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  1. My hubby has told me a few times that he messes...

    My hubby has told me a few times that he messes up sorta kinda on purpose so I won't ask him to do certain things again.

    Such as:
    Haltering a horse.
    Holding a horse.
    Never mind leading a horse...
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    My horses have done well with MTG - but it's...

    My horses have done well with MTG - but it's mainly effective for growing back hair, rather than treating something fungal/bacterial like rain rot. Once you've killed off the rain rot, the MTG will...
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    My horses have done well with MTG - but it's...

    My horses have done well with MTG - but it's mainly effective for growing back hair, rather than treating something fungal/bacterial like rain rot. Once you've killed off the rain rot, the MTG will...
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    I had never seen an Aldi until I moved to my...

    I had never seen an Aldi until I moved to my current neighborhood. It's in the same shopping center as the Dollar Store, so I figured it was cheap food.

    NOPE! well, I mean the prices are low,...
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    I brought back two of my saddles in a duffle...

    I brought back two of my saddles in a duffle back, packed with blankets etc for padding. They made it fine in cargo.
  6. I just looked at the photos on the websites you...

    I just looked at the photos on the websites you mentioned - they are identical, it's just that the photos are taken at different angles. Looks like the skirts and fenders are synthetic, the rest of...
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    I have found that feeding MSM (along with...

    I have found that feeding MSM (along with something like Source HF with minerals balanced for hoof growth) have helped feet grow well and healthy. MSM has a lot of Sulfur in it - it also improves...
  8. You know that one side is smoother and the other...

    You know that one side is smoother and the other side is rougher, right? do you have it with the smoother side down? Just had to ask, as it was hard for me to figure out which side was the horse...
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    One summer, I put my horse in field board at a...

    One summer, I put my horse in field board at a huge place, something like over a thousand hilly acres in southern California. I went out to ride him, following a two track trail, and came upon a...
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    I had an older gelding who'd always lived in a...

    I had an older gelding who'd always lived in a boarding situation and fell apart when there were no other horses around. When I brought him to my own farm, I borrowed a pony from the neighbor that...
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    Best of luck for your little one!

    Best of luck for your little one!
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    Also depends on how the geldings get along. I...

    Also depends on how the geldings get along. I had two horses and a 12 x 24 run in. Plenty big for two horses, right? Not when one decided it was more fun to run the other one out into the...
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    Tollertwins - I think you are on the right track...

    Tollertwins - I think you are on the right track in putting whatever hoof protection you choose on all 4 feet, whether boots or shoes.

    Measure all hooves after next trim, and get in touch with...
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    My horse was pretty pacey when I got him. He...

    My horse was pretty pacey when I got him. He also had bad front feet (WLD, seedy toe, no depth). To treat the while line disease and seedy toe, we left him barefoot and my trimmer taught me how to...
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    I bet the blow setting will help them dry faster!

    I bet the blow setting will help them dry faster!
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    Here are a couple of articles as a starting place...

    Here are a couple of articles as a starting place for ideas:
    http://www.equinews.com/article/causes-poor-appetite-horses...
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    I have no idea of what goes on with the foals of...

    I have no idea of what goes on with the foals of nurse mares.

    Read this about cows and calves - http://www.progressivecattle.com/topics/herd-health/5743-grafting-calves-after-a-loss

    Maybe...
  18. Here's a news story from a couple of years ago...

    Here's a news story from a couple of years ago that explains at least the top level of it:
    http://www.21alive.com/news/local/Reclassification-of-Land-Could-Mean-Higher-Property-Taxes-162000805.html
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    I found a short-tailed weasel in our yard after...

    I found a short-tailed weasel in our yard after we suddenly lost 8 young kittens. It was severely injured (our dog was barking at it, don't know if the dog injured it or what) and I had my husband...
  20. Here's a "bridge pad" that fills for hollows etc...

    Here's a "bridge pad" that fills for hollows etc and is to be used under a regular pad. http://www.horse.com/item/circle-y-long-shoulder-bridge-pad/E004577/

    This is a more typical "bridge pad" in...
  21. Glad to read that animal control in your area is...

    Glad to read that animal control in your area is much better than most!
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    How is the selenium level in your part of the...

    How is the selenium level in your part of the world? My horse was just not building muscle - I took him off sweet feed when I got him, put him on a ration balancer for grass, he got pasture by day...
  23. In most jurisdictions, animal control will only...

    In most jurisdictions, animal control will only check to see if there is food and water available. Sounds like those bases are covered, so I doubt they will do anything.
  24. I have issues with my lower back - bulging disk...

    I have issues with my lower back - bulging disk at L4/L5. When it acts up, I do the exercises my PT taught me. Walking (on my own feet) at least 20 minutes (40 mins is better) helps too. I went...
  25. As she gets in shape, any guess as to whether her...

    As she gets in shape, any guess as to whether her topline will lift and get rid of the dip?

    I got my gaited horse as a 10yo who had worked most of his life. My buena vista fit him fine when I got...
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