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post #11 of 15 Old 01-06-2013, 01:52 PM
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Glad to hear it worked out. Companions can come in different shapes and sizes. When Lucy was little, she had calves as pasture mates. I've heard of llamas, alpacas, donkeys, geese, goats and others as pasture mates.

Not only does having a pasture mate give comfort and security, it also creates competition for food. A lone horse won't feel the need to consume more food as one with a mate.
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post #12 of 15 Old 01-06-2013, 05:35 PM
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The horse that is across form me was in with cattle, there was one steer that was his buddy.
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post #13 of 15 Old 01-06-2013, 05:48 PM
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Donkeys are great at protecting horses too!!
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post #14 of 15 Old 01-06-2013, 05:59 PM
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Donkeys are great at protecting horses too!!
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Yep, there are great to keep coyotes away.
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post #15 of 15 Old 01-06-2013, 09:23 PM
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Hehe thats awsome post some pictures!
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