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    I guess I have a slightly different view based on...

    I guess I have a slightly different view based on a friendship I have - we trailer often together. It is my trailer but we often take her truck. She is, however, now always reliable - just how she...
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    What's the point of lusher grass if your horse is...

    What's the point of lusher grass if your horse is never out to enjoy it because he's always in a lesson?

    Yeah - that would be a deal breaker for me.

    As for older facilities - sometimes they are...
  3. I once lent my trailer to a (formerly) Good...

    I once lent my trailer to a (formerly) Good Friend, who returned it nasty dirty (insides of that horse must have been very clean after that trip), a dent in the side (still haven't figured that one...
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    I don't have cable but saw that season 1 is now...

    I don't have cable but saw that season 1 is now in walmart. I am like totally in lust with Timothy, too. Definately my new "ideal" man.
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    All mine start with "preheat oven to xxx. Remove...

    All mine start with "preheat oven to xxx. Remove plastic wrapper before cooking"
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    cvpeg Big differential between HC and Calista....

    cvpeg

    Big differential between HC and Calista. Calista is a celebrity-type wife who puts herself out there to be judged on her looks and style, not necessarily her brains. Last I checked, there...
  7. Thread: Really?!

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    Don't have them and am not in an area for Fios. ...

    Don't have them and am not in an area for Fios.

    That isn't the point. This guy was WAY out of line, in an area he didn't belong - yea, dude, no soliciting means you!

    I'd be filing a...
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    "Women of a certain age". My mom is of "that"...

    "Women of a certain age".

    My mom is of "that" age, is a yoga-instructor, wears a ponytail most days, looks great and can probably kick the OP's a$$.

    And if that's what the OP notices about...
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    If you decide to get a piano, check out...

    If you decide to get a piano, check out CraigsList. My sister picked up one in excellent shape for under $100 and said she had a few listings to chose from. Her's is an upright and it is gorgeous. ...
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    Aren't there two tests for thyroid, though? Most...

    Aren't there two tests for thyroid, though? Most docs test for T3 (?) which doesn't always show if there is an underlying problem, but when tested for T4, a problem may show up that didn't with the...
  11. Go in, offer cash a bit lower than your ideal...

    Go in, offer cash a bit lower than your ideal price, be ready to walk if they don't come down (even trailers aren't selling well in this economy).

    Then get up and walk away. Chances are, they...
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    Agree with Bumper - and hate to say it, but...

    Agree with Bumper - and hate to say it, but around here, we don't take anyone seriously as a professional horseperson if they are posting ads on CL. Too many of these CL "horse-trainer" posters are...
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    If I sat down and figured out my week in terms of...

    If I sat down and figured out my week in terms of work hours, I think I would cry. It wouldn't be pretty as I work two jobs plus help out to pay my horses board. Six and a half days a week. This...
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    Hmmmmmm. Maybe it's a case of liking attracting...

    Hmmmmmm. Maybe it's a case of liking attracting like in the OP's case (Kate's response was great!).

    I'm a clean freak re my living space, barn, trailer, etc. Of all of my horse friends, I can...
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    Yep! I work for a boarding barn and we charge...

    Yep! I work for a boarding barn and we charge extra for special feed if it isn't something we use. We also charge for taking care of sick horses if special care is needed.

    My time is also of...
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    My story isn't nearly as funny. I came back from...

    My story isn't nearly as funny. I came back from first rated show with HOT young TB mare, owned by B O. Get back to find local drill team is practicing in field adjoining bar. Get mare unloaded...
  17. THIS!!!!! is how I have reclaimed my living...

    THIS!!!!! is how I have reclaimed my living space. Between working two pt jobs as economy slow (no horsie income right now) and keeping up with my own nags, place had become inhabitable. I just...
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    Okay - had to ride in today due to weather - and...

    Okay - had to ride in today due to weather - and my arms still feel almost disconnected from their sockets.

    Any advice for the head-tosser, won't settle down for flatting, pushy mare??? She is...
  19. Thanks for the input. Seems shows are a bit...

    Thanks for the input. Seems shows are a bit scarce for qualifying opps.
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    t's an adage that has about as much significance...

    t's an adage that has about as much significance as the "how much wood could a woodchuck chuck".

    Just 'cause it's put out there doesn't mean it should be considered.
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    I have a new project - 15yr old HanX who is a...

    I have a new project - 15yr old HanX who is a really go-getter jumper, but hates/loathes/despises flat work. Has always been ridden in side reins. NO acceptance of the bit, no riding from behind,...
  22. PA Shows > Qualifiers for Pony Jumpers for Devon?

    Florida so not being in the budget this year, but the daughter of a good friend wants to qualify for Devon in the Pony Jumpers.

    I am not from the area so am not sure what rated shows are around...
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    Hmmmm. Will have to go check it out. He's a...

    Hmmmm. Will have to go check it out. He's a pretty nice rider, yes, but he's also just a funny, down-to-earth kind of guy. Any athlete who doesn't take himself to easily and can take a joke is...
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    I love this show - but I like trying to figure...

    I love this show - but I like trying to figure things out so can appreciate all the little before/after twists they keep throwing in along with the show's story for that episode.

    Also - Jim...
  25. Okay - so you say you look like you're 18/19, and...

    Okay - so you say you look like you're 18/19, and the way I read this thread which appears to be same as many others - is you're now acting it, too.

    You don't like hearing it - GROW UP and learn...
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