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  1. J: If Rich gets the job in Cincinnati that he...

    J: If Rich gets the job in Cincinnati that he just applied for, you're going to have to help me do this :).
  2. re. Cui Bono and the trainer's offer: Getting a...

    re. Cui Bono and the trainer's offer: Getting a horse off of the payroll, and a loyal customer back into paying for lessons, training, and possibly board, could be enough of a boost to cash flow to...
  3. I would think that if you record the change...

    I would think that if you record the change properly, points shouldn't be an issue.

    http://www.usef.org/documents/membership/NameChange.pdf

    You certinly don't want to change more than once...
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    I hear you when you say that you're happy where...

    I hear you when you say that you're happy where you are, but you're so frusterated that you're considering quitting altogether. So...what would happen if you did try a new trainer?

    When I moved...
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    He strikes me as not being ride-able enough to be...

    He strikes me as not being ride-able enough to be given the freedom to really use himself.

    Something about his hind end caught my attention at the walk in the dressage video. Not sure what,...
  6. I had forgotten about those. I do think you are...

    I had forgotten about those. I do think you are right about the name. They were great. For anyone who isn't familiar, I think they were about 4 inches square and only 1/8th of an inch think or so....
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    And where I come from it's pretty unusual to be...

    And where I come from it's pretty unusual to be able to safely work outside of a ring at anything beyond a walk, so "hack" means arena work. "Hack out" would mean outside of an arena, but unless...
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    Same background and similar meaning. ...

    Same background and similar meaning. Additionally a hack is distinct from "schooling" on the flat. If I'm "hacking" it's 99% about exercise and possibly some quick refreshers on any skills the...
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    Anyone know how the thresholds compare to USEF? ...

    Anyone know how the thresholds compare to USEF?

    phenylbutazone (up to 8 mcg/ml in plasma or serum), salicylic acid (up to 750mcg/ml in urine and up to 6.5 mcg/ml in plasma or serum) and flunixin...
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    Yes, but be careful what you wish for. 2 years...

    Yes, but be careful what you wish for. 2 years ago we went to 3 multi week shows at a facility that had ordered (several, I imagine) semi loads worth of extremly dusty pine shavings. It was gross,...
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    Sorry, trying to say that she almost definatily...

    Sorry, trying to say that she almost definatily was/is a rider, but that a non-rider (i.e. the other passengers besides me) might not have noticed.

    She was headed into the city, so the barn wasn't...
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    http://www.drugstore.com/products/prod.asp?pid=742...

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    I experienced the opposite recently--saw a...

    I experienced the opposite recently--saw a relatively professional-looking woman walk past me on a commuter bus with "street" jeans tucked in to slightly-grimy Ariat field boots.

    I thought it...
  14. I do try not to be a helmet nazi, and I avoid...

    I do try not to be a helmet nazi, and I avoid commenting on whether or not a particular person should wear one. But as someone who has seen a beloved family member in the neural ICU after a sporting...
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    Same cause and effect--though it's more like 30...

    Same cause and effect--though it's more like 30 minutes if I'm out of practice.

    And not just cooler in the summer, the "patties" keep my ears warmer in the winter.
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    This is snarky, but--if you're one of those...

    This is snarky, but--if you're one of those people who can't seem to manage to push your hairnet back off of your forehead, and you've got an inch showing beneath the front of your helmet, then I...
  17. It's interesting that, based on the other thread,...

    It's interesting that, based on the other thread, I would guess they are re-using the verbiage provided by sellers when they inquire on a horse, or just trolling sales web sites. It adds a bit of...
  18. Thread: Pessoa EQ

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    LOL, ;) they are more difficult to find used than...

    LOL, ;) they are more difficult to find used than the A/O as they were never as popular, but I bought mine in 1996, which was probably the 2nd or 3rd year that they were produced, give or take.
    ...
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    Me too. I was fortunate enough to finish my...

    Me too.

    I was fortunate enough to finish my junior years (riding at 3' and a couple times at 3'6") with a horse that could literally walk off of the trailer on saturday, flat to work out the...
  20. Thread: Denver Co

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    I don't mean to be snarky, as I havent been there...

    I don't mean to be snarky, as I havent been there since Dion was around. But are they going to have any turnout to speak of? Going there for CHJA shows as a junior (a long time ago) I was always a...
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    this: ...

    this: http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/attachments/siteresources/LoanForgivenessMarch18.pdf

    Is of particular interest to those thinking of teaching/nursing/other "public service" careers. I...
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    Highly recommend www.cashcourse.org. If your...

    Highly recommend www.cashcourse.org. If your school/perspective school doesn't participate, send me a PM.
  23. I respect Fat Palamino & EqTrainer, and their...

    I respect Fat Palamino & EqTrainer, and their analysis of the cause certainly rings true, but what's the treatment? Can't undo what's done. Is the horse ruined? Suspect fixing is beyond the...
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    Nothing better than a trainer, barn owner, or...

    Nothing better than a trainer, barn owner, or other authority figure who can put the "fear of god" in the kids.

    Not inappropriate if that authority figure is not trainer, but rather another...
  25. Someone cleverer than I noted that riders do get...

    Someone cleverer than I noted that riders do get bys out of selection processes for other "disabilities" or misfortunes.

    So there is some balance/precedent.
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