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by fireantranch
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Not ready to write, but a few musings
Replies: 6
Views: 1599

Re: Not ready to write, but a few musings

Thank you for posting that! I was able to audit a de Kunffy clinic a few months ago and felt the same thing. I am in the process of re-reading all his books. Good dressage IS hard work but it makes the horse more beautiful every single day.
by fireantranch
Fri Dec 30, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Random tack/apparel brag
Replies: 11
Views: 2684

Re: Random tack/apparel brag

Somebody got disgustingly organized :lol: . Well done! It looks great. I wonder what I can make my tack room look like after I spend the Dover Gift Certificate from Santa.
by fireantranch
Tue May 24, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: Breeding, Registries & Conformation
Topic: Breed help - small drafty type
Replies: 37
Views: 5519

Re: Breed help - small drafty type

I have a smallish Shire (yes, the mares are smaller) 16hh - barely. PLENTY enough height/width for me. She takes a medium saddle! She's perfect. Calm and cool. We DO have to work on "GO". And yes, I roach her mane and trim at least the feather on the back legs.
by fireantranch
Tue Dec 15, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Besides WB - what do you ride
Replies: 76
Views: 14681

Re: Besides WB - what do you ride

Love, love, love mules! Our Rhoda mule has been gone a number of years and still miss her! 13hh hands of chestnut mare pissyness - but only to me and not the husband. She adored him :). But if I got on her she'd be likely to take off at a dead run and then do the pony trick of dropping the inside sh...
by fireantranch
Wed Dec 02, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: Senior Horses/Senior Riders
Topic: Creaky. What to do?
Replies: 33
Views: 7197

Re: Creaky. What to do?

Two Naproxen in the evening if I remember and I do very well. Love the soaks in the tub too. I still take Ibuprofen for headaches and immediate pain relief - 3 at a time on doctor's advice! I have a cast iron stomach, I will admit. My job involves lots of distance driving (fiber art shows, not a tru...
by fireantranch
Wed Dec 02, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Besides WB - what do you ride
Replies: 76
Views: 14681

Re: Besides WB - what do you ride

FB version at our first dressage show.jpg
She was clean at this show :)
FB version at our first dressage show.jpg (40.85 KiB) Viewed 8866 times
SHIRE Cross mare. VERY nice gaits, good size for me (16hh), very pretty when she's clean (a white gray :)), and a very pleasant change from the OMG the shadow in the corner is going to kill me Trakehner gelding!

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