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    I was a barn rat for a trainer from about 6th...

    I was a barn rat for a trainer from about 6th grade until I went to college. I was paid for my work and could not believe I was getting paid to groom! Many good memories of that time in my life!...
  2. Livestream is not working for me. anybody else...

    Livestream is not working for me. anybody else having a problem with it?
  3. Thread: Best bruises?

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    The left side of my face from bumping heads with...

    The left side of my face from bumping heads with my horse. My eye and nose were black, stiches in my eyebrow, purple bruises from my scalp to my jaw. My sister chased me around trying to get a...
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    Make an appointment to see your doctor. I was...

    Make an appointment to see your doctor. I was thinking it might be a hernia. I messes around with groin soreness for too long and finally went to the doctor. Lo and behold...it was a hernia which...
  5. Thread: Prince harry

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    I thought the longer video was pretty funny,...

    I thought the longer video was pretty funny, especially the other guy "falling" off. It looked to me like the mare was making a point about leaning too much on her neck....same difference as getting...
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    Maybe it is just going to take some time to get...

    Maybe it is just going to take some time to get back to where you were before your accident. Riding without stirrups might be helpful. It is amazing how much you lose when you can't ride for awhile....
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    Poor pony. That is an awful thing to do to a...

    Poor pony. That is an awful thing to do to a horse...wonder if the other horses make fun of him.
  8. I was positive California Chrome was going to win...

    I was positive California Chrome was going to win last year. This year, I was hoping for the TC but cautious. Not too far into the race, I was off the couch and jumping around, screaming for him to...
  9. Jingles for your kitty. I just went thru the same...

    Jingles for your kitty. I just went thru the same thing. Izzy snuck out on my mom when she came over to take care of kitties while I was out of town. She was close by but would run from my mom and...
  10. When she starts with making ugly faces, give her...

    When she starts with making ugly faces, give her a good thump with your legs and make her move forward, and keep her moving (trot or canter) until she is paying attention to you and behaving like a...
  11. Awesome picture!! My nephew (when he was a...

    Awesome picture!! My nephew (when he was a little guy) stood off to the side and watched the hitches trot into the arena and the floor was shaking! His eyes got huge and we were both giggling. It...
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    I use a Gentle Leader on my Golden...

    I use a Gentle Leader on my Golden Retriever....amazing how many people think it is a muzzle. He loves people and other dogs so approaching him is not an issue. I don't mind at all that people are...
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    I have a 6-month old dilute calico...check on all...

    I have a 6-month old dilute calico...check on all the above mentioned antics. I skipped putting up the Christmas tree since I figured its chances of survival was about zero. She is a sassy little...
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    A friend of mine was riding along side a shelter...

    A friend of mine was riding along side a shelter belt of trees on the edge of a newly harvested corn field. A buck came flying out of the shelter belt and crashed (jumped) in the horse. The horse...
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    I have dealt with depression too. First, and...

    I have dealt with depression too. First, and foremost, you are typical of people with depression in that you are way too hard on yourself. That can come from being a perfectionist....never living...
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    Georgina Bloomberg's novels are ok for a light...

    Georgina Bloomberg's novels are ok for a light read. I almost did not put them on my Kindle after all the negative hype but I did not think they were that bad.
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    I must be getting old....too many flopping elbows...

    I must be getting old....too many flopping elbows and posting to the canter. Lovely course....good luck to all!
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    Dog going blind

    My friend's dog is going blind due to renial apothy (not sure I have the correct name). So far, he is not coping very well. Poor guy needs a nose guard. Behl is a 7 year old black lab. Any advice...
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    Cats using new sofa as a scratching post

    I was thinking about trying a spray to stop scratching on the new sofa...has anybody tried them? How well did it work? Any other suggestions to stop the terror?:eek: My little Izzy kitty is bad about...
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    Stiches in my eyebrow and the mother of all black...

    Stiches in my eyebrow and the mother of all black eyes (and face) from my horse swinging his head around. My face was bruised from my hair line to my chin. It also totaled my glasses. The fun part...
  21. I dislocated my shoulder in the same...

    I dislocated my shoulder in the same way....riding crappy at a horse show...lol. I was in a sling for 6 weeks and took another few weeks to get ROM back. The Dr. told me the same thing...no riding...
  22. I read "Show Gypsies" many times as a jr in the...

    I read "Show Gypsies" many times as a jr in the late 70's/early 80's. If any body has a copy they want to sell, let me know. My barn was never into it but do know there was a few barns know for...
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    Did anybody else catch the antics of the lost...

    Did anybody else catch the antics of the lost Radnor hound?
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    When you rise, let your weight sink into your...

    When you rise, let your weight sink into your heels. Watch video of good eq riders and you will see their heels sink down when they rise.
  25. The poor baby was in bad need of a soft place to...

    The poor baby was in bad need of a soft place to land. Thank you!!
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