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SO SO MAD!!! The ignorance is killing me!!

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  • #21
    OMG, you guys, the FB conversation is a cross between the three stooges and the Marx brothers. Thanks for the chuckles!

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    • #22
      Meh, don't raise your blood pressure over other people crippling their children.

      Unless they are in your insurance pool. Then it's "Hey you kids, get outta my insurance pool!"

      Really, I am starting not to care about people doing dumb stuff on their own time and their own nickel. I limit myself to ranting about things that affect me more directly.
      The armchair saddler
      Politically Pro-Cat

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      • #23
        You usually get more with honey than vinegar.
        GR24's Musing #19 - Save the tatas!!

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        • #24
          WOW Passing the Baileys..... Ice anyone???
          The problem with political jokes is that they get elected.
          H. Cate

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          • #25
            I have vodka but no OJ. Would grape/cranberry juice do?
            GR24's Musing #19 - Save the tatas!!

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            • #26
              Yep why not!!

              Originally posted by goneriding24 View Post
              I have vodka but no OJ. Would grape/cranberry juice do?
              The problem with political jokes is that they get elected.
              H. Cate

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              • #27
                Vodka,cranberry,lime= Cosmopolitan.

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                • #28
                  1) You cannot fix stupid.

                  2) The gene pool needs cleansing daily. And that includes the parents who are dumb enough to let their children ride at unsafe, unprofessional places.

                  3) Lawsuits often correct situations when they are successfully brought for negligence.

                  4) God often protects fools and innocents more than I EVER would.
                  ~Kryswyn~ Always look on the bright side of life, de doo, de doo de doo de doo
                  Check out my Kryswyn JRTs on Facebook

                  "Life is merrier with a terrier!"

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                  • #29
                    That just goes to show you how much ignorance there is with some people getting involved with horses. Not a helmet on a one of them.
                    Yikes! Just wait till some kid gets bucked off and the parents sue.

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                    • #30
                      So Stushica;
                      Are you really planning a visit to Lucky Acres?
                      Please report back if you do.
                      And from reading the comments/replies posted by Lucky Acre minions, you should have an interesting visit.
                      BTW: those "girls" aren't - one of them has kids riding there.

                      A thought:
                      Maybe the place is owned by a medical supply company and named because of all the potential business?
                      *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
                      Steppin' Out 1988-2004
                      Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
                      Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015

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                      • #31
                        http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mc...rtney+king+dye

                        Send them this.
                        Last edited by CFFarm; Mar. 30, 2013, 07:47 AM. Reason: changed link to one that worked
                        Groom to trainer: "Where's the glamour? You promised me glamour!"

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                          #32
                          Originally posted by 2DogsFarm View Post
                          So Stushica;
                          Are you really planning a visit to Lucky Acres?
                          Please report back if you do.
                          And from reading the comments/replies posted by Lucky Acre minions, you should have an interesting visit.
                          BTW: those "girls" aren't - one of them has kids riding there.

                          A thought:
                          Maybe the place is owned by a medical supply company and named because of all the potential business?
                          I saw the one mention a baby and had to <- no words, and I actually would. I don't however do the lets go meet pissed off random strangers thing myself so I do need a friend. I would also dip into my very very limited bank funds and leave them a few helmets if they would take them, I also have some really old helmets that I can compare the new ones to, because riding in a giant heavy sweaty old helmet really can give them a negative spin.

                          It sound totally futile but I would hope that the MIA mom that knows everything there is to know about horses and apparently runs things would be there and be more receptive.
                          Saddle Tree Acres

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                          • #33
                            Originally posted by mvp View Post
                            Really, I am starting not to care about people doing dumb stuff on their own time and their own nickel. I limit myself to ranting about things that affect me more directly.
                            I find that the older I get the less I care. There is so much stupid in the world and I'm capable of fixing only a teeny-tiny little bit of it. I save my effort for those I care about and those I can help. For the rest, well they're on their own.
                            "Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple” – Barry Switzer

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                            • #34
                              You can't fix stupid.
                              Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                              Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                              -Rudyard Kipling

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                              • #35
                                Originally posted by JSwan View Post
                                You can't fix stupid.
                                Exactly.

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                                • #36
                                  Guess we know why they call it Lucky Acres. They're just counting on Luck to see them through.

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                                  • #37
                                    It KILLS YOU? really?

                                    I guess if I let everything bother me so much I'd be on my couch in the fetal position everyday.... this is life. There are stupid people everywhere.

                                    I do think its quite rude to assault them like that, no matter how right you are.

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                                    • #38
                                      I wonder if the BO knows that her kid set up a facebook page and is representing it this way online...

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                                      • #39
                                        I'm actually a fan of the "name and shame" when it comes to "businesses" operating like this. It should be public knowledge that they put children at risk.

                                        It seems to have been edited, but there was a post about putting a newborn child up on a horse?! I can only presume they are on heavy narcotics.

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                                        • #40
                                          Originally posted by Stushica View Post
                                          I actually would. I don't however do the lets go meet pissed off random strangers thing myself so I do need a friend. I would also dip into my very very limited bank funds and leave them a few helmets if they would take them, I also have some really old helmets that I can compare the new ones to, because riding in a giant heavy sweaty old helmet really can give them a negative spin.

                                          It sound totally futile but I would hope that the MIA mom that knows everything there is to know about horses and apparently runs things would be there and be more receptive.
                                          IIWM: I'd call the place and ask for the KnowsItAll BO/Mom.
                                          Talking to Herself might give you an idea if a trip is even worth making.
                                          Good idea about bringing helmets, but don't expect them to make use of the donation.
                                          You can only do so much {shrugs}
                                          *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
                                          Steppin' Out 1988-2004
                                          Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
                                          Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015

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