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by Hayburner
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: How often do you bathe your horse?
Replies: 10
Views: 59

Re: How often do you bathe your horse?

Paula what part of the bathing doesn't she like? My mare lived out in a herd for 5 years and probably never had a bath. Omg, if I even brought a damp rag near her sh thought I was trying to kill her :) I couldn't even wipe her face off. The prior barn I was at she didnt care for the confinement of t...
by Hayburner
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: A spin off: Mare, Gelding or doesn't matter for you?
Replies: 24
Views: 285

Re: A spin off: Mare, Gelding or doesn't matter for you?

Here was my response in another post: When I was looking I refused to even look at a mare - In my boarding over the years - I found the mares to just not click with me...maybe I gave them a vibe that I wasn't a mare person..LOL....Loved my heart horse who was a gelding. I did part lease a mare that ...
by Hayburner
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: First “Trail Ride”
Replies: 6
Views: 103

Re: First “Trail Ride”

WOW - SO PROUD of both of you!!!

I can't wait till I muster up the courage to take my girl outside...

You two look super!
by Hayburner
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: I Sold My Dressage Saddle Today....
Replies: 13
Views: 177

Re: I Sold My Dressage Saddle Today....

You certainly did more than just sell your dressage saddle....good for you! it's hard to let go of the things that we are tied to emotionally, but it's freeing once we do. Since I put my heart horse down, I've been trying to let go of some of his things, I pick them up and good memories come floodin...
by Hayburner
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Virtual shoppers, interested in another one?
Replies: 97
Views: 1494

Re: Virtual shoppers, interested in another one?

Scruffy - So sorry to hear that your beloved dog passed. When I was looking I refused to even look at a mare - In my boarding over the years - I found the mares to just not click with me...maybe I gave them a vibe that I wasn't a mare person..LOL....Loved my heart horse who was a gelding. I did part...
by Hayburner
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Four days to go. Whoohoo
Replies: 21
Views: 398

Re: Four days to go. Whoohoo

Thanks Phoenix! Hope you have a great time. So sad I won't be there. I was co versed about traveling alone down there.
by Hayburner
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: FEI TV Question
Replies: 8
Views: 127

Re: FEI TV Question

Hi Paula - No, I don't get the Olympic channel, but as it turns out I do get the Cowboy channel and also NBC sports, so I will get a few of the events taped. I may still sign up for FEI tv, especially if my trip to WEG remains cancelled. I'm checking with a few other friends to see if they are inter...
by Hayburner
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Casual horse hunt
Replies: 2
Views: 99

Re: Casual horse hunt

Condolences in the loss of her riding buddy. Good luck in your search for a new partner, it's hard to replace the steady eddies that we trusted so much.
by Hayburner
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: FEI TV Question
Replies: 8
Views: 127

Re: FEI TV Question

Thanks for the link, it does look pretty easy, even for me :lol:
by Hayburner
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: FEI TV Question
Replies: 8
Views: 127

Re: FEI TV Question

Ryeissa - Hooking up my laptop would be way above my level of being a techy, LOL

I do not have the Cowboy channel - tho, I do have RideTV and RFD.

I'll check NBC too - I cancelled a lot of the sports channels as I never watched them.
by Hayburner
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: FEI TV Question
Replies: 8
Views: 127

FEI TV Question

I want a subscription to watch the WEG. I am no computer savy - so maybe someone here can give me a little insight. When I looked around the site it shows you can watch it on an ipad (Apple) or also on my Google (Android) phone, but I don't see how I can watch it or use my DVR to record on my smart ...
by Hayburner
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Four days to go. Whoohoo
Replies: 21
Views: 398

Re: Four days to go. Whoohoo

Phoenix - Where are you staying?

My trip may be back on - but, I had cancelled my prior hotel reservation so I need to another one.

Thanks !
by Hayburner
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Four days to go. Whoohoo
Replies: 21
Views: 398

Re: Four days to go. Whoohoo

My trip to WEG was cancelled - so sad about this.

The friend that I was traveling with has been having some recent health issues and isn't up for the trip.
by Hayburner
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Facilities & Transportation
Topic: Insulated Water Bucket Covers---any critiques?
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Insulated Water Bucket Covers---any critiques?

Heads up - They are on sale for 30% off right now!!!

The code is: BrnGrPerk

Not sure how long it's good for but I just got the email today..
by Hayburner
Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Any experience with personal injury claims?
Replies: 8
Views: 206

Re: Any experience with personal injury claims?

I would see what they are offering before I hired an attorney.

If you don't think it's fair then shop around, some advertise for way less than. 40%.

If you are friendly with someone at your insurance company, ask what they think about the offer.

I too would not want to hand over 40%!
by Hayburner
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Musings on leg position
Replies: 60
Views: 654

Re: Musings on leg position

Tlkidding. Thank you for your suggestion and the reason why my leg is not underneath me.

