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    :( unfortunately I do not recommend attempting to...

    :( unfortunately I do not recommend attempting to body clip a horse with those. Andis ACGs or Oster A5s is the smallest I would go.

    Those clippers you linked to would work for noses and fetlocks...
  2. Thread: Hip Tag 74

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    Thank you enjoy for all you have done for this...

    Thank you enjoy for all you have done for this horse! It's not easy emotionally or financially.

    I do hope that his "connections" face some consequence. But I realize that is going to require even...
  3. Thread: Clipping

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    $800 on blankets?!? Here is what I have: ...

    $800 on blankets?!?

    Here is what I have:

    Saxon turn out sheet - from horse.com on sale - $35
    Schnider's "techno fleece" turn out (light weight) - $90
    Pessoa mid weight turn out blanket -...
  4. Thread: Hip Tag 74

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    Yep - well aware of Mike's Auction. Back in the...

    Yep - well aware of Mike's Auction. Back in the mid 2000's I used to ride / train for a lady that pulled horses from there monthly. I have been a good number of times. And this was well before the...
  5. You know - Denny Emerson shared some photos this...

    You know - Denny Emerson shared some photos this week - from old US events:

    How about a big open ditch :nonchalance:

    Or a river crossing! :eek:

    Certainly wasn't mushrooms and carved fish...
  6. Thread: Clipping

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    Yep! Like others have said - it makes it easier...

    Yep! Like others have said - it makes it easier to work them in the winter.

    I am in temperate California, and I ride my horse 5 days a week, often at night.

    When she has her full winter coat,...
  7. What about a board behind the light? That is what...

    What about a board behind the light? That is what my old BO did behind her arena lights to keep them from shining in the house. But all you can do is ask - NICELY.

    But so far OP, you sound so...
  8. Thread: Hip Tag 74

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    In my opinion this is immoral - and something...

    In my opinion this is immoral - and something that needs to change in racing. Crap like this makes it very clear that racing is not a "sport" but a business and an industry that all too often will do...
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    I see you already have some Zenni glasses (I have...

    I see you already have some Zenni glasses (I have a bunch of pairs - love them!).

    What about ordering two pairs of Zenni's - one tinted, one not - and just pop out the lens and swap them? (then...
  10. Thread: Hip Tag 74

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    Thanks for the info - and it does sound like it...

    Thanks for the info - and it does sound like it might be hard to determine soundness on horses that are being run on pain killers (unlike FEI where nothing is allowed -especially for the trot up!)
    ...
  11. Thread: Hip Tag 74

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    Horrendous. Raced in PAIN, and then thrown...

    Horrendous.

    Raced in PAIN, and then thrown away. I know there are many many good race trainers and owners out there. But hey racing industry - if you want to clean up your image in the public -...
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    Mines all jacked up - way wider than the screen

    Mines all jacked up - way wider than the screen
  13. Can anyone recommend a place in Northern...

    Can anyone recommend a place in Northern California for a simple billet replacement? I would like to replace my short billets with long.
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    :eek: wholly molly!!! That looks like it could...

    :eek: wholly molly!!!

    That looks like it could be fun for a limited amount of time. If you didn't need to be anywhere. And you still had power. And coffee and rum - must have rum.

    Meanwhile I...
  15. Wellington - if you do not pick up or drop off...

    Wellington - if you do not pick up or drop off horses at these late hours. Then WHY did you go ahead and pick up a horse knowing that the horse would be spending 12 hours on a trailer for what...
  16. Thread: Hip Tag 74

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    Yeah I am with Lady Eboshi - Its not fair to make...

    Yeah I am with Lady Eboshi - Its not fair to make your living off a back of a horse if you can not provide for its well being. If you can't afford to KILL the animal - how in the world do you afford...
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    I say buckskin - and I LOVE her color. She is too...

    I say buckskin - and I LOVE her color. She is too cute!

    Per wikipedia:

    Buckskins should not be confused with dun-colored horses, which have the dun dilution gene, not the cream gene. Duns...
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    hum - unless this person is really short - they...

    hum - unless this person is really short - they look too long to fit well under boots:

    http://www.horsesandheels.com/ghodho-street-style/
  19. Thread: Hip Tag 74

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    The bottom line is these horses run in order to...

    The bottom line is these horses run in order to keep food on the table - and roofs over the heads of their trainers and owners. The least these people could do is put the horse in the ground after it...
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    50-60 degrees, with hot water - I think you would...

    50-60 degrees, with hot water - I think you would be fine to bathe him. Just towel dry a bunch, put a cooler on and walk him. I have been known to lunge horses as they dry.
  21. Poll: I voted 4" - but I actually keep it a bit thicker...

    I voted 4" - but I actually keep it a bit thicker 6"+ - but NOT over the entire stall.

    But our stalls are a "mare motel" style, 12 x 16 - and I keep the bedding in the middle (away from the back...
  22. Thread: Hip Tag 74

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    I don't know what auctions you attend. But I can...

    I don't know what auctions you attend. But I can tell you the fairy tale "good homes" are few, and very far between at low end auctions. Hip number 74 was VERY VERY lucky.

    There ARE fates worse...
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    Maybe instead of paying out last place finishers...

    Maybe instead of paying out last place finishers - and giving people cash incentives to run used up horses - that money should go to low cost euthanasia and disposal.
  24. Thread: Full Chaps?

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    Yes, full chaps were "the thing" in the 80's and...

    Yes, full chaps were "the thing" in the 80's and 90's.

    I ordered my custom chaps in 1997 - and they cost me about $350 back then. That included a custom color, trim, piping, and short fringe -...
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    Oh! thanks for the tip! Never thought to do that....

    Oh! thanks for the tip! Never thought to do that. My 10 year old boots were stretched out enough that they made fine pull ons - but the half broken zipper on my current pair (only top half of the...
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