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  1. If it snows, I ski. I don't have much storage...

    If it snows, I ski. I don't have much storage for round bales, so I prepay a farmer for about 20 of them, and pick them up 2 at a time, twice a month. I fill my loft with square bales, about 250,...
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    LOL!! I hated to jog horses - I'm such a klutz I...

    LOL!! I hated to jog horses - I'm such a klutz I was afraid I'd trip and fall.
  3. Duett? Nancy is great with her help.

    Duett? Nancy is great with her help.
  4. What David said. The outbuildings and fencing...

    What David said. The outbuildings and fencing and arenas do not get appraised for what you spent on them, or what they may be "worth" to a horseperson.
  5. Thread: EIPH and Lasix

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    I don't know about everyone else, but that...

    I don't know about everyone else, but that paragraph was the only one in your post I fully comprehended. Good luck!
  6. Thread: EIPH and Lasix

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    Epistaxis is the term used for horses that...

    Epistaxis is the term used for horses that visibly bleed through the nostrils, not those horses when bleeding can only be detected via a scope.
  7. Thread: EIPH and Lasix

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    Thank you again, ellevt. The sample size is very...

    Thank you again, ellevt. The sample size is very important in determining whether or not the results are accurately representing the population.
  8. Thread: EIPH and Lasix

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    Thank you ellevt! The race times comparison will...

    Thank you ellevt! The race times comparison will be interesting.
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    I'd go with a protein supplement or ration...

    I'd go with a protein supplement or ration balancer rather than increasing senior feed if her overall weight is good. I'm not sure that a fat supplement will help her put on muscle mass.
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    Free choice quality hay (not in a small hole net)...

    Free choice quality hay (not in a small hole net) and grass - seriously, all he can stuff into himself. If he doesn't eat good, check for ulcers. Your concentrate should be at least 12% protein,...
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    Found it ...

    Found it

    http://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/shared_content.cfm?id=602
  12. Thread: EIPH and Lasix

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    Here is a summary of the actual article: ...

    Here is a summary of the actual article:

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25055713

    Still looking for the article itself, I read a detailed interview with the vet that did the study recently,...
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    I thought it was interesting that the horses that...

    I thought it was interesting that the horses that were positive ran more times and had longer careers from import to retirement in the Hong Kong study.
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    "She is no longer aggressive and is actually very...

    "She is no longer aggressive and is actually very willing. Has good ground manners (except for standing). She'll stand perfect when I'm close, but as soon as I get out of reach, she'll start to...
  15. If he needs both calories and muscle, the alfalfa...

    If he needs both calories and muscle, the alfalfa is a good choice. Since you will be competing him, it may be useful to make sure he always has some quality forage in front of him to chew on as an...
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    Ditto the posters who say put good quality hay or...

    Ditto the posters who say put good quality hay or grass in front of the horse at all times. And if he is a hard keeper, it should NOT be in a slow feed net! And a flax-based fat supplement will...
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    By the time the horses enter the sales ring, they...

    By the time the horses enter the sales ring, they are pretty tired, especially the good ones that get pulled out of their stalls and shown to prospective buyers a lot. It's exhausting for both...
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    If I was paying $XXX a day for someone to train...

    If I was paying $XXX a day for someone to train my horse, everyone connected to the horse better treat it humanely and with a certain level of respect. If the horse is not liked or valued in that...
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    Have a bunch of kids? It works out pretty good...

    Have a bunch of kids? It works out pretty good until they hit the late teens.
  20. There is something special about the ones that...

    There is something special about the ones that just let you take a deep breath and let it all out. A good ride is better than just about anything else, except maybe a hug from a loved one.
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    Papa Smurf!!

    Papa Smurf!!
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    My horses have hay/grass in front of them all the...

    My horses have hay/grass in front of them all the time, and I only feed a concentrate once a day. Right now I feed in the evening, and the time varies with my schedule. Two only get a handful, with...
  23. Tires will dry rot and warp over time, especially...

    Tires will dry rot and warp over time, especially if the vehicle is outside all the time (not garaged). So even if they don't have lots of miles on them, you will need to replace them every 5 or so...
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    Potomac is a pretty well to do area. The market...

    Potomac is a pretty well to do area. The market will determine whether or not the product is priced correctly.
  25. Crossbow did a great job on my buttercups, not so...

    Crossbow did a great job on my buttercups, not so great on the broadleafs.
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