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    My horticulture friend had me do bone meal on my...

    My horticulture friend had me do bone meal on my squash plants with blossom end rot. It cleared it up within a week or two (always removing rotton fruits). I'm not sure if that would work for...
  2. I've heard the hot water trick, but I've never...

    I've heard the hot water trick, but I've never tried it. I do vaseline and it seems to help for sure! Still a pain in the neck, though! I've also heard the gum colored ones are more stretchy than...
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    It's even better if you can ride out from home (I...

    It's even better if you can ride out from home (I am so totally jealous!)! Go out a few times a week for a quiet hack to the little streams until they aren't a big deal. I would try to keep it as...
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    I had a very similar experience. I've only used...

    I had a very similar experience. I've only used Tomorrow but have had great results with thrush in the central sulcus due to contracted heels. It was a miracle worker.
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    I would start trail riding her. It's good for...

    I would start trail riding her. It's good for their brains and they get to see a lot, learn how to handle their bodies etc. especially for a young horse. Pick a place with multiple water crossings...
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    My husband and I go camping every 4th of July. ...

    My husband and I go camping every 4th of July. This year I went pretty simple with the food choices to cut down on the prep and the dishes.

    The first night we roasted hot dogs wrapped in...
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    I took mine to Outback Leather in MD who has a...

    I took mine to Outback Leather in MD who has a lot of experience with tall boots. He was able to stretch mine a LOT. I couldn't get them zippered when I took them in and they fit when he was done. ...
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    Replacement fleece disks for breastplate

    So I have this breastplate. I love it, it fits great and the leather and stitching is really nice. The only problem I have is the shoulder disks are neoprene and rub my mare's shoulders on longer...
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    I do a rather large container garden on my deck...

    I do a rather large container garden on my deck every year. The biggest turning point in my garden is when I finally realized I needed to fertilize, and often!! I borrowed a friend who is a...
  10. I have a few and for my big headed horse it is...

    I have a few and for my big headed horse it is much easier for her to get her head in the bucket. I haven't had any issues with them breaking but we don't have anyone who is excessively rough on...
  11. Thanks for the heads up! I ordered a medium...

    Thanks for the heads up! I ordered a medium weight. Even if it only lasts one season you can't beat a $30 blanket!
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    I would go to college. Having a degree is...

    I would go to college. Having a degree is something you are never going to regret. Get a job working at a barn during college and be a working student during the summer. Even if your cleaning...
  13. Mine gets very similar. She is out 24/7 during...

    Mine gets very similar. She is out 24/7 during the winter but when the bugs get bad she's in during the day. She is quiet in her stall and totally happy but if I go to ride immediately after...
  14. The only thing that worked for my mare is...

    The only thing that worked for my mare is Tomorrow. I've never done koppertox but I tried Thrushbuster, the dry powder stuff, betadine etc. I saw almost instant results from Tomorrow that I haven't...
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    Another is Woodstock off of 28. Nice trails,...

    Another is Woodstock off of 28. Nice trails, very nice ring with jumps, outdoor jump course and cross country course all open to the public. Very well maintained park....
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    I have a container garden on my deck with lots of...

    I have a container garden on my deck with lots of veggies. I water in the morning (usually between 7 and 8) and if it's really hot and plants look wilted (mostly the peppers) I'll lightly water...
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    My mare gets raw and scabby on her chest, belly...

    My mare gets raw and scabby on her chest, belly and ears. I used to use SWAT but it's so messy. I've had really good luck with the cream version of RepelX. It works just as well as SWAT without...
  18. I like Omega Horse Shine and Equipride. Not sure...

    I like Omega Horse Shine and Equipride. Not sure if either of those are available in smartpaks, though!
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    I taught myself to crochet this winter. I...

    I taught myself to crochet this winter. I seriously bought a skein of yarn (and the yarn I chose was really fuzzy and fluffy, awful choice!) and watched videos and attempted a scarf. I crocheted...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    Tack Shack of Ocala leather track halter

    I have a quick question before I order a halter! I have a mare with a rather large head. She is a Thoroughbred but very coarse. She comfortably wears an oversized bridle. Will the mare sized...
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    If he liked a halter why not try something like...

    If he liked a halter why not try something like this: http://www.doversaddlery.com/hackamore-noseband/p/X1-0853/?ids=n0g3z2555j5ypayr45a3ux2y

    This is my go-to. It is very gentle and most horses...
  23. Thread: Beta Blockers

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    I also took them for migraines as a teenager and...

    I also took them for migraines as a teenager and noticed no difference in how I felt. I can't remember if I was horse showing during that time or not. I didn't take them for long as they made no...
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    I prefer straight load. Along with everything...

    I prefer straight load. Along with everything that has been said already, I like the accessibility to the horse in a straight load. If I'm hauling long distance I can clean poop out of both stalls,...
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    I do mine in pots on the deck of my town house. ...

    I do mine in pots on the deck of my town house. I also have a black thumb so what I can get to produce I'm happy with. For me, it's more about the journey ;). I do tomatoes, peppers, potatoes,...
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