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    Myler Bits?

    I am interested in hearing experiences with Myler Bits. Are they worth the price?
  2. Good suggestions... Re: The saddle... It is a...

    Good suggestions...

    Re: The saddle... It is a brand new one this spring. I remember feeling this in my older saddle as well. And, it is a third saddle that I ride my gelding in.... and I have...
  3. Tilted Pelvis - Horses "Falling In"

    I recently found out that my pelvis is tilted to the right - I guess it runs in the family, as my Mom has the same things. It makes my right leg slightly longer. I am working w/ a chiropractor,...
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    Disinfecting String Girths

    We've had a fungal girth infection going around, and now that we are getting it under control I have become very paranoid about disinfecting tack, brushes & especially GIRTHS!

    I use string girths,...
  5. Yes.... This is what I said I was going to do,...

    Yes.... This is what I said I was going to do, and then I ended up buying the 7 year old. Should have stuck to my guns.
  6. You are describing my 13 year old w/ the ringbone...

    You are describing my 13 year old w/ the ringbone and navicular. He has a gorgeous foot on him.... quite substantial actually... but he has very upright pasterns and shoulders etc... very mutton...
  7. So much unsoundness in QH's?? WHY? WHY? WHY?!

    So, I've recently learned a very good lesson: VET CHECK regardless of price.

    I purchased a 7 year old, gorgeous, "well-bred" QH, who had been started w,t,c and then basically turned back out to...
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    Thanks to everyone who took the time to post. It...

    Thanks to everyone who took the time to post. It is so helpful to be able to bounce some of this stuff off a whole bunch of people who understand the horse industry. I have a lot clearer outlook on...
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    Unfortunately she cancelled.

    Unfortunately she cancelled.
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    Thank you. Great advice. I am actually meeting...

    Thank you. Great advice. I am actually meeting with her tonight, and I will keep an open mind.
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    Oh yes... I would take him back in a heartbeat! ...

    Oh yes... I would take him back in a heartbeat! I would find a way to make it work. I mean, we are not living hand to mouth or anything.... It would definitely put financial strain on our lives to...
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    This could work well... and it would be a great...

    This could work well... and it would be a great idea! I just have to find that right person.
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    Thank you all... Just reading all of your...

    Thank you all...

    Just reading all of your thoughtful responses is helping to clarify my own line of thinking.

    I didn't ever say that this woman "could not" give my horse a good home, but I must...
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    I agree.

    I agree.
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    Yes. This is, in essence, my dilemna.

    Yes. This is, in essence, my dilemna.
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    Difficult Decision... Need Advice

    I don't post here very often, but feel like I need some of the good advice that a lot of you seem to impart on a daily basis. Sorry in advance for the length of the post... and I hope that I am able...
  17. Where do you find aloe vera juice?? I am in...

    Where do you find aloe vera juice?? I am in Canada. I have never been able to find it. I really would like to try it though.
  18. Thanks for your suggestions. We are going to...

    Thanks for your suggestions.

    We are going to get saddle fit checked again.

    Also, we are going back to chiro for a follow up visit today. I was so impressed with the difference this has made...
  19. Update

    So just a quick update:

    I ended up taking this horse to a chiropractor, and it worked absolute wonders. The horse relaxed immediately after his treatment, and was completely different under...
  20. I don't lunge very often, so I don't know about...

    I don't lunge very often, so I don't know about that. I have never noticed the "sticking" when I hack him out (which I was doing at least 3 times a week up until this past month, and the footing...
  21. Okay... thanks. I will def. get the vet out to...

    Okay... thanks. I will def. get the vet out to have a look. I think it might be a stifle issue too..
  22. It is very possible! I will get someone on the...

    It is very possible! I will get someone on the ground to have a look... and I will pay extra attention to how I am sitting.
  23. Okay... Thanks! You guys are a great resource! ...

    Okay... Thanks! You guys are a great resource!

    One thing I just thought of, is at the trot the odd time he will feel as if a hind leg suddenly "sticks" and then he will take a little scramble...
  24. Great suggestions.. Thank you...

    Great suggestions.. Thank you...
  25. "Falling in" at the canter to the left.

    I have started to do some schooling w/ an ex-reining / roping horse. He is coming along fairly well, but his canter is a major problem.

    The best way to describe it is that he "falls in" at the...
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