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Valentine Misty

Valentine Misty

Happy Valentine’s Day and Happy 13th Birthday to my Misty!! My wildest child is 13 years old today – a teenager! I can’t believe I’ve had my silly girl since she was 4. How time flies when you’re having fun! Also, if you’ve been following this blog for a while, then...

Personal Pony Update

Personal Pony Update

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged about my babies – sorry! Everyone is doing well, mostly, so I’m very thankful for that! Takoma Star We’ll start with the eldest in the family. My 35 year old love is doing so well. She has Cushing’s, but for the first year in quite...

What’s New

What’s New

I haven’t posted recently about my horse-kids, so here’s an update! Takoma Star You may recall my mentioning earlier this spring that Takoma had lost a lot of weight during the winter. It was just brutal for the old guys. But, finally, thankfully, she has started to...

A Day in the Life – Summer Edition

A Day in the Life – Summer Edition

A few months ago, I posted the Winter Edition of ‘A Day in the Life’ on my small farm. Now here’s the summer edition! 7:30 am – I’m usually out about this time to feed and water my kids. After I give everyone (Misty, Takoma, and Bailey) their grain, I put fly masks...

Bend it like Bailey

Bend it like Bailey

Well, at least that’s what he’s trying to do: bend. Bailey has been home for three weeks now, and we’ve been doing a lot of riding, both of us gradually getting in shape. As we’ve been doing our of trot work, it’s clear that Bailey is really tight on the right side,...

The Big Switch

The Big Switch

As you may remember from previous posts, I have one of my mom’s horses here at my place, and she has one of mine at hers. This was done for a variety of reasons, but we’ve decided to make a switch for the summer. Bailey will move to my farm sometime in May, and...

The Dreaded ‘C’ Word

The Dreaded ‘C’ Word

In the horse world, the dreaded ‘c’ word is colic. Two weeks ago Misty mildly colicked, and of course, it scared the crud out of me. It was one of those days where the high temperature for the day was about 16 degrees, naturally. I fed my horses around 8:00 that...

Pony Kisses

Pony Kisses

HAPPY DAYLIGHT SAVINGS!! HAPPY SPRINGTIME EQUESTRIAN HOLIDAY!! OH THE JOY!! Okay, now that we got that out of the way… Google recently ‘auto-awesomed’ an older picture of mine. I was so glad to see it show up in my feed because I had completely forgotten about it....

Happy 4th Birthday

Happy 4th Birthday

It’s been a few months since you’ve all seen this sassy little girl, but she wanted to make an appearance today and say hi! This blog celebrated its 4th birthday on Valentine’s Day, and I’m so happy to still be on this journey with all of you. When I first began ‘The...

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