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    Jul. 30, 2014, 07:57 PM
    My favorites are CWD nylon lined. They don't stretch at all, which is important to me because I like both legs to be perfectly even. The calfskin is...
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    Jul. 30, 2014, 03:45 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Where to Find - Breastplates in Eventing
    Running Fox in Canada sells Dyon, should be easier than ordering from NZ. And I think that Antares Klipper breastplate is the one PD was using at...
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    Jul. 30, 2014, 03:39 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Leg care for jumpers in Hunter/Jumper
    I have a friend who is an equine vet, she knew very little about them and thought they probably didn't work, until one of her clients started using...
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    Jul. 30, 2014, 02:55 PM
    It is very generous of Artisan Farms and The Dutta Corp. to offer such an incredible prize. I can't think of anyone who deserves it more than Tori.
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    Jul. 30, 2014, 11:24 AM
    BAC replied to a thread Where to Find - Breastplates in Eventing
    The Antares one posted by scubed is not the one used by Philip Dutton in the photos I saw recently, so I guess it is by someone else. You can see...
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    Jul. 30, 2014, 11:08 AM
    I still think he bears some responsibility and if he had half a brain he would do the alterations for no charge and have a happy customer, instead he...
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    Jul. 30, 2014, 10:35 AM
    BAC replied to a thread Where to Find - Breastplates in Eventing
    Have you checked out Antares? I noticed Philip Dutton's breastplate in the photos from Great Meadow and he was using something that looks very...
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    Jul. 30, 2014, 10:30 AM
    BAC replied to a thread Brag from a proud daughter in Eventing
    Its great that you are so appreciative of your mother's support for all those years, and that you are now the one supporting her riding and competing.
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    Jul. 29, 2014, 09:06 PM
    I have waterproof Ariats. Sometimes I just wipe clean with a damp sponge and use a bit of Meltonian leather balm on them but occasionally I have used...
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    Jul. 29, 2014, 08:43 PM
    It's too bad you didn't see Lucassb's posts about her dissatisfaction with her Tenney's half chaps. What about Beval? They do excellent work on...
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    Jul. 29, 2014, 03:07 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Update on Moon Sparkles in Eventing
    What a nice horse. :yes:
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    Jul. 29, 2014, 01:38 PM
    I seem to remember reading that article. But you could find it in the archives of COTH instead of having to search your "filing system." BTW, I...
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    Jul. 29, 2014, 12:14 PM
    I owned a CWD for 7 years and loved it, but Butet is my second favorite after CWD. Which ever one fits you and your horse best is the one you should...
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    Jul. 26, 2014, 11:17 PM
    BAC replied to a thread WEG Prep coverage in Eventing
    Thanks for checking, I was too lazy. :)
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    Jul. 26, 2014, 11:03 PM
    If I'm coming from work or someplace else I will usually have makeup on but I don't bother otherwise, I am just too lazy. The exception is that I now...
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    Jul. 26, 2014, 10:53 PM
    BAC replied to a thread WEG Prep coverage in Eventing
    You're right about scores in the high 20s, although I can't remember details, it was probably Bettina Hoy. In fact I think there have been a few...
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    Jul. 19, 2014, 08:43 AM
    BAC replied to a thread Aachen starts today in Dressage
    Crackpot, just because his family can afford to buy one of the top horses in the world doesn't mean he can't appreciate the horse and also his good...
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    Jul. 18, 2014, 07:57 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Aachen starts today in Dressage
    I noticed that remark as well. He seems to really appreciate his horse. I would love to see Totilas and Valegro develop a rivalry with both of them...
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    Jul. 18, 2014, 01:44 PM
    I agree, the H/J disciplines need more people like you instead of those horrible clients who only care about winning at any cost. It seems to me...
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    Jul. 18, 2014, 01:34 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Aachen starts today in Dressage
    Well I am very happy to see Totilas doing so well and I have great admiration for Matthias Rath, who was willing to take on the ride on such a famous...
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    Jul. 18, 2014, 01:25 PM
    A good friend has a second home in the city and when she is there she rides at www.GrandPrixEquestrian.com. You would need a car though, but my...
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    Jul. 18, 2014, 12:23 PM
    That is so sad. I only knew him by reputation but I know it is a great loss to the equestrian community, as well as his loved ones. It seems we are...
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    Jul. 17, 2014, 04:27 PM
    As nice as the Hampton Classic? Those are in air conditioned trailers that flush, running water in the sinks, full length mirrors and nice soaps. ...
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    Jul. 17, 2014, 04:22 PM
    I never saw any mounting blocks, but I have not been there in about 5 years. Every barn brings its own stepstool or plastic mounting block. But the...
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    Jul. 17, 2014, 04:10 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Aachen Live Feed in Hunter/Jumper
    Sometimes you are just stunned, I wouldn't be too critical, although I was not watching.
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    Jul. 17, 2014, 03:51 PM
    Did they send you the CWD Cream Conditioner? Its better than oil for the saddle IMO, and based on my conversations with CWD I think they use it...
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    Jul. 17, 2014, 01:21 PM
    If you didn't specify, they will not oil/condition it for you. As you oil the flaps you gently roll them (sort of like a taco is the best way I can...
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    Jul. 16, 2014, 09:45 PM
    BAC replied to a thread My new saddle is here!!! in Hunter/Jumper
    Congratulations! Enjoy your new saddle, I was 53 when I got my brand new CWD. I was still riding in my 1969 Stubben Siegfried at the time. I'm sure...
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    Jul. 16, 2014, 12:54 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Used saddles.com?? in Hunter/Jumper
    Have you tried fineusedsaddles.com? Patricia gave me an estimate based on my email stating the condition. Of course, that assumes I was truthful,...
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    Jul. 15, 2014, 01:10 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Horse hair jewelry in Eventing
    Solenaro Designs does beautiful work, so does TwistedTails.com and if you really have money to spend check out SuzanneStorms.com.
    20 replies | 481 view(s)
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