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    I just clipped my 31 yr old Arab gelding with...

    I just clipped my 31 yr old Arab gelding with Cushings for the 2nd time this year. I clip his entire body, including his hairy legs, so that he can better utilize those blood vessels close to the...
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    I've done it all - from backpacking overnight in...

    I've done it all - from backpacking overnight in the woods with no trail, to camping in a tent or pop-up (a glorified tent-on-wheels) and RV'ing. There are benefits and drawbacks to each method...
    ...
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    We have hedge apple - bodarc - locust (tons of...

    We have hedge apple - bodarc - locust (tons of names for the tree...) posts on our family farm that have been in the ground for ~100 years and are still rock solid. Ugly as sin, but solid. We've also...
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    Gallagher and Parmak are awesome solar chargers...

    Gallagher and Parmak are awesome solar chargers and well worth the cost. My Parmak has been out in the weather, working perfectly, 24/7/365 since January 2010. Over 5 years now... and it will still...
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    I never, ever, ever, ever get a day off from...

    I never, ever, ever, ever get a day off from caring for my horses, cattle, goats, chickens, dogs & cats. But, that is because I own them and they are on my own property.

    I could NEVER ask another...
  6. I can't imagine how many paddocks it would take...

    I can't imagine how many paddocks it would take to have 5 miles of fence on 14 or 25 acres... Hell, we only have 4 miles of fence on 640 acres (1 section).
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    I hope it's good... This is an ad that was just...

    I hope it's good... This is an ad that was just posted on my local Craigslist: "In search of broodmare for FREE or very cheap - one of my mares cannot be bred this year so I am searching for a...
  8. I'll trade your bird head for what I just did......

    I'll trade your bird head for what I just did...

    I had to dig the smelly bloated body of one of my TNR feral barn cats out from under the chicken coop and dispose of it... Not sure what killed it,...
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    Rotation in southern MD was right over my...

    Rotation in southern MD was right over my property... I was watching it develop for ~10 minutes BEFORE the NWS issued the tornado warning. Not sure it ever formed a funnel cloud or touched down, but...
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    Yes, they can, but IME it is when they have...

    Yes, they can, but IME it is when they have OBSERVED reasons for limiting visitation, not just because someone other than the patient requests it. We have had it happen in our family...

    But I have...
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    Anchorage, Alaska is MUCH like LA in it's "horse...

    Anchorage, Alaska is MUCH like LA in it's "horse keeping". There are over 1K horses scattered within the city limits, mostly in backyards on under an acre of land, with no pastures anywhere....
  12. Do they have access to graze at night? Maybe lock...

    Do they have access to graze at night? Maybe lock them in during the day and let them graze at night when they flies aren't flying & biting?
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    My Dyson Animal is 11 years old now, and still...

    My Dyson Animal is 11 years old now, and still working perfect. I LOVE that I can totally disassemble it and literally wash it in the dishwasher. Yes, I am that anal. I have noticed that some of the...
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    This is not the model we had, as this one...

    This is not the model we had, as this one replaces the entire truck bumper:
    https://app-hayspear-com.app-hosted.com/product/BRAMCOBUMPERSPEAR/

    This is more like what we had:...
  15. Just filled up our 2011 Sienna minivan. Pump shut...

    Just filled up our 2011 Sienna minivan. Pump shut off, and DH was able to put 3 gallons more in it...
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    The therapeutic riding center I work at has a...

    The therapeutic riding center I work at has a retired halter horse that is actually an amazing horse for the program.

    But.... Even the COMPLETELY non-horsey guests that we occasionally have stare...
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    DEFINITELY check local NEW prices before buying a...

    DEFINITELY check local NEW prices before buying a used pen. I've seen beat up/rusty TSC panel pens advertised on Craigslist for the same cost as new... Ridiculous.

    I bought mine used in 2012 for...
  18. I am betting the panel is below the seat of the...

    I am betting the panel is below the seat of the sofa, the "front" of it basically. Usually held on with a few screws so it can be removed easily and put back on easily.
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    Just be careful pushing or pulling them out of...

    Just be careful pushing or pulling them out of the bed of your truck. You can damage/bend your tailgate...

    If you don't want to buy a tractor and your truck has a turnover ball, there are spears...
  20. I don't believe that... We often use a local...

    I don't believe that...

    We often use a local grocery chain's gas point promo, and we want to use every bit of the 35 gallons the promo allows. So we fill the vehicle's tank, and when it clicks...
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    Wow! Was the vet saying the charge for gelding...

    Wow! Was the vet saying the charge for gelding with a Henderson is $2K vs. traditional gelding $300?

    Or was he saying gelding in the hospital is $2K vs. field gelding $300.

    I am asking because...
  22. I am curious, too, OP? I have not yet owned a...

    I am curious, too, OP?

    I have not yet owned a LQ horse trailer, but I have owned a long line of fifth wheel campers, and NONE of those water tanks was accessible unless you spent hours ripping in...
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    I like to feed pills in Fig Newtons. I am a bit...

    I like to feed pills in Fig Newtons. I am a bit OCD about knowing that the horse truly *consumed* the pill vs. the pill getting knocked out of the bucket by a messy eater, or dribbled onto the floor...
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    Except she DID call and was told to come right...

    Except she DID call and was told to come right in...

    Corneal scratches hurt like hell, but thankfully, don't take a lot of time to diagnose or treat in office. The OP was accurate in her 10 minute...
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    I should have specified - my Arab's procedure was...

    I should have specified - my Arab's procedure was a field castration, and WAS NOT closed.
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