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    I don't plan to make these to sell. I have a...

    I don't plan to make these to sell. I have a daughter and a sister who show dressage, and some friends whose taste I think I'm sure about. I've picked out some fabrics that I like, gotten thread and...
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    The USEF Rule book doesn't specify anything about...

    The USEF Rule book doesn't specify anything about color or pattern or trim. It says "...with tie, choker, stock tie or integrated stand-up collar...." I've seen decoration such as crystals on ...
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    Trends in Stock Ties

    I'm seeing stock ties for dressage that are ornate, or striped, or dotted, or even a subtle plain. Edges are piped. Stock tie pins are ornate. Is this the new trend, and is it acceptable to most...
  4. Equine Chiropractor in Eastern North Carolina

    Any recommendations? Info? I have a gelding who has been displaying some issues, and want to have someone work on him. I'm willing to haul in if necessary.
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    You might want to mention that the scribe should...

    You might want to mention that the scribe should not make any comments to the judge about a horse and/or rider. Even if the rider is your best friend or worst enemy, or the horse once belonged to...
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    I am not sure. I plan to wait until I've done two...

    I am not sure. I plan to wait until I've done two to three months of physical therapy, yogi, walking, maybe lose a little - okay, a lot - of weight. Then I will try again.
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    The stem cell transplant was for cancer. I had a...

    The stem cell transplant was for cancer. I had a great many rounds of chemo and the lymphoma kept coming back. It was follicular, not Hodgkin's, and left me very weak.

    We just moved to NC, there...
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    Can't get on, then can't get off

    Last Thursday I rode for the first time in almost six years since I had a stem cell transplant. At 69 I know I'm out of shape a bit. Okay, a lot. Even when using a three step mounting block, my left...
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    Whey is it that three or four weeks in a row, it...

    Whey is it that three or four weeks in a row, it rains on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, but when there is a nice local schooling show on Saturday, it picks that day to pour.
  10. Thread: proving abuse

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    What I was thinking.

    What I was thinking.
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    Recommendations for Stoneware Dishes

    We're moving, and I have refused to take the mismatched "set" of dishes we've got. I want to get a set of stoneware that will go from freezer to oven or microwave, to table, to dishwasher. Anyone...
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    Paypal, for reasons already listed.

    Paypal, for reasons already listed.
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    Keeping the ego inflated. I don't get it.

    Keeping the ego inflated. I don't get it.
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    Regular butter is actually pretty salty, and...

    Regular butter is actually pretty salty, and would have changed the taste of the dish a little.
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    Speaking as a mom, grandmom, and - YIKES -...

    Speaking as a mom, grandmom, and - YIKES - greatgrandmom - time. Time that is focused on her. Then follow up with more time - phone calls, emails, photos.
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    It can be difficult. A lot of barns are more...

    It can be difficult. A lot of barns are more youngsters than adults, you may want to shop around a bit for a more mature group of riders. Are there local/nearby horse clubs that put on shows or...
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    I saw the video of the shooting and was just sort...

    I saw the video of the shooting and was just sort of, WTF? Over a traffic violation? When someone like that runs, you chase them down. Not shoot them down.
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    Speaking here as an aging parent (I am 69, DH is...

    Speaking here as an aging parent (I am 69, DH is 78). We OWE it to the kids to make sure there is no mess for them to clean up. Perhaps if you gently tried that approach with your dad and mom?
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  19. Thread: What's for dinner?

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    Fifteen Bean Soup, cole slaw, cornbread with...

    Fifteen Bean Soup, cole slaw, cornbread with butter, fruit for dessert.

    If you have not made 15 Bean Soup, try it. Delicious stuff.
  20. Excellent idea.

    Excellent idea.
  21. Yes.

    Yes.
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    Moving From GA to NC - Help!

    My DH is going to retire. I've been up to NC, found a loverly 'retirement size' house. We have bank stuff to do tomorrow, and will probably close by April 30. DH's last day at work in May 6th when...
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    I am agnostic. I really wish people who want to...

    I am agnostic. I really wish people who want to do good would do it in the USA, where one child in five often goes to be hungry.
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    I asked my 12 year old granddaughter if her math...

    I asked my 12 year old granddaughter if her math homework was graded and given back, and she said, "No, the teacher just glances at it to see if we've answered things." That isn't homework, it is...
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    Working Equitation?

    I haven't heard of this before. An interesting idea. Has anyone seen or participated in this type of competition?

    http://dressagetoday.com/article/working-equitation-27166
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