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    "Gay Status"? Really, does a normal teenage male...

    "Gay Status"? Really, does a normal teenage male want to be "gay status?"

    The problem is not dating the girls, the problem is as a male not to cause jealousy and problems with the male SO of...
  2. "HIS" nails? Ahem, most of the hoarders who...

    "HIS" nails? Ahem, most of the hoarders who mistreat their horses are women, guys typically aren't animal hoarders.

    I hope they name the evil $%@#$%@$! who tortured these horses.
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    No, just a friend I'd grown up with at the barn. ...

    No, just a friend I'd grown up with at the barn. I had several friends who rode jumpers and had lost teeth (horse polls being rather hard and unforgiving)...they wore dentures but wouldn't wear them...
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    Other Struggles: Clothing....try and find a...

    Other Struggles:

    Clothing....try and find a good pair of britches for guys. Nope, Dover said they don't care about the "male trade". Either $30 panty hose thickness...and no we won't come out of...
  5. Thread: LGBT riders?

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    Who cares and why does it matter what someone's...

    Who cares and why does it matter what someone's sexual attraction is?

    They're athletes with talent, that's what matters (well, besides how well they treat their horses).
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    I'd suggest a Shire rather than Clyde. Shorter...

    I'd suggest a Shire rather than Clyde. Shorter and stronger backs...and yes I've had Shires for riding and carriage driving.

    Look at "Drafts4Sale.com"

    Don't buy anything that goes/has gone in...
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    Oh, go to the place where they are born...it's...

    Oh, go to the place where they are born...it's not too far.

    And DEFINITELY go the Shady Maple!
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    Eby all the way. Amazing quality and industrial...

    Eby all the way. Amazing quality and industrial built...these are tough trailers, nothing weak about their design. The roof on an Eby is made of a single sheet of aluminum...no seams.

    I've got...
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    The parents in a short time will be paying for...

    The parents in a short time will be paying for college for their daughter (But I want a horse!).

    She'll be discovering boys shortly and is near the time when horses become a status thing vs....
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    Of course dogs can be left at home...there are...

    Of course dogs can be left at home...there are kennels and people who come in to walk the guys.

    Children are the future of horses...dogs aren't.

    Glad to hear the OP's dog friend isn't...
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    Yep, noticed they weren't your dogs. ...

    Yep, noticed they weren't your dogs.

    Bringing dogs...let's see, sure closes out a lot of places to eat that don't ask, "You want fries with that?" Plus, any adult drinking establishments. Are...
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    I can't believe I'm saying this....thanks for the...

    I can't believe I'm saying this....thanks for the Parelli clip, good idea to use the lead shank that way.
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    Horse show not dog show....leave the dogs home,...

    Horse show not dog show....leave the dogs home, they'll survive and you'll have more fun.
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    Well, it felt kind've stupid. Had horses...

    Well, it felt kind've stupid. Had horses forever, just never dealt with a slant load. I'm standing there clipping my mule in and thinking, "This is a wonderful way to get hurt, squished or stepped...
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    Slant Trailer Loading....stupid question

    Never had a slant load trailer before. How do you load your beast in these? Do you go in next to them to fasten the halter or put them in without fastening their halter (which seems like a good way...
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    Mules, till they get settled, can be "different"...

    Mules, till they get settled, can be "different" and amazingly opinionated. My guy was 3 and wasn't pleased with the farrier, I'd have to life his foot and hand it off to my farrier...and then stand...
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    Hinnies usually have rounder feet than mules...

    Hinnies usually have rounder feet than mules (which are more "U" shaped.

    Mules have a bray in their call. Hinnies make a squeeky sort of horse noise.

    Hinnies have better manes and tails than...
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    Hinnies usually have rounder feet than mules...

    Hinnies usually have rounder feet than mules (which are more "U" shaped.

    Mules have a bray in their call. Hinnies make a squeeky sort of horse noise.

    Hinnies have better manes and tails than...
  19. I like to cook, grew up half French/half...

    I like to cook, grew up half French/half English...thank gawd', learned from the French side how to cook. Something evil about boiling peas for an hour until the vitamins are gone and a pretty grey...
  20. Wow! Sounds great and a win-win. Good for him...

    Wow! Sounds great and a win-win. Good for him saying he'd pay his own student loan off! I still like separate accounts...sure sounds like yours would work either way.
  21. Exactly...and a rare attitude actually. If it's...

    Exactly...and a rare attitude actually. If it's not a fantasy/hobby, it's a job. Yard work...job. Mowing...job. Riding/horses...hobby. Cooking...hobby. Going shopping on the weekend holding the...
  22. Separate Funds all the way! The OP says she...

    Separate Funds all the way!

    The OP says she wants a small farm...does her SO have this fantasy or is it Dante's 3rd Ring of Hell to him? Does he want to haul hay, fix fences etc...all the...
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    I never dated a horse girl....lots of friends,...

    I never dated a horse girl....lots of friends, but learned as a teenager, leave the emotional drama and suicide outside the barn. Of course, having horsey girls for friends can ruin you for the...
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    Other males commenting! Amazing. My ex was a...

    Other males commenting! Amazing.

    My ex was a fairly new rider, wanna' be dressage queen and made riding bad enough I almost gave it up. I had to "attend" and heard about it if I wanted to ride...
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    Actually, I often agree with the women of...

    Actually, I often agree with the women of COTH...just not ALL of them (and yep, I do hear via the private message board). I always tell the rider whose SO/spousal unit complains about the...
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