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    I would second this, you need to tie to something...

    I would second this, you need to tie to something he is quite unlikely to break. Front rail of stall, is not a good tie anchor for the rope. I would allow enough length that horse can almost touch...
  2. Give yourself time to grieve first. You don't...

    Give yourself time to grieve first. You don't get over losing a horse in a day or a week or a month or year. She sounds like family, so allow yourself as much time as needed to get thru all the...
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    Mechanics is against you, with a hackamore...

    Mechanics is against you, with a hackamore design. I am presuming you are talking about a TRUE hackamore, bosal, mecate, etc? The correct way to use that hackamore is to double the horse around,...
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    If stalls are provided, I expect that running a...

    If stalls are provided, I expect that running a line to do a picket (high tie) with is not acceptable in that Park. Can you read the rules of the Park on line, so you know what you are allowed or...
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    I will agree with the Trainer, you have too much...

    I will agree with the Trainer, you have too much grip with the Drill Tek. Drill Tek and Borium are trade names for Tungsten Carbide crystals in a binder product that holds them in place. Drill Tek...
  6. And how irate, wrongful minded, would the BLM and...

    And how irate, wrongful minded, would the BLM and Federal folks be if ANYONE got hurt in this face-off? Even ONE SHOT would probably have turned things into a free-for-all shoot-out, "started" by...
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    Not a problem I have ever heard of. If you are...

    Not a problem I have ever heard of. If you are going to blame the grass, I would set up a dry lot, spray the heck out of every green thing in the lot, so horse is ONLY fed hay and grain you...
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    None are shedding here, to speak of, except the...

    None are shedding here, to speak of, except the old horse, age 29yrs. Others age range from 8 months to 19yrs on younger animals. We get a few hairs when they are brushed, but nothing like true...
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    I appreciate the updates! Thank you all for...

    I appreciate the updates! Thank you all for keeping us posted, whichever letters they are tagging with.
  10. Shafts for older style carts, buggy or...

    Shafts for older style carts, buggy or 4-wheelers, should come to the point of horse shoulder to be fitted correctly.

    Gigs with truly hooked "Gig" shafts or those vehicles with curved shafts...
  11. I am going to say that cutting down a woven...

    I am going to say that cutting down a woven blanket is not going to work well for you. The stability is on the ends, where the finish threads bind down the yarn and strings going the other...
  12. Thanks for posting. He always looked like a nice...

    Thanks for posting. He always looked like a nice horse to have around, as well as a great companion on such an Epic Journey in the movies.
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    Hitching alone. We have a 12ft aisle, so horses...

    Hitching alone. We have a 12ft aisle, so horses are cross-tied in the aisle for hitching. Sorry, just CAN NOT do that stand and put harness on, with our setup. Makes me nervous leaving them to...
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    We have never used trace extenders. After our...

    We have never used trace extenders. After our first Amish harness with the one-piece breastcollar and traces, we have always purchased breastcollars with buckles for the traces. We were lucky that...
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    I would first say "know your horse" before going...

    I would first say "know your horse" before going out alone with him as a single. A young horse, a new-to-driving horse, means you should take extra precautions, get some help to just ride along,...
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    Have no idea where to ask this, though going thru...

    Have no idea where to ask this, though going thru the American Vet Assoc. might be helpful, with member information.

    All our foals are bred AI, just no breed stallions available nearby. The...
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    Gumtree, while no one is made of money, least of...

    Gumtree, while no one is made of money, least of all myself, you also need to lighten up. Op is sounding completely surprised at the mess she found. Perhaps she and BF did not communicate or he...
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    Best idea to go with is this!! A professional...

    Best idea to go with is this!! A professional who can grade, fill, pack the dirt, is going to have you back in business pretty quick. However you may need him to visit twice, water and rain will...
  19. Be careful with that 2yr old, he is ONLY a baby!!...

    Be careful with that 2yr old, he is ONLY a baby!! Too much work at his age is HARD on his bones, soft joints. Have you had him checked to see if his knees are even close to being closed?

    With...
  20. Be careful with that 2yr old, he is ONLY a baby!!...

    Be careful with that 2yr old, he is ONLY a baby!! Too much work at his age is HARD on his bones, soft joints. Have you had him checked to see if his knees are even close to being closed?

    With...
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    I mostly used mine in the kitchen, and it needed...

    I mostly used mine in the kitchen, and it needed to be emptied after it did the room. I used to run it daily, and was happy with the results, saved ME having to do that job. I ran it in the other...
  22. Thread: Mane help.

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    You might consider roaching them, so they will...

    You might consider roaching them, so they will match and the hair coming in will be nice and even. Saves time braiding!!

    We roach in summer, lets them get rid of heat, saves time grooming at the...
  23. It also helps to have the correct LENGTH PTO...

    It also helps to have the correct LENGTH PTO shaft to fit the tractor you are using. With the Kabota, manure spreader needs the short length PTO, while it needs the longer length PTO insert when...
  24. Have had both ground drive and PTO spreader,...

    Have had both ground drive and PTO spreader, would take the PTO model over ground drive ANY day.

    PTO allows you to dump the load ANY PLACE you want, while ground drive forces you to continue...
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    I have decided that HOW the fork is used, will...

    I have decided that HOW the fork is used, will determine the life span. Husband uses the plastic tine one, has had good luck not breaking it over a couple years.

    Me? I use the plastic forks too...
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