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  1. When I was in college we had middle of the night...

    When I was in college we had middle of the night prank fire alarm, which apparently triggered one of my floor mates to have a seizure. She fell backwards on a tile floor and I watched her head bounce...
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    I think a good lesson in all of this is that when...

    I think a good lesson in all of this is that when we're out and about with our horses we should respect other's horses and their space no matter what is or what is not hanging between their legs.
    ...
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    Mine just presses his muzzle up against the salt...

    Mine just presses his muzzle up against the salt block and licks away :)
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    My thoroughbred gets: 3lbs AM Nutrena Senior...

    My thoroughbred gets:

    3lbs AM Nutrena Senior am & pm as well as 1.5lbs Purina Strategy am & pm (I know, but the Strategy is the "barn grain" included in my board so I take it)
    1/2lb AM Purina...
  5. I took lessons for a while from a young trainer....

    I took lessons for a while from a young trainer. My own horse was leased out and I was working 60+ hours a week so that Saturday morning ride was super important to me. Ended up taking over 2 months...
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    Bahahaha. For the record, these are the...

    Bahahaha.

    For the record, these are the breeches I got from them:

    http://www.ridingwarehouse.com/Goode_Rider_Spring_Iconic_Knee_Patch_Breeches/descpage-GRIKP.html

    Goode Rider breeches for...
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    I have a BS in animal science. Worked in the...

    I have a BS in animal science.

    Worked in the horse industry for three years. Got super burnt out.

    Now I work in Risk Management for an insurance company. Took 6 years of hard work proving...
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    I think clearly if there is risk taken and value...

    I think clearly if there is risk taken and value added then by all means the market can and should support that.

    However when professionals in the middle are taking a chunk in addition to their...
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    Riding Warehouse is literally the best

    Just wanted to share. I had a fabulous experience with this company last year when I ordered and returned 4 jackets in 10 days trying to find one that fit for a horse show. Their $5 2nd day shipping...
  10. I work in Risk Management. So let's say we look...

    I work in Risk Management. So let's say we look at a process, like riding a horse. There is a place for process improvement like better area footing, tack that fits both horse and rider, ground...
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    EquineElite is the best topical mane and tail...

    EquineElite is the best topical mane and tail product I have ever found. I have no idea why it's magic in a bottle but it totally is. My POA rubbed his tail out to literally bloody scabs this winter...
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    I have gracefully dismounted from the Ogilvy...

    I have gracefully dismounted from the Ogilvy bandwagon.

    With my thoroughbred I didn't really notice any kind of difference. With my pony, I noticed him getting back sore in the Ogilvy (with a...
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    We were on vacation and waiting at the Canadian...

    We were on vacation and waiting at the Canadian border and a horse trailer pulled up and he said "I bet they need a coggins test".

    Whoa.
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    I got it at Saddlery Liquidators in Virginia so...

    I got it at Saddlery Liquidators in Virginia so hopefully it didn't pass through the trunks of too many cars ;)

    I tried to do a rubbing with a pencil last night but I do think I need to wait until...
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    Need help identifying mystery saddle...

    My husband and I are on our annual road trip which involved going to half the tack stores on the east coast (mwahahaha) and I bought a saddle today (sorry honey).

    The price was right and it fits...
  16. I ride my heaves pony but I have to be flexible...

    I ride my heaves pony but I have to be flexible with him. Last week everything bloomed and it was dry so I focused on his health (albuteral nebulizer treatments) but it finally rained (yay!) and he...
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    I get it. My gelding can't stay sound barefoot...

    I get it. My gelding can't stay sound barefoot with just any farrier. However, most farriers can keep him balanced, they just take too much sole and leave me with absesses to deal with. If my farrier...
  18. This is true. The words were directly from the...

    This is true. The words were directly from the Nutrena rep.
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    What I can't seem to wrap my mind around is how...

    What I can't seem to wrap my mind around is how you are so incredibly picky with how a farrier is going to do their feet that you allow their feet to look terrible all on their own.

    I mean, even...
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    HA! I guess clearly my experience primarily with...

    HA! I guess clearly my experience primarily with thoroughbreds might give me a warped view :D
  21. As a side note, I am cracking up over my "wildly"...

    As a side note, I am cracking up over my "wildly" available typo. :D
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    I agree that it can be hard to read the situation...

    I agree that it can be hard to read the situation and there are so many perspectives when it comes to feed. Someone tried to tell me once that horses should be finished with their hay within 2 hours...
  23. I talked to the Nutrena rep at the Midwest Horse...

    I talked to the Nutrena rep at the Midwest Horse Fair. She confirmed as of the beginning of the month, there is no longer a business relationship between Triple Crown and Nutrena (Nutrena will no...
  24. From what I saw of his behavior at the MWHF last...

    From what I saw of his behavior at the MWHF last year he LOVES it. He was standing on a table "preaching" to a crowd of people after his ride which involved him racing around the outside of the arena...
  25. I saw that Orsheln's Farm and Home picked them...

    I saw that Orsheln's Farm and Home picked them up. I'm pretty excited to be able to get it without getting up at the crack of dawn to get to the feed store 45 minutes away before they close Saturday...
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