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    When I lived in England, I had the opportunity to...

    When I lived in England, I had the opportunity to ride a lovely CB mare on a regular basis. She was good natured and easy to ride, but my instructor told me that they can have a reputation for a...
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    A tip

    When I rode in England, we were taught automatic release from the beginning lesson. Here's a tip you might try... when your horse takes off over the hurdle, instead of thinking 'lean forward',...
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    Speaking of tack shops long past, but not...

    Speaking of tack shops long past, but not forgotten -- how about Dave Clark Feeds in Paramount and Hill's Western on Bellflower Blvd? Saw William Shatner in Broken Horn, Baldwin Park buying his...
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    Oakley is close by us, and I have not heard this...

    Oakley is close by us, and I have not heard this story, not even in the local paper. Will wait to see if it is reported locally. By the way,I wasjogging one day not far from home when the local...
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    Ocean View... yes, I believe so! Would you...

    Ocean View... yes, I believe so! Would you believe that the poor, cash-strapped Edison electric company owns power stations in Yorkshire in England? Maybe they should sell those before they gouge...
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    I used to live in Sunset Beach at the very last...

    I used to live in Sunset Beach at the very last house (the gray one) on the beachfront across from the water tower. So many kids used to climb it at night, we used to yell at them to get down! I...
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    I don't think Dixie ever liked me. She trailered...

    I don't think Dixie ever liked me. She trailered my horse to Laguna Beach from Monrovia. He was kept in the box stall barn on the east side, the very southerly stall on the end. It was $90 a...
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    Relax, everyone! This bill passed, AS EXPECTED,...

    Relax, everyone! This bill passed, AS EXPECTED, by a wide majority, and now it goes to the House of Lords. Will take quite a long time to get there. They will probably put a damper on it. This is...
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    Yes, I kept my TB at Dixie's on Laguna Canyon Rd....

    Yes, I kept my TB at Dixie's on Laguna Canyon Rd. Is Sycamore Stable still in San Juan Cap? Last I heard, stables were shutting down in SJC. Did Joan Irvine ever resolve the death of South Pacific?...
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    When you mention Mary Solucka in the Back Bay,...

    When you mention Mary Solucka in the Back Bay, where is that located? I saw riders once along the top of the riverbed behind the Fletcher Jones
    Mercedes dealer at Jamboree and MacArthur and called...
  11. I think the instructors who prefer teaching...

    I think the instructors who prefer teaching children over adults are being rather hard on us 'mature types.' When I rode as a teenager, I was more bold and pretty athletic. Now, although I carry on...
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