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    how to advertise for a half lease?

    For the past year I have been half leasing my hunter to a girl who already rode with my trainer. It has been a huge help financially. I don't charge a lease fee, we just split the monthly costs....
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    Time to see if I can make it out on a Monday...

    Time to see if I can make it out on a Monday night! I've missed the last two Mondays. I have my clothes in my car and my phone alarm set so I won't miss my early train. And I have leftover Chinese so...
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    This is great, I'm so glad to see I'm not the...

    This is great, I'm so glad to see I'm not the only one with a miserable work/commuting schedule who's struggling to get out to the barn at the end of the day :) I swear sometimes I feel like the only...
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    Oh good, yes I need some serious motivation,...

    Oh good, yes I need some serious motivation, especially since the time change!!

    I've been having a lot of trouble with Monday nights. I take my clothes in the car (and stealthily change in the...
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    Wow so much great advice so far! Thanks so much!...

    Wow so much great advice so far! Thanks so much! I'm going to print this once people stop commenting and take it to the barn.

    Reading these comments did get me to think of a few things I forgot I...
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    mare won't stand in cross ties

    I would really appreciate some advice about what to do with my horse. I've got a 9 year old mare who is an angel to ride but a completely different horse on the ground. The main problem is that she...
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  8. This should do it: ...

    This should do it:

    http://www.wihs.org/results/2012_minute_by_minute.pdf

    Looks like there will be terrier races followed by Guy McLean (http://www.guymcleanusatour.com/). No sparkly lady this...
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    I'm going to hijack this thread since it's...

    I'm going to hijack this thread since it's already about WIHS on a budget...

    Does anybody know whether they'll be doing a Groupon again for WIHS this year? Last year it came out the Thursday...
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    Oh wow you got a great deal! I love Chop't, if...

    Oh wow you got a great deal!

    I love Chop't, if you want something healthy, they have really big made to order salads. I think it helps a lot if you remember to ask for salt and pepper when they...
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    That Bethesda deal sounds like a good one. You...

    That Bethesda deal sounds like a good one. You would be fine walking around Bethesda at night. Also Bethesda, Gallery Place (where the Verizon Center is), and Union Station are all on the red line....
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    Hi everybody! I posted quite a while ago...

    Hi everybody! I posted quite a while ago (Jan/Feb?) about my search for a 3' hunter. I FINALLY found one! So exciting! I think she was the 20th horse I tried. Good lord. But knock on wood, she seems...
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    Lots of injuries! Everyone feel better! I always...

    Lots of injuries! Everyone feel better! I always feel like I fall off more in the winter. Once I get so cold that I can't feel my hands, feet, or legs I'm kind of just like ehh...ok, down we go!

    I...
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    Oh wow I almost missed the "I'm so out of shape!"...

    Oh wow I almost missed the "I'm so out of shape!" conversation! Me too, me too! My trainer at one point was like "what do you do to exercise?" I was like um, ride? And, to be fair, I was WAY more in...
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    Hinderella – I am 5’ 9 with long leg bones (I...

    Hinderella – I am 5’ 9 with long leg bones (I ride in a 17.5” saddle) so I do need a big guy. I *wish* I could ride a large pony though! It is a much shorter distance to the ground!!!

    Tarheel – I...
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    A federal government job can pay enough to...

    A federal government job can pay enough to support yourself and a horse working just 40 hours/week, and you usually have some ability to have a flexible schedule and a boss who doesn't mind when you...
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    That did not go so well. Horse #1 was a...

    That did not go so well.

    Horse #1 was a morbidly obese unshod Appendix. My trainer tried him last Saturday and liked him, but when we got there she got on and he was so lame she couldn't even tell...
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    going horse shopping!

    Well I'm about to ask you guys to wish me luck, so I think I had better introduce myself quick first :D

    I started riding when I was 10 and rode up until I graduated from high school. I never had...
  19. Thread: 2012 Goals

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    My horse goals are: 1) buy a new horse...

    My horse goals are:

    1) buy a new horse (bought my first horse this year and he died a few months later :( )

    2) move up to 2'6

    3) go to my first rated show

    4) go to all the schooling...
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    And my work day screeches to a halt... :D

    And my work day screeches to a halt... :D
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    I always wear makeup to show! I always have some...

    I always wear makeup to show! I always have some vague idea that maybe the judge will be thinking "gosh they were all awful today, but that one lady just looks so nice..." I wear a little less than I...
  22. I got my trainer a hat with earflaps and a pair...

    I got my trainer a hat with earflaps and a pair of those fingerless gloves with the foldover mitten attachment. I feel bad for her freezing on the ground while I ride around her.
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