Tag Archives: Noble

Spring has sprung!

Between the belated rainy season, and whatever horrid bug my coworker so generously shared, it has been many weeks since I was in a saddle.  This long weekend (our college had Friday off for staff to get a spring break) … Continue reading

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Noble – still a brat!

In between rain storms, I’ve been trying to civilize Noble.  He comes from a line known to be difficult to train, and I can see where that reputation might come from.  However, it is difficult in a way that I … Continue reading

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Is it affection? Or just my imagination?

The barn was dark.  It always is on winter evenings.  We keep the power to the barn off, most of the time, to lower the risk of fire.  Instead, we operate with headlamps as we make our way through evening … Continue reading

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When horses try to help

If you do not keep horses at home, you might never have experienced your horses trying to “help” with repairs and chores.  Curious by nature, horses are likely to insert themselves into any activity in their vicinity.  I’ve had heads … Continue reading

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The herd falls ill

There are two things that should tug at any feeling heart string – a sick child and a sick animal.  Not only are they suffering from the discomfort of the ailment, but both share a somewhat confused aspect, as if … Continue reading

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A Thousand Little Things

The job has consumed my life.  Too many evenings and weekends sacrificed over the last couple of years.  The few that were not were used for catching up – either on chores or rest.  Couple that with the longest, wettest … Continue reading

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Paying the price

It was a perfectly fine Sunday.  I hadn’t been feeling well for a couple of days, sure that I had contracted a virus – but it never fully materialized, and I was feeling marginally better.  Things had finally dried up … Continue reading

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