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    I had a friend long ago who believed in the "if,...

    I had a friend long ago who believed in the "if, then" theory of worry. If something bad isn't happening now, then don't worry about it. His example was a kid with a dental appointment planned and...
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    Or Cushings - fatty pads are a symptom for that,...

    Or Cushings - fatty pads are a symptom for that, too. I'd read up on the symptoms for both IR and Cushings and keep a close eye, even if you are able to start exercising her more. Good luck.
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    An extremely horsey friend of mine has an equally...

    An extremely horsey friend of mine has an equally horsey daughter (20s) who went with her boyfriend to the diner at TIEC. Boyfriend went up to the counter for something and daughter soon looked up to...
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    I needed a solar charger for Horse Guard fence...

    I needed a solar charger for Horse Guard fence recently, did a COTH search and found that Gallagher brand was the most highly recommended. I got an S17 model but choose one that suits your situation,...
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    Just to remind you, Levothyroxine (i.e., Thyro-L...

    Just to remind you, Levothyroxine (i.e., Thyro-L and others) is one of the rare generics that can actually change in effect when you switch from one brand to another. That's true for human...
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    I live in an equestrian community that totals...

    I live in an equestrian community that totals about 250 acres and we have 16 homesites (only one empty one left) with properties ranging from 8 to 30 acres. We do not have a central barn, everyone...
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    We don't really have mountains in the Tryon area,...

    We don't really have mountains in the Tryon area, we're in the "Foothills." The highest elevation in Mill Spring (where TIEC is located) is 1,001 ft. so while earth has definitely been moved to...
  8. If she mentions it again you might tell her that...

    If she mentions it again you might tell her that schooling a horse in different arenas is very good practice for showing in different arenas. If you're not actually showing now (even if you never...
  9. As near as I can tell, here are the guidelines...

    As near as I can tell, here are the guidelines based on a review of all the experts:
    - Spring grass is bad because it's too rich, too much sugar.
    - Summer grass, or grass in any kind of drought, is...
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    Just saw this yesterday on a really old,...

    Just saw this yesterday on a really old, partially fixed up Jeep pick-up truck:
    "Honk if something falls off."

    And a friend with a really big old stock trailer had a "Student Driver" sticker on...
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    If the insole doesn't do the trick alone, add a...

    If the insole doesn't do the trick alone, add a pair of little tennis type (ankle) socks over your normal socks, just to "pad out" your foot so it takes up more room.
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    I stretch before I ride and try to remember to...

    I stretch before I ride and try to remember to stretch after I ride also, to work out any kinks I might have gotten from tenseness or repetition.
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    One thing several of the UL riders who have been...

    One thing several of the UL riders who have been at Tryon for the Spring shows have said is that they like having a place like Tryon to come to so they can stay in one place and have have access to...
  14. When I wanted to learn about endurance I offered...

    When I wanted to learn about endurance I offered to crew for someone nearby and after doing that for awhile it led to my going to rides with my own horse on her LQ trailer. A good way to learn about...
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    David Grant, one of the founders of the Carolina...

    David Grant, one of the founders of the Carolina Marsh Tacky Association, competed on a Marsh Tacky at a very recent Cowboy Mounted Shooting competition at FENCE in Tryon - the first CMSA event held...
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    I use Horse Guard bi-polar with a solar charger...

    I use Horse Guard bi-polar with a solar charger (Gallagher S17 thanks to COTH advice) and it works fine. However one thing that I learned the hard way is that if you want to make a "gate" out of the...
  17. That's funny - I'm not a jumper so I really...

    That's funny - I'm not a jumper so I really enjoyed his comments as they helped me understand what each rider did well or not so well on his/her ride. I had been there live on Saturday so knew some...
  18. From an article I did last summer for area horse...

    From an article I did last summer for area horse publication: stalls 10x10; stalls matted; metal stall walls have slick coating so kicks slide off; commercial barrel fans in each stall; in-stall...
  19. Brief hi-jack here: one thing the author of the...

    Brief hi-jack here: one thing the author of the linked article had wrong is this: "Tryon, though, has its drawbacks as the construction of the on-site homes indicates. A lack of hotels, restaurants...
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    True story: When living in East Texas my husband...

    True story: When living in East Texas my husband and I went with some friends to drop a horse off for training. When we got to the trainer's place the first thing we saw as we pulled in the drive was...
  21. If I were you I'd go to the Easy Boot site...

    If I were you I'd go to the Easy Boot site (www.easycareinc.com) and look at their easy boot trail - it's the easiest to put on/take off, no cables to deal with, and you can buy individually. And...
  22. NBC Sports Network to Broadcast Tryon FEI CSI4* This Sunday

    FYI, Tryon International Equestrian Center's first FEI CSI 4* Grand Prix ($210k) is being held this Saturday evening (June 6) and NBC Sports Network will be there to tape it, then broadcast it on...
  23. Have had both electric and gas carts - currently...

    Have had both electric and gas carts - currently have the E-Z Go Workhorse Gas and love it.

    The one thing I can guarantee you is that when the batteries go dead in an electric you will be at the...
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    Oh no, I do not think Cushings is no big deal -...

    Oh no, I do not think Cushings is no big deal - to the contrary I'm aware that it is a very big deal: a non-curable condition that basically represents a long slide downward in terms of recurring and...
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    When I said I would treat laminitis other ways...

    When I said I would treat laminitis other ways rather than relying on Prascend to correct it since the manufacturer specifically called out laminitis as a PPID symptom that "may not" be helped by...
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