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    I feel you, because I LOOOOVE yogurt and it makes...

    I feel you, because I LOOOOVE yogurt and it makes my stomach hurt. In my case I've figured it's the lactose (milk is also problematic, and cheese causes mild to moderate discomfort but I eat it...
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    Oh, and as far as suggestions - my gelding who...

    Oh, and as far as suggestions - my gelding who benefits greatly from the stability of a Pelham on a frisky day also goes nicely in a Dr. Bristol full cheek. The cheek stability (with keepers) and...
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    Also, the 3-ring functions a bit differently than...

    Also, the 3-ring functions a bit differently than the Pelham - it has more poll pressure and a little gag action because of the loose ring cheek. I wouldn't really consider those equivalent. IME,...
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    I'm not a lawyer, but from what you wrote here,...

    I'm not a lawyer, but from what you wrote here, your ex-client is basically (very aggressively) trying to sell you a horse. You don't want the horse, so no thank you, buh-bye. If a seller started...
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    Here's my take: A degree in an analytical field...

    Here's my take: A degree in an analytical field (science, math, or engineering) will get you more and higher-paying options straight out of school based on paper qualifications and having the...
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    It's not a single serving blender, but I have a...

    It's not a single serving blender, but I have a VitaMix that came with my boyfriend and it is amazing. It is loud, but it's so fast it doesn't really bother me (I hate loud things.) I add frozen...
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    Ooh, you guys have it easy. Here's my morning...

    Ooh, you guys have it easy. Here's my morning riding schedule:

    5:45am: Wake up, get dressed
    6:00: Out the door
    6:30: At the barn; super fast brush, pick hooves, minimal tack (I don't jump those...
  8. Thread: CWD Saddle

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    The SE02 is different, unless that refers to an...

    The SE02 is different, unless that refers to an SE02 seat on a 2G saddle but I don't recall my rep presenting it that way. The SE02 was significantly less expensive, doesn't have the black plastic...
  9. Thread: CWD Saddle

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    Can't speak to 1 (your rep will know), but: ...

    Can't speak to 1 (your rep will know), but:

    2) Tried one, loved it, quote was 7k+ but it depends on the leather you get, the taxes where you live, and shipping costs (I think; maybe shipping was...
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    This sums up my thoughts pretty well. For the...

    This sums up my thoughts pretty well. For the most part, I make my own decisions about people - honest decisions that are based on my experience, what I see, and others' feedback IF it really holds...
  11. I'm on the curvy side and they fit me like a...

    I'm on the curvy side and they fit me like a glove. Perfect thigh/hip/waist ratio if you've got more in the thighs and hips and less in the waist. Mine are pretty long but that's my only complaint....
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    My last saddle was calf and my new one is...

    My last saddle was calf and my new one is buffalo. I like the buffalo wayyyy better. The calfskin scratched way too easily and it drank oil for breakfast. My buffalo is soft and grippy in all the...
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    Facilities are really what keep me away from the...

    Facilities are really what keep me away from the schooling shows in my area. I have been to exactly one schooling show here that had a dedicated warm-up ring, and one other that had day stalls as an...
  14. Not so long ago, I was hustling out the door at...

    Not so long ago, I was hustling out the door at 9pm to meet friends for drinks and carrying a couple things with me. I opened the door to my parking garage, maneuvered through with my arms full,...
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    You are not alone there!

    You are not alone there!
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    In the software world, it's really common for...

    In the software world, it's really common for contractors to make a more (sometimes a lot more) than full-time employees. It's considered to be a good deal for someone who will take on a lot of risk...
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    I took a few years off after college. I too was...

    I took a few years off after college. I too was burned out, and honestly was curious what life would be like without having to be at the barn 6 days a week.

    I traveled a ton and wouldn't trade...
  18. I've seen it a lot on Morgans that go to any of...

    I've seen it a lot on Morgans that go to any of the open shows regularly. I think leaving it long is more common in dressage, but if you're not focusing on the breed circuit I wouldn't see any...
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    Personally, I tried the bathtub (or soaking)...

    Personally, I tried the bathtub (or soaking) method and it didn't do much for me. What DID do wonders for my current pair of show boots was witch hazel and sweat. The first couple of rides in them,...
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    Did anyone else read this thread wondering who...

    Did anyone else read this thread wondering who the PO was with the sole desire to look at pictures of her pretty horses? Forget the drama, I just want pony pictures!
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    Happy to share janedoe! Hugs to you - glad...

    Happy to share janedoe! Hugs to you - glad you're ok! It sounds like yours was much worse than mine - I'm such a weenie, haha.

    I haven't lost interest as a result of a fall, but there was a...
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    Ha, at least we have that! I'm still enjoying...

    Ha, at least we have that!

    I'm still enjoying riding and have zero reservations about getting on (just you try to keep me off a horse...) I didn't feel overfaced by the jump in question - we've...
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    Hopping on a schoolie might not be a bad idea. I...

    Hopping on a schoolie might not be a bad idea. I always have this urge to school MY horse every time I ride, and improve my ride on HIM, but I realize that to accomplish that at this point that...
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    Thanks for the replies so far. And thanks for...

    Thanks for the replies so far. And thanks for validating my desire to stick with little stuff for a while. :D

    I did beat myself up about it for a good while. Still do, a little bit. He's...
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    Recovering from a bad fall

    Horsey and I had a pretty significant jumping crash a few weeks ago. Physically, we're both fine (just bumps and bruises) but it was a close call. Mentally, he's completely over it. Me, not so...
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