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  1. Apparently OP has never had a "Heart Horse"!! ...

    Apparently OP has never had a "Heart Horse"!! There are horses...then there are special horses that a person really "connects" to!! The term "heart horse" is to show a difference in the...
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    No blood thinners, but I galloped race horses and...

    No blood thinners, but I galloped race horses and rode our track pony up until 8.5 months. My doctor just said "don't fall off"!!
  3. And how long to keep trying??? As long as their...

    And how long to keep trying??? As long as their eyes are bright and they are enjoying life....I keep trying.
  4. What others have said - beet pulp, soaked hay...

    What others have said - beet pulp, soaked hay cubes, blanket...and I also add a healthy scoop/cup of rice bran to my oldies.
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    We have some sections of pipe fence (ex-cattle...

    We have some sections of pipe fence (ex-cattle ranch) and I HATE it!! It scares me to death with any of the horses. Pipe doesn't forgive!! If a horse puts a leg through the pipes...the leg...
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    Terrible news. RIP Elizabeth.

    Terrible news. RIP Elizabeth.
  7. I'd be embarrassed to make a lowball/"I'll take...

    I'd be embarrassed to make a lowball/"I'll take her off your hands for free" offer for a nice/young/great moving, WB mare..one eyed, chip or not!! As an owner...I wouldn't dignify your offer with a...
  8. Thanks for the advice. We've hauled big rigs for...

    Thanks for the advice. We've hauled big rigs for years...always with a one ton/dually. Glad you think there won't be a problem. When we moved to Ok from NC we bought an 8' high/7' wide 4H/H to H...
  9. No, we haven't pulled it yet. Got to bring it...

    No, we haven't pulled it yet. Got to bring it home 35 miles...put some stuff in it then off 300 miles to new farm site!! We'll pick a NON-WINDY day for sure and just take our time. It is a...
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    Yup....We've done the same things. Our "speed...

    Yup....We've done the same things. Our "speed bump" was a cute miniature mule. He worked great for our horse, but when we loaned him to another trainer to try to slow down a Stakes Winning mare he...
  11. Thanks for this tidbit of information. We just...

    Thanks for this tidbit of information. We just bought a 36', three slide, King of the Road fifth wheel to put on some land we are developing into a horse farm. Moving ONE time/living in...
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    I tie stall walkers/runners...if that isn't an...

    I tie stall walkers/runners...if that isn't an option, try placing some tires in the stall for him to have to negotiate!! It will be a mess to clean at first...stand the tires against the wall to...
  13. Don't forget having the ability to STOP the rig!!...

    Don't forget having the ability to STOP the rig!! I would not consider a 3/4 ton truck, MAN ENOUGH for the job you describe!!
  14. Years ago we adopted a "walk-in" sheltie to our...

    Years ago we adopted a "walk-in" sheltie to our training center. She never bothered the horses, but would round up all the toads she could find, herd them into a pack, move them 100 feet down...
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    I like THIS plan. Seems the best of both worlds.

    I like THIS plan. Seems the best of both worlds.
  16. We are breeding some pure TB sport horses, but...

    We are breeding some pure TB sport horses, but mostly Irish Sport Horses. Our TB's are known for their great minds and temperaments, but the ISH's are even sweeter with athletic ability and "quiet...
  17. THIS...All the way. If a horse wants to take...

    THIS...All the way. If a horse wants to take care of himself and you keep him between your legs...you'll all be good!!!
  18. Another pet hair worthy house vacuums question

    I did review the previous discussions about "B.A." vacuums for horse farm residences and have narrowed my choice down to the Shark Lift Away Pro or the Hoover Wind Tunnel. My question is about bag...
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    I found that a pressure washer just "washes" the...

    I found that a pressure washer just "washes" the webs so you have clean webs!! Even the strongest ones don't remove the webs. We wrap a leg quilt around a bamboo pole/tape and swab the webs. It is...
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    We bought a big 4 h, WB slant trailer to use as a...

    We bought a big 4 h, WB slant trailer to use as a moving van...then sell after we move. The trailer had been raised to make navigating back country roads in Montana which made the ramp steeper. ...
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    She can't eat off a raised surface due to the...

    She can't eat off a raised surface due to the shape of her mouth due to surgery. I hand fed her tonight and she takes the food into the right, rear side of her mouth. She can't close her mouth...
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    Sorry you lost your dog before her "time". That...

    Sorry you lost your dog before her "time". That would be very hard to take!! My gal, "Cutter" is TOTALLY stone deaf, but sees like an eagle!! Two weeks ago...100 degrees out and not a time I leave...
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    Thank you for putting this in words!! I know we...

    Thank you for putting this in words!! I know we are rapidly approaching this point...she seems to be slipping away...but then the next move... she jumps up and "frisks" toward the door...but she...
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    We have 5 other dogs, so no puppies for us!! ...

    We have 5 other dogs, so no puppies for us!! Besides..."Cutter" the old dog is weird "that way"!! She has eaten her meals in the bathroom her entire life. She likes her privacy. As a pup, it was...
  25. We have a Pap/Doxie cross (not as weird looking...

    We have a Pap/Doxie cross (not as weird looking as you'd think. Ours looks like a mini Sheltie - black tri-color) that I LOVE to death. After years of opinionated JRT's, this dog is a joy. Totally...
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