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  1. I get lower strands that have come out of the...

    I get lower strands that have come out of the insulators, and what I find amusing (?) is that the insulators have clearly been thoroughly chewed on. Ah, nature ...
  2. I've said this quietly to myself many times over...

    I've said this quietly to myself many times over the year-plus since that day you all stopped in Waynesville and we had lunch, and now I'll say it once more:

    Thank you, Phillip
  3. Thread: Durasole

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    A pack of disposable nitrile gloves is useful...

    A pack of disposable nitrile gloves is useful here. Wish it came in a bottle with some kind of dauber, but I think that would generally dispense too much. Dribble and toothbrush (I actually use a...
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    Another vote here. Most comfortable thing I've...

    Another vote here. Most comfortable thing I've ever had on my feet.
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    I have some steep slopes that I bushhog with a...

    I have some steep slopes that I bushhog with a smallish tractor. I had a dozer guy make some cuts across the face of the slope, I go up the cuts (like almost flat, narrow roadways) and turn and go...
  6. It's not one of the Herriot books. I've read...

    It's not one of the Herriot books. I've read those so many times I'm sure I'd recognize at least one of those stories if it were in them, and I don't recognize any of those.
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    Oh, horrors. The AECs, on what will essentially...

    Oh, horrors. The AECs, on what will essentially be a virgin course, designed by Phillips? I am SO glad I'm too old for this!

    It IS a lovely facility, almost too lovely for eventing, in my opinion....
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    I thought it meant Tryon one year, then CO, then...

    I thought it meant Tryon one year, then CO, then back to Tryon? Or maybe T, T, C. Or some such. Not that clear yet.

    Waiting to see who the course designer will be for Tryon before I decide this is...
  9. The web site for TIEC has the prize list up for...

    The web site for TIEC has the prize list up for the dressage show this weekend, but it's not on the current calendar, and there is no list of entries & schedule as there apparently is for the hunter...
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    Aha. That's helpful, given that my two are Jack...

    Aha. That's helpful, given that my two are Jack Sprat and his, er, umm ... partner.

    I've seen a newer three-point breastplate that seems to be a cross between a polo breast collar and a hunting...
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    input on 5-point breastplates

    I've got a rather ectomorphic appendix-type (but probably grade) gelding on whom his custom-fit saddle tends to slip toward the back. He's in good flesh, just isn't a fatty and his muscles are not at...
  12. So very, very sorry.

    So very, very sorry.
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    Haven't been actively involved in eventing in...

    Haven't been actively involved in eventing in many years, but just here and other on-line spots where her name cropped up clearly demonstrated what an exceptional human being she was. Such a terrible...
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    Hocks look good on xray, a little close,...

    Hocks look good on xray, a little close, consistent w/ age, but no obvious arthritic changes; left stifle was xrayed when the navicular was originally diagnosed, it looked WNL. Negative to hoof...
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    I have a Hawk 2h BP/DR trailer. My last truck was...

    I have a Hawk 2h BP/DR trailer. My last truck was a '97 F250 7.3l diesel. I recently traded it on a '12 F150 5.0l gas truck (rated for 9000 lbs, I should never exceed 6500 with my rig--3500 for the...
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    He doesn't really travel crooked (any longer),...

    He doesn't really travel crooked (any longer), he's just a wiggle worm. But he had some definite tendencies with his head and neck and severe sided-ness (he had no right lead when he came to me....
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    Did you recently paste worm him?

    Did you recently paste worm him?
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    Interestingly, I've had several body workers work...

    Interestingly, I've had several body workers work on him (cranial-sacral, Masterson, straight massage) and they always conclude "he's in pretty good shape." I also do some natural-horsemanship style...
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    Thoughts on a lameness??

    I have an older, stock-breed gelding of indeterminate background; probably late teens-early 20s. Not particularly troublesome conformation, shorter pasterns, somewhat upright, but not glaring. Not a...
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    LOL, I've soaked them for 8 hours and still have...

    LOL, I've soaked them for 8 hours and still have the top ones hard and dry on the inside! That's starting with a mono-layer and covering almost twice as deep with water. Warm water does help. I'm not...
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    Best way to soak hay cubes??

    Does anyone have a good method for soaking hay cubes? Alfalfa or alf/grass mix. It seems if I soak them in a bucket with more than one layer, the top ones are still hard inside, and the ones at the...
  22. Could be your SI, a normally low-motion joint, so...

    Could be your SI, a normally low-motion joint, so when you knock it out of alignment it really, really gets angry with you.

    Consider going to the doc and saying up front you don't want...
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    This is not about the handler's ego. She gets...

    This is not about the handler's ego. She gets excited about her good dog, has seen others tug as reward, and just gets carried away.

    Thanks, Bicoastal, for some specific references. Will try to...
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    Is swinging a tugger harmful?

    A person in my agility class has a very game young border collie, who--big surprise--loves to tug, and it is used as a reward. The owner gets pretty excited about how good this dog is, and when she...
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    Well, I'm clearly clueless, what with thinking...

    Well, I'm clearly clueless, what with thinking that Canada is part of North America and all, so I have another question--what happens when someone throws a big ritzy party, and a gal's heels are a...
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