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    Sidenote: Artificially inseminating deer?? Don't...

    Sidenote: Artificially inseminating deer?? Don't they do a pretty good job the natural way? :lol:
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    LOL, thanks guys, I love my Charlie Horse! I got...

    LOL, thanks guys, I love my Charlie Horse! I got him about four years ago. I heard about him from a friend of a friend that he was being given away on craigslist because the owner was going through a...
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    I'm a little biased, but this is way cute!

    I took this video this morning:

    https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10204915316859559&set=vb.1139500127&type=2&theater

    :)
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    FWIW, I got a new horse a few months ago who came...

    FWIW, I got a new horse a few months ago who came with a month's supply of SmartPaks. He was a picky eater for a month until the SmartPaks ran out and I started giving him my go-to joint supplement...
  5. One thing I think you should also mention is...

    One thing I think you should also mention is acclimation. A dog that is kept in a heated house for the night and then put out all day in extreme cold will not do well because it is not well...
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    Here is an update on the story, as it appeared in...

    Here is an update on the story, as it appeared in the DeKalb (IL) Daily Chronicle toady. I have redacted the owner's name:

    Kane County Animal Control: No cause determined in death of horse found...
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    Geez, I didn't see that! Yikes! Thanks for...

    Geez, I didn't see that! Yikes! Thanks for clarifying your post, 2horseygirls. I'm glad we're all on the same side.
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    Really, it was! Reading the Facebook comments, I...

    Really, it was! Reading the Facebook comments, I wasn't sure what to make of it, but with our extreme weather right now, I felt like I had to try to do something to help. The sight of a dead horse...
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    Sorry, didn't answer this. I saw the Facebook...

    Sorry, didn't answer this. I saw the Facebook post and saw the craziness unfolding. The editor is a friend of a friend who covered a horse rescue she did last winter. I felt that he would have better...
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    Not sure how much of your post was sarcasm,...

    Not sure how much of your post was sarcasm, 2horseygirls, but I'm very happy for the update! It's nice to know the remaining horses are being properly cared for.

    I did follow the situation up near...
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    Not quite sure what "COTH pile-on" you are...

    Not quite sure what "COTH pile-on" you are referring to. This came across my Facebook feed. Instead of speculating what might have happened, I forwarded it to my local news editor, who will have the...
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    Dead horse in pasture in Maple Park, IL

    This came across my Facebook newsfeed last night: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152666819433651&set=vb.520368650&type=2&theater

    Caution: Cursing on video, turn volume down if not viewing...
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    I'm sure that image is photoshopped. If you...

    I'm sure that image is photoshopped. If you compare the two horses, they are mirror images right down to how the dirt flies up from the raised foot. Not as impressive to me content-wise, but...
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    When my new horse went two nights in a row...

    When my new horse went two nights in a row without peeing or drinking, I gloved up, lubed up and went in. He had a walnut-sized bean wedged in, and once I removed it, he started drinking and peeing...
  15. I actually bought some rear riser shims on ebay...

    I actually bought some rear riser shims on ebay to use to rise the back of my Wintec dressage saddle. Was not impressed. They did not fit well and I could not close the velcro completely after I...
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    Wow, not me! With that dog snapping at his heels?...

    Wow, not me! With that dog snapping at his heels? I'd get dragged to my death, I'm sure.
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    Did I beat Mike to this one?

    Wait for it... it happens at :28. :)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZZ0IBWkOXo
  18. Now THAT was freakin' awesome!

    Now THAT was freakin' awesome!
  19. I can't believe no one has mentioned THIS...

    I can't believe no one has mentioned THIS trainwreck: http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?281554-Alisija-Zabavska-Granger-Anyone-know-anything-about-this-Trainer&highlight=grainger

    I...
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    An amateur leasing a stallion?? That alone makes...

    An amateur leasing a stallion?? That alone makes me question the accuracy of the story. That, and it's on TMZ.
  21. Actually... last summer I rehomed my QH who was...

    Actually... last summer I rehomed my QH who was telling me he didn't want to be a dressage pony. My friend offered me her daughter's retired Appendix QH to have something to ride until I got...
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    One thing I would like to point out, that I...

    One thing I would like to point out, that I witnessed with my lovely boy that passed in September... horses are hardwired NOT to show pain; it's a survival instinct. This particular horse was so...
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    I put down my Appendix QH at age 21. He had been...

    I put down my Appendix QH at age 21. He had been navicular since about 8, nerved at 10, and hadn't been ridden in a few years. He was a good boy, and relatively pasture sound, but was having a hard...
  24. My favorite head-slapper was from the animated...

    My favorite head-slapper was from the animated movie, Spirit, which was viewed about a trilion times by my daughter, and she still pulls it out at age 15! Anyway, I remember them making a big deal...
  25. OK, this horse is severely downhill and over at...

    OK, this horse is severely downhill and over at the knee, and he's a breeding stallion? Why, oh why?
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