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    Well, for what it's worth… when I remarried, I...

    Well, for what it's worth… when I remarried, I got a young DSS into the bargain and went from a perfectly orderly home environment to chaos. I don't have Asperger's or anything similar and there...
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    Hmmm. Tried to delete my duplicate post and both...

    Hmmm. Tried to delete my duplicate post and both disappeared! Sigh...

    Anyway - to recap:

    We had a wonderful freestyle clinic this past weekend with Cynthia Collins of LunaTunes. She has some...
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    I agree with those who have gently reminded you...

    I agree with those who have gently reminded you that you will be in a safe place. You will be in a public building with officers of the court present.

    His lawyer may be ugly & aggressive - but...
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    The OP also clarified what she is looking for:

    The OP also clarified what she is looking for:
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    Haha, I don't have the sheets actually. I did...

    Haha, I don't have the sheets actually. I did get their duvet sets though, bought on sale through Horchow. Nowhere near three grand!
  6. When we moved into our current house, we had a...

    When we moved into our current house, we had a bit of an adventure. The seller had hidden a plumbing problem (by turning off the water except during the couple hours when the inspection took place....
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    http://www.westin-hotelsathome.com/productGroup.as...

    http://www.westin-hotelsathome.com/productGroup.aspx?mattress-box-spring

    http://www.ritzcarltonshops.com/Product/RTZC100340-00

    These are my two favorites. And then if you really want to go all...
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    THIS.

    THIS.
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    You could certainly get the bronze done without a...

    You could certainly get the bronze done without a problem. It's pretty straightforward.

    I agree with you, though, about preferring to make a horse up vs. sitting pretty on the made machine. ...
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    Thank you :) Honestly, I don't know that I'd...

    Thank you :) Honestly, I don't know that I'd underwrite a "real" half lease … around here basic board is a grand and then you have training, so a couple hundred bucks sounds cheap to me. ;) Right...
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    mvp, you know I love you and I usually agree with...

    mvp, you know I love you and I usually agree with you, but in this particular case, I'm going to disagree.

    The kind of situation the OP describes is something I would *definitely* consider. As...
  12. I'm wondering the same thing as BGH. If it...

    I'm wondering the same thing as BGH. If it doesn't have to be show legal, I would use a gag bit with the same mouthpiece as the snaffle you want to show in. I'd put one straight rein on it (so it...
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    Oh great! Glad it helped!!

    Oh great! Glad it helped!!
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    Pulling on a horse generally only makes the horse...

    Pulling on a horse generally only makes the horse pull back. ;) What you want to do is rebalance the horse and ask him to give you a softer canter, staying in a nice easy rhythm over these small...
  15. http://www.ghpc.at/en :)

    http://www.ghpc.at/en :)
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    Based on what you describe, I would perhaps lean...

    Based on what you describe, I would perhaps lean toward a paid lease. You can always make the rate a good deal - so the rider appreciates they are getting a sweet situation, and has a bit more...
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    You might also want to check the FB tack trading...

    You might also want to check the FB tack trading pages. I just sold an Edgewood girth on one (English Tack Trader) - in perfect condition - for $75 because I'm not doing hunters anymore and didn't...
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    If there is any way you can arrange things so that you have money coming in from your consulting work on roughly the same (or at least a regular) schedule as your current paycheck, you may feel more...
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    Oh, one more thing. When you reintroduce...

    Oh, one more thing. When you reintroduce contact, which you will do by holding a steady rein and pushing your horse into it from your leg, start with gentle contact on one rein at a time. You want...
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    Lots of hacking on a loose rein with a nice...

    Lots of hacking on a loose rein with a nice forward attitude and pushing forward from behind. Totally fixable.
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    I love the Equitests and On the Levels apps. For...

    I love the Equitests and On the Levels apps. For me, reading the official test doesn't help much, but seeing the diagrams and going through the test movement by movement makes it quite easy to...
  22. If you know that she is not a fan of Morgans, why...

    If you know that she is not a fan of Morgans, why on earth would you expect her to gush over your new Morgan on FB, especially when you quit riding with her as soon as you made the purchase? ...
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    I agree with the posters above; if I am going to...

    I agree with the posters above; if I am going to show, I am going to look for the best quality experience I can get, particularly with regards to footing, stabling and judging. I got to show in...
  24. It sounds to me like you confused a professional...

    It sounds to me like you confused a professional relationship (you paid RI#1 for lessons, which included riding one of the trainer's horses) and a personal friendship (where comments could be...
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    Unless you have an unlimited budget, it's likely...

    Unless you have an unlimited budget, it's likely that whatever you buy will represent some sort of compromise.

    That said - there are houses that you walk into (perhaps like house C) where you...
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