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    I don't think there is every any successful way...

    I don't think there is every any successful way to mediate bitch on bitch aggression.

    My husband had that with his Labrador when he was still living at home. Almost killed the other spayed dog in...
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    I try and pick up one or two new things a year...

    I try and pick up one or two new things a year when different places have 20% sales.

    I really do think they make a difference in personal comfort. My arthritic mare seems much more comfortable...
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    It's a really crappy position to be in OP. I...

    It's a really crappy position to be in OP.

    I have had a couple horses I handled like that and while I was always OK, there were some close moments.

    One is really insecure when I pull a buddy...
  4. Do you ulcergard at shows? My horse is much...

    Do you ulcergard at shows?

    My horse is much more uncomfortable and much more difficult when we travel & I don't ulcergard.
  5. Good to know. Thanks all for input. :)

    Good to know. Thanks all for input. :)
  6. A friend used Highland Trucking out of Kansas...

    A friend used Highland Trucking out of Kansas three times, including one very heavily pregnant mare, for trips from the Midwest to Washington.

    May be worth looking into. Not very fancy, but they...
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    I haven't been confirmed, but I have had several...

    I haven't been confirmed, but I have had several different physicians state that I fit the parameters. I was a little perturbed that my primary care physician said that there was no reason to know...
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    Can I join too? I have a 5 year old Arabian...

    Can I join too?

    I have a 5 year old Arabian mare who has also discovered at times she has the power to be obnoxious.

    Most of the time it's not too bad, but good grief.

    I like going to...
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    Dani--it depends on the governing organization. ...

    Dani--it depends on the governing organization.

    Some allow two hands on the curb (ie USEF), some do not (NAWD). I don't know about cowboy dressage. I would have to look it up. That's a...
  10. If the trainer was arm candy/stripping, whatever,...

    If the trainer was arm candy/stripping, whatever, that's no big deal.

    To be honest, might be a bit of a relief that there is some decent money coming in because I have known way too many broke...
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    I would keep extra bits and an emergency medical...

    I would keep extra bits and an emergency medical kit at the barn.

    If you like side reins or a surcingle while lunging.

    Leg protection? Fly masks?

    I have way too much in my tiny tack...
  12. I have toured Villa Louis several times, just...

    I have toured Villa Louis several times, just haven't been there during the show.

    It's not terribly far from me, so it makes a lovely day trip. I have also gone and camped in the area. :)
    ...
  13. I should try and make it to Villa Louis next year...

    I should try and make it to Villa Louis next year & meet up if you go again. ;)

    My Fjord friend didn't go this year--had a wedding instead.

    But I know of a couple of events that they attend...
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    I would find the Canvas nosebags (feedbags) for...

    I would find the Canvas nosebags (feedbags) for pawers. They seem to hold up a little better.
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  15. I used my free sample on a mare that is a bit...

    I used my free sample on a mare that is a bit nervous with trailering.

    She came off dry and calm. She usually paces in a new environment and walked into the paddock and started eating. I...
  16. Thread: Feed Bag

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    I use feed bags and like them. My horses are not...

    I use feed bags and like them. My horses are not destructive. Some horses are just plain rude and destroy them in rapid order. My horses tend to be on the submissive side, so they enjoyed being...
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    Glad your guy is hanging in there! My older...

    Glad your guy is hanging in there!

    My older mare had a large colon displacement and had a less than 5 percent chance of survival per her vet.

    Long story short, is that she survived. It was a...
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    I have put up horse tails long term. I use a...

    I have put up horse tails long term.

    I use a method similar to this gal's.

    http://www.arabianhorseworld.com/how-to/clipping/clipping-6.html

    My horses live out 24/7. I put in long bailing...
  19. Here is the form ...

    Here is the form

    https://www.usef.org/documents/membership/EquineVaccinationRecord.pdf

    Fill out at Magics Mom says :)

    I know plenty of people that vaccinate their own.
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    I don't have a trainer, but primarily stall with...

    I don't have a trainer, but primarily stall with likeminded friends that do their own training/showing, so we can split tack stalls, supplies, and so forth.

    I show Arabians and dressage shows,...
  21. The Polish Studs used to brand their horses in...

    The Polish Studs used to brand their horses in this fashion in their middle
    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/48/85/47/4885477f4ca7e96bd2ea0c0aa78d79af.jpg

    So it seemed to be more common...
  22. An aneurysm took my family's cutting horse mare. ...

    An aneurysm took my family's cutting horse mare.

    It does happen, but isn't easy whenever it does happen.

    Another friend had a horse with a diaphragm rupture or something along those lines. ...
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    Today's adventure was putting a minute portion of...

    Today's adventure was putting a minute portion of each of the current feeds I have in the pan to see which she'd choose.

    Turns out, she does seem to like the Ultium. She cleaned that up and...
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    And now she decided that she doesn't really want...

    And now she decided that she doesn't really want to eat the mixture with the Ultium. I have no idea if it's the Essential K, Oats, or the Ultium. She does pick out the alfalfa pellets I have in...
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    Try a Turtleneck. I never had sweating issues...

    Try a Turtleneck. I never had sweating issues with my mare in one and I'm in your neck of the woods. ;)
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