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  1. I'm wondering why the state troopers haven't...

    I'm wondering why the state troopers haven't shown up at the brokers - Isn't that what happened with Paris Hill? She bought the horse from a lady who had "adopted" from NJTB, and then NJTB called...
  2. Congratulations to both of you for all of the...

    Congratulations to both of you for all of the hard work that you put in to help those who help horses!
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    Hope your dad is okay! Felt it here in San...

    Hope your dad is okay! Felt it here in San Fernando Valley - just sort of rolled rather than an up and down shake. Lots of water sloshed out of the pool. While a 6.9 is big, it seems weird that it...
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    Here's an e-mail that was sent to The Exceller...

    Here's an e-mail that was sent to The Exceller Fund:

    *********************************************
    I am from Portugal and I am into the sale of crude oil.

    I wish to invest in your Stables and...
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    If the thieves are female its a shame they...

    If the thieves are female its a shame they weren't in a program like Taking The Reins which is located near the Los Angeles Equestrian Center. Taking The Reins works with underserved girls (i.e....
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    And honestly - if these kids wanted horses, there...

    And honestly - if these kids wanted horses, there are plenty around that can be had for next to nothing.

    Heck - If I had known, The Exceller Fund could have offered them the opportunity to ride...
  7. Regarding the falsification of paperwork - would...

    Regarding the falsification of paperwork - would the slaughterhouses be looking for lip tatoos? If a horse has a JC lip tatto, you can find out the prior owners. Would that render the certification...
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    Words cannot express....., prayers for their safe...

    Words cannot express....., prayers for their safe return.
  9. Sick and sad. My heart goes out to the horse...

    Sick and sad. My heart goes out to the horse owners who had their cherished friends taken like that.
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    Jingles, prayers and hyperbaric oxygen therapy!

    Jingles, prayers and hyperbaric oxygen therapy!
  11. Margaret - you are most welcome. Helping horses...

    Margaret - you are most welcome. Helping horses and other groups in a pinch is one of the things we try to do. September 2006 - that's about 3 1/2 years ago! Time sure flies.

    My best to Champ...
  12. Jingles for Champion Lodge. It seems like only...

    Jingles for Champion Lodge. It seems like only yesterday when The Exceller Fund got the plea for emergency money to save an unknown broken down Thoroughbred gelding on a feedlot in Colorado.

    I...
  13. Thread: Nevermind.

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    Hurleycane - you raise a good question. I am not...

    Hurleycane - you raise a good question. I am not a tax expert so I do not know the answer.

    I believe that if someone fosters a horse at their expense, and the horse is available for adoption at...
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    So if a rescue has a "trial" period before the...

    So if a rescue has a "trial" period before the adoption is considered final, what is an appropriate period of time?

    90 days?
    6 months?
    1 year?
    2 years?
    Longer?
    None?

    And rather than a buy...
  15. Thread: Nevermind.

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    Exactly! Sometimes after reading these threads I...

    Exactly! Sometimes after reading these threads I have to wonder if we should just chuck the whole concept of "rescue" since there seems to be so many people that would refuse to even consider...
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    Adoption contracts - suggestions

    After going through some of the threads on the latest drama-du-jour (which seem unavoidable in the horse world and especially horse rescue), and reading the "I will never, ever adopt a horse from a...
  17. Thread: Nevermind.

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    It's a damned if you do, damned if you don't...

    It's a damned if you do, damned if you don't situation. If you don't have restrictions or reservations in your adoption contract, you get accused of being a broker-in-disguise - making money while...
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    I agree with some of the other posters who say...

    I agree with some of the other posters who say this is NOT a horrific situation and certainly this mare and her foal are in a MUCH BETTER situation than many mares and foals find themselves these...
  19. Thanks - I'm not sure what happened. I redid the...

    Thanks - I'm not sure what happened. I redid the link to the home page. Click on the Calendar to go to the link for ordering. Thank you again for looking. Each calendar sold helps a horse, and...
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    One other observation is that the "issue" is not...

    One other observation is that the "issue" is not going to be solved overnight, and there is no magic solution. The problem that I see if that people can be quick to point out all of the problems and...
  21. Horse Racing Fantasy Calendar - fundraiser

    If you haven't had a chance to check them out, please check out the 2010 Horse Racing Fantasy Calendars by artist Pat DeLong:

    http://stores.prime-equine.com/StoreFront.bok

    The horses featured...
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    2010 Fantasy Racing Calendar fundraiser

    If you haven't had a chance to check them out, please check out the 2010 Horse Racing Fantasy Calendars by artist Pat DeLong:

    http://stores.prime-equine.com/Categories.bok?category=Calendars
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    Lori, Thank you for the words of encouragement! ...

    Lori,
    Thank you for the words of encouragement! I loved your description of Roscoe and his bed. All of my personal pets are rescues that I took in from the local city shelter. My dog did the...
  24. If anyone is near Lexington or Louiseville,...

    If anyone is near Lexington or Louiseville, Kentucky - or near Stroud Oklahoma (between Tulsa and Oklahoma City) and you are good with a camera, The Exceller Fund can use volunteers to take GOOD...
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    Lori - that is absolutely terrible but sadly not...

    Lori - that is absolutely terrible but sadly not unexpected. While not quite as sneaky, The Exceller Fund got hit with a rash of prior adopters who returned their horses, and a couple of them stuck...
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