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Farm Life

The weather has been very warm for early February.  The daffodils on the south facing slope are coming up.  Not a good thing.  No matter what the weather, our thoughts are definitely turning to spring and getting to ride more.  We ordered sand for the upper arena quite some time ago.  They finally were able [...]

It is only Wednesday but I feel like I’ve walked enough for two weeks.  Monday was farrier day.  (That is the guy who trims horse feet and puts on their shoes.)  We have to plan a day ahead for this event since our horses are outside horses.  Sunday was a cold one so the horses [...]

The Twins

Friendly and her twins!! Friendly had twinsbut she was rejecting one of them. That was not good. A friend told us to put them in a small space and keep the Mom apart from them for a couple of hours. Here is the story of how we did all that and what ensued. Well we [...]

New Aerial Map

          New Aerial Photo of the farm in Early March New Aerial View Notice Val is on a horse in the small arena.  Whiskey and Gates are in the foreground and Pip is to the left of the road.  I remember the plane flying over and waving at them.    

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 [...]