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    It's always hard to think of it this way, but...

    It's always hard to think of it this way, but what you did was the ultimate form of kindness for your old pal. But it's never, ever easy. Bless you.

    Susan
  2. Greenery, lights, fire in the fireplace...Manheim...

    Greenery, lights, fire in the fireplace...Manheim Steamroller playing. And the fact that I've done all my shopping with Amazon Prime and have not had to go out and shop. :lol:
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    Every few years we all hear of this. And this...

    Every few years we all hear of this.

    And this is why my feed is NOT MILLED by a company that also mills for any other livestock than horses.

    Some idiot working at 11 p.m. might throw the...
  4. Shorten your stirrups for now.;)

    Shorten your stirrups for now.;)
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    If they can wait, they'll drop when their...

    If they can wait, they'll drop when their instincts feel it is safe.

    Of course, some maiden mares don't know that so they may be the exception.

    Remember, the mare can "hold off" only for so...
  6. Just scanned through a few of the replies. Let...

    Just scanned through a few of the replies.

    Let me first say I'm so sorry that your buck actually sent you ER. Take care of yourself.

    IME, it's not a saddle issue at all, unless you are too...
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    Warning... some horses are allergic to Microtek...

    Warning... some horses are allergic to Microtek and chlorohexadine (nolvasan), the major ingredient in those products). Contact dermititis is dreadful. Massively dreadful -- Hives, blisters, then...
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    I had a chestnut that was this way. Gold Bond...

    I had a chestnut that was this way. Gold Bond Foot Powder sprinkled liberally and rubbed in well kept the fungi away. Awesome.

    And yes, polarfleece sheet under the blanket to wick away the...
  9. :lol: The way our instructor dealt with this...

    :lol:

    The way our instructor dealt with this on my farm was to tell the interrupter, the needy and intruder-types..."Please respect my time -- this is a hobby for you, but a business for me".
  10. Yep, sista' ...:lol:. Seriously, I built this...

    Yep, sista' ...:lol:. Seriously, I built this place from the ground up, bare land, blood, sweat and tears. It can stay empty. This is my home. I'll sell when I can't carry the work load. In the...
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    I haven't read all of the replies. You should...

    I haven't read all of the replies.

    You should be able to feed a PG mare anything but fescue, but I would avoid rye as well.

    That means no mixed grass hay unless you are sure there is no...
  12. Actually I threw a very wealthy client out for...

    Actually I threw a very wealthy client out for this very thing...to all 20 horses in the barn, including my own younsters...3 warnings. When I caught her the 4th time I said to her, politely..."what...
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    That's exactly what I have 17.5, hourglass seat,...

    That's exactly what I have 17.5, hourglass seat, rather flat. Medium wide. I'll have to check the flap length. I bought it used from Larry years ago. It is in super shape and I've taken very...
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    I like most Christmas songs, but the traditional...

    I like most Christmas songs, but the traditional ones. I cannot bear hearing them sung by twangy country music artists. I like country music, but just not their renditions of Christmas songs. ...
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    I have one that I am considering selling. It is...

    I have one that I am considering selling. It is brown, however.

    What are the specifics that you are looking for?
  16. Thread: Pig Bliss

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    Thanks. The "cute" factor some posters are...

    Thanks. The "cute" factor some posters are referring to may be a problem for me though.:lol:
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    This thread comes at a good time as I was just...

    This thread comes at a good time as I was just thinking about starting a cottage industry on part of the farm I don't use for horses anymore to raise pigs for some of the finer restaurants in the DC...
  18. I would guess coyote or fox. They often have...

    I would guess coyote or fox. They often have litte caches of food they can't finish to come back for later.

    Odd they did the deed in your bluestone..that's kind of a first that I've heard of. ...
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  22. Yep...had that one happen too...and another one...

    Yep...had that one happen too...and another one and another who decided to have a "nooner" up in the loft office, in earshot of me and my vet who came to examine one of my horses. :eek: Egad...I...
  23. Seriously, this stallion is/was a good guy. I...

    Seriously, this stallion is/was a good guy. I don't know ANY horse that would not freak out. I should have dared her to do it to my alpha broodmare. :lol:

    This is the sort of thing (and I can...
  24. Check on www.virginiaequestrian.com. I'm sure...

    Check on www.virginiaequestrian.com. I'm sure you'll find what you need there.

    Good luck.
  25. Please don't walk up to one of my stallions, who...

    Please don't walk up to one of my stallions, who is in cross-ties and being tacked up for work by his rider/trainer, and SNORT HARD in his nose because you want him to meet you and you think that is...
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