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  1. The biggest thing I found with a lot of young WS...

    The biggest thing I found with a lot of young WS is that they have such a sense of entitlement. Just because they work for you they expect to be handed everything on a silver platter. Not all, just a...
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    Agreed. My husband has these boots with the...

    Agreed. My husband has these boots with the stretchy thing near the top of the zip. His are old, wears them daily and isn't very nice to them. However they always scrub up nicely and he's never had...
  3. Thread: WWYD??

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    This is coming from someone who doesn't have...

    This is coming from someone who doesn't have children, nor is inclined to breed the little things anytime soon. So my view is going to be a bit different than those with children.

    My biggest...
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    So sadly she won't be here until the end of...

    So sadly she won't be here until the end of January :( I just missed the quarantine for the over Xmas shipment. It's going to feel like FOREVER until she gets here! 3 weeks quarantine in Germany and...
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    All mine live out 24/7 and are fine at shows and...

    All mine live out 24/7 and are fine at shows and being stalled. As its quite a long drive for us to go anywhere we often camp overnight.

    The horses get hand walked, or walked out under saddle a...
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    Well I went and watched her warming up at SICAB...

    Well I went and watched her warming up at SICAB yesterday, and the only thing she spooked at was a trailer full of pot plants going past her! And even then she just carefully moving away and not...
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    I like my fruit cake with custard. Does anyone...

    I like my fruit cake with custard. Does anyone else do that? :lol:

    I live in Australia and I'm regularly at major competitions. While there's a few top horses that look similar, unless someone has...
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    She's only 7, has her entire life in front of...

    She's only 7, has her entire life in front of her.

    I can sit to her trot. I rode her for another 30 minutes after that video :lol: it was just a small bit of it all. She is so easy, but very...
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    There is an option about flushing an embryo from...

    There is an option about flushing an embryo from her to one of the really good stallions here in Spain. But I don't know how long I would be married for if I brought 2 home :lol:

    Here's the...
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    There's also the question of, what happens if he...

    There's also the question of, what happens if he gets hurt while the kid is riding him? If the parents didn't fork out money to buy him when he was for sale, I'm pretty sure they wouldn't if he got...
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    Well today was a bit of a wash out! It poured...

    Well today was a bit of a wash out! It poured down rain and I only got to see one horse. But did some amazing sight seeing in Ronda.

    The horse I rode was lovely, just a bit overdone with his work...
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    PIRO is Equine Piroplasmosis, it's spread by...

    PIRO is Equine Piroplasmosis, it's spread by ticks.

    So today was amazing. My first horse was a beautiful mare competing Small Tour with a lot of success, and ready to step up. She was so light to...
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    About an hour or so. You can speed it along with...

    About an hour or so. You can speed it along with a heater but I prefer to let mine dry naturally.
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    After a bit of drama yesterday with missing my...

    After a bit of drama yesterday with missing my train, I'm finally here and with the agent.

    I rode 2 horses yesterday. One was a 8yr old stallion who was nearly confirmed at Grand Prix. He was...
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    He'll be a riding horse before a breeding horse....

    He'll be a riding horse before a breeding horse. I don't have a problem gelding if I need to! There's always an opportunity to collect and freeze if he can't handle being a performance horse and a...
  16. This just made me spit water all over the...

    This just made me spit water all over the keyboard. Good one!

    It was explained to me its supposed to demonstrate that the horse is quiet. But this also came from the same person who thought...
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    Wear them in the shower and let them dry on your...

    Wear them in the shower and let them dry on your legs. After that smother them in conditioner.

    They'll mould to your legs perfectly after that. It doesn't hurt them at all.
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    Even more diseases to watch out for when you live...

    Even more diseases to watch out for when you live in Australia! It's been one of the major things I have to be very careful of. The agent I'm working with is wonderful though, so it should be a...
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    Second the sensitive toothpaste or mouthwash. ...

    Second the sensitive toothpaste or mouthwash.

    Silly me thought it was an AWESOME idea to whiten my teeth a day after I got my braces off. why? Because I'm vain as well and my teeth were whitened...
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    Horse Shopping in Spain

    Well I'm sitting here in my hotel in Madrid, jet lagged but trying to stay awake so I can get a good night sleep tonight. So I thought I'd write this as a bit of a time killer.

    I flew into Madrid...
  21. I love every single gift my boarders and students...

    I love every single gift my boarders and students give me. It's the thought that counts.

    One of my boarders went to the effort of making an amazing gluten free mud cake for me last year. She did...
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    I didn't even know what a Popover was. I...

    I didn't even know what a Popover was.

    I think I'm about to be hooking on them. I'm going to try and whip a batch up later
  23. Several times here as well. In smaller towns it's...

    Several times here as well. In smaller towns it's hard to find a vet who doesn't service multiple clients. Even harder still when theres one major equine practice within a 150 miles radius.

    In all...
  24. Several times here as well. In smaller towns it's...

    Several times here as well. In smaller towns it's hard to find a vet who doesn't service multiple clients. Even harder still when theres one major equine practice within a 150 miles radius.

    In all...
  25. I'd want to know in advance as well. It's easy to...

    I'd want to know in advance as well. It's easy to accommodate someone if you have plenty of warning.

    I'm gluten and soy intolerant, so if we go anywhere that I don't know people that well I do...
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