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    Feb. 26, 2015, 11:00 PM
    AKB replied to a thread Previcox in Horse Care
    Make sure you have the Previcox dosing right. It comes in a couple of different strengths. If your horse is a bad medicine taker, you can talk to...
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    Feb. 26, 2015, 09:03 PM
    Finding a helmet is hard when you have a big head. I wear a 7 5/8 Charles Owen J3. It is more expensive than a dial fit Troxel, but it fits really...
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    Feb. 25, 2015, 09:09 PM
    I try to look at each injury and imagine the worst case scenario. If it is a cut or puncture near a joint that could go into the joint and cause...
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    Feb. 24, 2015, 03:17 PM
    Virginia has not been warm this winter. It was 4 degrees this am at feeding time. Most winters, I am not sure we are all that much warmer than...
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    Feb. 23, 2015, 09:20 PM
    AKB replied to a thread Catching an injured fox? in Hunting
    Make sure your friend doesn't trap the fox and take her away if she has babies. The babies will die.
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    Feb. 23, 2015, 06:56 PM
    AKB replied to a thread Florida AG station in Off Course
    I am pretty sure you need to stop. It should be pretty quick since your trailer will be empty.
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    Feb. 23, 2015, 06:55 PM
    Blundstones.
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    Feb. 23, 2015, 07:41 AM
    Look at the list of majors that are offered by your school. Scrutinize each one. Then ask yourself if you might like it and if it would lead to a...
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    Feb. 22, 2015, 10:52 PM
    I am paranoid about OCD in young horses who haven't had much work yet. I would do feet/ankles, hocks, stifles. Since it is not your usual vet, you...
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    Feb. 22, 2015, 10:47 PM
    AKB replied to a thread Do you trailer others? in Off Course
    I only trailer close friends. If I drive, they usually pay the gas or pay for lunch if we go out after the horses are home.
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    Feb. 22, 2015, 08:00 PM
    AKB replied to a thread hauling advice in Around The Farm
    I tried hauling our empty trailer with our Jeep Grand Cherokee once. I assume the problem was the short wheel base of the Jeep. I felt the trailer...
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    Feb. 22, 2015, 07:50 PM
    AKB replied to a thread Ocala, FL or Sanford, NC? in Off Course
    I was in Ocala a few weeks ago. I vote for Ocala. Look at realtor.com and you will find lots of homes that are not mobile homes. The area north of...
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    Feb. 22, 2015, 03:08 PM
    Danceronice, I think too many young women become discouraged when they find math is difficult for them. Just because something is hard doesn't mean...
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    Feb. 22, 2015, 08:05 AM
    AKB replied to a thread Feed Advice Please! in Horse Care
    I would give him free choice hay as well as the amount of the senior feed that is recommended on the bag. Unless he has some special health problems,...
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    Feb. 21, 2015, 09:12 PM
    It is a good area. Does she know exactly where she will be working and living? Lots of young adults seem to be moving into the Frederick area because...
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    Feb. 21, 2015, 08:15 PM
    One advantage of being a physician is that there are lots of part time jobs. I used to work in an urgent care where most of the docs were part time....
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    Feb. 21, 2015, 05:40 PM
    Physician, dentist, veterinarian, nurse practitioner, pharmacist, computer/software engineer, are the careers that immediately come to mind. There...
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    Feb. 21, 2015, 03:59 PM
    AKB replied to a thread Prep for long trailer ride? in Off Course
    I start mine on wet alfalfa hay a week or more before a long trip. I soak a flake of Standlee compressed alfalfa in a bucket of water and feed it...
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    Feb. 20, 2015, 10:04 PM
    AKB replied to a thread Would you be ticked? in Around The Farm
    When you have an unusual species, it is good to plan ahead of time what you are doing for vet care. My daughter works with a couple of mixed animal...
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    Feb. 20, 2015, 07:16 PM
    AKB replied to a thread hauling advice in Around The Farm
    If money is not a concern, the Range Rover makes sense. My friend has an aluminum 2 horse, and usually just has her horse in the trailer. The Range...
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    Feb. 20, 2015, 10:47 AM
    AKB replied to a thread Lymphoma- Calvin's Story in Horse Care
    It sounds like the biopsies needed to be done, as the results will influence the treatment plan. It is always hard to decide how much work up and...
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    Feb. 19, 2015, 09:10 PM
    Remember that she is going to have to write her name in Kindergarten. She will be introducing herself to others all of her life. Evaleigh will have...
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    Feb. 19, 2015, 07:15 PM
    Can you do some of the schooling shows at that venue? Also, there are lots of trainers who compete at that venue. I think you could get a good...
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    Feb. 19, 2015, 04:10 PM
    Our Irish Draughts/Irish Draught Sport Horses are definitely all arounders. One daughter did dressage through 4th level on the one horse. He was also...
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    Feb. 19, 2015, 03:09 PM
    What about Irish Draught? Look at Playland Farm's stallion PL Diamond Hill, in Union Bridge, MD. Diamond has produced a lot of sweet, even tempered,...
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    Feb. 19, 2015, 01:38 PM
    AKB replied to a thread hauling advice in Around The Farm
    My friend has a Range Rover. It tows her trailer very nicely.
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    Feb. 19, 2015, 01:36 PM
    Maybe all of the horses need more hay at night so they aren't ravenously hungry in the am. My boys enjoy their grain, but no one gets frantic about...
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    Feb. 19, 2015, 08:37 AM
    AKB replied to a thread Needing advice on laminitis in Horse Care
    If you can't control his pain, day after day, it is time to put him down. Sometimes laminitis pain is very hard to control.
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    Feb. 18, 2015, 02:16 PM
    Years ago, when my younger daughter did Polocrosse, they used to use a covered arena that belonged to a pony club family in PG County, Maryland. That...
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    Feb. 17, 2015, 09:26 PM
    What a lovely horse. You two make a great pair. Hopefully your coach is knowledgable about Spanish horses. Last week, I was trail riding with a woman...
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