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    Apr. 17, 2015, 11:26 PM
    ako replied to a thread Jamaica Bay Stables? in Hunter/Jumper
    The head trainer changed but it's still managed by the same people. Some people make do and pay extra for hay, for better grain, for more turnout,...
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    Apr. 16, 2015, 09:34 PM
    ako replied to a thread Jamaica Bay Stables? in Hunter/Jumper
    I have direct experience. I bought one of my horses while I was there. When I left, I promised him I would never take him back. Ever. ETA: my...
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    Apr. 14, 2015, 12:52 PM
    Add me to the list of folks who think there was a big fat miscommunication here. I think the true lesson learned is that PO has an obligation to do...
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    Apr. 6, 2015, 07:27 PM
    The less cotton, the better. I find Trophy Hunters wear like iron. (Except for the higher cotton older model, though you would probably not find...
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    Apr. 5, 2015, 06:54 PM
    We live in NYC and my DH years ago caught a nasty parasite, he thinks from the water. He keeps us in bottles now. The pipes in our co-op...
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    Mar. 31, 2015, 07:46 PM
    Wow. You're me. At least the not so good parts. Really. I have an issue because I'm uneven so I generally lean more on my right stirrup. I see that...
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    Mar. 29, 2015, 10:32 AM
    ako replied to a thread A rider's breakfast? in Off Course
    Eggs and potatoes always work! With tea or coffee. Yogurt is good, too, but not as satisfying as eggs. And by yogurt it should be REAL yogurt with...
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    Mar. 28, 2015, 10:33 PM
    ako replied to a thread What would you do? in Off Course
    I would absolutely be offended. If they made a special trip down to the barn from a few towns over, maybe. That price is meant to be offensive, or...
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    Mar. 26, 2015, 08:17 PM
    NP is telling you what kind of person she is by her actions. She is telling you she's not as nice a person. Believe her.
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    Mar. 24, 2015, 08:30 PM
    I really do wonder about the relationship between allergies/sensitivity and bladder issues. I had interstitial cystitis for years and maybe urge...
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    Mar. 24, 2015, 08:17 PM
    I'm 5'5", maybe 5'6" on a good day and it was a real adjustment to go from a Hony (15.1) to a large horse (17.1). OK, the horse is larger, more...
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    Mar. 21, 2015, 09:57 AM
    I really, really wanted to go this year. I wanted to focus on individual or small group jump lessons and then some cross-country estate rides. I...
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