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    Grapes and bananas are incredibly popular with my...

    Grapes and bananas are incredibly popular with my 35yr old, as are German Horse Muffins. The 20lb bag makes the treat more affordable, I can keep a couple in my pocket, I can break them apart into 6...
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    I've been trimming my own for about 8 years now....

    I've been trimming my own for about 8 years now. I started after discovering my oldester stayed soundest on his club foot being trimmed every 3 weeks, so his heel was never too high or too low.

    I...
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    I use generous applications of lime in the...

    I use generous applications of lime in the paddocks where the boys go time and time again and the ground gets swampy and stinky. I have not tried lime on gravel.

    If he has free access to a stall...
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    I owned the DVD a while back and watched it...

    I owned the DVD a while back and watched it several times. I thought it was good and I was able to put some of the techniques to good use with my horses. The DVD is definitely worth a watch, beyond...
  5. Congrats on your filly! I actually tried to...

    Congrats on your filly!

    I actually tried to make something like that out of my "big wheels" when I was a kid :lol: mine wasn't nearly as well put together
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    It is very useful for my driving horse for...

    It is very useful for my driving horse for adjusting speed within a gait. Works great in hand too if he's getting anxious and quick.
  7. Thread: More contact

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    What a lovely gelding! And so very familiar,...

    What a lovely gelding! And so very familiar, looks like a Comfy fit harness and Dartmoor carriage, same kit I use for my 14.3h dark liver chestnut Morgan.

    I started with asking for short periods...
  8. Thread: Christmas pony

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    I love the idea of a surprise visit to feed the...

    I love the idea of a surprise visit to feed the horses, but the book idea is great too, what a wonderful thing for your daughter to have and cherish the rest of her life! I say do both! And...
  9. Thread: Christmas pony

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    Oh goodness no! No, they cleared out the...

    Oh goodness no! No, they cleared out the supplies, did an emergency shopping trip I think, or they had bought me some other things anyhow. I really don't remember what I got that year for Christmas,...
  10. Thread: Christmas pony

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    Well, I never knew until much later in life. And...

    Well, I never knew until much later in life. And in hindsight, a pony at that time wouldn't have been a good decision for the family as my parents had a pretty miserable divorce a couple of years...
  11. Thread: Christmas pony

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    This is exactly what my parents did for me when I...

    This is exactly what my parents did for me when I was 10 yrs old - well... that was the plan anyhow. I never actually met the pony :(

    My parents bought the pony, had it boarded. Had the pony's...
  12. My horse has done it and finally caught him in...

    My horse has done it and finally caught him in the act. Clever little twit would lean against his stall wall, pressing the blanket against the wall, and slither backwards out of it. Leaving in a pile...
  13. Oh wow [slaps forehead] I never even thought of a...

    Oh wow [slaps forehead] I never even thought of a white earthen dust like limestone! How interesting and diverse our big country is! Very very cool to learn something like this, thanks for the...
  14. Real dirt dust is brown in color, and while might...

    Real dirt dust is brown in color, and while might make a cloud, it doesn't "poof" or linger in the air. The white stuff that looks like smoke is mold spores. The bale doesn't have to have spots or...
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    Poll: Where I self-care board I have 2 adjoining 1ac...

    Where I self-care board I have 2 adjoining 1ac paddocks. Around Thanksgiving I shut down access to one of them to let it rest, but I will open it back up if there is good snow cover. I basically only...
  16. I have a horse with fractured withers. While I...

    I have a horse with fractured withers. While I don't know the details of his accident, when it occurred or how/if it was diagnosed/treated, I do know he was ridden for some time after and...
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    I'll just throw this out there: Several years...

    I'll just throw this out there:

    Several years ago my Morgan started having chronic gas and gas colicked. Not bad thankfully, but kept up with the frequent gas so I became quite concerned. Around...
  18. I have a coming 35 yr old who looks really great...

    I have a coming 35 yr old who looks really great for his age and is still being a terror some mornings and dragging me around. He gets 99% of the credit for aging so gracefully, he's and easy keeper...
  19. The best nutrition advice says feed free choice...

    The best nutrition advice says feed free choice hay, and a horse will self-regulate its intake. But is this true for horses who are easy keepers, very food-oriented, and eat out of boredom?

    YMMV,...
  20. Have not used this product, but I am a very...

    Have not used this product, but I am a very impressed with AniMed's products overall. I use quite a few and they are all much better quality than the price tag would allude to. If I needed an HA...
  21. hahaha, the famous Morgan wriggle! I my...

    hahaha, the famous Morgan wriggle!

    I my experience, the wriggling and gumby-ness is a symptom of being unsure, excited or lack of strength/coordination. It's also a clever ploy to distract the...
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    I recently was volunteering at a horse event....

    I recently was volunteering at a horse event. After 30 days of no rain and bright sunshine, the day I volunteered the heavens opened and it poured. Not surprising.

    I was wearing light,...
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    What a cute little butterball! Do you know what...

    What a cute little butterball! Do you know what he is? He's got some Morgan-y features to me, but I don't think I've ever seen a morgan x so small... he looks like a fun little stinker!
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    While I would never discourage someone from...

    While I would never discourage someone from picking up a new horse, haha, I did want to respond to echo GTD's comment on green on green. If you have good sense and skills already, and are willing to...
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    Focus on engaging the hind legs. Think about them...

    Focus on engaging the hind legs. Think about them as your rise, imagine the hinds taking longer steps, stepping deeper under his center of gravity and propelling each step with energy. LL is much...
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