Category: Livestock

Spring is in the air

It’s the first official week of spring! Or at least it was in Texas! I just got back from there in the wee hours of Saturday morning last week and we awoke to a blanket of snow. I also woke up to snow Wednesday morning! It was a strange drive back to the north. I […]

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An Upcycle Giveaway!

I’m so excited about this week’s giveaway! Landfill Dzine brought you our last giveaway, and this one is brought to you by the same, great folks. This time they’ve provided one very cool, large handbag/tote. I’ve been carrying this thing around for a while and it’s pretty dang awesome, if I do say so myself. […]

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Colt Cam 2016 – Get your horse ready to bridle

It’s been a year or better since we’ve had a Colt Cam Post. And not even because I haven’t put any first rides on horses, because I certainly have, but in case you’ve not noticed I’m a big time slacker in the blogging department lately. But, I’ve made a couple videos of some recent rides […]

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How to Tie a Mustache Knot

I’ve mentioned in several places via Social Media, that I’ve been tying a mustache knot in my horse’s tails. Those of you that follow me on Instagram have seen them. And many of you have asked to see how to do them. I searched the internets high and low for a decent video showing you, […]

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All Dogs Go To Heaven

It’s been a week. And I still think to myself, I should go see what Jake the cow dog is up to. But Jake isn’t here anymore.   Sunday, January 17 he passed on. He’d fallen ill about 8 weeks prior, so we took him to the vet for some blood work, were given a […]

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Negative Space

Winter has me thinking in negative space. And these images are no exception. I love the white space created by sunless, flat snowy skies. When used correctly, negatives space in an image adds impact, and beauty. Negative space is defined as: the space that surrounds an object in an image.  Below- the negative space makes […]

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Shipping Day 

As has been the case for much of 2015, I was 15 steps and 30 days behind. Shipping has come and gone. Better late than never to share with you some of the photos from the day, right? I’m behind because that’s what happens when you are writing for three publications, taking photos, riding horses, […]

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Snow, horses and me… 

The following is a photo-journalistic look at why it’s nearly impossible to get close up images of the horses…                              Every single one of the boys is just certain I should scratch them, rub them, smooch them or otherwise pay attention to them so they’re up in your husiness, over […]

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Equine Greetings for the Season

The Holiday Season has hit with pure force. I’m nowhere near ready. Do you feel the same way? I do have most of my shopping done. But I’m about to be gone for a week on our annual Vegas Trip!  We got our first real snow this week. I still get excited about snow. It […]

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A Pretty Mecate

I seriously don’t know how I missed posting this here.   These. These custom, gorgeous, handmade mecate reins. Sigh. The hackamore was a gift from the Cowboy to me, last year for my birthday. Talk about an awesome birthday gift! It’s kangaroo hide, and it is so soft and shapeable. Doesn’t Dino look gorgeous in […]

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