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  1. Whoa! Here's a little tough love, but I mean it...

    Whoa! Here's a little tough love, but I mean it in the nicest way possible. You sound like a concerned owner and potentially a good rider, but....

    Let's step back and think about this for a...
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    As the mother of twins all I can say is: damn,...

    As the mother of twins all I can say is: damn, that's a good mare!!!!

    Thanks for sharing that story!
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    I was thinking of taking my horse to Gainesville...

    I was thinking of taking my horse to Gainesville so that he could be in a study at the U of F - visited this place: http://www.dreamstonefarm.org/boarding - nice owner, covered arena, lots of...
  4. I second this. Saw a big improvement as soon as I...

    I second this. Saw a big improvement as soon as I changed bits to a French link.
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    Right there with you.... I've had the summer from...

    Right there with you.... I've had the summer from hell, after the winter from hell. Didn't ride much until March because the weather around here was awful. Get going in March, start in with lessons...
  6. Yay!!!! Welcome to the club! Please come back and...

    Yay!!!! Welcome to the club! Please come back and let us know how she's doing! Enjoy her!!!!!

    From me 'n' Monty the Ay-rab!
  7. One thing that makes WEG unique is that it's not...

    One thing that makes WEG unique is that it's not *just* a horse show. Making kind of a festival and commercial exhibit out of it, getting a wide audience from the surrounding area and from all over...
  8. Well, maybe, but I realized part way through that...

    Well, maybe, but I realized part way through that he wasn't at Normandy. Plenty to criticize there but the food was not one of the things I would have targeted. Plenty of good places to eat in the...
  9. Just wanted to point out that the shirts you...

    Just wanted to point out that the shirts you linked to are pre-owned. Take a look at the NEW section of that website for bigger $$$$. Or, like I said, mosey up to Columbus in October and browse the...
  10. I have an Arabian that someone trained not to...

    I have an Arabian that someone trained not to take contact. Sad to say though, the someone was me! So, we found a good instructor, went back to the walk and trot for 3 months, and got our act...
  11. Ah no, 1K would be the budget version of a QH...

    Ah no, 1K would be the budget version of a QH show shirt. Think more like 4-5K for one off the rack. Congress is starting soon - hurry to Columbus and take a look at the bargains! LOL!

    As for low...
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    My horse ties and he also stands quietly in the...

    My horse ties and he also stands quietly in the trailer if need be. The only special equipment I have is a 16" kids bicycle tube that I loop through the tie ring on the trailer and then I tie him to...
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    What division are you planning to show your horse...

    What division are you planning to show your horse in?
  14. Mr. Ay-rab began treatment with 1 ocular...

    Mr. Ay-rab began treatment with 1 ocular melanoma, 5 internal melanomas along his jugular, 1 mass along his rib cage (ETA: internal), and 2 small melanomas under his tail. Today he has 1 ocular, much...
  15. The last two times I have really hurt myself in...

    The last two times I have really hurt myself in horse-related incidents, I didn't scream, cry, or use the F word. I think I was in so much shock from the pain that I couldn't do anything. In the one...
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    I am not excusing the disorganization in any way...

    I am not excusing the disorganization in any way but... we had problems in Lexington - look at the 2010 WEG threads on COTH and see what people had to say about that. Clearly the French made some...
  17. Just for the record, I am not the BO in this...

    Just for the record, I am not the BO in this situation. I'm just an innocent bystander who is only marginally involved in the transaction - I gave the former PB the phone number of the former future...
  18. The deposit was to hold the stall. Well, my...

    The deposit was to hold the stall.

    Well, my opinion is that former future BO doesn't owe the former PB the deposit, but I also told former future BO that former PB can be a pain in the rear, so it...
  19. Sounds like you are doing a good job of not...

    Sounds like you are doing a good job of not dismissing her pain, but at the same time letting her know that over-reacting to everything might not be the best approach all the time. The last thing you...
  20. Board Deposit Question - Your Opinion Please

    So Prospective Boarder (PB) comes to a new boarding stable, checks it out, and decides to move there. PB leaves deposit with future BO. Prospective boarder tells BO at current barn that a move is...
  21. Injection #6 today. Most of the masses remaining...

    Injection #6 today. Most of the masses remaining are completely stable and have not changed a bit. That is, of course, very good news.

    His eye, however, is still changing - he had something weird...
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    We have done a bunch of sightseeing both with the...

    We have done a bunch of sightseeing both with the tour and on our own. If you are a history buff there are a ton of things to do. My husband organized a private tour for some of the guys and they saw...
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    Besides the toilet issues I have comments but no...

    Besides the toilet issues I have comments but no real complaints. I can't believe they ran out of official merchandise last week - they got more stuff in today but it isn't the good stuff and is...
  24. The whole crowd was murmuring while the clock...

    The whole crowd was murmuring while the clock counted down the last 10 seconds. Everyone knew she wasn't going to make it. She deserved the penalty!
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    Want to ditto the warning about food at the...

    Want to ditto the warning about food at the eventing venue. Word from those that were out there today was to bring your own. Fortunately we have a market near us so we can throw some food together...
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