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    Thank you both. I visited Metta Baxter's...

    Thank you both. I visited Metta Baxter's carriage house (Double M Morgans, near G'ville) several decades ago - her collection left me in awe. I was hoping there might be someone closer who may have...
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    Carriage Wheels, how to find info?

    My husband saw a notice for a storage auction when he was getting something out of our storage unit. On a whim, he went and bid and won a unit! Anyway...

    ...We now own a lovely pair of carriage...
  3. Thread: "Fury"

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    One of my favorites as a horse-crazy kid! I've...

    One of my favorites as a horse-crazy kid! I've still got a couple of old Fury books: Fury & the Mustangs, and Fury, Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch.
  4. FYI :...

    FYI : https://www.facebook.com/RetirementHomeForHorses

    Retirement Home for Horses Inc shared Retirement Home for Horses Inc's photo.
    March 20
    With great sadness we announce the death of Peter...
  5. I live in Alachua, close to MC, and though I...

    I live in Alachua, close to MC, and though I haven't been to MC due to other conflicts on Saturdays, it DID rain heavily here from about midnight Friday and through Saturday mid-morning. We were...
  6. Thread: Barn "help"

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    How is hiring a part-time barn worker on private...

    How is hiring a part-time barn worker on private property any different from all those who pay full board? It doesn't matter what age one is. You pay for the convenience of being able to go out and...
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    The bird you thought was a Cardinal at first is a...

    The bird you thought was a Cardinal at first is a Tufted Titmouse. Nice pics!
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    I hope they realize it's Veteran's Day.

    I hope they realize it's Veteran's Day.
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    I think I wore out the local library's copy of...

    I think I wore out the local library's copy of Thunderhead :)
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    You may be blending several BS books with...

    You may be blending several BS books with Farley's "The Horse Tamer" which someone mentioned earlier. In add'n to his excellent Man O' War book, there's another one which I haven't seen mentioned: ...
  11. Tamara, I am so sorry for your loss! My heart...

    Tamara, I am so sorry for your loss! My heart goes out to you and your family.
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    This. And: Do said horses have current...

    This. And:

    Do said horses have current negative Coggins, plus Health Certificate (thus UTD on vacs) if traveling across state lines? Some states require a current Coggins to haul horses on a...
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    I was taught that near=left and off=right;...

    I was taught that near=left and off=right; because "near" is the side where you usually mount up.
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    After reading this topic yesterday, I just...

    After reading this topic yesterday, I just happened to catch this new show on the History Channel, "The United STATS of America", late last night. To my surprise, statistically the most dangerous...
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    I saw him come around the final turn and...

    I saw him come around the final turn and mentioned that something was off in his stride as he faded back. I'm sure my non-horsey Derby party friends thought it was sour grapes since he was my pick,...
  16. Marguerite Henry published Misty of Chincoteague...

    Marguerite Henry published Misty of Chincoteague in 1947; she described Misty, Stormy, Phantom, and others with distinct Pinto markings. So they've had the genes for quite some time.

    Why would...
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    Only by certain groups (and usually connected to...

    Only by certain groups (and usually connected to Straight Egyptians, many of whom carry Crabbet blood as well), but certainly not all by any means. Asil in this context (the OP) refers to Arabians...
  18. I grew up with Appaloosas, but haven't owned them...

    I grew up with Appaloosas, but haven't owned them for more than 35 years. I recently (a couple of years ago) went surfing on the net to see what was out there, and wow, it is appalling to me. The...
  19. I've always pronounced "Bosal" to rhyme with...

    I've always pronounced "Bosal" to rhyme with Nozzle. Emphasis on the first syllable, not the last.
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    That poor mare! My heart breaks for her, but in...

    That poor mare! My heart breaks for her, but in truth I am not that surprised. I lived in a different parish in Louisiana (which btw borders St. Martin IIRC), and for the first few years I was...
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    CoolMeadows, I hope that Erin is sincere in...

    CoolMeadows, I hope that Erin is sincere in working this out with you. All I would add is be sure you get it all in writing ASAP, leaving no question as to what you are able to do in the future with...
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    Erin/SJTR (and Dr. O) has had no qualms about...

    Erin/SJTR (and Dr. O) has had no qualms about publicly stating names and implying that the mare was in "that horrible place", "was unrecognizable", and dramatized the events to make themselves look...
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    I know people who won't step outside without...

    I know people who won't step outside without shoes (and some who won't get out of bed without slipping into shoes), but I'm not one of them. I was one of those barefoot kids -- grew up in the...
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    Thanks TBT for posting, Viney for coming up with...

    Thanks TBT for posting, Viney for coming up with the documents. I still don't see anything that makes me feel much better about Erin or Bonnie, and still feel like Nicole/PHEC had a horse basically...
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    I agree with Angela too. That's the whole point....

    I agree with Angela too. That's the whole point. Erin was under no obligation to release a horse to someone in the manner that she did. If a volunteer under her supervision is to blame, how is that...
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