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  1. As usual, you all are a treasure trove of useful...

    As usual, you all are a treasure trove of useful information! Thank you so much. First things first, I will get a repro exam done on my girl to see if I'm facing serious obstacles there.

    I'm also...
  2. Thanks PatO! I am not to far from you...

    Thanks PatO!

    I am not to far from you actually, in the eastern Twin Cities and I keep my mare in Western, WI (or will be starting tomorrow).

    Would you be willing to share more breeding...
  3. Thank you all for the advice. I'm going to go...

    Thank you all for the advice. I'm going to go with ~7 days mixing hay, and just swap the RB, keeping her supplements otherwise the same.

    Phew. I am nervous! I'm sure she will be just fine, and I...
  4. Thanks eventerchick! I will follow them on FB for...

    Thanks eventerchick! I will follow them on FB for sure.

    I am sure a confo shot of my mare would be super helpful, but I don't have one handy, this is what she looks like overall...

    Pretty...
  5. Moving barns - how slow to take the feed change?

    I'm moving my horse to a smaller barn tomorrow, and she will be going from grass hay + Enrich 32 diet, to different grass hay and a different ration balancer.

    I plan on mixing the new/old hay for...
  6. Formula One for a TB mare, or am I out of my mind?

    At a recent show a friend who breeds ISHs asked me if I would ever consider breeding my mare. She's 14, and this would be her first so I have some ground to cover before I really consider this. She...
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    I had a window smashed and they stole my MAKEUP...

    I had a window smashed and they stole my MAKEUP BAG!!!

    Dear thief, I hope you enjoyed all my 1/2 used cosmetics, because all the colors were probably totally wrong on you. And maybe you got...
  8. I would definitely start training to the correct...

    I would definitely start training to the correct side! And pull, don't thin with a comb or rake as you will have a mess halfway through the show season.

    I'm assuming you have some time? I would...
  9. Mine does this too and I'm at my wits end. She's...

    Mine does this too and I'm at my wits end. She's had rads of her hocks recently and they looked great. Ultrasounded all four legs and no findings. So why the damage? Argh.
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    Best shampoo for any "crud" that you might get on...

    Best shampoo for any "crud" that you might get on the cannon bones/pasterns/heels. Smells great too!

    Espana Silk Antiseptic/Healing Shampoo

    I still haven't found a conditioner I *love* for my...
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    I stocked up on the Pure and Simple Plus refills...

    I stocked up on the Pure and Simple Plus refills :) Love Zephyr's Garden products!
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    Jeans... I might only have 3 nice pair right now...

    Jeans... I might only have 3 nice pair right now (and I can wear jeans at work every day if I want to), but I will pay extra for a *really* nice pair of jeans.

    Books are another splurge, I love...
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    This is very wonderfully worded, and Stolen I am...

    This is very wonderfully worded, and Stolen I am so sorry you learned that too late.

    Drews, I cannot imagine the pain and loneliness you felt upon losing your child, and to be subsequently...
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    I take effexor XR (300 mg a day) and went off it...

    I take effexor XR (300 mg a day) and went off it for a while a few years ago. The only way for me to get completely off it once I got down to 75mg/day was to start taking lexapro, finish titrating...
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    Rock Revivals come in 32" and run short, they're...

    Rock Revivals come in 32" and run short, they're my favorites, Miss Me makes a 29", Abercrombie does too (and those can regularly be had for 40% off the sale price if you are patient and sign up for...
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    Lol, yep I am in the US! Flat, frozen and cold...

    Lol, yep I am in the US! Flat, frozen and cold MN.

    I got the error at a show here. What a drag.
  17. Thread: Sinus tumor

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    I had a horse with a sinus tumor when she was...

    I had a horse with a sinus tumor when she was youngish (13), after the first scope the vet thought it was an ethmoid hematoma and injected it with something to try and shrink it. When that didn't...
  18. My TB just doesn't like to eat hay. Super...

    My TB just doesn't like to eat hay. Super frustrating, but she's not as skinny as yours sounds. What I have done to help is 1.turnout on grass pasture as much as possible during the summer and...
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    FYI the judge can mark an error on the movement...

    FYI the judge can mark an error on the movement if the salute is done with the whip in hand. So be very, very careful bridging the reins and holding the top of the whip in the opposite hand, as it...
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    Ditto the Cole Haan. I have some cute oxford...

    Ditto the Cole Haan. I have some cute oxford styled shoes in fun colors from there.

    Lately however, I have been wearing Sperry's. Can't believe how comfy they are! I have a metallic gold pair that...
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    I started looking for a new job today!

    :D I'm so excited. Finished the resume updates, wrote an awesome cover letter and applied for the first (probably of many, let's be real here) positions.

    My job now is pretty secure, the people I...
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    My TB mare has larges for front and hind, she's...

    My TB mare has larges for front and hind, she's substantial and 16.2. Mine are older though, not sure if sizing is the same?
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    I love egg whites baked in a muffin tin with TONS...

    I love egg whites baked in a muffin tin with TONS of cinnamon or kale and green onions. Mmmmmmm.
  24. Thread: Diets.

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    ^this is some really great advice. To add to...

    ^this is some really great advice.

    To add to this, keep meals small and frequent. Try to have protein with every meal. Prepare healthy snacks and keep them on hand all the time, so you never get...
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    I use borax, washing soda and scented castile...

    I use borax, washing soda and scented castile soap. Works great and doesn't irritate the DH skin the way detergent does.
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