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    It's probably a little bit of both. But a saddle...

    It's probably a little bit of both. But a saddle that puts her in a better position will give her a chance to develop the correct muscles. A used Collegiate, perhaps? Not expensive, and I've had...
  2. I have only seen this alluded to in one post...if...

    I have only seen this alluded to in one post...if there were others, I've missed them. Dog breeding aside, the woman in the commercial sold a puppy that she did not have in her possession. Is that...
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    The snow here is melting faster than it is...

    The snow here is melting faster than it is falling, so the pictures are not that interesting. I did get some good pre-snow sillies yesterday. This is especially noteworthy since our wild and crazy...
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    Jingles
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    I can usually follow a rambling train of thought,...

    I can usually follow a rambling train of thought, but that gave me a headache.
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    Fun times. When I was learning to handle...

    Fun times. When I was learning to handle stallions, the horse in question was pretty well behaved, then began to rear and yank away once I got him to the paddock. As it turned out, someone else who...
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    29. If you had told me that when I was 27, I...

    29. If you had told me that when I was 27, I would have laughed at you.



    This bears repeating. I pretty well had myself figured out as a person, and so did he. We had both found happiness...
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    I have the same hair. Thick, Scottish, thick,...

    I have the same hair. Thick, Scottish, thick, curly, and thick. I do hunter hair every time. I got a long oval helmet to accommodate. Low ponytail, give it a loose twist or two (like you're...
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    Long and fluffy....

    Long and fluffy.

    So that when the cat goes outside in the wintertime for his daily constitutional, he comes back in smelling like cold air, wood smoke, dried leaves, and the ice from the...
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    Lots of eventing available in the Scottsville...

    Lots of eventing available in the Scottsville area. Also up toward Orange, I believe. I am south of C'ville in Fluvanna, and it is beautiful and horse friendly. There is a jumper trainer up the...
  11. I have that horse :) He's never leaving this...

    I have that horse :) He's never leaving this family, though.
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    Today, we have frozen mud with a thin layer of...

    Today, we have frozen mud with a thin layer of ice on top. Yay.
  13. You will pay for width. The engineering and...

    You will pay for width. The engineering and materials to make a roof span a greater width is going to cost more than running a narrow building for a longer length. The strength of materials to span...
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    Childproof locks for cabinets? A shower soap...

    Childproof locks for cabinets?
    A shower soap dispenser shaped like a nose.

    Not sure where the kid locks came from. I blame George Takei for the giant schnoz.
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    Sneaking peppermints out the back door to the...

    Sneaking peppermints out the back door to the sweet old guy.

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10203251531673178&l=4746a47e89
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    Don't use privet. It will spread. It will take...

    Don't use privet. It will spread. It will take over. You will never be rid of it.
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    The first horse I actually owned was a 16 yr old...

    The first horse I actually owned was a 16 yr old TB named Gypsy Quick. She was a lovely mover, sensible, and a bit accident prone. I was 18 and leaving for college in six months, so it was the...
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    Better clothing than skin! :)

    Better clothing than skin! :)
  19. "What kind of riding do you do?" "I ride...

    "What kind of riding do you do?"
    "I ride hunters."
    "???"
    "Kind of like the showjumping you see in the Olympics, but it's judged on style, not time."

    People seem to like that answer. It puts it...
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    I leaned over the fence to the goat pen this...

    I leaned over the fence to the goat pen this morning to bust a hole in the ice with my handy 2x4. The splatter from the trough froze my coat to the fence.
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    I cannot top this. Have you noticed that no...

    I cannot top this.
    Have you noticed that no one in movies ever gets a face full of green booger sneeze?
  22. Me! I am more and more in love every day. Even...

    Me! I am more and more in love every day. Even the days he's driving me up the wall. He is kind, generous, supportive, and will still call me out on something if I'm wrong. We are not the same,...
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    I HATE MUD!!!

    I HATE MUD!!!
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    We are currently doing something similar to use...

    We are currently doing something similar to use as a greenhouse. Walls are up and half the roof. Then, we will cut out a few of the extra cross pieces and wrap the whole shebang in greenhouse...
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    Run. You have plenty of time. You have your...

    Run. You have plenty of time. You have your life to live. You are smart and have goals and he would only hold you back.

    You say you don't like casual dating, don't want the nonsense, etc. I...
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