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by Hayburner
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Private investigators, "dormant funds"--scam or no? First update...
Replies: 12
Views: 547

Re: Private investigators, "dormant funds"--scam or no? First update...

Wow! Get that money before time runs out.

I guess in the end you should be glad these real or fake PI's contacted you
by Hayburner
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Our Long Awaited Arrival!
Replies: 16
Views: 579

Re: Our Long Awaited Arrival!

Congrats! He's adorable

Love the ame you chose.
by Hayburner
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: favorite dressage daily use tall boots?
Replies: 20
Views: 557

Re: favorite dressage daily use tall boots?

Loved my Petrie boots! I have a pair that I got fitted for probably 15 years ago, before zippers and they are a field boots. I retired them a year ago! Only because the leather around the ankle started to crack. I did take a few years off from riding so they probably would have worn out sooner. I en...
by Hayburner
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Dynamic saddles
Replies: 32
Views: 3662

Re: Dynamic saddles

Khalil, keep us posted when you get yours and what you think of it.
by Hayburner
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Young Horse Forum
Topic: HTBF Colonel Brandon
Replies: 11
Views: 550

Re: HTBF Colonel Brandon

He is adorable! Good for you for getting on from the ground on a youngster.

I need to get going with my Pivo.
by Hayburner
Thu Dec 31, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: DAK oil
Replies: 0
Views: 195

DAK oil

Just checking to see if anyone is using this brand of oil for general overall health, including skin allergies? Since flax oil is temperamental in hot and cold weather, I thought I'd give this in a try. Probably had her on it a month (1 1/2 pumps 2 x a day) giving low amount as she does not need it ...
by Hayburner
Thu Dec 31, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Masterson method at home course
Replies: 2
Views: 269

Re: Masterson method at home course

My body worker has shown me quite a few techniques to use between her visits! She always marks down the areas I need to work on and what to do where. I love her!
Once this Corona virus is lessened I'd like to take a course too or at least get the books DVD for my own knowledge
by Hayburner
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Dynamic saddles
Replies: 32
Views: 3662

Re: Dynamic saddles

Thanks Blob, I may look in to trying this saddle out. It certainly can't hurt to have them ship one to me.

I have so little faith in the fitters that are local to me. People rave about them and a particular brand, then boom they are bashing the fitter and the brand!
by Hayburner
Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Dynamic saddles
Replies: 32
Views: 3662

Re: Dynamic saddles

Thanks Blob! I wonder Why there no reviews or chats on COTH about this brand? From your comparison to the Isabell, it could be something g I'd like. I have read great reviews about the Equipe Saddles, so that might be another for me to try. I rally should just leave well enough alone since my mare h...
by Hayburner
Fri Dec 25, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Dynamic saddles
Replies: 32
Views: 3662

Re: Dynamic saddles

Thanks for the update. I love a locked in feel, that's why I am so attached to my old Wintec Isabell. I really would love something that puts me in a better position and with an external block. I have tried an Albion but I didn't feel secure in it and the MacRider I bought used won't fit her. It's s...
by Hayburner
Fri Dec 25, 2020 1:07 am
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Dynamic saddles
Replies: 32
Views: 3662

Re: Dynamic saddles

Blob. Are you still loving the Dynamic saddle?

I have tried to find reviews and can't find much on this saddle.

Thanks
by Hayburner
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Strange infection
Replies: 27
Views: 5049

Re: Strange infection

Fingers crossed it's not a recurrence!
by Hayburner
Tue Dec 15, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: What would you do?
Replies: 14
Views: 986

Re: What would you do?

Lots of great suggestions here! Depending on what all your body worker does or doesn't t do, you may want to start with a chiropractor. We have a few different ones come and they are all different in what they do. My horse was having issues bending to the right, just so happened we were due for body...
by Hayburner
Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Yawning after work
Replies: 20
Views: 839

Re: Yawning after work

Tanga, my mare also yawns quite a bit before I put the bridle on. I give her a few GumBits , let her chew them up and let her yawn as much as she wants. I figure she is releasing her jaw which is a good thing!
by Hayburner
Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Tack for sale
Topic: 78" Rambo Optimo w/ neck cover & ALL the Liners
Replies: 1
Views: 440

Re: 78" Rambo Optimo w/ neck cover & ALL the Liners

Too big for my girl who is only a 72 in Rambo

Just thought I would suggest packing the liners in those vacuum bags, the weight will be the same, but the size of the box will be significantly smaller
by Hayburner
Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: I cantered
Replies: 13
Views: 898

Re: I cantered

Congrats Paula! I hope to post that I cantered too. My mare has a tendency to jump into it and go very fast. Will probably give her a little sedative before we try again. I did canter her when I was test riding her but with her preganacy set back, then a long injury rehab I haven't even thought to t...
by Hayburner
Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Correct Connect Reins
Replies: 9
Views: 2462

Re: Correct Connect Reins

Hi Blob, Yes, I bought them. I haven't even tried them out! I was worried that I would not be able to let the reins loosen easily and riding a super sensitive mare letting go can be important. I did buy a pair of PS of Sweden softy reins with rein stops and I love them! They have really helped me ke...
by Hayburner
Tue Nov 17, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Joint support/maintenance
Replies: 15
Views: 889

