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    Bread and circuses were what kept the proletariat...

    Bread and circuses were what kept the proletariat happy in Ancient Rome. Keep them fed and entertained; these days - keep them fat and in front of the TV.

    To exercise choice you have to know you...
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    I have not mentioned GM foods. That was raised by...

    I have not mentioned GM foods. That was raised by BTR - not me.

    Morbidly obese people get that way because they eat compulsively - they don't eat because they are hungry or because they enjoy food...
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    The simple fact with the morbidly obese is that...

    The simple fact with the morbidly obese is that their eating is compulsive. They can be told they have months to live and will still stuff junk food into their mouths.

    They will all have people...
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    [QUOTE=Tamara in TN;4125285] That's because I...

    That's because I am not from Australia. :)
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    The weight gain and indeed the weight loss and...

    The weight gain and indeed the weight loss and regain patterns typical of the morbidly and super-morbidly obese are no longer a simple matter of eating more than they burn. Of course these people ate...
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    I apologise for being so harsh - I got out of bed...

    I apologise for being so harsh - I got out of bed the wrong side. But please - when you do take issue with someone - especially someone who makes an effort to present their argument in a sensible way...
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    some deleted Then that is different from...

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    Then that is different from here - dairy cows are often AIed with a beef breed and the progeny are sold to be raised for beef - there are of course pure beef breeds but they'll tend...
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    What an appallingly arrogant statement. If it is...

    What an appallingly arrogant statement. If it is indeed a 'bunch of nonsense', then prove it - enlighten me. That is what these boards are about - discussion, debate, exchange of information.
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    And that would be - well, everyone. :) Hm...

    And that would be - well, everyone. :)



    Hm but don't they get a lot of the commercially raised beef cattle by crossing beef and dairy cows and intensively raising the calves for meat?

    If...
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    And Confucius said "to an ant, a molehill is a...

    And Confucius said "to an ant, a molehill is a mountain".

    Actually I am not sure that he said that - but he might have.
  11. [edit] Ah, so this was the start point of the...

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    Ah, so this was the start point of the scurrilous thread that disappeared so rapidly.


    Scrolling through the threads today it struck me that there's none to be more feared than the...
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    As this topic has gone feral I'd thought I'd...

    As this topic has gone feral I'd thought I'd share this with you. Someone sent it to me a while back (pre-Obama and Brown as you'll see) and I thought it was funny. Way OT so stop reading now if that...
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    Um - that was the point.... hence the comment...

    Um - that was the point.... hence the comment 'fight fire with fire' - IOW, see how he likes being on the receiving end.

    And - please enlighten me - what's wise about stating the bleeding...
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    Sorry to break up the bar brawl (forgive the pun)...

    Sorry to break up the bar brawl (forgive the pun) but are any of the farriers actually going to answer the original question?
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    You could always fight fire with fire - sort out...

    You could always fight fire with fire - sort out some 'redneck' jokes and every time he spouts something racially offensive - tell him one of them.

    eg.
    You know you're a redneck if :
    you stare...
  16. Can you post a link to that video? What one...

    Can you post a link to that video?

    What one horse has been seen doing in relation to another horse that has gripped it by the cannon bone is not proof that this is a normal evasion for a horse. ...
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    I know this was not aimed at me but how do you...

    I know this was not aimed at me but how do you know the frog in question is 'firm,free of thrush or other disease'. 'Rubbery' is a vague description that covers a range of degrees of 'firmness'. It...
  18. My thoughts also.

    My thoughts also.
  19. IPAP = Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist Protein...

    IPAP = Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist Protein therapy.

    A syringe containing glass beads is used to draw 50 millilitres of blood from the horse. The blood mixes with the beads over the course...
  20. You use painkillers during shows?? Do your...

    You use painkillers during shows?? Do your showing rules permit this?
  21. Do some reading about the front limb stay...

    Do some reading about the front limb stay apparatus - and I mean some in-depth reading. For a horse to 'flop down' when its opposing limb is picked up indicates a severe malfunction of some part of...
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    They didn't. There is no definitive...

    They didn't. There is no definitive archaeological or archival evidence that the Romans used nailed on shoes.They did use a 'hippo sandal'- a tied on shoe used mainly for pack animals. No-one knows...
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    I am interested that this is what you see as a...

    I am interested that this is what you see as a 'nice dry open central sulcus'.

    Would you agree that, in a healthy hoof, the sulcus should be shallow, sit in the middle of the frog - given it is...
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    If you have done the obvious things such as...

    If you have done the obvious things such as checked his teeth, wormed him, adjusted his food intake, checked for infections etc - there is another possibility if he remains unnaturally thin. If he...
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    I have to turn it back to you - can you prove...

    I have to turn it back to you - can you prove that the considerable and very well documented array of mental, metabolic, digestive, circulatory, respiratory and musculo-skeletal disorders that beset...
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