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    Have you discussed price ranges with the trailer?...

    Have you discussed price ranges with the trailer? Someone suggested looking for a 3' pregreen that she could also do the children's hunters on. Nowadays, a pregreen is not necessarily green,...
  2. Gestalt, What you do is what I want to do. ...

    Gestalt,

    What you do is what I want to do. But when you say "motorhome" what class of motorhome are you talking about. I could be very happy in a Class C, but they are quite big and long ----...
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    As far as Zayat taking his horses away from...

    As far as Zayat taking his horses away from Asmussen, I think that is a huge plus in his column, not a minus. I think that any customers who stayed with him cannot have a lot of ethics when it comes...
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    Yes, I agree that the old adage "When you fall...

    Yes, I agree that the old adage "When you fall off a horse, the best thing to do is to get right back on" applies here.

    Many of us have seen the video of Hickstead, but how many remember the...
  5. CROSS POST re: Class B motor home and pulling a trailer?

    I posted this on Off Course and then realized that I would probably have more luck here with you guys. Sorry if youhave already read it on Off Course.
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    Trying to do...
  6. Towing a horse trailer w/ LQ versus a Class B motorhome with a tag along?

    Trying to do research. It seems like trailers with decent LQ (not a "weekender") are incredibly expensive -- even older used ones. So I have started to research Class B motorhomes that can pull a...
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    From a customer point of view, these are all good...

    From a customer point of view, these are all good suggestions. Especially the one about hand walking the horses. I love to see that my horses get out of their stalls for more than the classes they...
  8. I just posted on the other current thread about...

    I just posted on the other current thread about finding young horses.

    What I did not say was that all 3 of the young horses I have bought have come from COTH referrals. First time, I posted on...
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    I am in NC and have bought 2 young prospects in...

    I am in NC and have bought 2 young prospects in the last decade (a weanling and a 2 year old) from Western Canada (a small breeder) and Oklahoma (Silver Creek Sporthorses). Both experiences were...
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    Interesting analysis --- stud fee based on ROI. ...

    Interesting analysis --- stud fee based on ROI. Short answer: If he costs $25,000,000 then an initial $75k stud fee will (should) give the investors a 4 year payback (assuming that his stud fee...
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    Also interesting is that since Hunter was riding...

    Also interesting is that since Hunter was riding her mom's GP horse in the equitation division, Brandy Holloway borrowed Hunter's eq. horse and won a GP in Tryon last week!

    Seems like the...
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    Devon Junior Weekend

    I just tuned in to the free live feed :) and the handy hunter is going on. Is it a "take your own line" class? Most of the kids are riding the same course, but then one girl came in and jumped a...
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    Ye ask and ye shall receive. This thread is from...

    Ye ask and ye shall receive. This thread is from many many years ago. Found it in the Reference forum. (For those people who were not part of COTH on the early 2000's, the Favorites and Reference...
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    Stallions today regularly cover 150+ mares (and...

    Stallions today regularly cover 150+ mares (and that is in the Northern hemisphere, add in the Southern hemisphere mares and it is not unheard of for a stallion to cover 200+ mares in a year). The...
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    With a gelding, it doesn't matter. Registering...

    With a gelding, it doesn't matter. Registering is more for tracking your horse, so subsequent owners can follow him via his registration number, or, if year end awards are given, then choose the...
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    When I built my new house, I was my own...

    When I built my new house, I was my own architect. I love the size and placement of my rooms and was very proud of myself as I saw the house beginning to take shape. Until the HVAC people showed up...
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    What is legally right and what is an accepted...

    What is legally right and what is an accepted practice are often 2 different things in the horse world. Standing on legal grounds (they breached first because care was not up to prior standards)...
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    Decisions about what CAN be done and what SHOULD...

    Decisions about what CAN be done and what SHOULD be done are the province of the owner. It makes me incredibly angry when vets openly disagree with an owner's decision not to spend $$$$ on an...
  19. Look up "Friend or Foe" by Friends Lake. He is a...

    Look up "Friend or Foe" by Friends Lake. He is a TB who is available to sport horse breeders.

    Outstanding pedigree, good race recoed and he can jump!

    PS: I am not associated with the horse or...
  20. Thread: Preakness

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    And when he does race again, can you please find...

    And when he does race again, can you please find him a new trainer?
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    Faded Shin Boots

    I have a set of Eskadrons that have faded to a dirty gray and they are no longer shiney.

    What to do? I tried oil, but, even though I let it sit overnight and wiped off any exess, it was not a...
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    My dog is allergic to grains. When I put her on...

    My dog is allergic to grains. When I put her on a grain free diet she got 60% better, but she still had spells of uncontrollable itching.

    A lady at the feed store told me that her dog was also...
  23. I have 2 yorkies. Is there a fence for them? ...

    I have 2 yorkies. Is there a fence for them? They are rescues and are scared of everything, so I do not want to traumatize them any more thant they have been But I live on a farm and I do not have...
  24. Have you tried duct tape? This idea is all over...

    Have you tried duct tape? This idea is all over FB. Take an 8" long strip of ductape and stick one end on his nose. :) Evidently it takes their attention away from what you are doing. People who...
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    I don't peel hard or soft boiled eggs. I get...

    I don't peel hard or soft boiled eggs. I get them out of their shells the same way I get an avocado out of it's skin:

    Cut egg/avocado in half, take a spoon and run it around around the outside of...
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