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    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

Nanno Wrote: (08-20-2021, 02:36 PM) -- They don't necessarily need to stick out past the goat's chest. The main thing is to make sure the ends aren't poking him in the shoulders when he turns. This i...
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 08-20-2021, 03:04 PM
    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

Awesome! I'm worried the shafts are too short. How far back on the chest can I get away with, or do the shafts have to stick out past the goats chest?
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 08-20-2021, 09:50 AM
    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

Nanno Wrote: (08-05-2021, 03:33 PM) -- Oh, after mentioning the willow switch I should have said find an equestrian dressage whip to match the length. -- I just got my harness and it's a little ove...
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 08-19-2021, 07:23 PM
    Thread: Utah - PRICE REDUCED 3 Hornless Lamancha Wethers $400-$1,300
Post: RE: Utah - 3 Hornless Lamancha Wethers $200 - $900

Charlie Horse Wrote: (08-03-2021, 05:45 PM) -- Very nice looking crew!  I knew a great LaMancha that was the most loyal of goats.  I hope they get a great home that'll use them outdoors! -- Than...
Utah Goat Guy Classifieds 2 405 08-06-2021, 11:43 AM
    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

Thanks! Yep I've read each article 2-3 times now but I'm sure I'm still missing stuff
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 08-05-2021, 11:50 AM
    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

Amazing! Thanks ? Any suggestions on a whip to buy?
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 08-05-2021, 10:37 AM
    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

I'm glad I asked! Didn't even think of that :) Sounds like I better just plan on driving with one goat for now. Probably easier to learn and teach the boy that way anyhow.
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 08-04-2021, 09:33 PM
    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

And one thing I can't figure out is how the tongue should attach to a two wheeled cart. I'm assuming it should be solid without hinges for up/down movement but should there be a swivel to allow for...
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 08-04-2021, 11:06 AM
    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

Also, your articles have helped me tremendously to understand how the harness and cart work together. Would you suggest I make my own double tree, single trees, and yoke or is there a place that s...
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 08-04-2021, 10:47 AM
    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

Awesome! My goats don't have horns so it sounds like I'll need an additional strap? Or would I need to add two straps (one under the neck and one over the ears like a horse bridle)? Also, the link ...
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 08-04-2021, 10:34 AM
    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

I just got the hogger team harness and I'm looking forward to driving! I have the sopris halters but you say with team driving you suggest a bit? Can I alter the sopris halter to allow for a bit or ...
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 08-03-2021, 08:14 PM
    Thread: Buy 3-4 pack goats
Post: RE: Buy 3-4 pack goats

whitehawkray Wrote: (07-21-2021, 09:07 AM) -- Just hit the big 70 and need help packing in to hunts camps, looking for 3-4 trained pack goats to ease the load. Whitehawkray -- I have 3 Lamanchas f...
Utah Goat Guy Classifieds 1 319 08-03-2021, 05:15 PM
    Thread: Utah - PRICE REDUCED 3 Hornless Lamancha Wethers $400-$1,300
Post: Utah - PRICE REDUCED 3 Hornless Lamancha Wethers $...

REDUCED PRICE Based in Salt Lake County UT $900 for all three or for mixed pricing see below. The wife is making me shrink my string. Rock (white) $600 244.8 lbs ~35"-36" tall 3/13/16 ...
Utah Goat Guy Classifieds 2 405 08-03-2021, 07:04 AM
    Thread: Goat riding
Post: Goat riding

It's been decided. I'm going to try to teach my goats to ride like a pony.
Utah Goat Guy The Campfire 0 359 04-04-2021, 06:47 PM
    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

Thank you so much! That is very helpful. I'll be saving up for the great and will have more questions to come. I really appreciate it
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 02-19-2021, 02:49 PM
    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

Nanno Wrote: (02-19-2021, 08:26 AM) -- For people just starting out, I recommend the goat harnesses from Hoegger or Caprine Supply. My first harness was a Hoegger Deluxe harness that I bought in 2003...
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 02-19-2021, 02:48 PM
    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

Thanks Nanno! Do you have any suggestions on where to buy it all online? If you have a specific suggestion or "buy this stuff" to get started list that would be awesome too.  There seem to be so...
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 02-18-2021, 10:09 PM
    Thread: Goats and Bits
Post: RE: Goats and Bits

Nanno, I thought I was just getting into pack goats but driving sounds amazing! Where should I look for me gear when I'm ready to get started? Can you use stuff made for mini horses or any other anima...
Utah Goat Guy Carting and Pulling 43 30,802 02-16-2021, 09:40 PM
    Thread: Salt Lake City Utah Pack Goats
Post: RE: Salt Lake City Utah Pack Goats

Awesome! I make it over to that area every few years. You probably have some good year round hiking! We'll have to do some of those hikes
Utah Goat Guy Introductions and Networking 5 1,791 02-07-2021, 03:07 PM
    Thread: Salt Lake City Utah Pack Goats
Post: RE: Salt Lake City Utah Pack Goats

Nanno Wrote: (02-07-2021, 11:47 AM) -- Hello and welcome! You'll have to tell us your goat packing adventures! Where in Utah are you located? -- I'm located just outside of Salt Lake City in a city...
Utah Goat Guy Introductions and Networking 5 1,791 02-07-2021, 11:52 AM