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by Hayburner
Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Yonka aka The #blondebastard
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Re: Yonka aka The #blondebastard

Thanks for the update. He's a cutie ! Fingers crossed you get what you want out of this next journey....
by Hayburner
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Your joint care and management approach: When and Why?
Replies: 21
Views: 312

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

Fatcat - The specialist that recommended the Equithrive for my mare said it is good for other joints as well as the hocks. He said, since it's only been tested on hocks that is why they don't mention the other areas it can help. I just wondered if it was too late to start this supp and the benefits ...
by Hayburner
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Ariel in the winter
Replies: 9
Views: 201

Re: Ariel in the winter

A few days out of the saddle and I get rusty and weak too. I haven't ridden in months I hate the thought of getting back on but I will have to do it. I have a great trainer that will work her before I get on and then for a few rides I will only walk her out. PaulO. Better safe than sorry, not everyo...
by Hayburner
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Needlefelting project
Replies: 26
Views: 228

Re: Needlefelting project

Is it hard to do? I have zero talent for sewing/needlepoint .
by Hayburner
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Needlefelting project
Replies: 26
Views: 228

Re: Needlefelting project

I you did a super job, where do I send the hair and details? Lol

Really, I'd be interested in having 2 made.

I had a ceramic piece made of my gelding that I love, its more of a tribal type piece.
by Hayburner
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Your joint care and management approach: When and Why?
Replies: 21
Views: 312

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

Users of Equithrive- would it be helpful for a 31 year old that was recently put on Equioxx to keep him moving comfortably? He really seems to have trouble getting up in this cold weather and lack of turnout. For years I had him on horsetech products until he decided he hates powders and flax. He ha...
by Hayburner
Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Found an idyllic retirement barn for my horse
Replies: 7
Views: 213

Re: Found an idyllic retirement barn for my horse

Congrats - it's so freeing to not have to worry about your horse when it's boarded especially as they are getting older. I would have loved to find a less expensive place for my old guy, but he's been at the same place for 16 years and I think a change would have been too much for him. He's also pre...
by Hayburner
Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Soliciated for donation
Replies: 18
Views: 282

Re: Soliciated for donation

I don't know how they got my phone number, I have an unlisted number....unless, since I donated in the past they kept it on file.
by Hayburner
Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Soliciated for donation
Replies: 18
Views: 282

Re: Soliciated for donation

Literiding - THanks for the links! As for it being ligit - I truly think it was as after you pledge the amount, they mail you a form to fill out and mail your donation in. I have donated to this organization in the past so I believe it to be legit. Kyra's Mom - I'm on the other side of the coin - I ...
by Hayburner
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Soliciated for donation
Replies: 18
Views: 282

Soliciated for donation

So today I get a call from a guy that is requesting a donation for the state police, local, etc. that are injured, etc in the line of duty. I know this is a legitimate request, as I have had these requests at work and home in the past. He asks what a,Lunt I would be able to donate, $200, $150 $100 o...
by Hayburner
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Pretty farm for sale in TN
Replies: 17
Views: 320

Re: Pretty farm for sale in TN

Wow what a beautiful place! It looks like they thought of everything when they built it.

The price is more than reasonable for all the amenities.

Where I am I PA that would be well over 1.5M
by Hayburner
Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Sad. It's Bob's anniversary
Replies: 12
Views: 304

Re: Sad. It's Bob's anniversary

You are lucky to have found such a nice place to hang out, finally enjoy your barn buddies and feel a bit of safety for Ms. Ariel.

