Monthly Archives: April 2011

Trailer- W.I.P.- Derby – back on

…that’s work-in-progress.  Not rest in pieces.  Which it almost did, too.  I had three different people look at the trailer.  One said they woudn’t touch it and it needs to be replaced.  Another said they could do it, but it could cost … Continue reading

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Trailer Pictures

Proof that I was not kidding when I said there was a ton of wood piled into my trailer without permission…. see that whole pile of wood next to my trailer. …… and then I had to unload it myself.  … Continue reading

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No Matter What….

… when it comes to horses, I am CURSED.  CURSED, I TELL YA. *Nothing* and boy, do I mean nothing has gone right for me and my horses since 2003.  I pick out a hackney pony for my husband and … Continue reading

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Harness training Day 11- Chewbacca the sled horse

It really has been over a week since I last worked Chewbacca in harness.  What a week.  With all the rain in the past 7 days I haven’t gotten much done with the horses at all.  And with rain expected … Continue reading

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High Fructose Corn Syrup

Just a little diet- related rant here.  I am 9 weeks deep into my diet/fitness exercise.  I recently saw a registration form for a 5k run in my town.  It’s in June.  I wonder if by then, I could be … Continue reading

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More Derby Anticipation

It has not been a good week for working horses.  Bummer.  The weather has been downright brutal.  Rainy, windy, cold.  Heck, it even snowed. Today we finally have a glimmer of sun, and I plan to let the pent-up horses … Continue reading

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Fun with “FUG-TOS”

Ok, Today I didn’t do anything with the horses.  It was cold.  Really cold.  And I’m a wuss.  Sadly, with rain in the forecast all MidWest Horse Fair weekend long, I doubt I’ll be doing much with Chewie, Luke, or … Continue reading

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Harness Training Day 10

I took advantage of the beautiful weather that Tuesday had to offer and skipped out of work a hair early and headed to the barn.  First on the agenda of things to do was Chewbacca, day 10 in harness.  I … Continue reading

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Fun in the sun and mud

Today was the best of both worlds.  Sun and warm weather (almost 80! YAY!) for the people, and perfectly muddy for the pigs… err… horses.  Yea, horses.  Amongst the chief of the filthy creatures was Chewbacca.  Of course, I had … Continue reading

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Harness Training Day 9: I got dragged by Chewbacca

What a day it was today!  It was a long, long, long day.  It always seems like weekends are more work than work.  What a day at the barn.  Whew.  After some shopping/errands this morning and some idle looking through … Continue reading

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