Re: Joint support/maintenance

My mare also seems to have seasonal allergies that I still haven't won the battle on. Next step will be allergy testing. A few years ago she had a significant ankle injury, the equine specialist had us use a few products to aid in the healing process. One of them was Equithrive, even tho testing was...
by Hayburner
Wed Nov 04, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: 366 days
Replies: 12
Views: 1275

Re: 366 days

Congrats Paula! That's my advise to the younger generation too. So easy to start, so very hard to quit! The sad part is the tobacco companies are putting more and more additives in to keep you hooked! I know I need to stop, but I lack the motivation and willpower to quit. You have done a great job o...
by Hayburner
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: But it’s raining
Replies: 22
Views: 842

Re: But it’s raining

My mare was out in a herd for her first 5 years, she doesn't care about much! Rain, snow, thunderstorms, flies, seems not much bothers her, she loves being out.
by Hayburner
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: A new low in house cleaning
Replies: 7
Views: 426

Re: A new low in house cleaning

Yuck
by Hayburner
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Top Riders Signing Petition NOT to Wear Helmets
Replies: 19
Views: 691

Re: Top Riders Signing Petition NOT to Wear Helmets

Well maybe someone will design a helmet that looks very similar to a top hat :D
by Hayburner
Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: My rescue kitty got a home
Replies: 8
Views: 394

Re: My rescue kitty got a home

The kitten I found 2 months ago that seemed days from death also found a home!

The vet loved her and kept her! Made me so happy and worth my and my dear friends efforts.
by Hayburner
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Always check that your gates are LOCKED
Replies: 7
Views: 470

Re: Always check that your gates are LOCKED

Glad you were able to get to the, before they went to the main roads. Hopefully, your boy is fine and isn't sore from his adventure. I am OCD about stall doors and gates. I check, check again and recheck! Usually, I will even say the word locked when doing up my horses stall door at nite. I know it ...
by Hayburner
Tue Oct 13, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Divorce- how did you get through it
Replies: 44
Views: 2597

Re: Divorce- how did you get through it

Glad you took an inventory of what is in the house, be sure to take pictures too! Not to scare you but he may bring up the value of your horse and associated tack,etc. Just prepare yourself for that just in case it does get ugly. A friend is moving to another state and significantly downsizing and w...
by Hayburner
Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Divorce- how did you get through it
Replies: 44
Views: 2597

Re: Divorce- how did you get through it

Dresser, Please do not jump the gun and sell your horse! Your horse is support you will need In This journey. You may have to cut back on a few things to afford the horse for awhile, but things have a way of working out. I always felt God brought horses in to my life after my marriage as he knew I w...
by Hayburner
Mon Oct 12, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: standing close behind
Replies: 3
Views: 245

Re: standing close behind

Blob, my mare does this too. She does get bodywork every other month and she does get tight in her rump and her hamstrings. I work on massaging those areas.
by Hayburner
Mon Oct 12, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Divorce- how did you get through it
Replies: 44
Views: 2597

Re: Divorce- how did you get through it

Have you sat down and talked this thru with him? Would going to marriage counseling be of any benefit? Is he really done or is he shooting from the hip for other reasons? I have been separated for almost 10 years and a divorce will probably come next year. Unfortunately, I lived for over 5 years wit...
by Hayburner
Sat Oct 03, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Still Itchy
Replies: 9
Views: 429

Re: Still Itchy

Exvet, that's kind of what I am afraid of, taking her off prescription strength hydroxyzine for a supplement that may not be as effective. Antihistamine wise, the Equishield would be stronger. Since my vet suggested the Equishield shampoo and spray I'll contact her for her opinion. I will add flax t...
by Hayburner
Sat Oct 03, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Still Itchy
Replies: 9
Views: 429

Re: Still Itchy

Exvet, thank you for the reply and suggestions. I was comparing the PP and the Equishield SA. The Equishield has a higher level of Quercetin 300mg vrs PP 105mg. Which isn't the Quercetin a natural antihistamine ? So it might give more relief than the PP? The Equishield also has Vit E, MSM, flax, ric...
by Hayburner
Fri Oct 02, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Still Itchy
Replies: 9
Views: 429

Still Itchy

My poor mare is still quite itchy! This started at the end of July. Tried Benidryl, hyroxyzine and now switched to Zertec. Also purchased medicated shampoos and sprays by Equishield IBH added Spirulina to her feed and yet she's still itchy! Since I thought it was bug related, I thought or prayed tha...
by Hayburner
Fri Oct 02, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: What are your favorite things?
Replies: 15
Views: 817

Re: What are your favorite things?

You can also wear the Smartwool socks in the summer, they breathe. Love my Thinline saddle pads, for the summer I bought a contoured one which fits my mare nicely. I like full sized ones with the back on track for the winter months. Love those tiger tongue sponges! They are useful for many things! I...
by Hayburner
Sun Sep 27, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Important stuff. Blanket color
Replies: 11
Views: 465

Re: Important stuff. Blanket color

I always liked green on my mainly bright chestnut pinto.
I love purple but not on him!
He also looked nice in certain shades of blue.

