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Update to Forum Rules: Criminal Allegations

In our continuing effort to provide an avenue for individuals to voice their opinions and experiences, we have recently reviewed and updated our forum policies. Generally, we have allowed users to share their positive or negative experiences with or opinions of companies, products, trainers, etc. within the industry, and that is not changing.

When it came to overt criminal allegations, however, those discussions have in the past needed to stem from a report by a reputable news source or action by law enforcement or the legal system.

We are now expanding our policies to allow posters to share their own first-hand experiences involving overt criminal allegations, such as animal abuse or neglect, theft, etc., but only if they publicly provide their full first and last name along with the post. We still will not allow anonymous postings alleging criminal activity.

So, a user may now make a specific claim against a named individual or company, but it must be a FIRST-HAND account, and they have to IDENTIFY THEMSELVES. Users have always been legally responsible for their posts, and nothing has changed there, but we want to loosen the reins a bit and further allow the free flow of discussion and information relevant to the horse community.

We are not providing a free-for-all of anonymous rumor-mongering. As enduring advocates for the welfare of the horse, we want to provide a forum for those willing to sign their name and shine a light on issues of concern to them in the industry.

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  • Equiderma lotion for cannon keratosis/ crud. Works in one use.

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    • Originally posted by jetsmom View Post
      Equiderma lotion for cannon keratosis/ crud. Works in one use.
      Yep. I agree and love the stuff.
      “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
      ¯ Oscar Wilde

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      • Originally posted by King Creole

        Mine came in just in time for Opening Day of my hunt and it's AMAZING!


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        Amazing is right!. After all the posts about the Tiger Tongue, I bought one when I ordered new flymasks last week. It came today. The donkeys love it, the dogs love it, and the cats love it. I think I'll buy a couple more.

        If you're still on the fence, I highly recommend them. I'm sure you'd have no problems finding it a new home if you didn't like it.

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        • latest use for tiger tongue? Excellent at cleaning horse boots off after marathon day!
          Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.

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          • Originally posted by DMK View Post
            latest use for tiger tongue? Excellent at cleaning horse boots off after marathon day!
            Or after riding in wet sand at home.

            A barnmate tried to buy one at the Dover store near us and they were sold out.
            The Evil Chem Prof

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            • I must be doing something wrong...I'm kind of m'eh about the Tiger's Tongue. I like it for faces (the horses LOVE it for that). but other than that so far? I don't like the size in my hand, I scrunch it up to get a good hold on it for scrubbing on sweat spots and it never feels secure. It also doesn't fit in my grooming bag AT.ALL.

              I'm going to keep on trying...because I know I must be missing all the fantasticness
              Keith: "Now...let's do something normal fathers and daughters do."
              Veronica: "Buy me a pony?"

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              • I cram my Tiger's Tongue into one of the end pockets on my grooming tote. I kind of scrunch it in there so it doesn't go sproinging out. It seems to take a fair amount of abuse, though I notice that a tiny piece tore off it the other day. I think that the scrunching in my tote and my hand has taken some of the spring out of the thing so that it is more pliable and has less of a mind of its own.

                The Evil Chem Prof

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                • Originally posted by RugBug View Post
                  I must be doing something wrong...I'm kind of m'eh about the Tiger's Tongue. I like it for faces (the horses LOVE it for that). but other than that so far? I don't like the size in my hand, I scrunch it up to get a good hold on it for scrubbing on sweat spots and it never feels secure. It also doesn't fit in my grooming bag AT.ALL.

                  I'm going to keep on trying...because I know I must be missing all the fantasticness
                  they are the bomb for leg scurf/cannon crud. You can really wrap around the leg
                  ~Veronica
                  "The Son Dee Times" "Sustained" "Somerset" "Franklin Square"
                  http://photobucket.com/albums/y192/vxf111/

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                  • 1) Equiderma Skin Lotion - It cures cannon crud and rain rot super fast
                    2) Hands-on Grooming Gloves - My mare will follow me around the paddock asking for more scratches when I wear them
                    3) Ogilvy Baby Pad - Best pad ever, no slipping

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                    • Ages ago when wool coolers were the norm and standard colors were hunter green, navy, grey with trim of some sort, our local tack store got in fleece coolers- and they had a really pretty print on it - I think I had a similar patterned fleece pullover from LL Bean. I loved that darn cooler.

