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  1. In this godawful heatwave we're having (Midwest)...

    In this godawful heatwave we're having (Midwest) all I can come up with is a Cobb Salad.
    What can go wrong with turkey, bacon, avocado, bleu cheese & ripe tomato over some greens?
    Garlic bread on...
  2. Great advice from Saddleup! Make things as...

    Great advice from Saddleup!

    Make things as easy as possible for horsekeeping.
    If you can do 24/7 turnout that cuts down on mucking and feeding hay while grass is growing.
    Think of every barn you...
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    S1969 - no other pigeons resident inside the...

    S1969 - no other pigeons resident inside the barn.
    Starlings, yes :mad:
    Swallows, check :yes:
    I don't doubt the wild ones pass through as my doors to outside are always open in decent weather.
    ...
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    You need to ask if hay is fed when horse is on...

    You need to ask if hay is fed when horse is on the dirt lot.
    If not, then watch your horse - if he starts to lose weight (you should see this in a month or two) offer to pay for hay to be fed while...
  5. Amen to this! My Dehner pull-on paddocks are...

    Amen to this!
    My Dehner pull-on paddocks are approaching their 14th year & when shined up could pass for much newer boots.
    Also kudos to Vogel for my dress boots - celebrating their 26th year &...
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    If barn management agreed to feed the meds then...

    If barn management agreed to feed the meds then they should at least try to ensure they are getting taken.
    Full Board may or may not include medicating, this could be an added charge.

    That said,...
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    Thanks, OTH "Pidge" is still around. Not sure...

    Thanks, OTH
    "Pidge" is still around.
    Not sure if it has eaten any of the grain I leave out all day or had a drink.
    Tip from Google said to trickle the water & sound will let it know where to drink...
  8. Thanks,China Doll - I'll let friends know

    Thanks,China Doll - I'll let friends know
  9. Thanks. I got a call from a place in Prairie du...

    Thanks.
    I got a call from a place in Prairie du Chien that has rooms for $99/nt
    Friend s/w show organizer who told her he has a block of rooms held.
    So if his price is better we'll go that way,...
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    Yikes! I'd think they'd be more valuable to an...

    Yikes!
    I'd think they'd be more valuable to an owner.
    No binocs, so I'll have to get pidge let me close enough to see the band.

    In the meantime I will water & feed as long as it sticks around....
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    Pigeon People Help! Lost Pigeon?

    Pigeon appeared in the barn 3-4 days ago.
    At first I thought it was just a wild bird, then noticed the coloring is different than the usual gray.
    This bird has some dark barring & more white on...
  12. Still leading up to the Jump Off here. Announcer...

    Still leading up to the Jump Off here.
    Announcer can be heard for presentation of prizes.
    Looks like With Wings not so happy about getting that watch :o
  13. What Chall said :yes: If hairdresser really...

    What Chall said :yes:

    If hairdresser really wants to learn she'll take you up on the lesson offer (from your trainer, not you!).
    After a lesson or 2 she will probably understand why she can't...
  14. Carriage Classic - Where to stay? & ?? #2

    3 of us are planning on coming for the weekend.
    But I'm having a problem finding lodging.
    Every place I see online is either Sold Out or shows No Availability for that weekend.

    WTH is going on...
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    I have 3 "goldtrout" (now 9" or more) in a...

    I have 3 "goldtrout" (now 9" or more) in a galvanized 44gal stock tank.

    All of them started as feeder-sized goldfish, oldest is probably 8, youngest 3.
    I have a cheap pump running and add a...
  16. :confused: The corn I have now is supersweet &...

    :confused:
    The corn I have now is supersweet & 4min is not making it soggy.
    & that's in my 1200W microwave.
    But it is good even eaten raw, so I may try less time & see how that goes.

    I prefer...
  17. Am I the Last Person on Earth to find out about nuking sweet corn?

    I love sweet corn.
    I HATE husking corn.
    So when a friend shared this method I was :eek:

    Take ear of corn, husks & all, place on paper plate or towel in microwave.
    Nuke on High for 4 minutes....
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    No vast experience, but I can report: Years...

    No vast experience, but I can report:

    Years ago a friend had her 8yo OTTB gelded & he went on to become a decent Jumper for her.

    My TWH was gelded at 8yo (just before I got him) and never...
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    AKate, I'm with you on the curmudgeonly Bah!...

    AKate, I'm with you on the curmudgeonly Bah! Humbug! opinion.

    These are NoWayNoHow the Newmarket boots I coveted in my teens.
    And the profile is distinctly not to my taste either :dead:

    Yup,...
  20. [QUOTE=FlashGordon;8292363] Milhouse didn't want...

    Why wait?
    I was still working when I got my Ribs 'N Hipbones Hackney pony.
    6mos later shoer asked if I was planning on butchering him :uhoh:

    Milhouse is A-Dore-Able!!
    Hope Jasper & he have a...
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    Well.. To make a perfect biological parallel...

    Well..
    To make a perfect biological parallel wouldn't it have to be "left ovary"?
    And, no, never heard a woman say something like it.
    Guess we don't value our reproductive parts as much :lol:
  22. :D I'm on a mini-vacay right now! Visiting an...

    :D
    I'm on a mini-vacay right now!
    Visiting an old horseshow friend (from the 80s!) & trying a new horse.
    Just 3 days, but I still count it since I am free from home farm chores.
    Well, I will help...
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    I am surprised no one suggested Alois Podhajsky's...

    I am surprised no one suggested Alois Podhajsky's Training of Horse and Rider.
    If you want a correct technical explanation this is your Go To book.
    I admit it can be a dry read, but I taught my...
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    Wonder who they will partner him with. Height...

    Wonder who they will partner him with.
    Height match is important for couples & I think most of their pros are pretty tall.
    S/B fun to watch, no doubt he is athletic!

    E TA:
    Okay, I stand...
  25. MidnightWriter - if you mean the original 1940s...

    MidnightWriter - if you mean the original 1940s My Friend Flicka with Roddy McDowell, then yes.
    The remake? Not so much.
    In that same vein: The Red Pony.

    I gravitate toward Oldies:
    A Member of...
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