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  1. Oh boy, am I feeling your pain! 2 weeks ago I...

    Oh boy, am I feeling your pain! 2 weeks ago I had surgery on my right ankle to repair a ligament I tore in half. No weight bearing the last 2 weeks, had stitches out today and I can start Physio...
  2. I tried explaining why I dislike christmas music...

    I tried explaining why I dislike christmas music so much...it went like this: imagine hearing five songs that you don't really love every single day, 20 times a day for two months. Now add in the...
  3. The person who I envision as Jack Reacher has...

    The person who I envision as Jack Reacher has been and always will be Gerard Butler. I was prepared to hate Tom Cruise in the role, but he was ok. Just ok.
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    Now this has me all curious as to whether or not...

    Now this has me all curious as to whether or not the pronunciation is regional so I went on FB nod conducted a poll as to what people in my area call their riding pants. Interesting as most people...
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    I haven't heard anyone use the terminology I grew...

    I haven't heard anyone use the terminology I grew up with. It was neither britches or breeeches, it was pronounced breeeks. I still call them that.
  6. "I seen - Oh good Lord this one sends me! Fur...

    "I seen - Oh good Lord this one sends me!
    Fur baby - just hate it.
    Stud colt - I don't know why this bothers me so much, but it does.
    My horse was rode, horse has been rode to the river, has been...
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    Here in northern Alberta it's currently a raw...

    Here in northern Alberta it's currently a raw temperature of -36C and -48C with the wind chill. Brutally, bitterly cold! But life goes on.....
  8. Rob Ford is the mayor of Toronto, not the mayor...

    Rob Ford is the mayor of Toronto, not the mayor of Canada. I know that Toronto is the center of the universe and all :) but he is an embarrassment to Toronto, not so much to the rest of the country.
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    Big, no, strike that, HUGE Grinch! Not closeted...

    Big, no, strike that, HUGE Grinch! Not closeted in any way and proud of it! It's a hard season for me as DH is Father Christmas! I just take a deep breath and try to get through it as best I can. ...
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    Have you ever..........?

    I was looking online at a discount shoe place and they had a complete section entitled "riding boots.". Has anyone actually bought fashion boots that they ride in?
  11. Thread: Camping!

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    Poll: We camp in our motorhome, but it's a small one so...

    We camp in our motorhome, but it's a small one so we can get it into the place we like to go, which is in the middle of nowhere. No cell service, no one around, get your own trees, buck them up for...
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    We had a great majority of our snow gone, then...

    We had a great majority of our snow gone, then it started snowing three days ago and hasn't stopped. We now have 30+ cms of snow which equals to almost a foot...and still coming, and it's -24C with...
  13. Biggest pet peeve ever: the word rode. I RODE...

    Biggest pet peeve ever: the word rode.
    I RODE my horse today.
    Not my horse has been RODE. No, your horse has been RIDDEN.
  14. My pressure headaches are not migraines. The...

    My pressure headaches are not migraines. The only thing that helps me is some kind of sinus medication, usually Sudafed, but for some reason it seems to be unavailable where I live, so Advil Cold &...
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    I've tried so many migraine Meds over the years...

    I've tried so many migraine Meds over the years and no matter which ones I've tried, I end up in bed, trying to sleep and pretty much unable to function. So, all I take now is extra strength Advil...
  16. The January "Get Fit" for riding thread.

    Now that there are commercials everywhere for gyms, treadmills, eating plans, etc, what are some great get fit ideas for riders? Has anyone used DVDs specifically for riders and how would you rate...
  17. Me, me me. I have worked in retail since I was...

    Me, me me. I have worked in retail since I was 13 (not telling how long ago that was!) and it has completely ruined Christmas for me. The season starts earlier and earlier every year, and it just...
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    I have had some "experiences" in my house as...

    I have had some "experiences" in my house as well. We tore down an old house and rebuilt on the land, although I am sure there isn't an indian burial ground there (can you say Poltergeist?;)) ...
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    Yes, one should always assume that all horses...

    Yes, one should always assume that all horses kick. Even farriers.
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    OP has said the horse has never kicked before so...

    OP has said the horse has never kicked before so that would be why she didn't warn him the horse kicks. She did warn him about previous behaviour she has witnessed the horse doing.
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    So if I walked up to someone and slapped them in...

    So if I walked up to someone and slapped them in the face and then said "oh, c'mon, that was just a "bump", it would be ok? But if I PUNCHED them, well, now that would be a different story now...
  22. There have been times in my life when I have sat...

    There have been times in my life when I have sat back an evaluted this exact thing as well as other profound things, and every time I end up doing what I like to call "weeding the friend garden."...
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    My gelding has the worst kind of "pee anxiety"...

    My gelding has the worst kind of "pee anxiety" I've ever seen in a horse! Part of it has to do with the fact he doesn't like to feel the splash anywhere on his body, so I have to put him in a stall...
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    Some of these are more sentences than words but...

    Some of these are more sentences than words but they drive me insane!

    I seen
    My horse has been rode. No, your horse has been ridden.
    tweak
    Panties
    Tummy
  25. I was so excited when I heard that there was...

    I was so excited when I heard that there was finally going to be a show about horses and horse people that wasn't completely rididulous and maddening. I am still waiting for that show.
    I watched...
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