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    I wash mine at home and just pour the liquid in...

    I wash mine at home and just pour the liquid in the main comparent with the half-pad. The stuff I bought wasn't from Mattes, but it is made specifically for half pads that are made from real fleece...
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    Forget ADM. I agree with others who have stated...

    Forget ADM. I agree with others who have stated that they have not handled the situation well. Crappy QA + lousy response = company going downhill fast.


    If your horse can eat alfalfa, just soak...
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    OP, I feel very bad for what you have had to go...

    OP, I feel very bad for what you have had to go through, but sometimes "less is more". Your horse is young and may benefit from fewer rides and more time off. I've found from experience that my horse...
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    Tell them you would like to have some of what...

    Tell them you would like to have some of what they are smoking :lol:
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    How did 7 yearlings end up at the kill buyer?

    How did 7 yearlings end up at the kill buyer?
  6. For $3-4k per month I'd expect a damn good...

    For $3-4k per month I'd expect a damn good assistant. If they didn't have one, I'd talk with the head trainer and figure out a solution for the month remaining until they get back from WEF
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    I looked into custom boots, but most were ~$1200...

    I looked into custom boots, but most were ~$1200 or so by the time I added adjustments like zippers, gusset, etc.

    There is a place in MD that does custom work for less than what it costs to get...
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    :lol: That is the best description of law school...

    :lol: That is the best description of law school I've ever heard. Describes some of my family members to a T. :lol:
  9. This wouldn't be the first boarding barn to...

    This wouldn't be the first boarding barn to change hands and go downhill. There is a very nice small facility in my area that is going to seed right now because it was sold and the new people aren't...
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    The only reason I haven't told this person off is...

    The only reason I haven't told this person off is I don't want to contribute to barn drama. I feel bad for everyone's trouble, but glad to know I'm not the only one who has to deal with people like...
  11. I put all of that sort of stuff on the left out...

    I put all of that sort of stuff on the left out of habit from doing most other tasks from the left.

    At all the venues I've shown in, there is always a judges booth that you ride by. I always look...
  12. and Meup probably won't be moving to Costa Rica

    and Meup probably won't be moving to Costa Rica
  13. I woke up and asked "where's all the snow?" ...

    I woke up and asked "where's all the snow?"

    And my horse said: " why the h did you make me stay inside? Lol"
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    I have several family members who have been...

    I have several family members who have been through law school, so I know how time-consuming it can be. If you love this horse and aren't forced financially to sell him, then I would definitely look...
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    What are the long term prospects if someone gets...

    What are the long term prospects if someone gets lasik and then later has to have surgery for some other reason (like cataracts). Does he preclude people from having additional surgeries or make...
  16. I had forgotten about that one. Thanks for...

    I had forgotten about that one. Thanks for posting.
  17. I think I'll be that good of a rider. After...

    I think I'll be that good of a rider. After realizing this will be the unfortunate part when I wake up. :lol:
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    I've considered Lasik, but am wondering what...

    I've considered Lasik, but am wondering what percentage of people end up with 20/20 vision such that they don't have to wear glasses or contacts again. For people that have had it done or have had...
  19. This turned out to be a great thread with lots of...

    This turned out to be a great thread with lots of informative comments form a bunch of people.

    Since starting my no-stirups challenge, I've lengthened my stirrups by one hole and it feels pretty...
  20. Klaus Balkinhol's olympic horse was originally...

    Klaus Balkinhol's olympic horse was originally his police horse.
  21. After what happened with Totilas and Edward Gal,...

    After what happened with Totilas and Edward Gal, I think most buyers would think very carefully about this sort of thing.
  22. I used to board at a place that was supposed to...

    I used to board at a place that was supposed to feed hay regularly but stopped in the winter. Even when there was no forage the horses were outside all day with nothing!!!! When I asked that hay be...
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    I think what you did was very thoughtful. You...

    I think what you did was very thoughtful. You made an offer, stayed cool and got out of her way.

    I think the kind of "unsolicited advice" that Meup and I are referring to are people who act like...
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    I've sat in quite a few Hastilow saddles as there...

    I've sat in quite a few Hastilow saddles as there is a rep that comes to my area frequently. They are nice saddles for the price and offer a lot more options for both horse and rider than some of the...
  25. Zomg...this is a fruitbat^3 Get out as soon as...

    Zomg...this is a fruitbat^3

    Get out as soon as you find a suitable place
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