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    Ugh that sucks... Still reading this thread...

    Ugh that sucks...

    Still reading this thread with interest!
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    A sweet old lady and good friend of the family...

    A sweet old lady and good friend of the family once told me "bloom where you are planted". Although great to go on a mission trip, there is so much need at home, where we have been planted.

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    On paper it looks like something to definitely...

    On paper it looks like something to definitely consider :)

    Not a bad idea getting the cops out to do a sort of baseline inspection, just in case there is truth to the rumour mill!

    I really...
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    Farm for sale rumoured to be a grow op

    I found a nice 170 acre farm listed online and called to realtor for more details (better pics of the house, general info).

    She was more than happy to give me all the details, house needs work,...
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    Duly noted! Who knows, maybe when we do find...

    Duly noted!

    Who knows, maybe when we do find the farm I won't want to share it with anyone!;) High fence, locked gate and all that.
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    My all time favourite is a Simmons Back Care from...

    My all time favourite is a Simmons Back Care from Sears. The best EVER. Luxurious thick pillow top, but not too soft. Best sleep ever :)

    Unfortunately, this was my bed through university, and was...
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    Eek! Sounds like there have been some interesting...

    Eek! Sounds like there have been some interesting experiences from barn owners on the forum :S

    I do agree with BeeHoney, and hubby and I are in agreement on this; we are going to get what we can...
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    Thanks for the responses! I am the one worried...

    Thanks for the responses!

    I am the one worried about the costs and not wanting to just jump into this, my husband seems to think this is a GREAT IDEA!!! :P I find this interesting as this is all I...
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    Experiences: small boarding operation

    Hi all, I did a search but didn't find anything about this situation specifically, so here goes...

    My husband and I are looking to sell our house and move to a farm. We are looking for 50-100...
  10. Step 1: Find coach is well underway! I have made...

    Step 1: Find coach is well underway! I have made contact with 2 in the area. I am hoping they can assess my ability and help me find a suitable horse, I just want to have an idea of things before I...
  11. Advice solicited: Purchasing first event horse!

    I am finally in the position to purchase a horse and would appreciate some advice. I grew up with horses and have been riding my whole life taking lessons, riding my own horse as a teen, leasing,...
  12. Absolutely. The issue with retrofitting roofs,...

    Absolutely. The issue with retrofitting roofs, etc, is that if the glass panels crack, they are junk. Existing buildings are heavy, prone to differential settlement and can cause panels to crack....
  13. The turbines I have seen are steel cans on...

    The turbines I have seen are steel cans on concrete piers. There is a lot of rebar required to securly anchor the turbine cans to the pad, but concrete foundations are required in almost any...
  14. My BF puts up turbines for a living. I have been...

    My BF puts up turbines for a living. I have been on numerous turbine construction sites, and drive/walk through/around turbines all the time.

    At first I was skeptical about them, because they were...
  15. Thats pretty much what I'm doing... I got some...

    Thats pretty much what I'm doing... I got some 'outdoor' material and am making a vest-like garment with a belly strap and chest straps with large pockets for ice.

    I am using large ziplock freezer...
  16. Lameness help and ice setup for swollen shoulder?

    Does anyone know of an ice vest or some way of effectively keeping an ice pack on the shoulder area? It seems like a simple solution but I can't find one on the web.

    I'm thinking of getting an...
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    Maybe not your neighbour specifically, but in my...

    Maybe not your neighbour specifically, but in my neck of the woods, you can bet on it!
    We may have stricter laws, but if you follow the third "S" this won't be a problem. ;)
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    This is the kind of info I'm looking for, thank...

    This is the kind of info I'm looking for, thank you!
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    Great suggestions, thanks. He will be having an...

    Great suggestions, thanks. He will be having an assessment for sure.

    I thought of an abcess, but since this is his arthritic leg, I guess I assumed the worst. I was poking around his foot and he...
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    Bute vs. Supplement for Arthritis

    I had a sad weekend as my gelding is sore again, but more than ever. Coming to the realization that he is getting older :(

    He was diagnosed arthritic in a front pastern about 6 years ago, and was...
  21. Thread: Barcelona?

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    I went last August, also went to Madrid and...

    I went last August, also went to Madrid and Ibiza, but Barcelona was my favourite.

    We stayed at APSIS, an apartment hotel, which was clean and perfectly adequate for the amount of time we...
  22. Hi, I have a waxed cotton international and I...

    Hi,

    I have a waxed cotton international and I love it. It is very waterproof and keeps the wind out. I try to avoid torrential downpours in general, although have been caught in the rain and was...
  23. Thread: Worming help

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    Thanks for the reply, very helpful :) She was...

    Thanks for the reply, very helpful :)

    She was tucked up before I wormed, and looks about the same now.

    They are on an automatic waterer, so I can't tell how much water she is actually...
  24. Thread: Worming help

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    Worming help

    I'm a bit worried about my mare. I'm not a de-worming guru...

    I wormed both horses almost 2 weeks ago as they were due with ivermectin (Eqvalan Gold I believe). At that time, the mare was looking...
  25. Thread: Ottawa COTHers?

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    Not that I'm aware of, but this is a local bb you...

    Not that I'm aware of, but this is a local bb you could check out: http://horseworld.infopop.cc/eve

    There you will find more knowledgeable people than I, as I am a country bumpkin now :winkgrin:
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