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    I ordered a 4Star last year and LOVE it. By far...

    I ordered a 4Star last year and LOVE it. By far the best trailer I've had in 40 years. Certainly they are more $, however worth every penny in my opinion. They are safe and built like a tank.
  2. Years ago I had a horse that acted much like your...

    Years ago I had a horse that acted much like your horse, he was younger about 10-11, at the time. It turned out to be Salmonella. The vet I was using at the time totally missed it. I called in...
  3. When you pull on the handle of the drop it will...

    When you pull on the handle of the drop it will release from the bottom. The bottom of the handle itself comes out about 1 inch and that releases the drop. Note it doesn't pull out all the way only...
  4. It is in the unlocked position horizontally.

    It is in the unlocked position horizontally.
  5. I have a 2013 and the tack room door lock was a...

    I have a 2013 and the tack room door lock was a little stiff when I first got it, sprayed it with a tad of WD40 and that solved it. If you are talking about the drop doors, yes they should open...
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    Tow vehicle question

    Just found a 2001, 2500 Ram, 2wheel drive with the 10 cylinder gas engine, extended cab and long bed. It looks to be in great shape with 64,000 miles and has the factory tow package. This would be...
  7. While Ace normally works exactly as intended it...

    While Ace normally works exactly as intended it can on the rare occasion go the other way. The owner definitely should have disclosed that fact to the trainer beforehand! Not saying Ace was the...
  8. One thing my late father always did and I...

    One thing my late father always did and I haven't, is use that black grease on the pin. Might be something to ask about.
  9. If someone tampered with it seems most likely...

    If someone tampered with it seems most likely they messed with the pin maybe pulled the (can't think of the name of it) out of the pin and the pin slowly moved. I have been out to my garage looking...
  10. Lisa, thanks so much for sharing this. I do...

    Lisa, thanks so much for sharing this. I do exactly the same and am going to have a full inspection of my hitch after reading this. The pin you linked looks a lot like the one I use only mine...
  11. OMG, what a terrifying story! So glad it had a...

    OMG, what a terrifying story! So glad it had a happy ending and so many angles stopped to help. Thank God you were pulling a well-designed and safe trailer.

    I am going to have my hitch inspected...
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    My came in late Friday afternoon and my dealer...

    My came in late Friday afternoon and my dealer did a fast job of getting hubcaps installed, DOT tape, easy lift clips, and installed a water tank, so it could be used the next day.

    First off I...
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    http://www.horsetraileraccessorystore.com/door_win...

    http://www.horsetraileraccessorystore.com/door_window_latches.htm

    Scroll down to the bottom of the page and take a look at the cam latches with the bar handle, if you could get those on the...
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    Before turning her loose in a straight load or...

    Before turning her loose in a straight load or even pulling everything out and hauling her angle style tied, what type of latches are on the side escape doors? And are there safety bars on those...
  15. We found a dead doe in one of our pastures last...

    We found a dead doe in one of our pastures last summer, most likely she was hit on the road and ran afterwards trying to get back to her home turf. She did get over a 6 foot fence before going down....
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    4 Star is also on Facebook and a recent post,...

    4 Star is also on Facebook and a recent post, dated Oct 3, 2012, was of interest, regarding a 4 Star which was hit by a Semi and most importantly the horse was fine, the trailer was messed up but was...
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    While I haven’t actually seen mine yet, I will...

    While I haven’t actually seen mine yet, I will know more in a few days when it gets in. Ordered it June 19 and it was completed 9/12 at 4 Star, dealer had some problems finding a hauler is the...
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    It’s doubtful most of these people doing the...

    It’s doubtful most of these people doing the seizing have any idea of herd dynamics or for that matter how to even read a horse. If they did and would take a few minutes to figure things out prior...
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    Yes, and from browsing the reader comments from...

    Yes, and from browsing the reader comments from the various news reports ….all second hand…. it has been implied that the county has wanted the property for a dump for several years.

    Wonder if the...
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    http://themountainnewswa.net/2012/09/30/seizure-of...

    http://themountainnewswa.net/2012/09/30/seizure-of-39-horses-in-graham-reveals-massive-dea-drug-investigation/

    This sounds rather serious.
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    Just sent you a PM. it's been over 12 years since...

    Just sent you a PM. it's been over 12 years since I've done any showing. Have a young mare that I am going to get out some next year. I'm on the west side of Olympia.
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    I'm down in Olympia, have a couple of Arabians...

    I'm down in Olympia, have a couple of Arabians too. I am concerned regarding the pictures of the horses in decent weight and clean horses with clean hooves and legs coming off the trailers. That...
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    Coincidences are generally worth at the least a...

    Coincidences are generally worth at the least a second look. If the local news reports are true regarding the DEA being on the premise the day before, then I am going to wait to see this play out...
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    I don't do eventing just for the record or any...

    I don't do eventing just for the record or any over fences. So take my opinion for what it is worth. I have a Bates AP adjustable, that I have used on several Arabians for a number of years and...
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    Cold water and dump A LOT of the PINK fabric...

    Cold water and dump A LOT of the PINK fabric softener in for the final rinse. I was told this years back by the guy who made my full chaps. I've used it on half chaps as well as full. I can't...
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