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  1. Sannois, I totally agree with you about the folks...

    Sannois, I totally agree with you about the folks who are constantly breeding cats, dogs, horses...just because it can happen. You are also correct that there will never be a home for every...
  2. Fairfax, I totally salute you and what you have...

    Fairfax, I totally salute you and what you have done to ensure better slaughtering methods and actively going to the plants, etc.

    I like that you have put your convictions and beliefs to reality. ...
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    And, so how do you know I have not walked in her...

    And, so how do you know I have not walked in her shoes? Honestly, what is with the personal attacks on ME for making a point that I know someone who made a decision I disagree with...I've never named...
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    I would like to REITERATE that less than ten days...

    I would like to REITERATE that less than ten days effort was put into this particular situation. She HAD the money to keep the horse, she just didn't want to "deal with it". SO different than a...
  5. I'm the one with the friend who was sure the...

    I'm the one with the friend who was sure the horses would FLY over the stall, attack and kill her because she "saw this in the movies".

    I don't know WHICH movies exactly, so I can't regale you...
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    Yes, Fairfax, I really do understand what you are...

    Yes, Fairfax, I really do understand what you are saying and that sometimes there are good reasons to put your pet/companion animals down.

    In this case, however, I could not personally act to be...
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    Count me in regarding the QH's...of course any...

    Count me in regarding the QH's...of course any horse can get the idea and go for it!


    Maybe I've been lucky, but the Arabians, Anglo Arabs and TB's I've ridden have not bucked. Worst fall from a...
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    Long time female work associate of my husband's...

    Long time female work associate of my husband's came one day to visit us at our home...we keep our horses at home and have a small pipe stall barn (warm climate here).

    She did express interest to...
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    As upsetting as it likely was to see some Amish...

    As upsetting as it likely was to see some Amish horses appear to not be well cared for, poor (or downright damaging) treatment of horses or other animals exists all over the place.


    I know a...
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    I tend to prefer geldings. That said, one of the...

    I tend to prefer geldings. That said, one of the very best trail horses I have ever owned was a mare...and I also had a great time with a stallion in earlier years. Right now I have two geldings...
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    To answer the OP's actual initial question, No,...

    To answer the OP's actual initial question, No, I've never heard of such a strict ruling, especially with such a fine (fining CHILDREN??) , especially stating that a CHILD would be eliminated for the...
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    Isn't it interesting that I am called a...

    Isn't it interesting that I am called a "narcissist" by someone here who has no idea that I indeed DID have someone on Facebook putting up false stories, false photos, telling lies and linking this...
  13. My parents would have laughed in my face if I had...

    My parents would have laughed in my face if I had gone to them to beg for money to start a business! Besides, it NEVER would have occurred to me to consider them my "bank/loan company"!

    Serious...
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    Never have, never will. A waste of time, an...

    Never have, never will. A waste of time, an invasion of privacy, and a great tool for incorrect information or backstabbing if someone is so inclined. Do I really want to invest hours of my life...
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    I have a thing about Sherlock Holmes, and also...

    I have a thing about Sherlock Holmes, and also write mystery stories often featuring Mrs. Hudson...and I have two small ponies and one large Arabian gelding...sooo, Sherlock's Ponies.
  16. He should be ashamed of himself (as should the...

    He should be ashamed of himself (as should the lawyer!). I am so tired of these middle aged babies. Criminy, I think about my grandparents, my parents, even myself...I have been out on my own since...
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    Poll: Working in the ER, ICU and on a helicopter trauma...

    Working in the ER, ICU and on a helicopter trauma unit made me a believer. I wear mine 100% of the time. Always.
  18. Worst mistake I ever made was spending about 15...

    Worst mistake I ever made was spending about 15 years caring for extremely abusive mother and somewhat abusive father. I thought it was my "duty", but it cost me so much of my life, friends, money...
  19. ok, bumping this...NO one knows about the new...

    ok, bumping this...NO one knows about the new Collegiate line or has an opinion? Saw that Stateline Tack is OUT of two of the new line completely, so someone is buying them...

    Anyway, hoping...
  20. The "new" collegiates...anyone have experience?

    I have been looking at getting a new saddle, and have thought of getting another Collegiate Alumni (I used to have one and loved it...fairly sure it will fit the new horse as well, so looking at that...
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    Well, yep, pain might just do it! My little Arab...

    Well, yep, pain might just do it! My little Arab pony mare has back issues and she can be a right handful if her back's acting up...all I can say is that with an "ouchy" pony I just have to be very...
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    Some horses do NOT like the very soft, deep dirt...

    Some horses do NOT like the very soft, deep dirt in an arena...it can be like trying to dance in snow if it's deep enough or the horse has some kind of owies...have you always had this same arena...
  23. Indeed, I should have pointed out in my post(s)...

    Indeed, I should have pointed out in my post(s) that my forum name is not a misnomer on the "ponies" part of it...I have one Arabian mix at 13.2HH and an Appendix mix at 14.1HH. Plus a mini. SMALL...
  24. Oh, and on the heels of SLW's post...one of my...

    Oh, and on the heels of SLW's post...one of my HEROINES was a gal pal of mine who was a pediatric cardiologist in her mid 80's whilst I was in my early 40's...and she was doing long distance...
  25. OH heavens, I'm over 60 now and didn't even get...

    OH heavens, I'm over 60 now and didn't even get my first horse until nearly 50 (though rode and showed for others since very young). I JUST got two new horses this past year! Obviously, I am not...
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