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    It only caught my eye because while horses don't...

    It only caught my eye because while horses don't tend to rush with me, they do drift. I like a forward ride and can sit quietly but my equitation - ugh.

    I am often crooked in one way or another. I...
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    I don't think the horse is pulling "right" as in...

    I don't think the horse is pulling "right" as in "Right vs Left" but "right" as in pulling "immediately" before the jump.

    Right? :)
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    My patients call me Rebecca or Barbara. ...

    My patients call me Rebecca or Barbara.

    Neither resembles my given name which is WRITTEN ON A WHITE BOARD in their rooms every day. :)

    I don't actually care at all, but sometimes I don't...
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    So yes, I know exactly what you are suffering...

    So yes, I know exactly what you are suffering through as I do it on a daily basis.

    As an RN I have patients who either have major psych issues or are just mean, horrible, bitter people who lie...
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    My specialty is a well timed "SH!T" right before...

    My specialty is a well timed "SH!T" right before I go SPLAT off a horse. Too bad all my aids are not that precise.

    Otherwise at work, but only in the break room, saying F#CK at the top of your...
  6. Ha ha - ME!!

    Ha ha - ME!!
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    double post

    double post
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    DO NOT GIVE UP YOUR HORSE. If they truly have...

    DO NOT GIVE UP YOUR HORSE.

    If they truly have substance abuse problems they will most likely never be happy no matter what you do. Please do some research into children of alcoholics,...
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    I have no idea but there the dog was loose in the...

    I have no idea but there the dog was loose in the cabin on a Jet blue flight to Cancun. Infuriating.

    I wanted to "quiz" the owners about the service dog status, but decided to keep my mouth shut...
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    There are too many people who abuse the "service...

    There are too many people who abuse the "service dog" label.

    When I go on an airplane and the uncontrolled dog who is 11 months old, adopted from a shelter and has not yet learned to "sit" much...
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    Sounds great. Glad to hear he has an excellent...

    Sounds great. Glad to hear he has an excellent medical team as well as a support system.

    As others have stated, the anticoagulation management will probably prove to be more of a long term issue...
  12. I would take him eventing. If you want to sell...

    I would take him eventing. If you want to sell him and can confirm that he will do water, ditches, etc you could also probably find him a very good home at a nice price with a grown up lady eventer....
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    I'm RN and I do a lot of rehab work. (spinal...

    I'm RN and I do a lot of rehab work. (spinal cord, cardiac, orthopedic, amputations)

    I can't comment on riding but I can comment on the healing of people with BKAs.

    Like with injured horses,...
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    I agree with this completely. I've owned one...

    I agree with this completely.

    I've owned one horse for which I paid way too much and one for which I paid way too little. I always thought that if you took the average of the two sales it was just...
  15. I'm in this camp too. Sometimes a given...

    I'm in this camp too.

    Sometimes a given individual (animal or human) will have an adverse reaction to a product.

    Unless you shipped the wraps back to the company the nanosecond you took them...
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    I recently upgraded from an ancient blackberry to...

    I recently upgraded from an ancient blackberry to an iphone.

    Are these "podcasts" something I can put on my phone?
    Do they cost money?
    Lastly, how difficult is this to do?

    Thanks in advance...
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    This x 1000. Also, if you begin to have...

    This x 1000.

    Also, if you begin to have conversations with those in their 40s, you may find that many people go on to have several careers in different fields.

    Get a degree in something :)...
  18. I am an RN. Please please please be very...

    I am an RN.

    Please please please be very careful taking Klonopin and/or Venlaflaxine.

    In my professional opinion these medications should never be prescribed by a walk-in clinic. They should...
  19. I've been in your situation. When I finally...

    I've been in your situation.

    When I finally got a new horse that did everything a wanted it was a revelation. I was so much happier.

    I had to make huge compromises in ground manners/vices but...
  20. I own a horse (retired now) who would fox hunt,...

    I own a horse (retired now) who would fox hunt, event, hack out alone or with company, and show jump. Big fences and rated shows.
    No spook and no stop. EVER.

    Tarp on top of a newly built house...
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    If I ever win powerball I plan to own a BIG BIG...

    If I ever win powerball I plan to own a BIG BIG farm and have a section for these type of horses. Especially the saintly but difficult ones, I love them, particularly mares :)
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    That really sucks. I hope she finds something to...

    That really sucks.
    I hope she finds something to ride.
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    I don't have any problem with people selling...

    I don't have any problem with people selling horses either.

    Obviously, how else would I have obtained mine :)

    Just saying in this particular instance that it might be prudent given this...
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    Poll: You should add to your poll No. I went to HR...

    You should add to your poll

    No. I went to HR and things got worse!!
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    Poll: This x 1000 I have a family member dealing...

    This x 1000

    I have a family member dealing with this at the moment. Can't imagine how ineffective HR has been to the point of being totally incompetent.

    Family member is getting a lawyer that...
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