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    Thank you for all the suggestions and well...

    Thank you for all the suggestions and well wishes. The nurse mare took to my foal immediately. They will not sell the mare as she is a great nurse mare for them. Always accepts the foal. She...
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    homozygous color stallions

    This is a horrible and strange post to make. My mare died yesterday leaving a one day old filly. I have procured a nurse mare that will be here tonight and if all goes well they will bond. Part of...
  3. I have a steel framed Hawk 2+1 and an aluminum...

    I have a steel framed Hawk 2+1 and an aluminum 4Star 2 horse LQ trailer. I pull both with my Dodge 2500 Diesel without issue. The 2+1 I also pulled with my old Ford 250 Diesel without issues, even...
  4. An ALT of 1100 is not just high, it is severely...

    An ALT of 1100 is not just high, it is severely elevated. I would not recommend using any NSAID, including Previcox. If you really want to go the NSAID route then Meloxicam is metabolized via the...
  5. This was my modified shedrow barn I built in...

    This was my modified shedrow barn I built in Florida. I LOVED the layout as it was sort of U shaped. There were 2 12X12 stalls on the left that each opened up to a paddock, a 10ft aisle between...
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    How big is your mare? What do you want to do...

    How big is your mare? What do you want to do with the offspring? Dressage? hunters?

    My riding mare is by Rotspon and although she is not too tall (16.2h) she is very big bodied. I have seen...
  7. Thread: bits

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    bits

    Yesterday I took my mare to a schooling show. We had a good warm up but had a disaster in the ring:( 58% on a test we were scoring mid-60s last year. We had the entire winter off due to me having...
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    bits

    Yesterday I took my mare to a schooling show. We had a good warm up but had a disaster in the ring:( 58% on a test we were scoring mid-60s last year. We had the entire winter off due to me having...
  9. Thread: Question

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    I agree with others that it depends on where he...

    I agree with others that it depends on where he rider, the horse, then combo are in their training. I took a couple clinics with some BNT that came to my area years ago when my mare and I were just...
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    Names thread, again:)

    So while I sit here and stare at my mare on the TV via cameras I have been widdling down my list of names (I have a huge list). Needs a D-name and end in Blume (which is tough for boys). Taking...
  11. I think I have average width feet..certainly not...

    I think I have average width feet..certainly not narrow. I have a pair of Konigs and Petries. The Konig boot is a bit more narrow but has a squared toe versus the round of the Petrie, so it is a...
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    How dilute is her urine? If it is less than...

    How dilute is her urine? If it is less than 1.010 have you spoken to your vet about possible Diabetes Insipidous? This is a disease where the animal is not producing enough aldosterone, a hormone...
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    Thanks for the responses folks! Yes, I realize...

    Thanks for the responses folks! Yes, I realize the hay net is a major hazard, hence why I asked to see if anyone has had creative solutions (i.e.; something other than a hay net:)).

    I wish my...
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    I did an ET many years ago with my local vet...

    I did an ET many years ago with my local vet school repro center. It cost me about $5k + the cost of semen/ shipping/ collection.

    The rate of success is going to be hugely variable as others...
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    I don't know how to put in words how it feels for...

    I don't know how to put in words how it feels for me, but I remember as a kid in camp we spent 5 minutes posting on the wrong diagonal, then 5 minutes posting on the right diagonal...and back and...
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    I have two trailers: a 2+1 Hawk and a 4-Star 2...

    I have two trailers: a 2+1 Hawk and a 4-Star 2 hose straight load with midtack & LQs. Both are gooseneck and I drive a Dodge Megacab with shortbed. I have yet to go some place that I can't...
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    That is interesting. I will have to speak to my...

    That is interesting. I will have to speak to my accountant. I am a vet and do acupuncture on horses so the thought of my business owning a horse as "advertising" is not too unrelated.
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    leasing barn to trainer

    I am just bouncing around this idea in my head and thought I'd ask for some opinions.

    I have my own private farm with a 6 stall barn attached to a small covered arena (60 X 150) and full sized...
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    Spin off: AA status and sponsorship

    Does anyone know if an AA has a local business sponsor does that bump them out of Amateur status?

    For example, if my own company "sponsors" me in that it pays show fees, travel fees, etc would...
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    My neighbor has chickens and couldn't kill one at...

    My neighbor has chickens and couldn't kill one at 2am that had been half slaughtered by a raccoon or fox that got into the hen house. So she came to me screaming and crying at 2am with the dying...
  21. I agree that Craigslist is a great place to find...

    I agree that Craigslist is a great place to find these things. I bought a 600 gallon container at a farm sale that I intend to use to collect rain water off my arena roof. I want to then hook a...
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    Bamboo mat to put in tack stall cross ties that...

    Bamboo mat to put in tack stall
    cross ties that I hook up in the stall
    small hole hay net
    stall guard
    Pre-written stall sign with horse name, owner name, phone number, trainer, etc. I bought...
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    I agree with this. I think at first one just...

    I agree with this. I think at first one just wants to develop an independent balanced seat. Then one needs to work on improved posture within this seat (not rounding back, leaning back in extended...
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    I put GGT footing in my small indoor this winter...

    I put GGT footing in my small indoor this winter and love it. It forms a "network" for the sand to adhere and holds some water which is nice. I sent a sample of my sand to the footing company and...
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    This was the style headphones I used when we had...

    This was the style headphones I used when we had that system. This was the only style that was comfortable for me.
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