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Went to look at a Kia Sportage today. We bought it. Body looks good. Mileage reasonable for the age. Color nice. AWD for him and good gas mileage for me.
To top off the day, I went to the barn after dinner and rode Whisper. Windy. She had been in ...

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Vet Day for the horses today. Moved them back down to the pasture in front of the barn yesterday. Nasty storms supposed to hit this afternoon.
Heading to VA tomorrow, Stay with son and family thru Wed then moving on to another part of the state to ...

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him away.
Our cattle partner is taking one of his steers to process today.
We will be glad he is gone. He just has a mean look in his eye and very skittish.
He is out of a bad acting cow they had for several years.
They finally took her to ...

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nicer weather.
Low was 40* but going up to 70.
1/4 inch of rain but it was dry enough to turn horses out in the afternoon.
Yesterday was a cold blustery day.
Pilot talked to his friend in Alaska last night and it was warmer there than here ...

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We split up and rushed to get chores done before the thunderstorm hit.
I did horses and he did cows.
Done and in the house just as the rain started.

We are desperate for rain but doesn't look like we will get much.
Every bit helps ...

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spend driving to appointments.
Pain doctor in Marble falls this morning.
A long way to go but I love him.
Then back through Fredburg.
An afternoon appointment with the new tax preparer.

Yesterday Richard Cole passed away at the age ...

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and in the 60's. Have been fighting a sore throat and decided the best thing to do was stay away from crowds so skipped Church. I played with Whisper instead. Had not ridden her since last August.
I used the shedding blade and got some hair out ...

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Hello,
i am in the process of building a horse run in 16’ x 30’ for my two 3 year old Shires. They are both half brothers and get along very well with each other so no problem there. They are on turnout 24/7 and have a hay feeder with a ...

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the last two round bales.
Put one out to use. Rain is forecast so I wanted to get them beforehand.

Tomorrow a ride was scheduled but cancelled due to impending rain.
I will ride anyway if it holds off.

I hope everyone has a great ...

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are back. Temps that is.

Yesterday was windy and cold but Amy and I managed a good ride.
She wavered on cancelling but she missed last week and yesterday was the only day she had available this week.

The new farrier was great. He made ...

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It is 32* here at the moment. It is supposed to go into the high 40's by midday. Strong winds headed our way plus a cool night. Just grabbed my second cup of coffee. Will go over shortly and feed the girls. Off with the blankets and out with them ...

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All horses living here have to learn to get on the Tractor Tire. Since Spirit has been here I have been taking her to the tire a couple times a week and finally got her on it yesterday.

Weather crazy around here. Beautiful weekend and this morning ...

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Wow time has really been getting away from me lately.

We are having a bit of a cold snap. 40 for low and mid 50's for high.
Not bad but some gusty winds are making it less tolerable.

B is coming to ride today. Not sure it will happen ...

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A long volunteer day as usual.
Update on Ed is surgery went fine but has to stay an extra night because his heart rate was too high.

A sub farrier did answer my third call. He will try to fit me in at the end of next week.
I will be watching ...

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Farrier Ed is having back surgery today.
Praying that this is the answer for him.

Yesterday was cattle wrangling day.
They all got wormed except the last one.
He was wise to what was happening.
We will get him when he is less suspecting ...

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I am very happy with my current blacksmith. He does a good job and is patient with the horses. He also is a man of faith and always prays for me before he leaves. Yet, today I have a new blacksmith coming. The only reason is my steady one is very busy ...

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Both Pilot and I are moving slow after working on the fence all day yesterday.
The fence is done except tying the line posts. We didn't have the larger post ties.
There is also an occasional crooked wire or post that needs adjusting.
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Sheza Touch Early "Sadie" - 2009 AQHA/Palomino Bred Mare
Sadie is an amazing sorrel AQHA and PHBA registered open show level horse. Sadie could be used in all disciplines but performs the best in Hunter Under Saddle, Hunt Seat Equitation ...

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It was raining when I turned off the lights last night. I heard the plow before I got up this morning. We can anticipate nine inches by Saturday but that won't be bad since most of the snow we had had melted. We should have plenty of ground water ...

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Hi guys! I recently bought a 12-year-old gelding Quarter horse. It has been about 3 weeks and I recently started riding him. I did ground work with him for a couple of weeks just for trust and to see what he can do. The first bit I put him in is a snaffle ...

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Connie - I'm glad you heard from Stude.
It is amazing how time gets away from us.

Long volunteer day again, We have been so busy there also.
Amy and I had an awesome ride on Wednesday.
While building fence I noticed a lot of hog damage ...

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Beautiful sun here this morning. Not warm but at least sunny. Put the mares out and hooked the barnyard gate. There is water in the pasture and I put a bale of hay out there for them. Yesterday Whisper reverted to her old pace in front of the barn ways ...

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B is coming to ride. She wants to take Jet.
So his piggy stink self got washed with Irish Spring soap which I thought appropriate.

I will see if she wants to switch out later so we can get Sarcee and Tex out too.

It was a nice party ...

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going on.
My friend Amy's neighbors are having a St Pat's party that we are invited to. Amy wants us to come by and see the progress on their new house first.

Yesterday we opened a new round bale. It does look like really good green ...

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We had a bad windstorm Tuesday night.
The neighboring town of Junction had a tornado.
Thankful we only had high winds and 3/4 inch of rain.

Also I am thankful Tonto stopped stall walking.
At least for now. I wanted to stop it before ...

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