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  1. Done. I do now have my horses at home but...

    Done. I do now have my horses at home but answered based on the last 2 places I boarded. Went from an other wise acceptable/decent facility (with one major non-negotiable; water was often neglected)...
  2. 2Dogs - DD is the panna cotta master in the...

    2Dogs - DD is the panna cotta master in the house. Makes light and heavenly custard that unfortunately would not hold up for shipping; even if it were to find a way to sneak out of my house:winkgrin:...
  3. Raspberries over Lemoncello panna cotta (or you...

    Raspberries over Lemoncello panna cotta (or you can puree the berries, add a little sugar and cook down to make a syrup.) Sooo good, even if it kills me to puree those gorgeous little berries.

    For...
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    Have you tried Keratex Hoof Hardener rather than...

    Have you tried Keratex Hoof Hardener rather than the gel? I had better results with the hardener on my OTTB with shelly feet. He came to me with pretty poor feet and had trouble keeping shoes on. He...
  5. Most plum varieties are yellow-fleshed, but some...

    Most plum varieties are yellow-fleshed, but some of the Japanese/Oriental varieties have red flesh. Here are a few: Black Splendor, Elephant Heart, Hollywood, Methley, Duarte, Frontier, Mariposa,...
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    There are cavaletti plans in this book (and lots...

    There are cavaletti plans in this book (and lots of other great DIY stuff too):

    http://www.amazon.com/Jumps-Etc-Dressage-Arenas-Equipment/dp/0939481561

    Or...
  7. Just finally got our 10 acres cut this past week...

    Just finally got our 10 acres cut this past week and in the barn Saturday. I thought it was late last year when we didn't get it in by Father's Day, but this is the latest we've ever been.

    The...
  8. Not to highjack, but Underthebridge - look up...

    Not to highjack, but Underthebridge - look up wintergreen. Similar leaf, but not succulent, glossy deep green, eventual red berry. More later...
  9. Very sorry to hear about your pony. Hugs to you....

    Very sorry to hear about your pony. Hugs to you.

    Although the vet's behavior was truly sub-par, maybe he was also human and just had reached his limit for the day. Maybe he had one too many...
  10. Congratulations! If, as others have...

    Congratulations!

    If, as others have suggested, you take your time and study "the lay of the land" a little once you've moved you will build something you love. We started with an empty 10 acres....
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    Putting fertilizer in the planting hole is not a...

    Putting fertilizer in the planting hole is not a good idea for several reasons.
    1. It can burn the new roots and make it much harder for the plant to adjust to transplanting. If your soil needs...
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    Assuming you actually look forward to going to...

    Assuming you actually look forward to going to this party:

    1. Books
    2. Age appropriate art supplies - finger paint, play dough, side walk chalk
    3. Something they can enjoy outdoors - sand castle...
  13. Definitely TSP & green scrubbies as others have...

    Definitely TSP & green scrubbies as others have mentioned. Remove cabinet doors and hardware. That way you can also get the cabinet frames and interiors cleaned completely much more easily.

    Now,...
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    Ah, yes and they seem to be the same people that...

    Ah, yes and they seem to be the same people that don't understand when I say "no" to bringing their dog out to my barn.

    Of course, they are usually the ones whose horse walks all over them too...
  15. Thread: Mane Pulling

    by fjordmom
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    You can find it any pharmacy or big box store,...

    You can find it any pharmacy or big box store, usually near the rubbing alcohol or lineament section. It's pretty easy to find and cheap too.
  16. Jingles for you both. Years ago our fjord,...

    Jingles for you both.

    Years ago our fjord, ever the voracious eater, went off his feed for no apparent reason. The only thing that showed up as a bit off was IIR, some of his blood counts. Vet...
  17. :lol::lol::lol: Too funny for words JER! Then...

    :lol::lol::lol: Too funny for words JER!

    Then again, I gave up all that show stuff eons ago - too much $$$ & fuss for minimal fun. A good ride at home is all I need at my age.
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    Check out these books: ...

    Check out these books:

    http://www.amazon.com/Activate-Your-Horses-Core-Unmounted/dp/0974767018/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1402828539&sr=1-1&keywords=hilary+clayton
    ...
  19. walk/trot past a "flock" of those lawn...

    walk/trot past a "flock" of those lawn ornament/windsock-type Canada geese pink flamingos, pinwheel whirly-gigs or string line of colored flags, glittering CDs on string (tied to fence rail; all...
  20. Baby oil

    Baby oil
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    # 1 --- Meticulous manure management. Stalls...

    # 1 --- Meticulous manure management. Stalls cleaned first thing every morning and manure thrown on the compost pile. Do NOT spread until well composted. Pick up turnout areas as needed (usually once...
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    Very happy with this product. I switched to it...

    Very happy with this product. I switched to it several years ago when the feed I had been using seemed to have declined in quality (fewer/lower levels of essential nutrients per the label) to keep...
  23. Thread: Apple trees?

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    A good nursery is by far the best bet for quality...

    A good nursery is by far the best bet for quality trees. (Sent you a PM with more info since I don't want to violate the no advertising rules.)
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    If he is not ride-able due to their neglect, much...

    If he is not ride-able due to their neglect, much as it would be disappointing to loose the ride time, maybe you should discuss ending the lease early. Especially since they don't want you to ride...
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    You sound a lot like a friend of my DD. Turns our...

    You sound a lot like a friend of my DD. Turns our the friend has narcolepsy and these things happen as she is having a momentary/split second zone-out. Might want to ask your Dr. the next time you...
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