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  1. If that's how a hapless primate rides, I ride...

    If that's how a hapless primate rides, I ride like a primordial invertebrate.

    I think the two of you look great together, JER. Well done (hoodie and all).
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    Robin, thank you for organizing!

    Robin, thank you for organizing!
  3. So I'm 62, average height and a bit on the low...

    So I'm 62, average height and a bit on the low normal side of weight. I got Judo, wrestling and endurance bicycling. Unsuitable for lawn bowling as well.

    Say what?
  4. A really good question with terrific advice. I'm...

    A really good question with terrific advice. I'm looking forward to reading more, but can't resist putting my two cents in, of course.

    I love hot OTTB mares. In addition to tense, and forward,...
  5. We aren't big meat eaters in our family, but are...

    We aren't big meat eaters in our family, but are huge fans of the fish counter at our local MB (Rowley). It's known as one of the tattier stores, but it always clean, the fish impeccably fresh, the...
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    Good for you, Dragonfly! I got to do one T3D and...

    Good for you, Dragonfly! I got to do one T3D and it was a BLAST. Tons of fun and a tremendous learning experience.

    Others will have much better and more tips for you, but I found that fitness...
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    I didn't get to watch much as I was in the...

    I didn't get to watch much as I was in the scoring trailer all day. A sense of unreality sets in by about the 75th rider and all one can do is focus on the results, not step back and analyze. ...
  8. So sorry for the issues you're facing! You've...

    So sorry for the issues you're facing! You've had some really experienced folks give you great advice above (and I'm sure more will chime in below). I'm just going to throw out some other things to...
  9. Everything Got Spots says x10. Only thing I...

    Everything Got Spots says x10.

    Only thing I would add/ emphasize would be to have a specific warm up routine that works for your horse at home and default to it in dressage warmup whenever tension...
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    Ah, a "classic" event.

    Hanging around ringside in between volunteer duties at Groton House this weekend, and had several people mention how much they enjoyed being at a "classic" event. By this they meant the traditional...
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    You just missed the Groton House Classic:...

    You just missed the Groton House Classic: unrecognized elem and BN. There will be one int he fall, too. Check out the Groton House web site.
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    Just want to point out that I am compelled to...

    Just want to point out that I am compelled to read any thread that has "Fred" in the title...not to mention one that the title is ONLY "Fred"!
  13. Barn owner here chiming in with our solution to...

    Barn owner here chiming in with our solution to the issue:
    If any of the boarders are traveling, they are required to send a letter to their vet specifying who can make decisions if they can't be...
  14. Thanks, fordtraktor. Maybe Reynard Ridge will...

    Thanks, fordtraktor. Maybe Reynard Ridge will comment if the recipe sounds like what she had?

    Let's see: I have the rose petals out in the garden, I have the ingredients, but do I have the time?
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    Wow. The notion of shipping a 21 year old horse...

    Wow. The notion of shipping a 21 year old horse across the ocean in that day and age boggles my mind. What a great piece of information!
  16. Congrats JER for your coaching assignment and for...

    Congrats JER for your coaching assignment and for starting another interesting thread!

    Reynard Ridge, I've GOT to find a recipe for fried rose petals! Please, PLEASE describe that meal in detail...
  17. Hooray for Fred and for you Gail! You ROCK! We...

    Hooray for Fred and for you Gail! You ROCK! We truly all know how wonderful your breeding program is (yes, I know you've retired but the babies are just hitting their strides). But to have one of...
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    My friends will be in range this afternoon and I...

    My friends will be in range this afternoon and I can ask then, but someone may already have info.
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    Ummm. I don't Facebook (way too old). It is open...

    Ummm. I don't Facebook (way too old). It is open for me to just dip in?

    And thank you!

    YAY! I got on.
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    Ummm. I don't Facebook (way too old). It is open...

    Ummm. I don't Facebook (way too old). It is open for me to just dip in?

    And thank you!
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    Profidia, you ARE my source for news!

    Profidia, you ARE my source for news!
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    Thank you, Jealoushe. At least I can send...

    Thank you, Jealoushe. At least I can send encouraging vibes at the right times.
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    Thanks, clivers. I hope she does even 1/4 as...

    Thanks, clivers. I hope she does even 1/4 as well as you did last week!

    Our last communication was a text (apparently the preferred mode of those in their teens) saying she wouldn't be able to...
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    Petit Bromont?

    Our "surrogate daughter" is doing the 1* at Petit Bromont this weekend and EN seems to have no links or news on it. Is there a COTHer who can direct me to a link or maybe just post some general info...
  25. FANTASTIC! You both look really happy in the XC...

    FANTASTIC! You both look really happy in the XC photos. Way to go!
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