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  1. I have no proof, but here's my Geek Squad...

    I have no proof, but here's my Geek Squad experience:

    Purchased a new HP laptop from BestBuy.
    About a year later, everything stops working.
    I take it back to the same store and am told there...
  2. Bobby's English Tack also does brown padding.

    Bobby's English Tack also does brown padding.
  3. Another vote for the Foothills of western...

    Another vote for the Foothills of western NC/upstate SC (Tryon and Columbus, NC, and Landrum, SC). LARGE, active horse community of all ages and from all walks of life (recreational and competitive)...
  4. The list of tips we could give you is absolutely...

    The list of tips we could give you is absolutely endless.

    Please tell us more about you as a rider - what discipline? experience level? - and about the type of horse you believe you want. It'll...
  5. What the rep told you is correct.

    What the rep told you is correct.
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    The Amigo line from Rambo is lightweight and cut...

    The Amigo line from Rambo is lightweight and cut to rest in front of the withers.
  7. The ankle is very fitted. The stretch does not...

    The ankle is very fitted.
    The stretch does not add more room (order your normal size).
    The "stretchy part" is fine leather, and not what I would use for everyday riding.
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    Pass

    Pass
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    Both Cashel and Fleeceworks make bareback pads...

    Both Cashel and Fleeceworks make bareback pads with stirrups that are very comfortable for both horse and rider.
  10. Years ago a friend took over care and ownership...

    Years ago a friend took over care and ownership of a gelding with severe canker. Also started in very wet conditions, and all four feet were heavily affected. Treatment included standing surgical...
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    You must be a licensed owner in order to claim....

    You must be a licensed owner in order to claim.
    Why not just contact trainer and make an offer again?
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    Another vote for "winter" in the Foothills. The...

    Another vote for "winter" in the Foothills. The days on which you would not want to ride are few and far between. Take a look at the averages on Accuweather for a realistic picture. I want to say...
  13. How did the freestyle composer/designer react...

    How did the freestyle composer/designer react when told about the music/test being copied?
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    Darwin Award winner, for sure.

    Darwin Award winner, for sure.
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    Asheville, NC Great restaurants, shops,...

    Asheville, NC

    Great restaurants, shops, galleries. Within minutes of terrific hiking and biking. And you don't have to spend much of your long weekend traveling. Direct flights from Tampa are...
  16. Groomer's Edge are great. The motor is on a belt...

    Groomer's Edge are great. The motor is on a belt pack (or hung on the wall in a different model), so there's no hair blowing into your face, the clipper unit is very lightweight. I've owned mine...
  17. It's basically the same as using a shim-able half...

    It's basically the same as using a shim-able half pad. Good for dealing with uneven shoulder, bridging, etc. But the overall shape of tree and panels still has to fit correctly. Like a half pad, the...
  18. The Heritage Contour leather is softer, the...

    The Heritage Contour leather is softer, the Spanish cut top is higher, and the brown is a deep chocolate.

    The Challenge Contour fits a thicker ankle and a leg that's thicker just below the knee....
  19. Yep. Seriously thin material. But strong and...

    Yep. Seriously thin material. But strong and comfy (really does feel cooler than other fabrics, even the black). The printed full seat hides fanny cellulite pretty well, but they fit like a silky...
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    Sorry... to give you a good opinion, I'd have to...

    Sorry... to give you a good opinion, I'd have to see/feel under the panels to check for bridging. With your shim pad, do you get even sweat marks?
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    The Collegiate Convertible Diploma is my favorite...

    The Collegiate Convertible Diploma is my favorite of the budget-friendly close contacts. Classic styling, well-balanced, synthetic flocking and a pretty generous wither clearance. $500 is a good...
  22. I leased my two horse bumper pull to a friend for...

    I leased my two horse bumper pull to a friend for a year before I sold it. I knew she could drive it competently and that her horse wouldn't tear it up. Before that, I also let friends/horses with...
  23. Try listing it on High End English Tack (Facebook...

    Try listing it on High End English Tack (Facebook group). County saddles seem to move well there.
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    Any back can be improved *somewhat* to *a lot* by...

    Any back can be improved *somewhat* to *a lot* by proper training, but conformation also dictates how much improvement you can expect. For this back, I'd be looking for a bridge pad (to fill in the...
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    Hunter classes judge the horse: jumping style,...

    Hunter classes judge the horse: jumping style, movement across the ground, manners, soundness... the judge's opinion about the best horse over the course

    Jumper classes judge speed and accuracy:...
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