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    thanks, both of you! I do have a cold/ice...

    thanks, both of you!

    I do have a cold/ice machine so I do plan to use that (although I hate to be cold).
    I know I will lose general fitness during the recovery period. I'm sure jogging would put...
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    I'm resurrecting this thread! I'm scheduled...

    I'm resurrecting this thread!

    I'm scheduled for (right) shoulder surgery next Tuesday. I have multi-directional instability, some labrum deterioration, and damage to both my RC and biceps tendons....
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    hard to work on this on the lunge. Once he's...

    hard to work on this on the lunge. Once he's getting ridden, it may be easier: depending on how broke and how safe he is, going on on trails with another horse can do wonders for "forward". They're...
  4. I'm almost 5'1 -- in paddock boots My...

    I'm almost 5'1 -- in paddock boots

    My current horses are:
    15.3 big-bodied oldenburg (profile pic) who I do the AO hunters on
    17.3 hanoverian gelding who luckily isn't awfully wide though I...
  5. Most of my tricks have already been stated by...

    Most of my tricks have already been stated by other posters, but I do sympathize! My gray mare is my profile picture.

    I keep her her clipped
    I keep her white tail up in a bag at home
    For...
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    I hugely prefer straight load, for the reasons...

    I hugely prefer straight load, for the reasons many stated above

    1) more head and neck room: my 17.2 wb got crammed in his head and neck when smushed into my old trainer's slant.
    2) easier and...
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    1) a lunge (free or with line) on windy days or...

    1) a lunge (free or with line) on windy days or when you think he might be fresh (I'm a big fan of preemptive lunging, lol)

    2) a grab strap (either attached to the saddle or even a stirrup leather...
  8. great news!

    great news!
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    I agree w/ TWH in that every lease situation is...

    I agree w/ TWH in that every lease situation is different, and can be tailored to what works best for the leasee and leasor.
    Here are some generalities though:

    leasing or half leasing a school...
  10. I'm a Matchy Matchy Hoarder. Also a bit of a...

    I'm a Matchy Matchy Hoarder. Also a bit of a Monica....

    wish I were the amazing rider. Funny list :)
  11. I'm 5'1 -- in paddock boots :) My current...

    I'm 5'1 -- in paddock boots :)

    My current horses are a 15.3 big-bodied oldenburg who I feel very comfortable on. And a 17.3 hano gelding who luckily isn't awfully wide. He's a bit long and...
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    My boy was a roarer. He had the tieback surgery...

    My boy was a roarer. He had the tieback surgery almost 4 years ago. He's never had any issues with choking, aspirating, or recurance of the issue. We're careful to minimize his exposure to dust, but...
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    Don't worry about the tail As for clipping,...

    Don't worry about the tail

    As for clipping, talk to your vet about different drugs of a cocktail of multiple drugs.
    I have a big WB who will try to stomp on you when clipping legs or belly. ...
  14. will she trot on a lunge without tack? will she...

    will she trot on a lunge without tack?
    will she trot on a lunge with tack?
    will she trot on a lunge with tack and a rider?

    Start with the first one and work your way incrementally. If she can't...
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    What Carroal and Linny said... You: white show...

    What Carroal and Linny said...

    You: white show shirt, navy hunt coat, beige breeches, black tall boots, black helmet, balck gloves. Hair in a net tucked under your helmet.

    Horse: brown tack:...
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    I've heard Rio Grande puts a fabulous ammie-brain...

    I've heard Rio Grande puts a fabulous ammie-brain on his offspring.
    I bred to him a few years ago but the mare didn't take--huge disappointment.

    I have a Riverman mare who was a little spicey and...
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    what imjumpin said.... the Sergios are wonderful...

    what imjumpin said.... the Sergios are wonderful boots. The size options offered give you a custom-fit boot with off-the-shelf price and waiting period. I find them to be very attractive and...
  18. I lived in Germany for 4 yrs, and our Explorer...

    I lived in Germany for 4 yrs, and our Explorer was often the largest tow vehicle in the show parking lot ;)

    My 17.3 (wears an 84 blanket, 56 girth) hano gelding was just fine squeezing into the...
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    Just speaking from the last program I was...

    Just speaking from the last program I was involved in...

    Boarders, and half leasors were invited to show with the barn.
    1/2 leasors took two lessons a week and got one additional 'hack day'...
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    Vizsla! They are great barn and family dogs.

    Vizsla! They are great barn and family dogs.
  21. Jingles for River, keep us posted!

    Jingles for River, keep us posted!
  22. I had my mare at OSU last summer. She didn't stay...

    I had my mare at OSU last summer. She didn't stay the night and the full work-up took most of an afternoon. The students taking the various vitals and history were all nice, and when the mare got...
  23. agree with above. Also, work on increasing your...

    agree with above. Also, work on increasing your no-stirrup endurance. That base/strength you develop now will only help you when you start riding/showing more this summer. Alternate working on you...
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    I agree with Gumtree. I believe in both Chiro and...

    I agree with Gumtree. I believe in both Chiro and acupunture, but not all practioners are created equal. My big WB was worked on a few times a year by local professionals, with some improvement. Then...
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    Personally, I'd stick to letting the horse more...

    Personally, I'd stick to letting the horse more fully-develop the auto change. It sounds like it comes naturally to him, and as one of those Ammies, I DO fully appreciate the change I don't have to...
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