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Draft horse for a first horse? Yay or Nay?

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        12-23-2012, 11:50 AM
      #121
    Weanling
    I think the point of discussion is a matter of terminology. Ian Stewart-Koster www.aussieheavyhorses.com writes the following:

    "The Clydesdale stands 'close behind' and that is a breed feature which is notably different to the fault "cow hocked". A cow hocked horse has hocks close-almost touching, and hooves far apart, and cannon bones that are angled from the hock to the hoof.
    The 'close behind' attribute of the Clydesdale is such that the hocks are close, but so are the hind hooves, and the cannon bones are vertical and parallel and perpendicular to the ground."
         
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        12-23-2012, 11:51 AM
      #122
    Foal
    Nvr2many- you don't use it for the whole fenced in area though?
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        12-23-2012, 11:54 AM
      #123
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by RaigenB    
    Nvr2many- you don't use it for the whole fenced in area though?
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    No, its a temporary fencing we put up inside the pasture to rotate them throughout the summer. We will move them every three days thus giving the other areas time to grow and so on.
         
        12-23-2012, 12:14 PM
      #124
    Foal
    Oh, cause I was told you could use it as the whole fence. Why couldn't you use it as a whole fence?
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        12-23-2012, 12:23 PM
      #125
    Green Broke
    I have seen people use it for their fencing using t post and the insulators that go on the post for the fencing to run through.
         
        12-23-2012, 12:26 PM
      #126
    Foal
    Ya that's what I've seen.
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        12-23-2012, 12:31 PM
      #127
    Green Broke





    These people just wrapped it around, would not recommend this, lol.

         
        12-23-2012, 12:32 PM
      #128
    Foal
    Thanks for those! And ya the last one looks a little crappy.. hahaha
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        12-23-2012, 12:34 PM
      #129
    Green Broke
    They have insulators that will fit on just about any type posting you want to use. They even sell that plastic kind in the first pic. Not my first choice. And your welcome! Now get on it and get that horse! Oh but it may be cheaper to use wire on the bottom and one or two strips of tape at the top, not sure tho.
         
        12-23-2012, 12:39 PM
      #130
    Foal
    Good to know! And hahaha will do! :P
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