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  1. I've had mares my whole riding life (a very long...

    I've had mares my whole riding life (a very long time). They all have made the face. My newest mare, and she's young, does it too. Just occasionally to another horse if they get too close. I swear...
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    Klimke and Ahlerich at 1984 Olympics

    You may want to turn the sound off, woman screaming the whole clip, but this is very cool.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbLXpW5-DG0
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    I've used University Vet hospitals many times....

    I've used University Vet hospitals many times. Whenever I talk to the students they always say what rotation they are doing. They all seem to do small, large and food animals, then chose their...
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    What a tragedy for you to go through, so sorry....

    What a tragedy for you to go through, so sorry. My sister's vet puts her horses down with a bullet, says its more humane. Too bad your vet didn't know someone who would do it for you. Sorry again for...
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    It looks like a garden variety jumping hackamore...

    It looks like a garden variety jumping hackamore . Nicely done Avery!
  6. My filly had one when I bought her. Her mane is...

    My filly had one when I bought her. Her mane is pretty thick so I've kept it. It looks good too.
  7. Thread: Rescue Remedy?

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    I knew people that used it for showing and swore...

    I knew people that used it for showing and swore by it. I tried it on my dog when she had to be in a stressful situation and I can't say it did anything. Just the other day the horse masseuse said...
  8. What's the weirdest thing your mare in heat does?

    I have a fairly young mare, 6, who isn't really a problem when she comes in heat. But I'm grooming her today and she was getting all amorous when I brushed her head. Yep, her head. Especially under...
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    OMG the looks on the horse's face says it all!

    OMG the looks on the horse's face says it all!
  10. God knows, I feel you're pain! Love it when the...

    God knows, I feel you're pain! Love it when the do it the day before you are going away for a few days. Ugh! But what you describe is usually from a little gas. Glad he rallied!
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    Think mine are Ovation. Got them on sale, woven...

    Think mine are Ovation. Got them on sale, woven rubber with stops. Very comfy and they were cheap!
  12. My young QH mare, who, at my age, will be my last...

    My young QH mare, who, at my age, will be my last horse.
    The story of her life?
    Little Miss Perfect :)
  13. I think these are good suggestions for life in...

    I think these are good suggestions for life in general
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    Ledges has a winter series of Hunter/Jumper...

    Ledges has a winter series of Hunter/Jumper Shows. That is pretty close to you. I would go over there and watch the trainers in action. Jumper classes are usually Friday night and Saturday morning....
  15. Thread: Truck and snow

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    I have a short bed F150 and so far so good. My...

    I have a short bed F150 and so far so good. My old Dodge Diesel (manual) did ok too. But for the most part, trucks aren't that great on ice or snow. Actually they always did better with the gooseneck...
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    Does kind of seem like a soundness issue. Is he...

    Does kind of seem like a soundness issue. Is he older? Sometimes the oldsters don't do well with time off, they stiffen up like a plank. Might be worth having a trainer watch you ride him. They might...
  17. Kind of hard to tell, but I am assuming that...

    Kind of hard to tell, but I am assuming that since you are considering showing by yourself you have a horse and access to a trailer? If you are in a boarding stable, maybe make friends with a more...
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    They use Mattes at my barn. I didn't think they...

    They use Mattes at my barn. I didn't think they looked that great after 6 mos of use. But maybe they don't take care of them that well. I bought Dover's brand and am very happy with it. I bought the...
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    You might try Celebration Farm in Mettawa...

    You might try Celebration Farm in Mettawa (Libertyville/Lake Forest area)
    Easy to get to, right off the tollway. Amy and Kate do a nice job. They do not go to Florida. They do the Ledges shows over...
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    I had never heard of FIP but I know what its like...

    I had never heard of FIP but I know what its like to lose one way before its time. I'm so sorry, try to be strong for her. I am thinking of you
  21. I'm in Chicago and know a rep here. Where are...

    I'm in Chicago and know a rep here. Where are you? I can ask if he goes that far.
  22. I still use an Irish knit on my mare. She is not...

    I still use an Irish knit on my mare. She is not clipped and we are in a heated barn. She rarely gets sweaty but when she does I like net cooler. I can put that on her and let her stand in her stall...
  23. You can get Adequan at Allivet for $299 (7 vials)...

    You can get Adequan at Allivet for $299 (7 vials) http://www.allivet.com/search.aspx?SearchTerm=adequan
    Where I am from, that is a lot cheaper than hock injections and of course less invasive. I...
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    that was great, thanks!

    that was great, thanks!
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    I've found that quality goes farther than...

    I've found that quality goes farther than quantity. Your pups will adjust as long as you spend good quality time with them, even though it might be shorter than what they were used to when you took...
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