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  1. Re-reading your last post, I have used hoof boots...

    Re-reading your last post, I have used hoof boots with various pads for different things (sore feet, lost shoes, etc). Sometimes they help and sometimes not so much. If a horse has thin, sensitive...
  2. I didn't mean that to be snarky at all and I'm...

    I didn't mean that to be snarky at all and I'm sorry it came off as such!

    I understand you've looked at a lot of things but I didn't see where you had tried anything specifically with the front...
  3. Since you have reason to suspect her front feet...

    Since you have reason to suspect her front feet hurt but have not yet done anything to address it, that would be my next step if I were you. Gel pack can work wonders for a thin-soled horse and is a...
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    Down for the mares, up for the geldings. Just...

    Down for the mares, up for the geldings.

    Just kidding.

    I've never found a flash or noseband to get in the way of my training, nor am I much impressed by someone who rides without them. I try to...
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    That's murder, not suicide.

    That's murder, not suicide.
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    Ooh, so fancy she is!

    Ooh, so fancy she is!
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    Oh, whoops, I forgot my main man. 17-year-old...

    Oh, whoops, I forgot my main man.

    17-year-old 3/4 TB, 1/4 Percheron - dressage
    I started him at age three and rode him slowly and consistently thereafter. I took him a lot of places as a young...
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    I have read and heard a lot of conflicting advice...

    I have read and heard a lot of conflicting advice myself. Ultimately I took my best stab at applying common sense, and suggest you do the same and not worry too much about other people judging you.
    ...
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    Previcox costs roughly $20 a month. What's...

    Previcox costs roughly $20 a month. What's cheaper than that?

    $157 for a bottle of 60 227 mg tablets, which is 240 doses.
  10. I love the Pain Mines, and if you go you'll will...

    I love the Pain Mines, and if you go you'll will likely have it almost all to yourself. It's especially beautiful early morning or late afternoon/evening.
    ...
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    Then again, based on some of the posts here, a...

    Then again, based on some of the posts here, a 50-pound bale of hay might induce a profound religious experience.
  12. Mr. Larkspur made the cavaletti last night, and...

    Mr. Larkspur made the cavaletti last night, and my trainer used them today with my four-year-old. I forgot to take pictures then because I was too busy hobbling around moving them for her, so I...
  13. My bank accidentally deposited $102,000 into my...

    My bank accidentally deposited $102,000 into my checking account once. I stared at my balance receipt in disbelief, then logged onto my account, and there it was. I didn't bother calling the bank. I...
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    I've never heard of a "pedorthest." Okay, I see...

    I've never heard of a "pedorthest." Okay, I see it is spelled "pedorthist" and I googled it. Still never heard of that professsion.

    My podiatrist made custom orthotics for me after my first bunion...
  15. You can build your own here:...

    You can build your own here:
    http://fashion.equestrian-products.com/
  16. Not that this will help but when I finally did a...

    Not that this will help but when I finally did a bonescan on my older gelding with intermittent left front and right hind issues, they found SI arthritis, hock arthritis and kissing spine. Treatments...
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    Well, let's see... You could: Go to the movies...

    Well, let's see... You could:

    Go to the movies

    Take a dance class

    Play Cribbage

    Do Mad Libs
  18. No, the head bobs up when the lame front limb...

    No, the head bobs up when the lame front limb hits the ground. See videos for Case One here in the Lameness Lab:

    http://www.equineguelph.ca/Tools/lame_video.php


    For a hind limb lameness you...
  19. Here's a four-year-old in materiale classes. ...

    Here's a four-year-old in materiale classes.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qb_X7X9nkXo&feature=youtu.be
  20. The head bob is indicating left front, especially...

    The head bob is indicating left front, especially since it is worse when tracking left.

    Of course it could be something else, or multiple things. That's the fun of lameness.

    The absence of...
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    Looks like a kick. Ouch. My horse got kicked...

    Looks like a kick. Ouch.

    My horse got kicked in the shoulder a few months ago. The wound looked very similar, minus the extra torn skin. His was on the scapula so not a high motion area like...
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    Why do you "think" this is the case? No one is...

    Why do you "think" this is the case? No one is condoning rearing as acceptable behavior, but most people recognize that shit happens with horses. Most top trainers make it to the top because they are...
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    Seriously? Guess what? Horses rear sometimes, so...

    Seriously? Guess what? Horses rear sometimes, so you assume that his approach is to push a horse beyond its comfort zone to achieve results? He posted that photo because he wants to be open and...
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    This guy was going cross country with this...

    This guy was going cross country with this trailer he rigged from a cheap utility trailer.

    http://s73.photobucket.com/user/hfournier/media-full/Misc/IMAG0392-1-1.jpg.html

    Posing with...
  25. They have already proven their ability to break...

    They have already proven their ability to break PVC pipe into shards. They have also demonstrated the desire to pick up ground poles with their teeth. I'd rather not go there.
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