Category: Livestock

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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Thankful Thursday

I was really bad and skipped last week. I didn’t mean to, it just happened.  Life. Just. Happened.  But this week I’d like to take a minute to tell you what I’m thankful for now. Sunsets. And the fact that I can see them.        And good horses that are dependable and fun to ride:  […]

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West Fest Barrel Race Fun

This past weekend I celebrated a birthday.   I spent it off the ranch, with friends and horses at a barrel race.  The only way it could have been better was if I’d have 1. not caught the crud from the cowboy, or 2. we’d been shipping/sorting/weaning calves that weekend.  I didn’t win a check, […]

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Recent photos of my life… 

 Life here is good. — busy and full of horses, riding, fall work and sunsets. I hope your life has been as beautiful as mine has been lately. I’m starting to sort through photos for the 2016 calendar. That’s always a challenge as it’s often so hard to decide! The photos below are all iPhone […]

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From the Rodear

We have two brandings on our place, as a general rule. Our big Father’s Day party, and another, smaller branding around the Fourth of July.  This year, I spent the entire July 4th branding, horseback, either roping or holding herd, so I don’t have photos of that little party. I do, however, have photos of us […]

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A Girl, Her Horse and A Guitar

A couple weeks ago I had the privelege of photographing a young woman who is embarking upon her last year of high school. She’s gorgeous, a handy, handy rodeo competitor and a beautiful spirit all around. I hope you enjoy these images as much as I enjoyed taking them! Happy Trails!

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life in photos…

I can barely keep up with going through my Mail, let alone my blog… But I’m still taking lots of photos! I photographed a senior last week. She’s gorgeous and I’ll share those soon. I have some beautiful branding day photos to share too, and of course my colts are getting huge. The photos below […]

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When The Wind Damages

Many have noticed the sudden disappearance of posts on social media and, due to access, this blog. On June 8, a sudden but brief storm rearranged SlowMoneyFarm. We had to immediately get past shock to survival. Rebuilding has begun but it will be a long, long time coming. Trees were down, and crushed the mobile […]

The Wreck

I’ve been getting to barrel race a little bit this summer, and Avie and I are really clicking! Thursday before our Father’s Day Branding, I took him to the local Jackpot, where Gump and I have won a couple buckles in the summer series. I love running on a standard pattern so this arena is […]

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Foals on Film

I thought, since I’m behind, I’d take a moment to share the cuteness that has been Tony and Issimo growing up this summer. Here’s Issimo getting scratched, and feeling the need to scratch back… Issimo loves his scratches! #foals #thedxranch #horses #ig_equine #lovehim #love #ranchlife A video posted by Jenn Z (@thesdcowgirl) on Jun 24, […]

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