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  1. Don't turn my new show horse out when the pasture...

    Don't turn my new show horse out when the pasture is clearly a sheet of ice..... (that was good for a nearly 9 month layup...)

    When my horse comes in hurt from being turned out on a sheet of...
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    I had one and never really had any issues with...

    I had one and never really had any issues with it. It was a fairly cheap one but it got the job done. It was nice to not have to go digging all over to find a girth if I was riding a different...
  3. THIS! I get why the barn owner would say no hind...

    THIS! I get why the barn owner would say no hind shoes, but if the horse needs them, that trumps all. Can you move him someplace temporarily where you can try having him shod all around? Or...
  4. Thread: Monica Thors

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    I don't think so. just the sleeves of the...

    I don't think so. just the sleeves of the jackets of the people who are holding them... leash on the cat on the right side...
  5. If you don't want to share, you don't need to...

    If you don't want to share, you don't need to share. Period. tack isn't cheap, and it doesn't sound like you stuff will be valued or protected. As a part leaser, you had to buy your own tack. ...
  6. No kidding! After going through multiple full...

    No kidding! After going through multiple full care board nightmares, I am glad to be where I am now. no indoor arena, and I take care of 5 (soon to be 6) other horses about half of the time (stall...
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    Have been present for both of my gelding's euths....

    Have been present for both of my gelding's euths.

    The first one was not pretty. (teenage gelding, colic) When the first injection hit him, he went up full height and crashed over backwards, but...
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    You and your horse would be best served finding a...

    You and your horse would be best served finding a competent trainer.

    maybe there are some who have used parelli's methods to make a functioning horse.. but... I haven't met one yet.
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    I would assume so, unless it spelled out a...

    I would assume so, unless it spelled out a certain duration and you're no longer in that time period... The board contracts I've seen have never specified this, however...
  10. Thread: My new girl

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    Well, miss Foxie's first day has been pretty...

    Well, miss Foxie's first day has been pretty uneventful. She's on turnout in the roundpen until she's a little more reliable about getting caught. She gets to go out with my friend's yearling...
  11. I started my gelding's 10x10 stall with three...

    I started my gelding's 10x10 stall with three bags of shavings. When my gelding was on stall rest, I ran through two additional bags a week after 'start up". Once he was able to do daytime turnout,...
  12. Thread: My new girl

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    whewwie. She's in and settled. Very exciting...

    whewwie. She's in and settled. Very exciting day...

    Our trip to retrieve my new gal started with us getting the truck n trailer stuck. Had to get towed out and park up on the road and load there...
  13. Thread: My new girl

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    I think she may be Foxy. Because Foxes are cute...

    I think she may be Foxy. Because Foxes are cute and smart. But they, too, have large ears... :-P Registering as Briar's Red Fox (or something along those lines. Briar's Scarlet Fox?)
  14. Thread: My new girl

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    Well, keep your fingers crossed. Thought we were...

    Well, keep your fingers crossed. Thought we were all set to pick her up this morning but now we're delayed until the afternoon as my friend's mom had car trouble and needs to use the truck this...
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    Thank you for all the kind replies and PM's. ...

    Thank you for all the kind replies and PM's.

    As much as I would give ANYTHING to have my boy back, there is a part of me that feels profoundly relieved. Not that he's dead, because I HATE that. ...
  16. Thread: My new girl

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    I was sick yesterday and took the day off work. ...

    I was sick yesterday and took the day off work. So... of course my best friend and I ended up in the barn... LOL

    She agrees with me on all aspects of the filly except her size. She says she's...
  17. Thread: My new girl

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    for sure, D_B. The thing that drew me to her...

    for sure, D_B. The thing that drew me to her two years ago was that hip. So simiar to my old Steppin' Stuff daughter. She didn't have a great front end or head set, unfortunately, but had...
  18. Thread: My new girl

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    My new girl

    Well, we;ve knd of made it official....

    I have a new horse.

    they call her Happy. Not sure I love the name.

    She's a 3 year old Saddlebred. Breeding up close is obscure (last three...
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    We let him go this morning. I spent the time...

    We let him go this morning. I spent the time beforehand grooming him, taking him out to graze, feeding him an extra feed, and a million peppermints. He went quietly . Just laid down and was gone....
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    Had another discussion with my vet and decided to...

    Had another discussion with my vet and decided to forego injecting. It really would have just been a shot in the dark- the vet says I'm making the right decision to let him go- he would have a hard...
  21. I have one who throws his tongue out of the side...

    I have one who throws his tongue out of the side of his mouth by about 8 " and corkscrews it when he's feeling nervous...

    Since i changed him to a Bomber's Happy Tongue bit, I have had ZERO issue...
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    The vet was out for his recheck tonight. After...

    The vet was out for his recheck tonight. After the inital day where he felt so much better after the abscess was released, it's been all just a bunch of not good days... The best we've been able to...
  23. Proofs were posted last night... Thank goodness,...

    Proofs were posted last night... Thank goodness, there are some nice ones. Even one with my puppy.

    Vet is coming today for his recheck at noon. If the vet thinks he will bounce back enough...
  24. I also agree that 6 days a week is kind of a tall...

    I also agree that 6 days a week is kind of a tall order if somebody is already working enough to pay to have a horse... Might have better luck increasing the # of hours per and decreasing the # of...
  25. No, we paid by check.... She finally...

    No, we paid by check....

    She finally responded two nights ago that she was putting up proofs that night. surprise surprise... still nothing as of this morning...
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