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    Oct. 14, 2014, 08:59 AM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    One thing I heard over and over was. "The horse should be obedient, but never submissive", from I judges and SRS instructors. They always threw in...
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    Oct. 14, 2014, 08:49 AM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    Nice list. Thanks CCF :)
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    Oct. 14, 2014, 08:08 AM
    Follow your vet's advice. Don't use this farrier again. I just went through a serious farrier disaster ... the farrier actually pretty much said...
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    Oct. 14, 2014, 07:28 AM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    Obedient Willing Cooperation One of the problems with the words is that most of the high caliber dressage work has been developed and refined in...
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    Oct. 14, 2014, 07:05 AM
    You can set up any website with joint administrators if you like. That means that you always have the password as well as the webmaster. One of...
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    Oct. 13, 2014, 10:59 PM
    Bobcat. If you look closely at a blowup of the first photo you can see very faint spots, especially on the sides toward the belly.
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    Oct. 13, 2014, 10:47 PM
    I build simple, clean, tailored to your needs websites that are horsey. I design them based on what you have and what you want to develop into if...
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    Oct. 13, 2014, 10:23 PM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    Very few horses, if any, practice dressage movements on their own with the consistency that they do after correct schooling. If you guys want to...
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    Oct. 13, 2014, 10:19 PM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    You would knock out half of the high scores just by substituting “spine parallel to the track of the movement” for “straightness”. Submission...
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    Oct. 13, 2014, 09:30 PM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    Maybe you missed where I posted that horses OFTEN practice all of the movements out in their paddock or pasture ... that's close enough for me. I...
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    Oct. 13, 2014, 08:18 PM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    Seriously alicen have you ever worked with a horse that pretty much wants to work?
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    Oct. 13, 2014, 06:13 PM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    Here is one definition of submission: There are others that have similar implications.
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    Oct. 13, 2014, 07:41 AM
    Loose rings can pinch the lip. It will catch the skin at the corner. Sometimes you will see a sore, sometimes not.
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    Oct. 12, 2014, 08:37 PM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    There is a saying in classical horse training 'That the horse is always right'. And in BAD dressage I think it is very much about a rider shoving...
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    Oct. 12, 2014, 08:24 PM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    No, the horse isn't going to be thinking about his spine being parallel to the track of the movement .... that's our definition of mathematical work...
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    Oct. 12, 2014, 02:43 AM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    Thinking doesn't help you dance better, but it does very much allow you to understand and learn how to do it well ... then you don;t have to think...
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    Oct. 12, 2014, 02:41 AM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    I also expect my personal horse to actually look out for me and take care of me on occasion. Much different than working with a sour horse or a...
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    Oct. 12, 2014, 02:39 AM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    The IQ of the horse doesn't matter in the arena as much as it does during the overall lifespan and, hopefully, the number of places that one rides. ...
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    Oct. 11, 2014, 09:16 PM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    If the only place one intends to ride their horse is in an arena, then yes, one without a high iQ is a good idea. If one plans to actually take the...
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    Oct. 11, 2014, 09:07 PM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    Well, some horses have a better vocabulary than others ... because their handler / riders encourage a range of communication and behavior skills :)
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    Oct. 11, 2014, 07:35 PM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    Good post, Abbie S..
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    Oct. 11, 2014, 06:31 PM
    They are filled with air .. so I would think it would show up.
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    Oct. 11, 2014, 03:51 PM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    There are a lot of ruined horses out there because people treat them like morons. No one says you need to treat them like people.
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    Oct. 11, 2014, 03:45 PM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    Wow! I've had two horses that would practice the movements I taught them out in their paddocks. The Cob I have now does the should-in down the aisle...
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    Oct. 11, 2014, 10:47 AM
    Can you feel where you think it is?
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    Oct. 11, 2014, 08:42 AM
    BaroquePony replied to a thread SUBMISSION in Dressage
    I hate the word as it pertains to dressage. And ... when I was riding with various BNTs I heard many times ... from different people ... that 'the...
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    Oct. 8, 2014, 07:17 PM
    Would love to see some pics ... bet it's a pretty darn nice mule.
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    Oct. 8, 2014, 03:05 PM
    Oh my. Now we'll get to see if the rest of the competitors really have their horse in front of their leg and on the aids .... :lol:
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    Oct. 6, 2014, 11:44 PM
    As a coach I didn't have to do much of anything except teach and go to shows. The team pretty much did everything ... except that I added a few rules...
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    Oct. 6, 2014, 10:54 PM
    I've never heard of any requirements for belonging to anything other than the school team. I coached for UNC Chapel Hill a while back. They'll take...
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