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    Before you invest in a treeless saddle, you might...

    Before you invest in a treeless saddle, you might want to read these articles. perhaps this is why GreyDes had better results in a standard saddle.;)
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    When I see ads for free horses, or giveaway to a...

    When I see ads for free horses, or giveaway to a good home horses, I think of people like him. And I think..

    "When will they learn? When will they ever learn?"
  3. Some drug store do have the heavy duty nets. ...

    Some drug store do have the heavy duty nets.

    As far as helmet fit, either you wear a hairnet everyday, and get a helmet to fit, or you buy two helmets. ;)
  4. That barn sounds like a prime candidate for the...

    That barn sounds like a prime candidate for the "never again" list.
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    This horse sounds like a candidate for any of the...

    This horse sounds like a candidate for any of the Low Starch feeds. Purina makes one they call Welsolve Low Starch.
  6. I hate to say this, but the lady will use your...

    I hate to say this, but the lady will use your hay for her equine mob.

    As others have said. You need to move. FAST.
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    Using chlorhexadine solution as a spray, or...

    Using chlorhexadine solution as a spray, or Equishield CK salve or spray would be way less traumatic.
  8. Many, Many jingles.

    Many, Many jingles.
  9. As said before, It is not the "sweet feed" title...

    As said before, It is not the "sweet feed" title that is the problem, It is the quality of the sweet feed involved. Limiting hay from an older horse with a muzzle who is turned out with a younger hog...
  10. Ouch! and he has a following? :mad:

    Ouch! and he has a following? :mad:
  11. Default Do You Wear Nice, Cute, Pricey Clothes to...

    Default Do You Wear Nice, Cute, Pricey Clothes to the Barn?

    In my dreams.
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    I had a student take her stallion tom an indoor...

    I had a student take her stallion tom an indoor for a winter. She was at the barn twice a day,took care of his feeding and stall cleaning, and all handling. He had a sweet temperament and she...
  13. Purina does not allow any company to mill their...

    Purina does not allow any company to mill their horse feed if the mill also does cattle feed.

    No matter how careful mills are , no matter how many protocols in place, it only takes one goof, one...
  14. Thank you Mischevious-Now I need not feel guilty...

    Thank you Mischevious-Now I need not feel guilty about handing my halterless pony a treat, before I slide the halter on, and using a rock to mount, ride bareback the 1/2 mile through the pasture,...
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    Number 1, the young person needs basic horse ...

    Number 1, the young person needs basic horse handling lessons.

    How to apply a chain.
    How to hold the lead.
    Where to hold the lead, up short on right hand, free lead in left
    Where to always...
  16. And perhaps when the vet said long and low, he...

    And perhaps when the vet said long and low, he was thinking of a slightly higher version of the stretchy circle trot. Not the long and low you would use with an upper level horse.
  17. Start writing letters to the feed company. They...

    Start writing letters to the feed company. They need to find anothe mill.

    I buy from a company that will not allow a mill to mix their horse feed, that also does cow feed.

    Past history has...
  18. 2dogs Farm-"Sponge to get them soaped up, then...

    2dogs Farm-"Sponge to get them soaped up, then rinse off with the Mist setting."

    At first it might be a challenge, but they soon come to enjoy it. Just go light on the soap.
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    Surely you can't be serious. In most cases my...

    Surely you can't be serious. In most cases my farrier relationshipa have been one of mutual respect, but then I had one similar to MCM746, and I was never so happy as when I saw his tailpipe clear...
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    You got good answers. Do keep in mind that...

    You got good answers.

    Do keep in mind that training is training, and not just for "show season".
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    The reward for giving is that the rider stops...

    The reward for giving is that the rider stops asking!!! Contact on no horse should be very heavy.

    While the article mentions that the rider rode as a jockey, it has nothing to do with the length...
  22. The most important part is that you be there, and...

    The most important part is that you be there, and learn along with your horse. It would be super helpful if you could come out once during the week also.

    I'm on board with the question asked about...
  23. The walk. It is harder to keep the horse between...

    The walk. It is harder to keep the horse between your legs, as they have more time between footfalls. Riding a no rein 20 m circle with just your legs at the walk is a real leg, feel, strength...
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    The foot shifting could be an indication of...

    The foot shifting could be an indication of laminitis.!!! Which needs immediate care. Call the vet!!!!
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    ^ This!!!

    ^ This!!!
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