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by Hayburner
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Gel Dormosedan
Replies: 8
Views: 81

Re: Gel Dormosedan

I used it many times on my mare for the farrier. It works very well, you just have to be sure to get it under the tongue so it enters the bloodstream. We also used it a couple of times when she came back to be ridden after 8 months of stall rest. She finally got over the smoke from the hot shoeing a...
by Hayburner
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Unique Spurs
Replies: 6
Views: 4152

Re: Unique Spurs

I would suggest and I could be off base, but possibly Spanish or Portuguese riding apparel websites.
by Hayburner
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: PS of Sweden Reins
Replies: 0
Views: 24

PS of Sweden Reins

Ok, so I need new reins since I took off the rein aids from my nunn finer soft pony reins. I love those reins but I do want hand stops. So far, I like schochmole dressage reins that have rubber underneath and leather on top. They seem thin enough for my smallish hands and soft. I found that PS of Sw...
by Hayburner
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Another terrible story-- shooting at Barisone's facility
Replies: 76
Views: 1515

Re: Another terrible story-- shooting at Barisone's facility

I've read a lot of that post and I feel sorry for MB. From what I have read this woman has pushed every button of his. She has prior charges against her for many things and many, many speeding tickets. THt in itself says she cannot and will not follow the rules. If I was told to leave a facility, I'...
by Hayburner
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: MacRider Saddles
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Re: MacRider Saddles

Thanks Peidmont, as usual you are a wealth of info! Unfortunately, I do not have a saddle shop nearby with Saddles to sit and get a feel for. 2 local reps that I know of, 1 is a custom sadderly rep and the other an Albion rep. The Albion rep is coming at the end of the month for me to try a few Sadd...
by Hayburner
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: MacRider Saddles
Replies: 4
Views: 119

MacRider Saddles

Anyone try or own on of these? Since Schleese won't come to the barn I'm at and I won't trailer to where they do fittings in my state I'm still searching for something for a PRE. I can't find a lot of reviews when I google search. I have seen a few on eBay and they look lovely and comfy. I like a ni...
by Hayburner
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Freecycle Forum
Topic: Free items - Pay shipping
Replies: 6
Views: 154

Re: Free items - Pay shipping

I think the Beval jacket would fit me perfectly. Advise shopping to 16055.
by Hayburner
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Freecycle Forum
Topic: Free items - Pay shipping
Replies: 6
Views: 154

Re: Free items - Pay shipping

I think the Beval jacket would fit me perfectly. Advise shopping to 16055.
by Hayburner
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Peter (and Lynne)
Replies: 11
Views: 380

Re: Peter (and Lynne)

Thank you for the update. I think of both of them often.

Can you post the article here? I don't get that magazine.
by Hayburner
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: rehab for shoulder injury: what would you do?
Replies: 10
Views: 227

Re: rehab for shoulder injury: what would you do?

I also would have suggested some mild Masterson Method bodywork. It's so hard to know what to do when you don't know the exact injury or the extent of it. Is he head bobbing lame? My mare would not bend to the right, she'd pitch a fit when asked. I had bodywork done twice and the worker said if she'...
by Hayburner
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: The past 24 hours haven't been great
Replies: 33
Views: 978

Re: The past 24 hours haven't been great

When my mare had mastitis after her goal was weaned. I had to be care not to over drain or pump the teets as it could start the milk production again. Her mastitis came 4 months after weaning...

I'll say it again. MARES.
by Hayburner
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Mane and tail help needed
Replies: 8
Views: 404

Re: Mane and tail help needed

Update on Glowing Results: I only used the shampoo, conditioner and gleam on her tail since it's a big issue. I made sure I got out all the wind knots before I used it. I really liked how clean it got the tail and the conditioner helped soften her broom like strands. The Gleem degangler was also nic...
by Hayburner
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Slobbers (I think?)
Replies: 10
Views: 301

Re: Slobbers (I think?)

My old gelding got them at certain times of the year. Usually in a day or two they would gpbe gone. New mare also gets them and some times her teets swell. It's usually clover or some other weed related. My mare had them last month for only 2 days.
by Hayburner
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: The past 24 hours haven't been great
Replies: 33
Views: 978

Re: The past 24 hours haven't been great

Sorry your lost your sweet piggie. Were he tweets filled with pus? My mare, not maiden will occasionally get swelling in hers for no reason and no temp. A few times she's come in with the slobbers from clover and her tweets are swollen too. Could just be a coincidence or the clover could have caused...
by Hayburner
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Vent--please call me back
Replies: 13
Views: 487

Re: Vent--please call me back

Oh, are you the only person at your barn that uses this farrier?
by Hayburner
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Vent--please call me back
Replies: 13
Views: 487

Re: Vent--please call me back

Oh, are you the only person at your barn that uses this farrier?
by Hayburner
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Vent--please call me back
Replies: 13
Views: 487

Re: Vent--please call me back

Sorry your not getting call backs, possibly he was on vacation or had phone issues.

