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  1. We rented a house back in the early '80's that...

    We rented a house back in the early '80's that had no fridge. The stove was original to the house (read older than I was) and gas so you could call that hard wired into the mains. As I recall it,...
  2. It's one of the old guy's signs that his...

    It's one of the old guy's signs that his cushing's meds need adjustment, that rapid respiration. In our case he doesnt' thermoregulate as well as some other horses and it shows up as rapid breathing...
  3. Well, the best pads like that are made of several...

    Well, the best pads like that are made of several layers of rocks with finer rocks and dirt on top. I'd prefer it myself if the pad was at least 2 feet out from the edge of the buildings, that gives...
  4. There's some legislation in CA that allows a...

    There's some legislation in CA that allows a group of neighbors to jointly sue a crappy landowner, say someone that is creating a public nuisance. IIRC you take it to small claims court, each member...
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    I have a real problem with the idea that all the...

    I have a real problem with the idea that all the horses are at risk now. OP has identified that all the horses are missing the occasional meal, some more than others. I really would not feel...
  6. Well I know the pony has a cast iron stomach, but...

    Well I know the pony has a cast iron stomach, but the old guy definitely is a hot house flower and DH mows their little paddocks about once a month and leaves the weeds and whatnot lay there, neither...
  7. With my old guy it was arthritis, and the...

    With my old guy it was arthritis, and the addition of Previcox has made a world of difference.
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    Hydrogenated vegetable oil to be exact. ...

    Hydrogenated vegetable oil to be exact. Partially hydrogenated vegetable fat, like margarine or those butter bud things they make for popcorn. And the cost per calorie is too high IMO.


    OP,...
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    When I was feeding the boutique oils, Flax Seed...

    When I was feeding the boutique oils, Flax Seed Blend, Linseed Oil Blend, Rice Bran and Cocosoya, which I sort of rotated, the old guy did eat his oily mixes better. They also cost upwards of $20 a...
  10. I started with a lady that did camps, Pony club,...

    I started with a lady that did camps, Pony club, and a lot of us adults - I was someone that had ridden as a kid a fair amount, but with adulthood comes a totally different body and center of...
  11. The one thing I have discovered is that the names...

    The one thing I have discovered is that the names are totally different wherever you go, and even from quarry to quarry. We have Class 1, whatever that is, it's a bigger fine or stone dust, about a...
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    If anybody could tell me why my elderly purebred...

    If anybody could tell me why my elderly purebred guy's feed bill is equal to my car payment and he still has a gaunt look about him, but the middle aged pony who is a halfbred can cheerfully eat...
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    We had a bunch of rock work done years ago, and...

    We had a bunch of rock work done years ago, and there were huge rocks and small rocks in the loads, that all got dumped in the creekbed on our property. I made piles of the smaller ones to use in the...
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    Well, there is only 2% more fat in Complete but a...

    Well, there is only 2% more fat in Complete but a whole lot more NSC's, like double. I couldn't use it for the metabolically challenged old guy.

    I figured out some cost comparisons last winter...
  15. Interesting information ttd. Basically my source...

    Interesting information ttd. Basically my source was the book I referenced previously, but it did postulate that for the Jews of the era it was very important to deny the claims that Christ was the...
  16. A friend of mine converted once she got seriously...

    A friend of mine converted once she got seriously into the AA program. She needed to embrace a higher power and she got this book and shared it with me,...
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    Heavy equipment and many people. This should be...

    Heavy equipment and many people. This should be good.


    My excavator guy showed up at 7AM and fired that thing up and neighbors be damned - heck he was too early for our tastes!

    Do hope it...
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    Lots of people have a favorite product but it...

    Lots of people have a favorite product but it sort of depends on the horse which will work best. What they like to eat, etc.

    Sometimes just upping the feed, adding volume of good quality hay or...
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    Yep. Stonn was the true intended was he not? ...

    Yep.

    Stonn was the true intended was he not? I sure don't remember without help from google.

    Trek used to be the thing. I still remember standing in line for several hours to see the first...
  20. That'd be Jane Richard Philips, (SUI) and Zekina...

    That'd be Jane Richard Philips, (SUI) and Zekina Z in Shanghai for the Longines Global Champions Tour.

    Amazing how popular showjumping is internationally.
  21. https://www.facebook.com/GCTofficialpage/photos/pb...

    https://www.facebook.com/GCTofficialpage/photos/pb.172920812727961.-2207520000.1408211063./744922285527808/?type=3&theater
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    At one time Triple Creek had a relationship with...

    At one time Triple Creek had a relationship with a winery and I went on a sort of accidental enology tour ( because I tagged along with a visiting group, one of whom was an enologist and he was...
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    Another Kentuckian here and I heard about it at...

    Another Kentuckian here and I heard about it at work this AM from one of my co-workers, but out of 40 people he was the only one to know of it.
  24. We had the driver down our road a week before...

    We had the driver down our road a week before school started, but we're in a different county and our route is something I wouldn't want to drive with a full sized bus - but that's what they do.
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    City of Sonoma? ...

    City of Sonoma? http://triplecreekhorseoutfit.com/ rides out of Jack London State Park. Beautiful countryside, nice horses, nice owners and guides.
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