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  1. Latest update from yesterday:...

    Latest update from yesterday:
    https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/t8m5/sue-kennedy-amp-moerene-mccarthy-kidney-donation/updates/93831

    "The good news is my mom was officially allowed to go...
  2. Praying for the infection to clear quickly.

    Praying for the infection to clear quickly.
  3. As an employer, I have great respect for someone...

    As an employer, I have great respect for someone who calls and says, "I was injured yesterday, and the doctor's diagnosis is that I should not be doing the kind of work you need done for X weeks. ...
  4. Sacking out new things before getting on is often...

    Sacking out new things before getting on is often a good idea - especially with a sack that expensive!
  5. Sticky: Woot! Woot! will send in my entry.

    Woot! Woot! will send in my entry.
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    It is reported by multiple people on this board...

    It is reported by multiple people on this board that frequently, NO, owners are required to surrender ownership and custody of the horse to get a 'loss of use' payout. It's how the insurers...
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    It's amazing how often I hear tales from people...

    It's amazing how often I hear tales from people who, with a little prodding, show that they just don't understand how things are setup to work. How many 'just housepet' owners have ever heard of...
  8. Well, she's violated what many people call usual...

    Well, she's violated what many people call usual and customary safety rules by tossing two unfamiliar horses into a pasture together with no introduction period. The other boarders won't mind if you...
  9. Before this all blows up - Tom was being...

    Before this all blows up - Tom was being sarcastic in reference to a different thread about Vets giving 'hoof prescriptions' to farriers and expecting them to be obeyed verbatim. Which is the close...
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    I can hear the course designers about now,...

    I can hear the course designers about now, "eventers asked for courses where mistakes lead to glanceoffs rather than crashes, and that's why all the skinnies and corners, be they open or closed. Now...
  11. On hot days here it is really easy to work a...

    On hot days here it is really easy to work a horse until it's gasping with no lather involved (one furlong of good hill will do it if the humidity is high/ the horse isn't fit). On humid but less...
  12. I was expecting a mini, or at least a full-size...

    I was expecting a mini, or at least a full-size van. Gotta say, that's likely to be OK - until it majorly isn't. For that size pony, I hope this was a one-off and that they are looking for a better...
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    Nice of the course designer - anyone else would...

    Nice of the course designer - anyone else would get the rider docked for illegal coaching!
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    OK. Does ANYONE remember the comic strip from a...

    OK. Does ANYONE remember the comic strip from a few years back with the Quebec guy racing to pull out his barbeque and grill something during the 5 minute Canadian summer - and the last frame is...
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    I gave up and roached my guy, but I don't show.

    I gave up and roached my guy, but I don't show.
  16. Dribble sent!

    Dribble sent!
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    Cruising passes away

    For those who haven't seen yet:

    http://eventingnation.com/home/legendary-stallion-cruising-passes-away-at-age-29/
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    Thanks BFNE! Seat of your experienced pants...

    Thanks BFNE! Seat of your experienced pants trumps much math. It helps me sometimes to do the math to see if changing one factor creates enough of a difference in another key factor to be worth...
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    And to check my math for those who are...

    And to check my math for those who are interested: if an 80 degree corner is jumped as a skinny which is 3 feet across, the narrow flag will be at a point = the width of the point post but the wide...
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    Thanks to all. Like I said, it is a noob...

    Thanks to all. Like I said, it is a noob question from a non XC rider and there is much I don't understand about how corner geometry works in actual practice, which is why I asked. I do certainly...
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    I'm more interested in discussing how to balance...

    I'm more interested in discussing how to balance risk and safety in corner design on this thread - whether course designers respect the guidelines in general is a thread of its own.

    I'm at work,...
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    Corner Design in general

    I can’t ride XC here, of course, so this is a definite noob w/o experience question.

    In the FEI Cross Country Course Design Guidelines, the following is stated about corners:
    P24: Corners
    •...
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    Reformatted from Guidestar's "FAQs Form 990" page...

    Reformatted from Guidestar's "FAQs Form 990" page

    "What is the deadline for filing a 990?

    There is no one date on which all Forms 990 must be submitted to the IRS. Instead, a nonprofit's...
  24. We have a saying in Haiti, 'Kabrit twop met ap...

    We have a saying in Haiti, 'Kabrit twop met ap mouri nan soley' - 'The goat with too many owners winds up dying in the sun'. The Kreyol short form of the parable of Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and...
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    Any pix you have would be much welcome. Any if...

    Any pix you have would be much welcome. Any if anyone there complains to you that reining is unnatural and not something a horse would choose to do on it's own....



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