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  1. I'm just quoting this again, b/c BFNE hits the...

    I'm just quoting this again, b/c BFNE hits the nail on the head on this issue. This is an interesting conversation and I'm enjoying reading most of the thoughtful input.

    But the rose-coloured...
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    Yes, mine has several. He raced for 3 years,...

    Yes, mine has several. He raced for 3 years, retired sound. I got him at age 6 in 2011. He's been eventing for the three years I've owned him, moved up to T last fall, no problems. Well, not with...
  3. oooo oooo *raises hand* I just wrote about this,...

    oooo oooo *raises hand* I just wrote about this, b/c my past experiences with "no turn" have been "basically always turn."
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    I have thought about PIT tagging myself, LOL,...

    I have thought about PIT tagging myself, LOL, (Passive Integrated Transponder tags, same as a microchip, we use them for snakes, fish, well, just about any type of wildlife). Figured if I can tag a...
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    The last question is confusing, but as someone...

    The last question is confusing, but as someone who is very active in the Adult Rider Program in Area II & has participated in AIII activites, I'd suggest the best place to start would be here:
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    Please do not completely enclose a loaded...

    Please do not completely enclose a loaded trailer. Horses are not humans and thanks to their massive digestive tract and other physiological difference create huge quantities of body heat. ...
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    Whoa, I didn't know MA has real flat places! But...

    Whoa, I didn't know MA has real flat places! But yes, I spent two years property searching b/c I required (a) NO flat land and (b) great soil. I REALLY REALLY REALLY hate mud!!!
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    What the Pirate said. Except I never stud...

    What the Pirate said. Except I never stud fronts, only hinds. I want the front feet to be able to slide a little on landing from a jump, it's a physiological science geek thing, heh.
  9. I can personally verify that you can let the jar...

    I can personally verify that you can let the jar sit in a hot or cold shed for at least six months...and it will be totally fine. I mean, my friend, uh, yeah, she can verify, yeah, that...
  10. Considering all of the OBX herds in NC are feral...

    Considering all of the OBX herds in NC are feral ponies who are generally wormy and pretty dang hungry surrounded by salt water and Spartina. I have to look the other way driving past the weird...
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    I always tell first time shoppers (a) take...

    I always tell first time shoppers (a) take someone with you who is VERY experienced and knowledgeable and (b) shop the horse, not the breed. Meaning, you want first and foremost a great brain in a...
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    No, ShelterLogic sells great temp controlled fan...

    No, ShelterLogic sells great temp controlled fan vents on their site. I messed up the first time and ordered my SL vents from Home Depot -- pic looked same, but they don't have the fan. Since I put...
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    Yep, mine are the same way, by about week 3-4 I...

    Yep, mine are the same way, by about week 3-4 I have to rasp off some toe to make sure they get a good fit. I'm definitely not a farrier, but I can use a rasp well enough & double checked technique...
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    I do not haul with shavings, just makes a big...

    I do not haul with shavings, just makes a big mess. I have good textured mats over the wood floor. Liquids just run out. I do always put a flymask on horses when hauling to keep ANY stray material...
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    Yep, my hay storage is that exact building. A...

    Yep, my hay storage is that exact building. A search should bring up a past thread I commented on.

    Skip the tarps, not good for hay. I put down several layers of moisture barrier (the proper...
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    The more I learn about hooves (& I've done a LOT...

    The more I learn about hooves (& I've done a LOT of research & talked to a lot of great people in the field), the more I realize how delicately complex and simulataneously amazing and maddening they...
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    I LOVE these boots. That said, follow the...

    I LOVE these boots. That said, follow the directions on how to break them in very carefully (and the pastern wraps are horrid and useless). I did that and I keep the boots clean and the leather...
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    All my sympathies to Harry and his team. It's...

    All my sympathies to Harry and his team. It's such a devastating puzzle. After reading some research that found a genetic marker for laminitis, I can't help but wonder if there is one for these...
  19. There are some great ideas on Pinterest,...

    There are some great ideas on Pinterest, surprisingly enough, if you browse around (ok, it may have sucked me in with OMG ALL THE PALLET THINGS last night...).
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    http://www.discovereventing.com

    http://www.discovereventing.com
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    Overachievers are so annoying.

    Overachievers are so annoying.
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    My apologies, I certainly didn't mean it in an...

    My apologies, I certainly didn't mean it in an insulting way! If I told you the story of my week you would not believe me, so brain fried is an understatement.

    My intention was just to ask an...
  23. Stalking?? Really?? A bit melodramatic, don't...

    Stalking?? Really?? A bit melodramatic, don't you think?

    I have seen nothing but compliments and well wishes for Doug and Jess. Those of us who are eventers in the Triangle area are excited to...
  24. Air panel hater here -- hurt my back, hurt my...

    Air panel hater here -- hurt my back, hurt my horse's back. Had saddle fitter rip them out and replace with wool. Best decision for that saddle ever.
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    Well, by withdrawal, I included retiring, which I...

    Well, by withdrawal, I included retiring, which I was glad to see Buck and Phillip do when it was very clear the horses were done. Question answered!

    Very sad for Harry Meade though and the...
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