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  1. I'm in CT and I think all chiropractors HAVE to...

    I'm in CT and I think all chiropractors HAVE to be vets in CT... I might be wrong but I'm pretty sure they do. Hopefully I can get this all done in one shot and get him on the road to a comfy right...
  2. Yea I was seeing a chiro for a while too and he...

    Yea I was seeing a chiro for a while too and he made me feel A LOT better, lol... I just worry about my horse! lol... I can live with pain if a chiro messes me up... I would hate to see him do that! ...
  3. Once he does pick up the right lead fully he is...

    Once he does pick up the right lead fully he is quite nice and seems comfortable on it... however he is quick to swap back to left lead completely and does so very often. It is frustrating but I...
  4. Thank you so much... I have NOT had him adjusted...

    Thank you so much... I have NOT had him adjusted but that definitely makes sense!! I'm a little skeptical about chiropractors but at this point it is worth a try!! Thanks again!
  5. Stringhalt and picking up the correct lead...

    My OTTB has slight stringhalt (at least that's what I've been told it is)... it's most noticeable at the trot in his left hind. Typically he only shows the hyperflexion of the left hind for the...
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    I just wanted to make sure that no one was...

    I just wanted to make sure that no one was looking at the pictures of him looking all fuzzy and crappy and thinking they were current... those are old before I changed his diet and treated his ulcers...
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    I just wanted to make sure that no one was...

    I just wanted to make sure that no one was looking at the pictures of him looking all fuzzy and crappy and thinking they were current... those are old before I changed his diet and treated his ulcers...
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    Does your saddle have the adjustable tree?? Just...

    Does your saddle have the adjustable tree?? Just curious and hoping it'll sell faster for that reason... I don't need to sell my saddle to buy the new one but I definitely want to get as much as I...
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    What you all are saying sounds exactly right... I...

    What you all are saying sounds exactly right... I feel like my Toulouse fit him initially when I bought it last year and then this winter started to rub him right underneath the foam panels. The...
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    In need of SERIOUS saddle help!!

    Last year I purchased a brand new Marcel Toulouse Premia saddle for my 16.1 hh Thoroughbred. I have been using it all year and I LOVE it!! Unfortunately my gelding does not love it and I recently...
  11. I bought my horse straight from the track and was...

    I bought my horse straight from the track and was told by his trainer that he shouldn't jump because he had developed bone chips in both front knees in 2008 (which he then raced on sound for the next...
  12. Thread: CANTER NE

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    Congrats on your new OTTB!! I got my OTTB...

    Congrats on your new OTTB!! I got my OTTB (Montana Country) from Canter (but more directly through his trainer) last year and he has been amazing!! I have also been eyeing King's Coronation on the...
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    I forgot to mention that I keep my TB on Ugard...

    I forgot to mention that I keep my TB on Ugard too! I have thought about taking him off of it seeing as how I treated his ulcers with UlcerGard but he's been looking so good that I don't want to...
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    Your situation sounds SO close to mine and what I...

    Your situation sounds SO close to mine and what I went through with my OTTB last year. I also had been keeping him at a barn that was not properly feeding him and was treating him like he was a QH...
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    Great Idea!! Thanks!! The more people post...

    Great Idea!! Thanks!! The more people post though the more I think I should use his use his JC name... they called him MC at the track as his barn name so maybe I could do something like MC Big Sky...
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    These are great and most of them I already had on...

    These are great and most of them I already had on my list but none of them really seemed to fit him. I think Big Sky Country is my favorite but I also agree with the other two posters too. I just...
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    OTTB in need of some show name ideas!

    Hey Guys! I have been having a difficult time coming up with a show name for my OTTB. His racing name is Montana Country (barn name Montana) and I'm not sure I want to keep his racing name as his...
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    My horse does not "run like hell" most of the...

    My horse does not "run like hell" most of the time... in the past few days I have figured out that his "uncontrollable" (and I use that term very lightly) moments have come from his lack of...
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    This fits my TB to a T! I have made the decision...

    This fits my TB to a T! I have made the decision to lay off the right lead canter for a couple weeks and just work on his trot work moving to the right because he gets so anxious and "upset (?)"...
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    Wow! Thanks for all the responses. I'm glad...

    Wow! Thanks for all the responses. I'm glad almost everyone has said the same things. I have already gotten in touch with my trainer to do a lesson in the very near future but I just wanted some...
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    He didn't ever relax with it... he would stay...

    He didn't ever relax with it... he would stay above the bit with his nose in the air and didn't salivate much.
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    One more question... my horse is pretty light at...

    One more question... my horse is pretty light at the trot... am I supposed to ride him on the buckle at the canter too?? Now that's REALLY scary!
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    I am currently using a loose ring french link...

    I am currently using a loose ring french link snaffle with copper center piece. I have a Waterford and he didn't seem to like it very much. He actually did better when I changed from the Waterford...
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    The clock thing sounds like a good exercise for...

    The clock thing sounds like a good exercise for him too... not just the half halts but to also improve his bending! Thanks!
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    Thank you for your suggestions they are greatly...

    Thank you for your suggestions they are greatly appreciated. He is my first horse and aside from his heaviness and lack of bending he is great. I know it will all come in time but I just wanted to...
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