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    I have been in Houston all my life and involved...

    I have been in Houston all my life and involved in dressage since 1987. Never heard of her.
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    Duh. You wouldn't starve your dog by going to a...

    Duh. You wouldn't starve your dog by going to a good quality food that gets its protein from vegetables - and certainly not for the time it would take to determine if the food is the issue. Protein...
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    Tequila, I had tried a few times to read Moby...

    Tequila, I had tried a few times to read Moby Dick and was finding myself skipping over the detailed stuff about whaling. Then a friend recommended the Book on Tape version and I thought "Why not? I...
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    First, check anal glands. Second, have a fecal...

    First, check anal glands. Second, have a fecal test done. Some parasites can upset the GI tract badly enough to make for some really nauseating poop. If all is well there, change food. I'd first...
  5. I have a friend in Cave Junction, OR, that breeds...

    I have a friend in Cave Junction, OR, that breeds and shows Bouviers. I'm sure he'd love to talk to you about them. I have heard him say that they are not a breed for everyone and that they can be...
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    Duh. Yes, of course. Mind fart. Love that book....

    Duh. Yes, of course. Mind fart. Love that book.

    Someone mentioned a movie made from it. I just can't imagine how they could even think they could turn that book to a movie.

    Someone else...
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    I was contacted by the mods and asked for...

    I was contacted by the mods and asked for substantiation of the lawsuits. I gave her a long list of lawsuits with case numbers and courts just in the Houston area. I also explained that, as a lawyer,...
  8. Didn't get this and I have used them for many...

    Didn't get this and I have used them for many years without complaint. Mike is a good guy and I hope he will continue to run it.
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    vineyridge - I, too, love Faulkner and especially...

    vineyridge - I, too, love Faulkner and especially The Sound and the Fury. Favorite chapter has only one sentence:

    "My mother is a fish."
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    He was an awesome horse. I know how sad they must...

    He was an awesome horse. I know how sad they must be. RIP, big guy.
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    Everyone has about said it all. Just remind...

    Everyone has about said it all. Just remind yourself that you have prepared; you are not an idiot; and that you can make up a good argument even on a subject you didn't expect.

    Try to relax. ...
  12. What do you mean by "how the raffle was run?" I...

    What do you mean by "how the raffle was run?" I ask because my husband - a very non horse person lawyer - is responsible for determining the winning number. On the day of the draw, they email to me...
  13. Even when I was eventing, my motto was "Make your...

    Even when I was eventing, my motto was "Make your mistakes going FORWARD." I'm on the side of going for it and risking a mistake vs. riding conservatively and getting a mediocre score. Judges DO...
  14. No two perspectives are ever really the same. But...

    No two perspectives are ever really the same. But when you name someone as emergency contact or give someone a limited power of attorney to make such decisions, you must be ready to accept the...
  15. Oh, dear. Have suffered with this most of my...

    Oh, dear. Have suffered with this most of my life. I have learned that nothing works for everyone and anything that works for you will not continue to work for too long. It's a miserable condition.
  16. I haven't read the entire thread, but as an...

    I haven't read the entire thread, but as an equine lawyer who also owns and runs a boarding/training barn, here is what I do: I have a boarding contract that includes a paragraph that says I will do...
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    I agree about contacting the rescues and riding...

    I agree about contacting the rescues and riding therapy folks. Maybe you can design a t-shirt for their next event.
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    For the record, most Texas think Rick Perry is an...

    For the record, most Texas think Rick Perry is an asshole, but sometimes you have to choose the lesser of two evils. I'll be very glad to see the end of him at the next governor's election.

    Oh,...
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    I have read with interest this entire thread. I...

    I have read with interest this entire thread. I live in Houston (since 1980, before that, in Dallas). I feel the need to speak up here.

    Yes, there are some whack jobs down here and they are VERY...
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    Truly, there is nothing better for real cooking...

    Truly, there is nothing better for real cooking than cast iron. Couldn't live without mine. And I cook EVERYTHING in it. To clean, just add a little water and heat it on the stove for a few...
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    Yeah, coral scrapes can be nasty and take a long...

    Yeah, coral scrapes can be nasty and take a long time to heal. In addition to the oral antibiotics, you need to clean it regularly and use topical antibiotics (like a triple crème). If there is...
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    Sprite, I so miss Mayan Chocolate Hagen Daaz....

    Sprite, I so miss Mayan Chocolate Hagen Daaz. Best ice cream ever.
  23. I live 3 miles from that farm. It floods...

    I live 3 miles from that farm. It floods regularly and we are a regular evacuation facility for them. I'd just like to point out that the flooding they showed in that news story was from several...
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    Epona142, I sent her the pics and she had a good...

    Epona142, I sent her the pics and she had a good laugh. The one with the tiny screech owl was done as a funny - smallest bird of prey on a HUGE horse. She didn't have any pics of that and was...
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    Epona142, yes, that is her! The Texas RF is a...

    Epona142, yes, that is her! The Texas RF is a huge and fun event.

    The owl she is holding is Edison. This owl fosters and helps raise other baby great horned owls that she gets in her rescue. She...
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