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December 8, 2012

Phew, Gary and I just finished hauling bad hay from a friend’s place to our place.  Someone sold our friend hay for her horses that was wet and turned moldy.  This kind of hay can make horses sick or even kill them.  It does not harm cows.  The bales were extremely heavy since they hay [...]

Long time no posts.  Highlight of the fall is Val going to Morgan Horse Grand Nationals and World Championships in Oklahoma City.  Val showed May Flower in four reining classes.  It was a rough and exhilarating week.  The down side of the whole thing is that we spent a lot of money and now things [...]

A New Day: A New Year

Moon setting on a new day in the new year A New Day What a wonderful welcoming to a new day!   The moon was full but setting as the dawn approached.  This picture was taken from the kitchen window looking east in early January.  Too amazing just to watch and not to share.  Happy New [...]

New Addition

Dominik Ubarova arrived Aug 5 2011   Gary picked up our new exchange daughter on Aug 5, 2011.  She comes to us from Slovakia.  She is quite the equestrian  and loves the horses especially Shatzie and “Lectric.  Gary has turned her into a Barrel Racer already.   School is very boring for her.  Gerardo liked school.  Perhaps [...]

Every Horse has a Story

Every Horse Has A Story This post is one I hope many people will contribute to.  I will be telling stories about my horses and I hope you will tell stories of horses you know or have known.  I will start with Whiskey. Whiskey Whiskey came to us in 1990.  The last three horses of [...]

Beautiful/Wet Spring

Most beautiful  and longest  dogwood  blossoming I’ve  ever seen.

Enjoying Winter

Gerardo and Mac Whiskey making the most of the sunshine Thursday, February3, was a fabulous day to be outside.  It was cold, in the 20′s, but no wind and lots of sunshine.  Horses breath a sigh of relief in this weather.  See Whiskey.  Gerardo and I took advantage of the weather also.  We did a [...]

Christmas Eve Snow

  Watch out, Gary and Gerardo. Is he catching one or throwing? It was a beautiful day as we pelted each other with snowballs and rejoiced in the hope of the season.  Hope yours was as  blessed as ours.   

Autumn Color

View from the road Lots of dry weather but beautiful   Fall was beautiful.

Horse Show Season

St. Clair Saddle Club Winnings Elle and PSR Miss Prairie (Trixie) took it all for the pee wees at Jefferson County Trailriders in Grubville   Prairie School Road Riders had a great show season.  Most of our time was spent at Jefferson County Trail Riders shows in Grubville and at St. Clair Saddle Club.  Riders [...]