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  1. As I sit next to him, hearing him breathe but...

    As I sit next to him, hearing him breathe but knowing it's just the brain not ready to stop, I know my man lies not within that shell....a mere temporary, failing tent that will soon be folded up. ...
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    Unless they stated something on the bill of sale...

    Unless they stated something on the bill of sale about a return policy, etc., you're up the creek. Alas, dealers are notorious for doing this--not all, but it seems to be the sad majority :(
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    Bwahahahaha :lol: I instantly channeled Monty...

    Bwahahahaha :lol: I instantly channeled Monty Python & the Holy Grail :lol:
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    Please watch for any heat in the hooves. ...

    Please watch for any heat in the hooves. Sometimes the reaction can bring on mild laminitis. If so, get them into ice water for 30 mins on/15 mins out as long as tolerated. Bute helps too.
  5. I would have you look to a Timberline Saddle...

    I would have you look to a Timberline Saddle. If I hadn't gone with a County Perfection, I'd have bought one.
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    "And STAY out!" :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    "And STAY out!" :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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    And after Freecycle, a big roll-off dumpster. So...

    And after Freecycle, a big roll-off dumpster. So cleansing.
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    From Wal-Mart :D ...

    From Wal-Mart :D

    http://www.walmart.com/ip/Brahma-Women-s-Sacha-SteeShoe/22733852
  9. Thread: Draft Horses

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    Love a Sugarbush Draft :yes: ....... :( that she...

    Love a Sugarbush Draft :yes: ....... :( that she has EPSM. I've walked it, so know it's manageable.

    Really love the efforts being made by the SBD registry to bring this breed back from the brink...
  10. Stinkers..the both of 'em! :lol:

    Stinkers..the both of 'em! :lol:
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    "When in doubt, don't" - Elise Jansen, my mom...

    "When in doubt, don't" - Elise Jansen, my mom (boy do I miss that woman :( )

    "I would rather go through life, wanting what I don't have, than having what I don't want." - Johnny Hunt, singer
    ...
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    With all due respect, as a trimmer, I have yet to...

    With all due respect, as a trimmer, I have yet to see shoe work correct contracted heels. The Hoof must be able to move, expanding and contracting through the heel, building digital cushion and...
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    Overwhelmingly, yes. No good thing would have...

    Overwhelmingly, yes.

    No good thing would have come out of asking her to suffer through the ride, surgery, etc.

    You gave her Permanent Healing <3
  14. Definitely Sore No More. There's always a bottle...

    Definitely Sore No More. There's always a bottle in the house.

    Vet Wrap rocks for so many human boo-boos ;)

    In the summer, I ADORE a cool water & Vetrolin foot soak. Ahhhhhhhhh :D
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    Very contracted heels. :(

    Very contracted heels. :(
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    When you provide the right minerals, balanced for...

    When you provide the right minerals, balanced for your area of the N.America, you will be giving the body what it needs to produce strong hoof. If you're in a high iron area, you'll see very shelly,...
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    Oh I'm so thrilled for you! What a blessing!!!!...

    Oh I'm so thrilled for you! What a blessing!!!! :yes:
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    Ditto everything JB said... but I will add: Get...

    Ditto everything JB said... but I will add: Get him on grass-balancer mineral. For us in the southeast, it's Seminole's 16:8 Grass Balancer. We're low copper/zinc and high iron. With 1 oz of that...
  19. For those that didn't see the Gentle Giants...

    For those that didn't see the Gentle Giants episode on RFD-TV: Jason and his Suffolks
  20. No, that size is fine. Mine actually eat out of...

    No, that size is fine. Mine actually eat out of a 1 1/2"
  21. PM me your real info and I'll put in the good for...

    PM me your real info and I'll put in the good for you instead ;)
  22. Oh great!!! :yes: Alas, I only know him from...

    Oh great!!! :yes:

    Alas, I only know him from his FaceBook group, read his articles, watched the episode on Gentle Giants on RFD-TV, so only know him from that, but my radar says he's the real...
  23. deleted... already covered in Farm forum ;)

    deleted... already covered in Farm forum ;)
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    I've been boarding at a private, self-care farm...

    I've been boarding at a private, self-care farm for almost 13 years.

    When I moved in, there was one other woman with her 2 mares. She lasted 8 months after the new farm manager moved in/took...
  25. When you get the hairy eyeball that says "Hey, is...

    When you get the hairy eyeball that says "Hey, is this some sorta joke?!", raise your arm and say "Talk to the hand horsies." and keep on walking.

    They'll catch on ;)
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