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    Aww...what good guys! Not husband, but my dad...

    Aww...what good guys!

    Not husband, but my dad (who is only horsey cause of me & mom). We were away at a show & he calls to say since it was hot he decided to hose off the then 2yo. Which is really...
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    I'm on the Gulf coast, but I am guessing all the...

    I'm on the Gulf coast, but I am guessing all the rain that left here late this morning is probably hitting them now? We had some microbursts, power outages & now water is everywhere!
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    You could call & get some quotes on shipping if...

    You could call & get some quotes on shipping if you are worried about that part. Just for an idea...in April '04 I paid $1400 to ship from AZ to IL. That was for a box stall & I also was in no rush...
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    I was lucky my youngster's turnout had a slope so...

    I was lucky my youngster's turnout had a slope so he trudged up & down a hill 8+ hours a day. He also loved to play with his jollyball so he did a lot of moving & I'd go play with him or just walk...
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    We learned about "day care" fees when I was a...

    We learned about "day care" fees when I was a little once a week lesson kid who trainer felt I needed to go to a real show for the SS. We shared the pony with another kid so got all those fees split...
  6. It sounds like your problem may be the ingate...

    It sounds like your problem may be the ingate person.

    They are failing to communicate when their ring goes on hold. Try asking politely next time if they can also make barn call when things slow...
  7. Be happy she's leaving & lesson learned. Don't...

    Be happy she's leaving & lesson learned.

    Don't let her return either. You are her "safety net" she can run back to when it doesn't work out at the "professional" barns. End that.

    I do agree...
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    "Thanks for asking me to go but my schedule isn't...

    "Thanks for asking me to go but my schedule isn't going to work & I don't want to hold you up."

    "You need to take your trainer along."

    "I'm not a professional so I don't really feel comfortable...
  9. Thread: Will to Win

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    My large pony was the same! lol Pretty princess...

    My large pony was the same! lol Pretty princess was so used to winning the flat that when she DIDN'T & we lined up for the confirmation portion she would have pouty face & dull ears. My trainer & mom...
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    I am not perfect. My horses had to jump long,...

    I am not perfect. My horses had to jump long, short, sometimes with me on the neck, sometimes in the back of the tack. It happens. I try not to make it often, but I don't feel too bad about those...
  11. totally off topic but...is Bumpers still in...

    totally off topic but...is Bumpers still in Banff? I recall when I was little & were up there (late 80's mind you).
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    What about local Brownie or Girl Scout troops? Do...

    What about local Brownie or Girl Scout troops? Do they need to earn a "horse" badge of some sort still? If you offered a discount 1 time visit that was bare basics to help them earn their badge,...
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    I seem to recall somebody having their jr hunters...

    I seem to recall somebody having their jr hunters named Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow? I was a pony rider so it was awhile ago.
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    I've had some outstanding stupid falls. I...

    I've had some outstanding stupid falls. I wouldn't fall off for months & months (I rode 4-6/day so quite a lot of rides), but then I'd have a few days where I couldn't stay on anything. My mom would...
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    Thanks! That was my guess too. 2 WEEKS!!!!

    Thanks! That was my guess too. 2 WEEKS!!!!
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    Thursday show jumping

    Any idea what time the show jumping will end Thursday night?

    This is our first year attending & didn't know if they release a time schedule anywhere? Even for the dressage will they release the...
  17. Aww...so sweet. But you know GU moved her butt to...

    Aww...so sweet. But you know GU moved her butt to FL, discovered the beach (not just the sand at the ingate) & tennis. Of course 6 months later was wandering a local school show "just to see the...
  18. Have tickets gone on sale to the general public...

    Have tickets gone on sale to the general public yet? And if so where can I buy them? I joined that site but haven't gotten any info about tickets.
  19. Kinvarra is on rt 25 right behind Lamplight.

    Kinvarra is on rt 25 right behind Lamplight.
  20. I agree with MHM. Give it a shot if you want it....

    I agree with MHM. Give it a shot if you want it. Make some calls, try contacting barns going, see what you can find out.

    I agree your biggest issue is going to be the length of your break--WEF...
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    How often & intense do you ride? My guy is 21 &...

    How often & intense do you ride? My guy is 21 & about 4 rides a week is good for him. 20-30 minutes. Sometimes I just walk/trot or trail ride around the property if I do more saddle time that...
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    You're a trainer's daughter....can your parent...

    You're a trainer's daughter....can your parent use their contacts to at least get you some names/barns in the area for you to call or visit? Somebody who knows somebody to at least give you a lead...
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    If you are leasing for $150 per month & you want...

    If you are leasing for $150 per month & you want to buy so the price only increases "a little"....how long are you going to be leasing to own for?

    You need to find out the sale price on the horse...
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    If a local tack shop carries Edgewood, try going...

    If a local tack shop carries Edgewood, try going in to speak with them. Realize it's not their "problem" so you may not be a top priority, but maybe they will work with Edgewood for you if you are a...
  25. I've always kept my boots in the box they came...

    I've always kept my boots in the box they came in. For years even between use. No boot trees or special boot bags. And honestly not always very clean either. Never had any issues. The box is kept on...
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