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    You should have said, sure, dear, and then given...

    You should have said, sure, dear, and then given her the green 17hh warmblood and told her to go trot (outside!)
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    Sometimes horses get in a new environment and...

    Sometimes horses get in a new environment and their insecurities and worries cause them to behave very differently than in the previous home.

    This could possibly be happening here, especially with...
  3. Seems to me it's your mom's horse, and you can't...

    Seems to me it's your mom's horse, and you can't do anything, at all, about the situation. Are you sure you aren't over-reacting just a little bit? Does your mom want the horse back?

    It does...
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    I agree you should say something to the vet, or...

    I agree you should say something to the vet, or whoever manages the office. That is deeply unprofessional.
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    You can file in small claims court yourself,...

    You can file in small claims court yourself, here's it's like $25.
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    I can't imagine going about your day to day job,...

    I can't imagine going about your day to day job, acting like everything was above board and you were an honest, responsible person, and yet knowing you were stealing millions of dollars and spending...
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    Great saga! Can't wait until tonight (or...

    Great saga! Can't wait until tonight (or tomorrow) -- let's hope she posts!

    I don't think there was a need to be snarky about this, I would be quite unhappy, too with a mystery foal from an...
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    I was at a barn one week last year -- right after...

    I was at a barn one week last year -- right after I arrived, in addition to a lot of other management nightmares, they signed a lease with an oil company and put drill jacks in all the pastures (I...
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    By the way, I don't think I would board anywhere...

    By the way, I don't think I would board anywhere that required a security deposit. That's for people housing, to pay for anything you destroyed while you were there, or if you move out early and...
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    The best con people are the nicest folks in the...

    The best con people are the nicest folks in the world ... that's how they get away with it. You want to be their friend. It doesn't surprise me at all she was well liked.
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    Someone could point NV to this thread ... which...

    Someone could point NV to this thread ... which is public. Still gossip, but it is out in the open for anyone to read.

    It hurts the reputation of NV, as well, to have this kind of discussion...
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    Get out now. First thing these non-horse...

    Get out now.

    First thing these non-horse people do is cut barn manager's hours, pay, and start meddling around with things. Why pay for all this stuff when you can do it on a shoestring, right?
    ...
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    She never put the money in an escrow account, I...

    She never put the money in an escrow account, I guarantee it. She spent it long ago. Now she doesn't have it, surprise.

    Take her to small claims, and make her prove she put the money in escrow...
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    I had one of these, sent him back. After a...

    I had one of these, sent him back. After a number of incidents, he finally hurt my barn owner pretty badly when biting her head at feeding time. I don't know what his problem was (could have been...
  15. Here we have a watch for favorable conditions, no...

    Here we have a watch for favorable conditions, no sirens are used. When the sirens go off, there's an actual tornado somewhere near and it's time to get your fanny in gear to someplace safe. Which...
  16. I read most of this thread ...but one of my very...

    I read most of this thread ...but one of my very first initial reactions to the OP's story was, why in the HECK were you in the barn, with a child in the car, no less, having some kind of argument...
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    Sounds a little bit like crossing the bridge...

    Sounds a little bit like crossing the bridge before you come to it, as my family likes to say.

    You have no idea what is wrong with her -- so making plans to retire her as a broodmare right now...
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    fordtraktor has a point ... and some soul...

    fordtraktor has a point ... and some soul searching might be in order to ask yourself why exactly you miss this horse so much now.

    Ask yourself the hard questions: is it because you are feeling...
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    My advice would be to leave him for now. It's...

    My advice would be to leave him for now. It's hard to find a good lease, really hard. He is paired excellently with a good rider. I am near your age, and frankly, as much as we would like to think...
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    But, someone will probably breed her anyway. ...

    But, someone will probably breed her anyway.

    The problem with giving her away as a broodmare is there is a likelihood that she will end up in trouble at some point. Let's say she can't get in...
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    I thought the O'Connors set up something like...

    I thought the O'Connors set up something like this in Florida?
  22. She has such a pleasant and sweet expression .......

    She has such a pleasant and sweet expression .... I side with the genuinely itchy crowd here. Experimenting with different pads/girths would be the way I would go.
  23. I quoted it from an old COTH thread on Parelli...

    I quoted it from an old COTH thread on Parelli training in the UK. When I went back to the original source (a Parelli page), it was no longer on the page in any form.

    So he's removed the term...
  24. I agree with you mvp, it is an incredibly...

    I agree with you mvp, it is an incredibly inappropriate and coarse word to coin as a catchphrase, in any circumstance, and even if he didn't understand what it meant when he started using it, that's...
  25. I found this from a thread on here from a long...

    I found this from a thread on here from a long time ago. It has since been removed from the original source.
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