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    Does this link work?...

    Does this link work?
    http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?313966-Useful-Iphone-Apps-for-trail-riding-GPS

    I just put Equitrail on my phone and used it a grand total of one time. What...
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    ditto what Lori said, my DD will switch out the...

    ditto what Lori said, my DD will switch out the leathers/stirrups simply because she's really short. She's full-grown but rides in kid size leathers so she would either have to wrap other people's...
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    I also have 2-3 horses (1 small pony, 1 14.1 hand...

    I also have 2-3 horses (1 small pony, 1 14.1 hand pony, and 1 horse) on 4 acres. The pasture is divided into 2 equal sections, of 2 acres each. Even when I had another full sized horse out there, I...
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    I wouldn't ride any horse without a helmet. ...

    I wouldn't ride any horse without a helmet. Well, maybe a 30 year old, 12 hand pony, with arthritis. Then again, probably not, considering it only takes two seconds to put the helmet on.

    But I...
  5. These people can't tell a whip mark from a sweat...

    These people can't tell a whip mark from a sweat mark, or shedding hairs from rubbed out hair... or chestnuts from tumors... you think they'll be able to tell sweat from water?
    For the horses...
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    Ignore them. If you feel the need to respond,...

    Ignore them. If you feel the need to respond, tell them they are welcome to go buy the other saddle for $400 then.

    When they tell you the $400 saddle is not in very good shape and that's why they...
  7. Several years ago, in a class of 7 short stirrup...

    Several years ago, in a class of 7 short stirrup riders, I watched a girl zoom around her course as if it were a jumper class, on the wrong lead most of the time, hit and miss on the distances,...
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    everyone mocking this idea has obviously never...

    everyone mocking this idea has obviously never had a gray :lol:
  9. Goodness, all that talk about rattlesnakes and...

    Goodness, all that talk about rattlesnakes and cobras it was kind of nice all he landed in was a cactus!
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    Agree! Most of these descriptions of horse...

    Agree! Most of these descriptions of horse behaviors are not analagous to any Aspergers or even autistic type behaviors at all. Social skills are going to be the biggest issue. Your Aspergers...
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    Aren't you a ray of sunshine, ThisTooShallPass......

    Aren't you a ray of sunshine, ThisTooShallPass...
    I've never heard of this cue, I've never ridden Western and perhaps the OP never has either. That's what this board is for, learning and sharing...
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    Yes, how "summer" does it need to be??? Also,...

    Yes, how "summer" does it need to be???

    Also, what will your travel situation be (rental car? friends? train? bus? because over here we are not very good at public transportation :no: )
    ...
  13. 1. You park next to someone at work who has a...

    1. You park next to someone at work who has a bumper sticker that says "XC" and get excited that you work with a horse person! Only to find out that they run long distances.
    2. Taking my daughter...
  14. ditto 2tempe ^^ I only have one Nibblenet but it...

    ditto 2tempe ^^
    I only have one Nibblenet but it is awesome. I have a really small-hole one and it really slows down the speed and bite-size. It's super-sturdy and I love how easy it is to fill. ...
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    I find quite a few dead mice and baby bunnies...

    I find quite a few dead mice and baby bunnies that are the same way, missing the back half only. I don't know what likes to eat just the back half of them but it probably isn't a coyote unless they...
  16. I don't know if this is going to be much help but...

    I don't know if this is going to be much help but I can try.
    First of all, Altoona is a wonderful place to live! I'm about 90 minutes from there but I have a very good friend who lives just outside...
  17. I'm glad you have AAA to help you navigate the...

    I'm glad you have AAA to help you navigate the weirdness of PA laws... they certainly don't make things easy.
    If you didn't already do it, you can register your trailer for a whole five years now! ...
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    1. The grazing muzzle isn't cruel, so turn her...

    1. The grazing muzzle isn't cruel, so turn her out with it. Even though they say not to leave them on 24/7, I've done that and it's been fine. Just make sure you check it a couple times a day. ...
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    For clarification, are you looking at a Horses...

    For clarification, are you looking at a Horses for Hope in northeast PA, or near Lock Haven PA (which I consider North-Central)? The name is common and used for a lot of therapy farms.
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    sascha, in your situation I can see it - 2 month...

    sascha, in your situation I can see it - 2 month trial/lease, and you're in personal contact and asking permission. Even in the 3 month trial I let my mare go out on, I had in the contract that...
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    I think you're right, OP, it would make sense to...

    I think you're right, OP, it would make sense to establish animal ownership as a right. I think if it were publicized it would become one of those situations where all the RARAs would come out with...
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    I guess it depends on the glue, I did one and...

    I guess it depends on the glue, I did one and followed all the laundering instructions... second washing and the applique came right off. It really isn't that hard to stitch it on if you have the...
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    I've bought a horse on trial (10 days, for my DD)...

    I've bought a horse on trial (10 days, for my DD) and the only thing I had done was a PPE and an evaluation (i.e., riding lesson) with her trainer. It didn't even last 10 days, I only asked for 10...
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    Generally abscesses are over and done with fairly...

    Generally abscesses are over and done with fairly quick.

    Naturally you've got an unusual one. I had a mare with one like that a few years ago, started in August and didn't resolve fully until...
  25. I'm not sure about the feeding part, but as far...

    I'm not sure about the feeding part, but as far as storage goes you could use the cotton drop cloths that are supposed to be used by painters. Mine are HUGE, somewhere around 20'x20' or more. I...
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