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    OMG thank you all so much for these responses! So...

    OMG thank you all so much for these responses! So helpful!
    yes, he is opinionated, and was before he lost Harley. And I do think that really devasted him (it did all of us but seeing him trying to...
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    Help! Mule (hinny) behavior problems!

    So, my little mule Simon is having serious problems and I need help. He lost his best and only friend Harley about a month ago. Unfortunately, he did not work out turned out with my sweet old boy as...
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    Ah crap. So very sorry. Lost mine about a month...

    Ah crap. So very sorry. Lost mine about a month ago to colic. It's horrible. So sorry for you all and all good thoughts for your friend.
  4. Had most done right at the farm or ranch with my...

    Had most done right at the farm or ranch with my vet. Had one where they hauled him in, then I took him home, which also worked well, as they lived a good ways out. And one where I did't bother with...
  5. Ha! I love these! As someone slowly looking, seen...

    Ha! I love these! As someone slowly looking, seen a bunch ("lovely mover" meaning, we get to look at hsi lovely moving as he gallops by us, no chance of ctually haltering him)

    these are others I...
  6. I'm so sorry about your Doodles! Twenty six years...

    I'm so sorry about your Doodles! Twenty six years is wonderful to have together but never, ever long enough! My Rumba went when he was 33 and even though you know it's the right thing, it's awful....
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    Awesome, and adorable! And bluey,...

    Awesome, and adorable!

    And bluey, RePETE...that is SUCH a great name! I like Tobit too but Repete...;)
  8. Still sending you hugs! I spoke of this last...

    Still sending you hugs!

    I spoke of this last night with a friend, again because my last was so recent. I will say that being there and seeing it happen really does, for me anyway, demonstrate that...
  9. Oh I am so sorry! THat's such a hard, hard...

    Oh I am so sorry! THat's such a hard, hard thing! Just did it for mine.

    For myself, I want to be there. Have been there for cats, dogs, donkeys and horses. Death is an agonizing part of any...
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    Barn B for me! If it's tough in snow, remote,...

    Barn B for me! If it's tough in snow, remote, inconvenient...no. As another poster wrote, I wouldn't put my horse in a dangerous, unsanitary, awful situation but definitely convenience is a LOT. ...
  11. I have been thinking about your student, OP, and...

    I have been thinking about your student, OP, and talking to my "old hopalong" about it! Yes, it is sort of agonizing to look out at a gorgeous, healthy (otherwise), enthusiastic horse who cannot be...
  12. Really, good luck to you all. Yep.my first month...

    Really, good luck to you all.
    Yep.my first month with my guy - the xrays, pulled shoes to soak with magna paste, special shoes, wedges, blocking, more pics, specialists - yep yep yep - the whole...
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    and Malda good luck to you! Perhaps that will be...

    and Malda good luck to you!
    Perhaps that will be your new job - learn all you can about gaited guys so you can be the expert people want withthem when they shop gaited!

    We have lots and lots of...
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    I have beenthinking about that! In fact, I sort...

    I have beenthinking about that! In fact, I sort of offered - I said I would be very interested in short or long term lease, or something and they said no. They may do a month trial, might ask. Of...
  15. Yes. Totally this! I just wanted to say that I...

    Yes. Totally this!

    I just wanted to say that I did buy that "lame but we're optimistic horse" and now I have a gorgeous, happy, unridable sixteen year old with navicularish something in one foot. ...
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    Kwill is totally right that having trainer or...

    Kwill is totally right that having trainer or someone knowledgable helping is a great thing! I have actually gotten both my beloved Harley and my fabulous gentle giant from dealers though! Besides...
  17. How great of you to support this girl! If your...

    How great of you to support this girl!

    If your question is what to do about the horses, I agree that a) the horses may not be the family's priority now so you may have to be proactive, b) go...
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    I juuuuuust last week spoke to someone who bought...

    I juuuuuust last week spoke to someone who bought a horse who, pretty much as soon as it stepped off the trailer was 3 legged lame. And supposedly had "passed a vet check and flexion test with...
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    The wisdom of COTH! Really, thank you so much for...

    The wisdom of COTH! Really, thank you so much for your helpful comments! And it is so helpful hearing about other experiences like this! I wish I were younger/won the lottery/did not become...
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    horse shopping woes

    Yes. With a very heavy heart, I am slowly starting to think about something to ride, having lost Harley. I'ts not entirely fair, as Harley, while not perfect, was a really, really good horse. He...
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    I m so so sorry. We lost our beloved donkey Indy...

    I m so so sorry. We lost our beloved donkey Indy two years ago and I agree things are just not the same without a bray! you just love them nd it is never, ever long enough.

    And two weeks ago I...
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    Another Prascend fan here! It has transformed my...

    Another Prascend fan here! It has transformed my old guy - his whole body has changed as he has regained topline and filled out. He used to be unable to fight off things like rainrot,had the long,...
  23. I'm on team Gelding too! When i'm paying those...

    I'm on team Gelding too!
    When i'm paying those vet/farrier etc bills i'm a lot happier when it's for a horse I love! I do not do it for a living though, so I will follow my heart every time. could...
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    As someone just beginning to think about...

    As someone just beginning to think about (grudgingly) getting back into horse shopping this makes me cringe. All I can say is, "GO OP GO!" Get your lawyer, take him to small claims, spread his name...
  25. I just cannot thank people enough for their kind...

    I just cannot thank people enough for their kind and thoughtfu comments. I am so, so appreciative. Still just blown away. So fast, so many "what if I had just...?" I'm glad it's now been mor...
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