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Shelley Makes Me Laugh

We got in late from work, so I was feeding at dark.  I’d been enjoying my last feeding of the day with some light since daylight savings time and spring equinox.  791 more words

Fell Ponies

Chores, Trail Rides and a Slight back ache

Today I am saying I need to go to a Chiropractor. There is something out of whack in my back somewhere that is making my lower back ache!  644 more words

Coming Alongside

In the bad old days, cowboys used to “break” horses by using pain to force them into accepting a rider and multiple restraints. Some people still do that to horses. 241 more words

Theology Of Stewardship

Hoof Trimming and Other Travel Preparations

I’m preparing a pony to go to their new home.  I have the brand inspector scheduled, and I have an appointment to take the pony to the vet in town for a health certificate and Coggins.  1,050 more words

Fell Ponies

The Buck came back, the very next day... The buck came back, we thought it went away!

So… Just as a reminder to myself, my title of this blog is supposed to be sung to the tune of “the cat came back.”  You know, that strange song where the cat keeps dying and coming back to life.  463 more words

The Breaker 4

This is all about Tilou’s first hack.  It teetered on the brink of disaster for a moment or two, but it had a happy ending.  Read on… 1,361 more words


Nature and Nurture

It’s such a thrill when my youngest pony has absolutely stellar foot-handling manners.  And then when my youngest is also a soon-to-be stallion, it means even more!  478 more words

Fell Ponies