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    Ugh. BTDT. Never again. :no: Barn B gets my vote!...

    Ugh. BTDT. Never again. :no: Barn B gets my vote!

    Part with your current barn on good terms just in case Barn B doesn't work for you for some reason and you want to go back (and can't find a Barn...
  2. Thread: Lisa McAdams?

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    Nobody mentioned French Lick, Indiana yet?

    Nobody mentioned French Lick, Indiana yet?
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    :lol: Snohomish, WA, right? Wonder whatever...

    :lol: Snohomish, WA, right? Wonder whatever happened to him... :)
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    This is really a YMMV thing, because two of the...

    This is really a YMMV thing, because two of the people I hold in the very highest regard for training and retraining horses do not wear helmets.

    Personally, I am an Every Time, Every Ride...
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    I remember many of us using it BITD to refer to...

    I remember many of us using it BITD to refer to any spurs. Also "a pony beater" meant a jumping bat. This was in hunter/jumpers in the mid-atlantic a bazillion years ago, though.

    editing to add...
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    ugh...this is why it's such an enormous gamble to...

    ugh...this is why it's such an enormous gamble to acquire a horse. The ethical dilemma of what to do if he/she becomes unrideable.

    It's a very personal choice, but you have presented no...
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    or chooses not to?

    or chooses not to?
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    I do agree that anyone bringing dogs to an event...

    I do agree that anyone bringing dogs to an event must have a plan and be a good steward. Absolutely.

    Unfortunately, all it takes is one incident to sour folks on having dogs at events and become...
  9. This very cryptic thread has gone on now for 4...

    This very cryptic thread has gone on now for 4 pages and I still can't tell whether you hope this boarder will stay despite the changes or whether you want her gone. :confused: And I think the...
  10. I agree with the deposit idea. I think if you ask...

    I agree with the deposit idea. I think if you ask for whatever amount you feel comfortable with, and explain the reasoning behind it and that it will be held in escrow (so owner doesn't worry about...
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    I think it's to make them harder to clean so you...

    I think it's to make them harder to clean so you get frustrated, throw them out, and BUY MORE NEW ONES. :o
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    For those who have one, how difficult is the...

    For those who have one, how difficult is the assembly that is required?

    A few of the reviews say it's simple...but I am hopeless when it comes to this type of thing.
  13. Thread: It's wet outside

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    I've had good luck getting feet cleaned without...

    I've had good luck getting feet cleaned without using water by using this hoof brush. I use a hoof pick first, then use the brush. Once the clefts and heel bulbs are picked and brushed, the hoof...
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    This thread is a textbook example of "Two...

    This thread is a textbook example of "Two horsemen; three opinions"! Also of "damned if you do; damned if you don't." Also of assuming the worst possible scenario and motivations in every situation....
  15. I think it's area-dependent. If there are several...

    I think it's area-dependent. If there are several larger barns in an area, farriers (and vets) can do a lot more business at those vs. having to drive out to private farmettes with just a couple of...
  16. That's great! It's just that what I meant by...

    That's great! It's just that what I meant by "alone" was living alone / single/ no SO / no roommate(s) / no extra pair of hands at all. I don't recommend buying a property where a lot of stuff needs...
  17. "We" being the operative term here. If you are...

    "We" being the operative term here. If you are trying to do everything alone, you will either need some handy friends who are ready, willing, and able to help you build stuff OR you will need extra...
  18. http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?4...

    http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?481614-Considering-a-mini-farm

    :)
  19. OP states there's just one companion pony there. ...

    OP states there's just one companion pony there.

    OP, if pony goes in first, that would be a nice, easy reason for Arctic acting up, but I'm sure you've already looked at that. Maybe you could...
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    Pros: It’s (usually) very, very nice to have...

    Pros:

    It’s (usually) very, very nice to have the horse(s) in your backyard so you don’t have to drive anywhere to see it/them.
    It’s fun (usually) to do the horse chores.
    It’s (usually) nice...
  21. Exactly this! It's perfect! (signed,...

    Exactly this! It's perfect!

    (signed, Recovering Paranoiac)
  22. So sad to read this. But definitely a life well...

    So sad to read this. But definitely a life well lived and an obituary that captured it.
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    Poll: Betting this is one of those "research projects",...

    Betting this is one of those "research projects", rather than a genuine seeking of advice.

    But in case it's for real, NO do not steal the horse. For the multitudes of great reasons already posted.
  24. Couple of others already mentioned that. But it's...

    Couple of others already mentioned that. But it's still relevant input that may help someone else, right? Besides, I love rig threads no matter how aged they are. lol
  25. Couple of others already mentioned that. But it's...

    Couple of others already mentioned that. But it's still relevant input that may help someone else, right? Besides, I love rig threads no matter how aged they are. lol
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