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  1. CLB15, shoot me a PM and I'll friend you up :)...

    CLB15, shoot me a PM and I'll friend you up :) then I can introduce you to a few folks. A few will have an online presence, but not most of them - FB page will be minimal for most of them. My own,...
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    Mr. AdAblurr is the regional rep (NW USA) for the...

    Mr. AdAblurr is the regional rep (NW USA) for the company that imports MAG Flakes (for indoor dust control on arenas as well as de-icer uses) and we had a HECK of a time getting our mid-year...
  3. There are MANY great makers out there - who...

    There are MANY great makers out there - who actually do use their own tack for work, and I don't mean two hour trail rides or cruising around a show pen. RANCH work. My God, I must have fifty friends...
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    LOL! we are doing good to have barn cleaned,...

    LOL! we are doing good to have barn cleaned, horse bathed and kinda-sorta white socks! I seriously need to win a big lotto and buy STAFF..... Too many hats, not nearly enough time to wear them all.
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    MGT Stripper rake with its comfy fat rubber...

    MGT Stripper rake with its comfy fat rubber handle :) (Oster also makes one similar but with a skinny harder-to-hold handle) for thinning out monster manes in the spring - some of our horses grow...
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    That horse is one we bred and raised - still have...

    That horse is one we bred and raised - still have him, for that matter. I call him "black liver" as his coat is SOOOO dark - many people assume he is black (he is NOT) and it is an accurate...
  7. We used Parma for quite a while (Mr. AdAblurr...

    We used Parma for quite a while (Mr. AdAblurr builds arenas, and he uses up about one a year) and are now running the EZ Groomer. The manufacturer is closer to us, shipping is less, and product...
  8. NONE of you folks own a simple chipping bar? I...

    NONE of you folks own a simple chipping bar? I have three - no, FOUR of them in various configurations out in the shop - for DIGGING through hard ground, prying out rocks etc, putting in fence posts....
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    Don't know how close you are, but this is...

    Don't know how close you are, but this is possibly just as entertaining and educational for you?
    http://californiobridlehorseassociation.com/code-7/code-8/index.html
  10. The woolskin in the taps is actually to prevent...

    The woolskin in the taps is actually to prevent scuffing your fancy go-to-town boots. The bit is rather oddly conformed - a lot of layback to the spade, and with a center hung mouth would be really...
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    Since we "got into" the Irish horse a lot of...

    Since we "got into" the Irish horse a lot of changes have happened in our lives - not the least of which was producing the absolute best foals we ever got, from our own stallion - very satisfying....
  12. 10k will just about cover rock and sand products...

    10k will just about cover rock and sand products for an average outdoor ring in this country..... no grading, geotek fabric, drainage work, labor, trucking of materials, etc etc. For an all-weather...
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    Thank you so much for mentioning Ollie, Judy :)...

    Thank you so much for mentioning Ollie, Judy :) Since you have known him since he was a sprout, it is high praise that you recommend him. If you get down our way, give me a shout - I would love to...
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    Sniplover, I stumbled across this old thread -...

    Sniplover, I stumbled across this old thread - thought I would let you know you called it 100% correctly :)
    http://www.irishhuntersandjumpers.com/Pretty%20Please.html

    Pretty Please, first baby...
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    With a dozen stalls and no bulk shavings storage,...

    With a dozen stalls and no bulk shavings storage, the pine pellets are a blessing here. I have one of those BIG rubbermaid tub-cart things on wheels. and dump twp bags at a time into it, level them...
  16. We have done ALL of the above at one time or...

    We have done ALL of the above at one time or another, in various places outside various stalls. Right now we have most of our sacrifice runs with "porches" of rubber stall mats out a minimum of 12...
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    For the manufactured sand and felt footings, I...

    For the manufactured sand and felt footings, I don't think you can beat the EZGroomer - we ran Parmas for years, but switched over to the EZ GRoomer as a more cost-effective machine. Tom King's...
  18. Thanks BeeHoney for accurate statements! Matter...

    Thanks BeeHoney for accurate statements! Matter of fact, MAG (Magnesium Chloride) is much "safer" than Calcium Chloride, which is somewhat caustic on skin and eyes. We have used it for years, great...
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    Here in the in the West,...

    Here in the in the West, http://www.Arena-Rehab.com is the distributor.
    Since you are back east, check in with meltSnow.com (main office) or check in with Doug at http://www.StopArenaDust.com
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    As to not MAG being useful outdoors, not so. We...

    As to not MAG being useful outdoors, not so. We have used the MAG on our outdoor two summers in a row - it withstood some pretty good rains this year, NO dust and kept the marvelous texture and cush...
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    fuzzvet, if you are going to be towing a HEAVY...

    fuzzvet, if you are going to be towing a HEAVY water tank on your groomer (any kind) you better have some major tractive power - 4x4 tractor with the weight an HP to pull it over a soft surface!
    ...
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    We actually have put the MAG Flake product on our...

    We actually have put the MAG Flake product on our outdoor (sand and felt) two years in a row now. It really does work - but as you note, the winter rains do wash it down. We live in the very wet...
  23. Thread: Arena Dust

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    Basically, the MAG really doesn't work well in...

    Basically, the MAG really doesn't work well in any sort of wood product - I have done tests in my own barn in sawdust bedding. The wood just absorbs the MAG moisture and encapsulates it so it no...
  24. Thread: Oh weaners!

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    Uh-oh! I think I know exactly who you are...

    Uh-oh! I think I know exactly who you are referring to (owner AND colt)...
    I knew colt's sire as a youngster, he was definitely a handful and always looking to jump or climb or break down a fence...
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    Hilariously, the AllBreed pedigree site has been...

    Hilariously, the AllBreed pedigree site has been bolluxed once again - the dam of Teddy's Toy is given as an appaloosa :)
    ACTUAL pedigree for your well-bred horse is here...
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