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    Totally agree with you MVP. I admired her spirit...

    Totally agree with you MVP. I admired her spirit in the face of the adversity she created and lives with every day. Someone else mentioned that Tammy had been on welfare for 18 years and I missed...
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    Tammy has a spirit that can't be stopped, an...

    Tammy has a spirit that can't be stopped, an American. Why after working at BK for 16 years is she just at minimum wage? On longevity of service alone I would think she would be above that figure...
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    Time will tell if he wants a slower pace, has...

    Time will tell if he wants a slower pace, has health issues or if there is a problem at his DOJ where he is has covered something up, among a zillion other possible things.
  4. That google map is the old horse show grounds...

    That google map is the old horse show grounds called Jame River Hunt Club. It use to have some barns, a ring and a small outside course. Back in the 70's when I lived in the area and showed there the...
  5. My herd allows me to stay a minimalist, which I...

    My herd allows me to stay a minimalist, which I am by nature. Located in eastern Kansas where it can be 105 in the summer and -5 in the winter, not factoring in a strong north wind.

    Connemara- 13...
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    I'm like Goodhors. When I know the hay is free...

    I'm like Goodhors. When I know the hay is free of mold, mechanical oils, etc if the horses leave a lot behind I offer less at the next feeding.
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    First, beet pulp does not need hours to soak. If...

    First, beet pulp does not need hours to soak. If the temperature at all warm it could spoil. I soak my non-molasses beet pulp maybe 10 minutes year round. The only difference is I use warm water...
  8. They might be inactive because they do not appear...

    They might be inactive because they do not appear on the MFHA list.
    http://www.mfha.org/hunts-alphalist.html

    Princess Anne Hunt is on the VA peninsula or if you go up towards Richmond there is...
  9. So happy for you!!! It looks great and the...

    So happy for you!!! It looks great and the outcome will be wonderful!
  10. It is a perfect commercial and I think the cell...

    It is a perfect commercial and I think the cell phone companies should create one about the dangers/death of texting and driving.
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    Yes, uneven hooves can make a horse sore and lame...

    Yes, uneven hooves can make a horse sore and lame and there could be an abscess brewing caused by the sellers too low sole trim.
  12. You did not mention if the potential buyer is a...

    You did not mention if the potential buyer is a member of the hunt so I will add this- they must sign a waiver before the hunt starts. Once you arrive at the meet (plenty early I hope) they need to...
  13. Okay, honestly that is VERY impressive but the...

    Okay, honestly that is VERY impressive but the "pushing old Geezer hood" part of me keeps saying "just because you can' doesn't mean you should!!" though adding this to the National Equitation finals...
  14. Thread: Madam Secretary

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    I had the show on but only so I wouldn't miss The...

    I had the show on but only so I wouldn't miss The Good Wife. I was flipping through my Kindle then caught the horse chatter and started watching!!! :) I liked the first show and am afraid I might...
  15. In my 40' by 60' barn I use the energy efficient...

    In my 40' by 60' barn I use the energy efficient fluorescent light bulbs that are industrial size and they are fantastic- they are the pigtail style but BIG. They take just a moment to shed...
  16. Funny how GG/UG helps horses at different rates. ...

    Funny how GG/UG helps horses at different rates. Years ago I had a weanling who developed ulcers- would not touch his grain- and within 24 hours of getting GG he started eating again. Later he was...
  17. I still have mine circa late 60's to mid 70's. ...

    I still have mine circa late 60's to mid 70's. Time to farm them out to the grandchildren. :)
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    Both our daughters married in the past 7 years. ...

    Both our daughters married in the past 7 years. I was gobsmocked at what people paid to rent a facility and feed guest. The girls are level headed and both found nice, affordable places for evening...
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    I bought an snowflake appy for my daughter years...

    I bought an snowflake appy for my daughter years ago and that mare was one of the better horses we have owned. Without a doubt #1 or #2 of the All Time Safest horses we have ever owned. The mare...
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    No specific answers but sharing a couple ideas. I use limestone screening for the base in my stalls and as an apron outside the stalls where the horses come and go 24/7/365. Every couple years I...
  21. Thread: Fighting fungus

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    OP- maybe bring in shavings from a different...

    OP- maybe bring in shavings from a different source than your trainer uses. In some ways what you describe sounds like a contact allergy.

    I use clorohexidine to clear up skin issues with...
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    During wet spells I apply Durasole to my barefoot...

    During wet spells I apply Durasole to my barefoot riding mare's hooves. It toughens them up very nicely. Great product!
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    I would be 100% honest with the bride and the...

    I would be 100% honest with the bride and the party organizer and say exactly what you told us here "I was prepared for Charleston, $30 a night with beer on the beach and now we are doing Palm Beach...
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    LE- does the seat saver give any extra grip at...

    LE- does the seat saver give any extra grip at all? I'm always looking for improved traction under my bum.
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    What Katerine beautifully said.

    What Katerine beautifully said.
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