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    Are the metal roof panels installed on a wood...

    Are the metal roof panels installed on a wood deck or are the undersides exposed?
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    IMO and experiance don't use metal that is not...

    IMO and experiance don't use metal that is not installed over a decked roof. Even then the life span of the decking may be cut considerbly because of the mositure build up between the wood deck and...
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    Look at this way, diesel cost around $3.50 a...

    Look at this way, diesel cost around $3.50 a gallon, 2-4-D around $30 a gallon. It's about the efficient use of the herbicide and 2-4-D is the cheapest of the lot. You can,t "meter" in other words...
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    Go with the one Vinery has. I have the next size...

    Go with the one Vinery has. I have the next size up 55 gallons which just about covers around 5 acres with out having to refill at the application rate I generally use when spraying 2-4-D. The booms...
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    I agree but it would be low on my list. Along...

    I agree but it would be low on my list. Along with a moderately fitting saddle. I have delt with a number of "mystery" physical issues. None of the horses "rooted". Exhibited lots of other tell tail...
  6. No disrepect to trainers but it is not very...

    No disrepect to trainers but it is not very difficult to get a trainers license. Unfortunately. The difficult part is making a living at it. Getting owners/horses. Especially loyal ones. A lot of...
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    I concur 100% with Arlosmine. Assuming other...

    I concur 100% with Arlosmine. Assuming other things have been ruled, like teeth/mouth issues or dislike for bridle and or bit. It might have come on because of the 1 month training regiment he was...
  8. A big shout out to my favorite amateur Kevin...

    A big shout out to my favorite amateur Kevin Keane and Fernhill Flutter. The only one to make the round with no time faults. Starting the day sitting 5th. Goes to show one is never too old to pursue...
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    Welcome to "tradinghores BS". I had a falling...

    Welcome to "tradinghores BS".
    I had a falling out with a "service provider" a few years ago. The jerk didn't realize who he was screwing with. It's a small world and I have a lot of friends who...
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    Unless the vet said measure "exact" I should...

    Unless the vet said measure "exact" I should think being within a a quart or two should be close enough. Considering the average horse drinks around 10 gallons a day and yours is drinking between...
  11. Your welcome. It’s appreciated when the...

    Your welcome. It’s appreciated when the messenger is acknowledged and not shot.

    I have re-habbedd some horses with bows and suspensories that raced again very competitively. Just had to pick...
  12. I have been meaning to “revisit” this threat ...

    I have been meaning to “revisit” this threat since posting my comment (#15). Comments that were made based on conversation with several of the “effected”. And not being as fully “informed” as I...
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    “Back at the knee” is not an easy conformation...

    “Back at the knee” is not an easy conformation fault for most to pick up and or judge properly. I have seen a lot of “experts” misjudge “flat through the knee” as back at the knee. Or just not seeing...
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    SI injury is very tricky to diagnose. IMO and...

    SI injury is very tricky to diagnose. IMO and experiance way beyond the expertise of the average general practitioner. The ONLY way to rule out a number of other things is a methodical examination...
  15. Yes if in fact it is a tear and or strained/pull....

    Yes if in fact it is a tear and or strained/pull.

    Depending on the size and location it will always be visual to the eye of a very well trained US specialist for the life of the horse. ...
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    What kind of forage is she being fed? What kind...

    What kind of forage is she being fed? What kind of turn out does she get? Good grass, short but barley grazeable or dry lot? Have you done any blood work? Being in Conn I wouldn't think “sand...
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    Good on you. But you were not entirely “off...

    Good on you. But you were not entirely “off base”, so you can take your “hat out hand”. This is generally a “kinder” thread by and large then others. Most likely because there aren’t as many...
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    Well, not complete nonsense. As I commented...

    Well, not complete nonsense. As I commented earlier I took a couple of trips as a shipping groom. An amateur one. Just looking for a free ride to Europe and back. There was a “preflight check”...
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    Hemlock would be my last choice. Especially if...

    Hemlock would be my last choice. Especially if the boards are not at least 1 1/2 inches thick preferably a full 2 inches. Which can be had if bought from a local mill.
    Horses like to chew on...
  20. We have had as many as 50+ in given winters. TBs...

    We have had as many as 50+ in given winters. TBs all shapes and sizes. There are always some that don’t seem to get as thick a coat as others. As others have said we just monitor come full winter...
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    We have one that hasn’t been “out” yet but...

    We have one that hasn’t been “out” yet but hopefully in then near future. Tango has demonstrated all of the attributes we like to see in a potential fox hunter. He was third in his first and only...
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    High profile stallions have been shuttling for...

    High profile stallions have been shuttling for going on 30 years now. Can’t think of one that that that didn’t make the trip in good order. Shipping insurance is quite reasonable which IMO shows...
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    As a trainer of some Steeplechase horses,...

    As a trainer of some Steeplechase horses, licensed amateur jump jock, break/start horses, re-school, leg up, train and prep for the race track for others. Does this make me a “pro”?

    The only...
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    Like all things horse, what constitutes a good...

    Like all things horse, what constitutes a good hunt horse prospect and or a “made one” is subjective. From what I have read in this forum by people who hunt in different parts of the country it...
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    This. Shortest post I have ever made

    This.

    Shortest post I have ever made
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