enlarge 112KB, 626x640 48 40' x 286' work area in a lane to start Spring work. Flat with slight elevation. 4" pipe for free, drilled 3 holes and dug a 3' hole. I took all the old temp fencing and pounded them in every 15'. 3 strands of electric rope. Started 3/16/12 finished 3/17/12 including mowing the whole area. "gawd ,chuckle chuckle" View Comments...
enlarge 99KB, 640x550 49 Since I didn't have an extra pair of hands, I pulled it as tightly as possible, and then threaded each strand through the hole and covered with duct tape. I bought the cap cover this morning. $16.00! but it makes it safer for Harry. "nice" View Comments...
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enlarge 42KB, 720x321 96 taken from over top. I tried to get it equal. "can you get this one in a ..." View Comments...
enlarge 53KB, 720x357 97 Reg. #
enlarge 73KB, 560x640 98 The top is the front, the bottom is under belly. I girth up about 7 front (6 on one side 7 on other) and 4 behind each side, take him out and walk around, and put up 2 or 3 in front each side to 9 and 10, and each back is 6.
enlarge 75KB, 586x640 99 I also, in barn, pull each front leg gently out to make sure they are not right under his elbow.
enlarge 53KB, 640x427 100 notice that the piping at the edge of the center strip of thicker leather is very puffy to very tight.
enlarge 80KB, 640x468 101 the next three photos show the rubbers starting to go. The last one has the new rubber on it, so that's fine.
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enlarge 64KB, 640x537 130 Harry and me trotting Sunday morning Oct. 9, 2011.
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enlarge 126KB, 500x640 163 Friday 1/July/11-ate supper/breakfast normal poop and 2 pees, ate most of hay and drank normal amount of water. Rinsed off, and turned out at 9:30am, a bit stiff and stiff to lean down to eat, but by 9:35 just fine, walking from paddock to paddock and grazing.
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enlarge 79KB, 640x518 167 Harry with his 1941 Ravishing Radishes brooch by Marcel Boucher-LOL We were getting ready to load up and go back to NY from Mary Ann's in PA.
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enlarge 74KB, 640x407 170 Mother's Day ride 2011. "Lost touch with you. Just..." View Comments...
enlarge 96KB, 640x603 171 Finally getting grass, now I can't keep up with the mowing, so many storms.
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enlarge 90KB, 720x405 174 I am soooo tired. 3-4 hours.........
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enlarge 132KB, 640x569 176 Harry sleeping outside 4/14
enlarge 62KB, 640x489 178 Thurs. April 14th, mane pulled and tail trimmed. "sunglasses please, the shi..." View Comments...
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enlarge 88KB, 457x640 180 All ready to go out Friday 4/15
enlarge 116KB, 613x640 181 measly grass.
enlarge 133KB, 602x640 182 I want to go out in the grass.....
enlarge 118KB, 548x640 183 Looking at field-haha "Planning an escape route?" View Comments...
enlarge 125KB, 631x640 184 Fri. 15th April
enlarge 83KB, 640x562 185 yea spring is here, and I can go out in the top paddock. Sat. 9th April
enlarge 106KB, 609x640 186 Okay just a bite of this grass.
enlarge 94KB, 640x543 187 OOOOH cantering is fun!
enlarge 83KB, 640x514 188 showing my trot
enlarge 86KB, 640x538 189 again, I'm cantering!
enlarge 69KB, 640x592 190 okay, clean my clothes.
enlarge 77KB, 640x480 191 Harry gets new shavings! No more straw-YEA
enlarge 81KB, 640x480 192 Nice hay, thanks.
enlarge 82KB, 640x480 193 Harry stepped on his shoe and pulled it off, so he gets to stay in until tomorrow when Paul will reset him, and put on his back shoes as well!
enlarge 86KB, 640x480 194 Oh, I love my new apartment, with the window! Notice to Harry-Your mane is getting pulled tomorrow morning, and your tail trimmed. You'll look 5 years younger! hahahah. He loves it, because he gets to get little carrot pieces out of my pocket while I'm standing on the muck tub pulling his mane.
enlarge 68KB, 640x480 195 Spring Cleaning! Harry gets a stripped stall so he can have shavings only!
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enlarge 80KB, 640x480 198 4 bags of shavings, his favorite kind. No dust, no waste, and is easy to clean, unlike straw. :)
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enlarge 76KB, 640x480 200 All ready for Harry tonight.
enlarge 77KB, 640x480 201 I think I'll just enjoy some hay by the door now.
enlarge 135KB, 640x480 202 Hay room. filled to the brim. It's only 6' x 12' but we can get 30 -70lb hay bales and 3 -70 lb bales of straw, which we are at the end of.
enlarge 80KB, 640x480 203 Harry's stall all ready.
enlarge 57KB, 640x480 204 All the snow I shoveled off the roof. That's about 4' deep down there. between the house and the canoe is about 6'.
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enlarge 47KB, 640x480 207 The dish was totally covered by snow. The wind had whipped the snow/sleet down the pitch on to the flat roof I'm standing on, and there was a mega drift I had to remove.
enlarge 59KB, 640x450 209 The piles I have to remove since the thaw and refreeze in the morning.
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enlarge 56KB, 640x522 214 Early afternoon, around 12:30 the snow starts up again from the south.
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enlarge 44KB, 640x596 216 The ice piles gone with a Skid Loader from my neighbor.
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enlarge 49KB, 640x480 222 Feb 8, 2011-hopefully 46 days left until I can ride Harry. It was wicked today. Wind was relentless, and snow is sneaking in everywhere. Harry and I are warm, except for my fingers! Oooh, so cold.