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    I suspect that the ideal way to re educate her is...

    I suspect that the ideal way to re educate her is to teach her to listen to your body, and that your hand comes into play only when she doesn't.

    I doubt that would be interested in starting the...
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    The thing you need to concentrate on the most is,...

    The thing you need to concentrate on the most is, after you lay out your markers a subk mentioned, is getting a feel for the time, and how to steady it before a fence , and then send on after.
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  4. Those stretchy elastic faux laces can be replaced...

    Those stretchy elastic faux laces can be replaced by the real thing. ;)

    And, yes, I like my field boots for everyday, and save my goodies for show. :D
  5. Just whatever you do, if you wear white breeches...

    Just whatever you do, if you wear white breeches wear those of sturdy fabric. :lol: There's few things more amusing than rosy hearts and flowers showing through. :rolleyes:
  6. Missing /Stolen 23 year old deaf mare!!!!Pass the word

    Probably already been posted but since I don't see it.....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Nu9Pb4ySVg&feature=youtu.be
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    That was written by my second cousin twice...

    That was written by my second cousin twice removed, but on paper she sounded nicer than she really is. :lol:
  8. Why no nerve blocks? That's usually early on in...

    Why no nerve blocks? That's usually early on in the diagnostic chain.
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    Both videoing and keeping a journal are good...

    Both videoing and keeping a journal are good ideas. The other thing is to have some sort of plan for the day's ride, before you get on. Not that it will be cast in stone, horses being horses. But...
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    If you also add a hot wire 2-4 inches off the...

    If you also add a hot wire 2-4 inches off the ground, it will keep them from burrowing under fences or buildings.
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    His conformation doesn't look sway backed from...

    His conformation doesn't look sway backed from here.
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    This may be helpful, and I suspect by calling...

    This may be helpful, and I suspect by calling whoever is listed as charge of instruction and ratings can give you more up to date info. I find that one of the most annoying things all these...
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    Weight should be able to drop down through your...

    Weight should be able to drop down through your knees (so don't pinch them) down through your ankles, (so don't lock them), and into your heels.

    The purpose of stirrups is to hold up your toe, not...
  14. Thread: Now What?

    by merrygoround
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    And sometimes closer...

    And sometimes closer :https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&rlz=1C1CHFX_enUS482US482&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=ENYDCTA
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    If it's near her knee boots would be very...

    If it's near her knee boots would be very unlikely tp prevent it. It will decrease in size to some extent over time.

    A possible concern is how close it actually is to the carpals. Has it ever...
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    Next time the vet comes out have him look them...

    Next time the vet comes out have him look them over. Warts have their own time schedule. Many of us have wished it was only 2mo.
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    So the vet gives you an opinion, and you come...

    So the vet gives you an opinion, and you come here to question it. He knows your horse, he knows where and how its kept.

    Quest or Quest Plus is an excellent dewormer with a very reasonable safety...
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    I second the question about what he has been...

    I second the question about what he has been doing for the last three years, and also advise a PPE.

    I've had a bunch of OTTB's and they have all been very different.
  19. Think forward, and ride forward. So, use...

    Think forward, and ride forward.

    So, use your-legs and send her forward, but do not allow her to quicken her steps and shorten stride. Use first one leg then the other, equally, and in rhythm....
  20. Thread: Plant ID

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    It does look like Bee Balm, perhaps it has not...

    It does look like Bee Balm, perhaps it has not yet blossomed out..
  21. Long haul shippers,Brookledge,etc want them bare...

    Long haul shippers,Brookledge,etc want them bare legged. For myself on my GN I prefer shipping boots generally. Leg wraps when done need to come from knee or hock to down below coronary band and...
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    OH Boy is little young or little old leaser a...

    OH Boy is little young or little old leaser a lucky cookie. She found a nice horse, a nice owner, and some nice facilities to work from.

    Now circumstances have changed, and she gets a tad bit...
  23. Read the third heading down, second paragraph if...

    Read the third heading down, second paragraph if you have not the patience to read it all. Also remember that horses to not forget, they remember a rough handler well.
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  24. It is not cheap, but I get away with a daily...

    It is not cheap, but I get away with a daily light spray over with Absorbine Ultrashield. It is primarily permethrin based, but is designed not to wash off in rain, and lasts over 24 hours, or much...
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    Before everyone goes off with the old, and...

    Before everyone goes off with the old, and speculative info on shivers, Please read this:

    http://equusmagazine.com/article/mystery-shivers-26427

    OP-I'm sure you have excellent vets over there....
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