I bathed the girls on Friday.
They are mostly done shedding.
Chica has some weird very fine long hair that she hasn't shed yet. And she is getting more grey coming through the white.
Sarcee's black colored areas have radically changed ...

169 VIEWS 2 COMMENTS LIKES

Pilot tweaked his back yesterday morning on top of his other ailments.
Poor guy can barely move.

I rushed yesterday to get all the chores done before leaving for volunteer day.
Horses were given double hay as they were left standing in the ...

139 VIEWS 0 COMMENTS LIKES

Soaked! Nearly 2 inches of rain.
Happy pasture and hay fields.

Our fence work got rained out. I wanted to finish that project.
But rain is the best reason to cancel anything here.

I have volunteer day today. Plans for Friday and Saturday ...

104 VIEWS 0 COMMENTS LIKES

to finish that (expletive) fence project!
It needs the finishing ties and putsy wire straightening.
We have rain forecast but we can do some of it.

Tomorrow is 100% rain forecasted.
We shell see. We can use more.
Waiting patiently ...

60 VIEWS 0 COMMENTS LIKES

Went to look at a Kia Sportage today. We bought it. Body looks good. Mileage reasonable for the age. Color nice. AWD for him and good gas mileage for me.
To top off the day, I went to the barn after dinner and rode Whisper. Windy. She had been in ...

294 VIEWS 3 COMMENTS LIKES

Managers meeting this morning.
It should be short.
Only real issue is an up and coming bad actor that needs to be dealt with.
Hoping everyone stays unanimous. A united front is always better in these types of situations.

If the meeting ...

83 VIEWS 0 COMMENTS LIKES

Vet Day for the horses today. Moved them back down to the pasture in front of the barn yesterday. Nasty storms supposed to hit this afternoon.
Heading to VA tomorrow, Stay with son and family thru Wed then moving on to another part of the state to ...

177 VIEWS 1 COMMENTS LIKES

him away.
Our cattle partner is taking one of his steers to process today.
We will be glad he is gone. He just has a mean look in his eye and very skittish.
He is out of a bad acting cow they had for several years.
They finally took her to ...

65 VIEWS 0 COMMENTS LIKES

nicer weather.
Low was 40* but going up to 70.
1/4 inch of rain but it was dry enough to turn horses out in the afternoon.
Yesterday was a cold blustery day.
Pilot talked to his friend in Alaska last night and it was warmer there than here ...

233 VIEWS 4 COMMENTS LIKES

We split up and rushed to get chores done before the thunderstorm hit.
I did horses and he did cows.
Done and in the house just as the rain started.

We are desperate for rain but doesn't look like we will get much.
Every bit helps ...

134 VIEWS 1 COMMENTS LIKES

spend driving to appointments.
Pain doctor in Marble falls this morning.
A long way to go but I love him.
Then back through Fredburg.
An afternoon appointment with the new tax preparer.

Yesterday Richard Cole passed away at the age ...

343 VIEWS 3 COMMENTS LIKES

and in the 60's. Have been fighting a sore throat and decided the best thing to do was stay away from crowds so skipped Church. I played with Whisper instead. Had not ridden her since last August.
I used the shedding blade and got some hair out ...

136 VIEWS 1 COMMENTS LIKES

Comments

Hello,
i am in the process of building a horse run in 16’ x 30’ for my two 3 year old Shires. They are both half brothers and get along very well with each other so no problem there. They are on turnout 24/7 and have a hay feeder with a ...

407 VIEWS 5 COMMENTS LIKES

the last two round bales.
Put one out to use. Rain is forecast so I wanted to get them beforehand.

Tomorrow a ride was scheduled but cancelled due to impending rain.
I will ride anyway if it holds off.

I hope everyone has a great ...

204 VIEWS 1 COMMENTS LIKES

are back. Temps that is.

Yesterday was windy and cold but Amy and I managed a good ride.
She wavered on cancelling but she missed last week and yesterday was the only day she had available this week.

The new farrier was great. He made ...

125 VIEWS 0 COMMENTS LIKES

It is 32* here at the moment. It is supposed to go into the high 40's by midday. Strong winds headed our way plus a cool night. Just grabbed my second cup of coffee. Will go over shortly and feed the girls. Off with the blankets and out with them ...

112 VIEWS 0 COMMENTS LIKES

All horses living here have to learn to get on the Tractor Tire. Since Spirit has been here I have been taking her to the tire a couple times a week and finally got her on it yesterday.

Weather crazy around here. Beautiful weekend and this morning ...

158 VIEWS 1 COMMENTS LIKES

Wow time has really been getting away from me lately.

We are having a bit of a cold snap. 40 for low and mid 50's for high.
Not bad but some gusty winds are making it less tolerable.

B is coming to ride today. Not sure it will happen ...

183 VIEWS 1 COMMENTS LIKES

A long volunteer day as usual.
Update on Ed is surgery went fine but has to stay an extra night because his heart rate was too high.

A sub farrier did answer my third call. He will try to fit me in at the end of next week.
I will be watching ...

161 VIEWS 0 COMMENTS LIKES

Farrier Ed is having back surgery today.
Praying that this is the answer for him.

Yesterday was cattle wrangling day.
They all got wormed except the last one.
He was wise to what was happening.
We will get him when he is less suspecting ...

171 VIEWS 1 COMMENTS LIKES

I am very happy with my current blacksmith. He does a good job and is patient with the horses. He also is a man of faith and always prays for me before he leaves. Yet, today I have a new blacksmith coming. The only reason is my steady one is very busy ...

258 VIEWS 2 COMMENTS LIKES

Both Pilot and I are moving slow after working on the fence all day yesterday.
The fence is done except tying the line posts. We didn't have the larger post ties.
There is also an occasional crooked wire or post that needs adjusting.
...

83 VIEWS 0 COMMENTS LIKES

Sheza Touch Early "Sadie" - 2009 AQHA/Palomino Bred Mare
Sadie is an amazing sorrel AQHA and PHBA registered open show level horse. Sadie could be used in all disciplines but performs the best in Hunter Under Saddle, Hunt Seat Equitation ...

165 VIEWS 0 COMMENTS LIKES

It was raining when I turned off the lights last night. I heard the plow before I got up this morning. We can anticipate nine inches by Saturday but that won't be bad since most of the snow we had had melted. We should have plenty of ground water ...

265 VIEWS 4 COMMENTS LIKES

Hi guys! I recently bought a 12-year-old gelding Quarter horse. It has been about 3 weeks and I recently started riding him. I did ground work with him for a couple of weeks just for trust and to see what he can do. The first bit I put him in is a snaffle ...

102 VIEWS 0 COMMENTS LIKES