I'm sure some of your worries are based on the previous place you had Bob. THat feeling of insecurity, etc takes time to let go of
by Hayburner
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: 2017 Kringle Exchange! *KRINGLE INFO SENT*
Replies: 48
Views: 1195

Re: 2017 Kringle Exchange! *KRINGLE INFO SENT*

Even though I've been on this board and the old UDBB this is the first time I've participated in this exchange. It was fun shopping for someone I don't know and hoping I picked the right things! I got my package from Sunshine2me yesterday, I didn't wait to open it. I was excited to see what was in t...
by Hayburner
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Sad. It's Bob's anniversary
Replies: 12
Views: 304

Re: Sad. It's Bob's anniversary

Paula - lets move this from the grief wave to remembering what a wonderful horse/partner Bob was to you. Let's celebrate his life, the life you had with him. He was and always will be your "heart" horse - shed a few tears for what was and then think about how lucky you were to find Ms. Ari...
by Hayburner
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: The Decrepit OTTB - Slightly Less Decrepit Now He's in Heaven!
Replies: 36
Views: 782

Re: The Decrepit OTTB - Slightly Less Decrepit Now He's in Heaven!

I certainly remember the Little Orange Horse and your postings about him. Thank you for sharing his and your history. So sorry you had to say good bye - you certainly gave him a better life than what he was destined to before you saved him. Hugs and Healing vibes in your loss of the Little Orange Ho...
by Hayburner
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: 2017 Kringle Exchange! *KRINGLE INFO SENT*
Replies: 48
Views: 1195

Re: 2017 Kringle Exchange! *KRINGLE INFO SENT*

Finally got out over the week-end to do some shopping - I will be sending mine out tomorrow !
by Hayburner
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What can I tell people who ask how's your dog doing?
Replies: 26
Views: 578

Re: What can I tell people who ask how's your dog doing?

sorry you had to put your pup down - I'm sure it's hard especially with company coming. I agree with Canyon - give them a heads up and let them know it's the holidays and you want to enjoy their visit with you. Better to let them know in advance, than wait for them to ask, then have to say you don't...
by Hayburner
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: How much should we expect from our senior animals and modern medicine?
Replies: 10
Views: 263

Re: How much should we expect from our senior animals and modern medicine?

My retired 30 year old gelding has Cushings and is on Prascend. On a recent exam he also has cataract and I can tell he doesn't always see that well. There are days I winder if he does have a bit of dementia too. This summer he was moving unusually slow so I put him on Equioxx. The heat is very hear...
by Hayburner
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Need some help or advice
Replies: 49
Views: 1547

Re: Need some help or advice

Linden - When my marriage was unraveling, and DH put blame on my heart horse, I honestly thought of selling him. I even posted on the old UDBB my problems and many people said to sell the horse. I was so frightened and torn, I wanted to save my marriage, I wanted to live my dream with my DH, I was l...
by Hayburner
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Need some help or advice
Replies: 49
Views: 1547

Re: Need some help or advice

I don't know all the background but from what I have read above, imho you are still very much grieving the lose of your mother and unwarranted guilt for not having a few minutes with her before she passed. You cannot change this, so you must find it in your heart and mind to accept this tragedy. As ...
by Hayburner
Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Where is everyone????
Replies: 49
Views: 1309

Re: Where is everyone????

Paulo - It has been a bit slow on here lately...I haven't even started my shopping yet!!! Glad that Ms. Ariel likes her new pad - I use the back on track with a 1/2 pad in sheepskin. My mare seems to like it - but, since she's 1/2 crazy you never really know what she likes and doesn't like...LOL... ...
by Hayburner
Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Breeding, Registries & Conformation
Topic: New PRE baby!
Replies: 15
Views: 381

Re: New PRE baby!

She's adorable!

Your mare looks very similar to my PRE.

I think it's easier to pick an English word then translate to Spanish and see if it suites the foal.

Congrats!
by Hayburner
Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Breeding, Registries & Conformation
Topic: New PRE baby!
Replies: 15
Views: 381

Re: New PRE baby!

She's adorable!

Your mare looks very similar to my PRE.

I think it's easier to pick an English word then translate to Spanish and see if it suites the foal.

