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Chica colicked.
After the ride yesterdays just wasn't acting herself.
When she came in at 7pm I knew things weren't right.
Called Vet, Banamine and walking and no improvement.

Loaded and headed in.
Fluids needed and palpated ...

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So very sorry to hear Connie's loss of Whisper.

Waiting for new hay to come in.
Got a bundle of not great squares. $200!

Hay barn said maybe another week for new hay.
That's what they have said for 3 weeks.
Rain in the forecast ...

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Currently sitting in front of a friend's house using his WIFI because Fawn Lodge has none. I've been working on getting things prepared to set my trailer down, work on getting another refurbished and back together, and rebuild my horse trailer ...

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Love the rain, hate the mud.
We got 1-1/2 inches.
Pastures are good and green again.
Still no new hay but maybe next week.

We have a cardinal who has been attacking the window for almost a week.
I think I'll hang some newspapers ...

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All.
I replaced the red geraniums on the front gallery.
Got new lemon and lime trees planted and a couple tomato plants.
And that is all I plan to replace from the ice storm.

My ten year old bay tree and pineapple guavas didn't make ...

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Back from our Vegas, Grand Canyon, Flagstaff trip. OMG, I took a ton of pictures and none of them will ever do justice of seeing the canyon in person. The same spot looked different every we saw it. Never had to deal with BIG crowds. Have seen pictures ...

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I am not sure it will last but wells are working.
Storm damage still needs fixing at Danehaven but water system is working.

We got 1/2 an inch of rain as well.
Now if new hay would come in things would really be fine.
Fifteen dollars a ...

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Saturday evening the well here went out.
So now we are hauling water from cabin.

Hoping to hear something from well man today.
We can get by but it is getting old.
Everyone please consider what your back up plan is for water.

Face ...

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Unbelievable, The well man fixed the pump at the cabin.
We turned the water on carefully checking for busted pipes, leaks etc.
Guess what? No damage!
So wonderful! We thought we would have to re-plumb it all.

Now we just have to do the ...

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well, Wednesday was an interesting day culminating in a PITA.

I finally got one of the axles onto my '51 Spartanette and found things weren't going as planned so decided to let that fun wait till tomorrow. After all, why keep all the fun ...

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The winds have not stopped.
25 MPH or more everyday.
I expect The Ides of March but this is getting ridiculous.

We spent yesterday at the cabin re-trimming trees.
Took 2 down completely as they had been ruined by the ice.

The well ...

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We are having some beautiful Spring weather.
Yesterday was perfect.
I cleared all the dead plants off the front gallery.
All except my bay tree.
Too heavy to move by myself.

I declare to put no more plants there except the two pots ...

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18 Apr 2021 5:56 PM

Okay, I'll admit my bias right up front--I think Arabians and Half-Arabians are the most beautiful, intelligent and wonderful horses in the world. But, as a breed we are losing steam, and I'm interested in finding out WHY? People seem to be turning ...

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Contractors finished repairs yesterday so we scrambled to get our resale set to open today.
So I need to work there today.

More cold.
Only high of 50 today.
I hope it is the last blast.
We plan to ride tomorrow, high will only be 60 ...

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Stude names are hard.
Our Chica still isn't registered.

How about Firefly's You Glow Girl?

Thunderstorms maybe today.
I'll chance it and turn horses out.
Maybe that will make it rain.

Volunteer day so I gotta ...

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I slept so hard last night and straight through.

We have rain chances all week.
We need it to keep the grass.
A thunderstorm passed by us slightly to our north as usual.

I have plenty to do in the house today.

Stude do you have ...

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My mare is (should be) 10 months pregnant. Shes due in 4-5 weeks. I did have her preg checked by a veteranarian. He told me that she was "far enough along that palpating should be enough." He also confirmed by palpation that she was in foal ...

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Hey! So I just confirmation that my mare is in foal to Rhocky Rhoad! This is him! Is anyone else planning on any 2014 foals?





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Hi Everyone! My 16-year old warmblood gelding recently started having seizures that we noticed just after he received his flu vaccination. My vet and a neurologist from UF believe they are due to an underlying condition that was perpetuated by the stress ...

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13 Apr 2021 5:39 AM

Hi!

Did someone buy a horse through sites? ...

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Made it to Church on Sunday for the first time in months. Woo Hoo! Great service focusing on the reason for Christ's sacrifice and our salvation resulting from it.

We have a new sweetiepie here. She was born on Tuesday afternoon whilst we were ...

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Face- Glad to see you.
And I am happy you are able to make your trip.
Do you plan to do the Grand Canyon ride?


I am able to move after Friday's work.
We worked all day moving brush and wood.

My1ton pickup was overloaded ...

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I haven't gotten everything done this week.
Per usual I guess.

We have guests coming this evening.
The neighborhood wants a get together to debrief about the ice storm.
But my friends can ride this morning.

I scrambled to get ...

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It is April already.

The bobcat is fixed so it's back to brush busting.
While Pilot does that I will split and load wood that is already down and cut.

It will be a long day.
I hope everyone has a good one. ...

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What 40 mph gusts possible today?
And a cold front.
No surprise about the cold.
Always happens here Easter weekend.

I had a great ride at friend's yesterday evening.
I am glad we fit it in.

No plan so far today other than ...

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