And then there were four

If you’ve been following my blog you may have noticed a series of photos that I’ve taken of bouncing horses that are in a field next to a road I drive by. First there was just one. Then that horse got a friend. And another. Recently a fourth was added to the herd. In a […]

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The herd grows

Last September I posted a photo of a bouncing horse that was sitting in a field next to a road I drive down (Out to Pasture). It struck me that the horse looked lonely — I never saw a child playing with it.  The toy reminded me of one I had when I was a […]

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Who needs a kid! I want one of these for Christmas

This is one of the funniest ads I’ve ever read. It’s sure to make many horse folks run out and buy one of these for their children and to wish they came in larger sizes. Only problem? I think it may be a starter pony rather than a pony replacement. Some people might say there’s […]

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My little pony develops a new fan base

I remember when my daughter collected the My Little Pony figurines. Compared to Bratz dolls and some of the other scarily made up and provocatively dressed options for young girls, they were a welcome change.  She outgrew her plastic ponies somewhere around the age of six. It seems that young girls are not the only […]

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Once a mother, always a mother

Who would think that a horse would become attached to a stuffed animal? According to the description on the video: We found a stuffed pony at the thrift store that looked like Sugar so it seemed like a great photo op until Sugar had an unexpected reaction…she started treating it like it was a real […]

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Kentucky Derby Barbie Just Released

Break out the Mint Julips. Barbie is off to the races at Churchill Downs with the release of Kentucky Derby Barbie. Dressed in a “playful” floral sundress, fake pearl necklace, “sassy” spring sandals, and, of course, a Derby-appropriate hat, Barbie is ready to place her bets. Let’s hope she gets some good tips! For people […]

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My Little Pony with a ‘Tude

It wasn’t that long ago that my daughter had a treasured collection of My Little Pony figurines. But they never looked like this. Finnish artist Mari Kasurinen uses the vinyl ponies as a blank canvas transforming them into pop culture icons and movie characters. Instead of the rainbow manes and flowers, these ponies sport attitude. […]

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