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  1. Thread: Full Chaps?

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    I wrote about mine in this post:...

    I wrote about mine in this post: http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?60308-Womanly-sized-riders-unite!&p=7846628#post7846628

    You're right to be mindful of how stretchy they are, as I...
  2. We bought from Whole Foods last year. I am...

    We bought from Whole Foods last year. I am usually the family cook for Thanksgiving, but I was 6+ months pregnant and wasn't feeling up to it. The Whole Foods meal was fine and competent. I made my...
  3. Thread: Full Chaps?

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    For everyone complaining of "permanent...

    For everyone complaining of "permanent shrinkage": http://chapinserts.com/

    I ditto someone else's advice that Kat should borrow some full chaps before taking the plunge. Kat, you may not like...
  4. Depending on the buckle design, maybe you could...

    Depending on the buckle design, maybe you could use a chest extender designed for horse blankets? Google Images will gladly show you what a "horse chest extender" is so that I don't have to try and...
  5. Try switching to this one. It turns out better...

    Try switching to this one. It turns out better with frozen bananas than with fresh bananas, IME. If using defrosted frozen bananas, which are already pretty watery, you can skip the microwave step...
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    This will probably ruin your day, but better now...

    This will probably ruin your day, but better now than later...for at least the last few years, saddles have been excluded from the VTO Black Friday sales.
  7. Yes, but it's a different flat rate. AnySoldier's...

    Yes, but it's a different flat rate. AnySoldier's FAQ talks about this at some length, along with advice about how to pack your stuff. Excerpt:
  8. ...who said that? ;) Dehners last forever. Vogels...

    ...who said that? ;) Dehners last forever. Vogels last a long time. I've heard mixed reports on Sergios, probably because Sergio Grasso builds a lot of boot models out of calfskin. But I think they...
  9. You can get her into a pair of Dehners for $825,...

    You can get her into a pair of Dehners for $825, and you can't kill those with a gun. They will last her forever.

    You could also look at the Vogel Young Rider Boots, which are $800. They are...
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    If you've been dreaming of full chaps but always...

    If you've been dreaming of full chaps but always thought you couldn't cram yourself into them without going custom...there's a British tack shop that's clearing out their ProChaps Athletic Full Chaps...
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    RoadID Anniversary Sale Nov 5 and 6

    My running friends brought it to my attention. Most of the IDs are 20-25% off. Time to replace my RideSafe bracelet that isn't comfortable to run in... http://www.roadid.com/default.aspx
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    Do your feet fit in Muck Boots? The calves on...

    Do your feet fit in Muck Boots? The calves on Muck Boots are pretty forgiving--at least 4 people in my barn wear them, and our calves range from 14.5" to 17"--and they're fabulous for rainy and snowy...
  13. I know that saddle well since I've owned one for...

    I know that saddle well since I've owned one for 8 years and put it on many different horses. It was the saddle that launched my obsession with saddles. ;)

    Anyway, I've seen this before, and it...
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    I ordered two custom-painted brush sets from Gray...

    I ordered two custom-painted brush sets from Gray & Company Designs' Etsy Shop this year, and I was very pleased with both. There's a veeeeeeery long wait list--expect to wait at least 3 months for...
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    In fairness to Target, most retailers do this....

    In fairness to Target, most retailers do this. This article will make you never want to step into a retail store again (although considering the power of Amazon's consumer tracking strategies, that...
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    Disclaimer: I only go to Target once every 3-4...

    Disclaimer: I only go to Target once every 3-4 weeks, typically for things that are cheaper at Target than anywhere else and/or not available at other stores. (King Arthur Flour, Method All-Purpose...
  17. Here's some good ones. I know because I made them...

    Here's some good ones. I know because I made them ;) for undergraduate students in Intro to Digital Media at The Ohio State University. There was a massive snowstorm on Audacity Tutorial Day in...
  18. As a general answer, many of the French and...

    As a general answer, many of the French and Italian brands + some saddles of other provenance that are purposely designed to mimic the forward-balance kind of ride that you're describing....
  19. COTH member FlashGordon is a graphic designer....

    COTH member FlashGordon is a graphic designer. She's created several horsey logos for horse farms, a yoga practitioner who works with horses, etc. http://howedesignstudio.com/
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    I bought a BOT knee brace when I got runner's...

    I bought a BOT knee brace when I got runner's knee earlier this year. Much to my surprise, it really did help, and it really did have a strong enough effect that I had to ease myself into wearing it...
  21. Another vote for Irideon. The rise is high, and...

    Another vote for Irideon. The rise is high, and while I like the Cadence breeches and use them for shows/clinics, my everyday wear is the Irideon Issentials Tights. They're spandex and VERY...
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    It's not a popular drink anymore, and in most...

    It's not a popular drink anymore, and in most recipes that call for buttermilk, you can just use regular milk soured with lemon juice or vinegar.

    Anyway, if you didn't buy the buttermilk at...
  23. Have you called the concierge at the Hyatt...

    Have you called the concierge at the Hyatt Regency? I'm sure*they've had this sort of question before.
    https://orlandoregency.hyatte-concierge.com/ContactConcierge.aspx?langid=en-US

    That said,...
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    Like this?...

    Like this?
    http://www.vtosaddlery.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=VTO&Product_Code=DMMPB&Category_Code=

    Or this?...
  25. If I were a betting woman, I'd bet that it was a...

    If I were a betting woman, I'd bet that it was a custom Mattes Quilt Dressage Pad. You can customize the quilt color, binding color, and piping colors (up to 2 strands of piping). This is the version...
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