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by Chancellor
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Chancellor is taking a vacation
Replies: 12
Views: 242

Re: Chancellor is taking a vacation

PaulaO wrote:We promise to use coasters while you are gone....


And no running with scissors!
by Chancellor
Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Chancellor is taking a vacation
Replies: 12
Views: 242

Chancellor is taking a vacation

I will be on vacation for two weeks starting Friday December 8. You guys behave yourselves. I will be online and checking periodically. If anyone knows someone looking to join our little group, please don't be shy about sending me an email. We are getting about 30 requests a day from the spammers so...
by Chancellor
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Charles Manson finally dead
Replies: 4
Views: 194

Re: Charles Manson finally dead

Did you see that there was a twitter feed mourning the loss of him ? Because they thought it was Marilyn Manson. Kids these days!
by Chancellor
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What is your opinion about this?
Replies: 61
Views: 1468

Re: What is your opinion about this?

When I'm in the grocery store I'm usually thinking about what I need to buy, so do sometimes forget that some princess might come down the aisle at any time and lose her tiara because her path hadn't been kept sufficiently clear for her procession. :-) there are often two views to every situation. ...
by Chancellor
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What is your opinion about this?
Replies: 61
Views: 1468

Re: What is your opinion about this?

To the OP, maybe start throwing manure in the back of her truck? Just kidding!!
by Chancellor
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What is your opinion about this?
Replies: 61
Views: 1468

Re: What is your opinion about this?

Well I don't exactly pull the cart across the aisle sideways...it seems to me like my method is less disruptive and faster when I'm grocery shopping with kids, but I guess others disagree. If a cart (shopping or stocking) is in my way I just move it as needed, and am thankful for wheels. There is a...
by Chancellor
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What is your opinion about this?
Replies: 61
Views: 1468

Re: What is your opinion about this?

Chancellor... I *love* your idea about tossing random stuff in their cart when it's in the way!!!! Even more sporty to navigate around the clueless when you're in a w/c - and they give me the dirty look like I'm the one in the way. Totally worst is our Krogers (Fry's here) on First Wednesday where ...
by Chancellor
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What is your opinion about this?
Replies: 61
Views: 1468

Re: What is your opinion about this?

She's just clueless. As long as she moved - and moves - when you ask without protest... I think there are bigger worries in life. There are always bigger worries in life, I agree. But I can see the point. What a hassle to have to ask her to move. Some people are just clueless! It's like those peopl...
by Chancellor
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Notification of private messages
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Notification of private messages

Hi, I've checked my preferences for receiving notification about PMs that are sent to me. I presumed I'd be getting an email to let me know when a PM comes, but that's not happening. Anything I need to be doing differently to receive email notices that I have a PM? Thanks! Unfortunately, I had to t...
by Chancellor
Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Who is going to WEG?
Replies: 16
Views: 457

Re: Who is going to WEG?

Chancellor, driving is just like eventing. There is a dressage phase (same expectations as ridden dressage), Cones (timed course of gates to maneuver through) and Marathon - timed with BIG cross country type obstacles. Very exciting. Oh, I know. I'd love to watch it but the ticket prices are a bit ...
by Chancellor
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Episode 5 in which the LF is consistently gimpy both directions
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Re: Episode 5 in which the LF is consistently gimpy both directions

I thought the vet said he had high ringbone and arthritic changes in both coffin bones? I specifically asked what fits the lameness pattern I outlined. Do those diagnoses fit? If not then it is true, true, and irrelevant. Did the vet say that his crushed heel had recovered? It is almost recovered p...
by Chancellor
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Who is going to WEG?
Replies: 16
Views: 457

Re: Who is going to WEG?

Michael and I got the dressage package. My guess is that driving tix are cheap because they aren't as much in demand. I'd go to watch driving but I don't know enough to know what I am watching!
I'm not thrilled with the way they are doing the tickets. But what choice do I have?
by Chancellor
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Who is going to WEG?
Replies: 16
Views: 457

Re: Who is going to WEG?

Piedmontfields, we had so much fun at WEG in KY. Even Michael did.
by Chancellor
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Who is going to WEG?
Replies: 16
Views: 457

Re: Who is going to WEG?

WEG is next year in September. But some hotels are already sold out! And tickets went on sale today
I've been toying with the idea of getting XCountry tickets but my husband might want a break from horses one day!
by Chancellor
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Who is going to WEG?
Replies: 16
Views: 457

Who is going to WEG?

