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  1. Thanks for posting, this is reassuring. I would...

    Thanks for posting, this is reassuring. I would not be at all surprised if this is what it turns out to be. It sounds very similar. And yes, not another mark on his head! Bizarre. Horses! I...
  2. Knock on wood, he hasn't required the vet....yet....

    Knock on wood, he hasn't required the vet....yet. Though when I was in London he appears to have lodged his head in the fence and, um, rearranged the shape of his skull a bit. Vet will look at that...
  3. I forgot what it was like to have a 5 year old TB.....

    Does anyone have any spare bubble wrap? I swear every day he comes in with some new scrape, gash or blood showing somewhere. I need to buy stock in Alushield. And my fields have been stripped bare...
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    Give her until the weekend. Relax. You told her...

    Give her until the weekend. Relax. You told her to be late yesterday. Don't invent problems for yourself.
  5. It is definitely normal. I probably shouldn't...

    It is definitely normal. I probably shouldn't tell you how much worse it gets after baby #2 if you are considering another..... :lol:
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    I think it is a cool option. Last summer when I...

    I think it is a cool option. Last summer when I just had a baby and couldn't find the time to trailer out, I might well have! I had a few days of banging my head against the wall when my horse was...
  7. I would also look at A Fine Romance.

    I would also look at A Fine Romance.
  8. I am not a premium member but I recently renewed...

    I am not a premium member but I recently renewed my Chronicle subscription. I applaud the magazine's efforts to listen to what readers want and really feel the content has improved substantially in...
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    Very sorry to hear this. My condolences to...

    Very sorry to hear this. My condolences to family and friends.
  10. Agree with stoic fish but if you are set on this...

    Agree with stoic fish but if you are set on this mare (or just being modest/negative about her, I am one to look at the worst in mine and make them sound worse than they are sometimes!) you might...
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    Ugh, so sorry. I would not be putting my clothes...

    Ugh, so sorry. I would not be putting my clothes back in there until it goes away because clothes can absorb odor permanently and it might ruin them.
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    So glad you got some rest and help. Keep resting...

    So glad you got some rest and help. Keep resting as much as possible! Can she stock your fridge with stuff you can just zap and eat before she goes?
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    OMG, polo breastplates? the 90s ARE back. Look...

    OMG, polo breastplates? the 90s ARE back. Look for white rubber reins next.
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    I took one for migraine and my blood pressure,...

    I took one for migraine and my blood pressure, which is low to start, dropped so much I felt like I was swimming underwater 24/7. so that was an epic fail. But they seem to work for a lot of...
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    I am so sorry you are in this situation, OP. ...

    I am so sorry you are in this situation, OP. Please don't rush into anything quickly. A week is a very short amount of time to process something like this...I know you have run the numbers and they...
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    I think you can do whatever fits in your or your...

    I think you can do whatever fits in your or your rider's schedule the best and it's going to be OK, as long as he is fit enough for the work he's asked to do during the rides he's doing. I wouldn't...
  17. I love my Dutch doors to the outside though from...

    I love my Dutch doors to the outside though from your drawing I can't tell if you have a roof overhang. You absolutely need at least 4' if not more or the runoff will make a mess right where the...
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    Definitely ask. Also just keep talking to...

    Definitely ask. Also just keep talking to people, anyone, and mention your connection with horses. I am always looking for students to come help me ride my horses and keep them all in work! I am...
  19. He is, but there are other stallions by his sire...

    He is, but there are other stallions by his sire you might consider, the amazing but no longer with us Mr. Blue who was ridden by an American, Elise Haas. Hyperion in Virginia has Zirrocco Blue VDL,...
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    Sorry, you wrote that you can't always get the...

    Sorry, you wrote that you can't always get the same reaction from your horse over jumps as on the flat so you need to school over fences. I was only making the very minor point that you aren't...
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    Pinot noir? Confused by the "not sweet, not dry"...

    Pinot noir? Confused by the "not sweet, not dry" so thinking you mean fruity? Pinot noir is dry but fruity usually, not oaky.
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    ElisLove, if you sharpen him up on the flat some...

    ElisLove, if you sharpen him up on the flat some of that will carry over to the jumping. Of course some of it lessens a bit, but it will be your foundation. You don't want your horse to be as...
  23. Or here on Plot Blue who is one of my favorites:...

    Or here on Plot Blue who is one of my favorites: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7hnGd7rV-lc

    Watch how though he uses a longer rein than Beezie or McLain and sometimes uses his body instead of reins...
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    It sounds like you have already thougt it through...

    It sounds like you have already thougt it through very well and responsibly and have a great wedding well on the way to being planned!
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    Anyone have additional details....whether the...

    Anyone have additional details....whether the horse was at shows, quarantines, etc.?
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