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    No fighting! OP has left. Everyone try to have a...

    No fighting! OP has left. Everyone try to have a safe and fun holiday. Enjoy the horses!!!
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    Isn't it easier to tack up in the trailer with...

    Isn't it easier to tack up in the trailer with the potential problems? Just curious. I tack up in the trailer. No snark.
  3. :eek:I am clearly the worst owner. I have done...

    :eek:I am clearly the worst owner. I have done most of what is on this thread AND after Recent re injury of my ACL (being in a new location with NO help) I opened all stall doors and used my...
  4. I know nothing of Arabs, but the mare I inherited...

    I know nothing of Arabs, but the mare I inherited is docile and Is my go to girl with new riders. I use the phrase "I'd put my grandmother on this horse". Her son is exactly the same.
  5. For the record, switching to a less severe bit is...

    For the record, switching to a less severe bit is much less agregious than bitting him up. Talk to the other coach, maybe let them see you ride in it. Chalk it up to lesson learned. It's easy enough...
  6. H You are too logical. ;)

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    You are too logical. ;)
  7. Also, when the farms were in the states, the...

    Also, when the farms were in the states, the company (then Wyeth) donated 3.5 million towards the transport of horses to non-slaughter auctions. Just a drop in the bucket but it was something.
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    Not to derail (no pun intended) but I learned...

    Not to derail (no pun intended) but I learned this on Catfish, The TV Show. :D Yes, I am old but still watch MTV's reality shows. Sigh. And cruise horse BB's. :cool:
  9. My now 7 year old gelding was bottled raised. I...

    My now 7 year old gelding was bottled raised. I didn't have to teach him to be a horse as I had a wonderfully gentle babysitter. His vice is nipping at hands so I had to teach h this was not...
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    So you getting lectured explains a lot. I am...

    So you getting lectured explains a lot. I am guessing you are younger? Not a bad thing btw. I'm sorry an owner chastised a young person for this, excluding making it clear they are the owner for any...
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    Old link. ...

    Old link.
    http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-244225.html

    I tend to see most of the situations described above about being about herd dynamics, boss mare/gelding. "stay away...
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    ^^^^ This. Seriously- the leaser is 16 - how old...

    ^^^^ This. Seriously- the leaser is 16 - how old is the owner? And since OP is NOT the owner, grow up and get over it.
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    OP- I think you are getting quite a few...

    OP- I think you are getting quite a few perspectives, none of which are wrong. People run businesses differently. I think the best bet is to try to find a barn that is a better fit.

    BM not...
  14. Staying on the vent also allows her body (brain)...

    Staying on the vent also allows her body (brain) to continue to heal without having to work so hard. When she's ready! :)

    Prayers.
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    I Insensitive much? Ride on, dear...

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    Insensitive much?

    Ride on, dear Claudius. You are fondly remembered by all.
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    I have 2 seniors in their 20s that I have to...

    I have 2 seniors in their 20s that I have to spend a fortune to keep weight on. Plus with last winter and being in a new location, my set up is NOT optimal to get them out if they go down. After much...
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    Omg. So tragic. There before the grace of God go...

    Omg. So tragic. There before the grace of God go I ...
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    There is a whole range of reasons. My friend...

    There is a whole range of reasons. My friend backed to 3'3 more recently than I after much thought and discussion.

    1. Wear and tear on her horse. She only has 1,he's pretty awesome, he just...
  19. Which barn are you at (I am guessing up North)....

    Which barn are you at (I am guessing up North). Is your daughter interested in catch riding a fancy green small (size and age-wise)? I've been up to see a great trainer up North a few times so PM me....
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    Why do you CARE what motivates others to stay in...

    Why do you CARE what motivates others to stay in the same division?

    Every person has their own personal motivation if they are bothering to show. You personally want to "move up" and try new...
  21. I brought up the same thing on another thread. I...

    I brought up the same thing on another thread. I see it on FB a lot lately. Arrrgggg. *breaks open Thanksgiving wine early*
  22. Cedar trees. Cheap, fast growing, evergreen.

    Cedar trees. Cheap, fast growing, evergreen.
  23. I ignore it. Like the one this AM that keeps...

    I ignore it. Like the one this AM that keeps posting for a barn manager or stable hand job and show pictures of herself with no helmet on an ungroomed horse.... My personal favorite is the people who...
  24. O.M.G. They are not starting anything. They are...

    O.M.G. They are not starting anything. They are putting a light on THEIR property so THEY can see what is going on their premises.

    Just because you take it as a personal afront, it is not. They...
  25. Did they say they think it is protein deposits? ...

    Did they say they think it is protein deposits?

    I can only think of just acclimating her to her surroundings, ride her as normal (if you so choose). Do you plan to show her?

    Good luck.
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