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    Not necessarily. Most people will wear what...

    Not necessarily. Most people will wear what fits. The only brands that fit me are TS and Animo. I tried many other brands and finally just gave in.. I took all the other ones to a used tack place...
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    By your post Derbies were a question that you...

    By your post Derbies were a question that you wanted answered in regards to any percentage of it judged on equitation. It seems like you may have been guided wrong in reference to the 60% 40% in...
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    I didn't say there wasn't luck or timing...

    I didn't say there wasn't luck or timing involved. But the old saying applies to create your opportunity - never give up.

    And remember life doesn't always work out the way you want it but it can...
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    Yes... a lesson in life - don't allow yourself to...

    Yes... a lesson in life - don't allow yourself to be taken advantage of. However, much of what we do is often taken notice by someone else. :)
  5. With your goals I think it sounds totally doable....

    With your goals I think it sounds totally doable. And fun!!

    I rode Hunters then Dressage then back to Hunters. Dressage was great for me because I developed a crooked way of going and I had some...
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    It sounds like your daughter should be fine. ...

    It sounds like your daughter should be fine. 5'5" isn't extremely tall and 15-3 is a pretty decent sized horse.

    Even if she gets to 5'7" 15-3 horse with a decent sized heart/girth will be fine.
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  7. I read this thread thinking high standards on...

    I read this thread thinking high standards on what? We all have high standards on things.... then read she melted her standards in the sun!! WHAT??!! It must be hot in Texas - enough to fry ones...
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    You create your opportunities.....

    You create your opportunities.....
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    Sometimes with all the resources in the world it...

    Sometimes with all the resources in the world it still doesn't work out the way we want it to. Life has a path.. yes work hard but don't expect anyone to do anything for you or feel bad for you. You...
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    And the rest of your post was spot on!!!!

    And the rest of your post was spot on!!!!
  11. I knew a grey horse named Silver Lining. Hi ho...

    I knew a grey horse named Silver Lining. Hi ho Silver "away"!!!!
  12. Premeditated aka Tater!!! :)

    Premeditated aka Tater!!! :)
  13. I love my Animos... my go to breeches. I...

    I love my Animos... my go to breeches.

    I have had most of them about three years now and they look as good as the day I bought them. I add to my collection when ever I find them on sale :)
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    I had a kitty like that once - her name was...

    I had a kitty like that once - her name was Pajamas!! I read female cats are generally better hunters than their male counterparts... I believe it LOL
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    We recently bought an avocado farm... and with it...

    We recently bought an avocado farm... and with it came mice and a lot of them. Interestingly just before we moved a cat adopted us and we took him with us.

    He has been a great mouser - however...
  16. I live on a farm with my family and hubby.... I...

    I live on a farm with my family and hubby.... I love it. I love the elbow room of having a lot of property. But saying that I too like my alone time. When hubby goes into LA and kids are at school. ...
  17. So then why isn't there labeling at the...

    So then why isn't there labeling at the stores???? Hmmmm interesting!!! It says fresh and frozen... Something to look into... and when making laws (as I did for a community for over 13 years) one of...
  18. Thank you for your comments!!!!!! This is how...

    Thank you for your comments!!!!!!

    This is how I feel too!! As a grower we pay A LOT for quality clean water and have other options than pesticides. It costs us but worth it for the consumer :)...
  19. Maybe good reason for FDA required labeling... ...

    Maybe good reason for FDA required labeling... do we really know then.

    And avocados do taste much different on how they are grown, where they are grown and if or if not pesticides used...
  20. I am not angry... I think it has brought up a...

    I am not angry... I think it has brought up a point that labeling is a good idea. Some growers are angry but I don't feel it would be productive to be angry. Finding solutions is a better way to go...
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    So sorry you are having neighbor problems.... its...

    So sorry you are having neighbor problems.... its frustrating when people just can't come over and nicely explain they are having trouble with weekly smoke and burning. Over react and call the fire...
  22. They did run ads for California Avocados and used...

    They did run ads for California Avocados and used the name Vons as the place to get them. Big reason for the gripe from Cali growers because a week prior to the sale, Vons bought from Peru.

    My...
  23. Corporations gouged farmers and consumers........

    I don't frequent the "Around the Farm" forum.. spend most of my time in the Hunter/Jumper threads... but now my family and I are farmers.

    I posted a thread in Off Topic about Vons gouging...
  24. Corporations gouged farmers and consumers........

    Recently my family and I purchased a California avocado farm. How it is an exciting adventure we knew it would have its challenges.

    Water is costly and limited, fertilizing, and management has...
  25. The barn has a rate sheet too. Board is for the...

    The barn has a rate sheet too. Board is for the stall, facility, arenas, feed, shavings, water, manure removal and they clean stalls a few times a day.
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