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    The main thing that is different when you're...

    The main thing that is different when you're riding a test is that you have to do the movement when you have to do it. When we're riding at home, we do the transition, we practice the halt, we do...
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    Bight.

    Bight.
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    Ok, fine. But it doesn't have to be an issue for...

    Ok, fine. But it doesn't have to be an issue for you. Stop letting this woman run your life. Post your work schedule wherever you like, drive whatever car you like, make whatever plans (or no...
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    So I just got done looking for a thread, any...

    So I just got done looking for a thread, any thread, in the last month where you, dear Jim R, have made even a casual mention of these poor 219 kidnapped people in Africa. Your concern is...
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    And you call yourself a horsewoman? :rolleyes:

    And you call yourself a horsewoman? :rolleyes:
  6. I wanted the ones with feet and inside upper...

    I wanted the ones with feet and inside upper calves of leather, with the leather strap around the top. A friend had a pair in oh, 1960 or so, and boy did I love them. They were beautiful.
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    As long as I'm here... :lol:

    As long as I'm here... :lol:
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    I once had a very nice saddle for sale (regularly...

    I once had a very nice saddle for sale (regularly for sale on ebay at the time for upwards of $2500), at the very reasonable price of $1950. I remember a young woman offering me $950 because that...
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    Well, sometimes you read an ad that pretty much...

    Well, sometimes you read an ad that pretty much says "My 18-year-old horse that I showed for 12 years is dead lame and I can't afford to keep him and buy myself a shiny, new show horse. BUT IT MUST...
  10. You must be over the moon!

    You must be over the moon!
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    Who knows? Everyone's circumstances are...

    Who knows? Everyone's circumstances are different. Maybe there was a divorce. Maybe there was loss of income. Maybe there is illness. Maybe someone doesn't want to support the horse any more. ...
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    Frankly, once it became apparent that the deaths...

    Frankly, once it became apparent that the deaths of 20 little children in Newtown was acceptable to the NRA and gun rights activists, why would you expect another mass shooting or two (or 10 or 20)...
  13. Yes, that was my reasoning, as well, for picking...

    Yes, that was my reasoning, as well, for picking "movement marks." The problem with most surveys like this is that they can't take all possible answers into consideration unless they include an...
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    Beautifully expressed.

    Beautifully expressed.
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    Good heavens, no! There is no requirement to...

    Good heavens, no! There is no requirement to braid manes, much less pull or shave tails.

    The USEF Dressage rule states that braiding the mane is permitted If your mane is neat (I would...
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    I absolutely read the OP's post accurately. S/he...

    I absolutely read the OP's post accurately. S/he asked strangers on the internet whether s/he should like a color combination. (I'm not going to assume the OP's gender from a screen name.) Then the...
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    My heart is breaking for you, for LetItBe, and...

    My heart is breaking for you, for LetItBe, and for everyone who has experienced such a loss.
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    Are you asking a general question about the...

    Are you asking a general question about the combination? If so, what difference does it make what any of us thinks.

    If you are asking because you are considering it for yourself, I think you...
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    LOL, that's a great, albeit p-a idea! I agree...

    LOL, that's a great, albeit p-a idea! I agree that etiquette isn't meant to be a cudgel with which to punish others, but I also believe that rude behavior doesn't need to be rewarded with the...
  20. Thread: Show Costs

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    Welcoming with snark is always so nice. Evidently...

    Welcoming with snark is always so nice. Evidently you don't work, so good for you. But the OP does. For all you know, the OP is not a youngster. Why do you need to argue her point that 45 minutes...
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    It doesn't seem possible that the last strip was...

    It doesn't seem possible that the last strip was 25 years ago. I'm so glad to see it back!
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    Good for you doing the right thing. But damn, it...

    Good for you doing the right thing. But damn, it just hurts so much anyhow. My sincere sympathy to you and to Kalele, and to everyone whose hearts are still hurting from recent losses.
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    Right, but FIELD boots with curvy patent tops? ...

    Right, but FIELD boots with curvy patent tops? Not exactly traditional hunting attire.
  24. LOL, so do I.

    LOL, so do I.
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    Oh, the humanity!

    Oh, the humanity!
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