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  1. This. I worked up to 2nd level dressage with a...

    This. I worked up to 2nd level dressage with a horse that had a similar issue. Backing was one tool that worked well for me. The minute the horse got heavy, in the walk or trot, promptly (but...
  2. I would look at the final, fully developed...

    I would look at the final, fully developed potential value of each property (house & barn), and the costs of each to get there. Costs can include the stress of buildling vs. remodeling :)

    The...
  3. Please have pity - newbie with equipment question

    I have read all the posts on galloping boots for starting out (BN), but when I actually started shopping....there are a bunch of models so "woof boot" isn't narrowing my search.

    If you all meant...
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    Fly fishing, trail riding, hiking, rafting,...

    Fly fishing, trail riding, hiking, rafting, skiing, snowshoeing, hunting, Rebecca Farm event...pretty much any active outdoor hobby. Yellowstone and Glacier Parks. Museum of the Rockies or CM...
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    It's good you've been to a doctor to start ruling...

    It's good you've been to a doctor to start ruling things out. For me, it turned out to be food intolerance. Some of the medical community doesn't believe in the tests Naturopaths do to ID trigger...
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    It's -24F here in my part of Montana, colder with...

    It's -24F here in my part of Montana, colder with the wind chill. Looking forward to a high of zero tomorrow.
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    Like so many others here, I never wanted kids....

    Like so many others here, I never wanted kids. Never paled with dolls, never babysat....so prepared my family well ahead of time to not bug me about when!

    Other than the biggest reason of just...
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    OP, the advice here and from others is most...

    OP, the advice here and from others is most likely to let your friend hear your love and intent. It's different from the approach you mentioned, because it is talking about how you feel about the...
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    My DH just reminded me that ours has the 4.3/1...

    My DH just reminded me that ours has the 4.3/1 gear ratio (comes with the tow package). I'll pretend I know what that means ;). We get 11mpg towing, 16 around town, and 18 hwy. To answer one of...
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    We have an 08 Tundra with the Firestone airbags...

    We have an 08 Tundra with the Firestone airbags in the rear. We bought it because of Toyota reliability and it was the only full size I could comfortably drive (I'm 5'5"). It has been great, and...
  11. Anyone else have a terrible gift recipient on their list?

    My DH is a great guy, and I want him to feel appreciated and loved. We try to do nice things for each other all the time. He so darn capable and on top of things, it's hard to keep up my side...
  12. It did for me - but more accurate to say that...

    It did for me - but more accurate to say that after years of having a "sensitive stomach" without an obvious cause, it became VERY clear. And I was a daily ice cream eater. Just never connected it...
  13. I think some vets see our sadness (not the jerk...

    I think some vets see our sadness (not the jerk described above) and try to be "helpful". My longtime vet knew the day was coming for our 13 yo lab, we had done a variety of things to make his last...
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    The differences in poster's experience could be...

    The differences in poster's experience could be related to climate-- I bought the BM after a makeover in Chicago where it looked great. At home in the desert, my skin looked dry. And old. So back to...
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    Their horse size is too small an the oversize is...

    Their horse size is too small an the oversize is too big. It looks like other brands come in the 16-16.5" length, but it's hard to tell color online....was hoping another Bobbys fan had a good...
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    Browband help - what will match?

    My new horse is a cute QH who fits a horse/full bridle but needs a larger browband. I have a Bobby's Havana brown bridle (so a little on the red side) - anyone know of a matching 16.5" browband?
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    I tried the no-fructose diet and did not find any...

    I tried the no-fructose diet and did not find any improvement. One naturopath had suggested that by eliminating fructose, I could get wheat, eggs, and cow's milk back. Eliminating fructose did not...
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    First "college boy" date when I was still in high...

    First "college boy" date when I was still in high school: Wild Orchid with Micky Rourke. My date had heard it received good reviews and it was in an arty cinema, so we we were completely unprepared....
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    Thanks for saving me from "too good to be true"! ...

    Thanks for saving me from "too good to be true"! Oh well...
  20. Thread: NoNo

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    NoNo

    The infomercials make it sound like the best product for hair removal on the planet. Anyone get sucked in who can give a real product review?
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    Have you checked out Red Ants Pants? ...

    Have you checked out Red Ants Pants? http://redantspants.com
  22. With you on being ready to turn the page on...

    With you on being ready to turn the page on 2013...

    I am thankful to have had amazing support from my husband, family, and friends; that I now have greater empathy for others suffering from loss;...
  23. Depending on your area, it could just be pricing....

    Depending on your area, it could just be pricing. Two horses recently came into our barn, similar to what you describe, TBs, and were $5k each. Both were sold through word of mouth and Facebook. We...
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    Apply! It's more likely you would regret not...

    Apply! It's more likely you would regret not trying at all. Cross the bridge about making the actual decision to leave when you get an offer. Of nothing else, it's learning about another company...
  25. You want buck up advice: you don't trust him to...

    You want buck up advice: you don't trust him to be true to his word or behave with maturity and respect for you. Buck up. You're worth way more! But you know that already, and that the band aid is...
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