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  1. You won't find a packer like you are inquiring...

    You won't find a packer like you are inquiring about in Ontario for under $25K......
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    When I sold "the one" I also had a written...

    When I sold "the one" I also had a written contract that I have the right of first refusal. It was one of the hardest things I have ever had to do. My mare ended up in a great situation and is...
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    I bought a pair of Ovation half chaps...good...

    I bought a pair of Ovation half chaps...good price and have held up really well for the last two years. I ride 5-6 days a week. I have very large and tall calves and they work well.
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    I agree great timing on this thread!! I too am...

    I agree great timing on this thread!! I too am pregnant with my first baby. This was an unexpected pregnancy and I am finding it hard already to deal with my horse.
    I agree with trip* the market...
  5. I agree Only One is beautiful. The pics from...

    I agree Only One is beautiful. The pics from Upperville with Anne Kursinski aboard are lovely.
    I too am an OTTB lover. I am on my third :) 10+ mover and at 16 years old can still win the hack...
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    I also keep a lunge line, extra towels, water...

    I also keep a lunge line, extra towels, water bottle and rain gear for me and horse in there as well.
  7. Hi! I took an 8 year break from owning horses...

    Hi! I took an 8 year break from owning horses and I am so glad I kept most of my stuff. I kept all my high-end stuff and most blankets and really saved a lot when I purchased my last horse 3 years...
  8. Where is she in the pecking order? I had a mare...

    Where is she in the pecking order? I had a mare that could NOT handle being the pack leader, especially in a small group. Turned her out with an alpha mare and problem solved. She acted exactly...
  9. In my area this horse would be priced around...

    In my area this horse would be priced around $2500 to $3000. Some are even going for less than that or free. In my opinion $5000 is too high. I know of a absolutely, lovely packer with a great show...
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    I had a mare that was like this when I first got...

    I had a mare that was like this when I first got her. She was a total packer at shows and would jump anything and everything at home. Would spook at the strangest things at home. Little things...
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    I had one like this. Trick with him was to keep...

    I had one like this. Trick with him was to keep something in his mouth. I always had a cotton lead rope that he kept in his mouth while ring side. He liked chewing on it and having it in his...
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    I have a sharkfinned TB. My best options for him...

    I have a sharkfinned TB. My best options for him were the Prestiges and the older Crosbys. I went with the Crosby mainly because of budget and that is what I have ridden in most of my life. My guy...
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    I have the Ovation half chaps and they fit well. ...

    I have the Ovation half chaps and they fit well. I have even bigger calves than yours and they fit me really well. I found mine on Ebay for $40.00 New. I am in Canada and have a hard time finding...
  14. Hello, Here are some suggestions: ...

    Hello,

    Here are some suggestions:

    http://www.millbrookequine.com/index.html

    http://www.mpequine.com/

    Not sure if McKee-Pownall will go that far but worth a shot.
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    Great points Mrsbradbury. I own a "Fire...

    Great points Mrsbradbury.

    I own a "Fire Breathing Dragon" and he is the only one at my barn. It is a busy place with approximately 35 horses. Children are not allowed to be running around...
  16. Thanks for starting this thread. As a proud...

    Thanks for starting this thread.

    As a proud new owner of a 15 year old Tb this gives me lots of hope that we have many, many good years ahead of us. After years of not actually owning a horse and...
  17. My coach started using this in October...

    My coach started using this in October (signupgenius) and it works great! She changed to this for the reasons you listed in your first paragraph. As a client it works well for me. I can change my...
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    I got my last one on Ebay for $400.00!!! What a...

    I got my last one on Ebay for $400.00!!! What a steal, was even in better condition than the pic showed and the seller was great to deal with.
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    I agree the Crosby XL's are a great choice. They...

    I agree the Crosby XL's are a great choice. They come in three models the "E" the equitation, "H" the hunter and the "M"the Michael Matz. They really do fit a wide variety of horses. My really...
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    You can also try putting them on and then heating...

    You can also try putting them on and then heating them with a hair dryer and wearing them around the house. My friends swear by this method. Worth a try.....my problem is I can't even get mine on...
  21. I was going to suggest the Exselle Debut (wool...

    I was going to suggest the Exselle Debut (wool flocked of course!). I have the type of horse you have described and was in the market for a new saddle and was having difficulty. The Debut fit him...
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    That just made my whole week!!! I laughed so hard...

    That just made my whole week!!! I laughed so hard I had tears rolling down my cheeks. Great to see this kind of attitude instead of the negative ones.
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    I have never posted before but feel I have to on...

    I have never posted before but feel I have to on this thread.

    I was in your situation once working for a BNT and I too had some concerns with the care of and treatment of the horses. I left after...
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