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    I had a serious fall when I was 18. The horse...

    I had a serious fall when I was 18. The horse either stepped on my head or kicked me in the head. My helmet had a hoof-shaped divot and was cracked through in three places out from it. I had short...
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    I saw one and thought it was nice but very wide. ...

    I saw one and thought it was nice but very wide. It would swamp my diminutive TBs. But it did look well made and I would consider one if I had a horse with girthing issues and I wanted something...
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    Oh my. Your son and your family will be in my...

    Oh my. Your son and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. (Hugs) we will all be rooting for him and thinking of you during this difficult time. He is in good hands, take care of yourself...
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    Ugh. Well, I rode yesterday and it was so icy my...

    Ugh. Well, I rode yesterday and it was so icy my poor horse nearly fell when I asked him to canter, so we ended up mostly walking and trotting slip-sliding around for fifteen minutes before I got...
  5. I use Dawn as horse shampoo and bucket cleaner...

    I use Dawn as horse shampoo and bucket cleaner and everything else.. I dilute it in water to make it sudsy before sponging it on. I get it by the huge jug at Sam's and it lasts forever. And a...
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    In Canada their structure is quite a bit...

    In Canada their structure is quite a bit different from ours and as I understand it, their regional schools are well-respected and don't overproduce as much as the U.S. system does, so you should go...
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    take some time to recover. The horse is young,...

    take some time to recover. The horse is young, it doesn't matter if she has a slow year. She sounds lovely and nice, I remember your videos. Hang on to her and take the pressure off of yourself --...
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    I often advise people to think very seriously...

    I often advise people to think very seriously about it because all they know about the law is what they see on TV and they think that it is something to do when there is nothing else to do with their...
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    what does it mean to have a hissy fit over...

    what does it mean to have a hissy fit over someone saying hi to you? I have a hard time picturing this event.
  10. "Well, he could have done worse and got an A&Hole...

    "Well, he could have done worse and got an A&Hole like you!" :lol:
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    Keep the horse. I teach 1Ls at a law school and...

    Keep the horse. I teach 1Ls at a law school and strongly encourage them to maintain an outside hobby. The happiest ones do. It is very stressful, and you need an outlet and some time to clear your...
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    I recenty ordered a new Tack Shack of Ocala...

    I recenty ordered a new Tack Shack of Ocala halter and it was significantly cheaper than Quillin's. Quillin's are lovely but not that much nicer, IMO. The Tack Shack halter is gorgeous and it was...
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    No! Life is too short to make it shorter on one...

    No! Life is too short to make it shorter on one of these!
  14. I cannot imagine wearing my Barbour coat to the...

    I cannot imagine wearing my Barbour coat to the BARN! Maybe a clinic or something, and not to ride in. It was far too expensive to get dirty. :lol: and it isn't very warm. More of a spring/fall...
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    24. Been married for 9 years. I think it is...

    24. Been married for 9 years.

    I think it is insane to get married at 19 these days. 24 was pretty young, even, though I certainly don't have any regrets about my own marriage.
  16. I'm sorry. I had a boss like that once and I...

    I'm sorry. I had a boss like that once and I seriously think I had Stockholm Syndrome. My life got so much better (and less anxiety-ridden) when I found a new job. I hope your grandmother recovers...
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    My three hunt in a pack when they find a mouse. ...

    My three hunt in a pack when they find a mouse. They all take turns waiting it out, sometimes for over 24 hours, leaving one on guard while the others sleep and whatnot. then when it comes time to...
  18. would you like to be sprayed in the face with a...

    would you like to be sprayed in the face with a hose? Use a sponge and bucket.
  19. Thread: Thx

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    I think you should do what you feel right and...

    I think you should do what you feel right and comfortable doing, and at the very least invest in a lot of Dorm gel. have you tried pulling his shoes and just trimming him? he might be a lot more...
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    He is cute! That left front ankle/tendon looks...

    He is cute! That left front ankle/tendon looks big though it might just be the white. I would wonder why he hasn't run in a year.
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    I would keep them on for a few more months and...

    I would keep them on for a few more months and take them off this spring once your final freeze is done for the year, and before the summer hard ground settles in. Frozen ground may make him sore and...
  22. Thread: New job!!!

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    Yay! Congratulations! Well done!

    Yay! Congratulations! Well done!
  23. like others, my barn clothes are often my...

    like others, my barn clothes are often my formerly nice clothes that have been degraded to "barn status" with age. However, mine are usually moving down from "pajama" status to "barn" status so,...
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    I feel for you. One of my SILs is very...

    I feel for you.

    One of my SILs is very similar. I have discovered that if you make any suggestions, however, she is very likely to do the exact opposite just to prove something, not sure what. ...
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    Not to mention, I thought everyone knew the real...

    Not to mention, I thought everyone knew the real purpose of fly bonnets is to keep the ear pom poms from falling out and getting lost. :lol: My jumper trainer prohibited us from letting anyone...
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