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  1. Just a side note, I would never say anything that...

    Just a side note, I would never say anything that cruel!

    It's:

    Hello so & so
    I work with a feedlot rescue group named... We found a horse we think you may have owned and was wondering if you...
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    Take the cost of gas & double it x miles. ...

    Take the cost of gas & double it x miles.

    That's a good starting point, but you need to contact shippers because there is a HUGE difference.
  3. (Sorry if I sound grumpy, was up late last night...

    (Sorry if I sound grumpy, was up late last night organizing photos for today)

    We don't flip because we only facilitate transfer directly from the dealer (who is certainly someone you could say is...
  4. I'm sorry Kwill you're going to have to explain...

    I'm sorry Kwill you're going to have to explain to me then what you'd like us to DO with all the horses that come out of the lot, other then re-home them? Nope they aren't all going to go wonderful...
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    We just pulled a 32 year old theraputic riding...

    We just pulled a 32 year old theraputic riding horse out of a feedlot, emaciated.

    The [people] involved in the riding program tried to claim the horse was still retired to a field somewhere,...
  6. Thread: QH Brand? W?

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    Got a better pic of his brand, looks MUCH...

    Got a better pic of his brand, looks MUCH different from this angle

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=278708122241939&set=a.229450110501074.49663.135667943212625&type=3&theater

    (If anyone...
  7. Because I wanted to show people what a real...

    Because I wanted to show people what a real flipper does.

    We have heard all kinds of stories, don't trust someone just because they show up with a differently-abled child, or even if they work...
  8. This does not need to be a re-hash of the other...

    This does not need to be a re-hash of the other thread.

    I don't think there is a thing wrong with selling on a horse; but I can tell you now a days (and if you don't know we're having a BAD...
  9. Thread: QH Brand? W?

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    QH Brand? W?

    Can anyone help out with this brand?

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=278555762257175&set=a.278052802307471.62397.135667943212625&type=3&theater

    It's a W or a side-ways harp, maybe with...
  10. Beware. Some people really do flip horses for money... and don't post on COTH

    Y'all want something actually worth getting in a huff over?

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151089005687900&set=o.399673350083745&type=1&theater...
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    That is a very unfair assumption. Amish/Mennonite...

    That is a very unfair assumption. Amish/Mennonite people do use their horses for work, and some don't see value in keeping horses past a point they can't continue to work; they don't all send them to...
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    Before I spout off, I want to mention I work with...

    Before I spout off, I want to mention I work with a feedlot rescue group, as well as living in an area with lots of standardbred breeders. We (the feedlot group) have been dealing with the fall-out...
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    No, thank you Furlong SO much!! The filly I just...

    No, thank you Furlong SO much!! The filly I just IDed out of the lot is out of Dragon Again! That was really lucky, I'm so glad I asked!

    Eta: And, any more farms? We get horses from all over...
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    Sorry got busy and didn't come back to this...

    Sorry got busy and didn't come back to this thread, allow me to ask my question again :D.

    I'm working with a feed-lot rescue group, I was wondering if anyone already knows of/has experience with...
  15. I wanted to add my condolences, Tamara you're...

    I wanted to add my condolences, Tamara you're such a wonderful & giving woman, I am so sorry this happened to your family.
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    Buy-back Programs on Canadian Farms?

    Are there any Canadian Thoroughbred (or Standardbred!) farms who have buy-back programs like Three Chimneys?
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    But will you loose the toes? It's not a question...

    But will you loose the toes? It's not a question of the hoof landing where there isn't protection, but on the edge of the protected areas, causing that to bend down & cut off the toes.

    I know...
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    plastic netting, or chicken wire, won't stop them...

    plastic netting, or chicken wire, won't stop them for a second. I would also suggestion electro-netting, they're pretty good climbers.

    E-net is not overly expensive but if you want to go with a...
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    Apparently it is true, they have to step in the...

    Apparently it is true, they have to step in the right place on the boot, but my husband (who works in construction) said it could happen to him if a heavy enough piece of metal fell on his foot. And...
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    I should have mentioned I was looking for...

    I should have mentioned I was looking for something with a bit of protection, in case one of the animals does step on me.

    How long have you had yours JB?
    I've found most running style shoes...
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    What's on your Feet? Boot Q.

    I need a recommendation for a good, STURDY, summer boot for farm work.

    I don't want steel toes, because I don't want to loose my tootsies if one of our horses or cows step on my foot. I also...
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    Your momma looks just like our new little baby...

    Your momma looks just like our new little baby goat! Same colouring.

    If you're worried about horns (and with good reason, I've gotten a few bruises on the bum from my goats!) you should contact...
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    My fly control system are cute, lay eggs &...

    My fly control system are cute, lay eggs & actually make us money rather then cost it ;).
    Just another option for yah.
    (Oh, and they're Muscovy ducks)
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    They will make a good horse companion if the...

    They will make a good horse companion if the horse bonds with them; but goats needs other goat companions too :).
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    There are lots of ways to prune & manipulate the...

    There are lots of ways to prune & manipulate the growth of fruit trees for ease (and us shorties!!); you may want to check that out.

    How old is the tree? I'm assuming it's past the point you...
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