The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Blugal

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.16 seconds.

  1. Replies
    9
    Views
    739

    It's speculation regarding the vest. That much...

    It's speculation regarding the vest. That much weight coming down, with 9 broken ribs - would a slightly more rigid vest (i.e. a class 3, not an EXO) have made much difference? Nobody will be able to...
  2. Replies
    302
    Views
    14,609

    Thanks for the across-the-pond news, Willesdon. I...

    Thanks for the across-the-pond news, Willesdon. I finally ordered H&H but I'll get that issue in about 3 weeks...
  3. Poll: I'm afraid this ship has sailed. I believe it...

    I'm afraid this ship has sailed.

    I believe it is one side-effect of the pro model of eventing. Owners are willing to pay entry fees (do they even know if the fee used to be $30 cheaper?) and...
  4. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,046

    (I haven't read all the replies) I got eliminated...

    (I haven't read all the replies) I got eliminated at my first event before even starting the dressage! I cried because my grandparents had come to watch and I thought I was going to do so well. (I...
  5. Replies
    35
    Views
    1,893

    EN reports that she had surgery on her liver, and...

    EN reports that she had surgery on her liver, and is now resting comfortably and expected to make a full recovery.
  6. Replies
    78
    Views
    2,985

    Another one who can't find a card. It was...

    Another one who can't find a card. It was depressing yesterday. I gave up. Today I'm going to some art shops that have blank cards with flowers or landscapes on the front. Then I can just write...
  7. Replies
    15
    Views
    472

    I get those dreams too. The announcer is calling...

    I get those dreams too. The announcer is calling for you to get to the ring - but you aren't even tacked up, and have forgotten your girth!

    And the lost on XC dreams... Once I was riding around...
  8. Replies
    302
    Views
    14,609

    How is that a recipe for disaster? My recipe...

    How is that a recipe for disaster? My recipe says: "If you want to make the team, prove you can finish. Prove you will give us a team score, and can ride XC." i.e. go practice your XC until you are...
  9. Replies
    302
    Views
    14,609

    Criteria for a team (as I see it) - horse & rider...

    Criteria for a team (as I see it) - horse & rider together:

    1. You have to finish XC without a letter at the same level as the championship, or multiple times at the level below.

    2. You have a...
  10. Thread: RIP Ben E King

    by Blugal
    Replies
    5
    Views
    232

    OP, from what I can tell, you mean Ben E. King.

    OP, from what I can tell, you mean Ben E. King.
  11. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,225

    Yes, and it has really helped. Wish I'd done it...

    Yes, and it has really helped. Wish I'd done it earlier.
  12. Replies
    88
    Views
    5,023

    Absolutely.

    Absolutely.
  13. Replies
    88
    Views
    5,023

    The last time we discussed this issue, the...

    The last time we discussed this issue, the consensus was that "stone bruise" (or similar) was the cover-all "reason for public consumption" for any issue a horse might have. Amazing how many stone...
  14. Replies
    46
    Views
    1,010

    "Hello, this is [name], lawyer at [firm] in...

    "Hello, this is [name], lawyer at [firm] in [town] calling about the [client/client] file."



    It's not common to use Esq. here, though male/female are both completely accepted. I personally feel...
  15. Replies
    46
    Views
    1,010

    This site is hilarious! Note about their leather:...

    This site is hilarious! Note about their leather: the tagline, abbreviated, is EIEIO :lol:
  16. Replies
    46
    Views
    1,010

    Definitely geographic - we also don't call...

    Definitely geographic - we also don't call ourselves attorneys in these parts :)
  17. Thread: Pan Ams

    by Blugal
    Replies
    32
    Views
    2,233

    I think she's talking about RF Scandalous from...

    I think she's talking about RF Scandalous from the OP.
  18. Thread: Pan Ams

    by Blugal
    Replies
    32
    Views
    2,233

    I agree. I think it's a shame though. It...

    I agree.

    I think it's a shame though. It doesn't seem right to have 4* pairs contesting a 2*. (or maybe...it shouldn't seem right that a 2* gets you a berth to the Olympics...)
  19. Replies
    46
    Views
    1,010

    FWIW the business card holder (for in your...

    FWIW the business card holder (for in your briefcase/portfolio) is great - a friend got me one (it was something I hadn't even considered needing!).

    Also a business card holder for your desk - I...
  20. Thread: Pan Ams

    by Blugal
    Replies
    32
    Views
    2,233

    I just listened to the Eventing Radio Show of...

    I just listened to the Eventing Radio Show of last week where Jessica Phoenix was interviewed. She is only riding the dressage at Rolex with Pavarotti - says he "will be available for the Pan Ams if...
  21. Replies
    46
    Views
    1,010

    Don't do a diploma frame unless you know the...

    Don't do a diploma frame unless you know the exact size of the diploma. I had to get custom frames for all of mine, including my law society one... (I think it's a way for the university to make...
  22. Replies
    46
    Views
    1,010

    When I passed the bar, I received two very nice...

    When I passed the bar, I received two very nice pens from more senior lawyers. It was a thoughtful gift.
  23. Replies
    76
    Views
    2,256

    Mine sucked, and misery loves company - so thanks...

    Mine sucked, and misery loves company - so thanks for all your stories.
  24. Replies
    1,280
    Views
    33,249

    The Girl On the Train by Paula Hawkins. This book...

    The Girl On the Train by Paula Hawkins. This book was recommended here, I think. It is a thriller somewhat in the same vein as Gone Girl. Set in Britain though, which I liked. The main character goes...
  25. Replies
    36
    Views
    980

    This morning one employee who has a bad back,...

    This morning one employee who has a bad back, texted me that she had a spasm and wouldn't make it in. Completely believable, because this has occurred a few times in the last weeks.

    Then right...
Results 1 to 25 of 250
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4