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  1. A good all around QH will get 6 figures. These...

    A good all around QH will get 6 figures. These would place at the world but not necessarily win it. I know a WC HUS who only did one event that was priced at 250K but didn't sell for that . A...
  2. So full on disclosure, I show breed shows and...

    So full on disclosure, I show breed shows and don't use this (because I could never get the thing reloaded). They use really short tags and the pads are thicker.I use safety pins. Point the opening...
  3. this is what breed show riders use on western pads

    http://www.amazon.com/b?node=490652011
    Breed show exhibitors use these to attach the number to prevent snags on the expensive woven show pads. Anything that has a laminated or plastic cover is not...
  4. I was hesitant to post this because of my role in...

    I was hesitant to post this because of my role in the debacle, but please enjoy at my expense:
    County 4-h fair, late in the afternoon on a hot July day... all players are getting punch drunk and are...
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    d) Snaffle or Hackamore entries may be shown with...

    d) Snaffle or Hackamore entries may be shown with both hands on the reins or with one hand on the reins, as long as that hand is not be changed. When showing with both hands on the reins, the rider’s...
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    Current NSBA rules state that the curb is...

    Current NSBA rules state that the curb is optional. Riders can ride with one hand (even in a hack or snaffle) but the reins must be bridged when riding with a snaffle.
    I know that some trainers...
  7. It is evident that you are not completely versed...

    It is evident that you are not completely versed in the cc math standards. Each grade in the elementary has a fluency requirement. We generally teach fluency through those speed tests you give your...
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    APHA does not require hypp testing. To qualify...

    APHA does not require hypp testing. To qualify for the open world show, is is a matter of how many times shown in a particular period of time, not on points earned. If the foal is solid (I don't know...
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    Honestly, I think it is to protect his family...

    Honestly, I think it is to protect his family jewels because his stirrups are so long:eek:. I know that standing in too long of stirrups makes it harder to stay up and harder to sit down gently.
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    SHW320.3 In all English classes, riders should...

    SHW320.3 In all English classes, riders should wear hunt coats of traditional colors such as navy, dark green, grey, black or brown. Maroon and red are improper. Breeches are to be of traditional...
  11. Hey Plumcreek, I know the dam of that stud pretty...

    Hey Plumcreek, I know the dam of that stud pretty well. I tried to buy her as a three. She is amazing and doesn't have a lot of foals on the ground. That stud is so much like the dam. Get yourself a...
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    Although clones are genetic duplicates of one...

    Although clones are genetic duplicates of one parent, environment will play a role in their physical and emotional development. It isn't as if one could create a clone of Zippo Pine Bar and expect...
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    Thanks, I will look into the Dy'on.

    Thanks, I will look into the Dy'on.
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    Ergonomic Bridles

    I a looking for a bridle whose crown piece is cut back to fit around the horse's ears. I know Antares does one, but I am looking for other (more economical) options.

    Can anyone direct me to a...
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    Pony, this horse doesn't have any points for the...

    Pony, this horse doesn't have any points for the past three years in AQHA. I checked the leveling points, which are free, but only go back three years.
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    Hi Rambler When a right or left diagonal is...

    Hi Rambler
    When a right or left diagonal is specified, the judge expects you to rise with that front leg; right diagonal - right front leg, left diagonal - left front leg.

    The trick is that you...
  17. [/Ask about "The Green Wall". Is it still...

    [QUOTE][/Ask about "The Green Wall". Is it still there? Of course, there is now an larger official 'night club' on site.QUOTE]

    Yes, the green wall is still there ( it's a bar in the Gilligan...
  18. They really are cool. And can be difficult to...

    They really are cool. And can be difficult to ride because they are smart and can be opinionated (I know what I'm doing-- leave me alone already).

    I have a friend who owns a great one who is still...
  19. 1. Many of the HUS horses are also allaround...

    1. Many of the HUS horses are also allaround horses that may show in western classes as well. The nice thing about AQHA is that you can ride a huntseater in multiple classes if jumping is not your...
  20. You did indeed hijack the thread, so why bother...

    You did indeed hijack the thread, so why bother with your opening line. MVP would like to see what Congress is about. Your comment was quite snarky and gave MVP no added information.
    Since you...
  21. I would suggest at least 3 days;one to gawk, one...

    I would suggest at least 3 days;one to gawk, one to shop, and one to just sit and watch the horses. I think the parking pass that gets you onto the show grounds is 75$ and the daily pass is $25 (no...
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    Ohio here. We lost a lot of shingles, and the...

    Ohio here. We lost a lot of shingles, and the neighbors down the street had a tree down on their truck.We also had our electricity off for almost 24 hours- not fun under any circumstances, but...
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    The Red Bud in OK City, Frankfort KY shows at...

    The Red Bud in OK City,
    Frankfort KY shows at lakeside arena
    The Big A in Conyurs GA (I think)

    The Red Bud just added a go-round of the hunter classic. Each go-round has its own purse (1,000...
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    Many thanks

    Thank you, we have looked at lupus, and when I have been on prednisone for soft tissue injuries I have really felt good,
    I know part of it has to be the Vit D, but we can't do a titer for two more...
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    Calling all armchair MDs

    Ok, I' m not really looking for a diagnosis, I am actually working with a rheumy. I am curious if anyone has had similar issues and how it turned out for them.....
    I have delt with very tender hand...
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