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  1. Thread: Slight lameness

    by betsyk
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    My horse had an avulsion fracture removed from...

    My horse had an avulsion fracture removed from his fetlock in June of 2013. Because it was a pretty big chip and there was more ligament attached than they originally thought, as well as...
  2. Reframe it a little: you have a really cool...

    Reframe it a little: you have a really cool horse who can (probably?) hold up to light work. He would benefit from 24-hour turnout (a bonus, for some people who prefer that). He is a breed known...
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    Based on our experience with my mom's house: ...

    Based on our experience with my mom's house: clean, clean, and clean some more. Start now. And keep cleaning. Her bathroom was beyond belief - and she had been "cleaning" it for years! - but she...
  4. I feel for all of you in this situation, the...

    I feel for all of you in this situation, the owners because they have a cool horse who has a lot to offer a young rider, and for you because you have a young rider who could probably enjoy this...
  5. It's great that your response to "the toaster...

    It's great that your response to "the toaster oven smells a little burnt and there's some smoke" is to turn on the vent fan. But wouldn't it also have made sense to unplug it, and pull out the crumb...
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    Same thing at our house. The person who most...

    Same thing at our house. The person who most easily goes back to sleep gets up and lets the dog out, then crawls back in bed. If it's my day off, I get to sleep and SO lets them out. If its not my...
  7. When we took our 11-y-o male cat to the vet this...

    When we took our 11-y-o male cat to the vet this week for a urinary blockage, she commented that he is the first cat of that age that she has seen with that problem. She usually sees them at age 3...
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    My horses share saddle pads. And sometimes...

    My horses share saddle pads. And sometimes blankets.

    I ride in snow boots.
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    Absolutely, yes to windows. As many as possible....

    Absolutely, yes to windows. As many as possible. Bonus if you have an easy way to close them in bad weather.
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    Clean his stall in the evening when you're there....

    Clean his stall in the evening when you're there. Rake the bedding from the edges onto the area where he pees. At least he'll have bedding in the most important spot.

    I like the idea of baby...
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    Cheetos. Really, any orange sprayed on...

    Cheetos. Really, any orange sprayed on cheeselike product - orange cheese popcorn, doritos, cheetos, cheese balls, you name it.
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    I think you bought gingerbread mix for the quick...

    I think you bought gingerbread mix for the quick bread sort of gingerbread that you eat with vanilla ice cream (or hard sauce, in my family). You wanted gingerbread cookie mix.
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    You can do this! Consistency is really the key,...

    You can do this! Consistency is really the key, especially at first while youre learning to read his signs. We had a foxhound who got it around the age of 12, and she survived all kinds of crazy...
  14. Thread: Worming

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    Talk to your vet, because the details of when and...

    Talk to your vet, because the details of when and what will vary a lot by region.
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    An observation, fwiw: I have a 26-y-o TB with...

    An observation, fwiw: I have a 26-y-o TB with failing teeth, who was quidding his hay last summer to a point where the vet and I were becoming concerned. As a last ditch effort before going to...
  16. That's very good to know, and thanks for...

    That's very good to know, and thanks for checking. My TB can use the calories and I mix Senior Active with Ultium. Guess I won't have to increase him as much as the weather gets cold - with the...
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    Absolutely, positively, get the family involved...

    Absolutely, positively, get the family involved with her health care providers and have someone check out her meds, her blood pressure, and any possiblity of a UTI or other infection. My mom had a...
  18. It sounds like she's telling you loud and clear...

    It sounds like she's telling you loud and clear that she likes this arrangement! if she didn't like it, you'd know. I took in a retired barn cat to be "company" for my remaining dog after I lost...
  19. Sounds like a really cool idea, and having all...

    Sounds like a really cool idea, and having all your first aid stuff right there would be great. Your vet and farrier will love a covered space with a smooth floor and a good strong light source.
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    I was never a fan of cats or dogs in or on the...

    I was never a fan of cats or dogs in or on the bed, but current SO came with several that were non-negotiable. One compromise has been a lot more frequent changes of bedding and easily washable...
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    The first year I was in graduate school in the...

    The first year I was in graduate school in the Midwest, an old friend invited me to have Thanksgiving with his family in Chicago. Great, I thought, I had always enjoyed his family. The invitation...
  22. We have an aluminum gooseneck, and last weekend...

    We have an aluminum gooseneck, and last weekend we pulled up the mats, swept it all out, and draped the mats over a couple of buckets so the air could circulate. It has an aluminum floor so the main...
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    Your post could have been written by my friend's...

    Your post could have been written by my friend's daughter, five years ago.

    She is a very, very bright kid who went to an excellent high school and got into a very competitive state university,...
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    I think I get the OP's intention but it could...

    I think I get the OP's intention but it could have been expressed better.

    If you do the test and it comes back that your horse has Lyme, well, he has Lyme. And from there, it sounds like it's...
  25. Thread: Cat Trees

    by betsyk
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    We have two, made from actual trees with big wide...

    We have two, made from actual trees with big wide bases, and are VERY sturdy. One we found used on Craigslist, the other we bought from the local "fancy cat stuff store." They are in constant use...
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