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    After riding in the back of some trailers years...

    After riding in the back of some trailers years ago. I have always been amazed that any horse gets back on one no matter how good their first experience was. IMO more than anything else riding on a...
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    "Government work". When I encounter rocks I have...

    "Government work". When I encounter rocks I have leaned not to put too much work/time into getting it out. They seem to grow bigger the more you work at it. Unless it is a really shallow hole I...
  3. Thread: A.P.

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    In 10 years, 2025, his fist crop will be 8. I...

    In 10 years, 2025, his fist crop will be 8.

    I wish we could nip calling him "AP" in the bud. The racing world does it also. If he becomes have the sire that AP Indy is he will be lucky. And have...
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    I am going to back the OP on this. My 2 local...

    I am going to back the OP on this. My 2 local Tractor Supply have the worst inventory control of any store I have ever done business with. I have pointed this out to the managers over the years. They...
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    I have pulled 15 year old 4 X 6 pressure treated...

    I have pulled 15 year old 4 X 6 pressure treated pine post that looked good as new. I have some Locust post that are at least 30 years old and the bottoms are in better shape then the tops. I am in...
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    Love those. I thought about buying about 10 years...

    Love those. I thought about buying about 10 years ago but the price put me off. Every broken post since I wish I had committed. Handy for a lot of other things also.
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    Good points. I find pulling out with the...

    Good points.

    I find pulling out with the bucket easier to set up. But I have a pretty good size tractor and a counter weight box if needed.

    Old broken T-post can do a lot of damage when the...
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    I hate it when a post breaks at or below the...

    I hate it when a post breaks at or below the grade. At the first sign of a weak post I pull and replace. Much easier to wrap a chain above the grade then digging down below. The broken post comes...
  9. Most horses all most always jig to one side or...

    Most horses all most always jig to one side or anther. So I like to use porta-paddock panels secured to the trailer. Do it in such a way so the ramp can still be closed. Two panels work but 4 are...
  10. If using a BH type trailer it should be hitched...

    If using a BH type trailer it should be hitched to the tow vehicle. They can and will “tilt” depending on design when a horse walks on it. Which spooks them pretty good and defeats the purpose. Some...
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    When hay is first baled and checked with a...

    When hay is first baled and checked with a moisture probe as it comes out of the baler that is not a “true measurement” it is a “relative measurement”. And is also dependent on the type of hay and...
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    I bale a fair amount of hay each year, over 200...

    I bale a fair amount of hay each year, over 200 hundred tons. Just finished our fist cutting of orchard/timothy in a very short weather window with humidity being on the high side during baling. So...
  13. Thread: Genuine Reward

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    I emailed Ray Paulick with the link to this tread...

    I emailed Ray Paulick with the link to this tread and the craigslist link. Ray knows me and usually finds the time to get back to me. I would suspect he gets a lot of emails. Ray "fights" a lot of...
  14. Thread: Genuine Reward

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    It might be worth getting in touch with Three...

    It might be worth getting in touch with Three Chimney’s Farm in KY. http://www.threechimneys.com/ and see if they will help out.

    That’s were Rahy stood and Genuine Risk was boarded by the...
  15. As Jealoushe said; “Have you tried having a...

    As Jealoushe said;

    “Have you tried having a helper close the ramp immediately?”

    You didn’t say what kind of trailer you are working with.

    This is a good way to start sometimes. Secure the...
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    I have experienced one of those "moments" also. ...

    I have experienced one of those "moments" also. If there was a cliff in front of me and or if there was "cross traffic" I would have had to change my underwear.

    I have turf tires on my "main"...
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    A I assume you what you mean by "cutter" is a 3...

    A I assume you what you mean by "cutter" is a 3 point hitch rotary not the "belly mower" that can be had for this tractor.

    This tractor comes with a 23 to 29 hp diesel. So if your is on the low...
  18. We’ve always referred to it as “transitional...

    We’ve always referred to it as “transitional heat”. The usually don’t “tease” either. They just sort of get to a "point" and "hang". May or may not be what you are experiencing. Had several mares...
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    It sound like your tractor is undersize for the...

    It sound like your tractor is undersize for the mower. Just guessing. A lot of people make the mistake of not checking into “sizing” an implement to the tractor. Especially when buy used equipment. ...
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    What part of the country are you in? I’ve got...

    What part of the country are you in? I’ve got several that we bred, raised, broke, and trained enough to know they weren’t fast enough to warrant the expense of keeping on the track. They have been...
  21. You might find something interesting on this...

    You might find something interesting on this link; http://www.horselaw.com/

    This firm, more specifically Mike Meuser has been my “horse” attorney and friend for years. One of the top Equine law...
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    All of his books are light hearted great easy...

    All of his books are light hearted great easy reads. Highly recommend them. Not only about horses but livestock in general. He was born in 1912 in Kanas. He started practicing long before Vets became...
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    Actually the Thirteenth Amendment "freed" the...

    Actually the Thirteenth Amendment "freed" the slaves and abolished servitude. Signed into law in December of 1865. Lincoln died in April of the same year. Congressman James Mitchell proposed the...
  24. I only have a small 50 gal 3 point hitch sprayer...

    I only have a small 50 gal 3 point hitch sprayer and a “spot” sprayer gun for my paddocks and “small” stuff. And “eye ball” it like you. I hire my local Ag Company to spray and fertilize my bigger...
  25. Don’t know how much business you do with TS but...

    Don’t know how much business you do with TS but we do a fair bit. Every January we receive a “statement” that details everything we purchased the year before. I am not sure if we set this up or...
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