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    Poor souls.

    Poor souls.
  2. Thread: Any Brits here?

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    Sir John Betjeman will put you right... "Come,...

    Sir John Betjeman will put you right...

    "Come, lovely bombs and rain on Slough,
    It isn't fit for humans now,
    There isn't grass to graze a cow.
    Swarm over death!"
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    Thanks! I've never tried these... it's not clear...

    Thanks! I've never tried these... it's not clear to me what the difference/advantage of one fabric over the other would be. Do you know?
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    winter full seat reccomendations?

    So, I have tried the Kerrits sit tight 'n warm and found them rather too sticky.

    I've tried the Iridion Wind pro's and found them too low rise and lacking
    in stretch (really, I don't want a...
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    Ouch. I fractured my navicular bone a few years...

    Ouch. I fractured my navicular bone a few years ago, in Egypt... it was really miserably painful. The flight home was memorable, and I was sure glad to get back to civilization, quality medical...
  6. I've got a 2013 Juke that I really do love. I've...

    I've got a 2013 Juke that I really do love. I've driven the crap out of it (47,000 miles in 14 months...) and do indeed treat it like a rented mule--well, no, that's not true. I'd never treat a...
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    I think you've got it about right.

    I think you've got it about right.
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    I'm going to try the new John Cleese...

    I'm going to try the new John Cleese autobiography.
  9. Mine is great. Really observant, knows each...

    Mine is great. Really observant, knows each horse inside out, and an all around fine horsewoman and decent human being.
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    I have a couple of browbands from the UK that...

    I have a couple of browbands from the UK that have elastic backs to the loops. Such a good idea!
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    Depends hat you want to hang. Pictures? ...

    Depends hat you want to hang. Pictures? Cabinets?

    A lot of metal studded buildings have a horizontal wooden beam at around 7ft from the ground to hang cabinets and the like from.

    Pictures,...
  12. I have a now 10 year old who I acquired as a 9...

    I have a now 10 year old who I acquired as a 9 year old that had about 3 months put on him as a two year old and had sat in a pasture ever since, for no fault of his own. He was feral. Had no clue...
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    I've been DIYing the gels at home with the UV...

    I've been DIYing the gels at home with the UV light. I can keep them reasonably respectable for about 10 days, and I can repair any chips to the tips as I go. I usually end up stripping it off...
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    Sounds like I'm just going to have to continue to...

    Sounds like I'm just going to have to continue to attempt to train my guys to reset the damn odometer. Much as I love them and respect their talents, the thought of any of them pulling the fuel tank...
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    I know, it's kinda dumb, GFG, but it's just one...

    I know, it's kinda dumb, GFG, but it's just one more thing to perseverate about when I'm towing... And we do live in the mountains so we don't get that much of a range.
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    Fuel guage work-round?

    Just reading the tire pressure thread and it got me thinking...

    The fuel guage quit working in my 2000 Dodge Ram diesel 250 a while back. The cost to replace it was completely and utterly...
  17. You learn something new everyday. I've always...

    You learn something new everyday. I've always assumed that the University was endowed by the chicken company...

    "Ferrier" is just an antiquated version of the word. It has perfectly good...
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    My horse is in shavings up to his eyeballs, and...

    My horse is in shavings up to his eyeballs, and still likes to lay in his pee spot. I think it's a stall mat problem.

    You might try a belly band blanket or sheet that you can wash regularly, and...
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    It's the wet sports bra that does me in. I rode...

    It's the wet sports bra that does me in. I rode in a clinic this morning and was still damp and cold by the time I got home this evening, having sat around watching everyone else's rides. I think...
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    No smoking anywhere at all on the property. But...

    No smoking anywhere at all on the property. But this is Utah, so that's easy. Smokers are a relatively rare breed here. We have a no alcohol rule too.
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    Oh. That must be that woman in Salt Lake. I came...

    Oh. That must be that woman in Salt Lake. I came across her on Nordstrom Rack a few years ago. Made me quite queasy, I had to leave...
  22. I don't think you actually have to "take the...

    I don't think you actually have to "take the horse to auction," I think you can hold a private auction, if I remember rightly. You have to post notice of it in the barn for a couple of weeks.
  23. Sketchers, I was thinking more about the...

    Sketchers, I was thinking more about the approaching season, and Christmas lights...

    (I'm not a fan of light pollution of any kind, I live in the back of beyond and one of the reasons I moved here...
  24. Words fail me. The whole damned board should...

    Words fail me. The whole damned board should resign in shame and disgust.
  25. The light would annoy the crap out of me and I'd...

    The light would annoy the crap out of me and I'd talk to them asap, in a kind and gentle way, about moving it, or shielding it.

    The little barn I board at in the winter has the neighbors from...
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