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  1. Beautiful chestnut gelding in central Mississippi

    Farkle Junior is a 9-year-old OTTB with a huge, loving and challenging personality, remarkable intelligence, and magnificent movement.

    So why is he on the giveaways list?

    In Farkle's fifth year...
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    Hi and merry Christmas! Popped in just in time to...

    Hi and merry Christmas! Popped in just in time to see your post, and it's good to catch up with you. I left when Thomas got booted, and rarely find time to return, as life is rich and busy. But I do...
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    Hi, guys, and thanks! I have lurked now and then,...

    Hi, guys, and thanks! I have lurked now and then, but have little time free. Lots of teaching, training and increasingly rehab-and-rehome work. I don't think I have ever been happier, but I do miss...
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    Memphis peeps: carriage horse "Jimbo?"

    If you know this horse please PM me. thanks!

    Dale
  5. Steroid shot and wetting his hay and feed cleared...

    Steroid shot and wetting his hay and feed cleared up his COPD; rehab work and MSM made him walk-trot-canter sound, and he is going to a great home where he will be much loved!
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    Thanks!
  7. Thanks, Shawnee Acres, I understand!

    Thanks, Shawnee Acres, I understand!
  8. splashy Leopard App gelding in central Mississippi -- home found!

    Chipper Jones is currently living in my spare paddock, and believe me he would stay there permanently if only I were not full, full, full! The bad news: he is about 20 years old and walk trot only...
  9. Lovely TWH mare in central Mississippi -- home found!

    Genny is about 8 years old, a rich chestnut, 15hh, available through no fault of her own. I have ridden her several times and found her willing and athletic, if a bit green. Would keep her myself...
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    I have had the same problem with one of my mares....

    I have had the same problem with one of my mares. It took a while to sort it out and she still reverts sometimes.

    Step one was to work in a large paddock, where we could alternate work with...
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    I think that Dr. Molly Nicodemus at Mississippi...

    I think that Dr. Molly Nicodemus at Mississippi State has done a lot of work in this area.
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    I have 3 horses aged 27+ in my herd of 11. All of...

    I have 3 horses aged 27+ in my herd of 11. All of our horses have free access to barn with fans always on, and run-in sheds; we have misters in the shelter over the water troughs, and trees around...
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    That made me tear up. Thank you for posting it!

    That made me tear up. Thank you for posting it!
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    Stray horse in Woodville, MS

    Hey, I got A call today from a man who has a stray horse eating his summer crops. He and his neighbors have tried to find the owner, and have taken all the usual steps -- calling the sheriff, etc....
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    A few years ago I went looking for a bit that...

    A few years ago I went looking for a bit that would be acceptable to a rescue mare with a small mouth, fat tongue and big issues. She seemed to best tolerate a mullen mouth, sweet iron, a very small...
  16. I use both in my lesson program, including a now...

    I use both in my lesson program, including a now 15-year-old 2000 that I first used in Bahrain, the hottest and sweatiest place on earth. It is very comfortable and not as "damp" as the 500s.
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    Craigslist ad - Apps need upgrade, MS

    http://hattiesburg.craigslist.org/grd/2356117256.html
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    I use cavallos for two of my driving/riding...

    I use cavallos for two of my driving/riding horses, love them and have seen no significant wear over many, many miles.

    I think I would contact cavallo despite the extenuating circumstances and see...
  19. Frankly, I'm a little scared of someone who is in...

    Frankly, I'm a little scared of someone who is in a horse business but doesn't seem to know about liability insurance.

    Liability insurance is the first thing you should have purchased when...
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    what happened to the thread about Thomas?

    I was posting to it, and it disappeared?
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    I use both synthetic and leather harnesses and I...

    I use both synthetic and leather harnesses and I don't find a lot of difference in their care, quite frankly. Because I, too, am in the hot and sweaty south, the horses will work up a good sweat even...
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    Excellent advice already given above. My...

    Excellent advice already given above. My sleighing experience is long behind me, but very clear in my mind, as it is a rush! We sleighed for fun and sledged for maple syrup. Both were very, very cold...
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    This is something I've seen done many many times...

    This is something I've seen done many many times over the years by drivers I have respected. I wish I'd had this discussion with them!

    I tried it once with a rein-flipper -- a mare whose reaction...
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    Interesting old books

    A friend loaned me a venerable copy of The Horse-Tamer, by Walter Farley. Published in 1958, it follows Bill Dailey (from The Black Stallion series) through a portion of his training career. Some...
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    It's not a method I would use, but I know of a...

    It's not a method I would use, but I know of a number of trainers who use the water-and-feed-only-with-me process and swear by it for certain horses. The thing is, it is not a standalone fix: it must...
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