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  1. KellyS, You asked the Question of whether my...

    KellyS, You asked the Question of whether my enjoyment has been affected and I would answer, Yes, Absolutely. Although my horse is retired now, after seeing the situation in recent years, I can say...
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    No, I do not have a Saab 9-7. It is a Saab 9-3. ...

    No, I do not have a Saab 9-7. It is a Saab 9-3. It is NOT an SUV. It is basically a mid-sized station wagon! Nothing bigger than that.

    And it is not even the slightly beefier 9-3X; it is just...
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    I also forgot to mention. Although I'm now...

    I also forgot to mention. Although I'm now pulling my Ivor Williams 505 with a Saab 9-3 Vector Sport 1.9 tdi station wagon, previously I used the a Saab 9-3 Vector Sport sedan to pull it.

    On back...
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    I've been reading this thread with...

    I've been reading this thread with interest...sure looks like there is a market for light-weight trailers back in the US!!
    Here in England I have happily towed my 15.3 tb in either a Rice Europa...
  5. Agree entirely. This was the most fun I've had...

    Agree entirely. This was the most fun I've had watching Badminton in a long, long, time! Sure brings back memories of the good old days.
    Mark Todd is such a class act to have achieved this feat....
  6. My 27-year-old former Prelim/Int eventer is still...

    My 27-year-old former Prelim/Int eventer is still going strong and regularly competes with my boyfriend's daughter who only gets to to ride him every other weekend. (I try to get him exercised most...
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    First of all, do not think NL is going to be as...

    First of all, do not think NL is going to be as cold as it is now all winter. There is a cold front from Siberia coming in across most of Europe at the moment. It is normally a LOT milder so things...
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    I was not replying to the fact that Andrew Hoy...

    I was not replying to the fact that Andrew Hoy may have had an issue with taking MM out of retirement. (That said, if you look at the British Eventing website, it looks like MM must have been handed...
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    If you can justify and accept the risk of sending...

    If you can justify and accept the risk of sending a sound, capable and willing horse around Burghley at age 9 or 10, I see absolutely no difference in sending around a sound, capable and willing...
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    [QUOTE=hey101;4570725]I am shaking my head over...

    [QUOTE=hey101;4570725]I am shaking my head over some of these responses. Why does this even need to be rectified by anyone other than the individual getting off their ass and getting out there and...
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    I had another thought going back to Denny's...

    I had another thought going back to Denny's original comment on the tack shop customer profile.

    Not only is my current horse my only horse purchased in the last twenty plus years, but he is also...
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    Hi Denny, I often wonder why I'm not in a...

    Hi Denny,
    I often wonder why I'm not in a position to keep at least one horse going full time anymore. I'm 42 now, and chose a career path that I thought would afford me the money to always keep...
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    Not sure why you are flying your horse to the...

    Not sure why you are flying your horse to the UK..will it be a return flight, or are you moving over here?

    Some years ago, when I relocated here for work I was able to negotiate a very good deal...
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    The previous poster to this one was absolutely...

    The previous poster to this one was absolutely spot on. You don't need to have a trust fund. If you were really dedicated, you'd work at a barn all day, regardless of the pay and the fact you may...
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    Don't think I've ever replied to a post before,...

    Don't think I've ever replied to a post before, but these comments just blew me away!

    You've got to be kidding me!?! I envisage a sad end to what is left of the sport if ThroughGuru echoes the...
  16. Hello to everyone who has sent me messages and...

    Hello to everyone who has sent me messages and posts in the past few days. Apologies if I have not responded to everyone individually. However, the mare has now been placed in a fantastic new home....
  17. Hi there, I am just back from my holiday and...

    Hi there,

    I am just back from my holiday and going through the PM's. There are a few interesting prospects who have dropped me a line that I will send along to my mom. She will then go through...
  18. 2nd/3rd level Dressage Trakehner Mare to good home - NH/Mass only

    A few weeks ago I posted a message about my mom's fantastic mare she would like to give away to a new home close to where she lives in New Hampshire.

    Mom has carefully interviewed a few prospects,...
  19. Dressage horse - free to good home in So. NH/Mass

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    My mom, age 70, has decided to give up riding and is looking for an exceptional home for her beloved Trakehner...
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