For A While She Had Her Dream…

For A While She Had Her Dream…

The paint stud stuck his nose over the fence and begged to be petted with liquid brown eyes. I knew my mom had always wanted a paint, a medicine hat at that. A stallion? Sure. Of course he’d have to be gelded before mom could work with him, but this guy had such...

Lazy Winter Horses

I discovered my senior mare has a set nap time and a set nap place. Just by happenstance I was outdoors around 10am last weekend both Saturday and Sunday. The sun was shining, and a spot in the pasture in the northwest corner on a southeast facing slope, there as my...
It’s NFR Time Again

It’s NFR Time Again

The first part of December is known as Cowboy Christmas as the NFR (National Finals Rodeo) comes to Las Vegas. It’s ten days of the best horses, riders, cowboys, and cowgirls on the pro rodeo circuit and even if you don’t follow rodeo throughout the year,...
My Favorite View (Sunday Horses)

My Favorite View (Sunday Horses)

My favorite time of the day is feeding time. Here are my “girls” Fortune (senior mare on the left), and her “filly”, Firefly (will be 5 next April) enjoying their lunch of soaked alfalfa pellets with a little 12% sweet feed. Fortune started...
A Year of Love: Rescue Update

A Year of Love: Rescue Update

Last year about this time, I saw an add on a kill pen Facebook page for a mare. Supposedly heavily pregnant, gentle, needed out of there ASAP because she was getting picked on by the other horses and not being allowed to eat. I was given an age of 16 (looking at her...