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    I, too, disagree with that technique. But be...

    I, too, disagree with that technique. But be that as it may, I just wanted to remind you that slowing the lope is very hard and strenuous for a horse that is used to using momentum to keep going. ...
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    It could be conformation; steep pasterns;...

    It could be conformation; steep pasterns; straight back end. It could be the trim or shoeing. It could be pain in the hocks that won't let him "sit down" on them. It could be conditioning and the...
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    We had to get an ATV with 4 wheel drive to drag...

    We had to get an ATV with 4 wheel drive to drag our ring. The John Deere would pull the drag but it couldn't turn in the sand.
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    It also does that, Flash44. It can also be used...

    It also does that, Flash44. It can also be used to reinforce a command. It also depends on the horse. Some would react badly, some would increase their energy. This particular horse got the...
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    I don't know...my daughter had a problem with her...

    I don't know...my daughter had a problem with her horse swinging his butt away from the mounting block as soon as she reached for the stirrup. She tried all sorts of things.

    One day she got...
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    Glove recommendation

    I love my SSG 10 Below gloves! No more icy finger tips.

    They have an elastic strap and wrist band so they can be taken off and put back on without using a pocket or setting them down. Handy...
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    We were having a perfectly nice conversation...

    We were having a perfectly nice conversation about riding, women helping women, common experiences, solutions and the BOOM. Really, if you have to explain that you're not TRYING to hurt feelings and...
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    Yes, I was offended by Kyzteke. I have to...

    Yes, I was offended by Kyzteke. I have to remember that not all people have the diplomacy gene.

    I appreciate the helpful suggestions made by other posters.
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    Taking lessons...yes! And observing my adult...

    Taking lessons...yes! And observing my adult daughter's lesson. She's going to show 1st level and is schooling some 2nd. Amazing what I pick up at her lessons...I feel I should pay for half. lol
    ...
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    After yesterday's ride, I am doubting my...

    After yesterday's ride, I am doubting my competence to do ANYTHING well while in the saddle. I have had him 7 years....lots of physical ailments/recoveries (mine) and slow do diagnose hock problems...
  11. Sending jingles for a speedy recovery. It sucks...

    Sending jingles for a speedy recovery. It sucks to be laid up. :-(
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    My Morgan is built to be a western horse: short...

    My Morgan is built to be a western horse: short coupled and naturally "collected".

    When I speak of "classical" dressage it's to separate training from other forms of "point and shoot" training. ...
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    Schooling classical dressage

    How many of you school your western horses along the lines of classical dressage?

    I have no plans to compete in western dressage and my horse isn't built to go beyond 1st. level in "regular"...
  14. Thread: Coyote attack

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    How sad. So out of the ordinary. I'm wondering...

    How sad. So out of the ordinary. I'm wondering if it could have been a pack of feral dogs.
  15. Our son is in Duchess Country too. Hopewell...

    Our son is in Duchess Country too. Hopewell Junction, near the interstate and 1 exit east of Walmart.
  16. In Michigan, we call that heavy snow squalls with...

    In Michigan, we call that heavy snow squalls with some accumulation. I joke!
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    I would say that Harry's problems start below 30,...

    I would say that Harry's problems start below 30, also. We'll see what next summer brings. This is the first year I've been able to ride consistently..since August when the footing was...
  18. We are getting a mild winter this year. Big hugs...

    We are getting a mild winter this year. Big hugs for the NE people...our son and his family among them.

    Doing chores last winter was just a nightmare every freakin' day. I'll say a prayer for...
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    Saddling up in snow squalls? YOU ARE HEARTIER...

    Saddling up in snow squalls? YOU ARE HEARTIER than I am!!!

    My Harry is a Morgan too.
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    My baby came from Greensboro, NC. Sometimes I...

    My baby came from Greensboro, NC. Sometimes I catch him looking at the snow and ice and then at me. I'm sure he's asking about when he can go home. Poor thing.

    I felt bad for him when I got...
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    Ours too. In fact, we had to put up an indoor...

    Ours too. In fact, we had to put up an indoor because the wind is so ferocious there. Wide open with no wind breaks. Can't wait 40 years for trees to grow. lol
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    Bluey, you make a good point. He is scheduled...

    Bluey, you make a good point. He is scheduled for the chiro doc and a check on his hocks. Which need injection on a yearly basis...in May. The cold weather, even a few degrees, might be making him...
  23. Thread: Rider position

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    I sit with open hips, relaxed knees and calf...

    I sit with open hips, relaxed knees and calf behind the inseam on the horse. Also lift my bellybutton towards the rafters. If I sit on my pockets, my whole upper body collapses and starts to go...
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    Cold temps and work "ethic"

    Now that I can ride and school year around, I'm noticing a trend and wondered if others have noticed it too. I ride 3-5 times a week when it isn't totally frigid.

    My horse is usually pretty...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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