Recent content by Juniper Jack

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    PETA trying to ban horseriding

    Oh, good, it is so much cooler to be a sofa ornament instead of a couch potato. :cool:
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    Splashing out on yourself

    I'm sorry, I don't know these reins. I just Googled them to see what they were. I did see some by Passier and some by Stuebben, both good brands IMO.
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    Splashing out on yourself

    I just Googled Eventa Reins and found various styles made by various brands.
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    Best work/ riding boots?

    Thank you! They sound like my old non-waterproof Ariats that I loved and want to replace with something waterproof.
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    Best work/ riding boots?

    Are they very heavy, say, compared to walking shoes, or to regular paddock boots?
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    Splashing out on yourself

    Oh, this makes me miss the days of real tack shops I could walk into and handle the leather. Try on the gloves and breeches. Sit in the saddles. Sigh. :)
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    Fear of horses taking off

    I think your plan sounds like a good, sensible one, and I hope it will work well for you. I spent decades pushing and pushing myself, believing everything was fine even while I could not understand why I wasnt. My mother (a very good mother) was always telling me, sympathetically, that...
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    Fear of horses taking off

    What all did they do when they checked you over at the hospital? It sounds to me like you were concussed. Did they do an MRI, cat scan, anything like that? I came l off a 3-year-old nearly 50 years ago and I think I had a mild concussion. I did not get back on the horse; my BIL took me to his...
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    Foal name inspiration needed!

    Myfanwy
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    Foal name inspiration needed!

    Melody Maggie (Magnanimity) Molly Majesty Miranda Milady Madeleine Mercy Mercedes Margo (because one of my favorite horse stories begins with a newborn filly who belongs to a girl named Margo)
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    20% of people don't like horse sport...

    Volume mix is horrible. I can't hear what she's saying over the music and the hoofbeats. :(
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    20% of people don't like horse sport...

    Hopefully the Internet is their outlet so that they DON'T turn on their horses.
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    20% of people don't like horse sport...

    But are all thse "vocal preople" really all that vocal? Or are they just posting all over the Internet because it exists and they can? Would they be heard if the Internet did not exis? I know we have to live with what is, and the Internet exists and probably isn't gonna go away in our lifetime...
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    20% of people don't like horse sport...

    No, because I would know they were wrong. I have never been one to bow to peer pressure.
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    Horse valuation help please

    No idea on price, just big hugs to you and him.
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