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    Makes me laugh to look at the comment section and...

    Makes me laugh to look at the comment section and the commenters saying "I hoe the horses didn't die!" :lol:
  2. This is sad but the dog owner is responsible for...

    This is sad but the dog owner is responsible for controlling their dog. The horse owner had every right to shoot him. I don't know to what lengths the farmer went to try and scare off the dog before...
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    Like someone else said; keep in mind that you are...

    Like someone else said; keep in mind that you are a paying customer and to not take things personally. How could she know you? You've just met.

    I totally understand the anxiety thing.

    I would...
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    Not wanting to derail but how did everyone...

    Not wanting to derail but how did everyone learn/get good before doing it for pay? I guess I could just practice on my own guys? I know how, and am getting better, but not a pro :o
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    You are now a pro if you are receiving payment in...

    You are now a pro if you are receiving payment in any form i.e. cash, board, lessons, etc.
  6. Thread: Riding in college?

    by Fig
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    OnDeck: love the under-bed dirty storage idea!...

    OnDeck: love the under-bed dirty storage idea! Wish I'd thought of that ^-^
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    I would clench my upper body and someone told me...

    I would clench my upper body and someone told me to "relax my armpits" and it totally worked! To gain a better, feeling connection with the bit: "feel like you have weights connected you your...
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    Hmm I know there was one at Hickstead with a...

    Hmm I know there was one at Hickstead with a chestnut but can't remember the rider. I think it was filmed in the 80's
  9. Thread: Riding in college?

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    I want to echo something that may/may not have...

    I want to echo something that may/may not have been touched on that I wish I could've gone back and told myself. You do not have to do everything that you can possibly fit into your schedule. I know...
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    If you can work on campus as a secretary, grounds...

    If you can work on campus as a secretary, grounds keeper, etc. you can work close to your home and earn a decent wage which can be used towards lessons. Campus jobs tend to be very easy and pretty...
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    Spicy chestnut mare that needs to be worked every...

    Spicy chestnut mare that needs to be worked every day :D
  12. We live in Louisville now and while I like larger...

    We live in Louisville now and while I like larger cities, I LOVE my barn (best barn ever!) and I love the Kentucky Horse Park being so close. I don't know if we can find another project here. I hope...
  13. I have heard that it was a nice place to live and...

    I have heard that it was a nice place to live and my husband and I are interested in Seattle or Portland in particular. Is board affordable? Is there a circuit up there that is good?
  14. Suggestions for places that are horse/budget friendly?

    I will be relocating this year, for one year, and I am looking for a place that has good, rated shows (hunter jumper) but is budget friendly.

    I am interested in Tryon area (worked there, before...
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    What area are you located? (woops)

    What area are you located? (woops)
  16. I was selling one of my first projects; a...

    I was selling one of my first projects; a reliable and calm quarter horse. It was eye opening at the time, seeing "trainers" come out and try him. One came out with an entourage. The older kid was...
  17. @Nancy; I would love to hear about fostering a...

    @Nancy; I would love to hear about fostering a horse's competitive attitude!

    I have had a hard time with one of my horse's want to work. He just doesn't seem interested. He is talented but not...
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    I'm 25 and would have never done something like...

    I'm 25 and would have never done something like that, at 22 either. What a self entitled brat. I wonder what else she has done that wasn't caught on camera. I was happy with what I heard her say...
  19. Could you ask the trainer's if they need lesson...

    Could you ask the trainer's if they need lesson horses hacked? That could be a possibility of free rides. You can occasionally find a free lease but they can be rare. Check Facebook horse groups and...
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    And ainters gonna Aint They hate us, because...

    And ainters gonna Aint
    They hate us, because they ain.......
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    Okay so these were what I saw last night, but it...

    Okay so these were what I saw last night, but it appears that the business has stalled.
    http://ridergrip.com/

    I'd recommend any sticky spray for a quick fix. Sister7's idea sounds good.
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    Oh man, I just saw a product someone recommended...

    Oh man, I just saw a product someone recommended on here (in 2011 :lol: ) I'll try and find it again; it might interest you.
  23. Thread: Muscle Spasms?

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    Thanks for the advice everyone; I will definitely...

    Thanks for the advice everyone; I will definitely soak next time! My husband was able to help me out of the tub and I laid on the bed but after about 30 minutes when I tried to roll over so I could...
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    That's so bizarre! I wonder what about it causes...

    That's so bizarre! I wonder what about it causes the spasms! Mine have always been horrible. I'd like to try an IUD but my gynecologist said that many women have complications on them. My friend...
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    Cutter: I am on my period!

    Cutter: I am on my period!
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