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    I have been on both sides of the fence a few...

    I have been on both sides of the fence a few times in my life.

    I grew up having them in my backyard. Probably not ideal because my parents knew nothing and I had to learn everything the hard way...
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    Great ideas on this thread! Since I sold my...

    Great ideas on this thread!

    Since I sold my farm, I have been working at the farm where I board my horse. It has been a challenge going from barn work boots to riding boots and still keeping my...
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    My trailer is a used 4 Star. I wasn't initially...

    My trailer is a used 4 Star. I wasn't initially looking for a 4 Star because they are pricier, but I am really happy with my purchase.

    My entire GN portion is filled with containers of my...
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    When I boarded retirees, I found I used a mid...

    When I boarded retirees, I found I used a mid weight and lightweight rain sheet the most. I would use the rain sheet on top of the midweight during cold spells or for torrential rains to keep the...
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    I just sold my 2 horse straight load with DR for...

    I just sold my 2 horse straight load with DR for a 4 Star 2 + 1 without the dressing room.

    I LOVE it!!!

    It follows pretty much the same tracks when turning as my 2H BP did. I thought I would...
  6. My gelding has issues with a sticky stifle. I had...

    My gelding has issues with a sticky stifle. I had it blistered and it did help. He is also on estrone which seems to help a bit. I did notice when he had his hind shoes removed for the winter he...
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    Here's how I do it.. ...

    Here's how I do it..

    http://thepitchforkchronicles.com/step-by-step/57-adding-detachable-neck-covers-to-blankets
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    It actually works much like a thermos. It keeps...

    It actually works much like a thermos. It keeps warm water warm longer and cold water cool longer. Last summer I bubble wrapped my 5 gallon water jugs and took an unwrapped one and a wrapped one to a...
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    Here's how I do it

    http://thepitchforkchronicles.com/horse-health-tips/65-cold-weather-gear
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    Crap!! That explains the great price! I really...

    Crap!! That explains the great price! I really need to read for comprehension!

    I will correct my post. Thanks for the heads up!
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    I put a small snap on the side of the horse where...

    I put a small snap on the side of the horse where the blanket buckles and connect it that way. No fussing with the tail. The strap goes under the tail to stabilize the blanket, as already mentioned....
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    If you don't have static guard or anything...

    If you don't have static guard or anything available, I found that this works every time and I have been doing it at least the past 2 years...

    As mentioned above, remove the blanket slowly. I...
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    Just found this last night. It is one heck of a...

    Just found this last night. It is one heck of a deal if you don't have issues with the color. Personally, I think it is perfect for hiding mud!
    ...
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    this is what I do...

    this is what I do
    http://thepitchforkchronicles.com/equestrian-health-tips/66-cold-weather-tips-for-the-rider
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    Excellent posts, JP60 and asterix. Maybe...

    Excellent posts, JP60 and asterix.

    Maybe having too much experience at the upper levels is a detriment. We were all children once but how many of us remember how a five year old child thinks and...
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    I've ridden Prelim in the past on two different...

    I've ridden Prelim in the past on two different horses before the PT division was introduced. It was a huge step both times and it would have definitely helped to have a level to buffer the gap. I...
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    I emailed my thoughts as well. What I didn't...

    I emailed my thoughts as well.

    What I didn't put in the email ( though I wish now that I did) is that I will be waiting to renew my USEA membership until the outcome of this proposal is decided.
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    Checking in after two years... I'm now 54....

    Checking in after two years...

    I'm now 54. Since my last post, my horse is now 7, we have competed a little bit in the past two years. We did 2 events last year. The first was the big E because I...
  19. We just sold our farm within 3+ months of listing...

    We just sold our farm within 3+ months of listing it. We settled last month.

    My .02...

    I agree with curb appeal and staging the house. It makes a huge difference plus it takes a little off the...
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    Why is it when driving,people who pull out in...

    Why is it when driving,people who pull out in front of you at an obnoxious distance (causing you to hit your brakes) always make the next turn?

    Do they think because you aren't following them for...
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    I think the anxiety of not knowing how everything...

    I think the anxiety of not knowing how everything will go feeds on itself. Once you get the horses home and see how they adapt to their new home, you will probably relax.

    When we first moved to...
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    Maybe we should start an active adult community...

    Maybe we should start an active adult community for ex horse farm owners! It seems as if I'm in good company!
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    Tem (a wonderful former boarder) I think I would...

    Tem (a wonderful former boarder) I think I would burst into tears if I drove past the farm so I will purposely avoid doing that for quite some time.

    It is so hard to let go of everything so I keep...
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    Thank you everyone for the kind words and well...

    Thank you everyone for the kind words and well wishes. It is a big change but so far I'm doing ok. I know it will be ups and downs for a while as we adjust but having my daughters so close will...
  25. SMF-you are one of the posters I would like to...

    SMF-you are one of the posters I would like to meet too! Whenever I was working outside I always thought I had a kindred spirit doing the same crap at the same time. I could totally relate to the...
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