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    all the prices above, and there are limited slots...

    all the prices above, and there are limited slots available. Reserve early and expect to be on the list behind trainers who are regulars and bring large strings. Most weekend showers (ammies) figure...
  2. Thread: Pet sitting charge

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    ^ I think if you didn't find out about the extra...

    ^ I think if you didn't find out about the extra work until it was too late to say anything (like a text message as they were heading out of town, or a note detailing the meds schedule), you would be...
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    well, if you already agreed to x amount and...

    well, if you already agreed to x amount and didn't pipe up and change terms of the agreement when you learned you would need to go 3x a day and give medication, you may just have to put this in the...
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    fortunately Hare Today also sells a taurine supp...

    fortunately Hare Today also sells a taurine supp you can mix in with your raw diet of choice. I feed a mix of raw/TOTW dry and (gasp) friskies pate so I'm not too worried about taurine deficiency,...
  5. Hey, my horse is dead and I'm depressed. But how...

    Hey, my horse is dead and I'm depressed. But how I communicate with people still matters.

    I could honestly give zero f**ks whether you get a dog today, tomorrow or next year, adopt, buy or...
  6. Poll: For anyone with a smallish crate and a small car,...

    For anyone with a smallish crate and a small car, I keep the crate (one of those structured soft side types with a long side/short side zippered opening) on the single seat side of the focus...
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    I do not think there is ANY value in...

    I do not think there is ANY value in calling/harassing/otherwise wasting the time of hardworking vets who FIRED her the exact moment they learned of her behavior. Unless you want to send them a thank...
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    I can understand the need to muzzle if this horse...

    I can understand the need to muzzle if this horse was showing IR/cushings symptoms, but I suspect you are very sensitive to those signs, so before you make him utterly miserable with a grazing...
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    I think there is some research behind the...

    I think there is some research behind the addition of ASU (I vaguely remember some CSU/McIlwraith article on the topic) so if I was considering upgrading cosequin (like ghazzu, I would stick with...
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    I picked up some about 10 days ago, and used it...

    I picked up some about 10 days ago, and used it on the head/neck for some rides in my ring (alongside a creek) with good results. Then last weekend came the real test. Sprayed the entire horse with...
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    ^ LOL this is true of mine too, except the...

    ^ LOL this is true of mine too, except the untrained one is the human. I started out that way and do you know how many times I found myself driving to the barn with a collar-less corgi? Sigh......
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    it's pretty easy peggy - all my pics were from my...

    it's pretty easy peggy - all my pics were from my fb account
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    big or small, I leave the collar on 24/7 (has a...

    big or small, I leave the collar on 24/7 (has a plate with my phone # and dog's name). Loose enough that it slips easily on or off, but it's there for a reason. And if it does slip off, that is what...
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    It sounds like maybe he's just repeating the same...

    It sounds like maybe he's just repeating the same journey in his u/s training that you had on ground manners? Maybe dig back into your memory banks and think about the things that worked on that...
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    Just out of curiosity, how is he on the ground?...

    Just out of curiosity, how is he on the ground? Does he stand like a rock when he is being groomed/bathed? Does he ground tie? If you walk/trot him in hand, is he right at your shoulder, not crowding...
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    That's a Maine Coon, but he's big even for a big...

    That's a Maine Coon, but he's big even for a big breed. A breeder told me when that get that size it's time to call them a coonasaurus, not a Maine Coon
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    I usually go for humans as scalability such as...

    I usually go for humans as scalability such as this picture featuring a normal human on a couch or sometimes I use something that seems normal... a paper bag! until you realize it is a lawn refuse...
  18. I'm not sure it is much help, but way back in the...

    I'm not sure it is much help, but way back in the dark ages (early 80's) my 15 year old cat fractured his hock. We ended up trying to cast it (all the way to the hip)and see if it would fuse. X-rayed...
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    No, tabby and white is not linked with sex, but...

    No, tabby and white is not linked with sex, but you can have a tortie tabby and that will be a female. (It's not 3 colors as much as it is calico or tortie that is sex linked)
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    who knows, but the Arabian shows have a class...

    who knows, but the Arabian shows have a class designated as "in hand" along with a regular halter class. The in hand class weighted brilliance more heavily than the regular halter class IIRC (and...
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    to say domestic cats are solitary animals isn't...

    to say domestic cats are solitary animals isn't quite right. They are very social within family units. Convincing them another cat is a member of the family is another matter altogether. Some are...
  22. Thread: Atlanta Barns

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    if the office is in midtown, and you are freshly...

    if the office is in midtown, and you are freshly hired bait, er, I mean first year associate... you might want to focus on something with a nice weekend lesson or lease program and then sort out your...
  23. As everyone said, you should definitely feed her...

    As everyone said, you should definitely feed her to encourage hunting around the barn, but there really is no reason to keep free choice food around if you can set out 2 meals a day.

    First of...
  24. LOL, that's an ottoman, but god help me when it...

    LOL, that's an ottoman, but god help me when it is all four of them (2 Maine coons, small black cat and a corgi) on the bed!
  25. I wonder if that poster was referring to my...

    I wonder if that poster was referring to my picture? Although fair warning, even though I had pretty good skills introducing cats to other cats and cats to dogs and so on, this one ended badly (for...
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