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    Here is a later update, posted by Norman Fine...

    Here is a later update, posted by Norman Fine June 25:

    http://www.foxhuntinglife.com/foxhunting-news/foxhunting-news/1137-live-oak-charter-still-at-large-posse-closing-in

    "The latest report on...
  2. If you are happy with it, we're happy with it! :)

    If you are happy with it, we're happy with it! :)
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    Indeed, new saddle. My now 11 yo 'grew' through...

    Indeed, new saddle. My now 11 yo 'grew' through three saddles and #4 finally is it. His tough to fit, I hauled him to the tack store and we wheeled out 3 or 4 saddles at a time to try on. In my...
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    Well, in case you can spy any family resemblance,...

    Well, in case you can spy any family resemblance, here is a herd out at Simpsons Springs in the west desert of Utah 2 years ago:
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    Which one? I have three, two at the barn and one...

    Which one? I have three, two at the barn and one at home. A rubber tub that holds the first aid items for the most part, and a metal trunk holding, well, stuff, clippers, some tack, tools, longe...
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    Cute guy, do you happen to know which band he...

    Cute guy, do you happen to know which band he came from?
  7. I'll be in Parker CO next week, visiting my...

    I'll be in Parker CO next week, visiting my sister, I can pick her brain and post info. Dressage is her discipline and I do recall a place in Elizabeth where she boarded and trained some years ago,...
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    The overwhelming majority of 'mustangs' are...

    The overwhelming majority of 'mustangs' are already crosses of some sort, stock horse, draft, Remount, due to ranching practices of the past, where a good stallion was turned out with a band and the...
  9. Thread: Saddle shy???

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    And, even if she isn't sore now, she 'might' have...

    And, even if she isn't sore now, she 'might' have been sored or scared by a saddle in the past. Hard to say for sure without seeing the reaction, but I'd consider just spending a session or two...
  10. I think it depends. I've pledged for a couple of...

    I think it depends. I've pledged for a couple of movies friends were making, they didn't reach their goal so I was charged nothing and so notified. But for a fundraiser, they had a 'goal' but were...
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    No, no, the announcer was clear, he called first...

    No, no, the announcer was clear, he called first and second as they finished, then there was a lag and the second pair, for third and fourth. Those two had I think been carried off course but...
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    Oh my, I haven't been able to watch but 0-0 in...

    Oh my, I haven't been able to watch but 0-0 in 100th minute, wish I could have watched!
  13. I would also agree with leaving them behind in a...

    I would also agree with leaving them behind in a familiar place assuming good care in your absence. My thought doing, any option is doable and has pros and cons, but leaving them in CO relieves the...
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    Well my post #61 was stunningly wrong...so I...

    Well my post #61 was stunningly wrong...so I won't even try to handicap today's match!
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    Yes, I saw that on a friend's FB link- shows why...

    Yes, I saw that on a friend's FB link- shows why walking the course is so important! Being fluent in French, listening to the poor race caller trying to sort it out was amusing.
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    You will find it will work out just fine.

    You will find it will work out just fine.
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    When all they have is each other, they'll get...

    When all they have is each other, they'll get along just fine. They've been introduced in 'new' territory for one and 'established' territory for the other, with other horses around. Completely...
  18. For sure a follow up email at a minimum,...

    For sure a follow up email at a minimum, personally I remain more impressed with a follow up written thank you note, that was a little difference that got my current budget assistant hired. Just...
  19. I pretty much own all of mine til death, and I...

    I pretty much own all of mine til death, and I know I will have to do it sooner or later, and I'd rather do it a week, month, even a year too soon, than a day too late.

    It's a tough thing to do...
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    Another stranger pulling for you. Will share...

    Another stranger pulling for you.

    Will share a Winston Churchill quote that is helpful to my son: "When you are going through hell, keep going."
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    I've never hesitated to ask probing questions when interviewing as the applicant- I think your initial thought is great. Gottagrey's list is very good. When interviewing as the supervisor, I'm...
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    When I was in college in the early 70s, we...

    When I was in college in the early 70s, we routinely used the school van to pull a Rice 2-horse. Back in the day, those vans were squirrelly even without towing something, I know because I also had...
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    You make a valid point. As to this part, horses...

    You make a valid point. As to this part, horses are bred for meat in Europe, it isn't a case of sending just the rejects to the dinner table.
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    Nope. A reintroduced species. Similar to the...

    Nope. A reintroduced species. Similar to the reintroduced wolves in Yellowstone, except, in the case of horses, with well over a million years of evolution in play.

    And, actually, not at all...
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    Under the circumstances, I would not have been...

    Under the circumstances, I would not have been upset, given the owner was present and not knowingly breaking the rules. For me, not really different than riding past a field full of horses (or...
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