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    Trucking down a canyon trail deep onto the woods...

    Trucking down a canyon trail deep onto the woods one baking hot summer day, when the entire place exploded around us... we'd ridden into the middle of a dozing herd of about 50 elk. I thought I was...
  2. I'd stick an ad on the English tack trader page...

    I'd stick an ad on the English tack trader page on facebook and see if you could find a used one.
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    Abscess. I'd put money on it. Blew up, then...

    Abscess. I'd put money on it. Blew up, then popped. I'll bet if you go over that right hind hoof in detail you will find a track.
  4. Hell no. I'd put someone's eye out.

    Hell no. I'd put someone's eye out.
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    I am sitting here about 40 miles from Bristol at...

    I am sitting here about 40 miles from Bristol at the moment... over here visiting with my dear old dad.

    It is a beautiful part of the world and Bristol is a fun and vibrant city with a well...
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    They don't make the Amadeo. Ryder saddlery does. ...

    They don't make the Amadeo. Ryder saddlery does. Still, I am lucky enough to have an excellent Trilogy rep and fitter who should be able to work out what we need to build to fit Mr. Awkward. As...
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    It is so dependent on the conformation of horse...

    It is so dependent on the conformation of horse and rider. I have one I bought used a couple of months ago and fitted to my new horse as an interim while he grows a back... it fits him well now and...
  8. Here on the other side of the Rockies we got...

    Here on the other side of the Rockies we got snow, sleet and a lot of rain, and cold! I blanketed last night, too.

    I had to trailer a horse over a mountain pass late yesterday afternoon. I was...
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    Yes! I thought I'd seen these. Extension spur,...

    Yes! I thought I'd seen these. Extension spur, catalog item #1296 or 1297, Dressage Extensions. $58.95 with or without rowels.
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    This is a joy to read!

    This is a joy to read!
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    Farriers generally don't like you switching back...

    Farriers generally don't like you switching back and forth, either. You could lose a perfectly good farrier for the sake of $10. Not so good when you are trying to correct an issue.

    Just say...
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    I'm sure that I've seen some spurs with a little...

    I'm sure that I've seen some spurs with a little stabilizing downwards pointing thingy beneath the arm of the spur, somewhere...

    And I'd charge you $100 to add a spur rest. Fiddly little job...
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    OK, I'm a bit gun-shy about stifle injuries!

    OK, I'm a bit gun-shy about stifle injuries!
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    Kicked in the stifle? That would worry me.

    Kicked in the stifle? That would worry me.
  15. Thread: Socks--in or out?

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    In. They protect my legs from the seams on my...

    In. They protect my legs from the seams on my breeches, and the Velcro or elastic at the hem. That stuff bites!
  16. Be you, be comfortable, be happy. It isn't a...

    Be you, be comfortable, be happy. It isn't a contest, and if it was, you won :)

    I say this as the person who spent several weeks frantically searching for the right outfit for my oldest stepson's...
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    I've decided not to decide :) Old truck, though...

    I've decided not to decide :) Old truck, though not beautiful, has many more miles left in it, and if I drive fast enough, no-one can see the rust.

    I can't get excited about anything I've seen...
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    You also need to remember that in this country...

    You also need to remember that in this country there are VERY FEW opportunities to expose a horse to that kind of environment--which she will have to face if she goes to Europe or becomes an Olympic...
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    I have a lot of porcupines around here. The...

    I have a lot of porcupines around here. The horses get to know to keep their noses to themselves pretty quickly. Everyone gets quilled once, the dim ones get quilled twice...
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    http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a256/ACTRI/Jaspb...

    http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a256/ACTRI/Jaspbasdustmop.jpg

    Peaceable Kingdom, here... Jasper who I sadly lost last month to colic, Basil the Siamese cat, and Dustmop the porcupine at an...
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    Or, have you tried an Aussie?

    Or, have you tried an Aussie?
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    I had an AP custom made for me and my horse as I...

    I had an AP custom made for me and my horse as I couldn't find exactly what I wanted to trail ride in off the peg. I ride in very rugged country and couldn't bring myself to subject my dressage...
  23. You've not been through music school juries,...

    You've not been through music school juries, then? I think it is quite a valid comparison.
  24. Sometimes, we have to go through the ugly to get...

    Sometimes, we have to go through the ugly to get to the pretty... especially when our horse has our number...
  25. Eloquently put, J-Lu.

    Eloquently put, J-Lu.
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