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    Brother From Another Mother

    Brother From Another Mother
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    My spouse (who is a non-rider) is 200% supportive...

    My spouse (who is a non-rider) is 200% supportive of my horse addiction. I am retired so it is definitely easier for me to balance my time. I do go to the barn 5 days a week. That being said, I...
  3. Praise the Lord, Hunt season is just around the corner!

    OK so we'll be cubbing but I am so happy! Checking my tweeds, found two buttons that need to be sewed on. Got all my hunt tack out and checked. (Off season I use different tack). Found my flasks. ...
  4. You really need to get some qualified therapy. ...

    You really need to get some qualified therapy. Talking to your friends or to us here on COTH will not get you the help you need. There is a reason you feel emotionally stuck and you need...
  5. Yes, by Scott Peck. I still refer to it even...

    Yes, by Scott Peck. I still refer to it even though I think it was published in the eighties...
  6. Yes this, By Viktor Frankl He survived the...

    Yes this, By Viktor Frankl
    He survived the concentration camps and this is his story which is beyond amazing.
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    I avoid asphalt like the plague. When I have to...

    I avoid asphalt like the plague. When I have to cross it I pause my horses and say "careful-slippery" and I swear they tippy toe oh so carefully. I do the same thing crossing ice. That top...
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    I have a friend who uses them for dresses when...

    I have a friend who uses them for dresses when she has to go to formal events. Her daughter is a model in NYC and she told her mom about it. So far my friend has had excellent experiences with them.
  9. If my mare has been stuck inside due to weather,...

    If my mare has been stuck inside due to weather, she will start to nod vigorously when I'm in the vicinity, then she grabs her halter off the hook with her teeth and flings it at me, usually she hits...
  10. Saw "Wish You were Here " today and thought it...

    Saw "Wish You were Here " today and thought it was a lovely and moving film. (Same guy who did Garden State). Also recently saw "Chef" and loved it. (But don't watch it on an empty stomach or you...
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    I believe it was in the 1950's that the AHSA...

    I believe it was in the 1950's that the AHSA officially banned mules from horse show jumping competitions? I'd love it if anyone could confirm that...
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    As others have stated, it's a roadside assistance...

    As others have stated, it's a roadside assistance policy, not an insurance policy. Tripe A wont touch anything with a trailer so if you have that dump it and get US Rider. The US Rider will cover...
  13. In the US anyway the divorce rate for second...

    In the US anyway the divorce rate for second marriages with minor children is 75%. Food for thought.
  14. inch of red wine in a wine glass then cover all...

    inch of red wine in a wine glass then cover all but a small portion with saran wrap. They go in, get drunk and die happy. Leave it out for a couple of days and you'll get all of them.
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    How about teaching him tricks from the ground...

    How about teaching him tricks from the ground just for fun. I knew a girl who could no longer ride her horse but boy did they have a ball doing all kinds of tricks. She used some book and taught...
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    One way to look at it is that you have enabled...

    One way to look at it is that you have enabled him all these years. Perhaps if you left he would finally get his stuff together and start leading a more productive life. He may not feel it at the...
  17. If you're on the Eastern Shore check out Wicomico...

    If you're on the Eastern Shore check out Wicomico Hunt
  18. This, short and sweet. You don't owe any...

    This, short and sweet. You don't owe any explanation.
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    The pros of Off Topic for me are some of the...

    The pros of Off Topic for me are some of the interesting subjects; I've gotten some new book ideas, new recipes and input on new technologies that have been useful.

    The con for me primarily is...
  20. Not to derail but I recently was speaking with a...

    Not to derail but I recently was speaking with a person in our retiree benefits group about a document I had to send them and I asked if a Xerox would do or did they need an original and the young...
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    I like to use bounces to get my eye comfortable...

    I like to use bounces to get my eye comfortable with a deep distance, you sure don't want the long spot to the first element of a bounce!
  22. Well I worked for a very large corporation for 35...

    Well I worked for a very large corporation for 35 years and we always included University of Wisconsin on our recruit/hire list. In my (very long ) experience any decent state school will do for a...
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    45 Minutes to an hour each way. I do five days a...

    45 Minutes to an hour each way. I do five days a week.
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    I don't own one so can't speak to ease of use...

    I don't own one so can't speak to ease of use etc. however I did attend a function where the entire meal from apps to dessert was cooked on an egg and everything was fabulous. (The guy cooking was...
  25. Just a technical point, if you are maintaining a...

    Just a technical point, if you are maintaining a bend to the inside for both the spiral in and spiral out, then wouldn't the spiral in really be a half pass (diagonal aides) and the spiral out would...
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