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  1. Thread: Would You Call?

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    I would have called 911. Either police or...

    I would have called 911. Either police or ambulance would have done - police are taught basic first aid and could call for an ambulance if necessary, and rescue folk know how to restrain people that...
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    We moved to this place a year ago. We have just...

    We moved to this place a year ago. We have just under 14 acres, and it's flat and mostly cleared so you can see a lot from the road. I'm in the sand belt of SC & I have 4 horses, (well, 2 ponies, a...
  3. Use the light in short bursts, only when you...

    Use the light in short bursts, only when you absolutely have to, otherwise get a good headlamp. If the light doesn't have to be on all the time then it should be safe enough to use intermittently....
  4. Hmm, doesn't sound like he's in pain if you've...

    Hmm, doesn't sound like he's in pain if you've noticed nothing under saddle.

    Does he eat grass is you hand graze? Take him out on the lawn or somewhere lush?

    I have an older TB who's never...
  5. I've fed Senior feed free choice for a slow...

    I've fed Senior feed free choice for a slow eating old horse who couldn't eat hay anymore. He had cow pie manure but he was 35+ when I laid him to rest, and it wasn't colic that ended his days. He...
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    There was an area of road I had to ride where I...

    There was an area of road I had to ride where I would have preferred to be off n the shoulder, but the land owners were very very touchy about their grass (even though technically it was a public...
  7. Adding to the RUN pile. If they screwed up on...

    Adding to the RUN pile.

    If they screwed up on the garage this badly, what else in the actual house construction will have been skimped, missed, not done to code and hidden? If this purchase is...
  8. So... they've talked about euthanizing him, but...

    So... they've talked about euthanizing him, but they won't attempt a neuter because he might die under anesthesia? Something is not adding up here...

    (And no, OP, I'm not accusing YOU of lying :)...
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    I've had a hind leg tripod cat who still caught...

    I've had a hind leg tripod cat who still caught birds, and currently have a front leg tripod terrier cross dog. I stopped feeling sorry for her the day I saw this:
    ...
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    My guys live out and have grass and/or good hay...

    My guys live out and have grass and/or good hay available always. I feed grain between 6 & 10 or so in the am, and between 4 and 8 or so in the pm. And I'll skip a grain meal if they're in the far...
  11. True, but the whole OP sort of invites...

    True, but the whole OP sort of invites speculation, no?
  12. I'm not saying it WAS neglect, I'm saying that...

    I'm not saying it WAS neglect, I'm saying that she realized that she'd turned her back on her kids in a public place and got absorbed in a phone call. I'd imagine there was a moment that she was on...
  13. Anger displacement. I'm guessing she was...

    Anger displacement.

    I'm guessing she was actually pissed at herself for leaving her kids in the van with the door open and "forgetting" about them while she took the phone call, and you were the...
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    http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/hi-ho-silver/...

    http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/hi-ho-silver/

    This is a pretty good article on the uses of silver in medicine over the years, and the difference between silver creams and colloidal silver.
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    I live in SC and I recently got my 27 yo TB a...

    I live in SC and I recently got my 27 yo TB a full set of Kensington bug armor. It's the plastic-y Textilene kind, and I was worried that he'd be a sweaty mess this week. In the past I've tried the...
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    Poor guy :( -Make sure the box is big - he's...

    Poor guy :(

    -Make sure the box is big - he's used to the whole outdoors. A large shallow cardboard box works in a pinch.

    -Try putting in "litter" from the barn area: stall bedding, arena dirt,...
  17. Thread: Off Topic !!!

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    So here's a thought - As much as I don't think...

    So here's a thought -

    As much as I don't think COTH needs a humpty billion separate forums, I suggest a "hot button" forum for Politics, Religion, and any current topic that crops up in OT that...
  18. Thread: Off Topic !!!

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    So sorry Louise, but I'm an "Over" and I have 9...

    So sorry Louise, but I'm an "Over" and I have 9 house cats...

    :D :p
  19. Thread: Off Topic !!!

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    I confess that I did scroll through OT daily,...

    I confess that I did scroll through OT daily, sometimes followed a post or two and even posted a few answers here and there.

    But if it goes back to the once-in-a-while treat for holidays and...
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    Depends on why he's wigging out, but yes, I've...

    Depends on why he's wigging out, but yes, I've found it does help. I like the diffusers for general mood calming, with the spray as an anti-marking backup. The spray is handy too for car trips - give...
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    Nah, only those that believe in hell stand a...

    Nah, only those that believe in hell stand a chance of going there.
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    A quick google of "non-religious charities"...

    A quick google of "non-religious charities" brought up this:


    http://www.freethoughtpedia.com/wiki/Secular_charities
    ...
  23. If you already have a crate, put him back in...

    If you already have a crate, put him back in that, cover it with a sheet, and put it in the main area of the house. Keep him covered so they can all hear and smell each other but not see each other....
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    I think then you may have to medicate through the...

    I think then you may have to medicate through the next month, and then you can work on the desensitizing when you have control of the volume and the timeframe of exposure etc. If he's that reactive...
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    My thoughts, off the top of my head, and in no...

    My thoughts, off the top of my head, and in no real order:

    - I'd ask the vet about some mild tranq just to get you through Fireworks Season

    -What do you do when he reacts to noise? If you...
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