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    My husband stopped for a freight train crossing...

    My husband stopped for a freight train crossing the highway which was actually moving at quite a fast speed. Coming up behind him, he saw this oveloaded metal recycling truck coming up. For that...
  2. The risk of death to any mare of any age is very...

    The risk of death to any mare of any age is very real, although yes it can increase with age. If the fear of losing the mare is greater than the desire to have a foal, then you should not breed her....
  3. Unless you knew what happened the first time...

    Unless you knew what happened the first time around, there is no way to answer the question. If the foal was exposed to placentitis and was born dead due to the infection, then yes there is a greater...
  4. Have you ever been tested for Helicobacter...

    Have you ever been tested for Helicobacter pylori?

    When people are eating a healthy diet, not over-filling their stomach, and yet are still requiring Rolaids, Tums, or Prilosec (otherwise known...
  5. A few thoughts - Deficiencies in vitamin D,...

    A few thoughts -

    Deficiencies in vitamin D, the vitamin B spectrum will cause lethargy and brain fog. These are vitamins that needed for proper brain function.

    Vitamin B's - B1, 2, 6, 12,...
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    Yes. There are a number of breeders, myself...

    Yes. There are a number of breeders, myself included, that do custom dressage foals.
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    How many days along is she? Jingles for...

    How many days along is she?

    Jingles for Franny and baby!
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    Have never in my long and storied life ever heard...

    Have never in my long and storied life ever heard of a mare's stifles becoming loose because they have a heat cycle. If that were the case, mares all over the world would unable to walk every 21...
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    There are a couple stallion son hopefuls listed...

    There are a couple stallion son hopefuls listed on HorseTelex:

    "Hickstead White" (2012) out of Queentina by Coupe de Coeur (dam's damsire is Quidam's Rubin), currently licensed by OS-Int,...
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    Super easy keeping broodmares are a challenge,...

    Super easy keeping broodmares are a challenge, and I have one who is a super-fluff, so I hear you on the difficulties of how easy it is to over-feed. She needs enough volume to satisfy the chew urge...
  11. I believe your post was answering the question of...

    I believe your post was answering the question of whether Grand Prix offspring were produced.

    The post I was responding to was whether there were INTERNATIONAL grand prix offspring produced. ;) ...
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    I'm wondering why you are feeding her hay...

    I'm wondering why you are feeding her hay pellets, as opposed to long-stemmed hay which provides valuable roughage?

    If she likes timothy pellets, then she would do well on timothy hay or...
  13. Rousseau Freestyle Possibly Florianus has a...

    Rousseau
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    Possibly Florianus has a daughter competing internationally (Florencia B)...she is at least at Grand Prix, but whether she has shown outside her country I'm still researching...
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    Um no, shortening is not shortening. There is...

    Um no, shortening is not shortening.

    There is lard shortening (which is half lard and half shortening) and then there is butter-based or vegetable oil-based shortening.

    Cakes do better with...
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    Is your tongue sore, or do you have a sore canker...

    Is your tongue sore, or do you have a sore canker lesion on it? There is a big difference between the two.

    If it's the former, you should go to the doctor and have it checked out. Maybe you are...
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    Just like dogs, a bored kitty is a destructive...

    Just like dogs, a bored kitty is a destructive kitty.

    Give kitty something to do - cycle through a bunch of interesting toys, taking them away after a while and replacing with different ones.
    ...
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    Personally, I like Celle's new stallion,...

    Personally, I like Celle's new stallion, Talisman, better than either Tolegro or Toto Jr. Talisman will be undergoing his SPT in the fall 2015. He has lovely conformation and very good gaits and was...
  18. Actually we were planning on installing a solid...

    Actually we were planning on installing a solid plank windbreak fence that is 8 feet high. The fence is already in place on the north side, we just have to complete it on the other sides. We have a...
  19. Thread: How rude!

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    LOL - Here's your sign!

    LOL - Here's your sign!
  20. Pear, nectarines, fig all like somewhat acidic...

    Pear, nectarines, fig all like somewhat acidic soil, but like apples, they each have their care requirements. Peaches can tolerate a mildly acidic soil, but you may still need to apply a bit of lime,...
  21. I'm a bit of a garden freak. The seed catalogues...

    I'm a bit of a garden freak. The seed catalogues have arrived here too and I've already just about worn the pages out! LOL

    The major challenge I have in our Alberta climate is it can snow or...
  22. Have heard nothing wrong with caramel apples....

    Have heard nothing wrong with caramel apples. Please enlighten me. People have eaten caramel coated apples for decades.
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    The best pastries are made with Crisco lard, not...

    The best pastries are made with Crisco lard, not butter, have never tried liquid oil. The water has to be VERY cold.

    Also, handle it very little - mix only just enough to have it start forming a...
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    Another point to consider - if she has severe...

    Another point to consider - if she has severe enough pain that makes riding problematic for her, then carrying a full-term pregnancy is going to be pure torture for her.

    The mares get REALLY...
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    Respectfully, you came on here and asked for...

    Respectfully, you came on here and asked for experienced breeders' opinions. Some good and very experienced breeders have come on here and given you their opinions - and overwhelmingly the answer has...
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