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    Just to mention I was told some judges/trainers...

    Just to mention I was told some judges/trainers look at the imaginary line from eye to nostril to define 'BTV'. The plane of the face may be BTV but the nostril directly below the eye and considered...
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    Congratulations! to the team! So excited to see...

    Congratulations! to the team! So excited to see Laura and Steffen in the top 10.
  3. For me time is the biggest constraint. I audit...

    For me time is the biggest constraint. I audit 1-2 clinics a year. Each day of audit is one day I don't ride, or the many other things I should/want to do at home/with friends.

    The clinics I...
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    well said Marydell

    well said Marydell
  5. DR has a service center and showroom in Delaware,...

    DR has a service center and showroom in Delaware, off 141 south, I think it's route 13. past the airfield. It should be on their website - New Castle DE. Likely can do the repair in a couple of...
  6. Thanks Coth peeps for your info and ideas. ...

    Thanks Coth peeps for your info and ideas.

    fyi as more background, the fences span 45 acres, too large for extension cords. The painter has a mobile, truck-mounted sprayer/generator.

    The...
  7. I took it to mean per rail per foot, both sides. ...

    I took it to mean per rail per foot, both sides. For an 8' length of fence that would be $8, post included. It was a verbal quote and I would want it in writing before proceeding. I'm told that...
  8. If you have a lot of board fence to paint and no time

    In other words, if you are going to hire a painter for your fence (purchased with the property) what is a reasonable rate? I was quoted $1 per board foot, including posts. Painter said he had...
  9. thanks Beverly, good ideas. There are places...

    thanks Beverly, good ideas. There are places they can use that won't be in our way.
  10. Hello COTH peeps - new farm owner here - so this...

    Hello COTH peeps - new farm owner here - so this year the swallows took over the barn (empty until May) but made a bit of a mess with poop. We waited until babies fledged and then took nests down. ...
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    For most of the European breeds stallion...

    For most of the European breeds stallion licensing and the 100 day test starts at 3 years old - not just under saddle but also jumping.

    That said, some horses may need more time, some are fine...
  12. When was just starting (and had no seat) and was...

    When was just starting (and had no seat) and was telling my coach I thought my mare's nose needed to be 'in' she said:

    'I think she will do best going forward. Work on forward first'

    And...
  13. FWIW this is what is working with my 19 year old:...

    FWIW this is what is working with my 19 year old:

    Test for Cushings (ACTH) and insulin resistance. She has both. Is on pergolide, low starch/hi fat diet, hay is soaked 45 -60 minutes both to...
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    http://www.bobsredmill.com/flours-meals/index3.htm...

    http://www.bobsredmill.com/flours-meals/index3.html

    Try Bob's Red Mill. They have whole oat flour. Link attached above.
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    My info is also from PA - the easements can be a...

    My info is also from PA - the easements can be a way to protect the land from development. I do not believe they have any effect on Eminent Domain (such as seizure of land for expansion of a...
  16. Poll: sometimes

    I had to really think about this because sometimes I really do enjoy picking up the ribbons (especially Blue or Red) but most often I am interested in the score sheets. However, as I am in the middle...
  17. re: Pine Creek

    Hello MKEvent, I sent you a PM re: Pine Creek. My mares have been very happy there for several years.
  18. feed more, small, meals

    My mares are at the other end of the spectrum, but in barns where I have boarded the hard keepers did best with extra feedings. A couple of different horses I knew just wouldn't finish enough in...
  19. get more evaluation first

    I would suggest a chiropractic evaluation and likely treatment session as well as your massage work. AT fifteen, doing a different kind of work, your horse may need some work on back & neck to bring...
  20. neighbors and town regs

    I second LexinVA in that you need a lot of research on the town, what else is there, the zoning ,and the specific site. I have 4 versions of zoning codes from different towns and these are all towns...
  21. plant bushes

    I had a problem with trucks running up on my bank to make a turn into the opposite driveway - I put in rugosa roses and it stopped. I do trim them yearly to keep the line of sight open for the...
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    He's fine and he's mine

    I agree with the folks who suggest no longer replying to her. Even though I enjoy hearing about horses in new careers, etc. it is at the new owners' discretion if they want to share.

    Had a...
  23. yes, you can

    Hello Ecstatic Lady, I think that you can 'do' dressage on your horse as you have already identified your issue of your concern to 'ask' her to do something.

    I like Alto's suggestion to have...
  24. you have a pm

    Hello bluecharm, I sent you a pm.
  25. nice test for Caitlin

    great to see Catch a Star do so well. Go Caitlin
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