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thinking outside the box

 There’s a small wooden bridge inside the round pen, well not even a bridge but a bridge simulator that’s really a solid wood square for horses to step on and walk over. Horses check it out and most of them … Continue reading

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the gifts he gave us

He came here to retire or to find what to do next or sit for a bit the decision hadn’t been made. One hind leg had an old wound that kept opening up and he was sore on the other … Continue reading

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happy day!

Sunday was beautiful weather and the next step with the “rescues” (Sampson, Sally, Bella and Jade) who by now have such distinct personalities.  Deb and Kelly got another saddling lesson and lots of practice by saddling Sally, Bella and Jade … Continue reading

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tears everywhere..

It’s been a long time coming..there have been a few bareback rides..more sit on’s than rides but today was “saddle..and ride”.  Jade has been ridden two times a week getting ready for the family.   She’s been saying “I’m ready..it’s ok” … Continue reading

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i don’t know what happened..

        Ok so I don’t know what happened but food lady/friend/keeper/helper brought me to the shoe/hitch rack and put me on the longer bungee tie thing.  A bungee that is supposed to give when pulled and the quick release/let … Continue reading

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“around”

  “around” seems to be an interesting concept for a horse.. watching the herd..a herd member feels threatened or needs to escape..it’s “around”..   “around” a pond..a tree..another horse..anything..”around”.. put something between the threat and threatened ..   it works when being … Continue reading

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she’s graveled..

am feeding in the early a.m…cold..still dark..black sky..few stars still out.. in the darkness notice Jade the beautiful jet black appy cross standing way back from the herd.. can barely make her out..that’s odd.. she’s always by her herd mates … Continue reading

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the herd sleeps..

it’s different on different nights..how the herd sleeps.. in watching have noticed their various patterns.. when no bugs are out..they sleep separately..twenty feet or more apart.. some stand..some lay down..curl up in the soft sand of the arena.. when no … Continue reading

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they’re always teaching me..

they’re always teaching me.. when the four rescues arrived last Thanksgiving thin and unsure one of the first things noticed was all four ate off the same flake of hay.. every meal..every time..heads touching..quietly sharing.. maybe that’s all they had … Continue reading

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