The horse search continues! As we continue to inquire about horses for sale and look at more ads, it seems to be getting more confusing. I decided before Saturday, our next horse hunting day, that I needed to eliminate at least one horse from the list. So many horses, so many pro’s and cons…eliminating even … Continue reading We Wanted To Scratch One Off The List
Camera 1 Camera 2 The best picture of all, photographic evidence of coyote on our property. We have always heard they were around, but never felt 100% certain. Now we are! Camera 3 There Are A Lot More Where These Came From! There are tons and tons more photos that I will spare you from. … Continue reading The Back 40 Game Camera Updates
Paradise Farm Our Paradise Farm is a 54 acre, tract of land in Buckingham County Virginia and an oasis for wildlife. Here we have either seen or seen evidence of whitetail deer, black bear, bobcats, squirrels, and wild turkey. There are many other types of small birds on the property, including doves. Ideal Property Our … Continue reading Our Little Piece of Paradise
If you follow horse racing or even the news…you probably heard that this year Kentucky Derby was one for the record books. First To Cross The Finish Line The first horse to cross the finish line was Maximum Security. There was no doubt about that. Very quickly after the race, it was apparent that he … Continue reading The 2019 Derby: One For The Record Books
Check Your Answers! Well, you had time to think about it or guess, or research…Or maybe you are just waiting to hear the answers! Here they are! 19 past winners have had names that started with the letter “S” It is true that spectators will eat about 142,000 hotdogs on Derby day. It is true … Continue reading Kentucky Derby Week Quiz Answers!
It Is Getting Closer And Closer To Derby Day! It’s Derby week and every day is one day closer to the run for the roses. Test out your derby knowledge with these KY Derby trivia questions! 19 past winners have had names that started with what letter? On average spectators eat 142,000 hotdogs on Derby … Continue reading Kentucky Derby Week Quiz
Opie was one of the closest horses that we have seen so far. Only about an hour and a half away. That is always a plus when horse shopping. The Facts On Opie We were told that Opie was 17 years old and a thoroughbred. He did not have a lip tattoo so I’m assuming … Continue reading Lesson Horse Seach: Horse #7 “Opie”
Here are the books that I read this month. Mostly horse books this month, what can I say, I’m a horse crazy kid turned horse crazy grown up. I’m going to read every horse book available on my amazon kindle, and trust me, there are a lot of them! Flash The Homeless Donkey Who Taught … Continue reading My April Reading List
For as long as I can remember I have been enamored by the Thoroughbred horse. Whether on the racetrack, trail, dressage…whatever they are doing, they are all gorgeous! I’m By No Means A Racing Expert Listen, I’m not a racing expert or professional handicapper. I’m just a horse crazy kid turned horse crazy grown up … Continue reading It’s Derby Week!!!
Lessons My Saturday was so great, I just have to share it. I started my morning teaching two lessons that I was both really happy with. It is great watching my students and the horses have those “light bulb moments I call them when they finally figure something out! Lots of lesson progress makes a … Continue reading What A Great Saturday!