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    Helmet

    My two cents on the helmet issue--if you are going to risk a brain bleed why even bother with Coumadin/warfarin? Either puts you at higher risk for a fatal incident. And he does NOT want a TBI. :no:...
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    Hannahsmom: Thanks for responding! It's wonderful...

    Hannahsmom: Thanks for responding! It's wonderful to hear from someone who has been through this!!! I've found that explaining the balance issues is difficult--I've had the best luck with "I'm a...
  3. So sorry to both of you--I haven't been checking...

    So sorry to both of you--I haven't been checking this thread! I have decided to make a go of it--the trainer has said she will help me try working with Ella, and hopefully try riding her. But thanks...
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    KLS: Thanks--it didn't even occur to me to check...

    KLS: Thanks--it didn't even occur to me to check NARHA--Duh!

    In_: To reassure you :) I probably wouldn't ever lead her, and I will definitely have sidewalkers--I'm scared to death ;) ! I talked to...
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    Riding after stroke--Balance aids

    A year ago I had a massive brainstem stoke and was initially "locked in" (paralyzed from the nose down). I've made amazing regains--I can walk with a cane, talk, eat, and move all my limbs. I had the...
  6. How far north? ;) She's very well traveled--WI to...

    How far north? ;) She's very well traveled--WI to OH, OH to TX, back to OH....poor horse! I've dragged her all over the place... :D
  7. Bump :winkgrin:

    Bump :winkgrin:
  8. Actually that's ironic--I had her in San Antonio...

    Actually that's ironic--I had her in San Antonio area for a year. She just got moved back when I had the stroke. :lol:
  9. bump...she needs to find a new home soon. I'm...

    bump...she needs to find a new home soon. I'm considering further distances for the right match :-)
  10. update

    Thanks! :D

    P.S. References required. She's had five months of training, and desperately needs a job :winkgrin:. I've also uploaded some pics and video. Also, I don't check here that often, so if I...
  11. Sound, green, 5 yr old hanoverian for free lease-OH/MI

    Gabreala, “Ella,” is a sound, rising five year old. She has has five months of professional training but is GREENBROKE (w/t/c), so needs an EXPERIENCED rider. She has been started in western...
  12. Free Lease: sound, five yr old Hanoverian mare

    Gabreala "Ella" is a sound, rising five year old. She will be available for a free lease in about three months, which will have given her about six months of professional training. She has been...
  13. Equine Express moved my young mare from Ohio to...

    Equine Express moved my young mare from Ohio to Texas a few months ago--they were great--excellent equiptment, easy to get ahold of during transit, on schedule. I would definately recommend them.
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    I've read that MSM is pretty effective...

    I've read that MSM is pretty effective complimentary treatment for ulcers.
  15. I just wanted to thank you for putting yourself...

    I just wanted to thank you for putting yourself out there--this was exactly what I needed to read today. Thank you for being an inspiration!!!
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    OMG that is such a funny animation!!! So true...

    OMG that is such a funny animation!!! So true about trained bladders!!!
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    I'll bite. Gives me an opportunity to brag on my...

    I'll bite. Gives me an opportunity to brag on my girl :D

    Gabreala aka Ella

    Graf Top II x Winfrieda (half TB-Bold Magician)

    She turned three in July, so is still just being a horse until...
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    Poll: Voted for two...Hopefully will be able to get my...

    Voted for two...Hopefully will be able to get my next horse from my filly (my reasoning behind buying a mare). If not, I'll probably go the baby route again, like I did with her (got her as a...
  19. Me too!!! :winkgrin:

    Me too!!! :winkgrin:
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    Poll: My hano girl is only about 15.3 right now, but...

    My hano girl is only about 15.3 right now, but she's 3 so I'm voting 16-16.2 (both her parents were 16.1)---at least she better get bigger (I'm 5'7" and look really stupid on little horses because of...
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    Keiffer Anja

    Ooo...just have to jump in to say that I'm glad to hear that about the Keiffer Anja...I've been eyeballing it for my mare because she has a really fine head and I love rolled bridles, but something...
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    Neurological

    Another thought, because I was just reading an EPM post...This can be neurological. I know it sounds odd, but when my guy had EPM, he suddenly couldn't tolerate his flanks being touched and would...
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    Residual Damage

    Just wanted to build on Margaret's, "Is this the EPM or residual nerve damage from the original episode?" comment. I think this is a good point to raise, because EPM does do permanant damage, which...
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    jumping

    I've always had the impression that classical training required a horse to do both, then specialize later based on individual aptitude. The idea is to have a well-rounded, sensible horse who loves...
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    Maybe just what I need...

    Ok, I'm telling myself that this is just what I need. I feel like I've completely lost control of my weight. While I know I can lose it because I've done it about 3 times before--every time I have...
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