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by Hayburner
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Any Callie King Followers?
Replies: 4
Views: 113

Re: Any Callie King Followers?

My old retired guy frisks me after I give him one treat - he knows there are more somewhere on me...He's allowed since he's 31 and has earned the right to be that way. Chisamba - That reminds me that he use to lift his leg to beg for a treat. I always thought it was so cute now that he's older he do...
by Hayburner
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Smart Calm Ultra
Replies: 0
Views: 22

Smart Calm Ultra

Does anyone here use it? I have a brand new large bag that I am not using - I'd be happy to send it to someone if they pay the freight charges.

It really did not do much for my mare who is just busy and sensitive by nature. I don't think any supplement will change this girl! LOL
by Hayburner
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Any Callie King Followers?
Replies: 4
Views: 113

Any Callie King Followers?

I have been following some of her training blogs and videos. I really like her style and simplicity. She has very good information for some of us older riders. One thing that does bother me is that she uses food/treats in almost everything she teaches. One trainer I know does use sugar cubes before ...
by Hayburner
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: My pants fit
Replies: 10
Views: 168

Re: My pants fit

Good for you Paula!

My niece is a huge believe in Weight Watchers.
by Hayburner
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Your feeding regimes for the dentally challenged senior
Replies: 12
Views: 137

Re: Your feeding regimes for the dentally challenged senior

Wow - surprised to hear so many toothless aged horses are out there. I guess I'm blessed - My 31 year old still has excellent teeth! I just had him checked and the vet said he has the teeth of a 20 year old...I had him checked since he had trouble chewing carrots and his pelleted grain. Not sure why...
by Hayburner
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Remodelistas! Laundry room/bathroom (update)
Replies: 28
Views: 2141

Re: Remodelistas! Laundry room/bathroom (update)

Thanks for the links - your room came out very nice! I too love plantation shutters, I have café style ones in my kitchen, dining, laundry and master bath. They are super easy to clean! Your post has me now more inspired to get busy finding a wallpaper for my powder and laundry room. Everyone boo-ho...
by Hayburner
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Basic Ground Work Suggestions Needed
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Basic Ground Work Suggestions Needed

Since I trying to built trust with my horse, I'm thinking we need to do some ground work since we haven't really done any.

I'm looking for suggestions on a good video(s) that an amateur can use.

Thanks
by Hayburner
Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Prascend how do you administer?
Replies: 27
Views: 293

Re: Prascend how do you administer?

Since my old guy is on Triple Crown Light, it's a pelleted feed so he would leave the Prascend. I put it in a small piece of apple and he eats His dosage of 1 1/2 pills and also an Equioxx pill.
by Hayburner
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: TheresaA's Blog
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Re: TheresaA's Blog

Rosie - Thanks so much for taking the time to look for it and for finding it!!!!
by Hayburner
Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: TheresaA's Blog
Replies: 2
Views: 186

TheresaA's Blog

Does anyone know where I can find her horses blog? I had it at one time and enjoyed reading how her training was coming along with her new Andalusian and now I can't find it. :oops:
by Hayburner
Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: I must be the world's worst packer...
Replies: 6
Views: 286

Re: I must be the world's worst packer...

I can sooo relate - I spend a long time deciding what to take on trips. I organize each outfit, coordinating my shoes, jewelry and purses to each one. I also take a few extra, just in case - good Lord, just in case of WHAT??? :lol: Then I get there and I've either brought too much or not the right o...
by Hayburner
Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Minor workplace rant
Replies: 5
Views: 223

Re: Minor workplace rant

PaulO wrote:
Ariel is not always appreciative of the mental torture I suffer for her benefit! LOL

That's a hoot and oh so true !!!
by Hayburner
Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Your joint care and management approach: When and Why?
Replies: 27
Views: 1053

Re: Your joint care and management approach: When and Why?

Happy to report that I did start giving my 31 year old the Equithrive and within a very short time, I noticed he gets up easier ! Since he's so picky - I got the molasses flavored one and he gobbles it right up.
by Hayburner
Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Insurance-- yes or no
Replies: 15
Views: 451

Re: Insurance-- yes or no

Fatcat - I do give my friends the raised eyebrow look when they say they are not reporting/filing a claim for medical issues that they have even gone to a specialist for....I would think if the carrier found out they could not only void your policy - they could file fraud charges..Your Morgan mare m...
by Hayburner
Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Insurance-- yes or no
Replies: 15
Views: 451

Re: Insurance-- yes or no

Now you guys have me re-thinking my actual need for insurance. I do have money put away for even major surgery (knock on wood here). She's insured for 15K . She's 8 and I think I may end up keeping it for a few more years and see how it goes. Fatcat - My mare did need many x-rays and ultrasound - be...
by Hayburner
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Insurance-- yes or no
Replies: 15
Views: 451

Re: Insurance-- yes or no

I have always insured. My first horse, I never filed a claim..he was cancelled due to age. My newish horse, did have an injury right at the time of my renewal. They came back and said they they have changed the way they are insuring and that if she want being insured at 30k or more they were not int...
by Hayburner
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: How to deal with "The Borrowers" ~ sigh . . . .
Replies: 10
Views: 381

Re: How to deal with "The Borrowers" ~ sigh . . . .

