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  1. This. My DH was really into solar when we moved...

    This. My DH was really into solar when we moved to the farm and I told him I would fully support if he could make the numbers work, period, meaning they would save money over the lifetime of the...
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    I am so sorry. Hugs to you, OP, and Godspeed,...

    I am so sorry. Hugs to you, OP, and Godspeed, Jake.
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    Yep. My list: 1. Fields with adequate...

    Yep. My list:

    1. Fields with adequate shelter, safe fencing, or land on which I can install these.

    2. Arena with all-weather footing!

    3. Hay storage!

    4. House that satisfies SO and kids
  4. I can't believe you didn't tell us that Nikki and...

    I can't believe you didn't tell us that Nikki and Smarty Jones (who was also bred by Robert Camac, of course) are stepsiblings until now! Very cool!
  5. I think the scan is perfect for this situation. ...

    I think the scan is perfect for this situation. Hopefully it can help you target an area instead of wild guessing. I would not be surprised if you get a couple hits. I think that is very smart to...
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    I wouldn't buy without a test ride, for sure. ...

    I wouldn't buy without a test ride, for sure. The old Crosbys are lovely but definitely a minimalist feel that is not for everyone.

    What is your budget? What size are you? Perhaps we can help...
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    I wouldn't buy without a test ride, for sure. ...

    I wouldn't buy without a test ride, for sure. The old Crosbys are lovely but definitely a minimalist feel that is not for everyone.

    What is your budget? What size are you? Perhaps we can help...
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    Of course, and similar is true for jumpers (you...

    Of course, and similar is true for jumpers (you need more impulsion in your canter as the jumps get bigger though not necessarily speed per se) but "making the time" should not be a consideration,...
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    I guess I don't understand at all the point that...

    I guess I don't understand at all the point that Prelim is faster. I am mostly a jumper rider but I have always been taught that when you move up, you start out riding slow as needed until you are...
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    Oh, the one flavor I do like is the ocean spray...

    Oh, the one flavor I do like is the ocean spray cranberry juice. Fizzy cranberry water rocks, sort of like having a mock tail all day. The fake Fresca/pink grapefruit is OK too. The colas are...
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    Flash44, I would be curious to see what you are...

    Flash44, I would be curious to see what you are referring to so I can learn/adjust as I have not hesitated to overbuy and feed year old hay rather than risk running out. And if that is wrong, I want...
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    Not a replacement for soda; great if you like...

    Not a replacement for soda; great if you like seltzer (we use ours daily). I often put lemon or orange essential oil in the water.
  13. Have you had his front suspensories ultrasounded?...

    Have you had his front suspensories ultrasounded? That would be a place I would look.

    I would call that head bobbing lame myself.
  14. It's not odd to me, the seller says the horse is...

    It's not odd to me, the seller says the horse is 8 in her email (posted above). Of course I could be wrong, but I doubt there are that many (part?)Arabians named Felix sold recently whose breeder...
  15. I bet this was its ad:...

    I bet this was its ad: http://www.dreamhorse.com/ad/1951168/nee-deep-bay-half-arabian-gelding-hunter-country-eng-pleasure-prospect-15-3-hands-ohio.html

    Something tells me "NOT broke to ride" was...
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    I also don't think it is accurate that jumpers...

    I also don't think it is accurate that jumpers actually go up by .05 in practice because shows don't offer those classes. It is true that some jumper shows offer this, but usually only the very...
  17. Thank you! Appreciate the feedback!

    Thank you! Appreciate the feedback!
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    If he is safe and sound to pack you around the...

    If he is safe and sound to pack you around the 2'3 and you are in Virginia, and he can win at Virginia local shows which are very competitive, then that's not a crazy price. Maybe a little high but...
  19. I would put it in something like blue and green...

    I would put it in something like blue and green paper and put a thank you card on it, make it clear it is a thank you and not a holiday gift. I would not want to leave her out if I was gifting...
  20. It would probably not be better if all your hay...

    It would probably not be better if all your hay was organic/not sprayed with anything. Then it would be full of weeds after a few years of this. Pick your preference!

    Anyway, most farmers...
  21. "Wellington Collection" Coats from Horseloverz -- anyone have one?

    Are they terrible? For the tiny amount of showing I plan to do, $30 seems about right for a coat...wondering if they are totally hideous or if they will do for local local stuff. My pre-kids old...
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    You are right, BGH, and in the event I travel for...

    You are right, BGH, and in the event I travel for work and buy coffee I do always give my change. But I can't bear to pay that much for coffee in the regular scheme of life so it is a nonissue for...
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    nibblenet. Some of mine are 4 years old, my...

    nibblenet. Some of mine are 4 years old, my horses best the crap out of them and they are fine. Get the XL size and, if you only give them a little hay, small holes. If you stuff it I think the...
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    Well, I don't think I'd be too excited to tip if...

    Well, I don't think I'd be too excited to tip if the workers forgot to feed my horse regularly either. In fact I would be looking for a new barn, frankly. That's unacceptable, I don't care how good...
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    Probably because it's outrageous to pay $5 for a...

    Probably because it's outrageous to pay $5 for a cup of fancy coffee to start, expecting a tip on top of that seems scandalous.
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