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Our winter has not been bad thus far.
A few freezing days.

The drought is what is worse.
Feeding hay 3 times a day.
A chance of rain overnight.
More thankful if that transpires.

Everyone have a terrific Thursday!
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27 Jan 2022 9:27 AM

Shameless plug for survey answers here

I'm part of a team at Cambridge University investigating lameness, and we're running a survey looking at it effects on horse owners. It only takes 2 minutes, and you can exit at any point. If you could ...

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Rain was forecast.
I heard a short shower overnight but I doubt the ground is even wet.

Other than chores I really don't have much planned.

I hope everyone is going to have a good week. ...

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Last week was Ice Sunday and this week it is Snow Saturday.
No power outages this week. Power company shows ZERO. Looking at barn cameras it did not stick to the driveway. It is in the mid 20s so there may be ice. Too early to measure how much snow ...

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It was 75* and sunny yesterday.
Now it is 29* with winds at 30mph and wintery mix.
Same through the weekend. Yuck.

Yesterday was a quick ride with a friend.
Another friend came to hold a horse while I trimmed hooves.

Chica stands ...

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19 Jan 2022 10:41 PM

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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No holiday here.
I hope Face is making it ok with the ice.
A few warm days here and then we have ice in our forecast.

Now I have 2 horses, Jet and Sarcee on alfalfa it goes faster.
I have a couple days worth left but will need to get ...

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Took down the tree and all indoor decor yesterday.
It was 20* and 30mph winds yesterday so a good indoor project day.
I waited until today to take down gate wreaths.
It was 18* but no wind. Bright and sunny.

Very dry here so have had to ...

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Our guests cancelled.
I took the afternoon off.
It will be a busy volunteer weekend. ...

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Ice storm in progress. It is raining and below freezing but too dark to see what the trees look like. Power company already showing outages. 65 gallons of back up water for horses in the barn. That would at least delay using the generator for a bit. We ...

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of the new year.

Memorial service for Pilot's close friend yesterday.
The weather held so the service could be held outside.

We made it through a tough week.
One more with out of town horse friends coming this week.
Need a major ...

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Happy New Year!
And I hope it is far better than the last 2.

We spent a quiet night.
I made Pilot's favorite meal shrimp piccata.

We watched my Christmas gift movie from B.
News of The World with Tom Hanks.
Very excellent ...

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It was a shakey Monday. Wife and I felt 1 earthquake. She felt 2 aftershocks and then there was a 3rd aftershock which we slept thru.
Looked at video of horses when 1st one hit, they showed no signs of caring.
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To those that still occasionally visit.
To those that we still remember and wonder how they are.
And to those who have sadly passed.

We had a nice eve.
Just my Sis and Niece B.
A rare drive by visit from errant Nephew Lucky Boy.
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weather.
Our cold spell has passed and really nice is forested through the weekend.
Maybe 80* on Christmas day!

Lunch date with Pilot and then going to grab last minute grocery items.
The traditional chili and tamales are on the menu for ...

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with my riding friends.
It is too cold to ride as we would normally do on Sunday.
The alternate plan is to go to SA and have a greek food celebration.

Winter arrived here last night with rain, freezing temps and rain.
High of only 45* ...

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35 mph gusts.

Filling Christmas boxes for Help Center is my main duty for the day.
We are setting up 50.
Tomorrow is the day we hand them out.

Hoping I can get a load of hay in the afternoon

The past couple days I have been ...

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14 Dec 2021 5:18 AM

Hi!

Did someone buy a horse through sites? ...

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What are Horse Bridle ? A bridle is the most basic part of the horse's headgear. It is used to direct a horse. The bridle is the main source of communication and control with the horse. It comes in different sizes including pony, cob, and horse and ...

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sunshine! A lot of wind damage in the area but not here.
I had my cardiac Cath on Friday. DR said those welcome words, "all clear". told me my issues could probably be taken care of with meds.
I do think, however, that cutting back ...

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On November 18, 2004, United States Senate Resolution 452 recognized December 13th as the National Day of the Horse. National Day of the Horse on December 13th encourages people of the United States to be mindful of the contribution of horses ...

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Forecast temp is 84* !
But i have to work.

Freeze is forecast for tomorrow night.
And 60's for our Sunday ride.

Pilot opted for celebrating his birthday a day early so no decors put up except the tree.
I put lights on and Pilot ...

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is beautiful!!
We have 80 the next few days.
Going to 60's for the weekend.

I think I'll do some outdoor decor if Pilot doesn't have another plan.
Wreaths on gates and doors is about all I put up.

Water some shrubs would ...

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errands keep on coming.
Another trip to town for vehicle inspection.
And then on to another town for a different vehicle's registration.

I should add that the 2 falls I had last week were not while riding.
I was on the ground and pulled ...

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Is an excellent idea Connie.
I have one of those vests.
I do wear a helmet every time I ride.
And I should start wearing it just around the barn. ; }
I had 2 falls last week thanks to a a white horse who shall remain nameless.

We lost ...

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