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    Field board. Seriously. She won't rust out there...

    Field board. Seriously. She won't rust out there while you heal. You won't be exactly where you left off, but unless there is some reason you need to have her ready to show (say you are preparing...
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    Yes, head coverings are required of married...

    Yes, head coverings are required of married Jewish women, but you will not see much of it outside the Orthodox, especially ultra-Orthodox. And in photos from the mid-20th century, you would see that...
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    I've never been at a place where the horses were...

    I've never been at a place where the horses were stalled 23 hours per day... Has ranged from 12 to 21 depending on the barn. With previous BO, I had to threaten to leave to get my mare 6 or 7 hours...
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    Kyzteke, that is a lovely mare. Yes there are...

    Kyzteke, that is a lovely mare. Yes there are SOME horses (of all breeds) who are just golden from the time they are babies, take to be ridden etc. But it is very hard to know which ones will be...
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    And here is our "after...

    And here is our "after". We ended up with over two feet of new snow. Lots of drifts, some above the bases of the windows. I managed to get out of the driveway with the truck in 4WD, and am at work...
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    Well, color me impressed. Not only did BO's do a...

    Well, color me impressed. Not only did BO's do a lot of caring for horses and plowing, two people somehow came in to help and they were able to turn out the horses for a little bit late this...
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    Oh absolutely the way in which upper level WBs...

    Oh absolutely the way in which upper level WBs are usually kept contributes to the hotness! I would not deny that, having boarded at a couple of dressage barns... but WBs don't HAVE to be kept that...
  8. Ah, Morgan manes! Personally I think they should...

    Ah, Morgan manes! Personally I think they should be kept long... My mare's is long but not terribly thick; the filly will be more like your mare. You may find yourself learning how to do a running...
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    Kate, I think they know when a storm is coming...

    Kate, I think they know when a storm is coming it's time to get the crazies out of the system...
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    vxf111, those look like perfectly happy critters.

    vxf111, those look like perfectly happy critters.
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    Got a message recently that BO has fed all...

    Got a message recently that BO has fed all horses, all are fine and have water. And please don't come to the barn! :lol:

    I think the barn manager or the night barn person set up this morning's...
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    Not that I've spent a lot of time there, but...

    Not that I've spent a lot of time there, but based on my observations of horses at one of the bigger winter Florida shows... yes, a lot of the GP horses, probably a majority, are HOT. (Ashley...
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    Yikes! Definitely more than us. I hope you find...

    Yikes! Definitely more than us. I hope you find a way to get some plowing done... We have to shovel but it's a very short driveway and this stuff is light and fluffy.

    Barn owner reported in...
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    sophie, not much different from here. We aren't...

    sophie, not much different from here. We aren't shoveling... yet.

    This morning

    Carport view
  15. Some of the Morgan breeding programs almost seem...

    Some of the Morgan breeding programs almost seem to have a rubber stamp... "plain bay, plain bay, plain bay" seems to happen a lot, though the size and physique will vary by bloodlines. I can...
  16. That's a tough one! I don't know much about the...

    That's a tough one! I don't know much about the pinto genes but I can almost see why you might think she *might* be tovero.

    Since she is a she, it's worth it to get her tested for lethal...
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    My BO is on-site so that helps, but she cannot...

    My BO is on-site so that helps, but she cannot clean stalls. She is going to try to go pick up at least one barn worker and/or the barn manager this morning. I think she'd be fine driving in her...
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    Canaqua -- posted elsewhere, we really cannot...

    Canaqua -- posted elsewhere, we really cannot tell how much there is because of blowing and drifting. But lots. Dh and I will be arguing over whether it's worth shoveling or not because of the wind....
  19. Hard to tell here, at 6:30 a.m. 25 miles north of...

    Hard to tell here, at 6:30 a.m. 25 miles north of Boston. It's very windy so the snow is really blowing around but I would say a little under a foot? But it's supposed to pick up again. It is very...
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    Two more from before the storm... Feronia had a...

    Two more from before the storm... Feronia had a tantrum because she thought dinner would be waiting for her when I took her back to her paddock. Unfortunately, I did not have any way to photo her...
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    If you liked this and like to read, especially...

    If you liked this and like to read, especially mysteries and urban fantasy, consider Ben Aaronovich's books. Like Harry Potter for grown-ups! http://www.the-folly.com/ is his general webpage and...
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    Storm photo thread

    Just starting this up for before, during, and after photos. Those who live elsewhere, please be kind and don't post too many photos of beautiful sunshine and palm trees.... :lol:

    Before, from the...
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    She is clearly unaware that this is a French...

    She is clearly unaware that this is a French Toast Emergency.
  24. Do it! That's one of my planned stops while I am...

    Do it! That's one of my planned stops while I am out today...
  25. I'm in another area that will be hit hard. We...

    I'm in another area that will be hit hard. We have to shovel off our carport roof because it's nearly flat, but everything else is built for old-style New England weather. We will have icicles and...
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