Category: How-To

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Horses and Hot Weather

I don’t know about you, but I’m not a huge fan of hot weather (though I do prefer it to freezing temps). Air conditioning truly is a wonderful thing and that’s where you’ll find...

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YA Fiction: Book Excerpt (with Horses!)

In the past, I haven’t allowed myself much of a break from the blog, but I decided that this year, I would take a 2-week writing vacation while my kids were out of school...

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Healthy Horse Pastures

Is your horse pasture healthy?  I don’t mean is it beautiful and green–I mean is it healthy for your horse?!? You may or may not have ever thought about this question, but it’s something I’ve...

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Encore’s Second Chance

Well, January was chock full of busy-ness and also illness for me.  I had wanted to share this horse’s story last month, but it just didn’t happen!  So instead, Encore will be featured as...

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Learning from Pete Ramey

It’s not every day that you get to have Pete Ramey out to your place to teach you about barefoot trimming, but that’s just what happened earlier this week.  I have to say that...

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Horses Living as a Herd

As a child, I grew up on a small acreage which most of my suburban friends referred to as a ‘farm’.  I knew it wasn’t a farm in the real sense of the word,...