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    Im in New Zealand and like CobieMurphy in...

    Im in New Zealand and like CobieMurphy in Australia it would be a very strange concept to see a horse in a trailer at a horse show. Everything is tied to the trailer or truck all day long. Often...
  2. Curious Cycling of a Injured Mare. Anyone seen anything like this before.

    Before I start I will state I am in NZ so its winter here so as not to confuse you all.

    Last August ( late winter) I purchased a mare. I rode her up until February of this year (late summer) and...
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    Really Why?? she was born outside and has lived...

    Really Why?? she was born outside and has lived outside all her life. Shes 4. Why would anyone think she should miraculously be comfortable being inside??


    Yes she has trailered before and did...
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    FWIW as i discovered yesterday it has nothing to...

    FWIW as i discovered yesterday it has nothing to do with the trailer or the step down but has everything to do with roofs. She is extremely frightened of any roof. Yesterday I tried totie her under...
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    I was hoping for some training ideas really. I...

    I was hoping for some training ideas really. I have just purchased the trailer and only used it twice. Once to take my 4 yr old hanoverian to a show who had never loaded in a trailer before and the...
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    Just checked height. Its standard 7.6. Plenty...

    Just checked height. Its standard 7.6. Plenty high enough for a small horse.
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    The Height of the trailer is just fine and shes...

    The Height of the trailer is just fine and shes only 15.2. She is throwing her head really high as she gets off.
    Its a two horse straight load. If i take out the partition completely i could...
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    Loading unloading Trailer issue Help!!

    I recently purchased a new horse. She loaded onto my trailer with a wee bit of coaxing when I brought her home. Once home she came off like a rocket.
    Fast forward a month and I go to trailer her...
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    Thanks again all. Yes to Ideayoda i definitely...

    Thanks again all. Yes to Ideayoda i definitely suspect she had no preparation. i suspect when she went to the jumper trainer after being broken in a rope halter they just banged a bit in and rode...
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    Thanks all. Some great stuff to think about. ...

    Thanks all. Some great stuff to think about.

    The teeth were done by one of the top dentists in the country so i imagine there should not be an issue in that department.

    I have no idea what the...
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    Tongue bitting issue

    I have just purchased a 4 yr old WBXTB. She was broken in earlier this year and was hacked out in a rope halter for 2 months before being turned out again. She came in again 2 months prior to me...
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    Tell me about Ringworm

    Today I looked at a horse to purchase. It had rather a lot of bald patches on its head and hindquarter which I was told was from a attack of ringworm whilst the horse was at a trainer.

    My concern...
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    Take a nice face shot of the horse. Laminate it...

    Take a nice face shot of the horse. Laminate it and pin it to his door.
  14. I agree with others who have said she likely has...

    I agree with others who have said she likely has no idea how much work is involved. I have been in the exact same situation as you and even adults often don't get it. If they have never had a horse...
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    OMG Hand to Mouth. The Poor things. I couldnt...

    OMG Hand to Mouth. The Poor things. I couldnt watch it all either. It made me feel quite ill
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    I watched that 4 year olds video wondering why it...

    I watched that 4 year olds video wondering why it looked so familiar.
    The horse is a NZ bred Holsteiner TBX. There are lots of this x around the Horse Trails circuit and several have ventured into...
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    I have to say the internet has turned me into a...

    I have to say the internet has turned me into a huge sceptic.
    I too laugh at ads for both horses and so called trainers. Its so easy to check up these days. Who do they think they are fooling!
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    Another keen for a clarification of what lowered...

    Another keen for a clarification of what lowered means. Do you mean gets low in the poll?

    This is very interesting to me as i have just gone back to using my Sprenger Baucher. I had used it and...
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    Dressagetraks as I said I was there. And yes the...

    Dressagetraks as I said I was there. And yes the break was considerable enough that the horse was returned to its stable and rewarmed up. Big difference.

    BAC you clearly have a beef against...
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    Lets hope its pouring with rain and slippery as...

    Lets hope its pouring with rain and slippery as hell for the Xcountry,. Andrew and the rest of the Kiwis will show the hothouse flowers how its really done.
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    The Swedish rider is getting press. He was in...

    The Swedish rider is getting press. He was in tears. But as he was not a medal contender the press is not so interested in him.

    Apart from Mark Todd the Kiwi team do it all on a shoestring. ...
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    To suggest Andrew choked is nothing short of...

    To suggest Andrew choked is nothing short of ridiculous. He is one of the most seasoned event riders in the world. Hes had bad luck at previous Olympics and was really gunning for an individual. ...
  23. If its the very fine leather that turns greeny/...

    If its the very fine leather that turns greeny/ grey no amount if oiling will change the colour. There are a couple of brands of saddles made of this fine leather that are notorious for going green...
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    i have been there done that in the pursuit of a...

    i have been there done that in the pursuit of a laid back, good tempered dressage mount. i bred Irish Sport Horses for 15 years as a jumper rider And when i switched to dressage following a back...
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    Yes me. I originally purchased for a horse that...

    Yes me. I originally purchased for a horse that used to slightly tilt. We tried everything to fix it to no avail. He was ridden in a Sprenger KK ultra so I thought I might try something with a more...
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