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  1. The first year I moved to my current barn, they...

    The first year I moved to my current barn, they had planted teff with plans to reseed with grass/alfalfa in the fall with the (dead) teff plant as cover.

    I thought it was fabulous. Horses ate it...
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    Yes, I keep a wad of cash...in the form of a...

    Yes, I keep a wad of cash...in the form of a savings account for extraordinary vet bills. Routine stuff (vaccinations, minor exams, minor laceration repairs, etc) I just pay as I have enough cushion...
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    Indeed. I enjoyed the Behind the Stall Door with...

    Indeed. I enjoyed the Behind the Stall Door with American Pharoah story here.
    What a cool dude. I hope he enjoys the girls. He should be very busy soon.

    Susan
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    When I got Oscar and as he matured, it was very...

    When I got Oscar and as he matured, it was very obvious that free feeding was NOT going to happen. He would weigh 30 lbs:eek:. Emmy was also having bouts of cystitis so all the dry food went bye-bye....
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    I feed my beautiful silky coated kitties a combo...

    I feed my beautiful silky coated kitties a combo of commercial raw (RadCat) and canned. Funny thing is, they each have their own canned preference and won't eat the others preference:lol: You...
  6. Well...mine wasn't that much--of course 5 years...

    Well...mine wasn't that much--of course 5 years ago and exchange rates to vary. Yes, I took a chance on it but the Solution people were very helpful to ensure I was getting what I wanted. I had had...
  7. Soloudinhere, I guess our ideas of "traditional"...

    Soloudinhere, I guess our ideas of "traditional" vary. I don't find the uber deep bucket seat treed saddles with monster thigh/knee blocks very traditional looking. Each to their own.

    My saddle is...
  8. Mine is quite traditional looking....

    Mine is quite traditional looking.
    http://i185.photobucket.com/albums/x21/susamorg/d4b73771-0b82-4313-9d4d-b3553920d7ed_1.jpg

    http://i185.photobucket.com/albums/x21/susamorg/P1000070.jpg

    Mine...
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    Shiny new right hip as of 2/2015 (at 59 y.o.). I...

    Shiny new right hip as of 2/2015 (at 59 y.o.). I had a newer approach called Superpath. I was back on my horse in 4 1/2 weeks. Granted it was just a pony ride but I was able to mount and dismount...
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    Have you checked insurance coverage? Will ...

    Have you checked insurance coverage?

    Will insurance pay for that much physical therapy? Mine limits physical therapy to 60 visits per year. Most times I have had PT, it has ranged from...
  11. Thread: frozen poo

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    My friend and I are like KitKat. It has to be...

    My friend and I are like KitKat. It has to be done. Smallish paddocks. Yuck, if it isn't done when it thaws out.

    We use a garden hoe. That works very well. I make rounds of the pen with the hoe...
  12. I just hope the stall was clean. But then some...

    I just hope the stall was clean. But then some people don't care about sitting in poop:lol:.

    I would be annoyed that anyone went in with my horse without permission. Heck, I can't even remember to...
  13. How much of that "sweet" personality is because...

    How much of that "sweet" personality is because he is too sore to move much?

    I would pass. He is not comfortable.

    Susan
  14. :no::(. Find another Dr. What is the PT this...

    :no::(.

    Find another Dr. What is the PT this doctor proposes supposed to do? You need to be your own advocate and ask questions and be assertive (without being aggressive).

    I have found that...
  15. Just get her some boots for trail rides. My...

    Just get her some boots for trail rides.

    My mare wears boots even for arena work from May --> October due to the hardness and dryness (high desert here). Our outdoor is not watered and has a rock...
  16. I had two beagle litter mates. Peanut went first...

    I had two beagle litter mates. Peanut went first from heart failure and I was very worried about Turbo because they basically had never been apart. I took Peanut to the vet so she never came home....
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    I have one that has had 4 dentals...she is 9....

    I have one that has had 4 dentals...she is 9. Also lost 10-12 teeth so far (I've lost count). She just has a crappy mouth.

    The other one is 8 and has had 2 dentals for tartar and lost no teeth.
    ...
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    Your description of your joints and pain sounds...

    Your description of your joints and pain sounds much more like rheumatoid arthritis (inflammatory and autoimmune) than osteoarthritis (wear and tear). Has your doctor done testing to determine that....
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    Looks like southern Idaho...when looking past...

    Looks like southern Idaho...when looking past your gorgeous mare:cool:.

    Agree with all others. You did more than most would have and that lovely group needs a reality check.

    Susan
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    I had 2 beagles that were poop eaters (may they...

    I had 2 beagles that were poop eaters (may they RIP). Oh, I am sure that didn't shorten their lives any:lol:. Turbo would poop and spin...trying to get it before it hit the ground.

    I tried the...
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    Glad you are done with that...whew and back among...

    Glad you are done with that...whew and back among us.

    Please take your 3 months. Sternal dehiscence is no fun and will put things often even farther.

    Continued healing jingles coming your way....
  22. Owning a Brenderup myself, in your situation, I...

    Owning a Brenderup myself, in your situation, I would refurbish the Brenderup in a New York minute. It is less $$ for a known entity. Of course, I kind of took the plunge to the Brenderup...
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    I don't know how the stirrups will work for you...

    I don't know how the stirrups will work for you but they look quite interesting and at least aren't an arm or a leg $$ wise) like a lot of them. I have been battling peroneal tendonitis in both...
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    Has vet done a full repro exam including...

    Has vet done a full repro exam including ultrasound?

    My mare was cranky on a monthly basis---while she was in heat. I had an exam done and she had an enlarged ovary that had several follicles on...
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    I use Renegades for all schooling for about 6...

    I use Renegades for all schooling for about 6 months (May --> October)...very dry, hard and our arena has a rock migration issue. The protection is necessary but horsey hates having shoes nailed on....
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