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    Oh, I took that response (jetting forward is what...

    Oh, I took that response (jetting forward is what I'm seeing) as a direct result of MM putting his spur in the horse after they got straight to the fence. Either way, wouldn't the lack of response...
  2. Be a good student, follow orders make eye contact...

    Be a good student, follow orders make eye contact when he's speaking to you (or otherwise indicate your attentiveness), yes sir, no sir, and say your please and thank yous.

    And under no...
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    Give Caitlin a few days :) They'll ask you things...

    Give Caitlin a few days :) They'll ask you things like "Why are you interested" and "What do you plan on contributing" and general stuff like that. Nothing too tricky! Yayyy for more members! :D
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    I understand a horse not going over a fence and...

    I understand a horse not going over a fence and the need to correct the behavior. However, having had a chicken s$@# and a ruined and abused horse (not by me!), whacking a horse 13 times with a...
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    I've always referred to the grooms in a group as...

    I've always referred to the grooms in a group as "the guys" or "the staff" or by name when telling stories.

    But I find it funny that we're all discussing how it's rude to be "Ohmygah, the...
  6. making fun of/insulting my horse is akin to...

    making fun of/insulting my horse is akin to making fun of/insulting my mama. You just don't do it without being willing to accept the consequences.

    I agree. Make her pay rent. There are only very...
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    Oh I'm so glad I'm not the only one with a...

    Oh I'm so glad I'm not the only one with a problem :) I got a navy coat with fuscia piping on the collar and fuscia lining - god help me I cannot spell that word - and another one with lavender....
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    Hi, my name is PR and I'm addicted to..

    ...hunt coats!!! oh holy lord, I think my mom is going to have an aneurism if I buy one more. We've been in Tucson 2 weeks and I've bought two. But Cross Creek is going out of business (:() and...
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    Trak, you are my new favorite person. like, ever....

    Trak, you are my new favorite person. like, ever. crotch droppings? BRILLIANT!

    And I will say it again: I like my cows and my chickens free-range. Children? Not so much. ;)
    (sorry, I'm super...
  10. For NC/SC, check thefarmhouse.com for a list of...

    For NC/SC, check thefarmhouse.com for a list of area trainers. I'd recommend most of them!
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    Thank you guys so much!! Looks like I'm a)...

    Thank you guys so much!! Looks like I'm a) looking up what we paid for the stud fee and b) looking up comparable foals. This little one just has such potential and such good breeding that I'd hate...
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    Insuring the baby

    Quick question... how is the value of a baby (yearling now..) determined for insurance purposes? Need to know to get the little bugger insured... :) thanks!
  13. Ditto this! You can PM me as well, or any of the...

    Ditto this! You can PM me as well, or any of the other JWI ambassadors on the board! :)
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    Well, can't say anything about the barns, but...

    Well, can't say anything about the barns, but watch out for those burning couches ;)
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    We usually go to AZ.. it's just easier to get to....

    We usually go to AZ.. it's just easier to get to. well, you know, by like, 4/5 hours. :)
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    Mr. Postman! Wait! I have a letter!!

    Or entries rather!! Anyone else going to Tucson for the HITS shows?? Just sent in the entries for weeks 4 and 5 for (optimistically) both horses. Sooooo excited to go somewhere warm to show!!
    Any...
  17. Poll: our horses go out by themselves, but surrounded...

    our horses go out by themselves, but surrounded by others and yet my mare still manages to play to hard and do the same thing that your mare did. She was playing with the horse next to her, thought...
  18. Took a break around thanksgiving - right before...

    Took a break around thanksgiving - right before Christmas. Went to Costa Rica for a month, hung out, put the horses in full training and stopped worrying about it.
    Oh, right, and I also broke up...
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    Ditto! Though I did have a *nightmare* about him...

    Ditto! Though I did have a *nightmare* about him the other night when he and my old trainer's son got ahold of this springy, flying squirrel thing that made this horrid noise and terrorized us all at...
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    Paul Rohrbach and Corky Shaha at Wellsbridge are...

    Paul Rohrbach and Corky Shaha at Wellsbridge are fabulous, Michael Dennehey is wonderful... I know Wellsbridge is around 675-720/mo, and Michael's new place is apparently absolutely beautiful, but...
  21. Is it too early to be dreaming of the summer shows?

    Anyone can play! We're partnering JustWorld International with the Rocky Mountain Classic at the Colorado Summer Circuit!! Let me know if you would like to help out/volunteer, or if you have...
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    I so wish I had a horse to do this with......

    I so wish I had a horse to do this with... Neither of mine would stand it - one because she's *too good* for it, and the other because it would probably send him into a panic attack ;)

    It seems...
  23. They did a study on dogs and found that they have...

    They did a study on dogs and found that they have a sense of equality and fairness when it comes to being fed/given toys. I can't seem to find it, but it's late and I'm half asleep ;) So, I'm going...
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    Oh honey, I know exactly how you feel!! :( It's...

    Oh honey, I know exactly how you feel!! :( It's a tough situation to be in when you feel like you're consistently ramming yourself into that brick wall that you just can't get past.
    I doubt that...
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    Betadine scrub and then Desitin - the baby rash...

    Betadine scrub and then Desitin - the baby rash cream. Works wonders.
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