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    I have two of the Premier Equestrian ones and...

    I have two of the Premier Equestrian ones and they are light. I lucked out and got mine used on craigslist (with a bunch of other stuff) -- paid about what one new wall costs for a whole set of...
  2. Yes, smallest box possible so it has less room to...

    Yes, smallest box possible so it has less room to move around, plus you avoid the extra charges for big boxes (dimensional weight, as they call it, can increase the shipping cost a crazy amount). I...
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    Last year Equus Now did 20% off, so I'm watching...

    Last year Equus Now did 20% off, so I'm watching to see if they repeat this year. Cheshire Horse was 15% off on Cyber Monday, so watching them too as I order a supplement from them and like to stock...
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    Long as it is disclosed upfront, I don't see the...

    Long as it is disclosed upfront, I don't see the problem. I've looked at barns with similar setups, and it sure didn't bother me. Usually they were barns with limited spots, so they wanted to bring...
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    Not crazy about it either. With the full width...

    Not crazy about it either. With the full width displayed, it is too small to comfortably read. Then if I enlarge it to read, I have to scroll left to right to see everything, and that's annoying.
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    I've seen a trainer in a clinic tell someone they...

    I've seen a trainer in a clinic tell someone they should buy a tennis racket. They were not kidding. Tactless, but it was also true!
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    Interesting. We have an umbrella policy through...

    Interesting. We have an umbrella policy through State Farm and they are well aware of my having and transporting horses (including insuring the trailer). But I don't show, so that's one difference,...
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    I have often ordered up one size in wug. Depends...

    I have often ordered up one size in wug. Depends on the horse. If large shoulders, broad chest - definitely order up. For me, it isn't that the reg vs. wug are different lengths, but how they fit at...
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    For the rail products like I have, Centaur...

    For the rail products like I have, Centaur recommends 9-11" between rails, so I'm betting the recommendation is similar for the single strand stuff (White Lightning) -- I did a quick look at the...
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    USEF horse search shows owner as Alise Oken of...

    USEF horse search shows owner as Alise Oken of Charlotte, NC.
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    Just looked up some of my past test results, and...

    Just looked up some of my past test results, and I've had iron come in as low as 303 ppm and high as 657 ppm for teff (6 different batches, all from Central or Eastern OR/WA). I also had one that...
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    I am not an expert by any means, but I can't...

    I am not an expert by any means, but I can't imagine the species of grass will affect the iron levels as much as other factors (fertilizer or water applied). So again, tests of the specific hay are...
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    Honestly, you'd be better off just pulling...

    Honestly, you'd be better off just pulling samples and testing yourself. I've tested teff hay several times as I test all my hay, and I could share results with you, but it really won't tell you...
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    If the worker has been there that long, you...

    If the worker has been there that long, you aren't going to change a habit like that. And I can't imagine the BO isn't aware it happens, unless every person who has ever boarded there is an idiot...
  15. We don't get snow often enough to do pads, so...

    We don't get snow often enough to do pads, so I've used cooking spray with mixed results in the past. Ski wax...I'm going to try that. Maybe if I buy some and put it in the tack room, that will...
  16. I'd only go with a neck cradle if it was...

    I'd only go with a neck cradle if it was something that has to stay on, like a wrap over an injured leg or similar. What kind of bib is it? I've had better luck with the hard plastic one than the...
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    That goat story is a reminder why you don't want...

    That goat story is a reminder why you don't want leg straps on mares with foals.

    I always pull the tail over the tail strap, and also through the second strap on the underside of the tail flap on...
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    I actually feel the Amigos fit similar to the...

    I actually feel the Amigos fit similar to the Rambo, just a little less roomy in the drop (side to side). The only Amigos I have are the 600d sheet for warm/showery days and fly sheets. Otherwise my...
  19. I had some pretty bad reactions to spring shots...

    I had some pretty bad reactions to spring shots here so when we did WNV and flu/rhino boosters, vet did bute for the ones that could have it and banamine for the one that can't have bute. So his...
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    Re/stall klips and gravel - if the gravel is...

    Re/stall klips and gravel - if the gravel is packed, the klips might hold. Our overhang is filled with the same 5/8-minus gravel that was the base of our paddocks (before I did Hoof-Grid in the...
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    This reminds me of something I saw the other day,...

    This reminds me of something I saw the other day, where the person was connecting mats using zip ties so they would lay flat and stay together. I thought it was a really good idea, but don't recall...
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    The Adams deal is best I've seen right now. Many...

    The Adams deal is best I've seen right now. Many places are doing the trade in deal, although in the past, if they had something sale priced, they wouldn't do the trade in as well (or so was my...
  23. Thread: Barn Paint

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    Our house and barn were painted with Sherwin...

    Our house and barn were painted with Sherwin Williams 13 and 9 years ago, respectively. I have been very disappointed in the paint durability, and we had problems with it on the house from the very...
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    On the page you linked to, click on "more...

    On the page you linked to, click on "more information about sizes" and scroll down to the portion that refers to this model of boot. It has a size chart for the different sizes (36w, 36h, etc.).
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  25. I use Quiessence for my IR horse and usually buy...

    I use Quiessence for my IR horse and usually buy through Getty Equine Nutrition or direct from Foxden (I get the 50 lb bag as the price is so much better than the buckets). Getty says something about...
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