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    Just a little different perspective... ...

    Just a little different perspective...

    Normally when a house mouse gets caught in a trap and is still alive, my husband dispatches it. We have a don't ask, don't tell agreement about it. However,...
  2. Holy Long Spot! :eek:

    Holy Long Spot! :eek:
  3. Thread: Sleep patterns

    by downen
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    Everyone here has offered good suggestions. I'm...

    Everyone here has offered good suggestions. I'm not a bad sleeper, but sleep is life for me as I have some serious health conditions, so getting a solid eight is really important. I'll share my...
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    So very sorry to hear this! I've been following...

    So very sorry to hear this! I've been following your story from the beginning, and I always admired how you found a job to fit the horse, and didn't force him into a job he didn't want. I hope Chewie...
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    OMG that Palomino tied to the plank on a fence!!...

    OMG that Palomino tied to the plank on a fence!! At first glance I thought it was a solid knot, but a second look and I see it was a release, but still. Funny how in movies and commercials you see...
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    My pastures are bordered by a creek that floods...

    My pastures are bordered by a creek that floods occasionally, sometimes covering up to half the pasture. The barn is on high ground. Most of my horses have been weenies and stay well out of it, but...
  7. Mighty Mouse was the most unlikely little horse...

    Mighty Mouse was the most unlikely little horse you ever saw eventing. He was a 14 hand Arab that was abandoned as a yearling near a friend’s house, and I ended up buying him for $200. He was cute,...
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    LOVE the Tempel Lipizzans! Tempel is right in my...

    LOVE the Tempel Lipizzans! Tempel is right in my area, and I saw my first performance in 1974 or so (I was 14), and last summer I took my 14 year old daughter up for a performance. Growing up, I had...
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    I can't resist... can you PM me, too? Thanks!

    I can't resist... can you PM me, too? Thanks!
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    I am NOT a bird person, and really don't feel...

    I am NOT a bird person, and really don't feel comfortable around them, particularly if they are aggressive. Years ago I went to visit an Aunt who had some "attack" geese. I reached in my car for an...
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    I'm so sorry for your loss! We lost our...

    I'm so sorry for your loss! We lost our long-eared beauty, Elvira, years back, and I still miss those long ears and her beautiful eyes. Donkeys are special creatures, and Donkeyotee was extra...
  12. LOL,I guess I was just looking at through the...

    LOL,I guess I was just looking at through the eyes of someone who owns a VERY reactive pony, who's been known to go straight up into the air on the crossties when a saddle pad falls off the rack to...
  13. Is it just me, or does this look like a disaster waiting to happen?

    https://www.facebook.com/712021032179356/videos/865647460150045/

    It's pretty funny when it's done with a dog, but an equine? What if it should take off? COTHers, what say you?
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    My picky pony refused all of the standard "masks"...

    My picky pony refused all of the standard "masks" for his meds. I finally figured out a system... I take about a tablespoon of Nutrena Senior pellets, add the scoop of thyroid, add a bit of water,...
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    I would be happy to give you a quote. I have 25+...

    I would be happy to give you a quote. I have 25+ years Photoshop experience.
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    I'm not a fan of the muzzle, either. I bought one...

    I'm not a fan of the muzzle, either. I bought one for my IR/Cushings pony, but abandoned it in favor of a dry lot. My big boys (not the pony) are turned out 24/7 and I just can't see trying to...
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    I have it down to a science. I fill the net, pull...

    I have it down to a science. I fill the net, pull the mouth shut. I put a double-end snap on the cord, take a "stitch" around the mouth of the net (using the snap like a needle) to keep it shut. Then...
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    Hey, the trailer just showed up on a Chicago...

    Hey, the trailer just showed up on a Chicago craigslist! It really gets around!
  19. I hope so! I wouldn't mind another round of...

    I hope so! I wouldn't mind another round of Daniel Craig in chaps! :lol:
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    Yeah I can totally see a queen size bed fitting...

    Yeah I can totally see a queen size bed fitting in that thing... NOT!
  21. Destined to be a classic: Cowbys vs. Dinosaurs!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=61&v=211MM3zxNwI

    Horses appear at about the 1 min. mark. Enjoy! :)
  22. LOL I thought at first you were talking about the...

    LOL I thought at first you were talking about the new Star Wars movie!! :lol:
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    Google "horse coloring art" and click on images....

    Google "horse coloring art" and click on images. Print out some sheets, put them on the table with crayons and voila! Easy, cheap kid acitivity!
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    Thank you, Frostbitten! Normally I would not...

    Thank you, Frostbitten! Normally I would not hijack a thread to brag about the Flamester, but since this thread has run off into a guacamole-filled ditch, I'm going to save it from the mods and keep...
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    Flame asked me to tell you that he is flattered....

    Flame asked me to tell you that he is flattered. Flame was 20 when the picture was taken. He owes his great teeth to a policy of eating everything that isn't nailed down for the past 20 years and...
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