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  1. Smartpak 25% off sale: Recommendations, please? And also a Rant

    Smartpak is having a nice sale at last! At least 20% off anything with the Smartpak house label.

    But! As is always the case for Smartpak's geniuses, they advertise the percent off wrong (IMO)...
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    That means the "dirty stopper" is in the eye of...

    That means the "dirty stopper" is in the eye of the beholder. In other words, does the rider have enough feel and experience to feel the horse start to say "No, not going to leave the ground"...
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    My pretty uneducated opinion based on having been...

    My pretty uneducated opinion based on having been to Britain and Scotland, each for a minute:

    1. Not psyched by the way London now feels like any other honking' great sprawling cosmopolitan city....
  4. If I'm going to be the horse's stall cleaner...

    If I'm going to be the horse's stall cleaner and/or be in a boarding situation where I buy the bedding, I'd like to see horse uncaught in his stall in the middle of day or later.

    I know it sounds...
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    Yay! A thread for me! And don't pooh-pooh...

    Yay! A thread for me!

    And don't pooh-pooh that shot with all of them looking still and slow. You'd be surprised to discover how hard it is to load a bunch of cats into a starting gate.
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    Didn't photograph well? So do those bad boys...

    Didn't photograph well?

    So do those bad boys come complete with (appropriately dark) pubic hair air brushed on? Sure looks like it. Or did my sicko eyeballs just add that in there where really...
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    Absolutely. This is a business thing among...

    Absolutely.

    This is a business thing among adults. There's no room for her being vague and prohibitive…. if she wants you to do as she'd like. She can explain her position or get out of the way....
  8. I used to be a professional historian and...

    I used to be a professional historian and philosopher of science. I worked on evolutionary biology, including the Chuck Darwin era. I have read On the Origin of Species enough times to have worn...
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    FYI, those horses are at different points in the...

    FYI, those horses are at different points in the stride.

    With the second, if you waited a split second longer, his hind leg would be extended and you'd see a "V" you could compare to the front.
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    Yes, it would be mesdames. I'm not sure how...

    Yes, it would be mesdames. I'm not sure how you'd write Ms. plural.

    But IIRC, Ms. was invented so that a woman's marital status was not revealed by her title, as for a man (both bachelors and...
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    I think so.

    I think so.
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    I have no tolerance for people who start into a...

    I have no tolerance for people who start into a conversation about animals' well-being and then get bored part way through and blow it off. If I read right, OP, your friend was someone with that...
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    Now, now. The OP is within her rights to care...

    Now, now. The OP is within her rights to care about someone else's dirty tack if it is spreading spores to her tack.

    Having spent several hours de-molding a western saddle, I can feel the OP's...
  14. Thread: Tying to trailers

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    I had a hard time believing this was true, but...

    I had a hard time believing this was true, but apparently the horses roll with it. Apparently, they aren't unionized in those sports.

    And I didn't see horses left inside a trailer vs. tied to the...
  15. Thread: Tying to trailers

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    I too grew up with horses remaining tied to...

    I too grew up with horses remaining tied to trailers at one day shows.

    And I saw one pull his hoof just about off by pawing at the trailer and getting it caught in a narrow space that should not...
  16. I thought you meant popular with people…. and I...

    I thought you meant popular with people…. and I wondered what I was doing wrong. You meant popular with *horses*! Now I get it. As far as breaking in a cactus cloth, having many horses lined up...
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    Yes, but was the BO clear that HO had 30 days to...

    Yes, but was the BO clear that HO had 30 days to move in or the deposit was forfeited?

    And did she not rent out the stall when it wasn't filled on day 31? That would be stupid and I don't think...
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    I think the local horse world is also too small...

    I think the local horse world is also too small to keep deposits for reasons like this…. unless the BO lost income because of the HO's flakiness. After all, that's all the deposit was for: to...
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    "shod"

    "shod"
  20. Yup. And it's never wise to invest more in the...

    Yup. And it's never wise to invest more in the outcome of the team than do your colleagues. It sounds to me like the outcome/controling the results and the work ethic of your teammates is above...
  21. Thread: Pistorious--

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    The guy's last name is spelled "Pistorius." ...

    The guy's last name is spelled "Pistorius." There's no O in it.
  22. I have made the decision for my own oldster (who...

    I have made the decision for my own oldster (who will go this fall), so I'm primed to think carefully about this.

    My questions would be

    1. If you threw all the money one could spend at this...
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    Good for you, especially this part: Yeah,...

    Good for you, especially this part:



    Yeah, part of the losing weight thing is coming to the acceptance that the new, healthy way of eating has to be a lifetime thing.

    I was just thinking...
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    Business cards: Best and worst features?

    I need to make some of these and I'd like input from y'all about what you like- and don't like in a business card.

    Sky's the limit! The sky of business cards, that it. Maybe that's not a grand...
  25. I think adult children should have the right to...

    I think adult children should have the right to have their own relationships/opinions with their parents.

    Also, to the other posters who claim your siblings are putting you in a hard position by...
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