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    Jul. 23, 2016, 06:19 PM
    I'd switch the stall out for a tack room. It will save you many headaches. You will have a hard time in Jan and Feb with frozen pipes or fighting...
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    Jul. 23, 2016, 06:09 PM
    Not the same injury, but mine 14'2" gelding strained both front suspensories, one worse than the other. He was wrapped for some time and then he was...
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    Jul. 23, 2016, 11:57 AM
    jawa replied to a thread Dr Green in Horse Care
    If he is too enthusiastic in turn out for his reintroduction, I would look into sedating him and leaving him out as much as possible. You may need a...
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    Jul. 22, 2016, 09:44 PM
    jawa replied to a thread Dr Green in Horse Care
    PossumHorse, I started by ponying him, walk and trot. I then moved to walking....lots of walking over hill and dale. I noticed the creaky part...
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    Jul. 22, 2016, 09:11 PM
    I bought thin pieces of felt to make my own shims to fit in the prolite pad in the front slot. My horse has a similar issue. I was able to copy the...
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    Jul. 22, 2016, 02:30 PM
    jawa replied to a thread Lower Leg Instability in Eventing
    Be sure the saddle you have fits you and your horse well. The balance of the saddle might not be helping you. You may need to go a 1/2 to 1 hole...
    10 replies | 363 view(s)
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    Jul. 22, 2016, 01:39 PM
    RWR hairnet every ride. I bought an open top wig cap at Sally's Beauty Supply the other day for less than $2. It is the same as the RWR hairnet, but...
    18 replies | 433 view(s)
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    Jul. 22, 2016, 01:34 PM
    I find an hourly rate is an easy thing to do. You can make sure your travel time is compensated in the rate. A 15-30 min job would be slightly higher...
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    Jul. 21, 2016, 07:47 AM
    jawa replied to a thread Dr Green in Horse Care
    My older fox hunting pony strained both front suspensories, one was worse than the other. I didn't do any imaging, he was 25ish at the time. I had...
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    Jul. 21, 2016, 07:38 AM
    In some areas, if you don't keep it in deferral for a certain number of years, you are responsible for the rollback taxes. So not only would you be...
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    Jul. 21, 2016, 07:31 AM
    I'd practice the fruit roll up jog at home first. He might be so distracted, that he forgets how to jog.
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    Jul. 20, 2016, 05:51 PM
    Powhatan County, south west of Richmond Hay this year so far seems to be between $6-8 bale. Farrier. 4 shoes $135-180 trim only $30-50. ...
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    Jul. 20, 2016, 05:40 PM
    What about rubber bit guards? Or do like my saddle seat instructor from ages ago did, make his own (slightly larger in diameter) from leather used...
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    Jul. 20, 2016, 07:33 AM
    Speak with an attorney knowledgable in real estate law. I would strongly urge you to get title insurance (owners policy), especially if you are...
    21 replies | 1371 view(s)
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    Jul. 19, 2016, 05:22 PM
    jawa replied to a thread What do you feed and why? in Horse Care
    I have OTTB gelding that was getting 12 lbs of TC Senior and free choice pasture and orchard grass hay. He gained weight only when in no to light...
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    Jul. 19, 2016, 04:47 PM
    My gelding was doing this at checks out hunting. It stopped when I I changed the shims in the correction half pad. I would look for things that...
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    Jul. 18, 2016, 10:26 PM
    Da large sycamore, a hickory, a sweet gum (ok,I don't really care about the sweet gums...they seem to be impossible to get rid of), and an oak. All...
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    Jul. 17, 2016, 03:40 PM
    I'd like to know if there is a product that will kill grasses/weeds, but not trees. I have several locations I'd like a long term "no grow"...
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    Jul. 16, 2016, 03:07 PM
    jawa replied to a thread Anyone ever hear of this? in Off Course
    While out fox hunting, we had come to a check. My TB gelding took advantage and began to pee. Before he was finished the hounds were off again. I...
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    Jul. 14, 2016, 06:00 PM
    I agree Whoa means STOP! I was taught to use steady for slowing within gait and easy for downward transitions. I have morphed a bit and now...
    41 replies | 1222 view(s)
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    Jul. 13, 2016, 10:44 PM
    I recently got quotesaround $8-10 a linear foot for around 1600' of fence. Treated 4x6posts and rough cut treated rails.
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    Jul. 13, 2016, 04:29 PM
    For my VERY picky gelding, I titrated his salt up from a pinch to 1tsp over about 2 weeks. I did the same when he was on daily aspirin for his...
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    Jul. 11, 2016, 10:10 PM
    There is an eye vet (equine) located near the intersection of Rt 288 and Rt 711. http://www.aecrichmond.com Jingles.
    9 replies | 280 view(s)
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    Jul. 9, 2016, 02:16 PM
    jawa replied to a thread Relationships and Horses in Off Course
    It is a unique situation for each couple. My husband has a couple of hobbies that keep him very busy year round, he likes to travel ( usually...
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    Jul. 7, 2016, 03:55 PM
    jawa started a thread Trailer mats in Off Course
    Where is the best place to get noon slip mats for your trailer?
    1 replies | 153 view(s)
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    Jul. 5, 2016, 09:46 PM
    jawa replied to a thread Farm Sitting in Off Course
    I pay mine $40 a day for two horses fed 1 time a day and 3 dogs that are fed 2 times a day. She takes the dogs for a on our property several times a...
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    Jun. 30, 2016, 10:08 AM
    jawa replied to a thread Accupuncture for Back Pain in Horse Care
    How about using the acupuncture to get rid of the sore back, then hopefully the horse will move better from now until the end of July (no riding). ...
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    Jun. 30, 2016, 09:51 AM
    jawa replied to a thread ADMIN: PLS DELETE in Off Course
    I've read and can't figure why the OP wanted to delete. Maybe they got their answer, which they seem to agree with, and thought you could delete,...
    22 replies | 2038 view(s)
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    Jun. 30, 2016, 09:44 AM
    It might be just a tingly, itchy reaction, but my OTTB reaction to it on more than one time trying to apply it, was that he had just been stung by a...
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    Jun. 29, 2016, 07:06 PM
    You need dressage so you don't abuse the alcohol when you are passing flasks during a check!
    11 replies | 521 view(s)
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