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    08-16-2012, 08:49 AM
Green Broke
I have Saxon riding boots as well. I haven't found a product of theirs I'm not happy with. And I like how the blanket fits lizzy. She has a weatherbeeta rain sheet and I hate it.
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    08-16-2012, 09:15 AM
Rugs are such a pain. I only ever rug my horses if I want to maintain their coat for shows or whatever. But nyx is only rugged this winter because I brought her from a warmer climate and she hardly had a winter coat. But if I decide to rug her again ill get an unlined canvas and polar fleece and/or doona.. That way I will only ever have to replace the canvas, which is cheaper than a lined one but not by much I spose lol.

It would get pretty chilly up in them mountains. Are you expecting snow tomorrow, saskia? Were sposed to get record amounts.
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    08-16-2012, 09:17 AM
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I'm having a really hard time grasping the concept that horses might need Australia.
    08-16-2012, 09:20 AM
Lol well it gets pretty cold here.. Probably nothing like what you guys get but in orange we prob average 4 degrees celcius max in the middle of winter with a low of around -2.
I bloody feel it lol. :P
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    08-16-2012, 09:26 AM
Green Broke
It snows occasionally near where my horse is. And there are often heavy frosts. It can get wet sometimes for extended periods, and if the horses can't dry off rain scald can spread.

I didn't rug my horse for a week when she was injured and she starting dropping condition pretty quickly.

I guess to the rest of the world, it probably seems like its always summertime in Australia... which I guess is true to an extent, but I think its cold enough to rug

On the subject of Australia, I saw a snake today. Red bellied black snake, it was huge! I thought it was a bit of rubber piping at first. I tried to take pictures with my phone but they didn't come out well
    08-16-2012, 09:28 AM
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That's not that cold Nyx

When I was back in Armidale we'd sometimes get -10 and below at night. The wind here (Blue Mountains) can be pretty icy too.
    08-16-2012, 09:31 AM
You saw one and its winter! That's crazy I woulda thought they wouldnt start comming out till spring. At least blacks arnt as agressive its those browns you gotta watch :) blacks eat browns don't they? I think I heard some one say one day you wont see any brown snakes where there are blacks?

Brrr, that's a bit to chilly for me lol. I was thinking orange was the coldest bloody place in aus lol
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    08-16-2012, 09:46 AM
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Nyx, what's the coldest you get in winters? And do you put any restrictions on riding when the temperature hits certain degrees?
    08-16-2012, 09:57 AM
The coldest iv ever experienced here in orange is -6. And that's quiet rare itll average -4 in the coldest days of winter and that's the low temp. And Nah its rideable lol. But I choose not to ride when we get freezing winds, but otherwise its really not that bad in perspective to how cold it gets in other countries...

So here is that curly horse I was talking about.. This picture was provided and I have still got to see him on Sunday.. He is a 6yo appy cross curly, im not real keen on the confo of his hind quaters, his back pasterns look odd to me.. What do you guys think? Im.gunna go over him.with a fined tooth comb sunday, so to speak.. Any input will be appreciated. :)

    08-16-2012, 10:29 AM
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I like his face. He looks friendlier than most Appys.

I can see what you mean about the pasterns although the picture isn't great for judging. He doesn't look very curly though. Is he broken and such? What is he being bought for?

The snake was in the sun, I was safely in my car so I don't worry about danger - as long as he keeps away from my horse!

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