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  1. I hate people who want to negotiate the right of...

    I hate people who want to negotiate the right of way at intersections.

    Really. A Lot.
  2. Beet Pulp or Soaked alfalfa pellets Smaller...

    Beet Pulp or Soaked alfalfa pellets

    Smaller volumes: unsweetened apple sauce or sugar free maple syrup
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    ^^ This^^ You love that horse. Had you put...

    ^^ This^^

    You love that horse. Had you put him down right away you would always wonder "What if?" You went forward with the best information you had and you gave him a fighting chance. That is...
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    Don't worry, it comes back. I took 5 years off...

    Don't worry, it comes back. I took 5 years off in my late 20s/early 30s. Then, I spent my mother's money on a just backed 2 yo at auction. When we got him home, of course, I had to ride him before...
  5. Earlier in the thread I mentioned that I had...

    Earlier in the thread I mentioned that I had replaced the spray freshener with my preferred scent which is cinnamon. My guys both have flavored coffee. One prefers Hazelnut and the other Wild...
  6. This is a good beginner grid: ...

    This is a good beginner grid: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-RADw5-0WHkQ/UjT8B1jckMI/AAAAAAAAGMw/8Q_WSFCkrts/s1600/Capture17.JPG

    3 poles spaced at 4'6" then a 12" bounce 15 feet from last pole. Trot...
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    There is Liquid Fence or Repels-All. You can...

    There is Liquid Fence or Repels-All. You can get it at WalMart or TSC. There are also many recipes on the web to make it yourself with eggs and garlic and hot peppers.




    We keep a pellet...
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    ****giggle****

    ****giggle****
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    I hate deer. Ours eat everything. Certain...

    I hate deer. Ours eat everything. Certain individuals get a taste for certain things. It varies. However I've never had them touch either daffodils or irises. They'll eat the daylily buds just...
  10. I have to pee but CoWorker #2 (:lol:) is in the...

    I have to pee but CoWorker #2 (:lol:) is in the restroom again for the third time in an hour.

    a. I can't get in edgewise
    b. I'm afraid of what I'll find
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    No one can make you feel inferior without your...

    No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

    - Eleanor Roosevelt
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    Mitey Mite: ...

    Mitey Mite: ...
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    Funny... for some reason I'm seeing a little...

    Funny... for some reason I'm seeing a little sneeze fest after that photo. don't remember who but we had one dog who would do that and then get the sneezes
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    And if you do not want a lot of friend requests...

    And if you do not want a lot of friend requests on your personal account, alter your name to some degree so that people you know won't find you as easily. It also protects your identity. First and...
  15. All Purpose. And I'm sorry OP that I've...

    All Purpose.

    And I'm sorry OP that I've hijacked your thread. But its true that these exercises give you a unique insight into many things including your position and your emotions and your...
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    Kind of like the difference in Dick Francis books...

    Kind of like the difference in Dick Francis books now that Felix Francis is writing them. There are no more play by play accounts of races and the descriptive interaction between horse and rider and...
  17. We're up to a course of 6 jumps from 18" - 24"...

    We're up to a course of 6 jumps from 18" - 24" and this week I have one set up at 2'6" but I haven't had the nerve to point him at it yet. I have a friend/coworker who is a hunter/jumper rider and...
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    In the rare event that a business charge ends up...

    In the rare event that a business charge ends up on a personal card, and late reimbursement causes interest payments I tell my employees to put the finance charge on a reimbursement. That has always...
  19. Cavaletti and low jumps are doing wonders for my...

    Cavaletti and low jumps are doing wonders for my horse's canter. We used to spend too much time arguing over it. He'd depart nice and relaxed and round, then in 5 strides: get bored - look up -...
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    Cat eats off of stoneware. For the most part it...

    Cat eats off of stoneware. For the most part it is separate because it's my old pattern, but one of them is my husband's favorite salsa bowl so it does dual duty.
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    I was talking with a co worker about Yelling Cats...

    I was talking with a co worker about Yelling Cats today and something she said gave me an idea. I told my husband when I came home that the new policy is if she's a Cry Cry Kitty we scoop her up and...
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    350! That's a day's work. I think I have 100+...

    350! That's a day's work. I think I have 100+ daffys coming, and some crocus. I need to add some color along my garden walkways and shed. I have some nice daffodils established but they are at the...
  23. I do enjoy it. Moreso than July when I have to...

    I do enjoy it. Moreso than July when I have to push/pull/drag him through a warm up and hope that something (anything) gives him enough of a startle to get some adrenaline flowing.
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    I have a whole bunch like this. They were in a...

    I have a whole bunch like this. They were in a clump next to the side porch. On the other side was a Hosta, which bothered me, so I dug up the Irises and split the Hosta. I put them in a box in...
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    those are them

    those are them
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