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    Maybe the responses are from people living in...

    Maybe the responses are from people living in colder climates but heat will dry and destroy your leather, the heat in a barn tackroom is not the concern but a trailer outside get real hot. Just like...
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    Wait , extreme cold and even more ompotantly heat...

    Wait , extreme cold and even more ompotantly heat will destroy your leather so this is really about temperature not where you store it. Heat will quickly destroy your saddle and a trailer is better...
  3. Well I did get one and the tag says made in...

    Well I did get one and the tag says made in Spain. Curious. It seems to fit my horse but have not ridden in it it yet because my girth is to big. I bought a 17 1/2 seat which seems a little tight. I...
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    Yes I have had two, one I still own,TWH horses of...

    Yes I have had two, one I still own,TWH horses of the saddlebred type build. My gelding I have had for 12 years now, everything has been checked and done for him . He lives out 24/7 with his buddies...
  5. Well you make me feel better about keeping my...

    Well you make me feel better about keeping my new horse whom I find rather boring. Like many of you I have multiple orthopedic injuries and other health issues beside getting pretty old. So I...
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    Phillippe Fontaine Saddles-correction

    I see the Phillippe Fontaine saddles are on sale at Stubben, so cheap. Anyone ride this saddle? I don't know anything about them just saw the price and thought they might do for my round ,short...
  7. Philippe Fontaine caddies, reviews/ Advice

    I see the Phillippe Fontaine saddles are on sale at Stubben, so cheap. Anyone ride this saddle? I don't know anything about them just saw the price and thought they might do for my round ,short...
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    Looks like a very good paso

    Looks like a very good paso
  9. Convenants can be changed at least in N.C. I...

    Convenants can be changed at least in N.C. I tried to enforce ours and some of my neighbors got together and decided just to change the convenants so they would not be in violation. This was someone...
  10. I tried to sign up for the saddle blog but the...

    I tried to sign up for the saddle blog but the sign up wouldn't take.
  11. Sounds like your soil is not the problem , if you...

    Sounds like your soil is not the problem , if you are graining him than consider that your feed may be the problem and if you feed supplements that can make this tricky to figure out.
    However as...
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    Thanks for the answers and yes the look of his...

    Thanks for the answers and yes the look of his feet made me concerned and his 20 plus yrs. of wearing shoes. He is at a retirement place so managment must be easy which is why I'm not using boots. ...
  13. I read the comments and what isn't mentioned is...

    I read the comments and what isn't mentioned is PAIN. Maybe your dog is confused but panting and restless pacing is also a clear sign of pain. Why at night. We don't really understand it but...
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    Retired horse,How to get him off shoes?

    I have a 24 yr.old retired horse who has always worn front shoes becuase his feet crack when he wasn't shod. Now that I don't ride him anymore the expense is considerable. I tried this spring and he...
  15. Search the Forum as I posted this 2014 or 2013...

    Search the Forum as I posted this 2014 or 2013 ,same problem. Losing the mane hair but underneath the mane not all the hair so it took me awhile to notice. My Horse also had had lovely very long...
  16. I always use solid oak as a top board or frame...

    I always use solid oak as a top board or frame for stall doors,windows and so forth. Twenty yrs. never needed any metal, wouldn't have metal near my horses.
  17. Don't fool around,see your orthopedic and get a...

    Don't fool around,see your orthopedic and get a diagnosis. I could give you my thoughts but since i can't examine you its worthless. What you are describing sounds easy to fix(i think).
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    You don't want to live in Raleigh and drive to...

    You don't want to live in Raleigh and drive to Cary if you have a regular work schedule. Traffic will be hell because of people in Raleigh heading to RTP in am and home in PM. Do you want to spend 2...
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    Yes you are correct about fresh vegetables but ...

    Yes you are correct about fresh vegetables but the larvae doesn't wash off the vegetables. Also your local farmers market or organic farmer my also be bringing you worms. Some small farmers let...
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    I have worms, do you?

    I wanted to alert fellow Cothers about worms, worms human get form animals or farming.
    Early this yr. I began to lose weight I had started working out hard to get fitter. then I began losing...
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    If you are running water to frost frees t a cheap...

    If you are running water to frost frees t a cheap way to get warm water is to add a instant (forget what its called) on demand water heater. I had that in a 10 stall barn and could flip a switch on...
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    Tying up can happen at any time, had a horse tie...

    Tying up can happen at any time, had a horse tie up after a 10 minute walk away from the barn so yes tying up has nothing to do with how hard the horse is worked. Since you don't have a long history...
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    I recently ordered a ASC saddle ,took it out of...

    I recently ordered a ASC saddle ,took it out of the box and couldn't believe the poor quality leather and workmanship on the saddle. I sent it right back , never even tried it on my horse, if it was...
  24. The person from Southern Pines suggested about...

    The person from Southern Pines suggested about sand which is what they have down there. If you place is where i think it is you may have real issue with mud. check your soil before you build...
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    I wish people would stop advertising for steele...

    I wish people would stop advertising for steele saddles, They do not fit many horses. Eric rides Rocky Mt. horses. The saddles fit narrow horses, they are also heavy and yes I have one. They are...
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