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    My new QH gelding's name is Dun Four At A Time...

    My new QH gelding's name is Dun Four At A Time :eek:
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    I don't. Yet you're confidently asserting that I...

    I don't. Yet you're confidently asserting that I do.

    [LOL - sorry, I saw that in a comic and have been dying to whip it out!]
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    Well, she was just evaluating what she saw on...

    Well, she was just evaluating what she saw on that day. I don't blame her. :)
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    I have a most excellent update for you. I was...

    I have a most excellent update for you.

    I was crushed after Thursday's failed vetting. I liked the horse and I didn't want to screw over the seller if she was honest.
    I sulked for the next 24...
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    Paid in cash. I sent her a message and she...

    Paid in cash.

    I sent her a message and she said to just return him.
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    Horse was paid for in full with cash when I...

    Horse was paid for in full with cash when I picked him up.
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    But the contract says the horse has to pass a...

    But the contract says the horse has to pass a PPE, which he did not.
    Now what?
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    I agree with you there. As a seller, I would not...

    I agree with you there. As a seller, I would not send a horse out on trial. I know that makes me a hypocrite. She agreed to the trial to assure me that he was suitable for what I wanted and not...
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    Well, my vet just left. She said he absolutely,...

    Well, my vet just left.
    She said he absolutely, positively fails the vet check.
    He is lame on the left front tracking in a straight line or on a circle.
    Not sensitive to hoof testers but she does...
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    Yes, you have effectively covered the nightmare...

    Yes, you have effectively covered the nightmare going on in my mind!

    He is in an all-weather paddock, no grass, and my hay is not as good of quality as hers. We had a conversation about how nice...
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    What I mean is that if he fails the vet because...

    What I mean is that if he fails the vet because he is lame, how can I return him lame?

    Vet scheduled for 2pm today and seller notified.
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    OK I calmed down and read the contract again. It...

    OK I calmed down and read the contract again.
    It actually stipulates that I get a PPE done and can return the horse if it fails.

    However the contract also states that I must return the horse in...
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    I know and there is the rub. I *want* him to be...

    I know and there is the rub.
    I *want* him to be sound and stay here.
    I *don't* want to have to get in a big fight and return him.
    But I am so fearful of ending up with a forever NQR horse.
    And I...
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    He really seems like a good boy and I don't have...

    He really seems like a good boy and I don't have a problem putting shoes on him if that is what he needs.

    I worry, though, that doing any diagnostics or treatment means that I am relinquishing my...
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    Horse buying dilemma - Update Post 44

    So I purchased a 14 y/o registered QH Monday.
    The seller reluctantly agreed to a two-week trial.
    She really seems like an honest good person.
    I rode the horse Saturday at her place to try him and...
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    Oh no, you have to WATCH that joke!...

    Oh no, you have to WATCH that joke!
    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=aaa_1377385109&comments=1
  17. Yes, the show is terrible. Barefoot kids in the...

    Yes, the show is terrible.
    Barefoot kids in the pens.
    Don't call the vet for dying sheep, just let it suffer for 4 days.
    Strange comments that I hope were just poor editing (she didn't have any...
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    If you make it to the Cleveland, Ohio area, two...

    If you make it to the Cleveland, Ohio area, two must have sandwiches are

    1. Panini's Bar and Grill - their signature sandwich on delicious bread with coleslaw and homemade fries on top

    2....
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    Loved the first book; loving the second book so...

    Loved the first book; loving the second book so far; loved the movie!
    Had a great discussion after the movie with my 11 y/o daughter about where we saw ourselves and what we would have picked at the...
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    The buyer is about 12 hours away, so visits not...

    The buyer is about 12 hours away, so visits not likely, although she did offer to talk to my son on the phone if that would help.

    Selling because I don't enjoy riding him anymore.
    Riding well is...
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    Not going to weigh in on spanking or guilt or...

    Not going to weigh in on spanking or guilt or whether the candy dish should exist...

    But does anyone else find it humorous that the username is Vindicated? :winkgrin:
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    Son upset about me selling my horse

    My son is 8.
    He has never had an interest in the horses or riding, even though I keep my equines at home.

    When he heard I was selling my gelding, he got quite upset with me. :confused: He brings...
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    I watch it with my 11 year old daughter and I...

    I watch it with my 11 year old daughter and I just keep saying, "I would never let someone treat you like that."

    Our theory is that the moms and the kids just want to be on television so badly...
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    Since I was diagnosed with celiac and started...

    Since I was diagnosed with celiac and started avoiding gluten, migraines went from "two-to-four a month" to "very rare" for me.

    Good luck!
  25. Thread: Haul in fee

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    In Ohio, I pay $25/haul in or $100/month for...

    In Ohio, I pay $25/haul in or $100/month for unlimited haul-ins.
    Or rather, that is what they charge.
    I work it off in night-checks.

    Edited to add: Another place I was hauling in for lessons...
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