Sunday Horses: Gates & Boundaries

Sunday Horses: Gates & Boundaries

I spent the weekend hanging gates. Once I figured out the proper way to do so (use a 1/2″ drill bit first, then screw in the hinge), other than some muscle work, it was pretty easy to do. And yet, I’ve had these gates for a while. I bought them two, maybe...
Sunday Horses: Gates & Boundaries

The Band Is Back Together (Sunday Horses)

When I bought the property the seller had a lot of horses. Two of them, my Thunder’s dam (that’s mom in horse speak) and an older palomino mare, went to live with the neighbor. From time to time they’d come visit, since they didn’t know that...

Silly Fly Masks, Summer Fun (Sunday Horses)

When I boarded Fortune at the barn in Iowa, I made it a point to get her the silly fly masks. Not only was she the only horse in the pasture with them on, but also it made others laugh, and I thought it was pretty funny too. I haven’t been using fly masks here,...
Sunday Horses: Gates & Boundaries

Supply Chain Issues At The Feed Store (Sunday Horses)

When I went into town yesterday for our bi-weekly grocery run, I admit I was worried about finding bacon. Having fried bacon and eggs is a Friday night dinner staple at our house and a husband without bacon is a very sad husband indeed. However, when I called in the...
Sunday Horses: Gates & Boundaries

Social Distancing With Horses

One of my favorite parts of working from home is being able to look out the window and see my horses. When I look at them, sometimes I see them standing close by, swishing flies away or just snoozing together. Other times, they’re spaced out, each in their own...