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    Which is Better Senior Feed TC, BS, or Purina

    Which senior feed does your horses do better on - Triple Crown Senior, Blue Seal or Purina?
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    Ponying 6 Month Old Filly for 4 Hours?

    I know some folks who are the type that will not ride for weeks, and then decide to ride the horses for 4 hour trail rides. They have one mare that has a six month old filly. Sometimes (not often)...
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    I think it is more some people like the highly...

    I think it is more some people like the highly social activity in busy barns, some would become less motivated in a quiet setting. Of course, horses used to a very busy atmosphere, such as the...
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    Holdnerness, NH Spring Shots Prices

    I live in the Holderness, NH area. What do you currently pay for spring shots, and who would you recommend as "reasonably priced" vet?
  5. Thanks everybody for your suggestions. Too funny...

    Thanks everybody for your suggestions. Too funny about the subject being truncated - I'll bet that did draw attention - repainting my horse.
  6. I wouldn't let the chickens in the garden during...

    I wouldn't let the chickens in the garden during the planting season. They will eat any thing and everything! And they are master excavators - they will scratch and dig all of your plants up -...
  7. Need Opinion for Color - Repainting My Horse Trailer

    I am going to take on repainting my 1989 Valley horse trailer (steel, 2 horse, thoroughbred height). The body and undercarriage of the trailer is in excellent condition, no rust (I did not use on...
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    Tks! Picked a 25 miler up at TSC. Was on sale...

    Tks! Picked a 25 miler up at TSC. Was on sale for $79.00. All hooked up and working full power at 7,000V.
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    My neighbor owns an Akita which she allows to run...

    My neighbor owns an Akita which she allows to run loose all day. She does have an underground shock fence, but it does not work too well at times (especially when there is snow on the ground). The...
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    Recommendations for Electric Fence Chargers

    I need to buy a new electric fence charger and prefer the electric powered chargers. Which chargers would you recommend (prefer not to pay over $150)? I have have six acres with multiple paddock...
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    What I am having a hard time getting my head...

    What I am having a hard time getting my head around is the vet specifically told me the horses were getting a Fluvac 5 way, however I am getting charged as if the vaccines were separate, and the...
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    Thank you for the reply, but I am not begrudging...

    Thank you for the reply, but I am not begrudging (yes this is a time of struggling for all). I just wanted to know if the prices were competitive with other vets in the area - a simple answer which...
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    Price of Spring Shots - What Do You Pay?

    I am trying to find out if what I have been charged for spring shots is "reasonable" or is considered out-of-line for a vet to be charging. I live in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

    For my...
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    Depends on how you really feel about changing,...

    Depends on how you really feel about changing, and what this person is not doing for your horse. Sometimes you have to go with your gut after a while. There are some people who have no business...
  15. #1 is zoning - we had looked at property in which...

    #1 is zoning - we had looked at property in which the zoning did not allow horses. The real estate agent told us we could probably get a variance - no way. Even if the existing neighbors agreed to...
  16. Thread: Hoof Boots

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    Cavallos for Me!

    Cavallos definitely won me over (previously used Easy Boots). I use the Simple Boots for two of my mares (both have round front feet). For my gelding, his feet are narrower, I got the Sports for...
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    Quality Triple Crown feed vs. Blue Seal

    Currently I feed some of my horses TC Senior and some TC Lite. One of the feed dealers I purchase the feed from informed my they were only going to sell Blue Seal feeds. The person at the feed...
  18. Thread: Buddy bound!

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    Horses are herd animals and will call out when...

    Horses are herd animals and will call out when others leave or arrive; and still can become buddy bound. Thomas is right about even having a 3rd horse - some of the others will call out to the...
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    He told me due to the inside of her left hind...

    He told me due to the inside of her left hind (heel) being 1/2 or so higher than the outside of the heel, the mare could possible develop ring bone due to the bones in the lower part of her leg being...
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    Farrier Put Shoe on Left Hind Only

    I have a mare I keep barefoot (morgan/qtr x). When I ride I used Cavello's in the fronts. I have a new farrier who is trying to correct an issue with her left hind in which the outside of the hoof...
  21. What to Use for Inexpensive Manure Drag and other Pasture Mgmt ?

    My husband and I have a five acre field in which we wish to drag/break up the manure (have 4 horses). We have a 40 hp Kubota tractor, but want to utilize some sort of drag that is inexpensive, but...
  22. Thread: Septic Outlaw?

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    Yes, best telling him politely to mow elsewhere. ...

    Yes, best telling him politely to mow elsewhere. Some neighbors do not know when to keep their lips zipped and to mind their own business.
  23. Horses are very interesting critters to observe. ...

    Horses are very interesting critters to observe. Your horses were exhibiting herd instincts that have been in them since the evoluation of horses. Horses were/and are still animals that are "preyed...
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    Depending on the environment your OTTB was...

    Depending on the environment your OTTB was brought up in, some track horses have never been exposed to hills (especially going down hills) - only flat surfaces. Some of them are not used to "natural...
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    I know somebody who had a tall lanky appendix qtr...

    I know somebody who had a tall lanky appendix qtr filly who was backing the horse 2x a week and taking it out on 2-3 hour trail rides.
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