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  1. she's a little "different". She's my first and...

    she's a little "different". She's my first and we showered her with warm hugs from the day she was born. So she has kind of grown up like a dog.

    When she was a wee tot I used to go out at night...
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    http://shirefoxfarm.com/

    http://shirefoxfarm.com/
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    she's part Shire. The shire had the white tail. ...

    she's part Shire. The shire had the white tail.
    I saw this mare years ago when I was shopping (2003ish). Same farm selling her.

    She's Sell Francais crossed with the Shire stallion I believe. ...
  4. I use triple crown products. I 1st use their...

    I use triple crown products.

    I 1st use their diet balancer.
    Then if needed calories add some beet pulp
    Then add TC Growth and/or I'll use Purina Amplify.

    My kid has always been good just...
  5. I'm so thrilled. My 2 year old (1st home bred) is so cool! Videos

    She's soooo cool. Really easy going.
    She lunged a handful of times and got it right from the get-go. I lunge her about once a month if that. I started her on the lunge in January. I ended up using...
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    you forgot to mention the state at which entries...

    you forgot to mention the state at which entries arrive.

    I just recently organized a clinic.
    Entries arrived with no entry check, no camping check, scribble written on a piece of printer paper...
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    me too. that just ruined my day.

    me too.
    that just ruined my day.
  8. Thread: Feelings

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    welcome to the story of my life. This is how...

    welcome to the story of my life.
    This is how most of my relationships go--or have gone for the past 6-8 years.

    It means that you're going to be great friends.

    I thought that was how it...
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    rt stifle is primary issue or maybe rt...

    rt stifle is primary issue
    or maybe rt suspensory

    I'm going for stifle though
  10. I'd stop riding her and put her on the lunge line...

    I'd stop riding her and put her on the lunge line and teach her to accept the bridle.

    Then when riding I sure wouldn't do transitions. I'd put her in a deep frame and trot with my leg on her--and...
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    1. Had a date with a well off [Jewish man] in...

    1.
    Had a date with a well off [Jewish man] in his mid 30s.
    What did Daniel Tosh say in his 2010 comedy tour? They aren't stereotypes if they are true...
    It was an hour drive for me from my farm...
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    I do everything we are told not to do. I...

    I do everything we are told not to do.


    I feed once a day.
    I currently have a horse who eats really slow and eats a ton.
    So I feed him at turn out time (6pm) and then again at 10pm. He has...
  13. Thread: Hock boots?

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    My hock shields came yesterday! they worked...

    My hock shields came yesterday!
    they worked great in the stall.
    I turned him out and he galloped down the field and they promptly slipped down and he kicked them off.

    I think I'm going to...
  14. GotSpots pretty much hit it on the nail. A...

    GotSpots pretty much hit it on the nail.

    A shot of whiskey always helps too.

    Practicing at home in the correct size arena helps a lot!

    also, there are always little sections of the test...
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    she is lovely! could use some groceries though....

    she is lovely! could use some groceries though. she a bit wasp waisted
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    I wear flip flops. $5 from wallmart. the...

    I wear flip flops.
    $5 from wallmart.

    the only time I don't wear flip flops is when I'm running quickly through the barn barefoot, or I need to protect a nice pedicure for some fancy function....
  17. I sweat buckets. More so now (34) than I did in...

    I sweat buckets. More so now (34) than I did in my 20s.

    No weight changes occurred.

    I'm so bad that if the weather is 50s/60s I will still sweat THROUGH my XC vest.
    I just think I have a...
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    are bubble bees good!!?? What are the bees who...

    are bubble bees good!!??

    What are the bees who nest in the ground? because we have those and they chase me.

    I had a swarm chase me a few years ago, not sure what they did (bit or stung me)...
  19. Just want to point out that I said the same...

    Just want to point out that I said the same thing...in the very first post.
    just sayin.

    guess no one understood the way I typed it out.
  20. there is Hysteroscopic sterilizationtoo. the...

    there is Hysteroscopic sterilizationtoo.

    the metal coils.
    easier than tubal ligation??
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    Premiers I've used them ALL--I clip 20ish horses...

    Premiers
    I've used them ALL--I clip 20ish horses every winter.
    Premiers rock.
    I had Clipmasters too. I didn't realize how awful they were until I started using Premiers.

    I got mine for under...
  22. I've seen some horses who I would describe as...

    I've seen some horses who I would describe as "loose" and I would say that those horses had a tendency to look rein lame if their "gate" was not properly controlled by the rider.
    --usually loose...
  23. any reason you can't market him as a jumper? ...

    any reason you can't market him as a jumper?

    Eventers with your horse's stats are a dime a dozen. Just like meter jumpers are a dime a dozen.

    The difference is that you'll find more eventers...
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    I perfer the term "cooperation". And it's a two...

    I perfer the term "cooperation".
    And it's a two way street.

    I, as a horse trainer, must cooperate with what my horse can handle each time I ride. Because with youngsters it sure can change from...
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    working on steep angles in the lateral work helps...

    working on steep angles in the lateral work helps build muscle required to get across those wide and/or high fences.

    It's a tough call for a trainer and you have to be really good at reading the...
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