Why not get one with multiple colors and something super flashy for your pretty mare
by Hayburner
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Cataract Surgery. I'm having it.
Replies: 17
Views: 1065

Re: Cataract Surgery. I'm having it.

Good luck with your surgery! My sister had it done and had lens put in and she also no longer needs glasses. She does need to wear cheaters for close up stuff.

I always ask my eye dr if I have them yet as I would love to get lenses in so that I can quit wearing my contacts/glasses.
by Hayburner
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Equiderma?
Replies: 17
Views: 1274

Re: Equiderma?

Thanks Khall, I ordered Spirulina from Smartpak and also the Equiderma lotion . Her back legs seem to be the most itchy. With fall coming hopefully, this will all subside.
by Hayburner
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Spanish Walk work
Replies: 6
Views: 398

Re: Spanish Walk work

Very Nice!

I follow Cedar on Facebook, she does a great job.
by Hayburner
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Webinars with Wendy
Replies: 4
Views: 385

Re: Webinars with Wendy

Thanks for the link!
by Hayburner
Sun Sep 06, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Where is DJR ?
Replies: 10
Views: 924

Re: Where is DJR ?

Good to know all is ok with you. Family issues always have to come first and they do consume so much of physically and mentally.

Katz is super stunning!
by Hayburner
Sun Sep 06, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Equiderma?
Replies: 17
Views: 1274

Re: Equiderma?

Blob, that's the odd thing she is not raw, missing hair or bloody. Tho, her back legs do have some scratched areas where she has nicked herself and caused it to bleed. Going to start a new post and see if anyone has had their vet recommend Apoquel. Also, going to contact my vet to see what she think...
by Hayburner
Sat Sep 05, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Equiderma?
Replies: 17
Views: 1274

Re: Equiderma?

Well, my poor mare is still super duper itchy! She's been on 12 Hydroxyzine 50 mg 2 times a day and I see little improvement, tho her attitude has improved! LOL I was reading up on using Spirila and I'm not sure I want to use it since it can be toxic if not harvested/grown safely. She won't eat grou...
by Hayburner
Mon Aug 31, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Saddle question
Replies: 11
Views: 718

Re: Saddle question

Thank you Straightford, the saddle I was trying and think is nice (tho, fitter would not allow a few days trial) I had to work on Putting my leg in the correct position . It could very well have been because I was not having my legs nice and loose and/or an open enough hip angle. Not sure if it's wo...
by Hayburner
Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Saddle question
Replies: 11
Views: 718

Saddle question

Since I am looking for a saddle, just wondering if a saddle can really put you and your legs in the correct position?

Many Saddles state they put your leg in the correct position but do they?

Do extended stirrup bars help?
by Hayburner
Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Where is DJR ?
Replies: 10
Views: 924

Re: Where is DJR ?

Oh my, hopefully she chimes in with an update and all is well
by Hayburner
Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Test riding saddles
Replies: 28
Views: 1515

Re: Test riding saddles

Exvet, you may also want to look at DP Saddles. If I had a rep nearby I would definitely try one for my mare.
by Hayburner
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Test riding saddles
Replies: 28
Views: 1515

Re: Test riding saddles

Exvet. Did you look at Albion's Fabrento model?
by Hayburner
Tue Aug 25, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Test riding saddles
Replies: 28
Views: 1515

Re: Test riding saddles

Ok, so I asked after fitter texted me if I could trial the saddle for a couple of days to be sure of my selection, No Response. I to,d her I wanted to be sure I liked it and to make sure it did t fit like my other saddle that I didn't like. 2 days later she calls, we get disconnected and she didn't ...
by Hayburner
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Test riding saddles
Replies: 28
Views: 1515

Re: Test riding saddles

Yes Blob, very funny how we both were using the same brand and model of Saddles! The seat on the model I test ride cannot be changed, tho I wonder if I could get Buffalo leather which would be a better grip than calf skin. Silk, thanks for the positive review of your Albion saddle. AmityBee, yes, I ...
by Hayburner
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Test riding saddles
Replies: 28
Views: 1515

Re: Test riding saddles

Blob, I also have a Frank Baines Elegance that I will be selling! I've had it a good 10-15 years but really didn't use it much once I found the Wintec Isabell. It's still in very good shape with nice soft leather. I just didn't feel locked in enough in it. At that time I was doing more trail riding,...
by Hayburner
Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Test riding saddles
Replies: 28
Views: 1515

Re: Test riding saddles

Blob, BTW what did you end up buying?
by Hayburner
Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Test riding saddles
Replies: 28
Views: 1515

Re: Test riding saddles

Exactly Blob! I'm afraid that a 10-15 min ride isn't enough to make a firm and accurate decision on a saddle. Also, when spending 5k, I want to be sure I LOVE it. My Friend ordered a custom saddle after riding in the demo and when hers came her horse wasn't happy in it. He seemed ok in the demo and ...

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