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    I know the postage stamp lot very well; kept one...

    I know the postage stamp lot very well; kept one horse on property like that more than half my life. I can make it with 3 acres but I always wanted a proper farm. Have started on the bucket list...
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    Some great points and lots to think about! Right...

    Some great points and lots to think about! Right now I am waiting to hear from my Agent because there seems to be some confusion about the lot size that comes with the house. It is listed all over...
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    Considering a larger farm pros and cons

    I have been swinging back and forth between staying happily on my 3 acre residential farmette or moving further out onto a 16 acre Ag property. I have never lived on that much land and am concerned...
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    Just saw this! ...

    Just saw this! http://cs.thehorse.com/blogs/horse-911-whats-your-emergency/archive/2015/01/12/six-ways-to-better-prevent-and-respond-to-barn-fires.aspx
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    I have two doors on every stall (only 3 stall...

    I have two doors on every stall (only 3 stall barn shed row style) and I very rarely close my horses in. I find in real cold temps they prefer to huddle together in one stall. The barn is insured,...
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    I have seen a barn go up in flames from a single...

    I have seen a barn go up in flames from a single spark from a tractor hitting shavings. All but two horses died, mid day with owners present. It happened so fast there was not enough time to save...
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    I just got a Hawk 2h rear facing platform load. ...

    I just got a Hawk 2h rear facing platform load. Way more than I wanted to spend but I can't see me hauling a larger trailer so I got what I really wanted.

    Get the trailer you feel will work...
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    There is much doubt about the 65 horses being...

    There is much doubt about the 65 horses being from the original Copiah herd. Pretty much looks like the fat healthy horses went some where else and the horses that were shipped back to MS were all...
  9. I have the Freeform EnduroX . I love it! Very...

    I have the Freeform EnduroX . I love it! Very comfy! I ended up with a treeless because I needed to switch to a light saddle from my western because of my own physical limitations. It was either...
  10. The pole idea is interesting and I would love to...

    The pole idea is interesting and I would love to block the light that shines in my eyes. There are some large pines but unfortunately the light has a direct path to the front of the barn. So much...
  11. Yes, and if they don't like my horses that will...

    Yes, and if they don't like my horses that will be their problem and nothing they can do about it! So do you have suggestion or are you just noisy neighbor?
  12. This is the last time I will explain any more of...

    This is the last time I will explain any more of this. I asked a very specific question about ways to block light and sound and get privacy. And the responses and making me out to be some kind of...
  13. Empty field when we built and all others on...

    Empty field when we built and all others on street built same time as us. I guess if they don't like manure they probably should not have moved to a street with 3 horse properties and then right...
  14. We are in farm rural area in a cluster of estate...

    We are in farm rural area in a cluster of estate residential zone. Not the suburbs. Some lots are 6, 9 or 11 acres or more. We don't lock cars and sometimes the house. We have 42+ acres...
  15. Light is shining on front of barn and into my...

    Light is shining on front of barn and into my backyard. Riding ring is behind the barn so just shadows created. It will be next to the purposed work shop. The ring is mostly used for training the...
  16. Funny you should mention that… while in the barn...

    Funny you should mention that… while in the barn last night I had a thought about building a new barn on the other side of our back yard and convert the old barn into a garage for DH’s car collection...
  17. Wow, you really are after me. Maybe your...

    Wow, you really are after me. Maybe your neighbor is OK and it is you that has a problem. Like a chip on your shoulder. Please go back and read my first post. If you have any plant suggestions or...
  18. We have zoning and they need to get a permit...

    We have zoning and they need to get a permit before they build so they will have to follow the zoning restrictions. I don’t need to become friends with them. They need to answer to the County and...
  19. What exactly am I doing to them? So I can’t...

    What exactly am I doing to them? So I can’t plant trees on my property without antagonizing the neighbors? I am not lobbing anything onto their property and I haven’t even had a chance to complain...
  20. I am not your neighbor so stop assuming how I...

    I am not your neighbor so stop assuming how I feel and attacking me because I want peace on MY property. I can think whatever I like about them. I haven’t done anything to them but welcome them to...
  21. He is not a mechanic, my husband is. Mechanics...

    He is not a mechanic, my husband is. Mechanics have way more specialty tools than the average hobby guy in his early thirties raising a family on a blue collar wage one income house hold that just...
  22. What assumptions would that be? Everything I...

    What assumptions would that be? Everything I have said was what they have done, what I have observed or what they have said.

    They told me they are building the workshop in the corner of the...
  23. I do not need a mechanic. My grandfather,...

    I do not need a mechanic. My grandfather, father, father in law and husband were all mechanics. If anything these people, once they figure this out, will be over wanting to borrow tools. They are...
  24. The light really bugs me. I feel like I am...

    The light really bugs me. I feel like I am living in the city now. I feel less secure like anyone can see the barn and it makes it more inviting for trouble. Funny that so many of you wouldn’t...
  25. Let me clarify a little more. We asked to...

    Let me clarify a little more.

    We asked to buy the property many times and we also asked him to give us first chance at it before putting it on the market. He promised he would! My new neighbor...
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