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Horse trailer loading 101 (from my couch)

When I arrived to feed at the arena this morning, Deb had already fed the herd. Our rescue thoroughbred mare “Baby” was in the arena eating and cold so I put her blanket on. It’s still raining (and flooding) and … Continue reading

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Waiting for Mother Nature

Just finished watching the 2 DVD set “Ray Hunt’s Colt Starting” and I picked up several new ideas for my approach with Hendrix. The problem is it’s raining hard…and the round pen is a mud pit. ugh…Tomorrow the weather calls … Continue reading

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playing with Hendrix (colt starting)

I had company today at the round pen. Robyn Kevlin was visiting her horses at the farm and drove across the creek to check out our progress. I wanted to show her what Hendrix & I are doing together now. … Continue reading

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Parelli Horsemanship Fund

From their website…. OUR FIRST Milestone & Pledge Tell Your Friends About Parelli and the FREE 30 Day Trial of ParelliConnect.com. Help Us Grow by 10,000 Members and TOGETHER WE WILL GIVE AWAY $1,000,000 in educational materials to four main … Continue reading

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1st cutting of hay in the barn!

We had a great first hay cutting this year with 38 bales in the barn. At 1000lbs each thats 38,000lbs of hay! Second cutting is normally better than the first and we’ve been getting rain so should be good. One … Continue reading

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Trail Riding at Avalon Farms

Photo by Robyn Kevlin Just before the trail ride on Saturday at Avalon Farms. From left to right: Deb Shoemaker & Bill, Christy Chute & JP, Valerie Reynolds & Sirocco, Terry Kevlin & Pip, Gwendy Joysen & Diosa & ponying … Continue reading

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Grayson online and saddle prep

Spent the morning at the feed store and stocking up on groceries. Sometimes I have to leave the horse arena and take care of household chores….it not very good weather so a good day for it. We’re under a tornado … Continue reading

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All 4 feet on pedestal at Liberty!

I put Sirocco in the arena for the night because after the big storm we have fence down somewhere in the back forty. He found it and came strolling up to the arena yesterday by himself. Guess what I’ll be … Continue reading

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Sirocco update! online & freestyle

Had a great session with Sirocco this morning. I thought maybe his yo-yo game could be better when I ran through the games so we worked on that a bit. Played with him on the 22′ line and got all … Continue reading

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Sirocco update: getting reacquainted

When Sirocco and I arrived home from Florida the temps dropped into the 30′s at night and it was a cold rain during the day. I put his new blanket on him and kept him in the covered arena for … Continue reading

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