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  1. DH was a locksmith, so always had a Slim Jim tool...

    DH was a locksmith, so always had a Slim Jim tool for opening cars in his.
    We went to a movie once & came out to find the car still running, keys in the ignition & locked...with Slim Jim in the...
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    My 20+yo TB had a morning routine that always...

    My 20+yo TB had a morning routine that always included a nap in sternal posiition right in back of his stall in the morning sun.
    1/2h or more as witnessed going back & forth doing chores (back of...
  3. kasjordan & myleetlepony have the best solutions...

    kasjordan & myleetlepony have the best solutions (IMHO).

    Eating exactly the same thing for lunch 4 days in a row would bore me to tears.
  4. So...... For the last 2yrs & no gifting, you...

    So......
    For the last 2yrs & no gifting, you have heard nothing from either kid or SIL?
    I don't blame the kid so much as apparently the bad manners are tolerated in the family culture.

    SIL could...
  5. Thread: Funny !

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    :lol: Loved the "boytalk" rehash discussion:...

    :lol:
    Loved the "boytalk" rehash discussion:
    "Is he waxing?"
  6. Thread: Barn Rules

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    Poll: Every barn I ever boarded at required helmets...

    Every barn I ever boarded at required helmets when mounted.
    With the exception of the Asshat BO who mitigated that rule for "western" riders.
    So discipline & tack = safety?

    After watching a...
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    I would probably break them apart as soon as I...

    I would probably break them apart as soon as I could before completely thawed and refreeze.

    If it's too late for that, then poach in your microwave & freeze after shredding.
    I just add some water...
  8. I was a scary movie fan all through high school....

    I was a scary movie fan all through high school.
    Until I saw Last House on the Left - an early Wes Craven flick.
    Make that "almost saw", because to this day it is the only movie I ever walked out...
  9. A 3yo I got in partnership was registered Cat...

    A 3yo I got in partnership was registered Cat Creek Slew.
    We just dropped the "Slew".
    Barn name: Cat.
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    {{waves "hi"} You are still a pup. My DH...

    {{waves "hi"}
    You are still a pup.
    My DH started riding at 56 and was (lower level) eventing with me by 65.

    If your GF can train you more power to you both.
    Did not work well with DH (think:...
  11. Well....... I just had a sort of...

    Well.......
    I just had a sort of MostlyRidesByHerself Epiphany.

    Moved horses home 11yrs ago & have been fortunate to have a great trainer come to my place. Unfortunately, she & I rarely manage to...
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    Whew! A non-horsy friend shared this with me & I...

    Whew!
    A non-horsy friend shared this with me & I had to stifle my grinchlike gut reaction.

    Agree with gaitedincali & Horsekrazy.

    When I was 8or9ish a friend & I used to hang out at a TB...
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    Read your latest post & that is what I would have...

    Read your latest post & that is what I would have done in the same situation.

    I might let them know that if things work out with their barn - maybe a year later? - then you might consider renewing...
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    Unless DH is already a competent rider, I agree...

    Unless DH is already a competent rider, I agree lessons are the best way to start.

    If you think you can teach him w/o becoming the equine version of The Bickersons (I could not :no:) find a...
  15. Gold? Those ponies should be priced more like...

    Gold?
    Those ponies should be priced more like uranium!
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    Wow! She doesn't have a single wisp on her in...

    Wow!
    She doesn't have a single wisp on her in that last pic :eek:
    My hero(ine).
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    Call me a haythrower {shrugs} OTOH, my TB was...

    Call me a haythrower {shrugs}

    OTOH, my TB was a haysnatcher, if his hay arrived a nanosecond later than he thought it should, he was not above snatching the flakes from my arms as I tried to place...
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    DO NOT send that email! Posting it here is a...

    DO NOT send that email!
    Posting it here is a great way to vent, but leave it there.

    I think Jsalem has the best solution if moving your horses is not doable.

    And try not to worry too much...
  19. :rolleyes: Totally! Funny thing is, if it was...

    :rolleyes:
    Totally!
    Funny thing is, if it was hot & I didn't want a sweaty horsehair-coated butt, I'd throw a surcingle on him with a pad or towel.
    If he had this "girth" on he would never pull...
  20. :yes:X1,000,000! My TB used to "allow" me to...

    :yes:X1,000,000!

    My TB used to "allow" me to mount bareback only after he sidestepped neatly just as I was ready to throw a leg over.
    Inevitably depositing me on the ground.
    Whereupon he would...
  21. Very fun to watch! Especially liked the...

    Very fun to watch!

    Especially liked the Belgian head that pops in from stage right @ 0:37 :lol:
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    Zu Zu!(& anyone else who gives a fig :cool:) ...

    Zu Zu!(& anyone else who gives a fig :cool:)

    FINALLY!
    Last night Hackney Pony condescended to nose the block & I believe I saw some tongue action :D

    Soon WB should follow the example :yes:...
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    Reason given re: crash is ridiculous :rolleyes:...

    Reason given re: crash is ridiculous :rolleyes:
    Yes, sometimes bodies are found in seats, but I don't believe that is the sole means of identification.
    Not in these high-tech days of DNA, etc.
    ...
  24. Like you, I dumped a ton of $$ into having pros...

    Like you, I dumped a ton of $$ into having pros redo my front & back yards.

    The job came with a 1yr guarantee to replace any plants that failed (I went with all perennials since I have no patience...
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    While I cannot vouch for any of these, they seem...

    While I cannot vouch for any of these, they seem to fit your bill:
    Caveat: not sure how current the prices are, but I'm sure someone on here can help w/that

    http://www.prairie-oaks-farm.com/
    ...
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