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    Ah, in that case, no, don't bother. You would be...

    Ah, in that case, no, don't bother. You would be better off grading it and putting in geo fabric and stone dust...it would last a lot longer and wouldn't get muddy. Although it wouldn't grow...
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    I'm in this camp. Establish some rules, and then...

    I'm in this camp. Establish some rules, and then let them opt out if they don't want to follow them.

    "Sally, I was really too hasty when I offered you a stall at my barn without really talking...
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    No you are exactly right. My point only is that...

    No you are exactly right. My point only is that if you never use it for anything but "come", it is very possible that your dog will run back to you if you use it, no matter what command you asked...
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    I doubt it will help a lot, but it might. But...

    I doubt it will help a lot, but it might. But you would need several weeks (maybe a couple of months) to get it established without any horses on it. So it might be worth trying once to see if you...
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    Well, taste in wine & champagne is personal, but...

    Well, taste in wine & champagne is personal, but I would not give a $10 champagne to anyone....it also depends on the reason you are buying -- is it a gift? do you need 10 bottles for a party? is...
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    So, you are doing great so far then! Yes,...

    So, you are doing great so far then! Yes, clicker training is very helpful, and something you should learn about - it makes training a lot faster.

    The problem that I see in your situation is that...
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    Yes, I agree with pretty much everything above. ...

    Yes, I agree with pretty much everything above.

    Whistle training is useful. My dog respects the whistle much more than my voice. Maybe because it's a very clear command -- you can use a whistle...
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    So, it is a dna test? Or is there a diagnostic...

    So, it is a dna test? Or is there a diagnostic test?
  9. Thread: Math riddles

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    OK, I apologize. I thought your response was to...

    OK, I apologize. I thought your response was to people's answers. I guess I shouldn't have read all the closed threads this morning - started me off in a snarky way today.
  10. Thread: Math riddles

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    :rolleyes: Very useful response. :rolleyes: ...

    :rolleyes: Very useful response. :rolleyes:

    Please, enlighten everyone, then.
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    I was just at a Yankee swap with a $10 limit (men...

    I was just at a Yankee swap with a $10 limit (men and women, dog people), and the MOST popular gifts were alcohol and food. Homemade toffee was a big hit.

    So, I'd go with something edible,...
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    Shoulder/rib pain could be from something...

    Shoulder/rib pain could be from something internal, and it is referred pain (e.g. could you have an enlarged spleen from a fall or something?) I know that many years ago when I went through...
  13. Ah yes, what people were saying -- of course the...

    Ah yes, what people were saying -- of course the guest gets clean sheets. I thought you were saying you, as the hostess, would re-wash and re-make their bed every day of their stay. That would be...
  14. Wow, even hotels don't strip the bed every day if...

    Wow, even hotels don't strip the bed every day if you are staying for several days! That's serious turndown service. :)

    If guests stay at my house, they can be assured the sheets are clean - but,...
  15. In all cases I would say always bring a hostess...

    In all cases I would say always bring a hostess gift of some kind - wine, food stuffs, flowers are all appropriate.

    For a 1-2 night stay, I would not expect to *help* much, although I like the...
  16. The mere fact that the parents can pay for...

    The mere fact that the parents can pay for private school is probably the #1 factor in the kids' success - regardless of where they go to school. I don't have facts to back it up, but can guess that...
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    LOL. Well, good luck to them to find *real*...

    LOL. Well, good luck to them to find *real* organic horse manure. It can be done, but it probably won't be free. :) If I fed organic hay and organic feed, and separated out my deworming poop, I'd...
  18. Thread: Cushings Disease

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    I agree - the Prascend tablet is tiny and most...

    I agree - the Prascend tablet is tiny and most horses don't notice it in their feed. It is easy to dose, needs no refrigeration, doesn't matter if it freezes, etc.

    I also agree that if Cushings...
  19. Thread: Pig Bliss

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    I helped a friend butcher two hogs this past fall...

    I helped a friend butcher two hogs this past fall and I agree that they are far less cute when 250lbs. I do worry I would fall in love with the piglets...but I suppose that might be manageable when...
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    I have never offered it on Craigslist, but my...

    I have never offered it on Craigslist, but my friends definitely want it. In my opinion, you'd probably be better off calling a gardening club or your cooperative extension than listing on...
  21. Well, that is a big assumption. But no matter...

    Well, that is a big assumption. But no matter what, you cannot possibly say that every kid in the same classroom has the same ability to learn the same subjects, presented the same way, at the same...
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    Never heard of this so I googled....seriously you...

    Never heard of this so I googled....seriously you use this on your horse?

    If your only goal is weight gain (e.g. it is used on cattle for slaughter) that would be one thing...but if a horse is...
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    As usual, I agree with JB. How old, and what...

    As usual, I agree with JB. How old, and what breed? PSSM comes to mind as a possibility. Have you done a fecal egg count and/or dewormed? Lyme test?

    I have a lazy WB. So far nothing seems to...
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    That's two votes for Russian Tea Cakes - so that...

    That's two votes for Russian Tea Cakes - so that seems like a definite! I like those too. :yes:

    Keep them coming! Anything with coconut? I bought a bag with no plans....I guess I could make...
  25. Exactly! Those jerks! How rude of them to be...

    Exactly! Those jerks! How rude of them to be behind in school! Lack of intelligence is no longer an excuse! :rolleyes:

    I have NO problem with the idea that the minority should not hold back...
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