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  1. slc replied to the thread Responsible Decisions and Broken Hearts.

    It's hard to say. Sometimes there are other options, like a temporary course of medication, or going to an internist to find out if...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 7:39 PM
  2. slc replied to the thread Totaled or not?.

    A mechanic who did a lot of insurance work told me that as a general rule, if the airbag was correctly deployed, there is a good chance...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 7:33 PM
  3. slc replied to the thread Dominant Gelding Acting Aggressively to New Horse?.

    My old gelding had more than a few trashy girlfriends. But frankly, it didn't really matter to him how persistent they were or not, LOL.

    Jan 16, 2017 at 7:30 PM
  4. slc replied to the thread Supplements really needed? Not for most adult horses..

    And when the money is spent on that, then it's not available for emergencies, health care, etc.

    Jan 16, 2017 at 7:29 PM
  5. slc replied to the thread Moral vrs. Legal obligation. (S/O of another thread).

    Nobody is readily dismissing anything. They're just saying...life doesn't always go the way we want. I would say that in most ways,...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 6:32 PM
  6. slc posted a new thread.

    Supplements really needed? Not for most adult horses.

    The person took the NRC 2007 nutritional guidelines for horses and found that 16 lbs of alfalfa hay and 1 lb of oats (or 19 lb grass hay...

    Forum: Horse Health

    Jan 16, 2017 at 6:19 PM
  7. slc replied to the thread Moral vrs. Legal obligation. (S/O of another thread).

    Again....life doesn't always cooperate that neatly. We aren't really always in control of everything that happens to us. You don't...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 4:57 PM
  8. slc replied to the thread Moral vrs. Legal obligation. (S/O of another thread).

    I don't actually think every horse owner has to keep every horse forever. But i think if a person worries too much about ''legally'',...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 4:57 PM
  9. slc replied to the thread Moral vrs. Legal obligation. (S/O of another thread).

    Some people keep their horses for a long time, too. But yes. Life has a way of ending horse ownership. You get married, and a husband...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 4:45 PM
  10. slc replied to the thread Moral vrs. Legal obligation. (S/O of another thread).

    I'm...I'm not sure what the debate is about. I think it's something along the lines of don't take in an untrained horse if you're a...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 4:03 PM
  11. slc replied to the thread Being safe with Oak Trees.

    Just leave it out of the pasture. Keep the fence about 75 feet from it.

    Jan 16, 2017 at 7:31 AM
  12. slc replied to the thread Another "poor nursemare foal" rescue..founded 2014.

    That's true in the long term, but I don't think that's true in the short term. The nurse mare owners I talked to said if their mare...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 6:59 AM
  13. slc replied to the thread Weird Horse Behavior (Wind-Sucking?) and Unthriftiness.

    Purina Senior is not ''a fiber", LOL.

    Jan 16, 2017 at 6:40 AM
  14. slc replied to the thread Soring!! No more!!.

    The ''authorities'' in this case were the people who were doing the soring, stacking and chains. In other words, as I said, the fox was...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 6:36 AM
  15. slc liked mymarespet's post in the thread update on my mares diet change and using the freedom feeder slow net.

    Sorry if you mentioned how big your mare is I missed it. Since she is eating quite a bit of hay and you want her to lose weight I would...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 6:32 AM