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  1. Thread: foal halter

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    I purchased a yearling Arabian halter with a...

    I purchased a yearling Arabian halter with a rolled nose band for my warmblood babies. The arabian halters are size a lot smaller for those refined heads. This is the one I purchased, it has a LOT of...
  2. The stories reflect the traditions and lifestyle...

    The stories reflect the traditions and lifestyle of people that lived thousands of years ago. You can see modifications that have been made as time went on. Many elements that existed in the original...
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    Nobody believed when the upright walking talking...

    Nobody believed when the upright walking talking dog gave a speech then died, but they did believe when the dead fish was thrown back into the pond and it started swimming. Oh wait, the church men...
  4. I meant it to be compassionate.

    I meant it to be compassionate.
  5. The OP asked for the opinions of both believers...

    The OP asked for the opinions of both believers and non-believers. My response was to indicate that I have no fear and that I want to enjoy every moment I have because there is nothing else.

    That...
  6. I have NO FEAR of Not going to heaven or of going...

    I have NO FEAR of Not going to heaven or of going to hell.

    You are free to believe what you like but your response seems to demonstrate that you are afraid to not believe.
  7. As a non-believer I am extremely thrilled to have...

    As a non-believer I am extremely thrilled to have NO FEAR of heaven or hell.
    I do not live in fear of not having a future eternal life. Just the opposite, I'm am very happy to be living FREE FROM...
  8. Apparently, there are new terms to deal with. ...

    Apparently, there are new terms to deal with.
    If a women choses to not carry her pregnancy to term, it's called abortion.
    If a doctor decides a women needs to not continue a pregnancy, it's...
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    Yes, I agree you may need a new farrier. Based on...

    Yes, I agree you may need a new farrier. Based on the intermittent nature of the lameness ,your extensive vet diagnosis and your detail on foot issues, I would suggest you consult with a new farrier....
  10. Dear ShadowsMom My foal also suffered a broken...

    Dear ShadowsMom
    My foal also suffered a broken leg but is now a healthy young horse.

    Most equine vets do not know what to do with broken legs as most people put them down. However, cow vets deal...
  11. LaurieB, I posted in off course that someone I...

    LaurieB,
    I posted in off course that someone I know told me about this subject. Someone who had worked on a large farm for many years, and had witnessed this.
    This is a valid process for...
  12. " I've done it several ways with nurse mares....

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    I've done it several ways with nurse mares. In Texas, we've skinned the dead foal and then placed the hide on the adoptive foal to fool the mare. Rubbing her own urine or milk onto the new foal...
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    It was not an endorsement, I would never choose...

    It was not an endorsement, I would never choose that process...Yuck!
    Just for those who are curious, that's all.
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    For those who are curious, these nice people in...

    For those who are curious, these nice people in Scotland have first hand experience with skinning a foal for the adoption process...complete with a picture on their blog in May of 2014, so a very...
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    As I stated before....I learned of this process...

    As I stated before....I learned of this process from someone here in the US. Someone who actually witnessed the process. I did not invent the process, merely indicated a resource that documents the...
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    Here is a link to an article that describes...

    Here is a link to an article that describes skinning a dead foal for use in getting the nurse mare to accept the new foal. There are plenty of references to this on line.
    ...
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    Foals are still being put down as a result of the...

    Foals are still being put down as a result of the nurse mare industry. As I stated earlier, I was at my vet clinic shortly after the foal was already 'offed' so no, the nurse mare farms may not 'off'...
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    If you decide to buy or breed, the mare selection...

    If you decide to buy or breed, the mare selection is of equal importance as the stallion selection.
    I would not buy a prospect without a deep dive into the mare line. Having a good idea of the...
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    What drew my attention was the"she hates horses"....

    What drew my attention was the"she hates horses". I would go to the local lumber yard and buy a few sheets of plywood to put up in her stall to close off her neighbors. She may be spending time...
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    My mom had four kids, I was the last and a...

    My mom had four kids, I was the last and a surprise. Found out years later that they really didn't 'want' another kid. Anyway, I watched how unhappy my mother was raising 4 kids. I decided I didn't...
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    Coats get disgusting...fast...that's why I don't...

    Coats get disgusting...fast...that's why I don't wear a coat!
    I wear layers of tee-shirt, (high tech underwear for really cold),hooded heavy weight sweatshirt and fleece lightweight pullovers.
    The...
  22. No crystal ball..:) but... after a mare is bred,...

    No crystal ball..:) but... after a mare is bred, the embryo/fertilized egg takes a day or so to descend and attach so you have time to get the mare home and relaxed. I think it is important to keep...
  23. We had a mare that we sent to the stallion owner...

    We had a mare that we sent to the stallion owner for breeding that we boarded for a few weeks each time. Always came home empty and with weight loss ( not due to the stallion owner, she got great...
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    I hope you get your adequan Rooty!

    I hope you get your adequan Rooty!
  25. As a vet described it to me, adding oil to the...

    As a vet described it to me, adding oil to the water mix/tea can be aspirated into the lungs. If the horse needs oil, the vet will pass a tube thru the horses nose that is swallowed into the stomach....
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