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  1. There's nothing like being awakened at 3AM...

    To the clattering of horse shoes running full boar down the pavement :eek: Made a run for it thinking it was mine but went out to find four sets of eyes starting back at me from the field. Grabbed a...
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    I wish I had an answer for you. We're in this...

    I wish I had an answer for you. We're in this situation with SO's kids and his ex-wife/her BF. We've called CPS but are told they can't do anything unless there are bruises or its currently...
  3. Nope! Mini horse for sale - $450 I believe....

    Nope! Mini horse for sale - $450 I believe. Little guy is probably worth every penny :)
  4. I was innocently browsing a FB sale group this evening...

    And oh lucky day, I happened across one of the best sales photos ever! :lol:
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    My Cadillac CTS held four bales plus four bags of...

    My Cadillac CTS held four bales plus four bags of grain and two shavings - 2 next to each other in the trunk, two stacked on top of each other in the back seat, grain stashed on the floor of the back...
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    Yes but... It's an important piece of the puzzle....

    Yes but... It's an important piece of the puzzle. While you're not creating collection from the hand, if the rider is getting straight in the arms it will create backward pressure so it's an issue...
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    No - in the PNW... But I'd be willing to bet it...

    No - in the PNW... But I'd be willing to bet it was the same saddle company! When I posted about it over on the dressage board a couple of people chimed in with similar stories, all from the same...
  8. :lol::lol::lol: This was exactly what I was...

    :lol::lol::lol:

    This was exactly what I was thinking when I read OP's post! You and I clearly aren't cut out for HOA life.
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    :lol: I work in corporate recruiting and have...

    :lol:

    I work in corporate recruiting and have probably conducted 5,000+ phone interviews in my career so far, no joke. You wouldn't believe the things I've heard... One of the most interesting...
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    I will say that a trained dressage horse is MUCH...

    I will say that a trained dressage horse is MUCH different than a dancing horse. From what I understand dancing horses are an absolute nightmare to retrain. They know a trick - the movements do not...
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    I bought mine used so I can't speak to working...

    I bought mine used so I can't speak to working with them but I can tell you I absolutely love my saddle. I have the Wolfgang Solo and it is a dream. So comfortable and helps put me in just the right...
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    I know! They sold the house! It's not like Marex...

    I know! They sold the house! It's not like Marex invaded it and kicked them out. We had something along those lines happen at my old barn. The owners failed to pay the mortgage despite the fact that...
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    Yep - I have tons of bunnies in my manure pile!...

    Yep - I have tons of bunnies in my manure pile! Sadly my barn cat also knows this and occasionally brings me a baby bunny :cry:
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    You want to start with a nice trot, but a horse a...

    You want to start with a nice trot, but a horse a horse does not need to be an uber mover to be a successful upper level horse... In fact that is often a huge hinderance to good collection. The fancy...
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    I have a feedlot horse who I got last year. A...

    I have a feedlot horse who I got last year. A couple of months later a friend of mine ended up with another feedlot horse after he had been pulled and the buyer became overwhelmed. After looking at...
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    I'm so sorry Nootka, the pain of losing a child...

    I'm so sorry Nootka, the pain of losing a child is unimaginable. My SO lost his 17 year old son in December. I'm dreading father's day and both of us are at a loss about how to handle mother's day...
  17. I say go for it, but I ended up with such a super...

    I say go for it, but I ended up with such a super youngster that I'm on a bit of a young horse high right now :-) You sound a bit like me. Brought my older but difficult horse to PSG. He was getting...
  18. I second this. The situation sounds a little...

    I second this. The situation sounds a little sketchy. I don't know anyone who would lease a horse out and then allow the leasee to "sublet" the horse... I have to wonder if that's why they don't want...
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    This reminds me of the time I let my former half...

    This reminds me of the time I let my former half leaser take my Hanoverian to the fair... I was standing next to a couple of 4H dads while she was in her class and I overheard them talking. One asked...
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    My SO is working construction down on one of the...

    My SO is working construction down on one of the piers in downtown Seattle right now. There is attic space above that he's had to do some work in and has found some REALLY cool stuff. There are...
  21. Sorry - double post

    Sorry - double post
  22. I don't believe in god, but I always sort of...

    I don't believe in god, but I always sort of subscribed the the "things happen for a reason" thing.... Or at least the idea that there is a lesson in everything. Then, 4 months ago, my SO's oldest...
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    Totally legal, royal blue will be stunning I bet.

    Totally legal, royal blue will be stunning I bet.
  24. I now have all of my horses at home but I'm not...

    I now have all of my horses at home but I'm not having trouble with the loneliness. I make it a point to haul out for lessons and to ride in new places and I also have a friend that comes and rides...
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    Oh FFS... Please tell me you are joking.

    Oh FFS... Please tell me you are joking.
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