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    Nov. 21, 2014, 10:58 PM
    :( unfortunately I do not recommend attempting to body clip a horse with those. Andis ACGs or Oster A5s is the smallest I would go. Those...
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    Nov. 21, 2014, 10:49 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread Hip Tag 74 in Eventing
    Thank you enjoy for all you have done for this horse! It's not easy emotionally or financially. I do hope that his "connections" face some...
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    Nov. 21, 2014, 06:57 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread Clipping in Off Course
    $800 on blankets?!? Here is what I have: Saxon turn out sheet - from horse.com on sale - $35 Schnider's "techno fleece" turn out (light...
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    Nov. 21, 2014, 06:49 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread Hip Tag 74 in Eventing
    Yep - well aware of Mike's Auction. Back in the mid 2000's I used to ride / train for a lady that pulled horses from there monthly. I have been a...
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    Nov. 21, 2014, 01:56 PM
    You know - Denny Emerson shared some photos this week - from old US events: How about a big open ditch :nonchalance: Or a river crossing!...
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    Nov. 21, 2014, 01:37 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread Clipping in Off Course
    Yep! Like others have said - it makes it easier to work them in the winter. I am in temperate California, and I ride my horse 5 days a week,...
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    Nov. 20, 2014, 08:25 PM
    What about a board behind the light? That is what my old BO did behind her arena lights to keep them from shining in the house. But all you can do is...
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    Nov. 20, 2014, 06:51 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread Hip Tag 74 in Eventing
    In my opinion this is immoral - and something that needs to change in racing. Crap like this makes it very clear that racing is not a "sport" but a...
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    Nov. 20, 2014, 04:43 PM
    I see you already have some Zenni glasses (I have a bunch of pairs - love them!). What about ordering two pairs of Zenni's - one tinted, one not...
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    Nov. 20, 2014, 04:41 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread Hip Tag 74 in Eventing
    Thanks for the info - and it does sound like it might be hard to determine soundness on horses that are being run on pain killers (unlike FEI where...
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    Nov. 20, 2014, 03:28 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread Hip Tag 74 in Eventing
    Horrendous. Raced in PAIN, and then thrown away. I know there are many many good race trainers and owners out there. But hey racing industry - if...
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    Nov. 20, 2014, 12:52 PM
    Mines all jacked up - way wider than the screen
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    Nov. 20, 2014, 01:27 AM
    Can anyone recommend a place in Northern California for a simple billet replacement? I would like to replace my short billets with long.
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 07:50 PM
    :eek: wholly molly!!! That looks like it could be fun for a limited amount of time. If you didn't need to be anywhere. And you still had power....
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 07:35 PM
    Wellington - if you do not pick up or drop off horses at these late hours. Then WHY did you go ahead and pick up a horse knowing that the horse...
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 05:59 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread Hip Tag 74 in Eventing
    Yeah I am with Lady Eboshi - Its not fair to make your living off a back of a horse if you can not provide for its well being. If you can't afford to...
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 05:48 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread She's a what? in Off Course
    I say buckskin - and I LOVE her color. She is too cute! Per wikipedia: Buckskins should not be confused with dun-colored horses, which have the...
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 04:06 PM
    hum - unless this person is really short - they look too long to fit well under boots: http://www.horsesandheels.com/ghodho-street-style/
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 04:01 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread Hip Tag 74 in Eventing
    The bottom line is these horses run in order to keep food on the table - and roofs over the heads of their trainers and owners. The least these...
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 03:09 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread Winter Bathing? in Horse Care
    50-60 degrees, with hot water - I think you would be fine to bathe him. Just towel dry a bunch, put a cooler on and walk him. I have been known to...
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 02:56 PM
    I voted 4" - but I actually keep it a bit thicker 6"+ - but NOT over the entire stall. But our stalls are a "mare motel" style, 12 x 16 - and I...
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    Nov. 19, 2014, 02:39 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread Hip Tag 74 in Eventing
    I don't know what auctions you attend. But I can tell you the fairy tale "good homes" are few, and very far between at low end auctions. Hip number...
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    Nov. 18, 2014, 07:40 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread Hip Tag 74 in Eventing
    Maybe instead of paying out last place finishers - and giving people cash incentives to run used up horses - that money should go to low cost...
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    Nov. 18, 2014, 05:01 PM
    Appsolute replied to a thread Full Chaps? in Hunter/Jumper
    Yes, full chaps were "the thing" in the 80's and 90's. I ordered my custom chaps in 1997 - and they cost me about $350 back then. That included a...
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    Nov. 18, 2014, 02:36 PM
    Oh! thanks for the tip! Never thought to do that. My 10 year old boots were stretched out enough that they made fine pull ons - but the half broken...
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    Nov. 17, 2014, 08:12 PM
    I know marijuana affects different animals in different ways. My mother has stories about how they observed a dog and cat under the influence of...
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    Nov. 17, 2014, 07:48 PM
    I just have to pipe in and say - I have heard nothing but WONDERFUL things about your program. I know someone from California who sent her horse...
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    Nov. 17, 2014, 07:32 PM
    Yes - a dry stall would be a good idea as his feet heal. Get him out of the wet asap. Thrush that is causing tenderness and blood is fairly...
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    Nov. 17, 2014, 06:10 PM
    YES I clean them thoroughly every week or two. Give them a wipe down more often. Same for half chaps - they get cleaned. I avoid bathing and...
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