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        05-30-2013, 03:18 PM
    Heck, I'd just take water and a snack. So the above list sounds good to me.

    Lori, I am watching that video and yelling for you to go get in your bathtub. You people with extreme weather freak me out with how brave and casual you are about it.

    Rick, it's not his look that I like, it's his talent - and well, I wouldn't mind some of his horses either.
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        05-30-2013, 03:24 PM
    Green Broke
    Oh yessssssssssssssss Lori, cannot forget MIKE!! Oh man, crap! It is raining again!

    Well, I decided I would just start from here. I cannot find the (can't find the word) to post all the comments that I wanted to. OOOOOOoooooooooooooooooooo it may even be hailing! Someone does not like me ^^ up there. BOO! At least we got our turnouts and grazing pastures mowed!
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        05-30-2013, 03:26 PM
    Originally Posted by AlexS    
    Heck, I'd just take water and a snack. So the above list sounds good to me.

    Lori, I am watching that video and yelling for you to go get in your bathtub. You people with extreme weather freak me out with how brave and casual you are about it.

    Rick, it's not his look that I like, it's his talent - and well, I wouldn't mind some of his horses either.
    Alex the Mikes is for after the ride when we are relaxing and listening to the band...
    And as for the tornado I was not there... I would not have been on that drive. That was a coworker of Hubbies who took the video.
    but later while hubbie was driving home he saw 3 funnels forming with tails and was all giddy about it... I was hollering for him to get his butt home...
    If a tornado hit here I would be in my basement.
    My bath tub is way up on the second floor.
        05-30-2013, 03:28 PM
    Alex I am not into the jumping and all that but I have a ahhh for it .. they are very talented .. and that is a great picture of your Crush.
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        05-30-2013, 03:49 PM
    Green Broke
    Originally Posted by nvr2many    

    Oh you knew you would get a comment to that!
    figured it would..

    Lori, I'm glad to hear they do not frequent your neighborhood.
    I suggest BullFrog bug and sunscreen spray as it is the best I've used so far. If it keeps me bug free here in the swampy area then it should work wonders over yonder. I've gone so far as to soak some dryer sheets with it and keep them in a pocket, under saddle, bridle and hats to help avoid biters of the miniature version.
    I know I have used dryer sheets alone without spray to keep them at bay also. Get a couple of cool packs that you normally keep in the first aid kit to take with you incase you get too hot or cramps from dehydration. Besides they feel great to just cool parts of the body down after a hot and humid ride.

    Alex, does that mean there may still be a chance??
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        05-30-2013, 07:01 PM
    Ya'll I may get on later but if not, you have a great weekend and will have pictures when I get back...
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        05-30-2013, 07:13 PM
    Green Broke
    Have fun Lori!!! Can't wait for pictures!!!!
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        05-30-2013, 08:13 PM
    Hi everyone so nice to be here again
    We moved and are getting settled slowly
    We love our new place so far

    How is everyone here
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        05-30-2013, 10:40 PM
    I'm sitting at a pet sitting house stuck here with big hail and heavy rain they said no tornado but
    This looks like it to me.

    And scary clouds.

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        05-30-2013, 11:35 PM
    Country Woman, glad to see you back! Did you get the house painted in the nice colors you liked?

    Critter, this is nasty. You must keep us posted so we know you're okay. Don't do a "no news is good news" thing or we'll worry. We're 2 hours from you, and you're getting the same storm just a few hours earlier. We've lost power three times and had gray-green-yellow skies. Yours are worse.

    Also, for trail rides - water bucket for the horse, another bucket for rinsing them off after sweating from riding. Extra halter and lead rope - several horror stories here in KC about a guy breaking down on the road and unloading his horse; one horse was euthanized from injuries when a car hit them as they were unloading; it was fortunate the 2nd horse and the 2 people weren't hurt badly. Granola bars with protein or apples are great for carrying in saddle bag; bananas back at the trailer after the ride. In addition to the frozen water bottles, bring a bottle only half frozen - so you can be drinking it while the others thaw out. Peanut butter sammiches - no spoiling, not messy. Bug spray for you, roll-on fly spray in saddle bag to touch up horses' face and around eyes and inside ears and across rump. Wet ones for wiping chemicals and dirt and sweat off your hands. Hay nets to hang, muck bucket so you can keep your site clean. Lawn chair and umbrella (in case you don't have shade -- I'm terribly easy to sunburn). Camera! Have a WONDERFUL time!

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