Congrats!
by Hayburner
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Favorite Cooler
Replies: 5
Views: 214

Re: Favorite Cooler

Oh boy - Since 2 of you mentioned the Weatherbeeta I may have to take a look at it, just in case the reviews are better than the Baker.
by Hayburner
Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: 2017 Kringle Exchange! *KRINGLE INFO SENT*
Replies: 48
Views: 1195

Re: 2017 Kringle Exchange! *KRINGLE INFO SENT*

THanks - I'll get it filled in tomorrow and emailed off to you.
by Hayburner
Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: 2017 Kringle Exchange! *KRINGLE INFO SENT*
Replies: 48
Views: 1195

Re: 2017 Kringle Exchange! *KRINGLE INFO SENT*

When is the cut-off to reply/sign-up for this?

Thanks
by Hayburner
Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Favorite Cooler
Replies: 5
Views: 214

Re: Favorite Cooler

Thanks for the suggestion - since Smartpak was having an extra 15 off today - I ended up ordering the Baker Irish Knit cooler. I figured I could put this on and then put my turbo dry on top of it. It was a bit less than the Rambo dry rug. With 2 horses I do try to save $$ where I can.... Thanks agai...
by Hayburner
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Favorite Cooler
Replies: 5
Views: 214

Favorite Cooler

My mare is not clipped and has a nice winter coat, but not excessivE. Now that we are coming in to winter she has had some days when she's been sweaty. I have a turbo dry cooler from amigo, it's a fleece type material. It seems to work ok, but I'd like something to get her dry faster. I bought the R...
by Hayburner
Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Charles Manson finally dead
Replies: 5
Views: 306

Re: Charles Manson finally dead

What has always scalded me is why they let him live!?

Why did our tax dollars take care of him all these years?

That money could have been spent on doing good for someone or something and we wasted it on a murderer.
by Hayburner
Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Great blanket sale - if you have a big or small horse especially!
Replies: 6
Views: 308

Re: Great blanket sale - if you have a big or small horse especially!

I too LOVE my Rambo's - that's pretty much all that I have for them. I did buy a heavy weight Amigo for my retiree and it fits a bit better than his Rambo (which we gave to his smaller "sister"). He's got a hay belly and the Amigo covers it more than a Rambo. Maybe because the Amigo's are ...
by Hayburner
Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Great blanket sale - if you have a big or small horse especially!
Replies: 6
Views: 308

Re: Great blanket sale - if you have a big or small horse especially!

Straightforward - I got their email about the sale too - I was tempted but your right not a lot left in the 75-8 range. I have bought from them in the past and never had a problem.
by Hayburner
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Odd coat question...
Replies: 7
Views: 286

Re: Odd coat question...

Sounds like he has static....
by Hayburner
Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Would you please "like" my
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: Would you please "like" my

Done :D
by Hayburner
Sun Oct 22, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Boarding question
Replies: 11
Views: 709

Re: Boarding question

Orono, she was only there about 2 weeks.
by Hayburner
Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Senior Horses/Senior Riders
Topic: working with a trainer
Replies: 19
Views: 1175

Re: working with a trainer

I'm older too - I was lucky to have a very understanding trainer for my crazy assed mare and my insecurities. She never yelled at me, though I do think I frustrated her at times. I recently took a couple lessons from a late 30 year old and she was very kind and understanding, she never yelled. She w...
by Hayburner
Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: I was asked about shareboarding Miss A.
Replies: 11
Views: 511

Re: I was asked about shareboarding Miss A.

Do not feel guilty. I have to say I would never share either of my horses, unless I financially or health wise had to do it. I spend more time grooming and bonding with my horses than riding, I'd be afraid someone else would just ride and go. That's really not what I want for them. They both are ver...
by Hayburner
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Boarding question
Replies: 11
Views: 709

Re: Boarding question

This is the 4th increase in just less than 2 years. The total amount in that time is around $100. Which isn't bad. You are responsible for buckets, fans, heated buckets.

