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    Redmare said "I also have found that being "just...

    Redmare said "I also have found that being "just an owner" is actually a bit of a thrill." I agree.

    I've had a life of riding, training, breeding, managing boarding barns, teaching, etc. Then I...
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    Hi - Too bad you can't use SmartPak, I love them....

    Hi - Too bad you can't use SmartPak, I love them.

    One supplement I have used since it first came out in the mid-1970s is Source.

    This seaweed-based supplement gives horses micronutirents often...
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    Hi there - I have similar back issues from...

    Hi there -

    I have similar back issues from scoliosis, and I have a pelvic area full of scar tissue and pelvic nerve damage to boot. :no:

    Being a life-long Dressage enthusiast, I had to come to...
  4. Yes! Yes! Yes! Please let me know when it is...

    Yes! Yes! Yes!

    Please let me know when it is available. :D
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    We here in the Pacific Northwest have found the...

    We here in the Pacific Northwest have found the soils, and thus the feedstuffs grown here, sadly lacking in selenium and a few other minerals - so much so that certain horses can take more than the...
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    Here in the rainy Pacific NorthWest, most horses...

    Here in the rainy Pacific NorthWest, most horses who seem to have thrush actually have a yeast infection instead. So if you are in a wet climate and can't seem to get rid of icky hooves try what...
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    Hi - Just a note here...I think wind is very much...

    Hi - Just a note here...I think wind is very much related to barometric pressure. It seems logical to me that winds precede pressure changes, when air pressure changes, it "moves" air, and moving...
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    Bad Fibro Flare

    Hi all -

    I'm having a particularly bad flare today. I have been in 'bed jacket' (more like a straight-jacket, yikes!) pain all day. :(

    My usual topical of Stop Pain roll on isn't doing much...
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    I am transitioning my horse, Ice, from shoes to...

    I am transitioning my horse, Ice, from shoes to barefoot using a person who does the so-called 'natural barefoot' trimming a la Pete Ramey. This is VERY different from just a 'pasture trim' that a...
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    Congrats on doing a good job helping your mini...

    Congrats on doing a good job helping your mini till your mom (the vet) got home. Here's hoping he will heal well and quickly.

    As for the dog :mad:...I have been bitten by a dog that was...
  11. Thread: LMF Feed

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    I live in Marysville, WA, 30 miles north of...

    I live in Marysville, WA, 30 miles north of Seattle. I have found LMF Super Supplement to be an excellent product! Quite literally, horses thrive on it in every sense of the word. :)

    My trainer...
  12. DD Equimaxx WORKS!!!!

    OMG - I almost don't believe it. :eek:

    I will fill out the proper reporting form in a minute, but I just had to share this with you all.

    My trainer was very doubtful about the Equimaxx...
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    Nice tail on that youngster! Happy to read...

    Nice tail on that youngster!

    Happy to read this thread, lots of good tips! :winkgrin:

    In the past I have used baby oil, and I have also used Mane & Tail conditioner.

    Now I have just the one...
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    Hi Everybody! Whoa! Am I glad to have found...

    Hi Everybody!

    Whoa! Am I glad to have found this thread!

    I am blessed with scoliosis on two planes, front to back twist and side to side twist (ouch!). In addition one leg is an entire inch...
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    Tears in my eyes while watching the news...how...

    Tears in my eyes while watching the news...how horrible!

    They said the roof collapsed. If that was the case the horses were all doomed anyway. :(
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    I, too, have lack of strength and energy. :no: ...

    I, too, have lack of strength and energy. :no:

    I have used the plastic end-blocks to set up cavaletti and small crossrails with very good results. :)

    The only problem for me was moving the...
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    I use copious quantities of Stop Pain in the roll-on format. Tried the spray-on and the rub-on, but the roll-on works best for me.

    Stop Pain really does stop pain. :D

    I use it on all my Fibro...
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    Hi! I started in Dressage early, was riding...

    Hi!

    I started in Dressage early, was riding upper level horses at age 11. It was way cool. :D

    My riding life has always been Dressage, Dressage, Dressage. I did very little competing due to...
  19. Yes, they are! I am in Marysville, 30 miles...

    Yes, they are! I am in Marysville, 30 miles north of Seattle, WA. My horse (a rescue) has evidently been in Western Washington for several of his 8 years.

    He was rescued 1 1/2 years ago by my...
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    Oh, I am SO sorry to hear of another person with...

    Oh, I am SO sorry to hear of another person with 'Bed Jacket' pain -- it is truly horrible!! :no:

    OTOH I feel a bit better about it knowing at least one other person on the planet knows what I am...
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    Thanks, Bluey. :) You're :cool:!! Part of my...

    Thanks, Bluey. :) You're :cool:!!

    Part of my health problems (especially the severe endometriosis) were caused by a 5 year exposure to Agent Orange on the military base where we were stationed. ...
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    Poll: I don 't know why that is :confused: except to...

    I don 't know why that is :confused: except to make profits for the bridle makers, and sell to riders who want to be 'in style' so to speak.

    I personally would never use a crank noseband, don't...
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    :D Hi! :D Newbie here!! SO thrilled to find...

    :D Hi! :D

    Newbie here!! SO thrilled to find this particular subject heading. My name is Linda and I am 53, disabled, and married to a disabled man. Niether of us was disabled when we met! We've...
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    Sorry, I respectfully disagree!! :) Fibro...

    Sorry, I respectfully disagree!! :)

    Fibro really IS a disabling disease. I know of at least one acquaintance who went on Social Security Disability when her Fibro became so bad she could no...
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    "Sneaky horses you've got eating their straw...

    "Sneaky horses you've got eating their straw bedding. I guess woodshavings might be a better option."

    Ha! Lieslot, MY horse eats the shavings!!!!!! :eek:

    There's not a lot of straw grown here...
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