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  1. If the Oster Clipmaster is the LARGE clipper for...

    If the Oster Clipmaster is the LARGE clipper for horses, you may have the tension set too high. Check the instructions - I seem to remember (I have switched to Andis for body clipping) that they tell...
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    There is a product available (Wal Mart, Home...

    There is a product available (Wal Mart, Home Depot, etc) where paint is sold called Krud Kutter. Will remove dried on paint from clothes - should work here (may take a few tries) if not, maybe gently...
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    Maybe during summer when grass doesn't grow as...

    Maybe during summer when grass doesn't grow as much maybe a ration balancer (Triple Crown Lite) I have my OTTB in very lite work (he's 18) and began TC Lite last November - his hooves have never...
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    Have used traffic cone - about 24 inches high....

    Have used traffic cone - about 24 inches high. Can bite it, toss it around and no chance of injury. Might be easier to play with since the height puts it closer to the mouth. And, small mesh hay bag...
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    FWIW, last year I wanted to use Round Up on my...

    FWIW, last year I wanted to use Round Up on my pasture fence line. I decided to be safe and make no assumptions about its use around horses and contacted Round Up directly.

    Even though the...
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    My OTTB has stifle issues and hock problems which...

    My OTTB has stifle issues and hock problems which led my vet to diagnose him with compensatory bilateral gluteal muscle soreness.He did an internal blister of the hips and since he also does...
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    There is a great article #10476 on...

    There is a great article #10476 on www.thehorse.com.( If you are unfamiliar it a vet based website) regarding treating abscesses. Basically, the thinking is not to soak but rather to use poltice...
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    Have had TB's for years. Went the supplement...

    Have had TB's for years. Went the supplement route with minimal results until I tried Keratex Hoof Hardner. My shoer and I are so amazed at this guys feet (16H, built like a WB but TB feet). He is on...
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    Animals are amazing creatures. Should she lay...

    Animals are amazing creatures. Should she lay eggs and hatch them and your pond dries out, they will lead the babies away to more suitable accommodations. I wouldn't worry if they lay eggs and your...
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    Steamrolled or crimped barley is readily...

    Steamrolled or crimped barley is readily available and does a great job of putting on weight. Looks like oatmeal out of the bag and no need to soak or prepare otherwise. Believe you can replace 1/3...
  11. Keratex Hoof Hardner has helped my OTTB. He is...

    Keratex Hoof Hardner has helped my OTTB. He is built like a WB but plays like a TB - HARD! Used to have problems with nails pulling through shoes, breaking of hooves, my farrier's worst nightmare. I...
  12. Gorilla Tape. You have heard of Gorilla Glue,...

    Gorilla Tape. You have heard of Gorilla Glue, this is like duct tape but holds FOREVER! I had a rip in the lining of a turn out sheet over the wither and decided I had nothing to loose. This was at...
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    Were they really muddy to begin with? Only...

    Were they really muddy to begin with? Only rinsing them might have left the fabric clogged with mud (at least this is what "they" claiim). I have used the Nikwax Rug Wash and their Rug Proof quite...
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    Had problem with aged OTTB and scratches....

    Had problem with aged OTTB and scratches. Softened scabs with tea tree oil product used for sheath cleaning (also supposed to be antifungal, I believe) rinsed several times, dried well and tried a...
  15. Maybe try Probiotics? Or, maybe ulcer problems?...

    Maybe try Probiotics? Or, maybe ulcer problems? Don't know much about ulcers myself, but might look into short term treatment and see if it helps.
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    Several years ago my aged OTTB had an awful case...

    Several years ago my aged OTTB had an awful case of mud fever and scratches. Used several gentle washings by working sheath cleaner (tea tree oil) into lather let sit while went on to another foot,...
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    IMHO you would be better off iin a jump saddle...

    IMHO you would be better off iin a jump saddle that you KNOW fits you and (more important) your horse than to borrow a dressage saddle that neither one of you know the feel or fit. I know several...
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    Where is she itchy? Tail area? Might need...

    Where is she itchy? Tail area? Might need cleaning under tail and between the udders. My recently acquired pony mare needs her udders cleaned several times a week and literally "swoons" as it is...
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    When you feed him is it with the butt bar up?...

    When you feed him is it with the butt bar up? Also, maybe extend his "dinnertime" with butt bar up by giving him a flake (or whatever you feel comfortable with) of 2-3 cutting alfalfa. Might give...
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    I noticed my OTTB today is bald from his eye area...

    I noticed my OTTB today is bald from his eye area down to his muzzle - only on right side. Believe it is from his rubbing his face on the inside of his leg because of the awful flies! Should grow...
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    FWIW - Had left CT release 10 or so years ago and...

    FWIW - Had left CT release 10 or so years ago and was extremely successful. Put off having right CT done - did PT two winters and helped some, but the tunnel was very tight, Finally last fall when...
  22. For those of you having problems with wearer...

    For those of you having problems with wearer managing to get thing off: My pony mare did the same thing first night out. I put a fly mask with ears on over it and no problems since - been at least...
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    Trotting, trotting and more trotting large...

    Trotting, trotting and more trotting large circles, shallow serpentines. My OTTB has had problems with loose stifles and most recent trip to new vet/chiro/accupuncturist has had us doing tons of trot...
  24. I have used these (while in their stalls) for...

    I have used these (while in their stalls) for several years and they are great! Stiff enough to stay up but not so stiff that they rub. Great price and variety of sizes. I have not tried for turnout....
  25. I have a fly mask with ears and long nose on over...

    I have a fly mask with ears and long nose on over the halter. Keeps muzzle where it's supposed to be. :yes:
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