Climate Change and Weather

The weather has been so capricious this year, especially here in the mid-Atlantic. The winter was extremely cold and more snowy than usual, followed by a cool and very rainy spring. At that time, I delighted in the lush green of the pastures and how I no longer was...

Kindness Goes a Long Way

I have a blacksmith who not only takes extra care in shoeing my horses, but goes the extra mile in all things. Lately, with a run of bad luck, my horses’ feet have provided a challenge in both special shoes and care to guard against infections. He has kept them...

Horse Power

Never underestimate the power of an itchy horse butt! This fence board was warped out of shape in just one night as the result of vigorous rubbing. The warm Spring weather brings out the bugs, fungus, sweet itch, and allergies so it’s time to start washing and...