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  1. Hoof Care
    So the proud expert that I am, having trimmed my own horse an entire two times, came across another issue during the last trim. Looking over pictures I'd taken once I got home, I saw to my shock and horror that I'd trimmed the two fronts at different angles. One is lower than the other. He...
  2. English Riding
    I know I just posted something, but I something else I want help with. i really want to become a better rider and do good at the A and AA shows next year in hunters and medal so I would like some help on things I could add to my list of flatwork I already have. I would like to at LEAST be able...
  3. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Is there any company out there that make custom engraved heel guards because I would like to get a pair that say my horse's name. thanks
  4. Horse Health
    I've started noticing that my horse has started to hit his heels / pasterns ( you hear a loud clicking/clapping-like noise) when he moves, mostly during transitions or at the trot. Does this indicate anything? stiffness possibly? i'm sure repeated hitting will cause some sort of damage to his...
  5. Horse Training
    My four y/o was lame on Monday. The very next day, an abscess burst out of his inside heel bulb, on his right front. Since it burst so quickly, I'm assuming it's pretty superficial. Anyways, what should I be doing to treat it? I've been soaking in epsom salts, and bandaging it with a poultice...
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