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  1. Thread: HKM breeches?

    by alacrity
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    I just got some on the advice of a friend. I am...

    I just got some on the advice of a friend. I am short-waisted and really like the rise of these breeches so I'm sold. I've been finding some brands are making breeches where "regular rise" is just a...
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    MVP, I can totally relate to your friend's...

    MVP, I can totally relate to your friend's struggle. I can confirm that New England is a dead zone for AA friendly, safe, confirmed low level horses under $20k. Anyone that has one overprices it in...
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    Two Ragdoll Cats for Adoption

    We have sadly decided to rehome our two sweet and playful Ragdoll cats, both female and 2 years old. They are litter mates and must go together. They are awesome mousers so they could even do an...
  4. I love love love Fongtastic. Has anyone met him...

    I love love love Fongtastic. Has anyone met him in person?
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    You have a good heart, OP. :yes: I do agree...

    You have a good heart, OP. :yes:

    I do agree with the others that if you really feel the horse is being neglected, send a quick note to the owner instead of taking things into your own hands. ...
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    LL Bean has a down filled suede-like vest with a...

    LL Bean has a down filled suede-like vest with a fuzzy collar. DH gave it to me last year for Christmas and it is my favorite riding vest. That, plus an old wool sweater & Under Armour and I am in...
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    Just lovely! Great pics.

    Just lovely! Great pics.
  8. My favorite are the Westfield Whips (made in...

    My favorite are the Westfield Whips (made in Westfield, MA actually). SmartPak carries them in various lengths and I believe they have some on sale right now.
  9. Stubben makes a really good leather cleaner -...

    Stubben makes a really good leather cleaner - it's a clear liquid - you put it onto a damp sponge and it actually foams a bit. The concept is that the cleaner opens the pores of the leather and gets...
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    Nuisance barking is a really touchy subject, I...

    Nuisance barking is a really touchy subject, I think. For some people the its like telling them their kid is ugly. :eek: When I was a kid we had neighbors abutting the rear of our property that bred...
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    Wait... Robert Dover is 53?!? He looks 30 in...

    Wait... Robert Dover is 53?!? He looks 30 in that picture.

    Oh, Botox... you and I will someday be friends...
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    Same here, EqTrainer! Mine also dislike people...

    Same here, EqTrainer! Mine also dislike people who classify a lovely, historic area (where the median home price is in the 400k range) as "urban" "poor" and "not wealthy". But thank goodness that...
  13. Good vibes for Susie and BuddyRoo today! ...

    Good vibes for Susie and BuddyRoo today! Jingling for a positive update!
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    We really enjoy dogsitting this guy, but I'm not...

    We really enjoy dogsitting this guy, but I'm not sure we will ever own a giant breed. My husband is a bit overwhelmed with his size and the fact that he's slowing down at 6 gives us both pause. ...
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    I had to bump this now that I have first hand...

    I had to bump this now that I have first hand experience. This weekend we were asked if we'd be willing to dogsit the Bullmastiff who previously I had only admired outdoors.

    First thing I noticed...
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    I have the same problem and I spent years rolling...

    I have the same problem and I spent years rolling down the tops of normal breeches until I found Tropical Riders. Their low-rise cut that fits me like a normal rise and its all I can wear now.
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    Just another vote for "Don't trust the realtor"...

    Just another vote for "Don't trust the realtor" especially on key issues like this. Before making an offer on anything, go to town hall and do your research on the property - its as simple as...
  18. Oh no... what a shame! BuddyRoo you are a...

    Oh no... what a shame! BuddyRoo you are a rockstar for the effort you have put into trying to find this mare a good home. Here's hoping that she is workable with the loading issue.
  19. A "borgie" is not a breed, so don't search for...

    A "borgie" is not a breed, so don't search for that. Look on petfinder.com - you can search on either of the dominant breeds and see if you can find a similar mix.

    Although, it sounds like you...
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    Did anyone say "sacking out" yet? Or "doing" a...

    Did anyone say "sacking out" yet?

    Or "doing" a horse, in regards to a training ride... "I have to do Dobbin and Sweetcakes and then I'll clean the tackroom".
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    If I can still ride: 6 foot stepladder + gaited...

    If I can still ride: 6 foot stepladder + gaited horse

    If not: easy entry cart and world's most adorable mini

    If not that: world's most adorable mini will be trained to come visit me in the...
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    I totally agree. There was a creeper on another...

    I totally agree. There was a creeper on another board a while back who had this signature "Equines are meant to be cherished! I love my equine like there's no tomorrow!" For some reason that use...
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    Yes, I tend to do better after taking time to...

    Yes, I tend to do better after taking time to process what I've learned but a lot of it is muscle memory and making note of those ah-ha moments in lessons. I can respond quickly to instruction, but...
  24. I love quarter sheet weather!! :) Yes, they are...

    I love quarter sheet weather!! :) Yes, they are for keeping a clipped horse warm during cold weather workouts or even a non clipped horse in windy weather or trail rides outside. Some people use...
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    Maybe I'll be the first. Where are you located? ...

    Maybe I'll be the first. Where are you located? PM if you'd like.
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