In anticipation of Halloween

Dinasaur riding horse

Now, that is a bullet proof horse. I can’t imagine what Freedom would do if I approached him wearing a costume like that. When I showed up at the barn with crutches it took him at least 10 minutes to decide it was safe to approach! Even Zelda, who might wonder if any part of […]

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Follow Zelda on Instagram

Zelda the Magnificent

Zelda has always been a big horse with an even bigger personality. Lately, she’s been telling me that the World deserves to hear her point of view. So I gave her an Instagram feed. Of course, she named it Zelda the Magnificent, because she is, indeed magnificent. Zelda invites other horses (and their humans) to […]

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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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Horse Trainer

Horse Trainer

If you’ve never watched this, you are in for a treat. It makes me laugh out loud every time. Sadly, we’ve probably all run into a few “trainers” who fit the bill.  

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Horse vs. Turtle

Turtle Time

This really made me laugh because we see turtles laying eggs all the time when riding. Maybe because they are so common, my horses never react to them. Maybe they just haven’t noticed that the turtles actually move! Just a couple of weeks ago a beautiful painted turtle was laying her eggs in the dressage […]

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The Water Trap

Years ago I rode a horse that hated water. If he could have escaped from his water bucket that would’ve made him happy. Of course, I wanted to event. So I started trying to get him to walk through puddles. I had to get off and walk through in front of him! Although I finally […]

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