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  1. Jessica Springsteen interviews well and comes...

    Jessica Springsteen interviews well and comes across as very gracious and kind.
  2. Yes, but have you worked along side them in...

    Yes, but have you worked along side them in tactical maneuvers? I have in their training exercises. So I know how they think and how they are trained because I go to the training exercises and...
  3. I've worked with guys in the SWAT team who are...

    I've worked with guys in the SWAT team who are snipers and make it their specialty to shoot and shoot well. It isn't my day job, but has a lot to do with my weekends.

    And no I'm not crying for...
  4. while I'll agree that Matt and Sweat were very...

    while I'll agree that Matt and Sweat were very bad guys, I was trained to shoot by police vets, I know what they are capable of, at least the ones who are expert marksmen, and I think they went...
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    If a doctor did that to me multiple times, I'd...

    If a doctor did that to me multiple times, I'd send him a bill for the amount of my time that he/she wasted.
  6. Sweat was a different matter compared with the...

    Sweat was a different matter compared with the other guy.

    Matt was at closer range from the description and he was shot multiple times in the head. unless he is hydroencephaly, his trunk should...
  7. Or get the Equitests app for your smartphone.

    Or get the Equitests app for your smartphone.
  8. and the thing about hanging your food in a tree...

    and the thing about hanging your food in a tree so the bears won't get it?
    Great! Now they have nothing to eat but you on the ground.
  9. Why would anyone want to spend $$$ to pretend...

    Why would anyone want to spend $$$ to pretend they're homeless for a week?
  10. I agree. I don't think it was a good idea to name...

    I agree. I don't think it was a good idea to name the specific officers involved. Who needs to know that anyway?

    One thing I question is whether Matt really should have been shot in the head. I...
  11. you can find a purple one here: ...

    you can find a purple one here:

    http://www.purpleporcupine.com/
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    I like the full seat breeches as I stick better...

    I like the full seat breeches as I stick better in the saddle. The use of synthetic fabrics is helpful, as full seat breeches made from real leather are very heavy and expensive.
  13. I too, preferred Totilas with Gal. They had a...

    I too, preferred Totilas with Gal. They had a beautiful partnership. There was a certain "Je ne sais quoi" about the two of them that I think is not possible to recreate with a different rider.

    ...
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    OP, maybe go out and buy some breeches that look...

    OP, maybe go out and buy some breeches that look like jeans. Several companies are making things like this. It may be a happy medium between the two.
  15. This is an easy conversation to have: "Hey...

    This is an easy conversation to have:

    "Hey [trainer], I'm glad you student was able to achieve positive results with my saddle but I don't want her borrowing it anymore. However, I'm happy to...
  16. I wish Sjef would cut his hair.

    I wish Sjef would cut his hair.
  17. And recently, a giant python ate a porcupine and...

    And recently, a giant python ate a porcupine and died. Carry on ^2.
  18. Poll: I voted for one hour because that is close to...

    I voted for one hour because that is close to what I do most of the time.

    I generally start with a 10 minute warm-up which is not just for the horse, but for me as well. I like to warm-up at a...
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    I second the comment that it sounds more like a...

    I second the comment that it sounds more like a problem with your boots than the stirrups. Most people I know, myself included, who fiddle with different types of stirrups feel the effect more in the...
  20. Westchester is a group by itself. The barn I used...

    Westchester is a group by itself. The barn I used to ride at as a kid charges $1300/month for board. It is full care (feed, turnout, etc.). It includes about everything you'd need except for lessons....
  21. Thread: TOTD

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    I tried to sin, but they didn't have my size :(

    I tried to sin, but they didn't have my size :(
  22. and when your saddle fitter comes back to reflock...

    and when your saddle fitter comes back to reflock the wool saddle, you can borrow some of the wool to spin some yarn while they work on the saddle - good.
  23. I use to live in CA and had a horse for part of...

    I use to live in CA and had a horse for part of the time I was there. Yes, turnout is a major change for many places in the country. Some horses adjust well and others don't, depending on what they...
  24. Foam is good when you have to ride a lot of...

    Foam is good when you have to ride a lot of different horses and prefer to use a pad with shims to deal with small differences.


    I like wool when I want to have something that will fit my horse...
  25. OP, is the company large enough that you would be...

    OP, is the company large enough that you would be able to find some online reviews on a place like Glassdoor.com? If there are enough reviews, one can throw out the glowing reviews, and the really...
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