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    Nov. 22, 2014, 04:36 PM
    Kimstar replied to a thread grilled cheese sandwich! in Off Topic
    I cut 1/4" slices from a block of 2 year old Balderson aged cheddar (Canadian company) and place 3 slices across one piece of white bread, butted...
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    Nov. 20, 2014, 05:02 PM
    Is it possible to get the entire crate into a vehicle and then to the vet? The cats would possibly be frightened enough just being at the vet to just...
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    Nov. 18, 2014, 02:33 PM
    A "fix" for paddock boots where the zipper has broken, if you aren't going to have it replaced, is to have a cobbler remove the zipper and just punch...
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    Nov. 17, 2014, 05:06 PM
    Kimstar replied to a thread Costco in Off Topic
    The strangest thing I've ever seen for sale at Costco was a gigantic (7 foot tall at least) cast iron urn - the kind you'd put in the garden of a...
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    Nov. 16, 2014, 03:19 PM
    As a few others have said, I would have the farrier come back early for a reset. A late horse of mine bowed a front tendon due to snow getting...
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 04:50 PM
    I would just don a very good respiratory mask (and maybe safety goggles too) and sweep as much of the dirt and debris out that I could, and then...
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    Nov. 11, 2014, 02:30 PM
    Where I board, we have everything from minis to 18hh Warmbloods and most of the paddocks have hay huts similar to this type:...
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    Nov. 6, 2014, 04:19 PM
    Methylsulfonylmethane - MSM - contains sulfur which can irritate the digestive tract in some horses, especially if they are ulcer-prone. I had one...
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    Nov. 3, 2014, 04:29 PM
    Kimstar replied to a thread Shivers Study in Horse Care
    I received the same email as the OP back in June. When I posted on the other shivers thread here:...
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    Nov. 3, 2014, 04:00 PM
    Kimstar replied to a thread Boarders & Hay Nets in Off Course
    As the OP's husband offered to feed the boarder's horses himself, is there any way the boarder would agree to having your hubby just fill the nets...
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    Nov. 3, 2014, 03:47 PM
    I wasn't aware that shivers could be diagnosed via necropsy. Anything that I have previously read stated that there were no physical signs, meaning...
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    Nov. 3, 2014, 03:42 PM
    findeight, you're welcome! If you wish, you can PM me, give me an email address and I could send you the actual research papers with the video links....
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    Nov. 2, 2014, 01:45 PM
    Here is some info that might help: http://www.cvm.umn.edu/umec/lab/shivers/home.html#top ETA: The research papers by Stephanie Valberg, et al were...
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    Nov. 2, 2014, 12:46 AM
    My horse's condition was not unique - the shivers progressed to the point where it was involving his entire body. When in full spasm, I would never...
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    Nov. 1, 2014, 02:27 PM
    My personal take on clothing like this is that it says "look at meeee". It's a horse show, not a fashion show. Yes, there have always been...
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    Nov. 1, 2014, 01:51 PM
    Shivers can affect the forelegs, but I'm fairly certain that it is as a result of progression of the disease which begins in a hind leg or legs. I...
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