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Re: Relocating to the SE Region
Angie, I think the idea is to make them WANT to go to Alabama. You aren't
painting the prettiest of pictures, if you know what I mean?:-)
> From: Angela C. McGhee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Relocating to the SE Region
> Date: Wednesday, October 28, 1998 3:12 PM
> We will
> >be living in the Florence area of northern Alabama.
> Forget the horses, worry about yourselves...you'll live within 2 hrs.
> drive of ME! :-))
> >advise available to ease the transistion for the horses from dry /
> >arid to wet / humid. Are there any secrets to getting the horses use to
> competeing in the humidity?
> I highly recommend that you go REALLY slow for the first few years and
> let the locals continue to finish in front of you. Then, when you notice
> yourselves beginning to talk like US, you're ready to make your move.
> However, by that time, I expect you to have discovered all the trails in
> the Florence area and started putting on a ride for us to enjoy in that
> area instead.
> My best advise is to ignore those people who claim that the humidity is
> at its highest early in the morning. Do your training EARLY, then be
> inside in front of an airconditioner with a big glass of Diet Coke by 10
> AM in the summer. Do not venture out the front door until after 6:30.
> Your horse needs a shed...not stall...shed, so that if by any chance a
> breeze ever happens to come up, he'll get to enjoy it. A fan is nice,
> because it gives the flies turbulence and if they're going to land on
> your horse and bite him, they should at least have to prove themselves
> Florence, AL...hmmm, ever heard of TORNADO ALLEY? If you notice that all
> those houses seem to have concrete block bunkers out back...that ain't a
> root celler! Another good reason for sheds instead of barns is that you
> can build them back faster...of course some of those sheds used to be
> Please come to the Longstreet's Charge ride (just outside Chattanooga).
> That's my ride. We'll give you and your horses first hand lessons in how
> to sweat buckets....but then, we Southern ladies don't sweat...we GLOW.
> Angie McGhee & Kaboot
> Wildwood, GA
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