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    Thank you so much!!! I'm so sorry, I wasn't...

    Thank you so much!!!

    I'm so sorry, I wasn't clear! We're not flying around all the time :lol: We hit that top speed only briefly on a nice flattish trail that goes between two big stands of trees...
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    Can we talk about speeds?

    Someone on the CDL suggested the app Map My Tracks. Boy is it fun! I can see all the trails I zig zagged around.

    I mainly want to start thinking about appropriate paces for longer distances, and...
  3. Great advice from Goodhors as always. I have...

    Great advice from Goodhors as always.

    I have experienced a delayed re-reaction in core heat stress as mentioned above too, it is bizarre and frightening that is for sure. Horse appears to be...
  4. Yes I have made this switch with my own horses...

    Yes I have made this switch with my own horses and it made a big difference in their weight. My hay is already exceeds their protein needs, the RB was just way too much. I have had no problem using...
  5. http://www.thehorse.com/articles/10863/dehydration...

    http://www.thehorse.com/articles/10863/dehydration-alert

    http://www.thehorse.com/articles/21687/equine-thumps-are-more-than-mere-hiccups
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  6. Just dropping in quickly to post a thought before...

    Just dropping in quickly to post a thought before I forget to - sorry I haven't closely read all of the replies so I may be redundant or missing something -

    My morgan presented with an exercise...
  7. She could not be any more adorable! What a fun...

    She could not be any more adorable! What a fun summer you have ahead waiting for you!
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    What a beautiful harness and what a lovely and...

    What a beautiful harness and what a lovely and elegant mare! I love her length of neck, beautiful face and that long thin blaze has always been a favorite marking of mine especially on a driving...
  9. What an interesting observation! Looking at the...

    What an interesting observation! Looking at the parked cab ahead, the lines do droop fairly low, and the women seem to be wearing lovely grand hats.
  10. Thread: Breeching

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    I missed where you said you needed wheels, but...

    I missed where you said you needed wheels, but yes, they proper wheels are incredibly expensive. Big Dee's is a bit cheaper though but they are strictly racing, nothing fancy.

    I like the cart...
  11. Thread: Shoing options

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    I know, I'm inclined to just follow my farrier's...

    I know, I'm inclined to just follow my farrier's advice, but like I said, I really respect the trainer, and, well, whats the point of having a mentor if you don't follow their advice? :lol:

    Such a...
  12. Thread: Breeching

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    I drove my morgan in a cart similar to yours when...

    I drove my morgan in a cart similar to yours when I was just starting out, and boy I loved it, I loved being so open and close to the ground and free!

    The previous owner of my jog cart installed...
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    2 horses on 2 acres, I pick daily, compost and...

    2 horses on 2 acres, I pick daily, compost and spread the gorgeous black gold over the paddocks twice a year and take the rest home for my gardens.

    Labor intensive, but I love turning waste into...
  14. no no no! bad bad bad! never reuse needles. ...

    no no no! bad bad bad! never reuse needles.

    Interesting about the silicone coating. One of my geldings came to me with a flattened golf ball sized lump on his neck in a common injection site, has...
  15. Thread: Shoing options

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    Thank you all so much! I can always depend on you...

    Thank you all so much! I can always depend on you guys for great advice.

    I think a wash over the heels is what my farrier did. It looks as you describe, a puddle of material with the drilltek...
  16. Thread: Shoing options

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    Shoing options

    Getting ready to put shoes back on for driving this year, I have a few options to consider and am not sure what to do.

    Last year I put shoes on my horse for the first time hoping to give him some...
  17. Thread: Ticks

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    Ticks started making an appearance in February by...

    Ticks started making an appearance in February by me, any time the ground thawed for even an afternoon. I started my guys on Buglyte 3 weeks ago. It helped a lot last year, went from 5-6 ticks per...
  18. Can't comment on the unilateral sweating, but...

    Can't comment on the unilateral sweating, but wanted to chime in to say my Morgan had many similar issues you describe in the mare. Turned out in my own horse to be a kaleidoscope problems... yeah...
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    If I didn't drive alone, I would never drive!...

    If I didn't drive alone, I would never drive! :lol:

    It took me about 2 months before I felt confident enough to drive alone in rings, and about 2 months more before I was willing to hit the trails...
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    had to log in to say bravo meup! OP please...

    had to log in to say

    bravo meup!

    OP please reconsider and hang around. This board can be very tough, but its primarily because everyone is just so dedicated to their animals, and so many of us...
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    I have noticed in my own horses and friends...

    I have noticed in my own horses and friends horses that in some animals, poorer quality hay appears to encourage longer more scraggly winter coats that shed out oddly, while better quality hay does...
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    Thank you soooo much!!!

    Thank you soooo much!!!
  23. I recently got the Andis Power Deshedder,...

    I recently got the Andis Power Deshedder, basically because I was too cheap to spring for the Furminator, and it works really really well.

    But honestly, nothing works like elbow grease. And...
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    Question for Pacific owners...

    How on earth does one remove the hub/wheel to check if its clean and greased inside? I'm really trying to check this out and for the life of me can't figure out how to get inside to peek.

    Thanks!
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    Have only dealt with Jan at DE, and just recently...

    Have only dealt with Jan at DE, and just recently with Janie for some replacement parts. Both are outstanding people, so helpful and friendly and professional! And tack from both sources is so well...
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