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    We have a space 12 X 24 X 71/2 feet high and can...

    We have a space 12 X 24 X 71/2 feet high and can stuff 240 bales of 50# squares in it
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    So many of the breeders I admire have quit...

    So many of the breeders I admire have quit breeding. I'm sure their are still breeders of quality old type Morgans out there. Those that I'm aware of aim at the sport horse world.

    I'm sorry to...
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    Also look at Arabian saddles. They have very...

    Also look at Arabian saddles. They have very short backs and wide withers ... like many Morgan

    Patty takes a round-skirted Dakota western saddle. I don't remember the exact "style"

    Circe was...
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    I bred the old style Morgans for several years. ...

    I bred the old style Morgans for several years. It's the only type of Morgan I really like.

    To answer several questions. The Morgans are supposed to have long flowing mains and tails. The reall...
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    You have us beat! Our cones course is made up of...

    You have us beat! Our cones course is made up of Home Depot buckets with the handles cut off.

    We also have white plastic pipes for our L and T shaped "obstacles"

    You can see why we callue our...
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    We bought a new gooseneck horse trailer almost...

    We bought a new gooseneck horse trailer almost three years ago and the permanent tag was 85.00
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    On another forum I heard that some breeds were...

    On another forum I heard that some breeds were prone to eye cancer and should wear fly masks outside for the UV blockage. I have one horse that tends to attract flys and gnats that irritate her eyes...
  8. We tried a high quality pelletted fat suppliment....

    We tried a high quality pelletted fat suppliment. and noticed no real difference (except to our bank account)

    We have a very picky eater that we have on oil. It IS messy. We added 1/4 cup of...
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    I've been thinking about this through the day. I...

    I've been thinking about this through the day. I would vote for making certain your bit is smooth. Some times they will get rough with age. A metal bit can have the roughness polished out.

    I...
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    Only possible things I can think of 1) Are you...

    Only possible things I can think of

    1) Are you certain you're not inadvertently cuing him to back? I've seen a lot of drivers who keep thinking their hands need to be much heavier because they...
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    We drive, reluctantly, on paved roads. In our...

    We drive, reluctantly, on paved roads. In our case, as a training device since there is no place we drive that the horses don't come in contact with traffic in the parking lot, maintenance vehicles...
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    THANKS! We'll get one and try it out. I've...

    THANKS! We'll get one and try it out. I've admired them since I first saw them.

    I'm never happy drenching Francey in fly spray. I don't think this will completely prevent the necessity of fly...
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    I've thought about buying the string net for...

    I've thought about buying the string net for several years now.

    I'm constantly concerned about it getting caught on something or tangled in the harness and delay our getting Francey out of it in...
  14. We started noticing a difference in about 2 days....

    We started noticing a difference in about 2 days. Emmi just got better and better over about a month and then remained stable for a couple of months after that.

    I believe the vet told us to give...
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    We built a 12X36 for our horses. One seems...

    We built a 12X36 for our horses. One seems always left outside ... even when the other two are crowded into one 12X12 area

    We have trees in our pasture, so we don't worry about their lacking...
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    I actually was able to SAVE MONEY before getting...

    I actually was able to SAVE MONEY before getting a horse. I've been broke ever since ... but never regretted.

    Winning the lottery would not help me ... I'd only use that to justify getting more...
  17. We may have a nice harness that would fit your...

    We may have a nice harness that would fit your chunky QH. It is on the ad for the draft cart. It is a biothane warmblood size but it is very adjustable. Let us know if you would like to see it.
  18. That's a great cart....congratualtions

    That's a great cart....congratualtions
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    I use our 60" Gravely ZT HD zero turn. I set it...

    I use our 60" Gravely ZT HD zero turn. I set it at the highest setting which is 5 inches. It knocks 6 1/2 acres out fast. It is fairly new so I had all the kids in the neighborhood out helping me...
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    Oh yeah we are real close for sure. Unfortunately neither cart will fit your horse. I am planning on reducing the size of the draft cart back to horse size in the sort of near future. Come by...
  21. I am the owner of the two carts you mentioned in...

    I am the owner of the two carts you mentioned in your last reply. What size is your horse? I can tell you from the size whether or not one of my carts will work for you. These carts are almost...
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    AMEN to what Susanne says. Check the creditials...

    AMEN to what Susanne says. Check the creditials of any trainer. I've seen horses ruined in almost every sport.

    Keep a close eye on the trainer too. Visit as often as you can to watch them...
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    I can't speak to driven dressage. But either...

    I can't speak to driven dressage. But either cart would be fine for driving down the road.

    The second cart looks like it needs re-finishing and might be in rougher shape. However, I like the fact...
  24. Just a thought. Does the senior horse .......

    Just a thought. Does the senior horse .... er.... produce manure more frequently? Maybe there's more to attract a fly.

    However, I think your theory makes sense ... particularly if there is...
  25. Our senior horses had trouble digesting several...

    Our senior horses had trouble digesting several different brands of senior feed. You could literally see the undigested feed in their manure.

    Obviously we switched feeds.

    My other thought is...
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