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    Your Lincoln is gorgeous and not even close to...

    Your Lincoln is gorgeous and not even close to being a plow horse. Having Irish Draughts, I am all too familiar with the nay sayers. Just keep smiling and having fun.
  2. I like that thinking, so I will go out and get...

    I like that thinking, so I will go out and get the orange breeches and will then ride like her ;)

    Very enjoyable to watch
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    We've probably crossed paths on FB. You can see...

    We've probably crossed paths on FB. You can see our place in the links. We had 2 colts this year by Steeped in Luck - ID and IDSH. I have a Mt Pearl mare (in foal to Moorpark Image) and her daughter...
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    No idea, but would be curious to hear from ones...

    No idea, but would be curious to hear from ones with exp. Seeing how leather molds in moisture, wondering how it would hold up. Outdoor ventilation is not much of an issue, but for ones sensitive...
  5. Connemara like WH Top Gun...

    Connemara like WH Top Gun http://www.elderglenfarm.com/our_stallions
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    Our farm was cropland. We worked a deal with the...

    Our farm was cropland. We worked a deal with the farmer. He got his crop and then hit it with Round-up/glyphosate. We purchased a pasture seed mix (clover, timothy, orchard) and he seeded for us. He...
  7. I would be in the no camp Blown cellulose is...

    I would be in the no camp

    Blown cellulose is paper based and contains chemicals like fire retardants. Fiberglass fibers are not good when inhaled.

    Fiberglass insulation has been ignited, it...
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    Irish draught x Tennessee Walker for a foxhunter...

    Irish draught x Tennessee Walker for a foxhunter

    The arab x Shetland dam found in Theodore O'Connor pedigree http://www.allbreedpedigree.com/theodore+oconnor

    half the crosses on CL ;) Who knows...
  9. Before we moved to the farm, our old house had a...

    Before we moved to the farm, our old house had a large population. When DH foot went through our asphalt driveway, he declared war. Baited Have a Heart trap with birdseed and let them go at golf...
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    I can only speak to it from having a friend go...

    I can only speak to it from having a friend go through it. Post-foaling check done and nothing retained, but mare foundered badly. She literally tried everything but in the end there was nothing that...
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    Vet wrap I think would be more comfy in summer...

    Vet wrap I think would be more comfy in summer than plastic wrap
  12. Driving apts. - will not old without a deposit. I...

    Driving apts. - will not old without a deposit. I guess I'm a believer in Karma and treat people well and have taken my chances and came out well. I will hold for days for fly-in buyers as I consider...
  13. This happened to a friend in FL. He gave a price...

    This happened to a friend in FL. He gave a price which he thought they would never accept. They did. If you do, come up with a number that would make what you want possible.
  14. Normally Mother Nature will handle it, but she's...

    Normally Mother Nature will handle it, but she's not perfect. The height is not as worrisome as the broadness and shoulder or hip lock. I would look at the size of the foals by that stallion and how...
  15. Definitely, Lovely chap. It is not uncommon in...

    Definitely, Lovely chap. It is not uncommon in the Irish community to work with frozen from Ireland or the UK. I am happy to enable you on this venture :lol:
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    I had one I never saw more than a step or 2...

    I had one I never saw more than a step or 2 before canter until 6-7 months and then it still was more like a year before it was seen regularly. It is a very nice trot, so I bet yours has a nice one...
  17. It seems most often for me they sell in-utero or...

    It seems most often for me they sell in-utero or at 2-3. Hard for many to appreciate the ugly duckling yearling stage ;) Good luck who is your mare - would love to see her?
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    A agree try a few groups in FB and posting in...

    A agree try a few groups in FB and posting in tack stores and maybe even chat with the staff. Also vet and farrier. Word of mouth may work. They could very well be out there, but I don't know of any...
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    Horse human connection

    Interesting piece
    http://www.horsecollaborative.com/science-horse-human-heart-connection/
  20. If you can afford it, hire out. My DH threatened...

    If you can afford it, hire out. My DH threatened divorce if I ask him to install any more no-climb ;) He has never complained doing any other fencing for me.
  21. Lotus T is another Holsteiner that is out of a TB...

    Lotus T is another Holsteiner that is out of a TB dam

    http://prairiepinesfarm.com/stallions/
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    I had a mare whos 1st symptom of lyme was running...

    I had a mare whos 1st symptom of lyme was running out. She had never done that previously
  23. If you are not getting a sprinkler system, we...

    If you are not getting a sprinkler system, we placed a hydrant outside the arena gate for both water for stalls and hooking a hose for watering the arena. Plenty of ventilation for hot weather....
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    Unfortunately another here in the same boat. Mare...

    Unfortunately another here in the same boat. Mare checked open today :no: Next check in next week. hoping for better luck
  25. I wouldn't. My gelding suffered a suspensory...

    I wouldn't. My gelding suffered a suspensory injury and whihch was really due to DSLD. The suspensory had suffered damage but was not yet showing the classic symptoms, but made it prone to injury....
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