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  1. 32 year old here. I went to college and got a...

    32 year old here.

    I went to college and got a degree in Math. My life is 100% invested in my horses- they are my passion and my "calling" I guess. BUT, I established early on that between some...
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    In my experience behavioral issues develop...

    In my experience behavioral issues develop slowly, over time, with inappropriate handling. From the posts I've read, this pretty much came out of the blue, after a series of bladder/urinary issues,...
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    Given your subsequent posts I would second this. ...

    Given your subsequent posts I would second this. New England Equine can do a bone scan and I have many friends that will swear that Dr. Davis is a genius.

    I'm also curious about his...
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    No amount of training will solve a physical...

    No amount of training will solve a physical issue. If there is truly a physical cause then there isn't a supplement or routine that will make him stop having this episodes.

    I would do a bute...
  5. My grandmother had a squirrel invasion and called...

    My grandmother had a squirrel invasion and called a critter guy- and he installed one way exits. After we were sure they were all gone we patched up all the holes so they could not get in.
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    It would not occur to me to ask when visiting a...

    It would not occur to me to ask when visiting a boarding barn- do you have insurance that covers damage to my property in case of structure failure? I would assume anyone boarding horses has proper...
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    That's too bad. Whoever posted about french...

    That's too bad. Whoever posted about french teachers is right. We've had 3 since I've been working at the school I work at and no kidding all of them were batshit crazy. The latest hits "reply to...
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    Snow, barn roofs, and insurance

    So I've read a ton of threads on the "disaster" situation in MA with heavy snowfall and record low temperatures leading to lots of frozen snow on roofs. I've heard of 3 barns, not indoors, that have...
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    There is usually a lot of competition for primary...

    There is usually a lot of competition for primary grade teaching positions, but if you special ed, or ESL, or can do high school science/math, then there are definitely opportunities.

    The whole...
  10. :rolleyes: Not rolling my eyes at you, but your...

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    Not rolling my eyes at you, but your trainer.

    She is right that there are some horses that will never make a good trail horse, and there are some horses that need training to be a...
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    I'm not sure if I'd be mad, but I would...

    I'm not sure if I'd be mad, but I would definitely be flabbergasted. Most vets will help to put something out of their misery despite their area of specialty. My horse vet (who is a large animal...
  12. Whatever you do, do NOT try to light candles...

    Whatever you do, do NOT try to light candles outside.

    That was a disaster at my wedding. They kept blowing out, if we even got them lit.

    The only one that really got lit was for my stubborn...
  13. So... I've had 2 "budget" weddings. In 2009...

    So... I've had 2 "budget" weddings.

    In 2009 I married my high school sweeheart at the most affordable place we could find, and it ended up looking like a high dollar wedding but the reception...
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    Get some of that double-sided tape stuff to keep...

    Get some of that double-sided tape stuff to keep cats off stuff.

    Sounds like kitty needs some new toys? Or maybe to be locked out of hallway when not supervised?

    I have a cat that attacks...
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    I have had several horses with upright neck...

    I have had several horses with upright neck positions and one that had a ewe neck in addition. Some horses have conformation that does not naturally incline them to going with the huntery neck...
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    I assume you've had extensive exams and testing...

    I assume you've had extensive exams and testing to find the cause of the asymmetry? I also have uneven breasts but unless I'm topless you can't tell. Just like a generous B in the right and a more...
  17. 1. Clearly the Lexapro isn't that harmful to...

    1. Clearly the Lexapro isn't that harmful to your libido if you had an awakened interest in this guy.

    2. Getting divorced at any age is scary and as a divorced person I completely understand the...
  18. I have a horse that spooks- he's gotten much...

    I have a horse that spooks- he's gotten much better since I've had him but I would still describe him as "spooky."

    What was his living situation like before she bought him? Out 24/7? Grain? ...
  19. I do wonder how quickly her actions and routine...

    I do wonder how quickly her actions and routine would change if you started just changing when you needed to and showering when you needed to without any consideration for her boyfriend. If you have...
  20. Thread: Snow? Really?

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    I got 6-8 LAST Saturday, then 36" in the blizzard...

    I got 6-8 LAST Saturday, then 36" in the blizzard (I'm in the bulls-eye 495 coridor), and at least another 12" yesterday. Today is my 6th snow day. AND, we're expecting more Thursday/Friday, and...
  21. What's the $ amount that would make you feel...

    What's the $ amount that would make you feel better?

    Ultimatum: With a written 30 days notice if necessary. Vacate the premises or rent goes up to $insert ridiculous amount of money here.
  22. My experience in college was typical of what is...

    My experience in college was typical of what is shown here: The RA didn't bother to read the whole thing or listen to all the details. Brushes it off as if they know what's going on before it even...
  23. Well I live in that "bulls-eye" they keep talking...

    Well I live in that "bulls-eye" they keep talking about. The snow is up to mid-thigh so I'd say over 2 feet. Not in a drift either- those are higher. My sister's Honda Civic is buried.

    Horses...
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    If I boarded I would expect my BO/BM to make...

    If I boarded I would expect my BO/BM to make emergency plan for such situations. Either the onsite person should have the ability to feed/water, or if they do not, ask a qualified person to stay...
  25. Are you sure that they are not spayed/neutered? ...

    Are you sure that they are not spayed/neutered?

    There are some people that have feral cat colonies that are controlled and everyone is spayed/neutered, usually in cooperation with a local rescue...
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