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    Ask them for proof they own the horse. Proof...

    Ask them for proof they own the horse.
    Proof that their mother once a owned a horse, is not proof that they now own one.
  2. Without knowing what the original conversation...

    Without knowing what the original conversation was, you will get different interpretations. You can be polite about it or not, that's a personal preference.

    Now that you've actually explained -
    ...
  3. We may have learned how to do things better, but...

    We may have learned how to do things better, but clearly we haven't learned how to disagree without snark.
    No amount of padding makes a badly fitting saddle fit. The person you overhead may have...
  4. You are comparing different things - the purpose...

    You are comparing different things - the purpose saddle pads were originally intended, compared to why you personally use them. Different questions.
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    These are Maxi Cobs. It a show class for weight...

    These are Maxi Cobs. It a show class for weight carriers over 15.1hh.
    Not to be confused with Welsh Cobs, who are smaller and hairier. (And totally awesome)
  6. Thread: Deleting Account

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    That's quite impressive. It usually takes longer...

    That's quite impressive. It usually takes longer than that to work up enough outrage to flounce. I went and read the offending post, and I also thought you were arguing for the other side.

    Bye!
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    No. In the UK they have classes for solid,...

    No.
    In the UK they have classes for solid, weight carrying, all round useful horses. They call them Cobs and they can be bred any way possible. The show results I've seen simply describe this guy...
  8. I love this. You don't run up debts on a credit...

    I love this. You don't run up debts on a credit card by being careless. It's not like you leave them unattended and they go out shopping on their own.
  9. Fascinating theory, except that not being a user...

    Fascinating theory, except that not being a user name I was familiar with, I assumed the OP was female. :)

    I borrow pens, pliers, and staplers. I don't borrow jewellery or cars, although I have...
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    Australian NH. Has self-published a couple of...

    Australian NH. Has self-published a couple of books. Like just about all NH trainers he has his fans.
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    And me? :)

    And me? :)
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    Why is a website for the Roxby Downs Racing Club...

    Why is a website for the Roxby Downs Racing Club a personal website?

    Why does the website having nothing at all to do with the racing club?

    Why does an Australian horse racing website talk...
  13. Ha! What a fuss about nothing...but don't be sad...

    Ha! What a fuss about nothing...but don't be sad because you can still donate to the rescue and a GoFundMe page will be up tomorrow! :)
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    I would thank you, but whooowhee that was really...

    I would thank you, but whooowhee that was really bad!
  15. An ex friend of mine abandoned a horse and it is...

    An ex friend of mine abandoned a horse and it is common knowledge on the local horse boards. She still appears to have a thriving horse related business. :confused:
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    Bright red juicy indeed. :( I was enjoying that...

    Bright red juicy indeed. :(
    I was enjoying that conversation.
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    I spent a long time on another forum discussing...

    I spent a long time on another forum discussing asylum seekers, arguing with people who said that it was illegal to come to Australia without papers. After a long discussion, it turned out that our...
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    Taking a moment for a quote from Ladyhawke ...

    Taking a moment for a quote from Ladyhawke

    Bishop of Aquila "I believe in miracles, Marquet. It's part of my job."

    Sorry, I'm easily amused. :) (and I want your job)
    Carry on!
  19. Merrylegs, the dapple gray pony who befriends...

    Merrylegs, the dapple gray pony who befriends Black Beauty at the first stable, was played by a Shetland-Welsh pony cross that Ms. Thompson took home after the shooting, to join her other three...
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    I know, "Woody" as the main character in a...

    I know, "Woody" as the main character in a children's movie. :lol:

    "rooting for" some football team. Oh dear! That's the one that always gives me a moment of "did they really say that????"
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    To go back on track. I would say something to my...

    To go back on track. I would say something to my friend about the ad being misleading.
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    Context matters. Nappy is a perfectly useful word...

    Context matters. Nappy is a perfectly useful word in the following context

    In a conversation about horses, outside the US, nappy refers to resistance, bolshiness, refusal to go forwards.

    In a...
  23. My horse used to regularly fall asleep at Pony...

    My horse used to regularly fall asleep at Pony Club. Any time the kids had to line up and listen to an instructor, or wait their turn for something, she'd just close her eyes and snooze. We were used...
  24. Yes, but the problem I have is that I can't find...

    Yes, but the problem I have is that I can't find any record of "Riding Lessons" anywhere. It's not listed in the Jane Badger bibliography -http://janebadgerbooks.co.uk/ponybooksfile2/cbib1.html
    Or...
  25. My son had to read "the Grapes of Wrath" in high...

    My son had to read "the Grapes of Wrath" in high school. I had to go along to a parent/teacher interview and confess that I'd read the book under sufferance as I still haven't forgiven Steinbeck for...
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