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    Clipper brand/type recommendations?

    Sounds like this is a good buy for us, then. http://www.minitack.com/acAGC.htm I still wonder if I shouldn't just get Double Ks, but if this does the trick at half the price, why not?
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    Update! How Is He Looking?

    Oh my gosh he's a twin of my girl! And therefore I love him.
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    Clipper brand/type recommendations?

    Holy frijole, I didn't realize the Double Ks were in the neighborhood of $400! Maybe the Andis are more my speed (ha! see what I did there). $200-$300ish is more in the neighborhood of what I was thinking. Are 5 speeds better than 2? And, newbie question I know, but what is the benefit of...
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    Clipper brand/type recommendations?

    Thank you! I have been searching the forums about clippers and I see Double Ks mentioned a lot. I know they're expensive, but are they worth it for my purposes or a bit of overkill? I see the Andis 2 and 5 speed ones mentioned too alongside. This is the first I've heard of the Clipmasters, but...
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    Clipper brand/type recommendations?

    Hey all. After losing my sweet riding horse to colic a month ago, I came to the realization I would not be getting another full sized horse but rather focus on my mini and driving. So! I have been doing a MASSIVE tack room clean out, selling 12yrs worth of "Wow, I collected a lot of stuff for...
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    Just 4mos post op from brain surgery: Our first driving show! (Pics, of course!)

    Hey everyone! Sorry I didn't reply sooner; it's been a busy week since and physically it's been a bit rough so things got delayed. Thanks so much for your cheers and encouragement and celebration alongside me--it does truly mean a lot to me. It's still difficult accepting I cannot ride (for at...
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    Just 4mos post op from brain surgery: Our first driving show! (Pics, of course!)

    Four months ago, I was 3000 miles from home, about to entrust my skull and its precious cerebellar contents with a world-renowned brain surgeon. My condition (Chiari Malformation type 1, in which the back of the brain herniates down out of the skull and into the spinal column) was causing...
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    After a long, long time...I'm back, with a new life

    Thank you so much for the welcome back. I feel those welcoming cyber-arms. Yesterday was our first driving show, and I actually hitched up and went in a couple of classes. :D We were justifiably (and clearly) last in every class, but did NOT care. I'll make a separate (and likely pic-heavy...
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    I think the time has come to start rehoming my boys

    Aw hon, I'm so sorry, but so admire your strength in making that decision. It says a lot about you as a horsewoman, and how much you love your boys. I wish we were closer (I'm in CA); I would gladly take one of your boys, if you would approve us as a home. I just went through a major...
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    After a long, long time...I'm back, with a new life

    It has been ages since I've been here. Hello again, everyone. A little over a decade ago (2004), I found my first (and still only) mini via this community. Firefly is still with us, 16 years old and still every bit of the fiery red headed mare. My life has turned upside-down, though, as...
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    Seeking guidance on finding a SoCal driving trainer

    Thanks everyone. My entire house has been hit by the flu, hard--102 fevers, joint pain, skin hurts, ugly cough, overall completely useless for 3-4 days--so I actually forgot about this post for a few. I'm finally over the worst of it, as are my 6yro and 3yro sons, but now hubby has it. We are...
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    Seeking guidance on finding a SoCal driving trainer

    Hello everyone! It's been ages, and it's been a fantastic series of stories, but that will need to wait for another thread. We would like to train our 13yro division B mini "Firefly" to drive. She had a ton of groundwork done back before I bought her in 2004 (she's been a companion horse, and...
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    Can't move Firefly to her new home tomorrow--they're evacuating!--UPDATE SHE'S HOME NOW! PICS ADDED

    Firefly is finally in her GORGEOUS new home! I have an album of 18 pics of her here: http://www.new.facebook.com/album.php?aid=...p;id=1216834020 She transported beautifully and easily. She was a bit hot and sweaty on arrival, but really in good shape considering it was her first trailer ride...
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    Can't move Firefly to her new home tomorrow--they're evacuating!--UPDATE SHE'S HOME NOW! PICS ADDED

    Holy frijole! We were going to deliver Firefly to her new home with a therapy program in Anaheim Hills tomorrow, but I just got a call from the program director. The fires are too close, too unpredictable, and too out of control--they're evacuating the horses. Hopefully Firefly will go this...
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    Need help rehoming my special-needs mini in SoCal--UPDATE! *AWESOME* HOME FOUND! :D

    Awesome news! Firefly moves this Sunday to an absolutely fantastic home that I couldn't have dreamed up before. I'm ecstatic for her--and for them! I didn't want to say anything until it was official--but Firefly is being moved to an absolutely fantastic home in Anaheim Hills, where she will...
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    Need help rehoming my special-needs mini in SoCal--UPDATE! *AWESOME* HOME FOUND! :D

    I hope so. I'm nervous because I move my Arab out this weekend, so poor Firefly is going to be alone on her end of the property. One of the fellow boarders is going to take care of her (in exchange for my leftover hay, heh) until she's rehomed...I just hope it's soon because I hate her being...
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    Need help rehoming my special-needs mini in SoCal--UPDATE! *AWESOME* HOME FOUND! :D

    Photos: Now, how can *you* resist this face? She gets a coat like a woolly mammoth in winter--we usually do this blanket clip. Naptime! Body condition shot Enjoying a runaround... in one of the arenas.
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    Need help rehoming my special-needs mini in SoCal--UPDATE! *AWESOME* HOME FOUND! :D

    Hello all. It's been ages since I've posted around here...and what brings me back is sad news. I emailed the SoCal CMHR contact person, but haven't heard back from her. FTR--in case it isn't obvious, I don't want money for Firefly; I just want a good home. Here is what I emailed her...
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    Just a lil' update

    When I first visited these boards, I made my introductions in this forum. I was looking for a mini suitable for a program that would introduce underprivileged youths for teens. I was willing to take horses with minor health problems--temperment was my primary concern. Well! As many may know...
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    Mini Donkey ....my rescue,

    HOLY CRAP! That poor little thing! I'm so glad she's found a good home. Wow.
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