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    RE: Fly masks in rainy weather

    if it's raining, there aren't usually any flies around. same thing at night..........they can see better without them, particularly if they get a fright in the dark.

    my horses only have them on...
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    RE: Saddle Fitting

    hi jet,

    after 6 months of using a 'crook' saddle, it took me another 12 months, mostly non-riding, and bareback when i did, to find a saddle that suited both horse and rider.

    i have been...
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    RE: Swollen legs from spring grass

    i would also have to second KE's opinion. blood in urine is not a sign of healthy kidneys and needs to be investigated by a vet asap. oedema or swelling of limbs is also a sympton of kidney...
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    RE: Tail rubbing in float - advice

    i had the same problem a few years ago and tried many different techniques.

    what finally worked for me was to use a piece of sheepskin with the fluffy side against the tail and then bandage. i...
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    RE: horse management cert IV/diplom

    i am currently studying the advanced diploma of horse management through Glenormiston college in Victoria. It is a bit of a challenge not being able to speak to lecturers and other students doing the...
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    RE: Change cycle in wormers

    if you follow this link, there is a 2 year worming program which
    outlines what to use and when.....

    http://www.oakeyvet.com.au/tools/index.cfm?action=worminator

    or just type 'worminator' into...
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    RE: balanced vs unbalanced transiti

    thank-you hpower, you description is what i was after.
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    balanced vs unbalanced transitions

    hi all,

    i am currently studying for my advanced diploma of horse management through glenormiston. an assignment i am doing has asked me to: 'describe the difference between a balanced transition...
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    RE: DISAPPOINTED

    there is an old saying..........'those who can't, teach'. while i don't particularly agree, the same can be said for who can, it doesn't mean that they have the ability to be good teachers.
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    stomach drenching with 'mutton bird

    hi all,

    i have a question for those of you who show horses at an elite level, or anyone else for that matter. in the victorian herald sun on tuesday there was an article regarding a horse that...
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    RE: Will NOT stand still

    hi falloff,

    have found some info that you may be able to use. if you can get a copy of the pnh pocket guide number 5 from the partnership pack, lesson 9 is specifically about saddling and...
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    RE: Will NOT stand still

    hi falloff,

    first and most importantly, you need to find out the reason why your horse won't stand still......is it disrespect, lack of confidence, or is there a pain issue from poor fitting tack?...
  13. Thread: Feeding

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    RE: Feeding

    a definitive answer to your question is virtually impossible as there are so many variables to consider.

    the easiest way i have found is to just look at your horse, and decide if you would rather...
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    RE: Equitana Volunteers

    i was avolunteer at the last equitana and have been accepted for this one. i was a member of a demo team which was really good as you got to see all the demonstrations in your arena, and if you...
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    RE: Yoghurt for horses

    have you tried feeding grass hay as well. it will also help prevent scouring. your horse may need more roughage in his gut to help things stay balanced.
    maree
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    RE: Saddle advice

    have it fitted professionally. the best made, highest priced saddles aren't worth anything if they don't fit the horse (or the rider) that they are purchased for.

    ride in it as often, and for...
  17. RE: Tennesse Walking Horses - where can I buy one?

    have you considered a pacing standardbred? the gait is quite similar and very easy to sit to. there are plenty of excellent horses that are too slow for racing looking for homes.
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    RE: Update on tripping horse

    hi shannon,

    just some observations to you post........

    lunging a saddled horse is not much benefit unless the saddle is such a poor fit that it moves aound on the horses back. watching a horse...
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    RE: Ratio of hay to chaff - again!!

    i am no expert, but i would suggest that you need to go by weight. as chaff is only chopped up lucerne/oaten/wheaten hay/straw in most instances, if you weigh what you consider to be an average...
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    RE: Therapeutic Saddle Pads - Sheepskin

    hi vps,
    i would be interested on more info on this product if you can find jit.
    thanks
    maree
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    RE: Bareback riding - over or under-rated?

    when you ride without a saddle should you be in a different position to when you ride with a saddle? i understand that your legs will be longer but your should your torso be in a similar position?
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    RE: HOLIDAY with YOUR HORSE

    there are 2 places near warnambool.......high view horse complex at illowa.....5567 9341, which has indoor arena, yards, cabins and stables. i haven't been but have heard very good reports.
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