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Boots (horse)

We DEFINITELY need a link to a good (horse) boots thread. Here is one that talks a little about studs too:
http://chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=194127
and another:
http://chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=158176
and another:
http://www.chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=221843
and one specifically on cool boots:
http://chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=204896
another general boots thread:
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?p=4488612
another:
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=255962
another, with a discussion of fit, plus Dalmars, Premiers, Ecogold, and TriZone:
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=256087
November 2010 update:
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=280694

Studs

Here is a good basic thread on studs:
http://chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=159763

And another: http://chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=210937

And another: http://www.chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=218400

One more: http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=68’’

Another one, about starter stud kits:
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=305903

Enjoying Rolex: Hotels and General Tips

Answers to the perennial question: what are the good hotels for Rolex?
(Mods-- I wonder if those threads could be combined for reference?)

[Mod note: sure thing! Here we go: http://www.chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?p=4301602]

CookiePony: Now adding another one…
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=236450

General info on being a spectator at Rolex:
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=238412

2015 Food and shopping thread:
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?464686-Rolex-shopping-(and-eating)-thread!

Want to tour thoroughbred farms?
http://www.visithorsecountry.com/

2010 Rolex hotel reviews:
[URL=“http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=255087”]http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=255087

Answers to the question: I am just starting out in eventing-- what saddle should I use?
http://chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=202355
See also: http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=235795

And general advice for starting out with cross country:
http://chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=202397

What to wear to a first event (and beverages to bring):
http://chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=210867

The popular question: where do I find used saddles?
http://chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?p=4064379

Hunter/ jumper riders dipping a toe into eventing:
http://chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=208520

Adding another one:
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=238231

And another one:
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=268595

And another one:
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=297319

T3d conditioning schedule

I think this one is worth saving…Hard ground and shoeing
http://www.chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=214743

online docs - intro to eventing and dressage rules comparison

The first is a good reference for new eventers. The second is a dressage rules comparison that is hugely helpful to me, as I have a dratted hard time keeping this stuff straight.

http://useventing.com/resources/file...rtingBox_1.pdf

http://www.cdi-raleigh.com/2009Compa...ssageRules.pdf

The terrific thread on T3DE endurance day FAQs: http://www.chronicleforums.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=218432

All about Aiken:
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=225582

Aiken Restaurants:
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=287645

Aiken events calendars:
www.scdcta.com
www.jbfarm.com
www.ecalendaraiken.com

More about Aiken:http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=327637

“Teaching youngsters to pony” to go on conditioning rides.

http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=280506

Your first FEI

Your first FEI:
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=287738

Rules of Eventing

USEF Rules of Eventing - a must read :wink:
http://www.usef.org/documents/ruleBook/2011/13-EV.pdf

Equine Canada Rules (2011) and Annexes

FEI banned substances

FEI banned substances - a COTH discussion containing links to appropriate apps and FEI database.

Chief feeder person of Tristan and Bailey,You never know what kind of obsessive compulsive crazy person you are until another person imitates your behaviour at a three-da

Hi, I would love to get into eventing with my horse. He absolutely loves to jump and canter/gallop so I think we would d great in that.

A primer for first time CANTER buyers

http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=310005

Grooming/ turnout tips and tricks
http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=310426