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    I suggest the Uckele made Seroquine. I had much...

    I suggest the Uckele made Seroquine. I had much better results with it than planin magnesium oxide. The tension just went out of the horse.

    http://equine.uckele.com/seroquine.html

    Active...
  2. I found giving shots to the difficult horse in...

    I found giving shots to the difficult horse in the pectorals was much easier. they just don't seem able to "tense" this muscle, it's low so if an abcess formed it can drain easily (versus top of...
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    magnolia50, Frequently hip pain is actually...

    magnolia50,
    Frequently hip pain is actually caused by back issues and there is nothing wrong with the hip, just an aggravated nerve up at the spine. Been there, done that! An older friend had a...
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    I organized a training ride one year in the...

    I organized a training ride one year in the George Washington National Forest, from a parking lot in Fort Valley, VA. A few of the riders had already begun competing their horses or were experienced...
  5. Sore no More liniment!!!!! It will not sting his...

    Sore no More liniment!!!!! It will not sting his scrapes and it is just the best for reducing filling. Seriously! Unlike other liniments you will not scald him with this liniment. But applying it in...
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    Strongly recommend that you stay far, far away...

    Strongly recommend that you stay far, far away from Cox. turn around and run away.

    How about http://www.roselltrailers.com? A BIG part of buying a new trailer is the service you get when ordering...
  7. I also have small paddocks that are too small for...

    I also have small paddocks that are too small for big tractors. I have had pretty good success by using a small disk from Tractor Supply. You can tow it with an ATV, riding mower or compact tractor....
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    I own a horse that broke off a small chip from...

    I own a horse that broke off a small chip from the edge of the coffin bone right at his toe. An endurance horse who often competed on very rocky trails. He was ouchy after a really bad step onto a...
  9. Parking is very tight in general, so unless you...

    Parking is very tight in general, so unless you know you are buying something BIG, I would suggest the mini.

    Bonnie
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    They can be really rusting away under the paint...

    They can be really rusting away under the paint and aluminum skin. Also, the ramp is probably plywood under the mats and aluminum skin. that plywood can be rotting away where you can't see it. One...
  11. Maryland Horse Expo, Timonium MD, Jan 17-19

    Hey everyone, if you are reasonably local you should come on down to the expo this weekend. Quite a few local non-profit trail riding clubs will have booths there. The Old Dominion Endurance rides...
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    Yeah, I forgot the "Plus" word. Dang Old Timer's...

    Yeah, I forgot the "Plus" word. Dang Old Timer's Disease!!

    chicamuxen
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    Buy a pad that has pockets with foam inserts,...

    Buy a pad that has pockets with foam inserts, like a Skito pad. Then also purchase additional shims from them and customize your saddle fit by adding shims, and trimming shims yourself. The shims are...
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    Tapes don't show in fecal checks. My vet...

    Tapes don't show in fecal checks. My vet recommends that I deworm for tapes twice per year using Quest Gel. So I use Quest Gel for two of my dewormings that I do when the fecal checks indicate that I...
  15. You may want to stick with an english saddle...

    You may want to stick with an english saddle designed for trail with wide panels. If she isn't a wide withered/back horse then you don't need a hoop tree. I don't know if you have googled hoop tree...
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    What is your you hay barn "deck" going to be...

    What is your you hay barn "deck" going to be floored with? Planks or plywood? When my barn was built my barn builder/hay farmer talked me into spending a little more money for planks (rough cut oak)...
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    Another idea is check with businesses that do...

    Another idea is check with businesses that do saddle repairs. They often do blanket repairs and probably have the pieces needed already. Our local Mennonite owned tack/feed/harness store does all...
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    I can also be an Se or Mag deficiency. KER...

    I can also be an Se or Mag deficiency. KER (Kentuck Equine Research) has a good supplement that is E/Se/Mag (maybe zinc also) that is often effective with horses that are hypersensitive to touch or...
  19. They easily end up with permanent lung damage. My...

    They easily end up with permanent lung damage. My horse now has permanent issues. However, I found that keeping him on Smartpak's SmartBreathe helps him a whole lot. It has numerous anti-inflamnatory...
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    So he's an OTTB. A good question would be does he...

    So he's an OTTB. A good question would be does he cross-canter when ridden into a circle? If he holds his leads just fine under saddle in a circle but struggles on the lunge (assuming the same size...
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    Is she flinchy/grumpy about grooming or being...

    Is she flinchy/grumpy about grooming or being toughed anywhere else, other than girthing up?

    chicamuxen
  22. My suggestion is: If the saddle has western...

    My suggestion is:

    If the saddle has western rigging take it off and put the long dressage type english billet adapters on it. They lay much flatter, far less bulk under your legs and you can take...
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    Give horses more grass hay, take two Valiums and...

    Give horses more grass hay, take two Valiums and go to bed. Best thing for your horses. Really, don't worry.

    chicamuxen
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    I'd suggest making a sliding side reins from...

    I'd suggest making a sliding side reins from lightweight bungee cord. It's actually just one long cord with snaps tied to both ends. Lay the center of the long bungee over the seat of the saddle...
  25. Like ehwaz said, boots on the fronts AND on the...

    Like ehwaz said, boots on the fronts AND on the backs. An unshod, unbooted foot will lift off the ground and forward faster and will hit those hind heels.

    FYI, I used to have an Arab that kept...
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