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  1. Hunt Whip is getting to be a must on our hunts

    Our hunt is on a 36,000 acre fixture which is also home to herds of Black Angus. There are all sorts of gates that have to opened and closed if there's no nearby jump. Anyone on our hunt can carry a...
  2. SOLD!

    If you haven't heard yet, the Colorado Horse Park is under contract to the Bellisimo group. After seeing the job they did on the Tyron facility, can't wait to see what they plan for CHP.:yes:
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    We've always used the 5 way with elastic. The...

    We've always used the 5 way with elastic. The elastic gives your horse's shoulder room to move, especially if they make a BIG move. Our Huntsman is pretty adamant about using the elastic one, but...
  4. Any Word on Chincoteague Island Ponies?

    Does anyone have access to news about the island ponies? The thought of those poor ponies being swept off their island and drowned in the storm is making my stomach turn upside down. We have two of...
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    Oh, my goodness, sounds like someone was trying...

    Oh, my goodness, sounds like someone was trying to get your position and didn't make the grade.

    Never lower yourself to someone else's level, rise above them. I'd say "Good Morning" to everyone...
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    Good advise in both the posts above for you! When...

    Good advise in both the posts above for you! When you are trying to find a dressage prospect or evaluate a going horse there are a ton of things to consider which does not make it easy.

    First...
  7. Deep Thoughts

    SnicklefritzG, there have been some really good thoughts on this thread.

    What are your plans for this horse? If for sale, then it helps to have a show record. Rated shows are expensive as...
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    Go for it!

    Tartan,

    Everyone who lives on a farm has to deal with trespassers. It's a fact of life out here. The guy who raises bison around the corner from me has a multimillion dollar insurance policy to...
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    StG., I am very sorry to hear this news. My...

    StG.,

    I am very sorry to hear this news. My little terrier died of a horrible cancer two years ago.

    Bone cancer in dogs can be controlled by amputation of a limb. It sounds awful but the...
  10. Never Electrobraid, Horseguard is it

    I've had two friends lose horses to getting tangled in the electrobraid fencing and end up dead. The gelding was a real smarty pants and got a leg into the electro braid strands, according to the...
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    I love my F250 7.3L Heavy Duty Turbo 1999 Ford...

    I love my F250 7.3L Heavy Duty Turbo 1999 Ford with an extended cab and long bed. Long bed due to the fact that I have a small farm and although I only use the truck once a week and very rarely...
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    RE: Inside My Trailer

    [QUOTE=katyb;6515611]I am (crossing fingers) getting my new (to me, but actually quite old) trailer today. Who made the mattress for you? Where did you get the toilet, and can you explain that to...
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    Giant Bales, it's all we have

    As much as I agree with you on hating the big bales, we're so desperate for hay here we'll buy anything. I bought the big rounds, the only way my hay guy will bale this year, and have to move them...
  14. I live on clay and it's just awful when it's wet....

    I live on clay and it's just awful when it's wet. At the entrance of each turnout, the path to the barn, the path to the arena, the road around the barn, etc. I dumped simple road base. It's the...
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    Red Brand is one of the most expensive brands of...

    Red Brand is one of the most expensive brands of fencing you can buy. It looks like the size of the mesh is the same, the size of the wire is the same and it's woven the same. One roll is 4' tall and...
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    USEF Web Site Ruling, a black eye for the US...

    USEF Web Site Ruling, a black eye for the US according to friends watching the trials from Europe:

    BRUCE BURR of Weston, CT, violated Chapter 4, GR409 of this Federation, in connection with the...
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    well, you can't actually put real names in when...

    well, you can't actually put real names in when you're poking someone. It's an ancient game of making up a song that implies but never names. The peasants and lesser nobles did it in England and...
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    Excellent, Carol!

    next time I need really good imagery for a wild rumor I'll be contacting you!
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    Rumor Has It - 2012 Team

    Sung to Adele's song "Rumor Has It"

    "He will do as bid,
    Rich won't make it on the team because of her.
    We have heard his mind is already been made up.
    She will pull support if she don't get...
  20. thank you for posting this link. What an amazing...

    thank you for posting this link. What an amazing warm up, what a super quality horse. Simple half halts by a true genius, raising the front end and the horse starts to dance!
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