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    Sep. 24, 2016, 12:41 AM
    Sorry. There are some trainers with control issues - seems you've wound up with one of those. On the plus side, there are other fish in the sea. ...
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    Sep. 23, 2016, 12:57 AM
    If you're unhappy, start looking around. There are lots of trainers out there, and lots of programs. The situation that was right for you as a...
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    Sep. 22, 2016, 09:39 PM
    You need to make your wishes known: "No need to get on Blaze first today - I want to see how we do without the tuneup. Thanks." "I'll do him...
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    Sep. 21, 2016, 07:49 PM
    paw replied to a thread Unwanted lesson auditors in Hunter/Jumper
    It seemed to me that the final straw for the client was the attempted videoing of her lesson, which seems *way* over the top (unless, of course, the...
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    Sep. 7, 2016, 09:41 PM
    I once worked with a very talented hunter that had to be turned out with a bucket of grain (to occupy him while the halter was removed). Teaching...
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    Sep. 7, 2016, 09:38 PM
    Let me emphasize the part that I believe you're overlooking: I don't see the cause for concern, at least in applying outside the specific...
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    Sep. 5, 2016, 02:53 PM
    I'd look at Jasmin Stair Stables (http://jasminstairstables.com/) or Kelly Covey at Foxlair West (http://www.foxlairwest.com/) off the top of my head.
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    Sep. 5, 2016, 02:47 PM
    That's not _strictly_ true everywhere, though the a la carte pricing is quite common. Most barns I've boarded at have a "full care" option which is...
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    Sep. 5, 2016, 02:42 PM
    Most of the barns will have someone who's around to train folks (and horses) that aren't showing - I know Hap and Philip do, and am sure Newmarket...
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    Sep. 2, 2016, 09:41 PM
    Philip Cillis is great, but yes - the Rancho Riding Club where he's located charges a membership fee (and annual dues) - not cheap when you add it to...
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    Sep. 2, 2016, 09:08 PM
    paw replied to a thread 16 Years Ago in Hunter/Jumper
    Wow. I knew I'd been here a while, but hadn't thought about just how long I've been hanging around here before now... Since joining I've moved...
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