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  1. Angela Freda I'm so sorry to hear that. My heart...

    Angela Freda I'm so sorry to hear that. My heart goes out to you.

    My mare is 4yrs old. I'm worried what the rest of her life will be like

    She's totally off NSAIDs and antibiotics now, so far...
  2. How do you know when your horse was 'out of the...

    How do you know when your horse was 'out of the woods'?
  3. Wish I could share pics on here. She came through...

    Wish I could share pics on here. She came through the night well. I slept in the barn so I could treat her first thing before I had to go to work. I had her wrapped overnight, so unwrapped, lunged...
  4. So far she's doing really well - bute kicked in...

    So far she's doing really well - bute kicked in and by 3pm I had her walking 10 minutes then trotting in and off for 10minutes. I've been using a salt water wrap, which works like a salt poultice...
  5. Who successfully treated lymphangitis and what did you do?

    I pulled my mare out of the field today around noon and her back leg was fat from hock down, normal at the fetlock and pastern. Pretty warm to the touch but not too sensitive, she is sore but walks...
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    mcGurk you might be right. I just got notice that...

    mcGurk you might be right. I just got notice that my part boarder is pulling out. Ugh to sell or not to sell...
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    I would sooner not go to an opening then to go...

    I would sooner not go to an opening then to go un-braided. To me its an absolute must, although I don't usually do tails I admit that. The other regular meets I don't braid and I would not have the...
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    I have a fantastic hunt mare; just 6 but hunted...

    I have a fantastic hunt mare; just 6 but hunted for two years all fields, I can pony beginners off her in the back or keep up to the hounds, jumps anything (we don't have 4' coops mind you) and has...
  9. This was my thought! I'm all for tradition and a...

    This was my thought! I'm all for tradition and a well turned out pair, and I'm very keen on proper manners however this 'glory days' idea that everyone seems to refer to - when and where was this??...
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    Hunter's Rest has made excellent suggestions....

    Hunter's Rest has made excellent suggestions. I've used some variation of those training games with many horses with great success. I also to lots of follow the leader with lots of speeding up and...
  11. This would be my concern also. That if he doesn't...

    This would be my concern also. That if he doesn't sue he won't have any $$ for rehab. Public care in most countries is pathetically insufficient for brain injuries. I'm going thru something similar...
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    Yes I've heard great things about Kintons too....

    Yes I've heard great things about Kintons too. Worth a try. With this mare we tried a mechanical hack and a snaffle with two reins as a combo set up and it was a good option in the ring but she would...
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    Thought I'd bring this thread back up rather then...

    Thought I'd bring this thread back up rather then start a new one.

    Looking for bit suggestions for a client's mare that is a train. She's about 3 seasons in, totally safe but just too strong. ...
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    Best way to confirm pregnancy late term?

    What are your experiences confirming a late term pregnancy? I've consulted with a vet and he is saying ultrasound is the only option. Basically we won't see baby but we will either see normal uterus...
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    I enjoy and recommend the following: cold days =...

    I enjoy and recommend the following:
    cold days = Sicilian Kiss (amaretto and southern comfort)
    really cold days = fireball whiskey
    moderately chilly days = Sortilege (a Canadian whiskey distilled...
  16. Poll: My first choice is always barefoot, if the horse...

    My first choice is always barefoot, if the horse can handle it. Cheaper, great traction for most horses and is just so darn simple. Sometimes you just don't mess with perfection ;) I also really...
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    Trailer Organization?

    I'm posting this here because I think that many hunters use our trailers differently then other ppl, so I hope you all don't mind.

    I have a steel two horse that I really like, but my one complaint...
  18. Ok I'll add my tips; -Cowboy Magic green spot...

    Ok I'll add my tips;
    -Cowboy Magic green spot remover is a godsend for grey spots. Keep it and a rag handy at all times
    -Consider keeping mane fairly thin and short, or better yet, take it right...
  19. If I owned patent tops I'd wear them to show -...

    If I owned patent tops I'd wear them to show - but I have my colours.

    If they don't fit or you decide against wearing them to show, please sell them 'intact' and don't remove the tops! That just...
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    Anyone else have any experience with other cases...

    Anyone else have any experience with other cases like this?
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    This is very helpful, thank you. Scary potential...

    This is very helpful, thank you. Scary potential diagnosis, but very helpful.

    morganpony86 - The mare is 5 years old.

    If anyone else has experience with something similar, please keep sharing!
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    Weird intermittent lameness - help please?

    So my mare has been suffering from this odd and very occasional lameness on and off for months. At first I suspected a pulled muscle, then a stone bruise, then saddle fit and now I am at a total...
  23. Thread: Blyth Tait

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    Don't be late. Infact, be mounted and if your...

    Don't be late. Infact, be mounted and if your horsecan be hot, start warming up before your time. He told a few people they should have been working their horses down before their lesson.

    Don't...
  24. Thank you purple! Those pics are very helpful! ...

    Thank you purple! Those pics are very helpful!

    As for those of you who feel long girths are more adjustable I completely disagree. I find that with one shortergirth like a 24" and one 30" I can...
  25. Nah, a girth extender is a bandaid fix, I've been...

    Nah, a girth extender is a bandaid fix, I've been wanting to make this change since I bought the saddle a few years ago.
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