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    http://www.equineracers.com/db/Classifieds_view.ph...

    http://www.equineracers.com/db/Classifieds_view.php?editid1=420

    I could learn to like mares...
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    I knew her back when I lived in Michigan - great...

    I knew her back when I lived in Michigan - great rider, lovely person. Best wishes for a speedy recovery!!
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    I had a nasty fall about three years ago, over a...

    I had a nasty fall about three years ago, over a simple x-rail on a made horse. (Notice the recurring theme here??) He must have landed on a rock in the arena because I remember him slamming his...
  4. Go with the weenie voice. I sent one out (second...

    Go with the weenie voice. I sent one out (second one in 20+ years) and it was the best decision I've ever made.
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    Just so the OP doesn't think she's the only one...

    Just so the OP doesn't think she's the only one with problems:winkgrin: I did Hawks Nests' circle exercise today - worked great!
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    He's adorable.

    He's adorable.
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    It's not just the indoor....a friend of mine...

    It's not just the indoor....a friend of mine almost got dumped by her steady eddie yesterday, spooking at a half round that hasn't been moved in three months - it was 60 deg. and sunny out, too. I...
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    John Wayne Chest. I have a tendency to roll my...

    John Wayne Chest. I have a tendency to roll my shoulders in and hunch over
    - the only way I can get myself to sit up and keep my shoulders back is to remember John Wayne's shoulders and chest. ...
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    I've had good luck with Quiessence with an OTTB...

    I've had good luck with Quiessence with an OTTB that was a tough let-down. He was constantly on edge and tense - very sensitive in the back to just brushing. IMHO, the magnesium helped relax the...
  10. Tipperary to school - it gets a bit warm here in...

    Tipperary to school - it gets a bit warm here in the land of rattlesnakes and cactus. I show in my 1K Defender. I like them both- the Tipperary is great for schooling and xc; the Defender fits my...
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    One of mine took 30+ minutes to pick up a left...

    One of mine took 30+ minutes to pick up a left lead when we first started- he was trained to break right and swap to the left. The other one was one of the most insecure horses I've ever ridden, so...
  12. "Be wary in the giving of advice- the wise don't...

    "Be wary in the giving of advice- the wise don't need it, and fools won't heed it."
  13. Trot spirals.

    Trot spirals.
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    No snark taken - lol. I'm generally a "buy the...

    No snark taken - lol. I'm generally a "buy the horse in front of you" type - and I agree JBRP - there is an awful lot more right with this guy's bloodlines that would offset the Ribot - even in my...
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    The ones I have known have been tough minded -...

    The ones I have known have been tough minded - especially the one I own now. Just my experience :)
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    Not a fan of Ribot, but I do loooovvveeee the...

    Not a fan of Ribot, but I do loooovvveeee the Nasrullah/Bold Ruler. Buckpasser and Prince John, too. Xray the chip, though.
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    For some OTTB's that are no longer able to be...

    For some OTTB's that are no longer able to be competitive (bone chips, mild arthritis, etc.) a home as a pleasure mount is a viable second career - it beats the alternative.

    The racing industry...
  18. :( So sorry for your loss, Whickers....

    :( So sorry for your loss, Whickers....
  19. One of mine survived squamous cell carcinoma of...

    One of mine survived squamous cell carcinoma of the third eyelid-bilaterally. he had both of them removed to prevent it from spreading. Other than looking like he'd gone a few rounds with Mike Tyson...
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    Don't Puke At C: The Untold Story

    While the snippets published in the article are amusing, we all know there are better ones out there. Let's hear 'em!

    I'll start: I had an issue with twisting in my saddle rather than keeping...
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    Classic. You win.

    Classic. You win.
  22. It's a crap shoot. I have two OTTB's right now -...

    It's a crap shoot. I have two OTTB's right now - one came off the track as a 9yo with 88 starts:eek: He's got slightly bucked shins, but other than that, sound as a dollar and clean-legged. Easy...
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    A five gaited saddlebred is basically a glorified...

    A five gaited saddlebred is basically a glorified TB with two extra gears- the foundation sire was a TB named Messenger. They are a blast to ride- willing, forward, and athletic. I had a gaited...
  24. I second Robin Walker. Usually has some nice...

    I second Robin Walker. Usually has some nice rides available.
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    I absolutely ~loathe~ "fur babies" and "pet...

    I absolutely ~loathe~ "fur babies" and "pet parent"....and "reach out". "Bandwidth" as in "I don't have the bandwidth for that activity right now." Can I have some grief bacon now, please?
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