For the love of a pony

Hoofbeats Archive on December 27, 2009, 9:20 pm


"Before there were self help books, people had horses."...
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Doesn't Miss A Thing....

Hoofbeats Archive on December 25, 2009, 12:37 am


I sure am glad the rain has stopped for a while, but with the cold front has come some very wicked winds this Christmas Eve. I try to be good to my ponies, but today I took the selfish way...
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Small Learnings

Hoofbeats Archive on December 22, 2009, 12:37 am


Everyone likes to do good deeds.  Larry and I feel like we've done our small part in adopting these two ponies and giving them as good a life as we can.  We spend time with them, we talk to them...
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Christmas Day for the Horses

Hoofbeats Archive on December 19, 2009, 4:54 pm


 Christmas for the horsescirca 1918...
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Christmas comes early

Hoofbeats Archive on December 14, 2009, 2:37 am


The fair is finally over and we've been spending a lot more time with the caballitos. Now that a lot of the campers on the street are gone, the pasture where Harmony stayed last spring is open again. Deb, the...
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The Simple Things in Life.....

Hoofbeats Archive on December 5, 2009, 5:56 pm


like warm sunshine after a cold night....
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Cold night

Hoofbeats Archive on December 5, 2009, 2:54 am


Harmony and Tobi are ready for a cold night....
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Musings on horse minds

Hoofbeats Archive on December 4, 2009, 9:48 pm


South east Texas isn't SUPPOSE to snow, but here it is, snowing.  Semi wet, of course it isn't sticking because while the air tempature is hovering around 33 degrees the ground won't get cold enough for the snow to do...
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Will it snow?

Hoofbeats Archive on December 4, 2009, 3:04 pm


Normally I describe Houston as a "tropical paradise". Today, however, they are predicting snow. As expected, the city is in a panic. Where's global warming when you need it? My Boys are snug and ready. I'm sure they preferred last...
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Harmonita and Tobito, amigos grande

Hoofbeats Archive on December 2, 2009, 2:52 am


It seems like it's been such a long week but Tobi has only been here 8 days and it feels like forever.  To me it feel like the family is complete now.  This week has definately been one of adjustments. ...
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A Pony for Christmas

Hoofbeats Archive on November 25, 2009, 12:57 am


Larry said I was such a good girl last year so he got me a pony for Christmas.  That pony - Harmony - has been such fun.  She has got so much personality and apparently she just loves us too. ...
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What's on the menu tonite?

Hoofbeats Archive on November 10, 2009, 9:52 pm


Harmony hates us when on the weekends. We run a booth at the local renaissance festival and we are gone by 7:30 am and aren't home until 7pm and Kevin usually has to feed her in the evenings. I come...
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Lynda's story (by Lynda) - going forward

Hoofbeats Archive on November 8, 2009, 2:00 pm


I was never so grateful for good health as I have been the last 2 months. Needless to say, I haven't done much riding this year. Even just going to the barn was a chore. I was always able to...
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Lynda's story (by Lynda) - the recovery

Hoofbeats Archive on November 7, 2009, 2:00 pm


Fortunately, I have a very very supportive husband. I'm sure there were times when he just didn't understand, but he was helpful and encouraging the whole way. He helped me to do chores that I couldn't do, and stood by...
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Lynda's story (by Lynda) - the problem

Hoofbeats Archive on November 6, 2009, 2:00 pm


With Kerry recovering from a broken collar bone, I think I'm ready to step back in and contribute to Hoofbeats. First, a little background about where I've been. Not far. But it seemed like an unsurmountable hill. It's true what...
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City cousin comes out for a visit

Hoofbeats Archive on November 6, 2009, 1:42 am


Tuesday and Wednesday, November 3 & 4, 2009, Miss Harmony of Todd Mission, TX enjoyed some afternoon visits from her city cousin, Mr. Starman, of Houston, Texas. This was Mr. Starman's first visit to Miss Harmony's winter home. They enjoyed...
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Art of the Day

Hoofbeats Archive on October 30, 2009, 12:02 am


This is one of my hand painted t-shirts. I painted a "white angry horse" on a black T for Larry, so this one was inspired by that. I use silk screen inks and heat set the shirt with a heat...
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Lady Wonder 1925-1957

Hoofbeats Archive on October 29, 2009, 6:00 am


I always love stories about extrordiary animals.  One of my favoirte books as a child was "The Strange World of Animals and Pets"  by Vincent and Margaret Gaddis.  We still have the book - I say 'we' because Lynda and...
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Horse 'ownership' rights of passage

Hoofbeats Archive on October 27, 2009, 3:06 am


I've been wanting to post this cartoon for a while. It's a fridge magnet I decided I had to have. Then I decided that I wanted to collect fridge magnets like Lynda did, only she has 250+ cat magnets...
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I'm doing my part!

Hoofbeats Archive on October 20, 2009, 3:46 am


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