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    thank you for the follow up replies! We are...

    thank you for the follow up replies! We are keeping the strap and it's long enough, and the Haflinger fits the carriage fine, she's low to the ground to begin with and the carriage is a good heavy...
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    We have a nice Zilco strap that will expand to...

    We have a nice Zilco strap that will expand to reach, no experienced help is handy except when we go to club drives, and then we take the cart we're comfortable with.
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    Kicking strap use on marathon shafts

    We are fairly new to pleasure driving and consistently use a kicking strap with our two wheel cart as a safety feature.

    We acquired a marathon carriage and the shafts are very different. They are...
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    I gave her a big hug this morning - it was chilly...

    I gave her a big hug this morning - it was chilly out and she was warm- and promised her we would start over slowly! :-)
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    We bought her from a divorce situation and she's...

    We bought her from a divorce situation and she's about as nice an animal as I have ever had! She loves my niece's two little ones, gives lessons leadline. I ride her when I can.Maybe we did do her a...
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    Older mare, newbie drivers

    This will be tough to analyze without having seen the drive but still… We have a 21 year Norwegian Fjord mare in sound condition. Previous owner used her for children’s showing under saddle, and...
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    Could you do built in tall cupboards that open...

    Could you do built in tall cupboards that open from both sides? We had them in an old farmhouse we owned - they opened from the kitchen and the dining room. You could spec plexi on the horsey side...
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    We watched most of this, and practical hubby's...

    We watched most of this, and practical hubby's comment was, "who is paying these folks to do this?"
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    Can you take the vehicle to the bottom the hill...

    Can you take the vehicle to the bottom the hill separately, then ground drive him there and hitch on the flat with a helper? You could then practice going up a little and turning around and coming...
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    thank you!

    Good hors for the input. We bought a Doe run marathon carriage to work up to and it's only set up for a single. It's 450 lbs unloaded and my thinking was to use it for tandem if leader could help...
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    Tandem Driving question

    OK, relatively new to driving but going safely and slowly with help of the hubby and the home born and raised 10 year old Haflinger mare. We're on about her 10th drive put to a training cart and...
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    Try acupuncture, it worked a charm for me with a...

    Try acupuncture, it worked a charm for me with a bad hip on one side. Something about the balancing of energy really seemed to help. To keep this horsie, we have two Haflingers that drive, green.
  13. Thread: no power to barn

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    It is our property but we bought a house in the...

    It is our property but we bought a house in the village 1 quarter mile away. Our farmland is at the village line a short walk. But with no residence on the land, the utility company was going to...
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    no power to barn

    Our horses are now in a barn has no electric service. We would like to do a solar powered light and perhaps even solar powered water heater. Can anyone recommend a light that has worked for them and...
  15. Beagle-Cattle dog cross in NY

    We have a little white and red speckled spayed girl we need to find a home for (not a rush), but she's only 10 months old. She's a cutie, she's good with kids and other pets, and she's only 30 lbs. ...
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    Get the book by Doris Ganton - Training the...

    Get the book by Doris Ganton - Training the Driving Horse or something along those lines - it's excellent, with diagrams and instructions step by step. Well worth the money. Next super books are...
  17. Thread: RIP Phoenix

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    I am so sorry for your loss. We had a terrific...

    I am so sorry for your loss. We had a terrific storm here two nights ago (first rain in weeks) and feared for ours.. very sad to lose one in his prime. :cry:
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    Can someone point me to the original thread, or...

    Can someone point me to the original thread, or it's title? I am thinking of going this route with my aged TWH who likes to GO! We had a heck of wrangle this weekend as I didn't want to be in his...
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    I think it's a little strong to call him a fraud....

    I think it's a little strong to call him a fraud. (He may be a major capitalist though, charging a boatload of money for his products. They all sell those 'stick and string' things and you can make...
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    Great pics. My input is "helmets all around!" :D

    Great pics. My input is "helmets all around!" :D
  21. I have used www.aaronmartin.com for pieces and...

    I have used www.aaronmartin.com for pieces and repairs but the prices have gone up. They are in Canada and there used to be a nice currency discount too....
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    My husband laughed at me because I kept remoting...

    My husband laughed at me because I kept remoting to the show to try and catch the driving scenes and missed it all except a 10 second shot of hands on reins and the couple on the other side of the...
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    Ponies would make a great pair as they are full...

    Ponies would make a great pair as they are full brother/sister and get along well. But the only down side of the vehicle is that it is designed as a single only. (Doe Run is the maker). Everything...
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    thank you all for the tips and input! We get the...

    thank you all for the tips and input! We get the vehicle 3/12. Will keep you posted. :winkgrin:
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    Thank you BFZ, I was beginning to think I was...

    Thank you BFZ, I was beginning to think I was perceived as a troll of some sort. :eek:
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