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    From your first post on the other thread. Unless...

    From your first post on the other thread. Unless you really do need the money to be in a better financial position, the heck with the trainer, keep the horse.
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    This. If you have a nice lounge and your boarders...

    This. If you have a nice lounge and your boarders are very social I could see maybe letting someone 'rent' the lounge for an evening for a Tupperware party or whatever if lots of the boarders wanted...
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    My friend saw something similar at a home show...

    My friend saw something similar at a home show and asked his landscape architect dad about it, who wasn't too keen. I can't remember the objection, though. I'll try to ask and get back to you if my...
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    Agree. Doing it based on need (severely uneven...

    Agree. Doing it based on need (severely uneven floors first) makes sense, but not by who pays how. As a boarder, that would make me wonder if more regular care decisions were being handled the same...
  5. Yeah, I was thinking you could include the color...

    Yeah, I was thinking you could include the color in just a narrow band around the room or a center design or something, and go neutral with the rest.
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    I'm a rusty re rider who's not even re riding at...

    I'm a rusty re rider who's not even re riding at the moment for health reasons, and I really like the idea of an ottb or otstb. But after research I decided that since chances of it not being a...
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    Heh. My mom had the same experience! "You can't...

    Heh. My mom had the same experience! "You can't have a PE, you look too good!" One scan later... "You have a PE!!!!" (She also has a high pain tolerance/is weird about pain. She broke her leg really...
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    This is the impression I've gotten. If you go to...

    This is the impression I've gotten. If you go to him fully healthy and young and whine about not getting ahead when you aren't putting the effort or hours in and want it all unrealistically, then he...
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    I think it depends a lot on how you text and how...

    I think it depends a lot on how you text and how clearly the other person texts. If you use texting, you must still treat it as a business correspondence and not use lots of text-speak and so on, so...
  10. Do you have barn/stable colors? If so you might...

    Do you have barn/stable colors? If so you might be able to include them in the floor pattern somehow. Or at least you want to pick floor colors that won't clash with your stable colors if you have...
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    I would add to follow up any phone calls or...

    I would add to follow up any phone calls or conversations about anything important (feeding routine, for example) with an email just confirming the details of the conversation. ("As per our...
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    Can you mimic the movements of mounting wearing...

    Can you mimic the movements of mounting wearing the clothes while not on a horse? Like lifting your leg up to put it over? Can you try with a different saddle just once to test if it is something...
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    ... You and my mother must be living some kind of...

    ... You and my mother must be living some kind of parallel lives.
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    The worst pain I've ever had both times I...

    The worst pain I've ever had both times I basically hurt too much to scream. The one time was with a headache that was so bad I felt like I wasn't seeing things right (in retrospect I suspect...
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    Here is a link to a more detailed pain scale. I...

    Here is a link to a more detailed pain scale. I think it is a little complex for a kid to read all the descriptions maybe, but it should be good for talking about ranking pain....
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    One of my friends who is not horsey but does ski...

    One of my friends who is not horsey but does ski has reported quite good luck lurking the REI sales - they usually sell returns and so on for a mark down once a month or so. If you have an REI nearby...
  17. For fabric shopping, see if there are any...

    For fabric shopping, see if there are any specialty shops in your area that cater to folks who see wedding gowns, figure skating and gymnastic costumes, and ballroom dance stuff. (You might try...
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    No thoughts on particular breeches, but for...

    No thoughts on particular breeches, but for general guidelines you want a wind and preferably waterproof outer layer, then insulating -I.e. Air trapping - inner layers. (Outer layer keeps all the...
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    Stupid question, but how do you decide what...

    Stupid question, but how do you decide what counts as pertinent medical history? I can never figure that one out. Likewise which meds might be important to put on the list other than something super...
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    I've never broken a bone (yet, knock on wood) but...

    I've never broken a bone (yet, knock on wood) but I have had arthritis for a number of years and I get migraines, and that has definitely skewed my pain response. If I'm limping because of hip pain,...
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    Look how nice Lisa Lockhart looks in the saddle...

    Look how nice Lisa Lockhart looks in the saddle compared to a lot of others. I watched another clip of her also, on a different horse, and even with her legs going to encourage the horse home, her...
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    I have stupidly sensitive skin and if I've used a...

    I have stupidly sensitive skin and if I've used a detergent my skin doesn't agree with, I run the washer empty on HOT with a good amount of plain distiller white vinegar. Seems to get the residue out...
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    I saw someone in Ohio this summer with "half...

    I saw someone in Ohio this summer with "half halt" only I don't remember how it was spelled. HLF HLT maybe?
  24. I know someone quite well who had a major brain...

    I know someone quite well who had a major brain injury due to a car accident. She had to relearn lots of things, was initially not expected to survive, etc. even now many years later she has problems...
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    I'm more wondering about the SRS being associated...

    I'm more wondering about the SRS being associated with Anky. I have been under a rock recently regarding horse stuff, but that itself puts me off somewhat.
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