The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 

Search:

Type: Posts; User: gldprimr

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. Guess this is where I have to ask why encourage...

    Guess this is where I have to ask why encourage someone who is scared stiff of riding to keep riding? They would be much happier & safer doing something else...

    I'm middle aged, amateur weekend...
  2. I don't do office Christmas parties. Drinking...

    I don't do office Christmas parties. Drinking around people you work with always leads to an issue of one type or another. I don't want to know that much about them & most assuredly don't want them...
  3. Replies
    48
    Views
    2,010

    As a man I don't think I know anything about what...

    As a man I don't think I know anything about what women go through with this.

    That said, I don't think I have any business whatsoever trying to dictate any woman's decision on this as I don't...
  4. To me it comes down to how far you plan to haul &...

    To me it comes down to how far you plan to haul & how often. I opted for the 3/4 ton truck and gooseneck because most of my pulls are 5 hours & longer each way. I have a dedicated tow vehicle for...
  5. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,428

    I've been trying to get back into it after a 16...

    I've been trying to get back into it after a 16 yr break - on a green horse. After coming off a few times you'll pay more attention to it.

    All that has been said and one more thing you can do is...
  6. Replies
    61
    Views
    2,080

    Personally I like the Ford better which is why I...

    Personally I like the Ford better which is why I have a 2013 F250 that I purchased in April this year.

    That aside what really matters is which you like better. Some other factors that play in is...
  7. Check the trailer door hinges. I've had a broken...

    Check the trailer door hinges. I've had a broken (cracked) hinge cause the door to come open. The broken hinge may not be obvious. May not be your problem, but worth checking.
  8. Replies
    51
    Views
    2,217

    FWIW - I also ride a sensitive mare that has had...

    FWIW - I also ride a sensitive mare that has had the same habit of grinding her teeth if not constantly during our rides it sure seemed like it. Enough to really get on your nerves.

    Recently...
  9. Interesting discussion - friend sent the link to...

    Interesting discussion - friend sent the link to this thread to me so I could see that I'm not the only one dealing with the special 'hell' that is an alpha mare. When my mare is good she's the best...
  10. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,560

    I rode last night using a headlamp for the first...

    I rode last night using a headlamp for the first time. It is an LED Lenser which takes 3 AAA batteries, has a variable output intensity as well as focusable beam. The headband does fit around my...
  11. Replies
    7
    Views
    793

    I purchased a saddle from them ~ 3 months ago. ...

    I purchased a saddle from them ~ 3 months ago. Pleased with the saddle & service.

    Echo contacting Tom Berney.
  12. Replies
    34
    Views
    3,400

    RE: Alfalfa bales

    I've been feeding the alfalfa in the compressed bales for ~ 2 1/2 months. I cut the strapping, pull off what I want to feed for the next feeding and separate it.

    I've got a mare & foal in a...
  13. Replies
    28
    Views
    28,859

    As with others who've replied to this, I buried...

    As with others who've replied to this, I buried my dog about 3 feet down. I selected a lovely old magnolia to lay them (two different dogs, different times) to rest under.

    I had no issues with...
  14. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,162

    Insoles

    I use Spenco Cross Trainer insoles in all of the shoes/boots that I'm on my feet all day in. That applies for both work in the office & around the barn. I'm sure there are others but I've had good...
  15. Replies
    62
    Views
    2,629

    Poll: No, did not want kids

    May (or may not) be a different perspective as I'm a guy, but I did not want kids, do not have any & like it that way. Selfish in that I never wanted the responsibility & still do not. I did at...
  16. Replies
    95
    Views
    3,612

    Had to put down due to cancer

    I had to have one with a fast growing malignant tumor which started in his jaw bone put down last year. There really wasn't a great deal that could be done with so I kept him going as long as he was...
  17. FWIW, I currently have a friends mare on a free...

    FWIW, I currently have a friends mare on a free breeding lease.

    I'm covering all the mares expenses (vet, farrier, feed, vaccinations, etc.) while pregnant until the foal is weaned since I'm using...
  18. Replies
    8
    Views
    882

    Connemara stallion suggestions

    http://www.cadyodalyfarm.net/stallion_3.html

    TAG looks like he'd be a good candidate for what you want.

    Cashels Rock of Ages would be another suggestion
    ...
  19. Replies
    105
    Views
    5,833

    RE: Helmet or not

    Unfortunately helmets are a lot like seatbelts. I find it inconvenient to wear them, but always put them on as it's just NOT worth the risk.

    There are always more people impacted when head...
  20. Replies
    53
    Views
    4,296

    Helmet purchases

    First - I have an XLG head (size 7 3/4) so sizing availability dictates what I purchase to a large extent. I purchased a Charles Owen Pro Skull helmet for X Country last year & a GR8 for stadium &...
  21. Replies
    41
    Views
    2,055

    Crank & run 15 minutes every 2 weeks

    I am not a mechanic but have used diesel trucks & tractors for a while now (> 30 years) as well as having driven 18 wheelers for a short time.

    I use fuel treatment, particularly in winter and...
  22. Replies
    150
    Views
    7,569

    I chose horses

    I don't know that it's comparable as I'm a guy, but I caught a lot of crap from my parents on the same topic. Never wanted kids & really would not want to take time & $$$ away from horses to have...
  23. Replies
    42
    Views
    2,698

    Legal to leave deer remains in woods in Mississippi

    It's legal in Mississippi, though I only field dress an animal if I'm going to have a long distance to go to get it out of the woods and want to reduce the weight. If I'm cleaning it at a hunting...
  24. Bad boarding experience caused me to keep at home

    I had a really negative experience at a boarding barn with my first horse so have kept them at home since. It's a lot of work & not convenient in many ways but I'm happier with them at home.

    I'm...
  25. Collection of the data is itself a challenge. ...

    Collection of the data is itself a challenge. Once collected, do you look at accidents by severity, level, type of fence, long format vs short format, footing conditions,etc.?

    If the number of...
Results 1 to 25 of 80
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4