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    My understanding is that showing in the hunters...

    My understanding is that showing in the hunters with one eye is considered an unsoundness and the horse can be eliminated. I have seen that enforced at rated shows. The pony went in to do the flat...
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    Help Me Not Look Like a Fool!

    So I'm back riding from a 10 year hiatus. I've ridden during that time but haven't been in a show ring in oh gosh 13 years! I stopped by Upperville several years ago and was blown away by the...
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    Thank you all, he is my handsome boy, of course...

    Thank you all, he is my handsome boy, of course slightly more so when he's not all shaved and covered in scabs. To Buddy Roo we're not really sure what happened, the other dog belonged to my SO's...
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    You can supplement his food with steamed...

    You can supplement his food with steamed vegetables (low sodium canned green beans also work well.) Snacks of baby carrots, apples, and celery are also good tricks. Avoid grapes, raisins, onions...
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    Here he is in all of his dino glory! He also has...

    Here he is in all of his dino glory! He also has sharks, bugs, and superman.
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3899419965926&set=a.3882775389822.2145131.1291955694&type=1&theater
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    Thank you all for your kind words. We're headed...

    Thank you all for your kind words. We're headed back to the doc to take the bandage off and see how the leg looks today. Then he can go back to sporting t-shirts hopefully and not have to be...
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    Jingle for my Rambo please!!

    I apologize in advance for the slightly incoherent post that is about to follow. I'm awake and can't go back to sleep after waking up at 4am to give my sweet boy his pain meds.

    My Rambo is a...
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    I would hardly say that I run a boarding barn...

    I would hardly say that I run a boarding barn however, I do lease a small farm and board a few horses to help pay the bills. I also work full time and I shell out a lot more money on rent, hay,...
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    Need Farm Logo Ideas!

    So the SO and I are looking at buying our very own farm. Since I was a little girl I've dreamed of my own farm. I've been leasing a farm for years and haven't bothered with a logo or farm signs as...
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    All I can hear is my childhood riding instructor...

    All I can hear is my childhood riding instructor wanting to know whey she isn't wearing a belt with her britches!
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    My best recommendation is just to experiment and...

    My best recommendation is just to experiment and find out what works for your hay and your horses. I've talked to barns before where every horse gets 1 scoop of feed and 1 flake of hay because...
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    Need Orchard Grass Hay in NOVA area

    Looking for nice second cutting orchard or orchard/alfalfa mix hay. My hay source seems to have fallen through and I only have a few bales left. I'm looking for about 200 bales and happy to split a...
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    While I don't have anywhere near the facility you...

    While I don't have anywhere near the facility you have described I can tell that I pay $280/ton for nice 2nd cutting grass hay. I pay $6/yard for bedding plus $100 for delivery.

    Hope that helps
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    I once had a random passer by stop at the barn I...

    I once had a random passer by stop at the barn I worked out and threaten to call the cops on me for animal cruelty. She just couldn't believe I would blindfold the horses before putting them...
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    PPG *Shudder* Maybe it's just my years and years...

    PPG *Shudder* Maybe it's just my years and years of working as a tech, but I'd ask my vet to put in a catheter and I'll give K-Penn. Make sure you have your vet explain proper techniques for giving...
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    I do a lot of farm/pet sitting and for what you...

    I do a lot of farm/pet sitting and for what you are asking I would probably ask for $40-60 a day depending on how far out of my normal routine your farm is. To be honest I will not take clients that...
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    It could be old chunky puss. That would be better!
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    My horses are in my will, as well as a trust...

    My horses are in my will, as well as a trust specified to their care. The best advice a lawyer gave me, was giving someone your horse is really just burdening them with more bills, hence the trust...
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    They make Spanx in an X-Small?!?!?!?! ...

    They make Spanx in an X-Small?!?!?!?!


    Shouldn't you not need them by that point?
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    18g 1.5" for everything, IM, IV, Blood Draws...

    18g 1.5" for everything, IM, IV, Blood Draws (well I will use a 20g 1" if drawing blood from the face (old habit from working as a tech.)) What can I say, I'm not a bleeding heart and really an 18g...
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    I worked at a large animal hospital and from my...

    I worked at a large animal hospital and from my experience it depends on how busy the hospital is, and how much staff there is. Stalls were always stripped at least once daily. The staff on most...
  23. I personally love Purcellville and Round Hill...

    I personally love Purcellville and Round Hill area, I have a lot of friends in Waterford too and that's a little closer in. I used to keep my horses in Lucketts (north of Leesburg) which is a nice...
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    I also use the drain plug de-icers and will warn...

    I also use the drain plug de-icers and will warn you, I have a naughty horse and I have to stand guard of the tank when it's refilling after I dump it. When the water is low enough he will grab the...
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    I pet sit quite frequently and this is also part...

    I pet sit quite frequently and this is also part of my contract. I also worked large animal emergency for several years and I can tell you some of the horrible agonizing deaths I witnessed because...
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