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  1. You can go tell Mclain that he's doing it wrong...

    You can go tell Mclain that he's doing it wrong then :winkgrin: I think it's less for the rubbing, and more for the sensitive horses that don't like the sharpness and coldness of the metal spurs.
  2. Thread: Electrolytes?

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    Also, when you feed it with grain, the cells of...

    Also, when you feed it with grain, the cells of the gut are busy absorbing everything else in the food which means some of that super helpful electrolyte supplement doesn't get to the horse.

    Yes...
  3. Thread: Electrolytes?

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    Getting him used to flavoured electrolytes in...

    Getting him used to flavoured electrolytes in water will definitely help him drink away from home. You could also bring water from home. Another point is the temperature of the water, some horses are...
  4. Thread: Electrolytes?

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    Almost every horse needs electrolytes because...

    Almost every horse needs electrolytes because they are such sweaty creatures. Give something with dextrose and/or surcrose as it helps them absorb it and it makes it taste good. Avoid dolomite and...
  5. I am in one of those programs. I have absolutely...

    I am in one of those programs. I have absolutely no input into feed or medications. I'm working on my graduate degree in animal nutrition and most of my undergraduate degree was on equine nutrition. ...
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    From what I have seen there are a lot of really...

    From what I have seen there are a lot of really awesome trends. You're either team Parlanti or team Tucci now. Spur belts are still popular, but it's dying off a bit now. The reversible belts are...
  7. A microphone in your house is a bit of a big...

    A microphone in your house is a bit of a big warning sign to me. Pack your things and run. I wouldn't even talk to them about removing them, just give them your notice and remove of them yourself....
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    Not moving forward is normally an evasion of the...

    Not moving forward is normally an evasion of the aids, or there could be something wrong that you haven't discovered yet.

    Does he move forward more after jumping a bit? He could just be stiff.
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    Oh. Well there goes that theory. Maybe it was a...

    Oh. Well there goes that theory. Maybe it was a fence they just jumped out of stride and didn't really require much steadying. I wasn't there so I have no clue, just going off of what I saw. If it...
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    Yes, some of the riding wasn't perfect, but some...

    Yes, some of the riding wasn't perfect, but some of these guys aren't as seasoned as William Fox-Pitt, Boyd Martin or Mary King :eek: It was a tough question in that it looks like there was a long...
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    In order for them to last a long time, the...

    In order for them to last a long time, the washing machine is bad news bears and doesn't clean as well as a tiny bit of elbow grease. Try a bucket of warm water, a stiff brush and some soap. Soak and...
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    I would love tips from top grooms! What they like...

    I would love tips from top grooms! What they like doing/what they would never do. Basically, how do they get their horses/riders into the ring to perform and look their best?
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    Twitter is the new Facebook and Snapchat is the...

    Twitter is the new Facebook and Snapchat is the new Twitter ;) Vine is...public snapchat in a way.

    Link Facebook to your Twitter and Instagram. Post on all of the platforms! Like, follow,...
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    The key with PSSM is to limit sugar! ...

    The key with PSSM is to limit sugar!

    Recommended treatment typically includes daily exercise coupled with a diet low in sugar, but rich in fat. As a general guideline for performance horses, meals...
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    I like the idea of EcoGold, but do the pads last?...

    I like the idea of EcoGold, but do the pads last? I bought a Cross-Country pad from the company many years ago and after one ride it literally disintegrated. The stitching was a mess and the sticky...
  16. If you're a jumper and okay with the...

    If you're a jumper and okay with the 'nontraditional' look, try looking into a Devoucoux Chiberta. They are made for the eventer-type (high withers, narrow) and have excellent wither clearance while...
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    The new RJ Classics ones are nice. I ride in one...

    The new RJ Classics ones are nice. I ride in one and find it super comfy (stretchy fabric) and it is machine washable!
  18. Just a heads up, if it sounds too good to be...

    Just a heads up, if it sounds too good to be true, you should probably run away. I had somebody contact me and insisting to pay with PayPal. Some of their demands were odd (it was a present for his...
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    What about the Ecogold one vs. the new Oglivy one?

    What about the Ecogold one vs. the new Oglivy one?
  20. Thread: Arghhhhh!

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    Looks like an off day. From what I have seen,...

    Looks like an off day. From what I have seen, that isn't his normal riding style. While I agree that temper has no place on the horse, I have to admit that we are all guilty of letting our anger show...
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    Letter Perfect Embroidery does trunk covers as...

    Letter Perfect Embroidery does trunk covers as well. They are located in Ontario. If you're in the States, it might be a really good deal for you (even with shipping) since the CAD is so low!
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    I have almost identical proportions to you and I...

    I have almost identical proportions to you and I ride in a Devoucoux Chiberta 1A flap, 17.5" seat (extra room in the seat is nice for XC). The saddle fits me perfectly, unfortunately I have to sell...
  23. Hot towelling! Get some really warm water, put it...

    Hot towelling! Get some really warm water, put it in a bucket, or just run the tap (if you're fancy). Saturate a towel and wring it to get almost all the water out. Lay it on the horse and leave for...
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    Ebay won't let me sell anything for over $1000 as...

    Ebay won't let me sell anything for over $1000 as I have never sold anything with them before. :(
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    What groups on Facebook did you post it on? I...

    What groups on Facebook did you post it on? I have it on a couple and don't have very much interest.
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