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    Yes, hopefully tomorrow work will be busy and I...

    Yes, hopefully tomorrow work will be busy and I won't get to sit on COTH all day responding in record time!

    Phone calls > Emails. Check.

    When I call trainer tonight or tomorrow I will admit...
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    I do know I messed up with the email... And I...

    I do know I messed up with the email... And I just type a long reason defending the email again and deleted it to write this. Point taken.

    *Sigh* I tried not to let emotions get the best of me but...
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    What would you have done if you were me? How does...

    What would you have done if you were me? How does one best handle a situation like this and keep emotions in line?
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    You made a lot of assumptions. Let's see if I can...

    You made a lot of assumptions. Let's see if I can clear them up.

    If you've read my replies, you would see that I have checked my attitude. I realize that my expectations are really high and I need...
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    I very much see everyone's points now and feel...

    I very much see everyone's points now and feel guilty for how I handled it... Darn good thing I waited a few days!! Imagine how bad it would have been had I said something immediately. :eek:

    I...
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    I sent an apology email saying that I hadn't read...

    I sent an apology email saying that I hadn't read the email properly before sending and didn't mean any tone, to call to talk, that I'm sorry. Hopefully that helps. It's just such an emotion and...
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    Well that's very difficult when I work 9-5 (today...

    Well that's very difficult when I work 9-5 (today is very slow so I'm on here) and can't really be chatting, one leasee works 12 - 9, and another has a weird schedule due to real estate job. And the...
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    I sent you a PM :)

    I sent you a PM :)
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    I've deleted this as well for the same reason as...

    I've deleted this as well for the same reason as the Original
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    I think a training ride is the best option, too....

    I think a training ride is the best option, too. She's on lease because I am a college student currently interning in Boston and getting out to the barn is fairly impossible during the week due to...
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    Thanks for the replies everyone, I knew what I...

    Thanks for the replies everyone, I knew what I was getting into with the less experienced riders, but sometimes life happens and things don't work out perfectly. There is no way I could have known it...
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    Well why can't the world just work out that...

    Well why can't the world just work out that perfectly?! :cool:

    I know I'm asking for a lot. I'm very fortunate that in a last-minute situation I found such a good home with nice people and a great...
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    Retraining the Leased Horse...

    I have deleted this post because I received the opinions I was looking for
  14. I agree with what everyone else has said. The...

    I agree with what everyone else has said. The rated shows are a lot more intense, more fun (in my opinion), judged a bit harder (around here anyway) and raise the price of your horse.

    I earned...
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    It's not about the strength of the bit it's about...

    It's not about the strength of the bit it's about the strength of your training and the horse listening to you. He was nervous, anxious, and not listening. Hardware is not the answer. Training him to...
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    I have DeNiro's and lovee them. They are fairly...

    I have DeNiro's and lovee them. They are fairly stiff, I think a little less so than the petries. They have a front, inside zipper that hopefully gets less dirty than hind ones. (debatable.) They are...
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    Really good point with the accidental spurring! ...

    Really good point with the accidental spurring!

    I agree with expecting pros to have good legs and aids where they only use the spur intentionally. We hope!
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    Young horses and spurs...

    First of all, I'm not currently training a young horse. And I don't plan on it in the near future. This is simply a thread to get read your opinions because I'm curious.

    How do you feel about...
  19. The beginning of the season if my mare and I are...

    The beginning of the season if my mare and I are a bit out of shape I'll only do 1 test, usually the highest test to qualify. She's not exactly an energetic horse... We lose the "oomph" if you will....
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    I live in and work in Boston now, my horse is on...

    I live in and work in Boston now, my horse is on lease up in Georgetown. All I will say is definitely live in a suburb and commute in, it will save you money! And the commuter rails run pretty much...
  21. I think horses are as empathetic to other animals...

    I think horses are as empathetic to other animals as those animals are to them.
    Just like any video when a soldier comes home to their dog, or when elephants are reunited after years being apart,...
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    Thanks so much everyone! Charlotte was on my...

    Thanks so much everyone! Charlotte was on my list, hopefully the office there is big enough and wants to take me!
  23. I am my horse. To a T. Moody chestnut mare with a...

    I am my horse. To a T. Moody chestnut mare with a few conformation faults, but has ability to shine if asked correctly by someone I trust.
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    So I am able to move...

    Long story short, I live in MA and am going into my last year at school this fall. I worked by butt off in school and landed an awesome job at a big accounting firm who is willing to relocate me if I...
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    Would they like my left kidney, too?

    Would they like my left kidney, too?
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