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How to Carve a Horse Out of a Heap of Muck! Really funny, enjoy!

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  • How to Carve a Horse Out of a Heap of Muck! Really funny, enjoy!

    http://haltsalute.blogspot.com/2013/...e-heap-of.html
    "We, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit." JFK

  • #2
    Too funny! I have a bunch of those horse shaped muck things out in my barnyard at the moment!

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    • #3
      Hahaha!
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      Today I will be happier than a bird with a french fry.

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      • #4
        hilarious...that wouldn't even make me blink an eye my guy rolls every single day multiple times and if there is mud that's where he will roll. Worst stretch was when they did some work in his field and tore up the grass in a large section. I live in VA so it was VA red clay that he was covered in daily. I have a frend that rides him but she started in winter when he's blanketed and her first time out when his blanket was off she was shocked about the amount of mud. I had no idea why it was such a big deal I have grooming down to a science now.

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        • #5
          I love how she mentions safety goggles.

          I agree that with shag coat & mud, metal curry is the best bet. Luckily I have never had to do this on a sensitive horse.

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          • #6
            Oh man...I'd break down and bathe if I had that .

            Natural horse keeping is for far more stalwart folk than I!!!
            COTH's official mini-donk enabler

            "I am all for reaching out, but in some situations it needs to be done with a rolled up news paper." Alagirl

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            • #7
              Hi I'm honoured that you shared my post here! Thanks!
              Unfortunately Flurry looks pretty much the same this week because it rained yesterday. I must invest in a pneumatic drill.

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              • #8
                Silly woman, you just have to demuck where the saddle goes.

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                • #9
                  Hilarious! This is why my light dapple gray horse has a sheet/blanket on pretty much from october thru April.
                  What's wrong with you?? Your cheese done slid off its cracker?!?!

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Magreenlee View Post
                    Hi I'm honoured that you shared my post here! Thanks!
                    Unfortunately Flurry looks pretty much the same this week because it rained yesterday. I must invest in a pneumatic drill.
                    good luck!!
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                    Today I will be happier than a bird with a french fry.

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                    • #11
                      I took this as a personal challenge... he had avoided work the previous day cos the muck was wet and icky.

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                      • #12


                        Aaaaaaaaand this is precisely why I clip and blanket in the winter. I do not have the time nor the energy for any of that business!

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                        • #13
                          LMAOOO great post.. Off to read some more of your blog!
                          Draumr Hesta Farm
                          "Wenn Du denkst es geht nicht mehr, kommt von irgendwo ein kleines Licht daher"
                          Member of the COTH Ignorant Disrepectful F-bombs!*- 2Dogs Farm

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                          • #14
                            Just shared on facebook as a "why my horse wears a blanket all winter..." although if I took a metal curry comb to his oh-so-thin-skin, he'd probably send me into next week; rubber curry mitt for us

                            Originally posted by RedmondDressage View Post


                            Aaaaaaaaand this is precisely why I clip and blanket in the winter. I do not have the time nor the energy for any of that business!
                            "Radar, the man's ex-cavalry: if he sees four flies having a meeting, he knows they're talking about a horse!" Cptn. BJ Hunnicutt, M*A*S*H Season 4, Episode "Dear Mildred"

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                            • #15
                              Love your horse Magreenlee!

                              I used to have a horse that loved to roll also in the fresh mud. Down in the bottom pasture there was this low spot that held water, and the bottom was gray clay mud. He would roll in that and he looked like a sculpture when he was done!

                              One day he came up and I decided there was NO WAY I would ever get that brushed off, so I hauled him over to the wash stall and started hosing him. After a few minutes and the layers started coming off I noticed these pea sized bumps ALL over him and got worried! I kept hosing to get to the hair, when I noticed some of the bumps wiggling and moving under the mud along his skin. Now I'm REALLY freaked out!

                              He was COVERED in tadpoles!!! LARGE ones!!
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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by Chardavej View Post


                                He was COVERED in tadpoles!!! LARGE ones!!
                                bwahahahahahaha!!!
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                                • #17
                                  I got lucky with my horse shaped muck. She LOVES to go swimming and play in the pond!
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                                  • #18
                                    Too funny! I have a dirt ball, but this one takes the cake!
                                    My May boys: Beau , Neon, Criss

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                                    • #19
                                      I use a metal scraper on the serrated side first, lightly and then the rubber curry works better for those sensitive horses that get sore from the metal curry.

                                      Our horses have strategically placed sand piles to roll, so they rarely go find a muddy hole to do so.

                                      Also, in our drought, it rarely rains, so, what do I know, not enough experience to have a muddy horse more than in a blue moon.

                                      Oh, if you need a pneumatic jackhammer for the first rough sculpting, they rent those by the hour.

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Chardavej View Post
                                        Love your horse Magreenlee!

                                        I used to have a horse that loved to roll also in the fresh mud. Down in the bottom pasture there was this low spot that held water, and the bottom was gray clay mud. He would roll in that and he looked like a sculpture when he was done!

                                        One day he came up and I decided there was NO WAY I would ever get that brushed off, so I hauled him over to the wash stall and started hosing him. After a few minutes and the layers started coming off I noticed these pea sized bumps ALL over him and got worried! I kept hosing to get to the hair, when I noticed some of the bumps wiggling and moving under the mud along his skin. Now I'm REALLY freaked out!

                                        He was COVERED in tadpoles!!! LARGE ones!!
                                        EWWWWWWW!!!

                                        Magreenlee I am enjoying your blog very nice to read
                                        Draumr Hesta Farm
                                        "Wenn Du denkst es geht nicht mehr, kommt von irgendwo ein kleines Licht daher"
                                        Member of the COTH Ignorant Disrepectful F-bombs!*- 2Dogs Farm

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