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7 Tips to Save Money this Winter

For most of us, winter is the most expensive time of year for horse ownership. Because of the horrible weather and lack of grass we end often have to supplement this with hay and when the weather is particularly bad, we end up keeping them in longer than normal, resulting in using more bedding. 700 more words


Clipping ...

As winter draws in it is time for a clip, something I love when it has been done but dread in the run up to. 643 more words


What It Means to be An Equestrian

Equestrian (adj) – of, relating to or featuring horseback riding

That would be the Merriam-Webster definition of Equestrian, but for those of us that are in the sport, hobby, passion, whatever you choose to call it, that’s just the basic one-line description. 259 more words


Calm Morning 

Mara B and I had a calm morning ride time today. We started in the round pen for Mara to expend some real energy.  We rode off as the barn cleaning was just wrapping up and headed off past Sam’s. 17 more words

Human/horse Connection


Spring weather is (finally) upon us! The weather is finally starting to participate. I have feed on the ground, I am able to ride and my horses are happier than ever. 662 more words


Down to M

One more lovely day for a ride! Mara B and I headed to Country Road M in order to go the opposite direction of where we have been riding lately. 34 more words

Equine Therapy

A View from Letter A – Pineland Farms – Carl Hester MBE

The woodlands and fields surrounding Pineland Farms Equestrian Center in New Gloucester Maine were shrouded in thick mist on Sunday morning. A young horse sculpture, Gwyneth McPherson fondly calls Rusty, watched as travelers drove through the entry gates and parked in the adjacent fields A select group of 14 horse and rider teams participated in a unique opportunity to advance their skills with one of the world’s best riders and trainers. 985 more words