You've got some great suggestions here!

Why cant you find them?

When something of mine comes up "missing", I tear the barn apart until I find it!

We also have someone that thinks everything is community property, even if my names on it. It makes me crazy!
by Hayburner
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Paddock Boots
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Re: Paddock Boots

Thanks ! I did get lucky and find a pair of Dehners on eBay. I'm hoping they are as nice as the pictures.
by Hayburner
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Ariel is in season
Replies: 5
Views: 216

Re: Ariel is in season

Paulao. Im new to this mare stuff too! My mare gets brain dead and you just can't get her back mentally.
Luckily, she doesn't show any other signs of being in season. Tho, I do thok this year when her fiaet in season started she was quite colicky.
by Hayburner
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Horses does a fashion shoot. Nobody dies.
Replies: 20
Views: 544

Re: Horses does a fashion shoot. Nobody dies.

Beautiful horse, !pdel and photos!
by Hayburner
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: There is No Excuse to allow this to happen
Replies: 7
Views: 434

Re: There is No Excuse to allow this to happen

I too will not look at the images. I would have no problem calling the authorities if I saw something NQR. I recently called a boarding stable to report one of their turned put horses with undone stals on his blanket :D
by Hayburner
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Human treats for Ariel's birthday
Replies: 10
Views: 300

Re: Human treats for Ariel's birthday

Glad to know I'm not only one who brings treats for Barn biddies on !y horses birthday!

Your cake sounds yumm!y
by Hayburner
Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: A superfluous thread about show clothes
Replies: 31
Views: 783

Re: A superfluous thread about show clothes

Beautiful. Love how you matched the browband and your stock tie.
by Hayburner
Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: RIP our one of a kind Tucker
Replies: 14
Views: 460

Re: RIP our one of a kind Tucker

So sorry for your loss of such a special big guy.

Hugs
by Hayburner
Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Paddock Boots
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Re: Paddock Boots

Well, you sure got lucky buying those boots.

I did look at their website, but by the time o get some of their options that are standard on other brands, they would be way over my budget ;)
by Hayburner
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Stormy Daniels - Mot what you think.
Replies: 12
Views: 491

Re: Stormy Daniels - Mot what you think.

Oh - That's what I thought - but, I wasn't sure of her last name....I guess that shows how much I care about porn stars and presidents! LOL
by Hayburner
Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Paddock Boots
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Paddock Boots

I could use a new pair of paddock boots. I don't ride in them, mainly use for back and forth to the barn and when I'm working around my horses. I'd like them to look nice, since sometimes I wear them when I stop for dinner on my way home from the barn. Last summer I bought a pair of really nice look...
by Hayburner
Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Stormy Daniels - Mot what you think.
Replies: 12
Views: 491

Re: Stormy Daniels - Mot what you think.

Ok - I guess I'm out of the loop - Who is Stormy Daniels?
by Hayburner
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Favorite Cooler
Replies: 7
Views: 540

Re: Favorite Cooler

Thanks for sharing your review, Sue...
by Hayburner
Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Riding britches
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Riding britches

Sorry Sugar Plum, none of mine are the long version
by Hayburner
Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Riding britches
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Riding britches

Sugar plum, I didn't know they discontinued the Cadence style. That's the only style I've ever worn! Love them! What size do you need? I have many pairs that I no longer wear. I only stopped wearing them as I need the extra grip of leather with my quick mare! :lol: I was lucky to find some winter on...
by Hayburner
Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Dry Mane and Tail
Replies: 19
Views: 459

Re: Dry Mane and Tail

Krya's Mom - My goal is to lose NO HAIR ! I do think the Andalusian's have very coarse hair. I watch my friends with their warmbloods use brushes and combs rather roughly and they don't lose much hair. Their tails stay long, thick and soft. I don't think I've ever had her tail feeling "soft&quo...
by Hayburner
Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Riding britches
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Riding britches

heddylamar - I LOVE the FITS breeches ! For my first pair, I bought a pair used on Ebay. That way if I hated them, I wouldn't be out a few hundred bucks! They are really comfortable - but, the leather bull seat takes forever to dry. If mine have just some barn dust and a few hairs on them, I just th...
by Hayburner
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Dry Mane and Tail
Replies: 19
Views: 459

Re: Dry Mane and Tail

I think you have convinced me to bag it next winter. I know what the mud does to dry out my hands so I'm sure it is contributing to the dryness of her tail. As for the modified braid in the upper skirt - do you have to unbraid it fairly frequently? I had left braids in her mane last summer for a few...
by Hayburner
Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Dry Mane and Tail
Replies: 19
Views: 459

Re: Dry Mane and Tail

Fatcat - My mare also seems to get some pee on hers too! It seems worse in the winter with her blankets/tail flap.

