Type: Posts; User: DennisM
I do this. Ride or otherwise exercise the wet horse immediately after the bath.
You'll be amazed how quickly the wet coat dries during exercise.
This breeder's website is NOT out of date, sold many successful hunters, hard to find a better one-stop-shop:
I've been using these blankets/sheets on my warmbloods for more than a decade --...
I've also had GREAT success with Soft Ride boots on a 5 year old 17.1 H Hanoverian gelding. After he severely bruised a front foot, I bought Soft Ride boots for him on the recommendation of my vet....
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Look at Bascule Farm on White's Ferry Road. It's a large facility with 2 wonderful indoor arenas, good trail riding, trains both dressage and jumping, and has many wonderful adult boarders and is a...
What netg said.
I had one of these (17.1 H giraffe).
It took a while, but his neck position is gorgeous now.
Longeing in side reins also helped to build strength.
The MDC stirrups really helped me when I was recovering from a knee injury.
I wouldn't be too concerned about which pad style to choose.
Ultimately, I wrapped mine with these --...
Try this -- http://www.sstack.com/english_saddle-pads_protective/synthetic-fleece-half-pad/
Accommodates correction shims; washes up nicely; I use this under an 18" dressage saddle; it has held up...
My "forward girth groove" chestnut mare has been using successfully the Ovation "body form" shaped girth for several years now. No rubs; inexpensive; successful in keeping the saddle from sliding up...
"really seems that the horse owner has his cake and eats it to"
Not so for owners wanting a 1/2 lessee to take full responsibility for the horse while in the lessee's control.
Most 1/2 leases...
"Really? So if horse decides to be an asshole one day, takes off, dumps rider, and smacks into a fence and hurts themselves, that's really on the leasee?"
My answer = yes.
If you don't want to...
"If any injury to the horse occurs under the lessee's care and supervision, lessee is responsible for any and all veterinary expenses."
I have 1/2 leased to other riders horses that I own many...
I use one made by Ovation (e.g. http://www.doversaddlery.com/ovation--gel-body-form-dressage-girth/p/X1-02194/ ) on a 17H mare. It helps a lot. I also use thin foam lift pads behind her shoulders...
My favorite new article of riding apparel is a long sleeve, turtleneck shirt with a zipper at the neck, made out of moisture-wicking hi tech fabric. It can be hand-washed in minutes; it dries over...
My dressage colt picks are still looking pretty good after being shown on the triangle today.
Licensing is live online at www.clipmyhorse.de
Here's a training clip of a handsome 4 year old in the Hanoverian Elite Auction (No. 8).
This product (obtained through Smartpak) seems to have "cured" one of my tail-rubbing mares:
Lucky Braids Handy Salve
Lucky Braids by Ruthann - Item #19429
List Price: $24.00
Camp Dry - I've used it for years to extend the life of old turnout blankets. It works very well. I use 1 can/blanket.
My favorite dressage colts: 4, 62, 97
My favorite jumper colts: 40, 49, 52
Lots to like...
2014 Sezuan filly out of the Devon Grand Ch. Mare, Rheporter
Here's one. Check out the mare line of Shakespeare RSF. There are 3 licensed stallions from this line. "Horsetelex" only shows 2 (Shakespeare and...
You should look at his offspring here (farm that owns Widmark) -- http://www.oakwoodhanoverian.com/SaleHorses.html
Also look at this excellent mare (EM Wyneth) --...
I've used Camp Dry for years. Works very well.
Try a sheet with a softer material. Kool coat, e.g., is a brand with soft material and a long tail cover that did not break my mare's tail hair.