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    Winter Work Boots Safety Question

    Hi Guys,

    I have various winter work boots that have great tread for icy/snowy conditions -BUT- as soon as I take a step inside, or onto a barn cement floor, they become deathly slippery.
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  2. Has Everyone Seen the Youtube video of Evention "Dressage Skillz"

    You will pee your pants :-)
  3. I am REALLY impressed by people who have the...

    I am REALLY impressed by people who have the skills to do something like this! I hem my pants with masking tape…….

    The high neck sheets sound like the way to go, or the turtleneck.
  4. Getting a Turnout Sheet That Doesn't Gape @ the Neck & Let All the Rain In

    I have two horses with different shoulder/withers conformation. One has high, thin withers due to ageing, and the other has no withers.

    I have two schneiders blankets and they both gape open and...
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    Can someone please post a youtube link to a wp...

    Can someone please post a youtube link to a wp horse that is doing the correct, AQHA-approved, head above the withers gaits?

    I am curious to see what it looks like when its right.

    In all the wp...
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    fig-newtons were always my life saver, becuz its...

    fig-newtons were always my life saver, becuz its so easy to shove a pill inside and the horses gobble them up. But then I tried to use fig-newtons for prasend, and it only worked for a few weeks. ...
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    You have to have a "set back" hitch. The trailer...

    You have to have a "set back" hitch. The trailer shops carry them, and probably RV shops too. I have a short bed and I wouldn't want to pull my gooseneck with out it. Then there is almost no...
  8. Blankets/Sheets that avoid belly strap surcingles with T-hooks

    So I don't like to stand out in the rain and the dark, leaning down under the horse's belly to fiddle with T-hooks….

    So far I've only found one blanket/sheet that uses snaps for the surcingles,...
  9. FYI - I had a talk w/ Oster Equine Cust. Service,...

    FYI - I had a talk w/ Oster Equine Cust. Service, becuz whenever i trace clip with the a5 2-speed clippers, they get so hot, and spraying cool lube doesn't cool them down. I've always had the big...
  10. So this guideline, along with the u-haul video...

    So this guideline, along with the u-haul video posted previously, applies equally to a GN and/or a BP - Is that correct?

    The u-haul video showed a BP. From what all the posters here have said,...
  11. Hi Workin'onit, What do you mean about stock...

    Hi Workin'onit,
    What do you mean about stock trailers are balance different? thanks.
  12. Equibrit, If the trailer axles are centered...

    Equibrit,

    If the trailer axles are centered under the back stall, does this still count as not "forward of the axles" ?
    thanks.
  13. Very good info! FYI - I would never ever...

    Very good info!

    FYI -

    I would never ever haul him loose in the whole trailer. I do know that much ;-)

    The horse doesn't need to be in a box stall for any specific reason, thats just the...
  14. It is a steel stock trailer pulled by a 2500...

    It is a steel stock trailer pulled by a 2500 silverado. I recall the trailer shop person saying that I could counter-balance by placing hay or something in the front. I really don't know anything...
  15. Trailering Only One Horse- Is Back Stall of Stock Trailer OK?

    Hi again with another trailering question:

    We have a GN 16' stock trailer with two 8' stalls and a slam gate between them.

    I know there is a guideline about trailering only one horse - he has...
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    Hi Simkie, Its an Adams trailer. the model is...

    Hi Simkie,

    Its an Adams trailer. the model is "the bargoneer". (don't laugh)
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    FWIW, we bought this trailer brand new, so...

    FWIW, we bought this trailer brand new, so nothing was re-done or bumpers lost.

    I can ask the trailer repair shop if they can install a rubber bumper.

    thanks.
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    Good info. As BeenThere pointed out, the...

    Good info.

    As BeenThere pointed out, the boards are not flush with the metal, which adds another lip.

    Maybe this isn't a big deal.

    My concern is that since there are 3 lips, its more...
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    Does My Trailer's Step Up Look Correct?

    My trailer's step up at the back of the trailer has 3 mini "tiers". Is this correct? The first mini "tier" is the mat. The sencond mini "tier" is the floor board edge. The 3rd mini "tier" is the...
  20. Kerrits 4-Way Stretch Show Coat - Anyone Have One??

    I saw this in the dover catalogue:

    http://www.doversaddlery.com/kerrits-competitor-koat/p/X1-40770/

    It seems too good to be true- machine washable, stretchy, etc.

    My coat is a 15 year old...
  21. I checked with the manufacturer and it turns out...

    I checked with the manufacturer and it turns out we DO have the top of the line torflex axles.

    I am going to go with Dave Tobruck's suggestion to put in an "air hitch" coupler, since we will never...
  22. Just wanted to say a big thank-you to David of...

    Just wanted to say a big thank-you to David of Tobruk trailers. He had some great ideas about options, such as different types of axles, and other possible components to lessen the rough bouncing.
    ...
  23. David, have you installed dexter torflex axles on...

    David, have you installed dexter torflex axles on your trailer?

    And yes, to the previous poster, of course we have mats, we are civilized, and, drive exceedingly carefully, since we are hauling...
  24. "Suspension does not generally work well at all...

    "Suspension does not generally work well at all weights. If you have axles rated for carrying 4 horses, but are only carrying one it will tend to ride hard."

    I wasn't aware of this. I guess...
  25. Rode in the Back of the Trailer as an Experiment - Super Awful - Any Way to Improve ?

    We have a 16' gooseneck stock trailer with two 8' stalls, separated by a center-gate. My horse has to ride backwards, so thats why bought it.

    As an experiment, i rode in the trailer to observe my...
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