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  1. Oh, and these are chiefly sunny, well drained...

    Oh, and these are chiefly sunny, well drained spots.
    I have some creeping jenny someone gave me. Not in love with that.
    And some lamb's ear a tenant once planted. Not in love with that either.
  2. Garden plant help: Recommend something low growing/creeping/spreading to put on patio

    I'm searching around for something like creeping thyme or the like to plant around on some steps up and down around the house, on a flagstone patio (no mortar, just dry-laid) and amongst the stones...
  3. Simbalism - Come up Friday and we'll do a...

    Simbalism - Come up Friday and we'll do a pre-ride ride and stay the night!
  4. ODH Spring 'walk-and-talk' trail series - *perfect* for anyone considering foxhunting

    Old Dominion Hounds will host a spring Trail Ride series, which are designed expressly to give a slow gentle introduction to crossing our best hunt territories with your horse and friends! (With food...
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    Oh, and helped start Ponsonby, multiple hurdle...

    Oh, and helped start Ponsonby, multiple hurdle and timber champ on the Virginia circuit.
    And broke yearlings and 2 year old fillies for the Aga Khan in Great Shefford for Antony Webber. I galloped...
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    WhiteCamry I rode races for Johnny Griggs in...

    WhiteCamry
    I rode races for Johnny Griggs in Kentucky, David Banks, Mike Berryman, Bruce Haynes, rode out for Jonathan Sheppard in Pa., Nicky Henderson in Lambourn, Richard Holder in Bath, Gaye...
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    I went twice with the West Waterford last year...

    I went twice with the West Waterford last year (major ditch and bank territory.)
    Superb hunting, beautiful, but ... the difference with their hunting and ours (well, mine!) is that they just went...
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    Does a jump jock count? There's two of those at...

    Does a jump jock count? There's two of those at least - me (retired) and Gumtree (I think he may still ride races actively.)
  9. One of those candles would have sent the whole...

    One of those candles would have sent the whole building up in flames.
  10. There's 6 weeks left in the spring hunt season,...

    There's 6 weeks left in the spring hunt season, and/or all of the area hunts host spring trail ride series -- these are a gentle intro to riding across country in a group, and I'll arrange kennel...
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    I had it in a new farm managers' cottage built by...

    I had it in a new farm managers' cottage built by my former father in law.
    It was, like they said above, da bomb, but very expensive, so when I built my own house many years later (many years ago)...
  12. * Oh, and unless it's a High Holy Day, it is rare...

    * Oh, and unless it's a High Holy Day, it is rare in the US to braid.
    If it was a high holy day, that is included in your hireling price. I do 8-10 plaits, and it takes me 20 minutes per horse. If...
  13. * Oh, and unless it's a High Holy Day, it is rare...

    * Oh, and unless it's a High Holy Day, it is rare in the US to braid.
    If it was a high holy day, that is included in your hireling price. I do 8-10 plaits, and it takes me 20 minutes per horse. If...
  14. I do hirelings. I all but insist on my tack....

    I do hirelings.
    I all but insist on my tack. Every horse in my care (20'ish) has his or her own saddle, girth, pad, bridle and accessories that are custom fit and custom selected for THEM.
    If...
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    There's no way, I guess, to 'do' radiant floors...

    There's no way, I guess, to 'do' radiant floors without starting from scratch?
    I have nice marble 12x12s in good shape, etc., and the downstairs is finished, so we can't get to the framing without...
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    Retrofitted bathroom heater?

    I keep my house quite cool in winter (I prefer it that way. Plus I'm cheap. Plus I'm poor. :)
    I take baths in winter - realllly hot ones so I'm relieved to get out of it, lobster red and nice and...
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    Three springs is in Columbus NC. He repairs,...

    Three springs is in Columbus NC. He repairs, custom builds, everything.
  18. Shipping NoVa --> Tryon NC Dec. 31; Tryon -- > Jan. 1 -- anyone need a lift?

    Need a lift?
    Shipping with slot/s for human or other cargo southbound (no room for horses, sb, though) - Northern Virginia to Richmond Va then to Tryon NC on Wednesday, Dec. 31.
    Returning with an...
  19. I have one about the same age that I...

    I have one about the same age that I lovelovelove.
    Though the roof does leak.
    Otherwise, it is great.
  20. Rally I'll do it for you.

    Rally
    I'll do it for you.
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    No, Conquests run very very wide - I just got a...

    No, Conquests run very very wide - I just got a narrow (maybe even extra narrow) and it fits medium. The County rep will tell you.
    I have 2 old Stabilizers (love them), one old Eventer (meh) and a...
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    I respectfully, but wholly, disagree with the ^^...

    I respectfully, but wholly, disagree with the ^^ assertion that 'Tb's are more unpredictable.'
    On the contrary, they are so carefully bred (for sport - what is racing besides a sport?!) that they...
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    Wingo Star got up. Tennessee Bend was put down.

    Wingo Star got up. Tennessee Bend was put down.
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    ODH hunts Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. ...

    ODH hunts Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
    Somewhat randomly, attire is 'formal' on Tuesdays and Saturdays, and ratcatcher on Thursdays.
    Formal attire is always correct, but the only way to...
  25. Oh we got proper rain all right. Superb...

    Oh we got proper rain all right.
    Superb footing.
    Absolutely the best racing, hands down, in the nation today.
    Watch for my pix on fb later (tomorrow probably.)
    I remember that day at MH p to...
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