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C-cold overnight . Only 43* this morning.

I need to move and open a round bale.
My plan is to start using more square bales.
The rounds can be problematic.
I will probably use some rounds for Tonto and the lesser parts of them go to cows ...

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Resale was reopened so our monthly Resource meetings have commenced.
We reviewed the very successful reopening at limited hours.
And discussed the impending holiday season.
Plus a more detailed analysis to be given in our monthly board report ...

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The Resale team had an awesome day yesterday.
They said everything went smoothly considering a sales total that I believe is the highest in our history.
Hoping for a smooth repeat today.I will join them since Pilot and I completed the horse pen ...

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Our town's annual celebration.
Modified to almost nil this year.
Neighboring area covid cases are steadily climbing.

Of course there are the can't happen here people.
So yes it will happen here.

Half the day planned for ...

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We are planning to reopen the resale shop tomorrow.
Limited hours and lots of safeguards in place.

Pens are almost ready. Just have to modify an existing one tomorrow and should all work.
Everyone essentially stays in the same order moving ...

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Fall is here.
Gorgeous weather lined up for the week.
The hurricane only gave us possibly a tenth of an inch.

We are working on making new horse pens for the new stalls.
Pilot welded new brackets and we are working on dividing up the ...

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cinches.
The discussion for the ride yesterday was cinches.
What length, how to measure, material?

What are your preferences?
I have a mixture but prefer the wool fleece ones.

The hurricane is coming ashore but we will only get ...

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another tropical storm our way.
Possibly becoming coming ashore Monday as a category 1 hurricane.

In the meantime it is the last weekend of summer and the weather is suppose to be perfect.
Tiff and I are going to ride at the cabin.
She ...

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There was lots of flooding in areas around us but the creek by the barn never flooded. When we fed the horses dinner the creek wasn't even flowing anymore. Horses spent all day in the barn but we let them out after dinner. Haven't rain guess yet ...

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Looks like what will be left of Sally will go directly over us Thu/Fri. Today we will move the horses back down to the pasture by the barn. They are calling for possible flooding rains and if that happens we can get cut off from where the horses are now ...

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Like a good day to ride.
Tiffany is doing her second haul over this morning.
B and Amy are joining us.
A rare occurrence that all four of us ride together.

Good that Amy can come.
She can ride Jet, He and Tiffany's horse Ransom ...

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for poop according to Connie. ; )
So glad that Cal is on the mend.

Counting poops here too, on everyone.
It got c~c~cold 51*.High to only 60* today.
Extreme weather swings are not good.
Added extra salt to keep the water moving through ...

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up for beautiful weather here.
60's for lows and 80's for highs.

Rain chances of course have diminished as is the norm.
We did get nearly 3 inches over the last couple weeks.
Helpful enough to get the pastures to start greening ...

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10 Sep 2020 10:24 PM

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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We are going from 100 degrees to 60's over several days.
Hoping to get some more rain mixed in also.
The 3/4 inch we got this past week still leaves us around 10 inches short for the year.

I hope everyone is having a Super weekend! ...

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What are the best riding helmets? ...

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8 Sep 2020 10:18 AM

is still a possibility.
In the next hour.
After that I think the chances are gone until midweek.
Thats when our fall cool down begins.

We did get another 1/4 inch yesterday afternoon.
Probable ride tomorrow and Monday.
Need to clean ...

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I hope every one is fine.

We got a 1/2 inch of rain.
A good start and more forecast for today.
I hope we get more.

No big plans here for the weekend.
A ride if it doesn't rain.

Happy weekend everyone!
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I was worried that something was wrong in Connie's world.
Prayers officially doubled for Cal and you.

50% chance of rain here today and this evening.
We need it so bad. I won't even mind if our scheduled moonlight ride gets cancelled ...

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our way through August.

It's 80 already this morning.
Lots of humidity which I hate.

Possible moonlight ride Wednesday evening.
We haven't done one in a long time.

I hope everyone has a great week!

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Baked.
Still 100's.
But cooler temps and rain forecast for Wednesday.
We are ever hopeful for rain.

Did a short ride with Amy yesterday morning before the heat got too bad.
Good to visit. We don't see each other as much.
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The house needs a good cleaning.
Our friend Pat is coming to visit for the weekend.
We haven't seen her since her husband passed this Spring.
It will be his birthdate so we will drink a toast to him.

Other friend's back surgery ...

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Electric company is coming to change the pole at our house.
Isn't that special. I wonder why?
The one that needs to be changed is on the north fence line.
It was hit by lightning a few years ago and is about 6 foot shorter than the rest ...

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Sis starts her new job this week finally.
She plans to stay weekends at her old job also. (crazy)

B finished her first half of her Masters.
She is celebrating a week break from school.

And MaderChica called this morning to announce ...

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Isn't it weird when Monday comes along and you have a week worth of plans and Friday seems so far away?
Then you blink and Friday is here.

Well it is Friday already.
And today is my farrier day.
Well sort of, I do my own trimming on ...

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