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  1. PSA: are you dog proof? and... never put ANYTHING on your stove....

    I was at my friend's house for training club with my two dogs last night. we had a few small dogs loose in the house while we were out on the field training. Wrapped up and headed inside. Opened...
  2. Well, good(ish) news..... My friend was super...

    Well, good(ish) news.....

    My friend was super late for chores last night (stuck in traffic... or... something...). Her mom came out to the barn while I was out there working wtih my horse and...
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    I recently just mulled this over.... I thought...

    I recently just mulled this over....

    I thought about leasing hard... the lower payment... not being stuck making payments on a vehicle that is older and needing repairs.

    BUT... ultimately... I...
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    My last bosses (all three of the "big guns" ...

    My last bosses (all three of the "big guns" worked in my immediate proximity. got me MANNNNY times in the 9 months on my job. I was in a job that I was NOT suited for, working in the "boys club"...
  5. Feeling a little dumped on right now- am I out of line?

    OK… I’m going to ask a dangerous question here… “Is this fair”

    My best friend (like… way best friend. More like a sister…) is in the early days of establishing herself out on her own as a dog...
  6. A month ago I was about to call it quits with...

    A month ago I was about to call it quits with him. The fracture was confirmed as stable and healed (via Rectal. His fracture was inside the pelvis up in the "wing" of his pelvis and initially...
  7. Horse with fractured pelvis- GOT TO RIDE HIM! :-)

    Proud of my gelding.

    I have a 7 year old ASB gelding who had a major stall accident that resulted in a pelvic fracture back in November 2013.

    have been rehabbing.. hand walk... long lining......
  8. Vet says that the fracture is stable and healed-...

    Vet says that the fracture is stable and healed- did rectal, found large bony proliferation on fracture site (was a huge hematoma when diagnosed).

    I honestly am not sure really who to go to...
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    Definitely one to save for a horse with a shapely...

    Definitely one to save for a horse with a shapely neck and lots of mane to keep it in the right spot. Went to help a friend at a dressage show a couple years ago. someone did this on a training...
  10. Fractured pelvis- at what point is it as good as it's going to get?

    My horse fractured his pelvis in a stall accident (got his blanket caught up on a stall gated, panicked, he pulled back, flipped over backwards and his leg went out under the gate) just after...
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    I'm there with the ones who say euthanasia if...

    I'm there with the ones who say euthanasia if retirement board isn't an option...

    Currently rehabbing a 7yo I am praying doesn't end up in the same situation- Got him a year and a half ago, six...
  12. No first hand experience with PRE's but they...

    No first hand experience with PRE's but they might be something I would consider from what I saw at the breed shows....

    Love the friesian look, but after getting my showring time in by showing...
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    The price will vary greatly on the age and...

    The price will vary greatly on the age and condition. barnsby cutbacks have changed a good bit over the years. A more current model will be worth a good bit more than one that is dated- the newer...
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    It sounds definitely like you are confusing a...

    It sounds definitely like you are confusing a green baby with two totally different training styles... Not sure who is correct as nobody here can see the horse- maybe first rider feels horse is not...
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    I don't trust *anybody* with my horse's welfare...

    I don't trust *anybody* with my horse's welfare enough to board someplace where I cant get out there every day and check on him. Too many good board situations gone sour under my belt at this...
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    Fighting like cats and dogs

    So… I have three pets….

    8 year old kitty. Batman. Perfection itself.
    4 year old kitty. Templeton. Kind of an odd duck but sweet to me.
    And
    9 month old Mini Aussie puppy, Violet.

    Batman and...
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    My sister worked as barn manager for a couple of...

    My sister worked as barn manager for a couple of years at a local YMCA camp up here, and one of her friends preceeded her. The lack of equine knowledege was pretty scary. the two were...
  18. That wasn't the case, so why does it matter? For...

    That wasn't the case, so why does it matter? For me, it wouldn't change that. Our family has dealt with some major medical doozies over the years. Nobody's pets missed so much as a single...
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    He's not super hot generally- very manageable,...

    He's not super hot generally- very manageable, (he's an ASB show horse, so up headed n snorty just isnt a big deal. he doesn't really ever "lose it" so... I think we're okay) so more protein may...
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    You bring up some good points- I had been...

    You bring up some good points- I had been thinking along the same lines on a couple of the issues..... but my vet shot them down when I brought them up.... I asked about upping his protein in his...
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    It has always *got* to be one more thing. The...

    It has always *got* to be one more thing.

    The biggest reason for leaving the last barn was that the barn help really didn't give a crap about cleaning my horse's stall. I had to mention on a...
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    well, fast forward 5 months... here we are now. ...

    well, fast forward 5 months... here we are now.

    My horse has been hand walking for about 2 months now, we started with just a trip up and down the aisle, then increased his walks by 1/2 lap of the...
  23. Thread: Nasty Rooster

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    OK. next time the little turd is running loose...

    OK. next time the little turd is running loose and so much as LOOKS my way, he's getting huggles and squeezes and feather fluffs and is going to be my besssssst frieeeeend. He may even have to...
  24. Thread: Nasty Rooster

    by blairasb
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    Nasty Rooster

    So... I recently started boarding my horse at my friend's house. And they have chickens and a rooster.

    Yesterday I walked down the aisleway and suddenly something hit and started yanking at my...
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    Yep. New Plate.

    Yep. New Plate.
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