I do wonder if the pee contributes to some of the breakage?

MARES !!!!!
by Hayburner
Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Dry Mane and Tail
Replies: 19
Views: 459

Re: Dry Mane and Tail

Kryramom, after she had her foal (almost 2 years ago) I had her Vit E & selenium levels checked. She was very low, tho her Selenium level was good. I got the NanoE and gave her high doses for many, many months. Had her re-checked in the fall (right after she allowed turnout again) and her level ...
by Hayburner
Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What to do... horse at home, or horse at boarding stable?
Replies: 13
Views: 521

Re: What to do... horse at home, or horse at boarding stable?

In reading your post - my impression is you do not want to board your horse. She brings you daily joy. As for renting out your facility to a trainer, I would think that would be worse on you. Something breaks, it's on you, extra insurance is on you, extra people and horse traffic around your home, e...
by Hayburner
Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Dry Mane and Tail
Replies: 19
Views: 459

Re: Dry Mane and Tail

I have friends that swear by Cowboy Magic - I've used it on my other horse but was afraid to use it on my mare because of the silicone. I have also heard that as long as you moisturizer the hair first, then use the Cowboy Magic it actually seals the moisture in. Wish I knew if there was actual proof...
by Hayburner
Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Dry Mane and Tail
Replies: 19
Views: 459

Re: Dry Mane and Tail

Lorilu - Last summer I did use some of the ethnic products on her and they seemed, just ok. I didn't get her mane/tail washed frequently enough since she was on stall rest all summer. Piedmontfields - I think some of the damage she has is because she didn't get her mane/tail thoroughly washed. I did...
by Hayburner
Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Dry Mane and Tail
Replies: 19
Views: 459

Re: Dry Mane and Tail

Hi fatcat, i have found the best prices on this product line to be at TJ Max or Marshalls. I'm hoping it helps to hydrate her tail.

I
The label states, no animal testing, maybe I should tell them I animal tested! Lol
by Hayburner
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Dry Mane and Tail
Replies: 19
Views: 459

Dry Mane and Tail

My mares mane is still in pretty good shape, but her tail is a mess! IT used to be so full and thick! I don't know what happened, as I never brush it, I only use my fingers to groom it. I have a few suspicions, but my goal now is to get it to grow nice and thick again. I was able to wash it last wee...
by Hayburner
Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Riding britches
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Riding britches

Since I have switched over to FITS, I have quite a few pairs of Irideone's and kerrits full seats that I no longer wear. I have black, brown, and grey. What size do you need? If your interested I can send pics.
by Hayburner
Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Lewyn needs jingles Update. :D
Replies: 41
Views: 1439

Re: Lewyn needs jingles

Healing vibes coming his way.....
by Hayburner
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc
Replies: 72
Views: 2436

Re: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc

Chancellor - LOL.... I will say I have heard some riders that show heavily mention the dislike for certain judges and their negative comments. Yet, when their is a nice comments you would think that judge "hung the moon" ! LOL Many, many years ago, I did an in house show - it was judged by...
by Hayburner
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc
Replies: 72
Views: 2436

Re: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc

I didn't hear the commentary - guess, I need to go back and turn up the volume. Really? Judges have to worry about being accused of bullying? Umpires/referees call it like they see it, I assume that's what dressage judges do too. It's their trained eye, it's their opinion, it's what's in the rule bo...
by Hayburner
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc
Replies: 72
Views: 2436

Re: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc

I just watched the video - the rider knew the ride was going to be seen by thousands and she was going to be critiqued whether it was a good or bad ride. Why didn't she just disqualify herself? Did she think she was performing a good test? If her trainer was on the sidelines could she have helped th...
by Hayburner
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc
Replies: 72
Views: 2436

Re: Bullying, Del Mar riding etc

I wish I could add my 2 cents, but I have seen the video.

Where I can view the video?
by Hayburner
Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Another sign of getting older...
Replies: 13
Views: 517

Re: Another sign of getting older...

Oh my PaulaO - I have many signs of getting older! My tolerance and keeping quiet when someone is making me crazy is very low anymore. SueB - One of the main reasons I don't watch the news is all the bad that is out there and happening. I guess in some aspects I prefer to live in Neverland...LOL.......
by Hayburner
Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Deneb:
Replies: 175
Views: 21996

Re: Deneb:

Seeing much improvement, she looks so much more relaxed. She has come a long way! Congrats
by Hayburner
Fri Jan 26, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Remodelistas! Laundry room/bathroom (update)
Replies: 28
Views: 2141

Re: Remodelistas! Laundry room/bathroom (update)

I think you made a good choice, it's muted and not busy. I am really struggling to find a classy walllpaper for my powder room. It's small, so I'm thinking of going large scale and to also wallpaper the ceiling, or paint the ceiling with some sparkles thrown in to the paint. I'm a bling kind of girl...

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