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  1. slc replied to the thread Best thing I've read about Trump..

    A little self interest leads to success in business. SHORT TERM success in business can be had by people without a conscience...

    Dec 10, 2017 at 2:53 PM
  2. slc posted a new thread.

    Dressage Horse Selection

    It might be useful to set down some practical and sensible advice about selecting dressage horses. In general, one needs to avoid...

    Forum: Blogs (Horse Forum)

    Dec 10, 2017 at 12:56 PM
  3. slc replied to the thread Best thing I've read about Trump..

    I say that by seeing it as a self esteem issue ,a seeking of self esteem, you grossly underestimate the evil involved.

    Dec 10, 2017 at 10:43 AM
  4. slc liked equinitis's post in the thread When a horse gets hung up in a rope.

    It is great to have an equine that is both intelligent and non-reactive. Hobble training, or just training to give to pressure, is an...

    Dec 10, 2017 at 10:27 AM
  5. slc liked AmyK's post in the thread When a horse gets hung up in a rope.

    This is very spot on. I have a mare that is very much a beginner horse, 99% of the time. One of the exceptions is, she doesn't deal well...

    Dec 10, 2017 at 9:59 AM
  6. slc replied to the thread Idaho winter and horses.

    The problem is that horses MAY adapt to the cold. Some do, some don't, some do, but only slightly. The amount of coat they grow isn't...

    Dec 10, 2017 at 9:50 AM
  7. slc replied to the thread Best thing I've read about Trump..

    I don't agree with the 'he has no self esteem' stuff. It's been a very popular thing to say about Trump, but I definitely think it's...

    Dec 10, 2017 at 8:42 AM
  8. slc replied to the thread Wuss Horse Travels in Space.

    Wuss Horse tries to teach Pony about how wondrous the world is, how stunning and miraculous, and how beautiful, and at times,...

    Dec 10, 2017 at 8:04 AM
  9. slc posted a new thread.

    Wuss Horse Travels in Space

    Wuss Horse has been a great companion to Pony after his surgery. Most of the time, Wuss Horse spends in his stall next to Pony....

    Forum: Horse Chat

    Dec 10, 2017 at 6:22 AM
  10. slc replied to the thread Best thing I've read about Trump..

    I believe it serves several purposes. One, to rally the faithful, two, to deny the news reports and push his own 'alternate facts',...

    Dec 10, 2017 at 6:09 AM
  11. slc replied to the thread When a horse gets hung up in a rope.

    But some horses by nature are not like that, either because of the way they are born or because of past wrong training that was drilled...

    Dec 10, 2017 at 5:02 AM
  12. slc replied to the thread When a horse gets hung up in a rope.

    I never pulled on it or applied any pressure or taught him to give to pressure. I believe that what I did just caused the horse to be...

    Dec 9, 2017 at 11:09 PM
  13. slc replied to the thread Ethical? Or not?.

    It could also be fibrosis from a serious injury. We see a lot of horses around here with very severe wire fence injuries that are...

    Dec 9, 2017 at 9:33 PM
  14. slc replied to the thread When a horse gets hung up in a rope.

    I'm not so sure. I practiced a lot with 'whoa' when I put a rope around my horse's legs. And when he actually got tangled, he just...

    Dec 9, 2017 at 7:01 PM
  15. slc replied to the thread When a horse gets hung up in a rope.

    "Whoa" is a really, really good command for a horse to master. It comes in handy in many situations.

    Dec 9, 2017 at 6:13 PM