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    Yep, my 11yo OTTB mare has decided that the arena...

    Yep, my 11yo OTTB mare has decided that the arena that we've been riding in for 2+ years is scary anytime the mounting block moves six inches, etc. She doesn't have a bad spook at all, more of just a...
  2. I have had a chestnut tb mare, a dark bay TB...

    I have had a chestnut tb mare, a dark bay TB gelding, and a grey tb mare (my current event horse). I didn't go looking for any of them, I just happened to start riding each of them and then ended up...
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    I have the issue of having really long legs, but...

    I have the issue of having really long legs, but fairly even between my femur and lower leg, but because of tendonitis in my knees tend to not ride in a super short stirrup.
    I have a Barnsby Diablo...
  4. I will never ever again use the metal screw in...

    I will never ever again use the metal screw in plugs. I hate them with a passion!When I was riding a horse for someone else, they preferred to use them, but unless they were taken out every few days...
  5. You guys are such enablers! I just ordered some...

    You guys are such enablers! I just ordered some through etsy-can't wait to try it!
  6. This looks awesome-can't believe I just saw this...

    This looks awesome-can't believe I just saw this thread. If you need another tester let me know ;). I'll definitely order some when you get things up and running if it as good is everyone is saying!
  7. When I was in London for a month in college, I...

    When I was in London for a month in college, I was trying to find a new show coat. I thought that it would be a fun reminder of my trip and I also had heard rumor that Pikeur was cheaper over there...
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    Have you tried beet pulp? I've seen several...

    Have you tried beet pulp? I've seen several skinny horses do really well on a combo of a hearty helping of soaked beet pulp and empower (with Nutrena SafeChoice usually). I have found you don't need...
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    I frequently double up. My main outer blanket is...

    I frequently double up. My main outer blanket is the smartpak deluxe turnout with a neck cover in medium weight. When I need something under I had always put the smartpink stable blanket, which...
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    My eventing mare had her SI injected as well as...

    My eventing mare had her SI injected as well as as her L3 and L4 (one side of each) and then the rest of the injection fluid was put into the muscles to act like mesotherapy sort of (it made all of...
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    My event horse got the rambo fleece cooler in...

    My event horse got the rambo fleece cooler in grey stripe. My uncle always gives me a huge bag of horse treats which will be split between the recently returned to me retired gelding and my mare who...
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    I am betting Mr. Medicott and Otis are left off...

    I am betting Mr. Medicott and Otis are left off the list due to Karen's injury and Otis's injury. They would not probably be ready for the winter training. From what I understood this is just the...
  13. AluShield is great! I'll definitely be putting...

    AluShield is great! I'll definitely be putting that at least on the wounds on the other parts of her lower legs once they are healed up to go without wraps! :) That is another one of our vet's...
  14. Horse took a chunk out of coronary band/top of hoof

    My mare apparently had gone too long without seeing our favorite vet (exactly one week since her hock injections, obviously far too long). She was found in the pasture with her back legs banged up,...
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    Figuring out the key to my mare's back pain-while...

    Figuring out the key to my mare's back pain-while we spent most of the summer rehabbing she now feels fantastic!

    Before the back pain kicked in she was giving me some truly lovely dressage work...
  16. In regards to what SmartPak does if you have a...

    In regards to what SmartPak does if you have a blanket that rips/needing to get it replaced, here is my experience.

    Last year my mare was wearing her Smartpak deluxe medium turnout with neck...
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    I have a devocoux chiberta for my fairly standard...

    I have a devocoux chiberta for my fairly standard fit of an OTTB, though she does have a sensitive back. I am all legs, though I mostly needed a longer flap rather than a more forward flap because I...
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    I love my County Competitor. It has medium knee...

    I love my County Competitor. It has medium knee rolls and a seat that isn't too deep but I wouldn't say flat. I am also 5'9'' and I am all legs (about a 35'' inseam), and it is very comfortable for...
  19. I think when people say that they prefer a horse...

    I think when people say that they prefer a horse to stop than run out is that it is teaching the horse to at least go straight to the fence as they are aimed. When accuracy questions like skinnies...
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    I second the Vacs recommendation. I have three...

    I second the Vacs recommendation. I have three sets and they are the perfect thickness right out of the package and then wash really well. My oldest set are from at least 8 or 9 years ago. They don't...
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    I also really like Empower Boost. My mare gets...

    I also really like Empower Boost. My mare gets about a cup right now as I'm easing her back into it. I've never had to feed her too much of it, just add a bit to give her some extra fat and vitamins....
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    My horse measures a 78 but usually things are a...

    My horse measures a 78 but usually things are a little big in the hips for her, but her shoulder is probably a little broad for a 75 in most blankets.

    I got her the 78'' mesh sheet and it is on...
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    On prelim courses in Area IV I have only seen a...

    On prelim courses in Area IV I have only seen a few true bounces-the one more recently at Fox River valley they were offset so that the prelim riders could take an option-jump the first one and...
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    I'm an eventer and use a braiding band around the...

    I'm an eventer and use a braiding band around the handle of my bat-it is the perfect size to just slip on but is tight enough around your finger to not slip off, yet not too tight that it is...
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    Smartpak just got it as a new product. They sell...

    Smartpak just got it as a new product. They sell it in units of 4 rolls I think.
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