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    I didn't say he was stupid ...

    I didn't say he was stupid ...
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    Ah ... thanks for pointing out what I missed ......

    Ah ... thanks for pointing out what I missed ... silly me for jumping to conclusions after speed reading the post ... the Harvard attorney that I know was involved in embezzlement, fraud, real estate...
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    Why does it not surprise me he is a Harvard...

    Why does it not surprise me he is a Harvard attorney.
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    And the warm up ring could incorporate the...

    And the warm up ring could incorporate the parking lots so people could jump over an in and out of Mercedes Benz' and Porches.
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    Maybe someone could pass a law that turns Florida...

    Maybe someone could pass a law that turns Florida into a Commonwealth ...
  6. Agree with the above.

    Agree with the above.
  7. And "positive tension" is not what I would call...

    And "positive tension" is not what I would call "tense" ... there is tension in just picking up the reins with a light contact ... so going on that, one should be able to explain tense vs tense ........
  8. "Lacking in tension" as it applies to the test of...

    "Lacking in tension" as it applies to the test of the training of a dressage horse ... so it must be "on the aids" ... a western pleasure horse is not ... in terms of dressage definitions ... between...
  9. Since there is a lot of confusion about what...

    Since there is a lot of confusion about what "classical" means, and to a certain extent justifiably so, one description that I tend to like is "relaxed" ... and even that can be misconstrued ... how...
  10. ^ I replied to the post you made with the QUOTE...

    ^ I replied to the post you made with the QUOTE that I posted along with my reply .... I would think that would be clear enough ...
  11. Spellwreck strikes again ... there should be a...

    Spellwreck strikes again ... there should be a doesn't instead of a does to ....

    Velvet ... I'm not going through this entire thread trying to figure out whose response to who ....
  12. Uh ... I thought the article was addressing that...

    Uh ... I thought the article was addressing that just because one is competing at the top of the sport does to mean it is "successful" in terms of correct work ...
  13. It can take quite a while for those cracks to...

    It can take quite a while for those cracks to heal ... I'd go to a hackamore.
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    Just don't slip and fall on the cat's little...

    Just don't slip and fall on the cat's little frozen prizes.
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    :lol:

    :lol:
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    Actually you can ventilate without having things...

    Actually you can ventilate without having things drafty. Depends on how the barn is built. High ceilings and openings well above the height of the horses will vent everything up and out ... heat...
  17. Horses prefer quiet no matter how well they are...

    Horses prefer quiet no matter how well they are schooled. So, you can train them to accept a bomb going off and all kinds of chaos, but they really love a peaceful quiet barn. That is their nature.
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    I think it is very doable. I used to do it in the...

    I think it is very doable. I used to do it in the old days with an instructor that I rode under, so she knew me, my bad habits, and my horse at the time. We discussed various exercises that would...
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    I'm confused. It sounds like you are running your...

    I'm confused. It sounds like you are running your barn the way it should be run. I didn't read the EN article.

    Barns should not be heated and drafts should be eliminated. The body heat from the...
  20. Personally, if I intend to continue owning...

    Personally, if I intend to continue owning horses, I want to know why they died. It can even help with safety issues to understand why a horse just dropped out from under you. Same with my dogs. If...
  21. And a lot of horses get injured while being...

    And a lot of horses get injured while being jumped on certain drugs and they never even make it into the "show ring". They end up on a meat truck.

    ETA: and some of those were very nice horses that...
  22. I worked for a large animal vet, so yes, I have...

    I worked for a large animal vet, so yes, I have witnessed a necropsy.

    I love my animals, but for the sake of all of them, I think science should prevail ... vets are trained to treat the body...
  23. We should have mandatory necropsies if a horse...

    We should have mandatory necropsies if a horse dies at a public venue. That should be part of a 'best practices' criteria in the horse industry.
  24. On the social media pages, I think there was a...

    On the social media pages, I think there was a rather humorous dialog between Mike Plumb and Denny Emerson that went something like .... Mike told Denny that Denny always looks handsome and tall in...
  25. Anybody here think Hans Peter Minderhoud is going...

    Anybody here think Hans Peter Minderhoud is going to look bad on a horse in his 70s or even his 80s? I heard Bill Steinkraus still plays polo ... and I heard that back when he was in his 70s at that...
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