HORSE GODS in the Spotlight

HORSE GODS in the Spotlight

Inspirational with an Edge I was thrilled to have award-winning author Pamela S Thibodeaux host me on her blog, as well as Goodreads and other social media. Pamela writes “Inspirational with an Edge,” which really speaks to me. She has written both romance...
A Real Christmas Pony Tale

A Real Christmas Pony Tale

It is fun to make Christmas magic happen. Like the old saying goes–it is better to give than to receive. In the case of the Christmas pony, this certainly rings true. Especially if it’s a very naughty pony. When my daughter, Tory, was about five years old,...
Why ‘Never Quit’ Is the Worst Advice Ever

Why ‘Never Quit’ Is the Worst Advice Ever

Failing and Quitting When I was in the third grade, a band director came to my school and gave a demonstration of various instruments and encouraged students to learn to play one. I fell in love with the sound of the clarinet and began what became an almost year-long...
It’s Easy Being Green: Solar on Your Farm

It’s Easy Being Green: Solar on Your Farm

My guest blogger today is none other than my husband, Whit Trovillion, who is ┬ápassionate about renewable energy such a solar. He was an “early adopter” for a solar system installed on our farm and purchased an electric car. We have not only lowered or...
It’s Not Fair! Do We Get What We Deserve?

It’s Not Fair! Do We Get What We Deserve?

It’s Not Fair! How often did you shout those words as a kid? How often do you still think those words as an adult? I’ll confess, a bit too often, especially lately when I’ve gotten more and more bad news related to my horse’s health. In...
Hope Springs Eternal

Hope Springs Eternal

The First Day of Spring, the First Ray of Hope The first day of spring often brings renewed hope for a better future. People get a mood lift when they get outside, especially these days after a winter of pandemic-induced isolation. Hope is a powerful emotion. It keeps...
The Luckiest Pony Ever: A Memorial

The Luckiest Pony Ever: A Memorial

Just a Broken Down Pony by the Side of the Road I have tried to write this on several occasions and put it aside. It was too soon or too raw or the words simply would not come to me. How do you prepare a fitting good-bye for an animal who has been a member of the...