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    Depends on the horse and the situation. I have...

    Depends on the horse and the situation.

    I have an OTTB that I can leave anywhere and not worry too much about her either way.

    I have a TB/ Holsteiner who has gotten herself into trouble being...
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    My trailer buddy has a 17h TB with a very upright...

    My trailer buddy has a 17h TB with a very upright headset. He can ride in the 7' trailers, but there is some fighting (chain leadrope, person following him with a lunge whip) for him to get on and he...
  3. Perhaps with the change in nutrition, you will...

    Perhaps with the change in nutrition, you will see a change in hoof quality? I don't know the history there, but that seems like a plausible scenario.

    I had a mare who had very soft hooves. ...
  4. Thread: tack noseband

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    You're right. Heinous was a poor word to use. ...

    You're right. Heinous was a poor word to use. But I am frustrated with the superior attitude that comes up on these threads (not just you, not just this thread, but this comes up often). So I...
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    Why are shortcuts **bad?

    Why are shortcuts **bad?
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    I prefer straight load. I think in most cases...

    I prefer straight load.

    I think in most cases the horses have more room and can negotiate the movement a little better.

    I have an equispirit and I adore it. Both of my mares load right on...
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    Since this is something I use maybe three days a...

    Since this is something I use maybe three days a year, I made one. Not a tack noseband, but a chain noseband which I am fairly certain works the same way.

    A small piece of chain, some fishing...
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    It's not something that bothers me terribly...

    It's not something that bothers me terribly unless someone really overdoes it.

    I think I say it a lot especially when I am flustered. When someone points it out I get so mad at myself. I know...
  9. A million kudos to you and your boys!!

    A million kudos to you and your boys!!
  10. This is what I would do.

    This is what I would do.
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    Thank you! I'm a bad horse owner and didn't...

    Thank you!

    I'm a bad horse owner and didn't know holly was toxic... whoops. But none of my horses have done anything to cause me concern. I've been more concerned about my dog trying to eat the...
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    Smartpak pipers. Stretchy enough to move...

    Smartpak pipers.

    Stretchy enough to move generously. Tight enough that they're slimming.
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    Believe it or not the barn rustbreeches linked to...

    Believe it or not the barn rustbreeches linked to was the inspiration for mine... Obviously took some departures to fit my needs, terrain, budget :).

    I still adore that barn. I think it's the...
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    Thank you! I built it with door in mind, but ran...

    Thank you! I built it with door in mind, but ran out of money. I made it through last winter just fine so we're going to see how it goes.
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    My little backyard barn has some landscaping...

    My little backyard barn has some landscaping

    I abhor gardening. So i picked the most low maintenance plants I could find. Big holly bushes, and fatsia (those big leafy bushes). I don't care for...
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    I adore my glorified shedrow...

    I adore my glorified shedrow.

    I'm in west TN and it's hot and humid and this barn has been wonderful. I got three stalls 10x14 stalls, a feed room, and a washrack in 960 sqft. I also have a...
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    While I don't understand the story 100%, I do...

    While I don't understand the story 100%, I do understand prepaid products.

    You said that this person put $500 on a green dot card. I am willing to put my money on the fact that the scammed...
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    I haven't talked to my dad in a year. He...

    I haven't talked to my dad in a year.

    He didn't tell me he was seeing anyone... and on a Saturday he calls me and says that he's been engaged and is getting married the following Wednesday. My mom...
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    The BNTs use them because they have someone else...

    The BNTs use them because they have someone else to clean them....

    All I can see is half chewed, slobbered on pellets falling to the bottom of the hay compartment and getting moldy. And the bugs...
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    Thank you all for the feedback. You each brought...

    Thank you all for the feedback. You each brought up a valid point.

    I feel like I do most of this, and still walk in the ring and draw a blank.

    We're jumping 3'+ at home and doing the baby...
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    Help Improving the mental game?

    I'm getting frustrated. Hoping you guys can help me with some strategies to keep my brains from falling out my butt...

    I've always been a nervous horse-shower. Terrible anxiety. No real...
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    So, I started at horsetrailerworld and started...

    So, I started at horsetrailerworld and started messing around with specs and seeing which brands came up in my price range.

    You know you have a 150, so that narrows the field. You know you want...
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    Seriously. You didn't just come here to complain...

    Seriously. You didn't just come here to complain about someone's garbage burning habits.

    You came here to lambaste an entire city/ region for not having the cultural values or the eating habits...
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    You're attitude is something special. To not...

    You're attitude is something special.

    To not like it is one thing.
    To not like it and leave is another thing.
    To not like it and start a thread about 'Southern Stupidity' is just out of this...
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    It's expensive on the front end, but a bottle...

    It's expensive on the front end, but a bottle lasts a long time. For 1 horse, getting it on the hoof wall of 4 feet 2-3 times a week, a bottle could last almost a year. That's $0.11 a day. Cheaper...
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