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    Oh, if only.

    Oh, if only.
  2. Thanks rmh. I dont know if its about my personal...

    Thanks rmh. I dont know if its about my personal credibility vs Buddy's, though. This one is sort of like the blind men and the elephant, or like that Japanese movie Roshomon (sp?)--different...
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    Sigh. Blew a tire being generic for went lame,...

    Sigh. Blew a tire being generic for went lame, an expression I only heard recently duing a poker ride with Buddy. Wasnt being specific about his injury and certainly not trying to mislead anyone. ...
  4. Oh, dear. I finally got back on the board, been...

    Oh, dear. I finally got back on the board, been working too hard all week to surf COTH. Now I wish I hadnt.

    First, "I got to be a hero" was sarcastic, black humor, whatever. I wasnt a hero, I...
  5. Alls I know is last summer I DD'd, then DD again,...

    Alls I know is last summer I DD'd, then DD again, then gave a tube of generic ivermectin at the first sign of tail or mane rubbing, which meant a tube every 2-3 weeks when it was hot and damp, and...
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    you said you did the NTW protocol, did it help at...

    you said you did the NTW protocol, did it help at all?

    Sadie rubbed her tail and mane out religiously ever summer and regrew the mane and tail every winter (and mind you , in GA the summers they...
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    What Swishy-Tails said. I will add that I took...

    What Swishy-Tails said. I will add that I took lessons for a while at a Saddlebred barn, chockfull of show horses that were also LESSON horses. And part of our lesson plans was getting them out on...
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    At least I got to be a hero

    Over the weekend I was really, really glad my horses will go out alone--not only wouldnt I ride much if they wouldnt go out without other horses, no one but me, but it turned into a safety issue on...
  9. Thread: bio thane

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    Me, I love the stuff, but I loathe cleaning...

    Me, I love the stuff, but I loathe cleaning leather. I have used nylon,but prefer the biothane. I think it aggravates a horse a little less. The stuff is very strong and low maintenance--pick a...
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    See y'all in April

    It's once again time for my yearly Lenten hiatus from COTH. As always, please save at least one parelli trainwreck for me!

    I'll be riding and enjoying the coming spring and will no doubt...
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    I've posted this story before... Riding along...

    I've posted this story before...

    Riding along one of my alleged trails in a ravine close to the house--basically its a faint indication of a path on a steep slope. Sadie and I had a difference of...
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    I have generic trail/endurance stirrups...

    I have generic trail/endurance stirrups http://www.chicksaddlery.com/page/CDS/PROD/3099/EE730
    on one of my English saddles, and transverse aka safety aka Icelandic irons on the other. The...
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    I've been studying the parellified neighbor and...

    I've been studying the parellified neighbor and her boarder next door for going on six years. Boarder finally got the horse she started doing parelli with so hinky that he charged her, knocked her...
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    I'm also trailerless, a bit over an hour from...

    I'm also trailerless, a bit over an hour from Hephzibah...the
    DH works at Ft. Gordon and I get over that way to tack-shop occaisionally.

    You might want to drop in at Boots Bridles and Britches...
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    Yesterday it was 40 and 40 (mph wind gusts and...

    Yesterday it was 40 and 40 (mph wind gusts and temperature degrees farenheit) so we were at it again, with the two geldings. Our original intention was to go on the paved road another quarter mile...
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    Ho Hum take two

    Thanks everyone for the b-day greetings. Yesterday we sallied forth again, same venue, but parked the rig at the top of the mile long hill, reasoning that with two miles cut off the loop we could go...
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    Another Ho-Hum Trail Ride....New Year's update

    Riding buddy and I went out yesterday on the network of dirt roads a few miles from my place--the roads are in a very rural, very poor county that has a lot of scenery and not much else. Lots of...
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    The remark about Hebrew National hotdogs was a...

    The remark about Hebrew National hotdogs was a little off--Kosher meat essentially MUST come from the front end of the animal because of the prohibition against eating the sciatic nerve (check your...
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    They are a family business and best of all they...

    They are a family business and best of all they will talk on the phone with you and offer practical help and suggestions--case in point, I was ordering vaccines and obsessing about the need for...
  20. What Katarine said about her gelding playing with...

    What Katarine said about her gelding playing with his bit resonated for me, because my grade walker does the same thing with nearly all jointed bits. He likes to play and I dont mind it very much...
  21. My two current horses had different water...

    My two current horses had different water crossing issues--Sadie just didnt see why she should and I had to make her. She knew perfectly well how to cross water but decided to make fording an...
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    Gave up horses when I went to college, got horses...

    Gave up horses when I went to college, got horses again in my late 30s. When the first marriage failed (hubby focused for a while on horses being a strain on the marriage, but my perspective was and...
  23. Thread: Trail bridles?

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    shameless plug for Moss Rock Endurance

    http://www.mossrockendurance.com/view_product.asp?category_ID=3&prod_ID=4

    I have a screaming orange convertible beta headstall, a breastplate, and reins from them, also extra bit hangers, a...
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    Maybe Appalachia is becoming chic. I remember...

    Maybe Appalachia is becoming chic. I remember about choking back in college (early 70s) when two very earnest (and well-off) twins from New Jersy whose family had relocated to the Washington DC...
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    Another vote for the Tipp--I'm on my third one (I...

    Another vote for the Tipp--I'm on my third one (I fall off and crunch my helmet a lot) and only wish they'd make them in proper sizes, as my big head is SO big I have to take out all the padding...
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