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    Few things mess up a truck more than plowing!

    Few things mess up a truck more than plowing!
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    I have a horse, dark bay, with the idiopathic...

    I have a horse, dark bay, with the idiopathic virtiglio around his eyes and that in the winter extends down to his muzzle and shrinks in the summer. I have tried every thing anyone has suggested or I...
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    I sold a very nice horse to a 17 yo a fewyears...

    I sold a very nice horse to a 17 yo a fewyears ago and she was very mature and adult thru the whole process. Age doesn't matter as long as the young person is able to follow thru.
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    Sad that so many trainers will take advantage of...

    Sad that so many trainers will take advantage of people with money who need guidance in a world they truly do not understand. More of these unscrupulous individuals should be named publically at...
  5. for all of you with horses on full board, give a...

    for all of you with horses on full board, give a moment of thought to those who need to get to work to care for your horse!
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    I helped a friend do surveys for doctorate and...

    I helped a friend do surveys for doctorate and saw the frustration when not enough of her subjects took the few minutes to fill them out so I do try to do these to help!
  7. More inside leg to help straighten the horse and...

    More inside leg to help straighten the horse and get him balanced
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    I too was a barn rat but our barn had no trainer...

    I too was a barn rat but our barn had no trainer in house so we would go there early in the am, bring our lunch and just play with our horses all day long until a parent drug us home late afternoon....
  9. I like the Pessoa system and it has really helped...

    I like the Pessoa system and it has really helped horses that are having a hard time understanding the concept of moving up from behind to round their back. I use it as a reminder to some older guys...
  10. It's all about testosterone in modern media: the...

    It's all about testosterone in modern media: the hero always rides a stallion because that proves he is so masculine and virile and is in the same class as the unruly, mane tossing stallion! (if...
  11. Over the years we have had visitors to the BO's...

    Over the years we have had visitors to the BO's home and they want to ride. I had some saintly school horses and I would give these people the power lesson to end all power lessons which would often...
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    I don't understand "day care" fee. if you are...

    I don't understand "day care" fee. if you are paying for boarding and the care at home. what makes a show different? Horse is still be cared for as he would at home (not including braiding, etc.)...
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    Every year that we go elk watching up in...

    Every year that we go elk watching up in Benezete, there are tons of people trail riding. don't know if it is organized ride or just groups of friends but may be worth researching. Beautiful country...
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    Lots of places on FB that have pages for selling...

    Lots of places on FB that have pages for selling stuff.
  15. I just read recently that sand in the hindgut can...

    I just read recently that sand in the hindgut can cause this and since you are in Florida-a possibility?
  16. If there is no payment of any kind, be it money...

    If there is no payment of any kind, be it money or services or goods, you can help your trainer all you want and not ruin your amateur status. It goes wrong when the trainer says, hey, if you muck...
  17. I agree with what most everyone here is saying...

    I agree with what most everyone here is saying but I ask the question, why does one want to show at those big AA shows? Even with a super horse one is not as likely to win the top prizes unless one...
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    I did one of my horse out of the Noteworthy model...

    I did one of my horse out of the Noteworthy model since it looked like him in style and facial expression. My horse has very unique face marking so it was easy and a lot of fun to do. Don't think I...
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    Actually, when aBrit refers to "napping" he means...

    Actually, when aBrit refers to "napping" he means the horse doesn't want to leave the barn or gate and will rear and spin.

    I really do not like the term "show pen" which has come into vogue in the...
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    hunterjumper- you may ride both or you ride one...

    hunterjumper- you may ride both or you ride one or the other but an "and" would make me happy.

    I hate the word "run" unless you are referring to a race horse. When riding with others and someone...
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    Short sleeves are allowed if coats are waived but...

    Short sleeves are allowed if coats are waived but not sleevless
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    Some friends of the owners came to visit the barn...

    Some friends of the owners came to visit the barn and despite non smoking signs, started to light up a cigarette. I told her in no uncertain terms, no smoking and she said, "oh, is the smoke bad for...
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    I would suggest a sit down meeting with all the...

    I would suggest a sit down meeting with all the parents to explain what it takes to go to a show, to compete, and what is needed to compete successfully. Also to tell them your expectations from them...
  24. It is a bit more difficult to show off hunter...

    It is a bit more difficult to show off hunter movement in a dressage saddle but you can give it a go if you want, you won't be penalized for it but may confuse a judge! I would suggest you either...
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    My vet doesn't have a clinic so if she needs to...

    My vet doesn't have a clinic so if she needs to put a horse down, the owner is responsible for disposal and many are on their own properties so can bury.
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