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  1. Thread: Horse stockks

    by Bluey
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    Ask your vet? That is what we did to decide...

    Ask your vet?

    That is what we did to decide what kind of stocks to make and how to set them in the space we had.

    Our vet had some great ideas.
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    I would not call them stubborn, just have a...

    I would not call them stubborn, just have a different work ethic that we are used in horses bred to be riding horses and responsive.

    The good part of Haflingers is that they generally are very...
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    You will be surprised how light such horses can...

    You will be surprised how light such horses can be, but it takes some work to get there with them, they don't have the same kind of "yes, Ma'am" light horses have, you negotiate with them and they...
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    Growing up in Europe and european riding centers,...

    Growing up in Europe and european riding centers, that all have the occasional Haflinger come thru, I have to say that yes, they are small draft horses with a pony attitude.

    Now, they tell me the...
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    It depends how the break healed. I broke my...

    It depends how the break healed.

    I broke my tailbone once at 7, falling of a bicycle I was standing on the seat doing tricks down a steep hill and again 30 years later, courtesy of a horse that...
  6. Thread: Defining Green

    by Bluey
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    There can me many shades of green. Many...

    There can me many shades of green.

    Many consider a horse green at any age, when the horse only has basic skills of direct rein, moving forward, somewhat backwards, sideways and having three gaits...
  7. You know, plenty of horse owners take those...

    You know, plenty of horse owners take those horses to a trainer for remedial/further training.

    The problem many times, the horse doesn't do any of those things with the trainer, because the...
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    Really? That doesn't make much sense. Good...

    Really?

    That doesn't make much sense.

    Good catch, thanks!

    No, not looking, don't need anything else right now, on sale or not.
  9. I would say, to work all the time you can is what...

    I would say, to work all the time you can is what you do when you own a business and so do some of those you find to work in that business you run like that.

    I have some friends that are attorneys...
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    I have the gas F150 4x4, 6.6 bed and mine works...

    I have the gas F150 4x4, 6.6 bed and mine works and pulls like a dream.

    We have been on a 10 hour drive one day, back same the next, pulling a GN 3 horse slant with living quarters and one horse,...
  11. He looks like your place vetted fine to him. I...

    He looks like your place vetted fine to him.
    I expect he is not going anywhere from here on.

    What does DH think?
    Those socks set his dark color off so well.
    Any name came with him, are you...
  12. Excellent news, you are doing so well! ...

    Excellent news, you are doing so well!

    Remember to keep it honest on your end, not to become a bit greedy, let him have what you really can do without.
    If it is not his, mark it as "not his, but...
  13. Thank you!

    Thank you!
  14. I took that risk twice, once from someone that...

    I took that risk twice, once from someone that was supposed to be a good friend of my neighbor and later found out my neighbor didn't really know him, that sold us a lame horse, just injected to look...
  15. Duh! No wonder we could not find a free feed for...

    Duh!
    No wonder we could not find a free feed for that!

    I remember when they had the Barcelona Olympics NBC transmitted the cross country phase on regular TV.

    That was awesome to watch, if very...
  16. For some, it is their task in life to be a...

    For some, it is their task in life to be a worrywart and that is what makes them good at what they do.

    The important difference is to be positive about it, not let the worrying carry the day with...
  17. Happens on COTH too, not necessarily a man/woman...

    Happens on COTH too, not necessarily a man/woman thing.

    Some posts are looking for sympathy in a tough situation, others are fine with solutions to their situation, sad as it may be.

    Not...
  18. Great that you found a suitable horse. You did...

    Great that you found a suitable horse.

    You did well, you had someone you trust and knows what you want that has seen the horse.

    Second the can't wait for pictures.
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    Wow! I still have mine I bought decades ago...

    Wow!

    I still have mine I bought decades ago and not for just $1.

    Good find that one.
  20. That makes sense, feeding according to what you...

    That makes sense, feeding according to what you have where you are and what is working well.
    Thanks for the information.
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    I would say, just about as long as any other way...

    I would say, just about as long as any other way you may hang nets?

    Those were just ideas found on the internet.
  22. Maybe go by how your horse looks and acts? ...

    Maybe go by how your horse looks and acts?

    What is "great hay"?
    Do you know by testing what is in your hay?

    "Grain" generally is a more consistent nutritional value, according to which grain...
  23. If someone needs any of that wire, it is called...

    If someone needs any of that wire, it is called hardware wire/mesh and it comes in different sizes of openings, from very fine to larger holes.

    We use the bigger holed to cover where birds may...
  24. Just think that, if and when the sky really does...

    Just think that, if and when the sky really does fall and we have a republican administration again, what fun will all those that are complaining now will have, pointing at all those in charge then...
  25. Just think about this, first you give your...

    Just think about this, first you give your opinion, as everyone else is doing.
    Then, if what you want is not done, since you don't like what others have to say, you threaten to leave, then to put...
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