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    I guess I'll play devil's advocate here and say...

    I guess I'll play devil's advocate here and say that I think you should consider selling. It sounds to me like you have the expertise to bring him along--but don't have the time and energy. No, it...
  2. Originally I had planned on carrying on pretty...

    Originally I had planned on carrying on pretty much as usual. Then I found out I was pregnant with twins and ended up on bed rest and then had another baby 18 months later. I wish I had prepared...
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    The foot runs small in DeNiro, definitely size...

    The foot runs small in DeNiro, definitely size up. You may even find that you need a full size larger.
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    What a classy response! Thanks Jsalem for a great...

    What a classy response! Thanks Jsalem for a great post, too.
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    Donny Brandenburg is excellent. I also have had...

    Donny Brandenburg is excellent. I also have had very good experiences with Park, although I primarily use Hagyard. There are many excellent vets and farriers in this area to choose from. Welcome to...
  6. I feel the same way, thank you OP.

    I feel the same way, thank you OP.
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    jewll27, I was told the same thing, but perhaps...

    jewll27, I was told the same thing, but perhaps that is only true for the higher end versions, not the matte version? My two shells are different sizes and have different sized liners.

    Kalele, I...
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    A custom saddle (of any brand) also could...

    A custom saddle (of any brand) also could potentially have panels that were deliberately padded/shaped unevenly to custom fit a horse with an unevenly shaped back. Obviously a saddle like this would...
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    This is what I was told when I purchased my...

    This is what I was told when I purchased my helmet. However, I have since tried to purchase an extra padded liner separately and have not been able to.

    I also wonder if it might be a hassle to...
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    If you have a round head, the Samshield may not...

    If you have a round head, the Samshield may not be a good fit. If you notice, some of the posters on this thread who like their Samshields mention that they have an oval head. I am another Samshield...
  11. Good advice here. As far as plumbing, put your...

    Good advice here. As far as plumbing, put your hot water heater inside the heated/insulated tack room and then run your plumbing exposed on the inside of your tack room walls. Ideally, the hot water...
  12. This winter has been horrible for static. I'm...

    This winter has been horrible for static. I'm shocking horses right and left. About 50% of my blankets are Rambos and I'm going to try to notice if they are better than the other blankets. Frankly,...
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    I agree, go through your CC company. But I would...

    I agree, go through your CC company. But I would also continue speaking with the store. If there was a 30 day time limit on the return there should have been a receipt or packing slip with that...
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    I have two Antares saddles and love them. I have...

    I have two Antares saddles and love them. I have also found the customer service to be excellent. I had a concern about one of my saddles and the rep (T.J.) made a trip to my farm to check it...
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    Personally I am very long from hip to knee, and...

    Personally I am very long from hip to knee, and when I ride in a saddle that does not have a quite forward enough flap I ride with a longer stirrup so that I don't end up sliding back too far in the...
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    The posts are almost certainly treated, which...

    The posts are almost certainly treated, which makes them unsuitable to burn or bury or use for garden beds. The best thing to do is turn them over and reuse them if you can, or give them away to...
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    I just wanted to emphasize how important it is to...

    I just wanted to emphasize how important it is to keep things fun at this stage. Kids develop strength and coordination on very different time tables, and it seems to me that with each kid there is a...
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    I'm always cold so this is my area of expertise...

    I'm always cold so this is my area of expertise :)

    I just purchased some Kerrits crossover winter knee patch breeches and am very pleased with them. They are warm, comfortable, and well...
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    I didn't get to look at the video. But my vote is...

    I didn't get to look at the video. But my vote is to not worry about the posting so much as getting your son out there riding and having fun. Mix things up and use a lot of different exercises when...
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    Ditto re: what everyone else has said re: jods,...

    Ditto re: what everyone else has said re: jods, belt, garter straps, paddock boots, shirt, tie, and jacket. Though, I will say that my sons have on occasion shown locally wearing a turtleneck and...
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    I was going to say the same thing...The FITS Kate...

    I was going to say the same thing...The FITS Kate and Beka breeches are slightly higher rise than other low rise breeches and are nice for the money.
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    I just bought two to freshen up some ancient...

    I just bought two to freshen up some ancient hacking jackets and they are quite lovely. She was very helpful in finding a fabric for one jacket that just really didn't go with anything. Very fun...
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    Goats are also hard to fence in. Sheep love...

    Goats are also hard to fence in. Sheep love raspberry and blackberry bushes, but don't eat hard, woody thicker trunks, just leaves and thinner stems, and they can't reach 6' tall. They would be good...
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    I just want to comment on the Kerrits Cross-Over...

    I just want to comment on the Kerrits Cross-Over knee patch winter breeches. I ordered a pair and I'm very pleased. The fabric is nice and the cut/tailoring is great too. I would not hesitate to show...
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    I use sheep for weed control and they do a great...

    I use sheep for weed control and they do a great job. Not only do they love to nibble on "interesting" plants, they also prefer to graze in different areas of the fields than the horses so they graze...
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