Okay, let me preface this post by saying that I’ve never “gotten” polo wraps. I just don’t see the point. In my book, they are just one more thing to wash. However, judging by the prevalence of multi-colored wraps in horse catalogs, I decided to spend some time looking into their pros/cons. Polo wraps are […]
In my family, all the animals view me as the food lady. A walking Pez dispenser. In the mornings, our three cats watch me carefully, waiting for the flicker of an eyelid that will give them “permission” to beg for breakfast. They never wake me up; they know better. But once I’m awake they are […]
Charlie joined our small herd at the beginning of January. He’s a sweet horse who took the move with great equanimity. Whenever we bring a new horse on property, we introduce them slowly. Typically, they spend some time in their own paddock, where they can touch noses with the other horses and get used to […]
There’s nothing like the cool morning weather to bring out the playful side of a horse. Zelda was feeling really, really good. And I was really, really glad that she got those bucks out before I rode her!
Freedom knows what the trailer means — we’re going someplace fun. In the fall, that usually means hunting. Freedom is very keen about hunting. Although he rarely runs around his paddock on regular morning, hunt mornings can get quite exciting. I didn’t get video of him really letting loose. I was actually trying to slow […]
Here is a Craig’s list ad that made me laugh out loud. Not the usual Craig’s list “gem” where you feel like you need to go rescue the horse, but someone who is just telling it like it is. Miserable, cantankerous horse for sale – $1400 (New Haven) Meet Rotten Banana. My wife named him […]
I know that in just a few months we’ll be complaining that it’s too cold, but right now, it’s way too hot. We’ve had temperatures in the 90s all week with matching humidity. If you don’t ride at 6 a.m., you might as well not bother. Even then I’m keeping the rides short and sweet. […]