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    Don't you mean inside leg to outside rein? Have...

    Don't you mean inside leg to outside rein? Have the horse on the outside rein, use the inside rein to create bend, but the horse should stay ON the outside rein.
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    [QUOTE=NoDQhere;8235849]IMO, anything "electric"...

    [QUOTE=NoDQhere;8235849]IMO, anything "electric" that does not break when an animal becomes entangled in it is REALLY an accident waiting to happen. /QUOTE]

    THIS.

    I won't have the stuff at the...
  3. Are you sure you want one? These types of vans...

    Are you sure you want one? These types of vans are very popular in Europe because Pick up trucks aren't very common. They are taller, very heavy....you'd one 4 wheel drive if parking in many of...
  4. Ute Busse is in Maryhill a small town just...

    Ute Busse is in Maryhill a small town just Northwest of Guelph. She's an excellent coach.
  5. When I get stung by a bee or wasp I find the...

    When I get stung by a bee or wasp I find the nearest patch of Plantain...the weed...not the banana:), and crush it quickly in my hand and rub the juice on the sting. I'm not sure what is in it...but...
  6. And want to add that I think the bigger problem...

    And want to add that I think the bigger problem is that there are about 12 organizations in total doing the same thing in Canada....that's what seems silly to me. I'm less bothered by having 2...
  7. They are actually doing things very differently. ...

    They are actually doing things very differently. One of the key differences is the selection of a physical type with Canadian Sporthorse as compared to strict pedigree limitations with Canadian...
  8. Rest assured that CW is operating under very...

    Rest assured that CW is operating under very tight oversight of our Federal Government. If they say they are a Distinct Breed...they are a Distinct breed. Purebred is not really a term that apply...
  9. OOPS ...correction. I should have dug a little...

    OOPS ...correction. I should have dug a little deeper before I posted. I'm surprised I haven't been corrected yet.

    The Hanoverian in my example that is registered with the German Verband is ...
  10. You are absolutely right Foxtrot. I think...

    You are absolutely right Foxtrot. I think consolidation makes sense for sure.....of all studbooks.....GOV, German Hanovarian, American Hanoverian, ISR/Old, RPSI, Westfalen, Selle Francais, Belgian...
  11. wow..... again....such an ignorant comment. a...

    wow..... again....such an ignorant comment. a 1/8th warmblood is a 1/8th warmblood of course.....Not actually a warmblood.

    A 3/4 TB can be registered a Germany with the German Hanoverian Verband...
  12. Sorry for your loss. Don't forget about us up in...

    Sorry for your loss. Don't forget about us up in Canada. There are quite a few breeders in Ontario Canada...not farm from Michigan. With the stronger US dollar, prices are quite attractive, and...
  13. WHAAAAT....you guys spray your pastures with 2,4...

    WHAAAAT....you guys spray your pastures with 2,4 D and seriously consider putting your horses back out on it...or anywhere near it.

    That stuff isn't even allowed to be use on lawns in Canada!!! ...
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    I purposely left TB out of my example of "non...

    I purposely left TB out of my example of "non warmblood" breeds since they are commonly used as improvement or refinement blood in all registries. This makes labelling the TB crosses a bit tricky. ...
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    Incorrect.....Warmbloods as a whole are a breed. ...

    Incorrect.....Warmbloods as a whole are a breed. Some of my Warmbloods in my barn could be registered with 3 or 4 Warmblood registries.. If I registered it Oldenburg it would be called an...
  16. Fix the trim. The key to preventing thrush is to...

    Fix the trim. The key to preventing thrush is to have a good wide functioning frog. When the foot is contracted, the frog is pinched and doesn't open up when he walks to get fresh air....and fresh...
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    A studbook is a place to register horses.....a...

    A studbook is a place to register horses.....a community of breeders, and an office to issue birth certificates for horses. Look at the horse in front of you. I've seen trappy gaited, ugly upside...
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    I have owned this model saddle for 4 or 5 years. ...

    I have owned this model saddle for 4 or 5 years. I've had it on a number of different horses, and have had a bunch of different riders use it very regularly and no complaints. They all said it was...
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    I know the big places have their appeal, but as...

    I know the big places have their appeal, but as in Europe some of the very best broodmares in the business are owned by small breeders. Make sure to look for some of those smaller breeders in the...
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    You can disagree, but the fact remains that a TB...

    You can disagree, but the fact remains that a TB can do a lot of things, but as a rule is not built for dressage. Horses come in all shapes and sizes, and you see many horses in the sport of the...
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    Thoroughbreds are bred to gallop, not collect and...

    Thoroughbreds are bred to gallop, not collect and canter uphill. They can do an OK job because so many have such heart and will work for their rider, but are really not built to excel at it and...
  22. I remember you TSWJB. I can't believe it's been...

    I remember you TSWJB. I can't believe it's been 8 years already. I remember your crazy road trip. Glad it was worthwhile.
  23. Come to Canada. I think you'd be pleasantly...

    Come to Canada. I think you'd be pleasantly surprised how far your $20 000 budget would go. $20 000 US translates to about $24 000 CDN dollars. You could get an imported warmblood and not have...
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    Sellers frequently get asked to also pay a...

    Sellers frequently get asked to also pay a commission to the trainer....a seller's commission, without knowledge of the buyer.

    This is why some sales ads are so vague about asking price, quoting...
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    Depends on the coach, but in the H/J world...

    Depends on the coach, but in the H/J world getting a commission on the deal is the norm, even if it doesn't cost them a lot of time. It's just part of the business, if they are involved, they get a...
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