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  1. "Evolved to run long distances?" Are you Kenyan?...

    "Evolved to run long distances?" Are you Kenyan? :lol: Dunno 'bout you, but MY ancestors evolved to sit on a rock near the Arctic Circle waiting for a fish to bite! :winkgrin:
  2. Folks, it's not "the lunch," it's the...

    Folks, it's not "the lunch," it's the sanctimonious sound-bite of Expressing Concern combined with photo-ops of shoving over vending machines in the name of "Health," which we all know has replaced...
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    Tell me your Aussie Shepherd stories!

    I've got a little girl-puppy on the way! :D Present dogs include border collie mixes so I know the type; are these guys easier, smarter, tougher, sweeter, more/less OCD etc?

    Tell your stories! ...
  4. Several "names" locally hunt, pace, or show...

    Several "names" locally hunt, pace, or show openly with everybody else and act completely normal, as do pretty much everybody around them. I used to get a lot more excited seeing Bill Steinkraus...
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    :rolleyes: I'm betting the "Mary Sue" version of...

    :rolleyes: I'm betting the "Mary Sue" version of The Horse Whisperer. Plot, going forward:

    Big scene of screaming breakup with Wussy BF, who is afraid of Evil Ethan (this being 2014, maybe they...
  6. ME. That's what used to be called a "Barry...

    ME. That's what used to be called a "Barry Goldwater" REPUBLICAN before Reagan sold the party out to the Fruitbat Right. Personal freedom, personal responsibility, fiscal conservatism. Yeah, I'd...
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    Calling troll. Or more likely, Paperback Writer...

    Calling troll. Or more likely, Paperback Writer of kids' or romance fiction, looking for us to "forge" some plausibility into the "hot iron" of her trial plot!

    Firstly, Ethan is an uncommon name...
  8. The problem no one is told about is that over...

    The problem no one is told about is that over time, consumption of sugar and refined carbohydrates leads to more and more insulin resistance in most people of Northern European descent. Read,...
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    Mrs. Barney in her later years would buy up what...

    Mrs. Barney in her later years would buy up what we'd now call "rescue" horses, board them at a local Pony Club/Eventing barn, and let the kids get experience re-training them. She who bought and...
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    Only time I've heard of this is when a trainer...

    Only time I've heard of this is when a trainer can only take a student so far, and when they "graduate" they are passed on, with recommendations, often to the first trainer's trainer. The converse...
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    Awesome footage and George's commentary made it...

    Awesome footage and George's commentary made it even better! I'm e-mailing it all over the place, many thanks! :)

    Mules are infertile but they can JUMP. ;)
  12. Hey Gorgon, ye're killin' us here!!! :lol:

    Hey Gorgon, ye're killin' us here!!! :lol:
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    Kool! First I've heard of it and next time up...

    Kool! First I've heard of it and next time up will definitely give it a try. Wish I'd had it last week when our 34 year old Sweet & Venerable Ancient had a wicked one--throwing his weight over onto...
  14. Please, please, PLEASE forget all about...

    Please, please, PLEASE forget all about exercising "to burn calories." First of all, the equation has been well proven NOT to be "calories in vs. calories out," it's fat storage mediated by the...
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    THIS^. Articles like this are published to fuel...

    THIS^. Articles like this are published to fuel the discontent and rage of the "masses" to pour gasoline on the "class war" the media has been fomenting ever since 2008. The not-too-bright swallow...
  16. One thing I've seen a lot of is people remember...

    One thing I've seen a lot of is people remember "who they were" 10, 15, or 20 years ago and try to do too much, too soon. They generate either chronic inflammation or acute injury, either of which...
  17. My cousin has an Arab/SB who is one of the best...

    My cousin has an Arab/SB who is one of the best all-rounders I've ever known! From the age of 4 he was never hot or difficult, loves people and loves to show off. The result is he has pinned in...
  18. Great to see this happy ending for the big guy! ...

    Great to see this happy ending for the big guy! :yes:
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    First paragraph above is the heart of the matter....

    First paragraph above is the heart of the matter. Some people are seeking any excuse to hire a "practitioner" instead of having to ride, and some need an excuse for their lack of progress. ;)
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    What's White Lightning? Only kind I've heard of...

    What's White Lightning? Only kind I've heard of comes from a backyard still. :D Is there something better out there than Ichthammol? Link, pleeeeeze!
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    THIS, 100%^ To update the earlier thread on the...

    THIS, 100%^ To update the earlier thread on the same subject, what you describe above is EXACTLY what's working for my guy. Shoulder-in and circle work in particular is teaching him to really...
  22. I bought the Triceratops BACON!! :D

    I bought the Triceratops BACON!! :D
  23. You know what ups the suicide rate? The New York...

    You know what ups the suicide rate? The New York Times. I have never seen a paper that prides itself more on an editorial focus that puts the worst possible spin on nearly every aspect of the...
  24. It was legit when a client of mine shipped her...

    It was legit when a client of mine shipped her two (worthless pasture puffs!) to Belgium; and BACK again 5 years later! :eek:
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    I sure as shootin' wouldn't be driving a horse 11...

    I sure as shootin' wouldn't be driving a horse 11 hours for an ABSCESS. If your radiographs are clean as you say, there's no life-threatening or even permanent lameness threat there. Just a...
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