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    Jul. 29, 2016, 09:51 AM
    And do you have to walk around to the other side for the dressing room? A pass through door would make it great. The whole thing does add a lot of...
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    Jul. 28, 2016, 09:51 PM
    FWIW, a pro friend of mine who knows a BNT who runs a big one of these tells me the BNT thinks her payees are nuts.... and that whole "a fool and his...
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    Jul. 28, 2016, 06:39 PM
    This is a staple in the Real Politic of Cat World Peace. You have to Build A Wall to help the adjacent cats just.not.have.to.look.at.the.enemy (who...
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    Jul. 27, 2016, 10:42 AM
    mvp replied to a thread Long Lining in Driving
    True. I forgot about the snaps not fitting places. I think there are pros and cons to that standard 30' length. I, too, think it's too short. ...
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    Jul. 27, 2016, 01:38 AM
    mvp replied to a thread Need barn name suggestions! in Off Course
    Sticky I thought of "Midas Touch" and then Goldfinger and then a cute version relating to touch: Sticky Fingers, and then just Sticky.
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    Jul. 27, 2016, 12:49 AM
    mvp started a thread Heat 'n' horse sh!t in Horse Care
    I have a mare whose poop gets looser (often with gas) as the weather gets hotter. I can get more specific if you like, but can you guys give me...
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    Jul. 27, 2016, 12:46 AM
    mvp replied to a thread Long Lining in Driving
    I like these from Dover very much: http://www.doversaddlery.com/dovers-long-lines/p/X1-3046/ They have the features you want: They are light...
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    Jul. 26, 2016, 07:14 PM
    Yeah, OP. You moved into a small pond, that's all. Resident pro isn't confident or professional or whatever, so she's treating you badly. And her...
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    Jul. 26, 2016, 04:08 PM
    True and true. I was the one who suggested a series of post-dated checks. That was how we did things in the place where I worked when I was in...
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    Jul. 26, 2016, 01:51 PM
    Can we get an Amen from the congregation? I can't tell you how much I hate getting a generic "yelling at" for something I didn't do. It screws...
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    Jul. 26, 2016, 10:06 AM
    Don't take someone else having an opinion (redmares) so personally (with the put-upon "bad on me" comment)! Everyone gets to have an opinion, as you...
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    Jul. 26, 2016, 10:00 AM
    It's not normal in boarding... yet. When I was a kid, neither was 30 days notice, and standardizing that 30 days to have it line up with the...
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    Jul. 26, 2016, 09:54 AM
    So, OP, besides the vent here and perhaps the one phone call to say, "Hey, what happened? Are we going to reschedule?" is this relationship over? ...
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    Jul. 26, 2016, 01:28 AM
    Third post, third opinion. Sorry, OP. But mine is all business. I think you need to not allow anyone to get more than 30 days behind, for any...
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    Jul. 26, 2016, 01:16 AM
    mvp replied to a thread Long Lining in Driving
    ^^^ So much wisdom there. I didn't speak about using a whip (it requires even more practice with handling the lines and the whip and using them all...
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    Jul. 25, 2016, 11:47 AM
    The "Left to left" rule isn't universal.... in time or space. I say this as someone who has been riding consistently for 30+ years, and on both...
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    Jul. 25, 2016, 11:09 AM
    Ha! I knew a horse who was so hot and stupid he was called "Dizzy" who did this one. smart. thing. The idea is that the horse dives low in the...
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    Jul. 24, 2016, 10:51 AM
    "If you pay them, they will come." I don't see a huge demand for young horse trainers in this country. You can tell because, demand or not, too few...
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    Jul. 24, 2016, 10:48 AM
    We need a Bob Barker (host of The Price is Right who is vociferously pro-spay/neuter) of the horse world. I think you are right on both counts: ...
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    Jul. 24, 2016, 10:25 AM
    mvp replied to a thread Long Lining in Driving
    I'd start with "double lunging"-- lunge line to you at the center of the circle, and a second line that goes from the outside ring of the bit,...
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    Jul. 23, 2016, 02:52 PM
    Riding Warehouse is great. And, G., you'll never need this info again since that tube of Hammanol will last you for-ever. But you will have to...
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