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By Pam Burke

View from the North 40: You say @#$^&, I say ha, ha, hah


At one point in the evolution of the North 40’s motherland, we took down some barbed wire fence and put up a one-wire electric fence to temporarily split our two main pastures. I swear we did this for practical purposes. The pain and torture were just a perk.

The first thing my horses did was test what they thought was a very flimsy fence. It was a logical response, even by human standards, because the fence had been three strands of heavy, twisted wire with barbs. It was no Trumpian masterpiece of a wall, but it seemed to have more stopping power than a single strand of shiny, new alumi...

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