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  1. First thing is to quit calling using a muzzle...

    First thing is to quit calling using a muzzle "cruel". Thinking that way is TOTALLY your feelings, not the mini's feelings, though mini doesn't like wearing it.

    With certain animals, in good...
  2. Have to say what KIND of leaves you have...

    Have to say what KIND of leaves you have available, will make a difference to your garden when you use them as mulch. I have mostly Oak leaves, which DO NOT break down, get flat, like Maple leaves...
  3. Unfortunately stereotypes exist for a reason,...

    Unfortunately stereotypes exist for a reason, they fit so MANY situations, humans, etc. I always give a new guy or gal a chance to show their "get it done" attitude in several situations, before...
  4. I would reommend going with the pickup, but...

    I would reommend going with the pickup, but consider getting a gooseneck stock trailer that will hold both animal and vehicles of various sizes. Stock trailers are SO ADAPTABLE for hauling things...
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    For those wanting tall socks to use under tall...

    For those wanting tall socks to use under tall boots, try Soccer socks. I just got 6pr, all the same color, at a very low cost. They were greatly marked down, since Soccer season is over here,...
  6. Have the Seleinium checked with the blood work,...

    Have the Seleinium checked with the blood work, to see if her levels are near the normal range. Lack of Selenium and Vit E, can affect the muscles of a horse, not allow him to work for very long. ...
  7. So sorry about him weed seeding your compost and...

    So sorry about him weed seeding your compost and cutting the wrong tree. I have learned iti is best to stay on hand while work is being done, so things are done the way I expect them when finished....
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    Well, we STILL don't have an Equal Rights...

    Well, we STILL don't have an Equal Rights Ammendment!! I am older, was more than disappointed when the ERA was not passed years ago. I firmly believe that without having the ERA being Law, we are...
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    Since this is a DRIVING competition, it is "all...

    Since this is a DRIVING competition, it is "all about the Driver" who is in control of the horses in all the phases. He manages the horses, whatever is hitched out front.

    With Multiples, it...
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    Locally, the newspaper is talking shortages of...

    Locally, the newspaper is talking shortages of salt for the roads, so the mag chloride is probably having the same problem. Producers just can't keep up with demand. Everyone around us is ordering...
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    Did you get any other cool stuff at Martin's? We...

    Did you get any other cool stuff at Martin's? We were there and got a number of small things. There were 1-2 carriages we wanted, but we could not afford them. Guess that means we have "good...
  12. Thread: Rain sheets?

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    I have Sporthorse type animals, big bodied, with...

    I have Sporthorse type animals, big bodied, with good withers, wide, full bodied, but not draft style. I have had real good luck with the Amigo Mio Lite Turnout by Horseware, on my horses. I didn't...
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    Had our old girl put down in Sept. because winter...

    Had our old girl put down in Sept. because winter is looking rather harsh again. She would not have done well being barned up and it was time to let her go easily on a lovely day, not after going...
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    I will second the program at Heartland. Sessions...

    I will second the program at Heartland. Sessions are a bit shorter, not so much time on dead legs as Kentucky, they get the students going on real animals. Daughter attended Heartland, did the long...
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    Well, I got snake bit back in 2002, by a...

    Well, I got snake bit back in 2002, by a Diamondback Rattler. Even then, my bill for the hospital stay and treatment, was about the same as OP listed for that person.

    Can't say it was terrible,...
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    You can see what we did with our sawdust bin,...

    You can see what we did with our sawdust bin, adding sides and roof last January. Funny how things get "improved" when husband has to deal with them!! Kids and I had to "deal with" the various...
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    This is the truth, even burning them outside is a...

    This is the truth, even burning them outside is a VERY BAD idea, spreading the carcinogens thru the air to other folks. Just like burning pressure treated wood is a BAD IDEA.

    Sorry, unless you...
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    I like synthetic fleeces (looks like sheepskin,...

    I like synthetic fleeces (looks like sheepskin, not polar fleece) in horse clothing that gets dirty, sweaty, should be washed often. That would be boot linings. Just LOTS easier to care for, expect...
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    I like this idea. Vets are a "all-purpose"...

    I like this idea.

    Vets are a "all-purpose" horse fixer, with some teeth knowledge depending on what they have seen. Horse Dentists see LOTS more horse teeth in a week, than many Vets see in a...
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    CS, you may need to drag the parachute cord thru...

    CS, you may need to drag the parachute cord thru the dirt a few times, to get it a bit "heavier" so it is easier to use the lash. Depending on how LONG you need the lash, husband says adding dirt is...
  21. I am going to second Tiffani B and others who...

    I am going to second Tiffani B and others who have said to back up, FIX the issue without a fight, before asking horse to canter again in the cart.

    Has this horse EVER been worked in the long...
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    Agreeing with both China Doll and Drive NJ, you...

    Agreeing with both China Doll and Drive NJ, you want horse BETWEEN the lines, which should be running along his sides midway down the barrel. If lines are above him, he can EASILY get out of control...
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    Late to the news, but CHECK everything over on...

    Late to the news, but CHECK everything over on the cart CAREFULLY, remove wheels, grease them. All BEFORE driving the cart. That way you might find some detail you missed, KNOW there is new, greasy...
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    Sonnysmom, We do the mouthing thing as suggested...

    Sonnysmom, We do the mouthing thing as suggested by red mares, on all our young horses and horses we purchase. We then KNOW horse has had time to learn to "manage" their bit on their own time. We...
  25. I am lucky enough to have several afghans made my...

    I am lucky enough to have several afghans made my Mom, Grandma and Aunt. Those ladies had terrific skills at both crochet work and knitting, so these afghans are really nice. Nothing like a wool...
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