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    Several halters, so he cant break away, as you...

    Several halters, so he cant break away, as you take one off at a time has worked for me. Makes them stop anticipating.
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    I have a few older Med Rambo's for my older...

    I have a few older Med Rambo's for my older horse. I got a young horse three years ago, went Schneiders. I have been very happy, mostly get their sheets and med blankets.

    In fact, right now, both...
  3. Do you use both reins when asking to slow down?...

    Do you use both reins when asking to slow down? You had said she braces against the bit, if so, I would only use one rein to down shift.

    Do you know the one way stop? I rarely use it, but know it...
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    I agree that a lot of trailers would be cooler if...

    I agree that a lot of trailers would be cooler if had decent air movement, I was talking about THAT trailer that was in the pics. That would be VERY hot, imo!

    I would rather tie my horse TO the...
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    The one in the pic looks like it has VERY little...

    The one in the pic looks like it has VERY little air movement, so I would tie my horse outside, never would leave it in that trailer at all. There was comments that led to me believe it was warm,...
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    NO!! Inside a trailer on a hot day is very close...

    NO!! Inside a trailer on a hot day is very close to being in a car, NOT a good idea!!

    If tied outside, the horse will have air. Have you ever seen horses outside grazing in the sun on a hot...
  7. I am not sure, been over two years since I...

    I am not sure, been over two years since I looked, I seem to remember there was a sale in Missouri, BUT didn't have the prestige of Pitzer, so some horses may be misrepresented.

    That is one thing...
  8. I went in April, 2013, was my first time doing...

    I went in April, 2013, was my first time doing anything like that.

    Will go down as one of the BEST weekend's EVER! Was totally outside my box and everything that could go right, did....

    I have...
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    WOW, who freaking peed in YOUR cheerios?!? WOW,...

    WOW, who freaking peed in YOUR cheerios?!? WOW, I just had a very good experience buying one of their saddles. My horse was hard to fit, too wide for Tucker. He is a QH, btw.

    I stand by my...
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    Look at Steele Saddles.... They have "TRY...

    Look at Steele Saddles....

    They have "TRY before you buy", three week loaner program. I have a hard to fit horse, tried their saddles, EXTREMELY comfortable and fit my horse.

    They fit...
  11. You get what you pay for, I got a Wintec WESTERN...

    You get what you pay for, I got a Wintec WESTERN saddle for my hubby that rarely rides. It is AWEFUL!! I cant ride in it for more than 45 mins, is just really uncomfortable!!

    You may like a...
  12. I have an older horse that is semi retired. I put...

    I have an older horse that is semi retired. I put a LOT of miles on him in the 12yrs I have had him. Mostly trail miles. I think he enjoyed getting out, so since weather has gotten nicer, I have...
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    Glad you figured it out!! I was at the Road to...

    Glad you figured it out!! I was at the Road to the Horse, last weekend, so just saw this.

    Keep it in mind, you are ALWAYS training, whenever you are w/your horse.

    I am kinda a good manners...
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    EXACTLY, I can jump around, touch or move ANY...

    EXACTLY, I can jump around, touch or move ANY part of their body, I am the boss.

    Their space is MINE, I can go anywhere, they are NOT allowed in my space uninvited at all. It their job to move...
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    Oh, I missed that. OP, did you call them? Eric...

    Oh, I missed that.

    OP, did you call them? Eric said they can send out mold.

    From their website "Our standard fit to the horse is fitting 85-90% of the horses that we send it out to regardless...
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    http://steelesaddle.com/product-category/steele-sa...

    http://steelesaddle.com/product-category/steele-saddles/page/2/

    All of them come w/out a horn if you prefer. They are very comfortable, very deep seat, just have a sweet spot.

    I have a hard...
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    Speaking of Pitzer, they just released the Spring...

    Speaking of Pitzer, they just released the Spring sale catalog online today....

    http://pitzerranch.net/pdf/spr15catalog.pdf

    Sure brings back memories:)
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    Heides Joe Song was eligible, but he is almost 7...

    Heides Joe Song was eligible, but he is almost 7 yrs old. I can NOT believe it has been almost TWO years already.

    My friend & I did think about going to one of the fall sales & the Invitational....
  19. I haul a lot of different people. One lady can...

    I haul a lot of different people. One lady can take forever IF I let her!

    How I handle her is I give her a CERTAIN time we need to leave by, so if she wants to come really early, she can.

    Now,...
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    Learn the one way stop, practice until it is 2nd...

    Learn the one way stop, practice until it is 2nd nature, ONLY ride horses have been trained for it.

    Will really help your confidence to be able to stop a horse by just pulling back one rein.
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    I will fess up!! Let me just say, my friend had...

    I will fess up!! Let me just say, my friend had gone to college in Montana, so had gone to the Billings sale before a few times.

    She had said on the drive there, if I wanted, she would bid for me....
  22. I just saw this thread, thought I would add my...

    I just saw this thread, thought I would add my experience.

    Two years ago, I bought an almost 4 yr old, Nu King Chex. When I got him he was a little downhill, not bad, as he has grown, he keeps...
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    Isnt it a FUN experience?!? If it was closer, I...

    Isnt it a FUN experience?!? If it was closer, I would go just to go, esp to watch the competition, but I think it could be dangerous too, lol.

    I am full on horses, not in the market for one, but...
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    LJStarkey can help you w/closer places. That is...

    LJStarkey can help you w/closer places. That is one thing, you gotta go where the ranches ARE to get a ranch horse in most situations.

    Can you fly, then have the horse shipped? There were tons of...
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    I was in the same boat back in 2013, so on a...

    I was in the same boat back in 2013, so on a whim, decided to go to Nebraska, the Pitzar Ranch Spring Sale. Was 11 hours going, 12 hours coming home. This was something TOTALLY outside my box. THANK...
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