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  1. Fencing recommendations for a drylot/sacrifice paddock?

    Looks like (fingers crossed) I may have found a place to move. And a landlord who is horse-savvy (he's a farrier) and industrious. He would like to make improvements on the horse facilities and do...
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    And of course I had to go read this whooooole...

    And of course I had to go read this whooooole thread again, like I do every year. I thought the birth video was posted on the thread but I didn't see it this time. That's usually part of the yearly...
  3. Can't imagine it. I do think sometimes it...

    Can't imagine it. I do think sometimes it happens when an elderly owner passes away. The pets of owners with no family, or with families that are not prepared to take on a pet, often end up dumped....
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    Yep, if it went in the usual order, they put down...

    Yep, if it went in the usual order, they put down the bill on the table, and you put your card on top of it. They ran the card for the amount of the bill, then returned it for you to sign and put the...
  5. Thread: RIP Ben E King

    by JoZ
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    BB King is in home hospice care; Ben E. King...

    BB King is in home hospice care; Ben E. King passed away.
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    Help for traumatized kitties

    As part of my ongoing saga of displacement, I have moved myself and my three cats into a room at a Motel 6. Not sure how long we will be here, may be as much as a month. (Parenthetically, it's an...
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    Giving up a web address

    I have had a website for about 10 years. It is a direct link using farm name, no other funny characters in there or host name followed by my farm name or anything messy like that. If for example my...
  8. Thread: What happens?

    by JoZ
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    What happens?

    Based on the advice below I have removed my post. If anyone who reas it has any comments, please PM me. I am curious about the ability to link me to my username, wouldn't have thought that would be...
  9. I always wanted creepy crawlers and the offshoots...

    I always wanted creepy crawlers and the offshoots with which you could make jewelry type things, but my mother drew the line at that. Luckily several of my friends had them. I bet you I could...
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    Years ago, but well after my childhood, my sister...

    Years ago, but well after my childhood, my sister gave me a coloring book of Henry VIII and his six wives. She also gave me a set of colored fine-tip pens. The pens came in lovely rich hues that...
  11. During the 2013-2014 winter we were without a...

    During the 2013-2014 winter we were without a working toilet for six weeks, had to use a porta potty outside. This winter due to "renovations" we have been without a kitchen for over three months....
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    That is true, though I wonder how many get dumped...

    That is true, though I wonder how many get dumped as soon as they are titled and belong to the new owner? I will say that where I am I see very few mustangs in the low-end auction or kill pen.
  13. I was eating kettle chips with artichoke/Parmesan...

    I was eating kettle chips with artichoke/Parmesan dip while watching. The dip was much the same consistency. I have a cast-iron stomach. For most things anyway. I particularly enjoy the clumpy bits. ...
  14. If I thought there would be one person in this...

    If I thought there would be one person in this forsaken family that would appreciate $100 I'd say send that. Though it is still more than I think a high school graduation is worth and certainly more...
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    When you look at the date on display in the...

    When you look at the date on display in the liquor store that says you can't buy alcohol unless you were born before XX/XX/XX, and realize you were in high school on that date… you had graduated from...
  16. Thread: Transgender kids

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    This is a little bit off-topic but I wanted to...

    This is a little bit off-topic but I wanted to raise the spirits of anyone who might feel a bit disheartened by some posts/posters. A link to this fledgling effort was posted on my alma mater's FB...
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    I'm torn too. It is REALLY cute. I feel the...

    I'm torn too. It is REALLY cute. I feel the same way when someone posts OMG! ADORABLE TWIN FOALS!! SQUEEE! I want to tell the oohing and aahing people that for every one happy outcome there are...
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    I went to the site and saw "Number in Queue=0"...

    I went to the site and saw "Number in Queue=0" but apparently it hadn't started loading/queueing. By the time I closed the browser window it was up to 60 ahead of me, so two hours of waiting -- and...
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    Big jingles for all of you!

    Big jingles for all of you!
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    Update for anyone interested. It was not for...

    Update for anyone interested. It was not for nothing that I created a local Facebook presence, and a network of horse friends and acquaintances. Over the past weekend I rehomed five horses! Plus I...
  21. I'm sort of living this, a watered-down version...

    I'm sort of living this, a watered-down version anyway. Relations with my landlord of 11+ years deteriorated sharply over the past year (I sincerely believe he is experiencing mental health issues)...
  22. I was planning to post the same advice. I have...

    I was planning to post the same advice. I have had two different instances in which a horse presented with VERY strangles-like symptoms and neither one was strangles. One was Streptococcus...
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    For most people, a bribe or payout referred to as...

    For most people, a bribe or payout referred to as "slipping someone the green" would be cold hard cash. In this case I am quite certain it means guacamole.
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    And again, since this whole deal could probably...

    And again, since this whole deal could probably have used a Universal Translator -- what if the PO misconstrued a conversation like this?

    PO: "Pony might need such and such for heavy work" (one...
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    I had things I had to do tonight. Including...

    I had things I had to do tonight. Including sleeping. Which I will now be able to do, having finished all 37 pages of this thread. I am glad I held on till the end though. Like finding the cheese at...
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