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    Oh how exciting! He looks like a charmer, have...

    Oh how exciting! He looks like a charmer, have fun & congrats!!
  2. I just ride in the dark. I know my ground (I...

    I just ride in the dark. I know my ground (I ride on grass), I know my footing, my horse can see. If he decides some area is "scary," I 'torture' him with it until he gets over it. Unless the bear...
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    PS Braiding has NEVER been required -- people...

    PS Braiding has NEVER been required -- people just convinced themselves it was. You can be neat & tidy & *vapours* not braid your horse's mane. I'm not a Barbie-type, never was...and...
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    The Flying Spaghetti Monster has finally heard &...

    The Flying Spaghetti Monster has finally heard & blessed my prayer with his noodly appendage!!! Thank you, this is possibly the best eventing-related thing I've read all year -- DON'T MAKE ME DRESS...
  5. I use a 4G Jetpack here on the farm -- I put it...

    I use a 4G Jetpack here on the farm -- I put it on its own plan because Verizon will never succeed in its attempts to make me give up my ancient grandfathered cell plan for my phone; I will ONLY pay...
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    On my honour, NSA, I have not been weasel-napping...

    On my honour, NSA, I have not been weasel-napping (it's too cold up there, I'm cold enough right here).
  7. Heartbreaking though it is (I had to skip parts...

    Heartbreaking though it is (I had to skip parts of your post, they hit too close to some of my own human-related open wounds) & as nauseating as the photos are (WHO TAKES PICTURES? SHOULD YOU BE...
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    Ah, see this is a cross post. I answered in...

    Ah, see this is a cross post. I answered in Eventing folder. You're good.
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    My tattoo suggestion for all eventers: Read....

    My tattoo suggestion for all eventers: Read. The. Rule. Book. (google is your friend, I swear)

    Any solid, 'conservative' colour is fine. I find it ridiculous to use anything white in the...
  10. Holy mother of all the fruitbat -- that is...

    Holy mother of all the fruitbat -- that is horrific. What kind of person calmly sends photos of your horse's legs suspended upside-down in trailer-grilles surrounded by blood-splatters...shouldn't...
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    It's called a habitat "niche." Think of it as an...

    It's called a habitat "niche." Think of it as an individual animal's cubicle. Take one out of its cubicle, that space, or niche is now unoccupied & its food/water/shelter specific to that animal...
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    I would love to, alas, but I am (a) loath to give...

    I would love to, alas, but I am (a) loath to give up my bats, they, along with the bluebirds & goldfinches & buntings & fish & chipping sparrows, do a phenomenal job of keeping my farm pretty close...
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    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE MAIL IT TO ME. I want a...

    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE MAIL IT TO ME. I want a weasel so bad, they won't visit me. :(

    Fortify your chicken coop -- trapping & relocation often makes people feel more "humane," but generally the...
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    I have a heavy-duty deep cycle battery from NAPA...

    I have a heavy-duty deep cycle battery from NAPA (I'd love an AGM, but can't afford it) & the solar kit is from Northern Tool (you can google it, there is just one, I think, a 15-V system).
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    I...put on a rain jacket & ride? I prefer not to...

    I...put on a rain jacket & ride? I prefer not to work in arenas, so didn't build one & have a great riding field. Obviously, I don't ride in it when I'm going to tear it up, but I can do lots of...
  16. I think just about all of us learn the hard...

    I think just about all of us learn the hard way!!!! But it does bear repeating 1000x.

    My run in is a 120-mph wind, engineer certified Carolina Carport anchored deep in Carolina Piedmont rocky...
  17. Yep, this is my cheap-o solution (got the tire...

    Yep, this is my cheap-o solution (got the tire covers on a mega-sale at some outdoor warehousing store) with $0.96 pavers.

    http://on.fb.me/1tJSiWf
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    Parmak. I did a bunch of searches on here &...

    Parmak. I did a bunch of searches on here & other horsey sites before I bought mine & am glad I did. Mine is DC powered (with solar panel keeping deep cycle battery charged, but they DO make one...
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    I think she could get that tighter with some...

    I think she could get that tighter with some baling twine dyed brown -- plus get the nice dig factor from the nylon string. :/
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    Yes! Good tools too, so no stealing...

    Yes! Good tools too, so no stealing...
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    Ditto, beowulf, I have a couple of these. The...

    Ditto, beowulf, I have a couple of these. The "rails" I have in them though are either small diameter scrap wood or salvaged bamboo poles. Anything much more than a tap & it will snap in half...
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    Haha, I call mine the 30-year project. To me...

    Haha, I call mine the 30-year project. To me (and maybe that's just my ADHD), the beauty of it is that there is always something to do, but I don't HAVE to. A friend of mine wisely said, a good...
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    Hee, yes, I am a solar fiend. Since all my...

    Hee, yes, I am a solar fiend. Since all my infrastucture is at the top of a rise in a nice clear area, I get sun galore. Plus, working as a field biologist, I've had to design/build a lot of...
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    ATTN: PASO FINO PEOPLES!

    Hi, gang, I remember an old thread that I haven't time to look up (bored creatures imitating Lipizzaners need a haircut), but looking for Paso Fino network.

    Summary: two PF mares for sale (cheap,...
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    Do you have a pic of this anywhere? Your icon...

    Do you have a pic of this anywhere? Your icon lines are awesome, but this super-visual person can't quite "see" it. I get the upright part, LOL, just not how the feet are attached. Good idea!
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