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  1. Excellent!

    Excellent!
  2. One, Two, Three, I have no problem with your...

    One, Two, Three, I have no problem with your using the equation or not, and I'm not worrying about you attacking me. Being up here with lousy humidity in the summer, and not showing a horse, I used...
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    Happy Canada Day!

    Happy Canada Day!
  4. Well, he's been good for pinata sales in Mexico....

    Well, he's been good for pinata sales in Mexico.
    http://abcnews.go.com/International/donald-trump-piata-hit-mexico/story?id=32151966
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    When I did this, I first called a DVM in the area...

    When I did this, I first called a DVM in the area and arranged for a prepurchase exam. The deal was that if he walked into the yard and didn't like what he saw right off the bat, he was to leave the...
  6. Thread: Trail Trouble

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    When I was riding, I kept two bridles: one rigged...

    When I was riding, I kept two bridles: one rigged for ring work, and the other for trail riding. Keep exposing her to trail work, but don't over face her confidence level. Bit by bit, she'll get to...
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    Mine get a summer haircut when the heat sets in....

    Mine get a summer haircut when the heat sets in. I cut it almost to the length I want on the side it naturally falls, then flip it over to the other side and even it off again. Then flip it back....
  8. Remove all caffeinated food and beverages from...

    Remove all caffeinated food and beverages from your diet, and you will cool down a lot faster. The caffeine keeps the blood pressure elevated, which slows down body cooling. This was a tip several...
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    USA v. Germany tonight, 7 pm ET!

    USA v. Germany tonight, 7 pm ET!
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    I vote for navy blue. Can't go wrong.

    I vote for navy blue. Can't go wrong.
  11. My standard gear for horses up here (CT) is: An...

    My standard gear for horses up here (CT) is:
    An anti-sweat sheet
    a wool or fleece dress sheet
    A 150-200 gm weight blanket
    A 300 gm weight blanket

    In years past, I also used a Baker sheet.
    ...
  12. Okay. Then I am out of ideas.

    Okay. Then I am out of ideas.
  13. Just wanted to add that it is expensive to put in...

    Just wanted to add that it is expensive to put in a nice outdoor ring, and if the BO did the work herself of preserving and setting the posts, putting in the boards and electric, clearing the ground,...
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    For a rooter, I run a lead with a chain...

    For a rooter, I run a lead with a chain underneath the jaw. Allows them to graze without hauling me into the next county.

    I agree with merrygoround. Hand grazing is a necessary skill to learn. If...
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    Fingers crossed that you will find the perfect...

    Fingers crossed that you will find the perfect place for you and the critters!
  16. Poll: Either make private arrangements with someone to...

    Either make private arrangements with someone to do this, or run it by the BO. In some barns, the BO's want the money paid to the barn, and they either do it or have the workers take care of it. You...
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    Home made Swim Ear: 1 part 91% Isopropyl Alcohol...

    Home made Swim Ear:
    1 part 91% Isopropyl Alcohol
    1 part Distilled White Vinegar
    Pour into a ketchup bottle with a pointy cap (or an old Swim Ear bottle)
    Tilt head to the side
    Place 2 or 3 drops...
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    Seen on the back window of a Texas-registered...

    Seen on the back window of a Texas-registered black Ford pickup truck driving in Connecticut:
    Don't like my driving?
    Dial 1-800-EAT-SHIT
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    I think the population density of where a person...

    I think the population density of where a person lives has something to do with some of these decisions. Connecticut is a small state with a lot of people in it. We tried the 18 year old drinking age...
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    They also sell cars. There was an article on...

    They also sell cars. There was an article on Yahoo yesterday about it. Last year they sold 400,000 cars, usually for about $4,000 per car less than the local dealers. No haggling, the price you see...
  21. One fix would be to substitute decaf for regular...

    One fix would be to substitute decaf for regular coffee in the coffee station. Caffeine helps to raise the blood pressure, keeping the body temperature warm. Take them off of it, and they'll stay...
  22. Donating is one thing, leasing is another. If you...

    Donating is one thing, leasing is another. If you want to retain some control, lease. Otherwise, they own the horse to use as they see fit, and once they are done with it it goes wherever they send...
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    Awww...I'm sorry you lost Noodle. I was hoping...

    Awww...I'm sorry you lost Noodle. I was hoping she would pull through. :(
  24. If you can't power wash it out, then I vote for...

    If you can't power wash it out, then I vote for the Deco-Flakes. Eight different color blends, added traction on the floor. What's not to love?
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    Shazzam. Shazzam is an app you download on your...

    Shazzam. Shazzam is an app you download on your phone. You hold it up to the music playing and it gives the title, composer and artist of whatever is playing.
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