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  1. I would definitely do the Lyme test. Good that...

    I would definitely do the Lyme test. Good that you know your horse so well to detect a problem.
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    It kind of looks like fun. It's like any other...

    It kind of looks like fun. It's like any other discipline, you have to enjoy spending time with your horse doing those activities to be worth the fee. There may be activities that are suitable for...
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    Starbucks is a bigger corporation than Monsanto....

    Starbucks is a bigger corporation than Monsanto. Go buy your coffee and think about the misinformation that they put out. http://tacit.livejournal.com/596800.html

    And while you have your coffee...
  4. Keep in mind that there are a lot of things that...

    Keep in mind that there are a lot of things that are different now than when your MIL had small children. Will she be willing to do things a new way or is she pretty set in her ways? Maybe you could...
  5. Bring a lawn chair and sunscreen. You can sit on...

    Bring a lawn chair and sunscreen. You can sit on the dock and still be part of the fun.
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    [QUOTE=Alagirl;8233491] The Fire department...

    [QUOTE=Alagirl;8233491]

    The Fire department does not come to the rescue.
    but as a friend had pointed out: I have never seen a cat skeleton in a tree.

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    True. Never thought about it...
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    moving to DC wrote: I found it offensive......

    moving to DC wrote:
    I found it offensive... Very offensive.

    It made it sound like we farmers do not give rat's ass about anything but making a buck, and that is SOOOO FAR from the truth.

    ...
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    OP. Thank you for coming on and expressing your...

    OP. Thank you for coming on and expressing your opinion in your opening post. It's OK to have an opinion. I think highly of you because you have expressed a willingness to learn the other side of the...
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    It doesn't cost much to put the printing on the...

    It doesn't cost much to put the printing on the label but it does cost to enforce companies to be compliant. If you label it somebody has to make sure it is what you say it is.
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    Monsanto sueing farmers for environmental cross...

    Monsanto sueing farmers for environmental cross pollination is BS. Monsanto has only sued farmers that are pirating seed. The farmers sign an agreement to not use seed that they saved from previous...
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    Years ago I was out in a tractor working a field...

    Years ago I was out in a tractor working a field 5 miles from home. I had an overwhelming feeling I was needed at home. I drove the tractor home and stood in the yard and everything seemed fine. I...
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    Food is labeled. If it does not say "Certified...

    Food is labeled. If it does not say "Certified Organic" on the label it is safe to assume there are GMO's in it somewhere. What's the difference if a food was "created in nature" by a cross...
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    Mowing alfalfa will not kill it. Farmers plant it...

    Mowing alfalfa will not kill it. Farmers plant it to make hay from it because it grows back to make more hay. If mowing it killed it, farmers would not get a second and third crop from it every...
  14. Does it happen to coincide with when your horse...

    Does it happen to coincide with when your horse starts sweating? My horse starts head tossing when her face starts to sweat and it runs in her eyes.
  15. We decided that keeping our old dog comfortable...

    We decided that keeping our old dog comfortable for the time he had was more important than just keeping him going. When the joint supplements no longer kept him comfortable we did not feel badly...
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    I hope you are putting out effort looking for the...

    I hope you are putting out effort looking for the owners. Don't just assume he was just dumped until you have tried to find owners. A lot of dogs slipped their collars during the fireworks this...
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    I recently had a scary moment raking hay on a...

    I recently had a scary moment raking hay on a hill. I was in a lower gear heading downhill and started going much faster than I felt was safe and I pushed hard on the brakes and I still wasn't...
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    Hugs to you. Glad you took such good care of your...

    Hugs to you. Glad you took such good care of your sweet friend.
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    Yup. Count me in.

    Yup. Count me in.
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    We had a vet come to the farm to geld a colt. He...

    We had a vet come to the farm to geld a colt. He commented on how much he really liked using the Henderson tool. Never had a horse bleed using it. Guess who was back at 3am to stop uncontrolled...
  21. Years ago we had the unfortunate job of replacing...

    Years ago we had the unfortunate job of replacing a kid broke horse in the middle of the summer. After looking at several lame, broken horses we stumbled upon a dealer. He said he had "several kid...
  22. What are they feeding this horse? He can't chew...

    What are they feeding this horse? He can't chew his food! I do hope they are feeding him a mushy diet of something. Not only does he need nutrition he is a candidate for choke. I would be looking for...
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    Yes. Beet pulp will put weight on her. It has...

    Yes. Beet pulp will put weight on her. It has more calories than hay without the complications of too much grain.
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    Nothing but cyber hugs to you OP. Trying to be...

    Nothing but cyber hugs to you OP. Trying to be polite can be exhausting. It's ok to tell them to them what you really think. Taking care of sick horses can certainly wear one out. Take care of...
  25. Gasp!

    Gasp!
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