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  1. What base/rock/gravel for run-in/hay barn building?

    Kinda quickly I need help with recs for shed---40' x 50' ; 31 feet being storage and 19' run in. we're being told 21 AA on top with "sand" under--base needs building up-
    is this right or do I need...
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    Thanks

    to you all--
    its been a few days of running between stable, tach store and home base--finially a chance to check in.

    Artie has MUCH less swellling--its improved daily except first thing in...
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    First tendon injury--any recs?

    My 5yo wb came in from pasture with injury 4 day ago--slight but noticeable swelling from mid way between hock and point of fetlock up back of leg both inside/outside "boggy" and off on lunge to...
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    Help me get through an in hand clasS puleeeze

    IVE SIGNED UP FOR THE 4YO GELDING class--have NO experience --either of us-- ---horse has worn a bridle, has started more serious ground work lately--show is next week--Im getting coached tomorrow.
    ...
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    bluemoon

    Im new to Metamora amd have never done a breed show (or any show_)but have a coming 4yo dutch NOT REGISTERED but can be--is he eligible?
  6. Tack of the Day

    (TOTD) has Mattes as an itim this week--get the real thing for much less--wear like iron but be sure to get the right size.!!
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    thanks blue

    Ive been worried mine might be rough on the noclimb--if I had to refence--well-- lets just not go there!!!

    Hubby is leaning towards 3-rail centaur as of today--fenceguy says fence ready within 1...
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    Does mtg give bald spots??

    I moved my 4yo to training and hes out w.other geldings inc 5yo brother.

    HE GOT THE SAME SPOT as your--I had rubbed it mtg--into base of tail to condition--i try to do this regularly w/all 6 of...
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    Thats good to know about the 5' zinc

    what posts did you need for that?
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    You're welcome

    OP here; our estamates for 21000 feet plus one 16 foot "kissing gate" with rods:


    1: noclimb with top hotrail=$13,719

    2: 4-rail--top and bottom hotrail=$18,254 (middle 2=cenflex)

    3: ...
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    I'd use centaur Hot rail on top--its a 5 inch...

    I'd use centaur Hot rail on top--its a 5 inch flex (I'd do black) with electric-conducting polymet along one edge so keeps them from leaning over from both sides.

    I had this talk w/trainer...
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    My dad killed my horse--fed corn stalks from his...

    My dad killed my horse--fed corn stalks from his garden ("well--he ate it") and declined to call vet ("he"ll be fine--everybody knows horses are strong"
    all he had to do was scoop out pellets and...
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    omit

    so--finially convinced DH to have local pros do fence--took several weeks in bed and a close call with the spinal surgeon following some "do it yourself" projects but we're "GETT'N ER DONE"!!!...
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    No-climb -vs-centaur hot rail--any opinions??

    so--finially convinced DH to have local pros do fence--took several weeks in bed and a close call with the spinal surgeon following some "do it yourself" projects but we're "GETT'N ER DONE"!!!...
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    About hot wires:

    Do you get snow? if so, and the lowest (or any) wire get buried it will short out and horses can get caught on it if they paw at wind blown hay;

    unless you have never-ending grass--they will do...
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    As MSU student

    you can attend ongoing dressage clinics with Bettina Drummond--she was there this week and I think returns in June. A bit intimidating but just the place to get the right start--learned more...
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    I'm in the minority!!

    My three at home live out 24/7--I feed them ONCE a day--but put out many large piles as well as filling their hay basket (covered with spread- out cotton hay net attached to slats of basket with...
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    I wait until 4yo and they do well--just put...

    I wait until 4yo and they do well--just put surcingle on the coming 4 yo first time today--no problem--his 5 yo bro is in gentle under saddle work and has yet to make a bad move under rider-only...
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    hA!

    Actually the surface was probably better before adding the too-fine sand on top--it takes several hours for the was sand to drain --=when i get it changed to crushed limestone (an actual footing) I...
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    Thank you all

    for the input--
    tried it (no girth) yesterday on the big guy--trainer who is ery into saddle fit--was unable to slide her hand under the front panel at all--he's not even in real trainng (slow...
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    My field is under the arena

    was built intentionally--the guy was a builder and used some of the gravel dug out when they dug the pond as the (raised) field. Added sand for footing and that was it--until the arena fence went...
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    Passier Grand Gilbert anybody?

    I've picked me up to try on 5yo 17+H wb who's outgrown Hennig med; Max Benz

    GP Speziel mw and all trainers saddles.

    I'm tall and the seat should be ok.

    Any input on suitability,...
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    Time to change to a higher quality hay that they...

    Time to change to a higher quality hay that they eat up!!!

    I put round bale hay in the shed--they eat what they want--soil the rest--I cover it with another layer of (first cut round bale) hay...
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    Hate it

    indoors only: in summer heat it was so increadibly dry, dusty and slippery;
    if try to spray for dust it was slimeyslippery.

    Either way: slippery/slidey/slick.

    klr
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    Thanks Suniday

    I also think more is better esp with only three rails--mine love to put heads between/under for outside grass--I imagine their 1500# would stretch out the fence.

    Also we have far more deer than we...
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