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    I've been getting hay bags from these folks:...

    I've been getting hay bags from these folks: http://hayburnersequine.com/index.html
    and have been happy with the bags, their service, and the choices they offer.

    The bags themselves are short...
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    I've attached a picture of the inside of the...

    I've attached a picture of the inside of the approximately 14' x 30' loafing shed in which I keep two to three horses. Because my Foxtrotter never wants to stop eating, he needs to be separated from...
  3. Thread: Hot water

    by Foxyrab
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    I don't know if this would be possible for your...

    I don't know if this would be possible for your situation or not.

    I have a series of shut-off valves in the basement of the house that controls the type of water going to the barn. Options are...
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    To eliminate shock from static electricity while...

    To eliminate shock from static electricity while vacuuming the horse, I use a long length of electric fence tape (wire would work, but me the tape is easier to work with) and wrap the fence tape...
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    I have this one, and have been very pleased with...

    I have this one, and have been very pleased with how well it works:

    http://www.lowes.com/pd_549711-20097-9751611_1z11p8g__?productId=50159063&pl=1

    (Shop-Vac 16-Gallon 6.5-Peak-HP Shop Vacuum)...
  6. It really is!!!

    It really is!!!
  7. I use a blanket clamp like this: ...

    I use a blanket clamp like this: http://www.bigdweb.com/Blanket-Clamp-Large/productinfo/49/ and attach a lightweight "S" hook from Tractor Supply. I clamp hold of the blanket -- at the end, middle,...
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    Even with muzzles, my horses were consuming...

    Even with muzzles, my horses were consuming enough acorns that I felt it would be best to fence off that area of the pasture. They were both going eating them, but one much more so than the other.
    ...
  9. Put a 4x6 stall mat outside, preferable on a...

    Put a 4x6 stall mat outside, preferable on a slight slope draining away from areas you want to keep dry.

    Fill a muck bucket with water (how much you need will depend on how much hay you are...
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    I've had good luck using a hoof rasp to "shave"...

    I've had good luck using a hoof rasp to "shave" down specific areas of foam pads. Don't go back and forth -- always move the rasp in one direction.
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    http://www.thedistancedepot.com/Leather_Crupper_T_...

    http://www.thedistancedepot.com/Leather_Crupper_T_p/fth-lct.htm

    I've used on of these on my English saddle and have been pleased with it.
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    Perhaps a plastic sheet or vinyl tablecloth and...

    Perhaps a plastic sheet or vinyl tablecloth and then use clothespins to keep it in place?
  13. When I had a horse cremated, the box in which the...

    When I had a horse cremated, the box in which the ashes were returned to me measured approximately 12"x12"x18". Perhaps that will give you an idea of the size of container you will need. I hope for...
  14. I used the rim pads once and found them totally...

    I used the rim pads once and found them totally ineffective with regard to preventing snowballs from forming. I switched to bubble pads and haven't had any problems.
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    Woodford.

    Woodford.
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    Another old time option:...

    Another old time option:
    http://www.houzz.com/photos/22520258/The-Celebrated-Gillette-Horse-Clipping-Machines-Paper-Poster-20-x-30-traditional-prints-and-posters
  17. Thread: I love my vet

    by Foxyrab
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    And I love knowing that people such as you and...

    And I love knowing that people such as you and your vet exist.
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    I've been using this and have been happy with the...

    I've been using this and have been happy with the results:

    http://www.amazon.com/Repel-33801-Sportsmen-Repellent-40-Percent/dp/B001DZTIP4

    Be sure to get the product that is marked 40% DEET.
  19. Thread: Farm Driveways

    by Foxyrab
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    As Lawndart suggested, an aggregate is what has...

    As Lawndart suggested, an aggregate is what has worked best for my drive. An aggregate is a mixture of different sizes that pack down to form a hard, stable surface. Drives that I've seen that have...
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    These are cheap alternatives to replacing the...

    These are cheap alternatives to replacing the entire muzzle:
    http://www.bigdweb.com/Replacement-Rubber-Disc-For-Muzzles/productinfo/529771/

    I know of someone who makes replacement disks for their...
  21. Farnum roll on fly repellent, applied frequently...

    Farnum roll on fly repellent, applied frequently and liberally, has always worked for me.
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    Would something like this work: ...

    Would something like this work:

    http://www.tractorsupply.com/en/store/horse-fence-panel-5-ft-x-16-ft

    Maybe held in place with fence staples?
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    I've taken to naming my cats where I find them: ...

    I've taken to naming my cats where I find them: BARNey, ROADster, PARKer.
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    A local carpenter made the litter box cover/bench...

    A local carpenter made the litter box cover/bench and did a wonderful job. It's sturdy enough to sit and stand on.
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    Yes, I provide litter boxes. (Hopefully) I've...

    Yes, I provide litter boxes. (Hopefully) I've attached a picture of the litter box. It's in a bench that's open on both ends with a hinged lid that can be raised.
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