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  1. I still collect them... My husband likes to...

    I still collect them...

    My husband likes to buy limited edition ones or porcelains. I just counted 25 in the living room. There are lots of stablemates in the kitchen...maybe 30.

    And the...
  2. Thread: Dr Pol

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    I worked in a clinic in an area that is not a...

    I worked in a clinic in an area that is not a major $$ area...actually struggling quite a bit with major public services cutbacks, closing of the library, etc.

    Thank goodness they didn't use the...
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    I fed a growth and/or ration balancer depending...

    I fed a growth and/or ration balancer depending on my horse's needs at the time as a youngster.

    Mostly it was just Gro N Win until I switched to Tribute.

    There are companies that have fixed...
  4. Whipped cream and/or cool whip Gross, gross,...

    Whipped cream and/or cool whip

    Gross, gross, gross.

    Sweet potatoes. Not happening. People keep trying to hide them in desserts and I always find them...eww.

    My husband's thing is bananas. ...
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    Too bad people have to say stupid things all the...

    Too bad people have to say stupid things all the time.

    I obviously have breed preferences, but have ridden and enjoyed horses of all breeds, including Paso Fino.

    I had the chance to ride an...
  6. I have handled a lot of horses that have learned...

    I have handled a lot of horses that have learned to kick for whatever reason (having worked a trail string for a long time, it was common). I crack them pretty hard when they even think about it. ...
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    Fractured Sesamoid in an Older Horse

    A friend's horse ended up being radiographed today after not improving from being lame for a month. Vet originally saw the horse shortly after original lameness, but just thought rest/wrapping/etc...
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    I know someone with an Icey/Gypsy Vanner cross. ...

    I know someone with an Icey/Gypsy Vanner cross. This crossbred mare had a foal...I can't remember but i think the sire was Frieisan/QH.
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    Depends on the horse and discipline I...

    Depends on the horse and discipline I think....some western horses, because they are ridden so "round" can look better depending on neck set with a longer bridle path.

    But more people are showing...
  10. Just wanted to update an old thread since I was...

    Just wanted to update an old thread since I was just talking with the husband today about when we got the TOC and I couldn't remember. I figured by finding my COTH thread then I'd know what month it...
  11. Too bad my interactions with the local Gypsy...

    Too bad my interactions with the local Gypsy folks at a horse expo really turned me off. Horses were out of control (more than one year!!).

    I think the issue with crossbreeding is that there is...
  12. There is only one brick and mortar store that I...

    There is only one brick and mortar store that I really enjoy shopping at within my state...

    And it's because of personalized service (she will order something if she doesn't have it. Important...
  13. Thanks so much for sharing. :)

    Thanks so much for sharing. :)
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    I take vacation, but my work has a general PTO...

    I take vacation, but my work has a general PTO pool, not a separate holiday/vacation/sick day pool.

    It varies on time employed on how much PTO is generated, but I think I am around 7 hours per pay...
  15. More good thoughts for the Perfect Parker Pony.

    More good thoughts for the Perfect Parker Pony.
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    Yeah, I think maybe taking them to another...

    Yeah, I think maybe taking them to another cobbler to get his input might be worth a shot.

    They just barely don't fit. Like if I sweated my calves, they would probably fit, but I don't think...
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    Boot Dilemma

    So...

    I ended up buying a pair of dress boots a couple years ago because I was looking ahead with my young horse. ;) The price was pretty irresistible too...

    Now that it finally is coming...
  18. I haven't really had too many issues with feeding...

    I haven't really had too many issues with feeding from the bags. Much better than the bucket game.
  19. I love old reining horses, if they vet out sound....

    I love old reining horses, if they vet out sound.

    They are usually cute, handy jumpers too believe it or not.

    I think a lot of people look for good solid horses that may not want to show or...
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    I have turned horses out in every boarding barn...

    I have turned horses out in every boarding barn I've been at in both outdoor and indoor rings.

    But it snows here.

    A lot.

    So sometimes it's the only place you can turn them out when they...
  21. Way to go! Thanks for coming back and checking...

    Way to go! Thanks for coming back and checking in and sharing your journey.
  22. I usually buy one Black Friday for about $63-64.

    I usually buy one Black Friday for about $63-64.
  23. Crone--if you end up looking for another Arab...

    Crone--if you end up looking for another Arab send me a PM.

    A friend is selling one of those super special go anywhere-with-an-idiot, super safe Arabian. A very sweet, kind mare...but the kid...
  24. I'd say specifically find that super well broke...

    I'd say specifically find that super well broke comfy Arabian sofa and go that route ;)

    I love riding all breeds and have ridden lots of gaited horses, but there's just something about looking at...
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    I hate selling saddles on ebay. People can suck,...

    I hate selling saddles on ebay. People can suck, even with detailed pictures, measurements, etc. I had someone try and do that with a high end bridle I sold too...well, it actually is this other...
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