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    You have seedy toe/white line in toe area. Soak...

    You have seedy toe/white line in toe area. Soak regularly w/ White Lightening in a boot. Also looks like you're going way too long between trims/re-setting. Hoof is way too long, thus the flaring....
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    WHY would you even consider suing the rescue???? ...

    WHY would you even consider suing the rescue???? because they didn't molly-coddle you and say "poor baby"??

    Sounds like your feelings are hurt because they didn't pay much attention to your...
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    While browsing some BLM sites I came across a...

    While browsing some BLM sites I came across a device for trimming the wild feral horse's hooves and which could explain the "unpredictable in confined spaces" comment. The horible device looked like...
  4. A friend went through this with her horse a few...

    A friend went through this with her horse a few years back, horse recovered just fine and went on to do 3-4th level dressage and is still sound.

    At the time of diagnosis I read a lot of articles...
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    If it's a fat rubber bit, might be too much in...

    If it's a fat rubber bit, might be too much in his mouth right now. If you go w/ a happy mouth which my young ones like, once they chew on them and the bit gets bite marks on them, I wrap them in...
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    Just wanted to add a few tips- there were several...

    Just wanted to add a few tips- there were several things that I would not tolerate from my diva so I worked daily on correcting them. One you mentioned was invading her stall space and her making...
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    Really enjoy your post and commentary since I...

    Really enjoy your post and commentary since I have a carbon copy of your diva.
    My diva arrived from her breeder thinking she was God's Gift to the horse world. If she didn't want to do something...
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    My, my, such a darling gorgeous girl. this is a...

    My, my, such a darling gorgeous girl. this is a great story with all the COTH
    Connections! Keep us posted on all the great things you do with her.
    We're all so very happy for you!
  9. I believe this is where nursemares are...

    I believe this is where nursemares are used....when the TB mare is shipped off for breeding they rent a nursemare for the foal until it's weaned. Unfortunately the nursemare's foal is weaned...
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    Rocking Horse Stables in Altoona is only 10-15...

    Rocking Horse Stables in Altoona is only 10-15 min. from the Villages.
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    How old is this guy? I think a very patient,...

    How old is this guy?
    I think a very patient, calm, quiet person can accomplish wonders with these untrained, unhandled horses. It takes time and a slow, easy hand to gain their trust. Plus lots of...
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    Maybe JB Will Chime In

    I believe JB has stated in previous posts on coat fading that either zinc or copper supplemented helps faded coats. Maybe I'm not remembering this correctly but since I also have a blackie now...
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    This is a very, very common problem with young...

    This is a very, very common problem with young ones. Regular practice and consistency is the key. Gentle scolding as in NOOOOOOO, when he starts to fall down. I typically don't let them fall all...
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    I would strongly urge you and your Mom to enlist...

    I would strongly urge you and your Mom to enlist the help of a qualified trainer to assist in finding you each a horse. It's very easy to buy a horse but if your inexperience chooses the wrong...
  15. Thread: Elastikon

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    Do you have a mom and pop, no big chain type...

    Do you have a mom and pop, no big chain type pharmacy/drug store? A few years back I needed a lot of elasticon and I found a locally owned drug store that ordered me a box, they also sold me some...
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    Get some Miracle Grow BLOOM BOOSTER- It's getting...

    Get some Miracle Grow BLOOM BOOSTER- It's getting harder to find now but I've recently bought some on ebay. You'll have loads of blooms in a week or two.
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  18. I'd try a magnesium supplement and some B1 or...

    I'd try a magnesium supplement and some B1 or BComplex vitamins. Those two things can really improve some horse's state of being. They both affect the nervous system and a sense of calm usually...
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    Agree with above....if your horse is growing good...

    Agree with above....if your horse is growing good healthy feet but as they grow in they deteriorate look at how the horse is managed and fed. Upgrade the feed, add a hoof supplement, no stall...
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    If she's an older horse, does she recognize her...

    If she's an older horse, does she recognize her name when called or spoken to?
    If so, you may want to re-name her something that rhymes with her old name. If it's similar she will start learning...
  21. I'm a believer in lots of ground work. Teach...

    I'm a believer in lots of ground work. Teach obedience from the ground and it usually transfers to saddle work.
    Start in hand with walk, whoa, walk, whoa while walking beside your horse. then...
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    Real Old Oldtime horsemen always said the best...

    Real Old Oldtime horsemen always said the best cleaner was a handful of sand. It's like a natural brillo pad and really does a great job.
  23. Sticky: Well, Happy Day for you!! Love her itty, bitty...

    Well, Happy Day for you!! Love her itty, bitty laid back shoulder and lovely long legs. A future athlete for sure!
  24. Thread: My New Mare

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    What a lovely, sturdy girl. Should be like...

    What a lovely, sturdy girl. Should be like riding on a plush sofa. I miss these type horses who really feel like you have something under you.
    She sounds like a nice friend for you to play on. Have...
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    I have used Rambo blankets for the last 13 years...

    I have used Rambo blankets for the last 13 years and some of my original ones are still like new, maybe slightly faded but whole and no broken parts.
    If you want a blanket to last I highly recommend...
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