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  1. I'm from the area. I moved here unexpectedly in...

    I'm from the area. I moved here unexpectedly in part to help my father (long, complicated story) about 25 years ago. My situation is / was very different than the OPs and the inside view I got of a...
  2. Oh gee. You haven't seen drama until you've lived...

    Oh gee. You haven't seen drama until you've lived in the area.
  3. Generally, any really nice horse (relatively...

    Generally, any really nice horse (relatively expensive) that ends up losing value due to improper training, or handling, to the point that he is sold for $1000 often gets lumped in with the equines...
  4. Some people put a lot of thought and time and...

    Some people put a lot of thought and time and care into their breeding programs, so how the horse is handled AFTER IT IS SOLD actually is important.

    Some breeders sell "to a show show only"...
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    For those of you who are taking the "none of us"...

    For those of you who are taking the "none of us" approach to judging this rider ... and this could be ANY rider, this could be ANY one of us, this is NOT a personal attack .... you are not helping....
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    I am suggesting that I most certainly am going to...

    I am suggesting that I most certainly am going to judge a horse on the worst fence he ever does. And how he handles it. Is that the ONLY thing I'll judge him on? Maybe, if he isn't good at...
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    Considering how snarky your post was, I'm not...

    Considering how snarky your post was, I'm not surprised that you haven't figured out that your "terrific horse" might not be such a good choice for eventing. Maybe he'd do better on a Merry-Go-Round.
  8. Well, Carol, you're no fun :lol:

    Well, Carol, you're no fun :lol:
  9. The question was raised by a poster on this...

    The question was raised by a poster on this thread about whether "dressage" was considered a "warm up" for the next phase .... they even brought up that muscles cool off within 20 minutes in the...
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    Three Day Preventing ...

    Three Day Preventing ...
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    Nailed it.

    Nailed it.
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    This is smart thinking. The higher you go, the...

    This is smart thinking. The higher you go, the more analytical you need to be.
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    I went through this with a horse I bought 4 years...

    I went through this with a horse I bought 4 years ago. I think there is something to the neck threadworms issue ... or possibly a very similar type of parasite. My vet was pretty skeptical of the...
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    They are more refined.

    They are more refined.
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    ^ this. Lots of horse with good conformation...

    ^ this.

    Lots of horse with good conformation aren't worth a dime because they aren't sound! So either she can't ride worth a bean or her horse's conformation may look good on the outside, but...
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    :lol:

    :lol:
  17. I'd be upset if I couldn't visit my horse.

    I'd be upset if I couldn't visit my horse.
  18. They were more concerned with outward appearances...

    They were more concerned with outward appearances than the well being of their horse.

    Edited to remove sarcasm.
  19. The stud involved in this situation had a dead...

    The stud involved in this situation had a dead look in his eye when discovered by others That is even mentioned in one of the news articles.
  20. Huge difference between this stud's care and...

    Huge difference between this stud's care and Barbaro's. Professional pain management and soft clean bedding make a world of difference just for starters, not to mention the top notch approach to...
  21. Huge difference between this stud's care and...

    Huge difference between this stud's care and Barbaro's. Professional pain management and soft clean bedding make a world of difference just for starters, not to mention the top notch approach to...
  22. I think they thought the stud was dead at first,...

    I think they thought the stud was dead at first, then they realized he was alive and then they found out that the owners were well aware of the situation and had been for quite some time.
  23. I kinda think the animals in question were in a...

    I kinda think the animals in question were in a more remote section of the barn with the lights off ... and then a bunch of people accidentally discovered them and sort of went into shock.
  24. I believe they contacted the Sheriff.

    I believe they contacted the Sheriff.
  25. One of the FB groups that I'm on posted links to...

    One of the FB groups that I'm on posted links to the photos and the story. They are / were closely related to the person that discovered the horse and took the photos. Those photos were then posted...
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