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    This is an interesting thread. Following the...

    This is an interesting thread. Following the loafing dose my vet prescribes 17cc a month, calculated on size. Made is about 1500 lbs. It has done wonders, but I wonder if a lower dose would do the...
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    I like it. I love Starbucks and can see meeting a...

    I like it. I love Starbucks and can see meeting a friend there after work for a glass of wine. I truly don't think that Starbucks would attract a hard drinking crowd. The atmosphere I'd much...
  3. I use several of the back on track products for...

    I use several of the back on track products for my older made and have had very good results. I used the original hock boots and had significant rub isdurs , then switched to the Royals with quick...
  4. Thread: Expensive Irons

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    I have been looking at the HS bow balance...

    I have been looking at the HS bow balance stirrups. Spendy, but the reviews I have read sound promising.
  5. Thread: Expensive Irons

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    I have knockoff jointed stirrups now. They are...

    I have knockoff jointed stirrups now. They are over ten years old and definetly need to be replaced. I have not had issues with them, but not much basis for comparison, so not sure what I should be...
  6. Thread: Expensive Irons

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    Expensive Irons

    OK, for those of you that have invested $200 plus for dressage irons, are the high end ones worth the extra cost? And if so, why??
    TIA
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    I noticed a sharp increase in this sort of thing...

    I noticed a sharp increase in this sort of thing after I turned 50. I find it quite annoying.
  8. Thread: Ulcers?

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    My Vet recommends a week trial of rantidine,...

    My Vet recommends a week trial of rantidine, three times a day. If ulcers are the issue, you will see a marked improvement and can decide on treatment from there. If you can dose reliably every 8...
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    I used Pentosan from prerace when Pentosan was in...

    I used Pentosan from prerace when Pentosan was in short supply. I was really nervous about it, but it worked fine and I had no issues. Shipping was fast and the meds were well packed.
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    I use the quick wraps every night and really like...

    I use the quick wraps every night and really like them. I feel like they do offer some degree is support and they are much easier to take on and off. I also use them in place of shipping wraps.
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    I can't comment on the machines, but I do have a...

    I can't comment on the machines, but I do have a taste aversion to brewed coffee. I love my French Press and highly recommend as a low tech route to a great cup of coffee. I prefer Starbucks beans,...
  12. Haha, I opened this post hoping for an answer too.

    Haha, I opened this post hoping for an answer too.
  13. Thread: Furnace Spinoff..

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    Generally at 58, sometimes up to 62 or so on the...

    Generally at 58, sometimes up to 62 or so on the weekend. It is fairly comfortable. My husband would keep it higher if I let him. I think our house heats pretty well, but still $$$ and I try to keep...
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    Heated mattress pad, flannel sheets and two heavy...

    Heated mattress pad, flannel sheets and two heavy comforters. The heated mattress pad is awesome, not much beats warm sheets on a zub-zero night.
  15. Black Box is always a good bet and is highly...

    Black Box is always a good bet and is highly rated.
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    It is exactly -2 here. I am, as almost always,...

    It is exactly -2 here. I am, as almost always, wearing pj bottoms, T-shirt and cozy robe. If the temps are above 20 or so I will do night check of the barn in my robe. In these temps top my pj's with...
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    I could hardly believe my eyes when I logged on...

    I could hardly believe my eyes when I logged on and discovered this thread resurrected..totally awesome!!!
    I can't help but suspect this guy (and his sidekick Kelly) is an elaborately staged hoax...
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    I have been using a BOT sheet 24/7 in winter...

    I have been using a BOT sheet 24/7 in winter months, for a couple of years now. Works great and horse warms up better for sure. If anything she seems less likely to overheat with the BOT as an...
  19. I have tried most of the ulcer treatments...

    I have tried most of the ulcer treatments mentioned for my ulcer prone made. What has worked is a maintence dose of rantidine(sp) twice a day and a cup of oat flour twice a day. There have been no...
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    John Belisushi(sp), such an incredibly talented...

    John Belisushi(sp), such an incredibly talented man and such a tragic ending. Really the first of what was to become a long line of tragic endings for talented young celebreties. What has become an...
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    I sure do see the appeal of Rhett Butler though!

    I sure do see the appeal of Rhett Butler though!
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    Just turned it on! Have not seen it in years and...

    Just turned it on! Have not seen it in years and looking forward to this evenings viewing. Perfect night before Thanksgiving!
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    VTO just posted a 20% off sale on Facebook!

    VTO just posted a 20% off sale on Facebook!
  24. Thread: Night check fees?

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    This service is not available at shows I...

    This service is not available at shows I typically attend. I would happily pay $20 plus to have a night check that included filling buckets, feeding hay/night snack, etc. I would pay more for an...
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    So I did a little more searching and is the plan...

    So I did a little more searching and is the plan 3 years in Kentucky, then alternating coasts?
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