In 20 some years of horse ownership I have never had to call for an appt. always had me on a schedule.
by Hayburner
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: To thine own self be true...
Replies: 29
Views: 1048

Re: To thine own self be true...

And then there is the story of my first horse that 2 vets told me not to buy, because he failed his flexion tests. Back then, I didn't know enough to X-ray, etc. but my heart said to buy. I bought, and he never took a lame step. Had him for 18 years he lived to 31 1/2 years when he got into his very...
by Hayburner
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: To thine own self be true...
Replies: 29
Views: 1048

Re: To thine own self be true...

You have no proof that you would have had the same results. Let it go, it was t meant to be

You will find A other, chin up!
by Hayburner
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Risking turnout on an unclear diagnosis
Replies: 7
Views: 385

Re: Risking turnout on an unclear diagnosis

I would listen to the vet. Could you use Reserpine or another drug to take the edge off and hopefully ward off ulcers?
by Hayburner
Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Am I the Only One? (warning, may be sad...)
Replies: 16
Views: 610

Re: Am I the Only One? (warning, may be sad...)

A good friend of mine choose not to save any tail or mane hair. I was with her for the euthanization, she had him cremated and before he was taken away I again asked if she wanted me to cut a little as a keepsake but she did t want to. She never rally said why... I choose to save some mane and tail ...
by Hayburner
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Lifestyles of the rich (aka Training in Florida)
Replies: 24
Views: 901

Re: Lifestyles of the rich (aka Training in Florida)

Yikes! So all in all you are probably looking at 7-8 k a month for your horse and yourself.

I have friends that go down for the winter and I'm sure thy aren't spring that much.
by Hayburner
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Mane and tail help needed
Replies: 8
Views: 404

Re: Mane and tail help needed

Yes, we can call them wind knots, dreads or cords :) I never brush her tail, I only hand pick. I bit the bullet yesterday as it was super dry and bought the Glowing Results shampoo, conditioner and gleam. I'll keep you posted on the results. I swear I've tried just about everything on the market fro...
by Hayburner
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Treat Suggestions?
Replies: 15
Views: 518

Re: Treat Suggestions?

I don't like to feed anything when the bit is in, but my old horse loved ginger snap cookies.
by Hayburner
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Mane and tail help needed
Replies: 8
Views: 404

Re: Mane and tail help needed

Thanks Blob! I'll give the no contioner suggestion a try and see if it helps.

Even on days with no wind it gets the witches knots. Tho, the way she races around, she's probably creating her own wind :?
by Hayburner
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: FREEEDOOOMMM! I'm out! I'm back!!
Replies: 17
Views: 942

Re: FREEEDOOOMMM! I'm out! I'm back!!

Glad you are back!
by Hayburner
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Mane and tail help needed
Replies: 8
Views: 404

Mane and tail help needed

My Andalusian mare has a very thick mane and a tail that is finally coming in fuller and thicker. Her mane is fairly easy to manage and can be quite soft the tail hair is different. It's course and has a wave in it, it gets terrible witches tangles in it. I detangle almost daily with my fingers and ...
by Hayburner
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Just want to gush for a minute
Replies: 15
Views: 743

Re: Just want to gush for a minute

Thank you for posting your accomplishments with the previously feral BLM horse!

Naturally, pics of this soon to be poster horse would be great.

Congrats on moving up the levels with him, you have a lot to proud of and gush over :D
by Hayburner
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Installing new flooring over ceramic tile?Nixed by mom...
Replies: 16
Views: 719

Re: Installing new flooring over ceramic tile?

I would guess the grout lines could be filled in to match the height of the tile and then covered with faux wood. Yes, tearing out all the tile would be a nightmare, but a really good contractor with a few guys could get it done pretty quick. A friend just had this done and I was shocked in how quic...
by Hayburner
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Jingles for Annabelle to get back to work please!
Replies: 16
Views: 643

Re: Jingles for Annabelle to get back to work please!

Healing vibes coming Annabelle's way. Sorry you have another month of this, but better safe than risking a reinjury

Hugs
by Hayburner
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: EPM...please help me remember who it was....
Replies: 7
Views: 419

Re: EPM...please help me remember who it was....

So sorry you are going thru this again! When I see posts on Facebook about how cute these possums are I usually lash back with yeah and they can infect our beloved horses with a costly and life threatening disease. I donate to a local rescue and sorry to say but I ask that my money not be spent on a...
by Hayburner
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Going through Heartworm treatment
Replies: 15
Views: 722

Re: Going through Heartworm treatment

Healing vibes coming your young pups way.

