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post #7691 of 10874 Old 08-19-2013, 09:33 AM
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Sending get well vibes to Thea, KC :( Hope she recovers quickly.

My spoiled horse got about 2 hours of grooming and maybe 20 minutes of work all weekend. I am blown away at how much he's changed in the 5 months I've had him <3.

Dogs are getting along better each day. New pup finally initiated playtime with orig pup for the first time. Which was cute, but I would have appreciated it even more if it wasn't 3am.
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post #7692 of 10874 Old 08-19-2013, 09:44 AM
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Went out and played with the horses yesterday, Cat and Kit are spoiled brats and love being scratched. They made a Jackie sandwich last night, each one on each side of me, pressing in as hard as they can, so they can get scratched harder. Of course I was barefoot, so I had to watch their and my feet. Didn't let them squish me too hard, but I still had to giggle at them. I really need to be more strict, but it's hard! lol
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post #7693 of 10874 Old 08-19-2013, 11:41 AM
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I'll be sure to send healing vibes her way. Just keep us updated.

I remember when Jane first started playing with Link when we brought him home. I was worried that he would just annoy the older dogs and they wouldn't get along at all, so it was pretty exciting to say the least.
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post #7694 of 10874 Old 08-19-2013, 12:41 PM
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Wow KC, that's downright scary. Healing jingles for your friend.

My chiro squeezed me in today, thank God. I went in completely unable to take a full step at a time, shuffling along with little half-steps. Walked out completely normally. Gonna have some sore muscles for a few days, but no pinches or shooting pain! Woot!
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post #7695 of 10874 Old 08-19-2013, 05:12 PM
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I'm blown away by the number of people who buy an off the track Thorougbred and assume they can just hop on the next day and ride him like a broke horse. (not a horseforum vent, other boards and real life.)
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post #7696 of 10874 Old 08-19-2013, 05:30 PM
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I was leary of mine at first. Didn't know what training she's had since the track. She was seized from a hunter jumper stable, so I'm presuming something along that line. but she LOVES trail riding! she will hunt out deer trails for us to go on! (Maybe she's trying to brush me off! lol). She's a completely different horse in the middle of a trail, than on a road!
I did jump her once. on accident. She will walk slow, then trot to catch up with others. We were trotting around a corner, and all of a sudden a tree was there, probably 2' off the ground, just just jumped over it like it was nothing!

But, I can just imagine what one would be like just off the track. All they know is run run run!
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post #7697 of 10874 Old 08-19-2013, 06:34 PM Thread Starter
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Note to all working people (and warning for those that will work some day) ..

I you act like a fool at work, get called down for your behavior, threaten to quit and then go home, get drunk, and start sending nasty texts to your co-workers --

Make sure you don't accidently include your boss's boss in those texts.


(and, no, it wasn't me!)
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post #7698 of 10874 Old 08-19-2013, 07:56 PM
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Anyone in San Antonio or can tell me about it? It is a serious option right now but I want personal experiences. Haha :)

just a small town girl with a big town dream :]
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post #7699 of 10874 Old 08-19-2013, 08:32 PM Thread Starter
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I don't think there is anyone here that will try to talk you out of moving to Texas! JUST.DO.IT.
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post #7700 of 10874 Old 08-19-2013, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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I just saw you are in Ridgecrest .. my sister used to live there.. small world
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