                      2nd - my first saddle. A used Stubben A/P saddle. It was comfortable and it was mine! It symbolized the beginning of the rest of my life with horses

                      3rd. My Caldene side saddle habit - man I felt like hot s**t in that thing. Eat your heart out Ralph Lauren this habit is the real McCoy not your faux equestrian look haha

                      4th (and kinda, no actually gross) Having dealt with canker for 18 months, vet came back from a seminar where he learned about the use of medical maggots. Did I want to give them a go. Heck yes. Ordered those maggots ASAP, vet slapped them in/on horses hooves and I can happily report he's been free of that devil canker for 3 years now.

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                      • Originally posted by RugBug View Post
                        I must be doing something wrong...I'm kind of m'eh about the Tiger's Tongue. I like it for faces (the horses LOVE it for that). but other than that so far? I don't like the size in my hand, I scrunch it up to get a good hold on it for scrubbing on sweat spots and it never feels secure. It also doesn't fit in my grooming bag AT.ALL.

                        I'm going to keep on trying...because I know I must be missing all the fantasticness
                        I just cut mine in quarters so it’s easier to hold/store.
                        Originally posted by PeanutButterPony
                        you can shackle your pony to a lawn chair at the show...so long as its in a conservative color.

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                        • I bought a Tigers Tongue over a month ago and it's still sitting on the desk. I haven't really been sure to what exactly I'm supposed to do with it. I guess I'll give it a go after reading all these rave reviews.

                          And for products I LOVE Rocking Horse Feeders. Expensive but WELL worth the extra expense especially if you feed any horses outside and/or on the ground. These are super heavy duty and virtually indestructible, even for young rowdy stallions.
                          Rockinghorse Feeders are patented feeding buckets that stand right back up after being pushed over. Special lip prevents spills. Made in the USA.
                          Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. - William Jennings Bryan

                          http://www.halcyon-hill.com

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                          • Originally posted by buschkn View Post
                            I bought a Tigers Tongue over a month ago and it's still sitting on the desk. I haven't really been sure to what exactly I'm supposed to do with it. I guess I'll give it a go after reading all these rave reviews.
                            I wasn't quite sure what to do with mine when it came, either. It was much bigger than I expected. Finally, I just grabbed it in the middle and started using it like a body brush, then like a curry for really dirty spots.

                            I am really impressed with how it copes with dried sweat marks.

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                            • Originally posted by buschkn View Post
                              I bought a Tigers Tongue over a month ago and it's still sitting on the desk. I haven't really been sure to what exactly I'm supposed to do with it. I guess I'll give it a go after reading all these rave reviews.

                              And for products I LOVE Rocking Horse Feeders. Expensive but WELL worth the extra expense especially if you feed any horses outside and/or on the ground. These are super heavy duty and virtually indestructible, even for young rowdy stallions.
                              I am buying the feeder
                              ~Veronica
                              "The Son Dee Times" "Sustained" "Somerset" "Franklin Square"
                              http://photobucket.com/albums/y192/vxf111/

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                              • That feeder looks intriguing... But as an owner of a fjord who likes to toss his fortiflex tub at my head when I don't move fast enough, I'm a little concerned that lip might make it even easier!
                                Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.

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                                • Aurgh! Jeffers doesn't have that feeder in stock and it is MUCH more expensive everywhere else I look?!
                                  ~Veronica
                                  "The Son Dee Times" "Sustained" "Somerset" "Franklin Square"
                                  http://photobucket.com/albums/y192/vxf111/

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                                  • One of the many ways to use the Tiger's Tongue grooming tool is to use it just like a dandy brush. That is what my riding teacher did the first time she used one, and you should have seen the dust fly off!

                                    Even after currying with the HandsOn gloves (or on the OTTB the ZoomGroom cat grooming tool), scrubbing with the Retriever dog bathing mitt, using the dandy brush, then the flick brush with vigorous flicks, and using the Haas Diva body brush (flicking up at the end of the stroke), I STILL have dust flying off the horse's back when I use the Tiger's Tongue grooming tool. My saddle pads are cleaner than they ever have been after a ride.

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                                    • Gaaah... discontinued by the manufacturer
                                      ~Veronica
                                      "The Son Dee Times" "Sustained" "Somerset" "Franklin Square"
                                      http://photobucket.com/albums/y192/vxf111/

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                                      • Originally posted by vxf111 View Post
                                        Gaaah... discontinued by the manufacturer
                                        Well, that's unfortunate. I was thinking how well that might work for my bucket tipper who lives outside.

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                                        • Originally posted by vxf111 View Post
                                          Aurgh! Jeffers doesn't have that feeder in stock and it is MUCH more expensive everywhere else I look?!
                                          The Getty price (http://gettyequinenutrition.biz/Prod...orsefeeder.htm) of $104 (!) does include freight/shipping. I ordered one. We'll see how it fares with Mr. Feed Flinger.
                                          The Evil Chem Prof

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