I have an idea to decorate the horses and use dreadlocks that are decorated to clip onto their tails and manes to make them look dressed up. I am thinking about riding in a parade or going to the park to let children pet them and give the children rides. I want to make the … More Dreadlocks for decorating the Horses!
The neighbor behind us used to have sheep in this pasture. Unfortunately the sheep were killed by coyotes and the pasture has been farrow for a few years. I finally got a hold of our neighbor and he said I could use the pasture for our horses. I built a little gate and let them … More New pasture for the horses.
We took Mairsiedotes for a little walk to continue her ground training. An added benefit is that both Honey and Bay spend this time running around their corral wanting to be with Mairsiedotes, so they get their exercise that way. Below is a video of her trotting with John leading. We did some starts and … More Mairsiedotes Wears a Saddle for the First Time
New Years Eve is here and the Christmas Holiday is past. Time to clear the decks for another wonderful year. It’s funny how, even with all the crazy and often extremely difficult experiences in my life, I always feel somewhat like a princess, spoiled with love by the Great Everything. Maybe being brought up by … More New Year is Here!
Pictures from top to bottom: First picture is of all four stalls looking down the hallway from the end stall which will be an open area. Second picture is showing one of the stalls and the front wall. Third picture is showing the barn roof from the roof of the art cottage next to the … More Progress on Horse Barn
As you can see our opaque white roof is on now. I used Suntuf opal white roofing panels which I made of poly carbonate, which allows light to come through but not as intensely as a clear roof would. It’s a beautiful soft white glow inside. Next we will put in the stall walls and … More Barn roof on!
The three sections on the left will be stalls with a walk-through area between the stalls and the hey Barnes. The section on the far right we will be a place for tacking up or other barn activities. Each section is individual and less than 200 ft.². After these I will be building four overhang … More Phase 2 – The Stalls
Just kidding. I should say horses having a frolic down the neighborhood street through perfectly groomed and just planted yards. Yesterday, I was running errands and my horses got out. Fortunately there was someone at home to go get them when one of the neighbors kindly came and told us. My son, and a young … More Bad, bad horses!
This morning I noticed Mairsiedotes laying down in the hay eating away! Her eyes were shut and she looked like she was really enjoying herself. I had to get a picture!