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  1. I do retirement boarding and I sit down with each...

    I do retirement boarding and I sit down with each new owner and have "the talk".
    I have an info sheet they are required to fill in - check if the horse IS/IS NOT a candidate for surgery, if there is...
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    I think it's hard to put an "all inclusive" price...

    I think it's hard to put an "all inclusive" price on that type of board. If my horse only needs one treatment I'm over paying for services I wont use.

    I definitly think you could charge a "re-hab...
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    Never! A trainer, at a barn I previously rode...

    Never!

    A trainer, at a barn I previously rode at, was jumping in draw reins. The horse put his foot thru the reins when he landed, freaked, the trainer came off and was kicked in the face by the...
  4. Since you work until 5:45pm, once he's clipped...

    Since you work until 5:45pm, once he's clipped would you be able to get a blanket on him when the temp drops earlier during the winter? Or if it starts to snow?

    Once you clip you MUST blanket and...
  5. Oh no. I'm so sorry you've got more unpaid horses...

    Oh no. I'm so sorry you've got more unpaid horses dumped on you :(

    I'll spread the word around down here.
  6. I have a front load but this may help: I...

    I have a front load but this may help:

    I always put dirty horse stuff on SOAK cycle first, then either a NORMAL wash for saddle pads and towels, or HEAVY DUTY for blankets.
    Add the EXTRA RINSE...
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    [QUOTE=My3Sons;5770858]There are many...

    [QUOTE=My3Sons;5770858]There are many variables...I teach this and it's easy to remember:

    Bone has 4 letters: 4-6 months healing
    Tendon has 6 letters: 6-9 months healing 1 letter = 1...
  8. I had one that was constantly nicking himself. I...

    I had one that was constantly nicking himself. I talked to my shoer and he rounded the feet a bit more on the next trim and voila, my horse is no longer catching himself.

    Some of them are just...
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    [QUOTE=pds;5770373]We are doing a basic pole barn...

    [QUOTE=pds;5770373]We are doing a basic pole barn with this builder. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Yarboroughs-Construction-Co-Inc/262924199623

    36' x 60'
    6 - 12' x 12' matted stalls, insulated...
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    Clean out your trailer after...

    Clean out your trailer after use!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    My Baron TC is 11 years old. After any ride longer than about 3 hours I remove any shavings, pull out the mats, rinse the floor and make sure the...
  11. If you check the B-Up website (is it still out...

    If you check the B-Up website (is it still out there?) they have all the specs for your tow vehicle:
    minimum engine size
    minimum length of tow vehicle (wheel base)
    minimum tow capacity and tongue...
  12. Thank you, yes. Brain faster then fingers!

    Thank you, yes. Brain faster then fingers!
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    Ditto the JD riding mower. I have a 52" deck and...

    Ditto the JD riding mower. I have a 52" deck and it's a work horse. I can pull my harrow with it (although it does better with only 1/2 the harrow, both sections really tax the engine), I tow my...
  14. Wow, I've had my Brenderup 11 years and never had...

    Wow, I've had my Brenderup 11 years and never had an issue. I've trailered cross country, up and down the east coast, over mountains, with my horses, new horses and friends horses. Never had a horse...
  15. My trailer's chest bar is released from Outside...

    My trailer's chest bar is released from Outside the trailer.
    There is no way you want to get inside a trailer to try and release the chest bar with a panicked horse hung up on it!

    I have a...
  16. Never had any luck getting horse stuff clean in a...

    Never had any luck getting horse stuff clean in a top loader.
    You need to get a front load HE washer.
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    Did a trail ride in Yosemite several years ago,...

    Did a trail ride in Yosemite several years ago, loved it!

    We rode on the path of an historic narrow-gauge rail line. It's amazing to ride thru the woods, quiet and mystical. It felt like you...
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    My poor horses have had to suffer along with me...

    My poor horses have had to suffer along with me :)

    I don't get new shoes every 6 weeks - neither do they
    I don't get customized supplements - neither do they
    I don't get chiropractic adjustments...
  19. I currently tow my Brenderup Baron with a Chevy...

    I currently tow my Brenderup Baron with a Chevy Silverado 1500, 8 litre engine. It hauls like a dream, I forget the trailer is back there!

    I have big horses (17h ID and 16.3 WB) and the mileage in...
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    The amount of money already spent on shampoos,...

    The amount of money already spent on shampoos, anti-itch creams, topicals, etc would probably have paid for a vet visit and allergy shot or Dex by this time :(

    My neighbor's horse was rubbing last...
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    Mats are nice but I Loved the Comfort Stall...

    Mats are nice but I Loved the Comfort Stall matting system I put in a previous barn.
    I saved a ton on shavings because the "comfort" or padding is already on the mat, just need a small amount of...
  22. You might also want to post in the "rideshare"...

    You might also want to post in the "rideshare" thread, and check there for people offering rides as well.

    Not sure if this is also suitable for the Free classifieds?
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    Not true. I have 6 horses on 17 acres and the...

    Not true.
    I have 6 horses on 17 acres and the amount of predators for 8-10 horses is enough.
    The trick is to spread them where there are piles or areas of manure. I walk all up and down the...
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    16'X32' for a pasture that has 2-3 horses in it....

    16'X32' for a pasture that has 2-3 horses in it.
    It's big enough I can put a round bale inside in the winter and drive the tractor thru to drag/clean it.
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    I used it for a hock injury and was pleased with...

    I used it for a hock injury and was pleased with the results.

    Call my vet's office. According to my vet, they've had positive results.
    Southern Equine Service
    Dr. Jamie Carter
    803-644-1544
    I'm...
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