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  1. It's not awful at all, ottbee. Anyone who...

    It's not awful at all, ottbee.

    Anyone who knows my mare can tell you I need to maintain my sense of humor because imaginary carnivorous butterflies. At least my humor muscles will stay in shape...
  2. Thanks everyone. I knew this would make me feel...

    Thanks everyone. I knew this would make me feel better. Typing from my phone because my laptop decided to go belly up tonight. Also missed what turned out to be my last week of riding my mare for a...
  3. My horse decided to audition for a zombie movie -- season over but ok long term

    Lately I've been having the most wonderful rides on my clever and beautiful mare. She and I are showing some harmony (by which I mean we appear to be participating in the same sport at the same...
  4. On the pros and cons of Jesus Handle vs. neck...

    On the pros and cons of Jesus Handle vs. neck strap:

    I have a Jesus Handle (D-to-D) on my dressage saddle. Have done so since my dressage instructor in the early 2000s made me keep one there (as...
  5. Awesome!

    Awesome!
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    This. I would never patronize a business that...

    This. I would never patronize a business that responded as this one did.

    To the business owner in question- I hope you take the good advice you received about tone, private conversations, and...
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    All good advice. This is a great area for...

    All good advice. This is a great area for eventing.

    As a DC resident who boards in MD (at Waredaca, Happiest Place on Earth, where Asterix is) I'd say pick a place that provides the most humane...
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    Thanks. He is about 30+ pounds at 4 months old...

    Thanks. He is about 30+ pounds at 4 months old and has huge feet, so although there might be some beagle in there, there is also something HUGE in his parentage. I think he'll max out above 70...
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    Thanks for this. I didn't want to be...

    Thanks for this. I didn't want to be argumentative because I came on here for honest feedback but I was tempted to set the record straight about the locking jaw myth.

    I see many pit bulls in...
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    Thanks for all of the responses. We will check...

    Thanks for all of the responses. We will check with our insurance company. There are so many pit bulls and mixes in our neighborhood my guess is there will not be much of a problem.

    I will not...
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    I'm concerned he might be very vicious. My...

    I'm concerned he might be very vicious. My husband found this disturbing photo evidence on the rescue page: ...
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    I don't have my own pix as the adoption...

    I don't have my own pix as the adoption application is pending, but this is the dog rescue's picture of him from this weekend's sidewalk adoption show. As you can see, he is a very anxious, insecure...
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    Thanks. I'm wondering if he even is a pit bull. ...

    Thanks. I'm wondering if he even is a pit bull.
    This is him at 10 weeks:

    https://s3.amazonaws.com/pet-uploads.adoptapet.com/d/5/1/120990770.jpg?336w

    What do you think?

    You can't see...
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    Pit bull mix as barn dog?

    (sorry I also posted this in Off Topic and can't figure out how to delete it, but it's horse related so I meant to put it here)

    My husband and I just put in an application to adopt a 4-month old...
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    Pit mix as barn dog?

    My husband and I just put in an application to adopt a 4-month old Pit Bull - somethingerother mix. I think the somethingerother includes some hound, maybe, because of tiny spots on his belly, and...
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    Pit mix as barn dog?

    My husband and I just put in an application to adopt a 4-month old Pit Bull - somethingerother mix. I think the somethingerother includes some hound, maybe, because of tiny spots on his belly, and...
  17. And we learned we don't need to walk in warmup...

    And we learned we don't need to walk in warmup other than the walk from the trailer. As soon as we get to warmup we trot a couple of circles each way and go right to canter, otherwise she gets too...
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    I agree, but with a horse who has given what he...

    I agree, but with a horse who has given what he could at the highest levels over the years, owned by people of means, the answer is pretty easy: give him whatever he needs.

    It's not an...
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    I'd been telling myself that when I ride my (hot,...

    I'd been telling myself that when I ride my (hot, occasionally silly, greenish) horse I have to "focus on the horse," which precludes equitating / excuses my defensive posture. A winter of lessons...
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    By the time they're through with you you'll wish...

    By the time they're through with you you'll wish the bears had gotten to you first.
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    Waredaca is indeed a totally awesome community...

    Waredaca is indeed a totally awesome community and it's so great that your husband is a part of it.

    My husband, whom I found as a semi-feral green-broke 41-year-old seven years ago (on line, no...
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    I'm glad you're not roaching his mane, which is...

    I'm glad you're not roaching his mane, which is quite pretty. I'd have volunteered to braid if a gaggle of youngsters hadn't offered.
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    Mine's good for a few more years but I treated...

    Mine's good for a few more years but I treated myself to a custom helmet cover for x-c. Made myself wait till I'd finished a full HT before getting myself big-girl colors (navy and yellow). So no...
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    In addition to the standard unrecognized HT there...

    In addition to the standard unrecognized HT there are also some other opportunities to practice.

    Waredaca does "three phase Tuesdays" where you can do any combination of phases, including...
  25. She is amazing. So calm and relaxed, nothing a...

    She is amazing. So calm and relaxed, nothing a big deal. Then before you know it you're like - wait, did I just jump that? Cool!
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