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    I do know a couple of people who clip in the late...

    I do know a couple of people who clip in the late winter early spring. These are folks who don't ride in the winter AT ALL, but once the weather breaks they want to be able to ride and not deal with...
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    I use the Furminator on my pony, AKA "Mr. Yak". ...

    I use the Furminator on my pony, AKA "Mr. Yak". I feel the handle is pretty ergonomic and it takes less ummph to get the hair to come out than with a shedding blade or with one of the Slick and Easy...
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    If you are worried about the newer hairs sticking...

    If you are worried about the newer hairs sticking up as they grow out, you can try this trick. Spray the mane with QuikBraid, comb the mane, then lay a heavy towel folded into thirds over the mane...
  4. Yes, just push the pin back in. If you get an...

    Yes, just push the pin back in. If you get an error code on your brake box, it may mean that the battery needs to be replaced. This happened to me once when the farm owner was cutting grass and...
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    The only experience I have with a flank cinch is...

    The only experience I have with a flank cinch is that if you were to tighten it on a certain pony, she would buck. And then my cousin and I could play rodeo. Oh, the things we did unsupervised as...
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    Mine have hay and pasture free choice. When they...

    Mine have hay and pasture free choice. When they are in the stalls due to extremely foul weather they get hay in a small hole hay feeder and hay in a wall rack.

    The pony only had to have a...
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    1. What is the most common type of clip? It...

    1. What is the most common type of clip?

    It really depends on your discipline. I foxhunt, so for me, I see mostly full clips to Irish/bib clips to blanket clips.

    2. When do you clip? Spring...
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    If you can't get an extra day in at the barn to...

    If you can't get an extra day in at the barn to ride, ride for a longer time while you are there. Really think about how much time you are actually spending working while you ride. If you are only...
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    I ride a mare that roars when put in a frame to...

    I ride a mare that roars when put in a frame to canter. If you let her canter on a loose rein, she doesn't roar. Her roaring will be worse when she is out of shape. She doesn't roar when she...
  10. I used Theophylline...

    I used Theophylline to treat my older RAO pony along with dexamethasone and zyrtec.

    I wanted to try something a bit less expensive than ventipulmin. My farrier used to be in pharmaceutical sales...
  11. I have used a combination of Listerine and baby...

    I have used a combination of Listerine and baby oil (10-1) to groom my horse through the winter and spring. You could add a little more baby oil to the mix and curry it into the coat to help loosen...
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    OP, you could sue, but I don't think that is a...

    OP, you could sue, but I don't think that is a very good use of your time, energy, and resources.

    You may need to send him for 30-90 days of training to get some good mileage on him if you want to...
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    Our hunt club is having a silent auction and some...

    Our hunt club is having a silent auction and some members donated some saddles they are no longer using, or it seems, haven't been used in a LONG time.

    I did a quick clean, thankfully they weren't...
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    When I was foxhunting my grey pony, I would do my...

    When I was foxhunting my grey pony, I would do my own version of a mud knot. I would dutch braid my pony's tail all the way to the end. I used a thick people hair band to finish it off. I would...
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    A lady I know has minis. She has them contained...

    A lady I know has minis. She has them contained in a welded wire fence that is attached to her 3 board fence. They do get some turn out on the larger "dry lot" paddock that has sparse grass. Very...
  16. Thread: Pony 101

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    I would recommend a vet that is great at...

    I would recommend a vet that is great at educating, that has a great bedside manner and is available to answer "goofy" questions over the phone.
  17. Thread: Um, SUZ?

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    I hope you had a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

    I hope you had a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
  18. When your cleaning lady gives you a scented candle as a gift....

    what are you to think?

    This happened a couple of years ago around Christmas and it has been something I come back to thinking about.

    Was this something she gave to all of her clients....or just...
  19. I went to see a surgeon who works within the...

    I went to see a surgeon who works within the OBGYN practice I use. He suggested prior to trying surgery, take a sudafed prior to riding and see if that would help. He said it is a side effect of...
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    How much acreage are you able to buy? Do you...

    How much acreage are you able to buy? Do you already own the equipment you need for the size acreage you are intending to buy? If not, have you budgeted for the equipment you will need?

    How far...
  21. When checking with you county/town about buying...

    When checking with you county/town about buying the extra acreage, check to see if they will allow you to redraw your lot lines to include the new acreage with the original house plot. This may...
  22. What PeanutButterPonies said and bring some...

    What PeanutButterPonies said and bring some cookies, bread, beer, wine or liquor that he and his spouse might enjoy.
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    http://www.southernstates.com/catalog/g-181-equimi...

    http://www.southernstates.com/catalog/g-181-equimin.aspx

    https://www.smartpakequine.com/ps/accel-37
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  24. Thread: Underweight

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    If a float would fix the problem then it would be...

    If a float would fix the problem then it would be cheaper in the long run to do the dentistry than to pay for special feed.

    The old guy at my barn can manage on grass, but can't manage on hay. He...
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    My BIL is an attorney. He was representing a...

    My BIL is an attorney. He was representing a lady on check fraud. Knowing her past history, he required her payment be made through a cashiers check....It was fake. This was over 10 years ago.
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