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    Nov. 14, 2014, 10:00 AM
    As much I would love more breeders being able to follow the careers of "their" foals and would love it if more people knew where their horses came...
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    Nov. 14, 2014, 02:05 AM
    Is it possible that she raced in Mexico? I think that they brand TB's.
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    Nov. 13, 2014, 11:12 PM
    Linny replied to a thread RIP COTH's "Gunnar" in Off Course
    Very sad to hear. She was always a positive force here on the board, and apparently IRL as well. RIP, Gunnar/Steph, you will be missed.
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 08:23 PM
    I'm going tomorrow. Can't wait, not that I will be buying much, but it's fun to look.
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 05:23 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Book on grid exercises in Hunter/Jumper
    My copy of 101 Jumping Exercises was pilfered from me.:mad: I'm hoping I can get another copy at Equine Affair. It's very good, the diagrams are...
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 05:20 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Clinic costs in Hunter/Jumper
    I will say that if it is the right name, people will be willing to travel several hours, especially if stabling etc are nice. One possible...
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 01:03 PM
    I agree about bringing a friend to look. A second set of eyes can be helpful, especially if they are at all horsey. A few years ago a friend called...
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 12:30 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Equitation in Hunter/Jumper
    If your horse is green and you are as well (guessing you are as it's crossrails) just look to have a pleasant experience. Ride nice straight lines...
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 12:06 PM
    Not sure where you are but if possible, I'd try to visit and check in on your consigned horse periodically. Thus, I'd always advise staying fairly...
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    Nov. 11, 2014, 07:44 PM
    As far as attire, you are better to be over dressed than underdressed. If you are in a show shirt and jacket and everyone else in polos, you can...
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    Nov. 9, 2014, 09:15 PM
    I just finished Dead End Gene Pool by Wendy Burden. It is her memoir of growing up the grandchild of William Burden, a Vanderbilt heir. Some of it is...
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    Nov. 9, 2014, 08:28 PM
    I was in your position at about your age. I dated a man from my junior year of college til I was 26. He was 4 years older than I and owned his own...
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    Nov. 8, 2014, 05:05 PM
    I have garnered an array of airbrushed sweatshirts with mustangs, Arabians and such galloping over hills and through streams. Not my style and I...
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    Nov. 8, 2014, 04:58 PM
    Texarkana, your points are all valid but for the fact that the Mosses have said that they will raise and race Z's foals. Were the mare in question...
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    Nov. 8, 2014, 10:40 AM
    When I was at a lesson barn that also had boarders, the rule was that lesson traffic had right of way and the instructor (who was either the BO or an...
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    Nov. 7, 2014, 09:47 AM
    Linny replied to a thread German horses in Racing
    Last I knew, a stallion couldn't stand in Germany of he ever raced on meds. When they have come to the US for the Breeders' Cup (or other races) the...
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    Nov. 7, 2014, 09:16 AM
    As great a racemare as Zenyatta was, she is not a proven broodmare and while the "it" factor of having a foal by your stallion, out of Z might be...
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    Nov. 6, 2014, 02:28 PM
    This may sound backward but if I am thinking of the right horse (lovely head portrait style pic) the ad almost makes one think that the offer is "too...
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    Nov. 5, 2014, 09:21 PM
    I think I saw your ad on FB. If I were closer, I'd be thrilled. I saw it on a fairly general "sale or lease" page. Is there one for your area? I...
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    Nov. 5, 2014, 10:10 AM
    Linny replied to a thread Hackney as a hunter? in Hunter/Jumper
    At the lower levels you might have a shot. If the idea is to get it out there, doing something, what difference does it make if you pin? Hackneys...
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    Nov. 4, 2014, 03:36 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Maclay Finals in Hunter/Jumper
    At 16, I imagine that Tori may have grown a bit taller and this may look slimmer. She was an amazing rider long before she got to Andre's but he has...
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    Nov. 3, 2014, 04:27 PM
    ^^^ unless he had a natural marking in the shape of a letter and 5 numbers, he was definitely a TB. I never told her but did mention it to our TB...
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    Nov. 3, 2014, 01:20 PM
    I agree with F8, in some cases something is being hidden (age, eligibility) and in others it's laziness. The owner who doesn't care and thus doesn't...
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    Nov. 3, 2014, 12:40 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Maclay Finals in Hunter/Jumper
    As someone who HAS done on air commentary (not at horseshows, but I would be happy too if ShowNet were to call) I am one of the people who did take...
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    Nov. 2, 2014, 06:06 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Arena Fee's in Off Course
    Typically a trainer coming in to teach at a facility is expected to pay a fee to the owner of the facility. I understand this, especially at strictly...
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    Nov. 2, 2014, 04:50 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Maclay Finals in Hunter/Jumper
    Was it me or did Hunter look down a lot? It's a flaw that I have always battled and my trainer always pointed it out to me when others glance down so...
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    Nov. 2, 2014, 04:31 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Maclay Finals in Hunter/Jumper
    Swapping horses!
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    Nov. 2, 2014, 03:09 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Maclay Finals in Hunter/Jumper
    My feed must be behind. I'm just seeing things that have already been discussed here...
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    Nov. 2, 2014, 02:32 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Maclay Finals in Hunter/Jumper
    If they are going to have a "play by play" commentary, they could offer commentary. No, the race caller doesn't offer backstory, but when racing is...
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    Nov. 2, 2014, 01:32 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Maclay Finals in Hunter/Jumper
    She rode well. He just jumped the triple bar and I think he was spooked by the whole "track rail complex" in the middle.
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