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Rocky Mountain Horses and Kentucky Mountain Horses


Another Storm!

Posted by kim haynes on February 16, 2016 at 8:25 AM

Well, just had another snowstorm with about 9-11 inches of snow and wintry mix. Cannot wait until Summer gets her.  I don't say spring because we are likely to get snow then too.  The horses weathered it well and acted like it was just a normal thing.

I have figured out a way to watch the mares while I am at work and at home.  Our first mare will probably be stalled beginning first of March so that I can have her where I can keep an eye on her.  I am in the process of setting up my laptop at the farm with a hotspot for internet that I purchased from Verizon that will allow me to call the computer and use Skype to see her.  I set her up a skype account and set it to "always answer" so that when I call from my ipad to her, it will answer and automatically go to video and I will be able to see her.  I have tested it at the house so I feel that I should have no problems when it is time to put it at the farm.  I also plan on staying nights there to keep an eye on her; especially when she is really close. I will dial her up periodically during the day for about 15 minutes at a time and when she gets really close I can check hourly on her.  I purchased so much time so I cannot leave it on constantly but should be able to check her often without using too much time.

Stay tuned for updates.

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