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  1. Remembering my times from last summer, Novice...

    Remembering my times from last summer, Novice course took about 4.5min, give or take. Elementary courses are much shorter, but usually slower riders (they usually still canter, I have not seen many...
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    When I worked retail a customer called me looking...

    When I worked retail a customer called me looking for some vinyl tiles. His father had put them down in his home and after he died, the son was getting the house ready for sale. He needed to...
  3. In the US Air Force, stopping and saluting for...

    In the US Air Force, stopping and saluting for the national anthem is not required when doing physical activity, such as PT. The Air Force understands that stopping in the middle of a 50 push ups or...
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    I have spent significant time in 3 different...

    I have spent significant time in 3 different European countries and have never felt that I was looked down upon for being American, nor did I feel anyone 'revered' Americans.

    I have also spent...
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    I checked out that website and it looks awesome. ...

    I checked out that website and it looks awesome. My problem with jeans is that I like them to be at my true waist, but I have hips. So, either they fit my true waist measurement and not over my...
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    I actually like Ziva's replacement better than...

    I actually like Ziva's replacement better than Ziva. I liked Ziva for the most part, except I think they tried to do to much with her - she was supersmart, superathletic, superspy, etc. I like Abby...
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    I am not sure what the question is about the...

    I am not sure what the question is about the Italian-American festivals on Columbus Day. While Christopher Columbus never landed on US soil and was brutal to the natives, he also did something that...
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    I've started a few horses at that age. Some are...

    I've started a few horses at that age. Some are better than others. This looks like one of the ones that will be harder to start. He spent his entire time in the enclosure looking for other horses...
  9. It all depends on how left (or right) sided you...

    It all depends on how left (or right) sided you are.

    There is an interesting book called "A Left-Hand Turn Around the World". The author is left-handed and it prompted him to literally take a...
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    I friended someone on facebook to see his...

    I friended someone on facebook to see his tattoos. He told me he cleans his facebook out every once in a while and if he doesn't reply to someone's posts or they don't reply to his in the last two...
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    I have volunteered at a few places. The one I go...

    I have volunteered at a few places. The one I go back to the most has the following:

    -free xc schooling for every HALF day of volunteering. Sometimes people can only do a few hours and that is...
  12. Ah, I did not realize the question was not meant...

    Ah, I did not realize the question was not meant to be answered. I thought you were looking for information. I am pretty sure, though, that this is the only way to travel in planes. I saw the same...
  13. The average cargo 747 has 34 pallet positions on...

    The average cargo 747 has 34 pallet positions on the main deck. You can fit 3 horses per pallet position. They are basically in tie stalls, not big stalls.
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  14. These were my thoughts as well. The original...

    These were my thoughts as well. The original post read like sour grapes to me. That may have not been the intent. The 'pristine girths' show obvious sign of long time use. More than one girth may...
  15. I concur with this. This is what I have done in...

    I concur with this. This is what I have done in the past when I dealt with a barn owner that went crazy. Well, she was off her rocker anyway, but I thought we had an understanding. I was wrong and...
  16. A friend was completely shocked that my two new...

    A friend was completely shocked that my two new saddles cost $2K each (this was 8 or so years ago). He could not understand why my old, all purpose type saddle wouldn't work when I decided I wanted...
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    When I took it, I got a slight preference for...

    When I took it, I got a slight preference for black. It paired black and bad first (though I did have problems putting words like 'nasty' into the correct category) and I think I overcompensated for...
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    Ha! My advice was going to be that even seasoned...

    Ha! My advice was going to be that even seasoned drivers stall their engines or grinds the gears every once in a while. I know I've done it.
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    I was not sure what your intent was, but since...

    I was not sure what your intent was, but since the thread seemed to revolve around wondering why people spent so much on weddings, I thought it prudent to note the comparative income differences. ...
  20. I have this issue with a very close friend. She...

    I have this issue with a very close friend. She is under the assumption that people with horses have money. I am actually going to try to explain it to her by writing down my expenses for the month...
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    $4.5 million is less than 1% of Sean Parker's net...

    $4.5 million is less than 1% of Sean Parker's net worth of $3.2Billion. So, this wedding was probably very simple for him and if he paid for my trip there and Tolkien-esque attire, I would be all...
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    I concur completely! Also, price is relative. ...

    I concur completely! Also, price is relative. In the US, you have travel expenses, plus convergences of cultures, plus regional differences in cost that all equate to vastly different price tags on...
  23. I ended up watching the movie at someone's house....

    I ended up watching the movie at someone's house. I never read the book. I did not like the movie - to many inconsistencies in my opinion. I did not feel the movie script was written by a horse...
  24. http://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/clmtguide/u...

    http://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/clmtguide/uiclmtpamphlet.pdf

    I am not sure about MD, but in DE, you have to be laid off. Laid off means the company was downsizing, moving or no longer in...
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    From reading your posts, it sounds more you than...

    From reading your posts, it sounds more you than him. I also have developed some confidence issues jumping, whicheffects my riding on different horses.

    Horse 1 - (trainer's horse I rode a few...
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