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  1. Run.Cheap leather, shoddy workmanship...and who...

    Run.Cheap leather, shoddy workmanship...and who knows what tree problems...buy quality used instead.
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    I'm saddened to see this happen, especially to...

    I'm saddened to see this happen, especially to such a class horse, well trained, well handled, well loved. I'm on the west coast but my husband called to tell me. Farewell to a great one. My heart...
  3. Totally with you on this Delta...Eventing was not...

    Totally with you on this Delta...Eventing was not my first sport either. To the question "when do you start using studs?" I answer "when you no longer want your horse to slip"

    I worked for an...
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    It is a possibility, but I sure hate to sedate...

    It is a possibility, but I sure hate to sedate him if I don't need to. Of course, I'd already thought about that, but was looking to be able to do this myself with my hubby's capable help. We can...
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    Thank you Eric, that is what I wanted to...

    Thank you Eric, that is what I wanted to know....to the rest of you, I did not say I was going to do this in a paddock with other horses wandering around? The horse stands well for me, and for my...
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    He won't stand for shoeing up at the barn, for...

    He won't stand for shoeing up at the barn, for the farrier, where the farrier wants to work, with his buddies a quarter mile away, and with all the commotion going on at the barn at any given time....
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    Eric, I have a question, and I ask this most...

    Eric, I have a question, and I ask this most respectfully, as I keep my thin soled, crappy walled retired 23 year old TB trimmed, and since he lives out 24/7, with some other retirees, and is a PITA...
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    food for thought, no pun intended. If there is...

    food for thought, no pun intended.
    If there is a squirrel carcass in a bale of hay (or rabbit carcass, or pigeon, or you name the critter) and that flake ends up in your horse's dinner, your horse...
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    I liked good old fashioned gamgee bandages...last...

    I liked good old fashioned gamgee bandages...last brand name in I saw was Fybagees. Karen, who managed Deb Atkinson's barn and I both preferred those.
    When I were those out, I found some Jack's...
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    I do not agree that the last jog is most...

    I do not agree that the last jog is most important, the first jog determines if you will get in, and sets the tone with your face, your number and your horse's impressions before the ground...
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    ....and try the underthings jogging to be sure...

    ....and try the underthings jogging to be sure you are "quiet"

    Flats, like loafers, or a simple oxford style shoe, something that fits snug enough it won't flop off if your horse clips you during...
  12. You are in the Nashville area, and you have an...

    You are in the Nashville area, and you have an excellent crew of sport horse vets, Tennessee Equine. Drs. McInturff Mccollough are very well versed in sport horse injuries and treatments. They treat...
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    Wow, that is wonderful...perfect set up for you....

    Wow, that is wonderful...perfect set up for you. As for exercises, you know how to ride forward, I'm sure...and that is going to help, once the horse learns you are not going to hang on it's face....
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    You gotta ask yourself: "If I fix this a bit in...

    You gotta ask yourself: "If I fix this a bit in three rides, and no doubt you CAN make a difference, but the owner gets back on and crams the horse back into the old way, what did I accomplish?"
    I'm...
  15. I did a lot of "marching work" at walk...having...

    I did a lot of "marching work" at walk...having the horse engaged, of course, after a long rein warm up. did a lot of bending and flexion at walk, and if I really needed to do some trot sets or...
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    Howdy little sister! Try this. Have your kid walk...

    Howdy little sister! Try this. Have your kid walk her to the fence, and the length of one stride out, she gets to trot ONE stride, and jump from there, then come back to a walk on the bit right...
  17. To answer your question (and great details) light...

    To answer your question (and great details) light colored horses, especially chestnuts and some palominos, with stockings, tend to get a (spelling gurus...I hope I'm getting the spelling here)...
  18. Ahh...well, than my suggestion is moot, a bay...

    Ahh...well, than my suggestion is moot, a bay with no markings does not typically get that funky summer swelling. Any change this week? So sorry for your troubles with this, it's frustrating!
  19. I'm asking a question that may seem unrelated,...

    I'm asking a question that may seem unrelated, but really it IS related...what color is your horse, and do the legs have socks or stockings?
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    It IS Kathy Kusner on Alberali. She became my...

    It IS Kathy Kusner on Alberali. She became my hero :cool:
    Snowman was much lighter, by the way, and was Bill Stenkraus's ride of course. Alberali was Kathy's ride, and if you look closely, she is...
  21. Thank YOU! You beat me to it. and I agree on all...

    Thank YOU! You beat me to it. and I agree on all counts.
    Additionally, cheaper western saddles tend to not have a well done ground seat, and they will torture your seat bones, unless your pelvic...
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    Poppie! her name was Poppie!

    Poppie! her name was Poppie!
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    Certainly, if the corn on the ground for chickens...

    Certainly, if the corn on the ground for chickens was treated, it could be a problem. Purina's horse feeds are made EXCLUSIVELY at horse feed only facilities...so that no other livestock products can...
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    Goodness, Amy used to have a QH/Perch...but I am...

    Goodness, Amy used to have a QH/Perch...but I am thinking she was pretty good around the farm...I know she knows how to deal with those though!
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    I'm really glad, that most of all, you have found...

    I'm really glad, that most of all, you have found a feed you are happy with.
    And I'm so sorry you did not get answers beyond the initial person who was helpful. That is so frustrating. Even though...
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