Monthly Archives: February 2011

trailer training 2

I’m so grateful to Molly for letting me borrow her trailer. Giving Z a few sessions before we leave will make a world of difference in how the trip to the trainer’s goes two weeks from now. I guess it’s … Continue reading

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trailer training

I have about three weeks before Z leaves to the trainer. Everytime she has gotten on a trailer some Big Event has happened in her life: Got on the trailer and left her mother and family behind to join me. … Continue reading

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Z prepares for college

Talked to the natural horse trainer, RH, who is down in OKC, and we have set a date for Z to come to him. It will be sometime during the kids’ Spring break (March 11-20) from school. The plan is to … Continue reading

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my morning

At 5 a.m. I woke up to a thundering heart, tears in my eyes, and the memory of a horrible nightmare far too clear in my mind. From seemingly nowhere, I had a dream that the BO was transporting Z … Continue reading

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more hay feeders built

We built a hay feeder that hooked over the wooden stall partition using hooks and without a back. It’s working out okay though, Big Guy is still pulling from the top instead of the front. When I have time and … Continue reading

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winter horse hay 2010-11

To date: 9 round bales – one horse goes through one bale in one month if there is not inclement weather to deal with. 2 horses need 2 bales in one month. 2011-2012 projections: for 3 horses feeding from October to … Continue reading

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when girls are involved!

Because of Big Guy’s age (18) and his history of the pelvic fracture, the BO has in her mind that he is an old crippled horse that shouldnt’ do anything, let alone trot about 🙂 I’ve tried to tell her … Continue reading

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