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  1. Honestly, if there is a track worn around the...

    Honestly, if there is a track worn around the rail so bad the horse trips coming out if it? I don't know that anything powered by one horse is going to get it the deep harrow and drag to fix this.
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    You posted the fact you don't have a contract the...

    You posted the fact you don't have a contract the same time as I posted my response. You NEED a written contract. Please. Especially as a new boarder/owner, without one you have no guarantees of...
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    As a new owner and boarder, there is much to...

    As a new owner and boarder, there is much to learn, including the fact horse ownership is riddled with hidden costs, there are many differing opinions and, the most aggravating, "it depends" is...
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    True but you don't have to pay for things like...

    True but you don't have to pay for things like indoor arenas, stadium lights, heated viewing rooms etc. I was paying about 900 for full service board+ required minimum services. Pay just over 500 for...
  5. Are you getting body work, like massage or chiro...

    Are you getting body work, like massage or chiro done or are you waiting for diagnostic results from a DVM?

    She could have bruised something or fallen and pulled a muscle or even aggravated an...
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    Yeah, be careful to keep anything besides plain...

    Yeah, be careful to keep anything besides plain old soap (Orvus, blue Dawn, Ivory etc,) and lots of clean water OFF of the area. Have also found that taking a wet sponge and running it against the...
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    Learned a long time ago, like decades, that what...

    Learned a long time ago, like decades, that what professionals in any sport tell the press is generally in their own face saving best interests, not necessarily the truth and nothing but. Dancing the...
  8. Isn't Der Dau under different...

    Isn't Der Dau under different ownership/management then they used to be?
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    Thats why the new rules will allow inclusion of...

    Thats why the new rules will allow inclusion of the rider in violations.

    It kind of sounds like the authorities are involved, as in civil charges filed in that jurisdiction.

    Thus needed to...
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    Thats great for you but OPs parents may not even...

    Thats great for you but OPs parents may not even be living let alone be in a position to board horses and sometimes finances impact what you can do if you do not own your own property. Hopefully you...
  11. Oh, say it ain't so...least they are consistent,...

    Oh, say it ain't so...least they are consistent, bumping the "nasty posts" back to page one every 8-12 weeks and refreshing their position on Goggle search results.
  12. Is he there yet? Do you have other OTTBs ir just...

    Is he there yet? Do you have other OTTBs ir just the imported Hanoverian mare? If you want to defend these people, post a link to a current picture if the horse you got there, preferably one showing...
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    They also figure in the fact not all who qualify...

    They also figure in the fact not all who qualify will make the trip to Finals. In zone 5 they generally invite the top riders in the Regionals, can't remember, 20...maybe? But they rank some of the...
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    They can slip on ice and break a leg on the...

    They can slip on ice and break a leg on the driveway or path between pasture and stall, they don't even have to be the ice to find a way to get hurt. They can break a leg playing or running the fence...
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    It sounds like a hot nail when the shoe was...

    It sounds like a hot nail when the shoe was reset. I dunno about re driving the nail in the same hole if it was damaged when the shoe came off??? Leave that for the farrier folk to discuss.

    I...
  16. Did you x Ray the other feet? If I were you and...

    Did you x Ray the other feet? If I were you and you have not, I would. Sometimes they are so sore on one foot, we miss the fact things are also going on in the other feet. They just are not as sore...
  17. Get the hay actually analyzed for nutritional...

    Get the hay actually analyzed for nutritional content?
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    Back to the original post, I don't remember too...

    Back to the original post, I don't remember too many saying euth was a good choice over re homing UNLESS the horse was in constant pain, no longer able to see well, chew food, lay down and get up...
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    Would think Lezcano, who got the ride less then...

    Would think Lezcano, who got the ride less then an hour before post time, probably never been on the horse before, did what he was told?

    OF COURSE every other trainer in the race wanted to beat...
  20. Ohio here, mostly ignored but vets do recommend...

    Ohio here, mostly ignored but vets do recommend it and provide recommendations which could be considered supervision. I won't use one unless I check references, including vets.
  21. Its not that it can't be ridden, it's that it...

    Its not that it can't be ridden, it's that it cannot even just hang out without medical intervention. I don't know who would be willing to take her on as a pasture puff knowing she'll need $$$ help...
  22. One downside to everything in one day might be...

    One downside to everything in one day might be size, if there were a lot of entrants, you'd run out of daylight. But most organizers like one day anythings, costs less to put on. Far as the order,...
  23. Stifle or hock. Could be lack of proper training...

    Stifle or hock. Could be lack of proper training too. I kind of discount things like that on the lunge line, they can get their feet just about tied up in a knot boinking around and with no rider...
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    I was following your sarcasm there. Not being...

    I was following your sarcasm there. Not being literal citing so much photographic evidence to the contrary.
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    That's OK, get it all out then move forward....

    That's OK, get it all out then move forward. Working 60 hrs a week to support a horse you just are not comfortable on sucks and you will feel relief when that stops even when you miss the horse he...
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