The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 

Search:

Type: Posts; User: ChocoMare

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 2.94 seconds.

  1. Replies
    18
    Views
    500

    Ditto the Boots but until they arrive: get some...

    Ditto the Boots but until they arrive: get some of the neoprene garden kneeling pads. Cut them to fit the bottom of her hooves and duct tape them on. This way she has total sole/coffin bone...
  2. Fits your bill best: EquiPride ...

    Fits your bill best: EquiPride
  3. Georgia: 1 Gallon of el-cheapo Tractor Supply...

    Georgia:

    1 Gallon of el-cheapo Tractor Supply DuMor fly spray. I use it in instead of water to mix with Repel-X Concentrate. Add a bit of neem oil & clove oil. Shake well, spray. :D
  4. Yes, thin soles = sore. Just as if you soak your...

    Yes, thin soles = sore. Just as if you soak your feet and then pumice off all the callous, you will now be sore walking on gravel.

    Keratex or Durasole the snot out of the soles and boot her up so...
  5. Replies
    43
    Views
    1,065

    As simple as possible: Free-choice grass hay...

    As simple as possible:

    Free-choice grass hay in a small hole net. (I have no pasture)
    2 Cups EquiPride
    1 Cup BOSS
    1 Tblsp. Health-E (due to the all-hay diet)
    1 Oz Seminole's 16:8 Grass...
  6. Replies
    7
    Views
    156

    I trim with a grinder and HAVE to have Kevlar...

    I trim with a grinder and HAVE to have Kevlar gloves. I order 'em from Amazon.
  7. Replies
    14
    Views
    529

    Riders4Helmets posted an update on FB this...

    Riders4Helmets posted an update on FB this morning:

    For those who have inquired, we will shortly be announcing the date for the 2016 International Helmet Awareness Day....please stay tuned.
  8. Replies
    12
    Views
    298

    I've recommended these boots to several trim...

    I've recommended these boots to several trim clients and all have been very pleased: http://equine-jogging-shoes.com/
  9. I'm helping an owner rehab her TB mare right now...

    I'm helping an owner rehab her TB mare right now in the same shape. For an effective but gentle treatment, soak the feet in 1 part Simple Green 3 to 20 parts water. (I've only found it at Home Depot...
  10. I remember back in the late 70's-ish, a shedrow...

    I remember back in the late 70's-ish, a shedrow barn at Belmont Race Track went up on flames, 8 horses dead--all due to a manure / straw pile that was too close to the barn and never turned/watered. ...
  11. Replies
    9
    Views
    313

    As a trimmer working with owners taking their...

    As a trimmer working with owners taking their horse's barefoot, I and they adore: http://equine-jogging-shoes.com/

    They fit beautifully, no rubbing, etc. Worth every penny.
  12. When that fear hits (and I know exactly what...

    When that fear hits (and I know exactly what you're talking about), I recall a lesson my dad taught me when I was 14.

    He, a family friend and I were putting a new roof on our house. All was fine....
  13. www.sweetpro.com - click EQUIPRIDE

    www.sweetpro.com - click EQUIPRIDE
  14. Ditto Remission and now. Grazing muzzle is...

    Ditto Remission and now. Grazing muzzle is mandatory. Do your research via www.safergrass.org

    For the metabolic horse, I love to feed EquiPride. You give them all the good stuff they need but...
  15. Replies
    5
    Views
    260

    I'll PM you.

    I'll PM you.
  16. Replies
    4
    Views
    256

    Double D used to build for EquiSpirit in NC. My...

    Double D used to build for EquiSpirit in NC. My EquiBreeze was built by them and it's awesome. Very solid welding, tight seams, etc. EquiSpirit doesn't pick just anyone to build for them ;)
  17. :lol: Worth Bumping for this ;) ...

    :lol: Worth Bumping for this ;)

    https://notalwaysright.com/hes-horsing-around/54544

    (I help out at a friend’s riding stable. It’s not uncommon for people whose only experience with horses is...
  18. Hooves should be hard and dry. If crumbly, look...

    Hooves should be hard and dry. If crumbly, look to minerals to balance out the high iron in the water (common in the South). Look to shortening the trim cycle.

    Only topical I ever recommend as...
  19. Third for the carpet fibers. Chattahoochee Hills...

    Third for the carpet fibers. Chattahoochee Hills Eventing uses it and it's awesome for footing.
  20. Replies
    12
    Views
    388

    Good. Cracks, etc are the hooves' way of telling...

    Good. Cracks, etc are the hooves' way of telling us "I'm out of balance." If the toe is too long, the horse is most likely land toe first, sending tons of concussion up the hoof wall it was never...
  21. Replies
    12
    Views
    388

    Please stop the Hoof Flex. Hooves should be hard...

    Please stop the Hoof Flex. Hooves should be hard and dry. Using a goop, goo, salve, etc. sets up an unhealthy environment that fungus and bacteria love to munch on.

    If she's chipping at 4 weeks,...
  22. Replies
    17
    Views
    652

    EquiSpirit or for an open concept in hotter...

    EquiSpirit or for an open concept in hotter climates, their version called the EquiBreeze. I love mine.
  23. Replies
    17
    Views
    587

    Both my mares are draft-crosses with double thick...

    Both my mares are draft-crosses with double thick manes. Every spring, out comes the clippers and they get roached. Looks great, easy maintenance.
  24. While all-in-one buildings/barns are nice, please...

    While all-in-one buildings/barns are nice, please remember: we ain't getting any younger and crap happens. Unless you have an elevator, think about how an injury to your back or leg(s) will affect...
  25. TiffaniB had some great points - especially about...

    TiffaniB had some great points - especially about the water.

    The 10 Acres I bought is on a well. I bought it from someone with no horses, so nothing was set up. I deliberately budgeted funds to...
Results 1 to 25 of 250
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4