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spinoff - No more frozen water!!

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  • spinoff - No more frozen water!!

    I'VE GOT IT!! I was just reading the ice in/ice out thread and I had a great idea. I'm going to invent a camel pack water pack for horses. That way, they can carry their own water close to their body. It won't feeze as their wooly coats will keep it nice and ice free. Now, if only we can teach them to drink out of those little hoses. Hmmm...I think I'm on to the next big thing. waddaya think, guys!!
    ...don't sh** where you eat...

  • #2
    I'll take three...


    • #3
      Want to see what happens when said horse decides his back itches under the pack......
      Colored Cowhorse Ranch
      Northern NV


      • #4
        Originally posted by coloredcowhorse View Post
        Want to see what happens when said horse decides his back itches under the pack......
        Sheesh, killjoy! I think it's a great idea!
        Kanoe Godby
        See, I was raised by wolves and am really behind the 8-ball on diplomatic issue resolution.


        • #5
          I think it needs to strap underneath--in the girth area.

          We just duct-tape the hose into the side of the mouth and have it continuously drip-feed.


          • #6
            Sadly I wore my camelbak when I went running Monday and the water froze in the straw. Design flaw!


            • #7
              Originally posted by Highflyer View Post
              Sadly I wore my camelbak when I went running Monday and the water froze in the straw. Design flaw!
              I hope you take that as a sign that humans aren't meant to run in weather like that.
              I am not allowed to look at breeding stock.
              Or babies. Or CANTER, et al.

              ESPECIALLY not CANTER, et al.


              • #8
                Originally posted by winfieldfarm View Post
                Now, if only we can teach them to drink out of those little hoses.
                My horse has got drinking out of the hose covered. I really need to take a video of it. He's better at it than most humans.


                • Original Poster

                  Ok Highflyer, now you're just rubbing our noses in it...

                  Perhaps we can incorporate the heated hose design into the camel back pack to prevent straw freeze.

                  now, where to mount the solar cell....
                  ...don't sh** where you eat...


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Highflyer View Post
                    Sadly I wore my camelbak when I went running Monday and the water froze in the straw. Design flaw!

                    I don't have this model, but I do have an insulated camelbak tube.


                    • #11
                      Yep, the little insulated hoses work like a charm. Problem solved. Perhaps mounting them on their bellies would be best. No harm down when they roll and then they lay sternal or flat out the bladder would not be compromised.
                      "Gallop as if you were to die tomorrow, jump as if you were to live forever."