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    I heard that Manhattan and Talisman were two of...

    I heard that Manhattan and Talisman were two of the top four horses. Todd rode Manhattan; Andre rode Talisman. Does anyone who was there know if that's right?
  2. Interesting link Gubgub. I wish there were more ...

    Interesting link Gubgub. I wish there were more articles like that printed in major publications in the US. Been waiting for TIME to cover the horse aspect of PMU production. The article contains...
  3. Not all horse lovers know where Premarin comes...

    Not all horse lovers know where Premarin comes from. There are new people finding this forum everyday. Yes, someone could learn something here that they didn't already know. And might tell someone...
  4. Remember, we are not sitting isolated in...

    Remember, we are not sitting isolated in someone's parlor discussing this. If one person out there learns something about the production of Premarin and its byproducts it just might help to reduce...
  5. Bells, you wrote "As an aside how many of you...

    Bells, you wrote "As an aside how many of you that are so adament that the stalls are determental to developing foals and the mares have had foals or mares die on you when turned out 24/7 and were...
  6. Foaling in any situation is high risk. How does...

    Foaling in any situation is high risk. How does it relate to the discussion?

    Anyway, I would like to purchase a PMU foal if I can arrange the financing. We all know that the purchase price of any...
  7. And when I was pregnant I tried to exercise...

    And when I was pregnant I tried to exercise regularly because I didn't want my body to fall apart.

    When I was laid up in the hospital for 2 weeks my legs atrophied from lack of use. I had to...
  8. Bells, have you visited the farms during the...

    Bells, have you visited the farms during the winter?
    Pregnant mares are tied in 4 foot wide stalls from October to March. Walk off 4 feet and imagine your horse, carrying a foal, restricted to that...
  9. The references to cows were also on other threads...

    The references to cows were also on other threads about Premarin, under the premise that PMU farms are no worse than dairy farms. The implication being that if we accept dairy farms, we should also...
  10. I just don't get the comparison to cows! When it...

    I just don't get the comparison to cows! When it comes to althleticism and the need for freedom of movement, horses and cows are not in the same ballpark /infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif
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    and I'd LIKE to drive a Jaguar, but I don't think...

    and I'd LIKE to drive a Jaguar, but I don't think I'll be fawned over at the dealer's after they realize I can't afford one /infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif On the other hand, my Chevy dealer...
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    Do car enthusiasts criticize collectors who pay...

    Do car enthusiasts criticize collectors who pay megabucks for vintage cars?

    Do artists begrudge the sale of a high priced painting?

    What about Antiques Roadshow? Aren't we happy when someone...
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    LaurieB, I did a double-take when I saw your...

    LaurieB,
    I did a double-take when I saw your pic. A friend had a Tamarack pony that looked very much like your guy! I had to look twice to make sure it wasn't her and him in the photo.

    You...
  14. You took a side in The Great Ear Bunny Debate...

    You took a side in The Great Ear Bunny Debate /infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif /infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif /infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

    Your kid's puppy is missing in VA and before you...
  15. All I can say is, "OUCH"! Thank goodness you...

    All I can say is, "OUCH"!

    Thank goodness you didn't break anything! Although I'm sure your bum bruise is verrrry painful. Hope it feels better FAST.
  16. Tess is LOVELY...

    Tess is LOVELY /infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif /infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif /infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif You must be so proud of her! I love how square her knees are. It looks like...
  17. aw Pam, /infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif ...

    aw Pam, /infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif /infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif /infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif /infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif /infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

    At least it...
  18. Please please post the baby picture of Tigger! ...

    Please please post the baby picture of Tigger!

    You all must be so proud of him. /infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif /infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif /infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif
  19. Thanks for the nice comments about Lola ...

    Thanks for the nice comments about Lola /infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

    LaurieB, I just knew we took her off the depo provera a couple of months too soon! September was definitely too early...
  20. Gee Merry, I don't know her breeding. Maybe she's...

    Gee Merry, I don't know her breeding. Maybe she's Hammie's auntie. She needs Divine intervention for the right to left swap too /infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif
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    He just may be one of those "stylish reachers" if the video is anything to judge by. That and he may rub a lot of hoof polish...
  22. Thanks Pam. You're so right. I've got to forget...

    Thanks Pam. You're so right. I've got to forget about tradition and get right into the lesson with this horse. Short and sweet.

    Funny you should mention lunging after working. I've thought about...
  23. OK guys, what do you think about a horse that...

    OK guys, what do you think about a horse that works UP after the first 15 minutes. I need suggestions! She starts out like a superstar - quiet, relaxed and balanced. Even in this wind. I can use all...
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    I've agonized over this all day. Reading Touche's...

    I've agonized over this all day. Reading Touche's post brought tears to my eyes at work, and I want to thank her for telling the story. I've been going over in my mind the inconsistancies, the red...
  25. There's no way you and Merry can make it to SC...

    There's no way you and Merry can make it to SC from California before I get there. He's such a cutie!!!

    Yeehaw, he looks like he's made to be a hunter!

    Pam, I'm so very happy that your greenie...
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