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That half of July went by fast.

My friend Amy and I rode on Friday the 13th.
Didn't even notice it was the 13th until I read Stude's post.
Chica did so great on the ride that I put her up early to end on the positive.
She didn't ...

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the year already.
It is almost Christmas! Does that make you feel cooler?
We picked up the meat for the second steer this morning.
Post your favorite ground beef recipe please. I don't have nearly enough.

Made ham and baked mac and ...

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Whatever you do, don't get out of bed!


Too late, already did.

Took out Liebchen and she did great! She doesn't like being directed through the bit and bridle, however she is such a sweetie Liebchen is coming along beautifully ...

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Yesterday was an interesting day.
It started by friend coming to load their bull calf, taking him to their place for weaning.
Swapping out calves for weaning works well. Eliminates the need for penning for long periods of time.

As the loading ...

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Kidnapped the Grand Daughter last Friday for a week. Been having a blast and she is getting plenty of horse time, even added Apache to the mix.

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Connie I hope you have better luck getting your rain than we did.
The worry here is there will only be the first cutting this year.

Horses got bathed last evening. There was just enough of a shower to make them mud-balls.
Maybe a ride this ...

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All the rain chances have passed and only a scant 1/3 of an inch?
It rained most of the day in nearby Kville.
We did errands. Needed vehicle inspection and oil change, Got a new battery too.

Took my lap top in for maintenance so using ...

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of rain so far. Still waiting for some good downpours.

It poured really hard in By God Harper around 1pm.
I left town about 2 and it was dry when I got home. No excuse not to work Chica.
My legs are aching so it will be a short one.
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This morning anyway.
Hauled 8 more round bales. I had to take Tifton in order to make sure our horsey butts were covered for the coming winter.
$100 per each. Irrigated, green and clean. I out one out. The girls and Tonto think it is fine but the ...

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or sad? MaderChica got her last ride in today before she leaves Friday.
She did very well on Sarcee today. I rode Tex since he has not been ridden since I started working Chica.
He needed a couple reminders but did well also. I got him a new thin ...

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Heading to VA for the 4th. Picnic with cousin's wife's family on the 4th. Taking grandkids to Tweetsie Railroad on Thursday then heading home with granddaughter for a week on Friday. Take her back the following Saturday, (maybe) :-)
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Is there a way to nominate a horse rescue to the list of rescues receiving funds from horse.com's "Horse-to Heart" program? ...

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Still shuffling along zombie-like in the heat. Didn't get a lot done today. Since I wasn't up to much, Louie got a harness put together and fitted up. For a Modern Shetland, he was a very patient pony. He seemed confused when I had to sit on the ...

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I was curious if anyone else had Belgium Draft Horses out there.
Also do you show them as I do and they are a great work horse.
They are my favorite breed. Stormy and Windy are 19.5 Hands high. ...

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Hey y'all! I was just wondering if you guys have any tips on finding a mentor for riding. I don't board at a barn or take any lessons. Finding a mentor has come to be very hard for me. I live in CO. Any tips on finding a mentor would be amazing ...

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is everyone?

I have a ride planned with MaderChica this morning.
It will probably be a short one. She is worried about heat and sunburn.
Poor thing.

Burger party last night at Sis's.

Everyone have a wonderful day!
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There was a Resource meeting this morning but it was sparsely attended.
Got home by noon and did the ironing.

Dragged around the rest of the afternoon.

Going for the mega grocery shop in San Antonio early tomorrow.

Then burgers ...

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She arrived Friday evening.

Yesterday the whole gang spent the afternoon and evening together.
The girls cleaned and raided my closet.
MC is the same size so she never brings clothes. She just shops my closet.
Sis shopped also. She no ...

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Wondering if anyone has any suggestions.. I am looking into getting my new one insured, but there are so many out there! If you have it or know of anyone that has it suggestions please! ...

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We got 7 round bales yesterday.
2 black widows got too close to me. They were in 2 different tarps I pulled to use for covering the hay.

Very nice hay that came from a field that belongs to a friend of mine.
I did not realize it was going ...

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it rain.
I did some watering yesterday and scheduled a ride for today.
Connie $1 per bale?
I am paying $8. I plan to pick up a round on the way to Board meeting this evening.
If they have any and if it is not raining. Why is it when I have ...

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Happy Father's day to all the Dads out there. (((HUGS))) for all the people missing their fathers today.
Supposed to be hot today but it is nice out there right now. I think I will put the girls out and then bring them in after Church and let ...

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Going to ride today.
We have rain forecast all next week.
I hope we get some.

Tomorrow is the funeral for our pilot friend.
I hate for her that they waited nearly a month.

Farrier came on Wednesday and worked with Lucky Boy.@ ...

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We need all the thoughts and prayers for a safe trip back to Harper.
Suppose to be hot.

Hunterseat - I hope the job is what you want and not grasping the first thing out of Dodge.

Everyone have a terrific safe Tuesday! ...

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I'm not going though. lol The guy and his brother went. Just left. They need to spend time together. I probably should make something to eat for when they get back. They're probably be ready for real food. I'm hoping to get some work done ...

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