Yesterday we were in the mid fifties. Today it is slushing...that yucky combo of rain and snow coming out of the sky. The temps are 33 and might make it up to the low 40's. I know what it is doing out there because I just came back from the barn. ...

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February.
Can you believe there are only 5 days left and it is March?

I will spend it prepping for our annual Texas Independence party.
Chili and tamales this year. Along with all the accoutrement.
Toppings,chips,cheese etc.

Face ...

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We took Tonto in for his follow up eye appt.
After a quick exam DR. Matt decided to do another cryo treatment but more aggressive.
We are trying to save the eye.

Jet went along as Tonto's emotional support buddy.
Although embarassinly ...

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is going to be a very cold damp day.
Rain sprinkles through the night.
Everything is damp.
Wind gusting to 20 mph and temp of only 40.
At least the wind will start drying stuff out.

I have a long volunteer day as per usual.
So I ...

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It is raining here.
100% chance today and tonight.

Horses won't be happy staying in muddy pens.
I did leave them out for an extended amount of time yesterday.

It will start clearing out tomorrow afternoon.
Highs only in the ...

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B and I should have beautiful weather for our ride today.
Sunny and 80*
Last week we bailed off early because it was windy and cold.

The bottom drops out of starting Tuesday evening.
We have another cold front rain event arriving.
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Well, Raven has gone completely backwards. So sad. She's such a wonderful pony. Jmebear isn't sure what to do. I suggested a product I saw on YouTube and Facebook called Form-A-Hoof. Looks to be just what Raven needs. However it's over eleven ...

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Jumped on the laptop. You can always tell when I'm not doing bills like I should since it should be every month, around the 1st. Oh well.
I have this little foster (American Eskimo dog) that's making me crazy (as I hear banging coming from ...

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We got an inch total for the rain event.
Horses will finally get turned out today.

Nice to see hunter pop in.

I hope everyone has a lovely day!
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to rain.
We had an1/8 inch downpour at about 1 am.
It wasn't suppose to come until 6 am.
Of course I was worried that the outside horses were wet and and cold.
Finally I got up at 4 and looked at radar and went out to check.

They ...

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Forecast for Friday night was for it NOT to get below freezing. Woke up and it was 28. Horses has been left out. Last night it was forecast to be 31 so figured it would be even colder last night and now it is 36. Put horses in last night, should have ...

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Temp is 24? this morning.
Horse waters were icing over already last night before bed.
I gave them extra hay overnight and added hot water to their buckets.
And I need to carry hot water out first thing.
Today is my usual volunteer day so I ...

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To Ride.
It has been a couple weeks.
My bud Amy is coming.
She recently got a part time job and it has been upsetting her riding time.
Which in turn upsets some of my riding time.
My main rides are the 2 mares. I miss riding my big man ...

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Fancy was my horse until Eros fractured his shoulder. Once that happened Fancy became my wife's horse and Apache became my MAIN horse.We got Apache mostly as a favor to a friend. He was never meant to be my main ride. So when the wife makes he trips ...

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Left the water running at the barn.
But in my case it can burn out the pump.
I have gotten in the habit of setting the timer on my phone when filling troughs.

My cold seems better today, finally.
Still have a slight sore throat and I am ...

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Put horses in barn yesterday around 12:30 PM due to cold nasty rain. Fed them dinner around 4ish and topped off water. Came back later for evening tuck in. I had forgotten to turn Fancy's water off. WHOOPS! Flooded barn. Decided better to leave them ...

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Pilot's cold caught me.
Major sore throat is the worst of it.
I hope it doesn't turn into an ear infection.
Gargling etc...

I will have to push through since today is volunteer day.
My part of inventory is the priority.@@ ...

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For a chance to ride.
I like to ride at least once a week.
Everyday of course is better but unrealistic.

We got another 1/2 inch of rain Monday night.
Every bit helps. All the horses feet need attention.
I may work on some today. They ...

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Hi i have black Arabian horse and looking for some unique ideas to follow.Many of you guys have ideas for badass names.My previous name was punny from myhorsenames , now i want to change it.
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Pilot has been sick.
Allergies or a combination of allergies with a cold.

Our guests had a toddler with them but we both have been very careful.
This time of year our area gets hit bad with respiratory illness due to cedar pollen.
His ...

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Went for the Senior Commodities today. Waited several hours in the rain. Awful morning, this one. However great loot to be had.

Normally the line is a few hundred feet long. today I would estimate it at around fifteen hundred feet! It has been ...

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Guests are leaving this morning.
Not terribly early but they will be by with cabin key and to say goodbye.

Later morning our longhorn partner is coming to drop off a bull.
A total of 3 cows need to be bred.
2 of ours and one of theirs ...

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Had a lovely but cold ride yesterday with B and her visiting friend.
All the horses behaved very well.
B really enjoys riding Tex.

We attended an active shooter seminar last evening at Church.
Our Church has a security team but the info ...

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A total of 1-1/2 inches of rain.

We are ecstatic to get it.
Last year we only had a total of 14 inches.
We need to burn some brush while it is still wet.

Horses have been in since Thursday.
I mostly use the hay nets when it is wet ...

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Snow came again during the night. I was getting used to the look of bare ground. I spent some time yesterday bringing in more wood. Such a slow process when I do it one wheel barrow at a time but I am telling myself it is good exercise. Hoping I brought ...

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