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  1. and again, medication, in whatever form ( tablets...

    and again, medication, in whatever form ( tablets liquid ointment) often come with a store at this temp designation.

    drugs in these products can be altered if stored outside their optimal range (...
  2. yes ointments just dont stand up to freezing. ...

    yes ointments just dont stand up to freezing.

    double check the labels on medications, some have very specific temperature storage ranges. On drugs, temperature violations can destroy the chemical...
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    depending on how soft they are, they might be...

    depending on how soft they are, they might be good pill pockets

    peanut butter gives me heartburn. I love it , but the reaction is pretty swift.
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    I have never paid a trainer for when my horse was...

    I have never paid a trainer for when my horse was not in training or i was not taking lessons.


    my trainers owned their barn . Yes they did provide some special cares and services when he was...
  5. Proper and progressing dressage training will...

    Proper and progressing dressage training will build muscle. One does not have to condition the horse to start dressage, the progress and progression goes hand in hand

    "Dressage" is French and...
  6. i would take him just to get him out of the...

    i would take him just to get him out of the situation he is in.
  7. he would have to be very low / no cost a lot of...

    he would have to be very low / no cost a lot of retraining to do.

    there is no reason I can see that he might not make a nice dressage project. His changes are in there. He actually appears...
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    Cheers for anyone who can score like that at I-2....

    Cheers for anyone who can score like that at I-2. Her journey with MS sounds like this is an accomplishment worthy of much higher praise.

    I would love to see a detailed article about her journey...
  9. this is a bit of an issue. If the leather was...

    this is a bit of an issue. If the leather was broken, that really drops the value of the saddle. Potential for it to break down and need a new seat

    I would offer less for the saddle only and let...
  10. "dont be a pillock" :lol: Queen Helen (...

    "dont be a pillock" :lol:


    Queen Helen ( of the Island Nation F*#&*^$tastica)

    long may she reign

    but do miss at least one sentimental Clyde story
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    if your horse has cervical arthritis causing...

    if your horse has cervical arthritis causing this, he might be a candidate for a Bagby Fixation ( wobbler surgery)

    you would need a consult from vet surgical hospital ( vet school?) probably with...
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    should have sent her a link to Willems "Stinking...

    should have sent her a link to Willems "Stinking Flounder" thread to show her or the reality of complicated founder and compassionate treatment
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    Quillin makes a great halter, the best I have...

    Quillin makes a great halter, the best I have ever seen

    their web site, however, could use some help

    a track halter is extra heavy duty, wider leather. This you do not want for turnout.

    A...
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    "trainer who shall not be named" has transformed....

    "trainer who shall not be named" has transformed.

    it use to be he was a trainer in my neck of the woods. That was back in the day of the booger board etc.
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    check out Royal Highness Herringbone at VTO...

    check out Royal Highness Herringbone at VTO Saddlery, currently on mark down

    http://www.vtosaddlery.com/product/FULLSEAT/RHHFS.htm

    I was going to suggest equessentials, but my their price has...
  16. YES co9nventional hunt cut coats are permitted. ...

    YES co9nventional hunt cut coats are permitted. do not confuse convention with a rule. The FEI has set down color guidelines for non-black coats. the USEF rule says conservative, I doubt anyone...
  17. yes they are legal. Rule says dark coat of...

    yes they are legal. Rule says dark coat of conservative color.

    windowpane , pinstripe and other weaves are fine.

    I would probably reserve jacquard to stocktie

    paisley is definitively out ;)
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    no since slow twist is not legal in the show...

    no since slow twist is not legal in the show ring, i would have no use for it

    You say , yourself, he is uneducated to the leg aids. Without proper understanding of the leg aids, this horse is...
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    and our young ladies should get their vaccines

    and our young ladies should get their vaccines
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    salute with either hand. You do not have to...

    salute with either hand. You do not have to switch or compromise the whip and rein hold. salute with the hand not holding the whip.

    length is restricted. There are ( supposed) to be whip...
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    it does sound like Flambards Flambards in...

    it does sound like Flambards

    Flambards in Summer is one of the 4 books

    there was a great BBC series made
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    use the brown bridle. Black tack is not required...

    use the brown bridle. Black tack is not required for dressage, I never used it. Appropriate snaffle bit ( see regs) required

    Saddle pads are not mandatory in dressage, it says so in the rules. ...
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    your question drifted through my mind today and...

    your question drifted through my mind today and drawing on my experience with several different TBs of differing character

    I would not focus too much on the bit.

    Pay attention to when he...
  24. Agree with vacs now also contact the farm and...

    Agree with vacs now

    also contact the farm and ask what their current policy is. You dont want to overlook anything.
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    he is not on the suspension list he may not...

    he is not on the suspension list

    he may not have even had his hearing yet

    due process and all that
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