer. Horse had a meltdown. Ammy rider fell off.

    Horse was entered in next class, which was restricted to amateurs, but rider was in no...
  13. No experience at the higher levels, but I...

    No experience at the higher levels, but I competed two of them (Belle and Moo) at Training in bar shoes for many years.

    Keep them drilled for studs, and use studs in situations where you might not...
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    You will still hve to pay the mortgage and taxes...

    You will still hve to pay the mortgage and taxes while your horse is at the rehab facility.
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    Yes. It is the old "non-member fee". For some...

    Yes. It is the old "non-member fee". For some reason the ptb decided that it needed a name change
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    Here is a link to the USEA table of registration...

    Here is a link to the USEA table of registration requirements
    http://useventing.com/sites/default/files/usea_usef_fei_membership_horse_registration_requirements.pdf

    Note that at Prelim

    A The...
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    Depends on the specifc saddle. The issue comes...

    Depends on the specifc saddle. The issue comes when you lengthen your stirrups more thatn a hole or two. SOME jumpimg saddle will put you into a "chair seat" when you lengthen the stirrups. Others...
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    I agree with what the others have said, and have...

    I agree with what the others have said, and have a couple of new thoughts.

    I have a BIG difference in stirrup length between dressage and jumping. I use different saddles, but if they were the...
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    A lot depends on what you mean by "Event...

    A lot depends on what you mean by "Event Prospect".

    Are you looking for a horse that will win at Advanced?

    Or a horse that will be successful and fun at Novice and Training?

    Are you looking...
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    I am so sorry to hear this. But you did the...

    I am so sorry to hear this.

    But you did the right thing. You knew when "enough" was "enough".

    My deepest sympathy.
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    It does not matter if you do the 5% first or the 20% first. It still ends up 24%
  22. But the end result is 24% of the normal price,...

    But the end result is 24% of the normal price, not 25%.
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    A The warm up can make or break the session. It...

    A The warm up can make or break the session. It is entirely appropriate for the instructor to guide you through the warm up, at least until the time that the instructor is confident that you can do a...
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    If you want an anecdote that will make sense to...

    If you want an anecdote that
    will make sense to the non-horsey
    addresses the "both genders" aspect
    involved a change in the rules

    I would suggest you look into the change in the weight rules....
  25. When they changed the qualifying rules a few...

    When they changed the qualifying rules a few years ago, there was a LOT of discussion about potential rules changes to prevent the incompetent from moving up to Prelim (including needing to be...
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