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  1. I kept my Homeowners and Umbrella policy (1...

    I kept my Homeowners and Umbrella policy (1 million)with the same company, Amica, but also took out an Equine Liability policy and a Care, Custody, and Control policy with EMO. I only took in one...
  2. My outdoor is ~80' X 220'. It has 3 lights that...

    My outdoor is ~80' X 220'. It has 3 lights that were put on side of my indoor arena, which opens right on the outdoor. Lights are only on the one side though and light the arena enough for flat work...
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    If you have a Tractor Supply store nearby, they...

    If you have a Tractor Supply store nearby, they carry a Barn Lime. That's what I bought the last time.

    Before that I went to the local feed store and asked for lime. They knew I had horses and...
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    My sympathy. Lime is your friend. I wish you...

    My sympathy. Lime is your friend. I wish you lived closer. I have about 30 lbs left in a bag in the barn. Will probably take it over to a friend who still has horses.

    I remember when I was...
  5. Poll: I've taken in a total of 4 companion horses. The...

    I've taken in a total of 4 companion horses. The first was sound enough for light riding for 2 yrs and he and I had a great time trail riding.

    The 2nd came to me with RAO, Cushing's and...
  6. I read this thread and it makes me wonder what's...

    I read this thread and it makes me wonder what's going to happen when I decide to put my place on the market. :(

    I do plan to have a home/barn inspection done prior to doing so and I've busted...
  7. I also had a problem when I bought the farm I'm...

    I also had a problem when I bought the farm I'm at now. Then it was only a house and some land. I'd just missed out on some previous property in the area I wanted so I really didn't want to let...
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    Are you anywhere near an indoor arena? If so,...

    Are you anywhere near an indoor arena? If so, see if you can bring your dogs to it and take them for a 30 minute walk, doing dressage movements no less(1/2 circles back to track, 10,15, and 20...
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    Consider checking out girls line of clothes...

    Consider checking out girls line of clothes rather than Misses. My trainer is petite and slender and quite often is able to buy girls. I used to give her a Land's End gift certificate and she was...
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    Also, you might want to check out e-Bay. There...

    Also, you might want to check out e-Bay. There are a ton of saddles there, and there are certainly some Stubben's. I know cause I have one listed there. That's the one I was referring to that was...
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    Can you get a saddle fitter to come out and...

    Can you get a saddle fitter to come out and restuff your Stubben? Stubben saddles are wool flocked so there's a very good chance your saddle can be made to conform to your horse.

    I've got a...
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    I honestly think the way a horses 'uses' his...

    I honestly think the way a horses 'uses' his stall can help determine the size of shaving flakes.

    For example, I had one horse that did 95% of his business outside. Unless we had nasty weather,...
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    Yep, we had about an inch of slush this morning...

    Yep, we had about an inch of slush this morning when I got up. Coming home last night from a friend's barn, there was snow and then the temps increased and freezing rain hit.

    About 90% is gone....
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    Your situation probably won't ever get any...

    Your situation probably won't ever get any better. I agree with the others about moving on if you can find a spot.

    Now, as for the the wet arena, dragging won't help that issue BUT one barn where...
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    Bluey, I think there are a few of us that would...

    Bluey, I think there are a few of us that would rather have just some, only some mind you, of that snow, rather than the rain they are getting.

    We had light showers last night and this morning...
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    No snow but a good heavy frost this AM and 27...

    No snow but a good heavy frost this AM and 27 degrees. Looks like the weather is starting to settle down.

    I'm just afraid that when winter does hit, it's going to hit hard! :eek: Makes me glad...
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    It was 65 at 7 AM when I got up this morning and...

    It was 65 at 7 AM when I got up this morning and still is! The temp in the house only went down 1 degree and I set it back at 7 PM. Now, that said, the temps are supposed to go down throughout the...
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    uh, I mowed just part of the grass where the dog...

    uh, I mowed just part of the grass where the dog does his doo-do about 8 days ago. Ninety-five % of the rest of the lawn was fine and can wait till spring but I did want to make sure where pup does...
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    My spring flowers, daffodil and others are trying...

    My spring flowers, daffodil and others are trying to get above the ground. Some are already just about an inch above the mulch. :eek:

    Afraid to look at the bushes to see if they budding as well. ...
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    While I love the warmer than usual weather I do...

    While I love the warmer than usual weather I do know it's not good for the farmers. Bugs are still alive and well but not as bad as full summer time at least. I know serious winter and snow will...
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    Generally, I used Castile soap when I got new...

    Generally, I used Castile soap when I got new leather goods to take the whitish wax off the leather. On rare occasion I'd use it on saddle and bridle but 99% of the time used glycerine soap.

    Used...
  22. From bedroom 2 windows: the barn, indoor and...

    From bedroom 2 windows: the barn, indoor and outdoor arena and small side pasture.

    From Bathroom and Kitchen: the barn, indoor and outdoor arena, 2 sacrifice paddocks, part of lg. front pasture...
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    That's putting it mildly. :) I've worked...

    That's putting it mildly. :)

    I've worked with a lot of good trainers and Carol is in the top 3 for sure. One was a crazy Irishman, and the other a British FBHS.
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    One horse had the same name as the small town in...

    One horse had the same name as the small town in PA were I was raised but left because there was no future there at all.

    Johnstown


    PS. There is also a town with the same name in NY.
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    FYI, Carol is the new President-elect for USEA...

    FYI, Carol is the new President-elect for USEA and will serve as President in 2017. 2016 is a year for training for her.

    OP, I think you'll be very pleased in your clinic with Carol. She's...
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