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    Aug. 25, 2016, 10:34 AM
    This might be a good cheap set up. Just wonder how fast it is. Most winches are geared for pulling strength not speedy retrieval. It is also 12...
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    Aug. 25, 2016, 10:28 AM
    Assuming the barn has a ridge pole sticking out a block and tackle set up would be the easiest and cheapest way to go IMO. The pullys can be easily...
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    Aug. 25, 2016, 10:13 AM
    Thanks for the link. I have pretty much the same one. The paint is not as nice. New 1 1/2 hp motor. It had be sitting in a field that I passed for...
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    Aug. 24, 2016, 05:55 PM
    True but spell check doesn't. I am sure most English majors would take exception to some of my spelling, grammar, run on sentences and punctuation...
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    Aug. 24, 2016, 08:54 AM
    Sperry's has been my go to for years. Haven't been able to get up to Saratoga for a couple of years now. Hope it is still active and tasty. Their...
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    Aug. 24, 2016, 08:50 AM
    gumtree replied to a thread Neville is back!! in Eventing
    Actually he looked to be quite content. He's been turned out with, paddock mates with my wife's Fox hunter Mr. Bill at my in-laws who were part...
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    Aug. 23, 2016, 07:43 PM
    It has been mentioned already but I would like to emphasize how important it is to secure anything other standard and poles. Coups are easy to...
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    Aug. 23, 2016, 04:23 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread History in Racing
    To bring a little clarity and truth to this. One of Asmussen's many racing barns was "targeted" by a PETA undercover young girl. Who woo'd his top...
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    Aug. 23, 2016, 01:14 PM
    I have been lots of times in recent years. But not much in the last couple of years. I am located west of Unionville just outside of Cochranville so...
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    Aug. 22, 2016, 09:32 PM
    Dundalk Stadium is a long way from the Curragh. I believe they run more Grayhound races than horse. Considering Dundalk is an all weather...
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    Aug. 21, 2016, 05:01 PM
    Does this qualify as a 1% moment? ...
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    Aug. 21, 2016, 01:06 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Conquest Stable . . . in Racing
    IMO there's more going on here than just dissatisfaction with return on investments in only 4 years. No one spends that kind of money on anything...
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    Aug. 21, 2016, 12:51 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Bought a sick horse in Off Course
    A concise article on Strangles; http://www.roodandriddle.com/images/files/STRANGLES.pdf
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    Aug. 21, 2016, 12:46 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Bought a sick horse in Off Course
    You make very good points as always. "what happened to you can happen to any horse owner at any time." Absolutely and a fair point. But I have...
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    Aug. 21, 2016, 12:21 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Bought a sick horse in Off Course
    "I have seen horses incubating strangles which seemed quite bright and healthy, and 12 hours later, were running a high fever," Where these horses...
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    Aug. 21, 2016, 12:11 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Bought a sick horse in Off Course
    In all fairness to the OP your "timeline" is completely different than that of the OP's. In addition your horse came out of a "gross auction barn"....
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    Aug. 21, 2016, 11:18 AM
    gumtree replied to a thread Ads Blocking My Screen in Help Forum
    Not to be snarky but exactly how much of a "subscription fee" are you paying to use/view this forum? Exactly nothing. The service is free to the...
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    Aug. 20, 2016, 02:48 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Bought a sick horse in Off Course
    My understanding Strangles (equine distemper) is a type of "pneumonia" per-say. "Most horses will recover, but around ten percent of untreated...
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    Aug. 20, 2016, 01:09 PM
    I found a 9 year old TB gelding had died over night in his field. Looked like he was sleeping from a distance through morning feed time. Which was...
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    Aug. 20, 2016, 12:11 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Drought advice in Around The Farm
    I'm in the mid-Atlantic its been a drier than usual summer but not as dry as some in the past. This farm is blessed with a very deep layer of top...
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    Aug. 20, 2016, 11:45 AM
    gumtree replied to a thread It was a nice day in Racing
    It's going to be a nice one for one of the horses and owners in the Pacific Classic today. Not a fan of his connections, past and present. But I...
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    Aug. 20, 2016, 08:29 AM
    LOL, can totally relate. Being in the racing game has taken me all over the place. There have been a number of times I have found myself in a place,...
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    Aug. 20, 2016, 08:21 AM
    I came into the room while some friends were watching TV. I look at the TV and see a shot of an English estate I had been to a number of times. I...
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    Aug. 19, 2016, 09:05 AM
    A a little party at the Plantation Fields Eventing grounds last night. ...
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    Aug. 17, 2016, 09:04 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Identifying Fescue in Around The Farm
    Its really not that expensive especially in the grand scheme of all things horse. A few thousand dollars to kill off, amend, seed bed prep a 5 acre...
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    Aug. 17, 2016, 08:56 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Identifying Fescue in Around The Farm
    One of the most distinctive characteristics of fescue is its rather thick/course/tough broad leaf. Very hardy looking and grows well in moderate to...
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    Aug. 17, 2016, 02:26 PM
    gumtree started a thread Bobtail kittens in The Menagerie
    A good friend of mine had to let go of his Bobtail at the age of 19. He's had bobtails since he was a kid and has a strong affection for them. He...
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    Aug. 17, 2016, 07:19 AM
    This article suggests the complete opposite. http://www.paulickreport.com/horse-care-category/playing-music-stress/
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    Aug. 14, 2016, 05:25 PM
    "Kevin Keane ARE amateurs but run their own business that is intimately connected with eventing and can set their hours in a flexible way. Those of...
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    Aug. 14, 2016, 05:13 PM
    Only 18, I want your job
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