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  1. 12 x 12 stalls. Started out with 6 bags per...

    12 x 12 stalls. Started out with 6 bags per stall. Clean out the wet spot and the poop daily and add about one bag per week. Only time I had to strip down was when DH decided to be helpful and...
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    Proud DP here. My rig is a truck that used to be...

    Proud DP here.
    My rig is a truck that used to be white, pulling a stock trailer that used to be blue, which is perfectly fitting for those track rejects I insist on carting around (the looks I get...
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    15.3 MFT mare built like a Mack truck - 78" 15.2...

    15.3 MFT mare built like a Mack truck - 78"
    15.2 Arab, also pretty built - 78"
    16.2 TB all legs and short back - 78"
    16.1 TB pretty leggy but with a long-ish back - 81"
  4. From the chiro: I work on 10yr olds that don't...

    From the chiro: I work on 10yr olds that don't have this sound a body
    From the vet: Well....when he matures a bit, he'll get the sillies out. Oh wait....is he REALLY 20?
    From DH: I just LOVE riding...
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    But that's not the point. No, their horses...

    But that's not the point. No, their horses haven't died but that doesn't mean they are suited to each other. I have an OTTB who is a total saint. He'll pack a beginner around, will go anywhere, is as...
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    Well.....I've seen at least two people buy...

    Well.....I've seen at least two people buy "pretty" horses that were way too much for their abilities but the trainer told them they were perfect (insert high commission and potential years of...
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    That's my other pet peeve. It came from a rescue,...

    That's my other pet peeve. It came from a rescue, I paid $$$ for it, therefore *I* rescued him because I'm such a caring person.



    LOL! The next time I get asked "So what do you call your dog?...
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    Rescue or simply a purchase?

    I was just having this conversation with someone at the office. If you buy a cheap horse not in the best shape from someone with questionable husbandry skills, take said horse home, fatten him up and...
  9. Because training and making a good trail horse, a...

    Because training and making a good trail horse, a REALLY good trail horse, the kind that is just about bombproof, quiet, fun to ride etc., etc., takes time. A horse like that would be priced on the...
  10. I did it twice. The first time it went...

    I did it twice. The first time it went beautifully. Buyer put 50% down, we did a contract, she insured the horse, I delivered it to her place, payments came timely every month, I delivered the papers...
  11. Older TB neurotic mare with arthritic hocks and a...

    Older TB neurotic mare with arthritic hocks and a bit of kissing spine. Must be kept in pasture as will develop ulcers when confined in a stall. Loves to work and still enjoys a gallop here and...
  12. Free training anyone?

    http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/grq/3872110625.html
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    Define "ride". I get on 5-6 days a week. I *ride*...

    Define "ride". I get on 5-6 days a week. I *ride* about 2, once serious work in the arena and once out on the trail.
  14. No it's gone. There is a construction supply-type...

    No it's gone. There is a construction supply-type place in its location.
  15. My OTTB has been called: Quarter Horse Morgan...

    My OTTB has been called:
    Quarter Horse
    Morgan
    Arab (?? - Really??)
    Breeding Stock Paint
    When I say it's a TB I get This look:confused: and get asked what is he crossed with.
    When I show the...
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    My OTTB is a photic headshaker. I knew that when...

    My OTTB is a photic headshaker. I knew that when I agreed to take him off the bum, non board bill paying previous owner's hands. I would not take another one. I love my guy and his headshaking is...
  17. Mad Max

    Mad Max
  18. This. I'm sick of people, trainers included,...

    This.
    I'm sick of people, trainers included, blaming the horse.
    Learn to ride, to really ride. Learn to feel. Everything else will fall into place.
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    AWESOME!!! :lol::lol::lol: My OTTB came with a...

    AWESOME!!! :lol::lol::lol:

    My OTTB came with a stupid name and I wanted to change it to something that reflected his personality, which tends to be a "tad" over enthusiastic so his new barn name...
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    I have one who is hot, hot hot. And difficult....

    I have one who is hot, hot hot. And difficult. He's a coming 10yr old OTTB who showed up at my doorstep going on three years ago with a reputation for being dangerous (confirmed rearer), and a...
  21. Let me put it to you this way....one horse, two...

    Let me put it to you this way....one horse, two saddles. Both saddles are quality items. Both fit the horse.
    If I ride in one, everything is fine. If I ride in the other by back hurts after every...
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    Someone better tell that to my OTTB. I work with...

    Someone better tell that to my OTTB. I work with a trainer who uses the brrrrr.....and my poor horse freaks out each and every time he hears it :lol::lol::lol:
  23. My mare has been known to hold the ladder for DH....

    My mare has been known to hold the ladder for DH. I doubt she'd stand for him to stand on her butt though....
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    rodawn.......

    rodawn....
    CLAP, CLAP, CLAP!!!!!!!!:yes:
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    Definitely keep looking

    Definitely keep looking
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