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    When the digital switch came, we had to do the...

    When the digital switch came, we had to do the converter box plus a new antenna. T V died of old age so we got a new flatscreen TV. Pictures were not so great so husband wanted a new, bigger...
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    We also canned in commercial numbers, all the...

    We also canned in commercial numbers, all the kinds of fruit and vegtables when I was a kid. Mom was the only money earner, 4 HUNGRY kids, so canning was a huge money saver and gave us more...
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    Freezing is always an option, sounds good if you...

    Freezing is always an option, sounds good if you are doing volumes of apples and have room in the freezer. Drying apples is also nice, but I have found that they need to be kept refrigerated still,...
  4. I knew a draft stallion who was used to cross on...

    I knew a draft stallion who was used to cross on lighter mare's of various breeds for Sport horse colts. He was an excellent mover, well built, well marked, not the heavy bodied style draft type.
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  5. Just reread the OP, and this line caught my eye,...

    Just reread the OP, and this line caught my eye, to make me laugh hard. Don't know why I missed it before. If you have to ask "how hard" in relation to large projects, you need an Expert. Your...
  6. Heard husband talking to his horse who was a bit...

    Heard husband talking to his horse who was a bit lively that morning before showing: "You have mitochondrial DNA and I need your MOTHER to show up today. She was a better horse than you will ever...
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    Link not working until you sign into FB.

    Link not working until you sign into FB.
  8. Read ALL the directions when using chemicals,...

    Read ALL the directions when using chemicals, proportions of mix to water, wear protective equipment, hats, long sleeves, eye coverings, even if "only" if using small sprayers, to protect yourself. ...
  9. Have to agree with the others, building a pole...

    Have to agree with the others, building a pole barn is not something you want to tackle with no experience. Hire the labor to put things together, help and learn without hurting yourselves. It sure...
  10. I am certain no one would judge you on how many...

    I am certain no one would judge you on how many horses you have had buried. We have buried more than that ourselves. It happens for a variety of reasons, old age and things you can't fix among...
  11. Thread: mule VS hinny

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    He looks Mule to me as well. Hinny or Mule, they...

    He looks Mule to me as well. Hinny or Mule, they do have that kind of nose, but his ears are larger than what I have seen on Hinnys. Not as big as Donkey ears, but good sized. The more Donkey...
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    Guess we are pretty hard-hearted here, don't...

    Guess we are pretty hard-hearted here, don't contribute to anyone just wanting funding, especially on the internet! I have participated in PLENTY of fund raising with Bake Sales, selling items as a...
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    Yes to Insurance. Photo should be helpful,...

    Yes to Insurance. Photo should be helpful, though horse SHOULD also have a Coggins test and a Health Certificate from a Vet, with his description on them, from location, destination. Coggins Test...
  14. Wow, what a situation! At least now you have a...

    Wow, what a situation! At least now you have a reason for the swelling, but getting it out is not going to be fun. Best of luck with the surgery and healing. Hoping he will be better enough to use...
  15. Rules may require Western tack for Speed classes...

    Rules may require Western tack for Speed classes of any kind. So you will be better off practicing in the Western tack so horse knows the feel of things. Knowing your Local Rules you show under is...
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    Congrats new tractor owner!! Sounds like plenty...

    Congrats new tractor owner!! Sounds like plenty of horse power for you and jobs. Just wondering if shredder was supposed to be spreader? Trying to think what you would want to shred on the farm.
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  17. This is my understanding also, that any and all...

    This is my understanding also, that any and all parts of Black Walnut are toxic to horses. They will absorb the jugalone chemical in Black Walnut thru the skin and hooves, have bad results from...
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    I am with you, they should not have horses if...

    I am with you, they should not have horses if they can't afford anything beyond the purchase price! They don't have the knowledge to buy a sound animal or care for it after use, so horse is often...
  19. You need to ask around before problems arise, so...

    You need to ask around before problems arise, so you have options to choose among.

    We can bury ours at home. Since we sold the backhoe, we have rented a backhoe to dig the hole and also called...
  20. We were in a similar position years ago. I had...

    We were in a similar position years ago. I had gone thru 3 Pony Clubs, not interested in the drama, when another parent came to me about starting our own Pony Club. We got enough other folks...
  21. She should also be getting copies of all credit...

    She should also be getting copies of all credit card accounts, spending on them, checking records, bank accounts NOW, along with copies of the past taxes filed (presuming in both their names) so she...
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    Cover his eyes, then spray or rub it on him. ...

    Cover his eyes, then spray or rub it on him. Read your ingredients in mosquito repellents, Deet is what works. So among the types made by Off, the Deep Woods type, the blue pump bottle, have the...
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    We had a pair of old Gelderlanders who had the...

    We had a pair of old Gelderlanders who had the heavier feathering on their legs. I just kept them clipped off for all the health reasons you mentioned. They never had any leg issues, scratches,...
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    Our gates are mostly hung like Fordtractor, with...

    Our gates are mostly hung like Fordtractor, with hinge pin 90 degrees on the post, from the straight across gate opening. That lets me fold gate back flat against the brace posts to FASTEN gate...
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    If they are making a point of saying what NOT to...

    If they are making a point of saying what NOT to wear, I would wear shoes. No sandals of any kind. ESPECIALLY a piece of footwear that makes NOISE. Best to be a bit "over dressed", wearing flats...
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