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  1. Thread: Round Bales 101

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    I store my 4x5 roundbales inside a portable...

    I store my 4x5 roundbales inside a portable garage/tent. I'm not strong enough to pull them up onto pallets (no tractor) so they sit on the ground which is tarp over a gravel bed - which does not...
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    Last years I put shoes on my horse who had...

    Last years I put shoes on my horse who had previously been bare all of his life and a nice mover with rock crushing hooves. I have been doing his trimming for the last 6 years myself so this was a...
  3. Fascinating. I once owned a comfortable barn...

    Fascinating. I once owned a comfortable barn shirt in a lovely shade of cobalt blue. Around August each year, I would suddenly get chased and stung by bees every time I wore that shirt on a sunny...
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    Clay Maier has a instructional dvd on tandem...

    Clay Maier has a instructional dvd on tandem riding, looks like so much fun! Please keep us informed of your adventures so I can live vicariously though you! :)
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    Hay farming and buying is extremely variable in...

    Hay farming and buying is extremely variable in this great country of ours.

    I too like buying out of the field when I can, the hay can't possibly get any greener (and if I can store it right it...
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    This is my third year using Animed Buglyte. ...

    This is my third year using Animed Buglyte.

    The first year I started in the middle of bug season, followed the loading dose directions and didn't see any difference. The second year, I started...
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    While I agree with the advice here, including the...

    While I agree with the advice here, including the price, if you're going to get it on a trade perhaps its a very good deal for you.

    It does look to be in superb condition.

    Regarding if it will...
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    I am fairly certain Mansion House is either an...

    I am fairly certain Mansion House is either an early Albion or offshoot of. At any rate, I too had a Mansion House and it was a very very nice saddle!
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    If you ever get photos I would love to see how...

    If you ever get photos I would love to see how you set up your tack area, I always love photos of your farm and horses.

    I use old synthetic coolers to drape over my harnesses, helps fend off...
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    Plainandtall your drawing is GORGEOUS! I hope you...

    Plainandtall your drawing is GORGEOUS! I hope you are illustrating children's books or something equally precious?

    I am so grateful you found him in that video too, he is every bit as adorable as...
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    Here, you might find this interesting... the CoTH...

    Here, you might find this interesting... the CoTH of hay farmers :lol:

    http://www.haytalk.com/forums/topic/12303-horsey-people/
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    I agree 100% with the consternation of the OP....

    I agree 100% with the consternation of the OP. EVERYBODY around me says their bales are 50#-65# when in reality 50# is typically 25-35 and 65# is really 45-50#. EVERYBODY who has green looking hay...
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    next time if he refuses to listen to me when I...

    next time if he refuses to listen to me when I ask him to gather himself, we are going to have a HUGE discussion!

    Clap clap is right, you deserve a pat on the back. As mentioned earlier this *is*...
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    OMG, Goodhors your breeching is so incredibly...

    OMG, Goodhors your breeching is so incredibly novel and interesting! (and your horses have such a lovely long powerful stride!)

    Munching & Goodhors, thank you SO much for the insights!
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    It appears she sometimes use breeching and...

    It appears she sometimes use breeching and sometimes not. For cones or dressage it seems, I'd be very curious to know why or what the advantage is. I now understand about using brakes during a cones...
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    I was seriously thinking about getting them when...

    I was seriously thinking about getting them when I was having grazing issues. But I have worked and worked with him with that and we have a good understanding now. I have not taken the eating...
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    I went from stabilized ground flax to feeding...

    I went from stabilized ground flax to feeding whole, non-ground, flax. Only change I noticed was a benefit to my wallet.

    I buy bulk 50# bags from the feedstore at $38 per bag. Fed at the rate of...
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    Dressage in Lightness by Sylvia Loch The book,...

    Dressage in Lightness by Sylvia Loch
    The book, not the dvds. The magic of the book does not make it in any way, shape or form to the dvds.

    True Horsemanship Through Feel by Bill Dorrance
    I...
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    Huh. Thats interesting! I've been experimenting...

    Huh. Thats interesting! I've been experimenting with tapping the brakes when I play around in the trees for obstacle practice. I've never tried a cones course and didn't realize the same takes place....
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    You guys are so smart, thank you! Follow up...

    You guys are so smart, thank you!

    Follow up question... why? Seems like the extra attention to working the brake would be just one more thing to think about during an already demanding task, like...
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    Wow she looks adorable!

    Wow she looks adorable!
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    This board is great, everyone is so helpful and...

    This board is great, everyone is so helpful and knowledgeable.

    Good you are getting a handle on cantering now and setting the standard that its when YOU ask. I made the mistake of enjoying...
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    Another tack question

    On this lovely photo of the striking and elegant Travis, how is it he's not wearing breeching?

    http://eliteequestrian.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Travis-at-Live-Oak-2012web.jpg
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    The few times I needed to horses to learn to...

    The few times I needed to horses to learn to accept each other, I've had success sticking both enemies in a trailer and taking them for a ride. By the time we get back, they seem to get along much...
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    Is it bad that I'm reading this thread and...

    Is it bad that I'm reading this thread and finding most of it totally normal behavior? :lol:

    I'm so spoiled about peeing now too! I'm like a puppy and will piddle anywhere. When I have to actually...
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