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    Surefoot stability pads

    I think it show a trusting well trained horse. If you read the theory behind it it does make sense :-)
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    Surefoot stability pads

    Why not read the thread from the start instead of at the end?
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    Surefoot stability pads

    That’s interesting. I definitely saw a positive change, but I think using them on the hard surface of a yard would be better than the school surface. I will restart in the spring. My herd all live out and I have been doing some in hand straightness work with the WB I want to effect change with...
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    You can give his feathers a trim, I said

    Looks like he is wearing plus fours πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€
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    so whats the most interesting saddle you have seen......................

    I have a saddle very similar to this a Prestige Trekker. It has a floating seat to give both horse and rider comfort on endurance rides.
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    Leo flipped and smashed a carriage to pieces tonight

    I have a friend who has 2 cobs given to her by gypsies. They were both petrified, one would drop to the ground in his stable when she approached and the other was shut down completely. It took her years to gain their confidence and trust and she found out that they had been beaten and abused...
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    Soakable feed suitable for a laminitic

    Pink Mash has been the answer to keeping weight on my 28yr old chronic laminitic. I used to feed A &P high fibre but he would tolerate in bursts of a week only then leave his feed. He loves the Pink Mash it seems so palatable and I use hot water to soak it in winter.
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    Sedating yearling for trim

    I have a youngster, she is 3 now and I got her at weaning. Best advice from my hubby who is a farrier it to never hold onto the leg. Pick the foot up and hold the hoof not the fetlock. It makes a world of difference and the youngster is not fearful. Apparently if you hold the fetlock it triggers...
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    I need help!

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    I need help!

    I broke my ankle so am currently sporting full plaster and I am not allowed to weight bare currently for a minimum of 6 weeks. I own 6 horses, 4 of which are in work. I have a regular rider for one mare, another is ticking over with a lesson for a local girl once a week. I am paying for the...
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    Equiami riding aid

    The key is slow and to get the horse to literally take one step at a time whilst lifting the forehand. It's a difficult thing for a horse to do. I do this ridden as a guide to seeing my horse is off the forehand. Below is a link about Sarah Williamson and straightness. I will see if I can find...
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    Surefoot stability pads

    Oh that is disappointing. Did you order foam from the website suggested by Leo Walker? That is what i have ordered in same dimensions as the Surefoot ones in Firm.
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    Equiami riding aid

    The straightness trainer advocated the use of the back part both in lunging and ridden. I recommend watching Manola Mendez for his amazing lunging techniques. I recently attended a Sarah Williamson clinic and really like her lunging technique which is Jean Luc Cornille school. She ran the lunge...
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    Equiami riding aid

    I had bought one but cannot say I have used it in earnest as straightness trainer said chuck away the front part and only use the back. However I have been tempted (but resisted) to comment on the Equiami ad pages on Facebook because the horses are always stretched down too low in my opinion in...
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