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    I breed 'fancy' WB's and have a barn full of...

    I breed 'fancy' WB's and have a barn full of them, however, one of my 'best' riding horses was a TB who raced in his early days and did some GP jumping before I turned him into my dressage horse.
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    You need to factor in all of your expenses up to...

    You need to factor in all of your expenses up to the weaning date. I have also offered the purchase of an ET foal at six months weaned and registered at an inspection between 15-20k depending on the...
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    I hit the button on my roomba every morning while...

    I hit the button on my roomba every morning while having my coffee, then, on weekends, I fill the scooba and let it wash my floors while I'm at the barn.
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    We lock everything. We go to the barn or outside...

    We lock everything. We go to the barn or outside and lock the house behind us. We live in a low crime area but a kid entered our unlocked house once and vandalized it while we were at the barn, we...
  5. Op I wish you the best of luck! I stopped...

    Op I wish you the best of luck! I stopped 'collecting' degrees when I realized that in my choice of fields it didn't matter how many degrees I had. Employers want additional 'certifications' in this,...
  6. Blue hors Farrell. 3x Donnerhall + Furstenball...

    Blue hors Farrell. 3x Donnerhall + Furstenball
    http://bluehors.dk/GB/Stallions/Farrell.aspx
  7. I made the mistake in my original response in...

    I made the mistake in my original response in 'assuming' this was a job with benefits, not a contract position. Since this is a contract, it is most likely low pay and no benefits. Highly paid...
  8. Life/ work balance is something that is not well...

    Life/ work balance is something that is not well done by most companies. 2 weeks vacation per year plus a few extra holidays does not allow for much at all.

    Yah, every 5-10 years you might get...
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    I love.......dead bugs

    I love.......dead bugs
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    After 30 years of daily 2hour commutes, I...

    After 30 years of daily 2hour commutes, I realized that to be 'on-time' would require leaving 45 minutes early to beat traffic or crawl in gridlock. This would extend my working day considerably....
  11. My SO does not ride but does everything else. He...

    My SO does not ride but does everything else. He drives us to shows, grooms, mucks and reads test. At home he really enjoys running the big John Deere tractor and all of the attachments. He drags my...
  12. So, it was time for yet another long boring...

    So, it was time for yet another long boring meeting. The boss, a good friend for many many years had yet to arrive to deliver his usual stuffy speech. He made his entrance and started his speech in...
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    Try explaining to the 'candle burner' why...

    Try explaining to the 'candle burner' why candles can be bad for your health.

    http://www.keeperofthehome.org/2012/04/toxins-in-candles-sad-but-true.html
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    Cough recipe: given to me by a friend One whole...

    Cough recipe: given to me by a friend
    One whole grapefruit
    Honey
    Gin

    Wash the skin of grapefruit
    Quarter the grapefruit with the skin left on and place in a pan on stove
    Add water to pan and...
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    J-Lu I had already posted links on the ocean...

    J-Lu I had already posted links on the ocean conveyor. There is plenty of information available demonstrating that the arctic ice is melting and glaciers are receding at faster rates than they were...
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    Lady Eboshi is correct that an ice age is the...

    Lady Eboshi is correct that an ice age is the most likely the consequence of a global warming. As pollution settles on arctic ice, it absorbs more heat which in turns causes the ice to melt. We are...
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    http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-na...

    http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2004/05mar_arctic/
    Older article
    http://www.whoi.edu/main/topic/ocean-conveyor

    I believe that a disruption in the ocean conveyor is a...
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    To meet my horses needs without grain....I feed...

    To meet my horses needs without grain....I feed more than one type of hay....Timothy, brohm,alfalfa and mix. Hay comes from different fields by a supplier I have used for many years. Horses are meant...
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    'I should have'.....gotten a second opinion, and...

    'I should have'.....gotten a second opinion, and made sure that there were no other treatment options. That's what I should have done before I lost my horse.
    Hug and spoil him while you can.
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    I have no comment one way or another on what the...

    I have no comment one way or another on what the OP decides to do with this horse. My comment is regarding the 'next' horse that bolts and spooks for the OP.

    First of all, when I deal with a...
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    When I get 'temple' headaches, I have noticed...

    When I get 'temple' headaches, I have noticed that they seem to be triggered by digestive problems. I take a tylenol and put a cold compress on my sinus, and change my diet.

    For me, I go to a...
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    Abby S, we all find different situations to be...

    Abby S, we all find different situations to be 'dangerous' based on our life experiences. A stallion owner friend of mine, who has more skill and talent than I could achieve in ten lifetimes, rarely...
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    Your mare is very very nice. She was a little...

    Your mare is very very nice. She was a little snarkey at the end, but nothing that didn't look more like a small complaint about working more.
    Anyway, a young colt I had charged me during our first...
  24. There isn't a horse on this planet that doesn't...

    There isn't a horse on this planet that doesn't know how to buck, leap rear and spin. Mine do it every day. Some horses learn to do it under saddle to avoid work or in an attempt to tell their rider...
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    He is lovely! Thanks for looking up your info on...

    He is lovely! Thanks for looking up your info on him. He may be on my list for 2015.
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