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  1. My experience has been exactly like Simkie's. ...

    My experience has been exactly like Simkie's. Horse traveled fine barefoot, never acted uncomfortable, hoof looked fine. I had the horse shod when his work load increased, and everything got easier...
  2. I don't think Legends Performance Carbcare...

    I don't think Legends Performance Carbcare pellets contains beet pulp. That's Southern States, so usually easy to find.

    I soak everything too.
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    Try in Forest City, down 74 towards Shelby.

    Try in Forest City, down 74 towards Shelby.
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    Yep-find a dressage instructor willing to work...

    Yep-find a dressage instructor willing to work with a horse headed to the hunter ring, and commit to ride with her until your horse starts truly accepting the bit. Be patient.

    An unintended...
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    If you're looking for advice on how to change his...

    If you're looking for advice on how to change his mind, or ways to learn how to live with the horses being marginalized, you've come to the wrong place.

    Lady E is has it completely right-it's not...
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    fossil-we are lucky to have four honest seasons,...

    fossil-we are lucky to have four honest seasons, and spring and fall last a long, long time.

    We will have cold snaps, and several days each winter with lows in the teens/twenties, but that's not...
  7. Yes-that would be the ultimate "worse case...

    Yes-that would be the ultimate "worse case scenario"-which is why I apologized in advance for being overly dramatic.

    It's logical to to set the horse down. That would give opportunity to better...
  8. I am not sure about the horse carrying the burden...

    I am not sure about the horse carrying the burden for the infraction. When a horse's welfare comes between greedy people and their money and desires, the horse usually comes out on the losing end. ...
  9. The TC Low Starch, and TC Lite are formulated for...

    The TC Low Starch, and TC Lite are formulated for minis, ponies and easy keepers. The mineral package is heavier per pound so you can feed very small amounts and the horse will still have the...
  10. Cold Mountain-I felt completely manipulated at...

    Cold Mountain-I felt completely manipulated at the end-yuck.
    I can't read Tolkien, and can't understand why. I love long, convoluted stories with tons of characters. War and Peace is one of my...
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    Why is it that those of us who have always...

    Why is it that those of us who have always enjoyed the full rights and privileges of our wonderful country are so ready to castigate those who can't say the same?

    I hate these kinds of threads,...
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    You can practice in the arena too, to get the...

    You can practice in the arena too, to get the concept across before you complicate matters out on the trail. The leapfrog drill is classic. Another is to trot through cavaletti in a line, and turn...
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    Don't have much to add except to echo findeight's...

    Don't have much to add except to echo findeight's tip to be really conscious of your line of sight. Your horse will "follow your eyes" as one instructor explained to me.

    The importance of details...
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    OP, I feel your pain. I wear a sz 5 shoe. ...

    OP, I feel your pain. I wear a sz 5 shoe. Anything other than custom is going to be a compromise, either in foot size or calf hight. If I have to buy 5 1/2, I use an insole and thick socks. With...
  15. I have had excellent luck ground driving greenies...

    I have had excellent luck ground driving greenies on trails. However, they were all completely solid with the whole exercise *before* I left confined space, first a round pen, and then the arena. ...
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    No dressage rider here, but doesn't the horse...

    No dressage rider here, but doesn't the horse have to be trained to the level the full bridle is called for? The ability to go with that much collection and impulsion takes hours and hours to...
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    In my case, the auto release was a result of...

    In my case, the auto release was a result of drilling (and drilling!) through gymnastics without my irons, my reins knotted at my horse's neck, and my hands held out, or at my hips. As your base...
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    The potential to get more bang for your buck can...

    The potential to get more bang for your buck can sure make you sweat, can't it?

    Why can't the horse be flexed in a couple of weeks? If all is well, PPE on. If not, back to horse shopping. Maybe...
  19. What concentrate/grain are you feeding? The...

    What concentrate/grain are you feeding? The Horseshine should be doing the job for his coat. Does your grain have an excellent mineral package? If he isn't getting vitamins and minerals like he...
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    Here is my navicular horse story. I bought a...

    Here is my navicular horse story.

    I bought a horse years ago with terrible navicular rads. When I bought him he was a sound 4yo, OTTB. The changes had been found during a previous PPE for...
  21. You need to figure out how many hours of sunlight...

    You need to figure out how many hours of sunlight you have on your bed location. Then find out your average number of frost free days. That will tell you what and when to plant.

    Ag school...
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    I can't go this year and this thread is killing...

    I can't go this year and this thread is killing me!

    The beer proofed in bourbon barrels is absolutely the best-somebody please drink some for me, okay?
  23. The rhododendron and laurel are different. ...

    The rhododendron and laurel are different. Riding through them in full bloom is quite the trail ride. I was at South Mtn. State Park the beginning of the week and the buds on the rhododendron there...
  24. Suz-anywhere south of Asheville will be an easy...

    Suz-anywhere south of Asheville will be an easy place to live. Henderson and Transylvania counties didn't miss much more school than we did down the mountain in Polk Co. DH drives a school bus, so...
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    They've been here for 10 days, Tryon, NC area. ...

    They've been here for 10 days, Tryon, NC area.

    I love having them in the barn, regardless of the mess.
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