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    Congrats on your pregnancy! I'm 26 weeks along...

    Congrats on your pregnancy! I'm 26 weeks along and cannot believe how time flies. The general rule is that if your body is used to doing it, you can continue doing whatever activity you were doing...
  2. Ew, I don't. She could give a ballerina a run for...

    Ew, I don't. She could give a ballerina a run for her money with her toes pointed down like that.
  3. Errr, have you really never heard the word czar...

    Errr, have you really never heard the word czar used in relation to directors of certain projects/interests in the government? Drug czar? AIDS czar? Etc??
  4. Thread: Insurance

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    I got trampled by a horse, riding in the pouring...

    I got trampled by a horse, riding in the pouring rain, foxhunting. I got a form from my health insurance company wanting to know if they could blame someone else. I basically wrote I fell off my...
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    Maybe the message in his eyes was really "Thank...

    Maybe the message in his eyes was really "Thank you".

    I guess I've been fortunate in that all of the horses we have euthanized have been ready to go. The most recent one literally breathed a huge...
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    I cannot believe that no one has mentioned the...

    I cannot believe that no one has mentioned the rampant misuse of THAN vs THEN. It. Drives. Me. F-ing. Crazy. And I see it all day long on message boards. "I would rather do this then that." Really?...
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    Anyone been to the Grand National?

    I'm dragging the hubs to Liverpool for the GN (he's making me go to a football game in Manchester, we're even ;)) and am somewhat stumped about how I should plan it. We have reserved seating tickets...
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    Here's what I do: 1. Pre-heat oven to 200. 2....

    Here's what I do:

    1. Pre-heat oven to 200.
    2. Turn oven off.
    3. Douse outside of boots in Lexol.
    4. Place in oven until oven is cool.
    5. Remove.
    6. Repeat steps 1-5 approx 4-5 times.
    7....
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    LOL at "Just bloody kill the f***er!" :lol:

    LOL at "Just bloody kill the f***er!" :lol:
  10. I think he looks great for hunting and a steal of...

    I think he looks great for hunting and a steal of a deal. But for the record, I've spent the last 3 years in the hunt field on a horse I thought was tailor made for hunting. Super quiet, never...
  11. Aiken to Atlanta

    Anyone headed from Aiken to Atlanta between Aug 26-30? A friend of mine needs to get a mare to Atlanta where she can pick her up. PM me if you have a spot, please. Thanks!
  12. Thread: Franklin, TN?

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    You lucky, lucky, lucky dog! The hubby and I want...

    You lucky, lucky, lucky dog! The hubby and I want to end up in Franklin, TN someday soon. It is heaven and you will love it. I lived in Nashville until recently and we're dying to get back. We were...
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    kzagoria, not sure if you actually clicked the...

    kzagoria, not sure if you actually clicked the link or not, but these are for off the rack boots on sale at $275, not $1500. But thanks for joining the site just to post this all over the place...
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    Thanks for the tip!

    Hubby's out of town and the boots are ordered. Yee haw!!
  15. Thread: Hac Tac jodhpurs

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    Hac Tac jodhpurs

    Anyone know how their sizes run, say, compared to Ariat breeches? I want to order a couple for a riding safari I am taking (yay!), but they only sell them in the UK so I'll have to order them online.
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    Ditto, that is exactly how every hunter pace I've...

    Ditto, that is exactly how every hunter pace I've ever done is run. I've done them in the Northeast and the South.
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    Just my two cents... If I had the money and...

    Just my two cents...

    If I had the money and was in the market for a hunt horse, I'd pay upwards of $25k for a perfect hunt horse, goes first flight front, middle, or back, never refuses, never...
  18. Thread: Coyote behavior

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    Yes, I would be quite concerned for your dogs...

    Yes, I would be quite concerned for your dogs without supervision, but it sounds like you keep them close. One coyote will yip or howl to draw the dog away from the house while the rest of the pack...
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    Yes, they are nice looking and I was considering...

    Yes, they are nice looking and I was considering one myself until a few weeks ago. I was in the hunt field walking along a hillside that was not steep. My horse's legs suddenly slipped out from under...
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    Absolutely! I didn't start out doing it, but it...

    Absolutely! I didn't start out doing it, but it was so well-received by everyone I've ever talked to about it, I just stopped being worried. Heck, I even put it on my Facebook status from time to...
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    Welcome! Definitely go to the MFHA website and...

    Welcome! Definitely go to the MFHA website and contact a local hunt, as suggested above. The very best advice I can give you is to rent a made hunter your first time out. You can ask the hunt...
  22. Thread: White Thongs

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    Ditto.

    Ditto.
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    Oh yes, and definitely pads. Forgot about those.

    Oh yes, and definitely pads. Forgot about those.
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    I was also raised not to gallop on pavement, but...

    I was also raised not to gallop on pavement, but from the slickness standpoint. I'm surprised so few people on here use borium. Yes, you have to make sure your farrier is very experienced in applying...
  25. Thread: Why do you hunt?

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    My two cents

    Interesting question and I also applaud you for the way you phrased it. I have hunted both live and drag. My first hunting experience was a drag hunt that I hunted with for a full season. The very...
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