The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Ticker

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.05 seconds.

  1. Well, now you have met someone who clips in the...

    Well, now you have met someone who clips in the direction of the hair, works great. Never clipped 'upper level event horses', just lots of foals and fossils.
    If I wanted 'shaved', as in prepping for...
  2. I start with the chest and shoulders, keeping...

    I start with the chest and shoulders, keeping away from the face and ears at the beginning to gauge how they will react. I do mine in their stalls and clean up afterwards.
    Always clip in the...
  3. Put up multiple well stocked bird feeders that...

    Put up multiple well stocked bird feeders that allow squirrels and crows to feed.

    Keep it well filled to attract birds to keep them coming back...it may take awhile to become a well known feeding...
  4. "Let go of his face!"

    "Let go of his face!"
  5. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,622

    There are so many riders I've seen, live and in...

    There are so many riders I've seen, live and in recent videos, in both hunters and dressage, that post in a crouch...unbalanced, tipping forward and ready to nose dive into the horses neck.

    The...
  6. Looks like a nice layout. I would only suggest...

    Looks like a nice layout. I would only suggest that you have large sliding doors on the north side of your indoor to allow cooling air into your stall barn.
  7. Replies
    17
    Views
    852

    Before we knew about the micro doses, we would...

    Before we knew about the micro doses, we would walk the mare outside within 5 minutes of getting the shot or at the first signs of sweat, to a waiting cold water hose.
    We drenched her with cold...
  8. Replies
    59
    Views
    3,103

    You might also try giving monthly B12 shots. As...

    You might also try giving monthly B12 shots. As horses age, their digestive systems become less efficient and this important vitamin is produced in the large intestine so you can't give him a...
  9. My MIL has dealt with this for 40 years. She...

    My MIL has dealt with this for 40 years. She would get up in the middle of the night and get on her stationary bike. She does take a lot of meds, but we bought her a vibrating/massage pad which she...
  10. Replies
    17
    Views
    2,770

    I would never consider paying someone else's ...

    I would never consider paying someone else's expenses like this. If my coach was at the show and gave me a pre-arranged lesson, I would pay for the lesson only.

    I have never payed any other...
  11. You need to be very careful with your face and...

    You need to be very careful with your face and other body parts, a horse can break your nose or shove it into your brain in a flash....while giving a little kiss....by accident.
  12. I would try anti-inflamitories for a short time...

    I would try anti-inflamitories for a short time to see if that is the problem.

    But, here is something really stupid to try, but it may change her attitude.
    First, let me preface this by saying...
  13. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,551

    Well, I'm no expert but I do understand that...

    Well, I'm no expert but I do understand that dealing with fear is a chemical brain process. Here is a quick blurb on the 'chemistry of fear' I pay particular attention to the oxytocin relationship....
  14. I saw a documentary several years ago that...

    I saw a documentary several years ago that suggested we may be genetically programmed to 'run away' from snakes and spiders as a survival tactic.
    It was noted that because woman tended to have more...
  15. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,551

    An imbalance in hormones can cause confidence and...

    An imbalance in hormones can cause confidence and fear issues.

    Have a blood test to check and discuss with a doctor.

    Added: I'm quite sure hormonal swings were primary factors in some of my...
  16. I love having my husband read my tests with his...

    I love having my husband read my tests with his big booming voice. He really enjoys being involved so when I told him he didn't have to read because I knew the test...his face fell.

    Soooo, he...
  17. Replies
    196
    Views
    7,004

    Hmmmm....having had a horse scoped for ulcers I...

    Hmmmm....having had a horse scoped for ulcers I can tell you that the vet could see if the stomach was empty or not. We fasted my horse for 12 hours if I recall, and there was still food in the...
  18. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,465

    Try using neosporin with PAIN RELIEF on the tail...

    Try using neosporin with PAIN RELIEF on the tail bare spots in-between shampoo treatments. It will coat his skin and relieve the itch.
  19. Replies
    41
    Views
    1,649

    A effective rider gives a horse what he needs,...

    A effective rider gives a horse what he needs, when he needs it.

    It's a partnership, or should be, based on trust and cooperation which can take a long time to develop. Spend more time...
  20. Thread: Draw Reins

    by Ticker
    Replies
    19
    Views
    903

    The first picture is exactly how I use draw...

    The first picture is exactly how I use draw reins..., perfect picture. A German martingale with no neck strap.
    I ride on the regular snaffle and use the draw when needed. Works great for preventing...
  21. A couple of things come to mind right off the...

    A couple of things come to mind right off the top....

    Live cover provides a gazillion more sperm than AI so more opportunities to get pregnant.

    Fresh cooled is in an 'extender', usually an...
  22. That's like saying you're not going to pay the...

    That's like saying you're not going to pay the landlord because you are going on vacation.

    If you have a contract with the boarding stable it will define giving notice.
  23. Replies
    18
    Views
    570

    You need to know where your mare is on her cycle...

    You need to know where your mare is on her cycle before giving her Regumate.

    Once she is out of heat for about 5 days, you can give her regumate daily to hold off her next heat cycle. When you...
  24. Replies
    8
    Views
    316

    I have welts too! My horses are getting welts in...

    I have welts too! My horses are getting welts in their stalls in a screened in barn!
    The chiggers / no seeums / gnats (knats..killer gnats) are horrible.

    SSS....sometimes summer sucks
  25. Replies
    196
    Views
    7,004

    As my horses age, their smell diminishes which...

    As my horses age, their smell diminishes which effects their willingness to eat certain foods. My old ones start to favor alfalfa over grass hay, and of course, they prefer senior feeds. Something to...
Results 1 to 25 of 250
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4
randomness