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    Some people think a longer bridle path makes the...

    Some people think a longer bridle path makes the neck look longer. I suppose if you're showing WP or saddleseat and the mane isn't braided, it makes a difference.

    Personally, I'm not a fan of...
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    Louise, You are a good human.

    Louise,

    You are a good human.
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    :( So very sorry.

    :(

    So very sorry.
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    You've already made progress, no? ;) Take your...

    You've already made progress, no? ;) Take your time. The objective isn't to get the halter on the horse. It is, as you noted, to get her to trust you.

    As others mentioned, you/the owner may...
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    You asked the question. Please don't be upset...

    You asked the question. Please don't be upset when you get answers you don't like.

    People I know and love have tattoos. I wish they didn't, but they do. They're nicely done. They mean something...
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    Let's review: You're at a bar on a Friday night....

    Let's review: You're at a bar on a Friday night. Some guy flirts/wants to talk with you. You are offended. The whole episode lasts six minutes.

    Your options at the time:
    1. Chalk it up to being...
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    Another football non fan here. Not just NCAA --...

    Another football non fan here. Not just NCAA -- I'm not fond of pro football, either. I don't hate it -- just try to ignore it as best I can.

    I used to follow it pretty closely. But in the last...
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    A tattoo can enhance the beauty of a toned,...

    A tattoo can enhance the beauty of a toned, attractive body. On a flabby, saggy body part, it just emphasizes the obvious.

    And trust me ... as one who used have a very toned and very attractive...
  9. Using "always" and "never" to describe behavior...

    Using "always" and "never" to describe behavior you find annoying in others just about guarantees an argument will ensue. But I'm sure you're aware of that.
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    It's normal if the landlord has had problems with...

    It's normal if the landlord has had problems with tenants who flush anything and everything under the sun down the toilet and he/she has had to pump out the system because of it.

    We have a septic...
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    :yes: Hence the suggestion that when you get a...

    :yes:

    Hence the suggestion that when you get a few steps of correct, you praise and then go back to it. You're not looking for perfection, just improvement.

    My horse was unlearning bad habits...
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    Disclaimer: It's taken me the better part of five...

    Disclaimer: It's taken me the better part of five years to even get a glimmer of what riding dressage is supposed to be about. So you can take this with a grain -- or 50# block -- of salt. Your...
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    :confused: What does working for Xerox have to...

    :confused:

    What does working for Xerox have to do with your situation?

    I've worked with rude, negative people who came from large, multi-national companies. I think it may have had something...
  14. No. Regular yogurt, yes. Greek yogurt, no.

    No.

    Regular yogurt, yes.

    Greek yogurt, no.
  15. I'd never heard of them either until I got mine...

    I'd never heard of them either until I got mine from a friend who used it on her bull-dog QH. It was the only saddle that even came close to fitting my horse. I had a fitter out who adjusted it, but...
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    Sign I saw on our last vacation: No matter...

    Sign I saw on our last vacation:

    No matter what your GPS or iPhone tells you,
    Turn left here to get to <Name of Company>
  17. Night of the Lepus -giant bunnies attack! ...

    Night of the Lepus -giant bunnies attack!

    Seriously bad stuff starring Janet Leigh, Rory Calhoun and Stuart Whitman.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yww2x3bm9k
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    Oh my. :eek: You dodged a bullet on that one.

    Oh my. :eek: You dodged a bullet on that one.
  19. Thornhill Germania Klasse fits my very wide, very...

    Thornhill Germania Klasse fits my very wide, very round Arabian. Neither Duetts nor Wintecs worked for him -- they both rocked (and not in a good way ;)).
  20. Even better, she's a great-granddaughter of Forta...

    Even better, she's a great-granddaughter of Forta on the tail line, a Polish mare you'll find in many many successful performance Arabians.
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    I LOVE scary movies. Several have already...

    I LOVE scary movies.

    Several have already recommended The Haunting (1963), but it deserves another mention. It is truly a classic, directed by Robert Wise, who also brought us The Sound of Music....
  22. Thread: best box wines?

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    I second (or third or whatever) the Target brand....

    I second (or third or whatever) the Target brand. It's pretty good and one of the few boxed Sauvignon Blancs I can find. Don't know about the Chardonnay or reds.

    It's California wine, too, which...
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    *ding-ding* That kid needs a parent upgrade. ...

    *ding-ding* That kid needs a parent upgrade.

    And haven't we ALL seen adult "horsemen" who miss the signs of a horse that's just about had it? I know I have.

    They push a horse, don't give it a...
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    :lol: Normally, we would have NEVER processed...

    :lol:

    Normally, we would have NEVER processed an animal that size or at least lined up several other parties to split the meat with. But in this circumstance, it was either process or just bury...
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    We got SO much hamburger from the last one...

    We got SO much hamburger from the last one because that bull weighed over 2,000#. Because there was so little marbling, our processor recommended that we put more than the usual number of cuts into...
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