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    Problems with MSM?

    I swear I did a search and tried to find all the threads about supplements and MSM before posting this. Found nothing addressing my specific question, just sort of veiled peripheral hints. So here...
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    Remember, if she is a minor child the car is...

    Remember, if she is a minor child the car is probably titled in the name of her parents and the insurance is almost certainly in their name as well, even if Jane is paying for it. Jane's parents...
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    Fitting the Easyboot Edge

    Can the pads be cut to make an Easyboot Edge fit better? I ask because it only seems to come in size 0 and up, while Miss Mare has tiny 00 feeties. Her friends sometimes stand too close and tear her...
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    For those who can't afford a Stubbs right now

    If laying down seven figures for a real Stubbs is not in this week's budget:

    http://www.thehistorichorse.com

    Period-style paintings with the slight exaggerations and awkwardnesses of eighteenth...
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    I'm kind of frustrated because our barn just...

    I'm kind of frustrated because our barn just decided to change its hours so it will close at 9 p.m. It's hard for me to get off work at six, get home, shove a mouthful of food in my face, change, get...
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    As everyone's remarks about the reasons for low...

    As everyone's remarks about the reasons for low prices at this sale made clear, it seems that an auction is not the best format for selling some types of horses, particularly those breeds that are...
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    You can't seriously mean that an exquisitely...

    You can't seriously mean that an exquisitely beautiful 17.2 CB/TB hunter stallion with a history of siring very fine hunters, jumpers, eventers, and dressage horses, is really only worth $2000? I...
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    Idle Hour Mares

    Does anyone know who got Idle Hour Raindance, the small pure CB hunter mare? The most wonderful mare, jumps a schoolbus . . . If she went to Thurmont I have some buyers for her now.
  9. The barn is pretty close to a group of stores...

    The barn is pretty close to a group of stores where I like to stop in quickly to shop (wine store, grocery, discount linens, coffee, etc.) so there are a lot of times I'm wandering around in these...
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    Love them!

    They're great for hound shows, halter classes, walking out, grooming, and other applications when you have two feet on the ground and have no plans to get on a horse. If you actually plan to ride,...
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    Not a zombie post, Bill: this is your...

    Not a zombie post, Bill: this is your cousin/neighbor, :lol:
  12. My daughter's beloved trainer did this once that...

    My daughter's beloved trainer did this once that I saw--not to my child, but to another young woman. The young person in question was entrusted with the trainer's very fine (DC International/ Capital...
  13. Leaving out the question of whether or not this...

    Leaving out the question of whether or not this is a good set of exercises (and it does seem good),

    1. I always found that the best exercise for riding is riding. In other words, if your butt is...
  14. Depends on a variety of factors: 1. The horse....

    Depends on a variety of factors:
    1. The horse. Some horses can take tougher conditions than others. There are some horses I'll take out in frozen conditions. Heck, if I abjured frozen conditions I...
  15. There goes my fantasy. And she's going to...

    <sigh> There goes my fantasy. And she's going to die. Breaks my heart. But I can only afford one horse, and that one with difficulty.

    When I get to heaven this is the first thing I'm going to ask...
  16. My mother was the same with me when I was a teen....

    My mother was the same with me when I was a teen. She got sick of hanging around the waiting area of the local emergency department wondering if I was going to be paralyzed or brain-damaged (this was...
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    At the barn where we ride and board, it was for...

    At the barn where we ride and board, it was for many years the policy to send students out to get their own horses from the paddocks next to the school ponies' barn. Then we had two unpleasant...
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    [quote=Trakehner;3763540] True. So can skiing,...

    True. So can skiing, tennis, and other activities. The difference is, the horse will love you back. Boats and skis don't do that. The horse claims the child's attention more because it will actually...
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    Yes, you can probably kiss the boat goodbye for...

    Yes, you can probably kiss the boat goodbye for awhile. But as I always say, horses are expensive but they're cheaper than drug rehab. No horse will ever try to get your daughter into the back seat...
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    As a very young woman, many years ago, I was a...

    As a very young woman, many years ago, I was a serious professional rider with my own 25-acre farm, a boarding/training operation, and a fine young stallion, when a major health problem ended it for...
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    This relationship is a divorce waiting to happen....

    This relationship is a divorce waiting to happen.
    But go ahead, get married anyway. Your attorney wants a new Jaguar, and the legal costs of your divorce will help pay for one.

    I wish to God and...
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    Actually, when attacking something like the...

    Actually, when attacking something like the Walmart project, the argument that works best with local government is that the battlefield brings in a huge number of "clean" tourist dollars and...
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    I'm having a hard time understanding why the OP...

    I'm having a hard time understanding why the OP doesn't (a) put the horses in the barn at night, with a baby monitor turned on, or (b) sleep out in the pasture under a tree, curled up with a Mossberg...
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    There was a time when I was the kid climbing over...

    There was a time when I was the kid climbing over the fence to get to the horses. I can tell you that NO warning from adults, no sign, no electric fence, nothing would stop a horse-made little girl...
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    I moved out at 25, largely because I was going to...

    I moved out at 25, largely because I was going to graduate school in the city and no longer had the time or energy for the commute from our farm in the country. My brother didn't move out, and he got...
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