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  1. You're nervous that your horse is nervous, and...

    You're nervous that your horse is nervous, and your horse is nervous because you are nervous. I'm familiar with this vicious cycle and I am in the same boat as you. Plain jumps at home, plain jumps...
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    Not just rhythmic. You can be rhythmic and be...

    Not just rhythmic. You can be rhythmic and be loping on a loose rein on the forehand. A quality canter (uphill, adjustable, and infront of the leg) makes finding the jumps and getting to the base...
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    I have a sometimes squirrly, very sensitive OTTB...

    I have a sometimes squirrly, very sensitive OTTB mare. When I started training with my current trainer she pointed out that I had no lower leg contact. I was holding my leg off of her because I was...
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    I agree with findeight. I used a vet for 15+...

    I agree with findeight.

    I used a vet for 15+ years. I chose her because she was one of the few in my area who was alone in her practice. I liked having the vet's cell phone #, and knowing the...
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    I was feeding 1lb rice bran, 4oz cool calories,...

    I was feeding 1lb rice bran, 4oz cool calories, and 6lbs of beet pulp a day. This helped mine, but switching from beet pulp to Omelene 500 made the biggest difference the fastest.

    Now they are...
  6. I think mine always feel lame. I don't even...

    I think mine always feel lame. I don't even bother looking anymore because all mine look lame all the time.

    Except the grey mare (who 10 years ago the vet said would be permanently lame based on...
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    Ford stopped making the 7.3L because it couldn't...

    Ford stopped making the 7.3L because it couldn't meet EPA standards.

    I bought a 2000 7.3L a few months ago so I can't speak to its issues. Mine had a rebuilt transmission, but I am not sure if...
  8. Thread: Feed bins?

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    These...

    These

    And I love them. They fit well side by side with little wasted space. Rodent's aren't a problem for me so I can't speak to that, but the lids do snap on securely.
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    I listened to a few minutes of the call and...

    I listened to a few minutes of the call and really didn't think it was terrible... in the scheme of comcast, that is.

    I wish I could have recorded the three separate times they sent people out to...
  10. I wish it was about ten minutes longer. They...

    I wish it was about ten minutes longer. They didn't get to your/ you're or a lot.

    Or then and than (which is one that gets me every time)
  11. Here is my plan Layout...

    Here is my plan
    Layout

    I've not built the hay/ trailer parking shed yet. But my idea was the same as mentioned above. Drive past the intended location and back in. So in the picture above, I...
  12. Regent - have you checked for ulcers? I had an...

    Regent - have you checked for ulcers? I had an anxious mare, who never behaved badly, per se. She was just on edge. All the time. I treated for ulcers and had a different horse.

    I've used...
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    I've not seen the Pessoa. But I was surprised by...

    I've not seen the Pessoa. But I was surprised by how much I liked the Ovation when I saw it (and I saw it hanging next to a D'yon).
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    I would keep leasing. Think of yourself like a...

    I would keep leasing. Think of yourself like a kid. You're going to be doing a lot of growing in the next few years. You'll have 'growth spurts' and then plateau. By leasing you allow yourself to...
  15. Overly dramatic dramatization. Here's the...

    Overly dramatic dramatization.


    Here's the link to the ingredients and how the people at perfect prep think they work.
    http://perfectproductseq.com/products/perfect-prep-eq-extreme/
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    12 hours in, 12 hours out. IF and only IF they...

    12 hours in, 12 hours out. IF and only IF they have access to hay all 12 hours they are in.

    I had my horses on pasture turnout til I brought them home 2 years ago. I don't miss it and I'm not...
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    I have only ever tried the kensingtons and am...

    I have only ever tried the kensingtons and am overall pretty happy with them.
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    HA!!! Yes. My appy mare jumped out once. ...

    HA!!!

    Yes. My appy mare jumped out once. Then she just started busting out the fence. She used to stay in the front yard. Now she goes to the neighbors front yard.
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    Seconded. The leather is not as grippy, but a...

    Seconded. The leather is not as grippy, but a nice old beval natural is pretty close. The older the better. I had one that was ancient that I parted with because I wanted an antares. Got a new...
  20. So sad. Sending him well wishes.

    So sad. Sending him well wishes.
  21. I have a rounder heard (the IRH and the CO's are...

    I have a rounder heard (the IRH and the CO's are too oval for me).

    My favorite is the GPA speed air. Fits my head like a dream. Second favorite (in terms of comfort) is my troxel intrepid. I...
  22. I don't have any sage words of wisdom. But I am...

    I don't have any sage words of wisdom. But I am going through the same mental battle with my 21yo appy mare with arthritis in both knees and one stifle. My vet is saying the same thing as yours,...
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    I have a patch of dirt at the base of an uprooted...

    I have a patch of dirt at the base of an uprooted tree that 2 of my horses find divine.

    Both are on complete feeds and get the complete serving weight. The have access to mineral blocks in...
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    Apparently mine are living in a toxic...

    Apparently mine are living in a toxic wasteland....

    I used minwax on all facings. I used 1 coat of marine varnish on the inside wall where the buckets are. Two coats of marine varnish on the...
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    Nice update! Stifles are a booger. I've got...

    Nice update! Stifles are a booger.

    I've got one with weak stifles, one with loose stifles, and one with arthritic stifles.

    The one with loose stifles (intermittent upward patalar fixation)...
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