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  1. Oh, fordtraktor, that sounds horrible, your poor...

    Oh, fordtraktor, that sounds horrible, your poor hubby - and poor you. I wish I'd known. I live here in central London and would/could happily help out.

    How about catching up sometime and if you...
  2. That's true of Badminton (and Burghley too). OP,...

    That's true of Badminton (and Burghley too). OP, you can ALWAYS get seats in the main arena for the XC - there are XC fences in the arena and big screen TVs, so if you do need to stop and rest for a...
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    If you have pets such as cats and dogs, try and...

    If you have pets such as cats and dogs, try and prevent them going on salted/gritted surfaces - it can cause serious burns and internal problems when they lick it off.

    Sounds like at the barn you...
  4. Iceland isn't quite in the artic circle. Alaska...

    Iceland isn't quite in the artic circle. Alaska or Greenland are better for reliability. Try and go at a time that there is not a full moon - the light from the moon can proportionally dim the...
  5. finding carers for elderly/disabled in SF Bay Area

    Well, my grandmother is finally at that age where she needs help permanently in the home. Mentally she's all there but has heart problems and needs basic care and cooking as well as someone in the...
  6. Hi OP, Feel free to PM me any questions. I'm half...

    Hi OP, Feel free to PM me any questions. I'm half English, half American, though have spent most of my life here in the UK. Happy to help out if I can.
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    Google Life Hacks - you'll get lots of links like...

    Google Life Hacks - you'll get lots of links like this one. Always something where you think 'yep, wish I'd known that earlier'
    ...
  8. I missed this when the thread started. How...

    I missed this when the thread started. How terrifying for you, I really hope that everything has continued to go well and you are on your way to healing completely. I find it fascinating that...
  9. Thank you! Looks fascinating. Just downloaded it...

    Thank you! Looks fascinating. Just downloaded it :)
  10. I love Cefiro by Floris:...

    I love Cefiro by Floris: http://www.florislondon.com/gbp/floris-for-women/fragrance/cefiro.html Quite unusual and reading this, gender neutral, it's definitely not overtly girly, but has a really...
  11. I have been so like you. Tried everything. Aged...

    I have been so like you. Tried everything. Aged over thirty, a dermatologist said 'and obviously you're taking Evening Primrose Oil' (as well as medications etc), the comment sort of washed over me...
  12. Thank you all , that's so helpful - and in your...

    Thank you all , that's so helpful - and in your suggestions I've found a few bits I like too!

    She is Japanese and I know she has some music back in Japan, but I don't know what. Her English is...
  13. Dear, wise, Classical music loving CoTHers - Help me!

    My new SIL wants classical music for Christmas. The problem is I don't really like classical. Someone on here introduced me to Yiruma - who I love! but more typically classical?? What do I do? If I'm...
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    PS we don't bale wet hay! We do have haylage...

    PS we don't bale wet hay! We do have haylage though which is a packaged 'wet' version of hay - like silage, only more suitable for horses. Extremely good.

    Because of our climate, both the literal...
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    Hi there, I'm half Brit, half American but live...

    Hi there, I'm half Brit, half American but live in the UK. I've tried to answer your questions below, please do PM me if you'd like more info/help I barely come on Coth anymore but I'll get a PM...
  16. LaraNSpeedy - you think this is 'exaggerated'....

    LaraNSpeedy - you think this is 'exaggerated'. Jeez. Grow up. Read the British Eventing statement or something.
  17. Very sad news from the UK Somerford Park event

    Next of kin still being informed, so name not released yet.

    Very sobering and thoughts with family, friends, grooms and all connections.

    :cry:

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    It is used to help horses slide over fences,...

    It is used to help horses slide over fences, however, advice here (in the UK) for the last 10 years or so is that if you feel you must use it, only put it on areas of the horse where there are no...
  19. ReSomething... Thank you so, so much. That's...

    ReSomething... Thank you so, so much. That's brilliant. I had managed to google, but not very successfully. However, just being able to google 'yuino' yields much better results.

    Lilypad, I'm...
  20. They are very forthcoming about 'their' ceremony...

    They are very forthcoming about 'their' ceremony and say that no gifts etc are necessary; but I want to ask about general Japanese customs etc so that we don't inadvertently make a mess of things....
  21. Japanese cultural does and don'ts - particularly wedding related.

    It's an extremely long story, but in short...

    My brother is marrying a Japanese Zen Buddhist in Japan in a few months.

    We're all really looking forward to a couple of weeks in Japan - but we...
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    Totally agree. It would be OK if horse could get...

    Totally agree. It would be OK if horse could get away from annoying little monster but he gets no respite at all. no wonder he resorted to the headlock manoeuvre.
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    :D that's why I was trying to find out whether...

    :D that's why I was trying to find out whether they'd go to an event instead! Preston is not somewhere you'd really choose to go for horse (or any) things.

    There are some good horse trials not too...
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    Can you tell us a bit more? Are they all adults?...

    Can you tell us a bit more? Are they all adults? What do they ride? English/Western? Why do they want to visit a stable rather than go to an event or similar? Do they want to ride? If so what level...
  25. And, if it matters, I'm half American, half...

    And, if it matters, I'm half American, half English. Of course I and Sticky Situation meant over the last few years, or if SubK would prefer, I could modify that to the last 20 years...

    SubK, I...
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