The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedMarketplaceDates & Results
 

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Pat Thrasher

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.08 seconds.

  1. New Balance: ...

    New Balance:

    http://www.newbalance.com/performance/outdoor/products/WW978/

    I live in these around the barn unless actually on a horse. Waterproof, sneaker support, available in a great range of...
  2. Replies
    7
    Views
    839

    The width between the points and the gullet...

    The width between the points and the gullet spacing are two quite different things.

    To figure out what gullet spacing is right for a particular horse, you have to feel along the spine for the...
  3. I've sent you a PM, but for public consumption --...

    I've sent you a PM, but for public consumption -- you'd have to go a long daggone way to do better than Anne Rawle, Watermark Farm, Oxford.
  4. Replies
    13
    Views
    686

    Remember that if you are miserable from the dust,...

    Remember that if you are miserable from the dust, your horse is too! His nose is closer to the ground than yours is.

    I don't board, we lease a barn with an indoor, and I spend a minimum of one...
  5. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,069

    Anecdote: A few years ago I had a horse colic...

    Anecdote:

    A few years ago I had a horse colic catastrophically, a 360 degree twist. The vet was called, came, said this is a surgical emergency, he got stuffed in a trailer and taken to the...
  6. Thread: Farriers

    by Pat Thrasher
    Replies
    2
    Views
    278

    Sent you a P.M. with a name, phone number, and...

    Sent you a P.M. with a name, phone number, and email address, our farrier we've used for 15 years or more who DOES return phone calls and is in Federalsburg.
  7. Replies
    358
    Views
    20,449

    I've owned Morgans for... well, a lot of years....

    I've owned Morgans for... well, a lot of years. One at a time, mind you, I'm not a breeder or collector.

    Can't imagine having anything else.

    They come in a lot of flavors, though, and you need...
  8. Replies
    7
    Views
    706

    Looking for advice or comfort

    So we have been leasing a barn. We have two horses, both sound, healthy, in work. Part of the lease deal was that we took care of two other horses, both elderly, unsound, retired (one severe...
  9. Shedding. Great chunks of long Morgan hair coming...

    Shedding. Great chunks of long Morgan hair coming off on everything.
  10. Late to this party... we have given up on trying...

    Late to this party... we have given up on trying to board our horses. We now lease barns and provide 100% of the care ourselves. We are very fortunate that we can afford to do this, and also can...
  11. This is why we stopped boarding our horses, and...

    This is why we stopped boarding our horses, and went to leasing a barn. It's also why we don't take boarders even though we lease an 8 stall barn and have two horses.

    Barn owners/managers always...
  12. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,647

    The veterinary practice I use has a number of...

    The veterinary practice I use has a number of veterinarians. They have a rotating schedule of "on-call" vets -- one vet who is the designated emergency doc for a given period. This coverage is 24-7....
  13. You can get those exact shavings (Irving, paper...

    You can get those exact shavings (Irving, paper wrapped) from an Amish farmer in Kirkwood, just off 472. I can give you his name, phone number, and directions if you want. $5.00/3.25 cubic foot bag....
  14. Half inch wide vinyl tape in colors -- stripe...

    Half inch wide vinyl tape in colors -- stripe things like longe whips, bats, etc. A wood-burning tool to mark wooden things. Plastic laminate i.d. tags for blankets and the like.

    Your stuff will...
  15. Replies
    133
    Views
    5,964

    Wow. I never even thought of listing a title...

    Wow. I never even thought of listing a title (other than perhaps Dowager Duchess) on an entry form.

    The college I went to was soooo snooty about doctorates that *everyone* was addressed as Mr. or...
  16. Replies
    43
    Views
    1,645

    About cell phones.... I have been a boarder in...

    About cell phones....

    I have been a boarder in a barn with no *enforced* cell phone rule. The barn was mostly populated by teenagers, none of whom could, apparently, be separated from their...
  17. Well, there is some very basic ground you could...

    Well, there is some very basic ground you could cover before making a lot of decisions and purchases, changing everything and changing back.

    On the absolute simplest level:

    1) Most horses need...
  18. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,331

    Formaldehyde is the only active ingredient in...

    Formaldehyde is the only active ingredient in Keratex.

    You can order four liters of 10% formalin solution (8% formaldehyde by weight) from most science catalogs, the type that supply biology...
  19. Cushings is a chronic medical condition, a tumor...

    Cushings is a chronic medical condition, a tumor in fact, which cannot be managed by diet alone; he needs the meds. If you're not worried about the money, why should your vet care? Get the scrip from...
  20. Replies
    60
    Views
    1,971

    A thought no one has mentioned: William & Mary,...

    A thought no one has mentioned: William & Mary, in Williamsburg, Virginia, is a public school, and has a decent law school -- Marshall-Wythe School of Law. Not top drawer, not UVA, but decent. A nice...
  21. A mounting block which lets me get on without...

    A mounting block which lets me get on without touching the stirrup (tailgate of pickup will do :) ).

    Zip-up boots (mine, don't use horse boots).

    Sprenger jointed stirrups which are kind to my...
  22. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,035

    Several years ago.... asked for more shavings in...

    Several years ago.... asked for more shavings in the stall as the horse was standing in a pool of urine. B.O. told me with a straight face that the moisture was good for the horse's feet.

    !!:eek:
  23. Sounds to me like the boarder in question is the...

    Sounds to me like the boarder in question is the winner in the s**t happens sweepstakes. Been there, done that, paid the knacker's bill. TWICE.

    In the absence of obvious and repeated injuries all...
  24. Replies
    70
    Views
    4,046

    We once moved our horses six times in ONE YEAR. ...

    We once moved our horses six times in ONE YEAR.

    First move: barn closed with no notice (one week). Called in some markers and got temp. housing.

    Second move: from temp housing to an advertised...
  25. Replies
    46
    Views
    2,194

    I have a bumper pull with dressing room. Our...

    I have a bumper pull with dressing room. Our horses are 1100 and 950 pounds. I tow with a Toyota Tundra 4WD.

    I LOVE my truck. Without the trailer it gets 16 mpg. It will go through anything in...
Results 1 to 25 of 44
Page 1 of 2 1 2
randomness