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  1. I agree. If it had been built to suit me, I...

    I agree. If it had been built to suit me, I would have had a T4 Cob saddle. Fit my quite wide ASB to a T. Unfortunately the flaps were cut too straight to accomodate my leg, so I had to pass. ...
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    Going to be having a unilateral reduction and...

    Going to be having a unilateral reduction and bilateral lift at the end of august here. I'm extremely excited to be having this done- very uneven tatas are one of the common joys of having...
  3. This mare is still looking for a new home. ...

    This mare is still looking for a new home. registration is not complete yet, still working on that. Pretty, correct girl, and her filly is BIG and pretty. She is ready to go immediately- filly...
  4. I had one on trial a few years back to fit a hard...

    I had one on trial a few years back to fit a hard to fit, very wide ASB. I absolutely adored it, but couldn't keep it because the flap did not accomodate my long femur- it just wasn't forward...
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    If you are looking at using the metal taller...

    If you are looking at using the metal taller ones, be careful to mount them flush to the ground. the barn I boarded my horse at had them and one day he laid down to roll, got a leg stuck out the...
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    Yep. Been there done that. Lost my two boys...

    Yep. Been there done that. Lost my two boys prematurely. Paid for good boarding in safe barns. One went to colic a week after I moved him to a very highly recommended barn. The next ruptured his...
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    Generally the mare and foal feed is more calorie...

    Generally the mare and foal feed is more calorie dense than a senior feed- senior feeds include roughage and you really have to feed a higher volume generally to get the job done, in my experience. ...
  8. Some horses just do better when you are more...

    Some horses just do better when you are more loose on them than posting allows. The sit that you normally see in this instance generally has a little bit of slide in it to absorb the shock of the...
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    Well, we sure didn't have long to wait.... ...

    Well, we sure didn't have long to wait....

    She passed yesterday afternoon.... It wasn't pretty. at all. Struggling to breathe and panicky. Feel awful for my mom. She took care of her the...
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    End stage lung cancer- what to expect?

    My gram went to the hospital last wednesday to go on IV antibiotics again. Several years ago she decided not do do a lot of highly invasive stuff, having been sick for years with cardiac stuff...
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    I had a campbell. Loved that darn thing. I only...

    I had a campbell. Loved that darn thing. I only got rid of it to get something with adjustable bars. But... if I see a 22 with adj bars, I will own it someday.
  12. Yep! Precisely.

    Yep! Precisely.
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    I've had two who plain old don't like beet pulp. ...

    I've had two who plain old don't like beet pulp. A BO where I used to board fed a mix of beet pulp and and strategy. The mare wouldnt' even try to pick out the strategy- the whole thing went...
  14. Having one that only lived feral for her first 3...

    Having one that only lived feral for her first 3 years and comes from bloodlines that are known to be very peopley, that's one uphill battle ahead! I don't envy the horse or his adopter after he's...
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    Well, here's a good update. My friend...

    Well, here's a good update.

    My friend messaged me this morning.

    A couple months ago, the sister was told she needed to do chores on the weekends to give me and my friend a break. (surprise,...
  16. Here is the mare's full pedigree: ...

    Here is the mare's full pedigree:

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152941720993477&l=3dfba9a911
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    Yes. you hit the nail on the head. It's...

    Yes. you hit the nail on the head. It's generally an ideal situation with everybody happy except for the sister. The mom or stepdad, I say "let me handle that, I need to fix it" and they do it....
  18. My gelding two horses ago was called "banedjo" by...

    My gelding two horses ago was called "banedjo" by the groom who preceeded me.... :-P

    He really was a shit head, and could be outright nasty, but there was something about him.... <3
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    Daughter is in early/mid 20s. gods gift to...

    Daughter is in early/mid 20s. gods gift to horsemanship, and if something doesn't work, it's because it's a bad horse. The parents of the sister are like family to me (though I do recognize I...
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    Speak Up? Or Say nothing?

    I board my horse at my best friend's parent's farm. I provide grain and bedding and help with chores on the other 6 horses in exchange for my hay and stall. I've got a couple days a week where I...
  21. I was hoping to make her more attractive to the...

    I was hoping to make her more attractive to the dressage/sport horse people.

    The mare is by Briar's Firefox and out of Delightful Dee. The dam is on all breed pedigree (at least her dam's side) ...
  22. I do raw for both my dogs AND cats. Which is...

    I do raw for both my dogs AND cats. Which is weird given I'm a vegetarian. But... i like it for a couple of reasons:

    1- easy to control what a dog with allergies is eating- there arent five...
  23. Owner is currently in bankruptcy court.... ...

    Owner is currently in bankruptcy court....

    211 West Fort Street
    Detroit, MI 48226
    UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
    Eastern District of Michigan
    Case No.: 15-41697-mbm
    Chapter: 13
    Judge: Marci...
  24. I would like the mare to go to a little older,...

    I would like the mare to go to a little older, more experienced handler. She's not bad, but I wouldn't feel right placing her in that situation.
  25. I have a plastic cup with a lid that has a soft...

    I have a plastic cup with a lid that has a soft plastic straw. there's a little slider that slides forward and squishes the straw flat into the lid and covers it. Completely impervious to flies. ...
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