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    A toad in the track!?? How on earth did he get up...

    A toad in the track!?? How on earth did he get up there!?

    I have a new red house and new barn with a red metal roof... I tried so hard to get them right and they are off... and when I'm out and...
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    I love the idea of a pony specialist- I have...

    I love the idea of a pony specialist- I have ponies and a lot of their "fight" when it comes out is because their feet are being lifted higher than is comfortable by a big person.

    Also- to go off...
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    This little, I guess short movie, is very...

    This little, I guess short movie, is very beautifully made- if over the top sentimental (always makes me choke up) ... but to me it speaks volumes of what I don't like about contest pulling and what...
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    The older I get the less I like contest pulling. ...

    The older I get the less I like contest pulling. I had a big belgian horse I got from an "old timer" from KY... who sold the horse to me at a loss with the promise that he would never be sold or...
  5. I don't know if this is an even worse option that...

    I don't know if this is an even worse option that baby oil- but I thought I'd mention that there is a product called "Tangle Trap" that is like the stuff that fly paper strips are made with- it comes...
  6. reticulated leukotrichia- I say no way! I don't...

    reticulated leukotrichia- I say no way! I don't know anything about that... but the pictures I see showing it the pattern is not a lightening of the pigment pattern... it's an absence of pigment-...
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    There have been some interesting suggestion here-...

    There have been some interesting suggestion here- I wonder about the ramp falling and it makes me worry that either there is something physical that makes the ramp a difficulty and he knows it- or...
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    I had to look up what a pillock is. :) Thanks...

    I had to look up what a pillock is. :)

    Thanks for sharing your wonderful pictures, beautiful pony and... and I love your orange!
  9. Wow! It's beautiful! I would call that reverse...

    Wow! It's beautiful! I would call that reverse dappling. I think you should share it with "the equine tapestry" on FB (or the blog) I think the crossing of the dorsal stripe is way cool!!
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  10. The Quiet Man

    The Quiet Man
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    http://www.drivingessentials.com/gloves.php I...

    http://www.drivingessentials.com/gloves.php

    I have two pair- the first were "essential driving gloves" with the velcro closure. These gloves are reinforced in the driving spots- on either side of...
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    I vote for catalpa- and Kentucky is a place where...

    I vote for catalpa- and Kentucky is a place where they are native. They grow pretty quickly- but can grow huge. I've planted several and am pleased with how they fill in. I have experienced the...
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    One way to teach a horse to pee on command is to...

    One way to teach a horse to pee on command is to whistle (in a unique way) whenever you are with your horse and they pee. Ideally you start whistling as they prepare to pee- so you start before they...
  14. The sight of this stile reminds me of a time I...

    The sight of this stile reminds me of a time I was trail riding with friends and my husband and he was on my horse- and there was a tree down across the trail... not just the trunk - but the whole...
  15. What I want to know is why these boot vendors...

    What I want to know is why these boot vendors have "sort by brand" and "sort by price" .... but they don't offer a "sort by fit"

    I wish I could put in the measurements I'm looking for to thin the...
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    I went to a boarding school- so after graduation...

    I went to a boarding school- so after graduation we scattered to the wind. There is no hometown to return to, to make matters worse the school just sold one of the two campuses- so now those of us...
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    Petting is a strange thing- and I've seriously...

    Petting is a strange thing- and I've seriously considered that it needs to be studied. it's VERY important to humans.

    I've worked as a commercial carriage driver for 1/4 century and you can...
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    Woodlands Wildlife Refuge has a FB page and from...

    Woodlands Wildlife Refuge has a FB page and from what they are saying they want it left along and do not plan to capture or treat it unless it declines.
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    I think Pinterest is a godsend- easy to access-...

    I think Pinterest is a godsend- easy to access- easy to organize.

    We built a house a few years ago on a farm we've been living on for about 15 years already. My brother (pro architect!) designed...
  20. Wearing a helmet sure relieves a big burden on...

    Wearing a helmet sure relieves a big burden on finding the perfect fashion statement of the hat- but does it shift the attention to the other parts of the turnout to hold up/pull together/add style ?...
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    Hmm... I drive my draft carriage horse shod in...

    Hmm... I drive my draft carriage horse shod in borium on asphalt all the time- as in... only on asphalt... and in the five years I've had him he's never slipped a step. I've driven horses on asphalt...
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    I have really enjoyed this thread. I've been...

    I have really enjoyed this thread.

    I've been married a long time and time thankfully has erased many dating disasters from my mind although many stories brought back dejavu type sinking feelings...
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    I also had a beautiful Harmon stove that could...

    I also had a beautiful Harmon stove that could burn coal or wood. Coal was nice because it didn't require as much babysitting- but the ashes were more dense and gritty. I had a horrible sinus...
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    I used to work with a beautiful 18hand blue roan...

    I used to work with a beautiful 18hand blue roan (at least that's what we called the color) clyde with a bald face and lots of white. It was pretty annoying to have to argue with the public about...
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    My family was attacked by a neighbor's...

    My family was attacked by a neighbor's rottweiler- and I'm only mentioning the breed because he was gigantic and a serious match for my husband and myself. It was a real freak thing- we were putting...
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