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January 7, 2010

Winter snows moving in...

I am blissfully off work today. We have snow moving in today so I expect to be locked in for the new few days.

Ordered my electrolyte syringes yesterday and a neoprene protector for Phebe's breast collar. (More excitement *LOL*)

Crestridge Saddlery returned my email with the information that as suggested I can indeed saw off the horn from my saddle. It is a frightening prospect but will be done before spring. They said I could use a dremmel to smooth out the remainder level with the pommel. That done I think I could just slap on a little black paint and be good to go!

That is all the news. ~E.G.

5 comments:

  1. So the whole sawing off the horn process comes with pictures right???? :) Now that has GOT to be interesting.

    I agree - ordering and waiting for new horsey stuff is exciting. I'm saving up for a new haf pad so no purchases in the near future for me! unfortunately.

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  2. You don't need a new pair of stirrups do you? Maybe you know someone who does? But I found I have one pair too many. I will sell my nylon E-Z ride stirrups with cage for $60 (2 inch top bar). Or my Flex Rider Stirrups with cages for $90 (they can be used with either 1" or 2" leathers). That includes shipping to lower 48 states. They are used but still in great shape.

    michelle detmer
    madetmer @ juno . com

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  3. You will LURVE not having a horn anymore. Horns just give you a convenient place to hang your junk, plus as a bonus they stab you in the stomach and snag your shirt and/or bra when dismounting. I have a couple of loose straps around the pommel, hanging off to either side. I can snap camera bags, water bottle holders, and carabiners on the straps and keep my junk handy that way. And my saddle doesn't try to make me flash everybody!

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  4. You're braver than I. I can see the mess I'd make of the horn. I may do a little endurance this season. There are 4 or 5 rides pretty close. It will be good for Maisa Fahim. I'm going to pick the easiest...lol Doubt we'll do Chalk Rock this year.

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  5. I'd just whack it right off ASAP. But that's just the spontaneous, messy person I am.

    Michelle

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