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by Hayburner
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Strangles immunization reaction
Replies: 4
Views: 74

Re: Strangles immunization reaction

Paula O. Horse ownership comes with worrying and fretting gabout every little thing! Lol
by Hayburner
Sun May 31, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "Never a lender or borrower be" is good advice.
Replies: 9
Views: 339

Re: "Never a lender or borrower be" is good advice.

If she had any intention of returning it she would have done it long ago. Hopefully she responds in kind to your request.
by Hayburner
Sun May 31, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Strangles immunization reaction
Replies: 4
Views: 74

Re: Strangles immunization reaction

I believe the intranasal vaccine is a live virus, I could be wrong though.

Probably no different than other times some horses can get a bit of a reaction from shots.
by Hayburner
Sat May 23, 2020 2:34 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Boost immune system
Replies: 7
Views: 153

Re: Boost immune system

Have you had her vitamin E level checked? I used vitamin E on my horse with Cushings, it is touted that it boost the immune system. I keep my non Cushings mare on it year round for preventative purposes. She was low when I bought her and I gave her Nano-E for many months to get her I the recommended...
by Hayburner
Mon May 18, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Can your dressage horse do this?
Replies: 29
Views: 536

Re: Can your dressage horse do this?

Never in a million years. I love watching videos with Pedro he is a fantastic rider with super horses.

Kelo your horse is always amazing!
by Hayburner
Sun May 17, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Please jingle for my boarder and long time friend
Replies: 16
Views: 517

Re: Please jingle for my boarder and long time friend

Healing vibes coming for your friend! Riding right now we all have to be more careful as none of us want to end up having to go to the hospital. Prayers that she does not have the virus. My sister had pneumonia a month ago, they did not test her for the virus as she did not have other symptoms. Ned'...
by Hayburner
Wed May 13, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Silly/fun horse pics
Replies: 11
Views: 491

Re: Silly/fun horse pics

Sooo Cute!
by Hayburner
Fri May 08, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Another reason I love my barn
Replies: 7
Views: 509

Re: Another reason I love my barn

Now that is a great bunch of people/friends!
by Hayburner
Tue May 05, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Feeling sorry for myself
Replies: 8
Views: 501

Re: Feeling sorry for myself

Go ahead and whine away! I have mild allergies and can't imagine how bad yours must be to also get dizzy from them. Do you have a cold air humidifier in your bedroom? Those are supposed to help. Maybe wearing a mask even at home would help. When mine were bad, I would put a OTC salve around and in m...
by Hayburner
Wed Apr 15, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: In which I ask for jingles for my best girl bailey (dog)
Replies: 17
Views: 786

Re: In which I ask for jingles for my best girl bailey (dog)

The reason I brought up bright light is because when I had scratched my eye very badly and actually went to the ER, bright light made my eye very painful.i even had trouble watching tv.
by Hayburner
Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Riot has his Sweet 16 party....
Replies: 9
Views: 565

Re: Riot has his Sweet 16 party....

Happy Birthday Riot!

I also remember when she bought him....

He's a charmer that's for sure
by Hayburner
Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: In which I ask for jingles for my best girl bailey (dog)
Replies: 17
Views: 786

Re: In which I ask for jingles for my best girl bailey (dog)

Ahh, sweet Bailey, jingles that this scratch heals quickly. Yes, she has had more than enough health issues.

Scratches typically heal quickly, keep up her melds and keep her out of bright sunshine/lights.

Hugs

How Mr Riot?
by Hayburner
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Please jingle for my sister's friend
Replies: 4
Views: 357

Re: Please jingle for my sister's friend

So sorry for your friends son.

Sending prayers and hope that this young man fully recovers and can go home soon.
by Hayburner
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: No Puppy For Me
Replies: 8
Views: 718

Re: No Puppy For Me

I may give it one more shot and just ask if they have any small dogs available for adoption and if I can make an appointment to view the dogs they have. If I again get no response, then I'll assume I don't "pass" their adoption criteria. The right one will come along, I just have to be pat...
by Hayburner
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Corona question
Replies: 12
Views: 893

Re: Corona question

Thank you all for the details. My fears are real and even when it flattens out, I will be keeping my guard up with myself and my dad. I finally retired last week and I can't go anywhere! I was looking forward to long lunches, shopping, more time with friends and family and a few spa treatments. Thos...
by Hayburner
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Feeding adjustments: no more alfalfa
Replies: 19
Views: 751

Re: Feeding adjustments: no more alfalfa

Sorry I don't have the answer, but won't grass turnout help keep or put weight on?

