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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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new piece of safety equipment. I got a safety vest...not the orange ones but the ones to protect the torso. I figured it is a good idea to have one. I have broken enough bones in the past.
Still no word on when I go for my cardiac catherization. ...

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too wet to ride..
It was just dry enough to turn horses out yesterday in preparation for our ride today.
Then of course it started raining again.
The ride is postponed until Tuesday.

And the horses rolled in mud so it may take until Tuesday ...

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VERY long month. Cal went in the hospital the first. finally released the day before thanksgiving...yep, 24 days. A lot of heart issues for someone who never had heart trouble diagnosed. Medicine reactions, Stent put in, finally, a diagnosis of pneumonia ...

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the price of feed that is.
I bought extra because I am sure the trend will continue.

I also got the required vehicle inspection on the truck.
And we did a premature oil change due to the blown lines.

I hope everyone has their preparations ...

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is slow today.

We had a nice ride yesterday before the temps started dropping.
I was too tired to really enjoy it.

It was wormer day yesterday.
Usually Chica is very bad but everyone else except Sarcee gave me some sort of trouble ...

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I'm interested in taking up horseback riding expressly for big-game (deer, moose, elk) hunting in Lower-48 America be it by a guide/outfitter or by a DIY hunt. I'm age 57. I see a good horse or even a mule as a great 4-leg-drive vehicle for the ...

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We had a record day at our resale shop yesterday.
I am expecting another busy day at the resale shop today.
The other half of the team is up to bat today. I am very proud of everyone.
Give them adversity and they just shrug and plow through. ...

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is going by fast.
Yesterday and today are rare free days.
I did some housework, made meatloaf for dinner.
And I took Tonto out for a couple hours to graze.

Today I fear is errands day.

I hope Cal is back home and well.

Everyone ...

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my right leg is sore.
We had a gorgeous ride yesterday.
Which needs to happen more often.

Connie I am sorry for Cal's hospital situation.
I hope your life returns to normal soon.

Not a quiet November here but I am hoping things ...

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14 since Cal went into the hospital. It has been a l o n g two weeks. The dr. assures me he can come home once they get meds regulated for him. Apparently his initial meds were causing liver issues .... his numbers there seem to be improving and the ultrasound ...

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Myself and another volunteer set up the Thanksgiving boxes yesterday.
They are ready for next week give out.

Thanks to crappy hunters we have another wounded deer.
Every year for the last five years.
I couldn't get close enough with ...

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Everyone has arrived safely to destinations.
The newlyweds are enjoying a short trip to Ruidoso NM.

MaderChica is home and back to her hectic Vet student schedule.
She takes her boards New Years Eve.
She returns here in April for a stay ...

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Yesterday was the most beautiful day for B's wedding.

Everyone is heading back home.
Our cabin guests have left already this morning.

Pilot and I are cooking turkey dinner for the rest before they leave.
We won't be together ...

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for B's big day.
I haven't seen her all week.

I am bringing tacos to the venue this evening to feed those coming to decorate and rehearse.

Connie so glad that Cal improved without the jumpstart.
Farrier Ed had that and said ...

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I let the boys out to play a few days ago and Louie hurt himself on something. Not entirely sure what happened and to make matters worse, I didn't discover the wound till a day and a half later. We took him in to the vet and she cleaned it up telling ...

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Good day everyone! My father-in-law gave me a Kajun western saddle that does not fit my gaited Tennessee Walker. It appears it was a cutting horse saddle. Do any of you know of someone who can appraise the value of the saddle and possibly help me sell ...

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Well, seems the boss really wants that guttering put up on the barn. So, we made a trip to Fawn Lodge to get the rest of my tools. Both of my trucks were out of service and the Frankensploder wasn't available either. So, Dave shuttled me to Redding ...

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Wedding week for B.

MaderChica arrives today. Other guests on Tuesday.
We will host them.

Need to get a load of hay today before there is craziness.

Connie sorry for Cal's surgery delay.
Pilot's was just orthoscopic ...

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to the orthopedic surgeon for a check on Pilot's knee.
It cracks and pops a lot.
He is walking well and able to climb in and out of the plane.

We have rain chances and I hope we get some.
The weather is still warm enough for grass ...

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Rode Apache at the location where we disturbed the yellow jackets a couple weeks ago. I had taken care of the nest so they were gone. I fully expected him to refuse to go through the area but he surprised me and walked right by the Scene of the Sting ...

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Ride.
Both today and tomorrow.
Do some trails and push some cows.
It should be fun.
I'll take Sarcee today and Tex tomorrow.

I hope everyone gets some ride time.
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be able to choose Connie.
They both are beautiful.
If I had to choose I would have to lean toward the useable one.

I have sold only three horses.
I really regret selling one. Beau a TB I rehabbed for my friends.
I could have easily ...

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The weather looks good for the week ahead.
I hope to get some riding in soon.
My hip gets very sore and weak when I lay off too long.

Heading back from our mini vacation.
It was a nice but fattening break.
Too much good seafood.
 ...

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the coop.

B was able to stay at the ranch for a few days.
We took a drive to the beach.

Jet did well for several days with his teeth and then back slid.
Possibly the hay.
We had another 3/4 inch of rain. So if we get some warmth ...

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