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    On his second day in office, January 22, 2009,...

    On his second day in office, January 22, 2009, President Obama issued Executive Order No. 13491 -- Ensuring Lawful Interrogations which countermanded the directions of the Bush White House, the CIA...
  2. It appears that Honeywell received bad advice;...

    It appears that Honeywell received bad advice; the other two companies that have been sued either fired an employee or cancelled his insurance for refusal to comply which is illegal.
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  3. Uh, you may want to go back and read the title of...

    Uh, you may want to go back and read the title of this thread...

    :rolleyes: :lol:
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    Nancy Pelosi pays her workers more than union...

    Nancy Pelosi pays her workers more than union workers. Originally posted on Think Progress in November 2006.

    House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has made passing critical labor reforms,...
  5. Thank goodness it's gone! Hopefully this person...

    Thank goodness it's gone! Hopefully this person came to her senses and realized she was making a huge mistake.

    Last I saw, only $75.00 had been raised so I'm sure it would have been an uphill...
  6. Apparently his stud fee is less if the mare being...

    Apparently his stud fee is less if the mare being bred is not a TB.



    :yes:

    COTH needs a "what the eft word" emoticon.
  7. "Help me raise money for stud fee and vet care"...GoFundMe...UGH...

    This is NOT mine! I saw it today and it reminded me of the thread currently discussing the person raising money for a foal who is racking up a vet bill at Tufts:

    http://www.gofundme.com/amm6q0
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    I'm very curious how you know the horse is not...

    I'm very curious how you know the horse is not being ridden. I'm really curious because I once had boarder try to accuse me of the very same thing. Of course, she was only out for an hour or so two...
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    OP, you really need to back away from the...

    OP, you really need to back away from the keyboard.
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    You have to ask yourself, what was the reason the...

    You have to ask yourself, what was the reason the OP posted the whole sorry mess to begin with? I have to assume it was payback or pure spite. I also have to think the the whole story is a version...
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    Absolutely, start with a business plan. And a...

    Absolutely, start with a business plan. And a big bank account. Remember, you're probably not going to make money just boarding. You will need to have a lesson or training program to actually make...
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    I completely understand. I'm posting under an...

    I completely understand. I'm posting under an alter because I still have an ex-boarder as a stalker even after legal intervention.

    I'm still in the business, but I've scaled way back and I'm...
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    Interesting. Thank you.

    Interesting. Thank you.
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    I'd go with Cracker Barrel, or see if a craftsman...

    I'd go with Cracker Barrel, or see if a craftsman wanted the leather. We found a knife edged triangle bit that had been sharpened in a box of tack we purchased at a sale. I threw it away. I didn't...
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    Happy Vagrant that is exactly why I vented here. ...

    Happy Vagrant that is exactly why I vented here. No one has any clue who I am. Just needed somewhere to let it out. I have not badmouthed the ex-boarder anywhere but here. That is, except to my...
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    Ex-Boarders...just need to vent

    What is it with people? We have a barn full of lovely boarders, now. Had one leave about 10 months ago, not on the best terms. At the end, boarder wasn't happy with anything, facilities, farrier,...
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    No, fat does not make them hot. Sugars can, and...

    No, fat does not make them hot. Sugars can, and in my experience with mine, alfalfa can, but others have not had the same experience with alfalfa. We use TC Senior for most of our horses. It's...
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    Good feed and for my little red chestnut, Grand...

    Good feed and for my little red chestnut, Grand Coat.
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    I would write her a letter stating the contract...

    I would write her a letter stating the contract has been terminated due to non-payment. Next contract include a charge for late payment. Some people charge a percentage after a certain time and...
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    Asking boarder to leave

    Here's my problem. I would really like to ask a boarder to leave. She is irresponsible towards her horse, has an attitude. I do like the horse and don't want to see him go to a really bad...
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    Rabbit351w, I may have not been clear. I meant...

    Rabbit351w, I may have not been clear. I meant holding for a different farrier/vet that I did not schedule. As for staying in, for example, a client who wants to ride in the afternoon and either...
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    Boarding Barn "Extra" Charges

    I am just starting up a larger boarding operation. Up to now, I have only had one to two boarders who are also friends. We have added on the the barn and will have room for 6 additional boarders. ...
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    Shoeing Polo vs. Hunter/Jumper

    We've been in polo for most of our horse business. Our farrier is a polo farrier. Problem, we now have a horse that my son is using for hunter/jumper and the vibes I'm getting from my farrier is...
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    I would try anxiety meds, but sometimes, sadly...

    I would try anxiety meds, but sometimes, sadly there is no easy solution.
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    Feeding alfalfa cubes

    Have a senior horse (20 yrs) on TC senior (6 lbs/day) and would like to supplement with alfalfa cubes for the winter. He's in OK weight, but could stand a little more. How much should I start with?...
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