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    i bought buck for $7.50 at target a few years...

    i bought buck for $7.50 at target a few years ago. it is super inspirational and almost made me cry. i also am usually sort of dismissive of this genre of training because in the past years the BNTs...
  2. his face looks a LOT like a friends border...

    his face looks a LOT like a friends border terrier, and said terriers puppies who had a coarse-coat JRT mother. (unfortunately i have no photos)

    hes adourable!! and what a story. the universe...
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    i am of this opinion generally as well, but i...

    i am of this opinion generally as well, but i have known several horses who really hated the cold (mostly TBs) and would ask to come in while their pasturemates were on the other side of the field....
  4. i really hate shipping boots and would rather...

    i really hate shipping boots and would rather ship naked than with them. i know everything has its pros and cons but i just feel like they are pointless. but im also a really competent, OCD leg...
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    most recently, i co-managed a herd of 12-14...

    most recently, i co-managed a herd of 12-14 sensitive TB foxhunters through 2 maryland winters. since it was just me and my friend doing ALL the things for the horses including TO, feeding, stalls,...
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    this. she been stalled for 4 YEARS. shes gonna...

    this. she been stalled for 4 YEARS. shes gonna need a season to adjust. i know you said you cant change the hay system, but id just be aware that this winter will be her first real "winter" in a...
  7. redhorses, thats good to remember! i have known...

    redhorses, thats good to remember! i have known about sugar being a hostile environment for bacteria but i probably wouldnt have thought about it for this. i also didnt have access to sugar, i...
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    well, last winter in the sleet and snow and wind...

    well, last winter in the sleet and snow and wind and 5°, when we had sets to ride and i didnt have waterproof pants, yeah, i covered my tighs with it. it was kind of awkward, but it was just quick 20...
  9. another vote for roaching! if its that much of an...

    another vote for roaching! if its that much of an issue and takes that much time (i have no doubt, ive been living in burr country recently), i think its a perfect solution and your horse will look...
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    i "rescued" freya from a lady off craigslist who...

    i "rescued" freya from a lady off craigslist who had her and three other dogs in a second story apartment building. freya was 11 mos when i got her and had been living mostly in a crate because she...
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    cant recommend brands, but i will say to go with...

    cant recommend brands, but i will say to go with the cut out ones that velcro in the front over your legs or under saddle flaps -- NOT the ones that are a "full"er sheet and are meant to go under the...
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    it sounds like there are serveral things...

    it sounds like there are serveral things happening here, which have all been pointed out, namely the stress of moving and the fact that stall walking was an old habit. i would definitely treat for...
  13. azul, oops, no it was a coagulant, i had a derp...

    azul, oops, no it was a coagulant, i had a derp moment.

    thanks for the comments. it was a really rough last day there ... 2 months ago, my last day in buenos aires i saw a horse die from flipping...
  14. where i used to work, we used stomach soother...

    where i used to work, we used stomach soother both in the feed with meds and in a dosing syringe. it was tasty, plus the papaya does nice things for their stomachs and i really think it helped some...
  15. what would you have done: severed vein, exposed bone, no vets. long.

    so im really just posting this for ... i dont know, to see what you would have done, what i should or should not have done, etc. theres nothing i can do about anything now because i am no longer with...
  16. iodine. working in Argentina with TBs, i have...

    iodine.

    working in Argentina with TBs, i have used iodine. i had very limited resources on the farm i was working at and iodine was the best i could get. (wouldve rather used sugardine, which is...
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    for our staff horses, they get vetrolin rinse...

    for our staff horses, they get vetrolin rinse after the bath, vetrolin or some other liniment spray on hind legs, poultice or bowie mud on front legs, and feet packed with epsom salt or epsom salt...
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    if you do ever clip a dirty horse, (and even for...

    if you do ever clip a dirty horse, (and even for clipping clean ones) you never use too much show sheen.
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    $150 full body clip, $125 hunter clip, $85 trace...

    $150 full body clip, $125 hunter clip, $85 trace clip, pony discount ;) horse needs to be clean, or $15 to bath/groom or whatever. $10 aggravation fee (if horse is stupid PITA), $10 to sedate (rarely...
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    i always heard people use heticin k, which i...

    i always heard people use heticin k, which i thought was Today (lactating cow, water based, whereas tomorrow is oil based)?

    i use dmso + strong iodine in a spray bottle. super cheap. pick feet,...
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    my dog is a very regular grazer. she gets fed a...

    my dog is a very regular grazer. she gets fed a good dog food, no people food and a milkbone every few days, is very active, and she has always eaten grass since i got her in october. shes a 1.5 yr...
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    thanks, sheila... yeah im not discounting...

    thanks, sheila... yeah im not discounting racehorse people at all - ihave really enjoyed galloping and havent seen anything at all 'abusive'. ive mostly interacted with timber and hurdle horses, who...
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    lol, i mean like white whipped cream foam, not...

    lol, i mean like white whipped cream foam, not tons, just on his lips. chewing and listening. and really just while we were working, was mostly gone when i got off.

    how does one come to the...
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    salivation means " their tongues restricted"?

    so i wanted to post this here as opposed to dressage so i mught have a better chance of varied responses.

    today i was riding a little OTTB with my friend/boss. horse is 4, came off the track in...
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    janiemarie, im SO sorry for your loss :( thats...

    janiemarie, im SO sorry for your loss :( thats devastating. jingles for you.
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