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December 2011

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In Florida keeping horses has, it's own unique challenges, the very south of Florida is actually sub-tropical, which presents it's own set of problems when it comes to keeping horses.    There is a rainy season to contend with, which brings high humidity.  Then during the cooler winter months, in some parts, the temperature can get down to freezing! The ground in Naples is sandy, which means it drains fast unless you are in a wetland.  But it also means that keeping the ground moist enough to grow good quality grass can be challenging.  Not impossible, but you definitely need to prepare before you go out throwing grass seed onto the sand, to watch it being eaten by birds! A sprinkler system will ensure you have an adequate amount of water during the dry

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