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  1. Lots of good advice I'll add to: IMO, it is...

    Lots of good advice I'll add to:

    IMO, it is instrumental to get there early the day of, or the day before the show. Get your horse out early and hand walk outside the arena all around the judges...
  2. Thread: Iran's Oil

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    There is no THE authority on the M.E. You...

    There is no THE authority on the M.E. You certainly can't discount the viewpoints of people who are ACTUALLY Middle Eastern.

    I don't find fault with everyone on the right, I find fault with faulty...
  3. Thread: Iran's Oil

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    Nice story, G. OMG, I never heard of a place...

    Nice story, G. OMG, I never heard of a place called North Korea (your first line). :rolleyes:
  4. Thread: Iran's Oil

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    And yet there are still those who insist Dick...

    And yet there are still those who insist Dick Cheney and GW had no part in this. Bizarre.

    Fairfax, that OPINION post is filled with alot of vivid imagery. I'm certain you can understand the...
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    No one else has a life? Not a good response. ...

    No one else has a life? Not a good response.

    America has a large Catholic contingency, and it follows the rules set down by "the pope". Issues such as abortion, gay marriage, etc. are largely...
  6. Honestly, I do not think he is a contender at...

    Honestly, I do not think he is a contender at ALL. But he did get lucrative Fox News commentary contracts after his last run, and maybe he's wanting to keep that going. There is certainly...
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    Where does this info come from? Saudi Arabia...

    Where does this info come from?

    Saudi Arabia and Iran have clear religious differences that lead to their political differences. Saudi Arabia is much more conservative that Iran and interpret...
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    OP, what you describe is not uncommon. There is...

    OP, what you describe is not uncommon. There is some good advice here, so let me give you some alternative ideas.

    1) If you can, show alot. This includes schooling shows. It's not uncommon that...
  9. I think you are getting away from the spirit of...

    I think you are getting away from the spirit of the original post, and I'd love it if you and others could think about it more.

    I have a friend (former student) who started hunting deer as a 14...
  10. Yep. Apparently one of the issues here is that...

    Yep. Apparently one of the issues here is that Cecil, in general, was a "relaxed" lion who didn't challenge jeeps much, so the Refuge Proper was able to make money bringing tourists in to get close...
  11. I hear you. To clarify, I don't think that any...

    I hear you. To clarify, I don't think that any of these junior riders simply "sit pretty". But the score of a talented Jr. rider on Totilas is going to cream that same rider on an average horse. A...
  12. Great advice! Another tidbit to contemplate -...

    Great advice!

    Another tidbit to contemplate - consider leg yielding out when cantering to the left. Think that you are pushing your horse slightly out, and move your weight into your outside...
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    I think it depends on what you call "shenanigans"...

    I think it depends on what you call "shenanigans" and what the root issues are.

    On one particularly windy day, a pro eventer who had been riding my horse thought she'd feel him better "from the...
  14. FWIW, I am also saddened that former...

    FWIW, I am also saddened that former International GP competitors are leased or sold to junior or young riders after they retire from their international career. A decent riding junior on a nice...
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    There are, I think, 4 of mine, bred by DSF, born...

    There are, I think, 4 of mine, bred by DSF, born at DSF. It could be that the dam was not of great temperament but they liked the physical "nick". I talked to the breeder. I know another bred/born...
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    There is some good advice here. Be aware that...

    There is some good advice here.

    Be aware that even if your horse was a rock solid solid citizen and you fell off and broke your arm, you'd still be very hesitant riding that horse again. I...
  17. #Igetmynewsandopinionsfrompartisanwebsites

    #Igetmynewsandopinionsfrompartisanwebsites
  18. It is a fair question, and here is a fair answer:...

    It is a fair question, and here is a fair answer:

    As you know, the American President is not a Dictator. There is congress, and congress isn't doing ANYTHING nor has it for 7 years - I think we...
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    I don't think my horse's temperament comes down...

    I don't think my horse's temperament comes down down to whether or not someone likes "more horse" than I do. I work with professionals, including dressage professionals. My horse tries, but he is...
  20. Your best bet? Make an appointment with 2-3...

    Your best bet? Make an appointment with 2-3 local Imams (for insight into Sunni Islam). They are like local priests in Catholicism in that a) they will have slightly different opinions and b) they...
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    Another vote for Centaur! I have these:...

    Another vote for Centaur! I have these:...
  22. The Native Americans would disagree with your...

    The Native Americans would disagree with your first paragraph.

    You and I both know that illegal immigrants come here *because there are so many jobs for them*. Oh, and they're usually coming...
  23. Well this post say ALOT. The Crusades were an...

    Well this post say ALOT. The Crusades were an AWFUL time, where anybody could be tortured and/or killed out of neighborly spite, jealousy, hatred, etc. Women were tortured/killed for witchcraft. ...
  24. But they do. Maybe it's just not covered by your...

    But they do. Maybe it's just not covered by your news source?

    Most Muslims are not in sympathy with "the movement". Sharia law, you know, is interpreted very differently by Muslims in different...
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    Thanks, Catzndogs. Its so interesting how...

    Thanks, Catzndogs. Its so interesting how freakishly picky the horses can be (well, freakishly picky from our perspective). For my gelding, the Fairfax kept the saddle back but he seemed to go the...
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