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    Same here

    Same here
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    Just posting a quick update. Sorry no pictures, I...

    Just posting a quick update. Sorry no pictures, I will post them when I get a computer again - my laptop died and i am posting from my tablet.

    The trailer is coming along. There were a few pieces...
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    This is far from my first farm. I grew up with my...

    This is far from my first farm. I grew up with my parents owning various boarding and private barns so I know what I'm getting into :) and I am currently renting a small farm where I am responsible...
  4. For the snow you can do a lot with a decent size...

    For the snow you can do a lot with a decent size lawn tractor and front mount mount snowblower. I have an older Cub Cadet with a 45 inch blower that can go through 18+ inches of packed snow. Make...
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    That might work, but I will try to tackle it...

    That might work, but I will try to tackle it myself starting tomorrow. Fortunately I have time as I rent where I am month to month, so I don't need to move until I'm ready. The sooner rather than...
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    More info on the trailer. There is no carpet just...

    More info on the trailer. There is no carpet just some linoleum like tiles and places where the subfloor is exposed. My plan is to take out what is left of the flooring, replace subfloor as needed...
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    Another Bought a Farm Thread

    I have hinted at this a few times, but everything is official now.

    Last month I went to a county property tax auction and bought 2 parcels. The first was 5 acres with a large mobile home, a 2...
  8. Yes, big and friendly. Fortunately halter broke,...

    Yes, big and friendly. Fortunately halter broke, but that is about all the training he has had. He also respects fences as he has been zapped on occasion.
  9. He isn't available for loan, but maybe you could...

    He isn't available for loan, but maybe you could find an ox like mine:

    http://i620.photobucket.com/albums/tt284/cap7297/Bayshore%20Gal/3-6F6AFFCB-795048-800.jpg

    That is my 15.1H TB with him :)...
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    "Most are bred to race" And how many times do I...

    "Most are bred to race" And how many times do I have to say that is the POINT !

    You have 1.3 million racers that you are trying to make sporthorses out of. Not gonna work....

    The point is...
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    I have an 15.1H, 7 yr old OTTB mare. Right now...

    I have an 15.1H, 7 yr old OTTB mare. Right now she on 1.5 CUPS of Blue Seal Trotter and 3/4 C. of BS Min A Vit Lite (a Ration Balancer) twice a day with 8-12 hours of group turnout and all the hay...
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    Check craigslist: A disc like this would work...

    Check craigslist:

    A disc like this would work (note it's adjustable so you can change how much it digs in):

    http://meadville.craigslist.org/grd/4421282529.html

    If you combine it with this...
  13. Too bad a donkey isn't on the list.

    Too bad a donkey isn't on the list.
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    It would be good for him. The frame and muscleing...

    It would be good for him. The frame and muscleing required for the driven dressage is the same as for ridden dressage. It is very common for driving horses to be cross-trained under saddle.

    I had...
  15. That might be worth a trip.

    That might be worth a trip.
  16. I posted this to CD-L, a carriage driving list...

    I posted this to CD-L, a carriage driving list that has some posters in eastern NY.

    Good Luck.
  17. Thread: Pony racing

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    The Genesee Valley Hunt Races in October always...

    The Genesee Valley Hunt Races in October always start with the pony races. They are restricted to qualified hunt ponies, but the races are great.
  18. It is a great setting for a horse show. I have...

    It is a great setting for a horse show. I have been there many times showing carriages (and decorating the village while driving through - my various turnouts are probably in thousands of pictures :)...
  19. Honestly, it would make me think he was drugged...

    Honestly, it would make me think he was drugged and therefore I would proceed with caution if I was interested.
  20. Arnica - tablets to take and gel to rub on the...

    Arnica - tablets to take and gel to rub on the sore muscles.
  21. Love it

    Love it
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    The footing is variable. There is a little road...

    The footing is variable. There is a little road riding to get to the trails, then some of the trails are gravel roads, there is an old rail bed that is used (rails to trails) and the rest is mostly...
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    Nice people and the rental horses tend to be on...

    Nice people and the rental horses tend to be on the fat side :). I am friends with the owners and, while the place is FAR from fancy, the horses are well fed and cared for. They also have access to a...
  24. I know there is a class for them at Walnut Hill...

    I know there is a class for them at Walnut Hill (5 day show outside Rochester, NY), but that is the largest pleasure show in the US AFAIK. Not sure about other shows, but most pleasure shows are 1 or...
  25. I am not saying anything about the tack, but the...

    I am not saying anything about the tack, but the nosebleed could easily be a simple nosebleed like people can get when a vein or capillary ruptures in the nose (note: Lasix AFAIK is for bleeds in the...
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