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    Obviously :) I didn't say to ask them about...

    Obviously :) I didn't say to ask them about taking the dog to the shelter... I said ask them why they have the dog... "perhaps they would be okay with you taking it to a shelter." Meaning, if they...
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    Our catahoula climbs fences (and trees) - the...

    Our catahoula climbs fences (and trees) - the only thing that can keep her in is electric. May work for this dog as well. May be worth asking the owners why they have the dog... perhaps they would be...
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    I put my hay in the center at the front of the...

    I put my hay in the center at the front of the run-in... works pretty well. My 3 all get along though the appendix will sometimes run the mini off when hay is involved. He just walks around to...
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    Haha! A terrorist eh? Isn't it funny how things...

    Haha! A terrorist eh? Isn't it funny how things work out :) He is REALLY attractive, what a cool looking dog.

    In a moment of desperation I once purchased two "nearly indestructible" dog toys at a...
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    Did you end up adopting a 'houla? We adopted one...

    Did you end up adopting a 'houla? We adopted one from Louisiana back in November and MY GOD... I mean seriously, MY GOD she is insane. We have a farm, acreage, and four other permanent canine...
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    Oh great :) Our catahoula makes rescue dog #5 and...

    Oh great :) Our catahoula makes rescue dog #5 and of all the dogs I've fostered and owned, I have never in my life had one as high energy and destructive as the 'houla. She's 11 months old. I'm not...
  7. I work full-time and cannot be home all day to...

    I work full-time and cannot be home all day to sponge bathe and feed yogurt, nor do my horses stay in stalls.... 4mo baby is just fine outside with the rest of them. Plenty of shade, a run-in,...
  8. I have one really large stall (15x15) with dutch...

    I have one really large stall (15x15) with dutch doors, under an overhang and I added a 30x24 "pen" off the front of it with cattle panels. I keep that whole area covered in pine pellets/sawdust. I...
  9. Thread: Rain Rot?

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    I stick a spray top right in the bottle of...

    I stick a spray top right in the bottle of listerine and use it full strength. The green kind. Seems to work really well! I use MicroTek for bathing. It hit my gelding on top of the butt really hard...
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    I have almost the exact same setup....

    I have almost the exact same setup. T-posts/pallets. I made three "bins" and it works great, has held up fine. I picked up the pallets for free and the tposts were left in our barn by the last owner...
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    I have three (1 horse, 1 mini, 1 foal) on about 5...

    I have three (1 horse, 1 mini, 1 foal) on about 5 acres, split into two pastures. I built a "pen" off the barn (30ft x 24ft), half of it is covered by a roof which leads into two stalls. I used to...
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    Hmm. Mine LOVES it, he licks any remaining out of...

    Hmm. Mine LOVES it, he licks any remaining out of his bucket. You could try a bit of oil to mix it up with the feed so it sticks?
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    That's what I figured.... it's like a surprise!...

    That's what I figured.... it's like a surprise! haha
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    Haha I was hoping she would be a dark bay like...

    Haha I was hoping she would be a dark bay like mama, who hates to be dirty :sigh: looks like lots of baths in our future!
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    All you grey owners... can you help someone...

    All you grey owners... can you help someone completely unfamiliar with all the various shades? I've seen fleabitten, white, dapple, etc. How many different shades ARE there, and any way to tell which...
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    Another one for SmartDigest Ultra here (ulcer...

    Another one for SmartDigest Ultra here (ulcer prone horse)
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    Hmmm. Would these count? Corn Distillers Dried...

    Hmmm. Would these count?

    Corn Distillers Dried Grains with Soluble
    Vegetable Oil (cold pressed)
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    Thanks for this thread! With a 3mo I will be...

    Thanks for this thread! With a 3mo I will be going through this fairly soon... fortunately (unfortunately?) mama is beyond easy keeper and looking like baby will be too, so I won't need the calories....
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    I ended up using Succeed since I did not see...

    I ended up using Succeed since I did not see results with gastroguard, thought it might be hindgut ulcers (did not scope). 90 days of that and a much happier horse. I quit using SmartMSM because I...
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    The researcher in me totally wants to look into...

    The researcher in me totally wants to look into this now that I know it isn't just mine LOL! It must be a combination of personality/preference and what they have available to them.
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    INTERESTING! My mare has always seemed a little...

    INTERESTING! My mare has always seemed a little OCD, so she must have passed it on to the filly. The mini does everything they do so that would explain it....
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    So strange though - they USED to poop in the...

    So strange though - they USED to poop in the pasture, too! It must be that they have a preference for the shavings?? I can understand that for peeing so it doesn't splash but to walk from wherever...
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    ... litter trained? odd question

    I am OCD about pasture management (and everything in general) so when I first moved our mare and miniature onto our new property (we also now have a foal), I cleaned the run-in and the pasture every...
  24. It cured (seriously) one of our dogs skin...

    It cured (seriously) one of our dogs skin ailment... after 2 years, thousands of dollars, multiple specialists, and boat loads of antibiotics/steiroids/thyroid medication for a nasty skin condition...
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    I have (well - had) just my mama and baby at home...

    I have (well - had) just my mama and baby at home (brought her home after we found out she had become pregnant). Mama let her get away with EVERYTHING - I mean everything, and she was quickly...
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