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    Wow, you really did have a major change. I am...

    Wow, you really did have a major change. I am now 53. I went to prelim with my first eventer, home bred and raised. His 1/2 sister I got to pre-training. She is more of a push than the gelding...
  2. Thread: Modular homes

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    We went with a modular as well. Had it replace a...

    We went with a modular as well. Had it replace a crappy mobile that we lived in for years. I drew up plans with a company but then ended up going with another company that already had one made that...
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    I think you should be able to fire your agent as...

    I think you should be able to fire your agent as he didn't do the contract as stated. I would personally close the boarding and keep your own horses at home. You can always trailer out for lessons...
  4. I would also suggest another person ride the...

    I would also suggest another person ride the horse in the first class when he is ready to go. Rider may be nervous and is not asking him to go.
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    I had a close call one day at an event when...

    I had a close call one day at an event when another rider circled behind the jump as I was 2 strides from it. I managed to turn quickly and sharply but bumped my friend who was coming over the oxer...
  6. Thread: Biting

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    Biting

    My 4 year old orphan went to a little show the other day and did fabulous. At least until I went to leave. Apparently someone cross tied their horse outside of her stall and then went between her...
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    We are on our second LQ trailer. Wanted to...

    We are on our second LQ trailer. Wanted to upgrade to a larger one. Our first had a dinette and I would always get that over a couch. Hate having to eat on the tables that come with couches. Our...
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    Seriously - she is responsible for herself. She...

    Seriously - she is responsible for herself. She is not a beginner. The coach is the coach - don't let someone bully you into something.
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    We raised an orphan 4 years ago after the mare...

    We raised an orphan 4 years ago after the mare died 5 days after foaling. Cinder Ella (named by the neighbours kids before she became an orphan) was raised on a bottle for 4 months. She didn't want...
  10. I would go with the 4 horse. I rarely haul 4...

    I would go with the 4 horse. I rarely haul 4 horses at a time but often use the "stallion stall" (with floor to ceiling divider) to haul hay, wheelbarrow and tack boxes.

    I would avoid Exiss as...
  11. I sometimes just double them up and put them...

    I sometimes just double them up and put them under the crown piece if not doing it for too long.
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    I love my Mountain Horse boots as well. I am on...

    I love my Mountain Horse boots as well. I am on my second pair for their third year. Had the first pair for probably 5 years and didn't take great care of them but they lasted.
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    [QUOTE=Ruby2shoes;7581237]. I guess the bottom...

    [QUOTE=Ruby2shoes;7581237]. I guess the bottom line is that he makes me nervous in a few different ways (around kids. In paddock. On trails. On trailers. Traveling. Over fences. Around dogs). He's...
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    We have had issues with people trespassing as...

    We have had issues with people trespassing as well over the years. Unfortunately all the signs I've had have been destroyed by "people". No, you may not walk your dogs through my pasture and the...
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    The stabling cost at Spruce and that you must...

    The stabling cost at Spruce and that you must stable and can't haul in are the reason that I don't show there. I have gone to their Welcome Series and that is nice as you can haul in and school...
  16. Pasture/brush mowing and fence line "mowing"

    We have a 1/4 section and I am always dealing with willows throughout. I bought a Stihl brush cutter that has a blade and it works extremely well. Unfortunately this getting older stuff :dead:is...
  17. Thread: Dirty Stopper

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    I've had some issues with my now 12 year old mare...

    I've had some issues with my now 12 year old mare for the last couple of years. I had ridden my gelding to prelim and then he got hurt in a pasture accident. My mare had always loved to jump even...
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    We had our 13 year old stallion gelded at Wayne...

    We had our 13 year old stallion gelded at Wayne Burwash's a couple of years ago. I left him there for a few days as we are 3 hours from them. He healed fine and went back to living with his dad who...
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    I have evented a lot of years and usually compete...

    I have evented a lot of years and usually compete 2 horses in two different levels.

    You will get a course map that will tell you what your course is, what the jumps are and the colour of your...
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    Clear Blue Sky Blue Clear Sky (George Strait...

    Clear Blue Sky
    Blue Clear Sky (George Strait song)
  21. My husband took his horses roping and left my...

    My husband took his horses roping and left my mare home alone. Neighbours horse shows up. I put it in the paddock with her as we only had one pen. Left a note on their door and they came and got...
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    We had a "birth alarm" foaling system and found...

    We had a "birth alarm" foaling system and found it worked really well. Someone lent us their calving camera and it exhausted me. We just kept awake watching it. Another mare peeing would make you...
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    Yes, you are crazy. ;) We opened a tack store...

    Yes, you are crazy. ;) We opened a tack store in a small town 3 hours from a major center. Over the last 20 years we have moved to being a pet store. We thought we'd have a few pet items but what...
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    I use my kerrits full seat for both stadium and...

    I use my kerrits full seat for both stadium and cross country jumping and love them.
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    We also had a freeze brand made for our ranch. ...

    We also had a freeze brand made for our ranch. We had a small one made as we did the foals when weaning. The vets did it for awhile but then we decided to do it ourselves and the brands came out...
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