Suggestions for opening and releasing the hip flexors?

I sit at a desk all day and I don't workout or do yoga :roll:
by Hayburner
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Musings on leg position
Replies: 60
Views: 654

Re: Musings on leg position

Following this thread - as I think I have my stirrups a bit too short - like 2 or 3 holes too short. A dressage instructor would make me lower them - but, for now I feel more secure with the shorter stirrup. A friend took a pic of me last week and right away I did notice that my leg was more forward...
by Hayburner
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Four days to go. Whoohoo
Replies: 21
Views: 398

Re: Four days to go. Whoohoo

I won't be there until the 21st.

Don't forget our friend Mike Matson and his fiancé Barbara only lives 10 minutes away.
by Hayburner
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Four days to go. Whoohoo
Replies: 21
Views: 398

Re: Four days to go. Whoohoo

How long are you staying?
by Hayburner
Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Soloshot info
Replies: 26
Views: 378

Re: Soloshot info

We have huge doors on our indoor. Would it work if I put the unit just outside the doors. I'd guess it would not record/catch me near the Wall closest to the door, but wouldn't get any of the indoor riding?
by Hayburner
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Shopping spree today
Replies: 21
Views: 467

Re: Shopping spree today

Ponichiwa - Go ahead and spoil Queso and yourself! It's all a part of buying a new horse . I don't even want to think about all the new stuff I bought when I got my mare and continue to buy..YIKES.....it's fun.....
by Hayburner
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: My hay delimma
Replies: 17
Views: 202

Re: My hay delimma

I also live where there is beautiful hay and some crappy hay. My old guy gobbled up the soft orchard grass - the price was $6.50 a bale -delivered. Even though my hay came from the same farm all the time, I always mixed the old batch with flakes of the new. Giving some of the old and some of the new...
by Hayburner
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: WEG shuttles
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Re: WEG shuttles

Thanks for the link - I may need to use a service too.
by Hayburner
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: The Casual Impossible Horse Hunt: August update
Replies: 163
Views: 5080

Re: The Casual Impossible Horse Hunt: August update

You certainly made a great choice with this handsome guy!

Glad to hear he is so laid back and your having FUN !!
by Hayburner
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Favorite Cooler
Replies: 10
Views: 1029

Re: Favorite Cooler

Thanks for the update on the Schneiders cooler.

I now have 3 different coolers so I guess 1 or all of them should get the princess dry.
by Hayburner
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Soloshot info
Replies: 26
Views: 378

Re: Soloshot info

I'm sorry it can't track indoors - that would really be a great tool for me. I really don't have someone available to take video's for a lot of my rides.
by Hayburner
Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Soloshot info
Replies: 26
Views: 378

Re: Soloshot info

Straightforward, how does the manual mode work? Just like a camera on a tripod? So you only get bits and pieces of your ride?

I have a Sony camcorder that I haven't used in yeasts, would that work the same?
by Hayburner
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Virtual shoppers, interested in another one?
Replies: 97
Views: 1494

Re: Virtual shoppers, interested in another one?

I loved my 1/2 arab - smart, safe, great mover, excellent feet, very healthy, never an issue with hocks. I really, really wanted a Sempatico bred horse - but, from the few I looked at - they were hotter than I wanted. Then I ended up with a hottish baroque bred! LOL....I should have bought a quarter...
by Hayburner
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Soloshot info
Replies: 26
Views: 378

Re: Soloshot info

I looked at their website and from what I could tell - both the short distance and the longer are for outdoor use only. I am only riding indoors and with winter a few months away I doubt I will be using the outdoor. Is there one for indoor use? Or can it be used in an indoor arena? I've been wanting...
by Hayburner
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Lettia Cool Max pad
Replies: 10
Views: 292

Re: Lettia Cool Max pad

Glad you both like it!
by Hayburner
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Frustrated ! No Walk
Replies: 37
Views: 1273

Re: Frustrated ! No Walk

What I meant by controlling her feet etc was that that's all I could do is try to control where she was going, how fast and getting her body and brain to relax. It was exhausting as that's ALL I could do and most times I failed. mid02004. - Yes, my mare has the same issue with the lunge, she just ge...
by Hayburner
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Virtual shoppers, interested in another one?
Replies: 97
Views: 1494

Re: Virtual shoppers, interested in another one?

