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Forum: Tack, Apparel and Equipment 11-29-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,548
Posted By Slim Pikkens
I could never figure out how he did it but the...

I could never figure out how he did it but the cinch would be snug on my arab. After an hour's ride I could fit my fist in there. I just left it like that. The saddle never moved on him.
Forum: Tack, Apparel and Equipment 11-29-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By Slim Pikkens
As long as you have $800, get it in cash. When...

As long as you have $800, get it in cash. When you return the saddle, and make the offer, pull the hundreds out of your pocket and say this is all I have, $800. Usually the sight of the cash is...
Forum: Health & Nutrition 10-23-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By Slim Pikkens
Are you referencing this to add to the soil or...

Are you referencing this to add to the soil or your horse. A blood test is in order if adding to feed above and beyond what is in it.
Forum: Cats 10-04-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,352
Posted By Slim Pikkens
My vet told me runny eyes was a sure sign of...

My vet told me runny eyes was a sure sign of pneumonia.
Forum: Conformation Clinic 10-04-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,559
Posted By Slim Pikkens
Neck over developed on the underside, typical of...

Neck over developed on the underside, typical of the head carriage demanded of these horses when raced. His back is also indicative of this.
Forum: Health & Nutrition 10-04-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Slim Pikkens
A vet told me old engine oil will suffocate it....

A vet told me old engine oil will suffocate it. It's not a worm but on the back and hips the scab is circular. On the face it's fine scabs.
Forum: General Horse Advice 09-30-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By Slim Pikkens
He'll probably go anywhere the mare goes.

He'll probably go anywhere the mare goes.
Forum: Frugal Living and Money Saving Ideas 09-30-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,869
Posted By Slim Pikkens
My brother and his wife are thrifty shoppers....

My brother and his wife are thrifty shoppers. Their wardrobes came from goodwill. They didn't own a car for years, instead preferring to walk. With all the money they saved they did a back-packing...
Forum: Health & Nutrition 09-30-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By Slim Pikkens
I think the OP is saying she'd like to increase...

I think the OP is saying she'd like to increase her horse's feed but is aware the easy keeper with less will be eating her horse's hay.
Forum: Tack, Apparel and Equipment 09-27-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By Slim Pikkens
What do you think this saddle weighs?

What do you think this saddle weighs?
Forum: Hoof Talk 09-22-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,497
Posted By Slim Pikkens
Is the OP referring to the coronary band shedding?

Is the OP referring to the coronary band shedding?
Forum: Hoof Talk 09-21-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,936
Posted By Slim Pikkens
Continue with the soaking. Get a catheter syringe...

Continue with the soaking. Get a catheter syringe from the drugstore and a tube of triple antibiotic cream and one for athlete's foot (anti fungal) They are small tubes. Mix together and fill...
Forum: Training 09-16-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By Slim Pikkens
While working a spoiled 3 yr old she decided to...

While working a spoiled 3 yr old she decided to go for a part of my arm. She didn't get it as she got a good elbow chop in the muzzle and then I backed her up hard. The crop was slapping her chest as...
Forum: Training 09-16-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,432
Posted By Slim Pikkens
Walknthewalk has the right idea. Mine would be...

Walknthewalk has the right idea. Mine would be that you take a comfy chair and reading material and place the hay about 3' away from your feet. Don't look at her or even talk to her. Just start...
Forum: Training 09-14-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,432
Posted By Slim Pikkens
No grain just yet. You don't want to overload the...

No grain just yet. You don't want to overload the organs. Give her loose salt as well as a lick. Pickling salt (coarse) seems to be preferred. Let the vet deal with her. No dewormer either. Just hay...
Forum: Tack, Apparel and Equipment 09-10-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By Slim Pikkens
Looks like an early lady's saddle, a little...

Looks like an early lady's saddle, a little roomier in the seat. The men's saddle of that era would have had a more upright cantle.
Forum: Trail Riding 09-02-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Slim Pikkens
Sounds like the boy, for whatever reason, wasn't...

Sounds like the boy, for whatever reason, wasn't feeling good about the ride.
Forum: Training 09-02-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By Slim Pikkens
There's an excellent book on equine agility while...

There's an excellent book on equine agility while explains how to fine turn your signals to the horse. Lots of ideas for obstacles.
Forum: Health & Nutrition 08-30-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By Slim Pikkens
A local horse was infected, an isolated case, the...

A local horse was infected, an isolated case, the only one in many square miles. He hadn't been anywhere and no newcomers. The vets office told us to practice good hygiene, altho at the time it was...
Forum: Equine Humor 08-28-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,900
Posted By Slim Pikkens
Nice happy mare, 14.5hh. Pic shows a appaloosa or...

Nice happy mare, 14.5hh. Pic shows a appaloosa or happaloosa.
Forum: Health & Nutrition 08-25-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By Slim Pikkens
Interesting. Thanks for posting the info.

Interesting. Thanks for posting the info.
Forum: Tack, Apparel and Equipment 08-25-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Slim Pikkens
The old highback saddles had real sheepskin skirt...

The old highback saddles had real sheepskin skirt lining. Add a square skirt and it helped take the roll out of a saddle. The round skirts came in mainly for arabs as the longer square skirts would...
Forum: General Horse Advice 08-23-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Slim Pikkens
Get a bottle of Coppersept, maybe $10. Use...

Get a bottle of Coppersept, maybe $10. Use plastic gloves to prevent staining your hands and dab it on with cotton balls. Check the horse's back/hips for round circular scabs. They are thick and...
Forum: Tack, Apparel and Equipment 08-16-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By Slim Pikkens
Circle Y P&T can be had in larger seat sizes.

Circle Y P&T can be had in larger seat sizes.
Forum: Boarding / Farm Upkeep & Real Estate 08-07-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,010
Posted By Slim Pikkens
Your single electric won't work in the winter as...

Your single electric won't work in the winter as the horse is standing on snow, not the ground. There may be some laws regarding installing posts which may be deemed permanent. Something you might...
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