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    Skib replied to the thread Do you ride in the rain?.
    RS riders book a lesson or hack and then ride regardless of the weather. I rode twice a week for 16 years, rain or shine. I am now on a...
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    Skib replied to the thread Bit of an 18+ Question....
    On our yard we hacked with schooling whips. I managed the gates with that.
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    Skib replied to the thread Body protector suggestions please..
    I have worn a bp for hacking ever since I started to hack 18 years ago. This is what I have learned. You need to try the different...
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    Skib replied to the thread Saddle Fitting - What am I missing?.
    A friend bought an American western saddle for her horse so I know that is true. None the less, it was a cultural, historical...
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    Skib replied to the thread Saddle Fitting - What am I missing?.
    This thread makes me wonder what riders expect from a saddle? In Western riding the saddle rests on two bars either side of the spine...
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    People do die in police custody in the UK. The overwhelming majority of them are White British males. Minority groups have also died but...
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    Skib replied to the thread Protests today / police horses.
    I live in London. Horses have always been used to control crowds here - for example every week at football matches. I was pregnant with...
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    Skib replied to the thread What do you think?.
    I am so sorry. It will come. I hope it will for you, as every time I thought I might not have a horse, one did turn up.
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    Skib replied to the thread What do you think?.
    I think that you know the answer to that. That I cant show you how to ride your horse. And in particular because with horses, nothing...
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    Skib replied to the thread What do you think?.
    If you love to hack take the opportunity while you can. I am 80. I learned to ride in order to hack. I love to hack and am missing it...
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    Skib replied to the thread Your riding story.
    My riding story was a dream come true after I retired - and in spite of a bullying first RI who swore I would never ride and predicted I...
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    Skib replied to the thread Hat fitting query.
    I wear a Champion Gatehouse HS1. I fell off manyh times when learning to ride so had to replace it many times. I learned that they do...
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    Skib replied to the thread Did you see....?.
    It always puzzles me that she can still ride a broad native pony and with what looks like an additional saddle covering? Is it because...
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    I started to share a horse last summer and staff began to talk of a bond between us. I was determined not to bond with her - She is not...
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    Skib posted the thread Rubens as a rider? in The Tack Room.
    Have just watched art critic, Waldemar Januszczak's, film on the artist Peter Paul Rubens. He says Rubens had a daily routine - He...
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