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    Bill Woods . Do not know his number but you can...

    Bill Woods . Do not know his number but you can look him up on the Society of Master Saddlers website.
  2. I have a "box" foundation quarter horse. I went...

    I have a "box" foundation quarter horse. I went with Rambo Quarterhorse...the only thing that fit. I did find they ran small a few years back when I bought mine. He measured for a 74 but even the 76...
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    Question Regarding Cool Calories

    I am just starting to add Cool Calories to my two horses ration balancer (TC 30) to help with low pasture for the next several months. Because it is dry, powdery and I have nothing for it to "stick...
  4. I'm probably sitting on the saddle she needs....

    I'm probably sitting on the saddle she needs. Andrew Hastilow custom built it for my box quarter horse that was 1" short to the 18th. The seat is an 18" with shorter upswept panels and W-I-D-E. It's...
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    Sad

    Intrepid International located in PA bought the rights to a recipe years back in England. They call it "Saddle Food". You might try contacting them. I use it all the time.
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    It is my opinion that the saddle is set too far...

    It is my opinion that the saddle is set too far forward. The front of the tree points(gullet plate) need to be approximately 2-3 fingers width behind the point of the scapular. Try that first, take...
  7. I know a small retirement farm that absolutely...

    I know a small retirement farm that absolutely will do all of it and more. In fact, nearly all the guests there fit your pony's situation. You didn't give an idea of where you are on the East Coast....
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    Gumshoe is right. You need to locate the back of...

    Gumshoe is right. You need to locate the back of the scapular, then place the saddle so that the front of the tree points are approximately 2-3 fingers width behind the point of the scapular. My...
  9. Huge tear in filly's blanket... how to repair, even short-term?

    THIS : hand stitch closed and apply a flexlible waterproof glue like "Seam Grip", which is used for repairing tents. You can also just lay a piece of tape on the inside to hold the tear together and...
  10. I've got my 70's Stubben that I evented in ,...

    I've got my 70's Stubben that I evented in , sitting on a lovely oak rack in my bedroom. The bridles, one with a drop nose, snaffle and those 1 inch lace reins...and the pelham bridle with Crosby...
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    I wonder if that is really her ?! I have a good...

    I wonder if that is really her ?! I have a good friend who's aunt used to fill in for her all the time since she had a tendancy to stay up late and party with the boys. Her aunt did all the stunts...
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    Soft-Ride Boots

    Anyone out there using them? I have a fitting question. The gel pad needs to be at least as long as the weight bearing surface...that I understand...but what if the pad is a shade longer ? My length...
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    What decides how well a blanket stays waterproof...

    What decides how well a blanket stays waterproof is what was used to make it waterproof in the first place. Most blankets have this rubberized coating on the underside of the exterior fabric....
  14. Check out the Dressage Equalizer Girths. Starts...

    Check out the Dressage Equalizer Girths. Starts as small as 14 inch.
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    Perhaps what everyone is missing here....the...

    Perhaps what everyone is missing here....the rails (running front to back on either side of the spine, will be set relatively flat to accomodate a flat backed horse. If this horse has a bit more...
  16. I also could not open your photos.....but saddle...

    I also could not open your photos.....but saddle fit is saddle fit whether its western, dressage, all purpose or jump. All the padding up you are doing will blow out a good fit, not help it. Try...
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    Trumbull Mountain has a great blog on gullet...

    Trumbull Mountain has a great blog on gullet plates....I suggest you read it.
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    If the rider is being put out of position, then...

    If the rider is being put out of position, then the saddle is not in balance. You need to address saddle fit, not pads.
  19. Don't remove it. Use a hair dryer to warm the...

    Don't remove it. Use a hair dryer to warm the leather and drive it into the leather.
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    Dutchess Bridle and Saddle Port Jervis NY

    Dutchess Bridle and Saddle Port Jervis NY
  21. Those white hair/marks are where the stirrup bars...

    Those white hair/marks are where the stirrup bars would be located
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    Try allenglishtack.com . Annette imports just...

    Try allenglishtack.com . Annette imports just what you are looking for from England.
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    Always fitting for the larger shoulder, then...

    Always fitting for the larger shoulder, then shimming for the other, IMPP, is best. Please keep in mind that you may also have to place a smaller shim in the rear to completely balance.
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    What Alto said :-) . In many cases, getting the...

    What Alto said :-) . In many cases, getting the saddle to fit right...and keeping an eye on the changes of the horse in regards to fit, will save you so much more $$$$ down the road.
  25. As long as you paid with a credit card, and you...

    As long as you paid with a credit card, and you did NOT sign a seperate legal document stating you have recieved a copy of the return policy, read it , understand and accept the terms.....the ball is...
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