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    We are at an indoor for the winter - but they get...

    We are at an indoor for the winter - but they get a lot of ice and its very hilly - so I just bought several pair of the Yaktrax to keep in the car and other places
    I thought I got a pretty good...
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    Well I dont do anythiig that would interfere with...

    Well I dont do anythiig that would interfere with what the farrier is doing, or would cause the horse to react -thus causing problems for the farrier
    BUT
    I try to keep ahead of my boys bored brains...
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    From a boarders point of view I would expect and...

    From a boarders point of view I would expect and bare minimum of 30 days notice
    Since you are already well into November now - If you did not give notice on Nov 1 for a Dec increase then (to me)...
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    Well The closest thing to the western rein idea...

    Well The closest thing to the western rein idea is to just insert the "blank" rein end through only the keeper of the buckle rein end (not through the buckle). Generally the rein end has a tiny...
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    DERMAFAS creme Years ago we had a horse with...

    DERMAFAS creme

    Years ago we had a horse with the Aural plaques and never found anything to work
    We had to take the bridle apart to get it over his ears

    Dont have horses with this problem now...
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    Friends of ours have Paso Finos Their first 2...

    Friends of ours have Paso Finos
    Their first 2 lived until mid-20's and mid-30's
    one was very laid back but also conformationally "made by committee"
    the other was very correctly built but also...
  7. Sometimes its not anythinng with the gelding...

    Sometimes its not anythinng with the gelding EXCEPT the mare

    We had a 23yo gelding who had been a stallion til 4yo and had been bred
    we had been at a barn with a real hussy mare - only 3 horses...
  8. The horse has to be relatively calm when worming...

    The horse has to be relatively calm when worming (ie not throwing head around)
    We found you can get them intoo the calm state by just taking a bit of extra time and rubbing their face with the...
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    One horse at our barn is an old mare previously...

    One horse at our barn is an old mare previously badly foundered
    she needs her feet rimmed to keep them comfortable
    but she is also thrush prone so sometimes it hurts to stand on the bad foot while...
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    Our PerchXTB ALex will live the rest of his life...

    Our PerchXTB ALex will live the rest of his life in some kind of blanket due to injury that left a big bald patch that sunburns
    So at present we have 16 differnt sheets, blankets, unlined waterproof...
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    Not sure of any "original research" but my guess...

    Not sure of any "original research" but my guess is that the intermittent nature of "cooling out" goes back to the fact that you do not always have a free flowing supply of water such as a hose to...
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    Recently a town in NJ passed an ordinance about...

    Recently a town in NJ passed an ordinance about cleaning up after your horse - the regulation was initiated by new suburbanites who were bothered by horse piles

    Nobody in the nearby horse...
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    If old polish is really caked into the crevices,...

    If old polish is really caked into the crevices, you may find that a brush is just not enough to do the job.

    In this case VERY CAREFULLY, you can use a fine point scalpel or exacto knife blade and...
  14. Quote: Originally Posted by nj2 Cooper 7yo...

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    Cooper 7yo PerchX-QH NJ
    Are you happy becoming a carriage driving horse?

    Cooper says: Oh yes. I am proud to be driving. I really really enjoy it. Can you tell...
  15. Cooper 7yo PerchX-QH NJ Are you happy...

    Cooper 7yo PerchX-QH NJ
    Are you happy becoming a carriage driving horse?
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    Several things to giveaway

    We have a natural groomers stone if anyone is interested
    this did not work as well for us as the farnam groomer blocks

    we 3 1/2 sample size bottles of Eqyss blanket wash, while it is not too...
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    One California full service place is Carriage...

    One California full service place is Carriage Driving Essentials - they have a website too
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    Its not that hard to make a breeching for a mini....

    Its not that hard to make a breeching for a mini.

    A friend of ours bought a 15yo stallion mini - supposed to be VERY experienced for pony rides
    came with cart and harness - no breeching

    My...
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    We like the glory bit - loose cheek liverpool...

    We like the glory bit - loose cheek liverpool regular glory mouth
    the glory mouth is a different metal and it tilts slightly forward to give more tongue room
    "supposedly" helps to prevent horse...
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    OMG - he looks Soooooo much like my old Hackney...

    OMG - he looks Soooooo much like my old Hackney MEL (Morleen Ballantrae Prince)
    He was a really good driving horse and a nice ride too

    Your guy may have originated from the Mackay string - he...
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    measure your horses head before you go buying...

    measure your horses head before you go buying anything
    you need to know the total measurement from bit to bit over the head
    also the width of the brow band
    the measurement from the base of the ear...
  22. smurk03 what size horse is yours now and what...

    smurk03
    what size horse is yours now and what size do you "think" he's gonna get to?

    in several club newsletters there are used harnesses of varying quality and degree of usedness. HCHPA in NJ...
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    I pass a gentlemens farmette on my way to work...

    I pass a gentlemens farmette on my way to work that has:
    sicilian donkeys, goats, jacob sheep, alpaca, scotch highland cattle and a few large ponies/arabs. They are kind of mix and match as to who...
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    On one of our "field trips" we visited a historic...

    On one of our "field trips" we visited a historic village in Wisconsin (someplace north of Milwaukee - dont remember exactly where) and they had a very good carriage collection that included a very...
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    OK here's my question Why sit way over to the...

    OK here's my question
    Why sit way over to the left in the vehicle yet hold your hands/arms way out to the right to keep them sort-of straight to the horse (more than one person in that class is...
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