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  1. When I was a kid we would work in the "school...

    When I was a kid we would work in the "school barn." This was where the lesson kids would go, and the "student worker" would catch the lesson pony (so there were not lots of people wandering around...
  2. Doublesstable its funny you say that, I...

    Doublesstable its funny you say that, I inventoried my closet and have several show shirts, only one of which I can find a collar too right now. Of course that happens to be the one that has always...
  3. Whooohooo! Looks like my years of not giving in...

    Whooohooo! Looks like my years of not giving in to the skunk stripe have paid off! Now if only I owned a decent shaped pad ;-) Half pad it will be for this weekend, no decent tack shop in a two hour...
  4. Back to the show world - any new fashions or trends?

    Happily getting back to showing for the first time in 4 or 5 years *happy dance.* I am off the wall excited!

    So are there any new trends/fashions/etc. that I have missed out on in...
  5. Isn't that just the saddest? We have one at our...

    Isn't that just the saddest? We have one at our barn. The sweetest old man - so gentle and kind. He is now wearing miss Mare's heavy weight baker when its cold and you have never seen a horse get so...
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    $500 a month for self care per horse is MIND...

    $500 a month for self care per horse is MIND blowing to me. When I was at a big facility that had an indoor and outdoor and provided round bales I was pay $325/month for self care 24/7 turn out.
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  7. I thought I was the only person who used olive...

    I thought I was the only person who used olive oil! I stole it from the kitchen when I ran out one day and was very happy with the results! Of course then boyfriend was unamused his kitchen was...
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    When I clean up the house tomorrow (sorry,...

    When I clean up the house tomorrow (sorry, already had a margarita LOL) I will snap a picture of it for you. It was VERY easy to do. Since we are by the beach I took an old boat oar, painted it white...
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    Not sure if this will work for you, but this is...

    Not sure if this will work for you, but this is something my boyfriend in I did at our house, and I have to say I LOVE it. I think it would work in a barn office.

    The farm we moved into (we rent...
  10. Whooohooo Just found a guy willing to deliver me...

    Whooohooo Just found a guy willing to deliver me two round bales at $42 each =)

    I just moved in the last few months so I am not totally sure of the going rate around here, but I do recall paying...
  11. I thought about that. Problem is, I am even...

    I thought about that. Problem is, I am even borrowing a truck just to pick the thing up (If I can) so I feel awfully guilty asking people to push it up a ramp too LOL. Not sure if us two girls could...
  12. HA! Its like this post was sitting here taunting...

    HA! Its like this post was sitting here taunting me. Friend of mine bought round bales in bulk - nice round bales. Offered to give me one for $35.

    The catch? We have no way to load it into the...
  13. In the winter Mare usually gets worked lightly....

    In the winter Mare usually gets worked lightly. Mostly because its dark by the time I get home from work. We go for a light ride in the field on weekends.

    She is an OTTB who is on 24/7 turn out...
  14. Who kicks people? I find the "oh really" look...

    Who kicks people? I find the "oh really" look with a raised eyebrow, a shut mouth, and a calm but polite approach to the employee's boss explaining the dispute usually gets much better results - in...
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    I have a Hermes. While I dream of sending it to...

    I have a Hermes. While I dream of sending it to Paris to have it perfectly cleaned, tuned up etc., I usually just wipe it down when it needs it and give it a good cleaning once a month, We don't have...
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