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    Watching that was worth the $80 for FEI TV ......

    Watching that was worth the $80 for FEI TV ... ($15 a month or $80 a year which is less than half... I figure I'll find *something* else to watch in 12 months.)

    So fun to finally have another...
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    When they used to televise the derbies from...

    When they used to televise the derbies from Spruce Meadows they took to calling it "rail ditch rails". I expect calling something a "coffin" is a bit off-putting to the general public.

    -Wendy
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    You had plans? :D I always announce that I am...

    You had plans? :D I always announce that I am not doing ANYTHING on Rolex Saturday.

    -Wendy
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    I liked the look of Share Option and went to...

    I liked the look of Share Option and went to check his breeding...

    "Share Option, whose barn named is “Whitey” – an Irish import of unknown breeding that she bought in 2002 as a four-year-old"...
  5. Me! Just finished watching the 3* cross country...

    Me! Just finished watching the 3* cross country at Galway, and I'm looking forward to Rolex. Just a feed that picks up the regular announcer is fine with me.

    Here's the link for Galway:...
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    That's what I remember as well, they thought it...

    That's what I remember as well, they thought it was someone else and JK corrected them.

    I didn't even realize Barb was there! So disappointing to make that long trip and not complete, but I'm...
  7. You can have both! I call them my "flood...

    You can have both! I call them my "flood abatement devices" since I cannot for the life of me remember that I've left a hose on.

    So, I have floats, but I don't leave the water on all the time. ...
  8. Thread: Talking cats

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    I have one male who wails like the world is...

    I have one male who wails like the world is ENDING. So we have this conversation:

    MMMEEOOOOOWWWW

    Is it that bad?

    MMMMeeeeeeEEEEEoooooooWWWWWWW

    Really? That's horribly awful.
  9. Thread: Gassy horse

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    I would definitely get him moving before the...

    I would definitely get him moving before the lesson if that's what helps it pass. It's not going to kill him to work for 90 minutes vs. only 60. :)

    Until you figure out what's going on, time it...
  10. I can only tell you that when I leased JWB's Appy...

    I can only tell you that when I leased JWB's Appy and the barn owner delivered him with a companion pony... after a couple of weeks I sent the pony BACK.

    Every time I rode, I'd have to cool out...
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    My feed store uses a semi trailer for hay storage...

    My feed store uses a semi trailer for hay storage -- they had some roof leaks but once those were sorted out, it's working great. Of course... they don't store it very long since it sells out and...
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    Can you take oldkitty with you? My in-laws farm...

    Can you take oldkitty with you? My in-laws farm sit for us, and when MIL's ancient Siamese needed extra care, she just brought her with. She was fine in a large wire dog crate -- we have a big...
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    Like DHCF said... it depends on what you want to...

    Like DHCF said... it depends on what you want to mow and what you want it to look like afterwards.

    We're on 20 acres, mostly wooded but with a little clear pasture. We have a brush hog that...
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    Don't panic. I don't think it tastes too good...

    Don't panic. I don't think it tastes too good and they'll mostly pick around it.

    As I wrote else-thread, by this time of year, any hay I bought last fall is decidedly no longer fresh smelling,...
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    After much research I went with Bekaert for my...

    After much research I went with Bekaert for my non-climb fencing. I also wanted the class III coating.

    I ended up with their zinc-aluminum stuff, which is not what I asked for... but it was...
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    Does the "dust" billow UP in a cloud and drift...

    Does the "dust" billow UP in a cloud and drift slowly? If so... that's mold. You should also be able to smell it.

    Don't panic, it's not fatal. You don't list your location, but if it's hot...
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    Yes, they'll come during daylight, especially if...

    Yes, they'll come during daylight, especially if they're hungry.

    I just lost two chickens to a coyote lurking in the woods and making forays into my yard, in broad daylight. :/

    I heard the...
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    The same way "Newman's Own" works, I imagine. ...

    The same way "Newman's Own" works, I imagine. They pay for ingredients, materials, wages, etc., before calculating the profit that goes to charity.

    She does not have to donate her time, it's...
  19. Check with Kathryn at Tenney's Custom Saddlery...

    Check with Kathryn at Tenney's Custom Saddlery ... http://ordertenneys.com

    She does custom tack for the local hunt, so probably can find or make a crown piece with the right size straps to fit in...
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    I hesitate to recommend anything without a...

    I hesitate to recommend anything without a doctor/PT involved, but... are you doing ankle exercises like 'drawing' the letters of the alphabet with your pointed toes? Balancing on one foot on an...
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    For your peace of mind, take your rig to a truck...

    For your peace of mind, take your rig to a truck stop and put it on the scale. You will have to go in and ask the scale operator for help positioning your wheels -- they are set up for big rigs.
    ...
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    If they are trying the horse in your presence,...

    If they are trying the horse in your presence, then no. You will be there and can step in and stop anything you don't want to happen to your horse. (Jumping too high, jumps set at unsafe distances,...
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    My latest one was about $850 installed. Ask...

    My latest one was about $850 installed.

    Ask around to see who other trailer owners use locally. In AZ and here it's been a little hole in the wall trailer repair place that doesn't look like much...
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    Well... it's not generally two guys, it's a...

    Well... it's not generally two guys, it's a foreman and 2-3 others on the crew. Somebody has to be in charge, and he gets paid more. A couple of guys who know what they're doing with tools and...
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    What size wheels? That axle upgrade may get you...

    What size wheels? That axle upgrade may get you 16" wheels and load range E tires instead of the more common 15" D's that you find on 2-horse trailers.

    I will NEVER have another trailer with 15"...
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