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    I normally live in Muck boots year round, I have...

    I normally live in Muck boots year round, I have wide feet and the beginning of what will eventually become bad bunions. I do find Mucks have zero arch support however. I use insoles in mine.
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    I have the wild angels cozies. My experience is...

    I have the wild angels cozies. My experience is the same as others, works a lot better than nothing, and is reliably frost free until overnight temps hit the high teens. If filled with hot water...
  3. Thread: Truck and snow

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    Sometimes, in a pinch like you describe, you...

    Sometimes, in a pinch like you describe, you might have an easier time going up the hill in reverse than driving head on. Backing up a hill in 4wd will put the weight over the tires in the rear...
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    Cheap Walmart kitty litter is inexpensive...

    Cheap Walmart kitty litter is inexpensive ballast. But do put each paper bag inside a heavy plastic trash bag so the litter stays dry, else it will turn into a pile of cement with repeated snowings....
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    Wow, what a neat idea. I will be eagerly...

    Wow, what a neat idea. I will be eagerly following this thread!
  6. Why not use a coleman cooler? Something square...

    Why not use a coleman cooler? Something square like this - but without the wheels - would probably be ideal.
  7. Thread: "Manure Grass"

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    I had the same question myself earlier, here is...

    I had the same question myself earlier, here is my thread on it:
    http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?450263-Reclaiming-the-roughs

    Around Thanksgiving I shut down one of their two...
  8. Ayup, I have been thinking the same myself. ...

    Ayup, I have been thinking the same myself.

    And, when we get a good rain, like we just did, I "aerate" by climbing up on the pile, walking around the middle to make a flat spot (another good...
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    I am currently using peat/spaghum and I am loving...

    I am currently using peat/spaghum and I am loving it for the most part, though the learning curve was steep. I bed my run-in shed - constant in/out traffic all day - so to say the bedding gets...
  10. yes, hay is good for manure compost! I get...

    yes, hay is good for manure compost!

    I get best results from mine by scraping together any uneaten hay and laying on top of freshly-added-to compost pile. The hay blanket keeps in moisture, keeps...
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    I purchased my ComfyFit harness through Frontier...

    I purchased my ComfyFit harness through Frontier on Ebay.

    Shipping was slow, but correspondence was good. They took a special order for me for a made to measure saddle for my broken wither Morgan....
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    I love good quality round bales for the cost...

    I love good quality round bales for the cost savings, easily half the cost of small squares. I store rounds in my hay barn and peel off laps and serve daily. Absolutely zero waste and I can control...
  13. I have a gelding, a driving horse, that will...

    I have a gelding, a driving horse, that will travel just like the one in the video. The lameness is tricky to spot because the head bob is actually on the flight stage of the leg, not the landing....
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    I had the same problem many years ago - exactly...

    I had the same problem many years ago - exactly as you describe, a sticky mess in a long winter coat. The only thing that worked was Radiance Dry Shampoo, and it worked really well.
  15. Poll: I do a combo of ground/net, really it depends. If...

    I do a combo of ground/net, really it depends. If the weather is foul, I'll hang hay nets in the shed to keep down wastage/trampling. If I'm traveling, I'll provide hay nets for the BO to hang...
  16. Thread: Frey Stingray

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    Ok, and how do you fit a sleigh? Will that sleigh...

    Ok, and how do you fit a sleigh? Will that sleigh fit all equines? The dash looks so high. Can I use just my regular driving harness?

    Its soooo lovely. Sleighs always look like hopped up...
  17. Thread: Frey Stingray

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    ok... so for you sleigh owners... how do you...

    ok... so for you sleigh owners... how do you store a sleigh all year? How do you move it about if its in you way? Do you put it on jeeper creepers or something so you can move it?

    Argh. Now i need...
  18. Thread: Frey Stingray

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    O.M.G. Why oh why did you have to post that...

    O.M.G. Why oh why did you have to post that sleigh??? I have never ever been interested in sleighs at all until seeing that. It is stunning and will haunt my dreams now! Especially since we've had a...
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    Waste hay as fuel

    Thought this was neat enough to share, if it takes off might be a real good thing for horse people, hay farmers will have an outlet for waste hay:...
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    I went through similar dramatics with my morgan....

    I went through similar dramatics with my morgan. After 2 dozen bits, he finally expressed love for an arched mullen mouth with boucher cheek, a Glory bit in particular. The hanging cheek keeps him...
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    I did dentals on my horse, as mentioned, same as...

    I did dentals on my horse, as mentioned, same as any other body part. IIRC, my vet's pix run about $65 each plus barn call. My horse did not require sedation, but a squirrelly one might.

    What was...
  22. Thread: Dusty Hay...

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    I've observed dust in two ways: a gritty cloud...

    I've observed dust in two ways: a gritty cloud that quickly dissipates; or a poofy whispy cloud that will linger in the air, sometimes look like smoke, and will travel a bit of distance if its not...
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    Years ago when I lived in a cold climate, rode...

    Years ago when I lived in a cold climate, rode hard 5x a week and didn't clip, I would make sure my horse was cooled down at the end of the ride, then throw on a fleece cooler and hand walk for 20...
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    I've used the BOT polos while driving, but I...

    I've used the BOT polos while driving, but I switched to the Draper Saratogas. I felt they were a bit more secure as a polo coming loose while driving can be a bit more complicated than riding.
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    Thank you! Yes, additional livestock isn't in the...

    Thank you! Yes, additional livestock isn't in the picture, and partitioning it down and forcing them isn't really what I had in mind.

    Its just a pity that for years they had established toilet...
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