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    About 50 miles south of Wellington, in Boca...

    About 50 miles south of Wellington, in Boca RAton, the wind is blowing, but we've only gotten a couple of inches of rain so far. Thank the Lord we still have power! A friend of mine checked on the...
  2. My prayer is that God will keep you in the palm...

    My prayer is that God will keep you in the palm of His hand, that you will feel His presence, and that He will grant you peace.

    God bless you, Evalee.
  3. Just got back and read your post, Evalee, and...

    Just got back and read your post, Evalee, and want to add my sincere sympathy. Please know that one more person is praying for you, your husband, and all who loved your son.

    My heart goes out to...
  4. Thoughts and prayers are with you during this...

    Thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult of times.
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    Looking back from the ripe old age of 46, my...

    Looking back from the ripe old age of 46, my husband's and my decision to not have kids seems like a really good one. My horse takes up a good deal of my time and money, but my dogs have been my real...
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    Ever notice how horsie-stuff can be really ugly-...

    Ever notice how horsie-stuff can be really ugly- all those browns and blacks. I have really ugly horse pillows, mugs, throw blankets, pictures galore... Please, everyone, STOP! I appreciate it, but...
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    WHen it comes to tapes, the new GOLD dewormer...

    WHen it comes to tapes, the new GOLD dewormer should take the mystery out of it. I will use it next month, just to be sure.
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    Great news! Good luck with the rest of the...

    Great news! Good luck with the rest of the recuperation!
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    Yes, best of luck.

    Yes, best of luck.
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    You and your mare are in my thoughts and prayers....

    You and your mare are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Many of us have been where you are, and, well, it is not easy, not easy at all. That is the risk we put ourselves at when we take up with this...
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    You have my heartfelt sympathy, and I will be...

    You have my heartfelt sympathy, and I will be jingling like mad...but wait until the vet school sees the pictures. It may not be as bad as it looks.

    Hang in there.
  12. We are just starting the nail-biting down here in...

    We are just starting the nail-biting down here in S.FL. Hate this time of year, but this is when we pay for those incredible winters!
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    IMO: You have the best chance of succeeding in a...

    IMO: You have the best chance of succeeding in a chosen discipline on a horse bred for the job. That said, a good horse is a good horse, and if a horse is a reasonable athlete, he or she can usually...
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    I had just dropped my husband off at work,...

    I had just dropped my husband off at work, switched on the car radio, and could not believe my ears. I wanted to turn around and go get him- never have I felt so vulnerable in my life.
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    My sincere condolences to you, Regina. I am...

    My sincere condolences to you, Regina. I am speechless in the face of your eloquence and strength.

    Know that you and your family are in my prayers.
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    I am very happy for you Coreene, and I can see...

    I am very happy for you Coreene, and I can see you and Oliver are already forging a beautiful friendship.

    Enjoyed all 9 pages of posts- especially loved the little
    "Willem-isms" sprinkled...
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    Tiramit- Now I know horses will call back and...

    Tiramit- Now I know horses will call back and forth and talk to each other, but they do not constantly whinny and nicker. They are animals programmed to avoid being someone's lunch- they have to be...
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    Saw the movie last night, and though it was...

    Saw the movie last night, and though it was extremely well-done, I thought they could have done better in a few minor details. The biggest peeve I had was, again, all the "horsey noises." When will...
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    Couldn't read all nine pages, but, I am sure glad...

    Couldn't read all nine pages, but, I am sure glad I read some of the posts before I got my PH. It astounds me that this magazine would print this type of article- not because it doesn't need to be...
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    In many ways, we all owned a little piece of...

    In many ways, we all owned a little piece of Willem, and the sense of loss, for a horse I have never seen in person, is almost as great as the day I lost my own.

    Thank you, Coreene, for Willem and...
  21. Get better Willem. I have hauled out the "big...

    Get better Willem. I have hauled out the "big guns," have put away my curb chain and begun praying to Almighty God. You have contributed so much to my life through this board, Willem, and I have come...
  22. Hope you're feeling better very soon, Willem. ...

    Hope you're feeling better very soon, Willem.

    BTW- Great news about Aiden!
  23. I have read this entire thread with great...

    I have read this entire thread with great interest, and learned quite a bit.

    The way I see it, when we buy a horse, we take on the responsibility for it- its medical care, its mental well-being,...
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    Best of luck whatever you decide. I fought my own...

    Best of luck whatever you decide. I fought my own battles with weight 20 years ago, and it's no fun!!!

    I am sure you have investigated every alternative, and for whatever reason, are coming down...
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    I've been reading this thread with great...

    I've been reading this thread with great interest, and am delighted with your choice. Good luck with your new family member!!!
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