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  1. Cute! Sounds like she's making progress. Having a...

    Cute! Sounds like she's making progress. Having a halter or neck collar on does help one avoid getting kicked. Mignonne and the feral filly are with me now and i've been teaching both that humans are...
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    We hate missing a diagnosis. But you watched her...

    We hate missing a diagnosis. But you watched her and she told you it wasn't serious, then wouldn't let you get a good enough look to see what was up. You tried to treat for horses, not zebras, and...
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    Well, I'm now on HRT daily pills and have a...

    Well, I'm now on HRT daily pills and have a pregnant mare out back. But I won't be attempting DIY Premarin anytime soon!
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    For myself, the biggest issue would be bleeding...

    For myself, the biggest issue would be bleeding (bruising) around the vein puncture site if I used the arm too strenuously too soon.
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    Please tell me the judge required her to produce...

    Please tell me the judge required her to produce the bill of sale and proof of reception of funds.
  6. The ponies and I basically share one medicine...

    The ponies and I basically share one medicine cabinet. Only difference is I take albendazole while they take ivermectin/horse dewormers, they take Voltaren without Methyl Salicylate while I'm...
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    Occasional and without need of a formal...

    Occasional and without need of a formal organization would be great. I'm not sure how much could be written off, or what insurance against 'euther's remorse' a vet would need :no: I also like the...
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    I hear you, I just took in two feral friends on...

    I hear you, I just took in two feral friends on de facto 'training free lease'. At least they are both 400lb or less. It is possible to gentle a spooky one and even to do it in a shared pasture. But...
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    I've seen plenty of animal owner's who can't deal...

    I've seen plenty of animal owner's who can't deal with the cost of euth or the logistics of disposal so they dither. I'm for 'rehome or euth' clinics, that's basically how most small animal shelters...
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    And to unveil another elephant sticking its head...

    And to unveil another elephant sticking its head over the stall door: opportunity cost for the horses. As in, much as we hate to admit it, horses have reached the same state as dogs and cats in the...
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    To separate points and to show another case of...

    To separate points and to show another case of 'the euth decision is really foggy sometimes', I may have another tough call here very soon. The owner of the mare that became 5 mares finally gave me...
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    LH, I followed that thread. I thought you...

    LH, I followed that thread. I thought you considered things well and it did sound like there was a decent enough chance that he would recover to take the chance.

    I also followed vet's advice...
  13. OP, I've had to rehab more than one pony in Haiti...

    OP, I've had to rehab more than one pony in Haiti with the same problem, no hay sources. Do work with the local vet if you have a good one. Please do give us a list of options you have available,...
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    Given the number of times necropsies have...

    Given the number of times necropsies have essentially come back 'large blood vessel rupture, no pre-existing defect found', I'm not sure a stress test will help much with sudden cardiovascular...
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    You would think it would - but ulcers can be hard...

    You would think it would - but ulcers can be hard to pin down. You probably should scope him to see what's going on in there.

    Address the herd-bound part with training.
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    Yup, plenty of them living free-renge in Haiti. I...

    Yup, plenty of them living free-renge in Haiti. I call them Rats with Horns. Certainly, have a polite chat with the BO pointing out a) you can't afford to keep replacing chewed stuff and b) all the...
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    Dear Lord, as a manager myself I'd have insisted...

    Dear Lord, as a manager myself I'd have insisted they send those instructions to me in writing - and then forwarded them to some appropriate direct contact in HR if I could get a name! That has to...
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    Cute ad - both of them, actually!

    Cute ad - both of them, actually!
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    I did this once with my mom's ancient Civic in a...

    I did this once with my mom's ancient Civic in a Walmart lot. Turns out the emergency brake was wonky, and I thought it was working. Didn't put the car in park in a "flat" parking lot. Heard the...
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    Same here, but in a bit of a 'sidekick to the...

    Same here, but in a bit of a 'sidekick to the hero in an action adventure movie', "What craziness are you getting me into and through NOW!!??" kind of way. Note my sig line - we're all in it but I'm...
  21. I have come dangerously close to that happening...

    I have come dangerously close to that happening to me with some of my thrift-sourced skirts.






    Big difference: the sheep are my own!
  22. Let us know what it's like! This is a car GPS...

    Let us know what it's like! This is a car GPS unit, right?
  23. How far are you from the old water works? I go...

    How far are you from the old water works? I go there every year or two for the late March World Water Day Walkathon that the Hamilton Public Works and the Ancaster Rotary Club put on each year. The...
  24. ((((((((HHHUUUGGGSSS))))))))

    ((((((((HHHUUUGGGSSS))))))))
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    Hoover won't eat cabbage. or beets. ...

    Hoover won't eat cabbage. or beets.



    Safe to say borscht just isn't his thing.
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