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  1. This is why looking at videos first saves time.

    This is why looking at videos first saves time.
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    The horse is very green, being pushed to jump...

    The horse is very green, being pushed to jump very quickly, and isn't going to be old enough for eventing for a few years. Ask the trainer what she want for this horse; compare it to other OTTBs out...
  3. A couple of thoughts. I would talk to the BM and...

    A couple of thoughts. I would talk to the BM and ask what she is observing, It may or may not be different than what you are seeing. I wouldn't necessarily believe the vet. I'd also ask her NOT...
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    Talk to your county parks and rec department and...

    Talk to your county parks and rec department and see if you can become a vendor. It's a great feeder system into regular lessons, plus they do all the admin and marketing. I've been working with my...
  5. Well it's the home of the Norwegian Fjord Horse! ...

    Well it's the home of the Norwegian Fjord Horse! I'll PM you with a contact. He is a fellow breeder who led a Norwegian Life tour there earlier this month.
  6. Agree with Louise. The only thing I could add...

    Agree with Louise.

    The only thing I could add is that sending a note is not working. Is there a phone number for the landlord. Sometimes a call can help.

    Also, the landlord has an option to...
  7. Red mares, it was blue Gap dresses with spinach...

    Red mares, it was blue Gap dresses with spinach dip stains.

    I bet there will be plenty of Donald Trumps this Halloween, too. If you want to be a public person this stuff goes with the territory.
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    As the others have said, handle this in a phone...

    As the others have said, handle this in a phone call to your boss. Thank your boss for the experience working at your current company. Be prepared to give a reason for your change of employer -- it...
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    Sell him and move on. He may end up with a...

    Sell him and move on. He may end up with a situation that works better for him. There is nothing wrong in selling a horse that doesn't meet you needs.
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    Work with a mortgage broker. Brokers are someone...

    Work with a mortgage broker. Brokers are someone who can shop around for various loans. The first time is always the hardest time for a home purchase, so getting good advice from a broker and...
  11. I would look at the dog boarding and grooming...

    I would look at the dog boarding and grooming business. You have a much bigger market. I know people who actually made enough money to live on running a kennel.
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    It's a British-centric list. Most Americans...

    It's a British-centric list. Most Americans wouldn't know the English sports starts mentioned. Paige Johnson got married a couple of years ago. Maybe she is otherwise occupied these days.
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    It looks like Sr. Novice Rider had more issues. ...

    It looks like Sr. Novice Rider had more issues. 32 entries in 2 divisions; 3 RF, 3 TE, 2 Es and 1 R. In one division only 7 out of 13 horses finished.
  14. If you haven't done so already, please buy...

    If you haven't done so already, please buy yourself an equine liability policy or be absolutely sure that whatever insurance you have will cover an injury your horse causes to a third party. ...
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    You just have to learn to ignore the market...

    You just have to learn to ignore the market fluctuations and keep going. Talk to your financial advisor about your concerns.
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    Lincoln National is reputable company and should...

    Lincoln National is reputable company and should be able answer policyholder questions. If not, write to your state insurance commissioner about this issue. I promise you, there will be an answer...
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    I am just excited by the idea that I could have...

    I am just excited by the idea that I could have feral fruit trees to go along with my fjeral Fjords. I wonder if my horses would become more fjeral if they ate feral fruit.
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    Having broken multiple ribs twice in the last 10...

    Having broken multiple ribs twice in the last 10 years (one horse related, the other barn related), I can tell you that the standard treatment is NOT to wrap tightly. Wrapping can make it much...
  19. I agree and could not imagine trying to rent my...

    I agree and could not imagine trying to rent my farm house under these circumstances. There is no joke about the maintenance. Our lives are spent mowing and fixing stuff. I love going to my day...
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    Actually, the post their financials and 990...

    Actually, the post their financials and 990 on-line. Their executive director was paid about $70K last year. I don't know this rescue, but I am impressed at the information they publish. It's out...
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    I am sorry for your loss. You did the absolute...

    I am sorry for your loss. You did the absolute right thing for him.

    It sounds like you have a good BO and vet to support you. This makes things easier.
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    Your professor is assuming that the marketing...

    Your professor is assuming that the marketing plan is driving the business growth. With horses, I would say it is more likely the general economy is driving it. If the economy is in a down cycle,...
  23. The horse market is variable. Right now the...

    The horse market is variable. Right now the stock market is being a bit troublesome, so that does not bode well for discretionary purchases which horses are. As someone who sells horses, I am happy...
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    I am confused. A marketing plan involves...

    I am confused. A marketing plan involves marketing expenses as well as execution details. It does not involve income unless you are tying into direct sales. There is no break even in a marketing...
  25. I have a somewhat similar arrangement on my farm...

    I have a somewhat similar arrangement on my farm except the rent and horse care are kept separate. The house lease is not dependent on whether the tenant provides the horse care. The care...
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