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got 1/4 inch of rain.
Another couple nights with temps of 30 degrees.

I did get 4 of the cali squares.
$35 dollars a bale and looks like nice hay.
Hay man says he will be able to get it until Spring.
I have my doubts.

Paid taxes ...

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Looks liike there will be rain all day. Almost a half inch so far and in the 30s. Horses may be in the barn most of the day.
Last time I had square bales delivered was January 2021. 75 bales at $6 each. That hay lasted until this past December. Purchased ...

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I have a 5 yr old 15h buckskin Azteca gelding, and after lightly lunging him I noticed his flanks have drawn up on both sides. I don't know how long its been there, but I haven't noticed it before. I already performed the pinch hydration test ...

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Having to feed in the Am now due to lack of grass.
I will need to go today or tomorrow to get more feed.

Shortening turn out time as well to conserve what little grass we have.
No rain in sight either.
At least the weather is fairly warm ...

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Temps yesterday and today 80 degrees!
Tomorrow night back to 30* but daytime temps forecast to stay in the 60's.
I'll take this for winter weather.

I wish Stude could share some of his rain.
We are overly dry.

I trimmed ...

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be able to ride.
Our rain chances for today have evaporated.
We are too dry, unlike Stude.

Friday we took down 4 dead trees.
Live oaks that succumbed to the drought, oak decline/wilt, the great freeze.
Or a combination of all.
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Still waiting on the weather. Rain, rain, and even more rain!
What IS it with that bloody pop-up that keeps asking if I want to exit or wait? Damned thing shows up every fifteen to twenty seconds!

I'm beginning to wonder if maybe we are ...

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is holding up fine.
Slight chance for rain this weekend that we desperately need.
Rainfall amount for 2022 was 16 inches.
The second lowest total since I have lived here.
I hope we have more in 2023.

More riding for 2023 is also desperately ...

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3 Jan 2023 3:15 PM

I think many of the members do not know about the Tiger Horse Breed that has been a reality now in New Mexico USA.
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It's another New Year's Eve.
Seems the same...

...Still scrambling to get enough hay.
The hay hay barn has decent looking coastal squares.
I paid for one Thursday.
When I went to pick it up the owner says he will run out.@@ ...

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made it through another polar event.
But not unscathed as usual.

Pipe busted at cattle trough, Pilot fixed it.
And worse a thermo cube failed and the pump house froze at DaneHaven.
Still waiting for the well man to fix that.
We are ...

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will drop 40 degrees tonight to a low of 9*.
Monday temps will start back on the upswing.
Supposed to be back to 70's next week?

We have spent the last few days preparing.
Starting with getting our last bull calf out of the weaning ...

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Well, seems my Mother In Law passed a week or so ago. My Daughter neglected to tell me. Not a big deal as she wasn't exactly close. She and her husband blamed me for the death of their daughter, my wife. They treated me like crap for years, so not ...

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Helping another friend move today.
This one should be easy as she is a planner and packed.

We have bitter cold coming for the holiday weekend.
Lows in the single digits for Friday night.
We are preparing for it along with the holiday dinner ...

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Confirmed yesterday that Starr has Cushing's. Will be an interesting situation to watch. She belongs to my sister so the decisions lay with her. Sister has been mostly absent since the horses have been here and the new husband who has only been around ...

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Baby T Rex arrived yesterday!
We will see him today.

Face sorry for the choke incident very scary.
Everyone here gets soaked feed.

Have a great day everyone! ...

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Well, it snowed Thursday through Saturday and a little on Sunday. It wasn't supposed to snow today, but did so anyway. So there! I can't get out onto the road after the bridge. Yeah, that's a problem.

Looks like Raven isn't making ...

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We had planned to haul off a couple cows.
It may have to wait until next Sunday due to soupy weather today.
They fight with the rest of the herd and need to leave.

I wish it was a riding day but no chance of that happening.

Tree is ...

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weather here.
Lows only in the 60's.

Did a get-together with friends for B.
Her due date is the 25th.
I hope he arrives before then.

Too busy to do any riding.
Three friends all moving at the same time.
Craziness.
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30 Nov 2022 7:05 PM

so I'm getting side reins for my horse (and yes I know how to properly use them) and I'm not sure if I should get nylon or leather or nylon with elastic or leather with elastic or if they should have a donut on them. Help? I really don't know ...

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But yesterday was fabulous.
80 and sunny!

I bit the bullet and bought a whole cube of alfalfa.
My hay guy texted and said they had some good stuff.
Said it was the best they were going to get.
Crazy price! $18 a bale!
Ranchers are ...

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After a week of rain only totaling 1-3/4 inch.
The muck is deep.
Thought we may be able to ride tomorrow but it rained all night.

At least it is not cold.

Everyone have a wonderful weekend! ...

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We are hosting 10.
The regular traditional meal.
I'm glad Pilot likes to help.
He does turkey, stuffing and pies.
I do mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, gravy.and most of the prep.

I hope everyone enjoys their day.

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Riding!
The weather has been less than accommodating.
And my schedule has been less than accommodating also.
Something scheduled every day of the week.

Yesterday was B's baby shower.
Today is the annual community Christmas service ...

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50 of them for Help Center handout with the bag of dinner fixings.
And of course the school wants the can good drive picked up this afternoon.
Also 2 lunch invites I have to decline.

Do I imagine it or does everything always happens at once ...

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