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    If you buy a used Sundowner, be sure it is not...

    If you buy a used Sundowner, be sure it is not from the years with the Suncoat metal incompatibility that caused floor damage and frame damage. We have been very happy with Sundowners over the last...
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    A 2-3 hour daily nap is part of our 27 year old's...

    A 2-3 hour daily nap is part of our 27 year old's routine. The neighbors have stopped calling and telling us he looks dead!
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    We did Tildren with one of ours. The regional...

    We did Tildren with one of ours. The regional perfusions, where it is just injected into the lower leg, are cheaper than the usual IV protocol.
  4. Is Playland Farm convenient for you?

    Is Playland Farm convenient for you?
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    I know how discouraging the situation can be. In...

    I know how discouraging the situation can be. In our case, we were fortunate that there was one unexpected benefit to our horse's navicular disease. Our horse went to the vet school hospital so many...
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    I bought a new aluminum 2h BP Sundowner last year...

    I bought a new aluminum 2h BP Sundowner last year and am very happy with it. There is plenty of room inside. It is light and airy, so most horses get in happily. The ramp slope is not steep, and has...
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    We have been down this road twice. Twenty years...

    We have been down this road twice. Twenty years ago, we bought an 8 year TB, who was eventing at Prelim. He had a history of "abscesses" that caused him to miss competitions, but never came to the...
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    In our area, all of the barn cats and several...

    In our area, all of the barn cats and several foxes, were eaten by coyotes. We have not found any solution to the coyote problem. The large coyote pack did move out, probably because they ran out of...
  9. Thread: Transgender kids

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    I worry that the parents are not as supportive of...

    I worry that the parents are not as supportive of the children as they think they are. When I see mothers who have 2 boys, desperately want a little girl, and then dress their third boy in girl...
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    They can get a supporting limb laminitis when one...

    They can get a supporting limb laminitis when one leg is injured and they are bearing too much weight on the others. We had that 2 years ago. That horse is now fine. I think it is time for a quick...
  11. Well done! I hope he continues to heal rapidly...

    Well done! I hope he continues to heal rapidly and uneventfully.
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    Our old guy severed his front suspensory when he...

    Our old guy severed his front suspensory when he had a splint bone fracture. It took several years of being out at pasture before it healed. Many times,I almost put him down. Is there a local vet who...
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    I think it is time to head to a well known vet...

    I think it is time to head to a well known vet school hospital.
  14. I like to give wet Standlee compressed alfalfa in...

    I like to give wet Standlee compressed alfalfa in my hay manger when traveling. I start it a few weeks before the trip. My horse will not drink when traveling. At least I can get a few gallons of...
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    I am not a cat owner, but this story bothers me....

    I am not a cat owner, but this story bothers me. Why wasn't the cat neutered? Why was he loose? Shouldn't he have had a break away collar to show he was owned and not a feral, rabid, cat? If he was...
  16. I like my Charles Owen Kontakt vest. I tried a...

    I like my Charles Owen Kontakt vest. I tried a Tipperary but it was not comfortable and did not feel like there was much protection.
  17. I think we have an ever increasing number of...

    I think we have an ever increasing number of adults who are not supporting themselves. I have several friends with adult children who get by on mooching, and do not work. It isn't good for them,...
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    I hollow out the end of a carrot and hide the...

    I hollow out the end of a carrot and hide the Prascend tablet in the carrot. My picky eater eats it. This is much easier than putting liquid pergolide in his feed and having him refuse the feed.
  19. I would take the horse to Morven Park or another...

    I would take the horse to Morven Park or another vet school hospital for a repeat exam by a board certified surgeon and possibly repeat x-rays. It may be that what you are describing is normal for a...
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    Our barn is built on a hill that slopes down from...

    Our barn is built on a hill that slopes down from our house.The only issues are that it is hard for vehicles to get up the hill to the barn for deliveries when it snows, and I cannot see into the...
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    Guinea fowl.

    Guinea fowl.
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    Our former neighbors' 19 year old did well after...

    Our former neighbors' 19 year old did well after colic surgery. My equine vet daughter says she would have colic surgery on her 20 year old if he needs it. Our 27 year old has a lot of health issues...
  23. Thread: Trail Tack

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    You can trail ride in your English tack.

    You can trail ride in your English tack.
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    Poll: I think the photo coggins are more expensive.

    I think the photo coggins are more expensive.
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    Can you have to work that weekend? It is hard for...

    Can you have to work that weekend? It is hard for them to be angry if you are out earning money for their son. Have coffee or a quick dinner with them, then go to work.
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