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    Jul. 23, 2014, 08:03 AM
    The riding part is very easy to study. George's books are a place to start. The first three Horsemastership clinics were videoed and are available....
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    Jul. 20, 2014, 09:05 AM
    What allies at said. We start all our youngsters in a stall. Works like a
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    Jul. 16, 2014, 06:25 AM
    I am equally concerned about the lack of knowledge and empathy for the horses that I see in the GROOMS. No one is teaching them properly, and so bad...
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    Jul. 15, 2014, 03:19 PM
    lauriep replied to a thread RIP Joey Darby in Hunter/Jumper
    What cross creeksh said. I see very little evidence of even an interest in the care of the horse and stable management. They only want to ride. And...
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    Jul. 14, 2014, 07:55 PM
    lauriep replied to a thread RIP Joey Darby in Hunter/Jumper
    We are losing them, and when they/we are gone, then what? Not exactly a lot of horsemen coming along to replace the greats we are losing.
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    Jul. 14, 2014, 02:36 PM
    lauriep started a thread RIP Joey Darby in Hunter/Jumper
    Joey died this morning after a long bout with cancer. He had been in hospice for several days. He leaves behind uncounted friends, a legacy of good...
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    Jul. 11, 2014, 08:06 PM
    You really need to know what you are talking about, and not assume. Tori's family is not wealthy, and Tori rides almost exclusively for others,...
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    Jul. 10, 2014, 08:49 PM
    lauriep replied to a thread Dapples in Hunter/Jumper
    What you were seeing is what I call "coat change dapples." Some horses, when shedding out, will appear to dapple. But if you look closely, it is...
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    Jul. 10, 2014, 07:30 PM
    Don't know where you are, but colors aren't common around here. Navy in a black mane is acceptable, but not much else. Not supposed to distract...
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    Jul. 7, 2014, 08:02 PM
    That is not the reason that Betsee bought him. She had wanted to buy him for a long time, but the time wasn't right. It was able to be worked out...
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    Jul. 3, 2014, 07:25 PM
    lauriep replied to a thread .. in Hunter/Jumper
    We will be there next week.
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November 14, 1953 (60)
About lauriep
Goochland, VA
Self-employed, horse care
Horses, dogs, reading
Originally from MN. Moved east in '76. Worked for Rick Eckhardt, Joan Boyce, Frances Rowe, Rodney Jenkins, Conrad Homfeld and Joe Fargis. Had care of Balbuco for 6 years, including two trips to Europe. Now working for myself providing farm sitting and a la carte horsecare, and also in business with Junior Johnson showing babies in HB and starting youngsters. Also serve as barn manger to George Morris Horsemastership Clinics.


Finding, preparing, showing and training young hunters, in hand and performance.


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