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    The Bogleheads is just the analog of the COTH...

    The Bogleheads is just the analog of the COTH Forums.....just for people who are fans of Jack Bogle and the investment philosophy of the company he founded, Vanguard.

    I highly recommend reading...
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    Huh???? Market timing is a big no-no.....or are...

    Huh???? Market timing is a big no-no.....or are you going back in the market and buying at the fire sale prices?

    I freely admit to being a fan of index fund investing. Every research article I...
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    Why would your think that Bluey speaks for "horse...

    Why would your think that Bluey speaks for "horse owners everywhere?" I don't recall her invoking the "Papal We".

    If you find her views "distasteful"...that is easily resolved by putting her on...
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    Do nothing. The people that sold in 2008, hard...

    Do nothing. The people that sold in 2008, hard wired their losses....those who held on, came out ahead.

    Depending on your age, 25% in stocks is more than extremely conservative. Someone in their...
  5. ^^^^ Totally agree. I know a rider who had a...

    ^^^^ Totally agree.

    I know a rider who had a total knee replacement and followed post-op care as per doctor's instructions. All went well.

    Another patient did not....and ended up having a...
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    I am feeling very old....

    I am feeling very old....
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    Working Equitation PSA

    For those interested, the IALHA will be holding working equitation competition this coming this week at the Virginia Horse Center.

    Here is the show prize list...
  8. My vet recently told a tale about a horse a...

    My vet recently told a tale about a horse a client had sold. The buyer's vet called her to discuss the vaccination schedule that she had provided.

    The story went that the reason for the call was...
  9. Brakes are always good. Confirm...

    Brakes are always good. Confirm walk-whoa.....and will pay you back 1000 fold if you are ever in a pickle.
  10. Walk - whoa.....from the seat without use of the...

    Walk - whoa.....from the seat without use of the rein. Simple transitions. Transitions at the walk.
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    Sandy M....I definitely agree with your...

    Sandy M....I definitely agree with your comparison with a field hunter to what is currently seen as a "hunter" in the show ring.

    Dressage is headed down a slippery slope.....the future is not...
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    Thanks for point this out....the COTH autocorrect...

    Thanks for point this out....the COTH autocorrect butchered the name....and even when I went in to correct it (after reading this post)...the COTH autocorrected again!!! in the place where I put the...
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    Okey dokey....if we accept this philosophy, then...

    Okey dokey....if we accept this philosophy, then DMcD is right....dressage has lost its way. Even the new director of the Spanish Riding School said that they had to get in tune with the...
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    To get back on the DMcD comments about dressage...

    To get back on the DMcD comments about dressage having lost its way. Debby competed late 1990's-early 2000's (Brentina retired in 2009). She (Debby not Brentina) is of an age where she was exposed...
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    Yes....they were going out of business for...

    Yes....they were going out of business for several years and cutting inventory.

    Their web site still shows it is active, but it has a very limited selection
    http://www.boinkcatalog.com/

    Their...
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    It is irrelevant because this is a thread about...

    It is irrelevant because this is a thread about what Debby McDonald said, not a thread about the political correctness of bullfighting.
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    Because this thread is a discussion about Debby...

    Because this thread is a discussion about Debby McDonald's comment and criticism of current dressage.

    McDonald's FB post....
    https://www.facebook.com/debbie.mcdonald.94617?fref=ts&ref=br_tf
    "So...
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    The history of the bullfight is interwoven with...

    The history of the bullfight is interwoven with the history of Europe and European royal houses.

    Many books have been written on this history and tradition. If you are interested, there are...
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    It is obvious you don't approve of bullfighting. ...

    It is obvious you don't approve of bullfighting. That is irrelevant. The bullfight offers a living window to the past. It shows how a war horse was prepared for battle. A battle where the rider...
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    The history of the bullfight dates to the Moorish...

    The history of the bullfight dates to the Moorish invasion of Iberia. The iberian people found that the horse that was most maneuverable in combat was the horse that was handy with the aggressive...
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    Ok.....I will agree that there are "functional"...

    Ok.....I will agree that there are "functional" requirements....eg., for a shoulder-in here, a half-pass there.....So What???? There are no consequences to doing something incorrectly.

    Dressage...
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    This is a thread providing for public commentary...

    This is a thread providing for public commentary on Debby McDonald’s statement about how dressage has lost its way. I agree with her sentiments.

    Competitive dressage, as practiced currently at...
  23. Banning the baring the breast is equal...

    Banning the baring the breast is equal opportunity in Palm Beach where it is illegal for men to jog shirtless.
    http://law.justia.com/cases/federal/district-courts/FSupp/616/971/1811787/
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    Tractor Supply....Levis, Lee's, Wranglers...in...

    Tractor Supply....Levis, Lee's, Wranglers...in men's sizes. So simple. Waist and inseam.
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    I agree bWBL....And since you understand...

    I agree bWBL....And since you understand tauromaquia will understand the following.....when I asked Gastón Santos Pué (Gaston Sr) why he didn't train his horses like EG, his answer was, "If I did,...
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