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    Hanging on the mouth is a monstrously bad idea. ...

    Hanging on the mouth is a monstrously bad idea.

    I concur that home is the place to lay a sound foundation for the trail. And then introduce "distractions" under controlled circumstances. And...
  2. From your description no good can come of the...

    From your description no good can come of the situation.

    How old is this fellow? Any chance a "dutch uncle" type of approach from your husband might work? There are times when young males,...
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    Helmets are "one time use items." Even if you...

    Helmets are "one time use items." Even if you just think you used it consider that you did. Replace it. It's cheaper than the deductible on an emergency room visit.

    Glad you weren't hurt.

    G.
  4. I just got my 7 year old gelding back from a...

    I just got my 7 year old gelding back from a trainer after 75 days. The guy did an outstanding job with the horse on "filling in some holes" that had developed. He used a Tom Thumb bit. I rode he...
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    If there were some physical evidence of...

    If there were some physical evidence of magnetism's ability to affect living tissue with a force short of the MRI then I would think that would have been demonstrated by now. There are plenty of...
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    The only magnetic device in the whole, wide world...

    The only magnetic device in the whole, wide world that has been proven to affect living tissue is the MRI. It does so with a honking-big magnet. The small magnets sold in any form of "magnetic...
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    Define "responsive." Do you "saddlebred...

    Define "responsive."

    Do you "saddlebred responsive" where show folk want them to look like they are about to explode? If so you can try tying a string of firecrackers into their tail, chasing...
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    Concur with stopping the horse correctly, letting...

    Concur with stopping the horse correctly, letting him settle, and then give him a clear "sign" that you are about to dismount. Then do it as gently as you can. Dropping both stirrups and "hopping"...
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    Coyotes are predators and scavengers. Yes, they...

    Coyotes are predators and scavengers. Yes, they eat rodents. And cats; the see them as very tasty hors-d'oeuvres. They will also take small dogs, young or disabled or weak animals, and whatever...
  10. God* created the horse to live on the short grass...

    God* created the horse to live on the short grass steppe. That's not a well maintained pasture full of KY Blue Grass. For at least a million years it did so quite successfully. The horse didn't...
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    Concur with concern. But IT"S NOT YOUR HORSE! ...

    Concur with concern. But IT"S NOT YOUR HORSE! You have NO legal right to intervene. That being the case if a mishap occurs as a result of your intervention then you get to pay for what you broke. ...
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    The first question: how much money you got? ...

    The first question: how much money you got?

    This is not a snark; money makes the world in general and the world of fencing in particular go 'round. :)

    Remember, too, that a good fence does...
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    Wise move. Not your horse. You feed horse and...

    Wise move. Not your horse. You feed horse and horse dies guess who gets sued?

    The proper person to "drop the dime" with A/C is the BO. If they have spoken to the owner and that person refuses...
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    The BO is really walking the line if they permit...

    The BO is really walking the line if they permit a horse under their roof to make a BCS of 1. Even if there is no contract for care they are just begging for a whole lot of really bad publicity when...
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    I note this report would contains information...

    I note this report would contains information that ends in August, 2015 (the date of the Celebration upon which the statistics are reported). That doesn't make it "good news" but rather "old news." ...
  16. Your analysis is spot on. VERY FEW people ever...

    Your analysis is spot on. VERY FEW people ever follow the path you lay out. IMO a lot of "truck problems" are the result of towing more than the vehicle is designed to do.

    As to the OP's...
  17. The liability issue is a reason. It can also be...

    The liability issue is a reason. It can also be an excuse. A dual purpose issue, don't you know!

    Those who've never been responsible for other people's horses often don't understand the level of...
  18. There are people who would like that. Sometimes...

    There are people who would like that. Sometimes older folks or those want to travel some without their horses would appreciate a reliable "sitter" and would make an arrangement.

    I suspect you're...
  19. For controlling fires in small spaces (like...

    For controlling fires in small spaces (like server closets and the like) it would be fine. Scale it up to 140'x36' barn and then what happens? In terms of both cost and effectiveness?

    G.
  20. If you "charge a fee" you've just become...

    If you "charge a fee" you've just become "commercial" and are subject to the full range of "alphabet soup" regulation. Stay under the radar and it's "no harm, no foul." Have a mishap and you might...
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    Have you spoken with your County Extension Agent...

    Have you spoken with your County Extension Agent or other local people with expertise in local plants? Ten seconds on Google found this http://npsot.org/wp/houston/

    COTH can be a good source of...
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    Search the archives in this forum. There are...

    Search the archives in this forum. There are literally hundreds of hours of reading there! :)

    G.
  23. Everything with USAA. Keeping everything with...

    Everything with USAA.

    Keeping everything with one carrier is generally a very wise thing to do.

    G.
  24. Low intensity, long duration work. It's not one...

    Low intensity, long duration work. It's not one of the "do 20 min./day on our machine and look like Mr./Ms. Olympia" programs. It's pretty much just constant motion. As such I would think it's...
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    Based upon Timely's comments there might be...

    Based upon Timely's comments there might be sufficient business for you. Once you leave P'cola going East if you go along 98 out of Gulf Breeze it's fairly developed and you're limited to the north...
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