Moody Mare

Hoofbeats Archive on July 6, 2010, 11:18 pm


I guess my mare education is lacking. It's been a busy two weeks. Last week we sadly said our goodbyes to all at the H2 Ranch and loaded up the ponies and moved to Whitehorn. It was only 100 miles...
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Carnival of Horses

Hoofbeats Archive on June 30, 2010, 2:42 am


Glad to hear from Kim at Enlightened Horsemanship that the Juy 1 Carnival of Horses will be hosted at CraigsList Horse Ads. I'm looking forward to reading some good blogs....
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Cat Door

Hoofbeats Archive on June 26, 2010, 3:54 am


This isn't horsey, but it was too good not to share. A friend on Facebook posted this picture of her cat, and since I'm not always that witty, I figured Jane at The Literary Horse could use it in one...
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Cato Door

Hoofbeats Archive on June 26, 2010, 3:54 am


This isn't horsey, but it was too good not to share. A friend on Facebook posted this picture of her at, and since I'm not always that witty, I figured Jane at The Literary Horse could use it in one...
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Dear Starman.....

Hoofbeats Archive on June 19, 2010, 4:15 am


Dear Starman, Sorry I've been such a laggard about staying in touch, but Mom doesn't let me on the computer very often (something about the 'hoof' vs. 'keys' thing). But now that things are settling down, I just had to...
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How Horses Think

Hoofbeats Archive on June 17, 2010, 12:11 am


On the heels of my thoughts about 'horse sense' - and the many interesting comments it generated - I ran across this article on How Horses Think in the June 2010 issue of Today's Horse Trader magazine. Everyone seems to...
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Emergency snake bites on the trail

Hoofbeats Archive on June 15, 2010, 3:20 am


This tip comes from a vet that practices in/near Colorado Springs. I am only conveying what he said, I do not vouch for it's approiateness. If you are trail riding in an area with snakes, and your horse happens to...
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Really, where does 'horse sense' come from?

Hoofbeats Archive on June 12, 2010, 4:34 am


I was thinking that I really should keep things in chronological order, but sometimes other thoughts just come into your head that you have to put forth. So, for now, all I will say is the trip up here was...
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Achieving Dreams

Hoofbeats Archive on June 9, 2010, 4:20 pm


When one has a dream, and works toward it, it is sometimes difficult to finally realize when the dream has been accomplished. I read a book once - at Larry's recommendation - called "If You Can Count To Four" by...
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Achieving Dreams

Hoofbeats Archive on June 9, 2010, 4:20 pm


When one has a dream, and works toward it, it is sometimes difficult to finally realize when the dream has been accomplished. I read a book once - at Larry's recommendation - called "If You Can Count To Four"...
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June Carnival is Here!

Hoofbeats Archive on June 3, 2010, 3:42 pm


Gayle got it all figured out, but I should mention that the Carnival is not posted on her website Kids Horsin' Around but on her blog site at Kids Horsin' Around Blog which is powered by Wordpress. But you can...
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Horse Power!

Hoofbeats Archive on June 3, 2010, 7:00 am


This is old, dated June 2, 2008, but it is still good....
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June Carnival of Horses

Hoofbeats Archive on June 3, 2010, 1:36 am


Good News! Hopefully the June Carnival of Horses will be published within a day or so. Gayle at Kids Horsin Around was a bit lost on how to publish a carnival since this is her first time to host. Keep...
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Love

Hoofbeats Archive on June 2, 2010, 7:00 am


Love is a friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is a loyalty through good and bad. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. Love is content...
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Carnival of Horses

Hoofbeats Archive on May 30, 2010, 7:00 am


I hope everyone has a safe and fun Memorial Day and weekend, may all your equine events be safe and full of horse laughs. Don't forget to go over to Kids Horsin Around on Tuesday June 1 for the Carnival...
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Show Season and Grooming Products

Hoofbeats Archive on May 28, 2010, 2:44 pm


I thought this was a very good article so I am going to repeat it here with full credits. I found it posted at Dapple Grey Show season is in full swing and that means horses everywhere are being asked...
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Ode To My Horse

Hoofbeats Archive on May 27, 2010, 7:00 am


ON THE OCCASION OF HIS PICKING THE LOCK ON THE FEED ROOM DOOR. by Pauline M. Edwards They tell me man climbed out of the trees, Straightened his back and flexed his knees; Counted his fingeres and found there...
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Gray Alice

Hoofbeats Archive on May 26, 2010, 7:00 am


Her name was Gray Alice, and she might have been the fastest horse in the early west. She was, at least, much the fastest in the area where she ran, and there were some good horses there. The place...
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Position and Shapre of the Girth

Hoofbeats Archive on May 24, 2010, 10:36 pm


Position - "What about it?" Have you ever loaded a back pack with books, maybe a lap top, and other smaller items? What about camping gear? Well, if you put the pack to high up on your back you actually...
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Hay for Sale

Hoofbeats Archive on May 14, 2010, 11:33 pm


I like my hay guy. Isn't it always the case, just when you find something you like, it leaves? This happens to Larry and I alot at the grocery store. We find a brand of something we love and then...
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