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  • Now I've officially seen it all

    http://www.doversaddlery.com/hidez/p..._mid/11144527/

    Not only does this magic lycra bodysuit apparently fix all that ails the competition horse, according to my promotional email from Dover today-- it also turns bad shippers into perfect ones. All this for only $600ish.

    How is this more majik than my $50 sleezy sleepwear lycra body sheet? The addition of legs?! I can't imagine the hassle of getting that ON... nor how quickly it would get ripped/destroyed on the trailer as the horse rubbed to try to get his legs free.

    Is this thing WASHABLE? I can't even tell what it's made from.
    ~Veronica
    "The Son Dee Times" "Sustained" "Somerset" "Franklin Square"
    http://photobucket.com/albums/y192/vxf111/

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    ***Imagines picky TB Mare's reaction***




    ***rolls on floor laughing***

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    • #3
      If anyone has this/goes out to buy it, they must post video of putting it on!

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      • #4
        A horsie figure skating outfit!
        No way is that Superman suit worth almost $600!

        Well, I guess it is worth whatever someone will pay for it!
        Originally posted by Nickelodian
        We jump horses. Over sticks. For fun.
        Never take life too seriously. Nobody makes it out alive anyway.
        Regulus RDL

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        • #5
          Oh yes, someone buy it and tell us all about getting it on. Please.

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          • #6
            If it's good enough for Black Caviar...

            http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/spo...-1226385273357
            Holy crap, how does Darwin keep missing you? ~Lauruffian

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            • #7
              I wonder if it's related to the thunder shirts (?) they sell for dogs.

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              • #8
                The unbeaten champion mare Black Caviar used it for her ship from Australia to Britain. It worked for her!

                http://www.thenational.ae/deployedfi..._Caviar_ha.jpg
                Last edited by Linny; Nov. 14, 2012, 11:55 AM. Reason: added link to PHOTO
                F O.B
                Resident racing historian ~~~ Re-riders Clique
                Founder of the Mighty Thoroughbred Clique

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                  #9
                  Originally posted by Linny View Post
                  The unbeaten champion mare Black Caviar used it for her ship from Australia to Britain. It worked for her!

                  http://www.thenational.ae/deployedfi..._Caviar_ha.jpg
                  Evidence of causation or even correlation?
                  ~Veronica
                  "The Son Dee Times" "Sustained" "Somerset" "Franklin Square"
                  http://photobucket.com/albums/y192/vxf111/

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                  • #10
                    I'm pretty sure if you get killed by your horse while attempting to stuff him into that suit, it's justifiable homicide.

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                    • #11
                      can barely get my horse to "agree" to his full-body blanket liner - I'd be dead for sure with this.

                      How do they pee? is there a sheath slit??

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                      • #12
                        Also, how could that sizing possible work?! I don't believe that could fit both a slab sided, skinny TB and a big, chunky WB just because they are both 16h.

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                        • #13
                          I'm totally tempted to get one, just for the comedy of it. If it was a bit less expensive, I'd do it.

                          Oh wait -- there's VIDEO!
                          http://youtu.be/kYSgRqlYZ0Q

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                            #14
                            Originally posted by Rel6 View Post
                            Also, how could that sizing possible work?! I don't believe that could fit both a slab sided, skinny TB and a big, chunky WB just because they are both 16h.

                            And even assuming you could jam horses of different sizes in... how could the "perfect amount of compression" be achieved for each horse in a 1 size fits all garment?!
                            ~Veronica
                            "The Son Dee Times" "Sustained" "Somerset" "Franklin Square"
                            http://photobucket.com/albums/y192/vxf111/

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                            • #15
                              Theres a video o fthem putting one on onthe dover website under product videos lol
                              What a funny garment
                              ride like you have never ate the dirt

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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by OneMoreTime View Post
                                Oh wait -- there's VIDEO!
                                http://youtu.be/kYSgRqlYZ0Q
                                I did not have any sound on so I could hear what they were saying but I assume the guy putting that on was not his first time ever and even he did not make it look easy.

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                                • #17
                                  How do you get it on? Seems like an insane idea to me.

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                                  • #18
                                    Where is my super suit?
                                    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2qRDMHbXaM



                                    haha how could any of you people dislike the Incredibles. You're not human.
                                    Last edited by AlterHalter123; Nov. 14, 2012, 02:01 PM.

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                                    • #19
                                      I am pretty sure my horse already thinks I am crazy with all of the grooming and stuff I subject him to. If I put him in this, he would definitely think I'd lost it!
                                      Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion.... ~ Emerson

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                                      • #20
                                        Aaaand . . . it's Superhorse!

                                        I just don't think it's for the run of the mill owner such as myself and my little herd of pasture puffs. If I had an Olympic starter I'd probably have a couple.
                                        Courageous Weenie Eventer Wannabe
                                        Incredible Invisible

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