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    Went with Luna for her barn name :-) Now to...

    Went with Luna for her barn name :-)

    Now to finalize AQHA and include all of the amazing words somehow...sterling, spun silver, moonshine, ahh!!! Thanks all!
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    Agree with the censuses above, though depending...

    Agree with the censuses above, though depending on the age and maturity of the lessor, may choose a different door (I'm 27, so I personally would approach this banteringly/sarcastic/funny if she were...
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    These are such great ideas please keep them...

    These are such great ideas please keep them coming! I guess I'm consistent with names I like, as I also have a buckskin named "Magic" and dog named "Stella".

    She's a good ole fashioned cutting...
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    Good point I didn't give much to work with haha-...

    Good point I didn't give much to work with haha- she's very loving and sweet (so far) yet smart and even keeled, so was wanting something feminine/pretty but easily shortened for times of yelling...
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    Name for Silver Grulla Filly *PICS*

    Impulse cheapie buy last weekend as I drove and got this sweet non-halter broke yearling filly. I'm in love with her already- great mind, affectionate, curious without being sassy, etc... and want...
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    don't laugh...but my first thought was abscess...

    don't laugh...but my first thought was abscess perhaps? Not sure about in youngsters, but one leg, no heat, odd weather- just a thought. My old man just had one pop out presumably because of our 10...
  7. Congratulations Tango! I remember seeing that ad...

    Congratulations Tango! I remember seeing that ad up. Glad a COTHer snatched him up :-)
  8. Fell upon this while doing some research (sorry...

    Fell upon this while doing some research (sorry it's an older thread). Does anyone know where to get a used multi-bridle? I'm not having any luck, but I'm hesitant to buy one outright if my mare ends...
  9. Blanketing Weanlings for Turnout First Winter?

    This may fall under horse care...but deals with weanling body temps.

    When, or do, you blanket weanlings at turnout their first winter? If you do, what's your go-to blanket brand for first timers?...
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    I'm in the same boat...moms are off-site and my...

    I'm in the same boat...moms are off-site and my two 7mo colts are in with their aunts and uncle (nothing even close to a mounting situation yet as the adults push them around pretty well, so I plan...
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    This is crazy! I knew I would be SOL when one of...

    This is crazy! I knew I would be SOL when one of those first titles said, "the ideal trooper is quick, intelligent, and light in weight" :lol: Well there goes my future calvary goals...lol I'll be...
  12. Last year before I bought my big pasture, with 3...

    Last year before I bought my big pasture, with 3 mares (one pregnant) and an underweight shire (from before we got him), I was feeding: TC complete, soaked timothy/alfalfa cubes, rice bran, calf...
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    Monarch..I'm surprisingly loving it! I've become...

    Monarch..I'm surprisingly loving it! I've become a walking endorsement for Dale (despite my crazy amounts of initial skepticism), but it's really been great. The rescue is looking a lot better even...
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    Not to jump into the chaos here, but I too...

    Not to jump into the chaos here, but I too recommend some Irish blood in there- My RIDSH mare got the best of her RID sire, Snowford Bellman, and the best of her jockey club mum, as seen a lot in her...
  15. Thread: Weaning

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    I milked the first day or 2 just for pressure...

    I milked the first day or 2 just for pressure relief, but by day 3 she was engorged and made it clear she didn't want to be touched. Day 4-5 it went down dramatically on it's own, just wait it out.
  16. 25...bred my heart horse RIDSH mare to a local...

    25...bred my heart horse RIDSH mare to a local OLD stallion. The colt is 6months old- so time will tell :-), plain ole bay but I adore him thus far. Icing on the cake- OLD doesn't recognize my mare's...
  17. First off, jingles to you, your family and your...

    First off, jingles to you, your family and your colt- I certianly think you've cashed in plenty for the year, or the decade- hopefully it's smooth sailing from here. Everything happens for a reason,...
  18. As a marketing/design girl...it's really quite...

    As a marketing/design girl...it's really quite simple. That was all done with the liquify filter. Most of my coworkers often visit my office for the quick and dirty "photoshop diet" as I like to call...
  19. that was going to be my observation as well. One...

    that was going to be my observation as well. One of my colts jumped 4-5 times as a 3month old while I was riding mom over them but they were crossrail- 2ft. My other colt sought out a lone jump set...
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    UPDATED PICS?!?

    Well now the daddy may be wrong so I'm up in the air. I guess I could just wait it out and see next spring, but the unknown is killin me lol

    For those that will still entertain this question: here...
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    Finz, may I first apologize for not being more...

    Finz, may I first apologize for not being more specific in my directed ranting while I crowned myself queen of the soap box lol. It was not intended specifically for you, as I certainly do not know...
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    Call me young and sentimental and ignorant, but...

    Call me young and sentimental and ignorant, but I'll be damned before I put a horse down just because she isn't riding sound. Maybe it's a GA thing, but we have reputable rescues and sanctuaries and...
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    UP vs OUT theory w/ gelding age?

    Okay, I found plenty of opinions on when most breeders geld (seems earlier the better), but I have to ask- what's with the "geld early, they grow up/taller" vs. "geld later and they grow out/wider"...
  24. Thanks for the info and advice, Sascha...great...

    Thanks for the info and advice, Sascha...great info to know!
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    touching on this...I have a post here about a...

    touching on this...I have a post here about a rescue I took on, and a COTHer actually introduced me to Thrive after it. They don't carry it in GA or AL and the closest location was 4+ hours away. I...
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