Monthly Archives: December, 2016

Goodbye, 2016!

Whew.  What a year it has been.  Mostly bad.  Really bad.  2016 has been by far the hardest year in recent memory.  After YEARS of mostly uneventful horse keeping, we had the most horrible luck with horses in 2016, with several ridiculously unlikely medical emergencies and complications, one after another.   Advertisements

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DIY:  Horse Stalls

I’ve had a couple requests for more info on the stalls we built at our old farm.  We have since moved to our amazingly beautiful new farm, but the old stalls served us well and I really liked them.  If I had to do it over again, I would still design them the same way.  I …

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DIY:  Beet pulp soak & rinse buckets

Most horse people are aware that soaking beet pulp before feeding is important to reduce the chances of choke.  I also make sure to rinse my beet pulp a couple times to reduce the sugar content, since I feed a low starch diet and have a couple easy keepers who are sensitive to excess sugars. …

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Great Customer Service: Uckele!

I don’t often do this kind of thing, but with all of the complaining out there of bad experiences we just don’t hear enough about GOOD customer service.  So many companies just don’t care about customer satisfaction anymore, so I figured let’s reinforce the ones that do.  I am very pleased with my recent experience …

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Ink Rehab Update

Those that have been following along may remember that my heart horse, Ink, has been laid up with a suspensory ligament injury for the last 6 months.  My vet was out the other day for a recheck lameness eval and ultrasound.  The lameness eval was excellent- she is 100% sound on all surfaces, including a flexion test. …

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