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  1. Having known Phyllis since she was 4 years old...

    Having known Phyllis since she was 4 years old and seen her develop a series of HB TBs, I am not sure why she is not getting more positive comments here. Nothing wrong with the other trainers...
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    No comment about the particular situation, just...

    No comment about the particular situation, just as a breeder and owner who pays professionals to event my horses. While my horses are nowhere near the upper levels, I certainly know owners of UL...
  3. You may want to partner with a local club (e.g a...

    You may want to partner with a local club (e.g a dressage or eventing group) that has prior experience running clinic or volunteer to help the organizer with one. The devil is always in the detail...
  4. "Fair use" is a defense for an alleged copyright...

    "Fair use" is a defense for an alleged copyright violation. I deal with this in my job and have to buy permissions to use all sorts of images. You have to have permission from the copyright owner...
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    Keep in mind that the Europeans pretty much shut...

    Keep in mind that the Europeans pretty much shut down for the Christmas holiday. There's going to be a limited amount that you can do. Not saying you shouldn't go, but having lived in Europe over...
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    Personally, I would not want my neighbors...

    Personally, I would not want my neighbors starting a dog or cat rescue. I had a tenant do that.....we went from 2 cats to 8 cats in my rental house. There was a constant stream of "rescues." I...
  7. Well I think it is most odd that her parents took...

    Well I think it is most odd that her parents took monthly payments from him after she died. They vow to pay it back. I mean, really? This guy shoots your daughter through a locked bathroom door...
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    Buy the horse right now. Do not wait. Move the...

    Buy the horse right now. Do not wait. Move the horse at the end of the month. Do not wait.
  9. My dream property would come complete with an...

    My dream property would come complete with an endless supply of reliable help to take care of the property and horses.
  10. I agree with RWF. It's pretty easy to design a...

    I agree with RWF. It's pretty easy to design a website these days. I have done my own for years and it just gets easier and easier. Whatever the case, be sure as the site owner, that you have the...
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    There are worse things to endure. My older...

    There are worse things to endure. My older sister has decided to stay in her marriage with a cheating spouse who not only brought the woman to their house when my sister was away, he forged...
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    No, but you need that BOS when you have a claim...

    No, but you need that BOS when you have a claim to substantiate value.
  13. And you know what Unless I had a contract and...

    And you know what Unless I had a contract and deposit in hand, I would not pull this horse off the market for two weeks. Maybe they will buy the horse later but you have nothing but a promise. I...
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    You will need to be able to justify value somehow...

    You will need to be able to justify value somehow typically through training or a show record. Honestly, the word of multiple trainers might not be enough. Most mortality companies are not going to...
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    My guess is that the Secretary does not have the...

    My guess is that the Secretary does not have the checkbook. The organizer has the checkbook and hasn't written the check yet. I am not saying that this is right, but you may be barking up the wrong...
  16. Go straight to the boss and complain; make it his...

    Go straight to the boss and complain; make it his problem. I wouldn't go to the banquet. It sounds like a completely unfun event.
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    As someone who drives 66 every day -- you know it...

    As someone who drives 66 every day -- you know it is pretty much a crawl until past Manassas. My farm is located an hour away from my home in Chantilly and I never try to drive there between 4 and 7...
  18. By appointment and I provide a tour.

    By appointment and I provide a tour.
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    Depends on where you live in the Fairfax area and...

    Depends on where you live in the Fairfax area and the time of day as to how long the drive will take. Traffic is not good. It's also not good going to PGC either.
  20. Then look for another broker. BTW Lloyds of...

    Then look for another broker. BTW Lloyds of London is not an insurance company but rather a syndicate that takes on risk by contract. It don't think your risk would have to go to Lloyds given that...
  21. Taylor Harris is multi-line broker. What are...

    Taylor Harris is multi-line broker. What are they telling you about options to Great American? I agree that the increase in premium and deductible is pretty steep, but my guess is that they are...
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    Completely agree with HH. Make a list of pros...

    Completely agree with HH. Make a list of pros and cons for each job. Keep in mind that you'll probably work for either employer for a short period to time in your career. Don't plan on getting a...
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    Would you not buy the saddle if you have to pay...

    Would you not buy the saddle if you have to pay sales tax?
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    Seriously, the schedules drive me fruitbat crazy....

    Seriously, the schedules drive me fruitbat crazy. Most recent experience.....we'll pick-up on Saturday, no it'll be Monday between 6 and midnight. Monday at 5 p.m. they call -- we're running two...
  25. Agree with the above. In fact for tax purposes,...

    Agree with the above. In fact for tax purposes, I monitize such transactions. I report the board as income and the labor as contract work expense (based on an agreed upon hourly rate.) I maintain...
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