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    And that is wrong with people today, your willing...

    And that is wrong with people today, your willing to admit something is wrong but your not willing to try to fix it or say something to stop it. Ignorance is bliss is it not?

    Enough has been...
  2. Continual jingles to you ZuZu...from my herd,...

    Continual jingles to you ZuZu...from my herd, here are their well wishes:

    Smoke the Canadian Percheron - "Get well soon Zuzu, eh."

    Trixie the American Percheron - "My sister and I will trot an...
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    Her spelling errors were not nearly as bad as the...

    Her spelling errors were not nearly as bad as the [person] who she responded to. Claire is an excellent horse woman, a wonderful friend, and would never make the mistakes this [person] has. I...
  4. Well MistyBlue and Arabhorse2, bless your heart!...

    Well MistyBlue and Arabhorse2, bless your heart! I didn't know people were lining up at your door wanting to be your friend!

    When it came down to it, I would rather call FiveMares,...
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    Your probably right Sketcher, but I know that...

    Your probably right Sketcher, but I know that Claire is tired of the teenagers who come on boards or put up adds and then ruin a perfectly good horse out of ignorance or attitude. How many have we...
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    To those who think this "child" needs a break...a...

    To those who think this "child" needs a break...a friend of mine wrote her with suggestions on how to be taken seriously, this is her reply to my friend:

    10:56 AM (18 minutes ago)

    Waz Up Foxy...
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    Like you, I will not tolerate a kicker or a biter...

    Like you, I will not tolerate a kicker or a biter in my barn, those two things will get their furry fanny worked till I get tired and that will be a cold day. My gelding kicked out at me while going...
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    Elysian, if you were closer I would invite you...

    Elysian, if you were closer I would invite you over to help clean harness and I would return the favor to you! I love to sit on the front porch, if it is summer, with an ice cold glass of sweet tea...
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    She has done well in the show ring, regardless of...

    She has done well in the show ring, regardless of if they were our local smaller shows. I have had several people tell me, and mind you, this is THEIR opinion, that Smoke is too nice of a mare to put...
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    Thanks ladies...I see this isn't interesting...

    Thanks ladies...I see this isn't interesting news...lol...was to me. Your right that so few understand what it is to take care of animals and do so twice a day, if the water freezes you go out and...
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    Not really no...I prefer the back roads with the...

    Not really no...I prefer the back roads with the leaves falling, sounds of nature too...but hey...it did look interesting.
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    No I don't show in the plowing events. I have...

    No I don't show in the plowing events. I have tried it once or twice but I personally am not good at it at all and my horses are not the run of the mill work horses. They are a lot more sensitive to...
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    Farm day

    The first weekend of October our county had an open farm tour and one of the local farms that is about a half mile from us asked if we would partner up with them to do wagon rides for the two days...
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    I have the rough looking bio driving lines, or...

    I have the rough looking bio driving lines, or well, they are more subdued color. When I do fine driving I have leather lines as they go with my leather harness. The leather driving lines I have that...
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    I have a leather work harness w/brass dots and...

    I have a leather work harness w/brass dots and hames, a harness that is my biothane show harness with chrome, and a biothane/nylon/leather work harness we use when were working on the farm or...
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    I ride alone a lot and while there are times I...

    I ride alone a lot and while there are times I wish I had someone to ride with, the times someone has come to the farm they were either late, poked around, had a horse who walked way too fast, etc....
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    Glad to hear things are still going well with you...

    Glad to hear things are still going well with you and your boy! He sure is a cutie!
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    We are in agreement to this Thomas, as I do the...

    We are in agreement to this Thomas, as I do the same.

    I too Yip use mine as an aide, have never struck one of mine with it and they know what the tap tap tap means. While I may not use mine...
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    I have a whip, I carry a whip when I am showing...

    I have a whip, I carry a whip when I am showing in ladies cart class but I don't often, if ever use it. The very few times I have used my whip was when I started to drive the team and had a wee bit...
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    Isn't slapping the lines on your team or 4 in...

    Isn't slapping the lines on your team or 4 in hand or whatever you drive in poor form or shows your lack of driving skill? This is only what I personally have been told and I try to never slap my...
  21. I think this is a very POOR example of what your...

    I think this is a very POOR example of what your attempting to say. I also take great offense to using this poor example as I am a mother of a daughter who was raped at a young age and I put that...
  22. I doubt many of us will be in her shoes..why do I...

    I doubt many of us will be in her shoes..why do I say this? Because we CARE about our horses, were good stewards, we will set aside our needs and self gratification to do well by our animals and will...
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    I posted that we recently shot a fox, but...were...

    I posted that we recently shot a fox, but...were we thrilled? Absolutely not!! I felt horrible, though I knew since the adolescent fox knew now we had chickens and I watched him show an interest in...
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    If the wildlife is around our farm, they are more...

    If the wildlife is around our farm, they are more than welcome to be. However...if it comes to harassing my livestock, then I will dispatch them. This came to be a few weeks ago when a young fox...
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    What did I mean? Go back and read whenever one of...

    What did I mean? Go back and read whenever one of us comments or posts about our drafts. I say team, as that is what I have and drive, I am corrected and told no, you have a pair. I say I do this, I...
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