Time keeps marching on

Hoofbeats Archive on September 27, 2009, 11:00 pm

Seems like "I've been so busy" is the epitath for most bloggers. Those who do blog originally profess themselves to be computer nerds or addicts, but when it comes to obligations the tune changes. We got home from our trip...
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Where Horses Roam Free

Hoofbeats Archive on September 17, 2009, 4:41 am

The other day Larry and I were discussing options for the excess of wild horses and I got to thinking about an interesting scenerio that would make a great backdrop for a book or movie. In many places in India...
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The Ride Home

Hoofbeats Archive on September 12, 2009, 3:44 pm

I've been out of pocket for the past week. It was moving week where we pack everything up in the trailer and move back down to our place in Texas where we spend the winter. I never am ready to...
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Life on the trail....*sigh*

Hoofbeats Archive on September 2, 2009, 12:40 am

Bicycles. Harmony and I need to spend a lot of time on bicycle training. We were riding down the road yesterday and she does just fine with cars going close by, and even has little interest in motorbikes passing. But...
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Mustangs and BLM

Hoofbeats Archive on August 28, 2009, 7:43 pm

Ok, I've done my emails for today about the BLM and wild horses issue. Everyone else you have about 12 hours left to get your emails and phone calls in. I have posted a letter on my website at www.nickersandsnorts.com/opinion.html....
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Mustang slaughter

Hoofbeats Archive on August 27, 2009, 7:42 pm

Everyone who loves wild mustangs please get on your blogs, your emails, your phones, whatever it takes. Friday, August 28th is the day to flood the emails and phone lines to President Obama and your Senator and to Bob Abbey,...
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September Carnival of Horses

Hoofbeats Archive on August 24, 2009, 9:00 pm

I was so busy at the end of July finishing up my renaissance festival that I didn't have time to say anything about the Carnival of Horses at Equine Ink. I finally did get some time a few weeks ago...
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Things to Remember

Hoofbeats Archive on August 23, 2009, 10:34 pm

Things to remember. When tossing the poo always remember to toss it downwind. Harmonys corral is about 30 feet across and of course we have acres and acres of land around it, so every other day or so I shovel...
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summer days

Hoofbeats Archive on August 21, 2009, 8:25 pm

Not a lot has been going on since my last check in. We've settled down to some lazy days of summer. Harmony apparently does not like the wind and rain, and today we picked up some material to build her...
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Harmonys new digs

Hoofbeats Archive on August 12, 2009, 12:38 am

We finally got Harmonys pasture fence put up and working. I can understand why most people don't live at this altitude full time. It is incrediably awesome up here but moving fast just isn't an option. Harmony is standing out...
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A Trip to the Cow Camp

Hoofbeats Archive on August 10, 2009, 8:47 pm

Harmony seems to have a real nack for charming people. And it is beginning to look like she is a people horse, and not a horse's horse. Sunday I put her hackamore on and we rode over to the Everett...
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Moving day......oh, that was LYNDA moving last time, not its our turn

Hoofbeats Archive on August 7, 2009, 12:16 am

I certianly learn something new everyday with a horse. I have learned some new glossology and have now discovered that the phrase "Have a (substitute for poo) fit" originated with the horse. You want your horse to do his dump?...
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For the Love of a Horse

Hoofbeats Archive on August 4, 2009, 2:39 pm

Some body just sent me this video on YouTube. It's great. Shag-Ra and Phyliis...
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Carnival of Horses and some more musings....

Hoofbeats Archive on August 3, 2009, 5:56 am

Was just thumbing through my first Carnival of Horses. I can see why Lynda was having a hard time keeping up with things! There is a lot of reading to do out there. I particularly liked Do you demand your...
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Trimming Day at the Barn

Hoofbeats Archive on July 29, 2009, 4:06 am

Today was farrier day at the barn. This was MY first time for this experience, and I am sure it went a lot smoother than what other people have experienced. Since we've had Harmony we've had her feet trimmed twice,...
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A horse named Junior

Hoofbeats Archive on July 24, 2009, 1:10 am

This is a story about a horse named Junior. Junior payed his dues as a pack horse in the Grand Canyon in the 60's when he was younger. I (Larry) first met Junior about 1967 I guess. Junior was a...
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Meet Harmony

Hoofbeats Archive on July 22, 2009, 4:56 am

Now that I've introduced myself I want to introduce the reason I am writing this blog. Her name is Two Step Harmony, Harmony for short, and she is a 3 1/2 year old Shetland mare. We got her last December...
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Lynda is retiring, but not this blog.....

Hoofbeats Archive on July 20, 2009, 11:25 pm

My husband tells everyone I was such a good girl last year he got me a pony for Christmas. And I immediately respond that it took me 50 years to get that pony I always wanted and now I'm too...
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Hoofbeats Archive on June 22, 2009, 4:41 pm

For anyone who still reads this blog, I am going to retire Hoofbeats for a while. I have had some things going on in my life that make it difficult to keep up with posting to a blog, Starman and...
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Moving day

Hoofbeats Archive on March 8, 2009, 6:00 pm

Last week was moving day for Starman and Marker. There are 4 barns at Callegari. They are referred to as: the Very Front Barn, the Front Barn, the Back Barn, and the Trainer's Barn. For the last 2 or 3...
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