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    Titian - After the painter famous for painting...

    Titian - After the painter famous for painting women with red hair!
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    It only lasted a couple of days for my horse. ...

    It only lasted a couple of days for my horse. But he's only on 1/2 tablet. Check with your vet, but I think the usual treatment is to back down the dose for a bit and then gradually increase it...
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    I like show names to be related in some way to...

    I like show names to be related in some way to their barn names. ie Patty was Knick Knack Patty Wack. My new weanling's barn name is Mia. Her registered name had to start with an H according to...
  4. Watch ebay. Sometimes you can find used customs...

    Watch ebay. Sometimes you can find used customs that will fit. It may take awhile, but you might get a great deal! Maybe look for Men's too.
  5. Diamond naturals chicken and rice dry + a little...

    Diamond naturals chicken and rice dry + a little Pedigree canned. They sometimes get a little picky. 3-4 days a week I add a raw chicken leg because I found that it helps keep the tarter off their...
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    Don't forget to check out local resale shops. I...

    Don't forget to check out local resale shops. I found a tea length, black satin strapless dress by Watters and Watters at the local Goodwill. After the 75% red tag discount it cost me all of $1.25. ...
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    I have a small dressage arena sized ring right...

    I have a small dressage arena sized ring right next to the barn with good drainage and footing. It's a little shorter than a true dressage arena, but I had grading issues and only wanted to spend a...
  8. 3 people can keep a secret of 2 of them are dead....

    3 people can keep a secret of 2 of them are dead. You are screwed. So many people know, it's bound to slip out eventually. I'd fess up. If you and your friend hadn't told anyone originally, you...
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    Bump. I'm looking for the same thing!

    Bump. I'm looking for the same thing!
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    My truck was the victim of hit and run at the...

    My truck was the victim of hit and run at the Hoosier Horsepark. DURING AN EVENT. We had an announcement made but no one came forward. So, if our fellow horse people cannot be decent enought to...
  11. Wendy, I totally agree! I have a shepherd with a...

    Wendy, I totally agree! I have a shepherd with a very, very high prey drive. Yes, he's killed cats. Also, opossums, raccoons, wood chucks, and rabbits. If it runs, he will chase. He's wicked...
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    Itsan extremely variable disease. Some can life...

    Itsan extremely variable disease. Some can life perfectly normal lives and some can be ina nursing home within a few years and everything between.
  13. I place my order for hay in the spring with my...

    I place my order for hay in the spring with my trusted hay supplier. When he bales a paricularly nice field, (usually 2nd cutting in early July), the "hay fairy" shows up and loads up my barn for...
  14. I ran into "code" issues when reroofing the...

    I ran into "code" issues when reroofing the house. Got two estimates. One was for $14,000 and the other was for $6000. I asked the guy with the low estimate why he was so much lower and let him...
  15. Thread: Barking Dog

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    It depends on how much and when they are barking....

    It depends on how much and when they are barking. Do they ever stop? Mine bark at the mailman until his truck leaves their territory. At the joggers the entire time they are in the territory...
  16. A barn restoration company came by yesterday. ...

    A barn restoration company came by yesterday. They have been in business under the same name for over 30yrs. He looked the old barn over and will be giving me an estimate for both tearing off the...
  17. Thanks everyone! The barn is 50'x37'. Gambrel...

    Thanks everyone! The barn is 50'x37'. Gambrel roof. I now have more knowledge and questions to ask the contractors!
  18. It can handle the weight. When I bought it it had...

    It can handle the weight. When I bought it it had shingles over shakes over lath. Those shingles were very old! I've had 6 barn specialist say thats how its done and 3 residential roofers say it...
  19. ok to install metal roof over shakes on 100 + yr old barn?

    Getting conflicting opinions from roofers. All the barn restorers and farmers say its fine. The local commercial/residential roofers say no. One told me the old shakes would curl up and push against...
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    I routinely take unadoptable shelter cats and...

    I routinely take unadoptable shelter cats and make them barn cats. I usually just crate them for a few days to a week and feed them canned food when I feed the horses so they get used to my voice. ...
  21. If the pony is really that fat and not eating a...

    If the pony is really that fat and not eating a ton of grain, you might also recommend that an endocrine panel be run by the vet. Just restricting calories isn't going to prevent a Cushings horse...
  22. If your slidder is wooden, you can build a...

    If your slidder is wooden, you can build a swinging door within the door. Might have to build a little ramp to get your wheelbarrow out, but that's what I did. Braced the 1 x 6's, added hinges and...
  23. Sign up for Rider USA. Cheap insurance in case...

    Sign up for Rider USA. Cheap insurance in case you do break down and need to be towed!

    Before I hauled to Kentucky from NW INdiana, I had the mechanic check things over. Brakes were a little...
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    Unfortunately, no such thing. I finally just...

    Unfortunately, no such thing. I finally just got a collie for my shepherd!
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    Many dogs live outside, especially in the...

    Many dogs live outside, especially in the country. As long as they have shelter, food and water, it's not considered cruelty. Besides, what's cold for you is not necessarily cold for animals. My...
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