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    Thank you all!

    Thank you all!
  2. I boarded at a barn that had a maiden mare...

    I boarded at a barn that had a maiden mare (Arabian) reject her first foal. She HATED him so much that even tied up she was so tense he couldn't suck any milk out. It just dripped out of her when...
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    I know it sucks to come up injured in the middle...

    I know it sucks to come up injured in the middle of show season, but it is highly unlikely that you will be able to show in a week. If you call the show secretary now you might get lucky and they...
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    Eighteen months. Two years before I was...

    Eighteen months. Two years before I was comfortable in the concert hall padded seats.

    Six plus weeks before riding again, and I started with ten minutes of two point because I could not sit in...
  5. I had one who produced a lump on his lower jaw. ...

    I had one who produced a lump on his lower jaw. I assumed it was the young horse , roots growing a little angled business. The vet didn't like the look of it and wanted an X-ray before touching his...
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    If you are wanting to feed vitamin E for a reason...

    If you are wanting to feed vitamin E for a reason (as in resolve a specific issue) then skip Greenhawk's Greenline. Elevate has the bioavailable form of vitamin E and you can feed less and get...
  7. Check the timing of your half halts in the...

    Check the timing of your half halts in the canter. Ideally you want to put your leg on (leg into a holding hand, all aids short and released) when the shoulders are coming up. If you get the timing...
  8. Echoing the comments about using your leg rather...

    Echoing the comments about using your leg rather than trying not to bump him.
  9. That's weird. It looks like the straps cross...

    That's weird. It looks like the straps cross under the jaw as well as over the nose. never seen that before.
  10. I had a horse who offered full, correct, flying...

    I had a horse who offered full, correct, flying changes from the beginning - as I sat up and balanced after landing. 12 years later he STILL will not "catch up" with his hind end if he switches just...
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    Another book is Creative Dressage Schooling. ...

    Another book is Creative Dressage Schooling.

    Whatever exercise or pattern you use you will get more out of it if you know what you specifically want to focus on during that ride. Things like...
  12. My horse had shockwave treatments when he injured...

    My horse had shockwave treatments when he injured his hind suspensory. He healed beautifully and the post healing ultrasound made the vet say it looked like that of a horse half his age.

    I know...
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    I have one that goes off his feed. He just...

    I have one that goes off his feed. He just decides that he's "not eating that" and there is diddly squat I can do about it. In his case "not eating that" means ever again. He's got EPSM and for...
  14. Poll: I have both. I prefer to use the not stretchy...

    I have both. I prefer to use the not stretchy ones.

    But I did have a horse that could not be wrapped in the non stretchy type - unless I was okay with him kicking out with his hind legs and...
  15. That's what ration balancers are for. If you...

    That's what ration balancers are for. If you aren't feeding the minimum recommended amount of a regular feed the ration balancer will fill in the rest of the vitamins and minerals without the extra...
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    When I have to deal with deeper wounds like that...

    When I have to deal with deeper wounds like that I hot compress daily for one day longer than I'm getting crap out of the wound. Clean, compress, bandage (Animalintex is good, but I usually use...
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    No. Tandy's leather craft starter kit is for...

    No. Tandy's leather craft starter kit is for someone who wants to learn carving and stamping leather. Bridlework requires cutting, edging and skiving straps and stitching skills. There are special...
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    My horses have handmade, hand sewn, custom...

    My horses have handmade, hand sewn, custom bridles made by me. ;)

    I've done halters, bridles, martingales, breastplates, girths, leather covered stirrups, saddle bags and various bits and bobs...
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    Mine absolutely has not gotten a hard mouth from...

    Mine absolutely has not gotten a hard mouth from being longed off the bit.

    Mine also did the I'm good as gold today until we trot business. I reeled him in fast and made him earn the bigger...
  20. I've known two mares who were highly reactive...

    I've known two mares who were highly reactive some days and perfect others. Both had cystic ovaries. Both had their reactive days go after the vet gave them a shot to drop the cysts.

    One of them...
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    My nearly seven year old was a bit like that. ...

    My nearly seven year old was a bit like that. Okay, a lot like that.

    I used to longe him in the ring that shared a fence with the paddock where his BFF unbroke 3 yr old was turned out. First key...
  22. I lived by this one for about three years, twice....

    I lived by this one for about three years, twice.

    "If it ain't cute when my 1300lb QH does it, it ain't cute when my baby foal/weanling/yearling/etc. does it."
  23. All that everyone else said, and make sure that...

    All that everyone else said, and make sure that you are asking for the transition to trot after the five or six canter strides and not just allowing him to fall into trot. This helps when you want...
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    Yes, if you place the saddle too far forward. ...

    Yes, if you place the saddle too far forward. The point billet hangs a couple of inches further forward than where billets are usually attached to the tree. This reduces or (hopefully) eliminates...
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    So at least you know your current saddle doesn't...

    So at least you know your current saddle doesn't fit properly. Likely number two from the post above.

    If you are looking for a dressage saddle, one with a point billet gets you a step ahead from...
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