I love rodeos. Don’t you? Big city rodeos and small town rodeos and of course the youth rodeos. It is getting close time for the youth summer rodeos. We will be there competing this summer of course. I have my new Nikon camera and plan on taking lots of pics. The kids work so hard and . . . → Read More: Youth Rodeos!
Spring is here! Yay! I love this weather. The horses are grazing, it is just the right temperature for riding, the sky is blue, goodbye winter! Now it is time for spring cleaning. This weekend I cleaned the horses winter blankets and good thing because they were very dirty. Both horses poop right in the middle . . . → Read More: Spring Cleaning
Time to De-Worm my horses. So I thought I should write about that. I added 2 pages for you today about what is a Coggins test (Equine Infectious Anemia) and also De-Worming – why and how. I will take some pictures when we worm our horses so you can see how we do it and hopefully . . . → Read More: Coggins and De-Worming
Another great day for a trail ride. 8 of us went today to that same set of fields full of water and things to climb. We had a great time. The start was a bit tough, 4 of our horses including Thor did not want to cross that HUGE ditch. The other 4 were on the . . . → Read More: The Big Ditch Part 2
Today the horses at the barn are getting their coggins tests done and also getting their shots. We schedule them on the same day and split the barn fee and then all the horses are on the same schedule and we save money. Let me explain a bit what Coggins is and why you always hear . . . → Read More: Coggins
I added 2 pages today for you. One about our horse dentist visit where Dakota and Thor got their teeth floated. That was really neat. We got to feel their teeth before the floating and after. What a difference. They should be able to eat much easier now and not cut up . . . → Read More: New Pages on the Ferrier visit and the Horse Dentist
Wow What a great trail ride today! Mr. D took me on Thor and my daughter on Dakota on a trail ride today. It was great! I was so nervous because it starts with a huge ditch that I heard my horse Thor jumps hugely over instead of walking through. So we get there and I . . . → Read More: The Big Ditch
Okay, confession time. I am a Barn Rat! I love hanging out at the barn. So many of my friends are there. There is always something to do and people to visit with. My kids love to go to the barn and see their friends and ride. Last night, I was there 1.5 . . . → Read More: I’m A Barn Rat!
What a great weekend. I am new to hauling a trailer, but I did it Saturday! A friend and I went to get hay Saturday and i used my big old Ford diesel and hitched up to that really long flat bed trailer to go get hay. I drove to the hay guy and even backed . . . → Read More: I did it!!!
Happy New Year – May you have a fantastic horsey 2011. My new years resolution for 2011 is to ride more, ride better and gain much more confidence in my riding abilities. I am a solid beginner rider. I love to trot and I post very well, but I get nervous at a lope . . . → Read More: Happy New Year