introductions

He Finally Arrives

I know we only had to wait a few days once we made an offer, but it really felt like much longer before Laredo finally arrived.  Waiting just never gets easier, so we went out to the barn early and just decided to ride. Last week, during one of my many sessions of poking around… Read more »

A Three Horse Family

We’ve had a nice week with Meryl visiting.  She has had some good barn time on Steen and a little on Bear, too.  While we were giving Bear some rest, we also did a little horse shopping. Like many horse people, I periodically look at what is for sale in the area.  For a couple… Read more »

A Baby!

But not for us.  We’re not quite ready for a horse baby or a human baby.  Our barn owner’s recently acquired mare delivered little Whisper sometime last night.  Everything appeared to go well for both of them. The mom is known for throwing lots of colored babies, and this guy is a really interesting color. … Read more »

Four in a Row

And I have nothing exciting to report.  It was a cool, sunny, breezy day, and Bear was really good.  Except we were both tired. We mostly just walked and trotted around the strip for close to an hour.  Sometimes we would stand for awhile to watch Robin or the delivery of a new Arab out… Read more »

Meet the Bear

About four months ago I had to send my first horse, Sham, back to the guys we bought him from. He wasn’t working out, mostly from a behavioral standpoint. He had a bit of a dangerous side. I was grateful that the guys took him back. They said they could find a horse that would… Read more »