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Sorry, I couldn’t help it. It reminds me of a cat we used to have. It will probably give some people will screaming heebee jeebees. Those people might be paranoid-just a little bit. After all, the disorder is defined as believing that somebody is always watching or observing you with ulterior motives or evil intent. […]Read More You Aren’t Paranoid If They Really Are Out To Get You
These are the flags of not one but TWO causes that lost BIGLY. I’m not talking itty, bitty fist fights, but major wars that cost 100’s of thousands of lives in the first and MILLIONS of lives in the second. We are NOT talking ‘heritage’ either, people. That is a freaking red herring. There never […]Read More NHR–WTF Is Wrong With People?
I read some equestrian news yesterday that Sinead Halpin retired one of her top mounts, and she quoted her husband, Tik Maynard, as saying, “A great horse would jump through fire for you if you asked, and a great horseman would never ask.” I can think about this for hours. It might be one of […] […]Read More A Great Horse Will Do Whatever You Ask, A Great Horseman Will Never Ask
Please note: I do not and never have advocated for equine slaughter. I know that there are those that do and I fully understand the arguments pro and con. I am not going there-not because I can’t argue the points, but because that ground has other people willing, able, and with the time, passion, and […]Read More EU Standards, Canadian, Mexican, and Possibly USA Packing Plants
I had the pleasure of talking with a young man yesterday. He’s a friend of a friend and came into the office. Let’s call him Gary, OK? Gary has been in the United States for 9 years. Prior to immigrating here, he was an attorney in his home land. He has no intention of being […] […]Read More Sharing a Favorite
First of all, a reminder-these are my opinions and they are based on 50+ years of working with all kinds of horses. However, if you disagree, feel free to keep on going. I know not everybody is going to agree with me. In fact, I’ve spent most of my life out of step with the […]Read More The Curse of Perfectionism
It really does when you get down to brass tacks. Now everybody thinks that “my horse doesn’t have any flaws”. Yeah, well, every cotton-picking six year old girl with My Pretty Pony thinks the same darn way and, if you are still in THAT mode, brothers and sisters, we’ve got a serious problem. I haven’t […]Read More The Way We Think About Equine Reproduction Sucks