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  1. I remember once hearing someone talking about...

    I remember once hearing someone talking about putting "run downs" on a race horse. They said it was a kind of wrap, I always wondered how they are done and what the purpose for them is?
  2. :eek: Sounds like you had a bad day...

    :eek: Sounds like you had a bad day...
  3. Jingles, hope he gets better soon. :) My...

    Jingles, hope he gets better soon. :)

    My friends horse had a very severe "intermittent obstruction of the small intestine" that lasted around a month. The vet had her give the horse only soaked...
  4. If you were to tighten the girth from the...

    If you were to tighten the girth from the non-elastic side.... Then as the elastic stretches, either the girth has to slide, or the saddle has to slide to take up the space made from the stretching...
  5. Thanks Kementari !! :)

    Thanks Kementari !! :)
  6. Mullen - A mild unjointed snaffle, with a bowed...

    Mullen - A mild unjointed snaffle, with a bowed mouthpiece often preferred by horses that are extremely sensitive to bar contact.

    Loose Ring Snaffle - The "standard" single jointed snaffle. The...
  7. Actually "Digital Pulse" is also correct, and the...

    Actually "Digital Pulse" is also correct, and the more commonly used term, as the pulse is taken from the "Digital Arteries" in the horses pasterns.
  8. That's just a way of saying that the horse is...

    That's just a way of saying that the horse is listening to your leg and moving forward off of it.

    I can't braid a tail (yet), and I'm not quite sure how to attach a tail bag. Someone please tell...
  9. "Why the heck does the elastic part of the girth...

    "Why the heck does the elastic part of the girth have to be on the mounting side? Never made much of a difference to me."

    I think it's probably so the girth wont slide and pinch the horses skin...
  10. Thread: The Parellis

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    Goodnight, and may all your dreams have horses. :D

    Goodnight, and may all your dreams have horses. :D
  11. Thread: Let's Play A Game!

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    False - 3.6 is as high as I've jumped. TPBM...

    False - 3.6 is as high as I've jumped.

    TPBM has a TB.
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    I've worked with quite a few very expensive...

    I've worked with quite a few very expensive horses, including a $100,000 pony. When horses reach that level of value, it is usually because they are top athletes and have proven themselves. I've seen...
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