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    Can't give you an opinion on seat size. I...

    Can't give you an opinion on seat size.
    I squish into a 17". The 17s ride generous. Not sure about the 16s.

    However, what I do know is that these saddles have upswept panals. You won't need to...
  2. His front end is questionable, just as everyone...

    His front end is questionable, just as everyone has mentioned.

    Also, sigh, pasture pets should be fat and happy.
    His body condition could use an increase.
  3. Yup. I ride early in the morning and don't go to...

    Yup. I ride early in the morning and don't go to shows.
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    I'm confused.. why don't you order the same...

    I'm confused.. why don't you order the same saddle you test drive?

    The prestige website shows the flap options I believe...
  5. The Albion Original Comfort has a 4" twist. It...

    The Albion Original Comfort has a 4" twist.
    It was the first dressage saddle I owned. I thought I loved it.
    Well I did, on my small moving Arab Quarter horse.

    When I upgraded horses I had to...
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    He stood up quite high... His hocks are on the...

    He stood up quite high...
    His hocks are on the straight side... Hard to tell if he'll be hard to get through enough for the dresssge
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    So pretty. But very expensive and you have to...

    So pretty. But very expensive and you have to water the crap out of those bushes until they are established. And then prune often.

    One side of our arena sides with the hick neighbors property. My...
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    I supplement with taurine. And I use ice cube...

    I supplement with taurine.
    And I use ice cube portions.
    I weighed out his portions according to the weight ratio on the website.

    He still gets Greenies too. Crunchies for teeth.
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    He's cute.

    He's cute.
  10. Mustard all the way. Wish they had a video. He...

    Mustard all the way. Wish they had a video.
    He has a pedigree I love.

    The first gelding looks odd behind. Short on the white hind. Our maybe just a hip drop.
    I don't like the way the 3rd...
  11. Thread: half halt

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    a calm whoa works nicely. I never understood...

    a calm whoa works nicely.
    I never understood the loud riders. I would imagine it would annoy the crap out of the horse...it's ears ARE right there..

    In all seriousness, A spooky horse really...
  12. just a side note. you have a 6 year old mare...

    just a side note.

    you have a 6 year old mare on your fb page stated as 17.5h.
    ya miiiiiiight want to edit that. 17.5 hand = 18.1 hands.
    not to mention....
  13. same as a regular horse who is an easy keeper and...

    same as a regular horse who is an easy keeper and is barefoot.

    the big difference is going to be with training. Will you have to pay for breaking/starting/early training or will you do it...
  14. don't feel bad about being stuck in this stage....

    don't feel bad about being stuck in this stage. the grief is real. It allows you to feel close to him even though he is gone. The memories will always be painful but that is a good thing. It is a...
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    Raw diet saved my cat!

    I know there are lots of people who post here concerned with their pet's seasonal or food allergies.

    Quick background:
    I have Selkirk Rex (cat). Plagued with chronic ear infections. These ear...
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    Its so individual. I work out between 8-10pm...

    Its so individual.

    I work out between 8-10pm and then eat a huge dinner and then go to bed.

    If I ever need a sleep aid the only one that works for me is Doxylamine Succinate.
    Benedryl...
  17. shut down shop. lol the horses have to come in...

    shut down shop. lol

    the horses have to come in and everyone is under fans. with a huge fan blowing right down the barn isle.
    Our bunny usually is moved in doors. However she has been doing well...
  18. Thread: half halt

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    If you ride a horse who spooks at every jump...

    If you ride a horse who spooks at every jump judge...that would be a free half halt.
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    I always ship in two halters. The nice halter...

    I always ship in two halters. The nice halter goes on the bottom, and the trailer halter on top.

    Then if something like that happens, 1. the shitty trailer halter is the one to break, 2. the...
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    I saw no results from it.

    I saw no results from it.
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    seams right pads rock. They have a super duper...

    seams right pads rock.
    They have a super duper high wither relief option.

    http://www.seamsright.com/

    I am willing to say it is the nicest saddle pad that I own. It also washes the best and...
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    ya that stinks. very expensive vest too. I was...

    ya that stinks. very expensive vest too.
    I was thrilled with the RP peeps.

    Fully custom vest in 10 days (from Europe) for 210 bucks. I worked directly with the company via email.
  23. my Prestige cantle has been yellow for years....

    my Prestige cantle has been yellow for years. It's a 10 year old saddle.
    I don't clean tack...therefore I didn't do anything to cause it to turn yellow.

    what gives!?
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    I ordered a custom Rodney Powell from Europe. ...

    I ordered a custom Rodney Powell from Europe.
    It took 10 days. I couldn't believe how quickly it arrived.
    CRAY!
  25. This advice is amazing. This person deserves a...

    This advice is amazing. This person deserves a champion person award.
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