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  1. I clipped my old mare every fall. First clip in...

    I clipped my old mare every fall. First clip in the beginning of October, last one no later than the first week of December. I trace clipped her. She was in work most of the winter and would sweat...
  2. If he hasn't been vaccinated for WNV, I'd get him...

    If he hasn't been vaccinated for WNV, I'd get him tested for it as well. Could be a reaction to one of the vaccines, or even if he got several at the same time.

    Edited to add: My mare had WNV in...
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    If he's out on the grass while it starts growing...

    If he's out on the grass while it starts growing he'll slowly get used to it. It's not like it goes from dead to lush overnight, it usually takes a few weeks.

    When it does get lush, if you are...
  4. Wow if he had his feet casted in January then...

    Wow if he had his feet casted in January then he's likely been fighting this for a while. I'm sure he was getting the very best of care all around.

    RIP Smart Strike
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    We had a neighbor move in and the dog would go...

    We had a neighbor move in and the dog would go crap in the back yards and the owner wouldn't clean it up. Several people said something to him about it and he just pretty much blew everyone off.
    ...
  6. I have seen quite a few people who let their...

    I have seen quite a few people who let their horses go entirely too long before having them put down. The horses were boarded and the owners didn't come out that often - maybe it was too hard to see...
  7. I am very ADHD as well ... and I do manage to...

    I am very ADHD as well ... and I do manage to make things on time or early almost all of the time (except in cases of wacky things happening, like getting stuck in unexpected traffic). But ... it's...
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    Omegatin is good stuff - I top dressed my older...

    Omegatin is good stuff - I top dressed my older girl's feed with this in the winter to help keep her weight up. I know a few people who add feed this and all of their horses like it - even the picky...
  9. I'd get the dog on video harassing the chickens...

    I'd get the dog on video harassing the chickens before you do anything.

    If you do catch the dog, take him to the subdivision and start knocking on doors. Someone knows that dog.

    Another...
  10. Thread: Draft Horses

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    I actually recently bought my first draft cross. ...

    I actually recently bought my first draft cross. I have always liked them and have several friends who have always ridden them. So when I was in the market for a new horse I wanted a draft cross...
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    Get the horse tested for leptospirosis ... it can...

    Get the horse tested for leptospirosis ... it can cause uveitis and that is what caused my appy to loose her sight. She was an appy / OTTB cross.

    I don't know if appys are more prone to eye...
  12. I have a friend that is always always late. It...

    I have a friend that is always always late. It irritates me to no end as well, and it's just a lack of courtesy and respect on her part.

    You would be well within your rights to just tell her...
  13. I would play up his appaloosa looks. People...

    I would play up his appaloosa looks. People either love appys or hate them seems like. An appaloosa fan wouldn't be turned off by his lack of hair - I'd advertise him on FB pages for that type of...
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    For colic, they will exclude the horse for colic...

    For colic, they will exclude the horse for colic for 1 year. After that 1 year period passes and the horse does not have a colic episode, they will reinstate coverage. But, not sure if it works...
  15. I've suffered from depression most of my adult...

    I've suffered from depression most of my adult life. I've been on quite a few different meds before I found one that really worked for me. Every so often I need to switch up the meds because they...
  16. I work with many people of different...

    I work with many people of different nationalities, both men and women. Some of the Indian men def do look down on women as inferior. They don't usually last too long.

    It's really funny when...
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    Sometimes there is another division for Juniors. ...

    Sometimes there is another division for Juniors. But everyone on the team must be a junior.
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    You do have to clean mare's udders from time to...

    You do have to clean mare's udders from time to time. Some need it more often than others. It's just dead skin and sweat and gunk that accumulates up there. Mine gets it way more in the summer...
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    I feed Wellness Simple Salmon and Potato dry and...

    I feed Wellness Simple Salmon and Potato dry and canned to my sensitive boy. Petsmart carries it, as does wag.com ... so it's not too hard to find.
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    Yes I did ! A few days before Christmas. Merry...

    Yes I did ! A few days before Christmas. Merry Christmas to me !



    She's awesome. Having a lot of fun with her.



    Yes
  21. You gave him a chance and tried to get him pain...

    You gave him a chance and tried to get him pain free and unfortunately that was not successful. It really sucks but this is the only way you can free him from being in constant pain. {{hugs}} to...
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    It's so hard when there is no clear cut answer. ...

    It's so hard when there is no clear cut answer. Keeping you and Bear in my thoughts and prayers.

    Edited to add : So sorry for your loss. You gave him every chance and he let you know he was...
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    I don't understand why she wouldn't ride early...

    I don't understand why she wouldn't ride early then feed her horse afterwards ?
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    I've had 2 appaloosas ... I absolutely adore the...

    I've had 2 appaloosas ... I absolutely adore the breed. Tough, opinionated horses who would do anything I asked of them once they respected me.

    BUT ... my first one went blind at age 17. I...
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    Glad that the screws are still doing their job. ...

    Glad that the screws are still doing their job. Hopefully now with the irrigation and heavy duty antibiotics you'll get the infection under control.
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