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    Lucky you!! I love Fair Hill, but live a little...

    Lucky you!! I love Fair Hill, but live a little too far away to ride there regularly. Are you going to rent a small farm and board the one mare?

    Fair Hill has really fabulous trails, and if you...
  2. Turnout Blankets - value for $$; different Horseware Ireland options

    I had a Rambo many years ago, and that thing lasted a long time before it started needing repairs. But they are expensive. I've also had Rhinos, and they did well too. I've tried a few other cheap...
  3. How do you avoid shocking your horses while unblanketing and grooming?

    I shocked my poor pony right on the ear this morning after pulling off her blanket and it really scared her. How do you avoid shocking them while grooming and unblanketing?
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    The mustang might need to be in his own paddock...

    The mustang might need to be in his own paddock to make sure he is only eating his hay and not anyone else's. I suspect he is smart. My mare has figured out how to "maximize" the amount of hay she...
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    My husband is a track vet. He rolls his eyes at...

    My husband is a track vet. He rolls his eyes at most gadgets and gimmicks. Waste of time and money. Keep the inflammation under control and the activtiy limited so the tendon can repair. I would...
  6. New trainer is needed if you decide to put her...

    New trainer is needed if you decide to put her back in training. Shins are so common (as I'm sure you know) and there are training programs and treatments to get them through it. Hope the...
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    I'd never recommend a technique that has a high...

    I'd never recommend a technique that has a high probability of resulting in injury to horse or handler. That is not training.
  8. Sorry you had so much trouble with your trainer. ...

    Sorry you had so much trouble with your trainer. The phones of the trainers I know ring nonstop, and most of them with decent sized barns are going full tilt from at least 5 AM to 9 PM. Some of...
  9. Thread: Fair Hill

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    I was outriding in between 21 and 22. Just about...

    I was outriding in between 21 and 22. Just about every single horse hit the back of 22A with the hind legs.

    Most of my time was spent trying to keep spectators off the course. A huge number of...
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    Hey - I was outriding too! Volunteer ranger on a...

    Hey - I was outriding too! Volunteer ranger on a sorrel quarter horse mare - I was with Charlotte and her wonderful mule.
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    He was just honored at the Baltimore football...

    He was just honored at the Baltimore football game on Sunday. He ran out onto the field with the team. They also had other Olympic swimmers who got to come out onto the field - they all wore Ravens...
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    Cleaning goat pens

    I have 2 super cute baby goats but am having a hard time finding an implement to clean their pens. They are in a stall with rubber mats and sawdust. Their droppings are so small that they go...
  13. Thanks for the responses - he's been placed. ...

    Thanks for the responses - he's been placed. I'll check back if his new home does not work out.
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    Come to the fair, it's awesome! I love the fair...

    Come to the fair, it's awesome! I love the fair and go every year. My son came up through 4H so I've even spent the night in the barns. Come HUNGRY for sure. The peach sundae in the MD Food...
  15. I much directly into a Newer Spreader ($1300...

    I much directly into a Newer Spreader ($1300 ish), which is light enough I can drag it around the barn. After each stall, I put 1/2 cup 21-0-0 on top of the dirty bedding and about 1/3 quart...
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    Show Jumping Qualifier - Sunday

    It's too hot to ride so I'm inside watching the Olympics. Wow John Whitaker just keeps on going. And I WANT Emerald - love his high white stockings and belly spot! But the horse that really caught...
  17. PLACED -9 yo sound gelding, flashy and personable, eligible for tb makeover etc in MD

    hE HAS A NEW HOME!

    This very special gelding has been on the farm since July and is doing fabulous. He settled right in, is turned out with a few buddies and gets along great with them, eating up...
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    Which Olympians are you connected to?

    Michael Phelps - we have Baltimore in common, I am a member at the swim club where he swam as a kid (he still has some records there) and I've met his mom.
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    Like others have said, it's a Baltimore thing. ...

    Like others have said, it's a Baltimore thing. Everyone screams the "O" during the national anthem at ballgames, and other places too. And we don't say Rio, we say Ri-OOOHHHH!!!!
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    My English saddles all had that little lump where...

    My English saddles all had that little lump where the stirrup bar is and it bothered me at times. I don't feel a thing in that spot in my Circle Y. Totally comfy from day 1, fits great looks great...
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    I think they are pretty true to size - I'm in a...

    I think they are pretty true to size - I'm in a 15". 5' tall 105 lbs. I actually had mine made with custom fenders that are a little shorter than the usual. I think it cost an extra $95. I did...
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    Hogwash. Post #2 - I'm not seeing any "thinning"...

    Hogwash. Post #2 - I'm not seeing any "thinning" out or unusual wear. The "soft" leather is on the fenders - which is a good thing imho because I am able to freely move my legs and they don't feel...
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    I have the JG Monarch Arena Performance saddle...

    I have the JG Monarch Arena Performance saddle and love love love love love it!!!

    http://www.horsesaddleshop.com/monarch-arena-cicle-y-.html#.V5NmAugrLIU

    I've had it for 4 years and ended up...
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    Go Creator! I had the exacta!!!

    Go Creator! I had the exacta!!!
  25. I want a Specialized Saddle for my very wide...

    I want a Specialized Saddle for my very wide Chincoteague pony.
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