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  1. My tip: Clip them wet! Like right after a bath....

    My tip: Clip them wet! Like right after a bath. The blades run much smoother and you don't get hair up your nose. Or in your bra. Waaaaaay better than show sheen.
  2. Unfortunely I have been in your shoes as well as...

    Unfortunely I have been in your shoes as well as your daughter's shoes. I myself have had several anaphylactic reactions over the years. One while riding. It took mostly trial and error to figure...
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    You can use godaddy or bluehost to create and...

    You can use godaddy or bluehost to create and host your domain name first. They will give you instructions how to get your site started on Wordpress. Seriously, Wordpress is SO easy and intuitive,...
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    I pony my 10.2 Shetland off of my 16.2 TB without...

    I pony my 10.2 Shetland off of my 16.2 TB without a problem... Halter and a long cotton lead rope, nothing fancy. It didn't really take any thought, we just did it. It's about the same size...
  5. Yay!! So pretty!

    Yay!! So pretty!
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    Then don't do it until he chills out. It's not...

    Then don't do it until he chills out. It's not going to hurt him to just hang out. Put the ramp up and down several times until he gets over it and quits pushing on the butt bar. I never unload...
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    Well, she's only 9. Lessons might just be too...

    Well, she's only 9. Lessons might just be too boring at that age. Maybe shake it up with something new? My 9 year old would come ride when I made her but wasn't really hooked until we started...
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    Believe me, no one is looking at your fonts. Any...

    Believe me, no one is looking at your fonts. Any word processor will do. Keep it neat and concise. Focus on relevant experience. Have someone knowledgable proofread for spelling and grammar. Write...
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    My 22 year old retired eventer was given to me 8...

    My 22 year old retired eventer was given to me 8 years ago because he was injured and so freaked out being confined in a stall that he was labeled "dangerous" by the barn crew. He healed up nicely,...
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    Ok, I want to give you some tough love here, as...

    Ok, I want to give you some tough love here, as someone who interviews and hires people.

    Your resentment is almost certainly showing to your boss and to your customers. I am not shocked that you...
  11. I was going to say the Diana before I even got to...

    I was going to say the Diana before I even got to the second half of your post! I am 5'11 with wide shoulders, long torso/arms, and not much in the boob department. I LOOOOOOVE the way this coat...
  12. Absolutely! The boss in my herd is my 22yo tb. ...

    Absolutely! The boss in my herd is my 22yo tb. He works damn hard to keep my 5 yo tb away from "his" mare. Mare is a bit of a hussy and enjoys the attention. Young whipper snapper tb must be taught...
  13. Lands Ends business Outfitters. Once you get the...

    Lands Ends business Outfitters. Once you get the logo set up (there is a fee, but they are AWESOME in helping do this), you can add a logo to anything they have for just a few bucks. Great if you are...
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    My retired eventer was a...

    My retired eventer was a I-will-eat-that-jump-for-breakfast kind of guy, so when I was doing a hunter pace with a friend and my horse slammed on the brakes before a very non scary and not very big...
  15. Websites are ridiculously easy to do these days...

    Websites are ridiculously easy to do these days using Wordpress. Buy yourself a domain name and hosting on godaddy or any of the others, and you can go to town!

    I just redid our regional pony...
  16. There is an EXCELLENT donkey rescue not far away...

    There is an EXCELLENT donkey rescue not far away that might have the perfect companion!
    http://longhopes.org
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    Is he an OTTB? Either way, the bit is not your...

    Is he an OTTB? Either way, the bit is not your answer.

    You may need a stronger signal from your seat at first than just a "freeze"... Think about turning your toes in and trying to squeeze an...
  18. Double post, sorry

    Double post, sorry
  19. Five acres is not typically enough to sustain a...

    Five acres is not typically enough to sustain a horse around here. We did have an unusually wet summer, but normally by now my grass is completely fried, even with careful management, and doesn't...
  20. I'm just jealous that you have hunter paces that...

    I'm just jealous that you have hunter paces that are 10 miles long!!!
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    Well, if we really want to get nerdy here, there...

    Well, if we really want to get nerdy here, there are three methods of heat transfer; conduction, convection, and radiation. Radiation from the thermal mass was what I was really getting at, which...
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    For what it's worth, I am actually an expert. :D...

    For what it's worth, I am actually an expert. :D Just your friendly neighborhood nerd!! I'm an architectural engineer and I specialize in building energy efficiency. I do know a bit about insulation...
  23. If you don't need a ton of light, this is the...

    If you don't need a ton of light, this is the most amazing invention!
    http://deciwatt.org

    It doesn't need solar panels, it doesn't need batteries. Fill the bag with dirt or rocks, lift it up, and...
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    A 2" rigid would be ideal, but 1-1.5" would also...

    A 2" rigid would be ideal, but 1-1.5" would also suffice!
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    Yeah, it is. This company does not follow...

    Yeah, it is.

    This company does not follow standard protocol and testing for calculating r values. It's a bunch of crap, basically. Avoid them....
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