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    I love a salad with lots of toppings, my recent...

    I love a salad with lots of toppings, my recent favorite is jicama, corn, black beans, carrots, salsa and a slightly spicy dressing.
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    On more casual rides I'll go barefoot, or...

    On more casual rides I'll go barefoot, or sometimes boot just the front. But on rocky trails or when we're really moving out, I prefer to boot all four. I can see a difference in my horse's...
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    I have a 2-horse straight load with a dressing...

    I have a 2-horse straight load with a dressing room, about the same length as the body of your trailer. I did mount my Hi-Tie on the dressing room side (on your trailer that would be between the...
  4. All these things sound delicious. I am so...

    All these things sound delicious. I am so traditional/plebeian I MUST have my onion dip and ruffle chips. Depending on who is playing, (like if it's my favorite team) I am sometimes too nervous to...
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    I love Fallen. Super creepy (not horror) and...

    I love Fallen. Super creepy (not horror) and interesting, plus Denzel Washington. I Also agree with Sixth Sense.
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    If you can, to improve both your confidences, go...

    If you can, to improve both your confidences, go for a hike. I loved hiking with my green horse, first I'd hike the whole time, then I'd get on for a bit, eventually we were trail riding! I still do...
  7. I considered getting the same setup, mainly...

    I considered getting the same setup, mainly because my horse is fine in a sidepull...after 20 miles! In an endurance ride I'd like to drop the bit eventually. I haven't gotten around to ordering...
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    I did a month of paste at the treatment dose, and...

    I did a month of paste at the treatment dose, and while I did not scope, horse significantly improved to his naughty self. So for my horse, it worked fine. I can't speak to the shipping, as I did...
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    mmm, sounds delicious, saved the recipe. I...

    mmm, sounds delicious, saved the recipe.

    I ate so much brownie batter last night that I didn't eat any dinner. I prefer the batter to the cooked product, I don't care about the raw eggs, etc....
  10. I haven't even cut a bridle path the last few...

    I haven't even cut a bridle path the last few years, I just brush some mane forward to help his very sad forelock. My poor Donald Trump combover pony...
  11. Much ado about a normal winter storm here in the...

    Much ado about a normal winter storm here in the Sierra foothills. I show 5 inches of rain over 24 hours, which most streams seemed to handle. Localized street flooding, I got a flash flood warning...
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    40 pounds is only 5 gallons of water, it's so...

    40 pounds is only 5 gallons of water, it's so damn heavy! I carry two 5 gallon water containers, they're blue and cube-shaped with a handle. I did have to go to Walmart to get them (and I hate...
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    I use something similar to the baskets Desert...

    I use something similar to the baskets Desert Topaz linked to, though mine are from Ikea. I think it depends on your trailer and how it is internally configured, I have the metal wall studs...
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    Hopefully you'll find out more with the tick...

    Hopefully you'll find out more with the tick titer, I did the same this spring. My silly arab was dull, not even wanting a handwalk, just blah. I really thought it was some form of tick illness, as...
  15. I'm so glad this turned out ok! I am nervous...

    I'm so glad this turned out ok! I am nervous about this exact situation, and I have my contact info on my bridle, on my saddle, and when I'm far from home I braid a tag into his mane. Glad everyone...
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    There are lots of options, but I had the most fun...

    There are lots of options, but I had the most fun at Point Reyes Arabian Adventures. Cantering through the forest, beautiful trails and fun, well trained horses. I did not do a beach ride, but I know...
  17. I'm sure there are fancier products, but when I...

    I'm sure there are fancier products, but when I bought my absolutely filthy trailer I was able to use good old Bon Ami non-scratching cleaner and a no-scratch sponge. I tried using one of the...
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    Your circumstances are hard, when there doesn't...

    Your circumstances are hard, when there doesn't seem to be an answer. I know you said you treated for ulcers, but your horse's laziness symptoms were exactly what cued me in to my horse's ulcers. He...
  19. There are some dressage-trail mix saddles, if...

    There are some dressage-trail mix saddles, if you're still interested. I have a Solstice, and love it. Plenty of rings, nice balanced position, cushy seat you can make even more comfy with a fleece...
  20. Another Hawks fan here! What a great idea. If my...

    Another Hawks fan here! What a great idea. If my horse didn't already have colors I might go for it...

    I have an inexpensive nylon halter with my horse's name and colors from Chicks Saddlery. Many...
  21. My barefoot horse blew his abscess after two...

    My barefoot horse blew his abscess after two weeks out the heel bulb. I could definitely see a reddened area after soaking twice a day in Epsom salts, never any brown small spots like that. I poked...
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    We had two, brothers, they were awesome. One died...

    We had two, brothers, they were awesome. One died of cancer young, his poor brother has never been the same. Both were the lowest in the hierarchy of barn dogs, bossed around by the three-legged...
  23. I have a yoga ball chair, and have for more than...

    I have a yoga ball chair, and have for more than five years. It's just a yoga ball, nothing fancy. I have/had a bad hip (horse injury years ago) that chairs exacerbate, but the yoga ball is great....
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    I made one with elastic, velcro and neoprene. But...

    I made one with elastic, velcro and neoprene. But there are some good options out there.

    My friend has this one for her iPhone5 (with room to spare for size comparison), seems sturdy....
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    This is all very interesting! Here in Northern...

    This is all very interesting! Here in Northern California there is almost no humidity, and the bugs aren't awful. It was 108 when I got to the barn yesterday afternoon, and every horse was standing...
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