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  1. Over the past six years, I've upgraded how I use...

    Over the past six years, I've upgraded how I use round bales.

    From one on the ground, where up to 40 - 60% of it was wasted and damaged the ground.

    To one in a Hay Chix (used to be Cinch...
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    Mr. Magoo is adorable just as he is! :lol: ...

    Mr. Magoo is adorable just as he is! :lol:

    Thanks for the bump. Time to pull out the wee hard cover book and get to reading again :D
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    Nothing, nada, nekkid legs - every ride, every...

    Nothing, nada, nekkid legs - every ride, every time.

    Been thru thick brush, scrub pine, what-a-minute-vines, pricker bushes, etc. etc. etc. She's fine.
  4. Having had frostbite on my toes, I'd die without...

    Having had frostbite on my toes, I'd die without Electric Socks.
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    Sticky: Got it yesterday and you did!!! :yes: And, no,...

    Got it yesterday and you did!!! :yes:

    And, no, I haven't read that one! Can't wait to dig in. Good suspense!!!

    I broke in the saddle pad this past Sunday :D
  6. Alas, I see many red flags in her communication...

    Alas, I see many red flags in her communication that would have made me pass.
    But that's me.

    If you truly don't believe you can restart this pony from the very beginning, I'd offer to sell...
  7. No matter what you finally decide on for your...

    No matter what you finally decide on for your list of Rules & Regulations, provide the boarder with 2 copies on the day of contract signing. They sign both, you keep one and they keep one. This way...
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    We had a swimmer too. Elevating it up on cinder...

    We had a swimmer too. Elevating it up on cinder blocks helped but sometimes he just had to try it again. We finally got a very wide, tractor-trailer strength ratchet tie down and went around a tree...
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    Have my mares on it and have recommended it to...

    Have my mares on it and have recommended it to some of my trim clients with easy-keepers. Noted reduction in cresty neck & fat pads at withers and dock of tail.

    For an alternative for those that...
  10. Oy oy oy... reading these makes my head hurt. ...

    Oy oy oy... reading these makes my head hurt. How barn owners/managers don't run screaming in to the night is beyond me. I'd take a hostage ;)
  11. :eek: is right. Oy vey!!! So very very...

    :eek: is right. Oy vey!!!

    So very very thankful that I self-care board at a private farm, where I'm the only boarder.
  12. Please pick the wet spots out of your horse's...

    Please pick the wet spots out of your horse's stall, not just the poop. Are you not aware your mare pees?

    Yes, folks. THREE YEARS that self-care boarder didn't pick any pee. Barely used...
  13. I love my Maytag Gas Convection...

    I love my Maytag Gas Convection. While I wanted dual fuel, it just was not possible financially and any other unit was too wide for the space.

    This fits the bill. High BTUs for great cooking, 2...
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    Ta dah. Thanks Equibrit! :D

    Ta dah. Thanks Equibrit! :D
  15. It is because the man you've known is leaving...

    It is because the man you've known is leaving you, little by little. Thank God, he's personality hasn't changed. He's still kind, gentle and a little goofy. But all cognitive function (executive...
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    To the best of my knowledge and poking, author is...

    To the best of my knowledge and poking, author is unknown. If someone with more skill than I can find who wrote it, I'd love to see him/her get full credit. It was a great piece.

    ETA: See...
  17. Yes. Mr. ChocoMare now has dementia, so I'm glad...

    Yes. Mr. ChocoMare now has dementia, so I'm glad we had it done.
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    Ditto on the "If you leave it in the pocket, it's...

    Ditto on the "If you leave it in the pocket, it's mine" deal. Cha-ching. :D
  19. Thread: Deep Litter

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    Did it when I still used pine shavings. Loved...

    Did it when I still used pine shavings. Loved it. Thankfully our stalls are huge and the bobcat fit easily inside.
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    Donation day has been postponed, per the Rebuild...

    Donation day has been postponed, per the Rebuild FB page.

    I'm stockpiling donations of wood, etc. from friends and will haul it up there when it's back on the calendar.
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    Sticky: WOOHOO! To my elf... ADORE the dressage saddle...

    WOOHOO! To my elf... ADORE the dressage saddle pad!!! :yes: Thank you!!!! :D
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    Thanks for the secondary FB page. I've only been...

    Thanks for the secondary FB page. I've only been there once but loved every second!
  23. Yup, that stinks. Deep breath and think that,...

    Yup, that stinks.

    Deep breath and think that, perhaps, it's a Divine Delay....protection from something or someone out there that would have been worse ;)
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    I use a combination of a Snap Eye Hook and a...

    I use a combination of a Snap Eye Hook and a Carabiner.

    I start with large, heavy duty snap eye hook, like this one. Then take up four sections of the rope: north, south, east, west and put...
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    Sticky: Try KATBIRD@76@GMAIL.COM ;)

    Try KATBIRD@76@GMAIL.COM ;)
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