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An Oldie But Goodie

I’ve had her in my life for nearly 12 years, a fact that seemed so impossible that I had to double check by searching my old emails for her purchase exam. The vet purchase emails were undeniably from 2008. At the risk of sounding cliche, the barn birthday celebrations…

Current Netflix Content for Horse Lovers

And if you’re a horse lover, you’re in luck because there’s plenty of horse-related content to keep you entertained right now. Here are a few recommendations:
Television Series
Heartland: After an unfortunate tragedy affects young Amy Fleming’s family, she slowly discovers she possesses her now-deceased mother’s ability to aid injured horses…

The Wild Horses of Utah

We drove about two and a half hours from our home to the Utah desert passing the Pony Express route on our way.  We were on a mission to see wild horses.

Utah is home to 22 herds of wild horses.  The wild horses that live in this part of…

Back to basics.

Like everyone else around the world, I can say that this last month has been, for lack of a better word, tough. Being isolated from extended family, having to homeschool two little kids, Zach working from home and not having much “me” time have been a few of the…

The Best Barn Dog Breeds

Over the years, dogs have played the role of companion, guardian, herder, and much more! It’s rare to find a farm without a dog. In modern days, most people see them as companions, but they can also have important roles. Many keep predators away, handle pest control, herd cattle…

7 Common Horse Myths Busted

Sometimes it can be hard to differentiate facts from myths in the horse world. Some statements have been around for generations. You’ve grown accustomed to hearing them. You mother, grandfather, riding instructor, etc.. have said it so many times why would you ever question it. The reality is there’s…

Horse-Related Boredom Busters 

Many of us have found ourselves with plenty of free time lately, with Netlfix and mundane house chores our only reprieve. But if you’re a horse lover (which I have a feeling many a blog reader here are), then the good news is that there’s an almost endless supply…

5 equestrian-themed crafts and activities

It’s time to break out the construction paper and glue! Here are 5 equestrian-themed crafts and activities for you and your kids to do!

1. Obstacle Course
Your kids are now horses! Have them complete a cross country course with cardboard jumps, water made out of paper, and pillow banks. Bonus…

5 Read Along Horse Books for Kids

What better way to keep your littles busy than a book. Not everyone has access to horse books or sometimes you just need a break from reading so a great resource is YouTube. There are so many read along books available. Here are just a few:
1.Every Cowgirl Needs a…

I Miss My Seasonal Depression 

I initially started this blog post weeks ago, where the focus was my struggle with seasonal depression, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).  While I have never clinically been diagnosed, I am pretty sure I have it. SAD is a type of depression that is related to changes in seasons….