Monthly Archives: December 2014

Attack of the little people!

It seemed like a good plan.  The weather and footing were cooperating, so it seemed the perfect time to drag the jump poles out and have a day of ground pole gymnastics.  The boys certainly enjoyed themselves; but Tally’s session … Continue reading

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Santa Hat Day!

If you grew up with Christmas, then you know that it can make otherwise sane adults get quite silly.  I am not immune from this effect – far from it!  With a few exceptions, most Christmas seasons I go back … Continue reading

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Too much excitement!

It seemed like a good plan.  Having gone out very early for some Christmas shopping, missing all the lines and traffic, we were now ready to do some overdue decorating.  With the latest storms, everything has been too sloppy for … Continue reading

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Mythbusting: Horses naturally love carrots, apples and oats

Two events today reminded me just how ubiquitous is the belief that horses are born with a taste for carrots, apples, oats and other assorted treats.  I have seen many new horse owners, or barn visitors, crest fallen when their … Continue reading

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Choice and control

Well, I was all ready to sit down to write a new post … later than I’d hoped. However, someone shared this fabulous video on Facebook and I just had to share it here.

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I was SO spoiled!

I had Wicki through two winters.  The first was one of the driest on record, so riding was rarely a problem.  The second was a massive break to the drought, and he spent several days standing on a platform staying … Continue reading

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