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    Bluey do you know of a video showing the...

    Bluey do you know of a video showing the technique you describe? I'm having a hard time visualizing how it's different from TAP (though from what I have seen TAP seems aggressive). I think if I did...
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    Generally it doesn't stop them learning, but in...

    Generally it doesn't stop them learning, but in affected legs they have a really hard time picking them up and holding them up because that's a learned behavior, vs walking/trotting/jumping etc. I...
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    Bluey is that the TAP method?

    Bluey is that the TAP method?
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    Dermanail. Just kidding - it's a human nail...

    Dermanail. Just kidding - it's a human nail strengthener that's cured my peeling nails in a way that's not far short of miraculous and today I was wondering if it'd be good for hooves. But at $30 a...
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    teaching a horse to lie down for trims

    Call me utterly bonkers, but it just occurred to me that my youngster with shivers would be a WHOLE lot easier to trim if I taught him to lie down. He can hold a hind leg up for only a second or two,...
  6. Laurierace, do you mean the sched my vet gave in...

    Laurierace, do you mean the sched my vet gave in the first post is too much too soon?
  7. Dx: Basically the TL/DR rhymes with "itshow" and...

    Dx: Basically the TL/DR rhymes with "itshow" and starts with a "sh..."

    My main vet (vet #1) took rads and sent pony off for an MRI. MRI report was from vet #2, who I don't know but was at the MRI...
  8. Yeah, makes sense... I guess I need to call the...

    Yeah, makes sense... I guess I need to call the vet again!
  9. Rehab schedule may result in too-fit horse?

    My 3 yr old is coming off 3 months of stall rest and we started hand walking this week. Program per the vet is:

    10 mins hand walking/day for 2 weeks
    Add 10 mins per day of walking each week for 4...
  10. I mix up a leave in conditioner that's 1/3 water,...

    I mix up a leave in conditioner that's 1/3 water, 1/3 conditioner (I like Mane & Tail) and 1/2 silicone product like Laser Sheen (the concentrate is cheaper than Showsheen) and spray on daily -...
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    Looks twisted here:...

    Looks twisted here: http://cdn.eventingnation.com/eventingnation.com/images/2015/07/CD6A81701.jpg

    Might be the light...
  12. Martingales on horses that don't need them. I.e....

    Martingales on horses that don't need them. I.e. 99% of horses.
  13. Yeah, spurs are for refinement and lateral work -...

    Yeah, spurs are for refinement and lateral work - not for "go". She needs to use a whip if impulsion is a problem. :yes:
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    Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

    Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.
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    Looks like a double twisted wire Balding gag...

    Looks like a double twisted wire Balding gag with, as event_ryder says, only one rein. And a lever noseband.
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    There's a place in the Bois de Bologne that hosts...

    There's a place in the Bois de Bologne that hosts shows and I think you can trail ride there.
  17. Here's a bit more realness for ya: june 1,...

    Here's a bit more realness for ya:

    june 1, 2015
    "ARCADIA, Calif. (KABC) --
    New mandatory water restrictions went into effect across California on Monday. The goal is to beat the state's...
  18. Its not political. We're in year 4 of a severe...

    Its not political. We're in year 4 of a severe drought. Wasting water is lame. Please take that into account and maybe offer bucket baths and vacuuming or hot toweling instead. I live in N CA and...
  19. No change of hay, and no pasture (esp or my guy -...

    No change of hay, and no pasture (esp or my guy - he's on stall rest) - just dirt lots if anything. So no clover. Someone said they smelled a dead animal...?
  20. Horses all behaving oddly at barn tonight...

    I went to visit my boy and noted that he stuck his tongue way out and lolled it at me in the cross toes. Funny - never did that before!

    Then the barn manager came in and was acting bothered: look...
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    Nepotism at work

    This whole "bring your kids to work day" thing has been going on too long... And I'm done with it!

    The CEOs kids are young, inexperienced and nasty to be around. And they're in positions of power...
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    I like the split rein for Pelhams - looks better:...

    I like the split rein for Pelhams - looks better: http://buckscountysaddlery.com/product_info.php?cPath=221&products_id=100102166

    Heres an even neater one:...
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    I have suffered back pain only to find out my...

    I have suffered back pain only to find out my old, knackered, sagging mattress was to blame in the past: a new mattress and I was better in a matter of days after a year of aches. So, replace...
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    I have a Sena on my Shoei full face - pretty sure...

    I have a Sena on my Shoei full face - pretty sure it could go on my OneK alright. No discomfort from it for me - what are you experiencing BigBay?
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    Thanks folks. Turns out the people I was with...

    Thanks folks. Turns out the people I was with weren't enthused about trekking about to look at tack so no luck. But the Royal Highland Show was on! Next time I'll go...
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