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    2012 Thread on this issue

    "Apr. 16, 2012, 03:54 PM
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    mickeydoodle

    I asked this question here a few months ago, and I called the company as there were several answers here.

    The company has made the girth so that...
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    "Clear as mud?" LOL! I have tried the girth...

    "Clear as mud?" LOL! I have tried the girth several times with the bulge facing forward and it pulls the saddle forward and makes horse unhappy. Bulge backwards seems to work for my guy.
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    FWIW, I was told by Ovation that the bodyform...

    FWIW, I was told by Ovation that the bodyform girth is for horses with a forward girth groove and that the 'bulge' faces the back. A straight girth on a horse with a forward girth groove pulls the...
  4. If you are into fiction, check out Rita Mae...

    If you are into fiction, check out Rita Mae Brown's "Sister Jane" and "Mrs. Murphy" murder mystery series. These are set in the Charlottesville, VA area and the lives of the main characters in both...
  5. My mare will play with and chomp any bit that has...

    My mare will play with and chomp any bit that has a joint, loose rings or any movement (rotational). She is fine in a mullen mouth eggbutt. See Dover:...
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    I have a BC Eloquence and love it. For the first...

    I have a BC Eloquence and love it. For the first time in years, I do not fight to keep my legs underneath me or constantly shift around in the seat to feel balanced. How a saddle feels is unique to...
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    Measure your current girth from buckle end to...

    Measure your current girth from buckle end to buckle end and call the folks at Wyoming Tack Room (http://www.wyotackroom.com/sttrcogi.html). They can order any size cord girth and are very helpful.
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    From the Wintec website - the answer is no. ...

    From the Wintec website - the answer is no.

    Which saddles accommodate the EASY-CHANGE Gullet System WIDE?

    The New Wintec 500 Wide All Purpose, New Wintec 500 Wide Dressage and the now...
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    I own two Passier saddles, an Optimum and a GT. ...

    I own two Passier saddles, an Optimum and a GT. I have not ridden in a GG but from the descriptions and measurements provided on various websites, I think the GG has a deeper seat than either the...
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    FWIW. My 2006 Passier Optimum was adjusted from...

    FWIW. My 2006 Passier Optimum was adjusted from a 27.5 cm (M) to a 29.0 cm (MW-W) by David Young, Passier's authorized saddlefitter. It cost about $350, including return shipment. Unfortunately,...
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    As a scientist, I find the subject of vaccination...

    As a scientist, I find the subject of vaccination efficacy to be of interest. My understanding is that viral-based vaccinations do NOT need to be repeated yearly...more often does not mean better...
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    Efficacy of West Nile Virus Vaccine in Horse Not Fully Evaluated

    All,

    I was curious as to why there was a vaccine for West Nile Virus for horses but not for humans. I found the following on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website. Is this another case...
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    FWIW, I've ridden my 14.3H Morgan mare in an...

    FWIW, I've ridden my 14.3H Morgan mare in an older (built 2000) Northstar dressage saddle for several years. The saddle has a deep seat and gussetted back panels but only a half panel up front,...
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    CHT, My Morgan mare 'worries' any type of...

    CHT,

    My Morgan mare 'worries' any type of jointed bit. She chews, grinds, etc. even while happily trotting along. Moving from a loose ring to a fixed (eggbutt) helped a little but the bit she...
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    Thank you all for your feedback and...

    Thank you all for your feedback and encouragement! Today, as there was no one at the barn to find my body, I decided to use a saddle with no stirrups. I did w/t/c and felt this was very hard on my...
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    Bareback Riding - Observations and Questions

    So, since I am currently experiencing saddle issues with my young gelding (either the saddle fits him but not me or vice versa), a friend at my barn encouraged me to try bareback riding. Now, let me...
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    Email Passier

    Ellie Mae,

    To find out more about your saddle, email the serial number to dirkkannemeier@passier.com. Passier keeps track of every saddle they build and can tell you the date of manufacture, tree...
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    EasyStreet, When it comes to bits, the bottom...

    EasyStreet,

    When it comes to bits, the bottom line, IMHO, is use the one that is most comfortable for your horse. If the mouth is comfy, the horse will be relaxed and will take contact with both...
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    Five days in new stall and no scraping! So far,...

    Five days in new stall and no scraping! So far, the scraping seemed to be caused by boredom/loneliness. He loves watching the comings and goings of the barn at night. Fingers crossed that the...
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    Well, we moved the gelding to a new stall last...

    Well, we moved the gelding to a new stall last night. The barn manager decided to put him in an end stall with one of his pasture buddies next door. These stalls have a large window and last night,...
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    We are going to move the gelding to a different...

    We are going to move the gelding to a different part of the barn where he will have pasture buddies on both sides. I'm planning to take photos of the walls before the stall switch to see if he...
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    Unfortunately, stall guards are not allowed by...

    Unfortunately, stall guards are not allowed by this barn. The owners and the barn manager do not feel stall chains/vinyl guards are safe, especially since they can't be there watching the horses...
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    Thanks to all for the replies! The stall...

    Thanks to all for the replies! The stall arrangement under the house is 2 stalls side-by-side facing the other 2 stalls. There is not a horse in the stall next to my gelding but he can clearly see...
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    Horse Scraping Stall Walls with Teeth

    My 6-year old gelding is scraping the stall walls with his teeth. This has been going on for about 2.5 months although the barn owner just became aware of his actions since the turnout reversal (in...
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    Just tried the competition model today and here...

    Just tried the competition model today and here are my observations.

    Sizing: Both of my horses wear cob-size Vespucci bridles (identical model). Strangely, the Micklem small horse/cob only fits...
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