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    http://www.tractorbynet.com (fab forums!!)

    http://www.tractorbynet.com (fab forums!!)
  2. Thanks for noting that, I think that's an...

    Thanks for noting that, I think that's an excellent example of a cost many don't really think about. At several schooling venues (like I'd ever win a ribbon at a recognized venue, ROFL), I actually...
  3. See above note about personal preference. I...

    See above note about personal preference. I actually don't even have pavement on my driveway near the house at all. It's all grass b/c I am poor, LOL.

    4WD is useful in some situations (also...
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    Oh see, he's just trying to help you out by...

    Oh see, he's just trying to help you out by making sure the judge doesn't overlook you!! Textbook hunter strategery! Hee hee, sorry, that was just a really funny mental picture: I AM THE SEXIEST &...
  5. What is this "landscaping" thing people keep...

    What is this "landscaping" thing people keep mentioning? I use the bushhog to manage nice mixed forage pastures. I occasionally mow the immediate area around the front & back of the house & a path...
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    I'm sorry, I can't help myself, I had to ROFL at...

    I'm sorry, I can't help myself, I had to ROFL at this (agree with others that the answer is schooling the horse, a competition should be the end result of good preparation, not an exercise in putting...
  7. There really are SO many variables, there is no...

    There really are SO many variables, there is no one answer. Having spent my life working in barns & I learn by watching, I spent two years shopping by soil maps, parcel data, & my own criteria (NOT...
  8. Here you go (& we do have competitors & staff who...

    Here you go (& we do have competitors & staff who come from the NE, including NY, VT, CT, even MN, lots of ride-share!): :D http://www.so8ths.com/volunteers/
    You can also download my 2015 program...
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    I just wanted to say thank you for your great...

    I just wanted to say thank you for your great posts! Having bought my first OTTB (eventing) from CANTER MA in 2011, I've really enjoyed digging into his pedigree & learning so many amazing new...
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    ^I did look into those...but not for long as they...

    ^I did look into those...but not for long as they were about $600-800 a piece. :eek: Perhaps if I was using them commercially...or made about 3x my actual salary!
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    You are a terrible, terrible person & I don't...

    You are a terrible, terrible person & I don't like you anymore. :lol:

    I do keep my horses out 24/7 though, I hate stalling unless I have to at a horse trial or something, I did not even build...
  12. Geez, ok, so you are smarter than me too, this is...

    Geez, ok, so you are smarter than me too, this is great! Oh, I wrote that baby down!

    Our volunteers get everything WD mentioned & then some, NO spending money required except for getting there,...
  13. PS: OMG, thank you, I'm un-ashamedly stealing...

    PS: OMG, thank you, I'm un-ashamedly stealing this fantastic idea for my never-ending sponsor recruitment list!!!!!! We have built some good local participation in getting non-horsey people to come...
  14. I will apologize & admit that I've only read the...

    I will apologize & admit that I've only read the first page...but that's b/c you just heard a head explode.

    I've been involved in core volunteer staff at HT's & 3DEs since ~2007-2008. Last year...
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    Best advice possible. I'm perpetually exhausted...

    Best advice possible. I'm perpetually exhausted & am sure not getting up early to play Barbie, so I roach both of mine & then trim it up if we show. With practice, it's actually pretty sexy & we...
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    I brush it out with detangler the day before a...

    I brush it out with detangler the day before a show. Then I bang the end a bit above the fetlocks.

    I'm all about low maintenance. :D
  17. The rest of your post was great as well, but just...

    The rest of your post was great as well, but just wanted to quote that to say thank you. And that is why I hang on to my vet with grabby hands, because he always has the cutting-edge info, stays on...
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    Oh look, there's Bask! :lol: Sorry, it's the...

    Oh look, there's Bask! :lol: Sorry, it's the Arabian equivalent of Man O'War in TB pedigrees. I know barely enough to be dangerous about Polish lines, but I did sent it to BFF, who is the Obi-Wan....
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    Yes, I'm double-posting, but just wanted to be...

    Yes, I'm double-posting, but just wanted to be clear that I'm not saying "no" to either option as I'm also eventually doing this to run 110V out to the run-in with direct-bury.

    However, due to the...
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    Not on a panel alone, but there's been the...

    Not on a panel alone, but there's been the ability for over 15 years (which I say only because I wired such a system 15 yrs ago, LOL) to deal with "no photons when no sun." I installed the same type...
  21. Many have strong opinions (wait, we're horse...

    Many have strong opinions (wait, we're horse people, do we have any other kind, LOL??) about 4WD; all my vehicles had it, except for the 3/4 ton diesel surburban I drove in the late-90s (85...
  22. Friend just redid his & painted with...

    Friend just redid his & painted with Massey-Ferguson Red, LOL -- but it looks great, durable paint that is inexpensive at local hardware/farm supply stores near us (rural area with many farms). Just...
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    I have two, who both have the possibility of...

    I have two, who both have the possibility of travel. I'm lucky that I have wonderful neighbours (why I bought the property), so if I'm just taking one, the other I lead across the field to "day...
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    Yep, GFAG -- I practically stole mine through...

    Yep, GFAG -- I practically stole mine through negotiation & I've put 70k of the 175k it has on it. But it was pristine when I bought it & I do impeccable maintenance because I intend to drive it...
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    Apologies for my delay -- that whole job thing is...

    Apologies for my delay -- that whole job thing is really annoying!

    But this is a perfect illustration of why we've always needed (& in jurisdictions with good staff, done) case by case decisions....
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