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    Walk away and find something else. Your...

    Walk away and find something else.

    Your instincts are already sending up red flags. Even if you were to buy the property, you would never be happy and relaxed.

    That property might very well be...
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    I'm not arguing about their decision. I've been...

    I'm not arguing about their decision. I've been with this clinic since 2007 and they've cut me some big breaks, treating four horses, over those years.

    I know that whatever that clear-yellowish...
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    The vet clinic left me a VM this evening to...

    The vet clinic left me a VM this evening to apologize. Their sources of certain types of meds are proprietary, so I don't have an answer for you:(
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    ^^^This is my kind of idea but, my pest control...

    ^^^This is my kind of idea but, my pest control fella said in order for them to not rebuild a townhouse nearby, the queen has to be killed.

    Allegedly killing the Queen is very difficult because...
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    I also keep a bottle of saline solution for eyes...

    I also keep a bottle of saline solution for eyes in the barn.

    If I can't wash something out, I am not waiting around to see if the eye will get better on its own. I'm calling the vet.

    If it...
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    To repeat others, Maintenance is everything, on a...

    To repeat others, Maintenance is everything, on a used tractor.

    We bought a '69 Ford 3000 at an estate auction that was well maintained. The hours on it are in the thousands. The one major...
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    The vet who owns the facility and orders...

    The vet who owns the facility and orders everything, is out of town until next week. The office manager put my note in the stack.

    My farm vet is also out of town, so couldn't ask her either.
    ...
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    This yellowish/clear liquid Omeprazole seems to...

    This yellowish/clear liquid Omeprazole seems to be doing what it's supposed to, so far.

    I gave the horse a good brushing with a stiff bristled brush and used the Furminator on his belly. He...
  9. Or you could just go to the nearest Dollar Store...

    Or you could just go to the nearest Dollar Store and buy a plain old turkey baster.

    Like this one Walmart has for $7 but is probably cheaper at the Dollar Store.
    ...
  10. Poll: I rescued a horse 23 years ago that ended up not...

    I rescued a horse 23 years ago that ended up not being rideable for me but was a great child's horse until the last few years of his life.

    He was 29 when I laid him to rest last May and cost me a...
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    For the same reason I ended up feeling sorry for...

    For the same reason I ended up feeling sorry for the trick horse Cheryl Crow bought years ago. It ended up going out the drive because it didn't perform on stage for her, personally.

    Horses to...
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    I now have a headache. I wonder how long this...

    I now have a headache. I wonder how long this will last? :disgust:

    I feel sorry for the horse.
  13. ^^^This or find someone with a snowmobile and pay...

    ^^^This or find someone with a snowmobile and pay them to take you "right to the door", so-to-speak. Just make sure you have appropriate outer clothing, insulated boots and a face mask.

    My only...
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    Woven wire. 4" or 2" squares. It's a lot safer...

    Woven wire. 4" or 2" squares. It's a lot safer for the horses and a lot stronger to keep pushy beefers out.

    By all that's right you should have creosote posts every 20-30 feet for reinforcement,...
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    try to find some better hay, meaning not stemmy....

    try to find some better hay, meaning not stemmy.

    I would scrape the fluffiest hay droppings up and give it to my elders.

    I also fed my elders well soaked timothy/alfalfa cubes. I would break...
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    Sand. We buy children's play sand in 50 lb bags....

    Sand. We buy children's play sand in 50 lb bags.

    I use it on the garage apron, the back yard patio without a roof:(, and coming thru the pasture gates if there is any ice build up.
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    I permanently borrowed DH's big shop vac he...

    I permanently borrowed DH's big shop vac he bought at Lowe's.

    He finally bought another one for his workshop, when I announced he couldn't have the first one back:)
  18. My horse is on meds for insulin resistance, so I...

    My horse is on meds for insulin resistance, so I have to be careful what I give him.

    Unless something new has come on the market, my vet told me Kinetic Conquer is strongest HA product on the...
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    EditedTo Add: The clinic called me back. The...

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    The clinic called me back. The house vet wanted me to know the same company that manufactures the thick milky stuff, also makes this watery medicine.

    He said he's used it on at...
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    Ok, here's my "yes, I guess not" information. ...

    Ok, here's my "yes, I guess not" information.

    Not able to talk to the house vet but I talked to the vet assistant who comes out with my farm vet.

    She said there was no mistake, the watery...
  21. We built a pole building with the intent of...

    We built a pole building with the intent of making it a borse barn.

    I bought pipe panels from Tractor supply for stalls. They were supposed to be temporary but the barn is only 24 x 40 and the...
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    Both of mine have been on the meal form since...

    Both of mine have been on the meal form since November, 2014.

    I have never had an issue with either horse. I divide the 3 ounces into two feedings, add it with a couple other supplements to two...
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    Eclipse, thanks very much for your response:) ...

    Eclipse, thanks very much for your response:)

    I am in the U.S. When I wrote the check, I also bought this same horse's very expensive insulin meds. The clinic sometimes cuts me a price break on...
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    Liquid Omeprazole chemistry

    I never looked at the bottle of Omeprazole when I picked it up at the vets. Just wrote the check, grabbed it and went out the door, since I've been buying it off/on for several years.

    It has...
  25. As far as soaking, I used to put them in the...

    As far as soaking, I used to put them in the house refrigerator and let them soak all day or overnight.
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