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  1. The question that asked for me to rank four...

    The question that asked for me to rank four criteria in order of importance didn't work for me - it wouldn't allow me to change the numbers. I actually wanted them ranked 1, 3, 2, 4 but my results...
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    (((hugs))) Take the time you need to grieve. He...

    (((hugs))) Take the time you need to grieve. He was your friend for a long time.

    You have my condolences. :(
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    Horses will often try to scoot out from under an...

    Horses will often try to scoot out from under an uncomfortable saddle. Try looking at the fit, and the placement. If the saddle is sitting over her shoulder blades try putting it further back. ...
  4. Equilibrium All Sport (horse) boots - Size question

    Does anyone have these boots?

    http://www.equilibriumproducts.com/leg_protection/tri_zonereg_all_sports_boot/

    Can you let me know what size you have and the height measurement from the tallest...
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    I have those exact stirrups and a pair of...

    I have those exact stirrups and a pair of Sprenger 4-way jointed irons. I found the Connemara ones to be the closest in flex to the Sprengers. I borrowed a friend's pair to try and then bought my...
  6. This...

    This http://endgame-journeys-end.blogspot...-toughest.html

    My last horse started dropping weight when he was ready to go. No pain signs, no illness, nothing. Just weight coming off. I too gave him...
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    As far as oral joint supplements go it is a very...

    As far as oral joint supplements go it is a very individual to the specific horse thing as to how effective or not any given supplement is.

    My horse turned 16 this year. He's been on MSM for...
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    My first foal was gelded at six months. The...

    My first foal was gelded at six months. The second was gelded at four and almost a half months (before weaning in his case).
  9. I would check the saddle again. I've found that...

    I would check the saddle again. I've found that I need to listen to what the horse tells me about the saddle, not the fitter. Then there is placement, not just fit. Inverting, running trot, much...
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    I find the sensitive skinned bunch will rub on...

    I find the sensitive skinned bunch will rub on the nasal and/or cheek bones before the jaw.
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    I think it depends more on the specific fly...

    I think it depends more on the specific fly sheet. The soft conforming ones tend to have a tighter weave and thus limit airflow, while the plastic fly mask mesh type tend to allow greater airflow.
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    This...

    This http://endgame-journeys-end.blogspot.ca/2011/02/when-do-you-know-its-time-toughest.html

    My last horse started dropping weight when he was ready to go. No pain signs, no illness, nothing. ...
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    Don't forget tincture of time. I went through...

    Don't forget tincture of time. I went through the EPSM/PSSM learning curve about eight years ago with my TBxQH and everything I found then indicated that it takes 4-6 months for the diet changes to...
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    In my experience rubs under the jaw mean the mask...

    In my experience rubs under the jaw mean the mask is done up too tight.
  15. My horse has been "boss hoss" in his herds for...

    My horse has been "boss hoss" in his herds for years. Except when it's not a herd and just a bunch of gelding gangs in one field. He found that stressful and I moved him after a few months.

    I've...
  16. Please don't allow your guilt to prolong this...

    Please don't allow your guilt to prolong this horse's unhappiness/suffering.

    I boarded at a place where one horse attacked another, knocked him down, and knelt on him while tearing at the victim's...
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    For horse comfort I like the Cashel Comfort Ears...

    For horse comfort I like the Cashel Comfort Ears best. Very lightweight, easy to wash, and stand up well to use/washing. They aren't fancy, but my horses sweat less under them than the crochet...
  18. In the beginning I'm teaching the horse HOW to do...

    In the beginning I'm teaching the horse HOW to do a thing like leg yield, shoulder-in, stretch down to the bit. Once the horse is comfortable with the idea - even if not performing as well as ideal...
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    My last young horse did that with me, at home, in...

    My last young horse did that with me, at home, in the usual arena, in his usual tack, without any distractions. Went from walking and tossing his head a bit, to walking quietly, to nose between his...
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    Sorry, I guess the close proximity of those...

    Sorry, I guess the close proximity of those sentences does make it look like I think the hindquarter sensitivity is tying up. I don't. Two different symptoms. My boy has never actually tied up but...
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    Can steroids induce EPSM tying up?

    Google is failing me, or I'm just not using the right search terms.

    Just to be clear, my horse has never actually tied-up, just come close. Before we found out about the EPSM I was doing almost...
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    I swear this is the truth - I saw your thread...

    I swear this is the truth - I saw your thread title and before it opened I thought "Because you have Weatherbeetas." :lol:

    The Rambo and Amigo necks are much more reasonable in size IME. ;)
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    Quick math test for you - How long would a TB be...

    Quick math test for you - How long would a TB be likely to need to let down and train up to this horse's level? Multiply the number of months by the board price and knock that off Horse 1's price. ...
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    In my experience the RAMBO line fits one size...

    In my experience the RAMBO line fits one size larger than the AMIGO and RHINO lines. Which drives me stark crazy since they are all made by HorseWare Ireland. :winkgrin:

    The 78" Amigo Bravo...
  25. I expect this is an incorrect impression, but...

    I expect this is an incorrect impression, but from your post it appears that you have your own agenda and goals for this client's horse, and you are asking how to get the owner out of the way of...
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