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    Yeah, I live in Philadelphia and love almost...

    Yeah, I live in Philadelphia and love almost everything about it except the hour+ drive to the barn. There are some slightly closer places to ride, but they're hemmed in with suburbia. I remind...
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    Retired greyhound $275, included neutering, all...

    Retired greyhound $275, included neutering, all vaccines, teeth cleaning under sedation, and they did a fantastic job picking a dog to suit my specific requirements.
  3. I also live in Fishtown (welcome!) and can't help...

    I also live in Fishtown (welcome!) and can't help much except to add the data point that it takes me over an hour to get to the barn I ride at near Marshallton/Unionville. More like an hour and a...
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    I think NGAP and the Sighthound Underground...

    I think NGAP and the Sighthound Underground rescues have them sometimes. My barn manager's vet also breeds them, I can ask for her contact info if you're interested. I'm not sure if she's the same...
  5. Thread: Sidesaddle!

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    I was trying the Sidesaddle Riders! one but would...

    I was trying the Sidesaddle Riders! one but would be interested in others, too. I did get in to the Swap and Shop one.

    Nice Christmas present! Congrats :D You two look lovely.

    Mine came with...
  6. Thread: Sidesaddle!

    by halla
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    What's the secret for getting in the facebook...

    What's the secret for getting in the facebook group? I've tried to join but not gotten in somehow. I almost never post on facebook but was tagged in photos from my barn's sidesaddle clinic in the...
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    http://www.mjleatherwork.com/...

    http://www.mjleatherwork.com/
    https://www.etsy.com/shop/MJLeatherwork

    I just got two collars from her for my greyhound and the leather and stitching are gorgeous. She also hand-stamps tags and...
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    Oo you have a fuzzy one! All the napping made me...

    Oo you have a fuzzy one! All the napping made me laugh. I think friends thought I was crazy when I got my greyhound and kept telling them he didn't stand up long enough to get a picture.

    I'm...
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    flying dogs from Europe?

    I recently got an ex-racing greyhound, so have been following some sighthound message boards. Some adoption groups that have started bringing galgos from Spanish rescues to the US, and they're...
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    I bought a blanket at the army-navy store and was...

    I bought a blanket at the army-navy store and was going to cut it down but I think the owner of the horse I half-lease got a quarter sheet for christmas last year. They are about $20 and a nice...
  11. Congrats! Funny, she's distantly related to a...

    Congrats! Funny, she's distantly related to a classy old lady pony I still regret not spending my $500 life savings on when I was 13. This is good :)
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    I've only had a fitter out once, but she did have...

    I've only had a fitter out once, but she did have me get on and ride. I'd ride, she'd adjust, I'd ride, she'd adjust, until it was how she wanted it. You could probably get away with someone else...
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    Mounted police might be coming back (Phila)

    I hope this isn't a double, I haven't been reading here as much. How often do you hear of them being reopened?
    ...
  14. Thread: d

    by halla
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    My horse came in one day with his eye swollen...

    My horse came in one day with his eye swollen shut and covered in goop. Vet came out, gave us some cream, the next day I came out and the BO showed me how to put it in. Third day I came out to...
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    No rules that I know of where I ride. I've even...

    No rules that I know of where I ride. I've even seen some of the kids (13ish) riding alone. However, there are several houses on the property and someone or other seems to go by every hour or so. ...
  16. Would a link with the Cooperative Extension work...

    Would a link with the Cooperative Extension work a way of providing a relatively consistently trained check on things? I'm only familiar with Penn State's, and then only a few counties, but it seems...
  17. I think it's unfortunate, but it's done so the...

    I think it's unfortunate, but it's done so the school can give more money to the "important" men's sports. Yeah, it's sexist, but not in the way it looks at first. I infuriates me how much money...
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    Are you playing indoor or outdoor? I played...

    Are you playing indoor or outdoor?

    I played indoor, and used the helmet I already had. I did try outdoor once and if I had continued would absolutely have gotten a helmet with the face guard. ...
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    riding your horse to school

    http://www.philly.com/philly/living/20100916_Gladwyne_teen_takes_unusual_transportation_to_Haverford_School.html?page=1&c=y

    Very accommodating school!
  20. Oh yes, absolutely. I do completely trust my...

    Oh yes, absolutely. I do completely trust my horse to stop when I ask, though, or I wouldn't. He gets noticeably irritable and unfocused if he doesn't get a fairly regular gallop in. We've done a...
  21. Thread: GM Strikes Again

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    I was thinking about this thread, and realized...

    I was thinking about this thread, and realized there are different kinds of critiques you can ask for. I think we're all most used to a normal lesson for one of us, where the focus is on what are...
  22. Pisano's in West Chester says they do it for $10,...

    Pisano's in West Chester says they do it for $10, and I've been happy with everything they've done to my boots. http://ridingbootrepair.com/ Their site says they ship anywhere.
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    in the apple store (HR)

    http://blog.frankchimero.com/post/1059696119/there-is-a-horse-in-the-apple-store

    this is kind of delightful.
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    That's fantastic!

    That's fantastic!
  25. Thread: horse insurance

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    It's actually the owner's insurance company that...

    It's actually the owner's insurance company that requires it. She has her policy, and then they insist that if she partially leases the horse, the leaser (me) also has to have insurance. I guess in...
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