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    I had a horse paw at me while we were clipping...

    I had a horse paw at me while we were clipping his ears and he hit my collar bone and broke it.
    It was not displaced and it healed with a knot where the break was.
    It was sore for a few weeks, but...
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    Well ...
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    I understand that you miss the expression of...

    I understand that you miss the expression of feeling cared for and loved.
    Remember, Asperger Syndrome makes it hard to communicate feelings, but that doesn't mean those feelings are not there,...
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    There is nothing graceful about aging. Just be...

    There is nothing graceful about aging.
    Just be glad to be still alive.
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    Wonderful, you can ride there all year around,...

    Wonderful, you can ride there all year around, that is worth so much and all under one roof, very efficient, sure helps.
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    Our local therapy horseback group is a non-profit...

    Our local therapy horseback group is a non-profit and is run by the same therapist you get in the hospital and the other one works there also.

    Ask your doctor/PT people who they recommend.
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    Or, let the folder be his proyect, he can make...

    Or, let the folder be his proyect, he can make lists and spreadsheets and keep it all up to date and organized, while you enjoy the rest of the process, deciding what you want where and seeing it is...
  8. Thread: Holy Crap!!!

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    Accidents happen so fast, glad that your friend...

    Accidents happen so fast, glad that your friend will be ok.

    Glad she was not hurt worse.
  9. That was a time where horses used to be stalled...

    That was a time where horses used to be stalled in standing stalls, not box stalls and were led to communal water troughs in the stables several times a day plus offered water every chance you had...
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    Well, it was worth mentioning. Or you could...

    Well, it was worth mentioning.
    Or you could joint the forums of partners of AS, where rinse and repeat of what you describe seems to be the norm.
    People with Aspergers tend to be so obviously poor...
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    Did you ever try therapy? It helps you learn...

    Did you ever try therapy?

    It helps you learn coping behaviors, important if he truly has Aspergers.

    If you have not, give it a try.
    May not be interesting to you, but after trying a bit of...
  12. Thread: We sold the farm

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    Sounds like you knew "when to fold 'em". Great...

    Sounds like you knew "when to fold 'em".

    Great way you went about it, enjoy your many memories and your new life from now on.

    Thanks for letting us hear all that, as I am sure many are...
  13. Thread: Holy Crap!!!

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    I have peacock stirrups, no matter what others...

    I have peacock stirrups, no matter what others think.
    With those, you don't get dragged that much, before they come loose.

    I too dismount without any stirrups, kick them off and then get off.
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    You can pay $20 a year and become a premium...

    You can pay $20 a year and become a premium member and so post pictures directly in your posts.

    Or, you can copy and paste a link to wherever you have your pictures stored on the internet.
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    Good, thanks for the update. You really never...

    Good, thanks for the update.

    You really never know what will happen when adding/taking a horse away, how they will juggle for dominance and protect reserves, like food and/or attention from humans...
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    Concrete. Practically all of the tack rooms I...

    Concrete.

    Practically all of the tack rooms I have used in all kinds of barns with one had a plain concrete floor.
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    There are also those cat offerings we should not...

    There are also those cat offerings we should not fail to appreciate, superior hunters that they are.
    Our cat was known to come thru the dog door dragging a thankfully headless smallish rattler, to...
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    All that and no puppy pictures?

    All that and no puppy pictures?
  19. Thread: Cold Summer

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    I will point out that, with that comment, I was...

    I will point out that, with that comment, I was kind of making fun of the global warming/cooling so heated debates of late.

    The proper term is climate changes.

    If the patterns we want to make...
  20. Thread: Cold Summer

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    Not complaining at all here. Had some good rains...

    Not complaining at all here.
    Had some good rains in June/July and, unlike the stretch of continuous 50+ days of over 100F last summer, we have hit 100F twice only.
    Today will be low 80's,...
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    Since you already have a larger saddle that fits...

    Since you already have a larger saddle that fits the pony, you can make an adult saddle fit a kid with a rolled up towel behind the kid, or here is the same idea commercialized:
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    Roping saddles have a strong, bolted down horn,...

    Roping saddles have a strong, bolted down horn, so you can pull from it.
    The saddle also will be rigged generally over the tree, not in the skirts, so it doesn't come apart from a hard jerk.
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    Whoa is right, you can't invent history, what...

    Whoa is right, you can't invent history, what happened is there for all to see.

    Clinton did lie, no ifs, ands or buts about it.

    Bush was wrong, he didn't lie, no ifs, ands and buts about it.
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  24. I don't see this about the OP against a walking...

    I don't see this about the OP against a walking by neighbor, if trespassing or not, but about what to do to avoid that and insuring that doesn't happen again with anyone.
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    Attacking the messenger is always so very helpful...

    Attacking the messenger is always so very helpful when debating a topic.

    To have people on ignore and then saying all they post is wrong makes much sense, does it, when supposedly the ignorer is...
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