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  1. If we believe that kids can't know the truth...

    If we believe that kids can't know the truth about the nation's history and still be patriotic and want to join the armed forces then we have a much bigger problem than can be solved by school...
  2. Not everyone on here is American. Americans have...

    Not everyone on here is American. Americans have different laws and perspective on guns than many other countries.

    America also has a higher percentage of crimes committed with a firearm than...
  3. I have an older gelding who is just the opposite....

    I have an older gelding who is just the opposite. He has never liked walking on a loose rein to cool out.

    Warming up, trotting, cantering, jumping he's got his ears forward (or lopped to the side...
  4. Really if you are worried then there are some...

    Really if you are worried then there are some basic precautions that you can take:

    Don't make physical contact with anyone outside of your immediate family (and ensure they do the same):

    No...
  5. 1) Find a new farrier that you don't have to...

    1) Find a new farrier that you don't have to pressure to show up when the horses are due and do the job you pay him for.
    2) Talk to the contractors direct supervisor (s/he who holds the money) and...
  6. Thread: Windows 9!

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    Windows 8 is actually more stable (at least that...

    Windows 8 is actually more stable (at least that I have seen in stress test environments) than Window 7 (and previous) under the covers. The user interface kind of bites though if you want to do...
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    Moving barns may not be ideal but if what you are...

    Moving barns may not be ideal but if what you are currently experiencing is not something you can overlook/work around then you really have no other choice.

    You won't change the barn...
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    Often I think that answer to this is actually -...

    Often I think that answer to this is actually - yes you would find it very different even with the same people as a novice adult.

    In my experience trainers, farriers etc are much more likely to...
  9. Sure but so do we: Write your name with your...

    Sure but so do we:

    Write your name with your dominate hand.

    Switch the pen to your non-dominate hand and write it again?

    Easy?

    Not for most people but it's just your other hand - the...
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    Some horses no matter how well trained and easy...

    Some horses no matter how well trained and easy to handle by a competent horse person are just not suitable for a timid handler. They are just too smart and too good at reading people.

    I'd spend...
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    Based on the best observations we know how to...

    Based on the best observations we know how to make it appears that the universe is expanding and that the rate of expansion is increasing. This is an observation that while it supports the big bang...
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    The problem with using XP now is that it is no...

    The problem with using XP now is that it is no longer supported or secure.

    If you want to connect to the internet I would not use XP. There have been security exploits discovered since XP end...
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    That's probably because like the rest of us - you...

    That's probably because like the rest of us - you drank out of the hose if you were thirsty!
  14. If he is an expert in sanitation and wants to...

    If he is an expert in sanitation and wants to take the risk then he likely could be helpful. Otherwise he would be much more help to the people in Liberia by sending the money that would have been...
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    That basically covers tarmac delays, compensation...

    That basically covers tarmac delays, compensation for missed connection or being bumped from a flight, weather delays and lost bags. Nothing to do with seat selection.

    On many airlines you can...
  16. If you are rushing to try to get a few groceries...

    If you are rushing to try to get a few groceries while your child is having a meltdown (while restrained either by you or the cart) then you have my sympathy regardless of whether the child is...
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    You're not purchasing a seat that reclines...

    You're not purchasing a seat that reclines though... Nor are you purchasing a windows seat, and aisle seat, a bulkhead seat etc unless you are paying extra for economy plus.

    You are purchasing...
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    True - but then everything is going to look...

    True - but then everything is going to look really ugly when old, saggy and flabby. Well ugly is relative I suppose. I find old people often more interesting looking than ugly.

    Tattoos make the...
  19. Also just wanted to add that people tend to speak...

    Also just wanted to add that people tend to speak a foreign language with the accent of the people they learnt it from. Thus people from the middle east, India and Africa commonly have a detectable...
  20. This - showing is not mandatory for enjoying...

    This - showing is not mandatory for enjoying horses. If the horse and rider cannot for whatever reason make it around a course in control then they don't belong at the show. The reason is...
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    This. Make it very clear that you KNOW that...

    This.

    Make it very clear that you KNOW that the horses haven't been fed and if she is your friend maybe offer to help if you can.

    By letting her think that it's all ok or that no one noticed...
  22. If a horse is that hard to ride around a jumper...

    If a horse is that hard to ride around a jumper course it might be better off with a different job - there is no rule that says the horse must show or must jump.

    That said, those rounds really are...
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    Sorry for the delay in replying - she has found a...

    Sorry for the delay in replying - she has found a home!
    Thanks
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    Definitely possible. I have had very good...

    Definitely possible. I have had very good success rates raising very young litters.
    KMR is good - I like the liquid kind that you get in cans rather than the powder to mix even though it is a bit...
  25. Are you me? Because I have a similar trip coming...

    Are you me? Because I have a similar trip coming up (with horse trailer and household goods, truck and car) but with 2 dogs and 4 cats (maybe 5 but hopefully only 3 or 4).

    Been debating options -...
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