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  1. First, I'd like to thank you for posting this...

    First, I'd like to thank you for posting this question on here, and not e-mailing me pretending to be a potential customer. This takes up my time, and makes me cranky. Just had one last week...
  2. OP, unless you are making big $$$ picking up...

    OP, unless you are making big $$$ picking up other peoples horses, I'd quit doing it. Sure, it is a service for your clients, but it often takes a whole day, when you could be at your barn doing...
  3. I have several clients that travel all over the...

    I have several clients that travel all over the world, and are often out of reach of communication. They do several things, most of what you have covered.

    1. Online auto payment for board
    2. ...
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    Started going grey with my first child, when I...

    Started going grey with my first child, when I was 26. I started the die route in my 30s, continued into my 40s when the itchy head syndrome started. I finally gave up in my late 40s, and went...
  5. Thanks Hosspuller. That was an interesting...

    Thanks Hosspuller. That was an interesting video. I'm spending less and less time on the 'net lately, since it seems to be dividing us, not bringing us together for meaningful discussions. I find...
  6. Thread: Cold Summer

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    OP I'm just North of Interstate 80, and last...

    OP I'm just North of Interstate 80, and last night went down to 42*. It is currently only 69* at noon. I love it, the Horses love it, but the garden does not. If you are north of me, I imagine...
  7. Two posters have mentioned how infrequent...

    Two posters have mentioned how infrequent travelers are a pain. As a infrequent Traveler, I'd love to know how to reduce my PITA factor. Any tips?
  8. I am totally incapable of sewing, so I second the...

    I am totally incapable of sewing, so I second the skort recc.

    My riding buddy introduced me to these, and I LOVE them. Comfortable, cool, looks good enough to go out in public in, covers all the...
  9. Having a sense of personal responsibility for...

    Having a sense of personal responsibility for your words and actions.
  10. Thread: OMG the gnats

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    And if you mix in some baby oil with the...

    And if you mix in some baby oil with the listerine, it sticks longer. I spray this combo on itchy tails to curb rubbing, and also along the midline. I do use it a little cautiously around the anal...
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    Awwww, adorable!

    Awwww, adorable!
  12. ^^This^^ I have that retirement barn. We make...

    ^^This^^ I have that retirement barn. We make money at it because we are able to make our own hay. If I had to pay the price everyone else pays for hay, I'd be on a very slim margin. Of course,...
  13. I'm so sorry you lost your wonderful girl. You...

    I'm so sorry you lost your wonderful girl. You have her many years of love, she was a lucky horse. :cry:
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    I swear this is one of the reasons I'm such an...

    I swear this is one of the reasons I'm such an Introvert. It often seems to me like people only want you to listen. No opinions or comments wanted or needed.

    I'm often told I'm a good...
  15. Bummer, I have one for sale, but it is a 15"...

    Bummer, I have one for sale, but it is a 15" seat, in Golden. Ah well, such is life.
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    Helping to Fund Riding Horse research

    Over on horse care, there is a thread about soaking hay for a laminic horse.


    There is link on there to http://www.safergrass.org/help.html which is a website by our CoTH member Katy Watts. I...
  17. It always amazes me that people can carry in...

    It always amazes me that people can carry in containers full, but cannot carry them out empty. :( I used to get off of my horse, bag garbage and pack it out. My bad knees now prevent me doing this....
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    There is no place like home. I love to travel,...

    There is no place like home. I love to travel, but when I get back to my part of the Appalachian Mt. Chain, I feel better. I need trees, Mountains, and green.

    Littlegrey, I hope you get back to...
  19. Yes, if you demand weed free hay (most horse...

    Yes, if you demand weed free hay (most horse owners do) please do not plant milkweek, or god help us THISTLE near productive fields. I groan when I see thistle seed in bird feed.

    That said, I...
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    Not to burst the PC bubble or anything, but what...

    Not to burst the PC bubble or anything, but what do you think the reaction of the locals would be if the OP moved to Mexico and lived with her SO there? Think there would be any questions? Friendly...
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    I'm tired just reading about riding 50miles! And...

    I'm tired just reading about riding 50miles! And a puller...Ugh. They do make you sore all over. Kudos to you for finishing, and being able to make jokes about it the next day!
  22. SonnysMom, you sort of scared me with that last...

    SonnysMom, you sort of scared me with that last sentence...since you have met me in person. :lol:

    I assume every poster on this bb is here because they love horses. Age, sex, income level,...
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    You can also put reflective strips on a halter or...

    You can also put reflective strips on a halter or neck collar. I use something like this product http://www.horse.com/item/basic-reflective-halter-tube-set/SLT700001/ on one horse in each pasture...
  24. Olive Oil mixed with a little coconut oil. ...

    Olive Oil mixed with a little coconut oil. Simple, cheap, and very effective. I don't remember my skin feeling this smooth for years, and I am outside all the time!
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    It is nice you are getting to go to Moshannon,...

    It is nice you are getting to go to Moshannon, while it has been years since I rode there, I remember it being quite pretty. I don't do much camping with horses because I have so many trails within...
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