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    My situation is a bit different... but i am...

    My situation is a bit different... but i am posting for the next person who searches 'Geotextile.'

    I put stuff from the big box stores down underneath the pea gravel in front of my barn and I hate...
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    I have 9 acres total and 4 horses. 1 acre is...

    I have 9 acres total and 4 horses.

    1 acre is my driveway
    1 acre is wooded/ my dry lot
    1 acre is around the house
    6 acres is pasture

    I have a small barn and a garden shed.

    I am very tight...
  3. Thread: HDR saddles ?

    by fatappy
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    I have one - a wide tree. It fit me and my roly...

    I have one - a wide tree. It fit me and my roly poly appy really well. It also fit my big shouldered TB well too.

    It's by no means the best quality. I put a hole in each of the knee flaps...
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    Foam pool noodles work well too. Also, strangely...

    Foam pool noodles work well too. Also, strangely enough, is a gatorade bottle. It's just tall enough to see through the window and is almost the same width as the ball so you can't miss.
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    Now you've got their horses + yours + your...

    Now you've got their horses + yours + your boarders? Add on that trying to find help for your horses?

    Double no if that's the case. Too many cooks in that kitchen.
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    This was my second thought. I just couldn't...

    This was my second thought. I just couldn't state it eloquently.
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    An extraordinary amount of how this would work...

    An extraordinary amount of how this would work depends on who you are renting from and how much they care about their property and how up to your standards it is on move in day. There's a dozen...
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    I used a spar varnish, and I didn't sand at all...

    I used a spar varnish, and I didn't sand at all (I didn't know that was a requirement) It took 2 coats to make it look really high gloss. I did those on the aisle facing walls. I did 1 coat on the...
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    Peanut butter bars....

    Peanut butter bars.
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    Shovels - a transfer shovel and a sharpshooter...

    Shovels - a transfer shovel and a sharpshooter shovel.
    Tape Fence & step in t-posts
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    I use wheat straw and it's really not...

    I use wheat straw and it's really not complicated. Shake it out.

    When you clean it, push all the clean stuff to one side, and bring all the dirty to the middle. Don't be shy about throwing the...
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    Another one to say keep putting it in there! ...

    Another one to say keep putting it in there!

    I'm healthy, too, but I fell off and got a concussion and it was nice to know that the HSA was there for me.
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    I do it. But I bed on straw and I only have...

    I do it. But I bed on straw and I only have three stalls. I'm about 1000' from anyone else's home, so no one has ever said anything to me. That said, it's a giant PITA.

    It burns really...
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    Love the idea of a pegboard. Something like...

    Love the idea of a pegboard.

    Something like this may work as well. Grid Wall
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    Mine are on their 3rd year. I wore them all...

    Mine are on their 3rd year. I wore them all weekend at a horse show, and it re-affirmed my love for them.

    I wore them when it was 38* one morning and 84* a few days later. Not once did I think...
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    This is what I wanted, but 2 tatoo places i went...

    This is what I wanted, but 2 tatoo places i went to for consults refused to do foot tattoos because of ink migration. OP - look into that before going with a foot tattoo.. I don't know the odds of...
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    My TB mare came to me with a lump under her jaw. ...

    My TB mare came to me with a lump under her jaw. Had vet who did PPE look at it and said she wasn't worried.

    It just kind of lived there. I would pick off the scab and it would ooze clear...
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    I've been living in my HOME for 3+ years and...

    I've been living in my HOME for 3+ years and still don't have most of these things.

    I bought the cheapest cookware, so-so knives, cheap-o art from garden ridge, junky rugs...

    The only thing I...
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    I did not know so many people were offended by bananas. Good to know.

    My flute teacher was also a body builder and during my lessons she would put a banana in a can of tunafish and eat them...
  20. I have the black and decker pole saw. My mom...

    I have the black and decker pole saw. My mom says I am not allowed to have a real chainsaw and I have to agree with her.

    It's not going to cut down an oak, but it does great with privets and...
  21. Thread: Eye makeup

    by fatappy
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    Contouring the eyes can also give the appearance...

    Contouring the eyes can also give the appearance of more makeup.

    Try a dab of shimmery light eye shadow on the inner corners of your eyes. This make the eyes look brighter and wider apart. Also...
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    I am having the same issue with my 5 year old. ...

    I am having the same issue with my 5 year old.

    When we're not lessoning all our rides are based on transitions. To get her brain in gear, I ask for a downward transition going up a hill. I also...
  23. This is what i did as well. But i didn't rest it...

    This is what i did as well. But i didn't rest it there so much as tap her when she got really buldg-y.
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    Do you have one thing on your farm that makes it...

    Do you have one thing on your farm that makes it unique? I have a wooden footbridge that crosses my drainage ditch. So my place is named Footbridge Farm.

    Others in the running were
    Hedge Apple...
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    Here's mine....

    Here's mine.
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