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    Always check return policies on anything you buy...

    Always check return policies on anything you buy anywhere!
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    Showing is certainly not the be all and end all...

    Showing is certainly not the be all and end all but it does show what you can do or produce. Having success with your horses or students in the show ring is what a lot of students or owners are...
  3. BTW, Arabian WORKING hunters (as opposed to the...

    BTW, Arabian WORKING hunters (as opposed to the hunter PLEASURE horses) are expected to perform and look like any other working hunter and are judged accordingly. Go to one of the bigger Arabian...
  4. One must pick an INDIVIDUAL suited to the...

    One must pick an INDIVIDUAL suited to the discipline and doesn't matter what the breed. Some horses are really good jumpers but if they don't have the ability to calmly march down the lines in the...
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    Best thing to do (besides braiding) is to get a...

    Best thing to do (besides braiding) is to get a job that pays you money! Showing is expensive and though you can save money in various ways on trainer fees, shipping, food, etc, show fees are pretty...
  6. Thread: Pan Am games

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    Pan Am games

    US has been doing very well at the Pan Am games but I was wondering why there has not been much being said about the games.
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    I just read somewhere that the "not for hire" is...

    I just read somewhere that the "not for hire" is more of a target than a protection!
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    Good job! BTW, your toes are fine!

    Good job! BTW, your toes are fine!
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    I get this message from this guy probably at...

    I get this message from this guy probably at least once a month! Sometimes he wants lessons for his kid instead of board. Good try buddy, go scam someone else!
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    Findeight answered my question well. I was...

    Findeight answered my question well. I was watchingthe live feed from the Brandywine show and several that I watched swapped in the two stride. One still scored well into the 80's so as stated above,...
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    Swapping in front of a jump

    since I have a horse with a tendency to want to swap unless ridden accurately and kept straight, etc , I look for unauthorized swaps when I watch the big competitions online. I did see quite a few...
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    Swapping in front of a jump

    Since I have a horse that has a tendency to swap in front of a jump unless ridden very accurately and kept straight, etc, I watch for that when I watch the big competitions online. Watching the...
  13. Thread: Hunter Derby

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    walking your horse around is no guarantee he will...

    walking your horse around is no guarantee he will still want to jump the jump with his rider!
  14. Thread: GGT footing

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    I found my 10 mover tripping a lot in that...

    I found my 10 mover tripping a lot in that footing and we had to change his shoes to help him. A rolex contender friend had to have her horses shoes changed during the event to help him on the...
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    I agree with not using food except maybe a treat...

    I agree with not using food except maybe a treat once she is in and secure. What I would try and like the others said, every day and with tons of patience, lead her to the trailer and if she will...
  16. Thread: Warrenton

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    First time at hunter breeding but long in the...

    First time at hunter breeding but long in the horse show world! Yes, he has been wearing a bridle and yes we have a good braider. We will go to a show or two ahead of time
  17. I showed in England quite a few years ago and it...

    I showed in England quite a few years ago and it was quite different than here and I hear that Germany and the other places are even more different!
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    We are in west central PA training board is $800/...

    We are in west central PA training board is $800/ regular board is $550 Both include stalls, bedding, any amount of hay as needed, grain as needed, adding supplements that owners purchase on their...
  19. Thread: Warrenton

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    We are going to stay at a friends place about 1/2...

    We are going to stay at a friends place about 1/2 hour away-better get on that and ask! The horse was nominated and we thought it would be fun to take him out to see the world. Junior Johnson is...
  20. Thread: Warrenton

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    Warrenton

    Talk to me about showing yearlings there. We have a nice yearling and a good handler but would like to know more as we have never been.
  21. The Arabian Horse Association and I am sure other...

    The Arabian Horse Association and I am sure other breeds have programs to introduce horses to the public and invite them to come to shows and barns sign up to participate. I think it is a great idea...
  22. We as owners and exhibitors need to be able to...

    We as owners and exhibitors need to be able to interact with the rare appearances of the public at our show and be polite and encouraging within the bounds of safety. Niceto let the public know we...
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    When explaining the difference between hunters...

    When explaining the difference between hunters and jumpers (I HATE the term "hunterjumper"!!) I explain that hunters are kind of like figure skating where jumpers are more like hockey. Really helps...
  24. Starting a baby I find is easier because you do...

    Starting a baby I find is easier because you do it your way and your method and not having to redo or undo negative things. Though the OTTB has been exposed to lots of things, easy enough to teach a...
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    I would ignore them or do the southern thing:...

    I would ignore them or do the southern thing: "well bless your heart"! but if I found out they were working with my horse when I wasn't there, heads would roll!
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