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    LOL...my old dutch door that I use to bring...

    LOL...my old dutch door that I use to bring horses in and out are on their very, very last legs and after daily struggles to get it open and shut I've been debating about building another dutch door...
  2. [QUOTE=*Tradewind*;7992141]I hadn't thought of...

    [QUOTE=*Tradewind*;7992141]I hadn't thought of Farscape, thank you! Interesting suggestion! I saw Farscape in person at Dreamscape last spring and he certainly is lovely and seems like a laid back...
  3. I don't know if this is common among all his...

    I don't know if this is common among all his offspring, but FWIW - I have a Farscape filly from a 16.1HH dam who is all legs and currently nearly 16.2 at the withers...she'll be 3 in June =) We...
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    horsealter: Is it possible that the assistant is...

    horsealter: Is it possible that the assistant is simply intimidated by your skill level such that s/he thinks s/he has nothing to teach you, or is worried about losing face? Not in such a way that...
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    I've been in a similar situation...I borrowed a...

    I've been in a similar situation...I borrowed a truck and bought 20 bales at a time, stored it in my garage at home and took it to the barn 1 bale at a time in my car (for the record 4 bales of hay...
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    Beowulf - LOL - I got a good chuckle out of that...

    Beowulf - LOL - I got a good chuckle out of that mental picture!! I bet that works pretty fast =)

    Goodhors - I got her a Lickit, but she doesn't really care for it...she does love untying ropes...
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    Mouthy baby...Ideas?

    Thought I'd ask for others experiences....my very lovely filly (will be 3 this year) has become super mouthy lately, which I'm working on (she's a super minded, lovely little girl, so a firm 'leave...
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    My horses LOVE almonds...I use them as a treat...

    My horses LOVE almonds...I use them as a treat (one of mine is IR, so it's perfect for her), never thought or heard of feeding the hulls.....can't imagine my picky-pants girls eating them :winkgrin:
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    The clouds last night were really, really bizarre...

    The clouds last night were really, really bizarre as it started moving north...we got a few inches and it's still snowing, but feeling really, really lucky!!! The Niagara University girls bball team...
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    There's so many of you out there that we'd all be...

    There's so many of you out there that we'd all be so blessed to stand at the rail of a show with you and listen to your comments on what you see...there's soooo much to learn!!!
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    I'm so glad if it warmed you up a bit....winter...

    I'm so glad if it warmed you up a bit....winter has set in here too, and I was thinking about winter challenges as I was getting a load of hay in the 40mph wind and -18 this morning =( Here's...
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    Huge THANK YOU to good breeders!!!!

    Reading a few threads recently made me really think about how much I owe to the lovely folks who bred my 2 fabulous partners....and any number of wonderful horses I've been lucky enough to know and...
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    Not sure about Transfer Factor, but BioStar EQ...

    Not sure about Transfer Factor, but BioStar EQ sells colostrum, which looks pretty much the same. I've had great success with it. Equinechia.com also has good prices and ships free in the US - they...
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    LOL...everyone on the farm except myself...I...

    LOL...everyone on the farm except myself...I don't eat whole foods - I eat whatever looks edible or can be made edible in 15 min or less when I come in after night check and remember I haven't eaten...
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    Kiwayu, this isn't the same horse that you've...

    Kiwayu, this isn't the same horse that you've been having the epic health struggles with, that was your older horse, right? I can't share any personal experience with the specific acidosis...
  16. YAY!! So glad your guy finally showed up and...

    YAY!! So glad your guy finally showed up and you're on your way to getting it done! The things we farm girls get excited about ;)

    Finally had a chance to figure out how to post pics on my little...
  17. I have a 12 yr old WBx mare (easy keeper) and a 2...

    I have a 12 yr old WBx mare (easy keeper) and a 2 yr old Hano filly (growing like a weed...soon to be a equine WNBA player = ). The 12 yr old has had an epic journey of medical weirdness, and after...
  18. Thanks for all the great suggestions so far -...

    Thanks for all the great suggestions so far - thanks!!!!

    Peteypie - the barn cistern is not connected to anything else - I truck in water and it's filled that way. Not connected to the house at...
  19. I have been wondering exactly that...I'm going to...

    I have been wondering exactly that...I'm going to ask for a quote to do that and see what they say....
  20. Peteypie: The 12" deep pipe is between the...

    Peteypie: The 12" deep pipe is between the cistern and the barn =) This is an idea I never considered....wonder if the underground pipe might still freeze eventually though, even with a warmer...
  21. Thanks for the ideas everyone, I appreciate the...

    Thanks for the ideas everyone, I appreciate the input!! I should have included that the 3k was with me doing the excavation myself. It is just the price of them installing a pipe from the cistern...
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    So glad someone asked this question - I've just...

    So glad someone asked this question - I've just been wondering what I'll do for my ginormous 2 year old filly - needs a 78" long at least, but you could fit 2 of her into it width-wise =) Glad for...
  23. How did you guys tie in the new line to the house...

    How did you guys tie in the new line to the house supply? I'm not knowledgeable about plumbing (yet, lol - I'm learning all sorts of useful things doing the single-girls-with-an-ancient-farm thing...
  24. Water in Winter...AKA - How do I stop lugging buckets??

    Once more I need to dip into the well of COTH wisdom =) Thank you in advance for those of you who are ready & willing to share your experiences...I know how busy we all are, and I wanted to state up...
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    Ditto on what Trottrotpumpkin said....I have not...

    Ditto on what Trottrotpumpkin said....I have not found bringing the horses home a cheaper option for sure. I would not have multiple horses if it wasn't for buying a farm 2 years ago, and then...
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