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  1. RPM - he was a 14.1 7/8h (AHSA carded)...

    RPM - he was a 14.1 7/8h (AHSA carded) Welsh/Arabian cross bred by Baileywick Farm in Wisconsin. His Arabian dam was from performance and halter winning lines; his Welsh Section B sire from hunter...
  2. My Decade Team partner was 9 when I started him...

    My Decade Team partner was 9 when I started him in Endurance, and had already been a champion carriage driving horse prior. For the next 13 years he foxhunted (whipped in for 4 years initially) with...
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    No. None at all. It's someone's nonsense...

    No. None at all.

    It's someone's nonsense masquerading as "real".
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    Firefox, or any other browser for that matter, ...

    Firefox, or any other browser for that matter, will throw up a default screen "we can't find this webpage" if your internet connection is too slow or times out before the browser has a chance to...
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    Another vote for the limited distance. You have...

    Another vote for the limited distance. You have far more freedom to do whatever you like - walk alongside your horse, stop for longer periods of time, lay down on the trail and take a nap, or ride...
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    Chall - System Restore does not affect personal...

    Chall - System Restore does not affect personal files (docs, pics, vids, music,etc). It doesn't matter what folders they are in. System Restore affects system files, installed programs, file types...
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    Arcadien - if it hasn't been too long since you...

    Arcadien - if it hasn't been too long since you updated your computer, you can do a system restore to roll it back to the prior update time period. You want to pick the day or hour before you did...
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    Of course you own your computer. :) What you...

    Of course you own your computer. :)

    What you don't own is the software. And therein lies your problem.;)

    OP - regardless of what Microsoft windows operating system you are running, there is...
  9. Tang! How could we forget you! Pretend orange...

    Tang! How could we forget you! Pretend orange juice crystalized powder in a jar. Mix with water and...voilà! You were instantly (pun intended) part of the space program.

    Ah, those were the...
  10. The Long Riders go very, very, very slow with the...

    The Long Riders go very, very, very slow with the aim of traveling 1,000 miles with long deadlines, and generally have extra horses and/or pack animals to help carry supplies. This author's character...
  11. You might want to consider in your story the...

    You might want to consider in your story the rider actually going from point to point to accomplish this 300 miles - meaning the rider will stop and rest in certain towns along the way, or at...
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    OP - You're taking the opening line too...

    OP - You're taking the opening line too literally. It's a metaphor. The "real blue" is the speaker's way of bringing the reader into his/her memories of the past, which are colored by the thoughts...
  13. I researched and compiled this history...

    I researched and compiled this history of the Welsh pony lineage when I was interested in uncovering the percentage of Arabian blood introduced in the modern development of the Section B. The...
  14. From MFHA: Farmer Packs “Farmer Packs” are...

    From MFHA: Farmer Packs

    “Farmer Packs” are Hunts that do not meet MFHA qualification standards or have not applied for membership in the Association. A Farmer Pack may or may not hunt in a member...
  15. Mrs. Motion isn't on any hunt staff. That said,...

    Mrs. Motion isn't on any hunt staff. That said, you need to politely disregard her old school comments and understand in this day and age your objective shouldn't be to keep the hounds away from...
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    Oh, they take checks. Not to worry. In all the...

    Oh, they take checks. Not to worry. In all the zillion years we've been going, they have always taken our checks. :)

    Red mares - Take a tape measure with you, and a index card with your pony's...
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    columbus - You need to decide first where you...

    columbus -

    You need to decide first where you want to market the horses - do you want NorthEast, Mid-Atlantic, or Southern hunts. Each hunting area of the eastern US has different kinds of...
  18. Yes, you do need insurance, even if the rides are...

    Yes, you do need insurance, even if the rides are for free. When you put strangers in your carriage you are assuming a risk, and it needs to be mitigated.

    And what you might consider is the area...
  19. You put soapy water in the bottom of the bottle....

    You put soapy water in the bottom of the bottle. They fall into the water through the neck of the "funnel", and drown.

    The LED light is NOT in the bottle but instead rests under the bottle section...
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    Sent you a pm

    Sent you a pm
  21. Did you try Hamilton Feed Mill? That's where we...

    Did you try Hamilton Feed Mill? That's where we now buy our driveway gravel. I think they have bluestone as well. They are very accomodating, and the prices are really reasonable.

    Assume you are...
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    Here's an internal snapshot of a Dell Dimension...

    Here's an internal snapshot of a Dell Dimension 4700. The box in the lower right hand corner (with all the lettering) contains the hard drive. Your machine might have a slightly different internal...
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    Boy, are you between a rock and a hard place....

    Boy, are you between a rock and a hard place. :lol:

    One of mine is similar - very long striding (although he has never damaged his heels), and early on used to yank off his front shoes within a...
  24. Personally, I wouldn't do it. It isn't fair to...

    Personally, I wouldn't do it. It isn't fair to the pony to ask it to pull something when one of its hindquarters is not "sound". As as you are thinking of rehoming the pony because it doesn't suit...
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    Goodhors is 100% correct - never, ever cut...

    Goodhors is 100% correct - never, ever cut harness to release a horse. Unlessthe horse is drowning with its head under water there is no excuse, and even then unbuckling usually is achieved far...
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