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  1. Huh. Funny, I got an email from that place just...

    Huh. Funny, I got an email from that place just today... but I haven't advertized anything ever. I buy off ebay and Amazon and stuff, all the time, just don't sell.

    I was curious how it just said...
  2. Huh. Funny, I got an email from that place just...

    Huh. Funny, I got an email from that place just today... but I haven't advertized anything ever. I buy off ebay and Amazon and stuff, all the time, just don't sell.

    I was curious how it just said...
  3. yaya~ I've seen that too, and was horrified. They...

    yaya~ I've seen that too, and was horrified. They loaded a bunch of pigs on that wire floor, and the pig's feet were stuck in the holes!! They could very easily have slipped, gotten a whole leg bound...
  4. Animal cops Houston ~ observations, I'm curious

    :confused: I watch this show as often as I can. Like it a lot.

    That facility is very large, very well equiped, and seems to be well staffed.
    No question they are very dedicated and caring, up...
  5. I find this feeling tremendously comforting. When...

    I find this feeling tremendously comforting. When my sister died tragically and young, it was so unbearable for so long sometimes I simply couldn't cope well at all. But one day while driving I...
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    Yeah, "putting the horse in a frame". Ugh. How...

    Yeah, "putting the horse in a frame". Ugh. How about just saying, we're working on putting the horse in balance over all four legs? How hard is that?
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    Makes me crazy - in the obituary pages of any...

    Makes me crazy - in the obituary pages of any paper you'll see "Happy Birthday" to the dearly departed. Really? Will the dead have a party up there if you put that ad in the paper? It super creeps...
  8. Well, we're down in a hollow, here north of...

    Well, we're down in a hollow, here north of Leesburg Va., and last measurement was 38" (5 pm). I have four foot board fences, and the snow is up to the bottom of the top board... Our cars are buried,...
  9. Allons-y, hear that. I'm so sorry... I had a...

    Allons-y, hear that. I'm so sorry... I had a contractor come in and re-level all the stalls, mat them. Put up more paddocks, lights in places not needed.
    Bought saddles and tack for the horses I...
  10. Anyone here suffered a loss so profound...

    that they just came to a complete halt?

    (A quick history - I am in my mid sixties now. Have been heavily involved in horses every day of my life since my single digit years. Won't bore you, but...
  11. LegalEq, is this request to me, ILuvmyButtercups?...

    LegalEq, is this request to me, ILuvmyButtercups? If so, SURE! Blog away, I'm always eager to educate morons left in charge of live things.

    This happened when I was 13... I'm in my early 60s...
  12. How did I forget this~ when I was 13 years old, I...

    How did I forget this~ when I was 13 years old, I boarded my horse at a large farm held by an absentee owner. He raised QHs and Shetlands, just left them to the natural order, Qhs in one field,...
  13. Oh! And those famous angels of mercy, you know...

    Oh! And those famous angels of mercy, you know the type - they fancy themselves as saviors of all non humann beings.
    I rode for a barn once. The show horses got everything they needed, when they...
  14. The standard treatment of stallions and show...

    The standard treatment of stallions and show horses in general.
    I was a young teen in the '60s, horse crazy gal, would find stables everywhere arouond us, wherever we lived. Stallions were...
  15. Worry spin-off/ how to stop second guessing self!?!?!

    :no: Questioning past actions or decisions is my vice. Capable of driving me to distraction. Strangely I don't worry much. Worry is the stress of wondering what will maybe happen in the future. Have...
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    Lauruffian ~ I am so sorry for your loss. Know it...

    Lauruffian ~ I am so sorry for your loss. Know it too intimately, as I too lost my best horse last summer. I STILL don't use any of his things, buckets, halters; his bridle is cleaned and hung up...
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    The nerve of some indeed. I kept a horse at a...

    The nerve of some indeed.

    I kept a horse at a large farm once. There were several barns and paddocks, the owners rented out individual units to self care horse people. In one paddock some...
  18. At a race barn I galloped at years ago, there...

    At a race barn I galloped at years ago, there were several barns, with different trainers. One morning I arrived for work and saw the truck and trailer of one of the lesser trainer's parked askew...
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    Howlers!!! Reminds me of the time a few years ago...

    Howlers!!! Reminds me of the time a few years ago we all got to the hunt meet, were pretty much ready to ride off, only the huntsman needed to mount up.

    Well, he opened his trailer, and_______ no...
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    I had wondered too - didn't know SmartPak changed...

    I had wondered too - didn't know SmartPak changed owners. Used to be they were super in all ways. Remember when you went onto their website a customer service rep would pop up asking if you wanted...
  21. Resting bitch face. Classic! I'm going to...

    Resting bitch face. Classic! I'm going to remember that one next time I see such a beast presenting as such! Thanks for the laugh!
  22. BOs, SCREEN YOUR BOARDERS! Barn #1 I did self...

    BOs, SCREEN YOUR BOARDERS!
    Barn #1 I did self care board at a place, and one day arrived to find two strange horses in the pasture with my two. Luckily they were all fine. But, as the days went...
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    Wow, I had no idea how popular (??) those horrid...

    Wow, I had no idea how popular (??) those horrid scary leather horses were. When my parents got me one (ugh) I was shocked... it didn't even stand by itself, came with no stand. I chucked it in the...
  24. Bluey, I don't belong to the AQHA, so I have no...

    Bluey, I don't belong to the AQHA, so I have no access to pedigrees in detail. I know Allpedigree.com is a great free source, but I need reg. names.

    How could I get a list of famous reiner QHs?...
  25. Simkie ~ I'm just guessing it's OK. I did find...

    Simkie ~ I'm just guessing it's OK. I did find Dr. Clement's practice in OK, with contact info. I'll just write her, at that office. What the heck, it can go or no, right?

    The woman I bought the...
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