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    Driving instructors in Oregon?

    Specifically, miniature horse instructors. The step-daughter is dying to teach my oversized mini/tiny Shetland to drive and is interested in doing some CDE's. The last time I've driven anything was...
  2. Testosterone, geldings, cryptorchids, and other fun things I have questions on.

    Okay, I have 2 questions.

    Backstory: My colt was a cryptorchid and I waited until he was 18 months or so to do the gelding surgery. I was hoping that the undescended testicle would somehow drop,...
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    LIES!! :eek::eek::lol: My WB/Arab has a white...

    LIES!! :eek::eek::lol:

    My WB/Arab has a white lower lip, and he has had the WORST luck in his 6 years on this planet. Just a long series of unfortunate events. Hoping he changes his luck soon!
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    I stuff my dog's kongs with canned dog food and...

    I stuff my dog's kongs with canned dog food and freeze them until I'm ready to give them to him. I can pre-stuff several at a time, plus they last longer once I give them to him. :winkgrin:
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    awww!

    awww!
  6. Poll: Umm... I didn't vote because I almost never ride...

    Umm... I didn't vote because I almost never ride them, since I usually get unbroke greenies to flip and resell.

    My TB mare was about 5 minutes of a trial ride. I actually got her in to train as a...
  7. Yes. I bought a mare who was already bred...

    Yes. I bought a mare who was already bred (although we didn't know it at the time) and when I found out, I poured over the COTH forums like they were crack. I read that stupid BATB book, and didn't...
  8. Nothing to contribute but... Oh. My....

    Nothing to contribute but...

    Oh. My. Cuteness!!
    WANT!!!! :yes::yes::yes:
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    I was at a dressage show a few years ago at Lake...

    I was at a dressage show a few years ago at Lake Oswego, and there was a girl there riding an absolutely stunning bay horse, and I couldn't quite pinpoint the breed. I asked her parents about the...
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    :lol::lol::lol: LOVE it!

    :lol::lol::lol:

    LOVE it!
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    Really?? Good to know (I'm new at this, can you...

    Really?? Good to know (I'm new at this, can you tell?) :D
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    Question for composters

    Is uneaten beet pulp considered "green" or "brown?"

    :confused::confused:
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    My horse is called Stretchy Pants. His barn...

    My horse is called Stretchy Pants.

    His barn name is Stretch. Stretchy Pants just kind of pops out.
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    Yes. My friend adopted a mare from WA who had...

    Yes. My friend adopted a mare from WA who had them. Vet diagnosed it as allergies and tried testing with steroids. After 2 years of trying everything, I stumbled on the neck threadworm thread, we...
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    This is my 3-year-old Appendix QH, George. He...

    This is my 3-year-old Appendix QH, George.

    He has only been backed. Once. This week. I will work on him more and maybe get some riding pics. LOL.
    ...
  16. I think my brain is bleeding....

    I think my brain is bleeding....
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    *raises hand* I'm 5'2" and my WB is 17.1 (and...

    *raises hand*

    I'm 5'2" and my WB is 17.1 (and still growing).

    To be fair, no one expected him to get that big. He's already far taller than both of his parents. Freak genetics.

    HOWEVER,...
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    that was EXACTLY how I felt today!

    that was EXACTLY how I felt today!
  19. Another "What Would You Feed?" Thread...

    I moved my horses a couple months ago from stall boarding to pasture board. They are on a 200-acre cattle ranch, so there is grass aplenty. :yes: Plus, the ranch owner is wonderful about making sure...
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    Poll: I chose "other." I already have 4 horses. I...

    I chose "other."

    I already have 4 horses. I told the boyfriend that I'll just take a nice horse trailer...
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    COTH needs a "drool" emoticon. Some very...

    COTH needs a "drool" emoticon.

    Some very lovely boys on your list- no insights, just wanted to wish you luck. Keep us posted!
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    FWIW= for what its worth OTOH= On the other hand...

    FWIW= for what its worth
    OTOH= On the other hand
    IMO= In my opinion
    IMHO= in my humble opinion
    TIA= Thanks in advance
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    Saddle SMELLS mildew-y?

    (I'm pretty sure "mildew-y" isn't a word...)

    I salvaged an old saddle from some deep dark hidden spot at the barn. It was moldy but decent shape. I dragged it home and cleaned it. Now it looks...
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    KITCHEN??? My tack gets cleaned in the living...

    KITCHEN???

    My tack gets cleaned in the living room.

    In front of the TV.

    I live in the PNW and moldy tack just comes with the zip code. In my 15 years of horse ownership, I've never had an...
  25. Oh, yeah, I need to change my location- I moved...

    Oh, yeah, I need to change my location- I moved AWAY from Clackamas, and further south.... definitely still in Orygun, though! :winkgrin:
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