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  1. A friend's horse was using a tree to scratch like...

    A friend's horse was using a tree to scratch like the horse in the video, and the tree broke off and impaled him. The horse had to be put down.
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    I had skin testing done at an equine clinic a few...

    I had skin testing done at an equine clinic a few years ago (the vet was not a dermatologist). The cost was approximately $500, which included the 1 or 2 nights the horse had to stay there. The...
  3. I've been very pleased with these replacements...

    I've been very pleased with these replacements disks for muzzles:
    http://www.bigdweb.com/Replacement-Rubber-Disc-For-Muzzles/productinfo/529771/

    I've used these disks on various types of muzzles...
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    Giving him a tap on the nose just encourages him...

    Giving him a tap on the nose just encourages him to bite you again. You're playing the "gelding game" --ever watch two geldings stand opposite each other while they take turns nipping one another?
    ...
  5. I've had good luck using Neutrogena T-gel.

    I've had good luck using Neutrogena T-gel.
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    I had the intradermal skin testing done on a...

    I had the intradermal skin testing done on a horse two years ago and have been pleased with the results. The cost was about $500, which included the testing and staying at the clinic for one or two...
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    If you're trying to hook up your Excursion, you...

    If you're trying to hook up your Excursion, you might want to try having the back hatch/door open as you back up to the horse trailer.

    Line up the locking mechanism on the floor of your SUV (which...
  8. If you Google "sheet metal" plus your location,...

    If you Google "sheet metal" plus your location, you should be able to pull up places that will make angle iron to your exact specifications.

    I've been to places where people use metal electrical...
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    I've had good luck with brushes like this:...

    I've had good luck with brushes like this:
    http://www.bigdweb.com/Brush-Mane-And-Tail/productinfo/46080/#

    It's the "billowy rubber backing" (from the online description) that makes these brushes...
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    This is what my barn cats seem to appreciate -- ...

    This is what my barn cats seem to appreciate --

    I take an insulated ice chest/cooler like this: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Igloo-48-Quart-Breeze-Ice-Chest/23735484

    Using a jig saw, I cut a...
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    I've got springs somewhat similar to these:...

    I've got springs somewhat similar to these:
    http://www.nueratrailerparts.com/p-4544-ramp-spring-right-hand-12.aspx

    What I like about the hinge springs is that the springs are in such a position...
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    I have a CountyLine fan from TSC (not that...

    I have a CountyLine fan from TSC (not that specific model) and I've noticed that the back of the motor heats up more than most other fans.
  13. I like this vest from Duluth Trading for carrying...

    I like this vest from Duluth Trading for carrying my phone, keys, and other "stuff" while trail riding:
    ...
  14. As Frizzle said, I wouldn't be using Microtek...

    As Frizzle said, I wouldn't be using Microtek with other products, per the bottle's recommendation.

    Chlorhexadine has alwyas been first choice for most skin issues.
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    I had the same problem as you -- a well fitted...

    I had the same problem as you -- a well fitted saddle, but problems with the pad tightening over the withers. I've eliminated the problem by using Schneider's Dura-Tech V-Free Dressage Pad whose...
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    I have 6 and 8 light wooden barn sash windows...

    I have 6 and 8 light wooden barn sash windows like these:
    http://beaconhillsupply.com/barnsash6.aspx

    They can be ordered from most local building supply outlets. My windows are hinged on the...
  17. Would this work:...

    Would this work:
    http://www.bigdweb.com/REPLACEMENT-RUBBER-DISC-FOR-MUZZLES/productinfo/529771/

    I've found that the disks stay in position better when I cut off the flanges.

    A friend of mine...
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    I've found that hanging a small mesh hay net from...

    I've found that hanging a small mesh hay net from the ceiling instead of a wall dramatically slows down consumption.

    Instead of being able to "pin" the net against something solid and then pull...
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    This has been my experience as well -- as horses...

    This has been my experience as well -- as horses get older, they are unable to effectively digest roughage that they were previously able to eat without any problems.

    I've found that giving them...
  20. No, I didn't have any luck with any of the above...

    No, I didn't have any luck with any of the above when one of my horses had to be in eggbars. I tried the rim pads -- they were useless. I think your best bet will be to use some kind of boot or...
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    I've found that putting up a partial divider...

    I've found that putting up a partial divider helps to keep a bully from chasing the other horses out of a run in. My run is approximatelyl 30 x 14'. I've found that putting a 8 or 10 foot divider...
  22. A "flexible curve". I got mine at an office...

    A "flexible curve". I got mine at an office supply store.
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    The Cavallo Sport Hoof Boots are made for a...

    The Cavallo Sport Hoof Boots are made for a narrow foot:

    http://www.cavallo-inc.com/us/Sport-Hoof-Boots

    I can't offer any personal experience with them -- just know that they're narrower than...
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    Would this help:...

    Would this help:
    http://www.bigdweb.com/HALTER-SNAP-1in-BRASS-WITH-SS-SCREW/productinfo/200RSB1/
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    And because of this I finally broke down and...

    And because of this I finally broke down and installed adblock. I thought I could wait out the trial run, but this is just too much.
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