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    CWD vs. Childeric, Antares, L'Apogee?

    Looking into CWD dressage saddles. Sat in one at Fair Hill. Sooo comfy. Love that the panels are thin and that the front foam is cut out for the shoulders. Anyone have one? Likes/dislikes? How do...
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    Strange Raised Lumps?

    My horse has strange raised lumps on her. High up behind where her ribs end. More so on the left side. She has had them for years. I am wondering if they are fat or something else. She also just...
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    Schleese will not work for me. I have tried...

    Schleese will not work for me. I have tried numerous and owned several. I just don't like the feel they give me. Thanks anyway :-)
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    I did try a Passier Compact. I loved it for me...

    I did try a Passier Compact. I loved it for me and felt like I could ride with my thigh down. Close contact. It was slippery because it was new. Plenty of room in the seat. Gullet/channel for spine...
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    Does This Saddle Exist?

    Flat spot to sit, flat seat laterally then drops your thigh straight down, short soft panels for short backed horse, stirrup bars set that aren't too far forward, short tree points that sweep back,...
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    My horse has never worn a double and I am looking...

    My horse has never worn a double and I am looking for a bit combo that will be the softest, most acceptable out there. She has a small mouth and not much room for 2 bits. The bit I have from my 2...
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    Dewsbury revolving curb bit?

    Does anyone have experience with this bit? Likes and dislikes? My horse has a very small mouth and low pallet. This also looks like it would be lighter in weight. Dressage Extensions has it for less...
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    Shoulder Blades and Girth Spots

    So I am at a loss. Just looking at my horse's conformation again and it has dawned on me. Her shoulder blades extend significantly farther back than her girth groove. Her girth groove is not just...
  9. Help With Horse Down in and Stuck in Withers

    I have a 7 year old horse who just recently finished growing. He spent most of his life butt high and has not been is consistent work until this year. He can be 16 hands or 16'3 hands depending on...
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    Scripts fo Meds?

    How many of you get scripts for meds like Pentosan, Regumate, Prascend, Surpass etc.? Does your vet have a problem writing a script so you can get your meds cheaper? If your vet won't write a script,...
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    Guilherme. Right on comment! Thank you. A perfect...

    Guilherme. Right on comment! Thank you. A perfect example is the YouTube video of Isabelle Werth writing Sachmo through the Grand Prix movements without bridle or saddle. Only a halter and lead...
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    This is a new saddle. I ordered it and paid in...

    This is a new saddle. I ordered it and paid in full w/my CC. Was supposed to receive it the following week. It is been over a month and I keep getting the run around. Have contacted my CC.
  13. Creative Saddler. Ann Mc Grail. She does...

    Creative Saddler. Ann Mc Grail. She does beautiful work. Also Bartville Harness. Amish and very reasonable. About 15-20 minutes north of rte 1 and 896 intersection.
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    Scams in the Horse World

    I am currently the victim of a saddle scam. I am still in the midst of it and don't want to say too much until it is resolved and I either get my saddle or money back. How many of you have also been...
  15. It appears that he considers you a friend. His...

    It appears that he considers you a friend. His buddy. If you try to make it into more, you risk losing the friendship. So maybe you need to decide if you are okay with having him as a friend/buddy or...
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    hHG?

    is anyone using this or has anyone tried it. Of course it sounds appealing. Just curious to see if anyone has used it and whether you had results. Of course we all want to stay young and youthful...
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    You sign a contract beforehand. So, your horse...

    You sign a contract beforehand. So, your horse gets scoped free, but then you are obligated to purchase the Gastroguard. If that doesn't sit well with you, then you would vet your horse scoped by y...
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    Merial, the company that makes Gastroguard...

    Merial, the company that makes Gastroguard travels around the country for "scoping day" at various vet practices. The cost usually is a facility fee ($30-$50.00) plus tranq by your vet or clinic vet....
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    Scoping Clinics?

    Has anyone had their horse scoped at a scopeing clinic sponsored by their vet? Did you have a positive or negative experience? Do you think it is worthwhile? my horse does not present as an ulcer...
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    Barnsby N-Gage Saddle?

    This ssddle looks interesting. It has swept back tree points and generous panels. It looks like it might be good for horses that have shoulder interferences. Anyone have one or try one?
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    Horse's topline score is an A. Body condition...

    Horse's topline score is an A. Body condition score is a 6. Not dangerous in the dosage administered. Horses turned out on good pasture get adequate E. Hay and dry lots.not. Thanks for responses....
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    The horse is ridden correctly through her back,...

    The horse is ridden correctly through her back, tack fits well and gets a ration balancer. From what I have read though E is not stable in feeds. It is also extremely hard to overdose. No Se in the...
  23. Thread: Vitamin E?

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    Vitamin E?

    My vet recommended Vitamin E supplementation. My horse is a late bloomer
    and needs to get stronger in her back and hindquarters. Vet advised me to use a liquid form of natural E. Has anyone that...
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    Larkspur, that is the saddle that I really liked....

    Larkspur, that is the saddle that I really liked. I sat in a 17 and a half and it seemed to fit me well although I worry the block maybe too straight for my long thigh. It was super comfy though. My...
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    Fairfax/Kent&Masters Saddles?

    I had the chance to look at and sit in 2 Fairfax and Kent&Masters Saddles last weekend. They were very comfortable and the panels and gullet/channel are generous. They use the replaceable gullet...
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