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    and to think another Friesian refused a rider...

    and to think another Friesian refused a rider wearing a mere wedding dress...
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    Simkie and Belmont are dead on. I know there...

    Simkie and Belmont are dead on.

    I know there was one contractor for sure that had a dual purpose pickup/bucker. If he ran short of bucking horses, he had a pickup horse that could fill in and...
  3. The Draft Horse Friends on FB loved this one...

    The Draft Horse Friends on FB loved this one after I titled it, "This Friesian didn't say yes to the dress!"
  4. It won him the class, so it was a good move, but...

    It won him the class, so it was a good move, but I can't even comprehend inventing such a trick, not even when I was young and bulletproof. The best part of the trick is that there's no possibility...
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    Paks is dead on. There is nothing that kills a...

    Paks is dead on. There is nothing that kills a story more quickly than a big clanger dropped in by a mistaken reference or statement, such as the hero taking his champion Andalusian jumper into the...
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    a perfect pairing, and what good basics - on both...

    a perfect pairing, and what good basics - on both of them!
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    The Tattooed Police Horse was a standardbred...

    The Tattooed Police Horse was a standardbred movie, of sorts.

    I wonder if you might be thinking of a non-Disney flick, "Home in Indiana," which used to be on constantly when I was a kid. Boy...
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    Happyhooves, you are a genius. And I do remember...

    Happyhooves, you are a genius. And I do remember the tattooed Police Horse, busted from the track because he couldn't hold his trot (Standardbred), coming heroically to the rescue of a runaway years...
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    I like the way he vaults up into his saddle, and...

    I like the way he vaults up into his saddle, and man, does he have good horses! Stopping a ton of running horses when he makes an intercept - obviously that is not easy.
  10. Regalia, the term for all of the tribal powwow...

    Regalia, the term for all of the tribal powwow gear for both horse and rider, takes generations to finish in most cases. Each generation adds a few more rows of beads and decorations. The horse...
  11. The pony is adorable...and evil!

    The pony is adorable...and evil!
  12. Thread: Feedlot Penriding

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    Ovaries are not a limitation, and you can learn...

    Ovaries are not a limitation, and you can learn to handle cattle. Remember that not all feedlot stock are docile. Some feedlots feed out "baloney bulls," which are sometimes off the rodeo circuit,...
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    I've seen that picture many times, and it's...

    I've seen that picture many times, and it's generally a Gypsy Vanner. Draft Horse Friends, a horse group on Facebook, frequently has pictures of gray Clydies and everything else under the sun. ...
  14. Thread: What a night

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    have one of these on hand in the future - no...

    have one of these on hand in the future - no messing with a dingy jack

    http://www.amazon.com/Trailer-Aid-Tandem-Tire-Changing/dp/B000I4JPZE

    If you prefer, have someone take a piece of timber...
  15. Sticky: go to "manage your content and devices" under...

    go to "manage your content and devices" under "Your Account." Select the book in the checkbox and click on "Actions," where you will see "loan this title" as a choice. In two weeks after loaning...
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    I used to do this on my Arabian, with the...

    I used to do this on my Arabian, with the addition of alternating rows of white and brown electrical tape over the bands to give it more color. Dressage judges didn't mind.
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    I'm sure DNA could be recovered from horse hair...

    I'm sure DNA could be recovered from horse hair and sweat in the trousers, and probably some hairs and sweat from the owner(s). Wouldn't that be interesting?
  18. tow trucks are another extrication resource (the...

    tow trucks are another extrication resource (the kind with the hook on the back, not the ramp model). I'm not really sure that a bucket truck would be beefy enough to do a serious rescue, but it...
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    I had the pamphlet set for many years. I worked...

    I had the pamphlet set for many years. I worked at a newspaper in the 70's and processed incoming mail, and this mailing was among them. As for why they weren't used, The British Postal Service...
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    Mike, I think that was possibly a horse trader,...

    Mike, I think that was possibly a horse trader, and the "bumper" horse is the dam of the back seat passenger. It's also possible that both were new purchases or "it followed me home, can I keep it."
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    Alagirl, you said what I wanted to say, and said...

    Alagirl, you said what I wanted to say, and said it so well.
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    Jackie appears in this book as well: ...

    Jackie appears in this book as well: http://www.amazon.com/Field-Horses-Marshall-Derrydale-Foxhunters/dp/1586670956/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1398706740&sr=1-2&keywords=a+field+of+horses A...
  23. Sticky: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JGYASWG/ref=ki...

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JGYASWG/ref=kinw_myk_ro_title
    Operation Cowboy: The Secret American Mission to Save the World's Most Beautiful Horses in the Last Days of World War II (Kindle...
  24. Caroline Kennedy's Macaroni pony lived on the...

    Caroline Kennedy's Macaroni pony lived on the White House grounds for a time. It would have been just like Jackie to hitch the pony and go for a sleigh ride (presuming it was harness-trained, though...
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    Develop the leg cue FROM the seat bone - the...

    Develop the leg cue FROM the seat bone - the slight positional change of the seat bone will move the thigh and the overall influence of the leg, giving you a lighter horse, and superb basic work for...
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