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  1. We are located in Southern Ontario and have had a...

    We are located in Southern Ontario and have had a 10 kilowatt solar panel installation on one of our storage barns for almost 4 years. The regulatory power authority here in Ontario provided a very...
  2. Here in Southern Ontario there tends to be a...

    Here in Southern Ontario there tends to be a trend now for a lot of BNT's that used to own/lease their own facilities to now only do freelance work. They can pick and choose the barns and clients...
  3. Riker made me immediately think of Star...

    Riker made me immediately think of Star Trek.....as in William Riker (#1 to Captain Jean-Luc Pickard) Nothing wrong with using your surname as the business barn name but if your daughter were to...
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    I was just thinking this spring with over 30...

    I was just thinking this spring with over 30 years of work put into our little facility that the farm was starting to look almost complete. A few "to do's" but all the major work done and the...
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    We bred our registered CSH mare to the stallion...

    We bred our registered CSH mare to the stallion Tacorde last year hoping to produce a top jumper prospect. This mare is Holsteiner/TB cross with Landgraf lines on the sires side.
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    Crushed concrete will contain all sorts of very...

    Crushed concrete will contain all sorts of very small metal bits that I imagine could eventually work their way up into your top riding surface. I would stay away from that material personally.
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    We own a 95 Dodge 2500 4 Wheel Drive, 8 foot box...

    We own a 95 Dodge 2500 4 Wheel Drive, 8 foot box with the 5.2 Cummins diesel engine it and LOVE it. The fuel economy even when hauling our large 3 horse with living quarters is exceptional. Other...
  8. HITS Thermal Horse Show - California - suggestions for rental accomodation

    Looking for 2 bedroom condo/apartment near the show grounds for Toronto based trainer taking 5 jumpers to show this winter. Also inquiring where to find grooms available for hire during this show...
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    I don't believe they even sell the fiberglass...

    I don't believe they even sell the fiberglass posts around me anymore. These posts will splinter over time into tiny little sharp fibres. Like handling a thousand thin edged razor blades if you...
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    We have an 8 foot wide LQ slant load trailer and...

    We have an 8 foot wide LQ slant load trailer and LOVE it. As mentioned above the width of the trailer itself is exactly the same. So if you can fit a 7 foot wide you can do so with an 8 foot wide. ...
  11. Thanks Dewey for your post above. You echoed my...

    Thanks Dewey for your post above. You echoed my sentiments exactly.....and wrote it better then I did. :) If kids, teens and even adults now want to use Facebook to "stay in touch" for whatever...
  12. Wow.....just read all the replies here from my...

    Wow.....just read all the replies here from my original post. I know I am not alone out here in my distaste for Facebook as a sole marketing tool, nor do I appreciate sitting down for dinner in a...
  13. Some of us simply don't "do" Facebook, Twitter or any other social media.......

    Other then chat groups of course and email. So it irks me to no end when I inquire about horses for sale or other items and people refer me to a Facebook page that I cannot open (as I don't have an...
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    Lovely horse but the first thing that struck me...

    Lovely horse but the first thing that struck me was riding in a T shirt. I was looking for snow and sleet which we had all day yesterday or video shot indoors. Ugh. I think she would make a lovely...
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    We don't charge for blankets or boots. But...

    We don't charge for blankets or boots. But everyone has to be reasonable. Our farm manager has some shoulder arthritis issues so for her to have to sling a heavy blanket over a horses head twice a...
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    I think this link says it all! ...

    I think this link says it all! https://www.youtube.com/user/royalhorseshow

    Fabulous horse show, fabulous agricultural winter fair. Billed as the top indoor horse show in North America I believe....
  17. Thread: Barn Paint

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    I use Sherwin Williams solid stain on my barn and...

    I use Sherwin Williams solid stain on my barn and run-in sheds. It is an excellent product that I highly recommend. With our Equine Canada yearly membership we receive 40% off most products they...
  18. Thread: Arena Fee's

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    I own and operate a small boarding/breeding...

    I own and operate a small boarding/breeding stable. I would never think to charge a "ring fee" for my boarders trainers to come here to teach. I think its an added bonus for myself to watch and...
  19. Poll: When purchasing a horse I always ask permission...

    When purchasing a horse I always ask permission to speak to the owners veterinarian (at my expense) to review the horses medical history. As the seller I always offer the same courtesy. I have a...
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    This topic comes up over and over again. First...

    This topic comes up over and over again. First of all not everyone! has a trainer or a full time coach. Many people are perfectly comfortable and experienced enough to find suitable horses and try...
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    Weird. I had no issue at all with Equine...

    Weird. I had no issue at all with Equine Ontario. Took about 40 seconds to register......I like the format very much. Similar to EMG. I agree....Muck Bucket just not for me either.
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    OK I need my fix. I joined equineontario.ca ...

    OK I need my fix. I joined equineontario.ca And have told my old EMG friends too..... :)
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    I am Canadian and thankfully have never required...

    I am Canadian and thankfully have never required any medical care other then a routine check up once in a while. I know many family members and friends sadly that have had cancer, some have passed,...
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    We had a marble inserted in a mare 6 years ago...

    We had a marble inserted in a mare 6 years ago when she was in full competition. At the time it was the popular thing to do rather then Regumate (which our trainer prohibited the staff from...
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    Just finishing our new indoor now. 16 feet...

    Just finishing our new indoor now. 16 feet recommended. Contractor mentioned in over 30 years of building arenas he has only built one indoor in all that time that was 18 feet.
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