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    Hmmm, "live to talk About it" was a figure of...

    Hmmm, "live to talk About it" was a figure of speech that I'm sure most everyone understood.

    The horse was a Get of Dash for Cash, was scarred on his neck and reportedly came off a track in San...
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    The horse I have in a muzzle made every effort to...

    The horse I have in a muzzle made every effort to eat 23 acres down to dirt every day of his life. That was before he foundered, before he went in prescription meds for IR, before he wore a grazing...
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    "Generally" being the operative. I know of a...

    "Generally" being the operative.

    I know of a racing QH that somehow got the tie wrapped around his neck and almost died. He was operated on, survived, but could never race again.

    He was an...
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    I have moved my share of Box turtles well off to...

    I have moved my share of Box turtles well off to the side of the road they were trying to get to.

    I've transplanted two snappers to ponds a lot further down the road, that didn't have livestock...
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    Dr. Harmony would have to pay me, and I still...

    Dr. Harmony would have to pay me, and I still wouldn't put that thing on my IR horse.

    She wants $85 for the horse size.

    I will stick with my 20-some dollars "Tough 1 Easy Breathe" from Chicks...
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    Gosh I hope thT isn't what happened. The snakes...

    Gosh I hope thT isn't what happened. The snakes would have had to go some to get to where the nest is, under the overhang.

    I haven't seen snakes by the barn for at least 11 years. We have barn...
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    I put the face mask over the muzzle, my horse...

    I put the face mask over the muzzle, my horse hasn't thrown his off since:)

    Oops, I just realized you have your horse out 24/7. My horse comes in at night. The face mask 24/7 isn't. Good idea:(
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    Thanks very much HH:) Mr. WTW has been...

    Thanks very much HH:)

    Mr. WTW has been watching the newborn Swallows under the overhang. Keep in mind he first saw their heads this past Sunday and he commented they were big heads.

    It's...
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    The nest under the overhang (attached to the...

    The nest under the overhang (attached to the horse barn) has four good sized babies peeking their heads out. Mr. WTW first saw them Sunday morning:cool:

    The pair that were squabbling inside the...
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    You haven't lived until you've seen them show up...

    You haven't lived until you've seen them show up at a benefit trail ride on drop dead gorgeous horses without a trail scratch on them, wearing the latest Haute Couture {sp} in Western Wear, enough...
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    And be sure to get a "boy baby" so you can be a...

    And be sure to get a "boy baby" so you can be a breeder some day. the colt does not have papers, and his back legs are wonky but, he sure is pretty a pretty color and friendly. Oh look, he is...
  12. Are you physically able to get down and duct tape...

    Are you physically able to get down and duct tape frozen peas to his hooves for 20 minutes 2x/day?

    Don't yell at me, I can barely do that for my own IR horse a ymore, so it makes me ask the...
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    I will bank the stalls for the geriatrics as it...

    I will bank the stalls for the geriatrics as it helps to keep them from casting themselves.

    My horses come in at night. I keep them in ~3" of shavings, on top of mats. Shavings get raked and...
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    Ditto do NOT use Omeprazole for the hind gut. ...

    Ditto do NOT use Omeprazole for the hind gut.

    I used "Succeed". My horse was on it 2-1/2 yrs.

    He was on a bland diet of rice bran, Soaked Timothy/alfalfa cubes, omega-3 Horseshine. Also...
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    OP, you asked how much in dry cubes I started my...

    OP, you asked how much in dry cubes I started my horse back on:

    I weighed out (use a dry scale -- postage scale for example) one pound dry per feeding, soaked it, and literally broke every single...
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    TI know he's a hard keeper but in light of...

    TI know he's a hard keeper but in light of everything he just went thru start him back with simple meals and feed him frequently, if you can.

    I went thru something similar, wither hind gut...
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    I have a horse with environmental and...

    I have a horse with environmental and sensitivities to grains and soy.

    Drugs made a nut case out of him, including TriHist.

    He has been on a grain and soy-free ration balancer for several years...
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    Years ago, I had a horse that hated my two horse...

    Years ago, I had a horse that hated my two horse bumper pull. That all went away, once I had enough money to buy buy a 4-horse open stock.

    In the stock trailer, he didn't care that he was tied...
  19. Ant hills. Any chance they both got too close to...

    Ant hills. Any chance they both got too close to a big fat ant hill?

    Two years ago, I am pretty sure one of my horses rolled on one, over his neck area. That was one ugly, itchy, painful, skin...
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    Ditto the above. But, even in a slow feeder,...

    Ditto the above.

    But, even in a slow feeder, the half flake of hay for 7 hours in stall, is gastric ulcers waiting to happen. Digestive juices do not stop working, just because they don't have...
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    Midge flies DO bite. They are the cause of sweet...

    Midge flies DO bite. They are the cause of sweet itch. They have a grand old time getting inside horses ears and biting them crazy. They are out in full force, in my area, as I write this:)
  22. First and foremost, check with your insurance...

    First and foremost, check with your insurance agent to see if this kind of living arrangement is insured by them and how much the premium might go up, as I am pretty sure the premium will be premium...
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    :sigh: one more time, I did not look at the date...

    :sigh: one more time, I did not look at the date the thread was started. Crapcrapcrap ------------------- crapcrapcrap:(
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    I am also so very sorry for your hurt Nd your...

    I am also so very sorry for your hurt Nd your donkey's.

    If it's possible, I agree with the poster who suggested taking your donkey to the sanctuary and let him find a new friend.

    I have just...
  25. I would. I was raised on a small dairy farm and...

    I would. I was raised on a small dairy farm and cried my heart out when dad stopped farming and leased our land to the big gun farmers.

    What I would do different, on our current and retirement 23...
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