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    The whole blog might help, but this last entry is...

    The whole blog might help, but this last entry is exactly what you're asking about.

    http://endgame-journeys-end.blogspot.ca/2011/02/when-do-you-know-its-time-toughest.html?m=1

    I think you have...
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    You're going to have to become a thinker. ;). I'm...

    You're going to have to become a thinker. ;). I'm not saying you aren't thinking now, but perhaps you need to start thinking in a different way.

    When you do the same exercises that you do in your...
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    Poll: A number of years ago I was preparing for a...

    A number of years ago I was preparing for a clinic and really working to improve my horse in the last days beforehand when I had an epiphany. I'm going to clinics to learn, not impress, so the last...
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    I bet you aren't straightening your arms. ;). I...

    I bet you aren't straightening your arms. ;). I bet you are just getting them "locked" in the correct position and losing the loose able-to-follow-the-motion relaxed elbow. Am I right?

    I had that...
  5. Assign heads to the made tails to the gelding and...

    Assign heads to the made tails to the gelding and flip a coin. Are you disappointed at not not getting the losing horse? If yes, then buy the one that lost the toss. ;)
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    On the other hand, my horse did the same early...

    On the other hand, my horse did the same early and heavier coat growth this past winter. We had a colder and longer than usual winter. How was your winter? If it was the usual then put your foot...
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    By permitting her poor behaviour and taking extra...

    By permitting her poor behaviour and taking extra care of her you are telling your other boarders loud and clear that they are second class boarders and you don't care as much about them as this ill...
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    If you plan to braid the mane remember that you...

    If you plan to braid the mane remember that you want to pull to an even thickness not an even length.

    I've had to braid a couple of pulled-to-length manes recently that were pulled far beyond...
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    kdow - what you do is make a list of things you...

    kdow - what you do is make a list of things you need to do/foresee needing to do and mention these to the prospective BO individually each followed by the question "would there be any problem with...
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    It hadn't occurred to me to split the dose. ...

    It hadn't occurred to me to split the dose. Hmmm. Maybe I will do that at first when I increase it again. He's been down to a half pill the last two days and ate part of his pre breakfast. He's...
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    That logic doesn't really fly in the OP's case...

    That logic doesn't really fly in the OP's case though. She has two horses. By your argument she is cutting down on the BO's liability by reducing the number of people "winging around" and running...
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    Cushings, Prascend and loss of appetite

    I just started my horse on Prascend about ten days ago. About five days ago he stopped eating his breakfast but did eat the pre-breakfast, pill carrying grain mush. Yesterday he wouldn't even eat...
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    I put my first horse's bridle in a shadowbox...

    I put my first horse's bridle in a shadowbox along with a lock of mane hair, one of his shoes, a feather I found while trail riding him, a laminated photograph of him, and two engraved plates (one...
  14. beau159 - a dressage test consists of a series of...

    beau159 - a dressage test consists of a series of movements, each of which is given a score out of 10. There are also collective marks given scores out of ten - these are for overall impressions of...
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    On the horse, and on the bug situation where your...

    On the horse, and on the bug situation where your horse is living.

    I had to put a fly sheet on one of mine for the first time in his life last summer, simply due to the fly situation where we were...
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    Unless you train the leg means move forward...

    Unless you train the leg means move forward before you get on.

    I trained both leg means go and steering before the first mounting on the last two I started and it was the coolest thing ever to...
  17. I usually do a modified trace clip on my working...

    I usually do a modified trace clip on my working horses in the winter. The modification is that I don't clip below a line drawn between elbow and stifle. The belly is not a high sweat area, and...
  18. A week isn't long enough for a horse to settle...

    A week isn't long enough for a horse to settle into a bunch of geldings. As long as he's just losing a bit of hair and skin, and getting minor nicks like the cut you describe, I would give him a bit...
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    I applaud you for recognizing and using your...

    I applaud you for recognizing and using your mare's learning style. It's an adjustment that isn't easy to make. I have a similar horse (gelding) who is incredibly food motivated and made...
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    What did your vet say when you told him about the...

    What did your vet say when you told him about the horse's reaction? Did you ask about alternative antihistamine drugs? Or trying a lower dosage?

    Antihistamines work by blocking the histamine...
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    Yes, it's most likely you, or 90% you (though do...

    Yes, it's most likely you, or 90% you (though do get his teeth checked).

    I'm going to take a guess here - you are right handed, aren't you? As opposable-thumb-fixated human beings we tend to go...
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    I have had real, measurable improvements in...

    I have had real, measurable improvements in horses' gaits after chiropractic adjustments. I have also had improvements in horses' apparent comfort level, but not in a visible to others fashion, just...
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    In my horses' cases their issues had nothing to...

    In my horses' cases their issues had nothing to do with the driving. If your driver/driving hasn't changed then look for other causes.
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    I had one that would stop working in the indoor...

    I had one that would stop working in the indoor every spring. He would do what I asked in a molasses-slow, absolute bare minimum effort expended sort of way. And I could NOT get ANY extra effort...
  25. If you don't want to haul her, then tell her you...

    If you don't want to haul her, then tell her you won't. If it's just that she's slow, tell her what time you are leaving and do so, with or without her (if she's not ready).

    I am curious though -...
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