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  1. I know that in human nutrition, this assessment...

    I know that in human nutrition, this assessment is spot on. Hair analysis is hallmark of quackery.

    AMA has stated, twice, that using hair as a basis for nutrition analysis is not valid. Here is a...
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    well then, a bargain!

    well then, a bargain!
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    or about 200$. still cheap for Hermes, I think. ...

    or about 200$. still cheap for Hermes, I think. I always thought their scarves were 500 & up (UP!)
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    150$ seems cheap for something from them. If I...

    150$ seems cheap for something from them.

    If I were to buy a Hermes scarf, I would want everyone to call it a Hermes scarf, NOT a bandanna!

    unless it came with one of those horses. Then they...
  5. yup. My mother's horse was a fantastic saddle...

    yup.
    My mother's horse was a fantastic saddle seat eq. horse, was borrowed by our neighbor for eventing & ridden western on trails by my father. He also drove & pulled things out of ditches.
    ...
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    Loved it. Those horses are gorgeous.

    Loved it. Those horses are gorgeous.
  7. Well, Morgans are awesome, so that must be their...

    Well, Morgans are awesome, so that must be their issue.
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    This is reminiscent of the toilet paper debate...

    This is reminiscent of the toilet paper debate...
  9. Thread: The Salute

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    Do you expect the judge to nod back/acknowledge...

    Do you expect the judge to nod back/acknowledge before you continue? this weekend at our schooling show I was left hanging.
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    Pegasus flies again:lol: (not so funny when its...

    Pegasus flies again:lol: (not so funny when its your horse...)
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    Horses around here (Twin Cities) can do fine with...

    Horses around here (Twin Cities) can do fine with shelter & no blanket, as long as they are otherwise healthy, fed well, etc. There are a few exceptions, but most are fine. Mine was out 24/7 the...
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    I think the copper helps only if the issue is due...

    I think the copper helps only if the issue is due to a deficiency. Otherwise, if they are going to fade, they'll fade. It isn't only the sun, but the sweat with urea & salt :(
  13. A lot of issues arise due to homozygosity, which...

    A lot of issues arise due to homozygosity, which increases with inbreeding. Other issues are just due to the founder effect (small initial gene pool with detrimental genes). I can't speak to which...
  14. Mare at our place was at the hospital for a 4...

    Mare at our place was at the hospital for a 4 days due to an incident with a metal wall. Seconding what horse poor said about the vet bills (eponysterical?)
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    My seal brown gal fades pretty badly. I describe...

    My seal brown gal fades pretty badly. I describe her as brindle by the end of the summer.

    It is the sweat that really does it.
  16. I am shocked at how many let their horse just...

    I am shocked at how many let their horse just walk off when mounted. This is simple manners.
  17. Also just remembered a story a student told me. ...

    Also just remembered a story a student told me. He was all ticked off b/c his ranch horse had been taught by a mule how to jump out of the paddock. Made me laugh.
  18. Our 14H FAT morgan jumped out of a bull pen one...

    Our 14H FAT morgan jumped out of a bull pen one day to get to his friends in the pasture. BO saw him canter a few times around, and then... wheeeeeeeeeee

    and he was never jumped under saddle....
  19. I leased a very green horse & taught him to stand...

    I leased a very green horse & taught him to stand fairly quickly. If he moved off, fine, he gets to MOVE...fast, in small circles. The minute he figured out to stop, I backed off, scratched his...
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    I have been thinking of getting something like...

    I have been thinking of getting something like ankle safe so I can carry phone & multitool with wire cutters. I can't tell by the pics how much it sticks out - any issues with it getting caught on...
  21. Interesting paper published on Lyme Disease treatments

    "We identified 165 agents approved for use in other disease conditions that had more activity than doxycycline and amoxicillin against B. burgdorferi persisters"
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    $40, Twin Cities. This is about what we paid...

    $40, Twin Cities.

    This is about what we paid in the late 1980s in CT
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    I often have trouble following what she is saying...

    I often have trouble following what she is saying in the one book I have by her (think it is For the Good of the Rider). The prose is just so dense & glutinous.

    I teach college level Anat, and...
  24. Thread: Dapples

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    We had a little bay Morgan that would get them...

    We had a little bay Morgan that would get them through his dirt even when he was old, turned out and practically feral after I left home.

    I have had the same frustration - horse that I would...
  25. DON'T MOVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You $*%)$*%)($U%)($...

    DON'T MOVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You $*%)$*%)($U%)($

    and then I would throw up
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