Scruffy, sorry to had to make the decision to put Farley down. Imho having another horse right away may be the best thing for you. I put my heart horse down on July 5th and I think having bought my mare 2 years before all this really helped me. it still gave me somewhere to go, responsibility and ah...
by Hayburner
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Frustrated ! No Walk
Replies: 37
Views: 1273

Re: UPDATE ! Frustrated ! No Walk

I finally got her to walk and her anxiety level and quickness has dramatically improved. She is now going on the bit for short periods and is easier to bring back when she does want to get a little quicker. I don't know exactly what has given me back the horse I originally purchased - but, I'm thril...
by Hayburner
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Shopping spree today
Replies: 21
Views: 467

Re: Shopping spree today

I still like the quality of Stubben leather. Last year I bought a bridle off Ebay - the seller was (I think) British Bridles and its a nice leather and wasn't super expensive. When I had the bridle checked by a fitter she commented on the quality. I have some very old Stubbens that have held up real...
by Hayburner
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Soloshot info
Replies: 26
Views: 378

Re: Soloshot info

Thanks for the heads up. I've been thinking about getting one - but, blew them off when all I saw was problems with delivery.
by Hayburner
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Shopping spree today
Replies: 21
Views: 467

Re: Shopping spree today

I have been holding back from horsey shopping ( well at least this month) I am going to WEG and I'm sure there will be many styles/brands that my local shop and some of the internet shops don't readily have - so I can go on spree there!
by Hayburner
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: The Casual Impossible Horse Hunt: August update
Replies: 163
Views: 5080

Re: The Casual Impossible Horse Hunt: August update

He's adorable ! Congrats ! Love those Quarter Horses !
by Hayburner
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Should I mind my own business?
Replies: 7
Views: 244

Re: Should I mind my own business?

I agree with piedmontfields - I do understand how you feel like you should say something especially if this person drops your name as a "reference"..... I have 2 friends that I would not give a great recommendation to a barn owner. I love them dearly but they are never happy and are insist...
by Hayburner
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Lettia Cool Max pad
Replies: 10
Views: 292

Re: Lettia Cool Max pad

Hope you like it!

Just be careful when washing it, do it on gentle cycle.
by Hayburner
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Lettia Cool Max pad
Replies: 10
Views: 292

Re: Lettia Cool Max pad

Hope you like it!
by Hayburner
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Jasmine (rescue horse) update
Replies: 70
Views: 5328

Re: Jasmine (rescue horse) update

Lovely! And to think at one time this sweety was unwanted.
by Hayburner
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: In which I'm reminded how much horse shopping sucks!
Replies: 13
Views: 428

Re: In which I'm reminded how much horse shopping sucks!

I have to say I am not good with my phone, camera, etc. But, if it's important there is always someone I can ask to help me post pics or videos.

If the lady really wants to sell her horses she better get some help communicating :lol:
by Hayburner
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Lettia Cool Max pad
Replies: 10
Views: 292

Re: Lettia Cool Max pad

Yes - Ryeissa the ones with the light blue underside.

I also love my Ogily pad - the underside is so soft and it washes (even in my top load) beautifully ! I don't use it on super hot/humid days as it takes a long time to dry compared to the Lettia.
by Hayburner
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Another Chestnut Newcomer
Replies: 26
Views: 460

Re: Another Chestnut Newcomer

Congrats! She's so cute! Love those big butted quarter horses! Have fun with her, I'm sure she's happy with all the attention you are giving her.
by Hayburner
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Meet Mikey
Replies: 42
Views: 699

Re: Meet Mikey

Congrats! He's adorable - enjoy your new boy! Sounds like he's going to be perfect for you.....love that he's got such a fun personality.
by Hayburner
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Saddle Suggestions
Replies: 37
Views: 870

Re: Saddle Suggestions

I have been drooling over the DP saddles for abut 2 years now. Unfortunately I have not seen or sat in one yet, I'm hoping they have a booth at WEG so I can finally get to. Since I own an Iberian I thought I should give one a try, I have asked a few people if they think mine would be considered &quo...
by Hayburner
Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Tack for sale
Topic: ISO Small Horse Micklem
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Re: ISO Small Horse Micklem

Have you tried Ebay or English Tack Trader on Facebook?
by Hayburner
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Lettia Cool Max pad
Replies: 10
Views: 292

Re: Lettia Cool Max pad

I have 3 of them - I do like them as they dry very, very quick and they do seem to absorb lots of sweat. Do they keep her drier??? Not really sure about that as she is a heavy sweater. They are nice and light weight. I got mine when Smartpak was having a free embroidery day. I did have a problem wit...
by Hayburner
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Miracle cure suggestions
Replies: 6
Views: 208

Re: Miracle cure suggestions

So sorry that you have this diagnosis - It's hard to hear and accept on such a young horse. Since I had a misdiagnosis with my mare as the specialist did not nerve block her - get the nerve blocks done you will know more about what you can do for him. My mare too was running on acreage for 5 years a...
by Hayburner
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Frustrated ! No Walk
Replies: 37
Views: 1273

Re: Frustrated ! No Walk

I rode her tonite with her newly adjusted saddle and winding down from being in season. She was good, very little initial anxiety and we did have some nice walking. Yes, I still had to remind her we were walking but like last week she didn't resist as much, came back to me quicker and only had to ge...

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