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  • opensky's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:31 PM
    '...With the same horses, often into their teens and even 20's. It's a beautiful commitment....' oh please. 20 yr olds? Doing endurance? Human ego...
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  • mindari's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:15 AM
    At the 2018 at the Tevis Cup ❤️��❤️
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  • bluewater's Avatar
    20-03-19, 10:47 AM
    Thanks everyone :) I've decided to stick to just feeding her from the floor for now and when the weather gets really wet I might consider getting...
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  • mindari's Avatar
    17-03-19, 12:16 PM
    mindari replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    LOL maybe the reason I like amblers is technically they never go out of the walk, well unless you ask for canter. having said that Pablo, my...
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  • tgh05's Avatar
    17-03-19, 11:34 AM
    tgh05 replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    I can rewrite the same message in a non discriminatory manner if you wish…. You were lamenting the absence of genteel souls like Zorro et al ,...
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  • midnightly's Avatar
    16-03-19, 10:18 PM
    midnightly replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    Oh dear teeg. I think with your prejudices there is nothing to say. There are so many more variables than you seem to allow for, so many different...
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  • tgh05's Avatar
    15-03-19, 02:30 PM
    tgh05 replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    So if you want to teach them to bend you HAVE to have forward While I sympathise with the truck drivers trying to teach their trucks to dance , we...
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  • midnightly's Avatar
    15-03-19, 10:35 AM
    midnightly replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    I tried to avoid bringing lack of rider ability into this. I feel it helps no one. Itís the duty of the rider to make things easy for the horse and...
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  • tgh05's Avatar
    15-03-19, 09:28 AM
    tgh05 replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    forward before bend (Germanic) .. or bend before forward (Classical) ?
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  • Bats_79's Avatar
    14-03-19, 11:05 PM
    Bats_79 replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    It is only the German Training Scale that says there is no impulsion in the walk. The German Training scale is basically an abbreviation of the "H....
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  • tgh05's Avatar
    14-03-19, 11:04 AM
    tgh05 replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    A phoenix like Zorro or the goose or the bush basher (what was his name) any other rabble rouser would fail simply because there is no rabble to...
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  • midnightly's Avatar
    13-03-19, 10:44 PM
    midnightly replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    I know.. just still trying I guess. Thanks Taff for a good subject. Perhaps we should ask Zorro to return? Things were interesting in those days. ...
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  • mindari's Avatar
    12-03-19, 09:09 PM
    Hard hitter, but really, thinking on it, nothing is going to happen. ...
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  • tgh05's Avatar
    12-03-19, 08:27 PM
    tgh05 replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    do you trot when you are schooling your horse ? No , I mostly just try to sit quietly what do you do when you are trotting/cantering Same...
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  • midnightly's Avatar
    12-03-19, 03:54 PM
    midnightly replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    Teeg I have to ask... and believe me I have been sitting on my hands for a few days ... do you trot when you are schooling your horse? Ever? ...
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  • mindari's Avatar
    10-03-19, 11:05 PM
    thanks, I have always loved your sense of humour Best advice you could give anyone and yes there sure is a silver lining. learning a whole new...
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  • treacle's Avatar
    10-03-19, 03:41 PM
    If I could shoulder some of your pain I would.. I've known you a long time mindari and it pleases me that I could entertain and cause you laughter...
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  • mindari's Avatar
    09-03-19, 10:35 AM
    Thanks exciting morning, woke up and realised can control both sides of my tongue. also pain much reduced. The doc did say the next two would get...
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  • Jcr's Avatar
    09-03-19, 08:11 AM
    Jcr replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    I have the same problem as leesa, re my own stiffness and have found that leg yielding at the walk has made it so much easier to achieve at the trot!...
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  • Jcr's Avatar
    09-03-19, 08:04 AM
    Oh mindari I am so sorry. I really sounds awful But it can't be your time just yet cause you're still here! The food tasting must be horrible it...
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  • mindari's Avatar
    07-03-19, 11:19 AM
    finished my last radiation two weeks ago today, the doc said the side affects would continue to get worse over the next two weeks and yep sure did. ...
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  • acaciaalba's Avatar
    06-03-19, 11:38 PM
    How ya going Mindari ?? How are you re your treatment etc ?? This forum is still stuffing me around,,,,,,
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  • tgh05's Avatar
    06-03-19, 10:14 PM
    tgh05 replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    There is no reason not to school the horse at the walk. Everything happens slowly and the less balanced rider can train without the confusion of...
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  • Squawker's Avatar
    06-03-19, 09:51 PM
    Squawker replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    I have a question regarding the term of train here. When saying train here, do you mean teach from scratch, or do you teach at walk then practice...
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  • midnightly's Avatar
    06-03-19, 06:53 PM
    midnightly replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    Yes of course Leesa. As always ... it depends.
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  • leesa's Avatar
    06-03-19, 02:06 PM
    leesa replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    Success! :) I think he just has it in his mind that the longside is for powering down, probably a relic from his last lot of rehab when I sent him...
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  • opensky's Avatar
    05-03-19, 08:39 PM
    opensky replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    I like the theory that walk is a reward, a release of pressure, a mental break for a horse. If you give it, it's always a safe place for the horse...
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  • midnightly's Avatar
    05-03-19, 05:41 PM
    midnightly replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    I don’t argue with that teeg but some would. You have picked a tidbit from a French school adherent perhaps? I wonder does France still follow that...
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  • tgh05's Avatar
    05-03-19, 04:48 PM
    tgh05 replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    For midders …. https://dressagetoday.com/instruction/walk-queen-gaits-25489 Within France’s rich equestrian tradition, the walk has always...
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  • leesa's Avatar
    05-03-19, 04:03 PM
    leesa replied to a thread Training at the walk in Equestrian
    I haven't got the flexibility in my lower back enough yet to ask him to steady. I don't think it's that he's not listening, I think it's more...
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