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    I appreciate all of the input. I've put Vaseline...

    I appreciate all of the input. I've put Vaseline on his feet and it lasts for a few hours, then there is snowballing again. It's pretty severe, it's gotten to 4 inches tall of snow - and it is very...
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    Snowballing in the Winter

    Has anyone used boots, such as the Cavallo Simple Boots to prevent snowballing in the winter? The snow pads on my horse aren't working at all, so I'm curious if this is a good option.
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    If she is looking for school horses, there are...

    If she is looking for school horses, there are two barns I'd recommend. I'd highly recommend Jennifer Rousseau who trains at Tudor Oaks Farm in Barrington Hills. She is kind and very well-rounded...
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    Thanks so much for your responses!!!!! Very...

    Thanks so much for your responses!!!!! Very helpful to know. When they are used to longer grazing hours, do you still not let them graze around dusk when NSC levels are high? They hate the grazing...
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    Ponies and Laminitis - Are All Prone?

    I have several ponies stabled at home that are very hardy. This is a new barn and the first time I've had my horses at home. I have an allweather paddock that's very generous in size, which is...
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    Grazing Muzzles - Abrasion against Nose

    I'm turning out my horses in the Best Friend Grazing muzzles. They are in them all day.

    I brought my grey horse in, and he has a sensitive nose as it is pink. It was all blistered from the...
  7. I am going through the exact same thing as you. ...

    I am going through the exact same thing as you. I've been riding for 20 years and am moving my horses to our new barn which is at home. We have 2 large paddocks and 1 all-weather. My horses have...
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    I've had a 4 Star for a few years now, and LOVE...

    I've had a 4 Star for a few years now, and LOVE it! And after talking to many different horsepeople, including horse transportation professionals, everyone agrees that it is the absolute best horse...
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    Flat bridles are the most traditional, but I'd...

    Flat bridles are the most traditional, but I'd suggest asking the masters. Some hunts are more particular about tack than others.
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    I'd be VERY careful about Banamine injections,...

    I'd be VERY careful about Banamine injections, and absolutely would never give it IM.

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    My vet posted picture of a horse that had deep cuts all...
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    Thought you may find this interesting - I went to...

    Thought you may find this interesting - I went to a local feed store asking about hay, since the situation is so dire here with the drought. I'm looking for any hay at this point, as long as it's...
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    It's not okay to ride in a hayfield if it is not...

    It's not okay to ride in a hayfield if it is not your own. The proper thing to do would be to ask the property owners. That's at least the etiquette in foxhunting - you always ask landowners,...
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    Thanks for your input! I really appreciate it!! ...

    Thanks for your input! I really appreciate it!! It's been really hard to find ANY hay around here with the drought - going to try to go to other sources. It sounds like the grass hasn't been able...
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    I'll look into this after the EPM treatment. ...

    I'll look into this after the EPM treatment. Thank you!
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    As it turns out, the mare has a case of EPM, and...

    As it turns out, the mare has a case of EPM, and we've been treating her for a few months now. It explained a lot! Thanks for all your input!
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    Is Queen Anne's Lace Poisonous to Horses?

    As I'm sure many of you are going through, it's been a really bad year for hay with the drought. I'm desperately looking for someone that sells hay in smaller quantities, and it's been hard to find...
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    I've used C&E Horse Transportation and they have...

    I've used C&E Horse Transportation and they have been exceptional.
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    Having my Green Horse Tried

    I'm selling a really nice 5 year-old chestnut mare who is sensitive, but has a really gorgeous jump, and has incredible potential for the hunters. I've only jumped her a few times, and she was just...
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    At Wit's End with a Mare

    I bought what once was a lovely 5 year-old Thoroughbred mare this winter. I was hoping she would be a great trail horse. She was a completely calm, gentle mare and had great ground manners. I was...
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    Thanks for all your advice. That was my hunch,...

    Thanks for all your advice. That was my hunch, but I was so strongly advised to have her on it, that I wanted to do some research on it and also ask people. I really appreciate it!
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    Thank you for all your advice. A lot of you...

    Thank you for all your advice.

    A lot of you seemed to go on the attack, so I will give you a little more background and explain why I considered it. Personally, I was against the idea and right...
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    Regu-Mate

    I'm probably going to put my new mare on this, since she is transitioning to a new barn, and will have beginners on her (friends and family) occasionally, on the trails. I'm waiting to get an...
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    Good to know and thanks for your input. I'm...

    Good to know and thanks for your input. I'm leaning towards the skin since it's supposed to be so much easier to clean.
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    Keeping Birds Out

    How do you keep birds out of your barn? But, without a barn cat? I've heard some people use nerf guns or something like that, which, if you shoot them at the birds enough, they stay out for good.
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    I've been at Tudor Oaks Farm (Haflinger breeder)...

    I've been at Tudor Oaks Farm (Haflinger breeder) for about eight years, and though I've never owned one, I've known many Haflingers. I have to say I disagree about them being "naughty" and think a...
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