The places hay gets into

Feeding hay

As I sit here digging hay dust out of my iPhone charging port, I contemplated all the places where hay has infiltrated my daily life: down my shirt, inside my bra, in my shoes, in my car, the pockets of my jackets. Come to think of it, there are very few places where there isn’t any […]

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When You Take your Horse’s Meds

Ketamine

“The Burning Man people took all our ketamine, so we’ll have to settle for this herbal crap.” Okay, I’ve never had any interest in ketamine. The most I will cop to is using Sore No More on my aching muscles. I have also repurposed the doxy I got for my horse for one of my […]

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When your horse is too short

My first horse, Bogie, was only about 15.3. At the withers. On a good day, when he hadn’t been shod for awhile. I used to joke that I needed roller skates to ride him, because I’m nearly 6′ tall and have long legs. This fellow has me beat. During the time I had Bogie, I […]

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Who Begged Best?

Curly Begging

It’s candy cane time. Three horses. Who begged best? Just as well that I had three candy canes.  

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How Smart is Your Horse

Who says that horses can’t use tools? I can definitely see Zelda figuring out how to get that alfalfa cube. She’ll turn herself inside out for one of them. And she’s a thinker. While most horse are reactive, she’s the kind of horse that will analyze a situation and come up with a solution. Of […]

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Happy, Horsey Halloween

Halloween Horse

Here are the costumes that I’d include in my fantasy Halloween Parade. People are so imaginative and I can’t believe that some of the horses put up with these costumes.

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