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  1. I just want to bump this up because of some very...

    I just want to bump this up because of some very interesting developments.

    First, the Richards family, who lost their little boy, have made their case for NOT imposing the death penalty. Their...
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    And of course .... yes, start here. I ought to...

    And of course .... yes, start here. I ought to slap myself; I used to teach intro biostatistics to MD/MPH and VMD/MPH students, and ALWAYS started with "graph your data!" It's a very easy step to...
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    I prefer long, but completely understand why so...

    I prefer long, but completely understand why so many Morgan people, in the sport horse world and the appropriate part of the breed show world pull their horses' manes.

    OTOH it's way easier to...
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    What everyone else said. LOTS of exposure, lots...

    What everyone else said. LOTS of exposure, lots of hooves in the water, be patient and learn how to push her *just* past her comfort zone, and it should expand. This doesn't mean she'll come to love...
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    OP, sorry. I see ONE set of numbers, in units of...

    OP, sorry. I see ONE set of numbers, in units of dollars per hour, and you are trying to figure out what number best represents the "average" dollars per hour figure. NWHR sees TWO sets of numbers,...
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    Same question: how do you get a linear regression...

    Same question: how do you get a linear regression or R^2 out of *one* variable?
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    Hm? It's a single column of numbers...

    Hm? It's a single column of numbers...
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    My coworker complaint is endless talk about...

    My coworker complaint is endless talk about diets. Including some fairly nasty teasing, attempts to get people to eat things "they shouldn't" and so forth. The worst is the coworker who is on a...
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    Medians are best for outliers, I think.

    Medians are best for outliers, I think.
  10. I think she'll learn to be OK with it but do...

    I think she'll learn to be OK with it but do realize that saddle seat horses are ridden with basically NO calf pressure at all, calves way off the horse. She may have no idea why you're applying...
  11. And victim Sean Collier's sister has spoken out...

    And victim Sean Collier's sister has spoken out against the death penalty ...
  12. Thread: Neighbor vent

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    OP, DH and I are "those neighbors" but the...

    OP, DH and I are "those neighbors" but the difference is, we live on 3 1/2 acres of land with a lot of space (~200 feet) between us and the neighbors, so people don't complain. (Actually, I do ... I...
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    In my mare, this is allergies.

    In my mare, this is allergies.
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    My mare was insured until she became basically...

    My mare was insured until she became basically uninsurable; there would have been so many exclusions on the major medical that the rapidly increasing premium wasn't worth it, and mortality while...
  15. Mtn Horse has been my go-to; I'm short and have a...

    Mtn Horse has been my go-to; I'm short and have a wide calf. Wear an 8 1/2 or 9 in street shoes, but their 10 regular with double socks works well for me. The elastic panels are a must. I do OK in...
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    I was 16. Still pretty flat-chested, but not...

    I was 16. Still pretty flat-chested, but not 100%. Didn't wear a bra. I was summoned to the principal's office because I'd shocked everyone by doing something outside my usual "good girl" norms and...
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    Poll: The mare's has had photos since 2010 or so. Ugly...

    The mare's has had photos since 2010 or so. Ugly photos that make my gorgeous mare look like an old plug.

    I am pretty sure that the filly's is the old-fashioned drawing but I'd have to check. ...
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    This is so sad! He is released from pain now, at...

    This is so sad! He is released from pain now, at least.
  19. MA does, too, and it bothers me. (Working...

    MA does, too, and it bothers me.

    (Working from memory here so I may not get these exactly right.)

    A child under the age of 12 is supposed to NEVER be left unsupervised by an adult or a 12+...
  20. I have had good luck with Freedom 45 (same stuff...

    I have had good luck with Freedom 45 (same stuff as Equispot but different manufacturer), BUT it definitely causes some sort of unpleasant feeling to my mare, because she really hates having it put...
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    Not a WM fan but I've never lived in a place...

    Not a WM fan but I've never lived in a place where there were not better options.

    Every once in a while, I do wander in and occasionally there is something I just can't find elsewhere... For a few...
  22. I really had no idea how difficult it was until I...

    I really had no idea how difficult it was until I volunteered to help set up the dressage arenas at Groton House. They are on grass and are stakes with rope if I remember correctly. Someone had...
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    Um, yes he was ....

    Um, yes he was ....
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    My old trainer (3 or 4 trainers ago!) loved a...

    My old trainer (3 or 4 trainers ago!) loved a thicker, loose ring version of this bit for horses that tended to hide behind the contact, as mine did. It definitely helped her. She was out of it...
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    One barn I was at did this on an 18/6 hour...

    One barn I was at did this on an 18/6 hour schedule, but the 18 hour outside horses were school horses and usually one or two boarded horses that didn't do well if stalled 18 hours/day. Only the...
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