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    I imported a Manchester Terrier puppy from...

    I imported a Manchester Terrier puppy from England to Canada in 1996. I did a trip to England when he was old enough to fly, I think he was 10 weeks, and he came back on the same flight I was on....
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    For me I do barn work. Stacking and moving hay,...

    For me I do barn work. Stacking and moving hay, cleaning stalls, lifting water buckets to hang them are great for muscle strength. For cardio I bike. Once again I am doing the Ride to Conquer...
  3. How is he with other dogs? I don't think that...

    How is he with other dogs?

    I don't think that walking and peeing is so much separation anxiety destruction, sounds like an old dog that had to go out to go pee and no one was home. I would switch...
  4. Clover Hill King of Diamonds

    Clover Hill
    King of Diamonds
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    Love my web reins. I will ride in the rubber ones...

    Love my web reins. I will ride in the rubber ones if I need to. But I also hate reins that are wide and thick. I find I can keep a much more even feel on the reins with thinner reins. I do think...
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    That makes sense. Both of mine sublux at night,...

    That makes sense. Both of mine sublux at night, it is a gross feeling and my right has partially dislocated and sat there for 3 days before I could get it back in. Luckily mine don't hurt, just that...
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    I had 2 shoulder surgeries last year. First was...

    I had 2 shoulder surgeries last year. First was in January, I was finally allowed to ride in June as the surgeon knew at that point he was going back in for another surgery. Second surgery was June...
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    I totally disagree with BSL and banning breeds. ...

    I totally disagree with BSL and banning breeds. I would say the vast majority of the population can't accurately identify a dog's breed and neither can animal control. I was reading through the...
  9. Thread: Diarado

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    Someone want to buy number 51 for me? He's...

    Someone want to buy number 51 for me? He's adorable and seems like he has a great temperament.
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    I too would go with TB

    I would be looking at A Fine Romance, Aberjack etc. Something either full TB or very close to it. Your mare is very cute and a good jumper but I would not want any heavier than her.

    The older...
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    Those who advocate gelding that stallion

    Okay, pulling flame suit on. Those who think that the aggressive stallion should have been gelded just how would you suggest doing that? Have you ever seen a gleding? How would you suggest getting...
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    I would send an e-mail

    As the breeder of three horses that I sold and have lost contact with I would love to know how they are doing.

    I managed to track one down and sent an e-mail to the trainer letting her know I had...
  13. I had a long conversation a number of years ago...

    I had a long conversation a number of years ago with a leading expert in human anti-psychotics. The conversation came about because he had been contacted by a large equine vet hospital regarding...
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    Kate, Do you work with customers from BC? ...

    Kate,

    Do you work with customers from BC? Won't be affording a new ring anytime soon but would love to figure out what it will cost as I am going to need to redo our ring soon.

    Thanks

    PS...
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    Unemployeed and for one position I was called to...

    Unemployeed and for one position I was called to interview for I arrived and they told me they would not interview me because I was overqualified with a Masters.

    There is a decided lack of work...
  16. Second Cotopaxi and add Lisa's other stallion...

    Second Cotopaxi and add Lisa's other stallion Raffaello. Wonderful stallions with lovely babies.
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    Ombrelle

    I use Ombrelle SPF 30, sport. This is the lotion that the dr treating my dad's skin cancer told him to use. Since I have had a precancerous spot removed I am now using it. Was told not to bother...
  18. Thread: Rider Fitness

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    I bike

    Biking is asSeriously good work out if you are not going out for an easy ride around the park. Just did a 2 day ride to Seattle, 260 kms, took 11.5 hours of biking total.

    Took a week off and am...
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    I would go with an Irish Draught or an Irish Draught Sport Horse

    IDs or IDSH for the most part have great ammy friendly temperaments and seem to always answer what ever questions you put to them.

    From our experience they are horses that just keep on giving...
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    Basically the same conclussion as others, lack of fitness but I will add into the mix lack of proper nutrition. In order for tendons and ligaments to get stronger they need to be worked. Working...
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    Congratulations

    Congratulations.

    I finished up and defended my M.A. Criminal Justice about 3 weeks ago now. Graduation is in 2 weeks.
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    Good for you. You can do it, just train. I...

    Good for you. You can do it, just train.

    I signed up, in November, for the Ride to Conquer Cancer, 260 km bike ride over two days, so 130 kms per day. The ride is June 18 and 19. I thought I...
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    What other sports do you do?

    I picked up biking again last year while rehabbing from multiple shoulder surgeries. Got into it enough that I have registered for the Ride to Conquer Cancer this year, June 18 & 19t, a 260km bike...
  24. Dune, My shoulder issues are very complicated....

    Dune,

    My shoulder issues are very complicated. I didn't, and still don't, present like there is really anything wrong at all but have been in physio for three years now. The first surgery, Jan....
  25. Dune you might want to check out slaptear.com ...

    Dune you might want to check out slaptear.com People over on that site are a wealth of information on shoulder stuff, what to expect with surgery, questions to ask etc.
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