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    Small detail....OP is not owed $xxx.00. She's...

    Small detail....OP is not owed $xxx.00. She's owed $xxxx.00. Over 1200 for 6 months services.

    Without a written agreement, small claims is probably a waste of time. Even if you win or she defaults...
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    Some ringbones are not as bad as others. Low...

    Some ringbones are not as bad as others. Low ringbone is the most difficult. Sounds like OP is not in a position to take on the expense and risk involved-and there is no shame in that.
  3. Are you looking to pay expenses to show them or a...

    Are you looking to pay expenses to show them or a straight catch (free)ride?
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    I am a bit further north, about an hours drive...

    I am a bit further north, about an hours drive and have never seen one but heard of them occasionally turning up but it's unusual. Further south as it gets warmer they get more numerous according to...
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    Didnt make her feel guilty enough to keep coming...

    Didnt make her feel guilty enough to keep coming for 6 effing months now, did it? Or start demanding special services like feed soaking and blanketing when she really got behind in board.

    You...
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    Property taxes are low compared to the coasts and...

    Property taxes are low compared to the coasts and big metropolitan areas. Services they provide are also somewhat reduced compared to Cali. and the NE. Schools can be spotty depending on the district...
  7. No, but when I retired the horse and quite riding...

    No, but when I retired the horse and quite riding in the indoor all winter, I quit getting crud that went into bronchitis every year. And I have see what's on a mask when a friend tried riding in one...
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    Have you done a new US? That's the biggest...

    Have you done a new US? That's the biggest mistake made, just because it looks good from the outside does not mean it's healed inside- neither does the apparent absence of discomfort. That's what...
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    Tell her the trainer and she can haul the horse...

    Tell her the trainer and she can haul the horse somewhere else this weekend and stay there.

    NO WAY a trainer seeking to make money off a commission ( from the buyer) can engage in professional...
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    Depends on your ability to keep him and get...

    Depends on your ability to keep him and get another for your kid to ride. If you can afford it and have a place for him forever? Great, take him. Low ringbone is degenerative, it gets worse.

    Also...
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    jbrp, I believe you have invented a new cothism,...

    jbrp, I believe you have invented a new cothism, BSFLF. Congrats:D. May we adapt that to BSFLC for crazy as well?

    I look forward to using it when words fail to convey the spirit and very essence...
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    Check the rules, USEF.org. It's free. Rubber...

    Check the rules, USEF.org. It's free.

    Rubber laced or leather lined would really be cheating if it says all leather and it is EQ where more grip might be an advantage. However if it's just an...
  13. Couple of things I learned. Getting your heels...

    Couple of things I learned. Getting your heels down is not just pushing down thru your Achilles tendons. That's where we misunderstand what actually has to happen for those heels to go and stay down....
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    The small warm up area for the big, main ring was...

    The small warm up area for the big, main ring was there when I first showed there- in 1996. Unless they bump the structure out, don't see anyplace to enlarge to. It used to be worse, not be attached...
  15. Wonder if you didn't have some type of nocturnal...

    Wonder if you didn't have some type of nocturnal visitor? Even known to be idiot horses don't get that violently panicked that quick and flee without regard for their safety.

    Doesn't have to be...
  16. The first post here about wanting a horse and...

    The first post here about wanting a horse and going on to describe how well she treats her horses? Then editing to correct misinformation? Sounds like a kid playing pretend. I never click on those on...
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    If you are worried about him acting like an idiot...

    If you are worried about him acting like an idiot when turned out, ask the vet about a long acting tranq. Most of them, if they are really hurt, go pretty easy on themselves particularly in...
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    Take your time. There will always be things you...

    Take your time. There will always be things you can use and things that are not going to work in your situation. But there's always things that keep coming up repeatedly whether you agree with...
  19. Somebody else a few posts back mentioned looking...

    Somebody else a few posts back mentioned looking at horses in school programs? That is a good idea for what you say your needs are, very low level, at this point. Quite a few of those are acquired as...
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    Just reminding everyone, despite the class, it is...

    Just reminding everyone, despite the class, it is still a Pony:lol:

    OP, how big is the Pony?
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    I think my barn might be splitting the string...

    I think my barn might be splitting the string between Florida and CH, as do some of the others, and some split between SL and CH. Even clients at the bigger barns that don't go south with a horse...
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    Bringing this back to the original issue...it is...

    Bringing this back to the original issue...it is a mistake to try to pack pounds back on malnourished horses, you can create a colic episode. Good quality food in proper quantity will get the job...
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    I recognize Wild Again on top and Kris S on the...

    I recognize Wild Again on top and Kris S on the bottom but can't recall any specifics of off the track accomplishments by offspring.

    I will say, in my opinion, The dam's name, Fake Plastic Tree,...
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    The stalls attached to the existing facility are...

    The stalls attached to the existing facility are old and have been heavily used, no where near as nice as those in the other, unattached barns. Been able to stay inside to get to the one arena...
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    Numbers in the Jumpers and even some of the...

    Numbers in the Jumpers and even some of the Hunters are a little lighter in the early season shows then later, weather can be a factor-people can't practice and turn out is tough, a lot of folks wait...
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