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    You are not crazy for feeling hurt. It sounds...

    You are not crazy for feeling hurt. It sounds very thoughtless of your parents. Can you ask directly if your parents are expecting that you will all go together, or if they planned that you would...
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    Agree that the goal is not to encourage frivolous...

    Agree that the goal is not to encourage frivolous complaints. I know there are major gray areas - I've considered the imaginary scenario of a 30 yr old decrepit looking horse enjoying his last summer...
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    The specific example is actually the horse with...

    The specific example is actually the horse with the missing hoof and the calf with the broken neck in the other thread. Reports are saying that the owner could not be cited because a vet saw the...
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    Neglect and cruelty - good laws?

    Which states have good laws to aid prosecution? Are there local ordinances that have been successful?

    There is a bad example going on now, with no apparent legal recourse.
  5. If she wasn't a good friend to you before, it...

    If she wasn't a good friend to you before, it seems like wanting to atone is more about you wanting to feel liked...not so much about actually feeling contrite. That's not judgement, it's the result...
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    Louisville - what not to miss?

    ...that can be done after 4pm. Headed there for work, and
    will be in training all day. Any tips? Decent eats? TIA!
  7. Two things I wish we had double checked (specific...

    Two things I wish we had double checked (specific to our area and may not apply): tested the water for mineral content, not just the well for nasty bugs. We were rudely surprised to find orange water...
  8. Trailering to the vet/surgical clinic if...

    Trailering to the vet/surgical clinic if required. Mileage and time.
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    It really depends on climate and grass species....

    It really depends on climate and grass species. OP, I am in a similar climate to you, though much drier in the summer. The grass grows ONCE, not all summer. And I count on winter snow cover for turn...
  10. Thread: Detox recipies

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    Detox recipies

    I have multiple food intolerance issues. Dairy, wheat, cane sugar....the list goes on. Despite being pretty careful, real life means eating out and sometimes getting a mystery ingredient that...
  11. www.elizabethspencerwines.com - Tiny, beautiful...

    www.elizabethspencerwines.com - Tiny, beautiful tasting room with very good wines. Good stop with easy access as you're on your way between the larger destinations.
    ...
  12. Thread: Evil child

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    "Sis, I can see how hard you're trying to be a...

    "Sis, I can see how hard you're trying to be a loving mom to junior. His behavior towards the animals really concerns me. I've read it's can be a step towards violence towards people. Have you...
  13. Even though you are not gluten intolerant, gluten...

    Even though you are not gluten intolerant, gluten free items will end up being the best way to avoid wheat. For wraps, I use romaine lettuce leaves or teff tortillas. Things to watch: a lot of...
  14. Charlotte, NC - what to do? Horsey shopping?

    Headed to Charlotte/ Lake Norman this weekend. Any good tack shops I should visit? Other things to do?
  15. Thanks for the additional replies! The horse is a...

    Thanks for the additional replies! The horse is a middle aged past eventer. After several years as a pasture puff, has now been back in steady light to moderate work for a year. So going back to...
  16. http://i58.tinypic.com/ofadcx.jpg Hope that...

    http://i58.tinypic.com/ofadcx.jpg

    Hope that works!
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    I have told the alumni telemarketers that my...

    I have told the alumni telemarketers that my liberal arts education was lacking without a finance class when they asked for feedback. Everything that has been said about credit cards already - ditto...
  18. Thanks for your replies so far! I will get with...

    Thanks for your replies so far! I will get with vet about ultrasound in am. In the meantime, just for fun, I'm going to think positive (even though that seems to be the less well-reasoned response...
  19. No ultrasounds. In my web research, some vet...

    No ultrasounds.

    In my web research, some vet sites illustrate what she has as a windpuff, but others show windpuffs atthe back of the leg. My vet said this was the same shape, but wrong...
  20. Confused about tendon issue - what does COTH say?

    About a month and a half ago my horse developed puffiness in both hind legs, just above the fetlock joint behind the cannon bone. The puffiness was about 2" long. No heat, no lameness.

    Full set...
  21. My trailer out lesson is after work, so my...

    My trailer out lesson is after work, so my timeline looks like:
    - load tack, hay bag, and supplies night before
    - scrape mud off horse night before. Sheet.
    - day of: get home, give dinner snack,...
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    My experience was a little different than what's...

    My experience was a little different than what's been described so far. Parents separated when I was 5, and I saw my dad for a few weeks each summer.

    My mother was late 20s, well educated, good...
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    Bumping - the 15" calf club: any updates?

    Anyone have luck finding a boot for a 15-15.25" calf and shorter (drop to 16.5") height?

    My local tack shop had the Ariat wide shorts, which were soooooo close - but visibly too big in the calf....
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    Wannabe eventer - YouTube suggestions?

    Hi! I'm a converting dressage rider, and learn best by watching/reading. To start developing an eye for proper rider position, could you point me in the right direction on YouTube? Not necessarily...
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    Ok, I'm a little afraid to raise my hand because...

    Ok, I'm a little afraid to raise my hand because of some of the tone here, but here goes...

    I rode a nice moving paint through 2nd level, and stopped there. I had a great trainer who shows at a...
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