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    From what I can tell reading here, different...

    From what I can tell reading here, different breeds have different styles.

    I think knowing what type of showing you intend to do may apply to the type of style you would want to follow.
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    Could be the battery, but it was the electrical...

    Could be the battery, but it was the electrical soloniod unit for me once. Easy fix, but had to order the part.
    The battery can be checked to see if it is still working/charging efficiently. Do that...
  3. I have gradually upgraded over the years from:...

    I have gradually upgraded over the years from: very small BP - larger BP - steel with large dressing room I upgraded - small aluminum gooseneck - larger AL GN - to current with full bath, kitchen,...
  4. Over the years I have upgraded from a small...

    Over the years I have upgraded from a small (really small) 2 horse, little by little, to my current trailer. It was used, so had some things I could do without - like the roof hay rack, which I have...
  5. I wonder how much, if any, price difference there...

    I wonder how much, if any, price difference there is by breed. AQHA vs Morgan vs Paint vs App, etc. High price by discipline? or breed?
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    Just an FYI for those older light colored saddles...

    Just an FYI for those older light colored saddles which have darkened somewhat from sun over the years.

    If you have silver you polish on your light saddle, the LIQUID Lederbalsam will remove the...
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    I almost hate to add to this thread, it has...

    I almost hate to add to this thread, it has gotten so vitriolic, but I cannot resist.

    I am not as competent a rider to train young horses, so my QH must be at a trainer for now. I remember the...
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    Well done. Thank you. He uses great images.

    Well done. Thank you.
    He uses great images.
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    The best place to figure out what saddle fits you...

    The best place to figure out what saddle fits you horse is at those shows you attend. Your friends will have different saddles, and most are happy to let you try them on. You need to fit your horse...
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    I don't know Arab showing, but it looks like a...

    I don't know Arab showing, but it looks like a combination of (1) widening the hands to give a solid "hallway" for the horse to learn balance and (2) lifting the reins to lighten the front end. Of...
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    I would like to suggest that jean seams are...

    I would like to suggest that jean seams are placed differently with different brands. I prefer to ride in Wrangler Q-baby and have found that the seam is more toward the front. I have no seam pinch...
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    I too have Humane interlocking, VERY heavy mats....

    I too have Humane interlocking, VERY heavy mats. Would have no others. Have had them for over 10 years with no shifting or lifting. They are expensive. You must measure your stall accurately because...
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    Consider your body. Your shoulders must be...

    Consider your body. Your shoulders must be parallel to the horse to present a wall to turn the horse. Also, if any part of your body is behind the horse's eye you may be folding the horse around...
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    I have had the Horse Pal for enough years that...

    I have had the Horse Pal for enough years that the top trap is cracked and the mesh is shredding. It has worked at times and has been ignored by flies at times. I always did enjoy watching the...
  15. I use the Road ID wrist slim every time I ride,...

    I use the Road ID wrist slim every time I ride, or run, or go on long trips. Just would make it easier in an emergency. I have name, 3 contacts and blood type. Anything else they can figure out for...
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    Been doing similar research. Have decided to use...

    Been doing similar research. Have decided to use eternabond tape. If someone has negative reviews to add, please do before I mess up.
    The problem seems to be that it cannot be applied over silicone...
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    Chlorox Cleanup wipes Spray shower cleaner...

    Chlorox Cleanup wipes
    Spray shower cleaner
    Paper towels
    Disposable gloves for dumping
    It's nice if the small fan can be a clip on
    Disposable toilet cleaning pads - but don't flush them
  18. Aktill - wonderful explanation. I will reinforce...

    Aktill - wonderful explanation. I will reinforce by saying that you may have to buy or borrow many spur styles to see what works for you and your horse. It is not a one-size-fits-all unless you have...
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    As a calming supplement, I have had good results...

    As a calming supplement, I have had good results with Cool Blue. It is also loaded with a variety of vitamins and minerals.
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    Ayrabz - I have had a similar set up for several...

    Ayrabz - I have had a similar set up for several years. One bin, concrete bottom, block sides, about 10' wide by 8' deep by 4' tall. My blocks are opening up with rebar pounded through several to...
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    The western world has many "show pads" that are...

    The western world has many "show pads" that are quite thin and normally used over the thicker underpad. I would think that the best thing for you to do is buy one of these pads, Maytex is a brand,...
  22. Thread: Bumpy lawn

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    Are the lumps and bumps soft? If so, probably...

    Are the lumps and bumps soft?
    If so, probably moles - hard to get rid of and a lot of trouble.
    If not, even more trouble to level out.
    I had some ruts due to truck, tractor, and bulldozer...
  23. And when you put those posts in the ground - if...

    And when you put those posts in the ground - if you ever do - don't forget to leave a gate wide enough to drive a dump truck through!
  24. I put it off for a long time, but when my kitty...

    I put it off for a long time, but when my kitty stopped purring I knew it was time.
  25. "Finally, I thought Buck was the soul of tact....

    "Finally, I thought Buck was the soul of tact. Why he even complimented our horseflies! At least, I think calling them "Boone and Crockett horseflies" was a compliment."

    Boone and Crockett refers...
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