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.
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!
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?
My sister Cheryl and I were having a conversation yesterday about why we tend to do things in unconventional ways. Why don’t we just do things the way “normal” people do? We think it stems from the necessity of having to figure out alternative ways of doing things as we were growing up due to … More How many layers of carpet does it take to keep my horses feet out of the mud? — Edit: Don’t do this, found out thrush loves carpet.
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!
When I got my Missouri Foxtrotter’s, they’re gorgeous long tails were so matted, the centers of their tails were big fat dreadlocks. We have all three horses baths last summer and began working to untangle and comb out the two Foxtrotter’s tails. I could see it would not be easy. When our new Ferrier came … More Horse tales . . . Or maybe I should say horse tails.
Bae out in the snow. Below is a video of Bae making snow angels!
Ok, so things have evolved in the horsey world in our barn so if Honey and Bae are in stalls next to each other , they will pick at each other and cause a stir. Usually, if Bae does not like what is happening in Honey’s stall, including us giving Honey attention, Bae will threaten Honey … More Another Painfully Learned Horsey Lesson