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  1. I bought my boy when he was 18 months and you...

    I bought my boy when he was 18 months and you could barely touch him. A month in was his first injury. When I went to night feeding, he never came in with the others, I called him and he responded...
  2. I've had the same issues with my mare in the past...

    I've had the same issues with my mare in the past and will be trying live cover for her this year per the vets recommendations. She had bad reactions to AI, but I was never told it could be the...
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    Paint stallion Jacket Sprat?

    Don't know if this is the right spot or not...but has anyone ever heard of a Paint stallion named Jacket Sprat? I have a mare that has him as the dam sire and looking for information on him. Thanks!
  4. I'm in the same boat with one of mine. She will...

    I'm in the same boat with one of mine. She will go in a soft rubber mullen mouth for dressage but not great for jumping. I found this loose ring version on ebay and found them at this website:...
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    I have 2 Alpha mares also and the fights did not...

    I have 2 Alpha mares also and the fights did not stop and I did get injuries to one. For some reason the one mares feet actually slice when she kicks even though it doesn't seem like she has sharp...
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    A little bit of everything

    Mine range from low to very high maintenance.

    Lotta - Hard to keep weight on, cribs, very thin skinned and HATES flies, requires shoes and pads on front.

    Windy - Allergic to fly spray,...
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    I have had a few horses now that prefer the...

    I have had a few horses now that prefer the single jointed snaffle over any double jointed one. I usually use one of the curved mouthpieces like jp or kk and they go much softer then in the double...
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    This thread made me think of all my guys. ...

    This thread made me think of all my guys.

    Lotta (ottb) - water, the deeper it was the scarier it was but he hated puddles until I made him walk through every puddle we came across.;) Poor guy...
  9. Thread: Stall Gates?

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    I have the gate from Big D and love them. After 6...

    I have the gate from Big D and love them. After 6 years of use the finish is coming off in places, but they have been very sturdy with no problems with trying to go over or under. The hooks on the...
  10. Reesling is a Holsteiner with Franat lines also....

    Reesling is a Holsteiner with Franat lines also. His website is http://www.trailsendstable.com/Reesling.html. He has had some very nice foals and was easy to work with when I knew him. Since you are...
  11. I've used warmed olive oil and brush it on in...

    I've used warmed olive oil and brush it on in multiple light coats to get rid of fading and greening. Worked great. Warming it the microwave helps it soak in faster and better.
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    I got one and tried it on my mare that opens her...

    I got one and tried it on my mare that opens her mouth and puts her tongue over the bit. She is also very resistant to any bit because of harsh training in the past. She likes this noseband better...
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    I competed my guy up to training level and never...

    I competed my guy up to training level and never braided him. He hated it! If he was braided he was so grumpy and unenthusiastic that my dressage scores were always a couple points lower than when I...
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    I knew a farrier who basically made a Staebilizer...

    I knew a farrier who basically made a Staebilizer with a piece of twine. Put a loop in one end and tie it on behind the ears and over the top gums under the lip. You can get it tight but not so much...
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    I have also had great luck with Schreiners. It...

    I have also had great luck with Schreiners. It prevented proud flesh and got rid of the proud flesh that was starting before we tried the Schreiners. It also kept the flies away from the wound. The...
  16. Do you know how is she with other cats and dogs?...

    Do you know how is she with other cats and dogs? She may be able to come live in my barn. We lost our barn cat of 14 years last summer and one of the 2 remaining ones is not the best hunter, I don't...
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    I've also had very good luck with Dr. Bickel and...

    I've also had very good luck with Dr. Bickel and Dr. Van Wessum. Dr. Bickel is usually very easy to get out and has different "working" hours so what would be an after hours appt. with another, may...
  18. Thread: Polyglycan IM?

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    I have used it both IM and IV. I had been using...

    I have used it both IM and IV. I had been using it IV, but my mare is extremely hard to get a needle in and will rear and strike so the vet recommended IM as they said it works just as well. I did it...
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    Generally I have paid $125-150 per ankle for...

    Generally I have paid $125-150 per ankle for injections and about the same, maybe a little more for hocks. Last year though I went to a racetrack vet for my mare's hocks and stifle injections. He...
  20. My friend bred her TB mare to Escudo II and the...

    My friend bred her TB mare to Escudo II and the filly was absolutely beautiful. He did add some spunk as that mare passed on a temperament that was almost too quiet. It was the only foal my friend...
  21. My worst dressage show moment to this day is when...

    My worst dressage show moment to this day is when my TB gelding who hated the dressage portion of eventing decided to leave the arena at A. I somehow caught him so that one foot stayed inside the...
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    I think Baxter would enjoy some long road rides...

    I think Baxter would enjoy some long road rides with one of the cute mares next door!:lol: Otherwise I agree with dwblover and keeping up with any other things (chiro/massage/injections/etc) that...
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    I used Sealtex on my mare with very sharp bars....

    I used Sealtex on my mare with very sharp bars. The dentist recommended I be very soft and making sure not to pull too much on the bit and maybe even ride in a hackamore only. My response was "what...
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    Ringworm? I've seen it turn into some pretty bad...

    Ringworm? I've seen it turn into some pretty bad sores that last a long time and I could see the swelling if it was on the leg.
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    Could be allergies

    My mare also had all these problems except that she has a normal summer coat. She also was on the thin side though she had always been an easy keeper and at the time she was eating large quantities...
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