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  1. Good information here, I just wanted to add I...

    Good information here, I just wanted to add I have a rain sheet and turnout blanket for my mini donk from Tough 1. They fit her well and have lasted. My mare was also horrified years ago when she met...
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    This happened to me when I was a BO. Two of my...

    This happened to me when I was a BO. Two of my lovely (knowledgeable) boarders offered to feed Christmas morning as they were celebrating the holiday on other days. It was a wonderful gift and I...
  3. As a former BO who has recently downsized to...

    As a former BO who has recently downsized to keeping only my own horses, I see one more point that might need to be raised. OP has her own standards of care she would like addressed for her horses....
  4. I boarded once where the barn bully was the BO....

    I boarded once where the barn bully was the BO. When you arrived at the barn, she sometimes would greet you like she was your best friend and other times not speak and act like she was furious with...
  5. Me too. I am a terrier kind of gal. I posted...

    Me too. I am a terrier kind of gal.

    I posted a thread about the Great Pyrenees cross puppy that showed up in my pasture Christmas Day 2014. He was 8 lb. of wet, shivering starving fluff. Now at...
  6. I have a friend who boarded his endurance horse...

    I have a friend who boarded his endurance horse at this facility. He moved the horse because he got tired of having to evacuate him every time there was a heavy rain as the property would flood.
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  7. I boarded once at a barn with this exact...

    I boarded once at a barn with this exact scenario. I was not involved, but ultimately the BO evicted the boarder who was doing all the riding without involving the HO's. She did not want the...
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    I was a BO for six years. Our own backyard place,...

    I was a BO for six years. Our own backyard place, a few boarders. I have arena and trails. When my last boarder sold her horse, I said no more. I have requests to board again, but I got tired of...
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    I have owned a mini donk for 6 years now. I had a...

    I have owned a mini donk for 6 years now. I had a mini horse boarder for 5 years. Both are great.

    I had the mini donk as a companion for my only horse (at the time) when we first moved to this...
  10. [QUOTE=Tiffani B;8427803]So one bad experience...

    [QUOTE=Tiffani B;8427803]So one bad experience and you're done? That seems a bit harsh.

    Tiffani, I would have been upset if I ordered over $80 worth of products and never received them from any...
  11. I once was a loyal Smartpak customer, but no...

    I once was a loyal Smartpak customer, but no more. I was going to enroll my two horses in the colicare program, since their advancing ages had made their insurance premium rise dramatically. This...
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    We have them around here. They got one of my barn...

    We have them around here. They got one of my barn cats who would not come in one night. Since I have owned my two donkeys, one standard one mini, we have much less of a problem. I don't encourage the...
  13. OP you have received a lot of good advice here....

    OP you have received a lot of good advice here. All I want to add is my perspective as a BO who has a gelding that requires soaked hay and how I handle it. Gelding has many digestive issues and trial...
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    My horse has to take a pill and she is very...

    My horse has to take a pill and she is very crafty about not eating strange things in her feed. So my barn helper found this recipe on line. We bake them this short amount of time so they stay soft...
  15. Another recommendation for MDC stirrups. I have a...

    Another recommendation for MDC stirrups. I have a trashed hip from an old accident & unfortunately need a knee replacement on the same side. I tried MDC stirrups a couple of years ago and they made...
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    When I boarded, I saw a bad wreck in an arena...

    When I boarded, I saw a bad wreck in an arena caused by the BO's loose dog. When I became a BO, I was amazed how many people have asked me to bring their dogs to my farm. Because I am not always able...
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    A friend was horse shopping. I went as a second...

    A friend was horse shopping. I went as a second set of eyes. Horse was 5 hours away. Friend alerted seller when we left, and called again when we were about 1/2 hour out. Seller told friend another...
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    Poll: I prefer to ride with company but do 99.99...

    I prefer to ride with company but do 99.99 percent of my riding alone. I ride both in the arena and on trails. I am a BO and both of my boarders are not riding right now for various reasons. I prefer...
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    I have the Bates Caprilli dressage saddle for one...

    I have the Bates Caprilli dressage saddle for one of my horses. I would have never thought to try it but I had two friends who swore by them, and one of them loaned me hers to try. After a few rides...
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    I also have a system from ADT. I have the heat...

    I also have a system from ADT. I have the heat sensors like Guilherme, and I have a two camera system that I can view from my computer or phone. It has given me peace of mind. Of course we have taken...
  21. Thank all of you for your replies. Shiner is...

    Thank all of you for your replies. Shiner is doing well and gaining weight.

    VFT - yes, he has the rear double dewclaws. However, he seems very small for the breed. I think he might be a cross.
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  22. Christmas Morning Surprise Puppy -UPDATE & pic!

    Early Christmas Morning, as I was feeding and turning out horses, I noticed a white animal in my back pasture. I thought it was my predominantly white barn cat, but it turned out to be a soaking wet,...
  23. I have a gelding who had a similar issue. He came...

    I have a gelding who had a similar issue. He came from Pacific Northwest to TX in the winter. Springtime through summer, he had a colic about every 4 weeks. After trying everything, my vet suggested...
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    I was 55 and DH 56 when we moved into our farm....

    I was 55 and DH 56 when we moved into our farm. We looked for a long time, and ended up going the raw land route. We cleared, built a house, barn, and eventually a hay barn and equipment shed. We...
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    I have two - one full Mustang and one Mustang...

    I have two - one full Mustang and one Mustang cross. What are they good for? Between the two of them, they have competed (and done well) in dressage, combined training, western pleasure, and...
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