14 Feb 2021 6:27 PM

I have been riding for 3 weeks now. My coach said I have amazing talent and I was the best person se had ever taught(I got the rising trot on the first lesson and now I am off lead). On Thursday I am going on a trail ride with her. So my question is when ...

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so good.
We still have power. (and generators if needed)
Many areas here are without power.
Means no water or heat.

A number of my friends have been without power for a couple days now.
Sis's power went out yesterday afternoon. ...

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12 Feb 2021 7:38 PM

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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12 Feb 2021 7:35 PM

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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Weather.
Was up at 5 also Connie.
It starte dot rain and thunder.
Fine but it was 25 degrees.
Gave horses hay as soon as there was a break.
Then back out after breakfast.

Every gate latch frozen solid, all 7.
Fed hay agin and ...

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11 Feb 2021 7:10 PM

Mine's getting trained to drive this winter. I'm pretty sure me and my dad are taking him to the place he's getting trained at on MLK day, January 20,2014. Can't wait until I get to drive him! He is only three right now. ...

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the weather.
Rain and cold coming in and then snow and arctic cold.
It will be a long weekend.

I did get 2 bales of alfalfa for Jet.
And the hay barn had some nice coastal so I grabbed another load.
They said their usual supplier has ...

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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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care of chores.
Preparing for the rain and cold that is forecast.

I moved and washed mats yesterday.
Tried to level pens and stalls.
Got a big bale of alfalfa.
I am going to go back and get a small bale this morning.
The small bale ...

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8 Feb 2021 5:40 AM

I was curious if anyone else had Belgium Draft Horses out there.
Also do you show them as I do and they are a great work horse.
They are my favorite breed. Stormy and Windy are 19.5 Hands high. ...

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my horse is 3 weeks old and how should she be to start training her?
she is a warm blood.
I think it is 3 yrs old ...

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Friend Tiffany is coming for a bareback lesson.
It will be short and sweet I'm sure
We plan to trail ride after.
Hoping B will come also,she hasn't been feeling well this week.
She needs a horse cure.

Everyone have a fun day ...

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This mountain gem just became a little more affordable. If you are looking for peace and quiet away from the stresses of the city then the Rainbow Canyon Lodge and its 309 acres is the perfect secluded paradise. The property comes with 502 sq. ft of agricultural ...

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We are reopening our Library Resale Shop this morning.
It has been closed to protect our volunteers and community from Covid.
Only Fridays for now so it doesn't blow up my schedule too badly.

We are having some fabulous January weather ...

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I am going to ride my friend's mare again today.
She is the one that can't be saddled due to a lion attack years ago.
I will see if I can get her rigged up a bit better.

We had a good ride Friday with our traveling horse friends. ...

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After Captain's porcupine episode this morning I thought I should post some important dog advice.

De-skunk recipe- Keep this recipe with the ingredients for when the situation arises.
*Do not store mixture*


1 quart hydrogen ...

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I have a red merle Aussie puppy who was born deaf. I have never trained a deaf dog. Any suggestions from anyone who has? He is such a happy boy and doesn't have a clue that he is not "normal". ...

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I did manage to get done early yesterday by rushing everything along.
Of course company ran a bit late in arriving but did arrive before dark.
Dinner and good conversation.

Heading out to ride with them.
Going to be cool but no rush to ...

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with a new health care provider Tuesday. Lots of snow and got to spend almost an hour with her....glad the office is only three miles away. I like her. She is okay with natural/homeopathic things too so I am really liking the potential for good care. ...

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I hope.
We have horse company coming in for a visit.
Friends of Pilot's on their way to Arizona with their horses.
They will come in this afternoon and stay a couple nights.
Here or at the cabin. They have an LQ trailer so whichever gate ...

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in the muck here.
It has misted since Friday. so no drying.
And another 60 percent chance overnight tonight.

I turned the horses out for a few hours the past couple of days even though it is too wet.
They can at least move around.
Gusty ...

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to get the horses clean.
Finally the mud has dried.
I scraped mud off three.
Hoping to get Jet clean today.
All need bathing.

Pneumonia fixable but that is a long time to have it.
Good catch by your NP friend.

So glad to have ...

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Finally got a ride in yesterday. It was before Thanksgiving the last time we rode.
Quickly had to remind Apache who the boss is, which is not him. Since he wasn't the boss he decided to be wimpy: His shadow scared him, sun shining thru the trees ...

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mud. An inch of rain so far.
Horse pens are sloppy, soggy messes.

Thursday means volunteer day.
Our chief person at help center had surgery on Monday.
She is doing well but is out for a good while.
She tapped me to take over for her ...

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So far barely a trickle of rain.

Another good ride yesterday.
Tiff came and I took the big man Tex out for a check ride.
He was a crabby pants because it was windy but he did well.
He rides equally with a halter or his bitless.
@@ ...

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