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  1. Michael was the victim of an attempted carjacking...

    Michael was the victim of an attempted carjacking and was lucky enough to be found quickly and transported to a quality hospital. They are still looking for the assailant. Here's hoping that there is...
  2. And that right there would be why we tiled the...

    And that right there would be why we tiled the house... LOL

    Another vote for Natures Miracle. We used that on the basement sofa when my house cat threw a temper tantrum at being left alone in the...
  3. I've used Embroidme in Manassas (on Sudley Road)...

    I've used Embroidme in Manassas (on Sudley Road) for personalizing heavyweight turnouts and logo-ing coolers and sheets. They are reasonably priced and I was pleased with the work.
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    Over a span of 5 years I have euth'd two of my...

    Over a span of 5 years I have euth'd two of my favorite mares, one at age 22 and the other age 24. Both were still on their feet and eating well BUT... one mare was starting to have backend troubles...
  5. And the entire movie "Fine Step"

    And the entire movie "Fine Step"
  6. This. ^^ And as with every other dealing you have...

    This. ^^ And as with every other dealing you have with people, even the ones you think you know well, you MUST get it in writing. Boarding agreements with 'work off' discounts should include language...
  7. Poll: What depth of shavings do you prefer in your stalls?

    I've gotten wildly divergent answers from people I've spoken to, so thought I'd throw it out there. For context, stalls are 12 x 12, interlocking rubber mats. These are healthy adult horses (i.e. no...
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    Not after you specifically Linny, but just so I'm...

    Not after you specifically Linny, but just so I'm clear on this -- the barn owner is asking for a cut of the money that the trainer is making using the BO property and because the trainer doesn't...
  9. Really? Last time I checked the Paso breed was...

    Really? Last time I checked the Paso breed was founded using Spanish Barbs, Jennets and Andalusians. All of which are are considered 'baroque'. It might interest you know that there is Lusitano blood...
  10. Might be able to give you a run for the money,...

    Might be able to give you a run for the money, Mike, and no passport needed. You would only have to head south on I-95 a few hours. :)

    Ocala Classic Trote Y Galope class, courtesy of Cheri Prill. ...
  11. I put down a thin (think 1-2 sheets) layer of...

    I put down a thin (think 1-2 sheets) layer of newspaper, then put 2-3 inches of straw on top. The newspaper gets damp and clings to the soil, so keeps nearly all of the winter weeds from getting a...
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    Somewhere out there is a burglar with a sense of...

    Somewhere out there is a burglar with a sense of humor (and possibly a kinky girlfriend). :lol:
  13. Had this very thing happen last weekend. We were...

    Had this very thing happen last weekend. We were removing some overgrown and scraggly bushes from the front of the house. DH removed 3 from one side while I was standing nearby, then pointed at a...
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    This one always lifts me. ...

    This one always lifts me.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYa8d75R8cw
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    The CDC already has this nailed. ...

    The CDC already has this nailed.

    http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/zombies.htm
  16. Goodhors I'm looking into industrial smoke...

    Goodhors I'm looking into industrial smoke detectors when I get a minute. Presumably they've figured out how to deal with dust. Like you, we expose our horses to a lot of random things, but Spouse is...
  17. hausjuris.com -- awesome folks, great dogs, great...

    hausjuris.com -- awesome folks, great dogs, great buying experience.
  18. Great article! 1. Barnmaster barn (not fire...

    Great article!

    1. Barnmaster barn (not fire proof, but highly resistant). Concrete floors, stall mats.
    2. Hay and shavings stored in a separate building 75+ feet downwind (surprised no-one...
  19. Also try kuda saddlery. The show saddles (Gold...

    Also try kuda saddlery. The show saddles (Gold Cup and Masters) are sort of between these and a dressage saddle. VERY deep and comfy.
  20. Bey++: this is the one I have...

    Bey++: this is the one I have http://www.amazon.com/Presto-1755-16-Quart-Aluminum-Pressure/dp/B000QJJ9NY/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=undefined&sr=8-2&keywords=presto+pressure+canner. It takes about 6...
  21. Strongly suggest noobs spend a few pennies and...

    Strongly suggest noobs spend a few pennies and buy a copy of "Putting Food By". make sure you get the 2010 edition. I've been canning for decades now, and there were some of the procedures that I was...
  22. I know snopes says this one isn't real, but in a...

    I know snopes says this one isn't real, but in a nutshell... http://www.snopes.com/photos/signs/dogheaven.asp
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    We are in an area where a lot of septic systems...

    We are in an area where a lot of septic systems are marginal. Ours has (knock... wood) remained healthy for several decades because we don't have a disposal, do use the beneficial bacteria flushes...
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    This is called cost-averaging and the Bogleheads...

    This is called cost-averaging and the Bogleheads (yes, that is what they call themselves) recommend funds versus individual stocks. The average return is better and the risk is lower. Most people...
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    I just turned my daughter (your age) onto Mr...

    I just turned my daughter (your age) onto Mr Money Mustache (mrmoneymustache.com). He's retired at age 30 something, largely due to living within his means and NOT getting in debt. Cash is still...
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