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  1. What a cute horse!

    What a cute horse!
  2. Seriously? Every time a poster doesn't behave in...

    Seriously? Every time a poster doesn't behave in the way the COTH mafia wants them to--ie, add to the entertainment of the mob mentality--someone quickly calls TROLL.

    OP has gotten a lot of good...
  3. What a adorable horse and video. :)

    What a adorable horse and video. :)
  4. If repeatedly harping about the subject and...

    If repeatedly harping about the subject and citing multiple online sources (many of them dubious) isn't advocating, then what is the point? To make people aware that you think that this illogical,...
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    There is minimal to no stress in the way my foals...

    There is minimal to no stress in the way my foals are weaned. In a field of 8-10 mares and foals, the dams of the 2 oldest/most independent foals are removed together first. The mares are more than...
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    Love this. :lol:

    Love this. :lol:
  7. Ticker you are obviously having a wonderful time...

    Ticker you are obviously having a wonderful time with google, both here and in the thread on Off Course. But it's mystifying to me why you would rather believe the most outrageous online sources you...
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    Ours get tattooed as soon as is practical after...

    Ours get tattooed as soon as is practical after they arrive at the track (it varies but usually midway through their 2yo year.) It isn't related to when they get their gate card.
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    Me, too.

    Me, too.
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    I think you should send her an itemized bill back...

    I think you should send her an itemized bill back with a list of every time she rode him and a fee for every ride.

    Tit for tat. :yes:
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    I would deduct the missing amount from her tip.

    I would deduct the missing amount from her tip.
  12. Because apparently one train wreck wasn't enough....

    Because apparently one train wreck wasn't enough. :rolleyes:
  13. I love Broken Vows. I've had three. I am a big...

    I love Broken Vows. I've had three.

    I am a big believer in weighing the horse itself more than the pedigree but generally speaking, I wouldn't hesitate to breed a Broken Vow mare for racing or for...
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    Yee haw, New Zealand! I guess they operate like...

    Yee haw, New Zealand! I guess they operate like the wild west there.

    In central Kentucky, where most of the U.S. TB industry is situated, the process goes as spotted draft x filly described....
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    I am trying--with absolutely no success--to...

    I am trying--with absolutely no success--to picture how this would work. It sounds to me like something that might have happened once or twice in the 1800s when people were more accustomed to killing...
  16. What show is that?!?

    What show is that?!?
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    Sandy is retired?? I just saw her at Three...

    Sandy is retired?? I just saw her at Three Chimneys a few weeks ago. :confused:
  18. Thread: Strangles

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    It wouldn't bother me at all as long as the vet...

    It wouldn't bother me at all as long as the vet clears him.
  19. I would think that a stress prone mare (and I've...

    I would think that a stress prone mare (and I've had a couple of those) would be more stressed by a change in routine/environment/caretaker than by a six hour van ride. Especially if you can ship her...
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    Wow. Just wow. The trainer suddenly doesn't...

    Wow. Just wow.

    The trainer suddenly doesn't have room for your horse while you are still paying board?

    OP, you are the only one behaving like an adult in this entire transaction. You are well...
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    Unfortunately most people would rather be...

    Unfortunately most people would rather be outraged by the myth than bored by the truth. :no:
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    I believe you are referring to my comment. If you...

    I believe you are referring to my comment. If you go back and reread it you'll see that I wasn't talking about money or the value of the mares. As for anthropomorphizing? Not at all. But thanks for...
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    Why let facts get in the way of a good...

    Why let facts get in the way of a good story--especially when there is money to be raised by lying.

    TB mares are not separated from their foals to be rebred. Period.

    Just an FYI...the cost for...
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    There's probably no point in trying to reason...

    There's probably no point in trying to reason with you when you are determined to misunderstand but...

    Nobody takes great pride in horses being injured or dying.

    The racing industry is the most...
  25. I'm delighted that the mare is gone but I think...

    I'm delighted that the mare is gone but I think you should have sold the pink belt back to her... for back board.
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