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    You only have part of the Belfarm Star story. ...

    You only have part of the Belfarm Star story. Indeed horse breaks it's leg and younger brother threatens vet with a pitchfork and then rigs a sling for the horse and cuts a hole in the floor for...
  2. Poll: After every ride, I hold my saddle pad up against...

    After every ride, I hold my saddle pad up against the wall and brush the dirt and hair off. Then I bring it home and wash it in the same washing machine I use for my own clothes. I can also wash...
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    The Maryland Dressage Association also does...

    The Maryland Dressage Association also does schooling shows up that way. They have a website and I believe you don't have to be a member for their schooling shows.
  4. I volunteered in scoring for Essex, Radnor,...

    I volunteered in scoring for Essex, Radnor, Fairhill, Foxhall, and the Atlanta Olympics. I was often assigned to Steeplechase where I monitored the fences, collected the score sheets, calculated the...
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    When I used to help at Radnor, Cathy Kohn had a...

    When I used to help at Radnor, Cathy Kohn had a form that followed the horse from one inspection to another. I suspect she may have a good deal of data sitting in a file cabinet somewhere waiting...
  6. Thread: Rt.32 to LochMoy

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    You better look at the Loch Moy website for...

    You better look at the Loch Moy website for directions. There are two route 97s. Georgia Avenue/state route 97 runs parallel to route 32. If you are talking interstate 97 from Annapolis to...
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    My niece lived with me in Bethesda while going to...

    My niece lived with me in Bethesda while going to grad school at Georgetown. She took the red line metro to Dupont Circle and rode the G'town shuttle bus back and forth to campus. She did have a...
  8. What kind of visa would be required and could...

    What kind of visa would be required and could they get two?
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    There is also a MARC train line that comes south...

    There is also a MARC train line that comes south out of Baltimore into Anne Arundel County and then swings west into DC. You could also look along that line. Actually, that would work for the...
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    Seeing the puppet horses confront tanks and...

    Seeing the puppet horses confront tanks and barbed wire was enough for me to understand how unpleasant WWI was for the horses and their handlers. I don't really need to see that with real horses.
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    I saw the play in London last spring and really...

    I saw the play in London last spring and really recommend it. I wouldn't want to see a movie version with real horses.
  12. Thread: Best hand cream

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    Another suggestion - wash your hands in cold...

    Another suggestion - wash your hands in cold water. Hot water tends to dry them out. I learned this trick when I worked on the contagious disease ward.
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    I did

    Actually I didn't teach but was a DOD school nurse in the early 70s. I spent two years on a small army base in northern Germany. The base had been a German Luftwaffe base during WW2. It was in a...
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    I grew up afraid of horses and only learned to...

    I grew up afraid of horses and only learned to ride because I was too embarrassed to confess my fear when, as an adult, I accompanied some friends to a riding stable so they could sign up for...
  15. The best quarter marks I ever saw were on a New...

    The best quarter marks I ever saw were on a New Zealand event horse at the WEG in Jerez. She had a kiwi on one hip and a fern on the other. Both had just a touch of glitter which caught the late...
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    I don't particularly care for the free style at...

    I don't particularly care for the free style at any level. I will say that this was the first WEG (I've been to all of them) where I didn't cringe through most of the freestyles. Usually only three...
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    I saw the production in the West End last winter...

    I saw the production in the West End last winter and it was fantastic. Joey as a foal only requires two puppeteers. The adult Joey requires three including the one who works the head. You very...
  18. I didn't look at the film clip but I did attend...

    I didn't look at the film clip but I did attend the Pardubice steeplechase in 1989. Yes, there are spectators in a concrete grandstand and there is betting. When I lived in England in the early...
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    I thought I read that the banning of umbrellas...

    I thought I read that the banning of umbrellas was so other spectators could see and wouldn't be soaked by someone else's umbrella dripping on them.
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    I love visiting the long barn and remembering...

    I love visiting the long barn and remembering watching them show yearlings in the space in the middle while waiters passed trays of sandwiches among the onlookers. My mother forbid us children from...
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    From the Daily Must See Day 5 on the WEG website...

    From the Daily Must See Day 5 on the WEG website

    9 a.m. The horse inspection for the Eventing World Championships presented by Reem Acra will take place at High Hope Inspection Lane.

    And for...
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    And from now on store your own blankets. A...

    And from now on store your own blankets. A plastic bag under my bed works great. I've never understood why boarders expect the barn owner to provide storage for anything the boarder thinks they...
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    If you want to see the best team riders, go to...

    If you want to see the best team riders, go to the last dressage session. Teams draw for order of go and then each team can decide the order of their riders. Generally first horse/rider is an...
  24. For Cross Country, I always like to start with...

    For Cross Country, I always like to start with the last fence and move around the course from last to first. That way I can always see the next horse coming toward me and I don't miss anyone or have...
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    Look under the Voices section here on the COTH...

    Look under the Voices section here on the COTH website to see Catherine Haddad show and tell about bringing her horse over to the WEG selection trials. She even show the inside of the combi plane...
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