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    My old man is still in control of the herd :yes:...

    My old man is still in control of the herd :yes: even the youngins.

    He gets a warm blankey in the winter, all the supplements he needs (including pain meds :cry:) special vet/farrier care, ...
  2. wonderful! :) we did this as kids too :lol:

    wonderful! :) we did this as kids too :lol:
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    WOW! very interesting - thanks vet wrap would...

    WOW! very interesting - thanks

    vet wrap would have been a God-Send back then, huh?

    I shudder to think what the horses went through back then.
  4. YES Midge! ^^^ great post - thank you for moving...

    YES Midge! ^^^ great post - thank you for moving this topic forward to (hopefully) something positive :)

    Also, may I add - watch the health of the horses in YOUR care. If you say you will provide...
  5. LOL - "better hooves through photoshop" - ...

    LOL - "better hooves through photoshop" -

    call your local farrier and tell him there is an easier way!
  6. yea.... sigh.... that was the thing. Ive had...

    yea.... sigh....

    that was the thing. Ive had horses my whole life. I actually do know how to start a young horse to a canter. ive done it few times. I have raised a few youngins (horses) and had...
  7. photoshopping those pictures are a perfect...

    photoshopping those pictures are a perfect example of what I had to deal with.

    but, honestly, I dont sweat the small stuff. ALL he had to do was take care of my little Mule, get her training done,...
  8. oh okay I see what you mean well, another red...

    oh okay I see what you mean

    well, another red flag:

    having no problems contacting trainer until you drop off your animal, then trainer's phone becomes "broken" and you cant make any contact as...
  9. did you read the main (or any other) post? I...

    did you read the main (or any other) post?

    I (the client) DID show up and was ready for every scheduled appt. The TRAINER was the one who didnt show up, and didnt even bother to call, after I...
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    OMG! Im SO sorry - (BIG HUGS!) so many people...

    OMG! Im SO sorry - (BIG HUGS!) so many people here feel your pain. In fact, my eyes are welling up right now just typing this to you.

    This is gonna hurt, VERY bad for a while. You're going to...
  11. Thank you AK this is a very good post - I did...

    Thank you AK this is a very good post - I did make some mistakes. Lessons learned for Jumpin...
  12. OH! is that the "houseguest" thing? LOL - I...

    OH! is that the "houseguest" thing? LOL - I really didnt get what that meant until now (ding!)

    again, you're right - I wont bother

    I guess I will just move on from here, thanks
  13. you're right...but, I can produce a witness, I...

    you're right...but, I can produce a witness, I just have to get her on here.
  14. NICE Jennifer!.... Im now regretting saying that...

    NICE Jennifer!.... Im now regretting saying that I think you are a "good person"

    The picture of Jordan leading Zannah was taken her 2nd day there when Jordan was first showing her the paddock
    ...
  15. thanks for your input everyone (yes, EVERYONE!...

    thanks for your input everyone (yes, EVERYONE! :))

    At the end of the day, I think Jordan and Jennifer are good people. Which is a a big reason that Im going to just cut my losses and chalk it up...
  16. this was HUGE weight loss, not just a few...

    this was HUGE weight loss, not just a few harmless pounds. But, like you said, no pictures. I only have my witness who was with me through the entire thing. Still kicking myself for not getting...
  17. these are very good questions for sure I think...

    these are very good questions for sure

    I think im a decently balance rider, I ride a TB mare who is VERY picky about balance, and will pop you right out of the tack if you become unbalanced (ask...
  18. yes, in fact, I did see her ride... I guarantee...

    yes, in fact, I did see her ride... I guarantee she would not offer to ride my fire breathing mare - lol

    IMO - all the signs say they did not teach the canter. (crow hopping and lack of knowledge)...
  19. :lol: its actually kind of funny that CSH...

    :lol: its actually kind of funny that CSH (Jennifer) said she had to "start me with the basics"

    she has NO idea of my riding level, they never asked.

    I own a 17hh Chestnut TB mare that I...
  20. as far as the second lesson (which never...

    as far as the second lesson (which never happened) the lesson was scheduled on a Saturday, my last day at their barn at 2:00. They asked me to reschedule (again), at the last minute, for noon or...
  21. and it works out great right? especially since...

    and it works out great right? especially since your trainer shows up for the lesson, right? ;)

    imagine after making that drive, just to have the trainer not show up at all...... and not even...
  22. See - thats the crazy part... it was THEIR...

    See - thats the crazy part... it was THEIR scheduling, not mine, they constantly changed, or just didnt bother to show up at all. So, was I wrong for getting upset after driving 2 hours (4 round...
  23. well, after reading all the post - Id like to...

    well, after reading all the post - Id like to address a few things

    MOST IMPORTANT - THANK YOU for all the constructive comments (good and bad) they were all noted and appreciated.

    Ive learned...
  24. Keep up the good work! Im SO glad you are okay....

    Keep up the good work! Im SO glad you are okay.

    Ive been in 1 mounting and 2 dismounting accidents in my life - I feel your pain (hugs)

    1 of the dismounting accidents was really nuts. My...
  25. THANK YOU "noSuchPerson" --- that is GREAT...

    THANK YOU "noSuchPerson" --- that is GREAT advice!

    we should have a posted-sticky with your post on "how to assess a trainer"
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