Or do you also use the alfalfa for energy?
by Hayburner
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Corona question
Replies: 12
Views: 893

Corona question

Has anyone else wondered how we will really know that it's safe to resume a semi normal lifestyle again? Is it always going to be here and once they get a vaccine we should all get it? I don't get the flu shot, but this would be something almost mandatory due to the severity of this virus. Even if t...
by Hayburner
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: No Puppy For Me
Replies: 8
Views: 718

Re: No Puppy For Me

PaulaO I am not bred specific, but I do know I want a smallish dog and I would prefer low shedder. This particular rescue is not fully closed due to Corona but they only see you by appt. They were closed for a week or so, but then reopened. Their website doesn't even show the available dogs. :( Just...
by Hayburner
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: No Puppy For Me
Replies: 8
Views: 718

No Puppy For Me

Well, I've been stalking the rescues Facebook page and I sent the owner another email stating that I know that are busy with the Corona Virus situation, but are the puppies still available. No response! In watching the site 3 puppies that I was interested in have been adopted! :twisted: :twisted: So...
by Hayburner
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Minor vent
Replies: 23
Views: 1360

Re: Minor vent

Yep Paula, I'd say that lady and her girls made the BO set stricter boundaries. I actually am a bit leery to ride, I'm concerned that if I get hurt the last place I want to go is the hospital. Since things with this virus don't seem to be improving, I may even drop down to every other day. The barn ...
by Hayburner
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Minor vent
Replies: 23
Views: 1360

Re: Minor vent

All 3 coming out at the same time is a bit much with the current situation. The barn owner hasn't officially closed it to boarders or working horses, so strongly suggesting apparently wasn't enough for this nurse and her daughters. One local barn has set up times for each boarder to come. I think th...
by Hayburner
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: King Charles Spaniels
Replies: 17
Views: 680

Re: King Charles Spaniels

Chancellor can you elaborate on hybrid vigor and hybrids?
by Hayburner
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: King Charles Spaniels
Replies: 17
Views: 680

Re: King Charles Spaniels

Thanks for all the replies! I have t heard back from the rescue yet, the Corona virus has us on lockdown! Saanich- I did read about this disease and how the CKCS have a good chance of getting this. That certainly worries me, also many other health issues they can have. My last dog did have many issu...
by Hayburner
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: It's been a tough day up here on the mountain
Replies: 22
Views: 1133

Re: It's been a tough day up here on the mountain

Mountaineer. So sorry you have had to make some very difficult and heart breaking decisions.

You honored Lucky with letting him go with his dignity intact.

Life changes are not always easy or pleasant, but doing the right thing is always the best answer for all.

Hugs!
by Hayburner
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: King Charles Spaniels
Replies: 17
Views: 680

King Charles Spaniels

Anyone have experience with this bred?

Wondering about health issues, etc.

The pup I'm looking at is part KCS.

I've read a few articles on-line but just looking for hands on experience with the bred.

Thanks
by Hayburner
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Dog Adoption Process
Replies: 8
Views: 472

Re: Dog Adoption Process

The rescue has reopened with restrictions due to covid 19. So they have started adopting dogs out. So far, I have not heard from them about the puppy I was interested in, if I see it was adopted I will ask why I was eliminated. Not from a nasty point, but to help me determine what I might need to ch...
by Hayburner
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Dog Adoption Process
Replies: 8
Views: 472

Re: Dog Adoption Process

Thanks for the replies! If the rescue thing falls thru - I may try to become a foster. We have an excellent Senior dog rescue organization, but I think they too want a fenced yard. I do have a privacy fence from my neighbors that I could totally enclose, but I'd prefer not to do that. I did not have...
by Hayburner
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Dog Adoption Process
Replies: 8
Views: 472

Dog Adoption Process

So now that I am retiring I am considering adopting a shelter older or young dog. I have not had a dog for a good 6 years as my work schedule and 2 horses were enough on my plate. I recently filled out an application and now with all this Corona Virus lockdown the rescue said they were taking done t...
by Hayburner
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Rider health and fitness
Topic: Fitness 2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1282

Re: Fitness 2020

Now that I am finally retiring I am hoping to start to exercise. I did buy a stationary bike, I have a treadmill and live in a sidewalk community, so the means are in place. I have never liked exercise, but I'm really going to give it a shot now. Keep us posted on how the Ritter program helps you, I...
by Hayburner
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Today is Ariel’s birthday
Replies: 5
Views: 327

Re: Today is Ariel’s birthday

Happy Birthday Miss A!

Paula sorry you are restricted from seeing this special mare !
by Hayburner
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Lameness and Ulcers
Replies: 12
Views: 790

Re: Lameness and Ulcers

Look in to Purina Outlast. It's supposed to help himdgut ulcers.

Hope she's feeling better soon!
by Hayburner
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Anyone familiar with Multiple Sclerosis
Replies: 29
Views: 2670

Re: Anyone familiar with Multiple Sclerosis

Thanks for the update. Glad he is great improved
by Hayburner
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Jingles for my dad
Replies: 50
Views: 2460

Re: Jingles for my dad

So very sorry for your loss, prayers coming for you and your family.
by Hayburner
Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: OK, sorry in advance... dog poop.
Replies: 14
Views: 899

Re: OK, sorry in advance... dog poop.

Oh my, what a mess. I would clean it up now. I don't think dog poop is something that you mow over like horse manure.

