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  1. if you are in the market, you should go. I...

    if you are in the market, you should go.

    I have a friend who bought a couple of VERY nice horses at this sale. I met them when she met up with us for a ride, and couldn't believe she'd picked...
  2. snowguns. Handmade, one inch lead piping with...

    snowguns. Handmade, one inch lead piping with rebar welded on for legs. We own the bunny slopes of an old ski area. I put them into the 'things bad to hit with the bushhog' pile :-)
  3. Give her some fresh pine logs, bark left on. You...

    Give her some fresh pine logs, bark left on. You can split them long ways so they don't roll and so you can tack the to the fence. I found this was the best way to deter my beaver mare.
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    If it was me, and I have a young family, I would...

    If it was me, and I have a young family, I would feel like I dodged a bullet and I would sell. There are lots of things you can do with your property, but you can't change the neighbors.
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    My guys are penned in the sacrifice area - it's...

    My guys are penned in the sacrifice area - it's off the barn and they have access to that and a run-in. It also has a gentle slope and drains pretty well. That said, it just rained for 4 hours, sun...
  6. Thread: Wet stall

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    I use my barn as an extension of my run-in shed...

    I use my barn as an extension of my run-in shed and NOT bedding it with anything, it has rubber mats on our very clay soil, has saved me a TON of work. Everyone goes out to pee and my barn doesn't...
  7. me me me :)

    me me me :)
  8. We ran a shed off the side of the barn. It goes...

    We ran a shed off the side of the barn. It goes out 16 feet and then runs the full 48 feet length of the barn. my barn has a gambrel roof, so the angles are steep and to get the height we needed for...
  9. I do love a good barn drama thread ;) OP - I...

    I do love a good barn drama thread ;)

    OP - I am going to echo others when I say not to let this experience dampen your generous spirit or forgiving nature. You are a gem.

    This thread is also a...
  10. MSP - I am completely on board with you regarding...

    MSP - I am completely on board with you regarding that light. That would drive me nuts. It's light pollution and for those of us who enjoy a good view of the stars, it might as well be a switch that...
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    ok, i will be grateful that no one has come to...

    ok, i will be grateful that no one has come to look at the pony and wasted my afternoon, that would definitely be worse than the vaporizing flakoids that my ad seems to have attracted :)
    ...
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    Well, in this experience, you are the exception...

    Well, in this experience, you are the exception to the rule.

    Do you need a pony?

    :)
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    A handy pony clubber would be great for this guy....

    A handy pony clubber would be great for this guy. So I went to the site, and they've been hacked. Called (since I now know that's the only way to be taken seriously) and told the webmaster also asked...
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    Mango - thanks for your reply. it does look like...

    Mango - thanks for your reply. it does look like you've seen the ad and I appreciate your feedback.

    I started to reply to all your questions, but then it started to read like an ad. So I am not...
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    My favorite inquiry was via phone. A dad who was...

    My favorite inquiry was via phone. A dad who was looking for a pony for his daughter left me a message. I left a message and then tried him the next day and got him.

    He said he was sorry that he...
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    Well, he's got his quirks - he needs an assertive...

    Well, he's got his quirks - he needs an assertive rider (which is why he isn't working for us), but I have that in the advert. I also realize that it is now November, and that's the other reason he's...
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    find8, thanks for the replay - Craigslist,...

    find8, thanks for the replay - Craigslist, VirginiaEquestrian and DreamHorse

    Some of these inquiries are from small riding schools - emails and phone numbers verified. A few are from...
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    Pony selling vent

    Pony is advertised VERY honestly along with some fairly nice photos (no video). Priced to give someone a good deal (3 figures) without giving him away. Lots of interest via email and a few phone...
  19. i love the idea of air panels, my worry would be...

    i love the idea of air panels, my worry would be the durability. years ago i almost purchased one, but the company offered NO warranty and i am a girl who watches the bottom line.

    as to the WOW...
  20. kids breeches -...

    kids breeches - http://www.vtosaddlery.com/product/CHILDBREECH/CAKB.htm

    great deals always :)
  21. i think you two are a great fit. your leg is...

    i think you two are a great fit. your leg is right where it should be and there's still a little pony left after it.

    if i could fit a pony, i would ride one in a heartbeat.

    enjoy this flashy...
  22. Poll: something like this should directly affect the...

    something like this should directly affect the price of the animal and should have been disclosed from the very beginning. if it wasn't in the actual sale advertisement, it should have been part of...
  23. where are you located? the Galloping Grape in...

    where are you located? the Galloping Grape in Warrenton Virginia has a fantastic inventory of lovely used saddles right now. If you are near there I would fit your Wintec to her and then cart it over...
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    where in Va? it's a big state :) i'm a fan of...

    where in Va? it's a big state :)

    i'm a fan of Madison Wood Preservers - http://www.mwpsupply.com/
  25. car problems, lost pet, lost driver, injured...

    car problems, lost pet, lost driver, injured wildlife, loose livestock, medical emergency...
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