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    Presuming all diagnostics have been done, there...

    Presuming all diagnostics have been done, there aren't many options.
    1. Pasture puff/retirement.
    2. Nerve and hope it helps the horse for at least a while.

    It will impact any future sales...
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    I bought a mare several years ago who rode fine a...

    I bought a mare several years ago who rode fine a few times in my Brenderup, then started scrambling on corners. I ended up trading the trailer in for a slant load and she was happy with that.
    My...
  3. Thread: Dog VS. Screen

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    Was the window open or is the screen inside? ...

    Was the window open or is the screen inside? One solution is an indoors Invisible Fence solution, used only on the GSD, not the little one.
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    OP - THIS^^ is a great way to start the training...

    OP - THIS^^ is a great way to start the training process. You want to be able to walk behind him/her "driving" with two reins, steering, starting, stopping. Voice commands should be included. ...
  5. OP - I have a now 25 yr old gelding who was...

    OP - I have a now 25 yr old gelding who was diagnosed 8 yrs ago w/ both A-fib and a murmur. He was showing probably 3rd or 4th level dressage at the time and had no signs or symptoms. It showed up...
  6. OP - Invisible Fence has indoor solutions; if you...

    OP - Invisible Fence has indoor solutions; if you are worried about specific doors, like front or to garage, this may work. If you are worried about EVERY door in the house, that's a tough one.
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    This is a tough situation all the way around. ...

    This is a tough situation all the way around.

    I currently have arrangements for my animals to go to specific people. They are ones I hope would do the right thing at the time and there is money...
  8. Ugh feel your pain. No suggestions as I'm pretty...

    Ugh feel your pain. No suggestions as I'm pretty far away. One thought is that you could get a saddle tracing kit, do the horse and send it to one of the big consignment places like Trumball...
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    I have known several people who work at boarding...

    I have known several people who work at boarding facilities and also farm or pet sit. They were all interested in making some extra money now and then, so willing to take on the work. They did not...
  10. :lol::lol::yes:

    :lol::lol::yes:
  11. Another thing worth noting. Sometimes the tables...

    Another thing worth noting. Sometimes the tables turn on which dog relies on which. My older dog is now mostly deaf; the little guy has become her ears, and when she's not out like a light, she...
  12. I'd agree with above. About 13 years ago I had...

    I'd agree with above.
    About 13 years ago I had a 9 yr old dog; decided to get him a friend and went for another large dog, female, but not a puppy; she was around a year or so. He taught her our...
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    It seems that there are more than a few negative...

    It seems that there are more than a few negative feelings about riders buying a made horse - I don't get it.
    When I was starting to learn dressage at the creaky age of 50, trainers said "look for...
  14. Not to be a downer here, but my dog developed...

    Not to be a downer here, but my dog developed IMHA (or AIHA - same thing) very suddenly, it was described as an aggressive case w/ poor prognosis, so I let him go. Treatment protocol for dogs is...
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    These are beautiful dogs but read up on them well...

    These are beautiful dogs but read up on them well before committing. They require a lot of work and attention.
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    Where I used to live, a group of us fed some...

    Where I used to live, a group of us fed some ferals. (and trapped and neutered) We got a Rubbermaid bin, cut a hole in the side as a kitty "door" and that worked pretty darn well. Also kept the...
  17. Awesome! Just think, what fun now even as you...

    Awesome! Just think, what fun now even as you figure out her buttons. Even more fun in 6 months when the relationship is more developed!
    I want to go there and buy one so I don't have to...
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    Came in from riding one day, untacked horse...

    Came in from riding one day, untacked horse (completely), put him in cross ties, then spent 20 minutes looking for his halter. I can only guess what the barn staff thought when I asked if they had...
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    I have a friend who shows two Welsh ponies at FEI...

    I have a friend who shows two Welsh ponies at FEI levels; she has Hastilow saddles for both of them. Very pleased.
  20. Dressage rider here so know nothing re prices. ...

    Dressage rider here so know nothing re prices. But 10 years ago I bought a 15 yr old upper level horse who was showing and at that time on no maintenance. He was a wonderful teacher and ride for me...
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    I have a friend who has worked for years as a...

    I have a friend who has worked for years as a certified instructor at a therapeutic riding facility and she has also shown as amateur the whole time. I'm sure she got sign-off somewhere, though I...
  22. Oh, VERY EXCITING! She looks lovely and kind. ...

    Oh, VERY EXCITING! She looks lovely and kind. You made a good choice.
    Keep posting as you really get to know her!
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    Cartfall - I have a mare that has had two large...

    Cartfall - I have a mare that has had two large colon displacements (complete w/ surgery) and two milder colic events over the last 2 years. Vet told me after the first displacement to eliminate...
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    I've never had a pure bred dog because there was...

    I've never had a pure bred dog because there was no one breed that called to me. Over the years, 5 mixed breed dogs from various shelters. 2 were puppies, three young adults. 4 were big, 1 is...
  25. I happened to notice that Pik L has a daughter...

    I happened to notice that Pik L has a daughter competing this weekend in Wellington, I think PSG or Intermediare. I watched him show some years back, a super stallion. Not a breeder here, but if he...
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