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    I worked for an ultrasound specialist whose been...

    I worked for an ultrasound specialist whose been around
    the block quite a bit. She will be the first to say that many tendon injury horses are not normally lame or significantly lame especially on...
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    We have something similar out here in Cali....

    We have something similar out here in Cali. NorCal kids just say "jump on 80 and go down a couple exits..." where as the SoCal kids say "jump on THE 80..." being in college town Ive had to hear it a...
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    Sports Psycology!!! I haven't done it...

    Sports Psycology!!! I haven't done it personally...though I probably should, but one of my friends from the barn has. She used to get REALLY stressed at shows to the point when her parents were...
  4. My farrier who also events has recently become a...

    My farrier who also events has recently become a rep for devecoux and he LOVES having people sit in his saddles! He's been trying to get me to sit in a couple even knowing there is NO WAY I can...
  5. I have this problem too. The biggest thing that...

    I have this problem too. The biggest thing that helped me on the flat was thinking about how I wanted to look on the horse. I actually almost ignore my horse and think ride like an Eq rider. This...
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    I just thought about the best thing Ive had happen:

    The summer after my first year in college one of my guy friends was home from school and asking me how everything had been and what not. Well...
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    I dont know anything really about hip injuries,...

    I dont know anything really about hip injuries, but I broke my femur (falling off a horse...during a dressage lesson). I managed to do it with a lot of torque, and I actually thought I dislocated my...
  8. My horse is kind of like this. He just came 7 as...

    My horse is kind of like this. He just came 7 as well, but has had a colorful past that involved him almost dying on atleast one occasion and finally being broke at 5. He is around 17.1 and my...
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    Brian Sabo is amazing!! Super fun and always...

    Brian Sabo is amazing!! Super fun and always pushing you to be a better rider. I rode with him the first time when I was 8 and thought he was pretty amazing then, but I was a pretty intense 8 yo. ...
  10. Funny enough the most stupid things I get are...

    Funny enough the most stupid things I get are from actual horse people for the most part. Though I do listen to country music and I do line dance, and one night I was at the bar and was talking to...
  11. I find this really interesting conversation as I...

    I find this really interesting conversation as I grew up obsessively riding with a helmet, and the worst riding accident Ive had was during a dressage lesson (broken femur). I ride at a barn where...
  12. I really like Dreamcatcher. It is about both the...

    I really like Dreamcatcher. It is about both the horse and you brother, given that you sound like you've been pining for this qt!!!!
  13. my asspiring event horse HATES mud and water, but...

    my asspiring event horse HATES mud and water, but is very good about forward and between the leg, so givin the option he would find a way around otherwise he carefully walks through
  14. Wendy. I have met her on several occasions...

    Wendy. I have met her on several occasions because she is good friends with my coach (Chris Scarlett), but have not had the chance to ride with her. Any time any of us have gone to any event where...
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    So I would disagree with making dressage less...

    So I would disagree with making dressage less important because hat should the base that everything comes from. I think the bigger problem is in how dessage is judged
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    e of my friends has a Han. She has the picture of...

    e of my friends has a Han. She has the picture of the day that she brought him home it head on and all you can see is his head, shoulders and hips, now he's looks like niceround hunter. With my tb...
  17. I would comend you son for not snapping back at...

    I would comend you son for not snapping back at her. Being the kid who always rode the rejects(still do actully), I would have made a coment about how my parents didn't need to buy the talent in MY...
  18. I have a pandur and I will swear by it. I have...

    I have a pandur and I will swear by it. I have sat in a vision before and was not a fan
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    k another gem "well I guess you'll keep your...

    k another gem "well I guess you'll keep your heels down next time"---said to me by my trainer while I was lying int he dirt with a broken femur

    Me: "yeah I broke my femur"

    Person: "you crazy...
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    So the running joke when I was a kid was that I...

    So the running joke when I was a kid was that I better keep my horses tail nice incase the only positive thing fora dressage judge to say was "nice tail"

    Same trailer told mewhen I was 9 and had...
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    So hear me out before you judge....have you tried...

    So hear me out before you judge....have you tried getting him to join up? And I'm am not talking about buying a carrot stick to wave around at him. But it seems like he relies on the other horses...
  22. I see this from both sides of the road, I agree...

    I see this from both sides of the road, I agree that doing something is better then doing nothing.....that being said I think that doing something and just throwing it into action is what got us here...
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    "So what I'm still a Rockstar!!" ---If he gave...

    "So what I'm still a Rockstar!!" ---If he gave up every time someone said something bad about him he would be dead....pretty literally. But now everyone just tells him how handsome he is...
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    I would agree that crutches and the mud do not...

    I would agree that crutches and the mud do not mix, re-broke through all the pretty new bone growth I had...I would catch up on reading and planning what you are going to do when you come back...
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    I find it disappointing, there is a reason for...

    I find it disappointing, there is a reason for the dress. Stock ties were so you could wrap a horses leg if need be, belts, a back-up stirrup leather...I think that this is another example of trying...
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