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TAG : Horse

The Sunday Key

There she was arse-over-teakettle, as we sometimes say, hanging by her pant leg cuff from the gate post. What could we do but laugh? Her horse was calmly standing there waiting for the shenanigans to end. So far as we could tell only her dignity was in trouble. This was one of the many little ...

Is Horse Keeping Right For You?

Part 1 – The Horse ItselfI have a different attitude about horse-keeping than a lot of people. I don’t glamorize it or romanticize it. A lot of people relate to a horse as if it’s a symbol of freedom and majesty, and it certainly is, but the truth is that horse-keeping is like having a ...

An Outdoor Girl

Dear readers,Today, I’m going to continue our farm story. When I first started blogging for Capper’s Farmer, I told you about how we found our little farm and what a mess it was. Along the way, I threw in a few side stories that happened recently. I also mentioned in one of the last blogs ...

A Proper Introduction

Our Old Place Farm didn't start out as a farm; it started with one horse and some barn cats! The barn cats had kittens before I could catch them and that is when the growth began. One kitten remained and has grown into a beautiful adult plus the two original farm cats. One day a skinny stray ...

Trucks in the Snow

Since it’s still technically winter, I thought you all might be interested in one of my first farm adventures. I grew up a town kid, but I had friends that lived on dirt roads.When we moved to our home on a dirt road, I thought I knew what it was all about.Granted, I’d wrecked my dad’s ...

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