I just ordered my tickets this morning and reserved my hotel room last night! So excited. I LOVED going to WEG in KY. I hope Tryon can do as good a job....although, there do seem to be some issues.
For instance, they are choosing the seats for you.
by Chancellor
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Questions about how this forum/server is set up
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: Questions about how this forum/server is set up

By all means LindaJ, reach out to me. I can answer any questions you may have by email.
by Chancellor
Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Post photos
Replies: 5
Views: 159

Re: Post photos

Good to know Sunshine2Me.
by Chancellor
Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Las Vegas Shooting
Replies: 34
Views: 996

Re: Las Vegas Shooting

What type of weapons did the shooter have? Are they legal? I can't find those facts amid the stories of heros and prayers. Never mind. Found the answer. Legally modified weapons. Instead of politicians rambling on and on, spouting platitudes, they need to focus on making these weapons illegal on a ...
by Chancellor
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Post photos
Replies: 5
Views: 159

Re: Post photos

The attachments can only be about 150kb so you'll have to resize them. You can do it fairly easily on a MacBook if you don't have another photo editing program. I can show you how if you need? Photobucket is being a bit annoying, although I could see your photos. You can only see the photos for a s...
by Chancellor
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Post photos
Replies: 5
Views: 159

Re: Post photos

I just found out that Photobucket no longer hosts third party photos too. Unfortunately we are stuck with the size limit of the images. Remember that space on this drive costs me and not the users. So, I have a size limit of the photographs. PLUS, large images skew the readability of the site and ta...
by Chancellor
Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Would you compare yourself to a dressage master?
Replies: 29
Views: 912

Re: Would you compare yourself to a dressage master?

When we had our restaurant, DH never thought he was good enough. John Lennon said a similar thing as what my husband says. (Not that I think DH is the John Lennon of the cooking world, but he is damned good.) But now matter how good the audience thinks it is, what they imagine in their head was a l...
by Chancellor
Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Would you compare yourself to a dressage master?
Replies: 29
Views: 912

Re: Would you compare yourself to a dressage master?

Do you think Charlotte DuJardin looks at Carl Hester or Nuno Oliveria or Klimke and thinks she is right up there with them or does she "aspire" also? She may. Maybe she is? Not everyone thinks Hester, Oliveria, and Klimke are the best there is. FWIW, I didn't read MC's reply as snarky. My...
by Chancellor
Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Would you compare yourself to a dressage master?
Replies: 29
Views: 912

Re: Would you compare yourself to a dressage master?

Thinking about it, I'm pretty much the opposite of the guy you reference, polar opposite... I never think I am good enough... and I sure don't need people pointing out my flaws to see them, glaringly, myself! When you understand all the minute details that go into a well trained horse, a quality ri...
by Chancellor
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Would you compare yourself to a dressage master?
Replies: 29
Views: 912

Re: Would you compare yourself to a dressage master?

Maybe not even a dressage master...would you compare yourself to any great doing anything? In my daily life, I am a software developer. I am constantly surprised at how great my husband is. He can look at something and solve it as if by magic. I aspire to be as good as he is someday. Do you think Ch...
by Chancellor
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Would you compare yourself to a dressage master?
Replies: 29
Views: 912

Would you compare yourself to a dressage master?

I've followed several threads over on COTH about this guy who I would prefer to leave nameless. He has been banned on there for profanity and threats. The other day, I went to his blog for some unknown reason. There he was posting pictures of himself and Nuno Oliveira saying that he looked and rode ...
by Chancellor
Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Bute, Equioxx or ?
Replies: 9
Views: 240

Re: Bute, Equioxx or ?

Actually I did a bunch of reading on the evidence case for this class of treatments and I couldn't find anything convincing. I was a little surprised that my vet just prescribed the Adequan without any discussion. He knows I am an evidence type of gal so I accepted it thinking the evidence case had...
by Chancellor
Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: September and October Goals and Progress
Replies: 382
Views: 14011

Re: September and October Goals and Progress

Dresseur, I think I have a similar asymmetry which i have to consciously correct. I have to ride Si similarly w.r.t. my pelvis both ways because of it. It is like a slight twist in my pelvis w.r.t. my torso. I suspect it is due to two emergency open pelvic surgeries in my past and the adhesions pul...
by Chancellor
Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Talk me down... so frustrated, barn help deal imploded
Replies: 19
Views: 777

Re: Talk me down... so frustrated, barn help deal imploded

The bottom line is that it is your space and therefore your rules. Man, that stinks.
by Chancellor
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: UGH! MRSA infection
Replies: 30
Views: 1582

Re: UGH! MRSA infection

No no....we don't have the results yet. We need to wait 3-4 days for the blood cultures to prove it is gone. Then I can get another port installed and can continue with the herceptin treatments.
by Chancellor
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: UGH! MRSA infection
Replies: 30
Views: 1582

Re: UGH! MRSA infection

I have not been on this board for a while. Hope you are doing better now. My father had hospital acquired MRSA it he had to stay in the hospital on IV AB's for weeks. THANK GOODNESS there was an oral option for me. Zyvox worked like a charm as I had no IV access. Last night I had my final blood cul...
by Chancellor
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Young Horse Forum
Topic: The Mustang
Replies: 12
Views: 570

Re: The Mustang

What a difference!!!
by Chancellor
Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Adventures in lunging
Replies: 25
Views: 948

Re: Adventures in lunging

Sometimes, it may be necessary to agree to disagree. This thread has some very interesting information in it and it would be a shame to have to close down the discussion.
by Chancellor
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: video posting practice
Replies: 6
Views: 351

Re: video posting practice

I edited your first post. You had a stray "/" before the link. Videos do not embed into these forums. Maybe eventually!
by Chancellor
Thu Sep 07, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Puerto Rico ( Irma sounds terrifying)
Replies: 23
Views: 996

Re: Puerto Rico ( Irma sounds terrifying)

Tabby wrote:I love all of those islands. I hope they fare well during this. So far no reports of death. I'm crossing my fingers.


