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    Jointed bits rotate down onto the tongue. Bits...

    Jointed bits rotate down onto the tongue. Bits do not go to the roof of the mouth, they all rotate downward when you pick up on the reins. If your horse is revolting against the downward pressure on...
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    Hauling 3 horses in a two horse trailer?

    I want to buy a two horse straight load that is extra wide. Has anyone ever taken the center out in a two horse and hauled three? would there be a reason I should not do this?

    I would like to...
  3. It is a common mistake to think that bits work...

    It is a common mistake to think that bits work off the palate. If you look at the mechanics of the bit, when you pick up the reins while on the horse, the mouthpiece rotates downward, NOT upward. ...
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    I agree go with a ported bit for tongue relief OR...

    I agree go with a ported bit for tongue relief OR rent a Myler combo with a port. Great bit
  5. Actually this rant makes you look like a psycho. ...

    Actually this rant makes you look like a psycho. Lots of dogs growl. If it attacks you that is one thing. and no. I never would hit a horse for coming into my yard but with your apparent temper I...
  6. Wow Trakehner! What a jerk! Loose dogs are the...

    Wow Trakehner! What a jerk! Loose dogs are the fault of the owners. I guess when your horse gets loose and comes into my yard I will be happy to bash it to death with a baseball bat! My mule...
  7. Off course, but I have peacefully coexisted with...

    Off course, but I have peacefully coexisted with skunks under my barn for 6 years. Is there a reason I should get rid of them as we seem to get along fine, except for a dog spray once a year? But...
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    These pads are amazing. I have the inserts and...

    These pads are amazing. I have the inserts and they absorb energy from you as well! I bought the coolback as it is cheaper and a lot easier to clean AND according to the companie's testing coolback...
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    Moving to Steamboat area?

    Husband wants to move here. Any input on the best area to buy for trail riding? How much time can be spent trail riding a year in what looks to be a very snowy area?

    Thanks for the input!
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    Try a Myler combo bit that has a port. A port is...

    Try a Myler combo bit that has a port. A port is softer than a jointed bit. Many horses hate tongue pressure and most of the bit we ride in apply tongue pressure, but we ride in them because we...
  11. If you want another option, call Silvers...

    If you want another option, call Silvers Equestrian or get on her web. She sell to endurance riders and sell Myler combo bits. These work of the nose like a hack but also have poll pressure and you...
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    Horses that put their tongues over the bit are...

    Horses that put their tongues over the bit are telling you a tongue pressure bit is not comfortable. Ports are softer as they free up the tongue. Truly. go rent a Myler 33 mouthpiece you will be...
  13. This is a very common evasion to avoid the bit. ...

    This is a very common evasion to avoid the bit. Jointed bits work off tongue pressure. Many horses hate this pressure. Hands that never release pin the tongue down causing the horse to evade in...
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    The worst thing we do to our horses is meal feed....

    The worst thing we do to our horses is meal feed. They were designed to eat all day. They were also not designed to eat grains. All of this is a major cause of ulcers as well as other bad things!...
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    We get it and are aware of that issue, but over...

    We get it and are aware of that issue, but over the last 10 years she has been very aware that it is my cousin and all the other neighbors around her that are reporting her. This is all public...
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    oh my god the irony of it all! I googled her,...

    oh my god the irony of it all! I googled her, got her on Linked in looking for jobs! She has gone to vet tech and ag tech schools in the last few years and is currently employed by a small pet food...
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    We did this just yesterday! I am hoping it...

    We did this just yesterday! I am hoping it works. I suspect the dog issue will attract more interest to the general public but if the horses get saved in the meantime...

    we know this person...
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    Help us stop horse abuse! Need tactics...

    My cousin lives in Onalaska Wi. She has a neighbor who has been reported many many times over the years for neglect. Animal control and the police come out and do nothing.

    This woman is a...
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    Charlie, I was reading your first line and it...

    Charlie, I was reading your first line and it said you were invited by people AT YOUR BARN. Which makes me think either they were out to get you or assumed you could ride like they did??

    Yes,...
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    Horses that stick their tongues out are evading...

    Horses that stick their tongues out are evading tongue pressure typically cased by mouthpieces that collapse onto the tongue. We have all been taught that a snaffle bit with a jointed mouthpiece is...
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    I would try a bigger port for more tongue relief....

    I would try a bigger port for more tongue relief. A bit does matter to a horse. It is comfortable or not. A port allows a horse to move its tongue and swallow. If you have to show in your legal...
  22. Storing tack for extended period..Best way?

    Yep, I have a ton of tack and no I can't part with it! Who knows what future horse will come along to fit that certain bridle...:winkgrin:

    I have a harness and about 6 bridles I want to put into...
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    Warts and moving a horse

    Of course today was the day I was going to move my 5 year old to a barn and when I returned from my 4 day biz trip, I noticed that he had magically grown 4 warts!

    I googled and articles said to...
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    Don't walk by his house? You never win in...

    Don't walk by his house?

    You never win in battles with neighbors, even if you are in the right.

    you never know what he will do to retaliate people are crazy.

    I probably would have tried to...
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    I second the drop the supplements! I cannot...

    I second the drop the supplements! I cannot believe horses need all those supplements. feed them right and save. Keep hay in front of them and get rid of gastric ulcers.
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