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    Since my thread has been bumped up.. Would...

    Since my thread has been bumped up..
    Would likely be propane, so from the outside of the barn to the inside!

    That's the first non-space-heater infrared heater that I've seen. Well, other than...
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    Thanks for the brand suggestions! I spent some...

    Thanks for the brand suggestions! I spent some time sewing the Velcro back on with dental floss, we'll see how long that lasts...

    Horse is wearing them because she was losing shoes. Former owner...
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    velcro bell boots that last?

    The Velcro came unstitched from one of my bell boots in about a month. Horse wears them 24/7 as she doesn't have a stall. I've had other bell boots come unstitched over a longer period of time--but...
  4. I know my friend had a TB that was diagnosed as a...

    I know my friend had a TB that was diagnosed as a wobbler and they stunted his growth to treat it (I believe it was a diet modification, this is how I remember it being described at the time.) He...
  5. Thread: Lame, sort of?

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    Darn that actual equine anatomy vs. what a knee...

    Darn that actual equine anatomy vs. what a knee looks like in a human!

    Not looking for speculation, just wondered if anyone had seen anything like this. I thought of the UFP because of the OK/not...
  6. Thread: Lame, sort of?

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    Lame, sort of?

    I wonder if anyone has seen anything like this. My mare can trot under saddle for varying amounts of time, then seems like something in her hind end is wrong. The first time, she seemed better in one...
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    Quoting from my 2014 post. My "other mare" has...

    Quoting from my 2014 post. My "other mare" has the more prominent spine from aging like the OP's.

    "I spied the ECP correction half pad with memory foam inserts in the Dressage Extensions catalog,...
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    fordtractor--your horse's heels didn't get ruined...

    fordtractor--your horse's heels didn't get ruined in the Easyboot Epic? When my horses lose shoes I've tried using the original Easyboot (Epic w/o gaiter strap) for a few days but their heels always...
  9. Basketball IS in the Olympics.

    Basketball IS in the Olympics.
  10. Thread: Horses that bite

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    "I also don't think it is a normal reaction for a...

    "I also don't think it is a normal reaction for a horse to do that to a person. I've owned horses for 20 years and spent my teens and early 20's as a WS student for a jumper trainer, etc, so I've...
  11. Crazy. They wouldn't be getting an hour of...

    Crazy. They wouldn't be getting an hour of trailering out of me without at least $500 for my trouble. (I was going to say the purchase price, but hey--that's why there's a vetting, they're not...
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    It's a ductless system, I hear commercials for...

    It's a ductless system, I hear commercials for them all the time. It is another option I thought of for the tack room.

    Yes, this will be the only area to get out of the cold, plus I'm planning a...
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    About the horse breaking the tail strap, have you...

    About the horse breaking the tail strap, have you tried making it longer? My mare was ripping the rings off her blanket until I lengthened the strap with 6-8" of baling twine on one side.
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    How would you NOT heat a tackroom?

    I'm looking over options for heating the tackroom and washrack in my to-be-built barn. The ventfree gas heaters (like ones for a garage) look interesting, but would they be safe for a barn? I can't...
  15. Thread: Turf vs footing

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    Here in the Midwest I competed BN four times this...

    Here in the Midwest I competed BN four times this year. 50% of the dressage was on grass, 75% of the show jumping was on grass.
  16. So you paid like $300 and were offered $900 and...

    So you paid like $300 and were offered $900 and $3000? I wouldn't have sold, either!

    I've always kept my animals for the rest of their lives. However, one of my current horses seems that she may...
  17. I've been looking through trailer ads this year...

    I've been looking through trailer ads this year and it seems common for 2008 trailers, two horse with dressing room, to be listed at about $8000. Given it's winter now, I'd say offer $7000-7500. ...
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    If you were looking for an Arab, you would search...

    If you were looking for an Arab, you would search for Arabs. You wouldn't answer an ad for a "sporthorse."

    This is not breed preference, it is breed bias.
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    Yet even Priefert doesn't seem to sell the...

    Yet even Priefert doesn't seem to sell the connectors, at least on their website. I can kind of envision using their connectors to do what I'm thinking. The thing is (regarded the 3 connectors you...
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    What I'm trying to do is make full height,...

    What I'm trying to do is make full height, regular stalls without having to dig post holes--with the bonus of possibly making the building worth more since the stalls are removable.
  21. Thread: Scratches

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    I found my mare with scratches a few days ago. I...

    I found my mare with scratches a few days ago. I had Eqyss Micro-Tek Equine gel on hand and it's working well. A friend said she used plain Desitin on her horse and that worked.
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    Anyone make their own "portable" stalls?

    It's been said many times that horse barns aren't appraised at much and that having removable stalls is a good thing. So has anyone made their own portable/removable stalls? The ready made ones are...
  23. I lost my heart horse 2 years ago suddenly at the...

    I lost my heart horse 2 years ago suddenly at the age of 22. {Hugs} I still haven't done anything with his ashes or the hair I saved. I did look in the bag of ashes (which they put inside a clear...
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    I started a thread a while ago where I listed the...

    I started a thread a while ago where I listed the various places that I found that adjust Kieffers. I think I included prices too--they vary all over the place. I think "quickest" will depend on how...
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    How is that possible?

    How is that possible?
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