Feminine Leadership

That’s one of my mares telling one of the geldings to move. In the horse world, it is pretty much all FEMALE leadership. The alpha mare is the one who decides where the herd grazes today, when they move on, where they will stand in the stand to swish flies, when they will go to […]

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Feel Good Sunday: Studies Show that Women Who are Horse Guardians Live Longer than Those Who Aren’t — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: Breaking News247.net “The next pressing question should be; ‘Do men who live with female horse guardians live longer?’ or maybe more to the point, ‘Do men who live with female horse guardians have more money?’, just asking. Have a Feel Good Sunday.” ~ R.T. Recent studies done in Western NC, Northern Virginia and northern […] […]

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When Is It Time To Wind Down?

First, I watched Brentina’s retirement ceremony. Then Secretariat’s last race and Valegro’s final Olympia freestyle. Who doesn’t need to watch Aldrich’s one-tempi victory lap one more time? This part is embarrassing. I searched for a ridiculously sappy scene from that old movie, The Electric Horseman, where Redford sets the stallion free. It’s a kind of […]

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What Horses Can Teach Us-Part Two

Watch a mixed group of horses-mares, foals, and, preferably, stallions. Just watch them. Don’t interfere and stay well back. The myth says that there’s a stallion and he runs the show. The mares do his bidding and he determines where they go and so on. The myth also says that once a stallion gets a […]

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For the record–

this is in response to the fact that I seem to be getting an inordinate number of single male requests to ‘friend’ me on Facebook. Listen up, guys-I’m MARRIED-to a great man. And from what I can tell from your pages-your jokes, posts, photos, and what have you-well, let’s just say I’m less than impressed. […]

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Becky

My grandpa drove a black pickup-step side with the old style pins and chains on the tail gate to lock it closed, hold it flat, or allow it to drop all the way down. As far as I was concerned, it was a Rolls Royce Silver Phantom. From the time I walked well, I was […]

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That Feeling…

You know that special feeling that I guess all little girls-and quite a few big ones-dream about having when they walk out in the pasture to see their horses and it seems like the horses can’t seem to get enough of them? Yeah-that one. The one where they actually run to meet you instead of the […]

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