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    Will they feed more if you pay for it? (Not all...

    Will they feed more if you pay for it? (Not all barns will, and some say they will and then don't.) If cost is the main issue then opening your wallet might help... as is just about always true...
  2. Thread: LGBT riders?

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    Pretty much this. People have mentioned a lot of...

    Pretty much this. People have mentioned a lot of famous LGBT horsepeople, but on many local scenes you'd be surprised at how many there are. Another nice thing: I've known a couple of lesbian BOs...
  3. Complete disconnect from work, except coworkers...

    Complete disconnect from work, except coworkers have my cell number if they really need help urgently. So far, they have not.
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    [QUOTE=MoonWitch;8290507] Fixed now.

    Fixed now.
  5. I met the little booger recently, and she is very...

    I met the little booger recently, and she is very personable and cute, as well as being just lovely.
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    To be fair, IVF is expensive and doesn't always...

    To be fair, IVF is expensive and doesn't always work, can expose a woman to high doses of hormones, and there is some evidence of more anomalies in the IVF babies than one would expect. It's not...
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    Agree with everyone else in the area... "an hour...

    Agree with everyone else in the area... "an hour from Boston" WHEN?

    DH and I live near I-93 and when there isn't traffic, from 25 miles away we can be downtown in 30 minutes. At rush hour? ...
  8. Network network network ... As you are already...

    Network network network ... As you are already doing! Ask around and see who else in your area might be going.

    As others have said, major commercial shippers rarely do this sort of short run,...
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    As with everything else, here isn't one that is...

    As with everything else, here isn't one that is the best for all horses. :D I have been through quite a few...

    I'm not thrilled by sheepskin pads because they are so thick; if you have a small...
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    ... (edited out, it was in poor taste.) ...

    ... (edited out, it was in poor taste.)

    (Meanwhile, I went and read some "fetal personhood" website that rejects treatment for ectopic pregnancies in spite of the danger... sort of a position of...
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    As I have said before, late term abortions really...

    As I have said before, late term abortions really should not be included in any general discussion of abortion. Most are special cases -- though I will point out that plenty in the GOP, including...
  12. Twin Lights Farm has some nice youngsters,...

    Twin Lights Farm has some nice youngsters, including a couple who are under saddle but green (and the owner would LOVE to have a competent small adult take them on.) She has a 4 YO grey mare who is...
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    OK, now you have me giggling. I'm sure you can...

    OK, now you have me giggling. I'm sure you can guess my opinion of The Donald, but I do not wish him dead ... :lol:

    (The horses were not mine. I was just very lucky to have a friend who shared...
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    I don't get this? Trump and Minnie were two...

    I don't get this?

    Trump and Minnie were two elderly horses I had the great pleasure of riding for a while. Both developed health issues and eventually were put down (at ages 21 and 27...
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    Equine Site and Horse Boarding in MA FB group are...

    Equine Site and Horse Boarding in MA FB group are good places to start. Do you have a horse already, or are you looking for lessons, or ???

    One note: MA will be pricey, if you have not boarded...
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    And I have hinted, previously, that some women...

    And I have hinted, previously, that some women abort *because* they have empathy for that (potential) child. E.g. f_alter, who had very carefully and clearly explained that one of the things that...
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    I want to repeat and expand on something I said...

    I want to repeat and expand on something I said earlier:

    Women are not stupid. They know they are "killing" something if they have an abortion. Over half of them already have a child. Think...
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    Mine loves to drink out of the hose after we...

    Mine loves to drink out of the hose after we ride. Lap lap lap with her tongue, and when she's done, she either tries to bite the hose or closes her mouth very very tightly.

    She's not thrilled...
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    Regarding the first: women are not stupid. They...

    Regarding the first: women are not stupid. They know they are "killing" something if they have an abortion.

    There are a few cases of babies born at 22 weeks surviving, but not well. I know a few...
  20. Thread: Feral fruit?

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    For anyone else interested in heirloom apples,...

    For anyone else interested in heirloom apples, here are a few places I've found a good selection:

    Cider Hill Farm in Amesbury, MA
    Kimball Fruit Farm Stand in Pepperell, MA
    Nashoba Valley Winery...
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    Yikes! We were posting at the same time. My...

    Yikes! We were posting at the same time. My fall was basically the same, and my injuries were basically the same, though my lung was not punctured. It was partially collapsed and took a couple of...
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    I'd support a MR/RF = you're done for the day,...

    I'd support a MR/RF = you're done for the day, other horses are scratched (or maybe catch ridden if there's someone familiar with how the horse rides around???). You're done.

    I've had broken ribs....
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    Some of the local New England ones are still good...

    Some of the local New England ones are still good like that.

    We have the remnants of an orchard on our property, which we basically ignore. Every other year, the trees bear fruit that may be...
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    My parents had housecleaners for a few years, and...

    My parents had housecleaners for a few years, and my mom said she liked it because it made her pick things up a bit before they came!

    By sheer chance, they were there when my mom came home from...
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    DH has several valuable classic cars and...

    DH has several valuable classic cars and recommends working with an insurance agent if you have one.

    The three companies he mentioned are:

    Grundy (current)
    Condon & Skelly (previous)
    Haggerty...
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