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    I am VERY glad EqTrainer said it because it is...

    I am VERY glad EqTrainer said it because it is exactly my experience. It sounds so counter-dressage because we always want forward energy. But for an OTTB, you need to show him first, working is not...
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    Just growth, very common. Also be careful with...

    Just growth, very common. Also be careful with your saddle / tack, because with growth they become uncomfortable all of a sudden... very quick, feels like overnight. They do become a testier as they...
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    Of course they don't. I have seen: --The...

    Of course they don't.

    I have seen:
    --The horse simply becomes more sound. Leading to his injury, he has been not very comfortable.
    -- During his lay off, his body shape has changed enough that...
  4. Plus article for Globe and Mail... says nothing...

    Plus article for Globe and Mail... says nothing to me. Just PR. Somebody made a phone call or email to the writer... make news. The article talked more about Mr. CEO than the issue in hand. Who cares...
  5. I still don't see why members of the provincial...

    I still don't see why members of the provincial org has to be automatically become members of EC. They are creating a condition, an artificial one, which makes it unfair to everyone involved, not...
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    I think others have already covered working...

    I think others have already covered working pirouette (1/4).

    Make sure there is quality in the preparation, as well as the exit, very important. I find that explains to the horse what you want,...
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    I do not like Dutch, Trek, Irish, Lusitano,...

    I do not like Dutch, Trek, Irish, Lusitano, Canadian, Freisian.

    Although I know outstanding individuals from each of the above breeds, who I enjoy riding very much. Especially a trek I used to...
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    Cold Spring Farm's pictures are great...

    Cold Spring Farm's pictures are great illustrations of the kind of position you need, before techniques would become very effective.
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    The rider ride in hunt seat. While there is no...

    The rider ride in hunt seat. While there is no place for me to be critical of another discipline, but we are indeed in the dressage forum. The problem is when there is no contact with the horse,...
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    Is that you riding him in the picture...

    Is that you riding him in the picture before/after the conformation one? If that is how he is ridden, that is half of the problem there.

    There is no problem horse, only techniques on how to help...
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    I always use it when I need to use it. Some...

    I always use it when I need to use it. Some horses don't need it, and many do. Once the horse learns to carry himself properly, it will become more comfortable and efficient to carry himself...
  12. A horse that does not respond to leg, is a horse...

    A horse that does not respond to leg, is a horse that does not respect the aids. It is THAT simple. If a horse gets more and more dull during a ride, the rider needs to look into herself, what did I...
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    Free choice hay is not throwing 5 flakes of hay...

    Free choice hay is not throwing 5 flakes of hay in a horse's stall at a time, which a lot of boarders like. If a horse needs free choice hay, it should be administered 1 or 2 flake at a time, but...
  14. Agreed. And whoever wants to be regulated, for...

    Agreed.

    And whoever wants to be regulated, for competitive and standardization purpose, whether you be show organizer or competitor, do so at her heart's content. It is their job, their career.
    ...
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    Congrats and good luck!

    Congrats and good luck!
  16. You have no idea how many people told me their...

    You have no idea how many people told me their horses were "abused" and they are rescuing them. Don't worry. We can tell just by watching.

    What breaks my heart is, personally I feel these people...
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    I don't mean to offend. I wouldn't teach a horse...

    I don't mean to offend. I wouldn't teach a horse Spanish walk....

    2.5 year old horse, if he is mine he would be just starting to get lunged. I usually start with very simple in-hand...
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    EH said everything I wanted to say. And I saw...

    EH said everything I wanted to say.

    And I saw a horse flip over during a Dr. Cook bridle demo. PM me if you want to know the event.

    I cannot recommend such product. There are many hackamores...
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    There is no such thing as cowboy dressage. It is...

    There is no such thing as cowboy dressage. It is not fair to the general western riders, it is not fair to the dressage riders. If you keep associating the two together, there will be meaningless...
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    I ordered mine from the web. Good service. I have...

    I ordered mine from the web. Good service. I have one for each of my horses. Really work. IMO, superior in many ways than sheepskin. I have an ultra, and a regular, both in great condition despite...
  21. How many times do we have to go through this...

    How many times do we have to go through this again.

    Like some already mentioned, you ride with side reins, only when you are on the lunge line and does not have the reins.

    We never ride with...
  22. If the majority of horses are yours, and you sort...

    If the majority of horses are yours, and you sort of understand their personalities, give it a try.

    If you own a riding stable, especially a large one with many boarders to work with, it is...
  23. So funny about tasting horse food. I used to...

    So funny about tasting horse food.

    I used to try to feed my horse regenerex. I always knew he hates it. He would eat around it. So we mix it really well with his dinner, but sometimes he didn't...
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    Rope them? Why rope them when they already...

    Rope them? Why rope them when they already lead... so much work.

    BTW, don't tell me you don't turn with the inside rein with a green broke. I am starting to think certain dressage people here work...
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    I can think of trainers of every discipline that...

    I can think of trainers of every discipline that I will not send my horse to. I can think of trainers of every discipline I will send my horse to.

    I happen to know somebody from the track, who is...
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