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    In response to somebody suggesting I take a goofy...

    In response to somebody suggesting I take a goofy horse on a trail ride (my horses aren't anybody-can-ride types)- hand 'em the reins "Here, have at it!" Pretty sure that would start a little...
  2. Is cost what you're wondering about? 12x24...

    Is cost what you're wondering about? 12x24 nothing-special shed cost about $800 to build a few years back. Metal roof, treated dimension lumber for posts and framing, and rough-cut oak for the...
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    I don't like the sour cream topping either. I...

    I don't like the sour cream topping either. I pretty much use the Philly recipe, and I don't try anything cutesy like trying to bake the thing in a water bath.

    Here's my favorite cheesecake...
  4. I work in a psych facility. It's a rare day that...

    I work in a psych facility. It's a rare day that ISN'T interesting, unusual or exciting, at least compared to the average person's day.

    It's no wonder that new hires are scared off!
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    I've got a '99 model 3H slant GN that I bought...

    I've got a '99 model 3H slant GN that I bought new. Haven't had any real problems with it- a few of the trim pieces have had to be re-glued is all. It hauls great- it's almost easy to forget it's...
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    I prefer to have ponds fenced off so the horses...

    I prefer to have ponds fenced off so the horses don't destroy the banks. I let a couple of mine out around the pond a week or so at a time in the summer to do the lawn mowing. I used to have one old...
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    I have never been afraid to ride in general. I...

    I have never been afraid to ride in general. I had a horse that shook my confidence on that particular horse (sold him) and I have one now that for some reason decided to be an unpredictable bucking...
  8. I will spend what I can afford. I won't go into...

    I will spend what I can afford. I won't go into debt or risk my own or my other critters' welfare for one. Other factors include prognosis for a high quality of life afterwards and yes, age. Some...
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    True, BUT, if you have two equal performances in...

    True, BUT, if you have two equal performances in a subjective event, the winner will most likely be the horse that is turned out to the highest standard. Why handicap yourself before even getting...
  10. I do it too. I used to be good and always use a...

    I do it too. I used to be good and always use a strand or two of wire that was actually hot. The horses I have now that I trust on the lawn are older and respectful of fence, so I sometimes just...
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    We have a couple of guns, so I don't hate them....

    We have a couple of guns, so I don't hate them. They've come in handy a few times on the farm (rogue coyote, nasty dogs harassing horses, raccoon acting strangely during the day, etc.) No handguns,...
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    Very nice. It's funny how horse people drool over...

    Very nice. It's funny how horse people drool over things like a fancy wood box!
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    Saddlebred person here. I would seriously hurt...

    Saddlebred person here. I would seriously hurt you if you wanted to shorten a mane or tail on my saddle seat horse. BUT... if my ASB was showing only hunter or dressage, especially at open shows, I...
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    Ford Powerstoke 7.3, '99 manual tranny, regular...

    Ford Powerstoke 7.3, '99 manual tranny, regular cab 1 ton dually. I like it, but preferred to haul with the '96 Ford 7.3, automatic, extended cab 3/4 ton single rear axle. The '96 was geared a bit...
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    Grin and Bear It, Grumpy Gus, Gilligan, Go Fish

    Grin and Bear It, Grumpy Gus, Gilligan, Go Fish
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    Part of it is a baby thing- all my ASB babies...

    Part of it is a baby thing- all my ASB babies seemed to have freaky long pasterns when they were first born. And it's a breed thing- while you don't want too long, you want a longer pastern than say,...
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    For what kind of stuff? For stable supplies and...

    For what kind of stuff? For stable supplies and other ordinary stuff (i.e. not high end tack), I like Big Dee's, Schneider's, Valley Vet, and Jeffers. I'll occasionally look at State Line- my last...
  18. I want to see results. From real shows with real...

    I want to see results. From real shows with real competition.

    A youngish trainer moved into my area a few years ago. Of course I checked out her website and Facebook page. I was not impressed...
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    Tear them into strips for tying up tails.

    Tear them into strips for tying up tails.
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    http://americanbeagler.huntingboards.com/viewtopic...

    http://americanbeagler.huntingboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=72065
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    Me too. A Chow is the one breed I would...

    Me too. A Chow is the one breed I would absolutely never own.

    I did have a farm dog that I suspect was half Chow(black tongue) and half Golden Retriever. I obtained her when she was 7 or 8. She...
  22. I think it's all a bunch of hooey, along with the...

    I think it's all a bunch of hooey, along with the "rescue" mentality.

    That said, I have a stallion that gets cranky and/or depressed when I'm out of town. He's OK if I'm actually home and just...
  23. A sick joke for at least two of mine would be to...

    A sick joke for at least two of mine would be to unload said pickup load of fresh sawdust with them watching...and then NOT give them any!
  24. Honestly, I hated it. Nursing school. It's...

    Honestly, I hated it. Nursing school. It's absolutely a FT job, and the school I went to seems to want to look for ways to fail students rather than help them succeed. I received a good education, I...
  25. Start looking for a suitable pony!

    Start looking for a suitable pony!
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