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  1. Thread: Holy Crap!!!

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    Thank you for saying that. I was starting to...

    Thank you for saying that. I was starting to doubt myself after reading some of these posts.

    I was recently in a situation where I had to do an emergency dismount off a runaway horse. He had a...
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    Wow, I thought it was just happening to me too....

    Wow, I thought it was just happening to me too. For months now I've been getting nothing but 'horses mating' suggested in the side bar. I guess if you search on anything horse related that comes up...
  3. Hah, if only! He'd be on a trailer and headed...

    Hah, if only! He'd be on a trailer and headed home w/ me if that were the case.
  4. Yeah, the bow looks pretty mild, so with a good...

    Yeah, the bow looks pretty mild, so with a good vet check, I'd be willing to take a chance on him.

    And I know what you mean about your heart racing; I had dreams about this horse last night!!!...
  5. I saw that you posted his ad when I looked in the...

    I saw that you posted his ad when I looked in the TX sport horse section a few minutes ago. Good idea, Purp! I really hope he gets snapped up by an eventer.

    Good luck on finding a job and please...
  6. Purp, I actually had you in mind when I posted...

    Purp, I actually had you in mind when I posted this thread. Are you suuurrreee you can't take on another, and then blog about him, of course?? :winkgrin:

    Baxtersmom, that guy is gorgeous as well!...
  7. Craigslist cutie - any Texans looking for a prospect?

    Anyone in or around Houston looking for an eventing prospect?

    http://houston.craigslist.org/grd/3837420611.html

    I know nothing about this horse or his connections, but he is so stunning that I...
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    I noticed this as well. And why isn't Mystery...

    I noticed this as well. And why isn't Mystery Whisper listed?
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    I struggled with that exact same thought for a...

    I struggled with that exact same thought for a very long time. I am a mare lover, the more opinionated, the better. I owned 3 very alpha mares and each relationship was worse than the one prior. Then...
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    Thank you for the responses so far. ...

    Thank you for the responses so far.

    Unfortunately, I am not in a position to afford a second horse at this time, or I would have contacted the new owners when I first stumbled across the ad.
    ...
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    Bolting when asked to do more than a walk in an...

    Bolting when asked to do more than a walk in an arena. Not a full on, zero control bolt, but very little control nonetheless. Legs slipping and sliding in the corners and would chest the fence when...
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    What would you do in this situation?

    I am very torn about what to do in this situation, so I will lay it out and get some advice from you COTHers. :)

    I purchased a teenaged mare last year who was everything I was looking for at the...
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    Can anyone who ordered the Venice bridle in full...

    Can anyone who ordered the Venice bridle in full size measure the browband for me? I have a draft/paint cross with a wide forehead. Not big enough for OS tack, but needs at least a 16.5" browband....
  14. This story is almost too mortifying to share, but...

    This story is almost too mortifying to share, but here it goes. Safety 101 - FAIL!

    In June of last year, my friend and I hauled my TB mare to the vet to have her stifles injected. The trailer ride...
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    Wow, Whowonit is gorgeous! I imagine he'll get...

    Wow, Whowonit is gorgeous! I imagine he'll get snapped up quickly, cloudy eye and all.

    Why are all the stunning free horses a good 1,200 miles away and $800 to $1000 in shipping fees?! Such a...
  16. I posted a very similar thread about 2.5 months...

    I posted a very similar thread about 2.5 months ago regarding my old mare: http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?t=288518&highlight=when+is+it+time+to+sell%3F

    I always considered...
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    I almost posted this exact thread last week. :) ...

    I almost posted this exact thread last week. :)

    I bought my new horse (a TB) at the beginning of March from a bad situation. She was in pretty horrible shape (very underweight, no hoof care for 6...
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    I wanted to come back and update this thread. ...

    I wanted to come back and update this thread.

    My mare sold about a week and a half ago and I can not explain how relieved I feel. It was very difficult for me, as I had always thought of her as a...
  19. Oh wow, this thread is making me feel ill. I have...

    Oh wow, this thread is making me feel ill. I have a sale pending on my mare.... just have to get through the vet check on the 21st. Similar situation as the OP: I've owned this mare for 6 years and...
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    So, I rode my mare last night and had those same...

    So, I rode my mare last night and had those same feelings of frustration and annoyance about 5 minutes into the ride. I keep coming back to this thread and re-reading to help hammer into my head that...
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    I just wanted to bump this up to the top to thank...

    I just wanted to bump this up to the top to thank everyone for the advice and kind words. I have decided to go ahead and put my mare up for sale. I spent the whole weekend making up excuse after...
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    I think this is part of the problem: selling her...

    I think this is part of the problem: selling her just feels like giving up. I've always consider all of my animals "lifers", but then I have to remember why I'm involved in this sport. If it was to...
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    Thanks for sharing your story, WishIwereRiding....

    Thanks for sharing your story, WishIwereRiding. Did you end up buying another horse, and how did that go?

    Coincidentally, she is also my first horse.

    A year ago, I would have said that she...
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    When is it time to sell? - Update Post 27

    I've been pondering this for the last several months regarding my mare. First let me say that I'm posting this in the eventing forum, because that is what I ultimately want to do. I've schooled cc...
  25. Thread: Chihuahuas

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    Thank you witherbee, he was the dog of a...

    Thank you witherbee, he was the dog of a lifetime. He died in a horrible, shocking accident and I miss him everyday. :sadsmile:


    didgery: so glad that you now know the joy of owning a Chihuahua....
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