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    Make sure you follow these rules. Some riders...

    Make sure you follow these rules.

    Some riders change their horse, they change their saddle, they change their teacher; they never change themselves.

    And I had one of these offer to help my...
  2. I would think that were I an owner, especially...

    I would think that were I an owner, especially with my opinion on how some do flex tests, I would want radiographs.
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    Watching a lady with her exPC daughter who runs a...

    Watching a lady with her exPC daughter who runs a riding school. They donate their horses, facility, and time. And all the members act as if it's expected.

    Recipe for burn-out.
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    I prefer to see it 3-4 inches in the center of...

    I prefer to see it 3-4 inches in the center of the stall, with the wall edges fairly bare. By the time they are turned out, it is even, or banked on the sides.
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    I can't imagine you are really tubing, which...

    I can't imagine you are really tubing, which indicates intubating with a nasogastric tube, I suspect you meant dosed. ?
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    I could not help but think, "Oh No Not this...

    I could not help but think, "Oh No Not this again"!

    As previously posted they are skimming the truth.
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    Any one else wondering what this will do for Big...

    Any one else wondering what this will do for Big Brown's popularity. I will be interested to see what comes of his breeding to Lisa's Booby Trap. That mare is all heart.
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    They were awful, An unintelligent choice.

    They were awful, An unintelligent choice.
  9. A most sensible answer. Regardless of the...

    A most sensible answer.

    Regardless of the tack, the horse should go the way you ride it. The horse may be judged, but people need to remember this "it's all a bout you", even though you only get...
  10. Wonder what it will do for Big Brown as a sire?

    Wonder what it will do for Big Brown as a sire?
  11. Agree get the horse off grass PDQ. Soaked hay,...

    Agree get the horse off grass PDQ. Soaked hay, and no grain. If sound enough to ride, get it in work. Get your vet to prescribe the medications he feels would be most useful under the circumcise. ...
  12. If nothing shows up on radiographs, MRI will give...

    If nothing shows up on radiographs, MRI will give you a definitive answer.

    It is very unusual for an abscess to demonstrate so quickly. Stone bruises do act like this, but usually after a week...
  13. Any young horses I have started have been...

    Any young horses I have started have been cantering on the longe, on a 20m circle before I started undersaddle cantering. Cantering on a circle is a balancing exercise and green horses can find it...
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    I've bought several "bargain" horses. They all...

    I've bought several "bargain" horses. They all turned out to be lifetime keepers. I did it because I always had more time than money.:lol:
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    How can a horse that is being micro-managed be...

    How can a horse that is being micro-managed be allowed to travel around inverted?

    Traveling inverted allows the back to be hollow and the back end to trail.

    Suddenly demanding he go correctly...
  16. Actually I've observed that riders use their legs...

    Actually I've observed that riders use their legs and bodies rhythmically on the straight, but then stop riding through corners.

    Keep riding even though you are on a bend or tun. At home spend...
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    Assuming non of this acticvity occurs at home,...

    Assuming non of this acticvity occurs at home, I'm with findeight and supershorty.
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    As you are cantering on the rail, feel where your...

    As you are cantering on the rail, feel where your hips are. A right lead canter will feel as though your left hip and upper leg is slightly back, and the reverse is true for the left lead. In...
  19. Some shoemakers do it, my farrier has done it.

    Some shoemakers do it, my farrier has done it.
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    A 19 is a realy large and very uncommon sized...

    A 19 is a realy large and very uncommon sized seat. !6.5 is small and usually used by those weed thin teen ages. !7 & 17.5 are more common with adults. All sizing differs depending on what type of...
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    It is expensive, but the the barn here feeds...

    It is expensive, but the the barn here feeds Purina Well solve Low Starch. On mine I use just enough to get meds in and keep the peace, and add a vit mineral mix.
  22. For all those using syringes to dose meds. There...

    For all those using syringes to dose meds. There are catheter tipped syringes. They come in varying sizes up to 60ml. I drop med in it then suck up some plain sugar fee applesauce, , and done. No...
  23. How about enlisting the aid of the national H/J...

    How about enlisting the aid of the national H/J association. Can they give you any help?
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    Does a queen sized bed normally have a horse's...

    Does a queen sized bed normally have a horse's head and neck and hay net in it?
  25. To make your day, I understand he's running now...

    To make your day, I understand he's running now at Mountaineer.
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