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by Tuddy
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Trimmer Rant
Replies: 14
Views: 247

Re: Trimmer Rant

Did she show? Or are you off googling Pete Ramey videos on trimming? Haha! Yes, she showed up... but only trimmed Tuddy because she knew I needed him done before today, so my mini donkeys got pushed again... And yes, I have googled Pete lol! I have more to this story, and want to expand on some stu...
by Tuddy
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Trimmer Rant
Replies: 14
Views: 247

Re: Trimmer Rant

Well, today is the rescheduled appointment - I'll have to wait and see what happens lol!
by Tuddy
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Trying to resolve cough
Replies: 16
Views: 99

Re: Trying to resolve cough

Have you had a vet out to listen to his cough? When Yonka came home from the trainers and he had that viral infection, he would cough a lot. I finally gave him, and Tuddy, who also caught the boogers, a round of Exceed. Cleaned them right up and I haven't heard any coughing at all. And it has been i...
by Tuddy
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Are we ready for the July August goals thread?
Replies: 291
Views: 6047

Re: Are we ready for the July August goals thread?

Oh, and I hope that those that are not feeling well, or stuck in a funk, feel better soon!
by Tuddy
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Are we ready for the July August goals thread?
Replies: 291
Views: 6047

Re: Are we ready for the July August goals thread?

Also, personally, I'm feeling rather ragey because I'm seeing someone who, through the book she wrote, has hoodwinked people into thinking she's a kind, caring, classical rider, all the while she's ripping and sawing her horse through GP test after GP test......( Well, we're going off topic here, b...
by Tuddy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Trimmer Rant
Replies: 14
Views: 247

Re: Trimmer Rant

Thanks for the listening eyes everyone. I try not to get worked up about the cancelled appointments because I haven't really been using the horses much. If I was riding more consistently, I would be a lot more worried. For me, I just feel that my good nature gets taken advantage by her some times. S...
by Tuddy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: " competed through to the FEI levels"?
Replies: 26
Views: 514

Re: " competed through to the FEI levels"?

I agree. I wasn't there, but it sounds like this rider wasn't ready for a clinic. Some responsibility is on the clinician for not making it clear what type of riders/horses he is willing to work with. If this clinician was helpful to the other riders, I would bring him/her back. I was in this simil...
by Tuddy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Trimmer Rant
Replies: 14
Views: 247

Trimmer Rant

Most trimmers and farriers complain that they never have clients that can keep a routine schedule. I have a trimmer that can't keep a routine schedule. Good thing my horses are self trimming because of all the stomping they have been doing because of the flies, because my trimmer just cancelled - ag...
by Tuddy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: The Warhorse - the Tale of Tuddy
Replies: 167
Views: 26897

Re: The Warhorse - the Tale of Tuddy

Thanks for the pep talks. I know I will be fine, it's just he hasn't been off the farm since Christmas Eve 2016... :shock: I am also taking Yonka to this same clinic, as I will be riding him. Hopefully, that helps Tuddy settle in as his bully/buddy will be there too. :)
by Tuddy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: The Warhorse - the Tale of Tuddy
Replies: 167
Views: 26897

Re: The Warhorse - the Tale of Tuddy

My clinic is in 5 sleeps. I am a bundle of nerves. That's it. Carry on. :?
by Tuddy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: My announcement -- another redhead!
Replies: 20
Views: 265

Re: My announcement -- another redhead!

Yay! Congratulations!
by Tuddy
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Another Chestnut Newcomer
Replies: 24
Views: 253

Re: Another Chestnut Newcomer

She's quite the stunner!
by Tuddy
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Meet Mikey
Replies: 41
Views: 443

Re: Meet Mikey

So handsome! Congrats!
by Tuddy
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: The Tack & Apparel Trunk
Topic: Saddle Suggestions
Replies: 37
Views: 700

Re: Saddle Suggestions

I have sat in a DP, and oooh.... I was drooling.
by Tuddy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Wildfire
Replies: 18
Views: 327

Re: Wildfire

I am glad to hear you are all okay.
by Tuddy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: What does "submission" mean to you in training?
Replies: 25
Views: 440

Re: What does "submission" mean to you in training?

kande50 wrote:IOW, if we end up with a mentally or physically damaged horse then IMO, all the submission we've created is worthless.


