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  1. CDL and USDOT number for trailers and their drivers

    Seems the police are cracking down on horse trailers these days, more to make money off violators of laws that have been there for years and the most of us really didn't know about than safety...
  2. This lady was a wonderful person who bred some...

    This lady was a wonderful person who bred some beautiful Arabians that even you non Arabian folks would have loved! One can not believe news stories often times and from those in the know have said...
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    Show hunters have been overweight at least since...

    Show hunters have been overweight at least since the 60's!
  4. wear them unless you are doing a derby or a...

    wear them unless you are doing a derby or a classic then you want to go navy or black
  5. Sounds great, maybe I should move there too!...

    Sounds great, maybe I should move there too! Daughter and hubby are looking at a small property with a barn. She does hunters and will be caring for her own horses. Thanks all for the suggestions, I...
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    I saw a post on Facebook of someone using child's...

    I saw a post on Facebook of someone using child's potty chairs as blocks.
  7. tell me about the Mt Airy, Westminster area of Maryland

    Daughter is thinking of moving into this area and looking for recommendations on farrier, vet, dentist, hay feed and bedding and general horse activities in the area.
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    Since it is not a conformation fault it will...

    Since it is not a conformation fault it will probably be overlooked.
  9. Groin pulls take forever to heal! Rest helps but...

    Groin pulls take forever to heal! Rest helps but I am sure, you, like most of us don't rest these things long enough! I had one once and getting on a horse was very painful but once on, not too bad...
  10. Thread: Tack Sponges

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    I use face cloths for cleaning tack. The...

    I use face cloths for cleaning tack. The knobbiness of the fabric really gets into nooks and crannies and I can toss them in the washing machine.
  11. Ask him politely to leave or you ask for a new...

    Ask him politely to leave or you ask for a new room or roommate. My daughter hd the same problem with her rooms Bf there at night and staying the night and at one point getting up and peeing on the...
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    Many good books out there but I would think it...

    Many good books out there but I would think it would be difficult to put into writing on how to be a quiet rider that settles the hot horse
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    seems to me with this thread and the other one...

    seems to me with this thread and the other one about an assistant trainer, head trainer, bo or bm needs to rethink their hires! Once big boss is off to the south, assistant does what he wants and...
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    Walking around with zips half done puts a strain...

    Walking around with zips half done puts a strain on them; not keeping the zippers oiled; forcing the zippers up all contribute to zipper fail as does lousy zippers!
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    During travel bans, only essential traffic is...

    During travel bans, only essential traffic is allowed and I would think feeding and watering animals qualifies as essential!
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    I use black or brown braiding bands-wrap around...

    I use black or brown braiding bands-wrap around the cheek piece then slide the runner up over it. works quite well. Better than getting rid of the bridle!
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    word of mouth has worked best for me but also an...

    word of mouth has worked best for me but also an ad in the local paper. That may bring a bunch of useless and poorly done resumes but weed thru them as there may be a gem amongst them. Just state in...
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    Chains over the nose are like choke chains on...

    Chains over the nose are like choke chains on dogs: benign when all is well, a control method when things get edgy. Not cruel by any means-horses are far stronger than we are and sometimes we need...
  19. Showing without a trainer is quite doable, IF,...

    Showing without a trainer is quite doable, IF, you are well in control of your horse and you know what is going to be asked. Many people actually do go out there solo and do just fine but like...
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    Cantering from ring to ring or jumping from ring...

    Cantering from ring to ring or jumping from ring to ring is not the same as entering the ring at the canter, it is part of the course. "Back in the day" it was quite common to start your hunter round...
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    Pelham in NY?

    Pelham in NY?
  22. I agree that we tend to get way to anal on...

    I agree that we tend to get way to anal on breeches, boots, coats, bits, saddles etc. These are basically things that a judge really can't read the label on and as long as they fit nicely and are...
  23. if I buy , say a car, off someone and all the...

    if I buy , say a car, off someone and all the paper work seems in order yet later on down the road it is discovered that the car had been stolen. Too bad for me, I am out the money spent as well as...
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    word of mouth has worked best for me but also an...

    word of mouth has worked best for me but also an ad in the local paper. Emphasize that it is for barn work, no riding. You will get a pile of replies, many of them useless as some people send resumes...
  25. I hunted on Boxing Day with the Quorn and my...

    I hunted on Boxing Day with the Quorn and my goodness, the amount of people who came! It was not a great day as far as actual hunting but all the pomp was fun.
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