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  1. Boarded at two private places, both went to heck,...

    Boarded at two private places, both went to heck, one place the fence was so bad horse consistently got out, second place BO developed personal issues and things went downhill.



    You are...
  2. Seriously, I feel better now- this was a vent ok?...

    Seriously, I feel better now- this was a vent ok?

    I'm not going into any more details, but no, it isn't her money. She did not work for it. As the elders pass away, estates get devided. She...
  3. Whew. Thanks guys. She just reeeeeeally got...

    Whew. Thanks guys. She just reeeeeeally got under my skin today. She doesn't do anything huge or dramatic. Just little comments that drip with disapproval, and the effect is she tightens the...
  4. :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: AMEN to that one!!!

    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

    AMEN to that one!!!
  5. Everything stays very complicated since mommy...

    Everything stays very complicated since mommy dear is the controlling entity of the "family business" from which my (small as yet) fortune is derived. So she gets to keep her screws in me that way. ...
  6. I shouldn't let her, but my mother is making me miserable! A vent

    My mother is about the least-supportive mothers in the history of horsedom. She HATES horses. She hates animals, in general. But horses are special, and despised in a special way. For her...
  7. I don't know why people leave their dogs out like...

    I don't know why people leave their dogs out like that. I have three Shelties (anyone want a Sheltie? LOL). I know my dogs bark. That is why they are inside at night. They are inside when I leave...
  8. Jingles from Arkansas! It is hard waiting. ...

    Jingles from Arkansas! It is hard waiting. Jingling for speedy recovery for your horse, and patience for you.
  9. Welllll back to the original topic. All I...

    Welllll back to the original topic.

    All I have to say is that the poor girl in California was apparently attacked and murdered while on a trail in a park.

    Granted she was not on horseback.
    ...
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    At the barn I was boarding at when I was a teen,...

    At the barn I was boarding at when I was a teen, we had the "Wolfie test". Wolfie was an unattractive black dog that looked very much like a Tazmanian Devil, down to a white splash on his chest. ...
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    One problem with the idea of slugs as chicken...

    One problem with the idea of slugs as chicken food is that slugs are predominately nocturnal, and chickens only function during daylight hours. Plus, slugs are protected by their slime. Most...
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    Kiddos DO need to know that the world does. not....

    Kiddos DO need to know that the world does. not. revolve. around. them. My daughter is very dear to me, and she knows it, but she has had to learn that my time with her father is ALSO very important...
  13. Oh my- here's also hoping that you are getting...

    Oh my- here's also hoping that you are getting all your bad luck out of the way for smooth sailing ahead!

    Jingles for Katy! Jingles for you too.
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    At a previous facility, the horses had stalls...

    At a previous facility, the horses had stalls with rubber mats and a very thin layer of the pelleted pine bedding. About 2" of bedding. They learned to not use the stalls as a potty because urine...
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    Hang in there! I know how you feel. I had a...

    Hang in there! I know how you feel. I had a horse for a while and he and I didn't get along; made him not fun to ride, like the horse you have been riding. I finally gave him away because I just...
  16. What?? I'm all for de-lifeing a Rottie with a...

    What?? I'm all for de-lifeing a Rottie with a biting problem, so I don't see how being pro-debarking is somehow hypocritical. Did I misunderstand your post?

    Problem biting = dead dog. Esp. in...
  17. Sorry, no not in Atlanta. Was simply using our...

    Sorry, no not in Atlanta. Was simply using our Wally-world as an example. Wal-mart of late has pursued building along Interstates as often as is feasible, and other development like hotels and...
  18. Mr. Yamaha, Mr. Suzuki, Mr. Polaris, Mr. Honda -...

    Mr. Yamaha, Mr. Suzuki, Mr. Polaris, Mr. Honda - they can ALL outrun and outlast the fastest horse.



    If someone figures out that a lone woman on a horse happens by a certain piece of trail...
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    Hey - that is good news! Glad that tidbit worked...

    Hey - that is good news! Glad that tidbit worked out for you Kat!

    Myself, I just want to go on a trail ride. If I can find an organization that will let me count miles or hours and turn it in...
  20. She could look for a hotel that is right beside a...

    She could look for a hotel that is right beside a Wal-Mart or similar large-parking-lot sort of place. Our local Wally World - which is located right along the interstate - has a Comfort Inn and a...
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    There are some ugly truths that the gaited horse...

    There are some ugly truths that the gaited horse show world is subject to that insure that soring will always be there, forever and ever, amen.

    Truth number 1: The gait can be "fixed" by soring. ...
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    You know, with all the wondering about the PPE...

    You know, with all the wondering about the PPE not including verification of age and not finding a potential stifle problem, I have to wonder if by chance - did the buyer use the BREEDER'S VET? That...
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    k so I watched the video. First off, let it be...

    k so I watched the video. First off, let it be clear that I don't like big lick and am definitely anti-soring. That said, I have to say that just because someone put a clip in a vid on youtube that...
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    With all the mention of raw milk, I'm going to...

    With all the mention of raw milk, I'm going to say two words.

    Bovine Tuburculosis

    Pasturization was invented for a reason....
  25. I'm going to second, or third, or whatever, the...

    I'm going to second, or third, or whatever, the idea of getting out and at the least sitting in the sun.

    The other thing you might contemplate is that, as a previous poster mentioned, lack of...
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