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Poo picking

Postby HollyGee » Thu Sep 09, 2010 10:47 am

Has anyone poo picked recently?!! Bring back the hot weather I say, after all this rain my barrow weighed a ton!!!

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Re: Poo picking

Postby pukkapony » Thu Sep 09, 2010 11:37 am

Oh yes - but when the bad weather comes the horses go back in the stables overnight. Ok it means mucking out but there's 50% less poo in the paddocks!

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Re: Poo picking

Postby ponyprincess » Thu Sep 09, 2010 12:03 pm

I did some this morning. Give me dried out light poo anyday...

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Re: Poo picking

Postby Kate_H&R_AssistantEd » Thu Sep 09, 2010 1:34 pm

Heavy poo barrows coupled with the mud around the gates makes for seriously hard work!! If you're not careful you're in serious danger of falling flat on your face while trying to push the barrow out the gate! (I speak from experience)

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Re: Poo picking

Postby Snipper » Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:13 pm

Yes, wet poo does make it more difficult, but there's something about poo-picking that I find quite therapeutic...

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Re: Poo picking

Postby selkie » Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:34 pm

Yes, wet poo does make it more difficult, but there's something about poo-picking that I find quite therapeutic...
Totally!! I somehow still have 'fun' when lifting poo.
Like I say to horse mad Brownies (especially when they say they want a pony and they know I [and the other leader] own horses) - "When you can find enjoyment in poo picking and bucket scrubbing and cold wet days, then you can own your own!"

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Re: Poo picking

Postby kylie » Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:54 pm

You need two wheels on your barrows... mine has and it's so much easier to pull and push around without having to worry about balancing it on one wheel and its easier to tip too!

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Re: Poo picking

Postby HollyGee » Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:22 am

That's a good idea Kylie! Sounds much easier. I'm sorry but I find nothing therapeutic about poo picking! It is a tiresome chore that has to be done and I hate it!! Especially when it's cold wet and miserable and there's a lovely log fire in my living room..... However my boyfriend would agree that poopicking is therapeutic - he dons his favourite podcast and spends hours out there!

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Re: Poo picking

Postby dominochase » Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:37 am

Oh for the days when my horse finally gets put in the top field, so I can wheel a nice empty wheelbarrow up, and let gravity help me take it back down!
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if the rider's nuts, the horse bolts!
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Re: Poo picking

Postby Kate_H&R_AssistantEd » Tue Sep 14, 2010 3:10 pm

But then surely it's further to go dominochase? The 'top field' always is!!


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