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  1. Thread: First show

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    Going to a small one day "practice" show in March...

    Going to a small one day "practice" show in March then on to the big rated show the first week of April. Excited, anxious and all that! I've got a new super nice 3-Gaited Park horse (ASB) that's been...
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    I recently had a CC flagged by the companys fraud...

    I recently had a CC flagged by the companys fraud dept due to two 1.00 charges that came through. A rep. called and asked if I had made those charges (NO). The following charges were to a large...
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    I'm 57 and recently sold a mare that just wasn't...

    I'm 57 and recently sold a mare that just wasn't going to be the show horse that I wanted her to be and had a seriously bad attitude to boot. Life is too short! Bitchy mare has a new home with...
  4. I'm in Jacksonville as well. I doubt you are...

    I'm in Jacksonville as well. I doubt you are going to find anything actually in the Mayport area. Julington Creek is a nice area but quite a way from Mayport. There are a couple of places in the Palm...
  5. There are some pretty interesting opinions on...

    There are some pretty interesting opinions on this thread. I'm a SS Saddlebred owner. I tried the boarding close to home working the horse myself avenue and it did.not.work. for me. I have a job,...
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    This post is spot on. Although I have lived in...

    This post is spot on. Although I have lived in Florida for over 20 yrs now, I am Louisville born, bred and raised and it will always be my "home". Oaks Day used to be so much fun and a wonderful...
  7. I do sort of feel bad for the civic organizations...

    I do sort of feel bad for the civic organizations that often put on the small shows, which are also often on behalf of some charity. They end up losing a pile of money when all the exhibitors bail...
  8. Thread: Bell boots?

    by GracesMom
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    My ASB mare has had the same pair of Davis double...

    My ASB mare has had the same pair of Davis double velcro boots on 24/7 for probably 6-7 months. They are still in good shape and the velcro is holding up well. No problem with the Fla. sun, sand and...
  9. I just read on another forum that the TWH show in...

    I just read on another forum that the TWH show in Buckhead, Ga. was cancelled tonight (Sat). The USDA inspectors showed up and all but 6 of the exhibitors loaded up their trailers and left. Also,...
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    I'm recovering from some bad oral sugery and that...

    I'm recovering from some bad oral sugery and that picture made me laugh out loud (OUCH!!) I agree the kid has a future as a gymnast. Hope she "stuck" the landing.
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    I just want to say that this is one of the most...

    I just want to say that this is one of the most heartwarming threads I have ever read here on Coth. It took a great deal of courage for the OP to post the details of her family's struggle and ask...
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    Jim Cantori is broadcasting about 45-50 north of...

    Jim Cantori is broadcasting about 45-50 north of us. We've got Mike Beatis (sp?) on our beach tonight along with all the local stations. This stuff is what these guys live for. Depends on which...
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    O.K., I'm on the Intracoastal Waterway in...

    O.K., I'm on the Intracoastal Waterway in Jacksonville Bch and we're getting our butts kicked. Horsie is safe in her well built barn in Palm Valley. Hubby and I are hunkered down in the house with...
  14. After doing stifle xrays, which showed a bone...

    After doing stifle xrays, which showed a bone spur, my vet used ultrasound to guide the needle to the exact place he wanted to inject. I watched the procedure and he explained that the stifle is a...
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    I'm a MagRestore fan. I've never tried...

    I'm a MagRestore fan. I've never tried Quienessence so can't compare those two. I did try Mare Magic and Smart Calm together. There was some improvement with those. I actually switched to MagRestore...
  16. Just as with different people, I believe there...

    Just as with different people, I believe there are horses that are just inately higher maintenance than others. Doesn't necessarily mean there is anything wrong with them, it's just the way they...
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    Call Jessica Nolan, JEN Farrier Service. I don't...

    Call Jessica Nolan, JEN Farrier Service. I don't have her number handy but look her up on facebook (by name or JEN Farrier Svc.) She's in Lake City but comes to the Jacksonvile area regularly. She's...
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    Thanks Goneriding, I feel better now! And BTW, I...

    Thanks Goneriding, I feel better now! And BTW, I still haven't mastered multi quoting.
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    Oh Good Lord! I have gone back and corrected my...

    Oh Good Lord! I have gone back and corrected my error in the original post as you asked and did clarify it in a later post of my own. I have admited that the Micky D case was a poor choice of an...
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    O.K. ThisTooShallPass, I went back and corrected...

    O.K. ThisTooShallPass, I went back and corrected the ORIGINAL post. I did have the "plaintiff" and "defendant" flip flopped. Sorry I didn't follow proper protocol.

    Thank you Trubandloki and...
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    If you are speaking to me, help me out. What am I...

    If you are speaking to me, help me out. What am I to correct in the original post? If it was the confusion over the plaintiff and defendant, I thought I clarified that in a later post.

    Actually I...
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    I too have made a couple of "unplanned dismounts"...

    I too have made a couple of "unplanned dismounts" in show rings over the years. My father, at 87, still brings up one rather spectacular dive I took over a ponys head into a huge mud puddle 40 years...
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    :) Guess I should't have used that particular...

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    Guess I should't have used that particular case as an example since I was not up on all the details of McDonalds liability. I was really only trying to point out the fact that seemingly...
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    Sorry, my bad. It made perfect sense when I typed...

    Sorry, my bad. It made perfect sense when I typed it originally. O.K., Rider A's horse stops cantering. Rider A turns horse into the rail (perpendicular) to attempt to restart canter. Rider B is...
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    The whole deal is warning to anyone that...

    The whole deal is warning to anyone that particaptes in, manages or spectates at a horse show. Accidents happen but sadly there are people, and lawyers who will take their case, who will find a way...
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