Category Archives: horses

Asked/Answered, Irritating People by Informing Them

Do you ever reply to questions in Internet groups you’re in? You’re not one of those people who says stupid stuff, are you? I guess I am… I wrote a reply to a woman who had posted a horse handling … Continue reading

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Hay Field, robins and horses

It’s Friday afternoon, a sunny beautiful day beginning Memorial weekend. I walked out my backdoor and thought the horses looked stunning in front of the neighbor’s hay-field, which is (unlucky for him) blooming in mustard flowers. I took some photos … Continue reading

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Choices

My watercolor art – I thought I’d create a haiku explanation. It seems that the same event, viewed at the same time creates different emotions in all of us. Only time reveals the most correct response, which is then boggled by differing memories. For … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers Muck Below

Here today in Wisconsin sunshine, above freezing and the dusting of snow we had this week is all gone (except for in deep shadows). Yesterday I was in the winter horse paddock with my high yellow boots on, adding fence. … Continue reading

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If you don’t want dementia, log in a gratitude journal

I’ve noticed that gratitude is often born out of misadventure, maybe that’s why it wards off dementia. I mean, there are choices; remember the problems and spin them into gratitude examples – ‘optimism r us’ or remember the problems, but … Continue reading

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20 below and 16 mph winds – yah it’s cold

Layers and mufflers, insulated boots and gloves – initially it feels OK. I really mean that, I’ve gotten acclimated over the last several weeks of a lot of below zero weather, but the difference is the cold seeps in fast … Continue reading

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Have horse will travel – what have you done lately?

Hornets, blown out tires, random farmer pit crew-like help, is this trip ‘doomed?’  Reggie swims most of a river trip, alcohol laden friend with expansive ideas on the amount of time available in the day and really sore muscles. Memorable, … Continue reading

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Mare-ishness, moody horse? moody me?

Training horses, especially if they haven’t been handled much can be a puzzle to start. A puzzle where you both don’t want to get hurt, but you also want to make sure they know what is being asked for so … Continue reading

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Hay – horses need hay, grassy, clean hay

The pattern of everlasting, never-ending and always falling rain has finally, maybe too late, let up in northern Wisconsin and summer has arrived. The weather forecast showed more than three days in a row without rain and now the farmers … Continue reading

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For the love of a horse

To love is to admire with the heart, To admire is to love with the mind.                    — T. Gantier For the Love of a Horse His eyes are expressive, large and brown seeing into the soul of problems and seeing … Continue reading

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