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  1. To answer the OP's question, I would have said no...

    To answer the OP's question, I would have said no the very first time. You need to make sure it doesn't happen again. God forbid something happens during a lesson.
  2. Ugh I hate parents that think barn staff are...

    Ugh I hate parents that think barn staff are babysitters.

    I once had a mother try to drop off her tiny little 6yr old to ride her pony. No lesson, no trainer, no one around but me. It was 5pm...
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    I worked with my Dad for a while in my 20's. ...

    I worked with my Dad for a while in my 20's.

    I remember him walking into the communal office asking "Who sh!t in the woods?"

    One of the guys had tried to cover his smell with pine spray. ...
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    I have to say my son is living proof of how well...

    I have to say my son is living proof of how well Canada takes care of it's sick kids.

    He was treated like gold. Given 24 hrs to live @ 2.5 yrs old and is still with me at 15. He was dying...
  5. The light tan fur is a brownish red color from...

    The light tan fur is a brownish red color from her urine. It's not blood and her urine is clear when she goes.
  6. Awesome news. I love seeing her brought back to...

    Awesome news. I love seeing her brought back to health.
  7. Question about dog pee staining puppy's private area

    Okay so this is the first time I have had a dog that isn't black.

    I have seen dogs get staining around eyes etc, but Amber is only stained around her privates not her eyes.

    She is on Fromm...
  8. OMG that brought instant tears. Such a...

    OMG that brought instant tears.

    Such a lovely gift.
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    I have a 5yr old female that still does this. ...

    I have a 5yr old female that still does this. Full on kneading and suckling on my son's shirts. We laugh because she leaves wet spots - lol!

    She was maybe 3-4 weeks when orphaned.
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    OMG that is so funny and so true. Me - takes...

    OMG that is so funny and so true.

    Me - takes 3yr old green mare for a trail ride alone
    Me - canters said 3 yr old alone around a nice grass track
    Horse - spooks coming around a corner when she...
  11. My mothers Golden Retriever has horrible skin...

    My mothers Golden Retriever has horrible skin allergies. Just about everything irritates her skin. And the dog is allergic to the sulfur used in most meds/treatments so it has been a battle to find...
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    I'm mildly allergic to hay & cats. It's a PITA,...

    I'm mildly allergic to hay & cats. It's a PITA, so I keep liquid benadryl with me.

    I am wondering if your barn maybe just put up their own hay for winter. If they were loading/unloading hay the...
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    I have only been to Target once. Just another...

    I have only been to Target once. Just another boring Canadian store. None of the special items or deals the US have. It was a huge let down. I miss our Zeller's stores.
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    Another ghost kitty. I see a streak of white fly...

    Another ghost kitty. I see a streak of white fly up my stairs on a regular basis. Everyone in the house has seen it.

    I also see an image/reflection of a white cat in the glass of the back door...
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    Hee hee - I kinda got us lost in a conservation...

    Hee hee - I kinda got us lost in a conservation area. At the 4 hr mark, Beauty gave up and wouldn't take another step.

    Usually, if she refused I would just wait it out. She had no patience,...
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    I love a new horse. It makes me so happy to...

    I love a new horse. It makes me so happy to watch them change as they get to know me. Of 7 personal horses, only one wouldn't bond with me. He was not raised like a horse, more like a dog and it...
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    It is the Canadian Sweepstakes Law. We have to...

    It is the Canadian Sweepstakes Law. We have to answer a simple skill testing question to claim a prize. Just another way Canada likes to be different.

    Quebec has there own lottery system as...
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    I think medical tourism in Canada is due more to...

    I think medical tourism in Canada is due more to seeing specialists. The Gov will send you to another province if necessary.

    Ie there is an experimental surgery for MS. My sister lives in...
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    Exactly. I didn't say the Canadian system was...

    Exactly. I didn't say the Canadian system was better, but I did not need any insurance what so ever. It would have made getting him treated impossible for me. There was no crowd funding back then...
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    My son was diagnosed with Leukemia at 2 yrs old. ...

    My son was diagnosed with Leukemia at 2 yrs old.

    With the Canadian Health care system, he was given

    -Surgery 4 times
    -Blood transfusions 10+ times
    -Many different tests (blood, bone marrow,...
  21. Thread: How do I....

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    I have one. A small female that stares at me all...

    I have one. A small female that stares at me all day long. If I look her way she chirps at me. I am not her person, but she will stay with me until her boy comes home. Then she will crawl into...
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    Amber @ 6 1/2 months poops 4 to 5 times a day. ...

    Amber @ 6 1/2 months poops 4 to 5 times a day.
    Dyna @ 8 yrs old poops 1 to 2 times per day.

    Amber is almost bigger than Dyna now. They currently eat the same amount of Fromm Duck & Sweet...
  23. Me too! Love seeing these snakes brought back to...

    Me too! Love seeing these snakes brought back to good health. My son wants a reptile. I don't think I could handle anything that eats live bugs, but have been thinking of getting him a snake. He...
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    This is Mojo - A little lion that rules my house....

    This is Mojo - A little lion that rules my house.
    http://i415.photobucket.com/albums/pp239/cnigh_2008/004_zps77381017.jpg

    He will not eat anything but Friskies wet and dry. I have tried so many...
  25. Dear Cat: Why can you NOT come in/out the...

    Dear Cat:

    Why can you NOT come in/out the door the first time I offer?

    Why can I not find at least 1 of the 100's of hair ties I buy?

    Why do you yowl when the puppy sniffs you? eg....
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