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    Apr. 26, 2015, 06:21 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread Oil! in Horse Care
    LOL, not my TB...she hates grooming! And, to be honest, unless you're putting tack over the mud it probably doesn't really irritate them either. I...
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    Apr. 26, 2015, 05:36 PM
    I boarded an old QH gelding and he looked similar to your mare - sort of swayback, potbellied, fat pads, lack of muscling over his topline...etc. He...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 08:31 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread Bison herd escape in Off Topic
    One of the "cowboys" almost got arrested. Testosterone overload, I think. Embarrassing. I'll find out who it was...I have connections. :) That...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 06:41 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread Bison herd escape in Off Topic
    Apparently they cannot be used for food because they were farm animals dispatched "in the wild". Insane. This is my neighborhood...I didn't get a...
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    Apr. 24, 2015, 08:04 AM
    OK. But listen - having a mental illness is not an excuse for inappropriate behavior nor is it an excuse for you to be treated differently by...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 08:56 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread Buying my first horse! in Off Course
    ^^ This! I won't jump into whether you should buy or not. Depending on the horse, the lease horse, the trainer/barn...either could be great. ...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 08:31 PM
    I haven't tried it yet but my good friend always freezes the leaves whole. Drying them is hard without really good dehydrating equipment because...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 04:43 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread My Fiance is wasteful in Off Topic
    Possibly. This is just one of many articles on food waste, so I don't believe the only measure of food waste has been by going through a couple of...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 12:35 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread My Fiance is wasteful in Off Topic
    Yeah...but it's not just your money that gets wasted. This isn't new "news"...this is an environmental issue that's been discussed for years. From...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 12:16 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread Orphanages in Off Topic
    It certainly depends; I think in some countries there are still institutions where you would primarily find infants that are similar (China, for...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 11:45 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread Orphanages in Off Topic
    Well....they aren't all that different than kids in foster care in the U.S. Those countries don't have foster care. But, just like the U.S., in...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 06:40 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread My Fiance is wasteful in Off Topic
    It makes me wonder what you cook that all your leftovers tasted like disgusting refrigerator slop. :confused: Obviously some things reheat better...
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    Apr. 22, 2015, 08:45 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread My Fiance is wasteful in Off Topic
    Oh I know, but you couldn't possibly convince my mother of this, for example. She would probably throw away eggs that have been sitting on the...
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    Apr. 22, 2015, 05:13 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread My Fiance is wasteful in Off Topic
    Exactly. This is a planning thing - shopping wisely, storing promptly and properly. If that means double-wrapping meats before they go into the...
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    Apr. 22, 2015, 01:32 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread Altering agreements in The Menagerie
    Well, just like puppy contracts - if you don't like the terms, find a different breeder. Many breeders consider things like spay/neuter to be THEIR...
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    Apr. 22, 2015, 11:04 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread Altering agreements in The Menagerie
    Yes, and oddly, Americans are more offended by docked tails on dogs, which, in comparison to declawing is virtually painless. Why are you shopping...
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    Apr. 22, 2015, 07:37 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread Gardening tips in Off Topic
    If you see onions sprouting, it's either chives or garlic - don't dig either up! If chives, cut and use whenever you want. If it's garlic, you want...
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    Apr. 21, 2015, 07:16 PM
    I agree. Not to mention, what the lesson student did was probably far more effective than trying to intervene. As an aside...WTF was the trainer...
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    Apr. 20, 2015, 11:15 AM
    Certainly not by my age. :lol:
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 01:22 PM
    Well, then I have to say he looks pretty darn good. :yes: I boarded an elderly QH some years ago that was finally euthanized at the age of "at...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 12:20 PM
    S1969 replied to a thread throwing hay or grain? in Off Course
    Well, if your barn is anything like mine, there is a chart in the feed room that tells you who and how much. I did the thinking in advance. Anyone...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 11:10 AM
    Enlarged sheath is also a symptom of Cushings. I would pull blood when you switch meds. It's not worth treating if it doesn't bring the ACTH back...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 11:03 AM
    Ugh, I'd definitely be using traps or poison if this were the case. We have mice from time to time - this winter was hard and I found evidence of...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 10:43 AM
    Absolutely. I've come to realize that my pasture is one of the worst investments I've ever made. :) It was great when I had two TBs. Now with two...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 10:38 AM
    Why on earth wouldn't a vet test for Cushings? It's one of the simplest and most useful tests that could be done on any horse that isn't quite...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 10:33 AM
    S1969 replied to a thread throwing hay or grain? in Off Course
    Yes, I think you are probably the only one that finds it 'offensive.' I don't throw grain - I agree that seems like an odd term to use for...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 08:20 AM
    A horse on senior feed should eat less hay (or, should gain weight), since it could be fed as a complete feed. So...I guess I'm not understanding...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 07:20 AM
    Doesn't have 3 bins? Personally, I don't want one of these either because I periodically move my feed bins and sweep behind them, and wash them out....
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 07:16 AM
    Sounds a bit like my experience - the pony looked pretty slick when we got him in August, but he was foot sore and seemed body sore overall. But he...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 07:04 AM
    If you are his good friend, then have a heart to heart talk with him. But it should not be "you should not marry this woman"...because whether she...
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