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  1. Yep! Precisely.

    Yep! Precisely.
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    I've had two who plain old don't like beet pulp. ...

    I've had two who plain old don't like beet pulp. A BO where I used to board fed a mix of beet pulp and and strategy. The mare wouldnt' even try to pick out the strategy- the whole thing went...
  3. Having one that only lived feral for her first 3...

    Having one that only lived feral for her first 3 years and comes from bloodlines that are known to be very peopley, that's one uphill battle ahead! I don't envy the horse or his adopter after he's...
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    Well, here's a good update. My friend...

    Well, here's a good update.

    My friend messaged me this morning.

    A couple months ago, the sister was told she needed to do chores on the weekends to give me and my friend a break. (surprise,...
  5. Here is the mare's full pedigree: ...

    Here is the mare's full pedigree:

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152941720993477&l=3dfba9a911
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    Yes. you hit the nail on the head. It's...

    Yes. you hit the nail on the head. It's generally an ideal situation with everybody happy except for the sister. The mom or stepdad, I say "let me handle that, I need to fix it" and they do it....
  7. My gelding two horses ago was called "banedjo" by...

    My gelding two horses ago was called "banedjo" by the groom who preceeded me.... :-P

    He really was a shit head, and could be outright nasty, but there was something about him.... <3
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    Daughter is in early/mid 20s. gods gift to...

    Daughter is in early/mid 20s. gods gift to horsemanship, and if something doesn't work, it's because it's a bad horse. The parents of the sister are like family to me (though I do recognize I...
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    Speak Up? Or Say nothing?

    I board my horse at my best friend's parent's farm. I provide grain and bedding and help with chores on the other 6 horses in exchange for my hay and stall. I've got a couple days a week where I...
  10. I was hoping to make her more attractive to the...

    I was hoping to make her more attractive to the dressage/sport horse people.

    The mare is by Briar's Firefox and out of Delightful Dee. The dam is on all breed pedigree (at least her dam's side) ...
  11. I do raw for both my dogs AND cats. Which is...

    I do raw for both my dogs AND cats. Which is weird given I'm a vegetarian. But... i like it for a couple of reasons:

    1- easy to control what a dog with allergies is eating- there arent five...
  12. Owner is currently in bankruptcy court.... ...

    Owner is currently in bankruptcy court....

    211 West Fort Street
    Detroit, MI 48226
    UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
    Eastern District of Michigan
    Case No.: 15-41697-mbm
    Chapter: 13
    Judge: Marci...
  13. I would like the mare to go to a little older,...

    I would like the mare to go to a little older, more experienced handler. She's not bad, but I wouldn't feel right placing her in that situation.
  14. I have a plastic cup with a lid that has a soft...

    I have a plastic cup with a lid that has a soft plastic straw. there's a little slider that slides forward and squishes the straw flat into the lid and covers it. Completely impervious to flies. ...
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    I actually may have her name already.... It's...

    I actually may have her name already....

    It's actually the name my gelding would have been registered as, had we been able to pull him through.... Plot Twyst. It sure fits the situation.... 2...
  16. 4yo ASB Sport Horse Type Mare Available late summer/early fall

    **** Located near Flint, MI

    4yo American Saddlebred mare will be seeking placement this fall when her current foal is weaned in late summer or early fall. She was a rescue mare and she dropped a...
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    We have the first professional in-person of my...

    We have the first professional in-person of my filly. From my farrier who also trains and breeds Morgans and saddlebreds:
    Legs are gonna be FIIIIIINE.
    He thinks's she'll be a good sized horse...
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    Oh momma is gonna have her hands FULL! Got a...

    Oh momma is gonna have her hands FULL!

    Got a break from rainy weather this afternoon long enough to take momma and baby out for a walk while the mare's mom came to visit. Leaped, bounded,...
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    I am having a thought about the mare. She's...

    I am having a thought about the mare.

    She's not a great saddlebred by modern standards. BUT if you look at her with sport horse in mind, honestly she's pretty correct- good strong topline,...
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    One and the same. We're taking a different...

    One and the same. We're taking a different approach with getting the mare registered. Another woman has had some luck getting paperwork signed. The son doesn't like me a bit (I called AC when...
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    Baby and momma are doing well. Borrowed a foal...

    Baby and momma are doing well. Borrowed a foal blanket from a friend as tomorrow night is going to get pretty cold.

    Hoping today for their first outing as long as the weather cooperates. Get to...
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    My april fools- Heeeeeeere's FILLY!

    Well, I guess my mare who was getting set to go back to work has a reason for being hell on wheels the past month or so.

    Somebody was hiding a secret very well.

    I got call yesterday at work...
  23. Nope. Tail hasn't been bustled or cut.

    Nope. Tail hasn't been bustled or cut.
  24. What they do in terms of contact with the bit is...

    What they do in terms of contact with the bit is the opposite though..... saddle seat horses= raise up off contact and be super light. dressage horse= stretch forward toward contact. And every...
  25. Choosing the right route for a prospect....

    I have a conundrum.

    Instead of being horseless when I lost my gelding after a year to an unrecoverable pelvic fracture, I took in a 3yo Saddlebred filly out of a foster/rescue situation. Had met...
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