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Mare Stare News / Re: Message Board Registrations - PLEASE start here!
« Last post by Heather on March 17, 2017, 09:17:08 PM »
Please remember to start here when registering for the message board.
Mare Stare News / Special Announcement - Live Streaming Event
« Last post by kaybogercain on July 10, 2016, 01:38:06 PM »

This coming Saturday, July 16, Fox Haven Farm will have their annual reunion of all of the mares and foals born in 2016. The Scheduled time is from 10am to 2pm, weather permitting.   Enjoy the show at the live cam link posted below. 

Live Cam Link - http://www.marestare.com/fcam.php?alias=foxhavenfarm
Mare Stare News / A Gentle Reminder to all and a world of thanks to our Moderators!
« Last post by Heather on March 30, 2016, 01:44:51 AM »
I want to take a few moments to remind everyone of the core values of Mare Stare and, basically, why the service exists.  Mare Stare was developed to provide a service of cam hosting for animal owners.  Cam owners send us their video signal and we broadcast it around the world, privately or publically.  We use our technology, our 12 years of experience, and our bandwidth in an effort to provide you with the ability to view your animals from anywhere that there is internet service.  This allows you peace of mind and the ability to function normally.  This is the basic service we provide for $30 or less per month.

However, there is much more that our customers receive as a benefit that is being overlooked.  We have a highly qualified team of VOLUNTEERS that keep this site functioning smoothly.  Let me point out just a few of the many things that our moderators provide to our customers and guests for free.

We have an extensive Due Date calendar that is provided to the customers and viewers so you can see who is due, when they are due, when they gave birth and what they had.  This calendar also provides a link to the camera for instant access.  All of the dates and information provided in that calendar are entered by hand by the Mare Stare moderators. 

Our chat room is live and monitored all night by the Mare Stare Moderators.  They are there to answer questions for viewers and cam owners.  They help with camera problems and they alert owners when there are issues.

Our Moderators monitor the Mare Stare message board, the Mare Stare Facebook Page and the Mare Stare Watchers Facebook page 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.  They are there to offer assistance, and provide information for both the cam owners and the viewers.
In addition, they call cam owners, hit the high and low alerts, update posts and give their time to ensure that Mare Stare not only functions properly, but it provides an enjoyable and educational experience for all.

And did I mention these Moderators do this for free?  They are VOLUNTEERS and they do all of this out of the goodness of their hearts for the love of the animals on the cameras.  And there is something more that several of these moderators offer, which is the main point of this reminder.

When possible, our moderators record the births as a gift to the owner.  While it sounds simple to hit a button, please remember that these Moderators are operating off of their own computers, on their own time.  Our Moderators sometimes have 16 or more cameras open on their screen while they try to monitor what is going on so the owners can work, sleep, have family time and live a normal life.  When they are aware and have ample notice that a birth is impending, they do their very best to capture that experience in a recording.  But the work doesn\'t end with simply pushing a button.  They edit the video and present it in a professional format for the viewers who missed it and for the cam owners to have.  These videos are the property of Mare Stare and are a gift, not a right.

So, what prompted this need to provide a "reminder" to everyone? 

One of our moderators was recently scolded by a cam owner for not catching their birth on video.  Just as we protect our cam owners and we do not allow negative posts and criticism, I must also protect my Moderators as they give up hours and hours of their personal time away from their families for the benefit of these animals.  They alter their sleep patterns and lifestyles to provide as much support as they can for everyone on the site.  Believe it or not, the moderators get sick, have doctor appointments, and have lives away from Mare Stare, so instead of finding fault with something that was out of their control, let\'s remember to be grateful that they give so much of themselves for the benefit of animals that they do not own.  Let\'s also remember that they do all of this for free!  Mare Stare would not exist without our Moderators and I am very grateful to all of them.
Mare Stare News / Maybe Baby by Mare Stare, LLC Website
« Last post by mssupport on August 18, 2015, 09:05:46 AM »
Visit our new Maybe Baby by Mare Stare website.

We are pleased to announce that we now have a distributor in Australia!! We are signing on a limited number of distributors.

If you are interested in more information please visit the site and fill out the form on the Page


via Heather J Williams
4 mins Statesboro, GA
Mare Stare News / Special Announcement - Live Streaming Event
« Last post by kaybogercain on June 09, 2015, 12:23:36 PM »

This Saturday, June 13, we will do a reunion of all of the mares and foals born here in 2015. It is supposed to be really hot so will start moving mares right after breakfast - about 8:30-9:00 and move them back at noon. The babies will hopefully still be playing. We will have the cameras on.

Holly - ArtyIHellonwheels aka Wheelie
 Diva - Art I Classie aka Classie
 Jester - Puchi's Knight aka Knight
 Darby - Artangel aka Angel
 Ginger - Artemis Star aka Star
 Rox - Remarq on the Rox aka Remi

Live Cam Link - http://www.marestare.com/fcam.php?alias=foxhavenfarm

Mare Stare News / Re: Registration disabled! Please read...
« Last post by smithdls on March 30, 2015, 11:03:35 AM »
Hi Smithdls - Send your registration email to Les Marestare2015@gmail.com

Also please remember to check your spam and junk mail folders for this activation email.

Thank you :)
Mare Stare News / Message Board Registrations - PLEASE start here!
« Last post by Heather on March 28, 2015, 10:35:52 AM »
New Registration Method..

Due to the amount of Spam sign ups we are receiving (1 per minute currently) we are shutting down registrations on the message board. We can register you manually if you email Les @ Marestare2015@gmail.com. Follow this format when sending information:

Please provide



Your email address you wish to use for registration

PASSWORD you wish to use

Verify that you are over the age of 13 by stating : .I am over the age of 13

Any information missing from this list will cause your registration to be denied. Sorry but we don't have time to email requesting more information. Once your registration has been entered by us you will receive an email with an activation code. You must click that activation code to ensure your email is accurate.

Please remember to check your spam and junk mail folders for this activation email.

Send your registration email to Les at Marestare2015@gmail.com.

Mare Stare News / IP Cam Popularity and Issues
« Last post by Heather on January 23, 2015, 03:37:36 PM »
     More and more customers are purchasing IP Cams to replace existing equipment or for new setups.  Unfortunately, not all IP cams will work with our services and it is becoming increasingly difficult to track down information on setup so that we can help those who have purchased cams.  We are spending hours on the phone with technical support from every camera manufacturer that is given to us as we struggle to get your cameras online.

   Due to the complexity of IP Cam setups we will begin charging for IP Cam setups effective immediately.  If you would like an estimate or if you would wish to check compatibility or identify if your camera is an IP cam, please contact us prior to signing up for services.
Mare Stare News / Re: Text Alerts added - Sign up now!!
« Last post by mssupport on June 16, 2014, 02:26:14 PM »
Heather is correct. This article explains how Straight Talk and other similar services work.
Mare Stare News / Re: Text Alerts added - Sign up now!!
« Last post by Heather on June 16, 2014, 10:01:42 AM »
Straight Talk isn't a service provider.  I am with Straight Talk but my plan is with Verizon. 
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