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    90 days is nothing to speak of training wise. I...

    90 days is nothing to speak of training wise. I would say he is just weak to the right and stronger to the left. The best fix is lots and lots of loping to the right. Vary the circles in size and...
  2. Part of it is ethics. I have twice sold a horse...

    Part of it is ethics. I have twice sold a horse within two weeks of buying the horse but I was very honest and said, I just bought this horse, this is what I KNOW, this is what I was told but I...
  3. Right handed and usually ride with my left hand...

    Right handed and usually ride with my left hand but if riding a pattern and I know I will gain an advantage the other way will do that. One finger between the reins, I can see the first two knuckles...
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    I teach Ag and it is amazing the number of middle...

    I teach Ag and it is amazing the number of middle school students that have never used a hammer to nail a board! They will ask another student to hammer while they hold the nail! When I first...
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    Insurance once called me abut a concussion, I had...

    Insurance once called me abut a concussion, I had an idea what happened but in truth did not know. I said I was outside and then the vampires came and tried to put me in a box. Next thing I knew I...
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    My boys wore a helmet but also fell off, it...

    My boys wore a helmet but also fell off, it helped them learn to ride correctly. Youngest son, who know everything (eye roll), recently fell off because he was leaning forward and had his toes down...
  7. Diapers in a size 2 or 3, clothes in size 6 or 9...

    Diapers in a size 2 or 3, clothes in size 6 or 9 month. Cute is great but practical is logical.
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    I go left to the barn and he goes right to the...

    I go left to the barn and he goes right to the shop. We meet at the house stinky and dirty and very happy.
  9. I just bought a John Deere, 0% financing and that...

    I just bought a John Deere, 0% financing and that first payment was easy to make! We had a bushhog so chose a disk harrow instead and it came with a front end loader. Best thing I have bought since...
  10. I have never had a problem and have used string...

    I have never had a problem and have used string cinches most of my life. I am 49 and own ten horses if that gives you an idea of the exposure.
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    I have an xAQHA mare that has Northern Dancer on...

    I have an xAQHA mare that has Northern Dancer on her papers. She is sooo nice. TB looks with QH bone size and brains.
  12. Farm Bureau has very good rates and excellent...

    Farm Bureau has very good rates and excellent customer service. My truck and trailer are with them.
  13. Shotgun time.

    Shotgun time.
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    We use a crupper on our mule in western tack...

    We use a crupper on our mule in western tack along with a breast collar. I have ridden her in the ring English without a crupper but would not want to go out and about without one.
  15. I teach school and get better every year because...

    I teach school and get better every year because I am always looking for ways to get better. Just the fact that you are aware of needing to improve means you are learning how to teach.

    I find that...
  16. We have the old car thing going on here also. He...

    We have the old car thing going on here also. He finds it better not to question about the horses to much so I don't question about what is in the shop. ;) We come out of the house and he goes...
  17. I have a yearling filly and a mare on our other...

    I have a yearling filly and a mare on our other property that DH does not know about. They are not secret and I did pay for them out of the barn money so not an issue on our finances. Barn money is...
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    Now you know those are not "really" horses. :) I...

    Now you know those are not "really" horses. :) I bought that series because there was a horse on the cover. :)

    The Green Rider series is good also. Only problem is the author writes reallllly...
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    I have that book and it is excellent! She wrote...

    I have that book and it is excellent! She wrote a few short stories about horses also.
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    Rita Mae Brown and Dick Francis, both know...

    Rita Mae Brown and Dick Francis, both know horses. With both authors horses are just part of the story, not the central theme. Kind of like how horses are part of my life, not everything but...
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    When all the kids were brought back together and...

    When all the kids were brought back together and asked what they did most were calling out Horse! Horse! Horse! :)

    Tonight they asked did I bring him back and were disappointed that I had not.
  22. We just came back from a show and my son was...

    We just came back from a show and my son was complaining that all the vendors just had girl stuff.
  23. Pull on field boots in an x-wide calf. I hate...

    Pull on field boots in an x-wide calf. I hate zippers with a passion!

    Breeches that have pockets that fit more my pocket knife.
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    VBS Driving Fun

    Our Vacation Bible School this year has a theme of Kingdom Rocks. There is a castle in the sanctuary, a knight at the door and a cardboard drawbridge.

    With that theme in mind I took our surrey...
  25. One of my boarders told me I was the first BO...

    One of my boarders told me I was the first BO that she had ever met that was nto crazy at some level. Maybe it goes with the territory?
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