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  1. Thanks, BUSY! I Needed That :)

    You just made my day.

    I'm glad you liked the video. And I'm glad you got your refund! :encouragement:
  2. I opened this thread because I had never heard...

    I opened this thread because I had never heard the term "pick puppy" before. I love dogs but know very little besides breeds and some standards, and this thread is teaching me a lot. I enjoy...
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    You absolutely do not need a dressage saddle at...

    You absolutely do not need a dressage saddle at Training Level! :)

    Whether or not a person can "do dressage better" in a dressage saddle than in a close contact saddle is debatable. Look at old...
  4. This video isn't exactly new but I hope you will...

    This video isn't exactly new but I hope you will love it:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ERuCp1Z4s8

    I hate my friend's iPhone, BTW! ;)

    ETA: It's the FIRST video, NOT the second one! ...
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    Now you're just parading your own ignorance. ...

    Now you're just parading your own ignorance. Look at Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. OK, he's just one man, but he's one. YouTube him and Shirley Temple. Astaire's blackface routine was actually a...
  6. Dislocated his "shoulder" and broke his "arm." ...

    Dislocated his "shoulder" and broke his "arm."

    OK, I believe that.

    Where was he supposed wear the helmet?
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    As a former 15-year-old, I feel your frustration!...

    As a former 15-year-old, I feel your frustration! :)

    My mom got on a horse once in her life, it bolted with her, she never wanted to get on another one.

    She watched me ride sometimes but...
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    Show name: Goodfella Barn name: Bud I also...

    Show name: Goodfella
    Barn name: Bud

    I also love Oatis and Mulysses that Pat9 and vineyridge suggest.

    My SO calls his morning coffee "Mojo". That's my pet name for something besides his...
  9. Avatar Forrest Gump The Harry Potter movies...

    Avatar
    Forrest Gump
    The Harry Potter movies
    Steel Magnolias
    The Da Vinci Code
    really, almost any Tom Hanks movie (Larry Crowne is OK)
    Silence of the Lambs and its sequels and prequels
    Pierce...
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    :encouragement: A few entries later, Woodforde...

    :encouragement:

    A few entries later, Woodforde was writing about baptizing a baby named Tabitha Bithia. He said Bithia was an unusual name but was in the Bible -- she was the daughter of...
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    Check out Amelia Island, St Simon's, Hilton Head....

    Check out Amelia Island, St Simon's, Hilton Head.

    Or Cape Cod.
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    I love the story of your pony! He reminds me of...

    I love the story of your pony! He reminds me of the family horse I rode several years ago -- whenever we took him to a show EVERYONE came over because they had known him or ridden him or seen him at...
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    Say it out loud with a Cockney accent! ;) ...

    Say it out loud with a Cockney accent! ;)

    These are two of my favorites:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQRlZw4Rad0

    The silliest IMO are Deputed Testamony and American Pharoah just because...
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    Since he has a tan muzzle he is a seal brown, not...

    Since he has a tan muzzle he is a seal brown, not a bay.

    I like Sam, Shiloh, and Mosey Mule.

    Or just plain Mose.

    Duncan means dark, too, I think.

    Where I grew up, Sherman is a bad...
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    A Horse Called Phyllis

    I have been reading Parson Woodforde's Diary.

    Have you ever read it? He kept it from 1759 - 1802.

    In the entry for March 24, 1783, he writes about traveling with his household to Norwich to...
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    To my knowledge western dressage in a curb is...

    To my knowledge western dressage in a curb is done with one hand, not two, but I don't know for sure.

    One thing I do know for sure is that western dressage IS real dressage. :yes:

    And...
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    Talking of fireworks, does Canada observe Bonfire...

    Talking of fireworks, does Canada observe Bonfire Night?
  18. Oh, great, I take that stuff every night! So...

    Oh, great, I take that stuff every night! So that's why I've been having lucid and often weird dreams?

    I often wake up with a song in my head too. Nothing to do with any dream I remember, and...
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    Back in the days of the CB (not that I had one) I...

    Back in the days of the CB (not that I had one) I drove myself home from college and from boyfriend's hometown to my hometown and on other road trips. We didn't worry about being stranded in a dead...
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    Comcast Xfinity -- Not!

    The company should rename itself Comcast Finite.

    Our cable has been out here for 3 1/2 days! :mad:

    Never in nearly 4 decades of watching cable TV have I known service to be out for 3 1/2 days ...
  21. I don't understand a working student having to...

    I don't understand a working student having to bring her own stuff. Just her clothes, but not tack and other horse equipment.

    Nor do I understand what you mean when you say "equine program." ...
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    I agree that watching lower-level dressage *can*...

    I agree that watching lower-level dressage *can* be a bit boring (not always though!). If you could organize it as a clinic where newcomers could ride as well as watch, maybe watch and then try to...
  23. I love his name! I once read a great novel about...

    I love his name! I once read a great novel about Prince Henry the Navigator (nothing to do with horses though).

    Congrats! He's a darling!
  24. And my Majickal Canadien Sportmeese drink...

    And my Majickal Canadien Sportmeese drink hummingbird nectar and pee green (and purple and aqua and fuchsia and vermilion ... but not in front of little fillies!)
  25. Pretty Feet. Have You Ever Used It? Does It Work?

    I have decided to go back to wearing my "cowgirl" boots again. Great for riding, not so great for walking. With hot-weather boot socks I am getting rough skin on my heels. I tried pumice but even...
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