I would be pretty mad about that and the hair. I'm a dog lover and Leaving poop no matter the weather is just gross.
by Hayburner
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Fire at my barn
Replies: 18
Views: 1180

Re: Fire at my barn

Fire is probably the worst fear for horse owners. Sorry to hear the one horse did not make it and the barn workers lost everything. The barn I was at for many years used many things that could potentially cause a fire and the comfort of the boarders and barn cat seemed more important than the fear o...
by Hayburner
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Jingles for my dad
Replies: 50
Views: 2460

Re: Jingles for my dad

Your in my thoughts , it is a very emotionally hard place to be in.
by Hayburner
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Nancy Grace
Replies: 7
Views: 758

Re: Nancy Grace

I don't care for Nancy Grace either, but while flying thru the channels I heard the word Horse, so I stopped and listenend :D Agree She did not deserve to be shot, but if what is reported is true and she was pushing all Mr Barisone buttons that isn't deserved by him either. If calling child services...
by Hayburner
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Costa Rica: anyone been there?
Replies: 12
Views: 881

Re: Costa Rica: anyone been there?

Texuze. Would like to go to Wellington or Ocala. San Diego zoo, Portugal to ride, or even a USA riding vacation. A beach vacation would be nice too. My friends are either married or have no money. My cousin and I did take a girls vacation last year and went to the Domican had a wonderful time, beaut...
by Hayburner
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Nancy Grace
Replies: 7
Views: 758

Nancy Grace

I heard Nancy Grace on XM radio yesterday discussing the Barisone case ! Could have been a re-broadcast but it was the first I had heard it. Unfortunately, I didn't hear all of it - I tuned in a bit late. She had Deanna Corby on discussing rider/trainer relationships, a rep from Safe Sport and an at...
by Hayburner
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Costa Rica: anyone been there?
Replies: 12
Views: 881

Re: Costa Rica: anyone been there?

LeoApp - Did you go with Wendy Murdocks group?

Aren't you ladies afraid to travel alone?

I have many places I'd love to visit, but going alone holds me back.
by Hayburner
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: A gift from my vets....
Replies: 9
Views: 819

Re: A gift from my vets....

What a lovely gesture! They thought highly of you and Fergus.
by Hayburner
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Moving into town, redux... i may need some hand-holdng
Replies: 48
Views: 3718

Re: Moving into town, redux... i may need some hand-holdng

Your new house is beautiful - for some silly reason I thought you were downsizing. Hope the meds help your DH and he doesn't need surgery in the future. Glad your mini found a home and hopefully you will find a suitable place for your other two. Moving is not easy but when it's all done we tend to f...
by Hayburner
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Half Chap Suggestions
Replies: 4
Views: 463

Re: Half Chap Suggestions

Years ago I had the Ariat Crowne Chaps that were super nice! Not sure if they still make them or not - they looked super with the Crowne Paddock boots.
by Hayburner
Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Dreams about Bob
Replies: 5
Views: 531

Re: Dreams about Bob

Good analogy on your dream.

I wish I would dream about my heart horse, i think of him all the time and his ashes are in my bedroom, but he doesn’t come in my dreams.
by Hayburner
Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Blankets for the petite horse
Replies: 10
Views: 753

Re: Blankets for the petite horse

Paula. I hope your right about the harshest weather is behind us. In PA we have had a mild winter so far and my guess is feb and March will be brutal! Liners are easy to wash too! They are light weight but insulate well. Just be careful Ms A is checked to make sure the top blanket doesn’t let water ...
by Hayburner
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Blankets for the petite horse
Replies: 10
Views: 753

Re: Blankets for the petite horse

I use Rambos and both were not super long on my 15.2 mare and gelding they both were a 75 in Rambo. My blankets are super thin Amigo, thin Rambo, 100 , 200 and 300 Rambos. I do have a liner fromSchneiders that I use occasionally when it’s really cold. My horse is not clipped, out for 5 hours unless ...
by Hayburner
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Blankets for the petite horse
Replies: 10
Views: 753

Re: Blankets for the petite horse

360 is really heavy! My max weight is 300 and that’s used only in the low teens and single digits.

I’d rather just add a liner or a thin over top of a 300 than buy a 360!

Is she out long? Is she clipped? Is your barn super cold?
by Hayburner
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: On Saying Goodbye...
Replies: 31
Views: 2258

Re: On Saying Goodbye...

20 some odd years ago, I had an animal communicator read my heart horse. She said some things that just really clicked. I only had him for a year or so when I had the reading done. One thing that really was odd, was that he was sad, a gray máre has passed and he never got to say goodbye. He liked he...
by Hayburner
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: On Saying Goodbye...
Replies: 31
Views: 2258

Re: On Saying Goodbye...

Oh Furgusnc that song you sang to him was Perfect! They are our sunshine, they give us so much joy . You gave him your all, you never let him down, and you let him go in peace surrounded by those that loved him. I know part of the loss can also be that they define us, they made us who we are and I k...
by Hayburner
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: On Saying Goodbye...
Replies: 31
Views: 2258

Re: On Saying Goodbye...

Life gives us many ups and downs - but, saying goodbye to our beloved heart horse is so very hard and heartbreaking. Being with them to the end is a the final care that we give them. Yes it hurts like h@ll, but there will come a time that it will give you peace. There isn't a day that goes by that I...

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