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  1. Technically it would not affect the "fit" of the...

    Technically it would not affect the "fit" of the saddle, but the way the rider sits will affect how, or even if, pressure is effectively distributed.

    In the gaited horse world you can see people...
  2. If you buy something like this be able to spend...

    If you buy something like this be able to spend several thousand dollars to fix things that might be wrong. Maybe little is right now, but next week...?

    We owned a 1987 3/4 ton gasser Suburban in...
  3. A large, roomy stall in a barn is a Good Thing. ...

    A large, roomy stall in a barn is a Good Thing. In a vehicle moving at 65mph? Maybe not so much.

    Remember Newton's First Law of Motion: Every object in a state of uniform motion tends to remain...
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    Too Cool Billboard

    Just got this from our Association President:

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  5. Sound advice!!! G.

    Sound advice!!!

    G.
  6. There is really only one question here: How much...

    There is really only one question here: How much money you got?!?!?! :)

    If money is not an object then the answer is an unqualified "yes." If it is then it's a qualified "yes." If it REALLY is...
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    Under these circumstance don't do any sort of...

    Under these circumstance don't do any sort of "lease." That's a recipe for future trouble. Instead let them buy the horse for "One Dollar and Other Valuable Consideration" on a simple bill of sale....
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    As a retirement facility you are a "stable of...

    As a retirement facility you are a "stable of last resort." If you've not had this problem before you are very lucky; but you have it now.

    The agister's lien is predicated on the notion that a...
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    Business is business. I get that "life"...

    Business is business.

    I get that "life" happens. Back in the "salad days" of the equestrian industry when a good saddle horse brought $1500 at just about any auction a stable could afford to be...
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    Concur with your capitalistic analysis. It leads...

    Concur with your capitalistic analysis. It leads to the famous advice to "never invest in anything that eats." :)

    G.
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    I went through DQP training long ago and maybe...

    I went through DQP training long ago and maybe things have changed, but there was a clear distinction made between therapeutic use of a pad and cosmetic use to alter gait.

    When the rules are...
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    I include in here extra feed for the mare,...

    I include in here extra feed for the mare, particularly during lactation, as well the ordinary vaccinations for both mare and foal. It does not include any sort of stud fee. I know some folks might...
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    This discussion sort of ties in with the thread...

    This discussion sort of ties in with the thread on training what you breed.

    G.
  14. You can teach a horse to fake lameness. I don't...

    You can teach a horse to fake lameness. I don't think they imagine it themselves.

    But before I went that route I'd review my longing practices and ensure that I'm not aggravating a real problem...
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    The equine market has been in contraction for a...

    The equine market has been in contraction for a very long time (at least as far back as the '08 Financial Crisis. The demographics are terrible (kids who would rather play Pokeymon Go than get all...
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    I use it on the four saddles we have (only two in...

    I use it on the four saddles we have (only two in regular use). It's also great on bridles and leather halters and reins (the M1909 Army models are large and heavy). I also use it on leather riding...
  17. Lessons first for a year. Then you'll know...

    Lessons first for a year. Then you'll know whether or not this is real or "Memorex." :)

    You will also have a chance to explore various equine disciplines and see where you might have fun. Then...
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    What Order? :) Maybe the...

    What Order? <badabing-badaboom> :)

    Maybe the Moderators need so have an "Equine Flea Market" forum so we can connect on this sort of stuff!!! ;)

    G.
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    PSA: You have to shop around!

    I just ordered a tube of Stubben Hamanol. It was an interesting experience.

    No one locally carries it so I went to Amazon and found this:
    ...
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    And yet another example of shooting the...

    And yet another example of shooting the messenger. Not because of the content of the message, but because of it's tone. Even Jesus Christ got mad at the money changers.

    The substance of the...
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    The context of the discussion was herbal...

    The context of the discussion was herbal supplements. Likening plant products to factory products should have made that clear. If it wasn't then, is it now?

    Regarding minerals, OK, not...
  22. Goggle Vladamir Littauer's book Common Sense...

    Goggle Vladamir Littauer's book Common Sense Horsemanship. It's a free download from many places. In it he has a seven month program to start/restart a horse. It works quite well.

    Good luck in...
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    Actually it's Gospel Truth and herbal industry...

    Actually it's Gospel Truth and herbal industry spends tens of millions of dollars every year to ensure that there is no Federal regulation of the industry.

    Supplements are drugs. They may have...
  24. It doesn't. Saddles accommodate a horse's back...

    It doesn't.

    Saddles accommodate a horse's back or they don't. To a very limited degree a pad can help a saddle "accommodate" minor changes in conformation but that's about it. They are much like...
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    You need to find out just what your state and...

    You need to find out just what your state and county "deferral" rules require of you. These will be VERY specific and The Authorities can be pluperfect bastards in enforcing them because of the...
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