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    Do keep in mind that they sometimes go short in...

    Do keep in mind that they sometimes go short in the sound leg to deload the sore one. That's why hind end lamenesses can be such fun. :rooleyes:
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    I am in the camp that wants to know what your...

    I am in the camp that wants to know what your instructor says. Are you cantering flat, is your balance correct, are you using too much hand?

    Practicing at home will not solve your problems of you...
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    There you have it, Guilherme, his approach is far...

    There you have it, Guilherme, his approach is far beyond my approach, or comprehension as an intelligent way to work or ride a green horse.

    I'm just not into squares on the longe, or stiff arms...
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    Comments on previous posts. Bute shouldn't be...

    Comments on previous posts. Bute shouldn't be mixed with water. Apple juice or apple sauce works fine. Oil is messy.

    Yes banamine tastes awful, but is far better than injecting it. Never had...
  5. Sorry-my two cents were too late sense.

    Sorry-my two cents were too late sense.
  6. I would note too that the 9mo old looks quite...

    I would note too that the 9mo old looks quite rough, and most likely has had a spotty deworming history, a recipe for future problems.. He also appeas to have far too much angle on the LF in the one...
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    In horses in group turn out, it's seldom that you...

    In horses in group turn out, it's seldom that you will see all lying down at the same time. They take turns.
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    Banamine need not be refrigerated, an can be...

    Banamine need not be refrigerated, an can be given orally, where it works far faster than bute, and for a longer period of time.
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    Hmmmm! Last I knew mustangs were horses. So not...

    Hmmmm! Last I knew mustangs were horses. So not only can they event, they can do dressage, they can be driven . Like any other horse, simply a case of finding the right horse for the right job.
  10. Nothing quite like a terminal case of greed. ...

    Nothing quite like a terminal case of greed.

    Buy the horse if you can, however-No flipping the bird-- that's declasse', :lol:
  11. But how did she get her hair back up for the...

    But how did she get her hair back up for the closing?
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    The line is reasoning behind buckling upward is...

    The line is reasoning behind buckling upward is "off the wall" Once it is buckled, it doesn't matter which way you buckled it.

    I personally buckle it, when I use one, so that the buckle is...
  13. Part boarder doesn't know or understand the...

    Part boarder doesn't know or understand the difference between riding a horse and just sitting there going through the motions. Sounds as though part boarder needs some lessons with someone who can...
  14. And you are blaming the bag?

    And you are blaming the bag?
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    I second that. As far as starting to get the...

    I second that.

    As far as starting to get the horse fit, I would start under saddle at the walk, increase the length of your walks, and the angle of the hills and then slowly add short periods of...
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    If you do decide to do it , oakum is great but so...

    If you do decide to do it , oakum is great but so were a lot of things in their day. Go with the dental impression stuff.
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    If it ain't broke, don't fix it!!!

    If it ain't broke, don't fix it!!!
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    Yes and No. Hoof testers are more reliable. ...

    Yes and No. Hoof testers are more reliable.

    95% of lamenesses are in the foot. Many people erroneously look at the shoulder, which is rarely the problem.
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    Up and Out requires the rider to carry themselves...

    Up and Out requires the rider to carry themselves up and out. It's not all about the horse. This is where the body of the rider has to focus on the forward, and up, and getting the jump, while the...
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    "The secret is in her sternum; that's why she's...

    "The secret is in her sternum; that's why she's going splat. Ride behind the sternum."-Petstorejunkie

    Please elaborate. Unknown terminology, as the sternum is the breastbone, and we'd be hard put...
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    The term "greenie" covers a big area. Is she up...

    The term "greenie" covers a big area. Is she up to walk, trot and canter, and a little leg yield. Are you simply ridng her on contact or are you asking for more.

    If the stretches you refer to...
  22. You paid your money. You have a bill of sale. ...

    You paid your money. You have a bill of sale. He's yours. You have invested money in Dx. So sit back, smile and give him a few extra scritches from me. But go quietly.

    You aren't the first to...
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    Abscesses can start small and the get worse, in...

    Abscesses can start small and the get worse, in which case the horse gets lamer. A pair of hoof testers may give you an answer. If not, time to call the vet, and start nerve blocking.
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    "With that pedigree the filly is halter bred...

    "With that pedigree the filly is halter bred ("lead n' feed") If you are looking for a riding horse, you might want to keep looking. Halter horses are purpose bred to be halter horses. "

    The...
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    I suggest a change in vets. He obviously is...

    I suggest a change in vets. He obviously is using the "try this", "try that " diagnostic route, rather than an organized step by step exam. Have any blocks been done? How about radiographs,...
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