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    Nov. 20, 2014, 08:03 PM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    Sonny, I also know several people who know you. If you can't figure out where I am, I am pretty safe. Besides which, everything I said about the...
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    Nov. 20, 2014, 06:13 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Homesickness? in Off Topic
    I'm English, but live in the US married to one of you lot. I worry about my parents often and feel that I should be spending more time with them....
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    Nov. 20, 2014, 04:54 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Emotional Service Animals in Off Topic
    When asking about the animal, you are basically asking what's wrong with the human - and wanting to approve that yourself or not.
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    Nov. 20, 2014, 03:20 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Botox. When? in Off Topic
    One day, we will feel better about ourselves.
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 01:59 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    Thanks and wishing you a happy Holiday Season to your family too.
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 12:20 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    I can't share the other stuff that's going on. I realize that you can only judge based on what I am telling you, but it's personal to the BO, and I...
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 12:03 AM
    Oh goodness, you certainly are hard on yourself. What's your ultimate riding goal? It's hard to overcome muscle memory, and I've been without...
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    Nov. 18, 2014, 11:48 PM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    No kidding. I think I'd notice if I am feeding a family of 7 or 3 this evening, if I can get into my bathroom, or there's a line. And also whether an...
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    Nov. 18, 2014, 10:59 PM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    Found my new barn today. For those who claim I am low end shopping, it's free choice hay (genuinely, not just said so, as I arrived with 20 mins...
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    Nov. 17, 2014, 11:37 PM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    I wasn't snooping to check the grain, I was there to spend time with my horse. And when I do that, I help with chores, which included feeding....
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    Nov. 17, 2014, 02:56 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    Was at the barn again today, and we are almost out of grain there for 5 out of the 9 horses in the barn. I counted it out, there's 3 full meals...
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    Nov. 16, 2014, 02:15 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Smoking Barn Worker in Off Course
    I smoke. My former barn required me to sit on their curb side and not smoke on their property. I feel as an equestrian I can be trusted to never...
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    Nov. 16, 2014, 01:47 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    And that's ideal. I'd be happy for that arrangement but it doesn't fit with my life. I am looking to privately rent a 10-11 horse stall barn (one is...
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    Nov. 16, 2014, 01:33 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    Berks, boarding with an indoor here (outside of a show barn) is perfectly high end at $450, I am middle to high end (again outside of a show barn).
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    Nov. 16, 2014, 01:29 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    t I totally accept that, my reaction was not in line with my expectations of myself. I freaked as he's an OTTB that was underweight for the first...
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    Nov. 16, 2014, 01:05 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    BO wasn't there. BM was, and that term is used loosely, she's a self care boarder, with more and more care of others being thrown onto her. She's...
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    Nov. 13, 2014, 01:07 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    I am stopping, I got to the 2nd page, there's 4 pages. Maybe my budget isn't yours. However I am paying someone to feed my horse, and they are...
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    Nov. 13, 2014, 01:04 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    Wouldn't you then feed from the bag? So much of this conversation has been on the price, if I were paying $4k a month, I would be happy wit that. So...
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    Nov. 13, 2014, 12:57 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    I cant belive people think its no big deal for someone to run out of grain, its not like there was an emergency or snow storm or something to cause a...
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    Nov. 13, 2014, 12:05 AM
    AlexS replied to a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    Then don't do it, I don't know her costs, and she prices her barn at a level that I would assume would be manageable for her. I am not looking for a...
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 05:44 AM
    AlexS started a thread Boarding woes! in Off Course
    Many of us grew up with mentors in the horse world, and we learned. Now it seems that so many have moved into the business, that the real horse...
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    Nov. 8, 2014, 04:03 AM
    I already shared my recent pay it forward thing. But I wasn't brave enough to add this thought to my post at that time. I just poured my 3rd glass of...
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    Nov. 7, 2014, 01:08 AM
    Good Lord!!! If you can't afford to tip the people who are working for you, then do your own work. You wouldn't eat out and then worry about the tip,...
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    Nov. 7, 2014, 12:51 AM
    I was just behind a young lady in the check out aisle at the grocery store, she had a toddler at her side and an infant in the seat section of the...
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    Nov. 5, 2014, 11:35 PM
    Read this: "I backed him and have done all his rides, and he had never once given me a problem. He has been as straight as they can be, and we've...
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    Oct. 25, 2014, 03:25 AM
    Thanks, I think that I am unusual in doing this, as most can have their own kids, so that's the normal route. To me it was a given to take teens, as...
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    Oct. 25, 2014, 03:15 AM
    Oh no, didn't mean to sound combative at all! I have a problem with that, because I have taken the defiant teens, I tend to come across as over...
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    Oct. 25, 2014, 02:51 AM
    This drives me nuts, and if it's my own appointment I will leave. If it's the kids appointment, it's taken 2 months to get that appointment, and I...
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    Oct. 25, 2014, 01:38 AM
    Good Lord! We just rented through Enterprise for a week, a sub compact car for $140. It's sitting outside my house right now ready for our trip out...
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