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  1. Thanks all. Yes i was apprehensive but wondered...

    Thanks all. Yes i was apprehensive but wondered if there was some way to do it but clearly not. I don't want to risk another wreck so will have to just suck it uo and hitch and unhitch when i need...
  2. Trailer Training, Need some ideas for securing Trailer without Vehicle attached.

    Yes I know you are not supposed to load a horse without the trailer being attached to a vehicle but I am trying to figure some way to secure it to a post or something.

    History. I have a horse who...
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    And weren't PETA after him as well? if i was...

    And weren't PETA after him as well?

    if i was him and had suffered all the negativity of the Toto disaster and subsequent backlash I think I would be fairly disillusioned with the sport too and...
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    It is. Can you advise the reasoning fetlocks and...

    It is. Can you advise the reasoning fetlocks and stifle Sixpoundfarm? This is new territory for me.
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    Pre Purchase X-rays. How many?

    I am about to embark on my most expensive horse buying exercise of my life.

    Its 16 K which I know is not a lot to some people but to me its huge. All of my other purchases have been 6k and...
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    She doesnt get away with the behaviour. I will...

    She doesnt get away with the behaviour. I will growl and reinforce the aid. After some time she will either give it up and improve for the rest of the ride or just keep it up and continue to argue. ...
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    Cranky mare lashes out to leg aids.

    I have a 4.5 yr old mare who is very crabby to the leg. It seems to be particularly one sided. To the left mostly. When you put leg on her she pushes against it and if you insist she lashes crabs...
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    Oh gosh yes I am definitely crooked. Its not a...

    Oh gosh yes I am definitely crooked. Its not a revelation to me. Ive known it for a very long time. I Was fully aware it was affecting my horse in ways like swinging his hindquarters but never...
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    I wish it was that easy. We have chased him...

    I wish it was that easy.
    We have chased him with lunge whips with me on him, we have smacked, we have tapped, we have wopped and I can tell you it does not work because of blockages. We have...
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    Another Uodate. I have ridden bareback. Its...

    Another Uodate. I have ridden bareback. Its been a very very long time but my horse who has never been ridden bareback either and was a bit surprised at first was a true gentleman.
    I donned...
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    Ok you have convinced me. I used to ride...

    Ok you have convinced me. I used to ride bareback alot as a kid and had to wait 5 years before I even got a saddle. I went everywhere including galloping on the trails. I will see how well my...
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    Yes I have tried several trainers and have done...

    Yes I have tried several trainers and have done clinics with several more. Hacking out does not help really. He dawdles on a loose rein with a pretty bored type of attitude. I am thinking maybe...
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    Hes not actually a cob . Hes a cob x but looks...

    Hes not actually a cob . Hes a cob x but looks more kike a Warmblood as hes thrown more to the TB in type. But definately has a cob attitude. N
    Beleive me we have done the whip tap no leg...
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    UPDATE. For the week I have been just riding in...

    UPDATE. For the week I have been just riding in a half seat and trying to motivate him. I have out up raised trot poles and a small grid. I have tried to make him gallop. Its all a bit fruitless...
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    Hehe no duck butting but it did take me at least...

    Hehe no duck butting but it did take me at least 10 years to fix that one. I do now sit on my butt ( my trainer has commended me on that ) but the toe out thing has been the harder one to correct...
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    Thanks going to try this. Skippedy do dah :)

    Thanks going to try this. Skippedy do dah :)
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    OMG never ever thought of this!! Hunter rider...

    OMG never ever thought of this!! Hunter rider for 30 years. I have been doing dressage now for 15 but have struggled to get any horses beyond where this one currently is. I was forced to give...
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    Eponacelt thats funny. I love the breed but yes...

    Eponacelt thats funny. I love the breed but yes they can be a tad lazy. I have had mine on trails and yes he's a bit better but I don't think gallop is really in his vocab. I would have died and...
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    Going to find the Schaeffer book. I really do...

    Going to find the Schaeffer book. I really do think the blocking is in my upper thighs somewhere. I have a bit of the hunters duck toes and have been told i grip with my knees. No trainer has been...
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    Selling him is not an option. I have sold 2...

    Selling him is not an option. I have sold 2 previously because they were too lazy before I came to the realisation that the problem IS me! I even managed to shut down a mad crazy warmblood. Not to...
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    At my Wits End. Lazy horse /blocked Rider

    I have always struggled with motivating my dressage horse but its got to the point of absolute despair i just don't know what to do. Horse is an 8 yr old welsh cob x. He's solid second level and...
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    Cheers alibi. Same with the snaffle right now so...

    Cheers alibi. Same with the snaffle right now so hopefully on the right track
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    KK Conrad Weymouth Users

    Further to my thread earlier about buying a bit set for a newbie. I am able to only get the weymouth in 21 cm. i see they come in 18 or 21 but the 21 is the only option available. The bradoon is...
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    Thanks guys. Will hunt out the DT article. Yep...

    Thanks guys. Will hunt out the DT article. Yep 50 % off but selling out fast. Not many bradoons left but if I can only get the curb cheap and get the bradoon later from another source its still...
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    Buying a horse its first Weymouth set

    Ok so I am premature by about a year on this but as the sets are so pricey and my saddlery is getting out of Sprenger and so has a 50 percent clearance I thought I might bring my purchase forward....
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