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  1. Yes, you cannot take into account every possible...

    Yes, you cannot take into account every possible random occurrence. For instance, over the weekend, my horse was standing on the cross-ties in the aisle. I walked to the end of the aisle to sit...
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    When I was looking for my horse, the first horse...

    When I was looking for my horse, the first horse I seriously considered had arthritis starting in her hocks, and she was 5 years old. She also had navicular changes in front. My vet said "either...
  3. So that's how mine got this way?! :eek: ...

    So that's how mine got this way?! :eek:

    https://steelesharepictures.shutterfly.com/pictures/11
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    The two things that have helped my sciatic pain...

    The two things that have helped my sciatic pain due to a slipped disk are a chiropractor - specifically the TENS unit - and riding. Yes, riding - at a walk on a horse that has a nice hip-moving...
  5. To all clueless drivers: The center turn lane...

    To all clueless drivers: The center turn lane and shoulder are NOT merge lanes! If you pull onto the shoulder in front of me and then putz your way along, I will feel the need to strangle you.
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  6. Yes, it was a schooling show. I am well aware of...

    Yes, it was a schooling show. I am well aware of my big chicken's faults. :) We're not ready for a rated show. My ambitions are small and schooling shows are just where we need to be right now. ...
  7. Thanks for all of your suggestions! I foresee...

    Thanks for all of your suggestions! I foresee many road trips in our future. And lots of treats coming from big, scary box monsters.

    We did get to school in the ring before we went in. We were...
  8. What do you do when your horse is afraid of the judge?

    I went to my second dressage show with my big chicken - I mean draft X - this weekend, and our biggest issue was that he didn't want to go anywhere NEAR the judge's booth. Ok, I did what I could -...
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    I just ordered the Tredstep Donatello Dress boots...

    I just ordered the Tredstep Donatello Dress boots - not as blingy, but nice boots. I got them in the regular tall - they are 19 3/4" tall. Seem nice and same price as Ariat V's. I would recommend...
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    I've taken my shirt off and hosed myself down in...

    I've taken my shirt off and hosed myself down in the boarding barn's wash stall after riding.
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    I trim my guy's mane with fetlock shears. There...

    I trim my guy's mane with fetlock shears. There the only thing heavy enough to hack through it. I leave a little length, and trim it down when it starts to flop over too far. I will trim the sides...
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    I love my new Hulsebos saddle. It s the WB3...

    I love my new Hulsebos saddle. It s the WB3 model. I bought it used, and it fits me and my horse great. He is built uphill, and the saddle's balance fits him and me well. I don't know if the rise...
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    I swear by the mountain horse Trail Winter gloves...

    I swear by the mountain horse Trail Winter gloves - they are very thick, but VERY warm and waterproof. I have reynaud's syndrome and these are the only gloves that keep my hands warm enough. ...
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    Thank you for all of your replies. Yes to me it...

    Thank you for all of your replies. Yes to me it doesn't matter where they are too much (two hours or less, though). I'm willing to travel if someone has a schoolmaster that I can comfortably ride. ...
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    Spinoff: Where to find good lunge lessons?

    Hi everyone! I just read the post on everything wrong with riding position, to which many answered the need for good lunge lessons. I live in New Jersey just outside of Hunterdon county. I have...
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    What about landscape edging? It has to be staked...

    What about landscape edging? It has to be staked into place, but you can get a 40' roll at home depot for around $20 with stakes. It's about 4-5" high on average.
  17. I know it's not nearly as cute as a saddle chair,...

    I know it's not nearly as cute as a saddle chair, but I used a hemmoroid (sp?) cushion to lift my tailbone off my chair at work. It did help quite a bit. I didn't have a broken tailbone, but it was...
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    Your purse may claim you are poorer, but horses...

    Your purse may claim you are poorer, but horses make our lives so much richer that you cannot put a price tag on them! :)
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    Anyone Heard of Amy Holzworth (NJ)

    I was just wondering if anyone has heard anything about Amy Holzworth or Drakestown Equestrian in North Central NJ? Thanks!
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    Thank you Linda for this advice. I've done my...

    Thank you Linda for this advice. I've done my best at maintaining the high road, but I did let her drag me down to her level briefly a few weeks ago. Unfortunately avoiding her is impossible, as...
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    Complete B**** at work. What to do?

    My co-worker is absolutely a b**** at work. She is into everyone else's business, and shows no respect to anyone. She will talk to her (internal) customers like they are children, and tell them...
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    Tiger Horse My list is endless - silly boy -...

    Tiger Horse My list is endless - silly boy - but the funniest, at least to me, is when he spooks at his own hair (during shedding season) on the aisle floor.

    So my big draftie is not the only...
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    Hey, your leg doesn't even hang below his belly! ...

    Hey, your leg doesn't even hang below his belly! :D A definite Corgi there. I complain when I can practically touch my toes under their belly. You two look very cute!
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    One time I was riding a 15 hand horse (another 6...

    One time I was riding a 15 hand horse (another 6 footer here), when he threw a buck and hit the bottom of my foot with his! I was amazed! :eek: Fortunately no bruises for me. I hope you heal...
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    I used to have this problem all the time. I rode...

    I used to have this problem all the time. I rode before half chaps were common - I needed soccer pads to help. It's because I turned my toes out too far. If you can get someone to look at you...
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