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    Make sure that the freight company can get the...

    Make sure that the freight company can get the bags off the lift gate when it reaches the ground. If they have pallet jacks, its possible but the jack may not be able to handle a ton.

    If you drag...
  2. Or cut after rain, which kicked up ground dirt.

    Or cut after rain, which kicked up ground dirt.
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    The short answer is pay enough. I also pay...

    The short answer is pay enough. I also pay $15/hour for 10-12 hours a week. My present help works early before her regular job and takes home good pocket money every week.
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    I think the shoeing job shown in Tom's pictures...

    I think the shoeing job shown in Tom's pictures is exemplary. The medio-lateral balance of the underlying trim is also fantastic. However, I am not so keen on the somewhat under-run heel and long toe...
  5. Your younger horse has better gaits for dressage,...

    Your younger horse has better gaits for dressage, although I would also take moonshine in a heartbeat.
  6. Try a crupper.

    Try a crupper.
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    I used a small amount of the Safe Step Extreme...

    I used a small amount of the Safe Step Extreme 8300, which I liked, until I realized that the MAG was much less expensive.

    I paid the full $33 per bag for the Safe Step and the MAG was about $15...
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    Calcium chloride is much more corrosive on steel...

    Calcium chloride is much more corrosive on steel and more toxic for animals. True that MgCl is more expensive though.

    The application isn't really very complicated and should last 9 months to a...
  9. Thanks for the replies. sublime, wish you...

    Thanks for the replies.

    sublime, wish you were in my area!
  10. So slightly less than $15/hour is pretty awesome...

    So slightly less than $15/hour is pretty awesome then??
  11. What is good pay for part-time barn help in IL?

    I know there have been threads about this before, but I specifically would like information on what BOs pay their help in rural IL i.e. not Chicagoland or wealthy areas.

    My little job is 10-15...
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    Get the Dead Sea MAG product, which is intended...

    Get the Dead Sea MAG product, which is intended for dust control rather than just ice melt. There are several suppliers apart from those near NY. I found mine in WI.

    Application is super easy with...
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    8 to 10k knowing nothing about his breeding. As...

    8 to 10k knowing nothing about his breeding. As already suggested, and I agree, he moves like a stiff OTTB; no reach through the shoulders and stiff/weak behind. He should not move like this even as...
  14. Thread: Chiro Frequency

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    Poll: Voted other, as in when my gelding was young he...

    Voted other, as in when my gelding was young he saw the chiropractor every month for about 3 years. Now he is older and stronger it's once or twice a year. My younger mare has been checked out a...
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    Would also treat briefly with GG or UG and if...

    Would also treat briefly with GG or UG and if behavior magically changes within a few days, I'd do the full treatment for ulcers. The winter weather could be sufficiently stressful to bring on...
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    Great to hear your good news :D

    Great to hear your good news :D
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    Jingles. I hate colic. Don't hold off on fluids...

    Jingles. I hate colic. Don't hold off on fluids too long.
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    Ulcers. The laying down can be a symptom even if...

    Ulcers. The laying down can be a symptom even if he is eating well. The cold could be stressful enough to cause them. I've experienced this with one of mine and thought I'd mention it since no one...
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    I also ride dressage with a hackamore of this...

    I also ride dressage with a hackamore of this type and use it like a bit with light contact. My horse goes very well in it and will come up through the wither into self carriage more easily than he...
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    I find poop picking from pea gravel is fairly...

    I find poop picking from pea gravel is fairly easy, even when frozen. There are always the pooplets remaining but with raking/dragging and adding more gravel every year it hasn't become a huge...
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    I had similar problems with my lime stone paddock...

    I had similar problems with my lime stone paddock and ended up adding 3 inches of pea gravel which solved almost all the problems. It can still freeze solid but a quick rake after a melt will flatten...
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    Rock salt works well to roughen the ice, but only...

    Rock salt works well to roughen the ice, but only down to -5F. In the current temperatures, it's useless.

    My horses are out in a smallish (50'*50') dry lot attached to their in/out stalls and we...
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    If I'm layering blankets, I tend to put the thin...

    If I'm layering blankets, I tend to put the thin one under the thicker one.
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    Plenty of hay is probably more important than how...

    Plenty of hay is probably more important than how many blankets. Hope your BO provides ad lib hay as it's the eating/digesting that will keep your horse warm. Plus plenty of fresh unfrozen water.
  25. I wouldn't be feeding grain of any kind to a...

    I wouldn't be feeding grain of any kind to a mini. Just hay and a vit/mineral supplement.

    I acquired a small pony when she was about 8 months old. She hadn't been fed well until that point. She...
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