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    Actually Hippo that was exactly part of the plan!...

    Actually Hippo that was exactly part of the plan! There is a local branch college that supports an eventing team. The team has trainers but I thought they could benefit from xcountry schooling as...
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    It's a sad state of affairs. A declining rural...

    It's a sad state of affairs. A declining rural community. I have this dream of doing something great. Bringing in positive stuff. I guess you have to be rich to do something like this. Sad thing is...
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    Nothing around here sells for anywhere close to...

    Nothing around here sells for anywhere close to what it's worth
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    Thanks for the thoughtful replies. I needed a...

    Thanks for the thoughtful replies. I needed a reality check. It looks like it would be a crap ton of work and headache to struggle to pay the bills every month. I mean the boarders aren't intended to...
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    Ok great: board maxes out here at $275, but I...

    Ok great:

    board maxes out here at $275, but I would have all the amenities to charge that.
    my hay is $3/50lb bale and I figured $450/month for 10 horses
    I can get a good deal on bulk dry feed...
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    Well.... according to where this thread is...

    Well.... according to where this thread is heading I'm am as BatSh*t crazy as they come!!!
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    my horses are staying put. They wont figure into...

    my horses are staying put. They wont figure into this. Trainer can have 5 personal horses and as many in training as she can get. I get the board she gets the training. She gets all the lesson $ she...
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    Hmmm... maybe it is all fantasy. I have done a...

    Hmmm... maybe it is all fantasy. I have done a ton of research though. The research includes local boarding facilities and their profits vs. loss. Also includes crunching a lot of numbers. 10...
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    What if I told you I could build this all for...

    What if I told you I could build this all for 200k? See the advantages of living where board is low is that everything is also low. I'm not trying to argue. And I do want and need to hear the "NO...
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    No my family and I could fill in care whenever...

    No my family and I could fill in care whenever necessary. I do think she would need time off like anyone else. The engineer plans are on there way to a contractor for an estimate. I have six children...
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    I have always dreamed of running a stable. I...

    I have always dreamed of running a stable. I started riding at a hunt club as a five year old. It was sold and reno'd as a factory when I was 13. Since then I always had an "emptiness". It was just...
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    So you'd take that deal withOUT a place to live?...

    So you'd take that deal withOUT a place to live? Or you'd want $compensation to make up for that?
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    What about this deal?

    Advertised to instructor/trainer: free room and board all utilities paid nice one bedroom apt to care for 10 boarded horses. Only requirements are feed/stalls/turnout/general care. No commission...
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    Yes ^^^ this is the study.... Through Cornell...

    Yes ^^^ this is the study.... Through Cornell http://www.vet.cornell.edu/Zweig/projects/changlyme01.cfm
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    [QUOTE=S1969;7874006]I'm confused...either a...

    [QUOTE=S1969;7874006]I'm confused...either a horse has Lyme, or it doesn't. If yes, then treat; if no, then don't.

    It is really not this easy... Not at all. More like IF a horse tests positive...
  16. Oh no!!!! Lucky no one got hurt

    Oh no!!!! Lucky no one got hurt
  17. It depends what you really need the bedding in...

    It depends what you really need the bedding in there for. Is the floor concrete?
    Ah didnt think of that. That would change the ball game. Yes if that's the case I think mats would be safest.
  18. Well call me crazy but...

    I think y'all are silly to bed an outdoor shelter with $6 bags of pellets or shavings. #1 they'll just get mashed into the ground really quick and need replaced #2 they're a pain to clean and will...
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    I have one too!!!...

    I have one too!!! http://www.equineline.com/Free-5X-Pedigree.cfm?page_state=ORDER_AND_CONFIRM&reference_number=7776753&registry=T&horse_name=Willem&dam_name=Fara's...
  20. Makes sense and I think what my trainer is asking...

    Makes sense and I think what my trainer is asking me for too. And yes! All this will be there when we are ready:)
  21. I think you're onto something because yesterday I...

    I think you're onto something because yesterday I just worked him deep and into canter transition I released the reins a little more. Not such tight contact but still tried to be steady. Sortve like...
  22. Very assuming and very wrong. Just because he has...

    Very assuming and very wrong. Just because he has 90days training doesn't mean that's all he had. He is very fit and was doing extremely well. Assuming I can't ride the laterals correctly is false...
  23. I'm not sure why I keep getting drilled with the...

    I'm not sure why I keep getting drilled with the same thing. Please re read. I'm going back to basics and concentrating on transitions and strength. I'll be sure to ask coth permission to move on....
  24. Huh? Nope I wrote he has lengthens to die for....

    Huh? Nope I wrote he has lengthens to die for. His half passes and haunches in and out I put on him. He's six. The previous owners said he had 90 days training. I've had him two months. He was doing...
  25. Right on page with my trainer. Yep yep. Back to...

    Right on page with my trainer. Yep yep. Back to basics and see if there's a need for more pain rule out he's only 6! Thanks !!!
    Eta I was told he had 90 days prof training and I just got him a...
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