Monthly Archives: July 2015

Rough week to be a horse “mom”!

This has been one of those weeks when it’s tough to have an equine family.  Aside from the drama at work sapping my energy, we’ve been surrounded by wildfires – not close enough to be threatening, but numerous and close … Continue reading

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Horse-based Religion

“Barefoot go’s very nicely with, bitless bridles, treeless saddles and natural horsemanship! A natural market ripe for clever con men to pick!”  Horsemanship – nothing natural about it post on Facebook The passage above was part of a recent “rant” … Continue reading

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Nash tries selfies

Nash is still on the layoff plan, having had sore feet, followed by a hoof abscess.  The horseshoer comes in nearly two weeks, but I’m not optimistic that there will be enough hoof to put a shoe on.  When he … Continue reading

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I am a horse!

A recent interaction with our new boss led me to a sudden realization – I am currently living the life of so many horses out there!  It is not as far fetched as it sounds …

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Lovely weather … but no riding

This last weekend was unseasonably cool.  After the scorchers we’ve had recently, this was a lovely change!  The perfect opportunity for riding – but it was not to be.  I have a very nice neighbor who likes to help us … Continue reading

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My horses, my teachers: Delight

One reason I started this blog was to tell the stories of the horses in my life.  As I work with each of our current herd, I think back on those that have come before, and what they taught me.  … Continue reading

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Playing with Noble

It was a mostly lovely holiday weekend.  I say “mostly” because every Fourth of July brings threats of fire in a very hot dry county where any yokel can (and does) buy fireworks.  I have nothing against people having fun … Continue reading

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