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    Think of it as something to work on. Quieter more...

    Think of it as something to work on. Quieter more centered hands. When I saw your post I thought you were riding a baby greenie, and often a wider hand just helps them get a clue about bending...
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    I think Rocking B reps prestige. They are between...

    I think Rocking B reps prestige. They are between WS and Chapel Hill.with appt they do travel
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    While not common, this marking is not unusual....

    While not common, this marking is not unusual. Think of it as a birth mark. I've seen this on warmbloods and quarter horses.
  4. The number 1 funniest is in Auntie Mame with...

    The number 1 funniest is in Auntie Mame with Lucille Ball.
    It's several scenes where the hunt field and the stable hands are trying to get Lucille mounted on the "crazy" horse.
    The horse is lead...
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    My newf would do that too. Loved the water where...

    My newf would do that too. Loved the water where ever it was.
  6. Until I had one I couldn't imagine why a high...

    Until I had one I couldn't imagine why a high neck blanket would be a great idea.
    If your horse is prone to wither rubs - the high neck takes the pressure off.
    If you live in an area with freezing...
  7. Go slow. 1. Don't just charge at him with...

    Go slow.
    1. Don't just charge at him with clippers on. Turn them on a ways away from him or walk him past another horse being clipped.
    2. Let him tell you when enough is enough. Getting a 3 year...
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    On again/off again fever Neurologic discomfort...

    On again/off again fever
    Neurologic
    discomfort / mild colic
    Sounds like one of the tick born bacteria. These can sometimes be extremely difficult to find with blood work, and may not even be...
  9. Funny. I was in Germantown MD this weekend and...

    Funny. I was in Germantown MD this weekend and they were EVERYWHERE and on EVERYTHING.
  10. Things you'll find: Very few insurance companies...

    Things you'll find:
    Very few insurance companies will even consider insuring a home older than 50 years. Those that do will charge an exorbinent amount.
    No insulation. And no way to add it in the...
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    I'm going to say ulcers. For her entire life she...

    I'm going to say ulcers.
    For her entire life she was at one place and comfortable. She was good when you tried her at her home base.
    Then you took her from the only home she knew.
    Now she shows...
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    My vote is for walker. Saddlebreds have a very...

    My vote is for walker. Saddlebreds have a very noticeable flat croup. Although one of common characteristics of both breeds are long pasterns and from the pics I don't see that. Of course he could be...
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    I bought both of my Albions from M&M and believe...

    I bought both of my Albions from M&M and believe me some unreal backs on both of those horses. They did a FABULOUS job. I'd definately recommend them.
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    Not at all uncommon. I've seen bay horses with...

    Not at all uncommon. I've seen bay horses with dark areas, these almost look like birth marks but it is the hair that is affected, and the lightened areas. My chestnut ISH has light areas, but I...
  15. Goforagallop has the best idea. Really she does,...

    Goforagallop has the best idea. Really she does, listen to it.

    If that is not an option, make sure you get a frame attachment for the hitch not a bumper attachment. and then you can pull an empty...
  16. A serviceable tractor with a front end loader, ...

    A serviceable tractor with a front end loader, and add on implements, a bushhog mower, something to grade your riding area, and a post hole digger. You'll find this will be worth its weight in gold...
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    I know several people who ride (or have ridden)...

    I know several people who ride (or have ridden) in prestige and their #1 complaint was the saddle leather - it does not hold up. I'm not talking about the stitching - the actual leather.
    I've never...
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    If it was winter, I'd say do it. Move your horse....

    If it was winter, I'd say do it. Move your horse. Winter in Phoenix would be great for his arthritis. Maybe you could do a snowbird thing with him. Have him in Phoenix for winter and send him back to...
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    SL is Selle Francais with a 6 sided box around...

    SL is Selle Francais with a 6 sided box around it. I agree, shave the area to get a better look at the brand.
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    It completely turned me around to ride in...

    It completely turned me around to ride in Ireland. A more practical group of horses and riders could not be found And yes, given the option of sinking in peat or riding on asphalt, pick the asphalt...
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    I always make a point of giving my farrier a...

    I always make a point of giving my farrier a Christmas bonus of at least 2 times the amount he charges on a single visit to take care of my 2 horses.
  22. One of the biggest problems I've had responding...

    One of the biggest problems I've had responding to potential buyers is that they have an email block set up for people they don't know. I just keep thinking, you contacted me, if you want a response...
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    I have to agree with you. The Horseware quality...

    I have to agree with you. The Horseware quality control has got up and gone to China. Considering that these are probably the most expensive rugs anyone will ever buy, I would expect that owners also...
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    Never assume that the 1500lb round hay bale you...

    Never assume that the 1500lb round hay bale you had loaded in your pickup truck can be rolled out of the truck bed. It can't, it out wieghs you 10 to 1.
    Never assume that the 1500lb round bale of...
  25. I've seen jumpers wearing the jock strap thing.

    I've seen jumpers wearing the jock strap thing.
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