Ranch Happenings…

    Well, I haven't done anything exceptionally interesting this week except rewrite the same chapter of my book three times in two days! I'm still not happy with it, but it's better at least.  I trimmed two of my horses hooves yesterday too, well technically I started Sweetheart and dad finished her but I did … Continue reading Ranch Happenings…

Miniature Training Forecart

My birthday was last weekend and my dad's birthday present to me was to help me build a Forecart for my miniature horse that I'm training. It took us a total of about three days because there were a couple things that we had to get in town to finish it.    We started out with … Continue reading Miniature Training Forecart

Nice weather on the ranch

   I ground-drove Georgie outside the pen for the first time yesterday and he did great! That was only the 4th or 5th time hes been ground driven and in just a halter no less.     I looked up from my desk as I was working on my book and saw this bright fellow staring … Continue reading Nice weather on the ranch

Riding fence on a fresh horse. What could go wrong?

So I had to put over 100 new wood post staples in today and pound back in all the ones that got loose in one of our smaller pastures, and I took my filly Sweetheart to do it.  She had gotten a scrape on the post of her shoulder a few weeks ago, nothing bad … Continue reading Riding fence on a fresh horse. What could go wrong?

Is winter over already?

      Not that I'm complaining or anything, but we have had a very easy winter so far. Pretty much all the snow has melted now and it has been very warm out. It's supposed to be in the 70's this Saturday! We are getting ready to start calving, and we got all our bull … Continue reading Is winter over already?

My year in review

      The biggest step going from spring to summer is of course, haying. We did our entire pivot in small squares this year. And we also did a piece of grass land about 30 miles from us for horse hay. And my dad put up a few hundred straw bales a few miles away. … Continue reading My year in review