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    Easy Chicken 6 chicken thighs, or 3-4 breasts...

    Easy Chicken

    6 chicken thighs, or 3-4 breasts
    1 large onion
    1 cup cheddar cheese (medium or sharp is best), grated or use a food blender
    1 can cream of chicken soup
    1 can cream of celery soup...
  2. Is there a way to turn beeping on or off? Mine...

    Is there a way to turn beeping on or off? Mine doesn't seem to beep on count up - a function I never used in the past - but now would like to.

    I used to set it for optimum time, start it 5-10...
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    If you are too afraid to close your eyes coming...

    If you are too afraid to close your eyes coming to the jump, try rapid blinking instead. Let out your breath in an exhale, and blink the last 2-3 strides. It will take your focus away from needing to...
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    I'll second all of this.

    I'll second all of this.
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    Try jumping with a neck strap (that you grab at...

    Try jumping with a neck strap (that you grab at least 3 strides out, so you are not surprising him or you). Also set up a 3 poles on the ground, 48 feet apart, and ride 2-point canter with no...
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    Big time, core muscles. I've been having this...

    Big time, core muscles. I've been having this problem too.

    First I had to work on lower leg strength - lots of trotting in 2-point without rising and without resting hands on the neck. Finding my...
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    QH/ Haflinger. He was athletic and very sweet,...

    QH/ Haflinger. He was athletic and very sweet, and won hunter classes at A shows.

    The same breeder also has an Andalusian/ Haflinger, who is destined for a driving career.
  8. Thread: Being an owner?

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    See, I think it's not a bad analogy. I don't find...

    See, I think it's not a bad analogy. I don't find any entertainment value in hockey or football, so paying $100 or more for a ticket would never appeal. But I would consider giving that money to a...
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    Do you feel the same way about hockey and...

    Do you feel the same way about hockey and football players? Just curious.

    By the way, my Dad feels the same way as you do.
  10. I need TrainerTracker... seriously... for both...

    I need TrainerTracker... seriously... for both the "immediately switch to posting without stirrups" function and for the times she has disappeared without a trace, while on the same property as me.
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    "Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords...

    "Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony."
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    It was a large point of contention when Jordan...

    It was a large point of contention when Jordan McDonald died. The cat was already out of the bag (major news outlets had reported that a rider had died, followed by saying it was a Canadian rider),...
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    Wow, upon reading the rest of that bulletin, I am...

    Wow, upon reading the rest of that bulletin, I am concerned that we do not have a good grasp on what makes this sport safer. Here is what the USEA says:



    Looking at these more closely:

    1....
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    The USEA has formed an Cross Country Safety Task...

    The USEA has formed an Cross Country Safety Task Force. Its mission is to “explore cross-country obstacle construction and design safety." The members are:



    I plan to write them an email...
  15. Yes, I am very disappointed not to see Rebecca...

    Yes, I am very disappointed not to see Rebecca Howard on the list. I note there were no FEI competitions after Badminton. I hope they are both OK.

    Also it's too bad to see Exponential not on the...
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    I wish... unfortunately I know someone who had 2...

    I wish... unfortunately I know someone who had 2 saddles stolen out of her locked car (at night) at an event. Since then I have been much less trusting. It doesn't mean that I always lock my trailer...
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    Not needless extravagance... needless cleaning....

    Not needless extravagance... needless cleaning. Ugh. Much rather the shavings in the back of the trailer route.
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    In 1974, Wide Awake, ridden by Lucinda...

    In 1974, Wide Awake, ridden by Lucinda Prior-Palmer (now Green) did 2 novice (prelim) horse trials, a Novice three-day, and a week later fell at an early fence at a novice one-day. He did some...
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    Actually this isn't true, at least, for much of...

    Actually this isn't true, at least, for much of the time the long format was around.

    If you look back to Lucinda Green's wonder years, I remember reading about one of her horses doing something...
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    Agree with the above (I haven't tried MSM though,...

    Agree with the above (I haven't tried MSM though, will keep that in mind). I bought some rubber covers for my spurs (they go over the pointy parts), and quite like them.
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    There hasn't been much said about Jordan...

    There hasn't been much said about Jordan McDonald's fall, except that he was competing at Novice level. The Chronicle piece said:



    I went and looked at the horse's record. He has not gone...
  22. The B.C. eventing community is in shock. Jordan...

    The B.C. eventing community is in shock. Jordan was in a group of riders I grew up with. So very sad. Thoughts and condolences to all his connections.
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    No it's not an automatic YC for breaking a pin....

    No it's not an automatic YC for breaking a pin. FEI Rule 548.1, 21 penalties may be assessed.
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    This isn't the same as a YEH. This is a CCI*/**...

    This isn't the same as a YEH. This is a CCI*/** for 6 and 7 year olds. There would be fence judges at every jump.
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    I can't figure out which THING this is - maybe...

    I can't figure out which THING this is - maybe I'm not thinking of the right course... enlighten me?
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