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    Ahh the Polish driving ponies. Love the thrill...

    Ahh the Polish driving ponies. Love the thrill of watching new ponies come around.

    We started another pair recently. It has been a fun experience. I have my old steady mare that we can hook to...
  2. Thread: RIP Phoenix

    by LostFarmer
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    Wow I am off this board for a bit and return to...

    Wow I am off this board for a bit and return to this news. So sorry for your loss. The good ones always die before their time.
  3. Thread: Pair carts?

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    Please tell the amish that a forecart is a waste...

    Please tell the amish that a forecart is a waste and not practical.
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    We are staying busy with teams. The boys have a...

    We are staying busy with teams. The boys have a list of people wanting them to start ponies. We have found that ponies broke by kids tend to be better kids ponies than those broke by adults.
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    Wow lots of old names here. I hadn't checked in...

    Wow lots of old names here. I hadn't checked in for several weeks and then it is just a quick peek. Life is busy as usual. Broke a team of ponies for a lady and then she wanted them sold. The...
  6. Personally I like the swedish rump bells the...

    Personally I like the swedish rump bells the best. They have more of a chime sound than the ring. I only use 2 bells on each horse to have the ring but less twitching.
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    Goodhors is right on. I have used some...

    Goodhors is right on. I have used some foxtrotters in harness and on a lightweight buggy with 2 people the team did great. any more weight and they quit gaiting. The pair I started were 3 and 4...
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    No my wife doesn't steal my horses but my kids...

    No my wife doesn't steal my horses but my kids do. I have had 3 teams and the kids end up with each team. ;)
  9. Funny story... My horse trainer neighbor had been...

    Funny story... My horse trainer neighbor had been after me for over a year to let her try my little mare over fences. Cricket is a 13.2 h pony and is a great driving pony for kids. I finally let...
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    I figure any two horses can be driven together. ...

    I figure any two horses can be driven together. But only a few make a team. But to play with hook them up and go. LF
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    Loaded question for sure. There is no real...

    Loaded question for sure. There is no real answer other than it depends. I have a team of mares that after 3 weeks my 10 and 12 year old boys could hitch and drive on their own. I have a welsh...
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    We are wintering well. Never one to miss many...

    We are wintering well. Never one to miss many meals and Mrs. Lost is a pretty fair hand in the kitchen. We start horse pulling this weekend. Sleigh rides for Winterfest in Rexburg. Basically...
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    Good to hear you hooked again. We started...

    Good to hear you hooked again. We started feeding on Nov. 21 with a team and have not missed a day since. Mostly the shires and the greys and paints once in awhile. I am not sure I know how to get...
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    Pig are well.. PIGS. They eat out of gluttony...

    Pig are well.. PIGS. They eat out of gluttony and greed. We always have 6 to 10 pigs on feed and the kids have 4-H pigs. I have found that a single pig will hardly gain weight as they don't eat as...
  15. Mrs. Lost and I got married at 19 and 21 after...

    Mrs. Lost and I got married at 19 and 21 after dating for 15 days. That was 17 years and 4 kids ago. She is the love of my life and I still have her fooled into thinking I am not too bad. We also...
  16. Thread: Snoring

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    If you can get him to go have a sleep study it is...

    If you can get him to go have a sleep study it is unreal what you can show him. They monitor heart rate, BP, oxygen and several other things. I slept half a night without a CPAP then half a night...
  17. Thread: Snoring

    by LostFarmer
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    MB I didn't like it either at first. But after...

    MB I didn't like it either at first. But after the first night that I actually rested I was hooked. It is was like I had been given the most addicting drug....Oxygen. :lol:

    I love my mask I...
  18. Use the planner but have the teacher initial that...

    Use the planner but have the teacher initial that he wrote the assignment down correctly. Then he knows that the teachers and the parents are on the same page. Don't make it the teachers job to...
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    :lol::lol::lol::lol: Oh how I wish I had said...

    :lol::lol::lol::lol: Oh how I wish I had said that!

    And I thought a dish was shallow. Once again proof that nice guys finish last.
  20. I would look at a smaller buick. I know they are...

    I would look at a smaller buick. I know they are a little grandmaish but mine has treated me right. I bought it with 88k miles and it now has 280k. It has a quirk or 3 but it gets 28-30 mpg. Has...
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    Just as an nudge. :D...

    Just as an nudge. :D
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    I would never call Jackson Hole a family hill. ...

    I would never call Jackson Hole a family hill. You also might look at a little place up Logan Canyon Utah. Beaver Mountain is small friendly great snow and cheap. Not as easy to get to as some of...
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    when she brings you the diaper get her to the...

    when she brings you the diaper get her to the toilet ASAP! :winkgrin:

    Consider yourself lucky!
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    What about Grand targhee on the Idaho side of the...

    What about Grand targhee on the Idaho side of the Tetons. Nice slopes for beginners low crowds. Nothing fancy and reasonable prices. Fly in to Jackson Hole or Idaho Falls. LF is close (16 miles...
  25. Get a planner. I started my kids in 3rd grade...

    Get a planner. I started my kids in 3rd grade with a planner. They write the assignments down the teacher initials. We review homework and initial. The kid is then responsible to get the initials...
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