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  1. My baby jumper eats 2 lbs of sweet with a half...

    My baby jumper eats 2 lbs of sweet with a half pound of a vitamin ration balancer he also gets 1 1/2 lbs of sweet for lunch, zyrtec for his allergies and 30 lbs of hay throughout the day.

    Right...
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    I have a full buffalo saddle and I have found it...

    I have a full buffalo saddle and I have found it darkens well with oil without getting too dark but it will suck up a ton of oil. I only use leather therapy wash on mine because it's PH balanced and...
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    Horsewear ireland makes the "wug" which has a...

    Horsewear ireland makes the "wug" which has a high collar that doesn't seem to put as much pressure on their wither, what I've always done is buy the extra fluffy pillow quilts and sew them onto the...
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    I ride a warmblood baby like this and it's in his...

    I ride a warmblood baby like this and it's in his breeding, every single one of his siblings that I have watched video on over jump just like he does one of the things that have really helped him is...
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    Give your flaps a roll, if you see little stress...

    Give your flaps a roll, if you see little stress cracks it could have some more oil or conditioner, once you've put that coat on roll a few times (like your rolling up a poster) to let it soak in. Do...
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    The young horse I fell in love with over the last...

    The young horse I fell in love with over the last three years has one hell of a back cracking jump. And it always feels so much worse than it looks so I know your pain when someone who doesn't know...
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    I bought a Classique last year around this time...

    I bought a Classique last year around this time and I couldn't be happier with my decision. I work as a professional so I'm sitting on several different horses daily and the medium tree works great...
  8. Compression stockings are cheap and come in a...

    Compression stockings are cheap and come in a long tube that lasts forever, I used them a lot after having ankle surgery though they aren't super supportive. What I do when my ankles are bothering me...
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    The reason his hind-end looks strange to you is...

    The reason his hind-end looks strange to you is because he has mild stringhalt (though I am not a vet I have experience with stringhalt). It's a defect of the stifle that causes a spasmodic like jerk...
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    I just had ankle surgery in December and I stayed...

    I just had ankle surgery in December and I stayed off until I got the ok from my doctor, I didn't feel like the risk of something silly happening was worth a few times walking around the arena. I'm a...
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    I purchased an Arc De Triomphe last year and...

    I purchased an Arc De Triomphe last year and couldn't be happier with it, but remember most upper level custom saddles can be fitted on the bottom for your horse but if the seat doesn't fit you they...
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    Roma makes inexpensive boots that have a hard...

    Roma makes inexpensive boots that have a hard shell but are filled with sheepskin that I really like. I also have a pair of Gygax that I use which have a leather exterior and neoprene inside but they...
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    I'm going to bump the ADT, I have a half-deep ADT...

    I'm going to bump the ADT, I have a half-deep ADT that I absolutely adore and I'm also comfortable riding in a Butet. I find they have a very similar balance.
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    I am MrsBradbury's assistant that she mentioned...

    I am MrsBradbury's assistant that she mentioned earlier. And Twisting and I have the same problem. I used to have chronic ankle sprains due to hyper-flexive ankle joints. I had surgery to correct a...
  15. Walking is great for tendon and ligament strength...

    Walking is great for tendon and ligament strength and flexibility. If you have any of those pastures empty that would be a good place to walk him. Up and down hills would also help. If you're having...
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    I have the exact same problem and I am also 5'4"...

    I have the exact same problem and I am also 5'4" I ended up in the Arc De Triomphe and they are the only saddle I've found that is forward enough, both the CWD and Antares weren't quite enough flap...
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    Are you able to do a test ride? Or at least send...

    Are you able to do a test ride? Or at least send your measurements to devoucoux? I believe they do free fittings but I could be wrong. It's so difficult to size someone without actually sitting them...
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    It really isn't an abusive item, I work with a...

    It really isn't an abusive item, I work with a young horse who wears a chain noseband and a standing at the horse show because she has a tendency to lock her neck at the end of the martingale and...
  19. Thread: Bit brainstorm

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    Some horses are just plain heavy, and a waterford...

    Some horses are just plain heavy, and a waterford sounds like a great start, you can also try something double jointed like a french link with a slow twist to see if the double joint will take that...
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    Have you tried a breast collar or brestplate? She...

    Have you tried a breast collar or brestplate? She might just have a big swinging spine movement which is a good thing. On a horse that moves like that I usually try a breast collar and a non slip...
  21. Thread: Saddle Advice

    by MariaV
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    I work as a trainer and have a medium tree...

    I work as a trainer and have a medium tree saddle. I haven't had any problem with the fit on the warmbloods or other broader horses but the channel under my saddle is wider than average. I would see...
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    Very cute mare, I love her chrome =] I do a...

    Very cute mare, I love her chrome =] I do a pretty equal amount of hunters and jumpers but also spend a lot of time on young horses so I need my security. I recently purchased an Arc De Triomphe...
  23. It's difficult without seeing a picture but...

    It's difficult without seeing a picture but practicing two-point is good for everyone. Also try bending your knee over fences, if you're folding at the hip but you're butt is too high you might be...
  24. Clipping is of course helpful, but I keep rubbing...

    Clipping is of course helpful, but I keep rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle and use a rag to scrub the green out. Much cheaper than cowboy magic, you can also try a stretchy hood like a sleezy under...
  25. Thread: Valerian Root

    by MariaV
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    Well Mrs. Bradbury, this is the first time I've...

    Well Mrs. Bradbury, this is the first time I've stumbled upon one of your threads =] I think that you might be on to something, it might let the training come to the forefront instead of working...
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