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Ssso tired.
The rain held off last evening so C and I snuck in a ride.
I wasn't feeling like getting on the big old boy Tex and chose Sarcee.
Of course she decided to be in a running mood.
It was fun anyway. C wanted to leg up a horse ...

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Volunteer day.
My friend Dianne and I are the only two volunteers from open to close today.
I also need to go to Help Center at noon.
And check on my dad at noontime and on my way home after 5.
I hope my feet and legs hold up.

Have ...

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Another storm last night.
Only a quarter inch but too wet again for turnout.
Everyone got out yesterday.

I took Tonto out to graze on lead after he had a nice bath.
I feel bad for him.
Thought about getting one of these plastic portable ...

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Happy Mother's Day!
Jet's birthday. He is 21.
And best of all it is FINALLY sunny.

We have had rain all week.
I know we always need it but we are finally saturated.

Long hard week for me taking care of everything with Pilot ...

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With the days longer and a couple of days of no rain, I have been leaving the horses out longer. Less cleaning in the stalls that way and they are free to do as they wish outside. A major rain event moved in around dark last night. Guess another day in ...

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Thunderstorms all around us.
It sounded like a big one was going hit us about 3am this morning but it slid past.
We are still wet from last week's 2 inches.

Barely dry enough for horses to be turned out but because I am short on hay they ...

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I won't get to watch.
Wednesday morning My Dad called and I had to rush him to the ER.
Emergency surgery, bowel blockage.
Good grief he could have gone on Friday when we asked him.
Instead he had to nearly die by drowning in his own waste ...

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Once again we have rain. I guess there are parts of the country that need it. This is currently not one of them. The mares are loving the green grass coming on. Whisper does not like rain much so they are in today. If it warms up they might go out. @ ...

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My mare is (should be) 10 months pregnant. Shes due in 4-5 weeks. I did have her preg checked by a veteranarian. He told me that she was "far enough along that palpating should be enough." He also confirmed by palpation that she was in foal ...

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Hey everyone my mare is due to foal around the end of May and I was looking for some name ideas. I need both a registered name and a barn name. I would like it to incorporate both the sire and dams name. Sire is Excalibur’s Dark Knight and Dam is She ...

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I bathed the girls on Friday.
They are mostly done shedding.
Chica has some weird very fine long hair that she hasn't shed yet. And she is getting more grey coming through the white.
Sarcee's black colored areas have radically changed ...

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Pilot tweaked his back yesterday morning on top of his other ailments.
Poor guy can barely move.

I rushed yesterday to get all the chores done before leaving for volunteer day.
Horses were given double hay as they were left standing in the ...

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Soaked! Nearly 2 inches of rain.
Happy pasture and hay fields.

Our fence work got rained out. I wanted to finish that project.
But rain is the best reason to cancel anything here.

I have volunteer day today. Plans for Friday and Saturday ...

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to finish that (expletive) fence project!
It needs the finishing ties and putsy wire straightening.
We have rain forecast but we can do some of it.

Tomorrow is 100% rain forecasted.
We shell see. We can use more.
Waiting patiently ...

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Went to look at a Kia Sportage today. We bought it. Body looks good. Mileage reasonable for the age. Color nice. AWD for him and good gas mileage for me.
To top off the day, I went to the barn after dinner and rode Whisper. Windy. She had been in ...

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Managers meeting this morning.
It should be short.
Only real issue is an up and coming bad actor that needs to be dealt with.
Hoping everyone stays unanimous. A united front is always better in these types of situations.

If the meeting ...

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Vet Day for the horses today. Moved them back down to the pasture in front of the barn yesterday. Nasty storms supposed to hit this afternoon.
Heading to VA tomorrow, Stay with son and family thru Wed then moving on to another part of the state to ...

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him away.
Our cattle partner is taking one of his steers to process today.
We will be glad he is gone. He just has a mean look in his eye and very skittish.
He is out of a bad acting cow they had for several years.
They finally took her to ...

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nicer weather.
Low was 40* but going up to 70.
1/4 inch of rain but it was dry enough to turn horses out in the afternoon.
Yesterday was a cold blustery day.
Pilot talked to his friend in Alaska last night and it was warmer there than here ...

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We split up and rushed to get chores done before the thunderstorm hit.
I did horses and he did cows.
Done and in the house just as the rain started.

We are desperate for rain but doesn't look like we will get much.
Every bit helps ...

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spend driving to appointments.
Pain doctor in Marble falls this morning.
A long way to go but I love him.
Then back through Fredburg.
An afternoon appointment with the new tax preparer.

Yesterday Richard Cole passed away at the age ...

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and in the 60's. Have been fighting a sore throat and decided the best thing to do was stay away from crowds so skipped Church. I played with Whisper instead. Had not ridden her since last August.
I used the shedding blade and got some hair out ...

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Hello,
i am in the process of building a horse run in 16’ x 30’ for my two 3 year old Shires. They are both half brothers and get along very well with each other so no problem there. They are on turnout 24/7 and have a hay feeder with a ...

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the last two round bales.
Put one out to use. Rain is forecast so I wanted to get them beforehand.

Tomorrow a ride was scheduled but cancelled due to impending rain.
I will ride anyway if it holds off.

I hope everyone has a great ...

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are back. Temps that is.

Yesterday was windy and cold but Amy and I managed a good ride.
She wavered on cancelling but she missed last week and yesterday was the only day she had available this week.

The new farrier was great. He made ...

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