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new and colorful calf.
Mama Rio Cocoa presented the calf for us to see this morning and then off she went with it.
She went yesterday morning without eating and we knew she was going to go have the calf.
We left her be. If it is a heifer we will ...

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The calf was only an hour or 2 old when I found it this morning.
Actually when I found the cow Sunny D, she took me right to it.
It was damp and the umbilical was red and wet.
All white except for tan ears. It got up and nursed. I couldn't ...

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heaving a big sigh. Once again Whisper is off her norm. I , out of pure laziness, shorted her on her OGS yesterday. She apparently did not eat last night. She would not drink this morning. I have her out in the paddock. I made her move for quite a while ...

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We did an afternoon dinner of turkey legs, dressing mashed and gravy for two.
I forgot cranberry sauce but all was good.

After eating we checked fence, Thankful for the property we have.
Shh don't tell but I swear I glimpsed an Aoudad ...

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it was raining.
But it's not.
Only water action going on is laundry.

Yesterday we re-straightend our rock dams on the south side.
They are small but work to slow the run off in the center of the property.
Preparation for the rain ...

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beautiful weather.
If only it would rain.
20% chance today but doubtful.

B plans to come for her relaxation day.
Probably ride. Steaks and a video.
Pilots friend brought a video of the river areas where they use to do canoe trips.@ ...

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for the sun to come up. Woke up and sleep was not coming back so, thought I should come here and play catch up.
Whisper thought she was a cutting horse and pulled a ligament/muscle. She is over that and doing well. Since I put her on OGS (organic ...

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Brother-In-Law across the street passed last night from COVID complications. He had been in the hospital for a month. He did not have COVID when he passed. However, it is what put him in the hospital and started the chain reaction of failures that killed ...

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an overnight guest.
A friend of Pilot's from Colorado is passing through.
It will be nice for them to visit.

The house got a thorough cleaning.
Shrimp piccata is the menu.
The famous blueberry biscuits are for breakfast.

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as well ride.
The weather will be perfect.
We can get a ride in this morning.

The rest of the week is pretty jammed up through Thursday.

I hope everyone has an enjoyable week. ...

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Still dry.
Drought conditions are back.

Have errands to do in Kville.
Hate to go on the weekend but next week is jammed up already.
Not going to ride until Monday morning.

Glad to see your Stude.
I hope all are well.

Have ...

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It is so dry.
A good time to pick up rocks.
Rocks are literally everywhere in the hill country.

Pilot and I did a big load with the bobcat.
It bothered his knee too much so I did a few loads with my trusty dump wagon.

Xrays and ...

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Apache use to like to play games when going out to halter him to prep for a ride. He like to go running off. He hasn't done this in months. Yesterday, the game was on. I ended up getting Spirit instead. She always wants some attention and she hasn't ...

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9 Nov 2020 12:43 PM

Has anyone used Scoot Boots instead of having shoes put on your horse? And if you have, do you suggest them & if they work or not? As my horse has to have front shoes on as he has very low heels. Thank you's.
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Summer has returned.
Not what the hunters want for opening day tomorrow.
I can't believe it is here again already.

Daylight savings shortens riding time as well as the hunters.
We go a bit later as most hunters are out at dawn.
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rain in sight.
I did some watering of shrubs yesterday.

Means I have to buy more hay this week.
I will have to unload and stack it myself because Pilot has the stitches in his arm.
Tuesday and Thursday I can get a load each day and take ...

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We were suppose to do a Halloween horse ride.
Ends up I am the only one joining my friend Tiffany.
She wanted to paint costumes on the horses.
Tex will be a skeleton.

Her mom is having some guests after for an outdoor dinner.
So it ...

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I have been looking all over google, just can't find Asking for a checklist for things you need to train a horse ...

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So finally got Sarcee's mouth looked at for the phlegm issue.
As we had been suspecting her cracked tooth has let go.
The hope was it would hold on and we could keep it in for as long as possible.
She also has another that will be in the ...

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Rained less than an inch,
And today we have 40mph gusty winds,
So any moisture we gained will blow away.

Sarcee goes for her mouth check and coggins today,
I changed her appointment from Tuesday due to the freezing rain we had.
I am ...

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Hi all,
I'm currently working on a resource for Farmco.ag looking at the effects of slow feeders on horse teeth. Several posts have come up on Facebook and other places with people showing possible damage due to extended slow feeder use. We want ...

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And wet.
But not enough rain to matter.
Maybe an eighth inch.
Just cold and misty drizzle.

Everyone blanketed overnight.
Two more days of this weather.

I hope everyone is warm and well.


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But B and I took the mares out for a ride.
They did well.

It is so dry I am hoping the rain materializes.
Chances start tomorrow.

I hope everyone is well and having a great weekend.


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fun.
Pilot has 15 stitches over the area removed.
He didn't know how many stitches under that.

He is ouchy this morning.
Light duty for several days on that arm.
I think he will spend the day reading.

Stopped at the vet office ...

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Water to all the landscape plants.
Yesterday I did about half the driveway plants.
The day before I did all the ones in the yard.
Everything looks good but October is our wettest month and no rain in sight.

The yard is easy to water because ...

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