ITT we clean a horse stall (WGAS Edition)

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  1. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    We have two horses and each stall is done twice a day regardless of weather, illness or whatever and cleaning each stall takes 10-15 minutes (usually).

    This is after Blaze has been locked in his stall for the day while we were at work. Yummy........
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    Use a pick (modern day pitchfork-ish) and scoop up a load of delishishness........
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    Shake vigorously enough to get rid of excess bedding material (crushed corn cobs) but not so hard that the shite breaks up......
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    Check horses periodically to make sure they aren't doing anything too stupid.....
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    Empty pick into bucket cart......
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    Repeat poop scooping as needed then look for areas of piss.......
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    Scoop up as much of the urine soaked bedding as readily possible. Wet hooves are not a good thing.......
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    I had to do some of that for community service once.

    Can't you get some young hooligans to do it for you?
     
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    Check on the dogs to make sure they aren't doing anything retarded......
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    Observe Monty (Sheltie/Shepherd) on the deck barking at something......he is 16 and barks at anything including the umbrella. Poor Monty......
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    Pretty well cleaned up, not perfect but good enough since they'll trash it in no time......
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    Blaze knows that as soon as cleaning is done he eats so he lurks......
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    Sweep bedding into the center of the stall and clean up any large chunks that I missed.......
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    Dump the poop bucket into mower cart........
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    Head towards the manure/compost pile at the rear of the property........
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    Gawk at some of the neighbor's alpacas as I pass.......
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  5. Lemmy

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    Arrive at the composted manure pile. Lovely........
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    Dump cart.......
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    Shovel out the future garden goodness.....
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    All done......
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    Head back to the barn for feeding......
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    Well, wasn't that exciting!
     
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    You mow all of that? :wtf:
     
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    Have you listened to my mixes yet? When was the last time you cut your grass? :wink:
     
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    I just love your photo blog, Lemmy! :wub:
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    I moved out here to get away fom the hooligans so I'd rather do it myself.

    Yep. Takes about 4 hours with my tractor which has a 62" deck. The acre pasture only gets cut about once a month which helps keep the time down.


    Actually Mrs. Lemmy beat me to it and cut it last weekend but with the rain just after it is getting close to needing it again. Yes, I listened and provided a review. I just listened again during barn cleaning and while I removed a paver walkway yesterday. I didn't catch who it was but there was a punk-ish tune I hit replay on a few times.
    Thanks!
     
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