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    11-21-2010, 07:03 PM
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Foal
Hardest Part of Horse Ownership?

To all the horse owners, what do you think is/are the hardest part(s) of owning a horse?
     
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    11-21-2010, 07:08 PM
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Yearling
The mud. All of the carnivorous MUD!
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    11-21-2010, 07:56 PM
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Foal
Losing them.

Everything else is just a learning experience.
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    11-21-2010, 08:18 PM
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Yearling
^Losing them, too. It leaves a hole inside you.
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    11-21-2010, 08:21 PM
  #5
Weanling
The fear that he will injure himself in some way or another.
     
    11-21-2010, 08:27 PM
  #6
Showing
Finding enough time (and sometime money).
     
    11-21-2010, 08:35 PM
  #7
Trained
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^Losing them, too. It leaves a hole inside you.
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Agreed. At my age, I actually take comfort that our mares will probably outlive me and my wife, and that we've arranged for their care if/when something happens to us.
     
    11-21-2010, 08:36 PM
  #8
Yearling
Losing my horses and the amount of money they require.
     
    11-21-2010, 08:49 PM
  #9
Green Broke
Money.

I don't like mud either.

And being wise, like knowing which battles you can win and admitting to the ones you can't.
     
    11-21-2010, 10:32 PM
  #10
Green Broke
Losing them and them getting injured or out of the fence.
     

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