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    I have a four year old and an 8 month old. Baby...

    I have a four year old and an 8 month old. Baby carriers are life savers! Invest in a good one with the waist belt to distribute the weight and that will grow with your baby. Start them young, both...
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    Thanks all for the info, figured I was over-thinking it. When I checked them yesterday, they weren't warm to the touch but water was not frozen. So I think I worried too soon. The horses certainly...
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    Good afternoon Shall. Yes, could you send me more...

    Good afternoon Shall. Yes, could you send me more information? Thank you
  4. Thanks all for the input. We tested the buckets...

    Thanks all for the input. We tested the buckets well above freezing and they all heated up very quickly. So that bothers my I guess. When would they have kicked off? Perhaps it takes time for the...
  5. Is this a crazy idea? Thinking of putting heated buckets on timers........

    So I have these buckets:...
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    Going on our third year with the Bar Bar A and...

    Going on our third year with the Bar Bar A and love them. However I have not yet convinced my 28 year old horse how to use them. Though I honestly haven't tried hard. If I could keep him with my...
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    I feel like I should respond as I was really on...

    I feel like I should respond as I was really on the fence for children as well. I am 38, have a four year old and a 6 month old. Never really cared for kids and didn't think we would ever want any,...
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    Trail horse wanted TN

    Throwing this out there as you never know. We have been considering adding one more horse to our little herd. Ideal horse would be under 12 years of age (have enough senior citizens at this time)...
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    My friends tease me that I only make things with...

    My friends tease me that I only make things with five ingredients or less, so the carmel pie made out of eagle brand sweetened condensed milk is right up my alley...
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    That's similar to what we made, only ours has one...

    That's similar to what we made, only ours has one loop. Great link Simkie! That looks even easier.
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    We built our feeder into the fence, that way it...

    We built our feeder into the fence, that way it can be loaded without entering the pasture or drylot. Makes it much easier as hubby usually puts it out by himself, no need to worry about horses...
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    Thank you all for the comments, great info here! ...

    Thank you all for the comments, great info here! They have owned the property for more than six months and do not live in it. They own the house and land right next to it. Originally they bought...
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    Thank you all for the continued comments. It is...

    Thank you all for the continued comments. It is a large dry lot, so not all matted. Really only matting the area around the hay feeder as that is where the horses spend 90 percent of their time....
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    For sale by owner- who has done it?

    Who has done the for sale by owner thing themselves? How successful were you? Any recommedations on places to advertise or places not to? I will be helping my parents sell a mobile home on 5 acres...
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    Good morning. Great responses, appreciate you...

    Good morning. Great responses, appreciate you all responding. We actually have thought about somehow "sewing" the mats together as it would be harder for them all to shift though we had...
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    Well we are thinking the stall klips won't work...

    Well we are thinking the stall klips won't work in the gravel. Still exploring more ideas if you have suggestions. Thanks!
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    Thank you all! I am now on the hunt for 12 gauge...

    Thank you all! I am now on the hunt for 12 gauge :)
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    Bucket heaters and extenstion cords?

    Good morning all. I ordered the heated buckets for each stall this year and though we have an outlet (GFI) at each stall, the cord is still too short to reach. Who has used extension cords with the...
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    Brief periods of freezing temps should not be a...

    Brief periods of freezing temps should not be a problem. An extended deep freeze could prove harmful. I wouldn't stress, but would drain it when I got help. You can buy new plugs as they seem to...
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    Thank you horsepoor! Those are very interesting...

    Thank you horsepoor! Those are very interesting clips, and I don't think they are long enough to puncture the geotextile. Might be a good option if the gravel will hold them. It is packed. I like...
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    Mat use in heavy use areas/drylots

    Good morning all. I am wondering if anyone uses stall mats or anything else in their graveled drylots? We have hay feeders in each drylot, covered feeder off the ground, hay wrapped in cinch chix...
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    Just an fyi, we have owned several LQ trailers...

    Just an fyi, we have owned several LQ trailers and campers and they are all very easy to winterize. Just be sure to drain the hot water heater and turn the valve to bypass it so you aren't filling...
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    Zu Zu I had suggested your method to my husband...

    Zu Zu I had suggested your method to my husband last year but he didn't think it would work. I think we are talking about the same thing anyway. Do you have pictures? We have the large hay racks...
  24. Love these suggestions, thank you so much!

    Love these suggestions, thank you so much!
  25. We have three and love them. Horses love them as...

    We have three and love them. Horses love them as well. The water stays nice and cool in the summer, horses will leave the drylot with the bowl type waterer to seek the cool water from the Bar Bar...
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