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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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Tonto has started stall walking.
Granted it is a 95 foot round pen but incessantly in the same direction.
Stops if I give him hay but starts again when the hay is gone.
I just can't win?

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Spring break madness I should say.
I went to Fburg to meet up with Sis for lunch and get groceries.
I nearly had two wrecks before I even got into town.

So I then stayed on the back way around town.
Got to the grocery store and it was ...

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The laurels scent is so strong but lovely.

No rain yet.
Today is the last nice day before it starts and goes through Tuesday.

My friend V got devastating news yesterday.
Prayers needed.
I should stay home and work but my friend ...

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We are into a warm weather streak.
Chances of rain for later in the weekend.
I hate the mud but we need the rain to pop the grass growing.

Pilot apparently had an awesome flight in the P51.
He was the last flight and they flew for nearly ...

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Upper 70's.
Good ride on a good horse and with a good friend.

I did a bit of watering in anticipation of the forecasted rain.
We need rain but I wish it came without the mud.

Have a great weekend everyone!
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to fly a P-51 Mustang. Pilot of course, not me.
Today he did it.

I stayed home and made pan sausage.
We survived the cold blast.
Not much else happening other than laundry.

Tomorrow is another volunteer day.
Everyone have a great ...

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and I am feeling it.
At least a pound or two.

21 degrees this morning what the heck!. One more cold night and then this arctic stuff should be done.
I hope my almond tree survives. It was in beautiful full bloom when the arctic air decided ...

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High of 26*
2 more days and then climbing back to 70's by the weekend.

Party was a success.

High school friend dropped by for a few hours on Sunday.
Sis made breakfast tacos.

I think a pot of something hot is in order.@ ...

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Developed to avoid eye accidents, headshaking and to improve the sports horse performance.

Studies conducted worlwide horses among the most susceptible animal species to suffer from ocular alteration (TAMILMAHAN et al. 2013; MARTINS & ...

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In Texas!!
We are having our annual party.
Slightly smaller this year.

My high school friend makes a stop tomorrow.
The weather also makes a return to winter tomorrow night.
The lowest temps all winter. 20's.
It will be windy ...

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No green yet on the mesquite tree.
It was 80* yesterday but there is a freeze forecast for Sunday and Monday night.

There are some big mesquites here.
The ones I check are both on the neighboring properties of here and the cabin.
Lots ...

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Hunterseat glad to see you.
Now where did Connie go?

Agerita is a shrub.
Mesquite is a tree. When it starts showing leaves there will not be any more frost and Spring is here.
Amy is coming to ride and I plan to check the mesquites.@@ ...

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Friend's schedule changed due to a blizzard in MN.
They won't be stopping for a visit until their return trip.
Sunday family dinner instead at Sis's.

I hope this Spring weather here holds.
Our almond tree has bloomed. The Mexican ...

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A friend from high school is passing through today, She has a huge sassy personality.
Her husband's parents live on the coast.
She is also a friend of my Sis and we are going to do a ham dinner at Sis's house.

Tomorrow B and Pilot ...

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We had a couple cold murky days. We are on the upswing again for the next week.
Except for rain chances on Friday.

Stude I was wondering about senility in horses the other day.
I am glad that isn't an issue with Tonto.

I also was ...

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