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    The OP says she is looking for data on judges...

    The OP says she is looking for data on judges based on input from ehhibitors. You cannot get 'data' from a subjectively based system. What you can get are comments and opinions (some biased some...
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    Isn't this the week fo the $1,000,000 GP at...

    Isn't this the week fo the $1,000,000 GP at Saugerties?

    I remember back in the good old days when Lake Placid had continuous run ins with one rider/trainer and it banned him from ever coming to...
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    From Molly Sorge: ...

    From Molly Sorge:


    http://www.chronofhorse.com/article/young-jumper-winner-asked-leave-hampton-classic

    Disgusting.

    Waaay back when, I was a steward at The Hampton Classic and was assigned...
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    When is an abscess not an abscess?

    I have searched using many words, but have not found exactly the information I need. Hoping others have experienced this.

    Old guy (25) was shod last week. (All my retirees wear front shoes to...
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    Poll: I hope she has good insurance. Those ambulances...

    I hope she has good insurance. Those ambulances are expensive!!!
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    Do you have any idea how EXPENSIVE it is to build...

    Do you have any idea how EXPENSIVE it is to build and maintain a cross country course? To say nothing of having jump judges at each jump to record refusals, falls. etc? Just the footing, mowing, ...
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    Arrrrrggghhhhh. Will someone please explain to...

    Arrrrrggghhhhh. Will someone please explain to the Vogue writer the difference between jodphurs and breeches?

    Seems to me that there must be one equestrian on the staff at Vogue.

    --- That...
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    I am usually not a fan of fake tails, but your...

    I am usually not a fan of fake tails, but your horse is right, she deserves one. :)

    Get a 1/2 pound tail which matches her body color. If it looks bad with her bleached out tail, then dye her...
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    Renaming the thread and deleting your post is...

    Renaming the thread and deleting your post is another option.
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    I am 5'10 I have never thought of myself as...

    I am 5'10 I have never thought of myself as being particularly tall.

    No matter what your height is, you are not supposed to "fold" over a jump. You are supposed to stay over the horse's center...
  11. From what I have read, larger events in Fla went...

    From what I have read, larger events in Fla went back to the traditional format because of loss of sponsorship.

    Sponsors get the exposure that they are "paying" for when spectators come to watch...
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    If you are eliminated, you are not allowed to...

    If you are eliminated, you are not allowed to ride in anything thing that comes after that moment. Once you have 3 refusals in either SJ or XC you have to leave the course and not jump any more...
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    I agree that the first one will be challenged to...

    I agree that the first one will be challenged to overcome his downhill build. Croup is noticeably higher than his withers and his neck ties in low on his chest.

    Second horse is stocky and has the...
  14. Who is Karen Polle? Many congrats to her; she...

    Who is Karen Polle? Many congrats to her; she beat some of the biggest names we have. It sounds like her horse is fantastic from the comments on this thread.

    Perhaps she has been doing that for...
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    If R&R and HDM are close, why would you look any...

    If R&R and HDM are close, why would you look any farther? They are the very top when it comes to vets and specialists and resources. Yes, there are tons of other vets around Lex, but if you want...
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    It does not seem difficult to me. Have a horse...

    It does not seem difficult to me. Have a horse show official, or the official horse show videographer video the warm up ring. All day. There is a photographer at the show rings videoing, so why...
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    Get a SPRING LOADED post pounder. Home made...

    Get a SPRING LOADED post pounder. Home made pounters may look the same from the outside, but the spring on the inside makes a huge difference.

    To get them straight, you need a spool of rope...
  18. Define "best value"? Cheapest? Even if it has...

    Define "best value"? Cheapest? Even if it has the oldest barn? smallest stalls? shitty pastures? fences that will blow over in a stiff breeze? Small (or no) riding ring with bad footing? Poor...
  19. 1. $7 per bale of hay? hahahahahaha $500/ ton...

    1. $7 per bale of hay? hahahahahaha $500/ ton (which is the better way to look at it since bales differ in size from 40 - 70 pounds. The average bale I get is 50 lbs, so I get 20 bales/ton). Each...
  20. You know that expensive heartworm pill/treats...

    You know that expensive heartworm pill/treats that the vet gives you for your dog?

    Right -- the same strength of Ivermectin that is found in horse wormers. A $8 tube can last for years.

    Yes,...
  21. Not sure who Silver Creek Sporthorses is still...

    Not sure who Silver Creek Sporthorses is still standing. They have a limited stallion roster now. But since they are in Broken Arrow, Okla, it might be worth contacting them to see.

    I have a...
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    She has every right to be a nice sport horse. ...

    She has every right to be a nice sport horse. Good proportions, nice shoulder, a neck that ties in high enough to make a dressage frame easy. And a long distance between the top of the hip and the...
  23. Having a figure 8 noseband in your tack room is a...

    Having a figure 8 noseband in your tack room is a good addition. You can get one quite cheaply; you do not have to get a top of the line.

    Yes you can use it on your regular bridle; just change...
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    You are describing my horse to a T. As my...

    You are describing my horse to a T. As my current trainer said, "Your horse does not have his own confidence. He needs to get it from his rider".

    He also HATES trakheners". :)

    Petey's idea...
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    A yearling filly with 3 years of professional...

    A yearling filly with 3 years of professional training. Damn, I should break all my horses that way.
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