Getting A Horse

What kind of horse do you like? Oh, now that’s a really broad question! Do you like the big draft horses like the Budweiser Clydesdales? Big, brawny, with long hair on their legs and a showy leg lift to the way they move-yep, that’s a horse that commands attention for sure. Several breeds in that […]

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Spring Greenies

My largest section of pastures is nearly exhausted and all six of the horses are starting to show ribs. I do have one smaller pasture that they can’t get to unless I move them over there. It’s about 5 acres and the fescue is coming in pretty good. Won’t be long until the clover comes […]

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Hay-Hard to find this year

Our part of the state of Georgia is in ANOTHER drought-we’ve got wildfires in the mountains as a matter of fact-and finding hay is going to be a real issue this winter. Fortunately, we’re not feeding broodmares or IR horses this year which means we can feed fescue, bermuda, orchard grass, or alfafa-assuming any of […]

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Taking Disaster Precautions

Nobody believes in the word ‘disaster’. It isn’t real. It is that thing that happens to somebody else. It never happens to me. Except it does. Sometimes it is just little disasters-a flat tire when we are in a hurry, a broken pipe when it freezes,  a clogged toilet (particularly when company is there), but […]

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