Break out the bubble wrap

Freedom has officially completed his four months of rehab. Actually, his injury occurred 18 weeks ago. His leg looks great and my vet has confirmed that it feels just as good. I have yet to have the confirming ultrasound, but right now, all systems are go. He can now canter under saddle and we’re able […]

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Everybody loves Curly

How could you not love Curly? She looks like a cuddly stuffed toy with her long eyelashes and Bashkir Curly coat. My daughter loved Curly when she was younger because Curly was so gentle. Horse love Curly, too — she is the “go to” horse for all our newcomers, making them feel at home. Curly […]

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Courage is like a balloon

IF—-you always jump little jumps, say, lower than three feet, and always have little jumps scattered around the place where you ride, it may be that both your sense of what constitutes “normal” and the scope of your comfort zone will shrink to coincide with THAT version of reality. IF, however, you keep stretching your […]

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Beating the heat

I laugh when I see horses bundled up in blankets and tucked into their stalls all winter. Horses don’t mind the cold like we do — they are far more uncomfortable when it gets hot. Freedom is out even in the worst of weather. He does wear blankets as if he gets wet and cold […]

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How you can help horse owners in Oklahoma

The massive tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma has left at least 24 people dead and hundreds injured — but it has also killed or displaced thousands of animals. Below is a list of ways that you can help the horse community recover. Please be careful when making donations to check the legitimacy of the charitable […]

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