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  1. When my homebred died suddenly 9 years ago I went...

    When my homebred died suddenly 9 years ago I went looking for a 8-10 year old OTTB gelding with some miles on him. Well the area we live in is not big on OTTB's, but we went looking anyway. We ended...
  2. We have an OTTB that has meltdowns over...

    We have an OTTB that has meltdowns over gaited/walking horses. I had forgotten about it until this past fall when I was in a group lesson and a walking horse was warming up for his lesson. She swears...
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    We are surrounded by Timber Company Land with...

    We are surrounded by Timber Company Land with high tension power lines running through our property and for 5 miles before hitting another road. When we moved here 12 years ago we started riding out...
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    I recently put down a horse we suspected had a...

    I recently put down a horse we suspected had a brain tumor. He came to us as an 8 yr old newly gelded horse. He was a successful stakes winner that failed/ refused to breed in the breeding shed. He...
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    Wow...being a horse crazy 10 yr old I convinced...

    Wow...being a horse crazy 10 yr old I convinced my parents to let me go on a hack ride. 2 of the poor things took off back to the barn and the woman who was leading us told the rest to wait for her...
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    We have one mare who we got as a 3 yr old, and...

    We have one mare who we got as a 3 yr old, and almost turned down since she was to be my 14 yr old sons horse, and he was already 5'7". Well she came to us as a 14.3 hh and by the time she turned 6...
  7. My OTTB Roy (Royal Lad) under went some strange...

    My OTTB Roy (Royal Lad) under went some strange and drastic personality changes that finally led to my having to make the call to have him put down before he hurt himself or someone. The final 3 days...
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    We have had 2 that would get mad if they were...

    We have had 2 that would get mad if they were made to wait for a meal that would jump out (into the street) and trot up to the front door. We double fenced that section. My Paint was accustomed to...
  9. We have had 5 OTTBs over the years. Right now we...

    We have had 5 OTTBs over the years. Right now we have 3 at home. Two of the three tie. The third used to tie, but she had a panic attack in a trailer, did considerable damage to herself before we got...
  10. We try to keep the registered names a horse comes...

    We try to keep the registered names a horse comes with. But there are a couple that needed new names. My daughter will never use her Arabs' reg name, but since she competes in dressage with him and...
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    Our horses stay out 24/7 with run-ins unless the...

    Our horses stay out 24/7 with run-ins unless the weather is bad, but they are all individuals. We have a 7 year old Arab that my daughter purchased as a yearling. We learned our lesson early, he...
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    We have 3 acres securely fenced for our...

    We have 3 acres securely fenced for our dogs...horses....cats....and chickens. Our dogs actually do a good job of taking care of the chickens, and the chickens learn to stay in the yard to stay safe....
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    I got a great chuckle over this. We live just...

    I got a great chuckle over this. We live just outside Farmville and have been discussing the opening of the bridge. Sorry but there is sooo much foot, bike, jogger, dog walker traffic on the High...
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    Checked with my son who does trailer repair and...

    Checked with my son who does trailer repair and matainence. He recomended checking the trailer manufacturer plate on the trailer. He would recomend 45-50 PSI, but that depends on the trailer weight...
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    I am in the same situation. The half chaps I have...

    I am in the same situation. The half chaps I have now have velcro down the side, so I added extra velcro strips to them so that I could use them. I also tried the Equine Athletics half chaps, and...
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    We have one OTTB mare that likes to hold her leg...

    We have one OTTB mare that likes to hold her leg up when she is impatient. She does it while she eats or is waiting to eat too. She doesn't paw, just holds her leg up. She even does it when shes...
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    I brought home our mule almost two years ago. She...

    I brought home our mule almost two years ago. She was given to me by a freind who is very into packing and camping with her husband. They are both in thier late 70's and go all spring, summer and...
  18. We are in South/Central Va and have farm owner...

    We are in South/Central Va and have farm owner ins through Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance. The house, barns, equipment, ect are all covered.
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    I have a 10 yr old Paint gelding I purchased out...

    I have a 10 yr old Paint gelding I purchased out of pitty as a 3 yr old. The woman selling him told me he had allergies, hence the severe mucus(and puss) draining out of his nostrils. We took him...
  20. Thread: Bloody Thrush!

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    Check out Well Horse Products....

    Check out Well Horse Products.
    http://www.well-horse.com/abouttheproducts/thrush.php

    We have used both products. The Thrush Off has worked on both white line and thrush for us, and the Well Horse...
  21. I have the same problem with my OTTBs. The...

    I have the same problem with my OTTBs. The gelding has detroyed several fiberglass and rubber tubs. Right now I am lucky that all of our horses are tall enough that I have placed the cheap 40 gal...
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    We have a half Arab my daughter purchased 5 years...

    We have a half Arab my daughter purchased 5 years ago as a yearling as an eventing prospect. He isn't interested in jumping. He does it, but only to get you to leave him alone. His dressage is...
  23. Thread: Lease Wanted

    by jai65
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    lease

    Hi, if you are still looking please PM me
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    We have a 11 yr old TB mare who struggled with...

    We have a 11 yr old TB mare who struggled with weight issues for years, to the point that after playing polocrosse at a weekend tourney she would come home looking race fit. She was on senior, beet...
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    Hi there, how can we get ahold of Zachary Keith?

    Hi there, how can we get ahold of Zachary Keith?
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