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        08-25-2013, 05:45 PM
    Originally Posted by Koolio    
    Needless to say, I am now pretty nervous around other people's dogs. I have never been afraid before but then I have never been bit or even threatened before now. Two bites in two days by two different dogs has changed that.
    Wow, that's a run of bad luck.
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        08-25-2013, 05:46 PM
    Koolio, that is CRAZY! Glad you were not hurt today. Please keep an eye on the bite from yesterday. They can get infected very easily.!

    Alex, your story about the football game made me laugh. I bet deep down, your kids love that you worry so much about their well being. They probably haven't experienced much of that.

    Hunter and Stan, things sound promising!

    Becka, I was giggling as I was reading your story of your ride!

    Today I put Isabella in the round pen and put a bareback pad on her and a neck rope and decided to go for it! Hubby took video of it. I am so proud of Izzy. I know I have a lot of work to do to get my body to give her the cues she needs to turn but it went really well.

    After watching this video, I have vowed to stop wearing my oldest, biggest, tee shirts when riding. So not flattering!!

    The barn owner took this pic of hubby and I before we headed out on the trails today!

    Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend!
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        08-25-2013, 05:51 PM
    This is what I got from Marc for my birthday
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        08-25-2013, 05:57 PM
    Here are some gifts from my family
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        08-25-2013, 09:14 PM
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    CW-that sure sounds like a fun birthday! Wine, dinner out, gift cards-woo-hoo!

    Corgi-the bridle less steering is coming along great-good for you.

    Tracey-how terrifying to have such a big dog take you down. Was it a helmet or something?

    I had a nice ride this morning before the rain started here. But the mare is a bit barn sour, & she stumbled quite a bit. I have 2 places that I would like to go look at their horses. One I've watched him sell wonderful horses for over 10 years, but I'm a lot closer now, & the other place has some horses their kids are tired of. All the horses sound great, nobody is giving them away! They are budget busters & sound firm on their prices. I've always had horses that didn't cost much initially, so this is a BIG adjustment for me.

    Time to go start dinner-the main dish is just a reheat, so I'll spend time on making the salad-made the blue cheese dressing yesterday-I'll remember the rolls tonight!

    We have had rain most of the day since I got home from the ride. A nice gentle rain.
        08-25-2013, 10:21 PM
    Many celebrations! Happy Birthday/anniversary everyone. CW, that was a nice birthday!
    Koolio, take care of that bite on your hand. Soaking is the best way for puncture wounds. Dakin solution works well: 1tablespoon Javel (5%) in 4 cups of water. If it gets swollen, more painful and red, seek medical advice...

    Becka: that was funny! Our horses are so forgiving indeed. My mare is always my "guinea pig" when trying new stuff, poor thing. Keep it up, posting trot is easy, just follow the motion and let is push you up. You'll get it, no doubt.

    Corgi, what do you ride your horse with: Is it a side-pull or just a rope halter?

    Family and neighbours came today to help "un-build" the hay shed. We had a pot-luck bbq to feed everyone, that was fun. Now I'm getting ready for adventure with my mare. I'm driving to a trailhead tomorrow, found a place to stable her overnight. I'll camp in their pasture. I'll be riding the next day. Those trails are supposed to be great. I'll keep you posted when I'm back.
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        08-25-2013, 10:27 PM
    Hi all!

    Lots of happy birthdays and happy anniversiries!!!!

    Alex, your story made me literally LOL.

    Koolio, how scary! I live in town so,I walk my dog on the streets a lot. We've been attacked by other people's dogs at least three times. They will come running out and pounce ride on my dog and grab for,her throat. I've been known to kick a large st, Bernard off my dog. You are never the same after that! . Neither is my dog....I can't trust her around other dogs. She's turned aggressive , not to humans thank goodness. Hoping your,bite is OK.

    CCG, I spent a good three or more months searching for a horse before I found JayJay.. It's worth the wait.

    Corgi, love the bareback riding.m wish I could do something like that!! Bravo!

    Had another beautiful morning for a ride. Amazing how Jay isn't fazed by vehicles. We came walking up a hill and Around a tree were two huge backhoes. They were never there before. He saw them before me, but just looked and walked on!

    Well clothes are ironed, lunch packed, book bag filled....I'm ready to rumble tomorrow!! . DH even bought me flowers to,put in my room!!

    Here is a pic from this last morning as I know it...with my two lovelys. don't they look super excited about the photo op? Hahaha.

    Have a good night all.
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        08-25-2013, 10:56 PM
    In my state, if you are bitten by a dog, the dog has to be quarantined for 10 days to be sure it didn't have rabies. Were those dogs vaccinated?
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        08-25-2013, 11:54 PM
    Here in Surrey BC where I live if a dog bites a dog or human it gets put down
        08-25-2013, 11:54 PM
    Originally Posted by Celeste    
    In my state, if you are bitten by a dog, the dog has to be quarantined for 10 days to be sure it didn't have rabies. Were those dogs vaccinated?
    Yes, both dogs are up to date on their vaccinations and in excellent health. Only the one dog broke the skin. The other got my armoured leather boot.

    I got out for a short ride tonight, but didn't go far as my hand swelled uncomfortably. Hopefully tomorrow will be better.

    NickerMaker - good luck on your first day back at school tomorrow!
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