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    Another canoeing on the first date and still...

    Another canoeing on the first date and still together 19 years later.

    We went to a huge party at a golf club that had a lot of his family present. Later found out he told his family he was going...
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    I second the following: Try riding with a...

    I second the following:

    Try riding with a short shank hackamore.

    A mullen happy mouth bit may also work.

    For foxhunting the hard mouthed pony, I was finally successful with a Micklem bridle...
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    Everywhere I have been a boarder, the contract...

    Everywhere I have been a boarder, the contract stated that the boarder, horse and ALL items must have vacated the property by the last date of the boarding contract. You may not come back to pick...
  4. Before buying electric check to see how much the...

    Before buying electric check to see how much the batteries will cost to replace and on average how many hours of life are in each set of batteries.

    As Gumtree said, if buying a used cart, beware...
  5. Thread: First Hunter Pace

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    One nice aspect to the halt of a great hunt...

    One nice aspect to the halt of a great hunt horse, you can drop your reins or at least give them several inches of slack and they will still stand. If you have to maintain contact on your horse to...
  6. We have had both on our farm. The electric ones...

    We have had both on our farm. The electric ones my husband uses for hunting. He gets them with a lift kit and knobby tires to be able to go over the trails better. We had the gas one for farm...
  7. Thread: Hey Simkie!

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    Can you send some of that moisture to VA? It's...

    Can you send some of that moisture to VA? It's getting a bit dry here.
  8. I think a deposit for farm sitting (especially if...

    I think a deposit for farm sitting (especially if you are staying there or the times are set in stone) isn't a bad idea. A decent percentage with a refund available if you get enough advance notice...
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    I bought a 4 button "jumper" show coat in a...

    I bought a 4 button "jumper" show coat in a technical fabric. I removed the top button and stitched the top hole closed and re-ironed the lapel.

    I wasn't happy with the "hunter" coats that were...
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    I have found that the Masters have "Go To People"...

    I have found that the Masters have "Go To People" for gates, etc. I have never been out when a FM asked a new to the sport person to do something.

    There are members of the field who have hunted...
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  12. Add Ace to the drug cocktail. Give it plenty of...

    Add Ace to the drug cocktail. Give it plenty of time to begin working before you remove him from the stall.

    Once he is being hand walked for longer and more often times a day, he may settle into...
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    I'm sure there are a few hunts who would turn you...

    I'm sure there are a few hunts who would turn you away for not being "proper", but I have found that (for the most part) clean, tidy and safe are the most important part. Especially for those who...
  14. The search function doesn't work very well AT...

    The search function doesn't work very well AT ALL!!

    But, I have found that once you post your question, the similar threads pops up. I can usually find one that will lead me in the right...
  15. Thread: Making Liniment?

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    If you add an ounce or two of baby oil to a...

    If you add an ounce or two of baby oil to a quart, it helps the scurf to come up out of the coat grooming prior to a ride. I use it again after to cut the sweat.

    Even better, in the winter, the...
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    If it's just a run of the mill rancher that is...

    If it's just a run of the mill rancher that is having structural issues (roof sagging), then I vote raze the house and build what you want on the footprint of the old house.

    Get the well and...
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    Why the WHY!! Jingling for a good prognosis!

    Why the WHY!!

    Jingling for a good prognosis!
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    I think they need an extra leaf spring or two in...

    I think they need an extra leaf spring or two in the truck! It seemed the bed was sitting on the tires with just ONE loaded.
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    Some counties have a GIS service that you can use...

    Some counties have a GIS service that you can use to search properties (via a Google Earth map) and it will give you the address to contact the landowner.

    Here is an example:
    ...
  20. Thread: Mane Pulling Woes

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    I like to pull some today, some tomorrow, and...

    I like to pull some today, some tomorrow, and some next week. I get a bit overwhelmed about doing it all in one day.

    The yak of a pony will tolerate mane pulling for a little while, but as you...
  21. I have lived with the "Stoic" one and am now...

    I have lived with the "Stoic" one and am now living with the "Prince and the Pea".

    With the "Stoic" one, it was how are you moving as well as you are.

    With the "Prince and the Pea", it's oHHH...
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    A friend of mine did a strip type spraying in her...

    A friend of mine did a strip type spraying in her pastures at first to see how the grass would do with the clover gone. She was afraid the spraying to get rid of the clover would leave nothing to...
  23. Thread: Saddle advice

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    There are some very good saddle fitters that...

    There are some very good saddle fitters that visit this forum. I would take some photos of your horses back from the side, front, back. You could also take a photo of your current saddle (without a...
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    I would think that landing one sided would create...

    I would think that landing one sided would create an opportunity for side bone/ring bone in that foot.

    A flat landing allows the foot structure to work as it is supposed to for shock absorption.
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  25. Thread: Heaves Supplement

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    I had my pony on Zyrtec ( 8 pills a day twice a...

    I had my pony on Zyrtec ( 8 pills a day twice a day for a few and then once a day), MSM, smart breathe.... All of those things kept the heaves in check, but it was always just around the corner.
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