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  1. Kerrits 4-Way Stretch Show Coat - Anyone Have One??

    I saw this in the dover catalogue:

    http://www.doversaddlery.com/kerrits-competitor-koat/p/X1-40770/

    It seems too good to be true- machine washable, stretchy, etc.

    My coat is a 15 year old...
  2. I checked with the manufacturer and it turns out...

    I checked with the manufacturer and it turns out we DO have the top of the line torflex axles.

    I am going to go with Dave Tobruck's suggestion to put in an "air hitch" coupler, since we will never...
  3. Just wanted to say a big thank-you to David of...

    Just wanted to say a big thank-you to David of Tobruk trailers. He had some great ideas about options, such as different types of axles, and other possible components to lessen the rough bouncing.
    ...
  4. David, have you installed dexter torflex axles on...

    David, have you installed dexter torflex axles on your trailer?

    And yes, to the previous poster, of course we have mats, we are civilized, and, drive exceedingly carefully, since we are hauling...
  5. "Suspension does not generally work well at all...

    "Suspension does not generally work well at all weights. If you have axles rated for carrying 4 horses, but are only carrying one it will tend to ride hard."

    I wasn't aware of this. I guess...
  6. Rode in the Back of the Trailer as an Experiment - Super Awful - Any Way to Improve ?

    We have a 16' gooseneck stock trailer with two 8' stalls, separated by a center-gate. My horse has to ride backwards, so thats why bought it.

    As an experiment, i rode in the trailer to observe my...
  7. thanks DH. The shed had two small windows. ...

    thanks DH.

    The shed had two small windows. Are you saying that i should leave a gap between the wall and the hay? thx.
  8. Storing Hay in Cinderblock Shed - Any Advice or Pitfalls?

    Ok, I am holding the line on not storing hay in the house :-0

    We have a nice sized cinderblock shed that I will be using to store hay for the 1st time. I've been hearing of a snow-ier winter and...
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    Question regarding the craigslist type trailer. ...

    Question regarding the craigslist type trailer. Are you saying that one horse rides backwards and one rides forward with no center gate divider? Just one big box? Isn't that dangerous? I always...
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    Gooseneck Configuration Question

    Hey Cothers,

    I am wondering about a gooseneck trailer with as small a configuration as possible; no tack room, etc. I like driving a small-as-possible rig

    Right now we have a gooseneck stock...
  11. Thank you. I saw that the ones on amazon were...

    Thank you. I saw that the ones on amazon were $20 for a set of four, whereas the Wilkers are $25 each on smartpak. So that tells me something.

    Would a turned out 24/7 horse ever use a standing...
  12. What product is methylated spirits? I have no...

    What product is methylated spirits? I have no idea what this is.

    It the old days folks always picked off the scabs and scabby stuff, before treating with xyz treatment. My neighbors still do...
  13. sansena, Can you send me a link to the ones that...

    sansena, Can you send me a link to the ones that are the safest? I wasn't sure from your post which were the ones to avoid, or the ones that were safe. My horse is a tough old bird, never had to...
  14. Is This Home-made Scratches Treatment a Good Idea or Not Good Idea

    hey guys,

    my gelding has scratches on all 4 legs from the fetlock to the top of the cannon bone. Its not noticeable, but if feels rough under the skin.

    To be honest, I usually don't treat it,...
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    here are some pics. I can just imagine that any...

    here are some pics. I can just imagine that any judge in any discipline would frown upon entering the ring on a dirty looking horse. How do you manage something like that? Put a sign on his butt...
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    one more ? is he really a sooty palomino if he...

    one more ?
    is he really a sooty palomino if he only has sooty hocks on the tips of his hocks? i am looking at some images of stunning sooty palominos on the internet, and he is nothing like the...
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    wow furlong- you really know your stuff! I...

    wow furlong- you really know your stuff! I assumed the mother was a dun, but I guess I was mistaken and she's a buckskin.

    (The mother is a daughter of Hollywood Dun It. I read on a...
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    Color/genetics question - Pics Added

    We recently got a horse who is a palomino with chocolate brown points on his hocks. Looks exactly like a palomino with dirty hocks.

    The sire was a dark brown-ish chestnut and the mother a dun.
    ...
  19. ok, sorry guys, actually i only put the "inside...

    ok, sorry guys, actually i only put the "inside leg at the girth" comment becuz English riders might be reading my post and get all upset if I left it out ;-)

    I think the issue might be going from...
  20. Canter Aids for a Reiner - What Am I Screwing Up?

    Hi Guys,

    We recently got a nice reining horse (has shown in the open pro division, so he knows his stuff).

    The trainer said that basically he would *never* take the wrong lead…its against his...
  21. I am riding first now, when I can, early in the...

    I am riding first now, when I can, early in the morning. So thank you!

    But why do feel I am ALWAYS fighting with the farm (in spring, i guess).

    Fighting with the tractor, fighting with the...
  22. I thought that at some point, in case he doesn't...

    I thought that at some point, in case he doesn't work out for us, or for some reason we to sell it, it would be a benefit to have AQHA papers.

    My question is: if I submit his NRHA registration to...
  23. His NRHA says "Grade" for breed. But WTF (sorry...

    His NRHA says "Grade" for breed. But WTF (sorry for language) - he's a grandson of Smart Chicolina and Holywood Dunit. Did some non-QH sneek in somewhere? How dare they!
  24. Getting a NRHA registered horse to be double-registered with AQHA

    Hi There,

    I've done a quick web search on how to do this, but didn't find any specific instructions.

    I'm assuming its worthwhile to get an NRHA registered horse to be also registered with AQHA....
  25. I Love Every Singe Reply! The "Ride First"...

    I Love Every Singe Reply!
    The "Ride First" support changed my thinking, and i got two tiny rides in!!!

    Great Perspective about "The chore list will never be done" and "Ride first or you'll...
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