Welcome To The Back 40! Rusty is a grade, looking mostly quarter horse like chestnut gelding. Monty, is a roan gelding, also of quarter horse body type. Instant Best Friends Rusty arrived at the farm on Saturday. He had about an hour and a half long trailer ride to get to the farm. He unloaded … Continue reading 2 Week-End Days And 2 New Horses!
Dear Horse Owners Writing Sale Ads, Please Keep The Following Things In Mind Put a picture of your horse with the ad. We don’t want to have to wait for you to send us pictures. To buyers, it feels like you don’t really want to sell your horse if you don’t post a picture. Kid-safe … Continue reading A Little Rant On Horse For Sale Classified Ads!
A Realistic Budget After yesterdays post where we discussed deciding exactly what you want in a horse, there are some other questions we want to answer before we dive head first into the for sale ads. Your trainer should be able to tell you whether or not your budget should be able to get you … Continue reading Horse Shopping- Part 2- Questions To Answer Before You Start The Process!
I Know We Have Been Down This Road Before Hopefully back when I was lesson horse searching you picked up a few tricks and tips then. Since this whole COVID-19 thing began I have spent a lot of times browsing ads for horses for sale. Well, I shouldn’t say that I have been looking at … Continue reading Horse Shopping – Part 1- What Are You Looking For Exactly!
I’m No Racehorse Expert But I Love Thoroughbreds! I wait all year for the triple crown races. The contenders are doing their prep races for the Derby right now. These three horses have been mentioned quite a bit in the horse racing articles I have read. Tiz The Law Holy Bull Stakes Tiz The Law … Continue reading First Look At A Few Derby Contenders!
Always Been A Fan Of This Author I have loved every book I have read by this writer. All her books are about horses(of course). Aside from the eventing series, this may be my favorite so far. A Young Woman With A Purpose Jenny was born and raised in Ocala, Florida. The daughter of two … Continue reading The Hidden Horses Of New York By Natalie Keller Reinert
Especially Boring For Those Of Us Without Indoors! I don’t know about you, but I spend most of the winter trying to stay warm. Also, trying to thing to do to enjoy the horses over the winter. Here Are Some Ideas! Plan the next 5 rides with your horse. Make a back-up plan for if … Continue reading Winter Is A Boring Time For Us Equestrians!
Another Milestone Day First off, this is the first time Amelia got on Cool without lunging him first. It didn’t seem to affect the way he went at all. Cool cantered under saddle for the first time since he got hurt also! He did a great job. You would never have guessed he hadn’t done … Continue reading Project Cool- January 10, 2020
Is He Ready For Trot Under Saddle? I contemplated this for a while actually. I just had to pause and think about it for a moment. To make sure that I wasn’t just super excited at how good he has been. It wouldn’t do any good to do too much too soon. After thinking about … Continue reading Project Cool- Day 7- Trotted Under Saddle!
The Rehab Story Of “Lil P” AKA Cool Cool is a 14-year-old TB gelding. You can see his pedigree below, and that he had 32 racing starts. His job in life up until about a year ago was a pleasure horse and a lesson horse. My more experienced students loved riding him. Just about a … Continue reading The “Cool” Project-Day 1