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  1. I was twice your age when I tried cortisone,...

    I was twice your age when I tried cortisone, synvisc, unloaded braces and denial in order to fend off the inevitable knee replacement. Nothing helped for more than a couple weeks. Frankly, I think...
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    When I bought my gelding nine years ago he had...

    When I bought my gelding nine years ago he had been turned out with a biggish herd with a tiny nylon halter that had rubbed his jaw raw. He was literally trying to grow new skin around the webbing,...
  3. I don't think you'll have to give up riding, nor...

    I don't think you'll have to give up riding, nor do you necessarily need a 30 yr old lesson horse. Right after getting horses again as a 52 yr old re-re-rider, I had a horrific fall at speed off my...
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    I've had both knees done, both are partials. The...

    I've had both knees done, both are partials. The likelihood of revision to total knees doesn't concern me, because my family history is such that I'm likely to outlive my prosthetics and need...
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    Mr Jeano had his mitral valve replaced age 55,...

    Mr Jeano had his mitral valve replaced age 55, open heart so stapled-together breastbone, cow valve so was able to go off warfarin after a few months. He had to have a maze procedure due to losing...
  6. The dog bleep sticks to your shoes, the horse...

    The dog bleep sticks to your shoes, the horse bleep doesn't.
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    Oh, if only.

    Oh, if only.
  8. Thanks rmh. I dont know if its about my personal...

    Thanks rmh. I dont know if its about my personal credibility vs Buddy's, though. This one is sort of like the blind men and the elephant, or like that Japanese movie Roshomon (sp?)--different...
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    Sigh. Blew a tire being generic for went lame,...

    Sigh. Blew a tire being generic for went lame, an expression I only heard recently duing a poker ride with Buddy. Wasnt being specific about his injury and certainly not trying to mislead anyone. ...
  10. Oh, dear. I finally got back on the board, been...

    Oh, dear. I finally got back on the board, been working too hard all week to surf COTH. Now I wish I hadnt.

    First, "I got to be a hero" was sarcastic, black humor, whatever. I wasnt a hero, I...
  11. Alls I know is last summer I DD'd, then DD again,...

    Alls I know is last summer I DD'd, then DD again, then gave a tube of generic ivermectin at the first sign of tail or mane rubbing, which meant a tube every 2-3 weeks when it was hot and damp, and...
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    you said you did the NTW protocol, did it help at...

    you said you did the NTW protocol, did it help at all?

    Sadie rubbed her tail and mane out religiously ever summer and regrew the mane and tail every winter (and mind you , in GA the summers they...
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    What Swishy-Tails said. I will add that I took...

    What Swishy-Tails said. I will add that I took lessons for a while at a Saddlebred barn, chockfull of show horses that were also LESSON horses. And part of our lesson plans was getting them out on...
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    At least I got to be a hero

    Over the weekend I was really, really glad my horses will go out alone--not only wouldnt I ride much if they wouldnt go out without other horses, no one but me, but it turned into a safety issue on...
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    Me, I love the stuff, but I loathe cleaning...

    Me, I love the stuff, but I loathe cleaning leather. I have used nylon,but prefer the biothane. I think it aggravates a horse a little less. The stuff is very strong and low maintenance--pick a...
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    See y'all in April

    It's once again time for my yearly Lenten hiatus from COTH. As always, please save at least one parelli trainwreck for me!

    I'll be riding and enjoying the coming spring and will no doubt...
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    I've posted this story before... Riding along...

    I've posted this story before...

    Riding along one of my alleged trails in a ravine close to the house--basically its a faint indication of a path on a steep slope. Sadie and I had a difference of...
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    I have generic trail/endurance stirrups...

    I have generic trail/endurance stirrups http://www.chicksaddlery.com/page/CDS/PROD/3099/EE730
    on one of my English saddles, and transverse aka safety aka Icelandic irons on the other. The...
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    I've been studying the parellified neighbor and...

    I've been studying the parellified neighbor and her boarder next door for going on six years. Boarder finally got the horse she started doing parelli with so hinky that he charged her, knocked her...
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    I'm also trailerless, a bit over an hour from...

    I'm also trailerless, a bit over an hour from Hephzibah...the
    DH works at Ft. Gordon and I get over that way to tack-shop occaisionally.

    You might want to drop in at Boots Bridles and Britches...
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    Yesterday it was 40 and 40 (mph wind gusts and...

    Yesterday it was 40 and 40 (mph wind gusts and temperature degrees farenheit) so we were at it again, with the two geldings. Our original intention was to go on the paved road another quarter mile...
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    Ho Hum take two

    Thanks everyone for the b-day greetings. Yesterday we sallied forth again, same venue, but parked the rig at the top of the mile long hill, reasoning that with two miles cut off the loop we could go...
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    Another Ho-Hum Trail Ride....New Year's update

    Riding buddy and I went out yesterday on the network of dirt roads a few miles from my place--the roads are in a very rural, very poor county that has a lot of scenery and not much else. Lots of...
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    The remark about Hebrew National hotdogs was a...

    The remark about Hebrew National hotdogs was a little off--Kosher meat essentially MUST come from the front end of the animal because of the prohibition against eating the sciatic nerve (check your...
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    They are a family business and best of all they...

    They are a family business and best of all they will talk on the phone with you and offer practical help and suggestions--case in point, I was ordering vaccines and obsessing about the need for...
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