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  1. Partnership works a lot better with WBs too. Just...

    Partnership works a lot better with WBs too. Just because many WBs can tolerate being bullied doesn't mean that they thrive on it. I doubt many WB MARES take that crap for long.
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    My mare at 5 yo started to lay down if her right...

    My mare at 5 yo started to lay down if her right front leg was held up in some particular manner (which we never figured out) by the farrier. At 16.3H and old style build, that is a lot of horse...
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    I like coconut oil. You can melt it and mix it...

    I like coconut oil. You can melt it and mix it with solids for it to stick to. It hardens and doesn't have the oily texture.
    If I were looking to pack on pounds, I would look into Powerstance which...
  4. Great Meadows WEG prep - seating, being able to see the action

    I was chatting with a friend about the WEG prep at Great Meadows and we wondering what the seating is going to be like. She thought the seating was going to awful and it was going to be hard to see...
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    I second SidesaddleRider's recommendations. I...

    I second SidesaddleRider's recommendations. I have used Piedmont but I prefer having a general vet like Ellen Stevens and then using specialists for lameness or surgeries. Harrison is a fabulous...
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    I read a study where they compared the size of...

    I read a study where they compared the size of horse foals from the same breeding in ET ponies and ET horses, and also the size of pony foals of the same breeding in ET ponies and ET horses. In all...
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    I've been to 2 CDK clinics at Hassler dressage...

    I've been to 2 CDK clinics at Hassler dressage and he improved every horse/rider combo he worked with from training level to FEI levels. His regard for horses is genuine and his riders appeared to...
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    I use a prestige. $$ but wonderful quality....

    I use a prestige. $$ but wonderful quality. Definitely fixed the problem of the saddle moving forward.
  9. Thread: rain rot :-(

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    :-( I love microtek. In a pinch you can get a...

    :-( I love microtek.

    In a pinch you can get a 4% chlorhexidine solution at CVS. HIbicleans. CVS also has a store brand.

    I prefer to use Vetasan ointment (its a cream, actually) over the...
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    40 years ago my brother rented a trailer where...

    40 years ago my brother rented a trailer where the brakes engaged hydraulically when the hauling vehicle slowed down.
    He pulled it and a single horse with a 65 mustang. twice.
    I guess he should not...
  11. This lunge cavesson has a bicycle chain in nose...

    This lunge cavesson has a bicycle chain in nose band. It's wonderful for a strong horse. It's expensive but worth it. I have a 16.3H hanoverian mare that learned she could just turn away and run and...
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    beval pull-on rubber boots. Hands down. fits...

    beval pull-on rubber boots. Hands down. fits everybody. small-XXL sizes. One of my girls who has 9.5 inches of bone in the front wears XL. They are pricey ($25-30 a pair) but in 4 years my two girls...
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    Sounds like she is going to get a horse to...

    Sounds like she is going to get a horse to compete over the summer for free and then try to sell it at the worst possible time of year.
    The time to sell is NOW.
  14. Thread: Price Gap

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    I know a Va TB breeder who trains her non-racing...

    I know a Va TB breeder who trains her non-racing or OTTB horses to be exactly as you describe for the price range you are looking in. But her horses are generally sold "through the grapevine" and...
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    I'm so sorry. You worked so hard to help her. How...

    I'm so sorry. You worked so hard to help her. How was it diagnosed?
  16. Thread: Fly Spray

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    I can't do fly sprays with insecticide due to a...

    I can't do fly sprays with insecticide due to a health condition. I find that Ultrashield Green works quite well and smells great. I use a glove or makeup pad to put swat on their ears and navals. We...
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    Hey Jack. Read this. Repeatedly. Until it sinks...

    Hey Jack. Read this. Repeatedly. Until it sinks in.

    At some point, your pad will not be the "pad du jour" and you will have to rely on past good deeds to keep your business growing.

    You still...
  18. Woohoo - Found a sunscreen that doesn't burn my eyes!

    I've been trying to find a sunscreen to use on my face for decades. I lived at the beach and also on a tropical island, so I had some serious motivation!

    Anyway, Neurogena Healthy Skin...
  19. Watching her sitting trot and the way her hip and...

    Watching her sitting trot and the way her hip and knee joint open and close with the strides is fascinating (about 1:04) along with how much the back is rising underneath her.
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    Without papers there is no proof of pedigree. So...

    Without papers there is no proof of pedigree. So the sellers may try to ask more for a horse claiming a sought after parentage but the horse may actually have none of that blood. So buy the horse in...
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    It is not supposed to keep the mouth shut. It is...

    It is not supposed to keep the mouth shut. It is there to help stabilize the bit in the mouth. Interestingly, I had a new dressage trainer out the other day when looking at my bridle specifically...
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    Worth repeating. the cutouts, BTW face away from...

    Worth repeating. the cutouts, BTW face away from the ears, they don't go around them.

    My husband's horse has an asymmetric jaw and we use the clips on her to keep the bit positioned correctly off...
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    Genius, Gemini, Gold Rush, Gold Finger, Garp,...

    Genius, Gemini, Gold Rush, Gold Finger, Garp, Google, G-male,
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    Why G? Gyrfalcon, Godot (like "Waiting for...

    Why G?

    Gyrfalcon, Godot (like "Waiting for Godot"), Ganache (for the foodies), Game of Thrones (lol), Gladius, Great Scott (Rock Horror Picture Show)
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    Rusty, I have a Black Country Celeste which is...

    Rusty,
    I have a Black Country Celeste which is a dressage/endurance saddle. Very open seat. My saddle has modified flaps that are more forward so it can be used with a shorter stirrup length for...
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