Beware of buttercups

Beware of buttercups

Buttercups are toxic to horses. Although I’ve taken care of my own horses for more than 15 years, I didn’t know that — despite the fact that our pastures have buttercups growing in them. Note: the photo for this post was taken in my hometown, but not where the horses graze. Hold a buttercup flower […]

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It’s mud season with a vengeance

We had 10 inches of rain between Saturday and Monday. Had it been snow, it could easily have stacked up to more than 100 inches! Instead, we had mud. More mud than I remember seeing — ever. Saturday we had heavy rain and high winds. The combination pulled down several of our fiberglass poles for […]

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Good Fences Make Good Horses

Today I built a fence. It is amazing to me that with a few fiberglass poles and some two inch electric tape, you can create a new sub-paddock in just 75 minutes. I could have built in less time, but I decided to go all out and use two strands of tape. The boys were […]

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