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    If I see a tack shop in my travels, I will stop...

    If I see a tack shop in my travels, I will stop and have a look see but I don't really hunt them down. When I was in Reno a few years ago and had nothing else to do and was just driving around seeing...
  2. Try schooling a horse over PVC pipe rails and...

    Try schooling a horse over PVC pipe rails and then see what kind of respect he gives his jumps! We could use the word "sturdy" for the top rail! LOL!

    Pet peeve words: Stud as in :I have a stud"...
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    As above but also make sure there are no health...

    As above but also make sure there are no health issues that prevent a clean change. Very important also not to canter around corners on the wrong lead. Stop and correct and then carry on but like...
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    I called and for a mere two payments of 49.99 you...

    I called and for a mere two payments of 49.99 you can own this book. For $10 more you can also get a CD and the shipping was like 24! You will get an email so you can tell a story about your USEF...
  5. Takes time-working long and low will do wonders...

    Takes time-working long and low will do wonders but you can only work with the conformation you have and if she has a high set on neck then that won't change. You need to teach her to accept the bit...
  6. don't ever think a protective mare would not put...

    don't ever think a protective mare would not put some hurting on that cougar! I would have been more worried about his health than the baby! If you have never seen a mare go into protective/attack...
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    No pelhams for Arabian sport horse in hand. Horse...

    No pelhams for Arabian sport horse in hand. Horse should stay at your shoulder. Horse in front of you is never a good idea, no matter what breed or discipline!
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    My horse has a very brittle tail at the top so I...

    My horse has a very brittle tail at the top so I only braid his tail for the big shows, mane gets done at every show. Most horses eventually get used to braided tails, especially if you make it...
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    I used to ride a jumper that would just be...

    I used to ride a jumper that would just be totally cuckoo if you jumped outside the ring so we just flatted and went in. He was careful and scopey but a beast to ride but he did lay down clean trips!
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    A lighter shoe in front and exercises to free the...

    A lighter shoe in front and exercises to free the shoulder such as shoulder in and leg yielding can improve the movement a bit and of course like you were saying, working from behind, using the back...
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    glad to hear all this as I just started by thin...

    glad to hear all this as I just started by thin 29 yo tb gelding on this as an additive
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    Thanks for that clarification-helps with...

    Thanks for that clarification-helps with shopping! I have a few of the Royal Supremes and I love them! I also have a couple pair of the Trophy Hunters and love those as well! I do not like the low...
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    Sandy Young does show arabs saddle seat so might...

    Sandy Young does show arabs saddle seat so might be a place if you want to go that way!
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    Pre show grooming starts long before show day...

    Pre show grooming starts long before show day with good feeding and health care and of course frequent good grooming. All this makes pre show pretty simple-a bath, a trim, and a good grooming!
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    fivegaited-Interestingly enough, many years ago...

    fivegaited-Interestingly enough, many years ago there was quite a saddlebred contingent in the Pittsburgh area. Justabout Farms was big and a top trainer form back in the day, Charlie Hatcher was...
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    A friend did that for a restless horse for...

    A friend did that for a restless horse for farrier and it worked
  17. MC Elf was last registered to Emily Brock in...

    MC Elf was last registered to Emily Brock in Maryland in2003
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    having spent a lot of time dog watching for...

    having spent a lot of time dog watching for various owners, many are surprised that when left at home, dogs tend to sleep (unless they are puppies then they look for trouble!) until their people...
  19. You will possibly find that if you sign up with...

    You will possibly find that if you sign up with one of the top trainers programs you will more than likely be working with an assistant. These people are generally pretty good themselves so still a...
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    always pronounce the "t"s. Had a radio newscaster...

    always pronounce the "t"s. Had a radio newscaster here at one time who dropped the 't"s in lots of words like kitten, and it drove me crazy!
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    I am NOT judging the Op's request but I am poking...

    I am NOT judging the Op's request but I am poking fun when someone asks what is appropriate and brand names are brought up. Particularly when a newbie asks the question and are scared off by $1000...
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    There is a Potomac Horse Center and Teela Wooket...

    There is a Potomac Horse Center and Teela Wooket page on FB which is well worth checking out. I have been able t reconnect with old friends on that social media!
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    I think I need to charge for every little thing I...

    I think I need to charge for every little thing I do for my boarders!!! At $1000 a month hoof picking should be a simple thing to do for someone when asked for a once in a while occasion! Very poor...
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    I have to chuckle a bit when riders come on...

    I have to chuckle a bit when riders come on asking about attire and everyone gets on with good advice about brands, colors, style, etc. I just wonder what would happen to a rider showing up in the...
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    Cheering for Amanda Wilson and her big grey,...

    Cheering for Amanda Wilson and her big grey, Cody, first timers!
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