20 Oct 2020 6:21 AM

Has/does anyone here use a tail bag on their horse(s)? I'm thinking of getting one for this winter for Kabarr. He always gets his tail (and mane, for that matter) into a wet, muddy, tangled mess in the rainy season.

My question is, how do they ...

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20 Oct 2020 5:57 AM

I need a list of every thing you need in the regular grooming kit and the showing one. I also need everything you need for a first aid kit. I even want extras for everything. I have most thing but I won't to know what else I may need. ...

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Hi Everyone! My 16-year old warmblood gelding recently started having seizures that we noticed just after he received his flu vaccination. My vet and a neurologist from UF believe they are due to an underlying condition that was perpetuated by the stress ...

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Yesterday princess girl Chica managed to snap the outside front quarter of her right front hoof off.
I sent a pic to farrier Ed and rounded the edges.
He came out right away to check and showed me one angle toward the heel that needed a quick rasp ...

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A cold front came in last evening.
Only 58* this morning and only a high of 70*
It won't last
Temps creep back up tomorrow.
But no rain in sight and winds gusting from 20-30mph.
The cracks in the ground are getting big.
Any free ...

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So the pump fix is not complete.
The pump is still causing the circuit breaker to trip.
Well man is notified and will be by as soon as he can.
It is not an emergency.
Thankfully he has some other diagnostics that won't be too costly ...

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14 Oct 2020 10:14 AM

Hey,
We have a pony who is about ten hands and built fairly stocky (breed I have no idea we got her to use as a babysitter). She is four now. My dad mentioned the idea to me about teaching her how to drive. I was a little put off by the idea at first ...

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14 Oct 2020 10:05 AM

I'm training my Miniature Horse stallion to drive, but one small problem, he won't ground drive! I have tried everything but he doesn't respond to the pulls on the lines. I barely pull and he circles around in that direction, and when I pull ...

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14 Oct 2020 9:45 AM

I was on research about DIY Home-made horse shampoo and the best rated commercial horse shampoo. What is best for you based on your experience? ...

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14 Oct 2020 9:33 AM

im buying a horse and looking into getting a trailer aswell.....except i have no clue what to look for in a good trailer..... i guess we can start with reliable brands.... i am starting to think an aluminum trailer will be best for me since i will be ...

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I have a 5 acre former orange grove in central, Fl. It was originally fenced with barbed wire. It has been used in the past for horse pasture.

I would like to install some type of electrical fence inside of the present barbed wire so this pasture ...

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Back to Fredburg this morning after chores.
Another appointment.
I messed up and didn't sync calendars with Pilot.
I hate multiple trips to town.

Everyone have a terrific Tuesday!

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A couple weeks ago my friend Martha missed the last step coming down the stairs in her home.
Landed on her butt and has had horrible back pain ever since. Finally MRI. Results show a tumor on her kidney which has spread to her spine. She is going tomorrow ...

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Hi, I’m Jessica and I’m just going to give you all the blunt truth of this story. I’m 13 right now and have been riding since I was 8. When I was 11 I stopped riding for a couple of months because my trainer moved but eventually started leasing a horse ...

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What are the best riding helmets? ...

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I currently have a mixed herd of 5 and will be adding one more horse.
This is a new herd as my old gelding (28) just lost his friend (older mare) and he could not be alone. The mare's place was taken by a 14 year old mare who immediately took over ...

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It is very foggy this morning.
Another hurricane is churning in the gulf but it will swerve and miss again.
The only weather we will get from it is Sunday will be very hot.

A big frog has settled into my plant area and water bucket on the ...

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Face yes fire ants many times can be the culprit.
Get some insecticidal ear tags for cattle and stick them in problem areas like the control and fuse boxes.
Feed stores around here sell single tags just for that purpose.

This time fire ants ...

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The other morning I went to give hay.
Tex was out. His gate open.
I thought to myself I am sure I latched it but maybe not.

He has let Sarcee out a couple times in the past.
This morning he was in with Sarcee.
When setting up the new ...

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Face Wow your sis is in for a rough road.

We are headed to get feed for horses.
I plan to get a few extra bags just because things seem so uncertain.
We also have a couple errands.

A stop at TSC for a new feeder for Jet.
He wrecked ...

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So glad to hear it wasn't Face's Fancy.
I wonder what the issue is.
Hoping Stude updates us if he sees more about the story.

I need to buy feed for the horses tomorrow so cleaning out the feed room.
All the tack has mostly moved ...

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I have an old saddle that I use for colts and I just love the way it is made, solid, great tree design, high quality leather, sturrip leathers hang at a great angle and its build to last. Well I never thought about it before but now that it is getting ...

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October 1.
The butterfly migration has begun.
Clouds of snout butterflies start it off.
They make a mess of vehicles.
I did see a magnificent yellow swallowtail.

I hope everyone has a lovely fall day.
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C-cold overnight . Only 43* this morning.

I need to move and open a round bale.
My plan is to start using more square bales.
The rounds can be problematic.
I will probably use some rounds for Tonto and the lesser parts of them go to cows ...

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Resale was reopened so our monthly Resource meetings have commenced.
We reviewed the very successful reopening at limited hours.
And discussed the impending holiday season.
Plus a more detailed analysis to be given in our monthly board report ...

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