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    Single OTTB Adoption Form???? Possible?

    I have been wondering if the many great OTTB rehoming groups would consider working together to develop a single form for potential adopters to submit.

    When it is time to get another OTTB I would...
  2. I would not wait years for a dog of any breed. If...

    I would not wait years for a dog of any breed. If dogs of a certain breed were not available I would look for a different breed. And perhaps in very rare breeds it is either "responsible breeder"...
  3. This is why I have migrated to working dogs from...

    This is why I have migrated to working dogs from working homes -- not breed ring or agility etc., -- over time. You can usually meet both parents and see them work. And in my experience, while the...
  4. First remember people with bad experiences buying...

    First remember people with bad experiences buying horses are more likely to rant... I have had a range of experiences but mostly positive...so taking what is reported on this board as representative...
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    This is probably regional...I am assuming full...

    This is probably regional...I am assuming full time pasture out here is the mid-atlantic is more lush than out west...all my easy keepers have required diligence on pasture. To the point I prefer the...
  6. I am on the Middle Peninsula across the...

    I am on the Middle Peninsula across the Rappahannock River from the Northern Neck. A beautiful area, but neither peninsula are big horse areas. I don't know of any big barns but suspect there are...
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    So never been hunting, but horse with trainer...

    So never been hunting, but horse with trainer this winter while I work and have no time. She is hunting him regularly and he loves it. I want to go along some time, however I have not showed in years...
  8. No not sight hounds (which I love...had a couple...

    No not sight hounds (which I love...had a couple of Borzoi's bred for lure coursing at one time)- but relatively nondescript scent hounds used to hunt white-tailed deer in the south. Most are medium...
  9. As with many debates on these forums there is...

    As with many debates on these forums there is such an urban/rural divide. Yes my dogs stay out in my fenced yard while we are at work. Been that way since buying our first home 30 plus years ago. No...
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    I have two swimmers. I do give them a low trough...

    I have two swimmers. I do give them a low trough as their "foot bath". Then have two muck buckets sitting on an over turned trough. One will not help as they drink it down low then overturn it. But...
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    I have done most PPE's with owner's vet -- in...

    I have done most PPE's with owner's vet -- in one case by the vet who owned the horse -- in most cases I knew the vet and he/she was or had been my vet as well. In other cases the sellers had good...
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    Except for restaurants I am clueless about...

    Except for restaurants I am clueless about tipping.

    But as far as rules as I know them you do not tip a business owner. So since my farrier and trainer own their businesses I don't owe them a...
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    I was going to call the shelter today to see if...

    I was going to call the shelter today to see if anyone has reported a dog of this description missing and will also file a Found Dog report. My vet clinic also has a scanner so can check for a...
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    hound question - though not foxhounds

    I live in rural Virginia where hunting deer with hounds is tradition. I am respectful of my neighbors that hunt and have had no problems with the hounds or the hunters. Hounds do occasionally run...
  15. Thread: Somebody grab him!

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    Cute and I have soft spot for chestnut geldings...

    Cute and I have soft spot for chestnut geldings with bling (like my bays plain).

    But tell me what you see in trot video?
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    Yes I regret having horses at home and wish I...

    Yes I regret having horses at home and wish I were able to board. Does not mean I don't love the farm. Would live here and enjoy it more with horses boarded.

    Also don't think these threads...
  17. This thread illustrates why I have gone from...

    This thread illustrates why I have gone from someone that enjoyed shopping for the perfect gift to someone that no longer does gifts. Period. Gifts are just that. People go to the effort to...
  18. Equipment shed/run-in shed/barn renovators in Richmond VA -- washington DC corridor

    Am on middle Peninsula between Richmond (45 miles) and Warsaw...an hour from Fredericksburg and two from most of NOVA horse country.

    Need run-in shed or two preferably before winter, also...
  19. Being unconnected is a great choice but don't expect others to accomodate...

    I work in a very high tech place...two screens and lots of computing power at work...

    But at home I just got wifi -- didn't want it and this is one of the downfalls -- I am on the computer instead...
  20. I don't know...my horses have two wellness visits...

    I don't know...my horses have two wellness visits a year and I rarely get to an annual visit regularly. My horses have seen acupuncturists and chiropractors and had experimental treatments as part of...
  21. I had one on a rental recently and found it...

    I had one on a rental recently and found it disconcerting. I suppose you get used to it but I never felt comfortable using it the week I had the vehicle.

    Course I don't like GPS in cars either....
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    I have a mature ACD lying at my feet on the side...

    I have a mature ACD lying at my feet on the side porch as we speak. Very laid back...just did a pack walk around the farm and trails and he shadowed me while the BC's and lab ran circles around us...
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    We are in Virginia but I sent this link to our...

    We are in Virginia but I sent this link to our local herding dog rescue...sorry I am so far away because could likely foster for short term...
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    Thanks for the link. I am only asking for a...

    Thanks for the link. I am only asking for a possible future pup. I like companion dogs that are keen and biddable. Have BC's and a cattle dog now. Ok with drive as long as it can be channeled. Am...
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    What a shame.

    What a shame.
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