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  1. Pasture/brush mowing and fence line "mowing"

    We have a 1/4 section and I am always dealing with willows throughout. I bought a Stihl brush cutter that has a blade and it works extremely well. Unfortunately this getting older stuff :dead:is...
  2. Thread: Dirty Stopper

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    I've had some issues with my now 12 year old mare...

    I've had some issues with my now 12 year old mare for the last couple of years. I had ridden my gelding to prelim and then he got hurt in a pasture accident. My mare had always loved to jump even...
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    We had our 13 year old stallion gelded at Wayne...

    We had our 13 year old stallion gelded at Wayne Burwash's a couple of years ago. I left him there for a few days as we are 3 hours from them. He healed fine and went back to living with his dad who...
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    I have evented a lot of years and usually compete...

    I have evented a lot of years and usually compete 2 horses in two different levels.

    You will get a course map that will tell you what your course is, what the jumps are and the colour of your...
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    Clear Blue Sky Blue Clear Sky (George Strait...

    Clear Blue Sky
    Blue Clear Sky (George Strait song)
  6. My husband took his horses roping and left my...

    My husband took his horses roping and left my mare home alone. Neighbours horse shows up. I put it in the paddock with her as we only had one pen. Left a note on their door and they came and got...
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    We had a "birth alarm" foaling system and found...

    We had a "birth alarm" foaling system and found it worked really well. Someone lent us their calving camera and it exhausted me. We just kept awake watching it. Another mare peeing would make you...
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    Yes, you are crazy. ;) We opened a tack store...

    Yes, you are crazy. ;) We opened a tack store in a small town 3 hours from a major center. Over the last 20 years we have moved to being a pet store. We thought we'd have a few pet items but what...
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    I use my kerrits full seat for both stadium and...

    I use my kerrits full seat for both stadium and cross country jumping and love them.
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    We also had a freeze brand made for our ranch. ...

    We also had a freeze brand made for our ranch. We had a small one made as we did the foals when weaning. The vets did it for awhile but then we decided to do it ourselves and the brands came out...
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    We live in BC and have an unheated barn. We have...

    We live in BC and have an unheated barn. We have had mares foal when it is -20C. Lots of straw and no wind makes it pretty good. Foals were out with mares during the day and did wear blankets for...
  12. I think things change a bit when people realize...

    I think things change a bit when people realize that you now have to charge per mile at a decent price in order to make some money and maintain your equipment. People don't like to pay what it costs...
  13. We have a new 4 horse with a bigger LQ than the...

    We have a new 4 horse with a bigger LQ than the last one. I usually only have 2 or 3 horses but use the floor to ceiling stallion stall divider to take extra stuff. Hubby and I occasionally got...
  14. Get a portable heater with fan and "aim" at...

    Get a portable heater with fan and "aim" at piles. Use a paint scraper and go at it layer by layer.
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    I boarded at a barn where a national BNT came to...

    I boarded at a barn where a national BNT came to give a lesson. BO was too stupid to say anything when he was smoking in her barn. I couldn't believe it. Another time I was at a show and the...
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    Before these slow eating haynets came to being, I...

    Before these slow eating haynets came to being, I made nets from baler twine for our round bales. I was tired of them pulling it out and throwing it on the ground. I used small square bale binder...
  17. We got a bigger LQ last year and bought a Dodge...

    We got a bigger LQ last year and bought a Dodge 5500 to haul it. I feel much safer with a bigger truck and the trailer loaded with horses is heavy. Fuel mileage sucks but safety is a bigger concern...
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    Unfortunately NOT in Canada. No testing or...

    Unfortunately NOT in Canada. No testing or requirements required either.
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    I had moved my new sorrel QH mare to a new barn. ...

    I had moved my new sorrel QH mare to a new barn. I was headed out to the pasture to catch her. Someone else was bringing in a horse and I asked them if there were more sorrel QHs out there. Oh...
  20. Looks great! Always fun to outfit it.

    Looks great! Always fun to outfit it.
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    Maybe a product like Second Skin would help...

    Maybe a product like Second Skin would help protect your head from touching the helmet as well.
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    Fantastic news. I hate selling horses. Too many...

    Fantastic news. I hate selling horses. Too many people are too quick to blame the horse and not the handling. Thanks for a feel good story.
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    We have used the Birth Alarm for years and are...

    We have used the Birth Alarm for years and are now finished breeding. The only time we missed a birth was when we forgot to turn on the monitor in the house. It is a good system as I don't like the...
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    The hollow rubber bumpers like the Sundowner ones...

    The hollow rubber bumpers like the Sundowner ones allow for the sharp piece to be "below" the rubber so they only hit the rubber. If you keep the wound bandaged, we use diapers as they don't stick...
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    Kings Ransom - I am a bit worried that you said...

    Kings Ransom - I am a bit worried that you said they let you go with one sway bar? Did I read that wrong? You do need one on each side. I would still go back at them over the stolen spare tire and...
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