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    Excellent idea! Thanks, Alfonsina.

    Excellent idea!

    Thanks, Alfonsina.
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    I don't think it was stated in any way. There was...

    I don't think it was stated in any way. There was some folderol about him being a second cousin to somebody or other. It was just a gut feel that I had.

    And is there anyone else who has trouble...
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    I don't know why, but as I was watching the...

    I don't know why, but as I was watching the broadcast (not on line as many do) I was thinking that Edith's property manager is related somehow to Marigold's father. Maybe the result of a little...
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    Another partial barn collapse this morning in...

    Another partial barn collapse this morning in Andover. Three horses remain inside but they are reported to be ok and awaiting extrication.

    And I heard yesterday about another ring collapse in a...
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    Whew, just got off the phone with the builder of...

    Whew, just got off the phone with the builder of my barn. God bless him, he answered my call despite being on teh roof of someone's indoor shoveling.

    When he built my barn, he did a superb job....
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    Poor horses and their friends. I hope it was...

    Poor horses and their friends. I hope it was quick and painless for them.
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    If you go to the BostonChannel.com, they have...

    If you go to the BostonChannel.com, they have unedited video of the barn and rescue of one of the horses. Makes one's blood run cold to see the damage.
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    Oh no! Jingling for their safety. Had our...

    Oh no! Jingling for their safety.

    Had our indoor shoveled off yesterday. Seven feet of snow on one side, nothing on the other.

    Now I have to worry about the pressure of the snow against the...
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    ASB Allstars and Beverley, kudos to both of you...

    ASB Allstars and Beverley, kudos to both of you for having a civil, well-reasoned discussion representing your points of view clearly enough that even I can understand them.

    That is all.
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    Lordy, after all these days of plowing and...

    Lordy, after all these days of plowing and shoveling snow I need someone to "mind" me.

    It only snows beautifully at Downton (as in "the" kiss scene). <sigh> Such romance!

    And Isis's story made...
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    Thanks for posting that IFG. Apparently the barn...

    Thanks for posting that IFG. Apparently the barn and indoor are/ were a single structure and all the horses have been shipped to nearby stalls.

    Which made me wonder where there are available...
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    Hi Draftxfan. One indoor was Gathering farm in...

    Hi Draftxfan.

    One indoor was Gathering farm in Hamilton, the other a private facility. I thought it was the new barn and indoor that belonged to the folks who had/ still have? Hamilton Farm as I...
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    More detail from the Gathering Farm/ former team...

    More detail from the Gathering Farm/ former team indoor: They had been clearing the roof every year when there were big storms. The contractor had come out to assess the situation and declared that...
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    Snow vs Indoor riding rings

    I have heard of two local indoors collapsing under snow this week. I saw one: heartbreaking and frightening. It was the old equestrian team indoor in Hamilton, MA. So many memories in there, so many...
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    Love the photo, Gail. Please tell me more...

    Love the photo, Gail.

    Please tell me more about the mare, and feel free to PM me so this great thread doesn't get derailed.
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    Thanks, AKB. I'm glad you had a chance to watch....

    Thanks, AKB. I'm glad you had a chance to watch. And the changes he makes over time can be so gratifying for the horse and rider. I loved watching him teach almost as much as I enjoyed riding in...
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    Lots more jingles from snowy Massachusetts. So...

    Lots more jingles from snowy Massachusetts. So sorry for your son's discomfort, but encouraging news nonetheless.

    Since your medical team is in "think outside the box" zone, is there any chance...
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    I think I heard in the Bates/ Anna conversation...

    I think I heard in the Bates/ Anna conversation about "what he found" that he didn't believe that it was Mary's because she and Matthew so desperately wanted a child. Anna didn't feel she could rat...
  19. Jumping in with a question born of curiosity. Did...

    Jumping in with a question born of curiosity. Did the Porters and Saratogas dissipate heat well? Seem to remember lots of discussion about heat buildup under boots contributing to tendon damage.
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    I have a now aged mare I bought in Canada years...

    I have a now aged mare I bought in Canada years ago. Big strapping horse which despite being 15/16ths TB per her breeder is the image of a Cheval Canadien down to her color, thick mane and movement,...
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    I don't know if he's set up for ship ins yet, but...

    I don't know if he's set up for ship ins yet, but my dressage guru (for nearly 30 years!) just relocated to Ocala. You all are so lucky :yes:.

    His name is Barend Heilbron and he has flown way...
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    Encouraging news! Your son is fortunate to have...

    Encouraging news! Your son is fortunate to have your love and support and it sounds like he is making great progress.

    Continued jingles from NE Mass (where the snow might be muting the sound:...
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    Oh my. At the risk of TMI, here's my story: ...

    Oh my. At the risk of TMI, here's my story:

    About 15 years ago I had a series of 6 concussions within a year. Some were horse related and some weren't. (Weirdest one was getting hit in the head by...
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    Dear Pegasus Mom: With you, Johns Hopkins and...

    Dear Pegasus Mom: With you, Johns Hopkins and CotH in his corner he has every advantage possible. Get thee behind him, endocarditis! Jingling with curb chains and sleigh bells from snowy eastern...
  25. Sorry. I'm not knocking the rust off as I have a...

    Sorry. I'm not knocking the rust off as I have a strong suspicion it is holding me together.
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