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  1. At a race barn I galloped at years ago, there...

    At a race barn I galloped at years ago, there were several barns, with different trainers. One morning I arrived for work and saw the truck and trailer of one of the lesser trainer's parked askew...
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    Bears. For no reason. Never had any encounters...

    Bears. For no reason. Never had any encounters with them, am only aware of incidents with people getting hurt or killed by them from the media.

    But the thought of coming across one while riding...
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    Howlers!!! Reminds me of the time a few years ago...

    Howlers!!! Reminds me of the time a few years ago we all got to the hunt meet, were pretty much ready to ride off, only the huntsman needed to mount up.

    Well, he opened his trailer, and_______ no...
  4. Right horse at the right time is spot on. Gets...

    Right horse at the right time is spot on. Gets it.

    Good friends want to be there for you, but frankly are many times very reluctant to get dragged into seemingly impossible situations. A quick...
  5. Folks, it's JERRY rigged, NOT JURY rigged!!!! ...

    Folks, it's JERRY rigged, NOT JURY rigged!!!!

    If your gate is falling off its hinges you might JERRY rig it until you can repair it correctly.

    A rigged jury is not broken, it's corrupted!!! ...
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    I had wondered too - didn't know SmartPak changed...

    I had wondered too - didn't know SmartPak changed owners. Used to be they were super in all ways. Remember when you went onto their website a customer service rep would pop up asking if you wanted...
  7. Resting bitch face. Classic! I'm going to...

    Resting bitch face. Classic! I'm going to remember that one next time I see such a beast presenting as such! Thanks for the laugh!
  8. Been there, got the T shirt, went the full...

    Been there, got the T shirt, went the full circle.

    First - RUN, do not walk, to the best Elder Law Attorney. Yes, even before all the docs' visits and tests. When my father was declining, he...
  9. I almost forgot - one day in spring time my...

    I almost forgot - one day in spring time my sister and her husband were going to visit his parents. She put her best jacket in the car in case it got chilly later. It didn't.

    So then she couldn't...
  10. From the parents - one of those horrid scary icky...

    From the parents - one of those horrid scary icky leather horses that can't stand up, who knows what the mane and tail were made of... ugh. Tossed it in the trash later.

    From a BEST friend - (I...
  11. BOs, SCREEN YOUR BOARDERS! Barn #1 I did self...

    BOs, SCREEN YOUR BOARDERS!
    Barn #1 I did self care board at a place, and one day arrived to find two strange horses in the pasture with my two. Luckily they were all fine. But, as the days went...
  12. Ha! We'll never do that again - once bought land...

    Ha! We'll never do that again - once bought land where the house was supposed to be ready for occupancy spring of '86.

    In the fall of '86, the ground wasn't even broken. That's all I want to say...
  13. Did all that ~ made sure he and his crew were...

    Did all that ~ made sure he and his crew were licensed insured, bonded. Had good references. He was a class A contractor. We made up the detailed contract and gave money up front, no small amount,...
  14. What is it with building contractors !?!?! Grrrrrrrrr!!!

    When we bought this farm ages ago, it needed work, inside and out, to set it up how we wanted. To save money we did most of the work ourselves. Hubby built me a barn, we all put in the acres of board...
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    Wow, I had no idea how popular (??) those horrid...

    Wow, I had no idea how popular (??) those horrid scary leather horses were. When my parents got me one (ugh) I was shocked... it didn't even stand by itself, came with no stand. I chucked it in the...
  16. Bluey, I don't belong to the AQHA, so I have no...

    Bluey, I don't belong to the AQHA, so I have no access to pedigrees in detail. I know Allpedigree.com is a great free source, but I need reg. names.

    How could I get a list of famous reiner QHs?...
  17. Simkie ~ I'm just guessing it's OK. I did find...

    Simkie ~ I'm just guessing it's OK. I did find Dr. Clement's practice in OK, with contact info. I'll just write her, at that office. What the heck, it can go or no, right?

    The woman I bought the...
  18. Wow, thanks!!! I am in Loudoun County, Virginia....

    Wow, thanks!!! I am in Loudoun County, Virginia. This brand is very well done, not carved or "drawn". It's unquestionably stamped. Well applied, too. No scars, burns, lumps. Just clean white hairs,...
  19. Wow, Bluey, I am so glad you saw my post! Thank...

    Wow, Bluey, I am so glad you saw my post! Thank you so much, I find your posts extremely helpful on the other forums. If anyone would know how to ID a brand, you sure would!

    I'll ask my friend......
  20. Anyone know this left haunch brand, 7 C ?

    :) Hi all on this Western Forum. I'm usually on all the English ones.

    I bought from a friend a lovely big Quarter Horse mare, 13 years old now, very dark bay with opposite ankle white stockings....
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    Why are you using an alter? What's with all the...

    Why are you using an alter? What's with all the strange reluctance to be more forthcoming?
    COTH has a giveaway section. Try listing there, and be specific about the horses, breed, condition,...
  22. Forgot my LinkedIn password ~ how to get new one????????

    I signed up on LinkedIn ages ago, maybe two, three years ago, and can't find where I wrote down my password. I only signed up because a friend kept bugging me to, and I like to check profiles on...
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    Vitamin D ladies!!!!! Do the DEEE!!! Two years...

    Vitamin D ladies!!!!! Do the DEEE!!! Two years ago, (I'm 60 now) I started having spasms and cramps in various muscles, and I did the quinine, the vit. E, potassium in supplements or food. Worked...
  24. One of my most memorable horse buying experiences...

    One of my most memorable horse buying experiences is when I was a teen. 14 years old, I had been helping out at a riding camp and fell in love with a little black mare of who knows what breeding. She...
  25. I don't mind baking, hate to cook though. Humm....

    I don't mind baking, hate to cook though. Humm. If she can cook, I'm interested!

    Poor thing, I want to just get her out of that mud hole. :(
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