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    I like to start a two year old lightly in the...

    I like to start a two year old lightly in the fall of their two year old year, then give them the winter off and restart them as a three year old in the spring. I think that riding them a little as...
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    Things I want a tack shop to carry: affordable...

    Things I want a tack shop to carry: affordable american made leather goods if possible; if not, then english made or german made. I hate that the tack shops around here have pretty much just the...
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    Davis not only makes xl horse sized bell boots,...

    Davis not only makes xl horse sized bell boots, but also makes draft size bell boots.
  4. My lesson horses are treated for reasonably...

    My lesson horses are treated for reasonably priced things--and for unreasonable things, such as colic surgery, they are put down. I can do lay-up if necessary for a lameness issue, and have done so....
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    Flipping horses is not easy. You have to find...

    Flipping horses is not easy. You have to find what the market wants at a price lower than what the market will pay, and sell it at the market price.
  6. I've had some bad horses that way. Different...

    I've had some bad horses that way. Different solutions have worked for different horses. The fact that she will get it on the longe line is good--I would give her a distinctively different signal...
  7. A true chair seat is not going to work. It is...

    A true chair seat is not going to work. It is going to put you behind the motion, where you can't post correctly, etc. HOWEVER, when one is teaching riding to a person, and that person is learning...
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    A couple of ideas: we had a horse that loved to...

    A couple of ideas: we had a horse that loved to jump, but was terrible for flatwork. We interpersed jumps with her flatwork, and eventually she got over the problem. We had another horse that...
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    If you wanted a figure 8 and standing martingale,...

    If you wanted a figure 8 and standing martingale, you would either go with a flash noseband setup and put the martingale on the caveson one, or you would run another caveson with the figure 8. Makes...
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    i would price him in the $1500 range...

    i would price him in the $1500 range...
  11. Thread: Do Unicorns exist?

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    Yes, there is such a horse. You can find it most...

    Yes, there is such a horse. You can find it most easily in a QH/Paint/Appy type I would think, although I have seen a few TBs that would do fine as well. Warmbloods I can't speak for. Showing...
  12. Ummm... I have a pony that will take a half a...

    Ummm... I have a pony that will take a half a canter step, or so it seems, at the trot. She only does it when she gets bored. And then she will do it repeatedly. If she is being ridden and doing...
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    Bobby's Tack Oversized Bridle is very big...it...

    Bobby's Tack Oversized Bridle is very big...it has worked for me on both draft crosses as well as full drafts, without being huge draft size.
  14. Also, I have found massage with the chiropractic...

    Also, I have found massage with the chiropractic can help with a sore back...
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    Quick fix for the blankets where the T does not...

    Quick fix for the blankets where the T does not stay in the latch; buy some brake tubing, and cut a quarter inch piece off and slip it over the T. It acts as a spacer and keeps the T from coming...
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    Treat an older horse just as you would a younger...

    Treat an older horse just as you would a younger horse. They will come along fine. I have broke out several older horses, and have also retrained several older horses, including a 17 year old. Not...
  17. Thread: Pony selling vent

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    Sometimes selling a cheap horse is harder than...

    Sometimes selling a cheap horse is harder than selling a more expensive one. The internet does make alot more people who aren't serious contact one about buying, and it can be a PITA dealing with...
  18. I have had a couple of previous saddleseat...

    I have had a couple of previous saddleseat Saddlebreds in my lesson program that at one time had their tails done...but in my program their tails aren't kept in a set, so they return to a more...
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    The only luck I have had with a kicker is to...

    The only luck I have had with a kicker is to punish them very severely when they do it...as in, take a crop to them hard a couple of times or so--it doesn't cure the horse, but can get the horse to...
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    I just had a hip replacement this year, and am...

    I just had a hip replacement this year, and am riding much better with the new hip than I was with the old. The only thing I have noticed is that I have a little trouble swinging my leg over the...
  21. Thread: Putting head down

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    I think it is a learned behavior. I've seen it...

    I think it is a learned behavior. I've seen it before. The horse is a bit fresh and thinks it would be a fun way to get a rider off. Sitting up and driving the horse forward and keeping the head...
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    Yeah. I think the offer wasn't enough...if the...

    Yeah. I think the offer wasn't enough...if the horse is the right one, and the buyer wants it, and the seller doesn't accept the offer, the buyer needs to come up in price. I do not know what it is...
  23. Try parking trailer in paddock and putting her...

    Try parking trailer in paddock and putting her food in it? Leave her loose and let her figure out that she can stay on the trailer to eat her grain/hay?
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    Match the mane. Use white on the white sections...

    Match the mane. Use white on the white sections and black on the black sections.
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    I have used both a ground driven and a PTO...

    I have used both a ground driven and a PTO spreader. You can get a much larger volume spreader with PTO. PTO can empty it off in a pile in one place if need be. Ground drive, however, can be...
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