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  1. Well, she's violated what many people call usual...

    Well, she's violated what many people call usual and customary safety rules by tossing two unfamiliar horses into a pasture together with no introduction period. The other boarders won't mind if you...
  2. Before this all blows up - Tom was being...

    Before this all blows up - Tom was being sarcastic in reference to a different thread about Vets giving 'hoof prescriptions' to farriers and expecting them to be obeyed verbatim. Which is the close...
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    I can hear the course designers about now,...

    I can hear the course designers about now, "eventers asked for courses where mistakes lead to glanceoffs rather than crashes, and that's why all the skinnies and corners, be they open or closed. Now...
  4. On hot days here it is really easy to work a...

    On hot days here it is really easy to work a horse until it's gasping with no lather involved (one furlong of good hill will do it if the humidity is high/ the horse isn't fit). On humid but less...
  5. I was expecting a mini, or at least a full-size...

    I was expecting a mini, or at least a full-size van. Gotta say, that's likely to be OK - until it majorly isn't. For that size pony, I hope this was a one-off and that they are looking for a better...
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    Nice of the course designer - anyone else would...

    Nice of the course designer - anyone else would get the rider docked for illegal coaching!
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    OK. Does ANYONE remember the comic strip from a...

    OK. Does ANYONE remember the comic strip from a few years back with the Quebec guy racing to pull out his barbeque and grill something during the 5 minute Canadian summer - and the last frame is...
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    I gave up and roached my guy, but I don't show.

    I gave up and roached my guy, but I don't show.
  9. Dribble sent!

    Dribble sent!
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    Cruising passes away

    For those who haven't seen yet:

    http://eventingnation.com/home/legendary-stallion-cruising-passes-away-at-age-29/
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    Thanks BFNE! Seat of your experienced pants...

    Thanks BFNE! Seat of your experienced pants trumps much math. It helps me sometimes to do the math to see if changing one factor creates enough of a difference in another key factor to be worth...
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    And to check my math for those who are...

    And to check my math for those who are interested: if an 80 degree corner is jumped as a skinny which is 3 feet across, the narrow flag will be at a point = the width of the point post but the wide...
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    Thanks to all. Like I said, it is a noob...

    Thanks to all. Like I said, it is a noob question from a non XC rider and there is much I don't understand about how corner geometry works in actual practice, which is why I asked. I do certainly...
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    I'm more interested in discussing how to balance...

    I'm more interested in discussing how to balance risk and safety in corner design on this thread - whether course designers respect the guidelines in general is a thread of its own.

    I'm at work,...
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    Corner Design in general

    I can’t ride XC here, of course, so this is a definite noob w/o experience question.

    In the FEI Cross Country Course Design Guidelines, the following is stated about corners:
    P24: Corners
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    Reformatted from Guidestar's "FAQs Form 990" page...

    Reformatted from Guidestar's "FAQs Form 990" page

    "What is the deadline for filing a 990?

    There is no one date on which all Forms 990 must be submitted to the IRS. Instead, a nonprofit's...
  17. We have a saying in Haiti, 'Kabrit twop met ap...

    We have a saying in Haiti, 'Kabrit twop met ap mouri nan soley' - 'The goat with too many owners winds up dying in the sun'. The Kreyol short form of the parable of Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and...
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    Any pix you have would be much welcome. Any if...

    Any pix you have would be much welcome. Any if anyone there complains to you that reining is unnatural and not something a horse would choose to do on it's own....



    Tell them I told you I'm...
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    We provide our 990s every year through our...

    We provide our 990s every year through our website. I forget what the standard deadline is, we try to get it up as soon as possible after it is official and filed.

    Annual Reports used to have...
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    Pony height is one thing. Pony BUILD may be more...

    Pony height is one thing. Pony BUILD may be more important. 14.0 can be a delicate little 700ish pound thing, or it can be a 1200 pound QH-draft cross widebody, or an adult fjord or a trim adult...
  21. We have those things all over in Haiti. You can...

    We have those things all over in Haiti. You can move the animals out and blast with roach spray, esp. in crevices and under boards, and then leave them excluded for a few hours until the volatile...
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    Winding Down, sorry I missed connecting with you...

    Winding Down, sorry I missed connecting with you on an Old Dominion ride. Have fun!
  23. Oh no! Praying for Parker.

    Oh no! Praying for Parker.
  24. Since Lauruffian has another thread going now and...

    Since Lauruffian has another thread going now and since this thread title is close to what I would use, I might as well tack my tale onto this thread. I’m in the US on vacation for a couple weeks,...
  25. Lauruffian, good for you and Firefly! Seems like...

    Lauruffian, good for you and Firefly! Seems like just yesterday you got her.

    I took my first driving lesson this morning and isn't it addictive?
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