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    I dont know what to add for the mane pulling...

    I dont know what to add for the mane pulling other than what's been suggested, but the dander/skin issue, use excaliber sheath cleaner. I know it sounds funny but it works for dander and itchy mane...
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    My guy does the same thing of sorts, gets heavy...

    My guy does the same thing of sorts, gets heavy on the forehand etc, down transitions are slow and resistent at times. Throws his head up and "runs off" to avoid giving and softening. The issue we...
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    I pay $30/month. Other places I've boarded didn't...

    I pay $30/month. Other places I've boarded didn't charge, but some do. I don't mind paying for the convenience. I don't have a place to put it at home. I'm finding it's getting to be more of the...
  4. Try Gateway Farms in Acampo, Ca. Might be too far...

    Try Gateway Farms in Acampo, Ca. Might be too far away for you to look, but they have warmblood/appy crosses by Wapiti Sundance Club, with Wap in his pedigree.
  5. [QUOTE=541hunter;6869625]A woman at my barn with...

    [QUOTE=541hunter;6869625]A woman at my barn with a similar leg bought a pair of boots that were the right height, but not wide enough, then had a cobbler insert a stretch panel by the zipper. Not...
  6. Calf is 15 1/2, and height is 16. I can find...

    Calf is 15 1/2, and height is 16. I can find boots where the height is correct, but not the calf. And if the calf is right, the height is 18" so just can't find the right fit ( on a chart) that...
  7. Where to find tall boots for a short person?

    I'm an adult rider but only 5'2" and tall boots go way over my knee. I'm looking for a pair of tall boots with zipper that are 16" behind the knee? Everything I find is still 17" or higher at behind...
  8. Hey there, I used to live in Sonoma county,...

    Hey there, I used to live in Sonoma county, Petaluma and Santa Rosa, but now live in Sacramento area, but Many many years ago (10 at least) and the farriers I used to use were Jesse Deck, Rod Decker,...
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    Before going to a stronger bit, sometimes I go to...

    Before going to a stronger bit, sometimes I go to a sidepull, it's a western rig, bitless, but gives you leverage on the horse's nose when you really need their attention. Probably not the answer you...
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    From a farrier's standpoint, moderate Pedal...

    From a farrier's standpoint, moderate Pedal changes aren't necessarily a game changer or career ending diagnosis. If you work closely with a good shoer, and sounds like you are, managing his angles...
  11. Not really in your area, Sacramento, so norcal,...

    Not really in your area, Sacramento, so norcal, but fits your request for works with greenies, A circuit regular, goes slow, doesn't push and turns out really nice horses, Kim Rollison...
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    Have you looked at Evan's Showtime Victory?...

    Have you looked at Evan's Showtime Victory? www.legacysportponies.com
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    Genuine Risk was a well known TB race horse. And...

    Genuine Risk was a well known TB race horse. And she was chestnut. She put some "boys " in their place during her racing career.
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    I like the old foundation bloodlines as well, but...

    I like the old foundation bloodlines as well, but you mentioned you are looking for a fancy large. I was checking out studs for my mare and ran across a really fancy large on this site. I like the...
  15. Thread: First Pony

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    Peanut......half shetland,and something else....

    Peanut......half shetland,and something else. Chestnut and looked like a walking peanut.

    Loved to be groomed, strong dislike to being ridden. Wouldn't buck you off or anything, he would just aim...
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    It's likely an emotional response. I've seen it...

    It's likely an emotional response. I've seen it in young horses and foals along the lines of "I'd rather be doing something else right now" and a form of processing what you are teaching. It usually...
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    Thank you , Thank you so much!!! I thought the...

    Thank you , Thank you so much!!! I thought the freezer was a bad idea. I really appreciate the advice. I didn't know about filling it with air slightly either so will do that as well. Have always...
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    How to store an AV?

    I'm new to the breeding and AI world as a stallion owner (just stood my guy for the first time this year), but have worked on breeding farms for 20+ years. I have always seen AV's stored in a cool...
  19. Thanks for the replies... Obviously I'm really...

    Thanks for the replies... Obviously I'm really green in the english world. Always done western reining events and such. Didn't even realize that ponies need to be ridden by juniors at rated level....
  20. Can anyone suggest a reputable pony trainer in the Sacramento area?

    I have a 12.3 hh pony that I would like to get going in the hunter ring. I have been contacting H/J trainers in the area and they are well known but they don't train ponies. I ride, but I am not...
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