Horses! and other beloved 'farm' animals

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Post by Azastan » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:16 pm

Nicely done! How long has the grandpony been in training?

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Post by tek » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:39 pm

Daughter reports
11 months. We started him in training August of last year
And he's such a mensch.. not at all high strung, always enjoying the current moment..
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Post by tek » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:39 pm

Hobie had another good outing today.. beautiful day for showing as well..
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Post by Azastan » Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:50 pm

What a handsome fellow, and that blue ribbon looks perfect on him!

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Post by Azastan » Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:53 pm

I do a lot of work with rescues specializing in Arabians. Most of them come from low end auctions, most often without their registration papers or even a name.

This past March a grey Arabian gelding was picked up at the Eugene Livestock Auction. He was one of a group of five Arabians.

I have figured out who he is!

I'm excited, even if no one else is.

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Post by tek » Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:53 am

:dance:
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Post by tek » Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:48 pm

Grandpony figured out how to open his stall door.

Went straight for the muck pile.
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Post by Sterngard Friegen » Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:38 pm

He must have just been washed.

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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:20 pm

Sterngard Friegen wrote:
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He must have just been washed.
Axiomatic. Clean horse: immediate dirt roll or muck pile visit. :towel:
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Post by Sterngard Friegen » Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:09 pm

The true universal constant.

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Post by Notorial Dissent » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:00 am

Applies to dogs as well.
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Post by Chilidog » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:14 am

After Vice President Mike Pence told a story to House Republicans this week about being bit by champion racing horse American Pharoah, a farm manager present when Pence visited the horse appeared to doubt the story.

Addressing GOP lawmakers at the House Republicans retreat in Baltimore Friday, Pence said the famed Triple Crown winner bit his arm so hard he “almost collapsed” during a visit in March 2018.

“I just gritted my teeth and smiled,” Pence said. “Because you know what, in our line of work, you’re gonna get bit sometimes, but you keep fighting forward.”

But farm manager Dermot Ryan, who was there when Pence was presented with an American Pharoah halter, said Friday the horse is “sweet,” and it would be out of character for American Pharoah to bite someone, the McClatchy news group reported.
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Post by Sterngard Friegen » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:26 am

Several years ago some city slicker came out to the Foxfield Races outside of Charlottesville, Virginia and brought a carrot with him to feed to a horse. He found one and handed the carrot to the horse, with his index finger underneath, supporting the carrot. The guy came out of that meeting with 9 fingers.

I can just imagine Pence doing something equally as stupid. Even sweet horses act like horses, whether the human who cozies up to the horse is smart or a dope.

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Post by Notorial Dissent » Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:57 am

Finger, carrot, they look a lot alike and horses can't see anything at their mouths, colorblind too as I recall. Never put anything near a horse's mouth you don't want eaten or bit. As to Pence, yeah, I agree.
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Post by tek » Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:53 am

After Vice President Mike Pence told a story to House Republicans this week about being bit by champion racing horse American Pharoah
Horses are often good judges of character as well.
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Post by Notorial Dissent » Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:12 am

tek wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:53 am
After Vice President Mike Pence told a story to House Republicans this week about being bit by champion racing horse American Pharoah
Horses are often good judges of character as well.
Horses and dogs both.
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Post by tek » Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:52 pm

so, daughter.tek is a Senior Director at a company somewhere. And she really does keep the trains on the tracks and on time.

But.. I said I was gonna stop by tomorrow because I needed to do a dump at the hazmat disposal place down the road and figured I'd visit..
ok. I am here until about 12:30 then I have to run out to the horse show at Saugerties to braid for someone
(saugerties is a good 1.5hr each way)

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