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    I met someone at a hot & humid show a few weeks...

    I met someone at a hot & humid show a few weeks ago who told me about a friend of her's that swears by a can of Guinness for her cold blooded horse. Vet recommended it because the horse didn't sweat...
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    Love my Dresch- I got the semi custom for my mare...

    Love my Dresch- I got the semi custom for my mare who was challenging to fit. There are three fitters/reps in the US, it took 7/8 weeks to arrive and I think 2 to figure out when my fitter could meet...
  3. I think that must be just the medical portion. I...

    I think that must be just the medical portion. I was quoted $390 for 10K of major medical/surgery PLUS $300 for mortality on my 6- coming 7 year old mare. That was one of the better quotes for that...
  4. Kelli is one of the nicest horse people I've ever...

    Kelli is one of the nicest horse people I've ever met- a genuine, sweet, horse-loving woman. I met her a few years ago at one of her schooling shows. Small, quaint farm with very friendly riders &...
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    LOVE MINE. Mutton withered, downhill, big moving,...

    LOVE MINE. Mutton withered, downhill, big moving, long backed, tight shouldered *sensitive* growing mare... With a non-slip & contoured girths as tight as humanly possible, and a number of trials...
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    I bought mine last fall from Yered too, a "used"...

    I bought mine last fall from Yered too, a "used" 2008 GN 2+1. Aluminum over steel, in excellent condition inside & out. I don't trailer often, but when I do I don't travel light. It's warmblood size,...
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    I have a Trailers USA. Oversize/warmbloods...

    I have a Trailers USA. Oversize/warmbloods stalls, side ramp,divider between the straight stalls slides flat against the sidewall to make a box and or drive a cart up the back ramp and into the front...
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    Jerry's and Bobby's both make brown bridles. I...

    Jerry's and Bobby's both make brown bridles. I have one from Jerry's, and a friend got her event bridle (3/4" noseband with flash) from Bobby's. Smartpak has nice brown event bridles- which all have...
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    I LOVE the one I got from Jerry's this past fall....

    I LOVE the one I got from Jerry's this past fall.
    The measurements were tough (there are guidelines and videos to help) because we were basing the measurements off of a different style bridle that...
  10. Thread: Type 1 Diabetes

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    A good friend of mine was diagnosed at 14. She...

    A good friend of mine was diagnosed at 14. She was an avid equestrian, and an active kid in general. She started College Diabetes Network a few years ago, and while it is focused on college-aged...
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    Different strokes for different folks (err... horses!)

    They aren't very adjustable because there aren't many pieces to work with. I've heard that people order separate crown/cheek and noseband pieces in different sizes in order to get the best fit. I...
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    Right now they're saying 2 dead and 23 injured....

    Right now they're saying 2 dead and 23 injured. How horrific. The video footage is just so disturbing. My heart just goes out to those who- in the moments following the explosion, just went right for...
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    Chipaway in Acushnet usually has a large...

    Chipaway in Acushnet usually has a large selection in stock
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    Looks like a couple young riders? The horse...

    Looks like a couple young riders? The horse behind was having some issues too before the ground person came and led them away. Maybe the yellow-shirted people were waiting to get the horses away from...
  15. Timely post! I have an oldenburg mare who has a...

    Timely post! I have an oldenburg mare who has a club foot. She has been barefoot for almost 15 months now- in full work, competing at Training/First level dressage. It took a while, but I was able to...
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    My older paint (lean build- looks more like a TB...

    My older paint (lean build- looks more like a TB with a big butt, long back, slab sided, big withers & dips behind her shoulder blades) wore a Jaguar with some adjusting to the flocking with a medium...
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    In addition to the question above (Re: are you...

    In addition to the question above (Re: are you getting $30/day plus lesson, vs. having to then pay for your lesson) are you riding horses outside of your lesson and in addition to the barn work? If...
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    First show of the season one year I was on a...

    First show of the season one year I was on a horse who had limited prior show experience. He was going around nicely in the warmup (small field with trailers nearby) and did a spook/sideways hop......
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    I've heard of single horses in a box stall in a...

    I've heard of single horses in a box stall in a trailer, or with the divider(s) removed in a straight-load trailer or tied back in a slant load. If you have a box for a horse who doesn't tie well or...
  20. It's a home and a business. I imagine it's...

    It's a home and a business. I imagine it's disrupting the adult boarders who walk in on something unexpected, or can't use the facilities, plus the risk/liability of underage drinking. Same way some...
  21. With kids, and non-horsey parents, and no regular...

    With kids, and non-horsey parents, and no regular trainer on the property, the BO/BM should call a meeting and set up some real guidelines. Are their rules about what can be done while riding on your...
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    I always heard that it had to be read out loud as...

    I always heard that it had to be read out loud as it was written. Having said that, without thinking about what I was doing, I did once read one of the old first level tests to someone and simply...
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    How much work is getting done in those 4 hours...

    How much work is getting done in those 4 hours (or how much work does the BO expect to be done)? Does the BO usually charge for pick-up/extra rides, and if so, how much? I would talk with the BO...
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    My dad has always supported my riding (though at...

    My dad has always supported my riding (though at times it's been clear that he doesn't "get" why we horse people do what we do), yet was waiting to see if the days of coordinating hay deliveries,...
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    I lent my horse to a family I knew threw my...

    I lent my horse to a family I knew threw my trainer for a couple weeks to babysit a new horse they had on trial. In addition to having my semi-retired girl get TLC from 3 horse-crazy kids every day...
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