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    I have a hanoverian/tk gelding who, imho, got the...

    I have a hanoverian/tk gelding who, imho, got the best of both worlds. He's got the dishy head, refinement and athleticism of the trak (mom), but is very quiet, a total lapdog, and loves to come to...
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    The horse, because I'd be afraid that running...

    The horse, because I'd be afraid that running over it could cause the train to derail, potentially injuring/killing more than one stranger.
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    *Raises hand* I'm hovering around the halfway...

    *Raises hand* I'm hovering around the halfway point. I'm pretty sure I'll make it under the wire (I usually dinker around with the first third of a book until it's right, then write the rest of it in...
  4. My 0.02? Don't get caught up in the daunting...

    My 0.02? Don't get caught up in the daunting 'I've got to write a whole book' idea ... You could write short stories, novellas, etc., and work up to a full manuscript.

    Maybe just write what...
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    Me! (waves to the other crazies) I'm DocJess...

    Me! (waves to the other crazies)

    I'm DocJess over on the NaNo site, will be hammering out a paranormal romance come hell or high water.

    Good luck to all!
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    I don't have it yet, but the new Lois McMaster...

    I don't have it yet, but the new Lois McMaster Bujold (space opera) comes out Tuesday!

    Recent good reads: Lauren Willig's SECRET HISTORY OF THE PINK CARNATION, and a reread of the Amelia Peabody...
  7. Fwiw, my guys have been pretty rowdy this week...

    Fwiw, my guys have been pretty rowdy this week too (similar to what you're describing).

    Every year right around this time, I get a few weeks of balky/spooky/whatnot behavior of varying degrees...
  8. If you're in New England, I have three...

    If you're in New England, I have three semi-ferals (two tabby/tortie sisters and their gray male friend) who I will need to place--our dream farm is going up for sale in the next few weeks due to...
  9. Absolutely! If you don't want to send out, I use...

    Absolutely! If you don't want to send out, I use 'Camp Dry' which is for rewaterproofing tents, available through Ace Hardware and the like. I tried it based on a COTH recommendation, and it works...
  10. Thanks so much for your responses! @...

    Thanks so much for your responses!

    @ shakeytails--To be honest, I've thought autoimmune with this guy in the past, just because it seems like there's always something. At the moment he's doing...
  11. Any suggestions for needle allergy?

    Okay, this is first horse I've had do this in twenty-some years, and I'm stumped.

    To start, he's allergy prone. I did the testing and shots and they helped immensely with the hives, and a nose...
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    I had the same experience with one of mine. MagOx...

    I had the same experience with one of mine. MagOx takes the 'slightly snotty on the ground' out of him, but he got *wild* when I tried him on a full dose of Quiessence.

    Okay, granted, wild for...
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    Van owner/driver for the past six years here-- we...

    Van owner/driver for the past six years here-- we wound up upgrading from a '79 gas to a '00 diesel because the older one was tough to keep on the road. I think the older ones are a case of either...
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    Yep, good luck with it here, too, with a...

    Yep, good luck with it here, too, with a hard-to-heal coronorary wound. Totally worth the $ by my experience.

    One word to the wise, though: I once used it on a fresh cut on a forehead, thinking it...
  15. Just lurking on this thread, but wanted to thank...

    Just lurking on this thread, but wanted to thank Stormgsd for not removing her oops. I've gotta clean my monitor, but needed the laugh this a.m. :)
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    <David Boreanaz (yeah, he cheated on his wife, but it's a fantasy).>

    Well, damn. That was my no-brainer answer, but now not so much.

    Then again, if it's the fantasy, then I'll take Booth with...
  17. JR Ward is addictive, imho. And (warning,...

    JR Ward is addictive, imho.

    And (warning, blatant self promotion) if you'd like Mayan mythology and lots of running and screaming in there with your hot romance, check out Andersen's Nightkeeper...
  18. *Raises hand* I tried the neck collar. Worked...

    *Raises hand*

    I tried the neck collar. Worked fine on one horse, but when I tried it on another (who tends to be allergic to the world, so probably not my smartest move), his neck and head blew up...
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    Hey Joy, First off, CONGRATS on BICHOKing it...

    Hey Joy,

    First off, CONGRATS on BICHOKing it (butt in chair, hands on keyboard) and getting the words on the page! (She says as she surfs COTH rather than writing.) I'm a huge SFR fan, and love...
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    I bought a lovely hunter-type Landkoenig gelding...

    I bought a lovely hunter-type Landkoenig gelding last year from http://www.basculefarm.com/forsale.htm

    These folks are eventing-focused breeders, but put a good 30-day start on my guy, and have...
  21. This may be a dumb question, but as someone who...

    This may be a dumb question, but as someone who is also currently rehabbing a couple of soft tissue injuries (one check lig, one tendon), isn't the point of the BOT wraps to heat the leg and thereby...
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    LMH- the anti-anxiety meds were pretty much an...

    LMH- the anti-anxiety meds were pretty much an instant fix for my guy, who started the behavior at age six for no apparent reason. He's been on them six months now, and our only two slips were once...
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    If you ship one horse to the vet, the other one...

    If you ship one horse to the vet, the other one will be spurting blood thirty minutes after the bus leaves. [Happened to me last week. Oy.]
  24. Ditto SparkyBoy. I had the Spurlocks do a PPE on...

    Ditto SparkyBoy. I had the Spurlocks do a PPE on a nice young WB hunter prospect in June of this year (physical, full x-rays, U/S of one tendon where there was a superficial scar, making sure it...
  25. I apologize if this has been asked and answered...

    I apologize if this has been asked and answered already, but I couldn't find it...

    Can non-subscribers still view the magazine's classifieds? If so, how?
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