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  1. Owners aren't always reliable as to lameness...

    Owners aren't always reliable as to lameness degrees.
  2. Thread: adiposity

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    And, some horses who have no metabolic problems...

    And, some horses who have no metabolic problems at the time just like to eat more than others. There are some who never change weight and others, who if there is food there will eat their share and...
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    This is seen in some stalled horses where the...

    This is seen in some stalled horses where the bedding is not deep, I would suspect he is doing it getting up and lying down in the un grassy areas. I know, with all that grass why there?
  4. You forgot the gas to get there. :lol: :lol: ...

    You forgot the gas to get there. :lol: :lol:

    Not a H/J person but my horses were microchipped years ago, and DMNAed through their registries,. It only makes sense.
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    By being uncomfortable or irritated. If someone...

    By being uncomfortable or irritated. If someone poked you every two minutes or stuck pins in you constantly or pinched your cheek regularly, would you not become tense or irritated?

    Horses have a...
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    Save us all a lot of typing ;...

    Save us all a lot of typing ;
    http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?451558-Scratches
  7. DNA is individual to each horse. Yes breeders use...

    DNA is individual to each horse. Yes breeders use it because it can verify that the horse is related to the particular sire or dam. Why they would want it for microchipping I have no idea, unless as...
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    Agreed that sometimes it has become such a habit,...

    Agreed that sometimes it has become such a habit, that it is impossible to cure.
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    Not an eventer, but I have a student whose horse...

    Not an eventer, but I have a student whose horse does this every time her hands get even slightly wrong. I correct her, and the tongue goes in.

    I think he should get the lesson fee.

    Have...
  10. Not only the eyes--projecting objects on passing...

    Not only the eyes--projecting objects on passing vehicles, etc. etc.
  11. Trouble with blocking a hip is that everything...

    Trouble with blocking a hip is that everything below it may show improvement.
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    Here's a source or two. ...

    Here's a source or two.

    http://www.marystack.com/mohair-string-girth.html?cmp=googleproducts&kw=mohair-string-girth&gclid=CLDC88DXvMYCFQ2QHwodmokCYA

    ...
  13. Keep in mind that storing old test can be worth...

    Keep in mind that storing old test can be worth it when going for medals and points.
  14. yellowbriches makes an excellent point. Riders...

    yellowbriches makes an excellent point. Riders are focused on the form of dressage, not the actual function. They get the head down but the back end is just trailing along. They get marked down in...
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    Wet spots under his fly sheet do not mean he is...

    Wet spots under his fly sheet do not mean he is sweating more than he did before, it just means the sweat doesn't evaporate as well, so I wouldn't change his diet.
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    Oh yeah! But we ride in the rain, and don't mind...

    Oh yeah! But we ride in the rain, and don't mind getting muddy.
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    [QUOTE=SillyHorse;8208188]If only. I don't think...

    [QUOTE=SillyHorse;8208188]If only. I don't think there are very many that teach it any more. Besides, the general opinion on this board is that the auto release is useless or, at best, has limited...
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    [QUOTE=SillyHorse;8208188]If only. I don't think...

    [QUOTE=SillyHorse;8208188]If only. I don't think there are very many that teach it any more. Besides, the general opinion on this board is that the auto release is useless or, at best, has limited...
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    Poll: Actual training time is way under an hour, but...

    Actual training time is way under an hour, but between warm up and cool down, somewhere around an hour riding time, hacks can last longer.
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    Heinously is rather a big word, sort of like...

    Heinously is rather a big word, sort of like using a massive bomb strike to destroy a mosquito. :rolleyes:
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    Listen up to AKB. There is far more to being a...

    Listen up to AKB. There is far more to being a farrier than simply putting shoes on.

    And, I've found that farriers at places such as Morven if asked in the right way will come up with the...
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    I realize that this link refers to human use, but...

    I realize that this link refers to human use, but nothing I have seen in equine medicine, indicates that it would be something used except in specific cases for horses.
    ...
  23. CindyCRNA'-"As the owner of a horse who used to...

    CindyCRNA'-"As the owner of a horse who used to do this, you can't stop them when they do. You hang on tight and they panic more."

    There is more to using a chain shank than simply holding on, ...
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    I left a many line post on your post in Eventing.

    I left a many line post on your post in Eventing.
  25. Some ideas you may have already tried, Wear...

    Some ideas you may have already tried,

    Wear gloves and sturdy shoes, a helmet if she rears.
    Wrap her legs
    Remove the center board.
    Open all doors.
    I once painted a rubberized interior all...
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