Reflections

Sitting here tonight in the Invincible Spirit Cemetery watching the solar lights grace the graves of many. I am reminded of where we come from, where we will eventually end and our influence of the future. I can hear our lovely mares and Elmhurst grazing and the occasional but undeniable squeals of Springtime protests. Poor…

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If You Could See What I See…

If you could see what I see beneath the Bluegrass skies, a world of true life knowledge would manifest before your eyes. You’d understand the struggle of life and death. You’d truly appreciate of drawing in each life giving breath. You’d know the value of a neighbor’s helping hand. And the sense of purpose of…

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A Matter of Perception

It’s the time of year in which we celebrate many birthdays. In our “aged” world we look at the number of years lived but often forget what the days in each year truly meant. It takes only a few minutes of looking into each horse’s eyes to understand. If only the world could see what…

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Hope for Tomorrow

I woke this morning with hope. My most heartfelt gratitude goes out to our supporters; especially the ones who gave to Our Mims Retirement Haven year end campaign who, no matter what, believe our Ladies and Gent deserve dignity at the end of their lives. So much can go wrong in a horse’s life. They…

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Seasons Greetings from the Haven Herd

Our Ladies and Gentlemen at Our Mims Retirement Haven have traveled many miles and acquired vast knowledge in their long lives. During this season of giving, they want to share with you the secret to happiness. Our current barn boss, Blue Viking, wishes you the gift of power. She says to listen, to watch and…

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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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