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    Dec. 17, 2014, 02:50 PM
    Can you arrange a test ride in some of the Crosbys you say you have found? I think that is the only way to know for sure if you will be comfortable...
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    Dec. 16, 2014, 02:57 PM
    Yuck, those are really ugly, and unflattering too.
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    Dec. 12, 2014, 12:19 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Best leather halters? in Hunter/Jumper
    Thanks for the update, next time I need a halter I will try Albright's. I have only bought Walsh halters from a tack shop, so had no idea about...
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    Dec. 9, 2014, 10:38 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Silver Charm back from Japan in Racing
    That was a very gracious apology Shammy. I'm sure we have all made similar mistakes.
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    Dec. 9, 2014, 05:03 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Silver Charm back from Japan in Racing
    I have followed Old Friends almost right from the beginning and Michael Blowen's enthusiasm and love for these old guys is the biggest reason for the...
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    Dec. 9, 2014, 02:25 PM
    I have no personal experience but The Country Saddler is supposed to do gorgeous custom strap goods, and I know people who rave about the quality. ...
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    Dec. 9, 2014, 02:18 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Silver Charm back from Japan in Racing
    Just read the article/listen to the video and you will realize your entire post was pointless. Silver Charm is not going to re-start a breeding...
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    Dec. 9, 2014, 02:15 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Silver Charm back from Japan in Racing
    Racing could use more owners like the Lewises. So glad he will get to spend his last years at Old Friends, such a wonderful organization.
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    Dec. 8, 2014, 12:57 AM
    To be "discreet" and not inform a new owner of a potential safety issue with the horse is dishonest. It says a lot about your barn that they would...
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    Dec. 6, 2014, 11:08 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Soft Shell Show Jackets in Hunter/Jumper
    I don't have any experience either but based on all the pictures I like the TS best. I also looked at the RJ Extreme picture and it looked awful on...
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    Dec. 5, 2014, 02:41 PM
    That was my impression as well. But how strange that only days after starting that thread the decision was taken out of her hands. Well said...
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    Dec. 4, 2014, 11:52 PM
    So incredibly sad to read this thread again, this time after learning of her passing. Claudius was one of a small group of people I respected based...
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    Dec. 4, 2014, 10:26 PM
    I let my subscription expire but yesterday I got something in the mail about a special rate which I threw away so I don't know the details....
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    Dec. 4, 2014, 10:07 PM
    This is heartbreaking news, especially in light of her recent thread about stepping down. My condolences to her family and loved ones.
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    Dec. 3, 2014, 10:08 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Customized brushes in Hunter/Jumper
    Even though those brushes are beautiful, it doesn't mean they are less durable than plainer brushes. And it would be very hard for someone to mistake...
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    Dec. 2, 2014, 03:13 PM
    I understand, I hate that orange color too and wouldn't want to be seen riding in such a hideous color bridle. That's why I love the Walsh/Blue...
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    Dec. 2, 2014, 02:42 PM
    I would hate to see the 3'6" AO division die off, but I think you are wrong to criticize others as "not pushing themselves." There are numerous...
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    Dec. 2, 2014, 02:33 PM
    Pretty sure that is not the 1982 winning ride, and for sure you are wrong about 2014. Lillie Keenan, whose round you posted, won last year (in...
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    Dec. 2, 2014, 02:04 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Best leather halters? in Hunter/Jumper
    I agree that Perri makes good quality merchandise at reasonable prices. Their halters are very nice and I have a lead shank I like better than...
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    Dec. 1, 2014, 11:12 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Best leather halters? in Hunter/Jumper
    Walsh is still my favorite and I bought several of the 3/4" cob ones, just perfect for a cob or finer, more delicate face. Once they are broken in...
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    Dec. 1, 2014, 09:43 PM
    I agree with DMK about Hadfields, the leather is wonderful but "firm" - I hate spaghetti reins. I also loved my Edgewood though and had no stretching...
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    Nov. 29, 2014, 03:16 PM
    First of all, no single saddle will fit every horse. Pro panels help make a saddle more apt to fit a greater number of horses, but again, not every...
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    Nov. 25, 2014, 01:35 PM
    BAC replied to a thread leasing horse to trainer in Hunter/Jumper
    Is he used to all day turnout? If so, you can be sure he will hate that even more than you do. I would hesitate to lease to a trainer, as everyone...
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    Nov. 25, 2014, 11:38 AM
    I'm so glad you said this. I have mentioned it several times in various places, yet how many actually donated? Even a few dollars each won't hurt...
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    Nov. 25, 2014, 11:27 AM
    BAC replied to a thread When do you houseclean? in Off Topic
    I don't, that is why I have a cleaning lady. Its my most precious luxury.
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    Nov. 25, 2014, 11:25 AM
    I'm glad to see someone has some common sense. It has always been the rule that law enforcement (if put in a position where they must use their gun)...
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    Nov. 21, 2014, 06:25 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Christmas gifts! in Hunter/Jumper
    I may have bought a brush from you, at least it was from someone on COTH, as a Christmas gift. It was beautifully done and the friend who received...
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    Nov. 21, 2014, 06:22 PM
    I was in Bloomies today, and surprisingly, they had a bunch of ladies Barbours, some waxed cotton versions and a lot of the quilted vests and jackets...
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    Nov. 20, 2014, 01:16 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Christmas gifts! in Hunter/Jumper
    I disagree with this. The enamel bracelets and scarves come in brilliant colors and a splash of scarlet, cobalt or other bright color makes a...
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