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  • Kwill's Avatar
    Jan. 19, 2015, 02:11 PM
    Good for you for helping out this filly. I bet you get a diamond in the rough! I hope to see a great story update in a year.
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    Jan. 19, 2015, 02:08 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Please help in Off Course
    I think her parents are taking care of the horses just fine, in the horse keeping area they live in, which is out West in a ranch situation. I think...
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    Jan. 19, 2015, 02:03 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Problem barn child in Off Course
    A male friend of mine was accosted in the situation you are describing, Angela -- it is not always safe. The parents were sort of clueless, it was...
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    Jan. 19, 2015, 01:58 PM
    It may be true that this was just one incident, but the underlying situation to me sounds like the owner doesn't know what the hell she is doing. ...
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    Jan. 19, 2015, 01:50 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Problem barn child in Off Course
    What I am reading here from the OP is that she is trying to mentor a young lady with some personal issues, and getting frustrated with her kindness...
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    Jan. 18, 2015, 05:22 PM
    I don't think it sounds so bad ... the OP says they have experience working with problem horses, they obviously think they can take on another...
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    Jan. 17, 2015, 11:05 AM
    Huh?! Oh, I was just resting my eyes.
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    Jan. 17, 2015, 11:03 AM
    Kwill replied to a thread Famous relatives in Off Course
    My Paso Fino has some very famous sires (his grandsires, actually) in his pedigree, I was able to pull specific videos of them off the web. So I...
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    Jan. 17, 2015, 10:56 AM
    You should consider ablation if you can get it (wouldn't work in my case). It helps a lot of women. The other option is a Mirena IUD, which does...
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    Jan. 17, 2015, 10:52 AM
    This guy has seriously got some chutzpa to fire you over voicemail and then ask you back over a text! I wouldn't work for him. As everyone else...
    38 replies | 2481 view(s)
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    Jan. 17, 2015, 10:44 AM
    I too was/am in the peri-menopausal periods-are-horrible boat, for years now, so I haven't been able to ride during my period for a very long time. ...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 10:01 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Please help in Off Course
    You didn't do anything wrong. It really is hard to see an entire horse keeping/handling situation here from posts. So people tend to draw...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 08:42 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Confidence and Boldness in Off Course
    Well, if you no longer enjoy riding him, I would throw in the towel now and find him a new home where someone isn't bothered by his insecurity. It...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 08:35 PM
    So, his comfort zone has been invaded and he's now finding he might be dependent on someone else to be the leader. Eek!! So he's spooking because...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 08:32 PM
    Which one did you like the best? As a person? One of them probably gave you a more positive impression than the others. If none of them did, keep...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 08:29 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Confidence and Boldness in Off Course
    My new horse had the same kinds of problems. He went from being alone in a paddock and stall to a turn out lot with a shelter, from no bugs to a lot...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 08:13 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Please help in Off Course
    This thread is getting like the board game Telestrations ... the horse is trained, she said, and not young. She has had this horse since September...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 08:10 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Please help in Off Course
    She did call the vet, and the horse is under vet care. I have to assume the vet knows what he is doing (I think OP said he) and gave her a...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 06:53 PM
    Strong internet support vibes coming from here, good luck!
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 06:49 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Please help in Off Course
    Let's just assume her vet isn't a complete idiot and did take a sample to make sure it wasn't caused by brucellosis. This is Montana, which is...
    249 replies | 13784 view(s)
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 04:36 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Please help in Off Course
    Good for you for sticking with this, Wish -- you know when you come here, the advice can be brutal, and it is hard to communicate with people who are...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 04:24 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Please help in Off Course
    Exercises for what? If you are fine with groundwork, and she respects your space, then what do you want to work on? You say you are an experienced...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 04:10 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Please help in Off Course
    Seriously, please investigate why those withers got swollen. There will be a cause.
    249 replies | 13784 view(s)
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 03:47 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Horse Blog Openings in Off Course
    Also do a search on going to college for horses. Mucho bad idea.
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 03:41 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Please help in Off Course
    It really is pointing to saddle fit at this point, so I would start there. Especially if you have had this horse two years, and the problem just...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 03:14 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Please help in Off Course
    I was curious, so I googled this. Has the vet done a culture for brucellosis? Because that is the most common cause of this, and it's contagious to...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 03:02 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Please help in Off Course
    Just don't run into the situation the other young lady did as a working student with all that stuff with purchasing 3/4s of a horse and other...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 02:53 PM
    It took them three years, they pretty much gutted the place, and they put in really expensive stalls. $$$$$. But it's fantastic. Frankly, I...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 02:50 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Please help in Off Course
    Ok -- first things first. Fistulous withers are often caused by exposure to cattle with brucellosis. If your horse is still around those cattle,...
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    Jan. 16, 2015, 02:31 PM
    Kwill replied to a thread Horse Blog Openings in Off Course
    You might want to look into Meredith Manor just a little bit more, or do a search on this forum for it. Sorry, but I felt compelled to say...
    5 replies | 230 view(s)
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