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  1. Thanks for the insights folks.

    Thanks for the insights folks.
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    Agree with Enjoytheride. But I have to say,...

    Agree with Enjoytheride.

    But I have to say, looking for shortcuts like using SMBs over some type of quick wrap isn't doing any good, and likely some harm.

    I'm sure you know this, but I'll...
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    Like everything with horses, it depends. Have...

    Like everything with horses, it depends.

    Have I seen immediate improvement? Yes. Further improvement with follow - up visits? Yes, but not much after 2 adjustments.

    From there it depends upon...
  4. What % of purchase price would you pay to repair, instead?

    Curious.. do blanket repairs here. So far, folks have been very reasonable with respect to what I charge for repairing/ treating blankets. Not one person has questioned my pricing, for which I'm...
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    Ugh.. I KNOW what book you mean and I have it...

    Ugh.. I KNOW what book you mean and I have it somewhere in this house. We moved, it went in a box. I need to find it b/c I borrowed it from a friend, dingbat that I am.
  6. HA! about 100yrs ago I used to show. I don't...

    HA! about 100yrs ago I used to show. I don't think I had ever ONCE received a call back to an inquiry, regardless how complex or insipid it was.

    I usually got my information through gossip and...
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    "ask" for a weekend off? No.. don't ask. TELL. ...

    "ask" for a weekend off? No.. don't ask. TELL.

    You've worked both ends of the day for a month straight. I'd give her 2 weeks notice and TELL her you're taking the X-rd weekend off every month to...
  8. I see OP is in Arizona. My BO is from AZ and...

    I see OP is in Arizona. My BO is from AZ and tells stories of horses being turned out in 16x16' pens for 2hrs a day (because of the extreme heat), then being ridden either before dawn or after sunset...
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    Not much advice, other than to ask if you've...

    Not much advice, other than to ask if you've scoped him or simply treated the ulcers anecdotally? It sure sounded like an ulcer related issue initially.

    Having said that, I've known several...
  10. Not unusual to have a horse display 24 - 48hrs...

    Not unusual to have a horse display 24 - 48hrs after a bad trim, depending upon conditions.

    Poultice this horse's feet for a few days, stop riding him, give him lo dose bute or banamine (if...
  11. OP, I might take mom n' dad out for a special...

    OP, I might take mom n' dad out for a special dinner in view of their anniversary well before that 40th/ 60th party.

    This coming from someone who's family didn't celebrate many milestones, so...
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    Fresh Garlic. What to do?

    Domestic Goddess that I am NOT, I'm a bit clueless on what to do with this gift? AND I suspect there's some growing my my garden from previous owners.

    The stuff I got yesterday is a wash. They...
  13. Slapping a question mark at the end of a...

    Slapping a question mark at the end of a statement does not a question make.

    What is your question, OP?
  14. Spinoff: Mid- Late-summer pasture less 'dangerous'?

    Can anyone offer insight into this? I'm vaguely remembering having heard it before but my memory's shot.

    Can anyone offer websites or studies on fructans in grass/ pasture?

    Been babying my...
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    I've ridden alone the better part of the past 12...

    I've ridden alone the better part of the past 12 yrs. Cel phone in the bra, helmet on. Did switch to a western saddle though because witnesses to my horse's buck called it 'spectacular' and I'm not...
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    RE sweeping the dog hair first with the Hoover....

    RE sweeping the dog hair first with the Hoover. Yes. I vacuumed thoroughly (or so I thought) then buzzed the Hoover. It'[s about as maneuverable as your typical upright vacuum. It's done an adequate...
  17. Damned AutoCorrect. It's leading problems. And...

    Damned AutoCorrect. It's leading problems. And you need to put the work in beforehand.
  18. Loading problems are easing problems I've had...

    Loading problems are easing problems I've had great success with John Lyons methods. But it's not a same day fix. You. See to put the work in daily for several times before loading to ship.
  19. Honestly, many MANY vets in my area do not like...

    Honestly, many MANY vets in my area do not like to do teeth. Not enough money coming in when they can better spend the time injecting joints or doing radiographs, etc. So I can see an unscrupulous...
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    Timely thread. A rumored-to-be-crazy relative...

    Timely thread.

    A rumored-to-be-crazy relative contacted me yesterday on FB. When I snooped their page I saw several memes I had posted from a long while back. So I accepted the friend request and...
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    I just *planted* on June 3rd. Life got in the...

    I just *planted* on June 3rd. Life got in the way. But I'm pleased the cukes now have blossoms, the beans, radish, spinach & lettuce have all sprouted. It's my first year with a bona fide garden and...
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    HA!! I've been pondering this question myself for...

    HA!! I've been pondering this question myself for the past few weeks. Bought a new house, facing LOTS of tile floor and my knees and back are not what they used to be. Did some research yesterday,...
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    Grasshopper walks into a bar. Bartender says,...

    Grasshopper walks into a bar.
    Bartender says, "Hey! We've got a drink named after you!"



    Grasshopper says, "You got a drink named Murray?"
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    You know, there's something to be said for giving...

    You know, there's something to be said for giving half a listen to advice from weird places. But we all possess a brain to filter out the trash, yes?

    Had a horse once who was a tough nut to crack....
  25. You live 8 hrs apart. When was the last time...

    You live 8 hrs apart. When was the last time 'friend' came to you for that 7a.m breakfast? And, I read "she continually makes snide remarks when *I call or text her*"... when was the last time SHE...
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