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  1. I think it's important for you or BO figure out...

    I think it's important for you or BO figure out WHY your gelding jumped out of 2 pastures. Otherwise it might become a habit if you don't eliminate the cause.

    I've had it happen a couple times...
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    I'm in Florida- Last year a BO's horse had what...

    I'm in Florida- Last year a BO's horse had what looked to me like the classic symptoms of pigeon fever. Her young vet told her it was an insect bite.
    OK. I'm pretty sure it WAS pigeon fever even...
  3. Forty (40) years ago we had EIA outbreaks in my...

    Forty (40) years ago we had EIA outbreaks in my area and all responsible horse owners were testing annually, it was just part of our horsekeeping regime.

    I'd be a little bit concerned and would...
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    ..."When people show/tell you who/what they are,...

    ..."When people show/tell you who/what they are, BELIEVE THEM.

    This BO has shown you she is not compassionate to the needs of helpless, dependent horses confined to her care.

    This BO has shown...
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    The only mushroom farm I know of is in Zellwood,...

    The only mushroom farm I know of is in Zellwood, near Apopka. Why not compost your straw and manure, then in a year spread on the sandy pastures.
    Honestly I don't know anyone in Fl. that uses...
  6. Oh, this is a FUN age, when their little brains...

    Oh, this is a FUN age, when their little brains are like sponges, ready to soak up new things. Just remember their attention span is limited so don't drill them for too long each session.
    What I've...
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    "Starlet" funny, Ebby was the first thing I...

    "Starlet"

    funny, Ebby was the first thing I thought of also!
  8. Thanks for the heads up, just ordered mine.

    Thanks for the heads up, just ordered mine.
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    The infected horse may have been carrying the...

    The infected horse may have been carrying the habronema parasite within it's body for years. If not properly eradicated, and if the property is not maintained for fly prevention and control , the...
  10. did you try using the term "nursemare foals" ??

    did you try using the term "nursemare foals" ??
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    OP, look up Habronema/Draschia species...

    OP, look up Habronema/Draschia species larvae/Summer Sores-
    these do re-occur each year if not adequately managed in the horse and on the property.
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    Yup, JB and Frizzle got it right. OP, write down...

    Yup, JB and Frizzle got it right. OP, write down what they said, then go online and google those terms....too much hoof, forward running heels, too long toes and you can study those problems. I'll...
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    The quickest cure for scratches came from a...

    The quickest cure for scratches came from a COTHer, add moistened ground up SMZ pills to whatever ointment you use. I've even used SMZ's alone and they did the trick in a day or two.

    OP, are you...
  14. I would consider a different approach and address...

    I would consider a different approach and address this as "What would be in the best interest of the horse?"

    Suz, it sounds as though your plans are very much up in the air as to how long you will...
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    Definitely NO RIDING until it heals. That is the...

    Definitely NO RIDING until it heals. That is the perfect spot for dirt, manure, mud, urine and flies/maggots to get into unless protected. Daily hosing for 5 minutes, then thoroughly dry before...
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    Have you tried fertilizing yet? Sometimes if...

    Have you tried fertilizing yet? Sometimes if Bahia is thin, it will thicken up a lot by a good 10-10-10 or similar feeding. Otherwise I overseed by hand and drag or rake over seeds. They must be...
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    I have an ex=flinger and ex=tipper. Get one of...

    I have an ex=flinger and ex=tipper. Get one of those black round rubber feeders, the kind made out of old rubber tires, then get a car tire and push feeder in hole of tire, wet feed and voila, no...
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    Target your search and find a retired Senior...

    Target your search and find a retired Senior Citizen. They are more reliable and often want to supplement their S.S. income.

    If you have a senior center or club, put up a flyer there.
  19. found another reference for Ralph J. 1936-1997...

    found another reference for Ralph J. 1936-1997 lived and passed in California at 61 yrs. old.
  20. If Bud is Ralph J., looks like he passed away in...

    If Bud is Ralph J., looks like he passed away in 1995 at 84 y.o. while living in Oregon according to S.S. index.
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    She is a lovely young horse. Yes her hind is a...

    She is a lovely young horse. Yes her hind is a little short for her overall size. Nice neck placement and length. Nice long legs. Maybe slightly wormy belly. But.... I'd suggest you ask for a video...
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    You have seedy toe/white line in toe area. Soak...

    You have seedy toe/white line in toe area. Soak regularly w/ White Lightening in a boot. Also looks like you're going way too long between trims/re-setting. Hoof is way too long, thus the flaring....
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    WHY would you even consider suing the rescue???? ...

    WHY would you even consider suing the rescue???? because they didn't molly-coddle you and say "poor baby"??

    Sounds like your feelings are hurt because they didn't pay much attention to your...
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    While browsing some BLM sites I came across a...

    While browsing some BLM sites I came across a device for trimming the wild feral horse's hooves and which could explain the "unpredictable in confined spaces" comment. The horible device looked like...
  25. A friend went through this with her horse a few...

    A friend went through this with her horse a few years back, horse recovered just fine and went on to do 3-4th level dressage and is still sound.

    At the time of diagnosis I read a lot of articles...
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