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  1. How long does your car ignition key fob battery last?

    And what do you do to extend the life of it?

    Car was an '11 model. First battery lasted some 3 or 4 years. Second battery lasted about a year. This one (free from dealer as a 'thank you' for...
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    ZOMG! The HAIR!! We're moving and took the head...

    ZOMG! The HAIR!! We're moving and took the head off the Juki last week. Oil pan has a considerable amount of hair, despite my being diligent with the compressed air and trying to put only clean...
  3. Agree treating ulcers is the first step. Start...

    Agree treating ulcers is the first step. Start with a week of Ranitidine appropriate for your horse's size/ weight. Must be administered 1 hr before or 2 hrs after grain meal, 8hrs apart.... so yes,...
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    Funny story. Vet friend of mine will routinely...

    Funny story. Vet friend of mine will routinely perform a rectal, remove his glove, then SMELL HIS FINGERS. Such a weird dude but I love him. He says he does it as a diagnostic tool.
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    Thank you for all the thoughtful replies. ...

    Thank you for all the thoughtful replies.

    I've been told I need a contract for this type of thing and I've been slow to act on it. The problem lies with individual folks rarely being able to meet...
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    Yes. And I told them it would be 9 days before I...

    Yes. And I told them it would be 9 days before I could make pickup, and they declined dropping it off.

    I also informed them of the 5 week delay to get the blankets washed (an unexpected problem...
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    Client not available to take product.

    I'm new to blanket repair and had a rather enormous job --in terms of damage-- come in on 12/31. Took me 5 weeks to finish. Left message with client. No response. Waited a week. Texted. No response....
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    Agree with Beowulf above. Boarders like to see a...

    Agree with Beowulf above. Boarders like to see a MOUNTAIN of hay in the stall and panic when there's just a single flake, or remnants of such. But many horses will turn that mountain of hay into poo...
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    All 3 in that order? Or any one should do it....

    All 3 in that order? Or any one should do it. Pretty sure I have Dawn..
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    I had this problem at my current barn when the...

    I had this problem at my current barn when the daughter became less involved and dad.. who loaded up on grain and felt horses could go without hay from 9a to 5p took over. I couldn't figure out WHY...
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    Removing that sheath smell.

    Annual spring cleaning here and I've been up to my elbows for several hours today. Showered with my lemon scented Burt's Bees wash, nailbrush, washcloth. Still funky, I smell.

    Suggestions?
  12. Two questions for you colorful lot:

    1) How old are you? and..
    2) What's your natural color?

    I'm the shiny side of 50 and missed the boat in my younger years but wanted BADLY to do a few streaks of primary colors. Now, granny hair...
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    This makes me happy :D

    This makes me happy :D
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    There's no rationalizing with an irrational...

    There's no rationalizing with an irrational person.
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    You know, this thread has been on my mind since...

    You know, this thread has been on my mind since yesterday. Sounds like the employers are playing a game of keep-away with OP, and daring her to push back. I've been there. It sucks, I can...
  16. I'm not nearly as logical as you folks, aside...

    I'm not nearly as logical as you folks, aside from a first aid kit and tampons. I've been known to have a small ratchet set, packing tape on a dispenser, wire cutters, scissors, triple abx ophthalmic...
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    Didn't read the article but from the comments I...

    Didn't read the article but from the comments I see I'd gross out the author.

    But surely... I can't be the only one who employs The Dutch Oven as punishment or means of bringing levity?
  18. Thread: Barking Dog

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    Really and truly not trying to be snarky here. 8a...

    Really and truly not trying to be snarky here. 8a to 6p is an awful long time for an animal to be left outside unattended. There's a whole host of things that could happen and I wouldn't put it past...
  19. In the early 90's IIRC they were visible in...

    In the early 90's IIRC they were visible in Waccabuc NY. I tried telling folks how beautiful they were and they all told me I was imagining things.

    Would be a treat for the 'southerners' to see...
  20. Thread: Dusty Arenas?

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    One caveat to using any of the humectant type...

    One caveat to using any of the humectant type products, be sure to thoroughly clean off horses's legs/ feet after horse is on footing, each time. It will dry and cause irritation to some horses.
    ...
  21. Thread: Underweight

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    Oh, and mini *anythings* have notoriously poor...

    Oh, and mini *anythings* have notoriously poor teeth. So if you come back to check on this thread, yes, start with teeth.
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    Ranitidine 3x day one hour before or 2hrs after...

    Ranitidine 3x day one hour before or 2hrs after grain meal for first week of Gastrogard.

    From what I've heard, GG won't affect hind gut ulcers. So you may be dealing with that, which would...
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    Some teaching universities take these kinds of...

    Some teaching universities take these kinds of animals. Sometimes they're given to students at the end of the year or studies. More often, they're euthanized.

    I've had employers give away unsound...
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    Agree, guard hairs can be clipped off separately...

    Agree, guard hairs can be clipped off separately without doing a full body clip. Just use your pinky sticking out straight as you grip the clippers so as not to gouge the regular coat. Use that pinky...
  25. Thread: Underweight

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    Your'e pissing away any money you'll spend on...

    Your'e pissing away any money you'll spend on supplements or fancy grains or feeds if you don't first address teeth and be sure animal's been dewormed properly. And by that I mean, FEC, and...
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