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  1. Thread: Martingales

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    Trubandloki and hunterrider23? Seemed hostile...

    Trubandloki and hunterrider23?
    Seemed hostile to me.
    Guess I won't be asking many more questions.
  2. Thread: Martingales

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    Thanks everybody. It really was an honest...

    Thanks everybody. It really was an honest question from one who's been away from the show ring for 45 years. No need for the hostility.
  3. Thread: Martingales

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    Martingales

    I'm not trying to start an argument for the "good old days", but why does every horse in the show ring wear a martingale now? I'm pretty sure that in the 60's when I was showing this wasn't the...
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    Totally creepy. Taking helicopter parenting one...

    Totally creepy. Taking helicopter parenting one awful step further.
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    Do it. It doesn't matter what anyone thinks but...

    Do it. It doesn't matter what anyone thinks but you. You might even find that you love riding for new reasons besides competition, and that can last your whole life. Best of luck with it.
  6. Me too.

    I too struggle with panic attacks and have even had two on my horse . She just planted her feet and waited for me to come out of it both times. Don't know what I would do without her. As my husband...
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    After the blocks he thought it might be stifle or...

    After the blocks he thought it might be stifle or even hip joints. There's been quite a lack of clarity here obviously, and a vet In a hurry to see many horses on the same day. His final advice was...
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    The atall rest was when the vet thought she had a...

    The atall rest was when the vet thought she had a strained suspensory ligament. When she got no better on rest he decided it was arthritis after all.
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    Anti-inflammaotory- what do you use?

    Can anyone recommend an anti inflammatory besides Prevacox? I need something for my 10 year old quarter horse mare who has arthritis in her hocks from an early reining career (with another owner.)...
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    Pardon my ignorance, but what are trot or gallop...

    Pardon my ignorance, but what are trot or gallop sets exactly? Yes, I'm too embarrassed to ask anyone in person.
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    Can't see from the film what the problem is. If...

    Can't see from the film what the problem is. If he were cantering any slower he'd be walking. Is this what is expected now?
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    Insulin Resistance Update

    I want to thank again all the people who replied to my insulin resistance thread and to update on my horse. The vet saw her Thursday and said she was doing great and was much improved. She was...
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    Insulin Resistance

    Has anyone got any experience with insulin resistance in their horse? Mine is newly diagnosed. I've moved her to the drylot-hated to do it,but vet says so- and she's been on a low-carb feed for 3...
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    New Horse

    Wow! Congratulations!
  15. Thread: Squeaky Saddle

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    Thanks everybody for all the ideas. I will be...

    Thanks everybody for all the ideas. I will be getting it checked. It is an easy change gullet.
  16. Thread: Squeaky Saddle

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    Squeaky Saddle

    My Collegiate eventing saddle has suddenly become squeaky. I clean it and condition it regualarly and try to fight the mildew that attacks it by keeping it clean. Anybody have any ideas about why the...
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    If your horse scares you, sell him now before...

    If your horse scares you, sell him now before your confidence is shot forever. That's what happened to me. (And he was a pony!) But now I have a quarter-horse, pony sized, and even though I am still...
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    I don't show at all, but grew up on...

    I don't show at all, but grew up on Welsh/Thoroughbred cross ponies (and other good ponies). As a scaredy-cat re-rider of 62, I LOVE my quarter horse! Western trained but willing to put up with my...
  19. Mare magic has helped my mare. She's gone from...

    Mare magic has helped my mare. She's gone from being unridable during the first 3 days of her cycle to ridable- still a little crabby, but ridable. I ddn't do a lot of research, but the marble...
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    I do have some pictures. I'll get them together...

    I do have some pictures. I'll get them together and post them here, and I hope you and others will too.
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    Thank you! Someone gave me a phone number, but I...

    Thank you! Someone gave me a phone number, but I felt shy about calling. I've sent her an email and I hope I'll hear back, but even if I don't, I've gotten to tell her how grateful I am. Thanks again.
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    Blackjack belonged to Pegasus and was retired in...

    Blackjack belonged to Pegasus and was retired in the care of Myfida Bell. He was easily the best pony I ever rode. I got to show him for 2 or 3 years in the sixties.
    I have a list of all the ...
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    Move him on! Do your best, but a horse like this...

    Move him on! Do your best, but a horse like this can wreck your confidence forever.That's a heavy price to pay for a mistake. Best of luck.
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    Where are you seeing it- what channel?

    Where are you seeing it- what channel?
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    I'm a re-rider who left the horse world for 35...

    I'm a re-rider who left the horse world for 35 years and am now back, in a very small way. I had NO idea that parents could lease a pony for one show. What a terrible idea. Who knows whether these...
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