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    Dec. 22, 2014, 08:49 PM
    jawa replied to a thread Laminitis in Horse Care
    I would have your vet get another set of xrays and have your farrier shoe him according to the results. I ride two different horses who foundered...
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    Dec. 22, 2014, 06:53 PM
    Another possible help for the scorched skin, is to apply destin or some other bum rash cream to protect the area. Of course, in order to be...
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    Dec. 22, 2014, 06:42 PM
    The indoor I took riding lessons in when I was a teen was 60x120. There were usually 9 lesson students riding at one time and sometimes a boarder or...
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    Dec. 22, 2014, 06:25 PM
    I have no issues with riding a wet horse. Groom the areas where the tack will sit and ride on. I went to ride today in between hard rains. I was...
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    Dec. 22, 2014, 05:38 PM
    jawa replied to a thread What's for supper? in Off Topic
    Tonight is the first night in 5 nights that I've had to cook. We've had a party or 4 each night, so nothing to cook. Tonight we are having mule...
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    Dec. 22, 2014, 05:28 PM
    jawa replied to a thread Whoever invented.. in Off Topic
    My SIL received a group text from her 3 kids former babysitter (children were 20, 17 and 15 at the time). SIL didn't realize it realize the text...
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    Dec. 22, 2014, 05:14 PM
    My oldest son seems to be getting his act together! Finally!!! My youngest son continues to surprise me with his thoughtfulness. My DH is...
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    Dec. 22, 2014, 04:50 PM
    A couple of ideas to help deal with the mini and it's messy behind. My 30 year old gelding will have a bit of what I call juicy farts, as his...
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    Dec. 19, 2014, 11:01 AM
    jawa replied to a thread Wound care - awkward area in Horse Care
    http://www.neogen.com/AnimalSafety/pdf/ProdInfo/Tech_Bulletins/08887.pdf A friend of mine had a horse who had a nasty wound on her back. It had a...
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    Dec. 19, 2014, 10:55 AM
    I would think you would need something that grew during the colder months...Like wheat or rye. It might not be able to keep up with the grazing, but...
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    Dec. 19, 2014, 10:22 AM
    jawa replied to a thread A Real Man . . . in Off Course
    That pony is in great shape!!
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    Dec. 18, 2014, 10:36 AM
    Someone mentioned getting your granite through a wholesaler and using a different person other than the one your designer/main contractor would use....
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 07:46 PM
    jawa replied to a thread Trends and Young riders in Horse Care
    I started using a running martingale instead of a standing on one horse because he became very adept at popping his nose up with just the right...
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 06:34 PM
    If you choose granite for the counter, look into getting an "antique" finish. It is not as shiny as the polished granite. We have a HUGE amount of...
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 06:22 PM
    No worrying about "fixing"dinner unless I want to, and then I can fix WHATEVER I want. Silence!! What a wonderful thing! Although I do...
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 05:26 AM
    We built our house 6 years ago. We had a friend who had a custom cabinet shop and we got a great deal on our kitchen, bathroom and walk in closets....
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 04:29 AM
    You maybwantnto cross post to the sport horse breeding forum to get ideas from those that are more involved with breeding and foaling. Best...
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    Dec. 17, 2014, 03:46 AM
    I found the gel polish thinned my nails and made them easier to break. The nail breakage didn't happen with the polish on, but when it had chipped...
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    Dec. 16, 2014, 07:41 PM
    jawa replied to a thread ABBA Vet Supply in Horse Care
    1-561-910-0403. They had this number on their Facebook feed and a statement that they are moving to Wellington and that the regular phone lines...
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    Dec. 16, 2014, 07:23 PM
    jawa replied to a thread Blanketing a wet horse in Horse Care
    If you have the option, I agree with the irish knit, fleece and then a rain sheet. This will get the water away from his skin and hair more...
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    Dec. 16, 2014, 06:13 PM
    Wine, food stuffs/basket, flowers are all lovely hostess gifts and show that you have put some thought into the visit that doesn't center around you....
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    Dec. 16, 2014, 05:04 PM
    jawa replied to a thread Raised Water Troughs in Around The Farm
    At one farm I visited the owner used large trash cans strapped to posts along the fence line. They are tall enough on their own to not allow legs...
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    Dec. 15, 2014, 03:50 PM
    My vet had me give a dose every 4 days for 7 doses and then monthly after that. I have heard of people giving it once a week for 4 weeks and then...
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    Dec. 15, 2014, 03:38 PM
    jawa replied to a thread Raised Water Troughs in Around The Farm
    I had one that would paw in the trough in the summer, empty it, and then drag the trough around. I solved the problem by putting a log in front...
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    Dec. 14, 2014, 09:01 PM
    jawa replied to a thread Narrow saddle in Off Course
    Usually adding a pad will cause more pressure points on an already too narrow saddle. Sorry.
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    Dec. 14, 2014, 10:16 AM
    I would decrease the amount of Legends feed he is getting as the grass starts to come in. You could either switch to a vitamin / mineral supplement...
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    Dec. 12, 2014, 11:51 AM
    I had a horse who had injured his stifle and had been on stall rest. 4 years later he came up 3 legged lame on that same leg. We checked him hoof...
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    Dec. 11, 2014, 06:57 PM
    We had a deer hound hanging around our house a couple of years ago, but he was just SO skittish that you couldn't put your hands on him. Luckily he...
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    Dec. 11, 2014, 06:52 PM
    OK, I'll 4th recommending her.
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    Dec. 11, 2014, 09:49 AM
    How often do you clean the troughs outside and the arena? Maybe he doesn't like his bucket to be sparkling clean. He may actually like a little...
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