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  1. IF I am remembering correctly (notes aren't with...

    IF I am remembering correctly (notes aren't with me) Mare 1 is Oldenburg and Mare 2 Hanoverian. Both sires are approved for multiple breeds.
  2. Please explain WB registry to me

    I am looking at two different mares. Both are registered but not inspected. I don't understand the whole process of registering warmbloods, but would like to know what I'm getting in case someday I...
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    Overdrawn & overwhelmed

    I have a great life. On the surface. Happy kids, good job, etc. But sometimes I feel like it's all I can do to hold all of it together. Money is always shorter than the demands on it, time is...
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    To clarify a few things... The family whose...

    To clarify a few things...

    The family whose baby passed was/is insured. Both parents work, very middle-income. There was nothing alarming during pregnancy, but staff at hospital A immediately...
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    Hospital charges for the deceased

    Sorry to be morbid, but I have no prior experience with anything like this.

    I have a relative who had a baby that did not live for long. She was born almost at term but had major problems and...
  6. Looking forward to tomorrow or not?

    Just curious - how many of you are NOT looking forward to Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow? Let's commiserate...

    We were supposed to have it at our new house this year. We started planning this over...
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    He has done rated and local shows up to 3'6" in...

    He has done rated and local shows up to 3'6" in the last two years, but mostly 3' since that's my preferred height. I don't know that he'd go well in big eq - he loves to put that little jumper...
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    Thanks for the input. Horse is on the upper end...

    Thanks for the input. Horse is on the upper end for age - just past insurable. Horse is still very capable of doing 3'3" to 3'6" in decent company. Another rider at the barn has shown him...
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    Pricing an older jumper

    I'm thinking of listing my teenage jumper for sale. He was doing 3'6" jumpers with his old owner a few years ago. I don't go over 3' at shows, so that's what he's been doing. He's 100% sound, no...
  10. OP - you say that you have (had?) horses here...

    OP - you say that you have (had?) horses here that were owned in partnership, and that you've been noticing this for a while now, no? Dare I say, but I think I may know where you are talking about. ...
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    OP. I do understand how you feel. I have been...

    OP. I do understand how you feel. I have been there. We had a very modest house, one kid, one small car payment. That was it. We lived well, but not extravagantly. Then my SO got sick. As in...
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    This group is listed online on the USPC site as...

    This group is listed online on the USPC site as an actual USPC chapter. It really was sad. I felt so badly for these kids who were woefully unprepared. They show at this particular show each year...
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    Educate me PLEASE!

    We went to a local circuit show this weekend. Normally, there are some ok horses, some nice ones. About half of the "regulars" on the circuit show at rateds as well with varying degrees of success....
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    The barn isn't owned by one person. It is...

    The barn isn't owned by one person. It is actually a private club, which has a board of directors as a governing body. A couple of the people who are complaining are on the board, but others are...
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    Here is the situation. The barn I am at has...

    Here is the situation. The barn I am at has approximately 100 horses. About 30 of them are owned by people who are active on the area hunter/jumper circuit, and our trainer has a pretty active...
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    Barn names - boarding v. training

    Posting under an alter for various reasons...

    I was having a discussion with someone and wanted input.

    When you go to a show, is the name of the barn you show under affiliated with your...
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