This is an older photo from when we used to board the 'kids' out. But a favorite.
BabyZee escaped his halter after a bath and squeezed thru the barn door to take on
his friend Buddy, that he'd only visited over a fence. Buddy was less than impressed.
Baby with his best friend BearBoy, the...
This is our place when we first moved here 11 years ago. Michael had to construct stalls, for all the kids,
as it was just a large open cavern. Previous owner built it for a shop where he did lazer cut outs and various
Stalls are all 10x12, tongue and grove divider walls...
I just spoke to a nice man in Montana, Tom. (I'm sure they just have random people around the country for such a purpose.
He just happened to be in Montana.
I had tried my best to answer their questions, mailed my form back to get it out of my hair, early January.
I kept getting repeat...
I am also allergic to all things barn related and always have been.
My doctor always said, "Why couldn't you have been one of those people who liked to sit and knit rather than be an animal person?"
I have asthma, allergies and was born with diminished lung capacity which of course doesn't...
We have quite a bit of 'wet' here in the Pacific NW.
Unless it is blowing, as in dangerously windy, they go outdoors each morning.
None of our kids like to be wet especially, so when the worst of the squalls go thru
they run for cover, under the loafing shed roof and come back out from under...
We have had Bald Eagles in the pasture.
They are BIG.....as tall, at the head, as my 32 or 33" minis at the shoulder.
One grabbed a feral cat and was trying to make it lunch.
The mare herd advanced on it and kept it moving down the pasture.
It dropped it's meal and flew into the trees.
I'll be the dissenting voice.
I LOVE babies. Anyone's baby or little person. Any baby critter.
I can rock a loaf of bread standing in line at the grocery store.
I don't mind caring for them...it's just another part of the process of getting to know the baby.
I've never quite understood...
I know exactly where you are coming from.
It hurts like heck.
For about 5 years I'd tear the ligaments in alternate ankles.
Doctor would wrap me for 6-8 weeks and I used crutches or hopped
on one leg (easier than crutches). Doctor said I'd be better off to just
have a break than to keep...
Chevy adores the cookies we buy for the horses. I think he eats more than
the horses do....he drools for them.
They are called Dobbin's Delight Apple and Oats. We pay $16 for a 20# bag.
They are not as hard as the Apple A$$es (guess the editor doesn't like that word but you can get...
Isn't it funny when you catalog your injuries that have accumulated over the years, people ask you why you still have horses?
My 1st injury: about a year into owning horses was a very hungry gelding we bought, kicking me in the thigh. Some 35 years later there is still an indentation in my...
We have a feral mother that just left us her 3rd litter of kittens.
Supposedly PAWS is scrounging up some live traps for us to catch her. They will spay the kittens
and return them to us for rodent control.
The first two littlers we caught all the kittens very young and they were wonderful...
I quit using Allegra products about 6 or 7 years ago when I found seemingly that their quality control
had slipped greatly.
I'd used it since it first hit the market and had always been pleased with it.
We would open a bag and moth type flying insect-y things would fly out. Called the...