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  1. I agree with all the positive statements above- I...

    I agree with all the positive statements above- I am a HUGE fan of both lunging and side reins when they are used correctly. It's a vital step in my restarting of my OTTBs when they come off the...
  2. I have a Tipperary and love it! It has the side...

    I have a Tipperary and love it! It has the side laces so I can adjust it as needed... works with my weight changing with the seasons :)
  3. I have a mini- mule out with my two TBs. My 17.2...

    I have a mini- mule out with my two TBs. My 17.2 boy is a complete butthead and the mule handles himself pretty well. I have never had any worries as my mule tends to keep even my big man in line :)
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    I wasn't suggesting to not pay taxes- but I would...

    I wasn't suggesting to not pay taxes- but I would rather handle that on my own. Or for the pay to be $600 AFTER taxes etc.

    The WS position is a dying one for many reason. I think this has a lot to...
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    From what I understand most trainers do treat WS...

    From what I understand most trainers do treat WS as ICs... which I understand. If I am only getting $600/month I sure don't want taxes etc taken out of that!
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    Trixie- your completely right. Never thought...

    Trixie- your completely right. Never thought about it being a traditional employer/employee situation to be honest. And although I know a lot of younger ladies in this industry do to tend to be...
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    I have to agree Ironwood Farm... I have been...

    I have to agree Ironwood Farm... I have been looking for a WS position for about 8 months now and OP is more than fair. I have only come across ONE other trainer that offered any stipend. Several...
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    Well I took it as they want to know that if they...

    Well I took it as they want to know that if they take me on that I won't have a huge debt pile up and have to up and leave b/c of it. Which to a degree I think is reasonable to ask. As long as they...
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    It is insanely unfair- if he comes to visit while...

    It is insanely unfair- if he comes to visit while I am gone he is a huge asset- he can help fix anything that is broken-from a fence to a truck or trailer and supports me so much- I am so lucky. He...
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    And no he will no be coming with me- he has an...

    And no he will no be coming with me- he has an amazing job here at home and although we have talked about relocating to FL so I can more actively ride/train with a better quality of facilities than...
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    Well they ask me who will be supporting me...

    Well they ask me who will be supporting me financially-hence why he gets brought up.
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    I have read this whole thread and see the a lot...

    I have read this whole thread and see the a lot of the value in much of what has been said here. I am soon to be 24, with a great horse. My own father is and has been a sponsor for a BNT my entire...
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    I guess I am one of the lucky horsewomen in that...

    I guess I am one of the lucky horsewomen in that since my fiancee and I have lived together a while before we decided to get married, we have all the house stuff we need- now we are doing a registry...
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    I have tried the Bits and barter website with...

    I have tried the Bits and barter website with zero luck! Heck even trying to buy anything off of there has not been easy. Doesn't seem that people actually check their ads... I have had my best luck...
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    I don't sign their paycheck, and known all of...

    I don't sign their paycheck, and known all of them socially since as long as I have lived here- they know they can say anything to me w/o any issues. They all laughed at me when I asked if it...
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    Thank you for the advice. I just wanted to make...

    Thank you for the advice. I just wanted to make sure that I was no over-reacting to the situation, hence why I posted pictures. I have told her I can get a bobcat at no cost to her and that my...
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    WOW NO WE ARE NOT!!!! I WAS NOT TRYING TO BE...

    WOW NO WE ARE NOT!!!! I WAS NOT TRYING TO BE RACIST! I just do not see how it is safe for me, a 23 yr old female to pick up random men I don't even know and drive them to a barn out in the middle of...
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    What? I am sorry I won't just go pick up some...

    What? I am sorry I won't just go pick up some random person who is willing to be paid with beer and a few dollars, who I don't know and take them to a barn in the middle of nowhere. Some how that...
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    Yes because I want to bring in a few drunks to...

    Yes because I want to bring in a few drunks to clean this barn. Trust me there are not enough town drunks or 6 packs in this county to pay them with to clean this place.

    Thank you caffeinated and...
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    I take full responsibility for not completely...

    I take full responsibility for not completely explaining the situation. That is my fault. She called me this morning and asked me to go feed for her as she is the head surgical nurse at the local...
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    First of all, I am not trying to be a bad friend-...

    First of all, I am not trying to be a bad friend- had we not gotten the repairs done to her truck, if she had to get a horse anywhere, should never would have been able to- it had sat so long it...
  22. Dealing with the same thing myself! Unfortunately...

    Dealing with the same thing myself! Unfortunately for me the roommate is my future sister in law. I woke up this morning, walked across the hall to my bathroom and stepped right in dog pee. When I...
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    I have tried my best to offer help.. I cleaned...

    I have tried my best to offer help.. I cleaned what I could my own when I took care of them for her when she went out of town. And its not their feet I am so concerned about... its the 3 feet of...
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    And she told me last night she is in the market...

    And she told me last night she is in the market for a new farrier- her previous one commented on how bad the barn and stall conditions are so she doesn't want him out there any more, but any farrier...
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    The payment for using the truck is we paid the...

    The payment for using the truck is we paid the $1,000+ dollars to fix it plus new tires. It wasn't even in running order. I will post pics as I think that will change your minds- the stalls doors...
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