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  1. This exactly. Times a million. It's a real...

    This exactly. Times a million.

    It's a real thing. I've been lucky enough to have one... and unlucky enough to lose one WAY before his time....
    Mine was not the best horse I've owned. Quality...
  2. Agreeing with this times about 10000.... The lady...

    Agreeing with this times about 10000.... The lady does sound like she's nutty as heck... but this is one part of your argument that I can't back.

    Last year I moved my gelding to a farm I had...
  3. Trust me, you're better off without this one. My...

    Trust me, you're better off without this one. My friend just went trough a similar situation with a dog training client. Lady glommed on, decided to buy a puppy from my friend's litter, then two...
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    I only ordered from them once but they were...

    I only ordered from them once but they were perfect!
  5. That's about all there is where I live... It's a...

    That's about all there is where I live... It's a boarding wasteland. If I can't keep my horse where he is now or someplace else on self care, I will probably get out of horses. Have been in too many...
  6. Bone-in meat for raw diet for kitty with poor teeth?

    My critters are raw fed and I am loving the results- my puppy is in super shape, and my grey cat who has horrible gunky ears and eyes when on high quality cat food is all cleared up.

    I have one...
  7. You are so lucky.... My last boarding place, I...

    You are so lucky.... My last boarding place, I couldn't even pay full board+ supply extra bedding and expect my horse who was recovering from a fractured pelvis to have his stall cleaned and bedded...
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    I get it.... Went through a rough patch with my...

    I get it.... Went through a rough patch with my personal life a couple years ago.... was unexpectedly laid off from my job and then three days later lost my heart horse to colic.
    A month and a...
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    I'm another one who doesn't buy a lot of "tack"...

    I'm another one who doesn't buy a lot of "tack" at local tack shops. I like my leather goods from a particular company, and being a minority discipline in my area, I just am used to ordering what I...
  10. Yeahhh... 31 right now... And I've known since I...

    Yeahhh... 31 right now... And I've known since I WAS a kid that I didn't want any.

    Being an aunt to 2, has really hammered that home.

    I'm "aunt" to my best friend's little boy and I can stand...
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    If you've got time, take some yoga classes. You...

    If you've got time, take some yoga classes. You will get stronger, more flexible, and better able to isolate various body parts. I just came off 7 months without riding, but did yoga for the...
  12. ladyj79- You're my favorite. That is all. I...

    ladyj79- You're my favorite. That is all.

    I forwarded those links on to my friend... we are currently bemoaning the tightness of our budgets or we would have to make the first one show up and...
  13. Care to share a*headdesk* sort of moment with me? Friend's sister buys a horse.....

    So.... my friend's sister decided after a brief hiatus from riding that she needed to have a horse again. Last horse was a nice successful show horse for her but sold quite cheap because he had major...
  14. Thanks. The news from the spinal surgeon has...

    Thanks. The news from the spinal surgeon has been very liberating. No more holding back and worrying about if I'm going to damage something from riding, doing barnwork or twisting and bending in...
  15. Had the best day. (NHR and HR!) Just want to share.

    I had the most incredible day yesterday.

    I started with a visit to my spinal surgeon. 10 years ago I had most of my spine fused due to scoliosis. Managed fairly well but got to feeling not...
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    Been there, done that... Two boarding barns...

    Been there, done that...

    Two boarding barns ago was in a very child dense area, including a very cheap rental house on the farm.... which was occupied by some real redneck, uninvolved parents with...
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    I'm fused T2-L1.... 10 years post op. Rods, a...

    I'm fused T2-L1.... 10 years post op. Rods, a dozen screws through the vertibrae....
    I was told no riding for a year. Period. By my surgeon. That lasted... under 3 months.
    I was back *riding*...
  18. My gelding was big on throwing his tongue out the...

    My gelding was big on throwing his tongue out the side of his mouth and wringing it when he felt stressed, or getting it OVER the bit , and then out the side....

    I have had really good luck with...
  19. PSA: are you dog proof? and... never put ANYTHING on your stove....

    I was at my friend's house for training club with my two dogs last night. we had a few small dogs loose in the house while we were out on the field training. Wrapped up and headed inside. Opened...
  20. Well, good(ish) news..... My friend was super...

    Well, good(ish) news.....

    My friend was super late for chores last night (stuck in traffic... or... something...). Her mom came out to the barn while I was out there working wtih my horse and...
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    I recently just mulled this over.... I thought...

    I recently just mulled this over....

    I thought about leasing hard... the lower payment... not being stuck making payments on a vehicle that is older and needing repairs.

    BUT... ultimately... I...
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    My last bosses (all three of the "big guns" ...

    My last bosses (all three of the "big guns" worked in my immediate proximity. got me MANNNNY times in the 9 months on my job. I was in a job that I was NOT suited for, working in the "boys club"...
  23. Feeling a little dumped on right now- am I out of line?

    OK… I’m going to ask a dangerous question here… “Is this fair”

    My best friend (like… way best friend. More like a sister…) is in the early days of establishing herself out on her own as a dog...
  24. A month ago I was about to call it quits with...

    A month ago I was about to call it quits with him. The fracture was confirmed as stable and healed (via Rectal. His fracture was inside the pelvis up in the "wing" of his pelvis and initially...
  25. Horse with fractured pelvis- GOT TO RIDE HIM! :-)

    Proud of my gelding.

    I have a 7 year old ASB gelding who had a major stall accident that resulted in a pelvic fracture back in November 2013.

    have been rehabbing.. hand walk... long lining......
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