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  1. Thread: USHJF convention

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    We could hire 2 MIT students and spend a lot of...

    We could hire 2 MIT students and spend a lot of money trying to enforce something that would ultimately not be very enforceable, or somebody could just embrace the KISS philosophy and have fence...
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    yes, I'm not sure biothane is at greater risk for...

    yes, I'm not sure biothane is at greater risk for tearing or breaking - remember, this is what most driving harnesses are made of these days, because it is so very strong (nothing must stand up to...
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    But in all likelihood, judges are not going to...

    But in all likelihood, judges are not going to change the way they pin until they see a very clear reward/punishment when it comes to the way they judge. If you don't get hired for rewarding the...
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    smooth leather chaps in the wash? Absolutely,...

    smooth leather chaps in the wash? Absolutely, just be sure to put them on and wear them when they come out to make sure they "fit" you. After that, I would suggest using a leather conditioner,...
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    son of a... (I hate it when I pay more than I...

    son of a... (I hate it when I pay more than I have to!)

    although those are only in black so if that matters,...
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    yb, don't go back to old fashioned rubber reins,...

    yb, don't go back to old fashioned rubber reins, try the new biothane version. Sooooo much more comfortable! (and they don't melt)
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    Also, it's not like the USEF didn't give plenty...

    Also, it's not like the USEF didn't give plenty of advance warning on this one. Next time I plan on speeding, it would be super helpful if the police told me which roads they were going to monitor,...
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    I'm fairly cynical as well, but rings get moved,...

    I'm fairly cynical as well, but rings get moved, classes change time, horses metabolize things differently, ponies are notoriously different from horses in how they react to sedatives, the same may...
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    DTW -totally understand! I thought the same...

    DTW -totally understand! I thought the same thing. I might give a person a pass on banamine since it is permitted, so it's probably a timing thing. But ace? not exactly a gray area. However I have...
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    Just to clarify, the ace and banamine infractions...

    Just to clarify, the ace and banamine infractions were for 2 other individuals unrelated to the GABA suspension. Your post could be inferred to mean all those substances were one trainer/owner/horse...
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    Rugbug (who probably already knows this ;) ) will...

    Rugbug (who probably already knows this ;) ) will appreciate the fact that the hospital-based physicians who are notorious for not signing a contract with insurance companies who have deals with the...
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    Assurant is primarily a financial player. They...

    Assurant is primarily a financial player. They probably rent Aetna's PPO network (that is the negotiated rates with those providers), they may even possibly have Aetna process claims (less likely),...
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    Assurant is not and has never been Aetna.

    Assurant is not and has never been Aetna.
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    Assurant =/= Aetna Aetna is on the exchange in...

    Assurant =/= Aetna

    Aetna is on the exchange in FL, but only in a few counties and is identified as "Aetna". Coventry is now owned by Aetna and is still identified as Coventry, but is still called...
  15. for my "repeat offender", I start with banamine...

    for my "repeat offender", I start with banamine and tucoprim/uniprim. But banamine is primarily for IV and speed/ease of administration. Bute is just as useful if you know they are going to get it...
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    here is the elite ultra in action, albeit a rear...

    here is the elite ultra in action, albeit a rear view (2nd link is head on, but in shade, so it doesn't portray the real color)

    https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8551/8699252393_ac5b4f9456_b.jpg

    ...
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    "what is an ER" is a bit more well defined under...

    "what is an ER" is a bit more well defined under ACA (this part goes back to 2010) - the "prudent layperson standard:

    How are emergency services defined?The standard is whether a prudent...
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    The state of insurance in NY is precisely the...

    The state of insurance in NY is precisely the cautionary tale for this very issue. Also, what you are talking about - credible coverage - is not the same issue. Credible coverage is a national...
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    There is no more pre-existing condition in your...

    There is no more pre-existing condition in your health insurance, so follow up care should not be an issue. But it is your PHI and your do have to authorize releasing it under HIPAA laws.

    If you...
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    On a similar note, people who sell you trucks...

    On a similar note, people who sell you trucks will often tell you that you can pull a horse trailer with a super light SUV. Turns out not all sales people are experts, although at least these reps...
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    that is not medical coverage, that is P&C

    that is not medical coverage, that is P&C
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    I wouldn't fault the broker -this stuff is so...

    I wouldn't fault the broker -this stuff is so incredibly complex and each situation varies due to past circumstances and phase of ACA implementation.

    My job entails me working with only ONE...
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    actually rugbug, grandfathering has officially...

    actually rugbug, grandfathering has officially expired (that was 2010-2013). We have now moved on to a new phase of confusion! Small groups have Keep What You Have (KWYH). This means even if they...
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    No, no and emphatically NO. Let's review some...

    No, no and emphatically NO.

    Let's review some basics. (well OK, they are basics for people well versed in this subject)

    1. approximately 4 cents on every premium dollar goes to insurance...
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    Hah, Robbie used to run to the corner and stick...

    Hah, Robbie used to run to the corner and stick his face in it when he saw the "fuzzy halter of doom"!
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