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    Introducing foals to a shower

    After what seemed like the worst winter I have ever had to deal with, we are finally experiencing spring like weather. Today I gave our mare a shower and took that opportunity to give our new colt...
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    I got into breeding in a very similar way. I have...

    I got into breeding in a very similar way. I have always worked with horses and the majority were OTTBs, restarting them. Then one day 6 years ago while leaving a horse show, I was hit by a hit and...
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    I agree 110% I am not a treat feeder. I don't...

    I agree 110%
    I am not a treat feeder. I don't like mouthy horses that are practically mauling you looking for treats. I find it rude and disrespectful. I find that expressing your happiness for a...
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    We handle them from day one for what I would...

    We handle them from day one for what I would consider regular handling. They halter, they lead, they stand for a shower, I like to teach them the idea of ground tying, in the winter time when they...
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    Our farm's program is designed to raise and...

    Our farm's program is designed to raise and develop young sport horses and ponies. From the actual breeding to the Weanling Kindergarten program we offer to outside clients. Because young horses is...
  6. I am some what of an adult re rider too. I had to...

    I am some what of an adult re rider too. I had to take off several years (6) of riding after a bad auto accident. When I started back, I noticed that I no longer felt as secure in my saddle that I...
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    I have always done a Purchase agreement when when...

    I have always done a Purchase agreement when when someone put a deposit to hold down (I don't offer a payment plan). This deposit is non refundable as I take the horse off the market while they...
  8. Thread: Balou sons

    by alliekat
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    We have used 3 of the 4 stallions in our program,...

    We have used 3 of the 4 stallions in our program, all on different TB mares. Each stallion is actually quite different which results in a better fit for different mares. I have had two foals by the...
  9. Can you handle another foaling cam thread???

    If so, your input would be great appreciated.
    A little back ground. Barn is a little over 600 ft from our home. Wood barn with metal roof. Straight line of sight for the most part. We have internet...
  10. I second the suggestion to look to see if she has...

    I second the suggestion to look to see if she has a personal/business Fb that shows some recent activity on her part. It amazes me that I have to basically chase some people down to "give them my...
  11. I just recently got the new Antares helmet and it...

    I just recently got the new Antares helmet and it did come with two sets of pads that are easy to change out. I love having the option.
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    I had the pleasure of meeting him on one of my...

    I had the pleasure of meeting him on one of my trips to south Fl. I was very impressed at how gentleman like he was to handle and he was stabled and working along side mares. I got to watch him go...
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    This is also great advice.

    This is also great advice.
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    If you have access to jump poles, this is what we...

    If you have access to jump poles, this is what we do...
    Along the fence perimeter I will lay poles about 3 1/2 ft-4 ft from the rail, basically making a chute of sorts. I will do this every 4-6 ft...
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    That is why I asked :) I see lots of foals...

    That is why I asked :) I see lots of foals advertised that way when they are only a day or two old.
    Different story coming from a proven dam and sire, which usually comes with a much different...
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    IMO finding a long yearling that is "truly" a GP...

    IMO finding a long yearling that is "truly" a GP prospect in that price range will be very difficult.
    Can you find one advertised as a GP prospect...sure but that seems like a selling tag line for...
  17. Fantastic idea! Thank you so much for the...

    Fantastic idea! Thank you so much for the suggestion.
  18. No this farm is located in CA. Great idea...

    No this farm is located in CA.
    Great idea MCarverS !
  19. Great suggestions! Thank you so much.

    Great suggestions! Thank you so much.
  20. Bumping up for anyone who may have a suggestion...

    Bumping up for anyone who may have a suggestion on where to send my friend. So far FB has turned up some inquires but really would love to offer her more suggestions.
    TIA
  21. Contact Alicia from Barrington Hill Farm. She is...

    Contact Alicia from Barrington Hill Farm. She is in Dade City and if you drive on the interstate at all you have probably passed her farm. It is truly breathtaking. PM me for her contact info if...
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    One of my all time favorite colors is Liver too....

    One of my all time favorite colors is Liver too. Out Tb mare is very dark when kept in out of the sun. She has had several chestnut foals that I am aware of, all a different color of chestnut. ...
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    We took on a very aggressive mare a couple of...

    We took on a very aggressive mare a couple of years ago that was allowed to get away with severely bad behavior by her breeder/owner. The first day my mom went to go feed her in her pasture (where...
  24. Thread: Bon Balou

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    We have had two foals so far by Amazing who is...

    We have had two foals so far by Amazing who is also by Balou du Rouet that were about as laid back as they could be. Now granted they are still young but they have never given me a reason to think...
  25. It is one thing to be fresh, it is a completely...

    It is one thing to be fresh, it is a completely different thing to be down right dangerous! I agree with the other posters. Even over a lunge line which some people will find cumbersome, I would get...
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