It’s hard to be lazy when you have horses to take care of. Unless your horses live on green pasture with a source of potable water, you have chores to do every day. At bare minimum you have to scoop grain, toss hay, fill buckets and muck stalls, and that’s on a slow day. It only makes sense to look for an easier way. Get a tractor and a spreader so you don’t have to push a wheelbarrow. Install automatic waterers so you don’t have to haul buckets. How about finding a motorized manure fork that does the work for you?
You scoop up a pile, push a button, and take a moment to contemplate life while the fork does the work. Sounds great, but in my opinion, the back breaking part of stall cleaning is the scooping and the dumping. The shaking is really the easy part, isn’t it? And it doesn’t seem like it would actually save time since you still have to wait for it to do the shaking. I’m skeptical, but if someone wants to try it out and come back with a review, you can do so for the low, low price of $167 (yikes, is it gold-plated?) at www.shakenfork.com.
Someday, decades from now, I think the Shake’n Fork will be in a museum right next to the Snuggie and the ShamWow.
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