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- ...Wow, the more environmentally friendly horse-keeping is also something we are very interested in, I'd love to exchange more notes! Have you started a thread on that? If yes, can you send me a hyperlink? If not, want to start one?
...and also write for Australia's "Grass Roots" - our most popular self-sufficiency, living-on-the-land, hippy type magazine. I'm currently doing a series on Passive Solar and Bushfire resistant housing. Don't get me started on Australia's so-called environmentally friendly energy star system, they're just building eskies for keeping artificial heating and cooling in...
- Hey KJ, yep, working for the government Agriculture bodies is like that, but I still enjoyed my year there yonks ago, because I was blessed with great colleagues of like minds, and the farmers were also well ahead of the bureaucrats' ideas...
How are you guys removing exotic weeds from forests? I did some Inkweed control for my neighbour in his remnant bush which was getting choked with it, and we unfortunately couldn't get around using glyphosate...we targeted it at the weeds directly of course, with little collateral damage, and got a 95% reduction in two years, but I always want to know how other people do it...
- Hey KJ, I really enjoyed reading your post in the gluten-free thread! I noticed you are also interested in sustainable living and getting away from industrial agriculture. 20 years agoI worked on land capability and rehabilitation for salt-affected catchments, a big issue in Australia due to past wall-to-wall clearing practices. What problems are you working on at present?
- About karliejaye
- Central Oregon, USA
- Soils, Plants, Permaculture, Agrostology, Sustainable Living, "Green Living",
- Soil Conservationist, Certified Conservation Planner
- Hand built ceramic equine sculptures by yours truly:
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- Got #3 checked off! Moving Sky into his new barn tomorrow :gallop: :loveshower:Liked On: 01-21-2016, 01:35 PM
Posted On: 01-16-2016, 08:39 PMkarliejaye liked post by ShirtHotTeez On thread : Thoughts on this ride?TBH when I see what others say I feel like I have watched a different video!! To start with Fabs is plodding around going where you want him and he is just playing with his bit. He has no...Liked On: 01-04-2016, 06:14 PM
Posted On: 01-04-2016, 05:31 AMkarliejaye liked post by gunslinger On thread : Congratulate DW 31 years todayWhat can I say? This year brought many trials. The three greatest things in the world are, Faith, Hope, and Love. Faith.....it's okay to believe in things not because they're real or...Liked On: 12-31-2015, 02:40 PM
Posted On: 12-31-2015, 07:28 AMkarliejaye liked post by Whinnie On thread : Pet peeve..At my own place for years, I never turned a horse loose haltered. Both the barns I have boarded at insisted on leaving halters on the horses when turned out. I was told it was for safety reasons as...Liked On: 12-31-2015, 02:17 PM
Posted On: 12-31-2015, 02:05 PMkarliejaye liked post by egrogan On thread : New Years Resolutions - horse editionWould be pretty effective if you have to take one out of the lost jar if you gain and move it back into the "to lose" jar! :wink: I'm pretty visual too, but I am in front of a computer all day so...Liked On: 12-31-2015, 01:51 PM
Posted On: 12-31-2015, 01:49 PMkarliejaye liked post by myhorserules On thread : New Years Resolutions - horse edition1. Ride more. I like the marble jar idea, may have to borrow it. 2. Find a saddle that fits both of us and sell the other. 3. Do a strong refresher on training: i.e. Standing still for mounting,...Liked On: 12-31-2015, 01:10 PM
Posted On: 12-31-2015, 01:02 PMkarliejaye liked post by Cherie On thread : We have a new draft mareWe all know I do not do a lot of rescues, but this looked like she might work. She is a 12-14 year old Belgian mare -- skin and bone. Hips stick out about 6 inches. Back-bone and ribs are real...Liked On: 12-31-2015, 01:05 PM
Posted On: 12-31-2015, 11:58 AMkarliejaye liked post by DraftyAiresMum On thread : New Years Resolutions - horse editionDefinitely let me know! I'm pretty much saddle-less at the moment, as my barrel saddle's tree is compromised (it's fiberglass and is mushy at the stirrup bars :shock: ).Liked On: 12-31-2015, 12:52 PM
Posted On: 12-31-2015, 12:35 PMkarliejaye liked post by weedlady On thread : New Years Resolutions - horse editionMy Horse related resolutions- Teach Raven to side pass/leg yield whichever is the correct term. lol, I know she can do it 'cause she spooks sideways very nicely. work on Whoa with verbal and seat...Liked On: 12-31-2015, 12:52 PM
Posted On: 12-31-2015, 12:43 PMkarliejaye liked post by horseluvr2524 On thread : "Rules" You Break?Probably the only one I follow religiously and take to an even further extent than most is 'don't wrap the lead around your hand'. I hold them like this (the 'right' one :lol:)...Liked On: 12-31-2015, 12:23 PM
Posted On: 12-31-2015, 02:48 AMkarliejaye liked post by Tihannah On thread : New Years Resolutions - horse edition1. Lose weight. I still don't feel comfortable tucking my shirt into my breeches. 2. Do at least 2 dressage shows. 3. Get my girl to be consistently round and on the bit. 4. Go on a trail ride...Liked On: 12-31-2015, 12:09 PM
Posted On: 12-31-2015, 09:04 AMkarliejaye liked post by khorses23 On thread : New Years Resolutions - horse editionmy goals for 2016: - buy a horse - ride more assertively - try to have a little more confidence at times and with the things im more hesitant to do (mainly when it comes to riding& showing) -...Liked On: 12-31-2015, 12:09 PM
Posted On: 12-31-2015, 02:01 AMkarliejaye liked post by Jan1975 On thread : New Years Resolutions - horse editionThese are fun to read! Here are mine: 1. Be able to ride smooth transitions between all gaits (canter to trot is so ugly right now). 2. Teach our horse Casper to canter from a walk. 3. Ride 3...Liked On: 12-31-2015, 12:08 PM
Posted On: 12-31-2015, 12:35 AMOh yay!!!! I am totally down! 1. Get in better shape, so I can be a better rider and hoof rasper! 2. Get Sky in consistent work so we can better our gaits 3. Figure out a different boarding...Liked On: 12-31-2015, 12:04 PM
Posted On: 12-30-2015, 11:27 PMkarliejaye liked post by greentree On thread : New Years Resolutions - horse editionYes, yes on the marble idea....how long will I remember to move the marbles??? . This is Lucy's year! She is so talented, and has always gotten put on the back burner, bless her heart! We had a...Liked On: 12-31-2015, 12:04 PM
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