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    SgtSequel, I'm sorry you didn't have the show...

    SgtSequel,

    I'm sorry you didn't have the show experience you were hoping for, it's frustrating from both your perspective and the show managers perspective.

    As a show manager, I REALLY want...
  2. Pink Flamingos - GASP!!!! Geez, lighten up!! It...

    Pink Flamingos - GASP!!!! Geez, lighten up!! It sounds like a hoot and a great way to break a little show tension. Not to mention how good the wading pool feels on your toes when you pull those...
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    Jo, The name of the book is Fly by Night- and...

    Jo,

    The name of the book is Fly by Night- and I loved it. I still have a mine.

    I also loved the book "A Horse Came Running" and was absolutely addicted to the Black Stallion series. Being...
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    Hey guys thanks for the thoughts about the...

    Hey guys thanks for the thoughts about the specifics of the rules. Also BIG THANKS for not thinking I was a jerk for asking!!! I think it's really hard to "type" a conversation, it's much too easy...
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    Ok my ignorance shows again - since all of this...

    Ok my ignorance shows again - since all of this discussion started I have spent more time with my nose stuck in the rule book than I care to think about LOL . But now I have ANOTHER question....
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    Oh ponykid - I am sooo sorry that this happened...

    Oh ponykid - I am sooo sorry that this happened to you. Please try to realize that adults can be ignorant and cruel. I ENCOURAGE you to talk to your parents and your trainer about what is...
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    Well, I've been away for awhile and IMHO we have...

    Well, I've been away for awhile and IMHO we have beaten this horse WAY beyond death!!!

    Here's the bottom line - people will continue to use whatever training device they can justify - from the...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Moesha:
    I hate the self righteous attitude of some of the posts on this topic, and to make a sweeping...
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    GEEZ Moesha - lighten up!!! if you don't want to...

    GEEZ Moesha - lighten up!!! if you don't want to be involved in the discussion then get off the board.

    I for one think it's very interesting to talk about what goes on "across discipline lines"....
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    Good post Janet. I just found out that tail...

    Good post Janet. I just found out that tail bandages are illegal in the warm up area at a dressage show!!!!! BTW I also found out (reading my rule book for pleasure one night - god, I have to get...
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    Sorry guys should have been more careful with my...

    Sorry guys should have been more careful with my "dressage test explanation" - All others accounts are correct - I oversimplified - EXCUUUUUUZ me /infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif (kidding)

    All...
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    Well I guess it really comes down to who you are...

    Well I guess it really comes down to who you are and what you are trying to accomplish. I have one horse - I don't chase points - and I always try to remember this is supposed to be fun!!!!

    I'm...
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    At home, we hang flags from our arena, play the...

    At home, we hang flags from our arena, play the radio, encourage the dogs to play, set up an umbrella now and again etc... etc... to try to get the horses used to dealing with things. As a dressage...
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    Moesha, I don't think anyone here has found...

    Moesha,

    I don't think anyone here has found out if it is legal or illegal for H/J's. It is however, forbidden for dressage. It is listed under saddlery and equipment in the dressage section of...
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    Ok as stated earlier I'm a dressage rider AMAZED...

    Ok as stated earlier I'm a dressage rider AMAZED at the # of hunters using earplugs.

    Dressage is all about submission, obedience, relaxation etc...... Someone asked how judges treat a horse being...
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    Can't wait to hear - no pun intended. I am a...

    Can't wait to hear - no pun intended. I am a dressage rider and the use of ear plugs is specifically forbidden in dressage (check the rule book).

    I've groomed a few times at H/J shows and am...
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    Actually I don't think you are off track. I...

    Actually I don't think you are off track. I stopped reading "women's" magazines years ago because I always felt inferior afterwards. Then I saw an article about the tricks of photograpy,...
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    It is truly horrific what is happening, not only...

    It is truly horrific what is happening, not only in riding, but in our society that is causing women, young and old, to feel completely inadequate and so desperate that we are willing to destroy...
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