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    Heave line on young horse

    I am looking at a 6 year old APHA gelding to purchase. He has a very distinct line in the musculature of his flanks, what I would term a "heave line" if I saw it in an old horse. He shows no symptoms...
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    He got the BO's number because he recognized the...

    He got the BO's number because he recognized the farm from pictures of the horse and so called the BO.

    NJR
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    I've got nothing to hide and that wasn't the...

    I've got nothing to hide and that wasn't the point. I was looking at it from my BO's point of view of getting a phone call out of the blue asking about a horse that doesn't belong to them. I thought...
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    Spin off...selling horses

    Is it customary for the potential buyer to call my coach, barn owner or other professional (farrier as an example) to ask about the horse I have for sale without asking me first?

    I have nothing to...
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    Spin off...selling horses

    Wrong forum. Please delete.
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    Well, asked around and got some info from someone...

    Well, asked around and got some info from someone who sent a horse on trial to this trainer. 10k horse came back after a couple of weeks, having dropped a hundred pounds and some condition. Friend...
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    Sending on trial...

    ...how important is it to a sale?

    Do people even buy without a trial anymore?

    I have a horse for sale and the three sales that have looked the most serious all fell through because I refused...
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    And are you going to pull the trigger, Lady...

    And are you going to pull the trigger, Lady Eboshi.
    Think about that for a minute, rather than immediately type "yes".

    NJR
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    Well, considering I was asking about "long and...

    Well, considering I was asking about "long and low", the idea that he did porn made me laugh out loud.... :)

    Thanks everyone, this has been a very interesting discussion. A special thanks to...
  10. KD Lang at the Vancouver Olympics for Hallelujah,...

    KD Lang at the Vancouver Olympics for Hallelujah, hands down.
    NJR
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    Long and low NOT on the forehand...

    I see people riding "long and low" and invariably, they look on the forehand. I know this is an exercise to teach the horse to get off of the forehand.
    How does one teach this exercise correctly and...
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    He was perfectly fine, like the last 3 weeks of...

    He was perfectly fine, like the last 3 weeks of silence never happened.
    We'll see if it carries over to work today.

    NJR

    PS...the show was great. One of the perks of being a chef....You get...
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    We are chefs who share a kitchen. I always...

    We are chefs who share a kitchen.

    I always say "Good morning" and will make the odd comment as it seems appropriate during the day, but for the most part, I just stay silent.
    Saje and Chief2...
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    I didn't think you were being sarcastic,...

    I didn't think you were being sarcastic, 2Bayboys. We do have an HR dept, but I think at this point it would do more harm than good.
    Why don't I ask him again? Because he's an adult, and I've...
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    No, 2bayboys, it isn't, but I can't see it...

    No, 2bayboys, it isn't, but I can't see it getting LESS hostile if I haul him before mgmt. Currently, I think I have a chance to just outwait him. If I charge him with harassment/bullying/creating a...
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    Co-workers and the silent treatment.

    My co-worker is a man in his 50's with paranoia. If he ever saw a mental health pro, I'd lay money that they'd diagnose him as paranoid. He thinks everyone is out to get him. He is very difficult to...
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    I work in a unionized environment and we have a...

    I work in a unionized environment and we have a saying. "Whoever lives the longest, wins." In other words, seniority rules no matter what. THIS is what I don't like about unions. N matter how good a...
  18. I believe that they now put you under general...

    I believe that they now put you under general anaesthetic and give you a muscle relaxant so that you don't convulse during the treatment.
    Loss of short term memory. especially in those hours...
  19. Anyone informed about ECT? Electro Shock Therapy?

    A friend who has had profound depressions for years and takes a large amount of anti-depression drugs to combat this, is considering having this procedure. I've done some reading, but was interested...
  20. Can't speak for Reiki, but in Pranic Healing, the...

    Can't speak for Reiki, but in Pranic Healing, the healer scans the chakras to see which are congested with dirty energy, which are depleted of energy and which are balanced. Then the chakras are...
  21. IMO, you can't force healing on someone. If the...

    IMO, you can't force healing on someone.
    If the person is non-receptive to the healing energy then they are not going to benefit from it, or will only benefit in a very limited way.
    NJR
  22. A few points....There is no effect on the energy...

    A few points....There is no effect on the energy whether you believe in it or not. The healing energy is still there. The important part is that you are receptive to it. If you're not receptive, you...
  23. Energy Healing...Anyone practise it?

    I've become more and more interested in Pranic Healing, an energy healing modality. Another modality along these lines but with different aspects is Reiki. Does anyone here use energy healing or have...
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  25. What people might not understand about Ford is...

    What people might not understand about Ford is that although he plays to the blue collar folk, he is actually a multi-millionaire in his own right.
    He won't be hurting if he gets turfed out of a job...
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