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  1. Heck yes. Jennifer

    Heck yes.

    Jennifer
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    I am a farrier and an event rider. I'm 5'4" and...

    I am a farrier and an event rider. I'm 5'4" and 125# but athletic.

    If you are good at the job you can make excellent money, more than sufficient for an equine hobby, without killing yourself. ...
  3. My barn (which has stalls available ;-)) is just...

    My barn (which has stalls available ;-)) is just east of Charlotte. 2 hrs to Tryon, 2 hrs to So Pines, 45 minutes to the Fork for your Intermediate XC (several schooling days this fall!), lots of...
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    GoPro, Contour, BulletHD?

    Hubby has a Legend car and wants to car cam his races, I would love to do Xc helmet cam.... Most of the drivers use GoPros, but was wondering if anyone had used any of the bullet-cam types? They...
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    There is an apartment over the barn, a boarder...

    There is an apartment over the barn, a boarder has it rented but maybe she'd like a roomie :-).

    Not averse to tents or RVs either. If I didn't use it a couple weekends a month they could live in...
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    Where to find someone to share barn?

    I have drastically reduced my personal horse herd and cut back on my lesson/boarding as I'm extremely busy with my horseshoeing business. I have 5-9 stalls that another rider/trainer could lease...
  7. High school boys painted my fence, by hand, for...

    High school boys painted my fence, by hand, for $8/hour several years ago. It is not a task which takes an astonishing level of skill.

    Jennifer
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    We have a 2002 7.3 diesel F350 and a 1992 Dodge...

    We have a 2002 7.3 diesel F350 and a 1992 Dodge dually. The latter (300k+ miles) is a common sight at the Ford parts department! The F350 has about 140k on it and has had to have new injectors, new...
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    Rodawn is right on. Any farrier or vet will tell...

    Rodawn is right on. Any farrier or vet will tell you that many women have a problem desiciplining horses (and any trainer who is a good 'horseman' not just a gal who is good at riding, petting egos...
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    That is a lot of money to kick tires.... Usually...

    That is a lot of money to kick tires.... Usually they quit before the extensive PPE!

    Maybe hubby got the PPE bill and said "umm, we haven't even bought it yet and it cost HOW much?"

    Jennifer
  11. Hmm. I had a client with a standardbred/TB cross...

    Hmm. I had a client with a standardbred/TB cross who genuinely paced, when she cantered it could be a bit lateral and weirded some judges out--they thought she was lame behind or something....
    ...
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    Any time that continuing is to the detriment of...

    Any time that continuing is to the detriment of the horse's physical or mental well-being. Full stop, end of discussion.

    Jennifer
  13. I just had a pre-PPE done on a 10yo I am sending...

    I just had a pre-PPE done on a 10yo I am sending off to be ridden and maybe sold. It was very reassuring to see how great her X-rays were and nice to know that if we get a interested party down the...
  14. SevenDogs nails it. I have only ever had to...

    SevenDogs nails it.

    I have only ever had to 'fire' one client, and I basically just told them my standards were this and that and I didn't think we were a good fit and since I wanted clients to be...
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    Well, as a farrier I can tell you that they seem...

    Well, as a farrier I can tell you that they seem to have managed to breed 'horrible to work with the hind feet' into about 95% of Paso Finos, even the non-show Pasos that aren't subjected to bizarre...
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    Shipping NC to PA?

    Anyone heading that way with an open spot anytime somewhat soon? My regular shipper is full up until August!

    Jennifer
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    I usually have a couple of youngsters and this...

    I usually have a couple of youngsters and this year I only have one.... I was thinking of advertising specifically for another youngster boarder for when I wean her! Mine is a bit over 2 months old...
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    Being an owner?

    So have gotten sick of my little Intermediate horse sitting in the field doing nothing thanks to my schedule (hard to condition an event horse squeezing in 20 minute rides at 8pm under the lights!)...
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    The scar would not worry me, as a farrier. The...

    The scar would not worry me, as a farrier. The effect of that trim on tendons and ligaments would..... Hopefully it is just the weird angle of the pic.

    Jennifer
  20. No, the mare is named Fiona and the stud is the...

    No, the mare is named Fiona and the stud is the sire of Magic, whoever the heck that is.... I think.

    Jennifer
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    Sticky: Tradewind.... 1999 MMB GOV mare by Tantris o/o...

    Tradewind.... 1999 MMB GOV mare by Tantris o/o champion TB conformation hunter. 17h black bay, sound, super uphill, fabulous mover. Competed successfully in Jumpers and 2nd level dressage. Has...
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    Ugh..... I am considering selling my 'heart...

    Ugh..... I am considering selling my 'heart horse'.... She has potential that is probably never going to be realized here, as I find myself with less and less time to ride. Maybe if I rode more,...
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    Britannia's Mail?

    Has anyone checked this boy out? By Jaguar Mail out of Headley Britannia, at stud (but only available in UK/Europe at present sadly....). He looks lovely....

    Jennifer
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    Ok, so riders fault for believing omnibus listing...

    Ok, so riders fault for believing omnibus listing and event pr, I guess when I think of 'getting back to eventing's real meaning' my mind does not leap to Martha Stewart meets Cpt Mark Phillips. And...
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    I talked to another rider who said concerns had...

    I talked to another rider who said concerns had been raised (not sure if it was with rider reps, TD, or what) and were shot down. So didn't seem like much point.

    And of course, I felt like my...
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