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Spin-off re: drugs in Hunters: Who does it? Big, Little, Medium?

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  • #21
    Originally posted by Peggy View Post
    I'm going to guess that not too many of the LNT at local shows are doing a lot of heavy duty drugging as they and their clients lack the resources (financial and/or pharmaceutical).
    I think the LNTs and no names that drug are just less sophisticated with what they use. It's ACE and PerfectPrep and other widely used stuff.
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    • #22
      Agreed. Once a rabid pony mom at the local unrated level learns how to give ace it becomes much more attractive than lungeing ;-)
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      • #23
        "No prep needed" used to mean no lunging, now it means no Dex or magnesium.
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        • #24
          Originally posted by mroades View Post
          Yep. Just read The Monday Horses and you will see it is not a new phenomenon
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          • #25
            Originally posted by InjuredAlter View Post
            Holy moly $54.00 used on amazon! Wish it wasn't out of print
            alibris has soft copies in the $12 dollar range.

            So glad I still have all my Jean Slaughter Doty stuff
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            • #26
              I have to ask, could the BNT's make it as far as they do with their success without drugging?
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              • #27
                Originally posted by englishivy View Post
                Just to clarify, the "old timers" and myself are very well aware that drugging has always been a problem. And it will continue to be as cheaters gonna cheater.

                But what IS NEW is campaigning horses week after week, to the point that either they a) can't show without some sort medical assistance or b) trainers/owners/riders feel better putting them on something "just in case".

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                Nothing really new there either.

                in the 'old days' we did not show year round but whoever had the fastest van was in the running for AHSA awards.

                Show on Long Island in the morning, pedal to the metal to NJ , Westchester or CT for more points in the afternoon.

                True, those horses did get a rest after indoors but they were right back at doing multiple shows the same day come April or May. So it's not exactly like they had an easy show schedule.

                Bute has been around for a long time. The 'old timers'' were avid users of bute.
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