Zebra Racing!

Hold onto your hats! These zebras live up to their reputation of being difficult rides. The biggest challenge is getting at least ONE of them to cross the finish line! Want to see more exotic racing? Visit Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota. In the meantime, I’ll leave the zebra racing to the professionals. Advertisements

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Upper Paleolithic Foal Recovered from Siberia

Paleothic Foal Recovered from Siberia

How cool is this? Scientists from the North-Eastern Federal University, and Kindai University in Japan discovered a dark brown, three month old foal buried during the Ice age in an area called the Batagai depression in Siberia. This is the first time a pre-historic horse this young has been found intact and with such an […]

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Is Gulliver the World’s smallest Horse?

Gulliver

Gulliver, born last year in Russia, looks like he will take over the crown for the smallest male miniature horse. Most of the breed measures a maximum of 34 inches; Gulliver is only 19″ tall now and was only the size of a cat when he was born. He is still smaller than Enstein, who […]

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Staying cool

Zelda's pedicure

This is one smart pony. With weather here in the 90s I think all the horses would like to be standing in front of a fan. Certainly when my farrier comes the horses really enjoy the time inside with a bit of air blowing on them to deter the bugs.

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Holding onto those Lazy Summer Days

surrounded by Queen Anne's lace

Back in the dark ages when I was still a kid, summer seemed to last forever. There were endless hot and steamy days, picking flowers, chasing butterflies, riding horses and eating raspberries. Time stretched and slowed. Now, time slips through my fingers like water. It’s already August and, after waiting all winter for summer, it’s […]

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After the Rain

After the Rain

The weather here has been dramatic. Today there were tornado watches, flood warnings and torrential rains. There have also been beautiful rainbows and episodes of brilliant sunshine. After tonight’s rainbow, Freedom and I had a lovely ride in the late afternoon light with fluffy purple clouds behind us. Thankfully the deer flies took the evening […]

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