A Change in the Weather… and Gratitude

The temperature is dropping. The leaves have mostly fallen; just a few hold onto the big oak tree in front of our farmhouse. We humans may have to bundle up against the colder weather but the Ladies and Elmhurst are rejoicing! This is horse weather. The cool air invigorates them as finally the oppressing heat…

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Just A Rescue?

She is just a rescue. I hear it over and over again. People look at the food we feed and remark that it isn’t outdated or bottom of the line in quality. They puzzle because we are feeding rescued horses high quality feed and treating them like they are worth millions of dollars. Or, they…

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Remembering Our Mims

Today has been a relief to the constant cold, rainy dampness that seems to taken over the Bluegrass. It’s important for this horsewoman of a certain age as my aches are less today than they were yesterday. The damp seeps into every past injury and causes pain. Each injury comes alive again. And as I…

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The Alarm Rings…

The alarm rings early; stumble out of bed looking for tea. Quiet time for just awhile. The horses wait for breakfast, no further motivation needed. The phone rings often, so many people wanting to send horses. Some have legitimate reasons, others just no longer want to support their horse. There are stalls to clean, buckets…

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Update on Our Grieving Herd

A herd is a close knit family. Closer than most humans know. Each time one of us passes, there is great grief. Very often, the best friend of the recently lost will follow soon after.  We are carefully monitoring our Ladies and Gent. Princess Royale was here to greet each of them. They had not…

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