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  1. Thread: Stocks

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    Stocks

    For those of you that have stocks in your barn, would you mind sharing a picture or talking about how they are configured. Are they open all the way around, or do you have a wall on one side? Did...
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    Hives (HUMAN) and Quest?

    So, we started deworming based on fecals. The counts were generally very low, but it was recommended we give them Quest. I went ahead and dewormed the horses with it yesterday. One of the horses...
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    We have several and have worked with several, and...

    We have several and have worked with several, and all have unique personalities!

    My IDSH gelding (ID/TB) is very easily bored and thus spooks easily. He is sensitive to the aids, very willing to...
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    Ours were born May 12th and May 13th :) I don't...

    Ours were born May 12th and May 13th :) I don't have unfolded photos yet, but here are some right soon after they were born.
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  5. I see a lot of people do this, but I personally...

    I see a lot of people do this, but I personally wouldn't. Reason being, you would be hoping for a buyer that really wants the mare AND foal, and that's going to be far less likely then someone...
  6. Thread: Old style DWBs

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    We have two older style Dutch mares (one o/o a...

    We have two older style Dutch mares (one o/o a high % Gelderlander dam) and a Dutch cross mare in our breeding program; however, due to market demand have been crossing them on more modern boys. I...
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    We also use the Junior Glo, Senior Glo, as well...

    We also use the Junior Glo, Senior Glo, as well as Prime Glo (which is ADMs newest RB).

    When the mares are put in the dry lots off the fescue we have to feed an alfalfa or alfalfa/orchard blend -...
  8. Thread: #@%& Ticks!!

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    We moved to a new farm last year and were faced...

    We moved to a new farm last year and were faced with the most terrible tick problem. The horses pastures ARE mowed down, the hay fields are not, and the horses do have some woods. Guinea's, while...
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    Both of ours, due early - mid May have the edema...

    Both of ours, due early - mid May have the edema in front of the udder, with no udder development as of yet.
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    Doesn't bother me at all - I LOVE photos of the...

    Doesn't bother me at all - I LOVE photos of the horses, especially the foals. In fact my husband has received quite a few camera "gifts" from me, including a SUPER nice action lens. So for us, we...
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    THIS! And also when people approach us looking...

    THIS! And also when people approach us looking for a prospect. We have been fortunate to sell ours as youngsters, and don't have anything of riding age for sale. But I've had people contact me...
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    There is more to the story, imho. We were going...

    There is more to the story, imho. We were going to use him last year, and they were offering a sort of pregnancy guarantee to the first 10 mares booked to him. We had two in line, and were...
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    Pick up a copy of the Equiery - there are always...

    Pick up a copy of the Equiery - there are always really nice horses, farms, and breeders listed in there.
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    Spike has a very good point regarding...

    Spike has a very good point regarding weight/feeding/expenses. We had a MAJOR hay shortage last year (as did many other States) and a $30 roundbale was selling for $80 plus. We have roundbales out...
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    Rather than make blanket statements (no pun...

    Rather than make blanket statements (no pun intended!) I agree with JB - blanket when needed! It kills me that people can say no horse would ever need one or vice versa. Nothing is ever that black...
  16. Thread: To moderator

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    Kathy, I couldn't agree more. I thougth it was...

    Kathy, I couldn't agree more. I thougth it was rediculous someone flagged that thread, IMHO it smacked of jealousy or sour grapes (or who the heck knows). I was enjoying reading it, and poof.
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  17. Thread: To moderator

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    Having been around when the "no bragging" rule...

    Having been around when the "no bragging" rule was enacted, I do understand why it was put in place and the need for it. That said - I had commented on Kathy's TOTB article thread (as we had just...
  18. I have inquired on private treaty and "call for...

    I have inquired on private treaty and "call for price" situations several times in the past, and they have always been much higher than my price range. One was an older maiden mare retired from...
  19. Thread: Jazz

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    I have heard, several times over, that it is...

    I have heard, several times over, that it is excellent. We have one dose, and will be breeding our mare with it this year - and praying for a filly b/c I want to KEEP that one! Is that too much to...
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    My 0.2c... 1. If the stallion is approved with...

    My 0.2c...
    1. If the stallion is approved with a WB registry, you can present your mare and have the foal registered that way as well (for example, ISR/OLDNA).
    2. I would look at stallions that...
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    Well, you are already one step ahead - as in...

    Well, you are already one step ahead - as in letting them meet across the fence.

    Our process, once they hit 3 months + is usually 1. Introduce mare/foal to babysitter(s) across fenceline 2. Turn...
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    37397The big question I'd ask is, do you know if...

    37397The big question I'd ask is, do you know if the other horses have ever been with a baby and how they are with one?

    You will find, even with experience, everyone's opinions are going to differ...
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    It's good that you are cutting her feed back. ...

    It's good that you are cutting her feed back. Most fortified feed is typically fed in the .5 to 1% of body weight range. So for a 600 pound youngster (taking a wild guess on her weight - based on...
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    She looks sweet! FWIW - "vet" doesn't...

    She looks sweet! FWIW - "vet" doesn't necessarily = "nutritionist"
    Every feed I've seen has a stamp that some vet recommended it ;) Feeding young horses is an art. I would hope your vet is...
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    It sounds like she is better off with you, then...

    It sounds like she is better off with you, then where she was :) I can't imagine only turning a baby out a couple hours a day! 24/7 is best, and you are on top of that. Based on that alone (the...
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