Tag: equine

Winter is Coming

OK, I’m done letting my nerd shine. However it is true. Winter is right around the corner and that means it is time to start managing getting our herd ready. Or us that means prepping our horses to eat hay. Some think this is…

A Love Story

This one is going to be mushy, and sweet, and I have to say, I just don’t care. So, before I run off down this rabbit hole, let me rehash Zeus’ story for any of you who don’t know. I bought Zeus about a…

My Country for a Barn

When people think of a farm they automatically think of what of these: My property hasn’t had one because it was split from a property next door. So, we are getting one this weekend but we have been trying to figure out how it…

A Bit of a Scare

Some dog owners out there will know what I mean when I say a dog is more than a dog. The logical part of my brain, and the one trying to make this farm happen (at this point just trying to break even!) knows…

A Mystery Solved

After working in camp barns over the years, I have encountered a huge variety of horse breeds. To name a few I’ve worked with Quarter Horses, Thoroughbreds, Percherons, Appaloosas, Arabians, Haflingers, Welsh Ponies, Belgians, POAs, Warmbloods, TWH, and quite a few others. I mention…

From the Heart

Many don’t know I have a godson. He is an adult with special needs. I find that being a part of his life has been one of the better blessing in my life. Today I am finally going to share the story of what…

Safety First- For a REASON

  I am writing today to share a PSA reminder on why safety comes first, in the hopes that it will help others and they won’t need my good fortune. So a fun fact about Holly that you probably don’t know: she is an…

Tying Up Loose Ends

The finale of the Tractor Saga: Our poor sales guy and service manager helped as much as they could and I want to plug them because they did the best they could. The problem was the manager wasn’t there nearly any time I called….

Crime Study Farm Edition

The Suspect:¬†Eupatorium capillifolium Aka Dog Fennel The Crimes:¬† -Pasture destruction -Harboring fugitives (members of the various pest gangs including the Rodent Brothers and the Fly Guys) -Disturbing the Peace (walking through this is a nightmare) -Resisting arrest (can’t be cut with a regular lawn…