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  1. Thanks, jn--I'll give her a try :)

    Thanks, jn--I'll give her a try :)
  2. A slightly related question: I have a not yet...

    A slightly related question: I have a not yet backed 3 year old filly, and want to get a Thorowgood for her as a "starter saddle" (since A) I have heard good things about them, and B) they are easy...
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    OP--I also have a solid bodied WB youngster who...

    OP--I also have a solid bodied WB youngster who has grown verrrrry slowly over the past year or two (she was 3 in June), and she has always looked "mature" and pretty finished, especially as a 2-3...
  4. Looking for a good young horse starter in Northern Va--suggestions?

    My 3 year old filly will be ready to be backed pretty soon; my plan was for this fall since she's a June baby--and I wanted to wait for her to grow some withers first. She is not only small (hony...
  5. Bua saddles: a newfangled design and concept--what think you, COTHers?

    Not the most aesthetically pleasing!, but it has some interesting design features which might make it more "back friendly" (to horse *and* rider?)--and the price is remarkably reasonable--around...
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    AliCat: I haven't read all 22 pages, so please...

    AliCat: I haven't read all 22 pages, so please forgive me if this has already been asked--I am 58, have very saggy "girls" (D cup, breastfed for a year, they look like tube socks :/), and have tried...
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    A wee bit "OT", but any suggestions for gently...

    A wee bit "OT", but any suggestions for gently explaining the differences to people without seeming condescending?

    I only run across this from time to time, but there are horse owners "within my...
  8. :lol: :lol:

    :lol: :lol:
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    Aha...I did think that was rather odd; now it...

    Aha...I did think that was rather odd; now it makes sense--he was defending the show.

    Jeff Probst IS Survivor. And who else wants his job?? MeMeMe raises hand :D

    Though I'm an enthusiastic...
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    Well said, and I agree :) I *LOVE* it when a...

    Well said, and I agree :)

    I *LOVE* it when a Survivor season winds up "rewarding the right person", someone who has EARNED it!; this doesn't always happen, and I think that's what turned my...
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    YaHOOO! :) :) I was cheering and clapping for...

    YaHOOO! :) :) I was cheering and clapping for him, SO deserving--worked his ass off in every challenge, pushed through, gutted it out, and did all this while enjoying "pariah status." And then...
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    :lol: :lol: Yup! Paradox Farm--fingers...

    :lol: :lol:

    Yup!

    Paradox Farm--fingers crossed that your power comes back on!!
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    A bit OT, but why does *every* gas station I stop...

    A bit OT, but why does *every* gas station I stop at insist that I punch in my zip code before they will turn the pump on? This is always after I've swiped my CC or DC.

    I can see (based on the...
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    Yes, THIS! :yes: It is certainly shaping up to...

    Yes, THIS! :yes:

    It is certainly shaping up to be interesting! Paradox Farm, I completely agree; there is no one else even REMOTELY deserving.

    With our luck, Mike and Carolyn will be the two...
  15. This is the reality of our modern litigious...

    This is the reality of our modern litigious society; BO's NEED to cover their ass(ets), and many of them are required to "require" personal liability insurance on all trainers by *their* insurance...
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    Touche' to ALL of this! :yes:

    Touche' to ALL of this! :yes:
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    YESSSSSS!!! I loved this too :yes: GO JEFF,...

    YESSSSSS!!! I loved this too :yes:

    GO JEFF, ha! How rarely he calls people out (other than at Tribal Councils), so this was a rare treat--and everyone in their living rooms (as well as the...
  18. This is such a difficult topic, and there have...

    This is such a difficult topic, and there have been a lot of excellent and thoughtful posts on this thread.

    Having to board vs having your own place to keep and retire your horse(s) clearly makes...
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    Thanks, guys!

    Thanks, guys!
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    Where are these Ponderosa vids? (Why am I always...

    Where are these Ponderosa vids? (Why am I always the last to know about Survivor-related stuff? :p I DO get updates on my FB feed since I "admitted" *cough* that I was a Survivor fan on FB...)

    I...
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    Welcome to the darkside, showmanship and Overo...

    Welcome to the darkside, showmanship and Overo Hunter!

    Such a relief to know that I'm not the only weirdo who is obsessed with this show :D (My DH just does NOT get the appeal--which is why I'm so...
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    Awesome! 7 more to watch! And yes, agree with...

    Awesome! 7 more to watch!

    And yes, agree with this; the characters are multidimensional, like "actual people" ;)
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    We just finished watching episode 5; how many...

    We just finished watching episode 5; how many more are there??

    (I'm actually afraid to ask, fearing that the answer will be "6" :p)
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    This is heartbreaking, on many levels :cry:

    This is heartbreaking, on many levels :cry:
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    I agree with this :yes: If ANYONE is deserving (a...

    I agree with this :yes: If ANYONE is deserving (a big "if"!) it would be one of those two.

    And Ha, yeah--one would *hope* the producers have thought of this!
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