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  1. Grief counseling for people who have lost animals, if you were to market this service

    what would the strategy be?

    I have a friend (a horseperson) whose sister--in her 60's--has been counseling bereaved pet owners for close to 30 years, many of whom have come to her again after...
  2. I board my two there ^^ :) Patricia does have...

    I board my two there ^^ :)

    Patricia does have very good care for layups, and has a HUGE farm with lots of T/O options (as well as round pens for limited T/O); she's very experienced with layups...
  3. I know and have worked with Jan, and echo Simple...

    I know and have worked with Jan, and echo Simple Charm's sentiments; she's a very thorough and knowledgeable trainer, and I love the TTEAM philosophy, which is useful for *all* horses, but is...
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    :eek: :eek: Yeah, I think I would rather have...

    :eek: :eek:

    Yeah, I think I would rather have my problem...;)
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    No suggestions, but ideally you would choose a...

    No suggestions, but ideally you would choose a two syllable name, since those tend to be easier when calling, getting attention: "Poopsie! Watch Me!", commands, etc. (and the sound it makes when...
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    Thanks, pryme! Do you have any pics of her at...

    Thanks, pryme! Do you have any pics of her at two, and then more recently? I am still optimistic that Ella's withers will "pop" at some point (as they did in the case of my last baby, a TB; though he...
  7. Thanks, everyone! :) Lots of options, here (you...

    Thanks, everyone! :) Lots of options, here (you guys rock!), I will bounce them off the DD and DH and see what their preference is.
  8. Recipe that uses fresh peaches, but that's not too heavy or doughy?

    We have a crapload of fresh peaches (thank you, peach season and Farmer's Markets! :) ), and I would like to make something with them; pie is not out of the question, but seems a bit ambitious (I am...
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    This ^ ^ is SO not encouraging! :eek: Did...

    This ^ ^ is SO not encouraging! :eek:

    Did your TB filly ever grow withers??
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    I just read this on my FB page :cry: :cry: ...

    I just read this on my FB page :cry: :cry:

    :sigh:

    What a heartbreaking loss of a wonderful, kind, unique, beautiful horse--and a loss to the breeding community. Big condolences and hugs to...
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    Sportpony--Hallelujah to this! :) Misery loves...

    Sportpony--Hallelujah to this! :)

    Misery loves company, LOL. I don't *want* a big horse (thankfully), but I am a bit concerned after seeing virtually no discernible growth over the past year :eek:...
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    rosebud: my filly is around the same height (just...

    rosebud: my filly is around the same height (just turned 2), and is slightly butt high. I don't think her withers are even quite 15 hands--more like 14.3!

    :sigh:

    The string test indicates...
  13. Damn :( I just suggested Wedgewood to one of...

    Damn :(

    I just suggested Wedgewood to one of my students as a good source for Pentosan! Is there another pharmacy that WILL ship to VA, and that has comparable prices (or at least "in the general...
  14. :eek: :eek: I am reading these posts...

    :eek: :eek:

    I am reading these posts (especially Kerole's) while holding my breath, my mouth agape :eek:

    GOOD HEAVENS!!!! I am speechless. This must have been the longest (fill in the blank...
  15. I'm thinking I should NOT be reading this thread...

    I'm thinking I should NOT be reading this thread (since I have a 2 year old filly.)
  16. bfne YE GODS! :eek: :eek: :eek: You must have...

    bfne YE GODS! :eek: :eek: :eek: You must have white hair! :eek:

    He sounds like one of those suicidal young men who make up the "statistics" (Darwin's Law), let's hope your boy settles down a bit...
  17. I tried it the other day; yuck! It was bearable,...

    I tried it the other day; yuck! It was bearable, but kind of a PITA--maybe I used too much :p I did it *after* I had brushed my teeth and had my coffee, is this "breaking protocol"? I can't imagine...
  18. THIS ^^ is decadent :D I just added some to my...

    THIS ^^ is decadent :D

    I just added some to my morning shredded wheat with plain Greek yogurt (and berries), very yummy! I put some on a small lesion on my Whippet's hind leg last night and...
  19. Thanks Anne! I OF COURSE did a search first,...

    Thanks Anne! I OF COURSE did a search first, which came up with Nada...:rolleyes:
  20. Coconut oil, the new "cure-all"--has anyone tried it?

    And if so, does it live up to the hype?
  21. Just a suggestion--have you tried groundwork?...

    Just a suggestion--have you tried groundwork? Done correctly, it can really help the horse focus and calm the brain, give him something to do, get him relaxed and attentive to you, get him moving his...
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    He has a noticeable lateral deviation of the...

    He has a noticeable lateral deviation of the right fetlock, maybe even starting at the knee (and the left, but to a lesser degree), I noticed this when seeing him walk toward the camera after the...
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    I just have to say that I LOVE the recent...

    I just have to say that I LOVE the recent direction this thread has taken :) Long live the TB, and touche' to the many supporters of the breed who have eloquently described the many and multitudinous...
  24. :) I think I'll try PMing vineyridge with the...

    :)

    I think I'll try PMing vineyridge with the link. I've heard only good things about Danzig in sport pedigrees :yes:, but there are some English TBs in this pedigree too--I'm hoping she's...
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    Question to those whose youngsters have undergone...

    Question to those whose youngsters have undergone the procedure: were they visibly off prior to the diagnosis/x-rays?
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