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    Thought I'd bring this thread back up rather then...

    Thought I'd bring this thread back up rather then start a new one.

    Looking for bit suggestions for a client's mare that is a train. She's about 3 seasons in, totally safe but just too strong. ...
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    Best way to confirm pregnancy late term?

    What are your experiences confirming a late term pregnancy? I've consulted with a vet and he is saying ultrasound is the only option. Basically we won't see baby but we will either see normal uterus...
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    I enjoy and recommend the following: cold days =...

    I enjoy and recommend the following:
    cold days = Sicilian Kiss (amaretto and southern comfort)
    really cold days = fireball whiskey
    moderately chilly days = Sortilege (a Canadian whiskey distilled...
  4. Poll: My first choice is always barefoot, if the horse...

    My first choice is always barefoot, if the horse can handle it. Cheaper, great traction for most horses and is just so darn simple. Sometimes you just don't mess with perfection ;) I also really...
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    Trailer Organization?

    I'm posting this here because I think that many hunters use our trailers differently then other ppl, so I hope you all don't mind.

    I have a steel two horse that I really like, but my one complaint...
  6. Ok I'll add my tips; -Cowboy Magic green spot...

    Ok I'll add my tips;
    -Cowboy Magic green spot remover is a godsend for grey spots. Keep it and a rag handy at all times
    -Consider keeping mane fairly thin and short, or better yet, take it right...
  7. If I owned patent tops I'd wear them to show -...

    If I owned patent tops I'd wear them to show - but I have my colours.

    If they don't fit or you decide against wearing them to show, please sell them 'intact' and don't remove the tops! That just...
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    Anyone else have any experience with other cases...

    Anyone else have any experience with other cases like this?
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    This is very helpful, thank you. Scary potential...

    This is very helpful, thank you. Scary potential diagnosis, but very helpful.

    morganpony86 - The mare is 5 years old.

    If anyone else has experience with something similar, please keep sharing!
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    Weird intermittent lameness - help please?

    So my mare has been suffering from this odd and very occasional lameness on and off for months. At first I suspected a pulled muscle, then a stone bruise, then saddle fit and now I am at a total...
  11. Thread: Blyth Tait

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    Don't be late. Infact, be mounted and if your...

    Don't be late. Infact, be mounted and if your horsecan be hot, start warming up before your time. He told a few people they should have been working their horses down before their lesson.

    Don't...
  12. Thank you purple! Those pics are very helpful! ...

    Thank you purple! Those pics are very helpful!

    As for those of you who feel long girths are more adjustable I completely disagree. I find that with one shortergirth like a 24" and one 30" I can...
  13. Nah, a girth extender is a bandaid fix, I've been...

    Nah, a girth extender is a bandaid fix, I've been wanting to make this change since I bought the saddle a few years ago.
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    I echo Snickle about getting a trainer with a...

    I echo Snickle about getting a trainer with a good eye. On most horses I'm all for a full(ish) seat for the majority of the ride, but for one mare that comes at the fences boldly, she actually needs...
  15. Favour? Can anyone offer pics of their jump saddles with long billets?

    So I am determined to retrofit my Prestige jump saddle with long billets. I use it on numerous horses and with the grass being to lush right now everyone is chunky and I'm annoyed about having to...
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    Just bed the trailer with shavings, sawdust or...

    Just bed the trailer with shavings, sawdust or pre-wetted pellets and let him be. When you get home, park the trailer where you can give it a quick hose out.
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    Pegususmom that's the description of the timing...

    Pegususmom that's the description of the timing logistic I was looking for, thanks!
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    Excellent info, keep it coming! Tle - sorry I...

    Excellent info, keep it coming!

    Tle - sorry I didn't mean the formula, I meant the actual process to get the distance. Is everyone still using a measuring wheel or is there another good way? I'm...
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    Running an unrecognized event: questions!

    So I want to offer a low key, inexpensive and fun schooling level horse trials but I have some questions about organizing it all. I have run lots of horse shows before, but never a full three phase...
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    Would you wear brown dress boots hunting? I...

    Would you wear brown dress boots hunting? I always thought it was traditionally brown field boots, black dress boots, but I seem to see a lot of brown dress boots and I never know what to make of...
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    What is with brown dress boots? Does anyone wear...

    What is with brown dress boots? Does anyone wear these regularly?
  22. If you decide to do email you should look into...

    If you decide to do email you should look into MailChimp, it offers basic platforms and makes it easy to dress content up into something very appealing. If you're going to do online just be aware...
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    Hmm, if I were you I think I'd go custom, that or...

    Hmm, if I were you I think I'd go custom, that or find a nice traditional hunt bridle that fits nicely and have it altered to either pad or do a cut out at the poll.

    Very pretty creature, and good...
  24. hmm, along the theme of interesting to...

    hmm, along the theme of interesting to non-hunters, I'd say exercises that any horse person could do like riding with a group in a line, and the last person speeds up and passes all the others to...
  25. Thread: Fox was shopping

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    lovely pics! I saw a nice looking red fox while...

    lovely pics! I saw a nice looking red fox while out hacking the other day. I just love seeing them!
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