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  1. What looks like and acts like a yellow jacket but isn't.

    The other week I was cutting grass in front of my mares outside stall door.
    All of a sudden I was covered up with what looked like very small yellow jackets. They were stinging me but the stings...
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    THIS. Been there, done that.

    THIS. Been there, done that.
  3. I don't think it is an ugly saddle but for some...

    I don't think it is an ugly saddle but for some reason I don't like the way the leather is fit on to the seat. It looks as if someone put padding on and then kind of wrapped leather around and under...
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    What if you hit a yellow jacket nest!! :O

    What if you hit a yellow jacket nest!! :O
  5. Thread: Prancercise

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    LOL I DID do that when a kid. I was an amazing...

    LOL I DID do that when a kid. I was an amazing horse. I did dressage and jumper, too. It is really kind of fun. I might go out and do it today if my seventy four year old body can get up the energy....
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    And this happens. I moved to this small town...

    And this happens. I moved to this small town forty five years ago (live outside of actual town but this is my town). Was welcomed with open arms. Not too long afterward a few new families moved in...
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    I do the same here. Works great.

    I do the same here. Works great.
  8. Keep it mowed down. NEVER let it go to seed and...

    Keep it mowed down. NEVER let it go to seed and it will eventually disappear.
  9. An Angel. :)

    An Angel. :)
  10. Thread: Hay Contracts

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    If buying by the bale weigh some of the bales....

    If buying by the bale weigh some of the bales. Not One time have bales ever been as heavy as different sellers have told me.
    Sixty five to seventy usually weigh in about forty five or even less.
  11. Thanks so much to everyone for the info. and the...

    Thanks so much to everyone for the info. and the pictures.

    I'M wondering if an over girth would help at all with a saddle that stays exactly in place except when you start down the mt. Then is...
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    Ohhhh wonderful. I remember and loved those. ...

    Ohhhh wonderful. I remember and loved those.

    Just imagine how many of us would look so much better in those!?
  13. Is their actually an over girth for english saddles?

    If there is would someone explain to me what you use them for and how they are attached to the saddle or do they just go on like a belt would?

    In 65 years of being around horses the only time I've...
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    I have tried almost every spray available I...

    I have tried almost every spray available I think.

    Trimmer talked me into giving the war paint a shot and I have to say it does a better job and last longer than any spray I have tried.

    It is...
  15. This. I've got one who is twenty with a pretty...

    This.

    I've got one who is twenty with a pretty bad parrot mouth. He does fine, no problems at all.
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    Love the pictures but..approach with caution....

    Love the pictures but..approach with caution. They have great big teeth just like the wolf in little red riding hood.
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    I think the practice runs are a good idea. I'm...

    I think the practice runs are a good idea. I'm going to do that.
    Also hope that you are right about him/her being picked up last night. We do have lots of roaming hunters around here including...
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    Thank you all for your answers. You are right I...

    Thank you all for your answers. You are right I need a plan. I was so afraid that whatever I did would just cause more pain and not actually kill it.
    At least if I killed it it would upset me but...
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    What would you have done? :( Mouse woe

    Living in the middle of the woods as I do I keep mouse traps set in the house all the time as too much rain mice want in, too cold, mice want in. It is unusual to have one come in in the summer...
  20. Thread: Hay advice needed

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    I checked it out. I think it will be okay. Smells...

    I checked it out. I think it will be okay. Smells sweet but not as sweet at the hay from the same field from last year that I still have.

    Horses say it is okay. I'm disappointed but like someone...
  21. Thread: Hay advice needed

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    Thanks, guys. I feel sure he got it good and dry....

    Thanks, guys. I feel sure he got it good and dry. My fear is he baked it to death drying it.

    Excellent idea getting a few bales first. I can do that so I will.
    thanks again.
  22. Thread: Hay advice needed

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    Hay advice needed

    We have had a weird spring with no signs of it letting up. Rain rain rain.
    Hay that should have been cut and baled hasn't even been cut yet.

    My hay guy called me and said he had a cutting of...
  23. You are blessed. Once I was going to haul to a...

    You are blessed.

    Once I was going to haul to a trail ride. Loaded up ad pulled out of the drive.
    Horrible noise. Got out to see what it was and a tire was flat and half off the truck. I stayed...
  24. ROFL I think this pretty much nailed it. :D

    ROFL I think this pretty much nailed it. :D
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    Thanks so much, Gloria. All updated now.

    Thanks so much, Gloria. All updated now.
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