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  1. You need one of these: fly browband + jowl strap:...

    You need one of these: fly browband + jowl strap: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Harrys-Horse-Fly-browband-2tone/dp/B001GHKVEG
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    Best lunge whip? Mines awful

    My lunge whip is a cheapo that is hard to crack and too short. Before I start the dreaded cycle of ordering and returning online, what's the best lunge whip out there?
  3. Troll. Reported.

    Troll. Reported.
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    Cracked bar - how big a deal?

    Yesterday I had my 2.5 yr old Dutch gelding trimmed for the first time since coming from the breeder.

    The trimmer who is new to me noted he had a good crack in one bar on each front foot -...
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    http://xanthoria.com/OTTB/ I had some nice...

    http://xanthoria.com/OTTB/

    I had some nice patches but they sold out, sorry.

    :D
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    According to this site "LIVER CHESTNUT IS NOT...

    According to this site "LIVER CHESTNUT IS NOT GENETICALLY CHESTNUT."
    http://www.spiletta.com/UTHOF/hippology/genetic.html

    ?
  7. Bridon Beale Street. I am helping a friend with...

    Bridon Beale Street. I am helping a friend with her 4 yr old Bridon Beale Street baby and I have to say I am not a big fan of draft crosses, and like a smart, forward beastie. This kid is all that -...
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    Cost of horse keeping in your area?

    A recent H&H article (linky: http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/features/cost-keeping-hunter-horse/#8cwb5KMXJMILQS6Z.99 ) got me thinking about differences in horse keeping costs by region. Here's what...
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    Biggest I have seen is a 50 gallon tote and that...

    Biggest I have seen is a 50 gallon tote and that won't fit our 3 string bales: http://www.lowes.com/pd_314139-61896-314139_0__

    Wheelie bins big enough to fit them would also be impossible to reach...
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    bale bag or bale... cupboard?

    My bale bag has given up the ghost finally after many years of stalwart service. I usually keep 1 or 2 bales in the feed area at the boarding barn, one "naked" and one cut open, in the bag, fed a...
  11. Poll: In the UK:...

    In the UK: http://www.horsedeals.co.uk/horse-selling/2013/7/top-legal-tips-on-selling-a-horse/

    "When selling a horse in the course of business the Sale of Goods Act 1979 imposes terms that...
  12. I know this is an old thread but I didn't want to...

    I know this is an old thread but I didn't want to make a new one to update the info. Just back from a week in Paris and did some horsey stuff:

    PADD - 2 nice shops
    177 Boulevard Haussmann
    and
    14...
  13. Factor 30 for day, and for night I put 50/50...

    Factor 30 for day, and for night I put 50/50 coconut oil and shea butter in a little glass jar in the microwave for a few mins. and let it set. Best and cheapest night moisturizer ever.
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    As it was explained to me in the 1980s when I was...

    As it was explained to me in the 1980s when I was showing Working Hunters and field hunting in the UK the saddle should fit so well that no pad or cloth is needed.

    Boots were also disallowed as...
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    For me personally the hoof is less harmed by...

    For me personally the hoof is less harmed by pulling a clinch through (IMEX clinches straighten pulling through) than by having wall thinned every six week by a) rasping the clinches off and b)...
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    1. Your hair takes TOO LONG! 25 mins/day is...

    1. Your hair takes TOO LONG! 25 mins/day is what? 11.5 hours a month! 140 hrs a year! Almost 6 full days of hair drying 24 hours a day! My mind is boggled. :lol:
    2. Take a Benadryl every night for...
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    Oxytocin. Next!

    Oxytocin. Next!
  18. Yes Potrero is warmer. You can often be out in...

    Yes Potrero is warmer. You can often be out in tees when the rest of the city is under a blanket if fog.
  19. You're gonna love P Hill (aka Goat Hill)! PM me...

    You're gonna love P Hill (aka Goat Hill)! PM me if you need recommendations for anything :D
  20. This is called living a principled life. Good for...

    This is called living a principled life. Good for you. I hope the fallout isn't too hot, and you never know: maybe calling out the bully on his behavior is the kick in the pants he needs. Good luck.
  21. Well you liked SF and SF isn't those other places...

    Well you liked SF and SF isn't those other places - go outside the city and things are quite different anywhere!

    I live in the city and wouldn't live in Petaluma/Novato/Rohenert Park/Marin etc....
  22. I don't know if that's sexism but it certainly...

    I don't know if that's sexism but it certainly sounds very hostile.

    Do and say what will let you sleep at night over the coming years. The consequence is likely to be losing your job, but from my...
  23. Potrero Hill is awesome - I've lived here for 10+...

    Potrero Hill is awesome - I've lived here for 10+ years. But expensive! Try Mission Bay, Dogpatch and SOMA too for similar areas in terms of weather and walkability, tho P Hill is the best :D
  24. Oh jeez - when I was your age I threw everything...

    Oh jeez - when I was your age I threw everything I thought I'd need into a backpack and jumped on a plane from the UK to the US with no job to go to, and no place to stay except a couple couches to...
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    Shopping with a friend right now: over the course...

    Shopping with a friend right now: over the course of 6 months 3 fails
    My last horse: bought after 3 failed PPEs over the course of 2 years

    All the "fails" were pretty solid for me - navicular,...
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