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  1. Agreed! I have a Facebook account, so I can post...

    Agreed! I have a Facebook account, so I can post photos. Anything else, I'm not putting it out there.
  2. You are not alone. :) I own a retirement...

    You are not alone. :)

    I own a retirement farm. I totally envisioned that I would have pastures full of 20+ aged horses, gently grazing with their buddies, with me contently caring for them in...
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    Alter, I am sorry for all the trials you are...

    Alter, I am sorry for all the trials you are going thru. I am on the other side of the Country, so I'll be of no use to you, other than virtual support.

    Please try to take Stolen Virtue up on...
  4. I am so sorry. :cry: Prayers to his family, and...

    I am so sorry. :cry: Prayers to his family, and all Canada. :cry:
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    Well you have less than a week to go, you are...

    Well you have less than a week to go, you are almost totally moved, and the weekend is almost here.

    Hang in there, some day you will find this all funny. Might take a few years tho. :)

    P.S....
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    This is why bank barns are so wonderful, cooler...

    This is why bank barns are so wonderful, cooler in the summer, warmer in the winter. :)

    As for an insulating big barn door, consider using garage door panels instead of the traditional metal...
  7. First, I'd like to thank you for posting this...

    First, I'd like to thank you for posting this question on here, and not e-mailing me pretending to be a potential customer. This takes up my time, and makes me cranky. Just had one last week...
  8. OP, unless you are making big $$$ picking up...

    OP, unless you are making big $$$ picking up other peoples horses, I'd quit doing it. Sure, it is a service for your clients, but it often takes a whole day, when you could be at your barn doing...
  9. I have several clients that travel all over the...

    I have several clients that travel all over the world, and are often out of reach of communication. They do several things, most of what you have covered.

    1. Online auto payment for board
    2. ...
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    Started going grey with my first child, when I...

    Started going grey with my first child, when I was 26. I started the die route in my 30s, continued into my 40s when the itchy head syndrome started. I finally gave up in my late 40s, and went...
  11. Thanks Hosspuller. That was an interesting...

    Thanks Hosspuller. That was an interesting video. I'm spending less and less time on the 'net lately, since it seems to be dividing us, not bringing us together for meaningful discussions. I find...
  12. Thread: Cold Summer

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    OP I'm just North of Interstate 80, and last...

    OP I'm just North of Interstate 80, and last night went down to 42*. It is currently only 69* at noon. I love it, the Horses love it, but the garden does not. If you are north of me, I imagine...
  13. Two posters have mentioned how infrequent...

    Two posters have mentioned how infrequent travelers are a pain. As a infrequent Traveler, I'd love to know how to reduce my PITA factor. Any tips?
  14. I am totally incapable of sewing, so I second the...

    I am totally incapable of sewing, so I second the skort recc.

    My riding buddy introduced me to these, and I LOVE them. Comfortable, cool, looks good enough to go out in public in, covers all the...
  15. Having a sense of personal responsibility for...

    Having a sense of personal responsibility for your words and actions.
  16. Thread: OMG the gnats

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    And if you mix in some baby oil with the...

    And if you mix in some baby oil with the listerine, it sticks longer. I spray this combo on itchy tails to curb rubbing, and also along the midline. I do use it a little cautiously around the anal...
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    Awwww, adorable!

    Awwww, adorable!
  18. ^^This^^ I have that retirement barn. We make...

    ^^This^^ I have that retirement barn. We make money at it because we are able to make our own hay. If I had to pay the price everyone else pays for hay, I'd be on a very slim margin. Of course,...
  19. I'm so sorry you lost your wonderful girl. You...

    I'm so sorry you lost your wonderful girl. You have her many years of love, she was a lucky horse. :cry:
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    I swear this is one of the reasons I'm such an...

    I swear this is one of the reasons I'm such an Introvert. It often seems to me like people only want you to listen. No opinions or comments wanted or needed.

    I'm often told I'm a good...
  21. Bummer, I have one for sale, but it is a 15"...

    Bummer, I have one for sale, but it is a 15" seat, in Golden. Ah well, such is life.
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    Helping to Fund Riding Horse research

    Over on horse care, there is a thread about soaking hay for a laminic horse.


    There is link on there to http://www.safergrass.org/help.html which is a website by our CoTH member Katy Watts. I...
  23. It always amazes me that people can carry in...

    It always amazes me that people can carry in containers full, but cannot carry them out empty. :( I used to get off of my horse, bag garbage and pack it out. My bad knees now prevent me doing this....
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    There is no place like home. I love to travel,...

    There is no place like home. I love to travel, but when I get back to my part of the Appalachian Mt. Chain, I feel better. I need trees, Mountains, and green.

    Littlegrey, I hope you get back to...
  25. Yes, if you demand weed free hay (most horse...

    Yes, if you demand weed free hay (most horse owners do) please do not plant milkweek, or god help us THISTLE near productive fields. I groan when I see thistle seed in bird feed.

    That said, I...
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