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  1. We experience tummy problems with one of our...

    We experience tummy problems with one of our cribbers and kept the cribbing strap on 24/7. We like the older thicker straps, sometimes called German or French cribbing straps for heavy duty cribbers,...
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    Poll: We feed enough hay that by the end of the winter,...

    We feed enough hay that by the end of the winter, there is a lovely carpet of hay in the winter paddocks. Of course ours are all very old, except for one, and spend most of their time gumming the...
  3. I am so sorry for your loss, they seem to big and...

    I am so sorry for your loss, they seem to big and full of life to go so suddenly.......
  4. Cushing has never bothered the pony. Welsh Cob,...

    Cushing has never bothered the pony. Welsh Cob, prone to laminitis and Cushings and has had both. She hates being locked in the dry paddock, but the best control seems to be very little grass and...
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    Dear Mommy boarder, your kid is driving us all...

    Dear Mommy boarder, your kid is driving us all crazy, falling off her pony every five seconds so she can scream loose horse and everyone has to dismount (barn rules).

    Dear DQ, Sorry my horse nips...
  6. Snows almost gone, ground is frozen and toes are tender

    After weeks and weeks of rain and snow, the ground has frozen as solid as a rock. Can't ride and have to keep everyone in the small paddocks to protect the shoeless ones. Only cleaning and mucking....
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    No one has been down our roads, suppose to have...

    No one has been down our roads, suppose to have tractor man come and plow out our private street, but still won't be able to go anywhere, no state plows on secondaries yet!
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    I would have reported it to the Steward, that is...

    I would have reported it to the Steward, that is something that should be investigated. Very bad things could have happened.
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    One of the best horses I own is a 27 yr. old TB...

    One of the best horses I own is a 27 yr. old TB cross, in a school for 22 yrs. of her life. She is blind in one eye, but still carries the guests like a trooper!
  10. Wait until it's 30 and still bright eyed and...

    Wait until it's 30 and still bright eyed and happy, but thin.
  11. One law of nature is gravity and when gravity is...

    One law of nature is gravity and when gravity is applied to the human body, the heaviest part of said body usually lands first. For adults, that is not always the head, but it is for kids, especially...
  12. My hubby wanted a non-horsey vacation, so off we...

    My hubby wanted a non-horsey vacation, so off we went to the beach. While riding the ferris wheel, I notice a mounted policeman trying to jump a piece of wood. I hurried off the ride and and ran out...
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    What I dislike is the parent that drops their kid...

    What I dislike is the parent that drops their kid off at the show and expects the trainer to baby-sit. The trainer never has that kind of time, so the kid gets dumped on other kid's parents.
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    I have the Centaur white and after a few years,...

    I have the Centaur white and after a few years, it really faded and got pitted, like those cheap white plastic chairs. I do love the Centaur for ease and maintenance, but wish they had the darker...
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    Do you think that selective breeding to create...

    Do you think that selective breeding to create certain types of horses may have something to do with the fact many cannot seem to jump 3'6"? We have had discussions in the past that horses today...
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    After you rule out ulcers, I would have the eyes...

    After you rule out ulcers, I would have the eyes checked. I have had a couple of horses that reacted the way you descibe turn out to have eye problems.....
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    We will let them in a field that is freshly cut...

    We will let them in a field that is freshly cut but not bagged, but we cut our fields every other week. They seem to not always eat the clippings, but go for the tender stuff that is easier to get to...
  18. I do support his passion and I work all day, pay...

    I do support his passion and I work all day, pay the bills and expenses while he is home. I wish his passions didn't cost as much as they do, but we do have a give and take marriage. When my daughter...
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    Great race! The channel I was watching was...

    Great race! The channel I was watching was talking about the track and so I was a little worried, but that was fun watching!
  20. How terrible, my thoughts and prayers are with...

    How terrible, my thoughts and prayers are with them!
  21. 36 miles, on a good day 45 minutes, on a bad day...

    36 miles, on a good day 45 minutes, on a bad day 2 hours!
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    We had one once that not only jumped the fence,...

    We had one once that not only jumped the fence, but the water trough in front of it. And she was a baby! Would not have believed it if I didn't see it with my own eyes, something had spooked...
  23. The hot flashes I have experienced have been...

    The hot flashes I have experienced have been horrible! The worst is when they are coming on, I get really nervous and feel like strangling anyone that comes near me. Lack of sleep, changing my p.j.'s...
  24. I just put down my old friend Max. He was a large...

    I just put down my old friend Max. He was a large dog with hip and eye problems. We went though three years of his pooping and peeing, even with Proin. His hips were going, we tried MSM and all of...
  25. I was the one that posted here last year and I...

    I was the one that posted here last year and I can tell you from experience, the Sundowner trailers from 1999 to 2003 will fail unless repairs are made. The powder coating was not the great saver...
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