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  1. Uhu? The horse in front decided to run off and...

    Uhu?

    The horse in front decided to run off and the rest followed, until they realized they were not on course, then each one tried to find their way back, several more were just flat running off...
  2. He sure did, did he.

    He sure did, did he.
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    Me too. We used to say, you don't eat until you...

    Me too.
    We used to say, you don't eat until you are thru morning gallops, so if you get hurt, they can operate on you right away, your stomach is already empty.

    Carried that over and still today...
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    Hmmm, decades ago our vet told us never to use...

    Hmmm, decades ago our vet told us never to use ACE on cats?
    Something about ocular side effects in cats, best I remember that long ago?
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    I bet it is working just fine as it is. My...

    I bet it is working just fine as it is.

    My guess, some use the "there you go on ignore!" as a bluff when they run out of something else to say to what you bring to the table.
    They don't seem to...
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    Sounds like you want to do the equivalent to...

    Sounds like you want to do the equivalent to running off with the circus.

    Well, that works for a few, most come back home wiser and knowing themselves better.

    Will be interesting what you...
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    What do you think the age of the posters may have...

    What do you think the age of the posters may have to do with the answers?
    Why should that matter here?

    When someone asks for advice, I expect it wants to listen to all of it, from any poster, no...
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    Check with your USDA Farm Service Agency, the...

    Check with your USDA Farm Service Agency, the Soil Conservation Office should be there and they will tell you what is best in your area for ground cover.
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    What I don't see happening is to be a top groom...

    What I don't see happening is to be a top groom to a top competitor and owning and caring for and getting your own horse/s taken care of.

    There is just no time or energy left for that, plus it...
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    This could be one of those kids, a little bit...

    This could be one of those kids, a little bit older:
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    Maybe try the dressage forum? Tamara called...

    Maybe try the dressage forum?

    Tamara called using all those training gadgets "trussing a horse up like a turkey" and that stuck with me since then.

    I think that people have used for centuries...
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    I live in cowboy country, many little bitty kids...

    I live in cowboy country, many little bitty kids get started early if they want going along with mostly the father, on suitable kids horses, it is the norm for many.

    We can't bubble wrap kids, but...
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    It could be anything, even gallbladder can act...

    It could be anything, even gallbladder can act like heartburn.

    If you feel it is worrisome, go get it checked out.
    Better to be safe and not be important than let it go to where it may be a...
  14. Thread: Big Bobcat!

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    I watched one eagle fight off a handful of...

    I watched one eagle fight off a handful of buzzards on a dead calf and the buzzards did much posturing, but not one of those really meant it, they did stay a good distance away.

    Many times, eagles...
  15. Thread: Big Bobcat!

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    Eagles are known predators on sheep herds. When...

    Eagles are known predators on sheep herds.
    When my father was born, they had communal sheep and hired herders tending to them for them.
    Eagles were known predators of those herds.

    I take the...
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    No, we have now centuries of this one, adapting...

    No, we have now centuries of this one, adapting legally as the times change, as it should be, not by fiat of any one president's extreme ideologies, as the current one has seem to try to do.

    Yes,...
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    An important difference, he knew how to manage...

    An important difference, he knew how to manage and leave ideologies alone, no matter how he felt about those personally.

    If you don't like that example, at least understand what I am stating, we...
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    That is what I thought when Obama was running,...

    That is what I thought when Obama was running, sure an easy one to shoot down, no matter who he is running against.
    With all the baggage he had, shown clearly in what he did as an "organizer" and...
  19. Thread: Big Bobcat!

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    I have seen two, one big, blackish, very leggy,...

    I have seen two, one big, blackish, very leggy, good shape, heavy in front, crossing the road by headquarters, speeded up and went off into a canyon, but not in a big hurry.

    Another one, a darker,...
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    No, it is only a sliver right now, will be full...

    No, it is only a sliver right now, will be full soon.

    It is a very large and red sliver, Venus shiny right by it at dawn, maybe that is why?
  21. Thread: Teaching to tie.

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    We taught all to tie, from newborn foals to older...

    We taught all to tie, from newborn foals to older feral horses, by getting a hold of them with a neckrope or better halter and teaching them first to give to a very slight pull.

    Once they...
  22. Thread: Big Bobcat!

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    Well, it is a true story, why would you doubt it?...

    Well, it is a true story, why would you doubt it?
    There were several people there that told that story to us, that saw it in person, it is not hearsay they were talking about.
    The eagles used to...
  23. Thread: Big Bobcat!

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    Eagles are great predators, if you have cats or...

    Eagles are great predators, if you have cats or smaller dogs, do give them protection from them.

    My father was a baby and swaddled up and laying on a blanket on the beach, while they were having a...
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    Do you have to go out of your way to be...

    Do you have to go out of your way to be insulting?

    Calling Bush "Shrub" is like calling Obama "Obummer", not really something anyone that wants to be heard should do.

    When someone gets down to...
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    Some that voted for Obama, as per interviews of...

    Some that voted for Obama, as per interviews of the man on the street and I heard that in person said by someone, did so because "it was time a black man was president".

    That was the same as...
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