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  1. I'm so sorry to read about your fire and the huge...

    I'm so sorry to read about your fire and the huge loss. :( Hope you can get the insurance work done without too many problems.
  2. Yes. I trail ride and fox hunt so footing- poor...

    Yes. I trail ride and fox hunt so footing- poor and otherwise- just happens.
  3. What ZuZu said!

    What ZuZu said!
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    Amazing recovery, just amazing!!!

    Amazing recovery, just amazing!!!
  5. I took the tailgate off my truck. Easy in, easy...

    I took the tailgate off my truck. Easy in, easy out. :)
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    In my one and half years experience with my...

    In my one and half years experience with my donkey, it's not that a donkey is stubborn, they have to trust you and the relationship between handler and donkey is similar to a dog and it's handler. My...
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    I owned two miniature horses a few years ago that...

    I owned two miniature horses a few years ago that I drove and did a few competitions with. They had to live in a dry lot, I mean bare dirt, secure fence dry lot and any grass time was completely...
  8. Levi at Bartville made a beautiful wire cutter...

    Levi at Bartville made a beautiful wire cutter case based on a prototype I sent him. I sure would ask him about making you a trifold girth.
  9. No doubt a GN has superior handling and comfort...

    No doubt a GN has superior handling and comfort for the horse. In my situation, my horse activities have changed in the 15 years since we bought the truck and GN so that now, almost all my hauling...
  10. Thank you all again for all this insight and the...

    Thank you all again for all this insight and the specifics. You all are giving me exactly the information I am looking for as we try to make a decision. :)
  11. Thank you all for the info on the newer half ton...

    Thank you all for the info on the newer half ton trucks. To clarify, I would be replacing my 2 horse GN with a bumper pull. No way would I use a GN with a half ton truck- not enough truck to stop...
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    Can you do a trial, maybe 3 months, with the...

    Can you do a trial, maybe 3 months, with the riding program then make a decision? If he's happy he can stay if he's in pain PHTS?
  13. Pulling with a Half Ton after years using a 3/4 ton

    It's time to replace the '99 F250 which has been a fabulous hauling beast for 16 years. I haul a GN that has a 14' floor. Prior to that I hauled a BP with a half ton Ford.

    Anyone haul with a...
  14. I wish you would not purchase a fainting goat. :(...

    I wish you would not purchase a fainting goat. :( If they are giving it away then take it but don't give money for a genetic flaw that has become a curious novelty.

    A friend of mine had one. A...
  15. Thread: New Horse Problems

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    Couple things to add to the well thought out...

    Couple things to add to the well thought out replies that have already been offered. The horse sounds spoiled and he may be repairable with some time.

    1. If you choose to lead him into the...
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    Balling gun for pills. 60cc syringe for anything...

    Balling gun for pills. 60cc syringe for anything else that could be mixed and dosed.
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    I use Beet Pulp, molasses free, to keep bloom on...

    I use Beet Pulp, molasses free, to keep bloom on my horses without adding sugars and energy they don't need. I serve it as a slush with what little concentrates they get blended in and the horses...
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    Two stables to consider are Stonehouse...

    Two stables to consider are Stonehouse Stables/Tara Best and Cedar Valley Farm/Betty Dye. Both are located in Toano which is 5 miles west from Williamsburg proper. If they do not offer pasture board...
  19. I can't imagine not having my horses at home...

    I can't imagine not having my horses at home because I enjoy providing the care and seeing them just chill in the paddocks. The cost of a run-in-shed/barn and fencing can be high but in most cases...
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    What a good Master and his/her action would give...

    What a good Master and his/her action would give me the confidence to keep hunting with that club.

    As for the Hunt Secretary that made this a smack down, I'd be curious to learn if this is...
  21. I think it's perfect! When we were Lexington for...

    I think it's perfect! When we were Lexington for the Breeders Cup in October we had time to tour only one farm. :( We selected Old Friends Farm because it was close to our hotel in Georgetown. I...
  22. Thread: Our second parade

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    That looks really nice!!!

    That looks really nice!!!
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    Define "mini-farm". The cost and work associated...

    Define "mini-farm". The cost and work associated with a 3 acre farm is different than a 10 acre farm. Ditto the number of horses you want to bring home. Is it 2, 3, 7 horses?? W=
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    Well, may I give some background first, to try...

    Well, may I give some background first, to try and save a little face?? ;) With my miniature horses carts back in 2005 I only had wooden wheels. We followed the written directions, put the wheels...
  25. Damn. Bad deal.

    Damn. Bad deal.
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