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.
Cheryl heard some bumping around in the barn and looked over her loft edge to see what was going on. Honey and BaeBee were where they belonged in their stalls, but Cheryl couldn’t see Mairsiedotes anywhere. Upon further investigation, this is what Cheryl saw: Mairsiedotes had managed to lay down with her head under the … More Hay Thief Caught In The Act! Or maybe just a lonely horsey?
Cheryl came into my room at 3am this morning saying something was wrong with Mairsiedotes. She was stuck under the stall wall between her stall and Honey’s and couldn’t get out. I knew there was a gap there of about a foot high but I didn’t think any of the horses would get stuck there … More Horsey emergency at 3am!
Bae out in the snow. Below is a video of Bae making snow angels!
This morning as Cheryl was mucking out the stalls, Bae escaped and was gorging on the lush green grass in the yard. Cheryl was attempting to get her back in the corral but Bae was not having it. Every time Cheryl got close, Bae’s body language was clear as she turned and moved quickly away. … More I've Been Such a Hypocrite!
This morning as Cheryl was mucking out the stalls, Bae escaped and was gorging on the lush green grass in the yard. Cheryl was attempting to get her back in the corral but Bae was not having it. Every time Cheryl got close, Bae’s body language was clear as she turned and moved quickly away. … More I’ve Been Such a Hypocrite!
When we brought Honey and Bae home, we kept them separate from Mairsiedotes because we were not sure how well they would get along, and Mairsiedotes, being only a year old, is much smaller than the older horses. So we alternated which horses stayed in the corral and which stayed in the pasture. This allowed … More Mairsiedotes Gets Some Much Needed Rest
Hog fuel is ground or shredded cedar or fir bark. It can be used as fuel, but is often used in turn outs for horses and other livestock in wet areas, to keep the areas from becoming mud holes. I had six units delivered to my house yesterday morning so we could spread it in … More Hog Fuel . . . What’s That?!