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    Trailering a foal

    I have trailered older foals with no problem and not much anxiety, but this is something I don't know about.

    My mare is at a foaling facility, we intend to pick up the mare and foal fairly...
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    The nice thing about recip mares is you usually...

    The nice thing about recip mares is you usually don't pay for them until they are confirmed in foal, so if for some reason she double ovulates and you have more than one embryo you have a better...
  3. I bought a mare at an auction at 17yo open but...

    I bought a mare at an auction at 17yo open but had had a foal the year before, I knew nothing about breeding, but she was an elite mare and had many many successful offspring that I had seen. Granted...
  4. This is the Waterford I know, He is in your price...

    This is the Waterford I know, He is in your price range and I started a lovely filly last year by him. Dead quiet, low neck set made for the hunters, but nice filly and a good mover. Her TB dam has a...
  5. Sorry for the confusion. I must have missed GOV...

    Sorry for the confusion. I must have missed GOV when making calls. I was quite surprised that I didn't have to present my mare to the other registries.
  6. Just be aware that it is entirely possible that...

    Just be aware that it is entirely possible that said horse once it is there may end up being abandoned at your farm, I have seen it happen several times. A boarding situation is ideal, but it is...
  7. As far as registering a foal for another registry...

    As far as registering a foal for another registry you would have to present that mare to the registry that you would want to have the foal registered with. The mare must be approved and then you must...
  8. Well, Depending on your vet, if you go through a...

    Well, Depending on your vet, if you go through a breeding facility they offer recip mares for lease. All of them have produced foals and adequately produce milk, now obviously the temperament is less...
  9. I agree, the cell phone is the least of the...

    I agree, the cell phone is the least of the issues, these people are deeply disturbed and need help AND prison.
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    We have one, it is wonderful. The horses love it...

    We have one, it is wonderful. The horses love it and will stand on it without direction. I bought it when my mare injured her tendons and used it all the time for her and also for warm up and cool...
  11. My husband is 20 years older than me, that being...

    My husband is 20 years older than me, that being said we met as adults, a man (or woman) who actively pursues a relationship with a prepubescent child is not the same and probably needs to seek...
  12. Pam Liddell breeds really fantastic sport ponies,...

    Pam Liddell breeds really fantastic sport ponies, JJ Tate and several of her assistants are riding and showing them in FL. They are doing really well. This is her web site:...
  13. Uhg, I know the feeling and it is very hard to go...

    Uhg, I know the feeling and it is very hard to go from the child to adult child of aging/ill parents. My parents are only in their 60's and up until this year quite healthy. Now my mom has a horrible...
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    I think the issue here is more of a marital one....

    I think the issue here is more of a marital one. If you don't want kids, then don't have them, there are plenty out there and having a parent who doesn't really like you is not a benefit to the kid....
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    Uhg, I know the feeling, or actually the feeling...

    Uhg, I know the feeling, or actually the feeling in reverse. I have been fleshier than I think I should have been for my diet and exercise for a long time, I am young so can't blame age, This year I...
  16. Lesson here, make sure that you have your...

    Lesson here, make sure that you have your expectations of the seller clear before you come, that way you get to see what you want and don't have to waste time on things you don't.

    As a seller I...
  17. I worked with JJ Tate as a temporary working...

    I worked with JJ Tate as a temporary working student this summer, one of her regulars went out of town, it was an amazing experience. If I didn't have a farm, husband, and business you wouldn't be...
  18. My filly did the same thing from foal to 2 years...

    My filly did the same thing from foal to 2 years (intermittently) on the LF only, I ignored it, held on to her and she eventually eliminated the behavior. She is now 6 and lifts all feet perfectly,...
  19. Very sad all around. Not your responsibility but...

    Very sad all around. Not your responsibility but a sympathy card or flowers may be welcome.

    Different situation, my neighbor's dog got loose and killed one of my chickens and injured 2, I was...
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    Oh thank goodness I'm not the only one. ;-) I...

    Oh thank goodness I'm not the only one. ;-) I talked to Select Breeder Services today and got all the necessary paperwork. Its just around the corner. Thank goodness they are good at handling crazy...
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    I go back and forth too! I get asked frequently...

    I go back and forth too! I get asked frequently if I'm "excited" about having a human baby, which I am and we planned, but I feel like they think I'm crazy for being more stressed and excited about...
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    We have a potbellied pig and 3 parrots along with...

    We have a potbellied pig and 3 parrots along with our 5 dogs, 1 cat, chickens, a donkey, and of course the horses. :-)
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    For me it is all in how I manage my particular...

    For me it is all in how I manage my particular situation, I don't trim wings and my Red fronted Macaw and Rose breasted cockatoo both fly, my Blue and Gold Macaw generally does not and doesn't have...
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    Feeling excited!!

    I know that some already have foals on the ground, but I have one due in May and it can't get here soon enough!!!!

    I'm feeling stressed about sending her off for foaling, she is a maiden and I...
  25. I do not disagree, however people complaining...

    I do not disagree, however people complaining that they are not winning because other people have "better" horses either need to accept that they need to improve themselves and their horses or go...
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