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    Nope. ALL of them were SOMEONE'S fault. Even if...

    Nope. ALL of them were SOMEONE'S fault. Even if it's the fault of the hormones.
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    That's an incredibly judgmental statement. A...

    That's an incredibly judgmental statement.

    A convenience euthanasia is "I'm moving and I don't want to/can't afford to move this perfectly fine/sound/ride-able horse with me."

    Or "I can't...
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    OMIGOSH.... Somebody once mistook my daughter's...

    OMIGOSH.... Somebody once mistook my daughter's Percheron mare for a shetland pony. I mean, SERIOUSLY??? :lol::cool::D

    (ok sorry.... the devil made me do it... or Obama....)
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    Keep it covered, loosely at least, with something...

    Keep it covered, loosely at least, with something waterproof in case your trailer develops leaks. Had a friend that found this out the hard way.
  5. Exactly! Here's more interesting information...

    Exactly!

    Here's more interesting information on BMI:

    http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/265215.php
  6. BMI as a measure of fitness to be able to take lessons?

    http://www.buckhornfarmnc.com/index_files/fitnesspolicy.pdf

    While I do agree that horses require a certain level of fitness, I find this "requirement" a bit ridiculous. I'd rather see a 5'2" 170#...
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    Yanno..... I think we need to get a gofundme and...

    Yanno..... I think we need to get a gofundme and raise some money so an animal communicator can talk DIRECTLY to the pony itself. I'm sure the pony's POV is more interesting than COTH speculation.
    ...
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    Show-off.:rolleyes:

    Show-off.:rolleyes:
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    For those of you looking for a very quick recap...

    For those of you looking for a very quick recap so you don't have to read 50 pages, here it is"

    "I know you think you understand what you thought I said but I'm not sure you realize that what you...
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    #teamwhogivesadamnanymore

    #teamwhogivesadamnanymore
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    Hypothetically speaking and with a collective...

    Hypothetically speaking and with a collective "you".... here's another perspective from a retired barn manager....

    If you are hanging in a stall doorway carrying on about your horse, your job,...
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    Far as we know, the "barn bitch" is posting on...

    Far as we know, the "barn bitch" is posting on another BB saying something like "I'm so glad I am leaving this barn. These boarders are just the absolute worst people who don't want me to be friends...
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    Our blanket rules are very simple. -No horses...

    Our blanket rules are very simple.

    -No horses are blanketed in turnout. This is in the contract that all boarders sign.
    -Stall boarded horses are blanketed in the barn if the overnight...
  14. COTH can spot "crazy" a mile away. This one was...

    COTH can spot "crazy" a mile away. This one was visible at 2 miles.
  15. The villages called. They want their idiots...

    The villages called.

    They want their idiots back.
  16. Neuse River Equine - Wendell NC ...

    Neuse River Equine - Wendell NC
    http://neuseriverequinehospital.vetsourcecms.com/
    919-365-6044
  17. Pulling for you.

    Pulling for you.
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    The girls at the barn take great care of the...

    The girls at the barn take great care of the horses, and I know they appreciate it when someone actually verbalizes it. Look them in the face and tell them "thank you". That's worth a lot, in...
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    There's a reason some of them are called sharks.;)

    There's a reason some of them are called sharks.;)
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    And you aren't doing much for yours.

    And you aren't doing much for yours.
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    This is a mature decision toward the longevity...

    This is a mature decision toward the longevity and health of your marriage. Seeking counseling is a wise decision and does not mean your marriage is in trouble any more than going to a riding clinic...
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    Horses are not "NEEDS". Ever. They are "WANTS"....

    Horses are not "NEEDS". Ever. They are "WANTS". She has clearly indicated she cannot afford the horse which should be a common sense reason enough to not buy it. This is aside from anything the...
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    I'd also get his eyes checked.

    I'd also get his eyes checked.
  24. $1000. My first horse, after I had her for 6...

    $1000.

    My first horse, after I had her for 6 weeks, decided to tangle with the fencing and sliced her hind leg open. The vet visit and initial treatment was upwards of $850, and that was 8 years...
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    Google him. It's great Friday afternoon reading!...

    Google him. It's great Friday afternoon reading!

    Agree with those that say "Wait and see". Indeed, Chicken Little, I don't think the sky is falling.
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