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    Absolutely not. And the mother had a great deal...

    Absolutely not. And the mother had a great deal of nerve to even ask.
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    Interestingly, what that article talks...

    Interestingly, what that article talks about--starting right in the first paragraph--is breeding "the best to the best" which TB breeders have been doing forever. While I understand that the...
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    My local library has lots of great programs that...

    My local library has lots of great programs that draw all kinds of people. That's where I would start.
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    I have no idea but she sure is cute!

    I have no idea but she sure is cute!
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    I think you ought to text her back: "Do you know...

    I think you ought to text her back: "Do you know how BROKE I felt every time you came out to ride without paying me??"

    Re: holding her tack for ransom until she pays what she owes...I would think...
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    I've lived here for 12 years and we've had 2 ice...

    I've lived here for 12 years and we've had 2 ice storms during that time. But you will have more fun visiting in the spring (foal season.) :)
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    Maybe you could have just told her that a page...

    Maybe you could have just told her that a page was a pedigree written in sales format?

    There is a lot of good information to be gleaned from the posters in this forum but she won't get to hear it...
  8. I don't think the problems have ever been due to...

    I don't think the problems have ever been due to the rules themselves--but it's the selective enforcement and the slap-on-the-wrist penalties that make them all but meaningless. Creating new rules...
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    Way to scare off a newbie.

    Way to scare off a newbie.
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    Bear in mind when you make this arrangement that...

    Bear in mind when you make this arrangement that if your trainer has free use of this horse in her lesson program she will have little incentive to find a buyer for him because if she sells him she...
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    I was not a candidate for Lasik because my...

    I was not a candidate for Lasik because my corneas are too thin (not enough there to make a thick enough flap.) I believe people like policemen and firemen are not allowed to have Lasik because it is...
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    What she really needs is people to stop...

    What she really needs is people to stop discussing her weight like it's any of their business.
  13. From the "wisdom" of a much older age I will tell...

    From the "wisdom" of a much older age I will tell you the secret of life. It's that nobody ever gets their shit together. Some people are just better at hiding it than others.
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    I would beg to differ with your generalization....

    I would beg to differ with your generalization. Obviously some people have problems with monovision but not all do. And I have never heard it tied to a drop in reading comprehension.

    I first tried...
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    I had PRK done in 2004. My corneas were on the...

    I had PRK done in 2004. My corneas were on the thin side, so I didn't have a choice which procedure to have. But I also liked the idea of my eye "healing" rather than there always being a flap as I...
  16. Here is your horses's complete race record:...

    Here is your horses's complete race record: http://www.equibase.com/profiles/Results.cfm?type=Horse&refno=4004323&registry=T

    If you click on the Results tab, you can see how he did race by race...
  17. I am only checking into this conversation to say...

    I am only checking into this conversation to say that that really made me laugh. :lol: :lol:
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    Thank you, gumtree. I have spent very little...

    Thank you, gumtree.

    I have spent very little time reading this forum of late. It seemed to me that it had become the "I Hate Horseracing Forum" with posters coming here for the sole purpose of...
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    I see him periodically at the various Keeneland...

    I see him periodically at the various Keeneland sales, so if he isn't involved in the horse business I would guess that he wants to be.
  20. That is a great article.

    That is a great article.
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    It's not uncommon. Many breeders nominate their...

    It's not uncommon. Many breeders nominate their entire foal crops unless a foal has something wrong with it under the belief that the nomination enhances value at the sales. In 2000 when your mare...
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    Another one chiming in to say that the Welsh...

    Another one chiming in to say that the Welsh Ponies I owned, and that I knew, all had great feet.
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    Good luck! If all goes well, we need pictures. :)

    Good luck! If all goes well, we need pictures. :)
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    Stallion managers have nothing to gain by...

    Stallion managers have nothing to gain by discounting their top stallions for Zenyatta. For one thing, all the mares they are offered are great mares. And for another, at the moment, Zenyatta is a...
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    I'm with gumtree on this. I almost always pay...

    I'm with gumtree on this. I almost always pay full price for stud fees and I have some pretty worthy mares. Generally speaking, the only stallions whose stud fees are negotiable are the ones who have...
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