What kind of horse do you like? Oh, now that’s a really broad question! Do you like the big draft horses like the Budweiser Clydesdales? Big, brawny, with long hair on their legs and a showy leg lift to the way they move-yep, that’s a horse that commands attention for sure. Several breeds in that […]Read More Getting A Horse
My largest section of pastures is nearly exhausted and all six of the horses are starting to show ribs. I do have one smaller pasture that they can’t get to unless I move them over there. It’s about 5 acres and the fescue is coming in pretty good. Won’t be long until the clover comes […]Read More Spring Greenies
By Pam Miller Recently it seems that there are more and more scams out there to take advantage of individuals trying to place their horses in a good home whether it be on a temporary or permanent basis. There are ads everywhere with individuals giving their horses away or trying to sell them at a […]Read More Scams……What Horse Owners Should Be Aware Of
We can always use good used hardware-screens, printers, perpherals, and the like. Those can be hooked up to just about anything and used. Love those. As long as they work, we want them. But the PC’s, laptops, and tablets-ah, now there is a ‘bit of a sticky wicket’ as our friends in the UK would […]Read More Getting New Tech Hardware? Send That Old Laptop/Tablet, etc. To NetPosse
Our part of the state of Georgia is in ANOTHER drought-we’ve got wildfires in the mountains as a matter of fact-and finding hay is going to be a real issue this winter. Fortunately, we’re not feeding broodmares or IR horses this year which means we can feed fescue, bermuda, orchard grass, or alfafa-assuming any of […]Read More Hay-Hard to find this year
Nobody believes in the word ‘disaster’. It isn’t real. It is that thing that happens to somebody else. It never happens to me. Except it does. Sometimes it is just little disasters-a flat tire when we are in a hurry, a broken pipe when it freezes, a clogged toilet (particularly when company is there), but […]Read More Taking Disaster Precautions
Since there is plenty of evidence of people ‘hoarding’ horses these days and not being able to adequately care for them in terms of feed, water, farrier, and vet work, yet they seem to eat fairly well themselves. What the heck? Now we have 7 and we are seniors living on fixed income. While ideally […]Read More Is It Being “Horse Poor” or Just Broke?