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  1. I haven't read through comment so sorry if I...

    I haven't read through comment so sorry if I repeat something.

    Hot nervous horses tend to relax with repetition (maybe not walk 2 steps back to trot ect. but doing calm transitions once every...
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    Thanks for the responses, I will let you guys...

    Thanks for the responses, I will let you guys know how it goes when I get around to this project!
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    DYI bling brow band

    I recently decided that I would make my very own bling Brow band (every dressage diva needs one right!?!)

    I have been on youtube and searched some video's but I was wondering if any cothers have...
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    I haven't read the whole thread but I would go...

    I haven't read the whole thread but I would go have fun, who cares what tack you have, However I would defiantly swap out that clincher brow band....for a crystal encrusted one like this...
  5. I am not sure I fully understand the questions...

    I am not sure I fully understand the questions but I agree with many of the posters. We do movements as a means to the end rather than the end its self. they help a horse go correctly and softly, so...
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    I do have a question for you OP how do you get...

    I do have a question for you OP how do you get your horse to stop spooking with a whip? This is a new concept to me, and boy I would love less spooking in my life(:
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    No offense to every one else but this whip is the...

    No offense to every one else but this whip is the best

    http://www.horze.com/whips/horze-long-dressage-training-whip/42112.html

    because it sparkles. (;
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    SnickleFritz, I understand what you are saying...

    SnickleFritz, I understand what you are saying but, I just want to mention that Carl Hester does dressage 4 times a week and Hacks the horses out 2 times a week and then they get a day off, and if...
  9. I am loving my Horze Toulouse Pad, I have only...

    I am loving my Horze Toulouse Pad, I have only had it for a couple months but I wash it every other week and it still looks good. It has a little more padding than some pads and the underside wicks...
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    If the vet thinks that it would be ok to run some...

    If the vet thinks that it would be ok to run some barrels, then it should be ok. Bring her back slowly (lots and lots of long walks at first) and build her up to it.

    It might be a little harder to...
  11. What a cute horse you have! He looks like such...

    What a cute horse you have!

    He looks like such a gentle soul. I don't really have much to add, but since I am pretty sure that the saddle is one of the greatest inventions ever thought of (I hate...
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    I find this so interesting! I do agree with you...

    I find this so interesting! I do agree with you have to really want it. I do think most riders and most horses are capable of doing a nice second level test, but I know my own mare needs to be ridden...
  13. I haven't read through every thing but I did the...

    I haven't read through every thing but I did the same thing for years and year I thought that being a trainer was my end goal, I even worked full time as a working student, but my second working...
  14. I would like to disagree with the ribbons. I...

    I would like to disagree with the ribbons. I think there are many programs that are based on scores already in place.

    Like the Medals or horse awards where they give you something a lot nicer...
  15. So true alto in I went to school in Idaho and...

    So true alto in I went to school in Idaho and found some bulgy hip rust colored breeches. Boy what a find (;
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    I have on course breeches they are opaque. But at...

    I have on course breeches they are opaque. But at a show I went to recently I learned white breeches and rain should not mix 0:
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    I love every ones comments, I personally wondered...

    I love every ones comments, I personally wondered if it were more a time thing than anything else, because if I only ride my horse 3/4 times a week she seems to loose her fitness and has a hard time...
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    Ahh I do respect that, the sitting trot can be a...

    Ahh I do respect that, the sitting trot can be a beast!
  19. I think it depends entirely on the spook. If...

    I think it depends entirely on the spook.

    If she is legitimately spooking and is frightened ignore the spook completely just gently ask her to get back to work, try not to grab at the reins or...
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    Why does there seem to be a 2nd level wall

    I guess this is a bit of a Philosophical Question, but it seems like there are many riders at training and first level, but at least in my area once you reach second the numbers dwindle drastically....
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    yay so glad its improving! another thing to so...

    yay so glad its improving!

    another thing to so if you feel confident is to bring them to the walk, ask for forward nicely if not blast in to a full gallop, slowly balance the horse again bring...
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    I personally felt that first test 2 to be an...

    I personally felt that first test 2 to be an akward test to ride, It just didn't seem to flow as well as test 3. So that is my personal Opinion.

    I do dressage but went to a 2 phase last year just...
  23. Eek I was glad to see horse and rider get up,...

    Eek I was glad to see horse and rider get up, hopefully no one was hurt!

    I have done, a similar thing (albeit I don't really remember it) but I was cantering my horse on a 20 meter circle next...
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    Another thing that might help is to "push" your...

    Another thing that might help is to "push" your tummy forward with the bounce, It goes along with what Meup said. almost think of mini posting every stride but don't actually let your butt come out...
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    I felt like the pair has improved a lot and did...

    I felt like the pair has improved a lot and did very well, there were a few baubles but they haven't been out for 2 years I feel like that is to be expected.

    I thought Totilas looked nice and...
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