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post #11 of 15 Old 07-02-2009, 08:52 AM
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I got her cover from this website:
Equestrian Equipment and Accessories - Saddlery Warehouse

They are based in New Zealand where I live so I didnt order it over the net, I went into the shop itself lol. But in NZ, we measure from wither to base of tail (going along the back) which is the way our covers are fitted. I don't know if they would ship over sea's though if you wanted one, you would have to contact them probably.

That shop is where I get ALL my horse gear from :) they got some pretty cool stuff in there lol
Thanks for the info, I really like the blanket! And the fitting is so nice. Thanks again!
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post #12 of 15 Old 07-02-2009, 11:42 PM
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You can get the same blanket that double diamond sells through a local tractor supply by special ordering it, just make sure you know what size you need! Generally they are a little cheaper also. The blankets are made by JT INTERNATIONAL. http://jtidist.com/product_info.php?...ducts_id=13820
The main site is www.jtidist.com and if you serach harnesses and training gear and eveything on the site they have just about anything you could want for a mini horse! There is a miniature section but it only lists like 5 things they have for minis and they have a bunch for than that!

You know how to make a miniature horse even smaller? Leave them in the dryer a little longer!
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post #13 of 15 Old 07-02-2009, 11:55 PM
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She looks so much better!! Good job, I would have done the same thing.
She is adorable - Looks like she has an amazing personality!
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post #14 of 15 Old 07-03-2009, 01:30 AM Thread Starter
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yea she does have an amazing personality, she's an awesome little girl!!

If she could, she would follow you round the paddock aallll day lol.
She loves to learn new things, and is fit enough to be able to buck with me on her :L (about 57kgs) on top of her massive 230kgs :0

P.s I don't get on her for very often because im scared to hurt her back as she is still quite "rounded"

She trusts us completely, I can run up behind her full noise, and vault over her rump onto her back, and she just stands there in the paddock like 'what on earth are you doing?'
Haha. I love her so much

R.I.P ~ Bubbles - 25yo tb mare - 13.04.2011 ~ 8:30am ~ passed away naturally and peacefully in my arms
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post #15 of 15 Old 08-05-2009, 05:32 PM Thread Starter
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the poor girl started foundering last week :( thank god we caught it at the first sign of a teensy limp, so we got it under control within two days.

But what could I do to make sure she doesnt get it again, she is in a paddock with hardly any grass and she is living on hay and water at the moment, and all the signs have completely gone, im going to start giving her an hour of grass every second day or so and see what happens.

What feeds could I give her without risking her getting it again? I've never had to deal with a foundering animal of any sort so I don't know much about it. She is slowly loosing weight, but im not going to excercise her for around 6 weeks as recomended by the vet.

But in a few months, would I be able to put my 5 year old sister on her? Casey(sister) weighs around 20kgs, but I don't know if I should, because i'm absolutely terrified of hurting her, and if she is never able to be ridden again, so be it. I would much rather have her for a pet as opposed to putting her in pain.

And when I start excercising her again, how should I start? Would just easy walking for 5-10 minutes a day be ok for her? Considering at the moment she is actually excercising herself by running around and bucking so she can't be in any pain, THANK GOODNESS!!!

But I could REALLY REALLY do with some help on this, I love gemma soo much and I really want to do the best for her, even though she's not mine, I am the one who cares for her, feeds her, gets up early in the morning to take off her cover, muck out her paddock, and everything. My mum, and my bf and his mum pitch in quite alot, but I have the strongest bond with her.

R.I.P ~ Bubbles - 25yo tb mare - 13.04.2011 ~ 8:30am ~ passed away naturally and peacefully in my arms
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