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    I'm in the Midwest & had to Google "fodder...

    I'm in the Midwest & had to Google "fodder biscuit" - well, smack me with a square of sod :eek:

    Of course your mare loves them!
    It's fresh pasture in ready-to-feed form.
    Are you subbing the...
  2. This thread is bordering on Zombie :D Wonder if...

    This thread is bordering on Zombie :D
    Wonder if OP did anything with the Project Pony?:confused:

    Retraining the older ones basically describes most of my Life With Horses.
    Examples:

    *7yo TWH...
  3. I am in the Midwest. I use Gordons 10%...

    I am in the Midwest.
    I use Gordons 10% permethrin concentrate (from TSC) mixed at double-strength.
    I don't like the oil-based sprays, this one is water-soluble.
    A quart of concentrate costs ~$20 &...
  4. Agree with the "Take Lessons" advice. My DH...

    Agree with the "Take Lessons" advice.
    My DH started his riding career at 56yo & at 70 was Eventing with me at Novice (schooling to Training) when he died <RIP>.
    We started him with lessons, moved...
  5. Sure sounds like allergy to something. Ask your...

    Sure sounds like allergy to something.
    Ask your vet about an antihistamine to see if that helps.
    Even if it's not plant-related the med can still help with insect bite reactions.
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    I agree the Big Box home centers - Home Dept,...

    I agree the Big Box home centers - Home Dept, Lowes, etc - do not have anything I'd buy to use on acreage.
    Everything I see there has a flimsy plastic hood & a teeny gas tank.

    I inherited my...
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    When I had a nest in the eaves of my barn I did...

    When I had a nest in the eaves of my barn I did not want to use the projectile poison sprays, fearing they could drip onto my horses or into their water.
    I found a spray based on peppermint oil that...
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    I use a flyspray that is straight permethrin...

    I use a flyspray that is straight permethrin (10%) on my horses and as a premise spray.
    If flies are especially annoying I'll spray myself too, rinsing off once chores are done.
    I have a couple...
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    I had good luck adding Nutrena Empower Boost to a...

    I had good luck adding Nutrena Empower Boost to a 19yo WB who came out of Winter a bit ribby.
    The rest of his grain ration was 2# whole oats supplemented with BOSS - fed 2X daily.
    Added the Boost...
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    The only advice I have is to check the Backyard...

    The only advice I have is to check the Backyard Chickens forum for any similar situation.
    If you don't see one, join the board & post your question there.

    I hope your poor chick gets a good start...
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    I was introduced to dressage back when dinosaurs...

    I was introduced to dressage back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth: 1985.
    I was in my early 30s & had ridden H/J as a kid, took a 15yr "vacation" from riding & restarted with a Huntseat trainer. When...
  12. If I wanted boarders, OP, I'd want you! One...

    If I wanted boarders, OP, I'd want you!
    One amendment to #6:
    Some of my intra-pasture gates are left open for a reason.
    I'd want anyone who took it on themselves to close one to let me know, so...
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    The only time I had a horse on vet-prescribed...

    The only time I had a horse on vet-prescribed Isox was when horse had cellulitis in his knee.
    I can't believe a vet would prescribe for a healthy horse.
    (vets on here, correct me if I'm wrong)...
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    goodhors: You left out the part about leaving...

    goodhors:
    You left out the part about leaving perfect ovals of scurf - 10 per side - clapped out of the curry & imprinted on the aisle < cement or dirt*
    Or was I just child labor?**

    *failure...
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    Oh, brother:uhoh: These days I "groom" for maybe...

    Oh, brother:uhoh:
    These days I "groom" for maybe 10min daily - quotes cause I generally have a medium brush in one hand & flyspray in the other.
    Each of the 2 gets a quick brush&spray as they eat...
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    :yes: Agreed. WHOA = Stop like you've just been...

    :yes:
    Agreed.
    WHOA = Stop like you've just been to the Mafioso Shoemaker (cement boots)
    For my (some day)Driving pony HALT has the same meaning.
    If I want him to slow down I'll use that word,...
  17. Most fenced outdoor arenas I've ridden in had...

    Most fenced outdoor arenas I've ridden in had fencing that was 5' at the top rail. This was at various boarding barns in the Midwest.
    At some of these places the outdoor was also used for turnout -...
  18. Don't know what level you are riding at, and I am...

    Don't know what level you are riding at, and I am assuming the bank would be a jump into your arena?
    That would mean a 5' drop if you fence your arena at that height.
    If that works for you, go for...
  19. LaLaLaLaLa! I can't hear...

    <HandsOverEars> LaLaLaLaLa! I can't hear youuuuuuu!!!!!!
    {ptooey!} < 2Dogs spits to avert the Evil
  20. One of the beauties of having a well,is...........

    One of the beauties of having a well,is........
    No.Water.Bill.EVER!
  21. Well, the Emperor was no baller, so makes sense...

    Well, the Emperor was no baller, so makes sense he'd have a small mount.

    :lol: According to the video sounds like Vizir was also a "Husband Horse"
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    :lol: Brewster is a pedophile! My hen was a...

    :lol: Brewster is a pedophile!

    My hen was a victim of gang rape when I got her - came from a mixed flock of 100+ with lots o' roosters. She had no feathers at all on her back & most of her neck....
  23. :lol: And you wonder why your well pump motor...

    :lol:
    And you wonder why your well pump motor burned out.....
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    :cry: I am down to one hen. The only Plus is...

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    I am down to one hen.
    The only Plus is she is getting friendlier now that she has noone her own size/species to play with.
    She's also spending more time with the horses.

    I plan on adding...
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    Textbook Broody behavior. Let her be & it will...

    Textbook Broody behavior.
    Let her be & it will pass in a while.
    My broody hen (who was NOT a breed known to get broody) took 3 mos!
    Do continue to gather the eggs - wear gloves if she pecks at...
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