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    It is a lot to ask - ammie friendly, laid back,...

    It is a lot to ask - ammie friendly, laid back, and not too tall + every other quality a good all round horse has to have.

    Good suggestions here.
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    This makes me feel so good. The warm-up just...

    This makes me feel so good. The warm-up just gets my horse (the last two)
    fussed and me cranky at all the buzzing about. I do like one small jump to get our eye in and a feel... I thought I was...
  3. I'd like to think she will get it back. You...

    I'd like to think she will get it back. You have obviously checked and re-checked with the lost and found...you have to do it a few times in case it was not entered because everybody was busy, or...
  4. Ah, Bluey - late to this thred - but your post...

    Ah, Bluey - late to this thred - but your post was so realistic it made me realize how terrifying it must be to live in one of those countries, of which there are too many in this world. So sad.
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  5. We live in a nice green place. (B.C.) In places...

    We live in a nice green place. (B.C.) In places like Morocco you see that they are virtually on the cusp - every drop counts. The goats are nibbling on single blades of grass. A few less blades...
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    We do the spinach and baked white fish, but add a...

    We do the spinach and baked white fish, but add a light cheesy cream sauce or a few slices of melting cheese.

    Salmon we do quite differently - it is good as is without stuff.
  7. My husband's family had an auto-wreckers - he had...

    My husband's family had an auto-wreckers - he had what we call a mis-spent youth! - he has become a hero to quite a few people getting them unlocked.
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    I agree, Fred - AFR is kind of one of our mascots...

    I agree, Fred - AFR is kind of one of our mascots here...I thought he was retired?

    One of my mare's grandfathers was a GP jumper and the other a GP dressage horse, and I've always expected my...
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    ...I hope mine are coming ...:( ...eventually

    ...I hope mine are coming ...:( ...eventually
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    What a generous gesture of the fellow COTH'er. ...

    What a generous gesture of the fellow COTH'er. Some secrets have to be felt to understand and very exciting when you find them.
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    I'm on the balmy West Coast in BC - still have...

    I'm on the balmy West Coast in BC - still have not seen a swallow yet.

    Killdeer - I was showing the Pony Club kids a killdeer nest once and explaining the broken wing etc. We had put some...
  12. When I was a child, every Boxing Day was spent...

    When I was a child, every Boxing Day was spent writing thank-you cards as a child....it was expected and we did it.

    My own kids had to make a note of every present they were giv en and by who
    (or...
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    Crikey - I'm dumb and out of the loop! I didn't...

    Crikey - I'm dumb and out of the loop! I didn't watch much of it, but still, naiive of me!
  14. By not sending any money you are sending a...

    By not sending any money you are sending a message. When SIL makes that phone call, you can drop the bomb that you never received a thank-you.
    Their air of entitlement boggles the mind of humble...
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    It is sad to me that he had to do the interview -...

    It is sad to me that he had to do the interview - so many nosey parkers out there. I look forward to the day when this would be a 'ho hum' story, and he did his part to make it so.

    Of course, the...
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    They really do legitimate work, and don't waste...

    They really do legitimate work, and don't waste your funda.

    As a little girl I saved my money to send to them.

    My daughter was in Egypt and they went to see the clinic. They were treated in a...
  17. I gave my daughter a garden hoe for completing...

    I gave my daughter a garden hoe for completing her first year at law school- she was over the moon grateful!

    Properly written (no e-mails) are a must.

    You are not a judgey-pants, but you will...
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    If you are doing the snazzy horse-show girl, hold...

    If you are doing the snazzy horse-show girl, hold your helmet and stick as a prop, and have your hair done nicely, however you can, while holding the horse with you on the ground. Helmet can go on...
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    They are exactly the qualities in a stallion that...

    They are exactly the qualities in a stallion that I'm looking for -- thanks.
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    If his bed gets 'doggy' and smelly easily, he may...

    If his bed gets 'doggy' and smelly easily, he may have a yeasty condition
    so I use a shampoo with Ketaconazole in it - currently Mel-a-Ket which works
    (and then he has a flare up) and then it...
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    At this stage the horse has not won any...

    At this stage the horse has not won any money....but the fact that entry fees are subtracted first is a new idea that I had not thought of. Might be a moot point since the envelopes are not very...
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    All around stalllions

    The trend is to breed specialized horses...

    Other than Riverman, can you guys suggest a short, specialized, list of stallions that produce the talented, all around horse...potentially very good at...
  23. Thank you, Arabhorse - I stand corrected! It...

    Thank you, Arabhorse - I stand corrected! It was a few years back in the mists of time.
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    Question - trainers fees?

    Posting for a friend - she pays a trainer to train and show her young horse.
    When the horse wins an envelope (i.e. $$), do you give the rider/trainer a cut of the amount won - what is normal...
  25. I do confess to enjoying a good old trainwreck,...

    I do confess to enjoying a good old trainwreck, but have not had one of those for a while (have we?)

    I love the funny ones and some COTHers are really witty.

    Love the feel-good ones, too...
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