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    :) FWIW, I also have a little arab mare who...

    :)

    FWIW, I also have a little arab mare who was turned out on 40 acres when she was weaned and had no human contact until she was 3. When I got her she had no idea what treats or grain were...
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    A halter can help though. ...

    A halter can help though.

    https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/339774_3984506897192_326704627_o.jpg

    My gelding grew up in a herd including his mother, who was the dominant mare....
  3. Ok I'll play :) This is Dublin....

    Ok I'll play :)

    This is Dublin.
    https://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc6/215064_1022790536134_7181_n.jpg

    https://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc6/206741_1022790576135_7487_n.jpg

    And just...
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    My favorite dressing for wounds with a open...

    My favorite dressing for wounds with a open surface area are these.

    http://www.sportaid.com/kendall-hydrasorb-dressing-4-x-4.html

    One of the vets at UCD suggested them for a deep heel gash my...
  5. Same thing happened to my gelding. Noticeably off...

    Same thing happened to my gelding. Noticeably off at the trot one day, totally sound the next. 3 weeks later when he was shod farrier found a small abscess pocket in his frog.
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    Is this what your vet used?...

    Is this what your vet used?
    http://www.sportaid.com/kendall-hydrasorb-dressing-4-x-4.html

    My horse overreached while turned out and gave himself a nasty deep cut on the heel bulb. I had him at UC...
  7. My little arab mare fractured her left front...

    My little arab mare fractured her left front canon a few years ago. Vet's instructions were stall rest with a stack wrap on the injured leg to restrict movement, standing wraps on the other legs for...
  8. Definitely try bridging your reins. My horse...

    Definitely try bridging your reins. My horse likes to over bend to the left and I am prone to over use of the left rein. Put us together and we really struggle with straightness jumping out of left...
  9. Thread: Black Rain Sheet

    by Lyric
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    If your looking for an actual turnout sheet,...

    If your looking for an actual turnout sheet, Schneiders Vtek Marathon comes in black and red. It's a bit more than you were wanting to spend but not too bad. $149.95 for the sheet.
    ...
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    Raw bones are a great idea. I've also seen some...

    Raw bones are a great idea. I've also seen some pretty spectacular results with this stuff, although the cases I've seen personally were all dogs. It really seems to help loosen up the plaque and get...
  11. Maximus from Tangled. Except that as ridiculous...

    Maximus from Tangled. Except that as ridiculous as everything he does is, he is my horse's version of superman.

    See?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULGaxScqbV4

    And then the "little boy...
  12. Well, I can show you a few clips of what is...

    Well, I can show you a few clips of what is normal behavior from my own horse for comparison. He's only 3/4 thoroughbred but he does love to burn off steam. All of these clips show pretty common...
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    One of these... http://www.apple.com/ipodnano/...

    One of these...

    http://www.apple.com/ipodnano/

    ...clipped to the waist of my breeches. Sometimes I'll run the cord of the earbuds under my jacket to keep it out of the way but I've never had...
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    Thanks! They are awesome tags, if he doesn't win...

    Thanks! They are awesome tags, if he doesn't win this one I'll have to save up a little and get him one for Christmas. :)
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    Fezzik needs a little help!

    So, perpetual lurker here shamelessly crawling out of the woodwork to ask for help from fellow dog lovers! Fetching Tags is giving away some lovely Fat Brass tags via a Facebook contest and I think...
  16. Made me think of one of my favorite books as a...

    Made me think of one of my favorite books as a kid, "Mr Revere and I" by Robert Lawson!

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/0316517291/ref=aw_cr_d_books
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    This is going to sound a little strange, but a...

    This is going to sound a little strange, but a repro vet who worked at the farm I boarded at once showed me a trick that worked amazingly well on the tail of a broodmare who'd been out all winter and...
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    Not cheap, but Paco Collars are my favorites! ...

    Not cheap, but Paco Collars are my favorites!

    http://pacocollars.com/
  19. Same here, feeding Orijen is the best thing I've...

    Same here, feeding Orijen is the best thing I've ever done for my cat. He's long haired but brushing him has become a pointless exercise since I've never found a matt and he barely sheds compared to...
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    Mac keyboard shortcuts. :) ...

    Mac keyboard shortcuts. :)

    http://www.forlang.wsu.edu/help/keyboards2.asp

    รค = hold "option" and press "u", release them both then press "a".
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    Schooling XC with my greenie, after having two...

    Schooling XC with my greenie, after having two stops due to wimpy riding.

    "Ride to that fence like the hounds of hell are behind you! Or me... whichever scares you more!"
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    I used to live and board in Dixon, my friend and...

    I used to live and board in Dixon, my friend and I schooled at Jackrabbit Flats pretty frequently. It's very flat, in fact no hills whatsoever but there's a nice selection of fences for BN. Not...
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    I've been following this thread from the shadows...

    I've been following this thread from the shadows but I wanted to pop up and say what a great thing you're doing here. You've quite inspired me to tackle my own fitness issues!

    I also wanted to...
  24. He sounds like my horse. :) Never rushing or...

    He sounds like my horse. :) Never rushing or pulling, but prone to using contact as an excuse to have me hold his front end up for him. It was possible to push him up and underneath himself but I was...
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    Eh, an old friend of mine used to unabashedly...

    Eh, an old friend of mine used to unabashedly show her standerdbred gelding under his registered name, Pull Your Pants Up. At least it made them easy to remember! If anyone asked she'd just point out...
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