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    I think, as those who have positive experience...

    I think, as those who have positive experience posts will agree, the main thing with labs is to set boundaries, begin training from the get go and establish a routine. Make them think they have a...
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    Thank you for this post as I was beginning to...

    Thank you for this post as I was beginning to think I was the only one who had hit the "Lab Lottery". I hear people talk about Labs behavior issues all of the time but honestly, after owning them...
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    LOL - the only "counter" issues we have had was...

    LOL - the only "counter" issues we have had was from Maggie - the morning after we brought them home from the breeder I was brewing a pot of coffee, turned around to find her enjoying this new smell...
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    We have two labs - a male and female from the...

    We have two labs - a male and female from the same field trial litter. Everyone said we were crazy to get two at the same time but it has actually been a great experience.

    We went the crate...
  5. DD and I also had a great time and although we...

    DD and I also had a great time and although we missed meeting LPH, we did get to chat with ccr052700 and her daughter who is just too cute - I think I see SBC in her future!

    DD videoed most of the...
  6. Like your thinking LPH - will work on it and see...

    Like your thinking LPH - will work on it and see you soon!
  7. LOL, just wait, the book shop isn't nearly as...

    LOL, just wait, the book shop isn't nearly as much fun when you are buying text books again.....

    Seems like we have quite a few attending from here - maybe a COTH corner before dinner??? Who...
  8. DD ('17) and I ('84) will be there too - looking...

    DD ('17) and I ('84) will be there too - looking forward to the dinner/lecture but also hope to see some of the show on Sunday.

    Also hope to get to chat with Jill Randles, haven't seen her since...
  9. Lovey1121 - I think that was one of my favorite...

    Lovey1121 - I think that was one of my favorite things growing up - sometimes we would stay for dinner and go Luchow's for the best Sauerbraten and Kartoffelklen (sp) - yum!
  10. There were two traditions my family had - ...

    There were two traditions my family had -

    First, between Thanksgiving and Christmas, our family would go into NY City, have lunch at Rockefeller Center while watching the ice skaters, then walk...
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    If you aren't comfortable with or don't have meds...

    If you aren't comfortable with or don't have meds on hand and you are sure the horse is choking, you can put a bit of water in their ear - the head shaking will many times loosen whatever is stuck...
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    We have an outlet over each stall door and the...

    We have an outlet over each stall door and the fan mounted on the inside of the header, tilted at an angle. Gives enough circulation to keep everyone comfortable without feeling like you're in a...
  13. No kidding - my symptoms were never the...

    No kidding - my symptoms were never the slamdunkyouresick type, they just kind of snow balled until they suddenly got cardio/neuro type of scary along with some lymph node and weird abdominal pain...
  14. Did you get tested for Rocky Mtn Spotted Fever? ...

    Did you get tested for Rocky Mtn Spotted Fever? Although most of your symptoms sound like Lyme, I am currently being treated for both so not sure which symptoms can be attributed to which disease,...
  15. 3 week Update -

    Well, the good news is that I can see some improvements, even in things that I would not have associated with Lyme. My hands have stopped hurting and I can make a fist again and even with the cold,...
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    Thanks, I will pass that link along. Still...

    Thanks, I will pass that link along.

    Still looking for a trailer as far as I know but the local tv station did an update on the story so that might help.
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    So the plan is to put the horses in foster care...

    So the plan is to put the horses in foster care and raise money for gelding, care for the mare if she is foal, and then to try to help the family with an upgrade to fencing and a run in so they can...
  18. I have texted Katie with a suggestion which I...

    I have texted Katie with a suggestion which I hope will pan out but bumping this up in case other options are needed.

    Need to get these horses moved today if possible and both Katie's and my...
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    Well, it turns out that of the 5 horses on the...

    Well, it turns out that of the 5 horses on the property, 3 are stallions, 1 is a gelding and 1 is a mare, probably in foal and still nursing her last colt.

    The good news is that VA Bred's DD has...
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    It will never happen because that would cause...

    It will never happen because that would cause Animal Control so much more responsiblity and work and they really have no interest in that happening.
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    There probably won't be any which is why animal...

    There probably won't be any which is why animal welfare in VA is such a joke - it might as well say moldy round bales, nasty water tubs and a tube of cure all ointment is all that is required.
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    Welcome to VA where horses are considered...

    Welcome to VA where horses are considered livestock and therefore only food, water, and vet care are required.

    On a positive note, a local horseowner has talked to the owner and is going out today...
  23. Hmm, interesting. Not sure why my brother...

    Hmm, interesting.

    Not sure why my brother picked the Salamander as they have not a horsey bone between them but here's hoping that things have improved. If not they will be after Bob is finished...
  24. Salamander Resort & Spa - Middleburg, VA

    I did a search, but nothing recent came up -

    My brother has decided to get married at the Salamander after the holidays - nothing grand as it is a second marriage for both of them. I think the...
  25. Just to throw another thought out there on our...

    Just to throw another thought out there on our older friends -

    Especially if they are turned out with one or more other horses, as they get older, they can start losing eye sight or mental...
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