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    Understood, completely. My point is not...

    Understood, completely. My point is not specifically complaining about what we personally have or have not had to pay, and we absolutely DID decide there was value to that as you stated. I...
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    No, it ISN'T a complaint, as I said. Just a...

    No, it ISN'T a complaint, as I said. Just a point to make that we are tiny fish in the overall scheme of things, and it still cost us that much money at the start of last year. So adding more fees...
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    While a lot of folks may feel $25 is a drop in...

    While a lot of folks may feel $25 is a drop in the bucket to receive the benefits offered, consider what it cost in membership fees at the beginning of last year for DD with ONE child jumper/eq...
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    I'm chiming in fairly late here as I've been...

    I'm chiming in fairly late here as I've been indisposed the last couple days, but mine would have jumped on this. She would have been thrilled to sit on a couple of nice horses, and is no worry...
  5. I wouldn't use Chad Keenum, personally. I would...

    I wouldn't use Chad Keenum, personally. I would be happy to tell you why via PM.

    I'd also avoid a few other people around the Virginia area as well. Feel free to send me a PM if you are looking...
  6. Thread: Sick Cat

    by alittlegray
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    Arabiansrock, we had the diabetes test done the...

    Arabiansrock, we had the diabetes test done the same day as the thyroid testing. That's why we are just as perplexed as the OP. Hopefully there is an answer out there. I have made a follow up apt...
  7. Thread: Sick Cat

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    Wow SuperAlter, you could be talking about my...

    Wow SuperAlter, you could be talking about my 12yo Javanese. She is clingy as all get-out right now though that could be because she "belongs" do DD who is in FL working now.

    She also is losing...
  8. I don't know if this is allowed to post here, but...

    I don't know if this is allowed to post here, but I don't see how it could cost CoTh any money so I will pipe up...I run FaceBook pages for the US broken into like 5 or 6 area groups titled "Horse...
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    To the best of my recollection, it is champion OR...

    To the best of my recollection, it is champion OR reserve champion at an AA/A show. I don't remember B or C shows filling the requirement.

    According to the website for the December Hunter...
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    The littlest thing can go viral, and can make or...

    The littlest thing can go viral, and can make or break a person in less than 24 hours. And unfortunately right or wrong, what gets passed around with a huge headline tends to stick even if the...
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    I respect all of your replies, thanks for taking...

    I respect all of your replies, thanks for taking the time to share your perspectives. I love that we can have a conversation about it.
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    So, while I understand what you are saying, I...

    So, while I understand what you are saying, I really don't have any dog in this fight. My DD rode "around" these girls for a while this year, but the horse her supporters helped her lease for her...
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    This is exactly my point though....there is no...

    This is exactly my point though....there is no real challenge for these kids who are already at the top of the game. They have the resources horse and money wise to do grand prix, international...
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    Limiting the Big Eq

    So, I will likely get flamed for this, but I really wish they would limit the big eq to riders who haven't shown above the junior jumper height.

    It seems a little sad to me that the top of the...
  15. Thanks for sharing the picture, I will update her...

    Thanks for sharing the picture, I will update her Facebook page!!!
  16. Thread: Who?

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    Why so defensive so fast? I know of/have worked...

    Why so defensive so fast? I know of/have worked with 3 really good trainers here in VA, all of whom could deal with a problem or diagnose what the problem IS, but they all have different teaching...
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    wow....the silver lining to all of this is that...

    wow....the silver lining to all of this is that you now know for sure YOUR horse has the talent and scope to keep going as far as you want! Too bad you are "crushing" her dream, but now you can live...
  18. Piles Of Dead Horses.....another hoarder letting horses die.

    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2016/08/10/piles-dead-horses-found-former-olympians-property/88510228/

    I don't understand how people can do this. This one is in Australia, but location...
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    DD says they obviously got their inspiration from...

    DD says they obviously got their inspiration from the "prancercise" lady. I agree.
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    I just want to say it is amazing to me how many...

    I just want to say it is amazing to me how many people who are judges/trainers/officials in our sport who are still facebook friends with her and "like" or pass on her posts of sale horses and...
  21. Sticky: If you will be at HITS Culpeper for the two...

    If you will be at HITS Culpeper for the two August shows and have a sale horse doing the high children's and 3'6" eq, please let me know. I'd love to talk. I have a horseless rider in her last...
  22. [QUOTE=Guilherme;8753000]It's an E Ticket at...

    [QUOTE=Guilherme;8753000]It's an E Ticket at Disneyland, to be sure!!! :)

    And if you want REAL thrill try a downwind shot. Because you don't have help from the prevailing wind plus the speed of...
  23. The Macho Male equivalent of the COTH popcorn and wine threads....

    https://youtu.be/v4HTXBTkcpg


    This video, about 10:20 in to it. Navy/Marine Corps pilots taking cat shots and recovery in more than 30 foot swells. As night falls, the ready room turns into a...
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    Wow. This OP was SO inappropriate!! Just...

    Wow. This OP was SO inappropriate!!

    Just having watched check in day and the first round of flatwork today, I can tell you that EVERY one of these riders is educated and qualified to be there...
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    Not every post is a "hint" and I am sorry if you...

    Not every post is a "hint" and I am sorry if you took it that way. We have a trainer we trust, and that is the person who (appropriately) has likely found her something to borrow. If you met me in...
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