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    Where I work, pasture board is $220 a month. For...

    Where I work, pasture board is $220 a month. For that, you get grain twice daily, hay supplementing the pasture grass as necessary, holding for vet and farrier, blanketing when needed, fly spray. ...
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    Ah, yes. Running out of water is NO FUN. I...

    Ah, yes. Running out of water is NO FUN. I remember having a drought the first year I had Sofie in No. VA. The boarding barn had a well and they would not allow horses to be bathed. Period. ...
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    Yeah, like Flakies and Crunchies! :D

    Yeah, like Flakies and Crunchies! :D
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    Ya know, when I read this the first post with the...

    Ya know, when I read this the first post with the jelly donut, I thought, it's a good thing T1 made them stop. I knew of a horse that had to be put down after colicking from eating a glazed donut. ...
  5. Poll: Good question. I replied with my income only,...

    Good question. I replied with my income only, not my husband's. Not that it would have matter all that much in the outcome. ;)
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    Isn't that the truth! I cringe every time I see...

    Isn't that the truth! I cringe every time I see that Citibank commercial that goes: I want it all....I want it now!

    That's what got us where we are vis a vis the economy.

    :sigh:
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    I have a similar deal with one horse. She's at a...

    I have a similar deal with one horse. She's at a trainer's, but the trainer is free-leasing her in return for being able to show her once she's back in condition. My sister works with this trainer...
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    Mine. Some pony stallions are quite studdy and...

    Mine. Some pony stallions are quite studdy and some are very mild. I rode stallions from the time I was five until I was ten, then graduated to a slightly larger mare. Of course, I was in a horsey...
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    I have a pair of Hispars, which are very...

    I have a pair of Hispars, which are very comfortable. They have a year warranty on them, but I haven't had them long enough to test that.
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    Actually, I do understand both. I can do my own...

    Actually, I do understand both. I can do my own general maintenance on my car if I choose, and I certainly understand the inner workings of computers; I made my living working on them (hardware AND...
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    Yabbut, if you expect *thinking* people to take...

    Yabbut, if you expect *thinking* people to take you seriously, you need to have your facts straight. What you've said here, is that you believe this thing works, but you don't *really* understand...
  12. Former 3 day rider that holds a certification in...

    Former 3 day rider that holds a certification in dressage instruction.
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    LOL! (Can't get the emoticon to work for some...

    LOL! (Can't get the emoticon to work for some reason!) Yep, I agree with gls. It's like dropping your clothes and going down a modeling runway at a public showing. Not everyone is going to think...
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    This is true, both about the western "aura" and...

    This is true, both about the western "aura" and rough folks in every sport.
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    I'll take a shot at it....

    The terms in which the post was written are condescending. I grew up riding western, have been around gaited horses, h/j (which became my discipline as an adult), race horses, event horses, and...
  16. This is what I pay for a trim, up from $25 last...

    This is what I pay for a trim, up from $25 last year, due to fuel prices. I asked about front shoes on the one horse because she's doing more work and may need them. Same price as above, $65. I...
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    How many ex-racers do YOU own? I have two.

    How many ex-racers do YOU own? I have two.
  18. Age. Time. Money. The right horse. In fact, if...

    Age. Time. Money. The right horse. In fact, if I had the horse, I'd find a talented kid to ride it for me. :lol:
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    I'm just building up a lesson program at a nice...

    I'm just building up a lesson program at a nice facility. However, it's a good trip from the barn where I ride and the farm where I keep my horses. I had a potential client ask me about lessons for...
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    Wow, thanks for the information. One of my...

    Wow, thanks for the information. One of my horses went to the trainer's barn today and will be transitioned to her Purina feed from Nutrena feeds (which I don't feed either). I was glad to see...
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    How long have you been riding? A lifetime :cool:...

    How long have you been riding? A lifetime :cool:

    How old are you? 49

    What do you look like? 5'7.5"; brown/roan hair, brown eyes

    What is your discipline? Hunter/Jumper, Dressage, wannabe...
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    Exactly!! Very well put.

    Exactly!! Very well put.
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    Now you have TWO red flags on this BM. Yes, I'd...

    Now you have TWO red flags on this BM. Yes, I'd be pissed that I wasn't called.

    As far as the rearing, there are at least two possibilities. One, your BM doesn't know one horse from the other....
  24. Oh, that's not strictly true. I've been known to...

    Oh, that's not strictly true. I've been known to ask questions when I had a pretty good idea of where I was going, just to see what other people think. I may or may not incorporate their ideas into...
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    They certainly *can* be an investment, and I...

    They certainly *can* be an investment, and I certainly wouldn't limit it to a breeding farm or a "working" ranch (whatever the heck you mean by that). I know plenty of people who buy and resale...
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