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  1. If my mare has been stuck inside due to weather,...

    If my mare has been stuck inside due to weather, she will start to nod vigorously when I'm in the vicinity, then she grabs her halter off the hook with her teeth and flings it at me, usually she hits...
  2. Saw "Wish You were Here " today and thought it...

    Saw "Wish You were Here " today and thought it was a lovely and moving film. (Same guy who did Garden State). Also recently saw "Chef" and loved it. (But don't watch it on an empty stomach or you...
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    I believe it was in the 1950's that the AHSA...

    I believe it was in the 1950's that the AHSA officially banned mules from horse show jumping competitions? I'd love it if anyone could confirm that...
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    As others have stated, it's a roadside assistance...

    As others have stated, it's a roadside assistance policy, not an insurance policy. Tripe A wont touch anything with a trailer so if you have that dump it and get US Rider. The US Rider will cover...
  5. In the US anyway the divorce rate for second...

    In the US anyway the divorce rate for second marriages with minor children is 75%. Food for thought.
  6. inch of red wine in a wine glass then cover all...

    inch of red wine in a wine glass then cover all but a small portion with saran wrap. They go in, get drunk and die happy. Leave it out for a couple of days and you'll get all of them.
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    How about teaching him tricks from the ground...

    How about teaching him tricks from the ground just for fun. I knew a girl who could no longer ride her horse but boy did they have a ball doing all kinds of tricks. She used some book and taught...
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    One way to look at it is that you have enabled...

    One way to look at it is that you have enabled him all these years. Perhaps if you left he would finally get his stuff together and start leading a more productive life. He may not feel it at the...
  9. If you're on the Eastern Shore check out Wicomico...

    If you're on the Eastern Shore check out Wicomico Hunt
  10. This, short and sweet. You don't owe any...

    This, short and sweet. You don't owe any explanation.
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    The pros of Off Topic for me are some of the...

    The pros of Off Topic for me are some of the interesting subjects; I've gotten some new book ideas, new recipes and input on new technologies that have been useful.

    The con for me primarily is...
  12. Not to derail but I recently was speaking with a...

    Not to derail but I recently was speaking with a person in our retiree benefits group about a document I had to send them and I asked if a Xerox would do or did they need an original and the young...
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    I like to use bounces to get my eye comfortable...

    I like to use bounces to get my eye comfortable with a deep distance, you sure don't want the long spot to the first element of a bounce!
  14. Well I worked for a very large corporation for 35...

    Well I worked for a very large corporation for 35 years and we always included University of Wisconsin on our recruit/hire list. In my (very long ) experience any decent state school will do for a...
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    45 Minutes to an hour each way. I do five days a...

    45 Minutes to an hour each way. I do five days a week.
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    I don't own one so can't speak to ease of use...

    I don't own one so can't speak to ease of use etc. however I did attend a function where the entire meal from apps to dessert was cooked on an egg and everything was fabulous. (The guy cooking was...
  17. Just a technical point, if you are maintaining a...

    Just a technical point, if you are maintaining a bend to the inside for both the spiral in and spiral out, then wouldn't the spiral in really be a half pass (diagonal aides) and the spiral out would...
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    I have one retired horse who is arthritic in the...

    I have one retired horse who is arthritic in the hocks and stifles. That sling thing was great for several years, now we have decided that it is just too hard on the mare to shoe her hind end, so...
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    While you adjust, try closing your hip angle at...

    While you adjust, try closing your hip angle at the two point just a little bit more than usual. Sometimes an "overcorrection" can help you get right where you need to be.
  20. Its been 14 years since I lost my first horse who...

    Its been 14 years since I lost my first horse who I had for over 30 years. I was pretty much a wreck for a week, for a few days I holed up and didn't want to see or talk to anyone. I was unable to...
  21. I want both to be clean and orderly however;...

    I want both to be clean and orderly however; while I clean the tack room, my housekeeper cleans the house. My domestic skills appear to be limited to barn skills.
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    I pay $75 per day to have someone stay at my...

    I pay $75 per day to have someone stay at my house and feed the cats. However I have elderly cats and person is a vet tech who can administer meds and assess wellbeing.
  23. One little trick I employed to take off the...

    One little trick I employed to take off the pressure of dating and that actually did me a world of good was I called it "relationship practice" instead of dating. I decided to meet people and...
  24. I love that show! My favorite venue! You and...

    I love that show! My favorite venue! You and your horse look fabulous!
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    I had a horse that used to do this and I too...

    I had a horse that used to do this and I too would usually come off. The only remedy I came up with was to ride with two opening reins which would effectively minimize the degree of scoot such that...
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