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    Well, at least you're doing better than most - so...

    Well, at least you're doing better than most - so that's a good thing. :) And with your walking abround you won't decondition nearly as much as full bed rest. I had to use a walker by the time I was...
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    I also had a pelvic fracture after I bailed off...

    I also had a pelvic fracture after I bailed off my horse a couple of years ago. It did not require surgery - thank goodness! - just bed rest. It was fractured in two places involving what was...
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    I LOVE my Monaco's!

    ^^^Ditto. My full custom Vogels aren't nearly as nice, nor do they fit as well as the Monaco's. The new Sergio Grasso's at my tack shop look, uh, cheap for the price. And they're more expensive then...
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    washing wool

    Cold water, gentle cycle, air dry. No harsh detergents.
    I use Woolite, or any product made to wash sheepskin.
  5. GingerJumper, refocussing on your objective, keep...

    GingerJumper, refocussing on your objective, keep in mind that different models made by the same manufacturer fit differently. Troxel, for instance, as mentioned above, has several dial fit systems...
  6. Short and to the point - the Best Advice...

    Short and to the point - the Best Advice regarding helmets. Period.
  7. So very sorry for the typo. Please accept my...

    So very sorry for the typo. Please accept my humble apologies - it was a long day and a late nite. But whatever. It's been fixed. FYI- The post was addessed to the OP. I've seen plently of typo's on...
  8. What about Antares helmets?

    Have you tried the Antares helmet?

    http://www.smartpakequine.com/SearchResults.aspx?page=GRID&free_text=Antares%20Helmet&attribute_value_string|Store_ID=Equine

    ( I have the brown one in the...
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    Oh, thanks for that! Last time I bought a...

    Oh, thanks for that!

    Last time I bought a Thinsulate Blanket it was well over $300.00, and that was years ago. Since then, I've been looking for another, but no one up here, north of the 49th,...
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    Brown field boots? oh, yeah!

    Yup, saw several major Hunter BNT's wearing gorgeous brown field boots w/ brown helmet at our big A/AA Shows this summer. Looked quite elegant! Especially with their navy jackets. :yes: Many of...
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    ummm, not too keen on the jacket, but LOVE the...

    ummm, not too keen on the jacket, but LOVE the black & pink saddle pad & matching ear net on Sale for only $165 US. ;)
    http://www.penelope-store.com/product.php?id_product=83
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    Thanks alto!

    I've been looking for the TL Hunter Pad for quite some time, and no luck finding one.

    So many thanks for those links!
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    nice horses, but...

    super scary *riding*. It's a wonder no one was seriously hurt.

    Greenbeans, without proper helmets and in running shoes, bouncing around on supposed stallions. The horses were lovely, but the idea,...
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    I've had super results feeding good ol'fashioned...

    I've had super results feeding good ol'fashioned Farrier's Fornula. But remember it takes 9-12 months to grow out a new hoof completely, so don't give up! Daily care is a must, as well.
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    2 weeks of bute can easily cause ulcers. In fact,...

    2 weeks of bute can easily cause ulcers. In fact, bute is known for causing ulcers, and ulcers can appear in as little as 5 days.

    My horse behaved exactly like yours, and it WAS ulcers. Try...
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    Freedmans Harness Shop - belts
    http://www.freedmanharness.com/catalog/lifestyle/belts/all/

    Elegant, equestrian leather belts, (and much more... ) located in Kentucky. They used to be in Toronto -...
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    You go, Girl! ( in a dark color, though... )

    I certainly hope not! :lol:

    Our BNT H/J Pro rides in a navy blue vest, over a navy blue jacket, show jumping at the GP level, including FEI rated, so it's far from 'shocking' in my neck of the...
  18. Thread: Helmet color

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    I saw that one too - I think it's GPA's polo...

    I saw that one too - I think it's GPA's polo helmet, so yeah, it would be GREAT for a laugh at a h/j barn. :winkgrin: I enjoy being a bit different and having some fun schooling - which I'm sure my...
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    MH 1/2 price! @ TOTD

    Tack of the Day - Bonus Item
    until Monday, March 7th at Noon, eastern
    http://www.tackoftheday.com/extra/default.aspx

    Mountain Horse Classic High Rider Dress Boots w/Zip - 50% Off!
    $154.68 +...
  20. I think one would ask the Maid or the Butler. Or...

    I think one would ask the Maid or the Butler. Or Head of Housekeeping. :lol:

    I will be buying more lottery tickets too! ;)
  21. You're welcome! ( and ditto to suzy ) I really...

    You're welcome! ( and ditto to suzy ) I really like your choice - it's on My Bucket List :lol: - but Troxel doesn't ship to Canada, and I can't find it offered anywhere for close to that price. So...
  22. Here you go... what's not to love? ;)

    Troxel has several models which are NOT Dial-Fit. They use GPS III system, or are traditionally sized, including:

    Reliance - http://www.troxelhelmets.com/products/features.php?ProductID=33...
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    Call your Antares Rep

    Why not contact your local Antares rep? If you are in Southern Ontario David Marion is fantastic, and will have a truckload of used and demos for you to try. Yes, you can get a used Antares from him...
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    Canadian Dollar gained a lot of strength against US currency recently.

    Omega Fields posted the reason on their website - the large increase in the cost of flax imported from Canada, due to the recent strength of the Canadian Dollar vs US Dollar.

    They also posted on...
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    Skimpy bedding on Hard surface = aches.

    Are the rubber mats on dirt or concrete? (or some other unyielding surface?)

    If the mats are on a hard surface, and/or not especially thick (and made expressly for horse stalls/gym floors, etc),...
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