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    Here's a link to a teensy weensy picture of it:...

    Here's a link to a teensy weensy picture of it:
    http://forum.findartinfo.com/load_attachment.exe.asp?id=18723

    Oddly enough, I didn't have that much trouble a couple of years ago finding prints of...
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    http://www.statesmanjournal.com/picture-gallery/ne...

    http://www.statesmanjournal.com/picture-gallery/news/2014/07/15/meet-the-salems-riverfront-carousel-horses/12715355/

    This carousel in Salem, Oregon, has a wide range of personable horses, and now...
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    Whistlejacket is my nomination. With regard to...

    Whistlejacket is my nomination. With regard to "End of the Trail," it is a statement piece that doesn't even show on my radar as equestrian art. Though it is ubiquitous, and possibly one of the...
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    I had Lasik in 2000. My eyes were very bad - I...

    I had Lasik in 2000. My eyes were very bad - I could see 3 feet with one eye and 6 feet with the other, and thick glasses had been a way of life. Post-surgery, I am 20-15, and while there's been...
  5. Paula and SportArab, that's exactly what works...

    Paula and SportArab, that's exactly what works for us. Just keep walking after the horse until the horse stops and lets himself be caught. For the mustang, it took two hours of walking the first...
  6. You might have better luck with the uniform. He...

    You might have better luck with the uniform. He looks European to me, and that is a trooper saddle of some type, but I don't recognize it. Pinterest has a lot of WWI cavalry uniform pictures, but I...
  7. When it's time for a horse to go to a new person,...

    When it's time for a horse to go to a new person, that person will appear. It's pony magic. You did the right thing by both of them, and someday the little girl will pay it forward to another child.
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    In the 1960's, my family lived on a sheep ranch...

    In the 1960's, my family lived on a sheep ranch in Central Oregon, adjacent to a state park. I had an elderly horse (sold to my folks as a purported 18-yo, but when everyone who had ever owned this...
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    At a horse trial in Spokane, there was a piper...

    At a horse trial in Spokane, there was a piper leading the horses into the field for awards. The horse that won the training level division decided that he wanted nothing to do with pipes and lit...
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    The fawn, of course. The husband happened to be...

    The fawn, of course. The husband happened to be riding the ONLY horse in the whole group that would have tolerated such an event. The rest of them would have been in flight.
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    I didn't see this one firsthand, but years ago,...

    I didn't see this one firsthand, but years ago, an endurance ride was getting ready to start (don't recall where) and the sheriff's department warned them that there was a manhunt in progress in the...
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    It's just a horse who has had a lot of...

    It's just a horse who has had a lot of free-jumping or jump chute training, and when the rider comes off, he resumes his regular programming. People dispersed all over the ring - just like the ones...
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    Karin Myers -...

    Karin Myers - http://www.amazon.com/Karen-Myers/e/B009NWS4KO/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1418669653&sr=8-1

    horsey fantasy

    Rita Mae Brown -...
  14. I used to occasionally visit one barn that only...

    I used to occasionally visit one barn that only had an outhouse, so it was general practice among the inhabitants to use the stalls rather than go out into the rainy darkness. When my husband would...
  15. thank you, Michael. I hadn't seen that one. ...

    thank you, Michael. I hadn't seen that one. Very good staging and performances by the riders. I'd like to see a closer view now, as from the nosebleed seats they all looked sort of like video game...
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    free right now, but don't know for how long http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00PKWICIU
    A Heartwarming Holiday Novella by Award-Winning Author Bev Pettersen
    A Pony For Christmas
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  17. A farrier I used for years was from Southern...

    A farrier I used for years was from Southern California and had shod Mr. Ed for years after his retirement. The first time he went there, they called him out of his paddock and stood him at the...
  18. SharonA, the horse in the Carol Burnett episode...

    SharonA, the horse in the Carol Burnett episode actually urinated - the wrangler stepped on camera with a bucket, and the flood obviously made its way to the front of the set, where Carol was...
  19. Horse collars are always hung upside down. ...

    Horse collars are always hung upside down. Standard bales of hay are always lifted like sofas instead of grasping the ties and rolling them over the knee. No horse or any other livestock ever...
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    http://luckythreeranch.com/ Meredith Hodges'...

    http://luckythreeranch.com/

    Meredith Hodges' website has a lot of training info on all types of long-ears. She literally spends years building up the strength in the animals to hold a frame, and...
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    When you posted this on FB, I thought it was...

    When you posted this on FB, I thought it was located elsewhere. The Virginia Highlands, outside of Virginia City, Nevada, near Reno, have a fair number of feral horses, and the Mark Twain...
  22. After reading "Misty," you can buy yourself a...

    After reading "Misty," you can buy yourself a Breyer or two or three.

    The Marguerite Henry books that I bonded with was the Lipizzaner book and the story about Fair Rosalind the trotter. I did...
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    http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Irish-End-Game-Book...

    http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Irish-End-Game-Book-ebook/dp/B00GXOFUYS/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1416360230&sr=1-1&keywords=the+irish+end+game+series

    This is a science fiction -...
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    very nice, creative to use the canopies over the...

    very nice, creative to use the canopies over the marathon carriages to look like a Conestoga.
  25. I did teach my big horse to bow for mounting, but...

    I did teach my big horse to bow for mounting, but I could only do it when the terrain was suitable. It needed to be soft dirt or turf, and much of the desert here is rocky.
    He never had any...
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