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    It's all about which registries the sire and dam...

    It's all about which registries the sire and dam are approved for. As has been noted in previous posts, it's common for horses to be approved in multiple registries.

    Here's a fun example: I have a...
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    If I recall correctly, John Lyons said to expect...

    If I recall correctly, John Lyons said to expect a bit of push back after some cooperation. I know my mare blew up after a few near-loading attempts. I stayed calm, returned to where she was...
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    Thanks for all the input everyone! A little...

    Thanks for all the input everyone!

    A little background:
    We are in GA. Most of our time hunting is spent on trails, in fields, and beside roads. I like studs when footing is sloppy because my...
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    Thanks BigMick & CindyCRNA. I want to put them in...

    Thanks BigMick & CindyCRNA. I want to put them in before we leave. I don't think it'll happen if I wait til we get to the fixture :-)
    You're right; he should be okay in bell boots and shipping boots...
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    When do you put studs in?

    My horse and I are fairly new to hunting and with all the rain we've been having, it looks like Saturday will be our first opportunity to use screw-in studs away from home. If this were a show,...
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    The main thing I took away from the John Lyons...

    The main thing I took away from the John Lyons book was that the horse needed to be taught to load - so that it would do it every time I asked - not forced to load that one time. This involved a few...
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    I'm not going to get into the discipline thing,...

    I'm not going to get into the discipline thing, but I'll share what worked for my old mare. She was an older chestnut TB when I got her. She'd been around the block plenty of times and loaded up...
  8. I don't check in as often as I used to and this...

    I don't check in as often as I used to and this just breaks my heart....
  9. asb_own_me, go check out the group Equibrit...

    asb_own_me, go check out the group Equibrit posted. It's just for that small subset!
  10. eBay is a great place to start if you have time!...

    eBay is a great place to start if you have time! I found my melton there for $27!!!

    The Hunting Shop LTD is in England, but the prices are very reasonable and they are VERY helpful with sizing,...
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    jawa has a good point. It's easy enough to keep...

    jawa has a good point. It's easy enough to keep your horse facing hounds at checks, but it's the ones that come running from behind or bounding out of the woods that can take a horse by surprise....
  12. Oh no :-( That's too sad to even imagine!...

    Oh no :-( That's too sad to even imagine! {{{Hugs}}} to all...
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    Old, as in no longer stretchy?

    Old, as in no longer stretchy?
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    I'm another one who will say: 1. I've had good...

    I'm another one who will say:
    1. I've had good luck with Prascend
    2. Our guy did have more abscesses before we got his numbers under control
    3. Every horse is different. Our horse has dropped...
  15. My horse is not big, but he's not especially...

    My horse is not big, but he's not especially sure-footed.....
  16. What a timely thread! I just had my boy's shoes...

    What a timely thread! I just had my boy's shoes tapped and pulled out the old jumper's stud kit. I really appreciate everyone's comments - very helpful for someone who is new to hunting!

    It seems...
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    Ha-ha! As a fairly recent convert to fox hunting...

    Ha-ha! As a fairly recent convert to fox hunting from hunterland with my TB (also new to fox hunting) I'll say that it never entered my mind to drug my guy before a hunt - not even the first one!!...
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    OP is looking to donate the horses. (S)he may not...

    OP is looking to donate the horses. (S)he may not want to put ads up or deal with tire kickers and Craigslist crazies.
    Good advice on contacting private schools.
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    I put an insole ( on top of what was there) in my...

    I put an insole ( on top of what was there) in my MH boots because of the extra room and I love them! They feel like sneakers & fit great!
  20. Thanks for sharing you story! I'm not sure he...

    Thanks for sharing you story!
    I'm not sure he had a light bulb moment, but my guy definitely figured it out. He's been standing nicely at checks and I think we'll be okay when cubbing starts in a...
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    Like horsepoor, I also find the foot to be a bit...

    Like horsepoor, I also find the foot to be a bit wide. I added Ariat insoles and I swear my boots feel like sneakers - love them!!
  22. I have some in GA (they aren't clean, but they're...

    I have some in GA (they aren't clean, but they're not nasty)...
  23. Thanks Texarkana!!

    Thanks Texarkana!!
  24. I know this is AP's thread, but no one has info...

    I know this is AP's thread, but no one has info on Mr. Jordan?
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    Debbie, road trip!?

    Debbie, road trip!?
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