This one kicked me right in the feels.
by Tuddy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Scabby bleedy sores on the back of hind pasterns - winning the war
Replies: 46
Views: 741

Re: Scabby bleedy sores on the back of hind pasterns - winning the war

Good to hear! And good to know about the spray! Thanks for the tip!
by Tuddy
Mon Jul 30, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: I don't think my horse can hear much
Replies: 4
Views: 154

Re: I don't think my horse can hear much

The timing on this post is impeccable! LOL! I was just telling my husband that I think our daughter's aging QH is losing some of his hearing. When I go out to feed in the evening, they are all in the loose housing shed to get away from the bugs, when I call, all three Canadians and the mini donks co...
by Tuddy
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Frustrated ! No Walk
Replies: 30
Views: 826

Re: Frustrated ! No Walk

Thanks Tuddy - Her back is not sore at all, though who knows maybe something else is bothering her...this mare is so loving and sweet it's amazing how anxious she gets when a rider gets on her. She had her baby in May of 2016 and she had a good 6 months off after that. When she was started back to ...
by Tuddy
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Frustrated ! No Walk
Replies: 30
Views: 826

Re: Frustrated ! No Walk

This is going to sound so far out too lunch, I won't be surprised if all of you snort and roll your eyes at me.... See if you can find a bottle of Omega-Alpha kidney flush and follow the directions until the whole bottle is gone. https://www.omegaalpha.us/product-categories/equine-category/equine-ki...
by Tuddy
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: The Warhorse - the Tale of Tuddy
Replies: 167
Views: 26897

Re: The Warhorse - the Tale of Tuddy

TuddyJuly24.jpg Well.... we are prepping for a clinic to be held mid-August.. Just a Foundation (groundwork) class to begin with, but we are getting back into it though. I went out to feed last night and thought I would work with him a bit. I saddled him up and did about 15 minutes of in-hand work....
by Tuddy
Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: What does "submission" mean to you in training?
Replies: 25
Views: 440

Re: What does "submission" mean to you in training?

I've mentioned before I don't like the word "submission", it sounds so one-sided. I want to have a relationship with my horses, we both have brains and feelings; therefore, I would rather we cooperate together instead of me calling the shots all the time. Yes, there will be times when we n...
by Tuddy
Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Senior Horses/Senior Riders
Topic: Trying again, hope this is the one!
Replies: 35
Views: 2776

Re: Trying again, hope this is the one!

What a stunner!!!!!
by Tuddy
Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Hinneman article
Replies: 18
Views: 335

Re: Hinneman article

I just read up to where he works with Ingrid... sounds like his first employer is a good rider but not a good teacher.... I wasn't fond of the "keep the side reins tight" comment... I wish I would have been able to see the horse who was wearing them so i could see why he wanted them "...
by Tuddy
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Hinneman article
Replies: 18
Views: 335

Re: Hinneman article

:o I have a hard time expressing an opinion, because I am still so new to the dressage world, but I do know that words like "submissive" are not part of a kind and thoughtful training scale. Too S&M for me, I suppose. And ditching a horse because it stepped on your foot and classifying...
by Tuddy
Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Barn fire-Update on horse
Replies: 11
Views: 382

Re: Barn fire-Nothing bad happened

Glad everyone is okay! and I hope the rehab isn't a loss....
by Tuddy
Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Do you believe in Karma, Guardian Angel, other?
Replies: 13
Views: 398

Re: Do you believe in Karma, Guardian Angel, other?

I think this is such a cool topic. I am a firm believer in Karma, Angels and definitely Spirits. I believe in the powers of energies and how they affect the world around us. Especially when it comes to horses. Horses don't know science as we do, they live solely on instinct and intuition. At least I...
by Tuddy
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Ariel is rubbing her tail
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Re: Ariel is rubbing her tail

How is Ariel doing? My one horse literally has no tail left. :cry:
by Tuddy
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: The DDBB Cookbook Forum
Topic: Turkey burgers
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Turkey burgers

Nice! Definitely trying this!
by Tuddy
Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Breeding, Registries & Conformation
Topic: Is this person high? In re horse growth
Replies: 22
Views: 447

Re: Is this person high? In re horse growth

My Tuddy grew until he was 8.
by Tuddy
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Ariel is rubbing her tail
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Re: Ariel is rubbing her tail

This happens to my Canadians yearly. I deworm with ivermectin, yet seem to have problem year after year. I've decided to treat my guys with Alpha Omega Para-X and will see if that helps. I would do as heddylamar suggests and wash the tail thoroughly and let it dry before adding MTG. https://www.hors...
by Tuddy
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Young Horse Forum
Topic: His first x-c experience
Replies: 12
Views: 286

Re: His first x-c experience

Good job! I would have gotten off and cried after the first spook. LOL!
by Tuddy
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Shoulder-in
Replies: 52
Views: 1097

Re: Shoulder-in

musical comedy wrote: And what a wimp that had to PM demi to support rather than doing so on the open forum.


