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    My barns have all had a 15f outside limit for...

    My barns have all had a 15f outside limit for lessons, probably about 17-20 actual in the unheated indoor rings. If you want to come ride, that's fine. It's for the TRAINER frozen to the ground in...
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    It is just about impossible to kick both feet out...

    It is just about impossible to kick both feet out then swing up, over and off with a Western saddle like you can the others. BUT you can back your left foot almost out of the stirrup, just the ball...
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    I wouldn't stick him because of hock sores...not...

    I wouldn't stick him because of hock sores...not without X rays to confirm they would do any good. Mine has OCD but there was never any correlation between occasional hock sores and flare ups within...
  4. Well, good news. Always best to be surprised by...

    Well, good news. Always best to be surprised by what they do know instead of hurt by what they don't.

    Just make sure not to schedule the vet until he settles in and you are comfortable vet can get...
  5. The EE problems, far as I know, involved...

    The EE problems, far as I know, involved subcontractors and are mainly from a few years ago. I have posted about a friend who used them to ship a lease, possible sale fancy, pricey Jumper to a remote...
  6. You realize we expect an update. Far as the...

    You realize we expect an update.

    Far as the halter here, OP may not be in a position to be selective. IF you can get the halter he is wearing now off, and that's a big if? You may not be able to...
  7. All about the canter and the jump. The rest...

    All about the canter and the jump. The rest doesn't matter without those. Certain physical types are known to produce the right canter and jump and occur more in some lines then other but they can be...
  8. Mishandled yearling Arabian stud colts really...

    Mishandled yearling Arabian stud colts really don't behave any different then other, that's not breed specific. Just realize he really doesn't know what you want, is big and strong and he's scared....
  9. If it's been going on since Thanksgiving? I would...

    If it's been going on since Thanksgiving? I would have a vet look at her, if it's a reaction to Pentosan that caused swelling in the airways, Should think it would have lessened by now and/or the vet...
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    Ponies cannot be compared to horses when it comes...

    Ponies cannot be compared to horses when it comes to misbehavior. Different species altogether probably due to alien DNA.
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    I wouldn't ask her to do spirals on her bad side...

    I wouldn't ask her to do spirals on her bad side if she is telling you it's at least uncomfortable if not outright painful. Some of them are very stoic and try to soldier on to please you, often what...
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    Strapless was a Danish import.

    Strapless was a Danish import.
  13. Possums are intermediate hosts of the organisms....

    Possums are intermediate hosts of the organisms. Never heard anything about cats, but they don't populate horse pastures in great number.

    The excerpt quoted doesn't mention horses anyway but...
  14. Circa 1977 or so, had one colt, 2 or 3 yo,...

    Circa 1977 or so, had one colt, 2 or 3 yo, collapse on the hot walker. Went down pretty quick but we did not know at the time exactly what was wrong, just that some horses of that lineage had weird...
  15. Gumtree, you are an informed and responsible...

    Gumtree, you are an informed and responsible owner. Not everybody is. We research show horse records before buying, not necessarily a negative when you don't personally know the horse or any of it's...
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    IME the back story on most horses is typically...

    IME the back story on most horses is typically missing some chapters. Usually not on purpose, sometimes very much on purpose when trying to rehome or sell them.

    Answers to current health and...
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    Who rides him? Sometimes rider anxiety triggers...

    Who rides him? Sometimes rider anxiety triggers that kind of response. Obviously, once it happens, the rider will have the thought it might again and it can be a self fulfilling prophecy.

    Other...
  18. Every time I see somebody spouting off about what...

    Every time I see somebody spouting off about what horses are designed to be and do? All that romantic verbiage and visions of serene surroundings and lush pastures with cute foals? Strikes me as...
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    Do I understand it's barn A that has a waiting...

    Do I understand it's barn A that has a waiting list and you are afraid you won't be able to get back in???? Ummm....why would you want to? That waiting list (if there really is one)must be based on...
  20. Well, it was funny 7 years ago and it's still...

    Well, it was funny 7 years ago and it's still funny. Timeless barn drama. And we seem to have quite a few serious barn drama threads on here lately, most asking if they should stay or leave.
  21. dont mean this in a negative way, think its...

    dont mean this in a negative way, think its funny. The way they strung together all the previously free standing barns and old arenas under "one roof" was to use a technique that creats a Hamster...
  22. Apples and oranges comparison. Eventers and...

    Apples and oranges comparison. Eventers and Dressagers don't ship in on Monday or Tuesday and work all week coming down, maybe, Thursday night but more probably Friday night. For what these week long...
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    Boca Raton and Boynton Beach as well, especially...

    Boca Raton and Boynton Beach as well, especially west of the tollway, are less then 30min. The actual beaches are further.

    Oh, Palm Beach Gardens too.
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    Pro Choice fleece lined with elastic on both...

    Pro Choice fleece lined with elastic on both sides. WASHABLE.
  25. Most horses make many little mistakes with their...

    Most horses make many little mistakes with their Ammy riders, sometimes in response to many little mistakes or omissions by the Ammy. Over time the horse can get sloppy/lazy as the typical Ammy...
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