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    Yes sugar syrup is fine, we feed it to young...

    Yes sugar syrup is fine, we feed it to young hives in the spring if it was a long/cold winter or if the previous summer wasn't great for producing honey. We only use it to supplement once or twice...
  2. I'll be honest I'm no longer a big fan of TS...

    I'll be honest I'm no longer a big fan of TS breeches. I love the ones I had from a few years ago, but I don't like the new fabric or how they changed the fit to incorporate the euro seat.
    I use my...
  3. My parents are retired and go away for 2-3 months...

    My parents are retired and go away for 2-3 months each winter. The horses live at home when my mom is home, but when they travel the horses are boarded at a trusted barn. There are always people...
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    Mmmmm with so-so steak I marinate and grill them,...

    Mmmmm with so-so steak I marinate and grill them, slice them up, mix them in with grilled pepper, onions and mushrooms and put it all on either garlic bread or another nice bread as a sandwich. Top...
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    Even if you don't believe in global warming or...

    Even if you don't believe in global warming or climate change or whatever you want to call it don't you want your elderly self along with your kids and grandkids to have an easier, healthy life?

    I...
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    Don't hate me for being fit, I've never been...

    Don't hate me for being fit, I've never been overweight, but I'm someone whose appetite is curbed by exercise. I find if I'm not consistently running I begin to crave junk food and I always need to...
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    You make a good point that people have different...

    You make a good point that people have different ways of learning, and I completely understand that. I guess what I'm trying to get at is that unfortunately most people don't approach running as a...
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    No need to start a war OP, you completely...

    No need to start a war OP, you completely misunderstood my post.

    When I said think about why your horses are shod a certain way, I was referring to "does your horse go better barefoot, or does his...
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    I've found this thread interesting. Back in high...

    I've found this thread interesting. Back in high school our track and x-c teams used to do a bit of barefoot training to reduce the risk of injury when we raced in our spikes. Our coach was a...
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    Hands down the way my mom does it. In the winter...

    Hands down the way my mom does it. In the winter they're out for about 12 hours with a shelter, a roundbale, and a heated water trough. If it's an overly cold/windy/wet day and she notices them...
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    Well going along with the Sheldon theme and F...

    Well going along with the Sheldon theme and F names

    Fizics (play on physics)
    Faraday
    Fraunhoffer Zone
    Fundamental Frequency
    Foton (play on photon)

    I also like car names and places
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    Go on google scholar or a similar site that you...

    Go on google scholar or a similar site that you have access too and look up journal articles on the effectiveness of supplements. Look at the absorption rates and learn how each component actually...
  13. I groomed a horse that injured his tongue as a...

    I groomed a horse that injured his tongue as a baby and just likes to let it all hang out. Our trick was to put peanut butter on the roof of his mouth before he went in the ring so he would play...
  14. Thread: Ag-gag laws

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    The theory behind ag-gag laws may be to protect...

    The theory behind ag-gag laws may be to protect the farmer, but that's not the point here. The point is that the ag-gag laws do not protect the animals.

    Anyone with half a brain can differentiate...
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    It's so disappointing to see this, and sad really...

    It's so disappointing to see this, and sad really that it takes undercover video of abuse to change anything on some of these farms.
    I don't support animal rights extremists, but animal welfare...
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    There is definitely a wide range of shivers. ...

    There is definitely a wide range of shivers. Unless the horse is a resale project I would just continue on as normal, otherwise you may end up with an giveaway down the road.
    I had one who I bought...
  17. Thread: Flex testing

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    Ultrasound is attenuated by bone, so no it is not...

    Ultrasound is attenuated by bone, so no it is not a good indicator of joint health.
    X-rays can be used on joints to look for arthritic changes, bone chips, etc.

    If I was a seller I would make it...
  18. OP I don't think it's puzzling that you're asking...

    OP I don't think it's puzzling that you're asking a question on a public forum, that's what it's here for. Varying and outside perspectives can offer different ways for someone to come up with a...
  19. I understand stress and anxiety, and feeling like...

    I understand stress and anxiety, and feeling like you're being ignored, and no that isn't fun.
    But I like to remind people that it's medicine and that you need to objectively look at your situation....
  20. I think it's completely unfair to compare the...

    I think it's completely unfair to compare the two.
    They are completely different businesses. One with significantly more red tape then the other.
    Additionally, when I worked at a family...
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    I just want to clear some of your lingo up. What...

    I just want to clear some of your lingo up.
    What you are describing is an irregular heart rate, she's switching between regular, tachycardia and bradycardia (without more information I don't know if...
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    I honestly don't think the training is a whole...

    I honestly don't think the training is a whole lot different, but having said that I wouldn't force a quiet, relaxed, balanced, metronome hunter into the jumper ring, nor would I force a quick,...
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    [QUOTE=tinah;7627026]If you are concerned about...

    [QUOTE=tinah;7627026]If you are concerned about long term soundness, turn her our for a year, give her a month of very light riding late her 4 year old year, then bring her into light work her 5 year...
  24. I would still be inclined to think thin soles,...

    I would still be inclined to think thin soles, odd that she isn't sound with the pads now, but it's possible there's an abscess. Did your farrier try hoof testers?
    If she's ouchy on gravel then...
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    Similar to 20Sporty04 I broke my now 5yo on...

    Similar to 20Sporty04 I broke my now 5yo on Easter weekend just as he was turning 3. He learned to w/t/c each way, how to pick up the correct lead and learned to go with some contact. I took him to...
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