Name calling. Nice. Because that will really encourage the quiet bystander to really want to engage in conversations in the open now.
by Tuddy
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Ariel colicked from the heat
Replies: 16
Views: 457

Re: Ariel colicked from the heat

Poor Ariel and poor mama! Glad to hear she is getting better.
by Tuddy
Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: She’s home!
Replies: 19
Views: 498

Re: She’s home!

She looks lovely! I look forward to updates!
by Tuddy
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: why I find lungeing helpful
Replies: 38
Views: 970

Re: why I find lungeing helpful

demi wrote:I want to add that just because this is the course I am taking with my own horse, doesn’t mean that I dont see the value in other methods. We are individuals and so are our horses.


I like this. :)

That is all. :)
by Tuddy
Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Scabby bleedy sores on the back of hind pasterns - winning the war
Replies: 46
Views: 741

Re: Scabby bleedy sores on the back of hind pasterns - winning the war

Buy a bottle of Well-Horse, it is a resin texture and I put it on anything that has a sore/scab/open wound.
by Tuddy
Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Are we ready for the July August goals thread?
Replies: 291
Views: 6047

Re: Are we ready for the July August goals thread?

Schools out for Summer! (well for my 2 legged kid that is).

Now that the horses have been cleared of whatever virus they had, back to work they go. Lunging starts this week and both Tuddy and Yonka are booked into horsemanship/riding clinics in August. Time to prep for that.
by Tuddy
Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Quality of Life ?
Replies: 29
Views: 916

Re: Quality of Life ?

Sending lots of love to you....
by Tuddy
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Chancellor! Who is that kitten?!
Replies: 20
Views: 630

Re: Chancellor! Who is that kitten?!

What a great story! Welcome Stonewell! You will have a great home! :)
by Tuddy
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Update/Chisamba thread
Replies: 13
Views: 627

Re: Update/Chisamba thread

This is beautiful Abby - please keep us posted. :)
by Tuddy
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Walter Zettl
Replies: 13
Views: 636

Re: Walter Zettl

His association with the Parellis happened later in his life. I choose to ignore that aspect (and hope that some of his genuine wisdom rubbed off on them in some small way). The scope & depth of his work with horses far exceeds the literal "blip" he spent in the Parelli sphere. This i...
by Tuddy
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: More horse shopping, anyone? (Tsavo?)
Replies: 46
Views: 1458

Re: More horse shopping, anyone? (Tsavo?)

I would price Trevor at $15000, he is only five years old. Just a baby. The only thing I would worry about is his feet, hopefully, they get some size to them. And, as with most sales ads, the seller generally prices the horse a little higher than its worth, so that negotiations get them the price th...
by Tuddy
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: More Leg! More Leg! - May and June Goals
Replies: 378
Views: 11088

Re: More Leg! More Leg! - May and June Goals

I have no riding update since Yonka and Tuddy are still getting over those damn snotty noses. I gave them both 20cc of Excede yesterday and will dose again on Thursday. Hopefully, that is the end of it. I want to get back in the saddle! DJR - your daughter is quite special! Chisamba - I hope you fin...
by Tuddy
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: Metalab bits?
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Re: Metalab bits?

I have, I found they discolored quite a bit over time.
by Tuddy
Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Boogers
Replies: 2
Views: 177

Re: Boogers

I am going to pick up a bottle of Exceed tomorrow as per my vet. Now Tuddy has the same green snot that Yonka has. Fun. Fun. Fun.
by Tuddy
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Dressage Training
Topic: More leg? Not really...No
Replies: 20
Views: 684

Re: More leg? Not really...No

Sorry. I didn't mean to offend.
by Tuddy
Wed May 30, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Jimmy Williams
Replies: 7
Views: 423

Re: Jimmy Williams

I read this this morning. Wow. :(
by Tuddy
Wed May 30, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Veterinary, Nutrition, Grooming & Farrier Questions
Topic: Boogers
Replies: 2
Views: 177

Boogers

Yonka caught himself some boogers while he was at the trainers in March. It has been lingering. When the vet came out to do coggins tests, he looked at the discharge, listened to his lungs and pretty much said it was viral, and had to run its course. He did recommend 5 days of uniprim to see if the ...

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