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  1. My horse began head shaking at age 22 and it was...

    My horse began head shaking at age 22 and it was time for him to retire(other reasons) i needed to move him to make room for my new horse. Moved him across town to friends farm and he quit the head...
  2. Licking behavior is often OCD, I have this in my...

    Licking behavior is often OCD, I have this in my dog and have successfully stopped her licking. As soon as she starts(after checking for allergies or ticks) i correct her verbally ONCE . If she...
  3. I've used underground fencing for 20plus yrs....

    I've used underground fencing for 20plus yrs. now. on 2 different farms.However i attached the fence to my horse fence and the smallest area was 4 acres as included the barn and house. I have had...
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    Good Idea Bomproof, my horse caught his bridle on...

    Good Idea Bomproof, my horse caught his bridle on a frost free pump handle while drinking water out of the bucket. He raised his head and the entire pump and pipe came out of the ground caught on...
  5. Tires last 5 yrs at most doesn't matter what they...

    Tires last 5 yrs at most doesn't matter what they look like. Your tire guy is completely wrong be careful using him ,make sure you get the right tires for your trailer.
    All tires age just like us...
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    Careful with Biothane I can tell you about a few...

    Careful with Biothane I can tell you about a few nasty train wrecks as Biothane doesn't break… I lost my post and am to lazy to repeat the stories but use your imagination. Its the same as turning...
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    You aren't getting the message. They want a...

    You aren't getting the message. They want a swimming pool, nice walk in pool for the summer. Be nice to your ponies….
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    I believe the trackking saddles are for a certain...

    I believe the trackking saddles are for a certain breed of horses, i'm to lazy to look it up but i remember being disappointed as otherwise it might have worked for me…..
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    Thanks Quietann a few people have made similar...

    Thanks Quietann a few people have made similar comments. I'm afraid i don't feel secure in a AP saddle due to weak legs but western hurts my knees/hips. Really stuck now that my old reliable Steele...
  10. And when you get the ball attached correctly to...

    And when you get the ball attached correctly to your truck the way you are using the distribution hitch isn't correct, its way to loose. I usually have as least 6 links hanging (2 horseBP) and it...
  11. The responses were to nice. DO NOT DRIVE THIS...

    The responses were to nice. DO NOT DRIVE THIS TRAILER LIKE THIS NEVER!!!
    ok got the message , the ball should come straight/level from your truck . The entire way you have this put together is wrong...
  12. My mare with white front feet had also had these...

    My mare with white front feet had also had these red lines,marks . I was told that thats just white hooves showing bruising and black hooves have them also but you can't see them on black hooves....
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    I have same issue and use Ariart terrians, ugly...

    I have same issue and use Ariart terrians, ugly but wide and they stretch with time as its cheap leather, as mentioned before use your own insoles. New balance are too flat , use sof sole medium arch...
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    I used to ride a OTTB in a Aussie a used english...

    I used to ride a OTTB in a Aussie a used english leathers as I didn't like the heavier 2 in. Aussie leathers. There are lots of different styles also Wintic has a outback saddle thats very much like...
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    I have a old mare age 25 with a bad stifle which...

    I have a old mare age 25 with a bad stifle which is the reason she is retired. She hates being retired but i've done all i can to keep her going . I found that during the winter she is less likely to...
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    Agree on Tuckers, not for my body. I have a...

    Agree on Tuckers, not for my body. I have a Steele but its too narrow for this horse, bridges on him. They have tried twice to make a tree for him but can't, both trees sat down on his spine, way to...
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    I have 3 horses ,a 1/2 dry lot and 4 acre pasture...

    I have 3 horses ,a 1/2 dry lot and 4 acre pasture the rest of the 10 acres is a mature hardwood forest. I have used the forest for manure dump for 8 yrs now. The dry lot is cleaned every few days, my...
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    Again thanks for all the help and ideas. I was...

    Again thanks for all the help and ideas. I was looking on the Stubben UK web site and their fancy new dressage saddle is real deep and the cantle very high even comes with fake diamonds! I didn't ...
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    Wow thanks for all the responses. I ride a short...

    Wow thanks for all the responses.
    I ride a short backed but big striding gaited horse and ride with a long stirrup . since I have very weak legs I need a more secure seat...
  20. Thread: Hip Pain

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    orginal Poster asked if hip pain is a common side...

    orginal Poster asked if hip pain is a common side effect of riding for 24 years and the answer without question is Yes. Labral tears are common , only found on MRI, the local famous orthopeadist at...
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    Ride in Dressage saddle?

    Yes me again, still saddle hunting. I have been looking at the "new" style dressage saddles, really deep seat,high cantles, narrow twist and thigh blocks.
    does anyone ride trail or competitive...
  22. Thread: Hip Pain

    by walkers
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    Sounds like cowgirl hip, read the old threads.

    Sounds like cowgirl hip, read the old threads.
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    When Aussie saddle first got big in this country...

    When Aussie saddle first got big in this country I bought one and they came with a thin horsehair pad in a wool cover, pad was square so that the flaps were in contact with the horse . Later I tried...
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    I ride with this pad and never noticed any sweat...

    I ride with this pad and never noticed any sweat on my saddle. They don't absorb sweat so they stay dry and the sweat runs off the horse. I wonder if your saddle doesn't breathe. Is it wool flocked...
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    My horse is digging though i'd call it pawing,...

    My horse is digging though i'd call it pawing, not dangerous except if he put a crack in the wood floor of my trailer( i check). He doesn't paw/dig if the trailers moving. He has dug a hole in front...
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