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    Well, I'm looking forward to hearing who you...

    Well, I'm looking forward to hearing who you choose. I really like both and would have an impossible time choosing between them.
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    I like Redeemed! Did you look at Fairbanks while...

    I like Redeemed! Did you look at Fairbanks while you were there? Another plain brown wrapper but nice. I also like Bullsbay although he may be too large for your mare. He was a very sound horse...
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    While I can't tell you what to do with your filly...

    While I can't tell you what to do with your filly because I don't know what's causing her problems I copied for you the program I followed for a young PSSM type 2 tb I currently have. I'll include...
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    You might try a kineton and keep working on...

    You might try a kineton and keep working on those half halts but start at a walk.

    When you start with the kineton let him pull and toss his head and learn what the kineton will do when he does...
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    I've always fed my tbs alfalfa. They love it,...

    I've always fed my tbs alfalfa. They love it, hold their weight well on it and it has less non structured carbs in it than other hays.

    Rcloisonne has offered great advice. If I were you I'd...
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    Thank you, It never occurred to me to consider...

    Thank you, It never occurred to me to consider insurance.
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    I like El Padrino also, and as Linny said his...

    I like El Padrino also, and as Linny said his dam's breeding is incredible.

    I had to back away from him because his fee is just too high for me and I'm pretty sure it's set while some of the...
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    Wow, that's just terrible of your vet. Is there...

    Wow, that's just terrible of your vet. Is there another, better equine practice near you? I'm sure you're covering all your options. I'd be so upset and angry if I were you. So sorry you and your...
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    It's time to stamp your feet and insist your vet...

    It's time to stamp your feet and insist your vet gives this his total attention!! Insist that he draw blood to check CPK and also discuss his calling U Minn to learn more about PSSM. If he thinks...
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    She's cute and if that's the route you want to go...

    She's cute and if that's the route you want to go for your next horse I'd say go for it.

    One thing you could do would be to define your riding goals and discuss with someone experienced in...
  11. When a horse has had a three or four month...

    When a horse has had a three or four month vacation I always start again by walking for a few weeks not only because of his legs but also to begin building muscle strength in his back. So maybe he...
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    Looks beautiful! When I read responses on...

    Looks beautiful!

    When I read responses on forums like this I'm reminded that the best advice you usually get comes from your vet!
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    I think I would watch her carefully and wait to...

    I think I would watch her carefully and wait to see if she does it again rather than having a vet come out tomorrow to draw blood. Unless you're checking se and e levels I don't think the blood work...
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    http://www.cvm.umn.edu/equinegenetics/pssm2/ ...

    http://www.cvm.umn.edu/equinegenetics/pssm2/

    Russian Rose has offered great detailed advice.

    U Minn is involved in research on PSSM and does muscle biopsies for the disease. If your vet...
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    Camohn, look at the stallions at Diamond B. Mad...

    Camohn, look at the stallions at Diamond B. Mad Flatter has the neck set you're describing. He's about 6.1 and a nicely balanced horse. http://www.diamondbfarmpa.com/mad_flatter.html

    Doubles...
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    It's a statistical game so you have to have...

    It's a statistical game so you have to have successful previous like breedings to make your intended cross a positive nick. For example Zenyatta's breeding was a C nick until she made it an A.
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    Wow, I just looked at his profile on equibase and...

    Wow, I just looked at his profile on equibase and he only had 21 starts. Amazing.
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    Fantastic Light

    I'm embarrassed to say he flew totally under my radar until about 5 minutes ago. What a handsome horse and a money maker!!

    Can anyone tell me how I can find out how many other horses have made...
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    Many many hurdlers also jump timber. Hurdle...

    Many many hurdlers also jump timber. Hurdle racing is generally faster than timber and the reason the horses must jump flat. Most hurdle horses are also schooled to jump timber and jump it well. ...
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    It seems so to me too. St Nicholas Abby just...

    It seems so to me too. St Nicholas Abby just died from it : ( But his was under entirely different circumstances.

    Touch wood, I have never had colic among my horses. When it's cold I give mine...
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    You may remember the Artax mare I took home from...

    You may remember the Artax mare I took home from Finger Lakes about two summers ago. She supposedly was sound on a hot suspensory but actually she was lame on all four legs, including the suspensory...
  22. I haven't watched the videos of her showing him,...

    I haven't watched the videos of her showing him, but if he became a bit spooky at a show compared to his behavior at home it could be that he actually lacks confidence in spite of his bravado...
  23. Nice horse and nice rider, very soft with...

    Nice horse and nice rider, very soft with exceptional hands. In my opinion horses like this deserve training but need a rider who is as capable as this one. He's clearly not into killing his rider...
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    Well, he didn't get the jumping genes if he maxes...

    Well, he didn't get the jumping genes if he maxes out at 3'6" or In Reality's tough genes either. But he obviously got the good boy slow genes and I'm sure his breeder was horrified :)
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    I like both but I love the filly. I absolutely...

    I like both but I love the filly. I absolutely love her breeding, Northern Dancer through Dixieland Band and through Nijinsky!! Yum! And I love AP Indy. She should be a super athletic jumping...
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