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  1. Can't wait to hear how this finishes. OP, sorry...

    Can't wait to hear how this finishes. OP, sorry this happened. Try to think ahead of all possibilities to manage yourself and your property safely as you get her out.
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    He looks like he has a blonde coat shedding out...

    He looks like he has a blonde coat shedding out to a black coat. I don't know what genetics that would be, but it is interesting. Some kind of buckskin, maybe?

    Could also be a chimera - two foals...
  3. ??? If I read this correctly, this is a very...

    ???

    If I read this correctly, this is a very severe case and vinegar and tea tree oil aren't going to address the problem While the OP needs something agressive to get to the infection, which is...
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    Addison Woods Wild Woods Acres

    Addison Woods
    Wild Woods Acres
  5. mistyb, I remember you telling me that story, and...

    mistyb, I remember you telling me that story, and I read your post before noting who wrote it and I thought - that sounds just like MB's mare, imagine there are two! Then I saw you wrote that. Hah!...
  6. What I do is the old standard - get back on the...

    What I do is the old standard - get back on the horse. But I do pay a bit of attention to how I feel.

    In general, I don't want 'fear' to take hold, and that is my goal. So I dismiss fear. Period....
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    I had a TB mare who was a liver chestnut. I took...

    I had a TB mare who was a liver chestnut. I took it so for granted at the time (I was 12yo) and now I would soooo love to have her and gaze upon her. She was a medum dark brown, not red. I have pics...
  8. I swear by the bag balm. Lanolin is very healing,...

    I swear by the bag balm. Lanolin is very healing, and this muck is created to make the cows dry cracked sore udders heal up, so it works for me. I use it on my horse for mose scrapes or cuts. Really...
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    Also acreage per horse is variable. For example,...

    Also acreage per horse is variable. For example, I had 2 cleared acres for 2 horses at one time who ate it down in about three weeks. I didn't have anything separated for them to rotate out of and...
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    As for clearing your land, yes, make sure the...

    As for clearing your land, yes, make sure the stumps are removed completely. The land has to be turned and planted ideally in the summer, fall, with a fall green crop that can be turned in again in...
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    Yes, don't put your horses on a drain field. It...

    Yes, don't put your horses on a drain field. It only takes a few times of spending the day standing on it that it begins to compact. Horse's hooves are very hard on ground, unlike other animals'.
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    Yes, you want a marine varnish. Go to a marine...

    Yes, you want a marine varnish. Go to a marine store and look at the different varnishes. You absolutely want to sand the wood well, and then use several thin thin (do not cheat and use heavy) coats...
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    Agreed. Check out your laws. But don't go out of...

    Agreed. Check out your laws. But don't go out of your way to foster a situation where they can continue to come onto the property for this or that, or hold that door open for them, if you can at all...
  14. Also, the wind and cold is dehydrating, if I am...

    Also, the wind and cold is dehydrating, if I am not mistaken, and can really take the moisture out of the beast, including people, just to be exposed to the wind, so I would consider standing around...
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    Well, just generally, my response would be to...

    Well, just generally, my response would be to reschool her to respond instantly to leg, give the leg, no response, give a smart whip just behind the leg to remind her of her need to respond, rinse,...
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    Okay. A pathological liar? Which 'never affected...

    Okay. A pathological liar? Which 'never affected you' before? Why would you ever think a pathological liar would be someone you could cohabiate with? There are so many problems with your...
  17. Of all the quirks you mentioned, the only thing I...

    Of all the quirks you mentioned, the only thing I would mention to her would be to put her halter away and let her know "she left it out" but the point of that is leaving a halter on a cross tie can...
  18. Obvious solutions. As for where, I would...

    Obvious solutions. As for where, I would definitely try LL Bean for nice q2uality wool stuffs.
  19. Sat the 13th

    Sat the 13th
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    I think its sad that the BO would accept that...

    I think its sad that the BO would accept that "...but now we have been forbidden from rearranging any further, and she has taken it upon herself to now dictate to the new boarders how things are...
  21. That's about it. Get one to use it, the others...

    That's about it. Get one to use it, the others will follow. If you leave them alone, they'll figure out its harmless and use it. If you provide another source of water, they might choose not to use...
  22. Besides our solo lessons, my trainer holds...

    Besides our solo lessons, my trainer holds 'classes' at three different levels. The classes are structured much like a dance class, especially the floor part of the dance class. 4, 5, or 6 horses per...
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    I think you've gotten good advice. I too would...

    I think you've gotten good advice. I too would right away put her concerns to rest about whether or not I was going to touch her belongings, because in fact I was - I would be rearranging the entire...
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    I keep coming back to That Song About the Midway...

    I keep coming back to That Song About the Midway written by Joni Mitchell but I like the Bonnie Raitt singing of it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O950hF8mZtI

    Close contender is the beautiful...
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    Bleach to clean the washer, for sure. If you...

    Bleach to clean the washer, for sure.

    If you want to try something elese for coloreds, try Simple Green - get it at Home DePot - its amazing for cutting grease, byt the way, really dirty, dirty...
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