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    Mar. 27, 2015, 01:11 PM
    goodhors replied to a thread Jump Rails in Around The Farm
    I strongly suggest NOT using PVC for rails. While teaching horses to lose respect for the jumps, the PVC can get fragile with time, shatter when...
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    Mar. 27, 2015, 12:55 PM
    OP, your location, what kind of weather you have, might be helpful to us for ideas to suggest. I will certainly second the Native Species if...
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    Mar. 27, 2015, 12:41 PM
    Got to use my new block heater this morning so the Kubota would start. Temps really dropped last night, hadn't started her in 3 days. Just not...
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    Mar. 26, 2015, 10:29 PM
    I don' t feel like an artist, but being able to look at the farm and all the parts, looking neat, nice pasture, slick horses, does make you feel...
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    Mar. 26, 2015, 07:58 PM
    Not sure on amounts. Being Catholic, we would give a small gift related to religion. Something like a medal with their Saint's name on it or a...
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    Mar. 26, 2015, 03:02 PM
    goodhors replied to a thread I Just Bought A...... in Off Topic
    Son turned us onto Hog Jowls, which seems to actually be FANCY bacon! I was quite turned off by just the name, all those old movies with jokes about...
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    Mar. 25, 2015, 07:45 PM
    Just got this news via the Michigan State Extension folks, canceling a horse show at the MSU Pavillion: "As many of you are aware, on Saturday,...
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    Mar. 24, 2015, 04:47 PM
    goodhors replied to a thread Got To Go Driving! in Driving
    Glad that others have been able to get outside too. We have had pretty good weather, with being able to drive almost every day. Supposed to rain...
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    Mar. 23, 2015, 09:09 PM
    Have you put the vehicle on the horse yet? I believe that even curved shafts should have the tips ending near the point of shoulder on the animal. ...
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    Mar. 23, 2015, 10:04 AM
    Sears used to sell "athletic" appearing shoes with steel toes. Haven't needed any for a while, but they did have several models and mine were quite...
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    Mar. 19, 2015, 08:46 PM
    Guess bad experiences will do that to a person. Bad enough that those things happened to friends and nice horses I know. Not going to be sorry...
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    Mar. 19, 2015, 03:24 PM
    One of the wackos here. I would put down a horse before giving him away. In my experience, giving a horse away means a BAD end. You can't believe...
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    Mar. 19, 2015, 02:53 PM
    goodhors replied to a thread Going to the dark side in Off Course
    Bring your sticky, full-seat breeches! The better reining horse might spin out from under you without them. Everyone is so surprised when they get...
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    Mar. 19, 2015, 02:46 PM
    goodhors replied to a thread chickweed in Around The Farm
    I have a weeder tool, that works nice for big weeds without having to hand pull or lean over. It has the forked end, like hand weeders, the cheap...
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    Mar. 19, 2015, 11:54 AM
    Can't help with a shrug or shawl, but your dress is lovely! Hope you have a great time.
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    Mar. 19, 2015, 11:30 AM
    goodhors replied to a thread Going to the dark side in Off Course
    Well, you know what they say about the Dark Side? We have cookies!! Ha Ha Glad you enjoyed the ride, had such a nice time. There is a lot to be...
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    Mar. 19, 2015, 09:21 AM
    Just WOW. Thanks for the link.
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    Mar. 18, 2015, 10:50 PM
    goodhors replied to a thread Fencing in Around The Farm
    Yes, I did mean for you to hang the mesh higher. You might need taller posts to gain the height with mesh and leave a good open space at the bottom....
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    Mar. 18, 2015, 06:50 PM
    goodhors replied to a thread Deer ate my trees in Off Topic
    If the bushes are not totally debarked, I would just trim the branches a bit more, even things up and protect what is left with a net. I actually...
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    Mar. 18, 2015, 04:23 PM
    For those wanting to know where meat cuts are located on an animal, your big, General Information Cookbook, like Betty Crocker, Better Homes and...
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    Mar. 18, 2015, 02:30 PM
    Pigs are like cows, hard on equipment. Both species tend to rub things HARD, always itching, so that starts breaking lightly built equipment pretty...
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    Mar. 18, 2015, 02:11 PM
    Just ask him. Do realize that any improvements you do, like fencing, can be kept by property owner in some instances as "permanent improvements"...
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    Mar. 18, 2015, 02:02 PM
    goodhors replied to a thread Fencing in Around The Farm
    Perhaps you missed my comment about hanging the 48" wire higher on the posts? My friend has done this, which leaves a good clearance of the bottom...
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    Mar. 18, 2015, 01:20 PM
    goodhors replied to a thread Interesting auction lot; in Driving
    Our vehicle is tagged as a Slat Sided Phaeton by the "Experts", not a Trap. Back seat faces front or rear. Seat direction is easily changed, just...
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    Mar. 17, 2015, 06:45 PM
    goodhors replied to a thread Interesting auction lot; in Driving
    That is one nice cart. Great story Drive NJ. I like the next lot, looks much like our vehicle that has been restored. Not sure of the sizing,...
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    Mar. 17, 2015, 11:03 AM
    If you are not having fun with your horse, still want to ride, then sell that horse. At a certain age many of us find out we are MORTAL and don't...
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    Mar. 17, 2015, 10:52 AM
    goodhors replied to a thread Fencing in Around The Farm
    Yes, it is plain, high tensile wire, with 8 strands the recommended amount for horses back when we put it in. Fencer is ALWAYS on, though only 4 of...
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    Mar. 17, 2015, 09:52 AM
    goodhors replied to a thread Fencing in Around The Farm
    An idea for you, is to use the 48" fence wire, but hang it higher on the posts. Make sure there is room for electric on top, so no leaning over. ...
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    Mar. 16, 2015, 05:16 PM
    Sorry about your loss of the old horse. I have to agree, it is time to put them down when they reach the point of no use. Before the pain, not...
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    Mar. 16, 2015, 12:07 PM
    A local orchard owner got some pigs (can't remember if they were a Heritage breed) and fenced them in among the trees. The pigs ate anything that...
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