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    I don't recall seeing Veterinary Ads either but...

    I don't recall seeing Veterinary Ads either but certainly there's enough Human Drug Ads on TV for horse owners to see. While I see these ads I'm also trying to catch the speedy part about the side...
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    Is it a growing trend to now think first of what...

    Is it a growing trend to now think first of what drug can be used to fix things?


    Having been a summer camper and growing up to be on staff at the same summer camp, the tray of medications used...
  3. We have a neighbor whose dogs were running in a...

    We have a neighbor whose dogs were running in a pack and killing cats, they could get a hold of, and jump dogs who were not roaming loose but on their own property.

    The neighbor who found the...
  4. It's a breath freshener. It might be Binacca.

    It's a breath freshener. It might be Binacca.
  5. Ligaments connect bone to bone. Usually it's a...

    Ligaments connect bone to bone. Usually it's a concern about tendons which connect muscle to bone....such as the Deep Digital Flexor that attaches to muscle near the elbow with the lower end...
  6. High heels is what I found along with heel...

    High heels is what I found along with heel contraction but in the form of the heels turning inward at the rear most portion of the quarters to form the back corners of this boxy shape. This appeared...
  7. Everyone who is going to be within reach and/or...

    Everyone who is going to be within reach and/or sight of your gelding needs to be aware of his behavior so that they can be ready to act or he'll continue to do what they allow...whether they meant...
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    Yes, having the ability to adapt to situation...

    Yes, having the ability to adapt to situation does call for some creativity. :) Yes, we could leave the wall edges we were trying to get at hanging over the edges of the board but with those...
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    Hawk showed me that technique while trimming some...

    Hawk showed me that technique while trimming some severely deformed slippered toed foundered horses at the rescue we used to go to. But, in that case they would be standing on their hooves and we...
  10. Other than a few things, those look like some...

    Other than a few things, those look like some nice feet...dry too but nice.

    The things I notice are minor. The toe looks to be a bit squared in the sole view, frog tip a bit too full (thick) and...
  11. And if people are going to play with his mouth,...

    And if people are going to play with his mouth, they do so at the risk of getting bit. :yes:

    There's a very bored 17 hand WB at a barn I do trimming at and his stall is right by the work area. ...
  12. If you watch horses nipping at each other, it...

    If you watch horses nipping at each other, it only stops when one of them does something to make it plain that enough is enough.
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    We've had a wet winter but compared to the severe...

    We've had a wet winter but compared to the severe drought summers for the past 2 or 3 years, it's a blessing! Our winters are of course more mild compared your area so people continue to ride with...
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    The percentage of my clientelle would be closer...

    The percentage of my clientelle would be closer to 90% going longer and the rest needing to be seen sooner. ;)

    You know how a lot of people make the comment that I over trim when they see...
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    Don't recall Tom specifying if these horses were...

    Don't recall Tom specifying if these horses were shod or bare. I've got some clients whose horses (barefoot of course), are going as long as 12 weeks between trim (or more) and their feet look as...
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    Yes, everyone needs to earn a living unless they...

    Yes, everyone needs to earn a living unless they are independently wealthy or married in to money. ;)

    People should honor agreements but there can be circumstances beyond one's control too.
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    The horse owner was telling me about how the...

    The horse owner was telling me about how the previous trainer was acting psycho. She wanted to get her horse out of the barn while the trainer wouldn't be there just to avoid a possible...
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    I have a hoof client that has had her jumper in 3...

    I have a hoof client that has had her jumper in 3 different barns all to keep it with the Trainer.

    This trainer would pick up some new clients with each barn change BUT, they didn't stick with...
  19. Having had a QH that lived to be 38, he would get...

    Having had a QH that lived to be 38, he would get the "runs" if fed 1st cut hay. He was fine with 2nd or 3rd cut. We also fed him Equine Sr dry.

    Hope you can sort this guy out. It can be such...
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    Some horse owners don't last through the...

    Some horse owners don't last through the transitional phase and go back to shoes.

    The horses that are transitioning out of shoes and are pasture sound but lame otherwise, can be booted if the...
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    Horse owners can use boots as needed. Shoes are...

    Horse owners can use boots as needed. Shoes are on there until they either fall off or are removed.
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    So why all the injuries and lamenesses involving...

    So why all the injuries and lamenesses involving shod horses? Is it because they moved? ;)




    I can follow the equilibrium in the tendon system. Of course the DDFT is a much thicker tendon...
  23. Then perhaps it is connected with how the Farrier...

    Then perhaps it is connected with how the Farrier has been adjusting the way he's doing the front feet that is responsible for what's going on now. Leaving the front hooves longer may not be such a...
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    Easy enough to operate but the weight may present...

    Easy enough to operate but the weight may present a problem unless you're strong. I like my DeWalt cordless grinder. I also like my cordless Ryobi spiral saw...akin to the Rotozip only cordless. ...
  25. This can describe horses having hoof issues that...

    This can describe horses having hoof issues that simply feel they can't move out as much as they would like unless made to do so.

    I looked at the top link in your signature (Hunter pose photo)...
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