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  1. I did not discuss the situation with the...

    I did not discuss the situation with the employee. I merely stated that I was dissatisfied with the owner and needed to contact him as he had left for the weekend. It is a two person shop not a big...
  2. Trust is not enough when you are selling horses

    So, people are untrustworthy! In January of 2013 I gave a horse to a young girl who was kind of timid. I felt good about it because Freckles was such a getalong kind of horse and the people were the...
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    A little advice

    I had a relationship that was too close to my daughter. When she moved away, I thought it would break my heart. Her father and I had issues and I should not have shared them with her. It was wrong...
  4. Just moved from NM to OKC. Yesterday the heat...

    Just moved from NM to OKC. Yesterday the heat index was 110. I want to shoot myself for ever moving here. I should have known better, I hated Florida every single day I was there. I will try some of...
  5. I am just starting law school and I think that if...

    I am just starting law school and I think that if you REALLY want to be an attorney, you should go for it. I am fortunate to be older (53) and have my home paid for, so I will be able to follow my...
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    My daughter lives on Artesian Terrace. She and...

    My daughter lives on Artesian Terrace. She and her pets are out but I don't know about her nice neighbors across the street that let me ride their pinto with my grand-daughter. Hope they and their...
  7. This is easy!

    Fatal Attraction, no question.
  8. DH's Reply

    After thirty years together DH has heard it all. When I read OP's post to him, he opened one eye (he was dozing after spending the day helping out in the barn) and said "Horse people should only...
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    And where did you get your psychology degree?

    Umm.. it is simply not true that people don't talk about suicide if they are actually planning to do it. Further, your negativity might find a better outlet elsewhere. She is going through a tough...
  10. Thread: Parelli

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    If you really believe in PP...

    You should see him attempt to cut cattle. I have seen him multiple times and most shows he comes close to falling off! His horses have absolutely no idea what they are doing and it shows, but he is...
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    I have been a nurse since 1985. The hours get...

    I have been a nurse since 1985. The hours get longer, 12 hour shifts instead of 8, the patients are sicker (insurance companies want them out asap), the support staff no longer exists. Shortly,...
  12. Well, here is the update. I drove up to see her...

    Well, here is the update. I drove up to see her with all of family agreeing that I should get her if it was her. Sadly, it was not.Was a remarkable resemblance, but when I got there this mare had a...
  13. Found horse I sold many years ago WWYD?

    About 13 years ago I sold a very cute little Arab mare to a family with two yound daughters. The mare was special to me because she had helped my younger daughter regain her confidence after a very...
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    Thanks for correcting me. Don't know how I...

    Thanks for correcting me. Don't know how I misread it. I appreciate the feedback. Everybody is entitled to an opinion based on their experiences and knowledge. I don't agree with it mostly because I...
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    I suppose all is well that ends well and agree...

    I suppose all is well that ends well and agree that the pony is a great little jumper and the kid can ride. I can just see the potential for this to go horribly wrong. If the pony on the bottom...
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    Boy and pony re-make Snowman photo

    Proequest put a photo up of a boy and his pony attempting to duplicate a photo of Henry DeLeyer and Snowman. I found it quite incredible that that no one stopped to consider the safety problems with...
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    Since everyone knows that the Chronicle Forums...

    Since everyone knows that the Chronicle Forums reach far and wide, I need to know who the person involved in the seizure is. The reason that I do is that I sold some Arabian breeding stock a few...
  18. So Sorry for your Loss

    My thoughts and prayers will be with you in the days ahead. Have always had a great deal of respect for your posts, even though I don't post much here anymore. May you and your family find peace.
  19. We have a guy here in New Mexico, who has been...

    We have a guy here in New Mexico, who has been charged with multiple counts of chil abuse and rape, as well as neglect. He is a self-styled Natural Horse person, who convinced a 15 yo boys mom to let...
  20. I Hate Shooting Dogs but My Neighbors Make Me

    We live in an area that was primarily rural when we moved here 25 years ago. In the last 10 years or so progress has reached us. Unfortunately, it seems that whenever new people move out here the...
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    Lovely Horses

    I have seen both of them show in years past, Beythoven is a particular favorite. Don't know if he is still with Michelle Mahoney. It is strange not going anymore and our little jumper Schzarad...
  22. 52 TB's Available for Free - or going to Sale in OH

    Don't know too much about this, received it as a forward from a friend back east. Apparently a breeder died and his son wants nothing to do with any of the horses. Apparently they are papered, the...
  23. Keeping free leases from going bad

    I may be a complete pain in the ass, but after a couple of bad experiences, I have made a rule that any horse that if free-leased by me goes with a written contract that I have the uncontested right...
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    Sandia Classics

    Sadly, my favorite shows of the year, the Classics were cancelled this year due to the EHV-1 outbreak.
  25. No More ACTHA Rides for me

    I did a couple of rides last year and was very disappointed. One local club even allowed an indicted sex offender to ride in the ride unsupervised, when there were children present and they were well...
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