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  1. Patten top boots, opening met with another club, can I wear them?

    I have my colours with another club but have been invited to opening met with a different club. Can I wear my patent topped boots? I am not wearing my colours on my jacket.
  2. Chances my 13.2hh two year old will stay pony sized?

    She is 13.2 at two years old. Her dam was small for her breeding, so she was bred down to a pony and got a large pony previously. This time, she was bred to a horse, but the baby just had her 2...
  3. Thank you for your suggestions. I do think I...

    Thank you for your suggestions.
    I do think I need to do more of an ask/tell/demand. Maybe it will light a fire under him a little.
    I would like to build his muscles up, and am asking for more...
  4. How to get a quiet young horse to go forward?

    I have a turning 5 year old WB gelding. He is very quiet. I love his disposition, but I am finding his nappyness difficult to get him going so we can learn more. He does the basic walk trot canter....
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    I breed a few quality sporthorses in Ontario. My...

    I breed a few quality sporthorses in Ontario. My oldest are three. Proven warmblood mares with A circuit show records.

    https://www.facebook.com/HuntlandsFarm
  6. I am currently building an arena. I had to make...

    I am currently building an arena. I had to make the same decisions as you. I built the arena as big as I could afford without needing a boarder. I took into account if I needed extra storage for...
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    The broodmare body. No top line?

    I need some help with my broodmare's body condition.

    Mare had late foal we are about to wean her foal. Mare is a very mild cribber.

    Mare looks to have a big belly, but NO top line. Same with...
  8. horse stalls with door at the back, pros and cons

    I am currently looking to build a barn with horse stalls. I was wondering about putting doors at the back of the stalls. Can you tell me about the pros and cons of this? What worked, what didn't....
  9. Trimming babies feet. How do you do keep them still?

    I am in my third year of breeding foals. The first two years, the foals were in a different paddock, and they did wear and chip their hooves more. This made trimming easier for the farrier.
    This...
  10. My neighbour made a floor from 4x4's cut into...

    My neighbour made a floor from 4x4's cut into about 4" blocks. If the floor is uneven, you can cut the blocks to height. He then back filled it with sand and swept it into the cracks.

    It looks...
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    What is a jumper broodmare worth?

    I was wondering was a royally bred jumper broodmare was worth. Lets say mid teen, proven show horse that has had a foal. Like a true upper level producing broodmare. Dam and siblings have produced...
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    Filly for us!

    http://www.freewebs.com/yellowbrick/

    Yesterday we welcomed into the world our new filly Bella. She is by Westporte out of a Musing x Charon mare.

    It is my first filly and I am so excited!
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    Thank you for taking the time to answer my...

    Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions.

    Currently, we are trying to do 9' rails before and after the jump to help "train" his jump.

    He is adjustable in the lines. Somedays I...
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    Training tips needed for too big a stride

    I have a bit of a problem, and need some help.

    I have a really nice, QUIET, 17.1hh hunter. He has the slowest, easy canter. It is deceiving because it is so slow. He is never hot or quick. The...
  16. I received my foals papers last week, and the...

    I received my foals papers last week, and the mare's inspection scores today. (Hanoverian)
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    Lost TB papers..can you get duplicates?

    My friend has a really nice hunter mare. She is a TB, and we know her registered name but do not have her jockey club papers.
    She is interested in breeding her.
    Is it possible to get her papers?...
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    If you use a back up camera system, switch from...

    If you use a back up camera system, switch from running it off the reverse lights to the regular forward lights.
    Mount the camera inside the trailer instead of at the licence plate.

    Honestly...
  19. We are putting a sheet of metal along the bottom...

    We are putting a sheet of metal along the bottom of the dividers. That was my first though as well. The stalls are not completely done yet. They also need a track along the top to help guide them....
  20. For hay storage, we do have a large bank barn. ...

    For hay storage, we do have a large bank barn. This barn is closer to the house and I do not need too many stalls. For insurance and in case of fire I wanted hay and the horses to be separate. I...
  21. Currently under stall construction, looking for input and ideas

    So We have an old mechanics garage that we are converting into a 6 stall barn. I got 4 portable stall fronts from the neighbour, and we used them as the fronts of the stalls. Since it is just me,...
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    Try pool noodles. You have to cut the slit but...

    Try pool noodles. You have to cut the slit but they work great.
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    Last year I had two foals, and my daughter within...

    Last year I had two foals, and my daughter within three weeks. They were about 6 weeks old when we were installing drainage tiles in the paddock by the barn. My husband left the paddock with the...
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    My Hanoverian mare by Rodero had a wonderful...

    My Hanoverian mare by Rodero had a wonderful black colt with big white sock by sir wanabi.

    http://www.freewebs.com/yellowbrick/rieslingroyale.htm
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    She is very amateur friendly. I love a nice...

    She is very amateur friendly. I love a nice hunter, and she is a nice mover, but I am intrested to hear what would be the best match with her, be it a hunter or jumper stallion.
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