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  1. Sorry. I'm not knocking the rust off as I have a...

    Sorry. I'm not knocking the rust off as I have a strong suspicion it is holding me together.
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    There are a number of real pedigree experts that...

    There are a number of real pedigree experts that post here. Vineyridge is one of them, but there are others as well.

    The thing that I noticed, and that I love to see in mares, is the number of...
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    Viney, you accomplish more in your spare time...

    Viney, you accomplish more in your spare time than I do in 48 hrs. I can just imagine you scanning PubMed while you sip your morning cuppa!

    Thanks for the links. I may need an interpreter for the...
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    Deena's mom, "Fred" is a lady who owns a fabulous...

    Deena's mom, "Fred" is a lady who owns a fabulous stallion* whose barn name is Fred. Thus her screen name.

    * A Fine Romance is his full name. Now HE would carry rosettes, sashes and a scabbard...
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    I'm thinking that there is a sash, hat and...

    I'm thinking that there is a sash, hat and looooong gloves a la Downton.
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    Just got to see the replay of this week's...

    Just got to see the replay of this week's episode. Hmmmm...

    My wild speculations? Maybe Coyle was that nasty character Bates tangled with in prison or Coyle was the person who pushed Green.

    I...
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    Yay Fred! Boston PBS is good stuff in general....

    Yay Fred!

    Boston PBS is good stuff in general.

    Now, will you all keep me appraised of what happens tonight because I can't wrest the TV controls from my DH who seems to be interested in some...
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    Agreed on all your points, BFNE. I'm sure some...

    Agreed on all your points, BFNE.

    I'm sure some smart person can direct me to some info on what it cost to maintain and campaign an UL horse back in the great years when Bruce and Mike and others...
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    I think I understand the pros and cons that have...

    I think I understand the pros and cons that have been outlined above. As I result, I put myself squarely in the "let's see how this goes" camp as long as this format is not intended to replace what...
  10. IFG, it's clear you didn't suffer a head injury...

    IFG, it's clear you didn't suffer a head injury in your fall! Still cogent and still crazy enough to want to ride.

    Hang in there. Can you transition from Tramadol to vin ordinaire? Might be more...
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    Another fan of Private Account, as my mare has...

    Another fan of Private Account, as my mare has been a very good mover, great jumper and is all heart. Unfortunately, also lots of tension, but we overcame most of it.

    Here's her pedigree:...
  12. Gail, I can't tell you how touching your...

    Gail, I can't tell you how touching your description of your relationship with Fred is. What a partnership!

    And I'm thrilled that you've kept some babies for yourself. You go girl!
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    Well known retired British chaser

    I'm having a senior moment that is lasting for a couple of days. Does anyone remember the fairly recently retired British 'chaser who is now doing dressage? As I recall, he was quite successful...
  14. FWIW Brigham and Women's Hospital had an ad a...

    FWIW Brigham and Women's Hospital had an ad a year or two go that featured an Olympic level athlete. She spoke about a treatment they were developing that restored cartilage and how it had worked for...
  15. Not the same joint, but I was 60 when a fall from...

    Not the same joint, but I was 60 when a fall from a youngster dislocated my left hip and fractured the femoral head. For whatever reason my surgeon opted to replace the femoral head and leave the...
  16. Because someone here will know, what was...

    Because someone here will know, what was Poltroon's breeding? Pretty sure not OTTB with that coloring!
  17. Hear, hear!

    Hear, hear!
  18. Can anybody enlighten me as to what a half moon...

    Can anybody enlighten me as to what a half moon bit is?

    I will never ride FEI, but a concern would be if the USEF/ USEA adopted the same list of allowable bits. With luck they won't.
  19. Dear Gail: What a wonderful thing you've done,...

    Dear Gail:

    What a wonderful thing you've done, both for the colt and for his new owner! I'm sure making the decision was "triste" (Ok everyone pull out your French dictionaries and tell me I've...
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    IOC adopts reform package

    Article in today's Boston Globe sports section about IOC adopting a 40 point reform package in record time. Of interest to me, IOC abolished the cap of 28 summer sports and will allow new...
  21. What everyone says above is true. But sometimes...

    What everyone says above is true. But sometimes it is also lack of straightness.

    While strengthening, pick up the canter on a straight line for just a few strides then you decide when to...
  22. Thread: Hip Tag 74

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    Delighted that Malcolm has been given a warm...

    Delighted that Malcolm has been given a warm stall, lots of hay and most important a chance to heal with a gentle farewell if healing doesn't prove to be possible.

    FWIW, years ago the farm I...
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    Just a wild guess: MRSA? Can be very difficult to...

    Just a wild guess: MRSA? Can be very difficult to eradicate. Did they culture the wound and do an antibiotic sensitivity test?
  24. Best description of exactly what is needed. ...

    Best description of exactly what is needed. Thanks Viney!
  25. Still cogitating my overall response, but will...

    Still cogitating my overall response, but will respond to Wildlifer's request re: volunteering. Yes, I volunteer, and have for many years at a nearby event and frequently at it's unregistered...
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