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  1. i am of the k-y jelly school of sheath cleaning....

    i am of the k-y jelly school of sheath cleaning. if you can't do a thorough rinse, no harm/no foul. i found that if i stick the tube of k-y in a bucket of warm water to warm the jelly up to body...
  2. yikes. and i thought the quarter sized bean i got...

    yikes. and i thought the quarter sized bean i got out of my new boy was big. that horse must feel like a new 'man'.
  3. first off, soo sorry you have to make this...

    first off, soo sorry you have to make this decision but secondly, if your horse is in pain and there will never be any relief, then this is the kindest thing you can do for him. i have had to deal...
  4. our cat is named priscilla. her nicknames have...

    our cat is named priscilla. her nicknames have morphed into prissy, prisscilly, to just plain silly. when she's out and needs to come home, i call out SILLLLLLeeeeeeeee and sure enough, out she pops...
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    years ago, we got the bright idea to ride during...

    years ago, we got the bright idea to ride during a full moon one winter's night. the full moon on fresh snow felt like we were riding on a sunny day. we decided to ride over to an animal research...
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    wowee, is this post timely. i haven't been on my...

    wowee, is this post timely. i haven't been on my steady eddy since nov. i have been dealing with a frozen shoulder and haven't felt strong or limber enough to attempt even a bareback toodle. to add...
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    i have a mangy fox hanging around, much to my...

    i have a mangy fox hanging around, much to my dogs dismay. i just want to scoop him up and get him treated. don't worry, i won't. i wanna, but i won't.
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    Poll: last week, after the blizzard, we had a good 2...

    last week, after the blizzard, we had a good 2 feet of snow on the ground. my inner 12yo wanted to ride my horse in the snow bareback. as i walked out to the paddock to jump on horsey, my brain said...
  9. I guess I didn't explain myself. I have the 'wash...

    I guess I didn't explain myself. I have the 'wash stall' mats IN my stalls. Packed clay and stone dust go under the mats. The piddle drains right through.
  10. i have clay under my 'wash stall' mats and have...

    i have clay under my 'wash stall' mats and have never had a problem with smell or pooling of urine. quite the opposite. the piddle seeps through the mats and unless you bed with sand or really fine...
  11. i have these in my stalls....

    i have these in my stalls. http://www.centaurdirect.com/winnerscirclewashmats3x6.aspx
    LOVE THEM. saves on shavings because the piddle drains through and doesn't puddle in the middle.
  12. shift the grief into rescue mode and then you can...

    shift the grief into rescue mode and then you can save a kitty and know that you are helping instead of replacing.
    it isn't easy but having a new friend around will keep the kitty energy in your...
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    i feel your pain. early summer i got a load of...

    i feel your pain. early summer i got a load of delicious looking hay. apparently, not soo delicious to them. turns out there were 3 kinds and i had to figure out which bales they hoovered and which...
  14. you are all funny. here is a view from the same...

    you are all funny. here is a view from the same day but evening.
    http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y295/My2cents/image_zps98aec98c.jpg
  15. cold morning in the northeast, but it sure was pretty!

    http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y295/My2cents/image_zps12f74f27.jpg
  16. oh right the 'never say never' credo. after...

    oh right the 'never say never' credo. after witnessing a friend's hyperactive yellow lab, i swore, NEVER get a lab. wasn't a big fan of shepherds. didn't want a black dog (too hard to find ticks, and...
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    today i went to get on my horse via the mounting...

    today i went to get on my horse via the mounting block and forgot that my stirrups were too long (due to saddle being last ridden by my loooong legged friend). as i went to swing my leg over, i...
  18. If its a digital 'x-ray', no need for lead gloves...

    If its a digital 'x-ray', no need for lead gloves or aprons.
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    Water access. Electric outlets. Count up what you...

    Water access. Electric outlets. Count up what you think you'll need and add on 3 more ;) Warm water in tack room. On those cold nights, it's makes one less thing to deal with. If you are using hoses...
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    I would liken it to a loose tooth. Sure, you...

    I would liken it to a loose tooth. Sure, you could eat food and not make it worse but that's with YOU being in charge of the chewing. A loose shoe on a horse is at the mercy of the footing. One bad...
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    Human hair brush. I used one on my wooly senior...

    Human hair brush. I used one on my wooly senior for the last couple years when he was too shaggy to brush with a horse brush.
  22. Last load of hay, part of a dead turkey. Gee, the...

    Last load of hay, part of a dead turkey. Gee, the wad of giant feathers sticking out from the bale made me refuse to take that bale. The hay guy was curious so we opened it up and blech, there was a...
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    Why not pulverize the previcox 1/4?

    Why not pulverize the previcox 1/4?
  24. have you looked into fibrebeet?...

    have you looked into fibrebeet?
    http://www.britishhorsefeeds.com/company-products/products/complementary-feeds/fibre-beet/
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    I had a senior with a very arthritic knee. He...

    I had a senior with a very arthritic knee. He started getting cast in his paddock on a slight incline. First time, he colicked fom the stress (vet discovered he had a heart murmur) the second time (a...
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