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    I am located about 15 minutes south of...

    I am located about 15 minutes south of Sarnia/Port Huron, just off of I-94. We are not fancy, but we do have big clean stalls and room for you to park. Please email me at pennyhillfarms@comcast.net...
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    I'm ashamed to admit - "why don't you just get...

    I'm ashamed to admit - "why don't you just get off the f-ing horse and lay down in the f-ing dirt? Because if you keep on riding like that, you're going to end up there anyway and you're just wasting...
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    no help on names, but I just want to say that I...

    no help on names, but I just want to say that I really like my 2 horses who have Saint Ballado breeding - they are just very pleasant to work with. Quiet and sensible too.
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    my schooling shows have some funny rules - like...

    my schooling shows have some funny rules - like allowing martingales for the walk/trot kids. But all of our funny rules are included in the prize list. If its not in writing, its at the judges...
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    wow, the economy in your area must be pretty darn...

    wow, the economy in your area must be pretty darn good. Around here you would have a dozen people with decades of professional experience and impeccable references begging for that job... heck, I'm...
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    hey I have that pintos twin brother! heck I would...

    hey I have that pintos twin brother! heck I would pay someone $750 to take him off my hands - hes ancient and useless and apparently has more lives than a cat :)
  7. if theres no other evidence that someone was in...

    if theres no other evidence that someone was in the barn, I would assume that the knife may very well have fallen out of a flake of hay - its amazing what gets lost in the field and baled up. I...
  8. anyone ever work/board at the Biltmore estate?

    sounds interesting, anyone have any info to share? http://www.biltmore.com/visit/equestrian/boarding.asp
  9. I just googled - apparently people do this with...

    I just googled - apparently people do this with their parents as well?? I need more gin now.. but they sterilize a tiny bit of the ashes and mix it with the ink. I did not need to know about this....
  10. another tattoo thread - or "eww, thats gross!"

    disclaimer - I just discovered that gin and cherry juice is really, really yummy!

    theres a woman in my neighborhood who "rescued" a 3-legged pony....
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    I've been in a few parades, both large and small....

    I've been in a few parades, both large and small. The biggest problems are not crowds of people or lawn chairs - these are familiar things. Scary things are noisy marching bands, vehicles with...
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    Sad Update

    according to her Facebook page, the pony died yesterday when it fell out of a semi trailer! http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000689053971&sk=wall
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    ugh - I once ran a summer camp for a guy who was...

    ugh - I once ran a summer camp for a guy who was all about making as much money as possible. His idea of a fun activity for campers was making them pull weeds in the parking lot... but the worst was...
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    There are a couple of retired Russian show...

    There are a couple of retired Russian show jumpers at the farm behind mine and one is branded like that - a line of numbers behind his wither, on the left side
  15. Equine jobs in Greenville NC - are there any?

    So my husband has been offered a good job in Greenville NC and is trying to convince me to move. I have no idea if its a horsey area or not - are there any jobs for horse people there? I'm all...
  16. how did that happen??? forelock went white!

    I have a bright red chestnut pony. not a roan, & I've owned him for years. Hes about 12. His mane and tail have always been dark, solid red (I even checked some old pictures - yup, red). Well, his...
  17. Many years ago, I had a big paint jumper. His...

    Many years ago, I had a big paint jumper. His name was "On The Wing" & his barn name was Hawk.
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    I can tell you from experience - almost no one...

    I can tell you from experience - almost no one reads their boarding contracts before signing them. Or the clearly posted sign by the front door. Or the polite reminder on the dry erase board.......
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    I usually have a green ribbon in the tail (at...

    I usually have a green ribbon in the tail (at least in the schooling ring) for an ottbs first time out. Sometimes they look at all that commotion & think they're back on the track!I have an old man...
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    huh. apparently that "warrior gene" doesn't work...

    huh. apparently that "warrior gene" doesn't work for everyone. I was at a memorial service earlier today for a guy who was killed when he came off of a runaway horse last week. He landed on his...
  21. As a barn owner, I have never understood the...

    As a barn owner, I have never understood the logic of treating a departing boarder poorly! Most of my boarders have been with me for many years & pretty much every one that has left has moved away...
  22. hey Williamsburg, VA people, help me out?

    so my husband has a friend in Williamsburg who apparently just bought herself a cute little mini stud colt. Which is great, except she hasn't got a clue. My husband told her I would be happy to help...
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    hmmmm. trying to look on the bright side - she...

    hmmmm. trying to look on the bright side - she has a nice lead change! Seriously though, I would pass. Shes not fancy enough for the hunters, unless you're doing the very local stuff, where you would...
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    3 legged pony

    I thought this might make for an interesting discussion. This is a pony filly who is missing a front leg. Its not my pony, & I don't know it personally, so I don't have any other info about its...
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    UPDATE!!!

    well, no one was electrocuted by a "AA" battery! all 7 horses behaved perfectly. not even the littlest spook, heck we had 20 mph winds tonight & plastic bags were blowing everywhere, & they could...
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