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    My English Mastiff was an amazing...

    My English Mastiff was an amazing guard/protection dog. He had the mean scary dog routine nailed, but would only grab a person if they really pushed his boundaries (over the decade I had him only two...
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    I think you just got a heads-up to not leave...

    I think you just got a heads-up to not leave anything of value at your new barn.

    Your name in permanent marker on the things that have to stay there so you can locate and identify them when they...
  3. I once drove over an hour with cash in hand to...

    I once drove over an hour with cash in hand to buy an "extra wide, 7ft tall two horse BP straight load stock in excellent condition". I get there and it's one of those tiny old itty-bitty 2 horse...
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    My old battle axe ex-BO, lifelong Saddlebred...

    My old battle axe ex-BO, lifelong Saddlebred person and permanent fixture on the show scene often says the only straight guy riding a Saddlebred is William Shatner.:lol: I met a lot of her trainer...
  5. Diaper Rash :lol:

    Diaper Rash :lol:
  6. It sounds like you are a *tad*. It comes off as...

    It sounds like you are a *tad*. It comes off as just a wee bit of a snide-swipe even if you didn't mean it that way. ;)

    Western vs. English is so played out.

    For every Cleve Wells out there one...
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    Bragging rights indeed! Last week I saw a post...

    Bragging rights indeed!

    Last week I saw a post on Craigslist from a guy who "rescued" a fish Petsmart.

    Someone popped up on my Facebook feed not too long ago bragging about rescuing a field...
  8. I believe it's located somewhere between...

    I believe it's located somewhere between Shangri-La and El Dorado, on an island just above Atlantis.
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    This sounds more like sour grapes from a personal...

    This sounds more like sour grapes from a personal experience than a general statement to me. ;) If not then I apologize for being presumptuous.

    I've never been able to figure out why some people...
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    You described your friend as someone who, while...

    You described your friend as someone who, while she follows MOST of the vet's advice, won't do that one pesky little thing the vet requested concerning the horse's workload-reduce it. Sure she spends...
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    A guy I work with came to me bellyaching about...

    A guy I work with came to me bellyaching about someone refused to sell him a colt for his 16yo daughter. He's not a horse person, never even sat on a horse. A few minutes into the conversation I find...
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    Trust your gut on this one. I wouldn't let...

    Trust your gut on this one.

    I wouldn't let someone like her lay a hand on my horses, she clearly puts her wants and desires above the horse's well-being. You've seen how she'll ride her own horse...
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    If you've got the former owner's name and know...

    If you've got the former owner's name and know where she lives since you have an address have you tried finding her on facebook? That seems to be about the easiest way to track a person down these...
  14. I was saw Chaco and immediately thought...

    I was saw Chaco and immediately thought chocolate+taco. Then I open the thread and see they are shoes. I think it's time for me to go on a diet.
  15. I was wondering the same thing when I saw Florida...

    I was wondering the same thing when I saw Florida mentioned.
  16. Said by my friend in a Waffle House, in front of...

    Said by my friend in a Waffle House, in front of our server the day after she and her husband did a 40 mile trail ride, her on a Tennessee Walker and him on a Quarter Horse:

    "His butt was so...
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    Eh, sounds more like a interaction that took...

    Eh, sounds more like a interaction that took place at an inopportune (for you) moment. Run-in to me indicates a confrontation took place. Yeah I know, semantics.

    Back when I boarded my horses we...
  18. Well c'mon with it already! I've already had...

    Well c'mon with it already! I've already had breakfast, my morning trail ride, cleaned the trailer, fed the dogs, cleaned the barn, mowed the lawn and fixed lunch. I'm about ready to break out a box...
  19. Oh geez here we go again. Just wait till Alagirl...

    Oh geez here we go again. Just wait till Alagirl sees this back at the top of the page :lol:
  20. It doesn't sound like Trainer A's situation is...

    It doesn't sound like Trainer A's situation is going to change anytime soon and she needs the income Trainer B is bringing in to keep the place afloat. If you are her last student hanging on by a...
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    A bit of advice for you with regards to all...

    A bit of advice for you with regards to all social media, not just the horse related stuff:

    If you put it out there for all to see you need to have a thick skin because someone, somewhere will...
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    As I type this Earl the mystery mutt stares out...

    As I type this Earl the mystery mutt stares out the window and growls. Creeper stands at the edge of his property with beer in hand, wobbling a bit as he stares at the neighbor's daughter's car. She...
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    Oh disturbed alter, I feel your pain. A creeper...

    Oh disturbed alter, I feel your pain. A creeper moved in across the lane from me late last summer and has slowly turned my dream farm into a nightmare. Thankfully my creeper neighbor has caught the...
  24. Listen to what your gut is telling you and stand...

    Listen to what your gut is telling you and stand up to your trainer. At the end of the day it's your horse, your decision. The buyer's agent's "personal assurance" doesn't offer you one bit of...
  25. This. If they need a loan to purchase the...

    This.

    If they need a loan to purchase the horse they should get it from the bank, not expect you to play banker.

    If they cannot get approved for a loan to purchase the horse, well that's a red...
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