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    rearing pony

    Yes! Thanks Willow. So much good advice. It sounds like you take excellent care Of your horses. I love how much i am learning from you all.
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    rearing pony

    Wow, you folks are so helpful! I love this site. Things went well with training today . There is hope. Y’all are saying the same thing The trainer said about roundpens . She is just going to use one of those long leads in the wide open space. Saves me $2,500. Thank you!
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    rearing pony

    Thank you for all of your reply’s. It really helps. He is not a mini though. He is a pretty big sized pony . His head is above mine. I am 5’4”. He must weigh 500 lbs. He is a a 6 year old gelding. One thing i forgot to mention is when he was treating me like that, he had his penis dropped ...
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    rearing pony

    It didn't surprise Me when our new pony reared up on the ground today. He wasn't happy with me because i didnt feed him the minute i got out there with him. He is real bratty that way. My husband was fixing the wood on the stall. He wanted to stick his nose in every bucket looking for a...
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    Chickens with Pony

    Thanks everyone!
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    Chickens with Pony

    We got 5 chickens to keep our pony company. The problem is our food aggressive Shetland is crazy about their crushed feed. He keeps breaking into their Coop and even breaking their metal feeder troth thing to eat it. Is it ok for the pony to eat that stuff? Does anyone else have this problem?
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    Best ground cover? Wood chips or gravel?

    Ok 👌 👍. Thank you!
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    Best ground cover? Wood chips or gravel?

    Also, i am wondering if its best to feed my new pony inside his shelter during rain or is it ok to feed him outside ? I have an outside metal feeder attached to the fence with a mat under it that i will keep swept clean so when the grass hay falls he can eat it off the mat. However i also have...
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    Best ground cover? Wood chips or gravel?

    Ok. Thats a great idea. Thanks!
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    Best ground cover? Wood chips or gravel?

    Ok. Thank you! I do have the shelter floor completely covered with horse mats . Is it ok to use straw on top of the mats inside shelter until I get the shavings. Also, should i always Buy the shavings specifically for horse stalls? Do they sell it in bulk or just big blocks in plastic ?
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    Best ground cover? Wood chips or gravel?

    With it being winter and mud becoming an issue, We want to be sure to use safe material for our pony both inside his shelter and out in the paddocks shady wet areas. Can anyone tell me what is safe for our new pony who will be here soon. We had several large holly berry bushes in the paddock...
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    Keeping pony safe from Coyotes

    Thanks again everyone! Great advice!
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    Keeping pony safe from Coyotes

    He is alone. We will get another animal.
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    Keeping pony safe from Coyotes

    Thank you everyone! I think we best put our pony in his paddock at night. I think getting a second animal would be good too. Would a goat be good?
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    Keeping pony safe from Coyotes

    Hello, My granddaughter is getting a pony. We hear alot of Coyotes on the outskirts of our property. What are the best ways to keep the Coyotes away? Floodlights that flicker?
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