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    Clearly the perfect thing for hauling your...

    Clearly the perfect thing for hauling your unicorns. Even unicorn riders want to get out on the trails sometimes, and how else are you going to the Unicorn Nationals when you qualify???

    'plash
  2. I can't believe nobody has said it yet: he needs...

    I can't believe nobody has said it yet: he needs to get his heels down... :D

    'plash
  3. My horse will buck if the saddle is too far...

    My horse will buck if the saddle is too far forward and interferes with her shoulder blades. If it's only a little too far up, the buck doesn't happen until she tries to extend her gaits, but if it's...
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    Yes yes yes. It's a huge help to have a...

    Yes yes yes. It's a huge help to have a knowledgeable trainer/person on the ground who can tell you "THAT! That right there is what you're looking for" so that you know exactly when the right thing...
  5. Wow, I would be divorced *so* many times over... ...

    Wow, I would be divorced *so* many times over...

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    They didn't do one where he rearranges the pile...

    They didn't do one where he rearranges the pile of chips all over the table in an effort to get to the chip at the bottom of the pile and eat that before eating any of the rest. :lol:

    'plash
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    And while I was a kid in NH everyone thought that...

    And while I was a kid in NH everyone thought that cowboys were an extinct species -- I was thrilled moving to the PNW and finding it ain't so: people do still herd cows from horseback, imagine that....
  8. There's a pretty active schedule of rides here in...

    There's a pretty active schedule of rides here in WA, but this website should have all the info you'd want:
    http://www.nacmo.org/

    'plash
  9. Competitive Mounted Orienteering. I *will* try...

    Competitive Mounted Orienteering. I *will* try this someday, just as soon as I have the time.... whenever that will be! :D

    'plash
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    Love the ending. Something that cute deserves a...

    Love the ending. Something that cute deserves a vote!

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    Trailer camera opinions

    It's our anniversary, DH and I, and we've gotten beyond the years where they list what type of gift each and every anniversary is "for," and only go for the big milestones. Anyway, it didn't take...
  12. I want to know what supplements they've been...

    I want to know what supplements they've been using to get that super-shiny coat.

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  13. I'd like a poop fork/rake with a telescoping...

    I'd like a poop fork/rake with a telescoping handle so that you could use it from horseback to clean poop from the arena/trail/sidewalk/parade route/etc without dismounting -- this poop fork would...
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    My gray on a dusty day, when I noticed I could...

    My gray on a dusty day, when I noticed I could see the marks I made from the dirt on her coat:
    http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j162/puddleplasher/Pepperpix/IMG_1223.jpg

    'plash
  15. The grumpy old guy I ride makes terrible grouchy...

    The grumpy old guy I ride makes terrible grouchy faces at other horses that get close in the arena, but he saves the most grumpy, grouchiest faces for himself in the mirror. I swear he's practicing....
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    I bet it does a good job of fly control, too. ...

    I bet it does a good job of fly control, too.

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    You don't actually need to let others know about...

    You don't actually need to let others know about the spider web... it'll be gone once they get there, because you will have taken it out with your face! :o One riding friend's tongue-in-cheek rule...
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    I wear a fly-fisherman's vest on the trail, holds...

    I wear a fly-fisherman's vest on the trail, holds everything: the usual phone/wallet/keys/treats, but also maps, hoof pick, bandana, GPS, snack for me, lip balm, multi-tool, pen, etc.

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  19. Tumblr, what an appropriate place for that to be...

    Tumblr, what an appropriate place for that to be posted! :lol:

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  20. I'll put in a vote for Little Black, A Pony by...

    I'll put in a vote for Little Black, A Pony by Walter Farley. It may be below her reading level, I don't know, but I loved that story. There are a bunch more like it that were published, too.
    ...
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    We've had the same question asked us by people...

    We've had the same question asked us by people who just watched a jousting show, with fully-armored men struggling to control hot, eager horses that wouldn't wait their turn to charge each other....
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    ... or something out of The Dark Crystal. ...

    ... or something out of The Dark Crystal.

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  23. Ooo, I can see the suspense and thrills now! I...

    Ooo, I can see the suspense and thrills now! I can't wait for the Hunt For The Lost Flymask episode (even though it's such a ripoff of the Hunt For The Lost Shoe episode) and of course the challenge...
  24. Most ridiculous thing they have horses "do" in the movies?

    Or in a book, for that matter?

    In the "what non-horsie people say" thread someone mentioned a visitor being convinced that horses were killers because of what she'd seen in movies, and I'm trying...
  25. I've got the reverse, ever since I got one of...

    I've got the reverse, ever since I got one of those car key fobs with the "unlock" button: I keep trying to open everything with the button, including the horse's stall door. Darn thing never works....
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