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    Sep. 30, 2014, 02:00 PM
    I was briefly (for the one year of its existence that I know about) on the USEA volunteer recognition and education committee. There existed for a...
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    Sep. 30, 2014, 06:48 AM
    I buy all black tack just because I can't deal with the drama of keeping different shades of brown matching
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    Sep. 30, 2014, 06:47 AM
    scubed replied to a thread Rule Question in Eventing
    No one other than the entered rider can ride the horse after the cutoff in anyway other than walking or trotting with goal of getting from one place...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 04:17 PM
    My 22 year old guy has a similar story. Came off the track at 7, evented consistently through his 18 year old year, including 4 long format CCI* and...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 04:09 PM
    I would be especially interested to know what percentage of the volunteers are active riders. GotSpots is on more committees than you can shake a...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 04:03 PM
    Ummm, really. If their name and cell phone aren't posted, that is on the organizer, not the rider and you can see the job takes time and effort you...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 01:20 PM
    scubed replied to a thread MD/DC Eventing Barn in Eventing
    You might look at these: http://www.taylormadestables.com/ http://www.katechadderton.com/contact/ http://abitbetterfarm.com/lessons_training/ ...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 09:18 AM
    I also don't think it is true - but in the sense that I think a large percentage of professional riders spend a significant amount of time...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 07:20 AM
    I voted for Icabad because I've seen him when I've been volunteering and have been very impressed by him (even given that I'm already a huge OTTB...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 07:04 AM
    1. Ottb, in training for under a year, done 1 or 2 unrecognized trials or similar. $3500-$25,000 (depending on size, dressage fanciness, barn name...
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    Sep. 25, 2014, 09:03 AM
    In 2011 I was shopping for a horse for me to own for the assistant rider at our barn. I was looking for a very good mover (she crosses over between...
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    Sep. 23, 2014, 10:58 AM
    scubed replied to a thread Canter cutie? in Eventing
    If I were buying, I'd go pick him up today. Good looking, great pedigree and I love the description of his personality
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    Sep. 19, 2014, 09:09 AM
    scubed replied to a thread Plantation Field in Eventing
    Interestingly, most of the European events don't seem to have entry lists. Ballindenisk is going on this weekend. If someone has time, you could...
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    Sep. 18, 2014, 09:56 AM
    Or you could go to a specific, easily traceable single event and look at the Will Coleman/Cool Connection and breakaway flags rule...
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    Sep. 17, 2014, 07:07 AM
    retread - the weather often is good for the November 1st unrecognized horse trial at Plantation. Ride times are up and Buck is at 11 horses, but...
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    Sep. 16, 2014, 10:54 AM
    scubed replied to a thread When Do You Call It Quits? in Eventing
    I always start with green horses and some of them just don't want to event (and I pretty much do want to event), so I often end up selling them to...
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    Sep. 16, 2014, 08:00 AM
    scubed replied to a thread Gray horse show name.. in Eventing
    Whatever you pick, I always recommend checking here so that there aren't multiples http://useventing.com/competitions/profile-horse-search. I...
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    Sep. 15, 2014, 11:57 AM
    I was also voting Duramax. "Like a Rock" or "Runs Deep" (from Chevy ads). Silverado, Tahoe, Task Force (1955 Task Force Pickup),
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    Sep. 15, 2014, 11:52 AM
    Just checked on Kayak, they are not super cheap, but there are plenty of hotels left for this weekend. If you're willing to be around 30 minutes...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 03:10 PM
    Also check Triangle Wrider here : http://etbjump.com/photo_gallery and some interesting ones here: http://www.dertminijumps.com/courses.html I...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 03:01 PM
    I forgot about this that I love at Cobblestone. There are lots of others in the galleries on that website...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 02:43 PM
    A couple I liked http://public.fotki.com/scubed/cross-country-jumps/ Also, google Maui Jim . I thought a lot of their fences were really fun, but...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 09:04 AM
    scubed replied to a thread Osselets- yes or no? in Eventing
    I always have them x-rayed and make the decision based on the x-rays. Current guy has very mild osselets that are rounded and completely...
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    Sep. 9, 2014, 11:12 AM
    I've had this, but in my horse's case, it was track flashbacks because the rings had the curved white plastic rails just like at the track which he...
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    Sep. 9, 2014, 11:11 AM
    scubed replied to a thread Ground lines in Eventing
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PSsOZ9qB6w
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    Sep. 9, 2014, 11:07 AM
    scubed replied to a thread Loxley jumping saddles in Eventing
    I had a fitter do the tracings (didn't end up buying either saddle from the fitter, although they were very good). I took pictures and measurements...
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    Sep. 9, 2014, 10:52 AM
    scubed replied to a thread Post-Greenie Blues in Eventing
    I will second a piece of what yellowbritches said. I've had a couple that were super talented, but not all that ambitious so got cheeky when forced...
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    Sep. 8, 2014, 09:13 PM
    scubed replied to a thread Loxley jumping saddles in Eventing
    I was told the Loxley monoflap was 3100 in buffalo. I got my Ryder for $2100. I think the Heritage are less, but not buffalo/calf
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    Sep. 8, 2014, 03:17 AM
    scubed replied to a thread Loxley jumping saddles in Eventing
    I sat in it and liked it, but ended up ordering a custom monoflap from Ryder Saddlery (another Walsall based saddler) for $1000 less. Really nice...
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    Sep. 4, 2014, 10:52 AM
    I agree with EventerAJ. I think that it could be very valuable for the type of program you have and are thinking of expanding. Also, connection to...
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