Reminiscing…

I’ve been cleaning out my house a lot recently. I’ve discovered the easiest way to keep baby safe, and to have a clean house, is to just get rid of as much as I possibly can. Plus, I really crave a no-clutter look. I didn’t use to be like this, but now I can’t stand […]

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Vintage, the Horse Model

Vintage has been retired so long, I’ve forgotten if I even chronicled her lameness. Basically, it all started many years ago when she jumped out of her stall window. She hurt her fetlock, and long story short, she went to the vet clinic, got a total evaluation, and injections made her sound. Long story short, […]

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All About Pony Man

Since I almost never talk seriously about Pony Man, you’d be forgiven for expecting that he’s just a random pony I picked up on the side of the road. Well, that’s only half true! He’s a random pony I picked up next to a breeder’s farm on the side of the road! But in all […]

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A Real Ride

Finally, I did it. I tacked up Berry, and I just got on and rode.  I put on my stickiest breeches, pulled out the dressage saddle and tacked up. As I lunged Berry again, it came to me that there really wasn’t a way to make her easy. I’ve had her a long time, dealt […]

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The Dominant Horse

Stu is a dominant horse. It took me a surprisingly long time to realize this.  There were many times I made excuses for his behavior. He’s a little bit slow, he doesn’t understand what I want, etc. etc.  But what actually is taking place is he just doesn’t want to do it. He’s incredibly lazy, […]

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Shot from the Top

My deck overlooks my pasture, and I’ve been wanting to experiment with getting overhead photos of the horses. One day the horses were hanging out by the deck so I seized my chance.  While I didn’t get exactly what I was looking for, I love their reactions.  Pony took the opportunity to show Stu that […]

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Unpopular Opinion: Blanketing is Overdone

Over the weekend the temperatures dropped down to freezing. In case you forgot the date due to living in this groundhog day situation, it’s May now. Gold Cup would have been on Saturday, a day when we usually all don summer dresses and stand outside in the sunshine (also sometimes the rain.) But the point […]

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