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    Dec. 19, 2014, 10:01 AM
    GotSpots replied to a thread Let's talk about 3'5"! in Eventing
    Nope. I didn't like the higher speed proposal because I thought it was a potentially dangerous idea to encourage BN/N riders to ride at a speed that...
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    Dec. 16, 2014, 02:59 PM
    GotSpots replied to a thread Lost my cooking mojo in Off Topic
    Check your oven temps for sure. Also, though, particularly if you've had some time away from the kitchen, your baking powder/baking soda/spices may...
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    Dec. 16, 2014, 10:10 AM
    GotSpots replied to a thread Let's talk about 3'5"! in Eventing
    This was discussed a lot over the summer when the idea was being pushed by the same people who have revived it now. I've got three significant...
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    Dec. 15, 2014, 04:00 PM
    GotSpots replied to a thread Too many windows open. in Off Topic
    Congrats! I think it's actually one of those really cool, fulfilling times when you feel like your job is both meaningful and interesting (and...
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    Dec. 15, 2014, 12:32 PM
    Everything BFNE and JBRP said. Many of us have anecdotes about horses who bowed once and went on to run Intermediate and Advanced successfully...
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    Dec. 15, 2014, 12:16 PM
    Have your vet share the information with your vet to discuss, but generally, for what you're looking for, no, it doesn't give me heart palpitations...
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    Dec. 13, 2014, 05:43 PM
    I think she is great if what you are looking for is some help getting-it-done - she tends to inspire confidence, get folks kicking on and getting the...
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    Dec. 9, 2014, 01:45 PM
    GotSpots replied to a thread Vetting the OTTB in Eventing
    On an OTTB that raced, I always do pasterns, knees, and feet. I'll do hocks if anything in the physical makes me think there's an issue there (but...
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    Dec. 1, 2014, 06:23 PM
    Dollop on top of roasted sweet potatoes. Toss with field greens and toasted walnuts. Spread on toast and top with an apricot or marmalade jam. Mix...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 03:01 PM
    I'd start by checking your chili powder. If it's fairly old, it can lose spice and get pretty dull. See if a new can helps you at all. If your...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 11:53 AM
    GotSpots replied to a thread Training Level Question in Eventing
    I remember back about ten years ago, when a water-to-water at Preliminary was considered a big question. Now they're fairly common at Preliminary,...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 11:03 AM
    GotSpots replied to a thread getting a horse in shape in Eventing
    So, your average horse doesn't need to be all that fit for Beginner Novice, and it's not at all unreasonable to think you can do it on four days a...
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    Nov. 26, 2014, 10:52 AM
    Honestly, I keep going back to the Woof boots - I have a couple of pairs that are 4 years old and still going strong. I like the double strap ones,...
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    Nov. 25, 2014, 02:11 PM
    GotSpots replied to a thread Anyone been to Belize? in Off Topic
    We went to Belize a couple of years ago and loved it. There is a huge variety in options, depending on what you're looking for and how much you want...
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    Nov. 24, 2014, 08:23 PM
    no - Guemes only has a small car ferry to Anacortes. You'd have to take the main ferry from Orcas to Anacortes and then change.
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    Nov. 23, 2014, 09:24 PM
    Check out your Area website or Facebook page - there's often any number of that horse posted ( particularly in eventing hotbeds). Pony club is a...
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 05:17 PM
    Many international flights now have power adapters as well, so less need to worry about battery life. We're a multi-gadget family: I have an...
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 01:00 PM
    Consider pilates for core work - really helpful and not too time consuming to see real results off the horse. Depending on your area, there is also...
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