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Showing posts from November, 2020

Steaming Hot Humble Pie

Today, it finally happened.  The thing no rider enjoys; the thing we brag about in multiple ways, but yet the thing no one secretly wants to experience. I got bucked off.   It's been many a'moon since I have ridden Air Eject and got reminded that gravity is a cruel and unrelenting mistress.  It's true what they say about falling off after having a kid; after some thoughts that would concern PETA mid air, as I shmucked the ground all that was going through my head was Eowynn and getting myself clear of Sierra's feet for her sake.  It was a scary moment. After not being able to ride for over a week, the stars aligned and I had my opportunity.  The last few rides were just working on neckrope training in Sierra's paddock, and it had been some time since I had tacked her up and ventured into the field.  She has been an absolute ball of nerves since returning home and the slow work was good for both of us.  I feel like I had some serious kissing up to do after sending he

VC's Unofficial Blog Hop: Barn Tour

A few bloggers have turned a recent Online Tour into  L's Unofficial Blog Hop  and I thought it might be fun as I currently don't board, but rather have my horses at home.  We bought a not-well-thought-out farm from an older bachelor who's body got the best of him 3.5 years ago.  I wish I had taken more 'before' pictures because we have done SO much work over the past three years, but alas, this is the best I can do for now.  It's nothing fancy, but it's home. Overall Aerial View Close up of the yardsite Our farm is situated on 161 acres; 100 acres of that is bush which has trails throughout. The fence lines within the bush were once seeded to Alfalfa wherever possible, and there is ample grass - this is where the horses spent last summer for pasture. The rest of the land is balanced between the yardsite, additional tree patches, marshland, pasture and cropland which we farm organically.  Our property is near the end of a dead-end road, and borders a creek s

Last Call: Blogger Secret Santa 2020

 Last call folks!  The cut-off for Secret Santa is TOMORROW , November 20!  This is a fun Secret Santa specifically for us horsey bloggers! See the original post with directions on how to sign up here

WW: The Season is Upon Us

 Not WW: BLOGGER SECRET SANTA - Only 2 days left to sign up!