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  1. Congratulations! I'm glad you got good...

    Congratulations! I'm glad you got good improvement in your dressage. Interesting about the jumping as that has been my experience too - that whenever you concentrate on one facet, another suffers...
  2. Well dang, now I need to get me that horse shoe...

    Well dang, now I need to get me that horse shoe which they didn't have when I ordered. I had planned on ordering a badge with each of my horse's names anyway. My RoadID has held up great.
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    Have always started off my youngsters by doing...

    Have always started off my youngsters by doing them in a stall, against the wall, and backed into a corner if necessary. They panic less over feeling off balance that way and usually after a few...
  4. I have a 17hd grey Friesian/Percheron cross for...

    I have a 17hd grey Friesian/Percheron cross for my husband and have had zero issues with him health-wise. He's got great feet; doesn't seem overly susceptible to the heat especially for his size;...
  5. Thread: Show shirts

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    Check out Dover they've got the Romfh shirts and...

    Check out Dover they've got the Romfh shirts and the Riding Sports are cheaper knock offs of it. I've got two of the Riding Sports in the short sleeve and one long sleeve and they are a good value...
  6. The three Saddlebred/Draft crosses strum on their...

    The three Saddlebred/Draft crosses strum on their stall gates and if I don't put the hotwire back over the gate to the run-in shed, they take turns reaching over and pulling the plastic top off the...
  7. Too funny but my first thought was of the Youtube...

    Too funny but my first thought was of the Youtube sensation, Balls of Steel, which is of course, totally different. :lol:

    Awesome for you!
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    I have two Georgian Grande geldings (Saddlebred x...

    I have two Georgian Grande geldings (Saddlebred x Percheron) out of the same Percheron mare whose new owner tested her for PSSM at the request of an interested buyer and she came back homozygous, so...
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    Great. Thanks for the feedback. Yes, much less...

    Great. Thanks for the feedback. Yes, much less of an issue than cribbing.
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    Thanks for the reply. While it's odd and was...

    Thanks for the reply. While it's odd and was initially concerning, he does seem to only do it at rest and grazes just like everyone else the majority of the time. I have not seen him do it in the...
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    Windsucking without gripping/cribbing

    I initially thought my guy was just burpy but the more I watch him, the more I think he may be wind sucking. He doesn't grip on anything just acts like he's sucking his teeth after being fed but...
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    Eh, size isn't everything and there have been...

    Eh, size isn't everything and there have been numerous jumpers and eventers of smaller stature who have kicked butt. If you're happy with your horse, ignore the chatter and enjoy your Maserati.
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    I just did the one at Poplar this past weekend...

    I just did the one at Poplar this past weekend and it was hot, but I started giving electrolytes before the event, during and after, including several small meals, heavily watered, during the event. ...
  14. Very nice! Congratulations!

    Very nice! Congratulations!
  15. If you're good with prelim and a light season,...

    If you're good with prelim and a light season, give it a go. You can always re-evaluate and then explore leasing him to someone to do the lower levels on if he still seems to be having issues.
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    Thank you very much! I love my boys!

    Thank you very much! I love my boys!
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    The problem, to my mind at least, is if you're...

    The problem, to my mind at least, is if you're really wanting color, it's hard to find a cross-bred App that will give you that. The better color is going to be had via a homozygous App, that being...
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    I used to breed App Sport Horses and I was picky...

    I used to breed App Sport Horses and I was picky about pattern. I LOVED the leopard Apps. The ones that started out with fabulous color but then roaned, were not my favorites. The Hood's horses...
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    If you had told me years ago that a stretchy...

    If you had told me years ago that a stretchy Saddlebred stallion to a Percheron mare could be really lovely, I wouldn't have believed you but I have two full brothers both buckskin, that are and I...
  20. Me three. Got a 41 on Sunday at Poplar Place and...

    Me three. Got a 41 on Sunday at Poplar Place and we are definitely capable of better. Totally got your post. We had a great judge with good feedback one of which was "rider interference with too...
  21. Holy shit that horse has done some serious damage...

    Holy shit that horse has done some serious damage to himself. His powers of recovery are nothing short of amazing though. I hope he's done trying to kill himself now. I know you are too! Yes, I...
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    Congratulations on your good outing!

    Congratulations on your good outing!
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    Definitely!

    Definitely!
  24. I was very sorry to find this notice and read of...

    I was very sorry to find this notice and read of David's passing. They've bred some incredibly nice horses. If you're in the market, I would seriously give them a look.
  25. Mentioned in another thread, Flagmount's Freedom...

    Mentioned in another thread, Flagmount's Freedom is producing them and is No. 10 on the 2013 USEF list of eventing sires. I've corresponded with his owner and his stud fee is going up next year; it's...
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