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    If you truly cannot hit the stirrup - DON'T FORCE...

    If you truly cannot hit the stirrup - DON'T FORCE IT!

    I was NEVER able to hit the stirrup to mount....went on a riding vacation and the only way to mount was from the ground. Ripped my labrum off...
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    Yesterday I tried the thinline in the 1/4"...

    Yesterday I tried the thinline in the 1/4" thickness...it did seem to help more than the ultra...

    Which kind of wierds me out since the 3/16" is supposed to be more for rider comfort....
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    I most definitely do NOT have room for something...

    I most definitely do NOT have room for something like sheepskin in the saddle.

    The saddle itself is pretty comfy - but I'm trying to get my pony's machine-gun like trot smoothed out and it seemed...
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    Anybody tried Thinline's seat saver?

    Contemplating trying one, but am not sure if riding on rubbertype stuff would be gross or not.

    ???
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    I have the 3 horse slant stock/combo, so can't...

    I have the 3 horse slant stock/combo, so can't comment on living quarters...

    But we LIKE it!

    Hauled household goods from Tx to Wa, use it for a farm trailer, use it to haul the ponies....
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    totally dying to know if they will work in a...

    totally dying to know if they will work in a covered arena! do they have any type of trail, money back type of thing?
  7. Check the informed designs bits on hastilow usa's...

    Check the informed designs bits on hastilow usa's website.

    http://www.hastilowusa.com/bits/abbey-bits/hilary-vernon-collection/loose-ring-mullen-mouth.html
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    Well bummer - Lightstar doesn't go as far as...

    Well bummer - Lightstar doesn't go as far as Washington....Has anybody heard of Belvoir? That's who the light star guy recommended....
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    west coast haulers?

    We are thinking about taking our horses from the Seattle area to San Francisco for a month over the winter.

    Gets them some specialized training, and gets us out of the darkest part of the winter...
  10. Correct. In hand work. She is one of Bent...

    Correct. In hand work. She is one of Bent Branderup's "people". As for the instruction - it is much more comprehensive than I can find elsewhere.

    Ain't nobody in this neck of the woods does it...
  11. I have a wonky leg....the ground work is...

    I have a wonky leg....the ground work is definitely carrying over to under saddle. A lot of the stuff I would have teaching from the saddle at all.
  12. So the monthly thing is her webinars...the 'whole...

    So the monthly thing is her webinars...the 'whole plan' is more for the actual training. That's where all the exercises and explanations are.

    She has her original webinars online for free if you...
  13. I have not ordered from them, but had an email...

    I have not ordered from them, but had an email exchange with them. The owner seems to be very accommodating!
  14. I have been "doing" that course. Finding it very...

    I have been "doing" that course. Finding it very valuable....and my pony likes it!
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    anybody tried this in a covered arena yet? ...

    anybody tried this in a covered arena yet?

    thinking about taking the car gps in and seeing if I get any signal today.
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    Yeah - the angles look right, but it sits high in...

    Yeah - the angles look right, but it sits high in front. The front panels squish down, but it's still slightly pommel high.
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    Are swiss panels adjustable?

    Basically what the title sez.

    Just got a used spirig in to try on the hubby's horse. The head plate matches tracings well - but the front panels are FULL!

    Is it possible to adjust these, or...
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    Spirig saddles?

    So I'm having an awful time trying to fit the husband's short backed, boulder shouldered little horse.

    Poor guy has lost a ton of topline from me trusting 2 different fitters who said that gussets...
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    I have cut up a rider grip in the past and used...

    I have cut up a rider grip in the past and used it for a shim....the one I used leached some dye from the seat, tho.

    ridergrip.com
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    prestige trapezium pad

    Hi...Has anybody had any luck having one of these things work under a D1 type saddle?

    Mine still nosedives with it...I ended up using a couple of thinline shims instead.

    Am just wondering if...
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    My husband's foxtrotter likes to pace - altho at...

    My husband's foxtrotter likes to pace - altho at least in his case it's a comfortable stepping pace and not a hard pace.

    Getting him to bend around your leg usually knocks him back into a more...
  22. I'm in a Tip Sportage in a medium w/ the larger...

    I'm in a Tip Sportage in a medium w/ the larger pad. I couldn't get the Matrix to fit no matter what I did. I usually size as a long oval...the Matrix just slid around on my head even tightened down....
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    OMG!!! This is what we've been going thru w/ my...

    OMG!!! This is what we've been going thru w/ my DH's horse! But we thot it was always due to saddles, pads, etc....
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    we just walk....since the horses are both gaited...

    we just walk....since the horses are both gaited it's a FAST walk - 4 - 5 mph - but we keep it to walks.
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    I have a prestige d1 Icelandic...my guy isn't...

    I have a prestige d1 Icelandic...my guy isn't flat laterally, but is darned flat front to back!
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