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    this is a great point. not to mention it's...

    this is a great point. not to mention it's technically breaking copyright anyway.
  2. GREAT NEWS EVERYONE This AM Doggy was perkier...

    GREAT NEWS EVERYONE

    This AM Doggy was perkier but still very swollen and had begun to drool bloody pus-looking stuff. Being a horseperson I dug around in his mouth/tongue as much as he would let...
  3. HATE our shared driveway. It was gravel when we...

    HATE our shared driveway.
    It was gravel when we moved in, then the majority of the group (there are 5 homes) voted to blacktop it, (even though it's off of a dirt road) but they cut corners in...
  4. Laurierace, jherold, Zu Zu, Callista17, and halo,...

    Laurierace, jherold, Zu Zu, Callista17, and halo,

    Thank you for the beautiful and kind words. They have lifted my heart a bit.

    Doggy is maybe a bit better, still massively swollen in the...
  5. HAPPY UPDATE Potentially putting down the dear old farm dog...jingles appreciated

    Last night my big red 9-year-old irish setter wasn't his usual ENERGETIC!!11 self, off his feed, and was drooling more than usual. today he has a huge swelling in his tongue/jaw area.

    Took him to...
  6. Yes it changes fit. So then, those of us who like...

    Yes it changes fit. So then, those of us who like to have our hair up in our helmet will buy them in a larger size to accommodate it. With the hair put up, it's a proper snug fit. With the hair out...
  7. At the boarding barn where I keep my horse in...

    At the boarding barn where I keep my horse in training, yes I generally wear "nice-ish" clothes. For example, a pair of khaki breeches and a coat or vest a lot like this:...
  8. I'm by no means a hunter princess (I'm more of a...

    I'm by no means a hunter princess (I'm more of a backyard dressage schlub who uses *gasp* colored saddle pads and I only clean my tack when the mood strikes) but I use a hairnet every ride because it...
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    for cheap and a narrow horse, I'd go with an old...

    for cheap and a narrow horse, I'd go with an old Stubben tristan. The stubbens are close contact and tend to run narrow.

    Depends how narrow he is, but I would recommend looking for a 29cm (which...
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    Agreed. When I scribe it's normal to be going...

    Agreed. When I scribe it's normal to be going from 8:00 AM to 4 or 5 PM, sometimes even 6, with a short (10 min) break in the AM, a lunch break, and a short break in the afternoon.

    I've never...
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    All of my external faucets are frozen (both those...

    All of my external faucets are frozen (both those on the house and in the barn) so I'm carrying 5 gallon buckets from the kitchen sink in a sled to water the horses and chickens. And the snow drifts...
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    agree with this 100%. Bad hands are going to...

    agree with this 100%.

    Bad hands are going to be visible anyway, not to mention they'll show up other places, be it tension, evasion, inversion, short-stridedness, etc -- black gloves do little to...
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    I'm working on my Bronze medal with my 14.1 hand...

    I'm working on my Bronze medal with my 14.1 hand Arabian/Saddlebred cross gelding. He's an agile little booger which bodes well for 2nd level and above but also means he's a master of evasion. he...
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    I would look at the rulebook for the specific...

    I would look at the rulebook for the specific GMO, club, or show. At my GMO's schooling series, novice is a horse or rider's first show season at that level in their life.
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    After reading this thread, I bought the book and...

    After reading this thread, I bought the book and started reading it yesterday.

    Disclaimer, I'm just an enthusiastic adult ammy, I've only read part 1 and skimmed parts 2 and 3, so take this review...
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    Thanks for this. It so helps to know I'm not the...

    Thanks for this. It so helps to know I'm not the only one! I was thinking about skipping my ride today, just didn't want to deal with it, but this has given me the boost I need to GO BACK AND TRY...
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    Ugh. I JUST got home from one of *those* rides,...

    Ugh. I JUST got home from one of *those* rides, so thanks for this thread.

    When he's with the program my gelding is a superstar, but today his concentration was anywhere but with me. It felt like...
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    My guy is 14.1 and I love the Waldhausen pads on...

    My guy is 14.1 and I love the Waldhausen pads on him.

    http://www.waldhausen.com/pferde/sattelunterlagen/schabracken/saddle-pad-rom.html

    I get it in AP size and it works great. Fits my 18"...
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    In my experience, stock breeds like paint, QH,...

    In my experience, stock breeds like paint, QH, and appy are pretty DIY at the lower level open shows. You can take Arabs to those shows too, if that's your thing, with mixed results. A friend of mine...
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    in the past i've given them to 4h and pony clubs...

    in the past i've given them to 4h and pony clubs for educational items -- they cut them apart and talk about saddle construction, fit, etc.

    make sure you cut billets off first so nobody gets any...
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    taco bell AM crunchwrap. the sausage one.

    taco bell AM crunchwrap. the sausage one.
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    I use pallets. I place them in a square and wire...

    I use pallets. I place them in a square and wire the corners together. Gets nice and hot. I don't turn it at all (don't have a tractor/skidsteer). After a few months in the pallet compost bins, I cut...
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    That is so funny, because I was the one who...

    That is so funny, because I was the one who suggested herbal essences -- before I found that one, I tried the suave and my hair hated it!! Weird and greasy and flat was what happened!
    I just thought...
  24. Well, I can kind of relate. I work hard at my...

    Well, I can kind of relate.

    I work hard at my career -- long hours and a leader in my field.
    I work hard at riding -- high goals for competition keep me training hard. There's a sense of, if I'm...
  25. Try Merrills. Search for them on Zappos. I have...

    Try Merrills. Search for them on Zappos. I have the waterproof clogs. so comfy.
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