Unfortunately, there are at least eight reported deaths in St Martin at this time. the devastation is terrible.
by Chancellor
Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: UGH! MRSA infection
Replies: 30
Views: 1582

Re: UGH! MRSA infection

piedmontfields wrote:What a crappy update :-0 Glad that port is out and you are on serious drugs. Hang in!!


I am so ready to say Goodbye to 2017 as the worst year of my life. AND, I was looking forward to doing it in December in St Maarten. Which now looks like it has been devastated by Irma. GAH!
by Chancellor
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Puerto Rico ( Irma sounds terrifying)
Replies: 23
Views: 996

Re: Puerto Rico ( Irma sounds terrifying)

I've been watching scenes from Saint Martin all morning. The capital of the French side looks like Houston. It is totally flooded out.
by Chancellor
Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: UGH! MRSA infection
Replies: 30
Views: 1582

Re: UGH! MRSA infection

{{Chancellor}} I think of you often on this rough journey. Please keep us posted and know we are all pulling for you! PaulaO, it may not be incompetence. When one's body isn't healthy, IVs can be very difficult to get started :( Yes, IVs can be tough to start. And goodness knows that I am a hard st...
by Chancellor
Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: UGH! MRSA infection
Replies: 30
Views: 1582

UGH! MRSA infection

So, a few weeks ago, I woke up with some swelling around my port where I get my chemotherapy. I thought the port had failed. Nope, turns out it was an infection. The covering doctor gave me some bactrim for a week. (My surgeon was away). A week had gone by and the swelling was no better...back to th...
by Chancellor
Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Some Sad News. Godspeed Gunny.
Replies: 29
Views: 1272

Re: Some Sad News. Godspeed Gunny.

Godspeed Gunny!
by Chancellor
Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Confederate statue should also be removed for piss-poor riding
Replies: 11
Views: 593

Re: Confederate statue should also be removed for piss-poor riding

Sure there is a counter argument. Rollkur is a valid training method. :-)
by Chancellor
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Starbucks anyone?
Replies: 10
Views: 658

Re: Starbucks anyone

Hayburner wrote:I totally remember Helen Brew.
Her riding confidence and seeing her fun riding pictures were an inspiration

Glad to see she's still doing the horsey thing!,


This isn't her. It just reminded me of her.
by Chancellor
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Why Aren't You (g) In A Regular Lesson Program?
Replies: 72
Views: 3520

Re: Why Aren't You (g) In A Regular Lesson Program?

Moutaineer wrote:Knock it off, ladies. Chancellor has enough on her plate without having to deal with you engaging in public brawl.

Thank you Mountaineer. You are right. I do.


There is no reason to resort to personal attacks. Musical Comedy, watch your step please.
by Chancellor
Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Photography question
Replies: 10
Views: 503

Re: Photography question

UGH! What happened to photobucket? You used to be able to host third party pictures there. UGH!
by Chancellor
Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Photography question
Replies: 10
Views: 503

Re: Photography question

WMW, I have just purchased that book for my camera! Thanks for letting me know about them! I'd like to be a better photographer. Especially to capture Sherman doing his thing. He loves agility and to see his smiling face doing it will be great. By the way, not to leave Scarlett out....In her glory d...
by Chancellor
Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Starbucks anyone?
Replies: 10
Views: 658

Starbucks anyone?

http://www.chronofhorse.com/article/beh ... d-a-grande

I recently subscribed to Chronicle of the Horse so I get these things periodically.

OH MY! She rode her Grand Prix horse through the drive through.

Anyone remember Helen whatshername from UDBB?
by Chancellor
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Private Messages says "-1"
Replies: 2
Views: 226

Re: Private Messages says "-1"

No idea.
by Chancellor
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Photography question
Replies: 10
Views: 503

Re: Photography question

We have a Nikon D5100

those books sound good. I'll have to look into it. But whatever other help you got, let me know'
by Chancellor
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Photography question
Replies: 10
Views: 503

Photography question

Last night when I couldn't sleep I was thinking about this. We have a nice DSLR Nikon which takes lovely photos. Not knowing anything about photography, I can get some decent still shots. BUT, I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to get some good photos of Sherman doing his agility. He is really good at it and lo...
by Chancellor
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Most hated domestic task.
Replies: 31
Views: 1284

Re: Most hated domestic task.

Forty years ago when I got my first promotion the salary increase went to hiring a regular house cleaner. I have NEVER regretted it even when I lived alone. The bad times are those when I lose a house cleaner and have to find a new one. I have someone who does the bathrooms, the kitchen, the floors...
by Chancellor
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Jingles for Chancellor
Replies: 42
Views: 1781

Re: Jingles for Chancellor

Thank you guys! It does lift me up to hear all these jingles. Every time I start to feel better, something reminds me that I am still a breast cancer patient (A title I have been fighting ever since my diagnosis). The infection is around the port which of course goes directly into my bloodstream. Ho...

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