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  1. It's interestin that if you say "Lunatuna" over...

    It's interestin that if you say "Lunatuna" over and over again, it begins to sound like "Looneytune".
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    One doesn't plan ahead at that age to have to...

    One doesn't plan ahead at that age to have to leave the service due to a medical problem That medical problem will undoubtedly affect her future earning ability, long or short term.

    The owners...
  3. As stated before, had you bothered to read, the...

    As stated before, had you bothered to read, the time between the second to last fence and the finish was 20 seconds. As also stated before have you ever tried to pull up a strongly galloping horse? ...
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    As for the extremely loud dissidents who are...

    As for the extremely loud dissidents who are only displaying their bad taste, Did you not read the update? This is a horse that didn't have a leg to stand on. This is an injury that irreparable. ...
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    My sincere sympathy to Emily. I'm sure it was a...

    My sincere sympathy to Emily. I'm sure it was a heartbreaking decision on her part.

    Dambala is now free to gallop to his heart's content.
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    Who does FF stand for? If it's FF, I know the...

    Who does FF stand for? If it's FF, I know the agents are usually FF employees. I have used them and found them extremely responsive, and helpful. CCC usually covers your liability for boarding,...
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    I have used crumb rubber, from recycled tires...

    I have used crumb rubber, from recycled tires with the steel banding removed. It is in about 1/2 inch chunks. I use abut 2", mixed with another 2" of a washed sand. To keep dust down, I use...
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    Fix it, and if it is any comfort, I have come to...

    Fix it, and if it is any comfort, I have come to use a local excellent tractor mechanic for almost all my work. Far less $$$, and extremely smart.
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    I looked at others, and have had bad past...

    I looked at others, and have had bad past experience with the durability of TS products. So I gave up and purchased the real thing.

    You will note that they seldom turn up used. Someone is...
  10. Before you make any decisions at all. Look...

    Before you make any decisions at all. Look around the area where you live. Ask what others are charging, then decide how what you will be offering compares. I look at the prices some advertise and...
  11. Police Pick up children of " free range parents". :rolleyes:

    I read this article and shake my head. As a First grader, and for following years, I either walked or biked over a mile to a private school in the next town, all by myself. A bus was a possibility...
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    Take the divider out completely even if you have...

    Take the divider out completely even if you have two horses in there.
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    We have a Honda foreman, no idea of the HP, but...

    We have a Honda foreman, no idea of the HP, but it is 4 wheel drive. It cost an arm and a leg but has been an ideal machine. It hauls hay, drags arena, etc, etc. It was replacing one that is now...
  14. Really? I have a mare who does this daily when...

    Really? I have a mare who does this daily when she gets up from her nap. Interestingly enough her son does the same thing. Both are pasture ponies with access to free choice hay as well. ;) ...
  15. Because the barn was built for something else,...

    Because the barn was built for something else, and the stalls are a retrofit. You
    haven't been around many old structures where beams are placed where needed for support .
  16. Having gone the lessons in exchange for work...

    Having gone the lessons in exchange for work route. I gave it up, I went to the I pay you, you pay me route. And one or two no-shows would be the end of it,

    In your present situation, I would...
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    Assuming that I am unwilling to live with these...

    Assuming that I am unwilling to live with these issues, your advice is to dump him without notice and for no reason?=QUOTE

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    Not...
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    Get and train her to a mounting block. Jumping...

    Get and train her to a mounting block. Jumping onto a green horse is not the way to approach it.
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    Not another ulcer suggestion in a situation that...

    Not another ulcer suggestion in a situation that is absolutely a normal equine reaction.
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    :rolleyes: They certainly do distract you...

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    They certainly do distract you because you are now faced with major problems and expenses.
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    Your understanding of exceptionlly rude is far...

    Your understanding of exceptionlly rude is far from mine. I realize she came from a family that had obvious stresses, but I suspect her nonsense was indulged by a mother, attempting to compensate,...
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    A 2,5 mile run to the barn several times a day...

    A 2,5 mile run to the barn several times a day can get to be a real nuisance. Been there, done that. Just getting in and out of the car for your runs will require more organization, than walking out...
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    I've thought of using it, but then I'd miss...

    I've thought of using it, but then I'd miss reading the next ridiculous thing they say.

    It has been a long winter.
  24. And I'll raise you. I'm reporting the whole...

    And I'll raise you.

    I'm reporting the whole thread.
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    Some disciplines do not permit hackamores.

    Some disciplines do not permit hackamores.
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