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    Saw this on FB a few minutes ago. Hoping the long...

    Saw this on FB a few minutes ago. Hoping the long course hold is only due to jump having to be repaired and NOT any injury WFP incurred... ?? Praying he will be ok!
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    Confirmed pony fan here, too. Same height as your...

    Confirmed pony fan here, too. Same height as your daughter, OP, but 20 lb. heavier and I had no trouble looking okay as a middle-aged lady on a 14.1 pony I adored. My feet didn't hang below his belly...
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    Zone 5 Report You know it's gonna be an...

    Zone 5 Report

    You know it's gonna be an interesting night when four out of the first seven riders are excused after two refusals... :(

    This was a TOUGH course, I think probably the toughest...
  4. You might think that with zero butt, skinny...

    You might think that with zero butt, skinny thighs and twig-like legs finding breeches that fit is a snap... but you'd be wrong. If they fit my waist, everything else is too big, and if the bottom...
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    OP, I'm with you. Springer girl...

    OP, I'm with you. Springer girl through-and-through. Proud mom of my 12-year-old L/W from show lines, who I adore beyond measure and is my total heart dog. Loving, loyal, smart, playful without being...
  6. OP, I'm with you 100%. This one bugged me a...

    OP, I'm with you 100%. This one bugged me a bunch! I, too, go for a TB hunter every time and that's my ideal, but I do fine with most other breeds in confo critique. This order seemed way off to me,...
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    No way on the Voltaren... I've been paying $40...

    No way on the Voltaren... I've been paying $40 PER tube at Walmart pharmacy, which I foolishly assumed would have the best price! Wow. Guess I'm headed to Costco next time! :-/
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    I just spent a fruitless five minutes trying to...

    I just spent a fruitless five minutes trying to find anything current about Peter OR Henny. Obviously they're not at Rolex. I'm wondering who Peter is riding at all right now - what is he up to? I...
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    OP, that model manure spreader was made back in...

    OP, that model manure spreader was made back in the 50s and 60s so it is indeed quite old, especially for a machine subjected to corrosive materials. The design of the axle made it particularly...
  10. OP, taking into consideration the factors you've...

    OP, taking into consideration the factors you've mentioned here, Millcreek spreaders have several advantages that would suit you very well.

    1) Low maintenance: Millcreek spreaders are the only...
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    OP, all of the Millcreek spreader models will...

    OP, all of the Millcreek spreader models will handle hay and straw just fine - in fact, they have exclusive anti-wrap beaters designed specifically for it. Here's a link to the video someone just...
  12. OP, Millcreek carries parts for other brands and...

    OP, Millcreek carries parts for other brands and may be able to help, if you're not able to track down links locally or through New Holland. Give them a call at 800-321-1323 if you need to ask, or...
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    I came back to this thread in the hope of finally...

    I came back to this thread in the hope of finally seeing a photo of Dr. Parker in the coat and hat, so now I have. She definitely has a, erm, unique sense of style. Her hair must be her "signature...
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    I am contemplating wearing my inherited fur coat...

    I am contemplating wearing my inherited fur coat out the door to the office tomorrow morning, as it's going to be ONE, as in 1 degree Farenheit here, I'm recovering from a broken back and it really...
  15. I am very pleased this thread came because I,...

    I am very pleased this thread came because I, just on the other side of 50, am planning to buy a vest before mounting up again. I am sidelined at the moment by two compression fractures of vertebrae...
  16. Eek, my senior girl eats this and I hadn't heard...

    Eek, my senior girl eats this and I hadn't heard about any issues. We LOVE the food and she does, too - been on it for at least a year and a half. I can't remember when I got the last bag but knock...
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    I like that, thank you! ;)

    I like that, thank you! ;)
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    Oh, Jane... *sigh* I know only too well how you...

    Oh, Jane... *sigh* I know only too well how you are feeling. I am SO sorry this happened! I, too, started riding at age 5, rode a lot as a Junior and other than a 2.5 year spell in regular lessons...
  19. OP, I know what you mean. I had a very bad fall...

    OP, I know what you mean. I had a very bad fall five weeks ago and broke my back. Two compression fractures, to be exact. Just don't bounce as well at 50! Anyway, I had surgery to stabilize the...
  20. Thread: Alydar

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    I saw him at work in the Ohio State Large Animal...

    I saw him at work in the Ohio State Large Animal Hospital in 1985! I think he was a prof there. People already spoke of him as The Guy, though. I didn't know he was involved with the Alydar case...
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    I wish you the very best with your new venture!...

    I wish you the very best with your new venture! Home horse-keeping is awesome but definitely challenging (especially when starting out), and I'm really glad that you have the collective wisdom here...
  22. I noticed Noble Outfitters has a new line of muck...

    I noticed Noble Outfitters has a new line of muck boots out called "Muds," that you could take a look at. Dover carries them and probably others. I don't personally own any of the brands so can't...
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    I appreciate your asking and understand your...

    I appreciate your asking and understand your questions. No, I'm not a dealer or an employee, but a PR consultant. I don't benefit from any single purchase. I'm proud of my affiliation because as you...
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    Hi, OP. I understand what you're trying to figure...

    Hi, OP. I understand what you're trying to figure out and that's great that you've built a composting system already. I want to address a couple of concerns you have about traditional compact...
  25. Hi, Arabz - glad you are interested in a manure...

    Hi, Arabz - glad you are interested in a manure spreader! If you are in the market for a compact but powerful machine that can handle any type of bedding you throw in it (including mixed-in hay,...
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