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  1. Thread: Arena Fee's

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    I operate a small boarding facility and teach...

    I operate a small boarding facility and teach lessons as well. If one of my boarders wants to bring in an outside trainer for lessons for his or her use, I don't charge extra for that trainer. The...
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    I didn't say that Christy was in Capone's league....

    I didn't say that Christy was in Capone's league. What I said what just because some people (or horses) benefitted from publicity stunts designed to overshadow nefarious activities does not make the...
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    ASB, your argument for Christy and AC4H is kind...

    ASB, your argument for Christy and AC4H is kind of like saying that because Al Capone donated money to charity and opened soup kitchens, he really was a good person. And the fact that people were...
  4. I would have the vet out to see if he is Cushings...

    I would have the vet out to see if he is Cushings or Insulin Resistant or has some other issue with his endocrine system.

    Why do you rule out Cushings? His age? Horses can get Cushings as...
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    Just curious, but have you been to this area...

    Just curious, but have you been to this area before? Have you experienced the hellish night mare of Northern VA/DC/MD traffic? Trust me, beach week in the OBX is nothing compared to the daily...
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    I also live in Hartwood, and know several members...

    I also live in Hartwood, and know several members at Commonwealth. I've been out with them as well and they are VERY nice and welcoming. I would definitely recommend checking them out.
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    Tahoe = Chevy Colorado Suburban = Chevy 1500...

    Tahoe = Chevy Colorado
    Suburban = Chevy 1500 Truck

    Seriously, it's all about wheel base, brakes, track (width between wheels on same axle) AND suspension. Remember, the weakest link.... ;)
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    A Tahoe is still an SUV with a shorter wheel...

    A Tahoe is still an SUV with a shorter wheel base. Same with an Explode..err, I mean Explorer. You're better off with a 1500 series truck. Not as many bells and whistles as an SUV, but way better...
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    Get a truck, preferably one with a pre-installed...

    Get a truck, preferably one with a pre-installed tow package. That way you have the trans cooler, usually better brakes and the wiring for the control box pre-strung. :)

    Get as much truck as...
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    Oh and p.s. Don't ever listen to what a car...

    Oh and p.s. Don't ever listen to what a car salesman has to tell you about towing with a vehicle. All they know is what they read in a book. "Well, it says it can tow 7,500 lbs." Well, there's a...
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    No, no, no. If you value your life and the life...

    No, no, no. If you value your life and the life of your horse NO. Neither the Jeep Wrangler or the Cherokee/Grand Cherokee have the platform or the stability to do any kind of serious towing. They...
  12. Trubandloki, for the pin, it requires each boy to...

    Trubandloki, for the pin, it requires each boy to spend 15 minutes with their mount prior to riding, a minimum of 30 minutes riding and an additional 15 minutes bonding after the ride. I am a small...
  13. It is cub scouts and this is the list of...

    It is cub scouts and this is the list of requirements:

    http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/CubScouts/CubScouts/UniformsAndAwards/sanda/horseback.aspx

    They will definitely be wearing helmets,...
  14. Boy Scouts Horsemanship Badge - what to charge?

    I run a small, private horse barn where I offer riding lessons.

    I have received an inquiry from a local boy scout troop to see if I would help some scouts earn their horsemanship badge (ok, belt...
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    You all are not addressing the real issue of why...

    You all are not addressing the real issue of why DL is not succeeding. It's SOOOOO obvious. (rolleyes)

    Um, like.... shoes?!?!?

    If you aren't going barefoot, you will never, ever succeed. ...
  16. Crate train the kid? Sorry, I know it's not any...

    Crate train the kid? Sorry, I know it's not any help because it isn't legal.

    I agree with some sort of reward system. Maybe something where she has to earn so many gold stars and can't have any...
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    Poll: I am not so much in favour of Obama as I am...

    I am not so much in favour of Obama as I am totally against Romney. I am an independent so I vote on issues and character, not party line.

    For those women who don't think our rights as women are...
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    I bought mine brand new in 2006. Love it. Mine...

    I bought mine brand new in 2006. Love it. Mine is a JCW MINI Cooper S with 55,000 on the ODO. I have been a member of DC Metro Minis and on North American Motoring, which is a discussion forum like...
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    I don't care for being lied to either. And it is...

    I don't care for being lied to either. And it is so easy to catch people with their penchants for posting their life details on social media.

    For example: Don't make a date with me to go on a...
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    Really??? You would rather let a horse foundering...

    Really??? You would rather let a horse foundering in all 4 feet suffer for "a few more days"?? This is about the horse's needs, not ours. There is no such thing as euthanizing too soon because the...
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    I have always been in the camp of, "I'd rather...

    I have always been in the camp of, "I'd rather put them down a day too soon than a day too late." Like Ghazzu said, there are far worse things than death. Literally not having a pain-free foot to...
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    Is this discrimination?

    In this day and age, where society is accomodating those who live alternative lifestyles, have we inadvertently created a case for heterosexual discrimination?

    Discrimination is defined as:
    In...
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    I am also not a vet/farrier nor do I play one on...

    I am also not a vet/farrier nor do I play one on TV. I didn't even stay at a Holiday Inn Express.

    That being said, your horse has a LOT of issues going on and they are all contributing to him...
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    And one would hope that just because we did...

    And one would hope that just because we did things in The Old Days, doesn't mean we should still do them. You know, things like burning suspected witches at the stake or nailing one's ear to the...
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    Um.... NO. Just because she has a uterus...

    Um.... NO.

    Just because she has a uterus doesn't mean she's breeding material. There are THREE important factors that a horse should possess before it should even be considered for breeding...
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