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    For a determined escapee, HOT electric fencing.

    For a determined escapee, HOT electric fencing.
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    We had to dispatch a copperhead last night. It...

    We had to dispatch a copperhead last night. It was beside our grill on our back patio.

    The leaves are falling here in VA, and although I had swept the leaves well away from the back door and...
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    When I was trail riding years ago the gelding I...

    When I was trail riding years ago the gelding I was on had been bitten by a copperhead. I never felt a misstep, or a sidestep, but his leg was terribly swollen at the end of the ride and there were...
  4. The rides mid week don't need to be LONG, its...

    The rides mid week don't need to be LONG, its just important to try and do something. Even if it's a short longe session.

    A short warm up of walk and trotting for 15-20 mins and a cool down will...
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    You could try AnnMary Bettenson. ...

    You could try AnnMary Bettenson.

    annmary@countysaddlery.com
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    Mine was destroying his as well. The velcro ones...

    Mine was destroying his as well. The velcro ones were just fun to pull off. The pull on ones, staid on, but he would step off bits and pieces until there was nothing left.

    I ordered some black...
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    Foxtrot and Janet have very good advice. I...

    Foxtrot and Janet have very good advice.

    I would also suggest a kineton or using a micklem bridle as both of these can take pressure off of the mouth and applies some to the nose. A running...
  8. There was a James River Hunt Club, and as of last...

    There was a James River Hunt Club, and as of last year they were still hunting. I'm not sure if they are still active. I have a friend who was a member, I'll check with her on the status and any...
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    My nephew pulled into a parking space at the...

    My nephew pulled into a parking space at the local Wal-Mart. He was amazed to see a lady parked, door open, dumping ALL THE TRASH from her car onto the ground. He said it wasn't just a fast food...
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    Zenyatta, I'm hoping your horse is still doing...

    Zenyatta,

    I'm hoping your horse is still doing well!
  11. One barn I worked at had a gelding who would poop...

    One barn I worked at had a gelding who would poop in his stall AFTER he had been turned out ALL DAY! The barn owner would try to leave him in the barn yard for a few extra minutes to try and get him...
  12. For the price of a Shire's small hole net, I...

    For the price of a Shire's small hole net, I think it's worth it for you to experiment. It may take a day or two for your horse to figure out how to extract the hay from the net, but once it's...
  13. My 30 year old pony taught my 6 year old TB that...

    My 30 year old pony taught my 6 year old TB that you should poop and pee prior to coming in to eat.

    Love that pony!!
  14. Thread: Ponying questions

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    Yes, they must be comfortable with the rope under...

    Yes, they must be comfortable with the rope under their tail. Even a horse that will not misbehave for the rope can make it difficult to remove the rope because they clamp their tail down.

    Your...
  15. Thread: Ponying questions

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    My advice is going to be based a bit on dog...

    My advice is going to be based a bit on dog training.... "Fido, OK." Means that only Fido is released or what ever the command is.

    I was ponying today. My 6 year old TB has been laid up in the...
  16. WOW! She put you in a VERY dangerous position. ...

    WOW! She put you in a VERY dangerous position. What if the other boarder's horse had gotten hurt? And then they (the other boarders) start remembering all the little ways you let your "friend"...
  17. A barn I was in for years was a cinder block...

    A barn I was in for years was a cinder block barn, with dirt floors. Hay stacked on pallets with some plywood behind to keep it off the walls was the best way to stack and not have any spoilage. A...
  18. Thread: Batter Up!

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    That's something my cousin and I would have done!...

    That's something my cousin and I would have done! Great horse.
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    Well, if we are going to tempt you with VA, Sarah...

    Well, if we are going to tempt you with VA, Sarah Greenway with Levermont Farm would do nicely. http://www.levremont.com/_/Home.html
  20. Thread: New Hunt Horse!

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    Congrats. He's a lovely boy! Hopefully he will...

    Congrats. He's a lovely boy! Hopefully he will be one who likes to stay clean, cause that's a lotta horse!!

    On a side note, I had a 14'1 pony that stayed sparkling clean until hunt season and...
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    I've been thinking about this a bit, and if her...

    I've been thinking about this a bit, and if her pathways for feeling pain are normal, maybe it truly is more being afraid and embarrassed. Give her a way to be empowered to fix the pain herself. ...
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    My son is 13. We nicknamed him "Bumpy". From the...

    My son is 13. We nicknamed him "Bumpy". From the time he was a toddler to about 10 or 11 years old he was constantly falling or knocking into things. At first I would try to catch him before the...
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    The trick I used for hunting a crazy maned pony...

    The trick I used for hunting a crazy maned pony was to spray with quick braid, then lay a heavy towel on his neck for 15-20 minutes while he's eating his breakfast and I'm tacking up. This would keep...
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    If he has never met the end of a standing...

    If he has never met the end of a standing martingale, it may be a disaster. A running will provide some correction and containment, but I find horses don't feel as reactive about them.

    If you...
  25. Wateryglen and Huntin' Pony, That's part of...

    Wateryglen and Huntin' Pony,

    That's part of the "Great brain"!! No alcohol abuse allowed!!

    That's why they invented a side pass right?!!
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