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  1. I do remember reading articles featuring her and...

    I do remember reading articles featuring her and her training methods. She was sure a "goal" of mine, in gaining skilled ability to work horses! How very cool to hear of a DVD.

    Thanks for...
  2. Maybe that is a well socialized kitten, keeps his...

    Maybe that is a well socialized kitten, keeps his claws from really digging in, and not actually biting hard, as in playing with his mom and litter mates. Kitten sure LOOKS like he is going to eat...
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    Guess I would have horse put down, unwilling to...

    Guess I would have horse put down, unwilling to continue to put more money into a lost cause. I want a horse who can be used, this horse never will be. Even dumping lots of money into him is not...
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    Exercise might help, develop more muscle on the...

    Exercise might help, develop more muscle on the shorter leg side.

    Husband has shod horses with one shorter leg, usually just a pad is needed, along with the exercise program. Couple of the horses...
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    Do you actually use all those bridles and girths...

    Do you actually use all those bridles and girths weekly? If not, you may want to put the least used stuff away to keep it clean and reduce the need to hang it at all.

    I would look at putting up...
  6. Ask a kid. It is now a Hashtag, which I can NOT...

    Ask a kid. It is now a Hashtag, which I can NOT figure out as a meaning label to use in the first place!!
  7. Thank you for the details on biothanes. I am...

    Thank you for the details on biothanes. I am most familiar with the Beta type, used in the driving harness. The shiny stuff I see is on ridden horse tack, some VERY OLD driving harness, when...
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    Really cute! Nice riding and FUN to watch. ...

    Really cute! Nice riding and FUN to watch. Models and riders looked to be having a good time. I thought it a good presentation, though I am not sure if we will really see (even silk) bandanas...
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    You may want to reconsider adding sand. I see...

    You may want to reconsider adding sand. I see arenas with way too much sand in them, which can lead to problems. Ideally, for most uses by horses, you don't want more than a couple inches of soft...
  10. Unfortunately, without the certificate, you also...

    Unfortunately, without the certificate, you also have no control over how things go should he die without specific directions. Next of kin gets to say where he is buried, inherits if there is no...
  11. WOW! You hit it right on, that is our new fly...

    WOW! You hit it right on, that is our new fly visitor, Tabanus punctifer, Western Horse Fly. Have never seen that species here before. But looking it up, they lay eggs that hatch in moist areas,...
  12. Name Of A Big Black Fly--New To Me Species

    What kind of fly is large, 1"+ long, has a white triangle mark on the back of head and a very triangle shape wings/body when not flying? Wings stick out at an angle like a house fly, not laying...
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    When checking helmet fit at Pony Club Rally, the...

    When checking helmet fit at Pony Club Rally, the helmet had to be tight enough so the kid's eyebrows went up and down when the Inspector rocked the helmet forward and backward. Also had to stay on...
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    We have one gelding who holds his tail to the...

    We have one gelding who holds his tail to the left a bit. He has since he was a foal, on thru all the years of training and work.

    He is very symmetrical, easily works both sides of his body. I...
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    We use mint on Lamb meat, could be chops or...

    We use mint on Lamb meat, could be chops or burgers. We also cook the ground lamb with rice and raisins, makes a good dish for supper. All those you can finely chop the mint to sprinkle on while...
  16. Thanks for the second photo and pedigree. Again,...

    Thanks for the second photo and pedigree. Again, he is a lovely looking horse, well educated and looks to be a blast to ride.
  17. Comments said Big Loop Horse Roping, not bulls. ...

    Comments said Big Loop Horse Roping, not bulls. I like the horse, very proportionate, not drafty looking. Nice legs, nice hooves in riding horse style. Probably a blast to ride!

    Wonder where...
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    Did you ask them how well it works in high...

    Did you ask them how well it works in high humidity areas? Plenty of discussion about those cooling vests, cooling neck wraps that you soak in water, which DO NOT work in high humidity!

    The...
  19. You could just unbuckle the side and put bridle...

    You could just unbuckle the side and put bridle crown on over the ears, not have to deal with the horn. Like bridling a mule or donkey that doesn't like ears handled.

    You can't shoe unicorns with...
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    Not sure where you are in Michigan, but we...

    Not sure where you are in Michigan, but we certainly are not experiencing drought around here! Hay has been hard to make because of the rain showers every couple days.

    I go out and spray, kill...
  21. Might be a color attraction, blue is usually...

    Might be a color attraction, blue is usually floral in nature.

    What does block have in it, that you use it instead of a plain white salt block?

    We have no blue blocks locally, never heard of...
  22. Not sure where OP is located, but add an extra...

    Not sure where OP is located, but add an extra foot or so to any driveway, distances between house and barn, go with wider gates over skinny ones. If you get snow then you need working space to...
  23. Thread: Feed bins?

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    Metal cans with metal lids all the way. You can...

    Metal cans with metal lids all the way. You can lock down the lids if needed and prevent horses or animals getting into the feed. They stand up to angry, STRONG raccoons throwing them over, keep...
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    While the ridden Tandem is great to watch, we...

    While the ridden Tandem is great to watch, we have had a lot of success with just driving the horses hitched if your goal is a driving Tandem. Not all Wheelers are ridden enough to be as responsive,...
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    Here is a site with several photos of Hoary...

    Here is a site with several photos of Hoary Alyssum:

    http://southcampus.colostate.edu/poisonous_plants/report/report_detail_1.cfm

    Hope this is helpful. It is not recent information, last...
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