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  1. My SB gelding had this at rest. He would carry...

    My SB gelding had this at rest. He would carry his tail to the right when grazing, at a halt, or just moseying around the pasture. When he was put to work he would carry the tail centered.

    I...
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    Thank you to your client and to you for giving...

    Thank you to your client and to you for giving this sweet boy an opportunity for a better life.

    Please keep the thread updated!!
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    After you find out about whether your location in...

    After you find out about whether your location in red will work due to drain field, neighbor set backs, etc., I would get your contractor to come out with a transit level and some wooden markers to...
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    HuntersRest on here does, and she may know of...

    HuntersRest on here does, and she may know of others that would provide if she's booked or if it's not within her shipping area.

    Her horses are all wonderfully made hunters.


    Here is a link to...
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    Well, with the number of views, you aren't the...

    Well, with the number of views, you aren't the only one hoping to make plans for the fall of 2015.

    It is an awesome way to go out with lots of different hunts in VA for a VERY economical price.
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    My price was around what Hermein pays. I feel...

    My price was around what Hermein pays. I feel like this was close to what I paid in 2012 when I bought the large bottle of large pills the last time, but for a different horse.
  7. It is most likely the clinches that are causing...

    It is most likely the clinches that are causing the nicks. The bell boots will keep the clinches from making contact with her fetlocks and would be a better choice than turnout boots IMHO. The...
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    I find it helpful to be at the offending spot...

    I find it helpful to be at the offending spot while it is raining and the water is running so you can see where it wants to go. It may be easier to move your regular path than to reroute the water....
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    I agree with JB, that how he stands in a relaxed...

    I agree with JB, that how he stands in a relaxed state, unforced can lead you to know a little more about where he is sore, or at the very least that he is not 100% and you need to look deeper to...
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    Provide ways for the water to leave the roadway /...

    Provide ways for the water to leave the roadway / trail. This may mean putting in culvert pipes and ditches.

    Fill the ruts with dirt /clay / gravel once they have drained.

    Be diligent about...
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    Years ago we had an old gelding in the co-op...

    Years ago we had an old gelding in the co-op boarding barn. He was pastured with 2 other horses. Whenever you would call the horses to come in to be fed they would all come with him as the last...
  12. Thread: Sesamoid Fracture

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    My understanding of fxs is that if they don't...

    My understanding of fxs is that if they don't begin healing by a certain point, it is unlikely that they will heal at all.

    I had a lab that got out of the dog pen and was hit by a car. He...
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    If I have the farm sitter just come to feed once...

    If I have the farm sitter just come to feed once a day (fed on the fence rail, all feed prepackaged) for 2 horses with minimal pitching of poop out of runins and making sure water tubs are full, it...
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    If you have mainly open acreage, I'd go with the...

    If you have mainly open acreage, I'd go with the largest bush hog your tractor can manage.
  15. A trainer/sales person I know had been...

    A trainer/sales person I know had been recommended to use the Optizyme on a horse she COULD NOT put weight on no matter what they put in front of him. She said she noticed a difference in 2 weeks.
    ...
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    We have a JD cab, 4 in 1 bucket, 4WD diesel...

    We have a JD cab, 4 in 1 bucket, 4WD diesel tractor. When mowing (using a 6ft bush hog), it can suck down some diesel. It has a smallish tank ( 6 gallons I think) and we keep 2 6 gallon cans of...
  17. You can feel secure that your "de-skunking"...

    You can feel secure that your "de-skunking" worked when your horse sweats and she doesn't smell.

    With my dogs, prior to using Nature's Miracle, any time they would get wet, they would smell all...
  18. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFD2w06staY ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFD2w06staY

    Just one example.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25v4RpCkkeM

    and another.
  19. The Nature's Miracle stuff works, you just have...

    The Nature's Miracle stuff works, you just have to use it the way they say...Soak into the coat and then let it dry completely before doing any other washing. If you put it on lightly, or if you...
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    What do the pony's poops look like? Does she...

    What do the pony's poops look like? Does she have a fever?
  21. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jig_%28tool%29 We...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jig_%28tool%29

    We used the straightest 4x6 post that was 8' long and screwed an 8" section of board fencing to both of the 6" faces of the post on either end.

    The...
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    As trubandloki said, looking for a new barn,...

    As trubandloki said, looking for a new barn, because if someone is willing to screw a barn worker over money, they will probably screw your horse to save a few pennies as well.

    If the deed was...
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    It sounds as if the child only wants pony rides,...

    It sounds as if the child only wants pony rides, not lessons. And at 5 that is probably what is appropriate.

    I would follow SuzieQNutters plan. I imagine they won't be clients very long, if...
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    As SideSaddleRider said, it depends on the horse....

    As SideSaddleRider said, it depends on the horse. Personality and past history are two important things that can make the transition smooth.

    As far as history: Has your horse trail ridden? ...
  25. I helped a friend during a fence building party. ...

    I helped a friend during a fence building party. One person augered the holes, a couple cleaned them out, another couple set the post with a jig, once several were set another couple ran a string...
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