Busy Back 4o As you can see the back 40 is still hopping! Getting more and more visitors daily. I really like the daylight shots we got this time. Those are always fun to see. Hopefully we will see more and more deer coming in! Once the bucks are out of velvet I can even … Continue reading Back 40 Game Camera Update!
Off To A Good Start It isn’t finished yet, but it is off to a good start! The first book I used as my bullet journal is almost out of pages! I found a random notebook laying around. Since I can’t drive myself to buy anything else, and I didn’t want to wait for something … Continue reading Peek At My July Bullet Journal Pages
Off To A Good Start! We just put the feeder up a few days ago. Since we put it in a spot we know is a “deer superhighway” as we call it, the deer have already found it. Bucks In Velvet The bucks are in velvet and as they usually do, they are running together … Continue reading First Look Of The Season
June Layout and Pages Today, I’m going to share with you some of my June journal pages! The ones that I enjoyed the most. As well as the pages that were the most effective for tracking things. Since I’m a bullet journal beginner (only just started in April) I still change things up a lot. … Continue reading My Favorite June Bullet Journal Pages!
The deer feeder at the Back 40 continues to be busy! The deer have got it down what time the corn drops! Still seeing a lot more at night than in the daytime which isn’t unusual. Got a look at some young spike horn bucks this time. I do not have good enough pictures of … Continue reading Back 40 Update
That is what I did this week. My activity has been limited since my accident on March 13. 2018 and my traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation. Limited not only in terms of going places and doing things around the house but also being able to do my job. Working as a riding instructor and doing … Continue reading Keep On Keepin On
A Guest Post By Jennifer Dougherty Jennifer is a longtime student of mine. I wrote about her last week and how she recently broke her leg. I asked her to write a guest post for me since she has so much time now, waiting on her leg to heal! Jennifer has managed to find horses … Continue reading Elk Mountain Trails, Harpers Ferry, WV
The Hyde farm property is a family property, originally owned by my grandfather’s parents. Right down the road from the Back 40. We are lucky to still have a hunting property as nice as that, less than 5 minutes from home. The Hyde Farm Property The Hyde Farm property is 37 acres. Some of it … Continue reading Prepping At The Hyde Farm For Deer Season
Another One Done In The Record Books! 10 Campers Joined Us For A Week Of Horse Crazy Fun And Learning! We had some familiar faces from previous years. We also had some new faces as well. Kids who have no horse experience whatsoever, but are eager to get started. We did riding lessons, we did … Continue reading Summer Horse Camp 2019: Week 1
#babywesternhorseturnedbabyenglishhorse If you follow my Ellison Hartley Horsemanship Instagram account then you have probably noticed this hashtag before! This is the hashtag that I used to describe our training progress, with Ruby, my friend’s horse. Who Is Ruby? Ruby is an APHA paint mare owned by my friend and fellow riding instructor, Aleta. She decided … Continue reading The Story of Ruby