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    I've thrown on breeches and tall boots to go to...

    I've thrown on breeches and tall boots to go to the grocery store because they were sitting on the floor (easy access) rather than having to go to my closet to fetch a pair of jeans.

    I keep a...
  2. If I can't plant anything else, I always do: ...

    If I can't plant anything else, I always do:

    tomatoes
    green peppers
    cucumbers

    They all work great in pots (what I did last year as I didn't have time to prep my garden). The cucumber vines...
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    In the bride's defense (though 80 doesn't sound...

    In the bride's defense (though 80 doesn't sound too bad)...I was in the 6 month range for mine.

    #1, had that many just come to my bridal shower (about a month prior to the wedding) so I had to...
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    OH I would love to do that!

    OH I would love to do that!
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    I use an Ovation Schooler helmet on the hottest...

    I use an Ovation Schooler helmet on the hottest of days. Lightweight, good ventilation, and a removable/washable liner so I don't skunk up the helmet from sweating like a pig ;)
  6. Depends on how tall you are. The "Standard" is...

    Depends on how tall you are. The "Standard" is 54" for hunter/jumpers and 60" for dressage. That being said, I have a 28" inseam and do just fine in 54" leathers (they have enough tail to stay put...
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    2000 Forester owner here. Love mine. 219K miles...

    2000 Forester owner here. Love mine. 219K miles and *knock on wood since it is going to be taking my hubby and I on a 900 mile journey for Easter* it hasn't had any major issues. I got it in '06...
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    Nope...if he has that much of an issue with you,...

    Nope...if he has that much of an issue with you, he can initiate communication. Be polite if he says stuff, but I wouldn't go out of my way to be nice. Sounds like he is throwing a temper tantrum...
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    Yay drugs...for when you can't take the time to...

    Yay drugs...for when you can't take the time to properly train your horse. :no:(true 95% of the time....I do recognize that probably about 5% it is absolutely needed).
  10. To me...this. For example...I was showing Intro,...

    To me...this. For example...I was showing Intro, but cantering at home and even doing some trot leg-yields. So I could say that my horse and I were showing Intro, and schooling Training. I didn't...
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    The good news is that while it is the norm...you...

    The good news is that while it is the norm...you don't have to! Tan or a very pale grey are perfectly acceptable and legal alternatives. I have whites, but do the schooling shows in dove grey. My...
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    I use figure-8 voltes at the walk to get my guy's...

    I use figure-8 voltes at the walk to get my guy's head back on me when he being a fruitbat. It is sort of our "safe place".
  13. I almost hit one this morning...similar thing to...

    I almost hit one this morning...similar thing to the OP...lighted intersection. My direction had the green. Guy flew down the hill going the way of the red-light lanes, and flew between my hood and...
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    I tried side reins and my boy just wasn't getting...

    I tried side reins and my boy just wasn't getting it. I think he didn't like the weight of the donut popping him in the mouth. My trainer had me switch to a pair of vienna reins and he goes...
  15. Thus the reason for asking around to find an...

    Thus the reason for asking around to find an school with and Equine Science/Equine Business program. They do not have the option of sick horses being brought in for treatment that may not have...
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    I don't personally, but I am lucky enough to be...

    I don't personally, but I am lucky enough to be able to borrow my mom's rig that she used to haul my butt around in ;)

    1999 Dodge 3500 Dually Diesel stick shift (love that truck!) and a...
  17. Drama LLAMA...

    Drama LLAMA
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    I make the excuse that I don't have a texting...

    I make the excuse that I don't have a texting plan (I don't and yes...my phone is ancient too). I can still text, but it costs me for each one I send/receive. Just say you don't have texting on...
  19. Don't even limit yourself only to vet schools. I...

    Don't even limit yourself only to vet schools. I went to Cazenovia College and graduated from their Equine Business Management program. Even though the degree itself is not "science", we still took...
  20. This is precisely why I found cute/simple...

    This is precisely why I found cute/simple cocktail-type dresses for my ladies all under $150. In my head I thought, "hey, would I wear this out to a nice dinner or a cocktail party?" Yes...OK! ...
  21. Ah, now I get it. I can't blame you for that. ...

    Ah, now I get it. I can't blame you for that. The 3 teenage geldings came from our friend's ranch in Wyoming and on our summer visits, we saw all but the youngest within a few weeks of them being...
  22. The Senior should stay or be put in the ground. ...

    The Senior should stay or be put in the ground. Sell the mare. I don't get fascination with the 2 y/o but whatever. I don't understand how your dad's horse will be your responsibility. Shouldn't...
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    @Sorabird, yup, you know definitely know of what...

    @Sorabird, yup, you know definitely know of what I speak! I am part of the Northern Tier group and the ones at their home-farm are better. I like going up there. I don't think they held any there...
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    Very good points. For us, the majority of the...

    Very good points. For us, the majority of the "venues" are at a fairgrounds on a flat strip of grass. Warm up next to it on the not-so-flat grass.
    The first show I did was not at all great...
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    When did you decide to go "rated"?

    At what point did you decide it was worth spending the time and money to go to a "rated" show?

    Did you wait until you were in higher levels?
    Did you wait until you were consistently getting X...
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