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  1. We can only thank their creator that they don't...

    We can only thank their creator that they don't possess opposable thumbs to go with the prehensile lips.
    Not a horse on Earth would remain tacked up!
  2. The sad truth is there are kill buyers who will...

    The sad truth is there are kill buyers who will pay meat price for a horse then resell as a riding horse.
    Especially if there's no obvious issue with the animal.
    This ad states horse is in good...
  3. Don't sell yourself short. Probably 50% of the...

    Don't sell yourself short.

    Probably 50% of the guests at my wedding were friends I made volunteering.
    Those same friends held me up when my DH died, doing for me what I never thought to ask for....
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    :lol: A-Mazing! And all done with household...

    :lol:
    A-Mazing!
    And all done with household stuff!
    Love the name "Dull-Eyed Llamas" too :D
  5. I am glad you have someone in your life. It is a...

    I am glad you have someone in your life.
    It is a hard journey to make alone.
  6. Tears: 1)The scene in Lolita where Humbert finds...

    Tears:
    1)The scene in Lolita where Humbert finds Lo in the trailer park.
    When he cries, I cry.
    2)a couple from The Member of the Wedding:
    a)When Frankie gets in the car at her brother's...
  7. :lol: Yup, Shedding Season is imminent. Note To...

    :lol:
    Yup, Shedding Season is imminent.
    Note To Self: adios the Chapstick when grooming
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    I usually don't eat until I've finished barn...

    I usually don't eat until I've finished barn chores - start around 6A, done by 7.
    I do my "housework" (wash dishes, make the bed) & have breakfast around 8ish. Not a huge meal, but eggs, toasted...
  9. Thread: Jump Rails

    by 2DogsFarm
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    I think you mean landscape timbers - sold in 8'...

    I think you mean landscape timbers - sold in 8' or 10' lengths.
    Bonus is most are treated lumber so they can be left outdoors.

    Personally I love my PVC rails - they come in different...
  10. :lol: "Bitchy Bobby" I think you got that right....

    :lol: "Bitchy Bobby"
    I think you got that right.
    Back in the day(late 80s) when a Hunter division required an U/S class, I had to depend on my O/F points.
    My TB Vern went around happily, ears...
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    :lol: I'm an artist! 99.9% of the time I can...

    :lol:
    I'm an artist!
    99.9% of the time I can get the whole pile on the fork in a single swoop!

    But yes, right now when things are (finally!) greening up, my farmette is on the way to being an...
  12. Thread: Pony 101

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    I second what jawa said! If your vet fits the...

    I second what jawa said!
    If your vet fits the profile suggest they setup a farm call to give pony a once over & update on vaccines.
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    :lol: Wheeeeeee! Boar didn't have a snowball's...

    :lol:
    Wheeeeeee!
    Boar didn't have a snowball's chance!
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    suz: If I "ignore" you can we split the prize? ...

    suz:
    If I "ignore" you can we split the prize?

    In my 10yrs here I have used Ignore just once, and very shortly un-ignored the poster.
    She kept repeating the same irrelevant info on a thread I...
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    Poll: When I was working COTH had an open window in...

    When I was working COTH had an open window in full use on my PC workstation. Helped fill in all that "your call is important" wait time.
    At home it was mainly my desktop before or after work.
    Now I...
  16. Yes! I learned pretty much all I know about...

    Yes!
    I learned pretty much all I know about ancient Greece from her books.
    I managed to get hardbound versions of all the titles you mentioned & can re-read over & over.

    Also Steven Saylor's...
  17. The right time for me is when the year's 1st...

    The right time for me is when the year's 1st cutting has been baled & is ready to be stacked in my barn - usually early-mid June.
    I buy a year's worth at a time since nothing makes me happier than...
  18. Whew! So glad to hear El Jefe is recovering so...

    Whew!
    So glad to hear El Jefe is recovering so nicely - those initial pics of his bruises were horrific.
    I think anyone who keeps horses eventually learns they possess the ability to teleport...
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    ayrabz: Don't be skeered :winkgrin: In my 11...

    ayrabz:
    Don't be skeered :winkgrin:
    In my 11 years as a solo HorsesAtHomer I have managed annual long weekends to visit family along with several longer trips to Europe & Asia that meant I was...
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    Before I moved to my farm I classed sweatpants...

    Before I moved to my farm I classed sweatpants right next to white running shoes with Velcro closures: Grandma clothes I would not be caught dead in.
    Somehow, over the last 10yrs, sweatpants have...
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    I have been doing this for 11 years now &...

    I have been doing this for 11 years now & (almost) never look back.
    Running my farmette solo after a lifetime of boarding.

    2 horses on 5ac & like others recommend: my stalls open directly to my...
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    I would have made the same choice. You gave your...

    I would have made the same choice.
    You gave your girl a peaceful way out instead of a potentially stressful last ride to a strange place and procedure she could not possibly understand the "Whys"...
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    At the very first hint I might have a virus I...

    At the very first hint I might have a virus I chow on Airborne gummies or the kid's vitamin gummies with zinc, Vit C & echinacea a pharmacist recommended when I could not get the Airborne ones.
    I...
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    I had "gourmet" taste as a kid. Hershey's syrup...

    I had "gourmet" taste as a kid.
    Hershey's syrup - preferably straight from the can - or Ovaltine crunched from a spoon.

    I'm pretty sure I've seen the flavored straws in grocery stores.
    IIRC,...
  25. Corona ointment (mostly lanolin) - whenever I use...

    Corona ointment (mostly lanolin) - whenever I use it for a wound excess gets worked into my hands.
    Same for any liniment or brace.

    Does tying up my hair with baling twine count? :winkgrin:
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