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Good ride with Fancy and Apache yesterday. Kept short due to heat and humidity. I use to have to prep Apache in the wash bay. He was horrible with his feet, kept backing up. Once his butt hit the wall he would stand fine. Finally got beyond that sometime ...

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17 Jul 2019 10:53 PM

I have a 3 y/o arab I would like to start with either a bosal or biteless bridle. Any good, bad experiences? I have tried a snaffle but he constantly chews it and throws his head after 20 minutes. ...

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i have an 18 year old quarter horse gelding. is he to old to ride? ...

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Today, I figured I would write about something I think is something all horse people and non-horse people know about, at that is horse abuse. Why I thought of writing about this today is, I was on youtube nothing weird about about that and I was just ...

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17 Jul 2019 8:41 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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We went to San Antonio to get some camping stuff.
Prepping for the journey to Osh Kosh.

New camp stove etc...
Pilot is also thunking ahead with purchases to cover a camp trip he and nephews are planning to Big Bend this fall.
Today the ...

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Seems like it has been a long week.
Busy day yesterday volunteering.
I think our Wed and Thursday schedules have settled finally.
We have a couple new people that are doing very well.
Starting in August I should not have to cover the full ...

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It's late on the east coast but I'm paying bills and decided to jump on.

I had to say goodbye to my good ol' dog Teddy. One of his tumors was discovered to be malignant and I decided to just let him go peacefully. It was so invasive ...

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Does anyone here have con tac t info for Hun ter? tha t 7.1 shaker was cen tered in her neighborhood.
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was the 8th.
July will fly by.

We had a thunderstorm last evening. It looked wicked coming but only a 1/2 inch of rain.
Planned a ride today and we shall still go. Mostly will just walk down the road.

Starting preparations for our ...

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Said water heater was $4000+ 2 and a half years ago. Lifetime warranty.
Interesting thing was I asked Pilot to check in case it was lightning.
We had a strike very close in the last big storm.

Plumbers finally came and apparently the lightning ...

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Yesterday was interesting.
New farrier came. I just wanted to get everybody caught up and done.
Ended up he didn't take that much off anyone so I must have been keeping them up more than I thought.
He is fast, fits me in within about a week ...

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more rain here.
Lots of lightning all around last night.
And of course a migraine.
It was just starting to get a bit dry.

Our plan to drop the hybrid calf at auction today may have changed.
Too muddy to maneuver the trailer in to get ...

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Went to Tractor Supply to use my quarterly 10% coupon. Feed, replenish fly spray, stuff for birds and squirrels.
As I am checking out the cashier scans the Dumor fly spray and informs me she doesn't like it. I wondered if she realized she is trashing ...

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It is here again.
Another long volunteer day.
However we have a new volunteer starting today who may be providing some relief for me.
We actually have a few new volunteers. And once they are trained will provide some relief for the whole core ...

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to town for groceries.
Not my favorite thing to do.

I am going to try flax seed for Tex's itches. Why haven't I heard of using this before now?
Anyone else use it?

I hope everyone has a great rest of the week.


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nicer weather with the onset of summer
We had a few HOT days with humidity. (I hate humidity)
But temps are back down in high 80's for the week. Cloudy and breezy also.
We have slight chances for rain. But we are somewhat saturated also. ...

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We had big bad hail along with the 4 inches of rain the other night.
So going to have an insurance adjuster come out and check the roof.

Also some trees down. A big job that I prefer to do in fall and winter.
Thankful for all the rain but ...

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Big line of thunderstorms all night and this morning.

Hunter - nice to see you. Pilot fell on the front steps. Doctor just released him to start moving around.
Off course he is over doing.

He should have been brained but not for the ...

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Hi,

I'm new to the forum. I am hoping that I am doing this correctly.
I am looking to see if anyone's horse has ever experienced a horrible skin problem.
Our horse started off with what looked like 4 dime-size bumps on the left ...

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I am going to trail.
It sounds like Stude will show?
Glad to her the ponies are better. How did you deal with the founder?

Pilot is feeling much better but trying hard to still behave.

Have a great weekend! ...

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Not much happening.
A light rain shower this morning.
Made rattlesnake hunting a no go.
Saw it again yesterday when we went to feed the weaning calf.
It was probably close enough for a strike by the time I saw it but it went under the shed ...

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The weekend went by too fast.
Saturday I got to see our first Longhorn calf being born.
This one belongs to us. Wasn't close enough to determine for sure, but I think a heifer.
The last is a cross from the neighbor's corriente bull.@ ...

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The doctor informed Pilot after reviewing the CT scan that he had actually broken 4 not 3 spinal processes.

We had 20% chance of rain yesterday and it rained all day.
I should have been a weather guesser.
The weather is messing with first ...

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I've been working on a septic tank repair for Jmebear for a few months. That job just started out attempting to figure out why the leech lines weren't working properly and why the tank kept overflowing.
First I tried cleaning out the leech ...

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