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    Buckpasser in today's sales

    Maybe silly, but just a fun question. What do you think Buckpasser would bring in a yearling sale?

    Generally considered to have nearly flawless conformation, Buckpasser was royally bred. What...
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    I thought it was driving related, and found this...

    I thought it was driving related, and found this handy definition:
    “Near wheel” means that to the coachman's left hand; and “near horse” (in a pair) means that to the left hand of the driver. In a...
  3. Why is the smell lasting for days? Are you...

    Why is the smell lasting for days? Are you putting lime down with the drying agent? That will kill the smell immediately.
  4. Perhaps the horse got out during the night and...

    Perhaps the horse got out during the night and was being led home after it was caught?
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    Oh dear, LONGEING. Lunging is a "sudden forward...

    Oh dear, LONGEING. Lunging is a "sudden forward thrust" and should be saved for fencers and the like :yes:
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    I think this is a Western thing, but WTH is "own...

    I think this is a Western thing, but WTH is "own son" supposed to mean? I usually see it in sales ads, i.e. Mr. Peppy Skippy Chocolatey Lena is an own son of Jac's Chocolatey Peppy Skip O'Lena...
  7. I just caved in to this exact feeling last week,...

    I just caved in to this exact feeling last week, lol. I got the name of a local trainer from the one I used to work for, which gave me a reference so she knew I wasn't crazy. I'll be grooming, hand...
  8. Thread: Colvin Civil Suit

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    if I was fortunate enough to be in Abigail...

    if I was fortunate enough to be in Abigail Wexner's position (gotta check my powerball tickets) I'd take my suspension as a learning experience and be much much more careful about who I sent my...
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    I was complimented by a very prominent breeder on...

    I was complimented by a very prominent breeder on my "lovely mare." I was amused :) My handsome gelded WAS insulted, but that was probably because said prominent breeder's best stallion also believed...
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    Sorry to call you out, carraol, but you have...

    Sorry to call you out, carraol, but you have completely misunderstood the point here. If you hadn't quoted Mary Babick I would think you were responding to a different post. I don't see how she could...
  11. Thread: Review of judges?

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    Probably an appendix App? They do have Appaloosa...

    Probably an appendix App? They do have Appaloosa races, not sure if they allow TB crosses but I assume so, since. AQHA does and that's an approved cross.
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    My sister got out of breeding and gave her...

    My sister got out of breeding and gave her fabulous pony stallion to another breeder, who subsequently decided to stop breeding. He was gelded at minimum 23, don't know the exact age, but he was with...
  13. It will change with your number of posts....

    It will change with your number of posts. Greenie, training level, working hunter, etc. just like a horse with lots of rides ;)
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    There's a great Facebook page you should check...

    There's a great Facebook page you should check out called Bring Chrome Home. I think you'll love it, GypsyLover!
  15. Hidalgo: the shoes kill me every time! i thought...

    Hidalgo: the shoes kill me every time!
    i thought I'd seen every episode of Elementary, must investigate!
    the Hawaii Five O plot is from a Dick Francis book where the concept is more fully explained...
  16. Thread: Review of judges?

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    So, this thread brought to mind an experience I...

    So, this thread brought to mind an experience I had as a groom for a BNT way back in the day. My boss stated early in the day that the judge had a bit of a grudge against our barn. In the large...
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    The only times my Budman ever got "bitted up"...

    The only times my Budman ever got "bitted up" were at the MD State Fair and the Preakness parade, which also required a set of draw reins after kids started throwing whippersnappers at his feet. :no:...
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    :lol:

    :lol:
  19. Thread: Racing Stallions

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    Natural matings in the wild have a 90% live foal...

    Natural matings in the wild have a 90% live foal rate? I don't think the best breeding farms make that claim; perhaps you hit the wrong key Texarkana?
  20. Thread: Shipper Scam!

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    :eek:

    :eek:
  21. Thread: Gumtree Curlin%

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    Gumtree Curlin%

    Sorry, tried to send a pm but your box is full. Can you expand?
  22. gumtree, I hope you get a chance to fill in a few...

    gumtree, I hope you get a chance to fill in a few more details, I'm very curious. TIA!
  23. Ah, thank you halo, that makes sense :)

    Ah, thank you halo, that makes sense :)
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    Just spent the last four hours rereading all of...

    Just spent the last four hours rereading all of Willem's threads. OMGiH, thanks for sharing him with us Coreene. He will always be in our hearts.
  25. I still don't understand. With 20% ownership...

    I still don't understand. With 20% ownership shouldn't they get 20% of the breedings to use themselves or sell as they wish?
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