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  1. Lets not fall for animal rights extremists...

    Lets not fall for animal rights extremists muddling use with abuse, that is where they always go when confronted about their allegations.

    To them, ANY use is abuse, there is no conversation with...
  2. This post in itself brings up questions ... I...

    This post in itself brings up questions ...

    I will say, if someone doesn't like that horses be ridden, they can very well stay off them, problem solved.

    People spend their childhood in...
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    If the OP agrees, how will she then say no, after...

    If the OP agrees, how will she then say no, after the girl does ride him and asks for more chances to ride?

    It is better to say no once than have to still be in the same situation again, of...
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    Would "a couple" be plural, -aspirines-? Not...

    Would "a couple" be plural, -aspirines-?

    Not that I know ...
  5. All that is happening "down here" scared them...

    All that is happening "down here" scared them silly.
    They decided not to try to invade and get caught in the crossfire.

    There were a few attempts to initiate a charge, but it fizzled out.
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    "Other than that, it was really good":

    "Other than that, it was really good":
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    I am 13 and tiny and skinny. The riding school...

    I am 13 and tiny and skinny.
    The riding school owner brings this friend's four year old filly for us to start.
    The afternoon after she gets here, the instructor is longing her and tells me she...
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    That is probably why the trainer is not who asked...

    That is probably why the trainer is not who asked and if you ask the trainer, that may be nixed in the bud right there.

    You don't know the kid really was riding that horse so much or was supposed...
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    Even if the kid is a perfectly good rider, the OP...

    Even if the kid is a perfectly good rider, the OP is not part of that barn, is a new horse for her she is enjoying and doesn't want to have to take it somewhere else for someone else, anyone else to...
  10. Thanks for sharing that with us. I think we...

    Thanks for sharing that with us.

    I think we understand.
  11. I also use mine all the time when mowing, along...

    I also use mine all the time when mowing, along with plastic safety glasses over my regular glasses, or my eyes swell shut from the dirt and pollen and such.
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    Then, if you just bought a horse and are enjoying...

    Then, if you just bought a horse and are enjoying him as your horse, why would you let it go on any kind of lease?
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    I agree, if that was a concern, the trainer you...

    I agree, if that was a concern, the trainer you bought the horse from should have mentioned this.
    Kind of cheeky to do so by the mother, not sure what this is teaching the kid about horses and the...
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    I got tired just reading that! Sounds like you...

    I got tired just reading that!

    Sounds like you and your crew had a wonderful time, mishaps and all.

    My day started kind of itchy, yes, I realized I must have bough the wrong kind of laundry...
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    In other words, we may say, they live for getting...

    In other words, we may say, they live for getting the last word in, right?
  16. Don't forget men on men assaults also, it is not...

    Don't forget men on men assaults also, it is not only women that get assaulted, it seems, for the stories floating out there.

    I tend to think that mean people is to blame here.
    We need to educate...
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    The trouble with accepting such a horse is that,...

    The trouble with accepting such a horse is that, in the future, may be months or years down the road, whoever takes him on will have to make the hard decisions when his quality of life declines.
    ...
  18. We do here when cleaning more than stalls and are...

    We do here when cleaning more than stalls and are going to stir up dust.

    We have Hanta virus around here and some years back a teenager cleaning around rodent droppings died from it, so everyone...
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    Always keep in mind that what we use on a horse's...

    Always keep in mind that what we use on a horse's head and connect with reins is as harsh as the hands behind it.

    A snaffle in the hands of a beginner can me more severe than the most severe bit...
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    Poll: If we can't make our minds, why not have...

    If we can't make our minds, why not have different options, part one way, part another, so all kinds of horses and owner's demand can be accommodated?
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    I think it is U of Davis, CA that has an ongoing...

    I think it is U of Davis, CA that has an ongoing study of the genetics of color in horses.

    You may want to contact them to see what they think.
    They may even be interested in seeing what you have...
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    Turkey?

    Turkey?
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    I had some plain, microwaved clam chowder soup...

    I had some plain, microwaved clam chowder soup and a handful of green grapes.

    I like that better than all that other stuff.

    When you get old enough, you eat what you like, not what you are told...
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    I don't have Prime, I didn't sign for it when it...

    I don't have Prime, I didn't sign for it when it was offered because I don't really buy much stuff, maybe 6-10 items a year, mostly books or music DVDs.
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    Nice that something good is coming along for...

    Nice that something good is coming along for them, after all the tragedies.
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