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    See this video using the Speedy Stitch Awl:...

    See this video using the Speedy Stitch Awl: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k40kKKCGyac

    Use the holes already punched from the original stitching that has pulled out.

    My Terrains always fail...
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    How do you fix a broken pizza? With tomato...

    How do you fix a broken pizza?

    With tomato paste!



    How do you make a tissue dance?

    put a little "boogie" in it!
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    I put a tablespoon of stock salt in his feed...

    I put a tablespoon of stock salt in his feed daily - in winter to keep him drinking, in summer to replace salt and keep him drinking. It works for that.

    He gets a ration balancer and is out on...
  4. I've been dealing with similar issues - sort of...

    I've been dealing with similar issues - sort of improving over the last 2 years, but lots of backsliding too.

    I finally got on an anti-anxiety/anti-depressant for other things in my life -and wow,...
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    There is a bill in Congress now about this very...

    There is a bill in Congress now about this very thing for "pet" owners. The way it's written though, I'm not sure it includes horses.

    Here is a link to the text of the bill: ...
  6. I like to watch racking horse videos and they...

    I like to watch racking horse videos and they have rockabilly music soundtracks. I'd love to hear the footfalls, but if they have music on, I just hit mute. So you can put music on if your video is...
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    What operating system (OS) is your phone? I use...

    What operating system (OS) is your phone? I use an android phone, so I got an android tablet and it really is similar to using a giant version of my phone. If your phone is an iphone, you probably...
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    Please see...

    Please see http://www.nature.com/news/horse-gait-traced-to-single-mutation-1.11308 for news about the gait gene.
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    His toe is flared (see the dish along the front? ...

    His toe is flared (see the dish along the front? in a healthy hoof that is a straight line) and his heels are terribly contracted. Can't tell if it's lighting but it looks like his sole is very...
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    I don't know where you live but check out farm...

    I don't know where you live but check out farm sales - you can often pick up panels to make your round pen.

    The price of steel has gone up sharply in the last few years, so panels have gone up a...
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    I have to disagree with sk_pacer. Weights will...

    I have to disagree with sk_pacer. Weights will help in the short term but once they muscle up, they go back to their old way.

    Although the OP walked the first year, she may have been allowing a...
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    I don't have direct experience with flying though...

    I don't have direct experience with flying though I have driven cross country with a cat several times.

    I asked my vet each time. The first time, the vet recommended some children's benadryl...
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    It might be safe enough for the older been there...

    It might be safe enough for the older been there done that types, but pallet wood is not all that strong and a youngster, who will of course be making mistakes, will most likely run into it a few...
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    At least one or two of the folks who got the last...

    At least one or two of the folks who got the last of the RC horses are trying to keep up the breeding, so yes, check out the FB page and see if anyone might have a youngster for sale.

    I did get...
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    When I lived in California and had an Arabian, I...

    When I lived in California and had an Arabian, I mostly trotted - I often rode alone or with my dog. Trotting kept my horse paying better attention to me - too much walking and he'd entertain...
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    If you have good measurements, you can order a...

    If you have good measurements, you can order a "fit kit" from easy boot - it has several sizes, centered around the measurement you provide. Essentially, you put a deposit on the kit and then get it...
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    My friend has a Rocky Mountain horse, my horse is...

    My friend has a Rocky Mountain horse, my horse is a cross of one of the mountain breeds crossed with a Walker. The back you describe sounds so familiar!

    About 6 years ago, my friend got a...
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    I used to have a farm and the large pastures were...

    I used to have a farm and the large pastures were fenced with hot tensile wire - adjusted fairly loose so they would spread if a horse ran into it, rather than acting like a cheese cutter.

    I was...
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    We lived in rural sw Nebraska, tornadoes & strong...

    We lived in rural sw Nebraska, tornadoes & strong winds yes, hail yes, but no hurricanes. My father in law had a modular home on the property, and we didn't want to invade his privacy, so we had a...
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    You can check out Tropical Riders "Tropix" model...

    You can check out Tropical Riders "Tropix" model at http://www.tropicalrider.com

    They make a version with no patch for $55 which is fine if you normally wear tall boots or half chaps anyway.
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    Google "neck threadworms" and see if it seems to...

    Google "neck threadworms" and see if it seems to fit your circumstances. I was on a discussion board a few months ago where the vet was at a loss to explain the itchiness so the owner did the...
  22. This weekend, I washed about 6 girths (one was...

    This weekend, I washed about 6 girths (one was mohair, one was black fabric, one was black cord and the rest were white cord) by soaking in Oxyclean for an hour or so, then running them through the...
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    I agree, the hoof is "self-trimming". Looks like...

    I agree, the hoof is "self-trimming". Looks like the soles have shed out, leaving unsupported hoof wall which will chip away until they are about at sole level. It would be normal for the frogs to...
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    Kyzteke - Racing Arabs are not the same as...

    Kyzteke - Racing Arabs are not the same as Endurance Arabs (or Endurance Racing Arabs). There is a whole racetrack industry for Arabians, just as there is for TBs, Standardbreds, Quarter Horses,...
  25. That is a pretty clever sidepull! Since they are...

    That is a pretty clever sidepull! Since they are handmade by the seller, she might be able to rig something up so that you can incorporate your bit a little smoother.

    So, you mostly ride from...
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