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    You mean specifically if I move out there, or...

    You mean specifically if I move out there, or just as a general rule my commute will be long and I'll be spending more on rent than I want?
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    I have to get off the Metro at the Rosslyn stop. ...

    I have to get off the Metro at the Rosslyn stop. Concievably I could live in Upper Marlboro and still catch the train at Largo Town Center, which is on the same line (and I could knit on the way!). ...
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    Wow!! These are great! Chicamuxen1, are you...

    Wow!! These are great! Chicamuxen1, are you looking at the Maryland section? Are you searching for specific towns? I can do a 45 min commute, that's no trouble.

    Is it normal to drive all...
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    Moving to DC area - Need some help!

    Hello,

    It's been a long while since I visited CoTH! Life goes along, you know, and it seems like I am going to be moving from Boston to the DC area. I figured I would get the best advice for me/my...
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    Yeah, usually I'm a pretty composed person. But...

    Yeah, usually I'm a pretty composed person. But I know when I don't get this right, my trainer is just going to be pissed and yell NO NO NO, then check her blackberry for 10 min, then tell me that...
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    CHT, horse is 21, so not the most supple, but...

    CHT, horse is 21, so not the most supple, but he's not too bad yet. Could be leg issue, no doubt. I have no trouble w/ change of pace, but length of stride... another story. I could have trainer...
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    Hmmm Yoda, I hadn't thought of it like that. ...

    Hmmm Yoda, I hadn't thought of it like that. Horse is BTV, because trainer wants me to feel like his nose is touching chest. I want to concentrate on adjusting his stride before I "collect" which I...
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    A bumpy road to collection

    Hello,
    I'm at my wits end trying to figure out this thing called collection. So, I'm hoping someone here can give me some tips or advice or maybe perspective... or just roll their eyes while I...
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    Hmmm so consensus is that we still need more...

    Hmmm so consensus is that we still need more transitions. We do a lot, but, I've only had 4 rides on the horse, so I will see if the situation improves. I think I like the idea of more than just...
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    I tried one at a time to experiment. I...

    I tried one at a time to experiment. I understand that a proper half halt will include all three. But I was trying to see if I could find anything that works even a little bit, and then I could...
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    Improving the Half Halt

    I just started (only been a week) riding a new horse. I'm used to OTTB's and he's a warmblood, who's only about 15.2, but LONG and heavy. Supposedly he's gone 1st, but I don't see it. He's...
  12. My Peace Corps tour was in Kazakhstan. They...

    My Peace Corps tour was in Kazakhstan. They still regularly eat horse, it's no big deal. In fact, I ate horse. The animals are kept and killed far more humanely than in the US. They don't have a...
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    Here's a couple of tips for making veggie food...

    Here's a couple of tips for making veggie food more palatable for you meat lovers. Try mahogany rice, it's a whole rice with lots of taste. Add a veggie or mushroom bullion cube to it when it...
  14. I don't know what you guys are talking about. I...

    I don't know what you guys are talking about. I mean, I'm just going to go ahead and fer sure use a twisted wire snaffle as my second bit after training. ...
  15. Wellspotted... OR person B could give Dobbin a...

    Wellspotted... OR person B could give Dobbin a break after the show and go out for brunch with person A... also Person A could be my mom and she brings me cookies, sometimes, when I beg.

    Bluey,...
  16. I wonder why that is? I mean it seems like...

    I wonder why that is? I mean it seems like finding common ground with another person is not as easy as advertised. By which I'm assuming you mean someone who has similar values and life priorities?...
  17. My brother was like that when he was in his...

    My brother was like that when he was in his Marilyn Manson phase. He wore white face paint and mascara and ripped jeans with fishnet tights. I called him Rocky (i.e. Horror Picture Show) which...
  18. Maybe it was just on the web? Or did you meet in...

    Maybe it was just on the web? Or did you meet in person? I'm probably more unrestrained on the web... LOL maybe not! Though come to think of it, my friend is definitely unrestrained. But...
  19. Oh! Kansas! I have a friend who lives in...

    Oh! Kansas! I have a friend who lives in Wichtaw and she took up Roller Derby. That's right, a group of women all roller skating around a ring trying to run over/hit/otherwise damage other women...
  20. LOL KR!! Here's my bad date week. Keep in mind...

    LOL KR!! Here's my bad date week. Keep in mind all different guys. Date 1: We go to Burger King. I'm a vegetarian. I pay because he "forgot his wallet". I put on the crown, am amusing to...
  21. Fun! I wonder if Winston wants a big brother! ...

    Fun! I wonder if Winston wants a big brother! LOL
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    Well... I'm not sure about the pervy panties...

    Well... I'm not sure about the pervy panties thread. But I do know that the funniest breeding I saw was when the stallion fell asleep after his "duty" and fell off the mare (he was ok or it wouldn't...
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    Oh! I'm sorry I wasn't clear. I am most...

    Oh! I'm sorry I wasn't clear. I am most certainly NOT racing this horse. I'm not riding him to get him fit to race. I'm aware he's not sound. I'm aware he's not going to be sound, racing or...
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    Ok, physical problems with the horse. He came off...

    Ok, physical problems with the horse. He came off the track late Oct 06 (he was a long 3) with a basal fracture of his LF sesamoid. X-rays showed minimal displacement. Later digital pics showed lots...
  25. What about my case? Say I'm looking for an older...

    What about my case? Say I'm looking for an older (4 or so or even 18+) show prospect. I can take on a project if I really like the horse's personality AND the horse isn't dangerous. But I have a...
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