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    "and it was something urgent to me" Depends...

    "and it was something urgent to me"

    Depends on the situation, depends on who the alternate farrier was. Shades of gray. I keep my horses at home, so there is no "alternate" farrier, so in my...
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    Since no circumstances were given as to why the...

    Since no circumstances were given as to why the OP couldn't wait... I was just picking a scenario. If you have your horse on a regular cycle, a week shouldn't make a huge difference unless there...
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    This is MHO..you asked, no judging..just how I...

    This is MHO..you asked, no judging..just how I would feel.

    Your farrier said he couldn't make it out for a week. You couldn't wait, you don't say why... had your horse lost a shoe? I respect...
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    IF only... not them specifically, but their no...

    IF only... not them specifically, but their no talent, white trash, celebrity in your face-ness. I wish they would go away forever, but alas...no. :(
    Glad to hear the gentleman was found safe and...
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    HA! I'll admit I've read NONE of the responses....

    HA! I'll admit I've read NONE of the responses. One of my friends and I got into a disagreement the other day because she called a 16 hand horse "small". She breeds 17H+ dressage behemoths, so that's...
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    DING DING DING!! If I had any toffee, it would...

    DING DING DING!! If I had any toffee, it would never make it to Canada!

    Thanks for taking that the way I meant it... IF I said anything at all (and I most likely wouldn't) I would say something...
  7. Tredstep show coat - Anyone got one? Sizing ??

    http://www.doversaddlery.com/tredstep-solo-pro-comp-coat/p/X1-40997/

    Does anyone know if these run like most show coats... you go up about 2 sizes? I can't seem to find an actual size chart with...
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    Perhaps this is an American thing? ;) When...

    Perhaps this is an American thing? ;) When someone says they find what I'm eating "disgusting", I find it rude. You don't have to like it... but good manners require that you not insult me by saying...
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    Me too... I have asthma and lots of animals.....

    Me too... I have asthma and lots of animals.. those things do not mix well with carpet. Plus... when I sweep my hardwood floors once a week (I really should do it more often) I realize how thankful I...
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    I love just about everything about my house,...

    I love just about everything about my house, hubby and I designed and built it 16 years ago, 2500 sq ft contemporary cape. We built it ourselves, mostly nights and weekends... it took over a year...
  11. My 5 1/2 month old GSD has this one down pat!...

    My 5 1/2 month old GSD has this one down pat! It's especially useful this year because of the uber cold, 2nd snowiest winter ever here in New England. It's nice to get out & get back inside in the...
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    I lost the diamond from my engagement ring ...

    I lost the diamond from my engagement ring working at the barn. :( I"d been married 20 years when it happened. I was devastated, looked high and low knowing I'd never find it. I did get a...
  13. We have plenty of blanket bustin' TB's here and I...

    We have plenty of blanket bustin' TB's here and I swear by the Dover Northwind's. I have an 8 year old one that finally succumbed to someone's teeth this season, but it's still perfectly useable. ...
  14. Thread: Snow? Really?

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    YEP! I love, love, LOVE having my horses at...

    YEP! I love, love, LOVE having my horses at home...and I've collected some other "critters", goats & chickens. This snow just SUCKS... In addition to the usual household shoveling for people and...
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    I'm circa 1965. I didn't know I'd never had...

    I'm circa 1965. I didn't know I'd never had measles or been immunized until I found out about it during a routine blood test while I was pregnant with my first child. I was given the MMR vaccine...
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    I'm with you..I would NEVER do such a thing,...

    I'm with you..I would NEVER do such a thing, because it's simply WRONG. There are plenty of people without morals in the world unfortunately. I think the "theory" behind that policy is that most...
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    Yep..hate those lazy you know whats... though...

    Yep..hate those lazy you know whats... though sometimes, I'll admit I'm slightly jealous of them too...letting the wind & gravity do what I slave over. I spent last weekend shoveling 34" of snow...
  18. Navigating this is just part of college. My...

    Navigating this is just part of college.
    My oldest daughter's freshman roommate was a stripper. (literally and figuratively) She thought nothing of answering the door with only a thong on, and...
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    The term "nanny state" is so derogatory. I live...

    The term "nanny state" is so derogatory. I live in a state (Massachusetts) that takes the safety of its people seriously. I have NO problem with a travel ban. It kept employers from forcing people...
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    [QUOTE=Lady Eboshi;7974357]Pony Club teaches...

    [QUOTE=Lady Eboshi;7974357]Pony Club teaches their version of good horsemanship, which just happens to be so incredibly control-freak that only the most tight-assed need apply.
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    This is...
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    I for one, found this funny. ;)

    I for one, found this funny. ;)
  22. EXACTLY! I vote with my wallet, not on the...

    EXACTLY! I vote with my wallet, not on the internet.

    The "free shipping" thing mystifies me. Don't get me wrong...I like free shipping, who doesn't?! But that shouldn't be the determining factor...
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    Fort those complaining about having to clean a...

    Fort those complaining about having to clean a blanket they're returning for a free exchange... really? It seems a common courtesy to not return a dirty, smelly, manure encrusted blanket. How would...
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    I feel sorry for the mare, something is obviously...

    I feel sorry for the mare, something is obviously not right. :(
    MY daughter got assigned a mare like this while in her riding program in college. She had owned and handled horses her entire life and...
  25. Only like 100 times! "It's making me illz" has...

    Only like 100 times! "It's making me illz" has become part of my vernacular. But..you can't just say it..you have to sign it! ;)
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