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  1. If horse is safe enough, ride for a while only...

    If horse is safe enough, ride for a while only using 1 rein (and of course your legs).
  2. I'm surprised you removed the perimeter no climb...

    I'm surprised you removed the perimeter no climb fence. It keeps out (most) roaming dogs.

    My advice - do what you need FIRST to make it liveable. Then add tasks for

    safety
    convenience
    ...
  3. Our Fla farm has sandy soil, we put down a...

    Our Fla farm has sandy soil, we put down a sand/shell,clay mixture (road base) which has held up super well for over 20 years. It does get dusty during periods od drought but is solid during rain,...
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    I agree :D

    I agree :D
  5. No picture but I can beat that story - Local...

    No picture but I can beat that story -

    Local (beer) bar, going out of business.
    SO is a regular and I have ridden/driven my HONY there a few times to say Hi.

    Last day bar is open owner invites...
  6. Tell them when you dad asks about them you will...

    Tell them when you dad asks about them you will not lie for them, and withholding info is the same as lieing.

    So either they withhold info from you, they get pissed at you, or you can spill the...
  7. Sunday is polo at the polo grounds in Sarasota. ...

    Sunday is polo at the polo grounds in Sarasota.

    Fox Leigh farm in Venice has all sorts of horse shows (Google for website), mainly in the winter but some during off-times.

    Bradenton (a little...
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    RDR nailed it - follow this advice. I know it...

    RDR nailed it - follow this advice.
    I know it will be hard to find a new job - on your off hours (evenings) update your resume and send it out. Look via Internet for local jobs, then apply.

    Call...
  9. Suggest you stay away from Windows 8 if you're...

    Suggest you stay away from Windows 8 if you're accustomed to the traditional (mouse) interface. Windows 8 is a pain. We paid a chunk of money to get SO's new table (ACER I think) redone from Windows...
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    I own 2 Verhans and wouldn't trade them for the...

    I own 2 Verhans and wouldn't trade them for the world. I also had "a bit" of a chair seat when I started riding in my Verhan - and found the blocks did fix that problem.

    If you want to make...
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    Yup - to me also. I was thrilled just to be...

    Yup - to me also. I was thrilled just to be schooling PSG with my mare (she was injured before we debuted) so I am SO HAPPY for you!

    Way to Go!!!!
  12. What Suzy Said - start by compiling all...

    What Suzy Said - start by compiling all CORRESPONDENCE WITH BOOT COMPANY, INCLUDING THE COPY OF THE MEASUREMENTS YOU SENT THEM. then measure the boots (better yet have a third party - shoe repair...
  13. LOTS of walk/Halt transitions - making certain...

    LOTS of walk/Halt transitions - making certain it's not coming from the reins and horse is square (behind).
  14. I paid a gal $100 - she used her own clippers and...

    I paid a gal $100 - she used her own clippers and it took several hours (3-4), as clippers had to cool down once they got hot.

    So $100 - if he uses his own clippers (and not per hour on top of...
  15. Sounds like BF is jealous of the relationship you...

    Sounds like BF is jealous of the relationship you have with your SO.

    My SO had such a friend - borrowed money from him, always talking about the pretty women he saw, etc... I reacted one time (the...
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    Don't forget to factor in a rental oversite...

    Don't forget to factor in a rental oversite agency (or the time to do it yourself).

    They collect the rent and keep an eye on the property.
    They also should run background/credit checks on...
  17. Have it as an option the "PARENTS" can buy - then...

    Have it as an option the "PARENTS" can buy - then those of us without kids/with older kids NEED NOT PAY FOR IT.

    Of course that means it would (once again) be the responsibility of the parents to...
  18. Maybe they were not grounded properly.

    Maybe they were not grounded properly.
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    If person is afraid they might have further...

    If person is afraid they might have further credit damage they can go online to www.Equifax.com under Fraud Alert and for FREE for 90 days they make it so that no one can open up new credit in your...
  20. I like him but about a year too soon for me. A...

    I like him but about a year too soon for me. A little pricey for a OTTB - that will need some work - but $1800 price isn't too bad.
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    House and barn - we are VERY near a TV tower -...

    House and barn - we are VERY near a TV tower - and that gets hit by lightening. I believe, as the highest thing around - that it acts as a lightening rod.
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    Old horse, training issues, needs extra care...

    Old horse, training issues, needs extra care (shoes) = $500, max 1K IMO.
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    I agree with Sucker. Our current house is on...

    I agree with Sucker. Our current house is on septic - has bene since we built it in 1991. (We did put in a slightly larger tank than we were told we needed.)

    Never had any problems nor had the...
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    So way I read this +500/month - $120/month...

    So way I read this
    +500/month - $120/month (insurance) - $??/month in gas and time (60 minutes a day so subtract what you make per hour now to get equivalent $ amount). Also - $1 weeks pay since you...
  25. Dated 18 months before we moved in together. ...

    Dated 18 months before we moved in together.
    Lived together for a year then got married.
    Been married over 30 years now (same person). :lol:
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