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  1. The hubby came home one day and said, "Honey,...

    The hubby came home one day and said, "Honey, there's this lady that has this red horse for sale and you gotta see her move." Well, I went and looked and had not a clue as to what type of horse she...
  2. WOW, What a thread. :) Anyways, I got the DD...

    WOW, What a thread. :)

    Anyways, I got the DD down, but what do you guys do for the crusty's as far as treatment. Leave them alone and let them heal or pull the scabs off and let the fresh air get...
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    A Crusty Belly?????

    A neighbor called me yesterday and was asking some questions about rainrot on horses. She told me that the hair on her mare's stomach around her belly button all the way back to her teets was hard...
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    He's not useless.:winkgrin: Pasture Maintenance...

    He's not useless.:winkgrin: Pasture Maintenance Engineering is a very time consuming occupation. I think he is just right for the job, and good looking to boot. :lol:
  5. Years ago I had a farrier that WOULD NOT put...

    Years ago I had a farrier that WOULD NOT put shoes on a horse that had clips on them for this very reason. :(
    His then teenaged daughter had had a barrel horse that he put clipped shoes on and...
  6. accident resulting from the fireworks.

    Well we had our first accident here resulting from the neighbors setting off fireworks late last night.:mad: Me and the hubby usually set out some chairs in the pasture just to make sure the ladies...
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    Don't feel bad about spending money on the...

    Don't feel bad about spending money on the chickie, my hubby still gives me He#! for spending $225 on the goat, when he too didn't move quick enough and ended up getting kicked by one of the horses...
  8. I LOVE to ride alone. For me it's better than...

    I LOVE to ride alone. For me it's better than Prozac. After getting such shocked reactions from people about the "horrors" of riding alone, I stopped telling anyone. So now I just say that I am going...
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    Both of mine go bitless. My girl goes very well...

    Both of mine go bitless. My girl goes very well in the Dr. Cook bitless, and the hubby horse wears a Jim Warner hack.

    After trying to figure out for years which one of the thousands of bits to...
  10. It can't be much worse than having a mare that...

    It can't be much worse than having a mare that treated EVERY gelding she met like Mr. Studly. Raised tail, urinating, arching of the neck, blowing, snorting and in some cases trying to mount them....
  11. I can't give any advice on where to go in your...

    I can't give any advice on where to go in your area for a weekend gettaway, but I can tell you that several yrs ago, I ended up taking a vacation alone because the hubby got called away on business...
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    We had been married for one yr and the hubby...

    We had been married for one yr and the hubby comes in one day and says, "Honey, there's this lady that has this horse for sale real cheap."

    25 yrs later, he regrets he ever opened his mouth....
  13. I will admit that I initially tried going...

    I will admit that I initially tried going barefoot due to my company closing and loosing my job 5 yrs ago.:( Trying to do everything I could to save money and be able to keep my horses was my main...
  14. My girls are ridden 4 to 5 times a week and are...

    My girls are ridden 4 to 5 times a week and are out 24/7 with access to open stalls. They are on 10 acres of grass.

    Spring/Summer/Fall they are trimmed every 5 weeks. Winter, every 6 weeks. ...
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    Baby carriages/strollers.:eek:

    Baby carriages/strollers.:eek:
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    How to give a cat a pill in 20 easy steps.

    1. Sit on sofa. Pick up cat and cradle it in the crook of your elbow as though you were going to give a bottle to a baby. Talk softly to it.


    2. With right hand, position right forefinger and...
  17. FWIW- I have a Palomino ASB mare with 4-white...

    FWIW- I have a Palomino ASB mare with 4-white feet and she has great feet.


    She's even barefoot.....but's that's a whole nother topic.;):lol:
  18. Push the wheelbarrow into the stall with the...

    Push the wheelbarrow into the stall with the poopiest horse I have, and fill it up with 27 cu ft of manure and discover that the tire is as flat as a pancake.:mad: So I go ahead and strain pushing...
  19. Thanks everyone for your responses. I only have 2...

    Thanks everyone for your responses. I only have 2 horses, so I will probably start with a smaller bag, 5/10lb, to get the program started and then go from there. Now, I just have to try and find the...
  20. Flaxseed, who feeds it how do you feed it....

    I would like to try adding flaxseed to my horse's diet, but have had 3 different people tell me 3 different ways to feed it. Should I feed it whole, ground up, cooked, smashed, what???? I'm lost...
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    I volunteered to haul a horse home for a friend...

    I volunteered to haul a horse home for a friend about 6yrs ago. He was a 3yr old 15h paint, that had only had 30 days under saddle, and I was very skeptical.:no: The trainer loped, backed, did flying...
  22. In almost 40yrs of horse ownership and picking up...

    In almost 40yrs of horse ownership and picking up hay out of the field, I have come across hay bales with:

    small birds, snakes, rats, baby rabbits, a kitten or two, half of a golf club and about...
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    We hit 70 degrees:eek: in my part of NC and it...

    We hit 70 degrees:eek: in my part of NC and it was wonderful. We took the hosses out for a spin around the neighbors fields and ended up riding for about 2 hours. It was great, I hope this is a sign...
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    Looks like 1/2 terrier, and 1/2 sneaky neighbors...

    Looks like 1/2 terrier, and 1/2 sneaky neighbors dog.:lol:

    Sure is a cutie pie though.:winkgrin:
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    Snowflake, other than this board, I have no clue...

    Snowflake, other than this board, I have no clue who you are in real life, but I am glad that you aren't dying. :) We are all going to get there one day and it sure is crappy that the people that...
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