I never knew heartworm was painful.
by Hayburner
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Having a run of horrible luck (graphic photos) - HAPPY UPDATE Sep 13/19!!
Replies: 85
Views: 3108

Re: Having a run of horrible luck (graphic photos)

So sorry for you loss of Panache, colic is always a concern with horses. To lose one over this is overwelming, when the vet arrives we always think they will get thru it, it will pass until it doesn't. My heart aches for your recent horse loss and now the reinjury. Healing vibes vibes coming your an...
by Hayburner
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Question for the tech/app smart folks
Replies: 12
Views: 604

Re: Question for the tech/app smart folks

I use Alertme

It alerts when I get a text or miss a phone call. It continues to beep until I acknowledge it.
by Hayburner
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Tack for sale
Topic: Barn items and books
Replies: 3
Views: 310

Re: Barn items and books

I'm interested in the Buck Branaman ground work book. Price?

Thanks
by Hayburner
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Moving into town
Replies: 22
Views: 1223

Re: Moving into town

I semi downsized and now live in a planned community. Omg, I hate it here, but it's convenient to work and to the barn so I tolerate it. I scan the real estate ads all the time hoping something comes up that would make me happy. Mountaineer, I would probably pass on this house and keep looking for s...
by Hayburner
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: The back of the barn
Replies: 5
Views: 483

Re: The back of the barn

That's a nice area for you guys!
by Hayburner
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Real Estate Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 2330

Re: Real Estate Discussion

I check out real estate listings all the time. Curiosity and also design ideas. When we sold our last house the owners did not live in it very long, I actually was going to buy it back. Anyway, they changed many of my wall colors. The bedroom and sunroom were most impressionable from fern green to d...
by Hayburner
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: SeamsRight pretty much out of business
Replies: 37
Views: 3691

Re: SeamsRight pretty much out of business

Musical. For hair that is sticking, Haas makes a rubber hand held gadget (Smartpak sells them) that works like magic to remove stubborn hair. I use it on all my saddle pads and clothes now. I was using my old sweeeper but I think the suction was a bit much and I ended up with a tiny hole.
by Hayburner
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Chin Padding
Replies: 13
Views: 615

Re: Chin Padding

I think Cashel makes one, also try Schneiders
by Hayburner
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Not Sweet Itch or Worms
Replies: 7
Views: 429

Re: Not Sweet Itch or Worms

Khall. My vet is coming to the barn this month, maybe I better ask her to show me how to clean the vulva. I would have no idea how far I should go in and wipe, ugh.
Nor do I know where the beans would be if she would have any.

Geldings are so much easier! :lol:
by Hayburner
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Not Sweet Itch or Worms
Replies: 7
Views: 429

Re: Not Sweet Itch or Worms

Oh Khall, I read somewhere that mares can get beans like geldings in their vulva and it's quite uncomfortable. I'm not sure how clean it unless I just do a quick wipe when I'm cleaning her teats
by Hayburner
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Not Sweet Itch or Worms
Replies: 7
Views: 429

Re: Not Sweet Itch or Worms

Khall. How do you wash the vulva? I do clean my mares teats which are rather large possibly from her one foal and they get super cruddy. I usually clean them or should I say between them every 2nd or 3rd day with baby wipes. In the winter due to her blankets tail flap her butt does get some debris s...
by Hayburner
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Ariel being cute in pasture
Replies: 8
Views: 580

Re: Ariel being cute in pasture

She's adorable
by Hayburner
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Need to talk this out
Replies: 22
Views: 1049

Re: Need to talk this out

It's best to ride her on a full stomach. Can't you just take extra long to groom her, pick her stall, find something to do at the barn while she finishes most of her hay? My mare eats her grain and hay at 4. I have never gotten on before 5 Or 5:30. She still has hay left when I do start to saddle he...
by Hayburner
Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Happy news for MichaelB
Replies: 6
Views: 524

Re: Happy news for MichaelB

I do remember him . Thanks for posting an update on him.

Is he still riding?

Maybe someday he will join us here again.
by Hayburner
Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Been gone for a while
Replies: 3
Views: 320

Re: Been gone for a while

Glad to see you back posting.

You make a lovely pair and congrats on your wins!
by Hayburner
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Spanish Riding School today!
Replies: 7
Views: 608

Re: Spanish Riding School today!

Enjoy your trip of a lifetime!
by Hayburner
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Saddle fitting
Replies: 3
Views: 320

Re: Saddle fitting

Thanks for the reply.

Do other manufacturers have this same policy?

I guess I will need to pass on the Obrigado since I won’t trailer to buy a saddle :!:

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