But, an increase a month after moving in with no warning is the part that bothers my friend.
by Hayburner
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Costume contest for horse and rider
Replies: 6
Views: 279

Re: Costume contest for horse and rider

Very creative, they all great! I'd bet I thought was a fun day for everyone. The horses look so relaxed!
by Hayburner
Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Boarding question
Replies: 11
Views: 709

Re: Boarding question

Ok - I see the point of boarding being month to month - I guess since I've only moved twice in 16years. Been at the current place 12 years! I'm not one to move so I didn't "see" the month to month side. IMHO - I think a new boarder should have a window of time to pay the quoted price befor...
by Hayburner
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Boarding question
Replies: 11
Views: 709

Boarding question

If you moved your horse to a barn and within 30 days the price was increased by $25 or $50 a month would you expect them to hold your agreed price before they passed on the increase to you? I just saw this happen to someone and I felt the original amount should have been held without an increase for...
by Hayburner
Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Lost my best horse..horse hair jewelry?
Replies: 21
Views: 987

Re: Lost my best horse..horse hair jewelry?

So sorry for this unexpected and heartfelt loss. Such a beautiful and kind eye she had.

No suggestions on a jeweler.

Hugs and healing vibes coming your way.
by Hayburner
Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Breach in Five Days!
Replies: 7
Views: 470

Re: Breach in Five Days!

Yeah - that would have been nuts and stressed for days!! I only had my new mare a week or two, the girl that turned her out did not know that there were 2 gates on the tiny pasture she was put in. Low and behold my new horse went through the open gate, but luckily she came trotting back to the barn ...
by Hayburner
Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Back to dressage
Replies: 13
Views: 538

Re: Back to dressage

PaulaO - I replied to your bridle question in the tack section. The only thing I would worry about would be buying out of US if you had to return it. BUt, I was happy with the seller and the quality of the Stubben bridle I got from them. I'm sure it was less than what I would have paid in the states...
by Hayburner
Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Bridle recommendations
Replies: 12
Views: 462

Re: Bridle recommendations

PaulaO - I bought a similar Stubben bridle from this same seller on Ebay. Mine has white on the brow band and nose band. It is a crank, I just don't "crank"it tightly. The seller shipped quickly and it is a nice quality bridle.
by Hayburner
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Paddock boots recommendations
Replies: 5
Views: 294

Re: Paddock boots recommendations

I go with Ariats too. I don't' ride in them. I will say I bought a pair a few months ago and the leather is stiff on them, they do have a nice square toe box, but I'm use to my old Ariat Crowne paddocks that were super comfy. Hopefully, they will break-in soon.
by Hayburner
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Las Vegas Shooting
Replies: 34
Views: 1565

Re: Las Vegas Shooting

Wheresmywhite - I am afraid of guns because they can/do kill. Well, the gun doesn't, the person shooting it does...but, you know what I mean....It's a piece of dangerous equipment that only those trained should use. Its a danger to children when a guardian does not put it safely away, its a danger t...
by Hayburner
Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Las Vegas Shooting
Replies: 34
Views: 1565

Re: Las Vegas Shooting

I do believe people have the right to bare arms - to protect themselves, even though I am sooo against guns. With the way things are in this country, many people do need additional protection and they should have the right and the equipment to do so should the need arise. I am against guns because I...
by Hayburner
Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Las Vegas Shooting
Replies: 34
Views: 1565

Las Vegas Shooting

I'm a bit surprised that no one has posted anything about this extreme tragedy. I was there 2 weeks ago and security, at least at my hotel, was very high! I sat up last reading everything I could find about the shooting, the victims and the shooter. I read how the people came together to help others...
by Hayburner
Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: RIP Tom Petty
Replies: 5
Views: 245

Re: RIP Tom Petty

Under investigation?????

The Sirius TOm Petty channel was playing some of music and I was surprised by how many songs I had enjoyed over the years, yet didn't know they were his.....
by Hayburner
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: PSA about sending care packages to Puerto Rico
Replies: 8
Views: 689

Re: PSA about sending care packages to Puerto Rico

Thanks for the update on Puerto Rico. I was certainly upstanding of your husband to travel there for his company, especially when other employees declined.

I'm sure it will be exciting to ride in the corporate jet especially after all the devastation he has seen and lived with.

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