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    Overnight my horse has free choice hay and water....

    Overnight my horse has free choice hay and water. I usually get up about 3am the morning of the ride to check on him and give him his breakfast and make sure he's got enough hay to last the rest of...
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    At the hold of a LD ride, my Arab is offered the...

    At the hold of a LD ride, my Arab is offered the following: plain water, a pound or so of carrots (usually broken up into the various buckets of other things - he typically goes through and picks...
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    Some of them are great. A friend of mine has a...

    Some of them are great. A friend of mine has a half Clyde/half TB. She's a lovely mover. She does have a slightly long back and she has to keep on top of keeping her topline strong. She does have...
  4. I have my iPhone in a LifeProof case and use the...

    I have my iPhone in a LifeProof case and use the belt clip on a belt most of the time. Sometimes, I just shove it in the top of my tall boot or half chaps.
  5. I'm 30 weeks pregnant at this point. I found out...

    I'm 30 weeks pregnant at this point. I found out at 22 weeks and rode up until 25 weeks when my husband asked the doctor who was appalled and said no more. According to her, the riding itself isn't...
  6. I curry the heck out of my horse - usually with...

    I curry the heck out of my horse - usually with the round Oster curry, then use the Furminator tool, then vacuum him with a cheap little shop vac.
  7. I like Mullen pelhams. It gives me a snaffle rein...

    I like Mullen pelhams. It gives me a snaffle rein to use tjhe majority of the time, but I have that curb rein for backup if/when I need it.
  8. I love my Dublin field boots. They're soft and...

    I love my Dublin field boots. They're soft and comfortable. I wear them all the time. Even to trail ride and do endurance rides in. I love them.
  9. My old TB mare wears Schneider's blankets. The...

    My old TB mare wears Schneider's blankets. The neck opening on most of them is somewhat adjustable.
  10. Thread: Myler Bits?

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    I tried several different styles and my Arab...

    I tried several different styles and my Arab hated them all. Head flinging, curling behind contact, etc.

    A friend used various styles on her Percherons and they seemed to go well in them.
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    My jumping saddle certainly appears to sit up on...

    My jumping saddle certainly appears to sit up on my Arab's shoulders, but that's where it settles and that's where he seems to find it comfortable. So that's where I put it. He moves well in it...
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    I don't love the Siegfried, but I do love the...

    I don't love the Siegfried, but I do love the Roxane I have. I can lengtem the stirrups for flat work without getting put in a fair seat. Mine is only 5-10 years old and I see no reason it won't last...
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    I'm a 5'5" adult who loves ponies. Unless your...

    I'm a 5'5" adult who loves ponies. Unless your parents are footing the bill, who cares what your dad wants you on?
  14. My old mare is 25yo. She was born in Argentina,...

    My old mare is 25yo. She was born in Argentina, bred to play polo. She played high goal polo for about a decade. Then she was donated to a university's polo club where she did lessons for years. ...
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    My Arab isn't overly fond of being vacuumed, but...

    My Arab isn't overly fond of being vacuumed, but he does let me do it.

    I got him used to it with a whole lot of treats. He'll tolerate just about anything if treats are involved. I turned it...
  16. I see quite a few kids Stubbens on eBay typically.

    I see quite a few kids Stubbens on eBay typically.
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    I'm also in the old fashioned Kiwi polish camp....

    I'm also in the old fashioned Kiwi polish camp. My dad is a Vietnam era Marine so I was also taught how to polish boots the way exvet was.
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    Stay away from the train wreck that is Shepard...

    Stay away from the train wreck that is Shepard Stable. Foxton was nice when I was there. There's a little farm about 5 minutes past campus in a neighborhood. Depending who's running it these days,...
  19. I love my Stubbens. I've got a Roxane for my Arab...

    I love my Stubbens. I've got a Roxane for my Arab and several other models for various purposes as well. Get the Stubben rep out and see what happens. If you don't like the saddles\they don't fit to...
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    My BO does simple blanket changes included in...

    My BO does simple blanket changes included in board. My gelding got fat this winter so got his taken away (he wasn't cold anyway). My mare is old so she wears one to much warmer temps than most of...
  21. I'd go with a series of used Stubbens as he...

    I'd go with a series of used Stubbens as he grows. I've found they generally fit TBs well and you can usually buy/sell them fairly easily without losing much, if any money if you shop carefully.
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    I'm 5'5" and all leg. My main riding horse is a...

    I'm 5'5" and all leg. My main riding horse is a wide bodied 14.2h Polish Arab. He easily carries grown men.

    I'm 29yo and I very much enjoy riding an almost pony. I think nothing of hopping on...
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    I'm a Stubben girl, so I'd probably actually get...

    I'm a Stubben girl, so I'd probably actually get 1-3 used Stubbens for that. I have long legs for my height and they fit me well. I'd probably get a couple different models to fit different horses....
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    FWIW, most of the companies that produce the...

    FWIW, most of the companies that produce the blades have their own sharpening services. I've never used them because my local, mobile guy is great. I get stuff back within a couple hours. He...
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    I love my Premier bridles from Schneider's. ...

    I love my Premier bridles from Schneider's. They're about $40 at this point. I've had the one for my gelding for 3 or 4 years now. I don't really take care of it. It gets tossed on the ground and...
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