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  1. According to George Morris H/J riders should be...

    According to George Morris H/J riders should be pushing your butt back anyway, so that would be worth a try for the pictures, too.
  2. For around $20 you can buy a hand-held "Dazer"...

    For around $20 you can buy a hand-held "Dazer" through Amazon, which makes that high-pitched noise dogs hate but people can't hear. I've used one while riding my horse and with other horses, and...
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    I had a QH mare who never liked bits; found out...

    I had a QH mare who never liked bits; found out later that she has been born with a "wry/rye? nose" in which her mouth had been slightly deformed in the womb (wavy tooth line) and that may have been...
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    Thank you both so much for sharing your pics and...

    Thank you both so much for sharing your pics and letting us share your excitement. Where does the line form for us small horse lovers who want Zizi?
  5. I am going through a bad bout of white line with...

    I am going through a bad bout of white line with my donkey right now. Nothing helped until I tried the White Lightning GEL. It's thicker so doesn't run out like liquid would. And while I understand...
  6. I'm not a Saab person but I believe that if you...

    I'm not a Saab person but I believe that if you don't get this car you will regret it for a very longtime. OTOH if you do get it and tire of it in a few years you can always find some other Saab...
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    Hi-Tie. Arrive, swing out arm, attach horse,...

    Hi-Tie.

    Arrive, swing out arm, attach horse, done. No posts, no wide vs. narrow, no chargers, etc. Best things ever.
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    Arbuckle is perfect. Memorable, got that...

    Arbuckle is perfect. Memorable, got that backwoods country/southern sound, and a good explanation when people want to know how he got it. I think you've thought of your own winner.
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    I had a friend long ago who believed in the "if,...

    I had a friend long ago who believed in the "if, then" theory of worry. If something bad isn't happening now, then don't worry about it. His example was a kid with a dental appointment planned and...
  10. Thread: adiposity

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    Or Cushings - fatty pads are a symptom for that,...

    Or Cushings - fatty pads are a symptom for that, too. I'd read up on the symptoms for both IR and Cushings and keep a close eye, even if you are able to start exercising her more. Good luck.
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    An extremely horsey friend of mine has an equally...

    An extremely horsey friend of mine has an equally horsey daughter (20s) who went with her boyfriend to the diner at TIEC. Boyfriend went up to the counter for something and daughter soon looked up to...
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    I needed a solar charger for Horse Guard fence...

    I needed a solar charger for Horse Guard fence recently, did a COTH search and found that Gallagher brand was the most highly recommended. I got an S17 model but choose one that suits your situation,...
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    Just to remind you, Levothyroxine (i.e., Thyro-L...

    Just to remind you, Levothyroxine (i.e., Thyro-L and others) is one of the rare generics that can actually change in effect when you switch from one brand to another. That's true for human...
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    I live in an equestrian community that totals...

    I live in an equestrian community that totals about 250 acres and we have 16 homesites (only one empty one left) with properties ranging from 8 to 30 acres. We do not have a central barn, everyone...
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    We don't really have mountains in the Tryon area,...

    We don't really have mountains in the Tryon area, we're in the "Foothills." The highest elevation in Mill Spring (where TIEC is located) is 1,001 ft. so while earth has definitely been moved to...
  16. If she mentions it again you might tell her that...

    If she mentions it again you might tell her that schooling a horse in different arenas is very good practice for showing in different arenas. If you're not actually showing now (even if you never...
  17. As near as I can tell, here are the guidelines...

    As near as I can tell, here are the guidelines based on a review of all the experts:
    - Spring grass is bad because it's too rich, too much sugar.
    - Summer grass, or grass in any kind of drought, is...
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    Just saw this yesterday on a really old,...

    Just saw this yesterday on a really old, partially fixed up Jeep pick-up truck:
    "Honk if something falls off."

    And a friend with a really big old stock trailer had a "Student Driver" sticker on...
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    If the insole doesn't do the trick alone, add a...

    If the insole doesn't do the trick alone, add a pair of little tennis type (ankle) socks over your normal socks, just to "pad out" your foot so it takes up more room.
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    I stretch before I ride and try to remember to...

    I stretch before I ride and try to remember to stretch after I ride also, to work out any kinks I might have gotten from tenseness or repetition.
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    One thing several of the UL riders who have been...

    One thing several of the UL riders who have been at Tryon for the Spring shows have said is that they like having a place like Tryon to come to so they can stay in one place and have have access to...
  22. When I wanted to learn about endurance I offered...

    When I wanted to learn about endurance I offered to crew for someone nearby and after doing that for awhile it led to my going to rides with my own horse on her LQ trailer. A good way to learn about...
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    David Grant, one of the founders of the Carolina...

    David Grant, one of the founders of the Carolina Marsh Tacky Association, competed on a Marsh Tacky at a very recent Cowboy Mounted Shooting competition at FENCE in Tryon - the first CMSA event held...
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    I use Horse Guard bi-polar with a solar charger...

    I use Horse Guard bi-polar with a solar charger (Gallagher S17 thanks to COTH advice) and it works fine. However one thing that I learned the hard way is that if you want to make a "gate" out of the...
  25. That's funny - I'm not a jumper so I really...

    That's funny - I'm not a jumper so I really enjoyed his comments as they helped me understand what each rider did well or not so well on his/her ride. I had been there live on Saturday so knew some...
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