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  1. The other horses are good(3) , his mane loss is...

    The other horses are good(3) , his mane loss is from underneath his mane. Top of mane is normal.
    I hardly groom the horses as they are out 24/7. I used to have to get after his mane because it was...
  2. Help:Horse losing his mane, not rubbing it off

    I have a 14 yr. old gelding who is losing his mane and its NOT from rubbing it off. The mane is disappearing from underneath , the top of his mane looks fine. It started near the withers and is now...
  3. Its very easy to teach a horse to neck rein. Lots...

    Its very easy to teach a horse to neck rein. Lots of info on the net but its fairly simple you don't need a trainer for that and you'll also start to learn/physical memory how to use the reins by...
  4. Thread: Ticks

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    careful with Frontline, nearly killed my dog

    careful with Frontline, nearly killed my dog
  5. I also used rubbermaid the large kind you can put...

    I also used rubbermaid the large kind you can put a gallon of soup in. cut holes where necessary and as small as possible then nail to post and put the lid on it. Those lids seal very tightly and...
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    Dragging hind feet is classic sign of EPM ,do...

    Dragging hind feet is classic sign of EPM ,do neurological exam, actually you can do much of the exam yourself. I've lost the link but you should be able to find "basic equine neuro exam" on line....
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    Live near Apex Nc, 25 minutes to airport, 1 1/2...

    Live near Apex Nc, 25 minutes to airport, 1 1/2 hours on interstate to beach, 40 minutes to Southern Pines/ Moss Foundation, 3 hours to blowing Rock or 4 to Asheville to ride and or play.
    I'm on a...
  8. Thread: I HAVE HAY!!

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    Sticky: I'm also in NC near Raleigh looking for orchard...

    I'm also in NC near Raleigh looking for orchard or timothy about 150++ bales.
    Thanks, send PM
  9. Sorry i can't see how the RS tor helps , the...

    Sorry i can't see how the RS tor helps , the video makes no sense to me except if your horse was bucking gives you something to hold on to with out being throw forward. I can't imagine how it would...
  10. Platelet Rich Plasma injections anyone had these?

    i wondered if anyone on the foot and ankle/knee thread has tried PRP. Its being offered for foot and ankle arthritis at Duke and I suppose other hospitals. I have one very bad ankle and now arthritis...
  11. I've had Ridgebacks since 1994 and have horses,...

    I've had Ridgebacks since 1994 and have horses, cats and have had a few foals. I agree I go nuts when they are puppies as I always forget how difficult they can be . They also ate my deck, destroy...
  12. Foxes love suburbia, easy meals everywhere....

    Foxes love suburbia, easy meals everywhere. They even live in Manhattan. I have lots of foxes and live 5 miles from a major freeway and town.
    Everyone is right and you'll never know what animal...
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    I was riding a young horse on a flat open sandy...

    I was riding a young horse on a flat open sandy trail and had a lose tie down on because he was throwing his head so much. It really was a training ride and a friend was assisting me. No running...
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    A little advice/saddle

    I've posted before about saddles but this is for a different horse that I ride infrequently. I'm trying to find a light weight ,maybe synthetic ,endurance style saddle with english leathers. All I'm...
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    I have a mutton back no withers ,fat, MFT mare...

    I have a mutton back no withers ,fat, MFT mare and the only saddle that made her happy was a old circle Y semi-quarter horse bar light weight western. I hate it but she gaits like a dream in it. I...
  16. What I left out is that the horse I bought to...

    What I left out is that the horse I bought to replace my mare is a wonderful, sweet, beautiful and fantatsic gaited TWH,smooth, great ground manners, a lover of people and saved my life once. Whats...
  17. Thanks for all the suggestions. My safe MFT is...

    Thanks for all the suggestions. My safe MFT is now 23 with some stifle issues so i need a new horse. All of you know that it takes a while to know and adjust to a new horse. ...
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    I've trained a few young horses for trail and all...

    I've trained a few young horses for trail and all the advice above is good but it must be said that the best horses will gait naturally when asked and not allowed to pace or trot. You must video the...
  19. Saddle advice for the "can't take another fall" rider?

    I was reading the thread on saddle for the para rider and realized many of you probably are like me and need a good safe saddle. I have one broken ankle and have injured both feet and muscle...
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    For me it is easier to adjust to the cold. I wear...

    For me it is easier to adjust to the cold. I wear foot warmers that keep my feet toasty and there are warmers to put in your gloves. A good merino wool underwear will also keep you warm but also the...
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    Yes i have these issues and my main riding...

    Yes i have these issues and my main riding problem is I don't sweat which makes it impossible to ride in warm weather. Also my ability to judge temperature is off so I may think its warm at 40degress...
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    its happened to me twice when all three riders...

    its happened to me twice when all three riders got dumped. the first time in Ca. just leaving the barn we are heading up a short but steep hill when Bam someone at the top of the hill, out of site ...
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    Sorry not an encouraging story as I have this and...

    Sorry not an encouraging story as I have this and Talar fractures are real trouble. The talus is the keystone of your ankle and has a limited blood supply. I had a non-displaced Talus hairline...
  24. There are two newer Troxel, one western look, one...

    There are two newer Troxel, one western look, one english look that fit very differently than the ones they have made for the last ten yrs. I couldn't wear them and hated the dial system. awful but...
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    Forgot to add there is a interesting video on the...

    Forgot to add there is a interesting video on the NBC olympics site about helmets and it show what happens to the foam in your helmet even after a "soft" landing. so just because you're fine after a...
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