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    Of course they'll come in handy. Just bring them....

    Of course they'll come in handy. Just bring them. If nothing else, you can find your party wandering around the concession stands trying on boots when they were supposed to "be right back"! LOL
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    I'd move to a new apartment closer to the new...

    I'd move to a new apartment closer to the new barn before I'd give up the trainer and the positive, relatively inexpensive costs of the horse set up. Of course you stick with the trainer. That...
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    Cold hose water is so much more delicious than...

    Cold hose water is so much more delicious than water in a glass. Especially if you know it comes from deep down in a well. Yum.Then when I've finished drinking, I hang my head over and pour it over...
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    My first mare's sire was Inyureye. Great online...

    My first mare's sire was Inyureye. Great online name, and I used it here for some time until the COTH gods changed software and glitched up my username and it wouldn't work. Opened up Ambitious Kate,...
  5. Overo hunter, that story is a true o shirt...

    Overo hunter, that story is a true o shirt moment!!!
  6. Recent - taking my horse to school for my...

    Recent - taking my horse to school for my trainer's daughter to ride for the winter. Kept looking back at him in the trailer, could see his head sillouhuetted (sic) in the open airy back of the...
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    OK, OP, I've read more of this thread and I iknow...

    OK, OP, I've read more of this thread and I iknow exactly the type of person you are talking about. We had one here at work and she made the entire department miserable. They personality type is...
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    Sometimes I will say to someone who persists in...

    Sometimes I will say to someone who persists in shaming me, "Who taught you to be so shaming? Hmm? You had to learn it from somewhere. So who was it? Your mother? Did she speak to you like that? You...
  9. Never heard of "thumps" what is that?

    Never heard of "thumps" what is that?
  10. 3-5k

    3-5k
  11. Agree. Vet first. If you get back to training,...

    Agree. Vet first. If you get back to training, after diagnosis and addressing the lameness(es) she needs to go back to the begninning. Longeline to develop topline, moving into the bit. But NOT until...
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    In general, Bell's Palsey is when the herpes...

    In general, Bell's Palsey is when the herpes virus travels into the facial nerve. The episodes are longer and more painful than a herpes outbreak on the face, but BP is a virus on the nerve. It never...
  13. If you think about it, there are things you can...

    If you think about it, there are things you can do to move Maisie over to Luke. If he can't take her to the park, he can run around the outside of the yard with her. He can leash walk her in the...
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    I wonder what 'open containers' means too! Would...

    I wonder what 'open containers' means too! Would that mean I can't open the container which has all the sandwiches in it? Heh. Just wondering, though.
  15. Also, not just shoulders back, its shoulders...

    Also, not just shoulders back, its shoulders Dropped, long neck, string up the back of your neck picking you up to the sky.

    Shoulders Dropped is what gives that princess or ballet dancer look....
  16. Hope all goes well for you, OP. Personally, I'd...

    Hope all goes well for you, OP. Personally, I'd be pretty pissed at both these folks right about now, as "I" have to move that horse for training like yesterday, deadlines approaching, and these two...
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    Abcesses are bruises. When a horse stands in mud,...

    Abcesses are bruises. When a horse stands in mud, it softens his feet and makes it even easier to bruise. some horses bruise even without mud.

    - Take your horse out of the mud, dig it out of the...
  18. This. And don't think about it again. If you...

    This. And don't think about it again. If you don't make smart training decisions for your horse, what are you doing with him? Using him to make other people feel more comfortable? Because if you send...
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    Becuse if we let fear dictate our lives, we live...

    Becuse if we let fear dictate our lives, we live a pretty rotten, boring life.
  20. Besides, most TBs I have owned have had the...

    Besides, most TBs I have owned have had the arabian tail carriage. There is nothing in any of the disciplines I have ever had to do with which are concerned with tail carriage. Maybe its because I...
  21. I have to say I am very happy to read the...

    I have to say I am very happy to read the responses to this - unusual- thread topic. I have never in my wildest moments, and there have been some, heard of any dressage rider or trainer talk about...
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    I think this is extremely important. I find it so...

    I think this is extremely important. I find it so frustrating that horses aren't shown under their registered names. It really almost makes all that work and showing not count. Especially if he's...
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    Just for fun

    An old trainer of mine had this hanging up in the barn, there were students of hers there of all ages, many of us 40, 50 and older. I found it recently, so here it is:

    The eight stages of aging on...
  24. I think technically they interact with us like...

    I think technically they interact with us like they interact with other horses - if a horse has convinced another horse he is 'alpha' then the lower horse will put himself where the top horse says he...
  25. I have always assumed a ride was not for free,...

    I have always assumed a ride was not for free, and offered to ride in exchange for barn work.
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