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  1. And factor in paying off the $200,000 for med...

    And factor in paying off the $200,000 for med school plus the malpractice insurance needed just to see the first patient.
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    If you can find it on PBS.....A Town Like Alice.

    If you can find it on PBS.....A Town Like Alice.
  3. I suffered thru PF when I wore a set of beat...

    I suffered thru PF when I wore a set of beat shoes at the VA Horse Center. I didn't want to get my "good" shoes full of that red clay that never comes off.

    Well, the VAHC requires you do a lot...
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    My suggestion is selective target practice in the...

    My suggestion is selective target practice in the back yard....just to test out the new 12-gage....or maybe to sight in the new 30-30. All safely done, of course.

    The distinctive sound made by a...
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    Call it a yurt.....

    Call it a yurt.....
  6. I repeat again....it is not personal it is...

    I repeat again....it is not personal it is BUSINESS.

    The OP needs to set clear boundaries of services, or decide that in the "cost/benefit analysis" the cost (eg., aggravation) is not worth the...
  7. I stopped reading after all the page 1 drama. ...

    I stopped reading after all the page 1 drama.

    It is not personal, it is business. Your mentor should have pointed this out to you. This may be the first time, but will not be the last you will...
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    Yes....horse is in mid-Atlantic east coast area. ...

    Yes....horse is in mid-Atlantic east coast area. Please do tell. And how to detect...any specific testing?
  9. Pages automatically reloading? Safari OSx?

    I've typed this 3 times and each time the page reloaded and wiped what I was typing. Also does this when I'm reading a thread. Not happening on other sites.
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    The answer is financial reasons.....perhaps the...

    The answer is financial reasons.....perhaps the OP's parents can talk to a financial planner that can explain that they will both have a lower financial position than if they figure out how to stay...
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    Ticks & Lyme questions

    I vaguely remember talking to someone that they treated their horse for Lyme, but also found 2 other tick-borne diseases....not piroplasmosis....something else I can't recall.

    This was a while...
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    Tina is fabulous...3rd generation of great...

    Tina is fabulous...3rd generation of great horsemen/women.....And remember she came out of a "circus" training background.....what heresy!

    Once of the comments on FB said...


    How true....
  13. Was anyone at the Monday meeting? Any updates?

    Was anyone at the Monday meeting? Any updates?
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    I love Dublin pull-ons.....but I think Dublin now...

    I love Dublin pull-ons.....but I think Dublin now has "lightweight" fabric. Since I would buy quantity when on sale, I have a stash that should keep me in the saddle for a couple of years and hope...
  15. I didn't think I was being defensive since I'm...

    I didn't think I was being defensive since I'm not a barn owner. I was just posting my own opinion.....which is that boarders need to appreciate that the barn owner sets the rules....and if you...
  16. Have you thought about New Jersey?

    Have you thought about New Jersey?
  17. I can appreciate your comment, but my guess is...

    I can appreciate your comment, but my guess is the definition of "basic" seems to be a matter of what are your expectations.

    To me, (and how I was trained) the Nuno video IS basic work. It...
  18. Although it seems that most BO's allow boarders...

    Although it seems that most BO's allow boarders to take some hay to shows, remember it is their barn, their business....therefore their rules.

    So, whether the BO should credit for stall cleaning...
  19. My BO doesn't charge for hay....but since I want...

    My BO doesn't charge for hay....but since I want "extra" hay when horse is cooped up in stall at a show, I get a few bales of my own for long-term away shows. BO does not charge for feed taken to...
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    There is a scene in the movie "Out of Africa"...

    There is a scene in the movie "Out of Africa" where Meryl Streep walks out on her porch to meet Robert Redford character and a young girl shows up...THAT was Beryl Markham! Fascinating lady.
    ...
  21. A picture is worth a thousand words.....this is...

    A picture is worth a thousand words.....this is very basic, low impact work.

    Nuno Oliveira
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMLUWeJZwwo
  22. A great meal can be made with a meat or fish,...

    A great meal can be made with a meat or fish, onions, garlic and peppers....add salt to taste. If you're vegetarian, replace meat with another veggie or two....stir fry....serve.

    Variants are to...
  23. Winter is a great time for roasts....and...

    Winter is a great time for roasts....and slow-cooked meals in oven or crockpot

    Then the leftovers (er, ingredients) are recycled for a stir-fry with brocoli, carrots, peppers, onions...etc

    Then...
  24. Call 911 just to go on record. Get their advice....

    Call 911 just to go on record. Get their advice. Give a clear description of the annoying car and your position/direction of travel in case something happens. Driving to a police station is a...
  25. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    For those who are interested in the history of...

    For those who are interested in the history of the Mid-East post WW-I. The impact of Sykes-Picot act on the world today.
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