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    Braided electric rope fence just on your side of...

    Braided electric rope fence just on your side of the property line. Do sign it for liability reasons and add the requisite no trespassing signs. May sure it has a good strong charge. Then plant your...
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    This. Some are NOT good, and are 100% ACA...

    This.

    Some are NOT good, and are 100% ACA Compliant...so it's all in the details.



    The only option offered by DH employer. I'm self employed, so all premiums for any other option would come...
  3. Go Ellie vanGemeren and Gemini Pilot!

    Go Ellie vanGemeren and Gemini Pilot!
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    What a beautiful guy! So glad to hear he is able...

    What a beautiful guy! So glad to hear he is able to enjoy a good life. He looks well loved.
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    You need much stronger marketing for the clinic....

    You need much stronger marketing for the clinic.

    1. I had to hunt on your facebook page to find it's mention and only did that because of this thread. (Just FYI, not a facebook fan and don't use...
  6. If he doesn't lunge/ground drive, is it possible...

    If he doesn't lunge/ground drive, is it possible to at least do some serious marching hand walking several times a day Or free lunge in his dry lot if deemed sound enough for it?

    I'll do this in...
  7. One of mine is now 2 years post colic surgery and...

    One of mine is now 2 years post colic surgery and best he has ever been.

    His rehab consisted of:
    1. increasing reps of certain exercises from the book recommended above. (Excellent book and...
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    I use these...

    I use these to hang water buckets. Safe, cheap, and easy to use. Absolutely love them! Very easy to use, even with winter gloves on. (A big consideration for me in the northern "tundra.") Just heads...
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    I have a Stubben Sigfried from my teenage years...

    I have a Stubben Sigfried from my teenage years (early 1970s) and it has the older buttons shown in Appsolute's post. You might check with Stubben to find out when they changed to the square/blue...
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    When he takes spelling tests is he...

    When he takes spelling tests is he keyboarding/typing or writing in old fashioned long hand?

    When my son (always high honors student) was in early elementary school he could verbalize fantastic...
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    Can your trainer do for you what she/you did for...

    Can your trainer do for you what she/you did for your horse - take it back to square one? You may need to start with lessons on another horse/school horse. Get comfortable at W/T, comfortable with no...
  12. I have ones I got from Dover quite some time ago...

    I have ones I got from Dover quite some time ago --- 2006 and all are still working fine, minus one that got mangled by a boarder horse who managed to destroy a lot of other things too.

    They are...
  13. What secretariat said: farmowner's/estate owner's...

    What secretariat said: farmowner's/estate owner's (as my insurance company calls it for personal farm) plus an umbrella.

    Umbrella will also cover issues that could occur if you have teenage...
  14. First, not all Fjords are as you say "stiff in...

    First, not all Fjords are as you say "stiff in the body, stubborn in the mind." Is physical flexibility a bit more challenging for them, maybe yes and some can be opinionated, but when you develop a...
  15. The math has already been put on the table, so...

    The math has already been put on the table, so won't go there, but ask yourself this: would "guaranteeing" your ride on a specific horse make you a better rider in the long run or would riding an...
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    Yes, I have used it for hock sores, gelding's...

    Yes, I have used it for hock sores, gelding's "cannon crud," and the like and had very good luck with it. I have not had to deal with scratches per se but based on what it did for other similar type...
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    Figure $10 for lunch and that's only $30 for the...

    Figure $10 for lunch and that's only $30 for the lesson. If the lesson brings you just one worthwhile point you can take home and try, what a bargain! Most no-name clinicians in our area get at least...
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    Welcome to the world of farming! As an old friend...

    Welcome to the world of farming! As an old friend of my late FIL said "you'll have some experiences."

    Several years ago when DS went off to a prestigious east coast engineering school he felt a...
  19. I feel your frustration and concern. I too have...

    I feel your frustration and concern. I too have an OTTB who at one time was the poster boy for ouchy, crappy looking feet. He has been barefoot for many years now, but didn't start out that way. When...
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    Is it an option to send him to live in your...

    Is it an option to send him to live in your parents' pasture and find someone locally there to lease him? That way you would know he was safe and sane but he'd also be getting some attention and...
  21. Noticed that smaller horizontal crack a bit...

    Noticed that smaller horizontal crack a bit further down the hood wall. Is that superficial or is it possible that he blew something out at the cornet a few months ago and it was just small/mild so...
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    Sorry, late to the party but I also do...

    Sorry, late to the party but I also do essentially do what Foxtrot said: In a quart jar: 2 cups grapes, 1 cup (or a bit less if grapes are super ripe/sweet) fill with boiling water. Process in water...
  23. Well back in the (oh gawd yes, I said THAT) we...

    Well back in the (oh gawd yes, I said THAT) we all did stuff like your jump photo if we offer true confessions. I have a few buried somewhere myself. I will give you big credit for having the smarts...
  24. Yes, a parent certainly can commit their child,...

    Yes, a parent certainly can commit their child, it is a good case for it, and they DID TRY as best they could but consider these practicalities:

    What part can you offer a realistic solution to?
    ...
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    Hey I like the juice box ides. Will have to try...

    Hey I like the juice box ides. Will have to try if the need arises.

    I've always just put tablets in a big dosing syringe, suck up a little hot water (bring a thermos cup of it to the barn/feed...
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