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  1. Oh, no. Me being me, I was jumping up and down,...

    Oh, no. Me being me, I was jumping up and down, screaming and crying all the way through the home stretch. Still can't quite believe it. What an amazing, fantastic, incredible colt.
  2. I was thrust unwillingly into the S vs. SP mess...

    I was thrust unwillingly into the S vs. SP mess many years ago, when I bought my Andalusian stallion. He was sold to me as an S/P. I couldn't have cared less, since I bought him as a performance...
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    Not sure that is possible. USPS gets cranky when...

    Not sure that is possible. USPS gets cranky when something you've paid THEM to deliver, is delivered by someone else.

    Certified letter/return receipt saying that X items will be delivered to...
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    Sorry, but what does "gaslighting" mean? Yes,...

    Sorry, but what does "gaslighting" mean? Yes, I'm a dinosaur, so don't even go there.
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    Yes, please - I'd like a PM.

    Yes, please - I'd like a PM.
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    I have a friend who was in your EXACT situation. ...

    I have a friend who was in your EXACT situation. She had the nicest horse in the barn, and the BO thought that that allowed HER to basically free-lease the horse to her advanced riders who wanted...
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    I'm just as "snarky" as you, and would do EXACTLY...

    I'm just as "snarky" as you, and would do EXACTLY the same thing. Lessee has clearly forgotten whose horse this is, and should be STRINGENTLY reminded, ASAP.

    OP, move YOUR horse to YOUR CHOICE...
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    Bumping for an update. Any news?

    Bumping for an update. Any news?
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    I'd have new boarder provide you with copies of...

    I'd have new boarder provide you with copies of her adoption agreement from CRL, as well as proof of payment. That way, if CRL shows up, you call the cops and show them the paperwork. If CRL...
  10. Ariat USED to make a wide paddock boot; not sure...

    Ariat USED to make a wide paddock boot; not sure if they still do. Worth checking out, though.
    The suggestion to buy men's boots is a brilliant one. I'm going to remember that.
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    Oh, they do. Along with trainers who are off at...

    Oh, they do. Along with trainers who are off at shows for months on end and still charge clients at home full price. For nothing. I could give you a list of the places around here with that policy.
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    ^^^Exactly.^^^ Can't complete a sale if...

    ^^^Exactly.^^^ Can't complete a sale if agent/seller won't return your calls/texts/e-mails. OP isn't the one who breached the agreement. She should get her money back.
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    If you are acting as a sales agent for anything...

    If you are acting as a sales agent for anything (house, boat, car, horse, etc.) I would expect said agent to have a good bit of information on the product s/he is representing. I wouldn't buy a car...
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    Just me, but I'd pay 30 days from the date I gave...

    Just me, but I'd pay 30 days from the date I gave notice, and let the devil take the hindmost. I think it's ridiculous to only accept notice on the first of the month. Even apartment leases don't...
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    <ESG applauding Pennywell's superhero alter ego>
  16. When I had liability insurance, it went by the...

    When I had liability insurance, it went by the amount of coverage I wanted, not by the number of students I had. It might be expensive, but well worth the cost.
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    Good idea, Pennywell!

    Good idea, Pennywell!
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    ^^This.^^ Now that you're sure of what kind of...

    ^^This.^^

    Now that you're sure of what kind of person you're dealing with, it's time to involve law enforcement. Get copies of the ad, save all text/e-mail messages, and get proof of where the...
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    Now THAT is a quote worth saving.

    Now THAT is a quote worth saving.
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    Wow. Just, wow. Did you eventually buy the...

    Wow. Just, wow.

    Did you eventually buy the place, or was it dead at that point?
  21. ^^This.^^ Great way to get information to those...

    ^^This.^^ Great way to get information to those who should have it, without saying a word. This is the upside of the horse industry grapevine; everyone will know that the horse is lame, NOT because...
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    Yeah, except horse is injured now. :( Again, ...

    Yeah, except horse is injured now. :(

    Again, I am stunned by the OP's generosity. I need to take "nice" lessons from her.
  23. And therein lies the rub. Child's trainer...

    And therein lies the rub. Child's trainer CONFIRMED with SHOW MANAGEMENT that mule WAS allowed. I wonder why you have such trouble understanding that.



    Child DID follow the rules, or she...
  24. One perhaps would not be so quick to assume, had...

    One perhaps would not be so quick to assume, had the mule placed badly or not at all. 'Tis the changing of a CONFIRMED RULE AFTER THE FACT that has everyone up in arms. ;)
  25. Thanks. I introduced the bigger tom to the...

    Thanks. I introduced the bigger tom to the household VERY slowly. He was in a crate off and on for two months, while the other big tom got used to him. We have a jumbo dog crate, big enough for...
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